Lucas Allen, the lone candidate on November’s ballot vying for the Three Rivers At-Large commission seat long held by Commissioner Daryl Griffith, was escorted out of Tuesday’s commission meeting by Police Chief Scott Boling at the behest of Mayor Tom Lowry.
Assistant City Attorney John Barnes is expected to be honored by the Three Rivers City Commission during its regular meeting tonight.
An 11-year-old child was killed in a two-car fatal crash Sunday in Constantine Township.
Alek and Doug return to their respective mics to discuss what went down at the Watershed Voice Artist Showcase last weekend, why Doug wasn’t there, and why taking multiple plane rides and attending a handful of summer weddings before your friend’s big event isn’t conducive to co-hosting. So join us, as Alek unintentionally sets the world record for saying “incredible” the most times in a 40-minute podcast, and Doug waxes poetic about humpback whales.
The Mendon Drama Club returns to the stage Friday, this time with their production of Disney’s “Descendants: The Musical.”
Want a quick, full recap of local election results? We’ve got you covered, St. Joseph County.
With help from the county clerk’s office, we’ve put together a quick primer for today’s election, which you can find below. We’ll have election results on Wednesday.
Kalamazoo recording artist, producer, and songwriter Sherridan Harris returns to Keep Your Voice Down to chat with Doug and Alek ahead of Saturday’s Watershed Voice Artist Showcase. The trio discuss Sherridan a.k.a. Sherdizzil’s sophomore record “The Vine Album,” his growth as an artist and as a performer, rap and hip-hop nerdom, and how this year’s showcase will be different from last year’s show.
The Watershed Voice Artist Showcase will return this Saturday, July 30 with nearly twice as many acts as last year, with 11 scheduled to perform. The second annual showcase will include poetry, rap, hip-hop, gospel and folk/Americana music, with some comedy thrown in for good measure.
Shelby Holderbaum, 20, of Sturgis was transported to the hospital early Monday morning after sustaining injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Sturgis Township.
A 21-year-old Three Rivers man was seriously injured after his vehicle overturned and struck a fence in Park Township early Friday morning.
With Doug on vacation in Beantown, friend of the show Dan Moyle steps in as Alek’s cohost for this week’s episode with Erin Schultes. Erin is the Democratic candidate for District Two St. Joseph County Commissioner, vice chair of the St. Joseph County, Michigan Democrats, and a member of the Three Rivers Pride Committee. The trio discusses why Erin decided to run for public office, the recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, and the Ban Off Our Bodies protest in Centreville which Erin organized and Dan attended.
The Bans Off Our Bodies Protest is scheduled to start at noon outside of the St. Joseph County Courthouse with the expectation that demonstrators will disperse around 4 p.m.
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A 25-year-old Three Rivers man was arrested Monday following a single-vehicle crash that resulted in a house fire in Colon Township
Adalberto (Jacob) Garcia, 24, of Sturgis faces up to 20 years in prison after a St. Joseph County Circuit Court jury found Garcia guilty on multiple charges related to possessing and processing child sexually abusive material, according to a press release issued by County Prosecutor David Marvin.
Local author, Watershed Voice columnist, and limited licensed psychologist Charles Thomas returns to Keep Your Voice Down to discuss mental health options in Southwest Michigan, his book Headcase (The Remix), his daughter’s high school graduation party, the genius of Erin Schultes, and Josh Brolin and Al Pacino’s avid listenership of KYVD. Doug, Alek, and Charles also break down the lineup for the upcoming Watershed Voice Artist Showcase.