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Portage man injured in single vehicle crash

A Portage man was treated for minor injuries after he was involved in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said Raymond Barclay, 32, was driving east on Moorepark Road around 2:20 p.m. when his vehicle crossed the centerline, went off the roadway, struck trees and overturned in a ditch near North Fisher Lake Road. Barclay was wearing ... Read More »

Three Rivers Downtown Harvest Market open on Saturdays

The Three Rivers Downtown Harvest Market, organized by the Huss Project, is taking place every Saturday in September and October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 34 N. Main Street. Eight local growers are currently represented, with seasonal fruit and vegetables, maple syrup, honey, jam and baked goods. To inquire about becoming a vendor, contact Rob Vander Giessen-Reitsma at 269-816-2140. Read More »

Fabius Township Citizens Coalition meets next week

The Fabius Township Citizens Coalition is staging its annual meeting next week. The event starts with a meet-and-greet session at 5 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Three Rivers Community Center, followed by a potluck supper. Then, a short business meeting for the election of officers takes place before the main program, which will feature 59th District candidates for state representative ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair continues with Seniors Day

Today is Seniors Day at the St. Joseph County Grange Fair. The fourth day of the seven-day fair features an open-class beef show, draft-horse halter show, bingo, 4-H open-class dairy cattle show, harness racing and barnyard horse pulls. Tonight’s showcase event at the grandstand is bull riding and barrel racing at 7 o’clock. Tickets for the event are $12 for ... Read More »

Recreation trail receives funding boost

Funding for a proposed recreation trail between Three Rivers and Fabius Township has received a $10,000 boost from the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners. The amount was requested during Tuesday’s county commission meeting by River Country Recreational Authority member Lindsay Oswald. Oswald, who also serves as the county’s grant writer, said a significant amount of money in matching funds ... Read More »

Two Glen Oaks professors receive tenure

Two faculty members at Glen Oaks Community College are starting the fall semester with tenure. Lori Hatfield has been promoted to professor of English and Michelle McNamara has been promoted to professor of communications. Both were recommended and approved to receive tenure at recent meeting of the Glen Oaks Board of Trustees. Hatfield joined the faculty at Glen Oaks in ... Read More »