Experts in the field agree that some old methods of treating mental illness belong in the past. But one may be due for revival, a professor at Western Michigan University said.
The event will take place in partnership with Iron Fish, a “field-to-glass craft distillery” in northern Michigan named for the steelhead trout that swim in the region’s rivers.
“A Retrospective of 22 Years at the Oaks,” a collection of artworks by Professor Michael Northrop, is now on display in the Flora Kirsch-Beck Art Gallery on the campus of Glen Oaks Community College.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department announced it will conduct overtime speed enforcement beginning on December 1, continuing through the end of February 2023. The initiative, which is also being deployed by the Michigan State Police and a number of municipalities statewide, hopes to curve a recent spike in speed-related fatalities.
#GivingTuesday is also #GivingNewsDay and we’re hoping you’ll consider donating to Watershed Voice this giving season. Our goal is to raise $5,000 by day’s end in order to hire freelance journalists to bolster our already award-winning coverage.
The downtown block of Three Rivers was filled with shoppers, carolers, wagon rides, and more this weekend as the annual Christmas Around Town event kicked off the holiday season.
This week’s episode of Keep Your Voice Down includes the harrowing tale of a vet visit with three cats, thoughts on Doug and Alek’s respective and very different Thanksgiving dinners, an award-winning trip to Austin, #GivingTuesday, and future plans for Watershed Voice.
Christmas Around Town is Three Rivers’ official kickoff to the holiday season, and it’s almost here.
A 22-year-old Three Rivers man was transported to an area hospital Thursday after crashing his vehicle in Park Township.
A 74-year-old South Bend man died Tuesday after the vehicle he was riding in left the roadway and struck a tree in Constantine Township.
Attorney T.J. Reed will succeed longtime Three Rivers City Attorney J. Patrick O’Malley upon O’Malley’s retirement at year’s end. Reed, currently serving as assistant city attorney, was named O’Malley’s successor by the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday.
Former Three Rivers DDA executive director Brian Persky is moving up in the world after earning an expanded role with Discover Kalamazoo, the local convention and visitors bureau for Kalamazoo County.
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The grant has allowed each institution to purchase 30 laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots for circulation at each library.
Sow Good Seeds columnist Deborah Haak-Frost writes, “I don’t know if chipmunks feel gratified by their stores of food after busy days of harvesting, but I definitely feel a sense of satisfaction as I watch the metamorphosis from piles of vegetables on my counter to containers in the freezer or jars in the basement.”
Lucas Allen will be the next at-large Three Rivers city commissioner after receiving 73 percent of the ballots cast, collecting 1,128 votes against the 401 write-in votes tallied against him, defeating write-in candidate Danielle Moreland in Tuesday’s general election.
Watershed Voice was the recipient of two LION Awards in the Public Service and Outstanding Coverage categories presented at the Independent News Sustainability Summit in Austin, Texas last week.
Watershed Voice sent out questionnaires to local candidates running for Three Rivers City Commission, St. Joseph County Commission, Three Rivers Board of Education, and Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees. In the days leading up to the election on Tuesday, November 8, Watershed will publish the questionnaires in the order they are received. Bart Goldberg, a Democrat running against longtime U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg in the newly formed Michigan 5th Congressional District, reached out to Watershed Voice about filling out a questionnaire, and submitted the following answers.