LANSING – In this week’s radio address, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm said the state is taking another step to turn high-speed rail in Michigan into a reality. The governor will be in Dearborn and Jackson Monday to make an announcement relating to high-speed rail in Michigan.
After more than 50 years of Michigan sending more transportation dollars to the federal government than it gets in return, state Rep. Larry DeShazor Wednesday (August 19th) introduced resolutions imploring Congress and the President to increase the amount of highway stimulus money Michigan gets and waive the state’s federal match mandates for federal highway projects.
The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority (DDA) his given the green light for installation of a donated sculpture in the “walk-thru” at 25 North Main Street. The action came during the August meeting of the DDA Board of Directors Thursday morning (August 20th).
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners has indicated that the St. Joseph County Grange Fair Board will have to pay the cost for liability insurance for St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department officers who work at the fair this year.
The St. Joseph County Human Services Commission (HSC) will host a “Legislative Dialogue” Monday morning (August 24th) at the St. Joseph County Intermediate School District (ISD) on Shimmel Road near Centreville.
Nutrition was in the spotlight Wednesday (August 19th) during the August meeting of the St. Joseph County Commission on Aging (COA). For more on the story from Rick Cordes and the Three Rivers Commercial-News, click here.
Maurice “Mike” Kline, Sr. – a lifelong Mendon resident and veteran public servant – died Thursday (August 20th) following a long illness.
St. Joseph County law enforcement agencies will be participating in the statewide “Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest” impaired driving campaign through Labor Day.
The Village of Constantine- Shelby Park Farmers’ Market (On corner of U.S. 131 and East Water Street) Parking is avaliable behind the stores on the West side of U.S. 131 Every Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. until the end of October 2009
American Health Management: America doesn’t really have a health care system. Two parts of that statement assures me I’m right. First of all there is the word “care” and secondly there is the word “system.” If we all really, really cared we’d stop arguing and start trying to solve the problem. Additionally, we’d also try [...]
Plan, Do, Finish, Rest. Living in Harmony With Earth A Weekly Almanac Guide Weekend of August 22-23, 2009 Click on the link to access this feature from Larry-Michael and Becky Lynn Hackenberg – The Cycles of Earh – August 22, 2009
It is pretty hard to fly an airplane without some instruction. Going to college and investing thousands of dollars into your education can also take some pointers, so Glen Oaks Community College offered the first of its Fall 2009 Orientation sessions Tuesday (August 18th) for new students.
Sen. Randy Richardville on Thursday (August 20th) introduced bipartisan legislation that would help make college campuses safer by allowing CCW permit holders to carry a weapon on college campuses.
The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority (DDA) website has a new look these days. DDA Director Christy Trammell reported that fact during the August meeting of the DDA Board of Directors Thursday morning (August 20th) and said, “I just want to encourage everyone to look at it.”
The Park Township Board has taken three actions related to plans by Fillmore Equipment to construct a 60,000-square-foot building on a 12-acre parcel on the northeast corner of the US-131 and Heimbach Road intersection north of Three Rivers. The moves came during a special meeting Wednesday morning (August 19th) and followed consideration of the issues [...]
A recent lighting experiment in downtown Three Rivers in which overhead “cobra” street lights were turned off for a two-week period yielded a consensus that the present ornamental lights alone do not provide sufficient illumination in the central business district – but that’s not the end of the story.
A “Ribs and Blues Night” will be staged on Saturday (August 22nd) at the Sturgis Elks. This will be a “Celebrity Waiter Night” supporting the St. Joseph County United Way.
Bruce Campbell, Cass County Water Resources Commissioner, reports that areas in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indian experienced another heavy rain event on Monday (August 17th) that dumped considerable amounts of rain in Cass County.
Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July was little changed over the month, edging downward by two-tenths of a percentage points to 15.0 percent, according to data released Wednesday (August 19th) by the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG).