After considering several options the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently selected the theme for this year’s Water Festival.
Doug and Alek are joined by local author and Park Township Trustee Tom Springer to discuss his book “The Star in the Sycamore,” the ongoing negotiations between Park Township and the Three Rivers Public Library, and why getting involved in local government is so important.
A group of hardworking volunteers has already begun to plan the 2021 64th annual Three Rivers Water Festival. This year’s Festival will return following the first-ever cancellation of last year’s event, made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Late Wednesday evening a Kalamazoo woman named Megan Martin, who is a Three Rivers native, alleged Andrew George, the chair of the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Board and a former candidate for St. Joseph County County Commission, raped Martin some time in the late 2000s. George “outright and wholly” denies allegations.
Three Rivers City Commissioners Clayton Lyczynski and Alison Haigh questioned whether Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority Chair Andrew George should be reappointed during Tuesday’s commission meeting. Lyczynski cited George’s involvement in a suit filed against the city concerning a petition to place a marijuana ordinance on last November’s ballot, questioning George’s “integrity” and “desire to do what’s best for the city.”
On this week’s episode of Spartans, Wolverines and Beards Podcast, Layne breaks down the much anticipated return of boys’ and girls’ high school hoops.
The Three Rivers Police Department responded to two separate incidents of motor vehicle theft this week, both of which resulted in the recovery of the vehicles in question.
WSV’s Michael “Hogey” Hogoboom writes, “Truly, Starbucks is not your place to go for quality artisan coffee. You’ll never hear a coffee connoisseur mention the Seattle-based chain as their favorite place. It’s really more of the gateway toward good coffee in most people’s experience, and again—isn’t that similar to Budweiser? Many beer drinkers tried a domestic lager long before summoning the courage to try their first IPA.”
The St. Joseph County Career & Technical Education (CTE) Consortium congratulates students who have distinguished themselves in their CTE programs and have been selected “CTE Student of the Semester” for the first semester of 2020-21.
A downtown Three Rivers storefront has added shelves of dry goods, pantry essentials, and refrigerated and frozen foods to its selection. World Fare, a volunteer-run nonprofit store that has made its home on Main Street for 17 years, mainly carried fair trade home goods, décor, jewelry, and gifts until recently.
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners and the Three Rivers City Commission will both hold regular meetings as planned this evening, Tuesday, February 2. Read this local meetings primer for what to expect.
Helen McCauslin of the Three Rivers Woman’s Club submitted the first piece of what is expected to be a yearlong series of articles leading up to the celebration of the 130th anniversary of the Three Rivers Woman’s Club in November.
During an appearance on The Michigan Left with Andrew George last week Dr. Abdul El-Sayed said Americans could see a return to normalcy from the pandemic as early as this summer. With that said, Sayed believes “normal” is too small a bar to hurdle, and shouldn’t be part of the United States’ endgame.
Glen Oaks Community College has announced its outstanding scholars for the Fall 2020 Semester.
The Three Rivers Public Library Board will meet at 6 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, January 26 via Zoom, to discuss a variety of topics, including a potential lease agreement with the Three Rivers Woman’s Club.
With the help of his sister Barbara Humes, who is retired after 31 years with IAC Mendon and has been baking and catering just as long, Ralph Humes resurrected R. Stanley’s, which used to call 618 South Main Street home some 20 years ago as a dine-in and takeout spot. R. Stanley’s returned this week in the form of a pop-up diner, operating out of Venue 45 in downtown Three Rivers, making family meals to-go.
The Three Rivers City Commission approved the hiring of former Kalamazoo City Clerk Stephen French to fill its clerk vacancy left by Melissa Bliss, who left the city for a deputy clerk position with St. Joseph County earlier this month.
After a lengthy discussion Tuesday, the commission and city staff were satisfied with French’s explanation of his checkered past.
Over 50 people gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in downtown Three Rivers Monday.