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Annual event celebrating chocolate returns

The annual Chocolate Affair, organized by World Fare in downtown Three Rivers, will be returning next month. The event is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at 37 N. Main St. World Fare representatives said visitors will have an opportunity to sample the creations of some of the area’s best bakers. Those who choose to cast a vote …

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Glen Oaks receives ambulance for training

Glen Oaks Community College is the recipient of an ambulance that will assist students in emergency training, thanks to a donation from LifeCare Ambulance Service of Battle Creek. Glen Oaks President David Devier said the college recently partnered with Michiana Healthcare to offer Medical First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician courses. The ambulance, he said, will provide these students with …

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Prospective jurors ordered to show-cause hearing

A 22-year-old Three Rivers man who neglected to return a juror questionnaire was found in contempt during a show-cause hearing last week by St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman. The man was one of 13 people who failed to report for jury duty Dec. 16, forcing Stutesman to delay a trial. The 13 were ordered to attend Friday’s …

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Minor injuries in single vehicle crash

A Marcellus woman suffered minor injuries after she was involved in a one-vehicle crash this week. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies responded to Miller Rod, north of Dutch Settlement Road, around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Deputies reported that Tamara Heino, 31, was driving south on Miller Road when she ran off the roadway on the right side and into a row of …

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Bennett named School Board President

A 10-year board of education member in Three Rivers was named its president Monday. Pete Bennett, 62, was nominated and ultimately selected to serve as leader of the seven-member panel. He takes over the duty from Waneta Truckey, who inherited the role after Mike Bosma last summer gave it up but remained on the board. Susan Schmidtendorff was chosen vice …

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Sturgis under snow-removal emergency

The city of Sturgis remains under a citywide snow-removal emergency as a result of Tuesday’s snowfall. By ordinance, parking is prohibited on all city streets until streets have been cleared of snow between two successive street intersections, or if the city terminates the declaration with a public announcement.

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