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Brush and leaf pickup scheduled for Three Rivers

 The Three Rivers Department of Public Services has announced its fall brush pickup schedule. Brush pickup begins Oct. 6 in the city’s Third District; Oct. 7 in the First District; Oct. 8 in the Fourth District; and Oct. 9 in the Second District. DPS officials said brush should not have leaves mixed in and it should be on the terrace ... Read More »

Sturgis awarded grant to rehabilitate historic buildings

State Rep. Matt Lori said a state grant has been awarded to Sturgis as part of a development that will transform three historic buildings into a restaurant and sports bar. Lori said the Community Development Block Grant in excess of $1 million will help finance the city’s West Chicago Development Project. The funds will be used to correct structural issues ... Read More »

Portage City Council will announce finalists for city manager

Sturgis City Manager Mike Hughes is expected to find out tonight whether he remains in the running for city manager of Portage. The 40-year-old Hughes is one of five candidates to interview for the job. The Portage City Council is expected to discuss the interviews and candidates tonight, and decide on which finalists to call for a second interview. Hughes, ... Read More »

Propane supplier lawsuit

Michigan’s attorney general is suing one propane seller alleging price-gouging last winter and has reached a more than $100,000 agreement with another propane company.  Bill Schuette said in a statement Monday that the lawsuit against AmeriGas and agreement with Ferrellgas follow hundreds of consumer complaints related to propane pricing and delivery.  The lawsuit against AmeriGas in Berrien County Circuit Court ... Read More »

Bankrupt – Indiana Toll Road

IN Toll Road

State officials say they expect no changes in daily operations of the Indiana Toll Road with the bankruptcy filing of the highway’s debt-ridden private operator.  Chicago-based ITR Concession Co. submitted its federal bankruptcy court filing late Sunday, saying it failed to make a $102 million interest payment that was due in June.  ITR’s debt stems from a 2006 deal under ... Read More »

Eunice Harding, 102

Eunice Harding

Eunice Preston Harding, 102, passed peacefully at her home in Three Rivers Friday, September 19, 2014. Eunice was born August 15, 1912 at the home of her grandparents, Cynthia Jane (Hartman) and William James Doty in Constantine, Michigan. She was the daughter of Ivah Jane (Doty) and Fred (Carr) Preston. She is preceded in death by her husband, Otto R. ... Read More »