Hundreds lined the streets of Three Rivers as the annual Water Festival parade made its triumphant return Thursday, June 17, after last year’s festival was cancelled due to COVID-19.
The building located at 111 S. Main St., known to most downtown Three Rivers residents as “the Whitehouse,” could soon see much needed TLC after sitting vacant since the 1980s.
Doug and Alek are joined by recording artist Courtney Moore to discuss her new album “25.” The Three Rivers native details her music making process, the pros and cons of dating in the 21st century, her son Kobe, the tragic passing of his namesake Kobe Bean Bryant, and the effect it had on her.
The Three Rivers City Commission Tuesday adopted its 2021-22 FY budget and user fee ordinance update, including the much discussed water and sewer rate increases, following two public hearings held at Three Rivers City Hall. The meeting marked the first time commissioners met in person this calendar year.
More than 50 colorful, artistic, hand-made quilts will be on display at the Marcellus Township Wood Memorial Library during the first Marcellus First Friday celebration on June 4, 2021 from 5 to 8 p.m. They will be donated to the Mennonite Central Committee for distribution to refugees around the world.
A ceremony was held in Three Rivers Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day following the city’s annual Memorial Day parade. Here is a gallery of photos taken during Monday’s service.
The George Washington Carver Community Center hosted a virtual event on Thursday, May 29 to discuss trauma, grief, and resilience, particularly as those issues intersect with the African American community and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Three Rivers Woman’s Club member Helen McCauslin describes the various ways in which the TRWC promoted public health in the 1920s and 1930s, including the creation of a milk fund to ensure children were getting proper nourishment during the Great Depression.
The Three Rivers High School Class of 2021 celebrated their upcoming graduation with a parade on Tuesday, May 25.
The Three Rivers City Commission will hold a public hearings at its next meeting on Tuesday, June 1 to consider updates to its user fee ordinance, including increases to the city’s water and sewer rates, as well as its 2021-22 FY budget.
Former St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough recently sat down with Watershed Voice to discuss the crash that changed his life, his brush with death, his new practice, and the road back to sobriety and some semblance of normalcy after “the toughest year of (his) life.”
WSV’s Steph Hightree writes, “As another school year comes to an end, I think of the Vitamin C ‘Graduation’ song and am instantly brought back to my senior year. Although I don’t have a graduating senior this year, I do have an 8th grader who will be transitioning to high school, and I’m kind of freaking out.”
The Three Rivers City Commission voted 4-2 in favor of allowing marijuana facilities within city limits as special exception uses following a public hearing Tuesday.
Three Rivers Public Library has been selected as one of 300 libraries to participate in Libraries Transforming Communities: Focus on Small and Rural Libraries, an American Library Association (ALA) initiative that helps library workers better serve their small and rural communities.
Two individuals are currently lodged in St. Joseph County Jail after fleeing police Sunday night.
On April 13, 2021, Norman (Duke) Zuidema passed away peacefully at home, less than a year after his beloved, Beverly.