In a letter Tuesday, administrators at White Pigeon Junior/Senior High School announced that two individuals have tested positive for COVID-19 at the school. Administrators have decided to close the school building to in-person learning, instead commencing with all virtual learning starting on Wednesday, October 14.
First District County Commission candidate Andrew George announced earlier this week that he has received the endorsement of Governor Gretchen Whitmer. George’s campaign received word of the endorsement by email from a gubernatorial staffer on Tuesday.
The Glen Oaks Community College (GOCC) Board of Trustees held a planning retreat and regular meeting Thursday morning at the college. President Dr. David Devier and other administrators and staff provided updates on pandemic cases and measures at the college, as well as on several student funding programs provided with assistance from the State of Michigan. Devier also said Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed the college’s 2021 budget at flat funding.
The Three Rivers Lions Club’s ever-popular Ox Roast which normally takes place during the annual Three Rivers Water Festival in June, will instead occur in the form of a drive-through event in September at the Lions Club facility on Sixth Street.
Three Rivers Community Schools reopened to instruction for the academic year under its “Return to Learn” COVID-19 response plan Tuesday. Board of Education members heard updates on the reopening, pandemic planning documents, and bond-issue construction work at a Tuesday evening work session.
The Board of Directors for County Community Mental and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County (CMH) tabled a proposal by Chief Executive Officer Kristine Kirsch to provide the agency’s employees a one-time bonus. Kirsch raised the proposal at CMH’s regular monthly board meeting on Tuesday evening in which each employee would receive $2,000 in recognition of their service and hard work during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners tabled a request by County Clerk Lindsay Oswald to fill a vacant deputy clerk position at an Executive Committee meeting Wednesday morning. It also reviewed two grant opportunities presented by Grant Administrator James Hissong.
Torrey Brown argues that everyone has their fingers pointed at governors, claiming that they are responsible for this or that during the pandemic, while not realizing who is ultimately responsible for it all.
With the end of August just a week away, pandemic infections and deaths continue to climb in St. Joseph County, while Three Rivers saw a hotspot occur at a local healthcare facility in late July and early August.
When the Riviera Theatre Bar reopens this Wednesday, it will offer a new feature: sidewalk seating. The bar […]
The Branch Hillsdale St. Joseph Community Health Agency (BHSJCHA) released a report on July 2 providing detailed statistical pandemic information for St. Joseph County, available in a document on its webpage. Watershed Voice looked into the staffing changes, capacity issues, and public pressure that served as a backdrop for the information’s release.