Watershed Voice columnist Aundrea Sayrie writes, “Never one to fold and knowing I am not the only one holding mixed emotions about what it means to be proud and Black, this year my focus is on highlighting sources of racial based traumatic stress, and their negative impact on the mental health of the Black community.”
Three Rivers Middle School (TRMS) recently opened the “Kindness Kloset” and now every student has access to school supplies and personal items, all for free.
Artists from across southwest Michigan and northern Indiana will be participating in the annual Carnegie Center for the Arts Regional Juried Show when it opens Sunday in downtown Three Rivers.
In this week’s #MomLife column, Steph Hightree discusses her upbringing and how it shaped the person she is today. Being the oldest of six wasn’t easy but she survived, as did her Hanson CD. Well, mostly.
With a growing number of vacancies across most city boards, the Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday discussed a variety of options to encourage more involvement from the community.
The Three Rivers City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to schedule a public hearing and first reading of a proposed city ordinance amendment that would give citizens more time to pay their water bills before late fee penalties are applied.
In lieu of Three Rivers’ annual Solidarity in Diversity event, which will not take place this year, *culture is not optional and the Huss Project (1008 8th St.) will host a screening of two episodes of “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement” beginning at 4 p.m. Monday
The Hermitage in Three Rivers utilized an ancient method of construction to build a house that should last 400 years, without having a devastating and lasting effect on the planet when it’s gone.
Watershed Voice columnist Charles Thomas writes about the importance of deliberate practice when attempting to develop expertise.
The City of Three Rivers recently welcomed T.J. Reed as its newly appointed city attorney following the retirement of J. Patrick O’Malley. A Centerville resident but already-familiar face to the town, Reed’s extensive experience in municipal law should benefit Three Rivers as he begins his new role.
Alek and Doug are joined by Watershed Voice’s new staff writer and longtime food columnist Beca Welty to discuss her new role, her journey from “Judge Welty’s kid” to super mom and super baker to community journalist, and her thoughts on the maddening, yet highly entertaining third season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime.
“While it does seem unclear the direction The Kent will decide to go as far as a theme, decor, or permanent menu, it does seem obvious that it is operating under the guidance of a chef who is comfortable in the kitchen and confident in his skills. It would be a mistake to attempt to compare this new establishment to the one previous, because the Miller family is here to leave their own memorable mark on Main Street.”
For most of the population in St. Joseph County a dry and warm home is the solution to combating inclement weather. However, a large number of unhoused people in this community are being left out in the cold. The City of Sturgis is working on its own solution, potentially creating a blueprint the City of Three Rivers could also implement.
#MomLife columnist Steph Hightree laments over her daughter getting older, and what she’s doing to embrace this bittersweet time in a parent’s life.
The past year for Watershed Voice was eventful to say the least, and while we plan to have more on that later with some Year in Review pieces to start 2023, our staff needs a break to rest, recharge, reflect, and refocus in anticipation for the year to come.
An American Rescue Plan grant combined with Junior Lien bonds will provide the city with a total of $8,430,000 for pump station improvements.
Friends, family, and colleagues of Three Rivers City Attorney J. Patrick O’Malley gathered Tuesday to celebrate the 48 years he’s spent faithfully serving the city.
The Three Rivers City Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting tonight at the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce building (1116 N. Main St.). Here’s a look at what’s on the docket.