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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 »

McCann trial delayed

A Kalamazoo attorney defending Raymond McCann Jr. said his client’s case will probably not go to trial for two more months. McCann was arrested on charges that he lied to police during investigation of the 2007 murder of Jodi Parrack in Constantine. James Mequio, who represents McCann, said a status conference last week raised more legal issues that must be addressed ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair continues with Education Day

The third day of the St. Joseph County Grange Fair continues today. It’s Education Day and highlights include 4-H horse, beef cattle, dairy beef and sheep shows, harness racing, the Three Rivers German Band and chuck wagon races. The showcase event at the fair grandstand is “A Night of Destruction,” featuring off-road derby and a demolition derby. Show time is ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon

A full agenda featuring 12 items of new business awaits the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners this afternoon. Four matters of employment, a request for funding in support of the Three Rivers trail project, a soil-erosion and sedimentation-control ordinance, and review of the annual child-care and fund-plan budget are included on the agenda. Today’s meeting begins at 5 o’clock ... Read More »

State Rep Lori will be honored this week

State Rep. Matt Lori will be given special recognition this week at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. Lori on Wednesday will receive the National Distinguished Advocacy Award, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the network. The annual award is given by the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, to select lawmakers who ... Read More »

East Street construction continues

Here’s an important construction announcement regarding work being done in the city of Three Rivers. Niles-based Northern Construction on Monday was planning to start laying cement curbs in the 700 block of East Street. It is anticipated that the entire street will be closed to all traffic, including residents who live in the area. Residents impacted by the work have ... Read More »