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Union pedestrian injured

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department investigated a vehicle-pedestrian mishap Saturday morning. Jimmy Emerick, age 80, of Three Rivers reportedly struck a pedestrian who was walking along the dirt shoulder on Sunset Boulevard in Porter Township. The pedestrian was identified as 23-year-old Nathaniel Gibson of Union. He was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment. Read More »

Event was successful

Saturday’s fundraiser for the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services of St. Joseph, Cass and Van Buren counties was hailed a success by event organizers. Rose Parshall, director of operations for the Three Rivers-based agency, said more than 40 men – most wearing high-heeled or other women’s shoes – took part in the four-lap walk around the track at Three Rivers ... Read More »

Winner of Cow-Poo-Looza event

A White Pigeon woman was the winner of Saturday’s Cow-Poo-Looza event at Central Elementary in White Pigeon. A ticket purchased by Lisa Eger was drawn after the Holtein used to determine the winner failed to produce a cow pile. Event co-organizer Jody Davidson said Daisy, on loan from Burr Oak farmer Rich Ultz, was hot and agitated for the first ... Read More »

Carnival Midway Ride armbands on sale

Members of the Three Rivers Water Festival organizing committee have announced that Carnival Midway Ride Armbands are on sale now for a discounted rate. The $12 cost represents a $4 savings and are available at the reduced rate while supplies last. Wristbands may be purchased at the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce, Harding’s grocery store or Hoffman Street Grocery. Schmidt ... Read More »

Accident claimed life of woman

A Marcellus woman died as a result of injuries sustained in a traffic crash Thursday morning. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Rachel Jacobs. She was eastbound on M-216 when she collided with another eastbound vehicle driven by 19-year-old Brandon Farrand of Colon. The Jacobs vehicle then struck an oncoming vehicle driven by Romeo Amat, 77, of Kalamazoo. The Jacobs ... Read More »

Police looking for Ames

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a man who led deputies on a high-speed chase starting in White Pigeon shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators said 27-year-old Nicholas Ames, no address provided, is wanted for fleeing and eluding, driving with a suspended license and possession of drugs. A deputy attempted to stop Ames in White Pigeon for ... Read More »

Family needs your help

Officials from Three Rivers Community Schools are appealing to the public to help a Hoppin Elementary family whose house was destroyed in a fire last week. Donations of clothing, furniture, toiletries and gift cards are being accepted at Hoppin Elementary. Clothing is being collected for two boys, a girl, and their mother and father. More information may be obtained from ... Read More »

K-Wings; Komets to renew rivalry

The ECHL will expand to 23 teams next season as the Fort Wayne Komets and Evansville IceMen, both formerly of the Central Hockey League, have joined the league. The Komets, who just wrapped up their second season in the CHL by winning the Presidents Cup, will reignite their rivalry with the Kalamazoo Wings that dates back to the 1970’s when ... Read More »


Ferris is a one year old Hound/Boxer mix. He has loads of personality and is a very lovable guy. He has had a lot of change in his life and taken it all in stride. He is now in foster care with Up-Cycled Pets and so deserves to have his own forever home. He has been neutered. He is UTD ... Read More »

Protesting the new fees

St. Joseph County Drain Commissioner Jeff Wenzel was appointed this week to serve as the administrator of soil-erosion permits. The move taken by St. Joseph County’s Board of Commissioners Tuesday means the permits will no longer be the responsibility of the county’s conservation district. In addition, commissioners accepted Wenzel’s recommended revised fee for soil-erosion permits. The conservation district in November ... Read More »