Saint Joseph County, MI

'We all deserve better': TR Health nurses picket in hopes of fair contract

THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Health nurses and supporters staged an outdoor picket Tuesday after going nearly two months without a contract. A few dozen nurses, along with family, friends and other supporters, all wearing red for solidarity, staged the 90-minute informational picket outside Three Rivers Health, starting at the corner of Broadway Street and South Health Parkway, marching for a brief time to the hospital, and eventually to the corner of Broadway and U.S. 131.
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2022 Track and Field Regional Results

Friday marked the 2022 track and field regional meets with St. Joseph County’s athletes split up between four sites. The top two finishers in an event and those others with a strong enough finish advance to the state meet in two weeks. Sturgis competed at Regional #3 hosted by...

Softball Scoreboard: May 19-20

Softball scores and statistics for St. Joseph County teams for Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20. For additional statistics from select games, click the links highlighted in green. FRIDAY. -Bulldogs outhit Wildcats 17-1 -Vicksburg outhits TR 12-4 -Falcons outhit 17-2 -Bucks hold Constantine to one hit. -Sierra Carpenter six-inning...

County may lean toward grant process with $1m in Rescue Plan funds

CENTREVILLE — St. Joseph County may have figured out how to spend the $1 million of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds for “external funding.”. During Tuesday’s St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meeting, commissioners instructed County Administrator Teresa Doehring to continue researching options with Public Sector Consultants (PSC), the county’s consulting firm for ARP funding, mainly the feasibility of a competitive grant process for the funds.

Glen Oaks announces new VP of academics

Glen Oaks Community College has named Dr. Adam Cloutier as the new vice president of academics, effective July 1. Cloutier is currently dean of arts and sciences at Lakeland Community College where he has worked since 2018. Prior to his work at Lakeland, he held various academic related positions from...

Baseball Scoreboard: May 14-17

Baseball scoreboard for St. Joseph County teams from Saturday, May 14 through Tuesday, May 17. Click the scores highlighted in green for additional statistics and information from that contest. TUESDAY. -Brody Kniffen complete game with five hits and one run allowed, 13 strikeouts. Caleb Hall with a double and single.

St. Joseph County Victim Services Unit earns state honor

An all-volunteer group that operates under the St. Joseph Sheriff’s Department has captured a state award. The Michigan Sheriff’s Association recently recognized St. Joseph County’s Victim Services Unit as the state’s “Unit of the Year.” The award was announced and presented recently at the conclusion of a Victim Services Unit annual training event in Lansing. ...

Terms ending for several members of COA board

The terms of several members of St. Joseph County Commission on Aging's advisory board soon will end.  The terms of the following board members will expire June 30: Sarah Apwisch, Steve Boland, Brittney Buscher, George Letts, Ed Stemen and Jon Withers.  At a meeting of the board Wednesday, those members were invited to reapply...

Local developer eyes multi-housing unit at Portage Manor

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - A developer of workforce housing has been given two months to figure out if such a project would work on the campus of Portage Manor. The Grand Rapids based company called Magnus Capital Partners is interested in an 18-acre parcel that would lie to the north of Portage Manor.