At the tail end of an hour-long Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday, City Manager Joe Bippus announced City Clerk Melissa Bliss had tendered her resignation.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners and the Three Rivers City Commission will both hold regular meetings as planned this evening, Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Check out this local meetings primer for a preview of tonight’s meetings.
The St. Joseph County Grange Fair Board of Directors announced Tuesday that country music group Diamond Rio and special guest Cash O’Riley will perform on September 25, 2021 at the fairgrounds in Centreville.
A 54-year-old Sherwood man died as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Fawn River Township early Wednesday morning.
In the 23 years since Douglas S. Shuman shot and killed his parents, he has walked the long road of rehabilitation, turning “emotional impairment” into “emotional growth,” by “digging into the remorse and sorrow” he has carried during his two-plus decades behind bars.
In a resentencing hearing held in St. Joseph County Circuit Court Thursday, Judge Paul Stutesman reduced the minimum sentence of 41-year-old Douglas S. Shuman, who was originally sentenced to two concurrent terms of life in prison and two additional years for a felony firearm conviction, after he shot and killed his parents James and Arunee Shuman in Three Rivers in 1997.
In an email addressed to Zoning Administrator Doug Kuhlman, Nottawa Properties, LLC and Nottawa Gas Company announced Wednesday it is withdrawing its request for a conditional rezoning of a parcel of land along Highway M-60 in Park Township.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners honored County Treasurer Judie Ratering, who is retiring on Dec. 31, and adopted their 2021-22 FY budget following a public hearing Tuesday.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners and the Three Rivers City Commission will both hold regular meetings as planned this evening, Tuesday, December 1, 2020.
During its executive committee meeting Tuesday, the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners scheduled a public hearing to discuss and adopt the county’s budget for FY 2021-22.
The Three Rivers Library Board discussed the prospect of renting a room to the Three Rivers Women’s Club (TRWC) for the purpose of archival storage during its meeting on Tuesday, November 24. The board didn’t make a formal decision Tuesday, opting instead to weigh the particulars of a rental agreement and any liability the library might incur if it grants the club keyed access to a room in its basement.
Three Rivers native Andrew George, who recently ran for First District St. Joseph County Commissioner and occupies leadership positions with the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority and the Democratic Party of St. Joseph County, Michigan, will debut a new online talk show called “The Michigan Left” Wednesday.
Shortly after midnight on Thursday, August 27, St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Deputies engaged in a vehicle pursuit in the southern part of the county.
Alleging the denial of its “statutory right to initiate an ordinance relating to certain adult use marihuana establishments in the City of Three Rivers,” Jobs for Michigan Communities, a ballot question committee, filed suit Monday, August 17 in St. Joseph County Circuit Court against City Clerk Melissa Bliss and the City of Three Rivers. Watershed Voice takes a detailed look into what the civil action entails.
In Episode 8 of Keep Your Voice Down, Doug and Alek are joined by fellow Watershed Voice Podcaster Michael “Hogey” Hogoboom to discuss last week’s primary election results, what November’s ballot will look like, and of course, Taylor Swift’s new album, which Hogey has plenty of opinions about. The trio also discusses the NBA and NHL bubbles, the Three Rivers DDA, Three Rivers Community Schools’ Board of Education and Charles Thomas’ latest piece on what he misses most about Three Rivers.
Kathy Greaves, Democratic candidate for Second District County Commissioner, will face Republican incumbent Kathy Pangle in the general election.
St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough is uncertain about what he’ll do next after falling to challenger David Marvin in Tuesday’s primary election but the Three Rivers native expressed gratitude for his supporters, and admiration for his hometown in an interview with Watershed Voice this week.
Kathy Pangle, the incumbent Republican candidate for 2nd District St. Joseph County Commissioner, filled out our questionnaire. These are her answers.