Watershed Voice reached out to Three Rivers Public Services Director Amy Roth regarding citizen concerns over the city’s drinking water, and what’s being done to address the issue.
Watershed Voice’s Deborah Haak-Frost recently spoke with Three Rivers Park Manager/Zookeeper Britney Wendzel about her role with the City of Three Rivers, Wendzel’s take on Three Rivers’ new Parks and Recreation Master Plan, climate change, and her hopes for the city’s parks, zoo, and other recreational areas.
A 41-year-old Three Rivers man was arrested on multiple charges after leading police on a seven-mile-long high-speed chase through Florence Township and Three Rivers Monday night.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday approved the use of over $1 million of the city’s fund balance to demolish the old Three Rivers Hospital, which City Manager Joe Bippus says has become “a public nuisance” after falling into disrepair decades ago. The project is expected to begin in the spring, and take approximately six months to complete.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, Three Rivers Community Schools (TRCS) administrators have had to make difficult choices concerning transportation services for their students. Watershed Voice spoke with Interim Superintendent Nikki Nash about those choices, and possible solutions to an all too common problem in Southwest Michigan.
The appeals process provides individuals who intended to submit an SEU permit application for one or more marijuana dispensaries but didn’t get around to it before the moratorium.
Scott Boling was officially named the Three Rivers Police Department’s chief of police following a 5-1 confirmation vote by the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday.
City Manager Joe Bippus announced Friday that Ronald “Scott” Boling will be the next Three Rivers Police Chief, succeeding longtime Police Chief Tom Bringman who retired in November. Boling most recently served as police chief of the Schoolcraft Police Department where Bippus has previously been employed as a patrol officer in addition to his duties as city manager. It is unclear whether Bippus still serves in any capacity with the Schoolcraft PD.
The last two years have been trying for a number of reasons but the community of Three Rivers still has plenty to be thankful for, and shared those thoughts with Watershed Voice ahead of Turkey Day.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive directive Monday ordering state agencies to ready plans to quickly replace lead pipes using an influx of federal dollars from the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
A woman was found unresponsive in a Three Rivers roadway early Saturday morning, and was later pronounced dead after life saving measures proved unsuccessful.
After 14 1/2 years as Three Rivers’ chief of police and 47 1/2 years with the Three Rivers Police Department, Tom Bringman is calling it a career.
The United Community Assistance Program (UCAP) expresses its thanks for a generous donation recently made by the International Paper Company of Three Rivers.
Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and Commissioners Torrey Brown and Pat Dane were sworn in this week during the commission’s organizational meeting on Monday, November 8.
The Three Rivers City Commission approved three special exception use permits for three additional marijuana dispensaries during its regular meeting on Monday, November 1. The city previously granted two SEU permits to two other dispensaries located on either side of US-131.
The unofficial results are in, and according to St. Joseph County Clerk Lindsay Oswald, Torrey Brown has defeated fellow write-in candidate Lucas Allen by a “wide” margin in the race for Three Rivers at-large city commissioner.
The City of Three Rivers has four items on its ballot today but only one seat is contested, with two write-in candidates vying for at-large city commissioner. Polls at Riverside Church are open until 8 p.m.
Torrey Brown, a write-in candidate for Three Rivers At-Large City Commissioner, drops by the show to discuss why he’s running, the importance of representation and transparency, his vision for a rec center for the city’s youth, his upcoming induction into the Three Rivers Athletics Hall of Fame, and more.