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Health department begins COVID-19 vaccinations for teens

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency has begun vaccinating children ages 12-15 years old with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are encouraged but walk-ins are taken at our ongoing vaccination clinics in the tri-county area. Appointments can be made at www.bhsj.org/scheduling. Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are also available for individuals 18 years of age and older. All individuals …

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Literacy challenge winner joins LaSata as junior senator for the day

State Sen. Kim LaSata welcomed her March is Reading Month literacy challenge winner Aaleyah Tomorrow to the Capitol on Thursday to serve alongside her as junior senator for the day. “It was great to have Aaleyah and her family join me at the Capitol today and to have her serve alongside me as a junior senator,” said LaSata, R-Coloma. “It was an …

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TR High School golf

The Three Rivers and Sturgis Boys Golf teams began a new tradition tonight with the playing of the inaugural County Cup Match Play event at Sauganash Country Club.  Three Rivers squeaked out a 3-2 win to take the trophy in the first year of the event. Winning matches for Three Rivers were Garron Gahan 2&1 over Hayden Goodman, Sam Meyer …

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Three Rivers hosts Parma Western in Girls’ Varsity Tennis

Parma WESTERN – 8, THREE RIVERS HIGH SCHOOL – 0, Singles: No. 1 – Caroline Davenport, Parma WESTERN def. Abigail Lemacks, THREE RIVERS HIGH SCHOOL, 1-6 , 0-6 , -; No. 2 – Renee Marston, Parma WESTERN def. Kienna Shank, THREE RIVERS HIGH SCHOOL, 1-6 , 2-6 , -; No. 3 – Tavia Hess, Parma WESTERN def. Abigail Thompson, THREE …

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Man died in Park Township crash

A medical condition may have caused a single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Portage man Tuesday in Park Township. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies were called around 1:30 p.m. to the 52000 block of Parkville Road, between Michigan Avenue and Marcellus Road. Investigators said a northbound delivery vehicle had gone off the west side of the roadway. It …

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Volunteers needed for Main Street cleanup

The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce wishes to remind the public that Saturday is the city’s annual Cleanup Day/Main Street Washdown. The downtown project can use all the volunteers it can get, organizers said. Volunteers will meet at the DDA office, located at 57 Main St., at 8:30 a.m. and receive their duties for the morning. The chamber asks …

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Woman injured in Branch County crash

Branch County sheriff’s deputies responded earlier this week to a single-vehicle accident involving a 46-year-old Bronson woman. Investigators were called shortly before 8 a.m. Monday to an area on Fremont Road, just north of Waters Road. Authorities said Merideth Goodsell was driving north on Fremont Road when she fell asleep. Her vehicle crossed the center line and went off the …

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Michigan urges primary care doctors to help vaccinate

Michigan health officials on Wednesday urged primary care physicians to enroll to administer COVID-19 vaccines, as the state prepared to quickly begin vaccinating 12- to 15-year-olds following U.S. authorization. “The most important thing we can do right now is to make vaccines available for whenever someone is ready,” Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, the state’s chief medical executive and chief health deputy, …

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MDOT to announce improvements to US 131

Michigan Department of Transportation officials said they are close to announcing details related to a number of safety measures on a 12-mile stretch of U.S. 131 in Kalamazoo and St. Joseph counties. MDOT spokesman Nick Schirripa said the agency has long sought to improve safety on the north-south route, and the upgrade will include measures that likely would have prevented …

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Scholarships available for students in foster care

The Michigan Department of Treasury reminds young adults who have experienced foster care on or after their 13th birthday that they are eligible to apply for a scholarship from the Fostering Futures Scholarship Trust Fund. The application period for academic year 2021-22 will stay open until June 30. Eligible students enrolled at a Michigan degree-granting college or university may apply …

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