Abiel Fellows Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has announced the area’s DAR Good Citizens for 2020. Each member of the senior class is selected by their respective school for exemplifying the qualities of “Dependability, Service, Leadership, and Patriotism.”
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Emergency Management Coordinator Erin Goff provided an update to the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday on COVID-19 statistics, and ongoing emergency management efforts within the county.
Northside Beverage, a party store located at 135 N. Main St. in Three Rivers, was robbed Saturday night around 9:30 p.m., according to the Three Rivers Police Department.
Kelsey Block Brewing Company recently prepared and delivered more than 15 free meals to residents at a Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services safe house/shelter in St. Joseph County.
A status conference in the Randall Miller murder case was held in St. Joseph County Circuit Court Thursday. Miller, 34, of Three Rivers is charged with open murder in relation to the 2019 death of Lori Norman, who was found unresponsive in her 5th Street home on March 25 of last year.
In Episode 2 of Keep Your Voice Down Alek Haak-Frost and co-host Doug Sears, Jr. discuss journalistic ethics when reporting a death, review top stories from last week, and bring some levity to the pod with an analysis of Alek’s upcoming birthday plans and a discussion on their favorite fictional journalists from cinema and television.
An adult male became St. Joseph County’s first confirmed death from the coronavirus over the weekend, Health Officer Rebecca Burns of Branch Hillsdale St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJCHA) confirmed Monday.
“Do not be afraid. If ever an Easter message were still every bit as timely this year as it was before, it’s that one. Do not be afraid. Not, ‘don’t worry so much about it.’ Not, ‘be reckless.’ No, Do not be afraid: for Jesus who has been crucified has been raised.'”
Three Rivers native and vocalist Courtney Moore dropped a new single Friday titled “Selfish,” the first single off her sophomore album “25.”
Michigan State Police are investigating a break-in that occurred sometime late Wednesday evening or early Thursday morning at St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 56050 Buckhorn Rd. in Three Rivers.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, originally issued March 24, 2020, was extended until April 30. The order was originally intended to expire April 13.
Violators are subject to fines up to $1,000, increased from the original maximum of $500 and jail sentences up to 90 days via a misdemeanor charge. Businesses that defy the order will be subject to penalties determined by their licensing agencies.
On Sunday, April 5, a group of approximately 15 new volunteers joined returning volunteers Jo Barton and Josh Williams for training, prep work, and setup at the Three Rivers Food Site.
The food site initially decided to close its doors because the majority of its volunteers are seniors or have underlying health issues that put them at higher risk of contracting COVID-19.
Since the United States was founded almost 244 years ago, the press has served as a check to power, holding those in positions of authority accountable for what they say and do, while giving a voice to the most vulnerable and underserved members of our society.
COVID-19 is changing the way people live, and the way they work. What hasn’t changed is the need for certain essential services, and St. Joseph County’s Adult Drug Treatment Court (ADTC) is doing its part to ensure the participants of its program have the support they need, even from miles away.