In response to recent discussions regarding Andrew George’s alleged record of conduct as well as allegations against George “from a private situation 12 years ago,” Three Rivers DDA Vice Chair Michael Hogoboom read a statement aloud at a Three Rivers City Commission meeting Tuesday evening.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution Tuesday recognizing the philanthropic efforts of Robert and Marilee Yoder who recently donated $10,000 to St. Joseph County Veterans’ Affairs.
The Michigan Senate passed on Tuesday a new $2.3 billion supplemental funding bill for COVID-19 relief that also contains what Democrats referred to as a “political poison pill.”
After considering several options the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently selected the theme for this year’s Water Festival.
Glen Oaks Community College announced Monday men’s head basketball coach David Victor is stepping down to pursue other opportunities.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), Head Start, adult education and young adult special education classroom teachers are now eligible to receive up to $500 grants under a new expansion of the MI Classroom Heroes COVID-19 grant program.
Rick Haglund writes, “Lee Chatfield did more to advance the cause of diversity, inclusion and equity in Michigan workplaces in the past two weeks than he did in six years as a state lawmaker.”
Doug and Alek are joined by Watershed Voice Columnist Haley Hogoboom (Haley Homemaker) to discuss Lady Gaga‘s recent harrowing experience, how to gain confidence in the kitchen, do it yourself remodeling, their favorite cooking and baking shows, and the art of being your spouse’s brand manager.
In Michigan, the seven Democrats in the U.S. House voted for and all seven Republicans voted against President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package early Saturday, in a rush to both boost COVID-19 vaccine funding and get legislation to the president’s desk before unemployment benefits expire in mid-March. The package, dubbed the American Rescue Plan, passed 219-212.
U.S. Sen. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.), who has come out in favor of shutting down the Canadian Line 5 oil pipeline in the Mackinac Straits, has been selected to lead the Senate panel responsible for overseeing the pipeline’s federal regulators.
States struggling to provide enough COVID-19 vaccines are likely just a few days away from a pivotal development in the vaccination race: the availability of a shot that requires only one dose.
Barbara Melinda Phillips, 60, of Mendon died Thursday morning after her vehicle left the roadway , overturned, and landed on its roof in the Fawn River, according to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department.
The governors of Michigan and Maryland, as well as the mayor of Denver, Colo., debated who gets to control who should oversee new federal transportation money — states or city governments — and how it should be used at a mostly cordial hearing Wednesday with members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
“Discrimination based on hairstyles has long served as a thinly-veiled excuse to discriminate based on race,” Rep. Sarah Anthony (D-Lansing) said. “This form of prejudice is a real problem, one that countless men, women and children are forced to face every day.”
WSV’s Kay Davis details her recent winter walk through Historic Bridge Park in Battle Creek.
The fellas breakdown the past week of high school hoops scores and discuss Michigan State and Michigan’s potential heading into the March B1G tournament.
For decades, scientists have studied the effects that livestock farms with large animal concentrations in Iowa and other states have on regional water quality, as increasing amounts of waste flow into rivers and groundwater. Now activists and some lawmakers say emergency measures are needed to stop toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico and Chesapeake Bay, and threats to drinking water in rural communities. In some states, lawmakers worry about the future of smaller family farms.
Doug and Alek are joined by local author and Park Township Trustee Tom Springer to discuss his book “The Star in the Sycamore,” the ongoing negotiations between Park Township and the Three Rivers Public Library, and why getting involved in local government is so important.