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.
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Unemployment claims in Michigan are much higher than historical numbers as the fallout continues from efforts to control the coronavirus outbreak.
The U.S. Department of Labor released numbers Thursday morning detailing unemployment for each state for the week ending April 11. Michigan residents filed 219,320 initial claims that week, down 169,234 from the previous week’s 388,554 claims.
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.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer updated Michigan on the novel coronavirus Wednesday hours after thousands of protestors jammed the Capitol to protest her executive order.
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.
The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have made two online tools available to help Americans set to receive coronavirus stimulus payments.
An additional positive case was reported in St. Joseph County Tuesday, putting the county’s number of positive COVID-19 cases at 22.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Jim Stamas on Monday called for laying off non-essential state employees because of state budget concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Michigan Department of Treasury estimates the impact on the 2020 state budget to be between $1 billion and $3 billion.
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.
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“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.
Data collected by the U.S. Department of Labor in Michigan from the week ending April 4 reveals one of the steepest unemployment increases in the nation.
More than 80,509 people filed for unemployment, bringing the total number of Michigan unemployed workers to 384,844.
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.
An attorney from Saginaw County filed a lawsuit that claims Gov. Gretchen Whitmer unlawfully issued an executive order that delayed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) deadlines.