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Shan & Hogey discuss their pod experience in 2020, as well as what they look forward to in 2021. This episode features an interview with Alek Haak-Frost, Executive Editor of the Watershed Voice, and also the first annual M.A.N.D.I. Awards are given out to our favorite moments in 2020.
Watershed Voice spoke with ten *culture is not optional staff to learn more about the work they are doing at The Huss Project, their backgrounds, and how their time in Three Rivers has been going.
St. Joseph County Road Commission Managing Director John Lindsey discussed possible fleet replacement options with commission board members at a work session Wednesday.
As a result of the investigation, over 140 cats ranging from newborn to adult cats were seized from the inside the home. It took officials several hours to capture the animals. Several of the cats appeared to have health issues and will be evaluated by animal control staff and other professionals. It was determined that two of cats needed to be euthanized immediately.
Want to be prepared before you cast your ballot in next week’s primary? Watershed Voice has you covered.
An unknown person or persons spray painted “White Lives Matter” and “Keep America Great” at the intersection of 8th Street and W Avenue sometime before 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22nd in Prairie Ronde Township, Schoolcraft. By 8 p.m. however, a group of nearly 40 people had chalked over the graffiti, writing “Hate has no home here,” “Let Black people live,” “SHS supports BLM,” and other phrases.
Officers with the Three Rivers Police Department (TRPD) arrested three suspects in a home invasion Sunday after responding to a call and tracing them from the scene to a nearby house.
At a Wednesday work session, members and staff of the St. Joseph County Road Commission (SJRC) encouraged the public to report damage or obstructions on roads. Depending on jurisdiction, the Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) encourage citizens to report problems.
At approximately 6:30 a.m. Thursday, July 16, two suspects broke into several storage units. The incident occurred in the 59000 block of highway U.S.-131 in Fabius Township.
In Episode 8 of Keep Your Voice Down, Doug and Alek interview Larry Walton, a Republican candidate for the Michigan State House of Representatives and the 59th District. Walton is one of five candidates vying for the seat in the Republican primary on Tuesday, Aug. 4, while Democratic candidate Amy East is running unopposed.
Since Watershed Voice first ran a story last week on places people can go in and around Three Rivers to support Black-owned businesses, a couple of additional establishments have come to our attention.
Summer is well underway. With some pandemic restrictions still in place and local cases climbing, cabin fever remains a reality for many. For St. Joseph County residents seeking activities that follow the rules and precautions, outdoor recreational opportunities provide a wide range of viable and safe options. Watershed Voice has compiled a basic list of places for outdoor activities both locally and in other Michigan locales within an hour and a half of Three Rivers.
The St. Joseph County Democratic Party (SJCDP) held a candidates’ meet-and-greet event Saturday morning at its headquarters on Portage Street in Three Rivers. Called “Donuts with Dems,” the event featured socially distanced coffee, donuts, and a chance for citizens to meet and speak with local candidates for office. Watershed Voice spoke to some of the event’s organizers and attendees, as well as the three candidates who were present.
Watershed Voice recently spoke with Park Township Trustee Tom Springer, Dave Allen of Midwest Energy & Communications (MEC), and Three Rivers consultant Bob Sills about what it would take to solve St. Joseph County’s rural broadband problem.
Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH) will sell a building in Sturgis following a meeting of its board Tuesday evening. The board also discussed the organization’s financial standing and reopening plans, among other topics.