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Emotionally-impaired program shut down by ISD

Emotionally-impaired program shut down by ISD

Editorial StaffJan 2, 202310 min read

By Robert TomlinsonNews Director CENTREVILLE — Brandy Gillespie’s 15-year-old son Carson was making progress with his learning.A student in the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District’s emotionally-impaired (EI) program through…

Basketball Roundup

Basketball Roundup

Editorial StaffDec 26, 202210 min read

Colon doubles up St. PhilipCOLON — Colon took care of business at home against visiting Battle Creek St. Philip Friday, taking down the Tigers 52-25.Colon, now 3-1 on the year,…

Obituary: Robert K. Richards

Obituary: Robert K. Richards

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20222 min read

Robert K. Richards, 87, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2022. Bob was born in Hancock, MI, the son of Robert and Ruth (Sanborn) Richards and lived in…

Obituary: Mary L. Klechak

Obituary: Mary L. Klechak

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20222 min read

Mary L. Klechak, age 94 of Three Rivers, died Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Promedica-Heartland in Three Rivers following a two-week illness. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on October…

Obituary: Leeann Sue Ryan

Obituary: Leeann Sue Ryan

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20222 min read

Leeann Sue Ryan, 65, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Bronson Methodist Hospital.She was born August 6, 1957 in Bay City, the daughter of Shirley Serafin,…

Obituary: Darryll Jones

Obituary: Darryll Jones

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20221 min read

Darryll Jones, 62, of Three Rivers, died Friday, December 16, 2022. His life began July 24, 1960, in Gary, Indiana.Family and friends will gather Thursday, December 22, 2022 from 5:00…

Constantine celebrates Christmas season

Constantine celebrates Christmas season

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20221 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONMembers of the sixth through 12th grade choirs at Constantine Middle School and Constantine High School wave their phone flashlights while singing “Silent Night” during their caroling…

Lions Club hands out food boxes, toys to local families

Lions Club hands out food boxes, toys to local families

Editorial StaffDec 26, 20224 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONDani Glass (left) and Abby Lemacks (right), members of the Three Rivers High School girls’ basketball team, help load up a bag full of children’s toys to…

Marcellus’ Jones-McNally signs letter of intent with Michigan

Marcellus’ Jones-McNally signs letter of intent with Michigan

Jordan WilcoxDec 23, 20227 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONMarcellus High School senior Cordell Jones-McNally (front row, center), the kicker for the Wildcats’ football team, signed a National Letter of Intent to play football for the…

ARF contest, Ice Breaker, and electric cars

ARF contest, Ice Breaker, and electric cars

Jordan WilcoxDec 23, 20223 min read

Out and About by Norm Stutesman The Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) would like to thank all supporters and volunteers who have made it possible for this volunteer-based organization to enter…

County honors Pangle, Czajkowski for service in final meeting of ‘22

County honors Pangle, Czajkowski for service in final meeting of ‘22

Jordan WilcoxDec 23, 20227 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONOutgoing St. Joseph County Commissioners Dan Czajkowski (left) and Kathy Pangle (center) receive departure gifts from incoming Second District Commissioner Rick Shaffer (right) during a ceremony at…

Constantine celebrates Christmas Season

Constantine celebrates Christmas Season

Jordan WilcoxDec 23, 20221 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONMembers of the sixth through 12th grade choirs at Constantine Middle School and Constantine High School wave their phone flashlights while singing “Silent Night” during their caroling…

Lions Club hands out food boxes, toys to local families

Lions Club hands out food boxes, toys to local families

Jordan WilcoxDec 23, 20224 min read

COMMERCIAL-NEWS | ROBERT TOMLINSONJim (left) and Alexander Oestrike (right) help load up a car with a food box during the Three Rivers Lions Club’s annual food box and toy distribution…

Mike’s Musing: The true meaning of Christmas more than presents

Mike’s Musing: The true meaning of Christmas more than presents

Editorial StaffDec 21, 20223 min read

I always felt guilty as a child on Christmas morning, when I opened a treasure trove of presents. I say guilty because I knew next door or down the road,…

Mike’s Musings: Here’s why your local newspaper is important

Mike’s Musings: Here’s why your local newspaper is important

Editorial StaffDec 14, 20223 min read

I have a confession to make. I’m a local newspaper addict. I write them, I sell them, and most importantly I read every single one I can get my hands…