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TR wrestling shuts out Sturgis, wins Corey Fuller Invite

TR wrestling shuts out Sturgis, wins Corey Fuller Invite

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20231 min read

THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers’ wrestling team got huge wins this past week, shutting out Sturgis on the road 72-0 on Jan. 25, while taking home the title at Portage…

“Out and About”: Recycling, the heart, and balancing

“Out and About”: Recycling, the heart, and balancing

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20233 min read

Recycling is something we should all be involved in. Unfortunately, there are some things that cannot be thrown in with the paper, tin cans and other normal recyclables. Fortunately, there…

Obituary: Susan Gayle Ferguson

Obituary: Susan Gayle Ferguson

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20232 min read

Susan Gayle Ferguson, 62, of Mendon, went home to be with her Savior Monday, January 30, 2023 at Bronson Methodist Hospital. She was born January 16, 1961 in Aurora, IL,…

Obituary: Connie Lyanne (Peters) Stoppenback

Obituary: Connie Lyanne (Peters) Stoppenback

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20232 min read

Connie Lyanne (Peters) Stoppenbach, deeply loved wife and mother, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Fairview Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Centreville at the age of 75. Connie was…

Obituary: Suzanne Civiletti

Obituary: Suzanne Civiletti

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20232 min read

Suzanne Civiletti, age 81, formerly of Centreville, died Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Borgess Place Assisted Living in Kalamazoo.  She was born in Three Rivers, Michigan on April 26, 1941…

Fabius solar ordinance clears planning commission: To be taken up by county PC, township board

Fabius solar ordinance clears planning commission: To be taken up by county PC, township board

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20239 min read

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director FABIUS TWP. — A highly-contentious solar ordinance in Fabius Township cleared a major hurdle Tuesday.Following a public hearing in front of a packed house of supporters,…

A new leash on life: Dog hit by train gets second chance at life thanks to deputies, vet, and adoptive family

A new leash on life: Dog hit by train gets second chance at life thanks to deputies, vet, and adoptive family

Editorial StaffFeb 3, 20238 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONThe rescue of Chester, a young adult hound mix that was hit by a train and was nearing death before being saved by deputies and was eventually…

Mike’s Musings: Time to get control of Big Pharma

Mike’s Musings: Time to get control of Big Pharma

Editorial StaffFeb 1, 20233 min read

I’m not a fan of Big Pharma. If you read my columns regularly you know I have railed against the industry consistently. After all the sacrifices we made through the…

91-year-old dead after apartment building fire in Fabius Twp

91-year-old dead after apartment building fire in Fabius Twp

Jordan WilcoxJan 30, 20232 min read

FABIUS TWP. — A 91-year-old man from Three Rivers died in a fire that occurred in FabiusTownship Sunday night.According to the Fabius-Park Fire Department and the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s…

Local band students reflect on All-State experience

Local band students reflect on All-State experience

Jordan WilcoxJan 28, 20239 min read

Photo provided Four students from Three Rivers Middle School and Three Rivers High School performed as part of two All-State bands at the Michigan Music Conference at DeVos Performance Hall…

Three Rivers HS alum to make national TV debut on ‘Chicago Fire’

Three Rivers HS alum to make national TV debut on ‘Chicago Fire’

Jordan WilcoxJan 28, 20233 min read

Corinne Gahan, a 2012 Three Rivers High School graduate, will be in a co-starring role in an upcoming episode of NBC’s “Chicago Fire,” which will air Wednesday, Feb. 15 at…

Three Rivers notches two conference wins,wins Marcellus Invitational

Three Rivers notches two conference wins,wins Marcellus Invitational

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20232 min read

THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers’ wrestling team had a successful week on the mats, taking home two conference victories and winning the Marcellus Invitational on Sunday.On Thursday, Jan. 19, the…

Obituary: Tyler Alexander Townsend

Obituary: Tyler Alexander Townsend

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20231 min read

Tyler Alexander Townsend, 22, of Three Rivers, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Bronson Methodist Hospital.He was born November 7, 2000, in Three Rivers, the son of Kirk and…

Obituary: Verlyn Leonard Borton

Obituary: Verlyn Leonard Borton

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20233 min read

Verlyn Leonard Borton, 89, of Three Rivers, Michigan, passed away on January 9, 2023, at Beacon Pointe in Richland, Michigan.Verlyn was born October 14, 1933, in Vicksburg, Michigan to Leonard…

Centreville schools create special edadministrator position

Centreville schools create special edadministrator position

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20235 min read

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director CENTREVILLE — Centreville Public Schools is looking to fill a new position to address special education in their district.During their meeting Monday, the CPS Board of…

“Out and About” Law enforcement, rain and fog driving, and trivia

“Out and About” Law enforcement, rain and fog driving, and trivia

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20233 min read

We’ve all had encounters with law enforcement at least once in our lives. These encounters are usually minor traffic stops because we failed to come to a complete stop at…

Stabilization begins at former Tasty Nut Shop building, Mesh cover placed, foundation stabilization in progress

Stabilization begins at former Tasty Nut Shop building, Mesh cover placed, foundation stabilization in progress

Editorial StaffJan 27, 20237 min read

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director WHITE PIGEON — More than two months after the go-ahead was given for restoring the former Tasty Nut Shop building in White Pigeon, the efforts have…

Classified document scandal needs to be put to rest

Classified document scandal needs to be put to rest

Editorial StaffJan 25, 20233 min read

After re-reading my opinion last week that the Trump/Biden classified documents scandal was much to do about nothing, I realized I left out a couple of major points.First, I minimalized…

Mike’s Musings: Who cares who has classified documents? Not I

Mike’s Musings: Who cares who has classified documents? Not I

Editorial StaffJan 18, 20233 min read

Much ado about nothing, or so that’s what I would call the most recent hysteria about classified documents. As background for those not following the storyline, classified documents which President…

Basketball Roundup

Basketball Roundup

Editorial StaffJan 13, 20236 min read

BOYS TR boys victorious against Gull LakeTHREE RIVERS — Three Rivers’ boys’ basketball team notched its second win of the season Tuesday night, defeating Gull Lake in a non-conference matchup…