NOTICE OF ELECTION – NEWBURG TOWNSHIP

Jordan WilcoxFeb 16, 20241 min read

NOTICE OF ELECTION  NEWBERG TOWNSHIP, CASS COUNTY, MICHIGAN February 27th, 2024   To the qualified electors of Newberg Township: Notice is hereby given that a Presidential Primary will be held in Newberg Township on Tuesday, February 27th 2024. The polls…

Morning Star Delivery Locations

Jordan WilcoxJan 27, 20242 min read

Dear Valued Readers, Starting with the February 3rd issue we will no longer provide home delivery of the Morning Star. Instead, copies of the Morning Star will be available for FREE pickup at nearly 700 local businesses in Calhoun County,…

Local business owners charged in $2.5M fraud scheme

Local business owners charged in $2.5M fraud scheme

Jordan WilcoxDec 21, 20234 min read

Great Lakes Recreational –  Photo from WOOD-TV 8 Logo of the Buckhorn Saloon in Lake, the couple’s newest business Jordan Wilcox Assistant Publisher Gregory Hite and Bridget Bureau are the newest owners of the Buckhorn Saloon in Lake– but before…

SMS Polar Plunge raises thousands for Special Olympics

SMS Polar Plunge raises thousands for Special Olympics

Jordan WilcoxDec 15, 20231 min read

Jordan WilcoxAssistant Publisher “Brrrr” was the sound uttered by hundreds at Sturgis Middle School on Tuesday.That was because they were taking part in the Polar Plunge, a fundraiser for the Special Olympics, where participants, called “plungers,” have to jump into…

New office for the newspapers

New office for the newspapers

Jordan WilcoxOct 20, 20232 min read

Jordan WilcoxAssistant Publisher After spending nearly 100 years in our office at 124 N Main in Three Rivers, the Commercial-News, Sturgis Sentinel, and Penny Saver have moved two blocks east to a third-floor suite in the Great Lakes Technology building…

Newspaper office to move

Newspaper office to move

Jordan WilcoxOct 13, 20231 min read

Jordan WilcoxAssistant Publisher Like the Jeffersons of the late 70s sitcom, the Commercial-News, Sturgis Sentinel, and Penny Saver, are moving on up – upstairs that is. And down the road.After spending nearly 100 years in our office at 124 N…

Luke Bryan turns Allegan cornfield into a party

Luke Bryan turns Allegan cornfield into a party

Jordan WilcoxSep 20, 20233 min read

Aerial Shot of John Schaendorf Dairy during the concert. Photo by Staufer Aerial, on Caleb Staufer’s Facebook page. The Vitale’s Crew unloading the pizzas. Photo from the Vitale’s of Allegan Facebook page. Luke Bryan at the concert. Photo from Lisa…

NEWSPAPER ESTATE SALE

NEWSPAPER ESTATE SALE

Jordan WilcoxJul 19, 20231 min read

Ever wanted to own a slice of local history, an old piece of newspaper history, or just browse the newspaper’s office? – Well, now’s your chance. The Three Rivers Commercial-News Newspaper in Three Rivers is holding an estate sale-like event…

DELIVERY DRIVER WANTED

DELIVERY DRIVER WANTED

Jordan WilcoxMar 2, 20221 min read

Wilcox Newspapers is looking for several dedicated individuals to deliver the Paw Paw Flashes, Courier-Leader, and Commercial Record newspapers to local businesses and post offices in the tri-county area. Applicants must have a valid U.S. driver’s license and their own…

Mikes Musings – Gun violence can be solved by adding guns

Mikes Musings – Gun violence can be solved by adding guns

Jordan WilcoxDec 17, 20215 min read

By Mike Wilcox – Publisher I thought I would pass my opinion spot in this week’s newspaper along to my son Jordan Wilcox who is this newspaper’s tech manager. He wrote this unique perspective on gun violence and I wanted…