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Road Commission plans 3-mill request

The St. Joseph County Road Commission hopes to proceed with plans to seek a 3-mill request for road improvements in every municipal entity in the county. Details of the plan and the Centreville-based agency’s financial state were presented Thursday to St. Joseph County’s township supervisors at their quarterly meeting in White Pigeon. David Yunker, a member of the road commission ...

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Sturgis Hospital names associate of the quarter

Violet Sears has been named associate of the quarter at Sturgis Hospital. Sears has been an employee of Sturgis Hospital for more than 11 years and works as an LPN in the specialty clinics and pain management center. Associate of the quarter is given to an employee who provides superior customer service and exemplifies a dedication to serve others in ...

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Centreville accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year

Nominations for the 2015 Centreville Citizen of the Year are being sought by Centreville Village Council. Deadline is April 30. Information about a candidate must include the person’s name and address, their community support, organizations and hobbies in which they are involved, the number of years as a resident of Centreville, details regarding family members in the community and any ...

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Man found dead after accident

A Dowagiac man was found dead after being involved in a single-car accident at 3 a.m. Wednesday in Wayne Township. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to Lakeview Drive, near Woodlawn Road, after a witness had contacted central dispatch to advise that he had come upon a vehicle off the roadway. Underwood said John Shilney, 74, was unresponsive ...

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The Brandenburg Concert plays Sunday

The Brandenburg Concert will present “A Musical Kaleidoscope,” a program of choral music spanning six centuries from medieval to modern, at 4 p.m. Sunday at the First Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers. The wide-ranging program of periods and styles will feature the chorale joined by violinist Roxane Ewert and an instrumental jazz ensemble. The concert will also perform at the ...

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Spaces available for job fair

A few spaces remain for employers to participate in a job fair, which takes place 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 23 at Glen Oaks Community College. The event, typically the largest job fair in St. Joseph County, is made possible through a partnership between Michigan Works, St. Joseph County Department of Human Services and Glen Oaks Community College. Details ...

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