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Three Rivers senior parade planned

Three Rivers High School’s class of 2022 will continue a tradition started in 2020 with a Senior Parade later this week. The procession starts at 6 p.m. Thursday from the high school. It will follow Sixth Avenue, Jefferson, Hoffman and Main streets before returning to Michigan Avenue and concluding back at the school.

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DDA selects new director

A lifelong Three Rivers resident has been tapped to serve as the city’s Downtown Development Authority director. DDA board members last week selected Cameron Mains to replace Tricia Meyer. Mains, 23, is operations manager at GG’s Cookies in downtown Three Rivers. DDA officials said Mains is expected to graduate from Central Michigan University in December, with a business degree. Second …

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Irrigation wire stolen in Burr Oak Township

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a location in Burr Oak Township to investigate the theft of irrigation wire. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said the incident occurred overnight between May 12 and 13 from a location on Hackman Road, near Needham Road.

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Sturgis Fest plans approved

Sturgis city commissioners last week approved plans for Sturgis Fest 2022. Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce has set Sturgis Fest for June 21- 26. As before, the chamber of commerce and other event organizers are requesting city collaboration for the festival, including street closures and the use of city staff and facilities. The festival will include “Family Night,” “Bike Night,” …

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Sturgis plant plans production return

Company officials from Abbott Nutrition said the Sturgis plant could be back at full production soon. A media release from the Ohio-based company said officials from the Food and Drug Administration have completed their investigation at the North Centerville Road plant. The company back in February voluntarily recalled three powder formulas manufactured at the facility. Subject to FDA approval, Abbott …

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Company offers rural broadband services

A company based in Kansas City has emerged as an option for internet services for St. Joseph County residents. Internet and phone provider Mercury Broadband recently opened a location in Schoolcraft. Mercury’s presence in Michigan is projected to provide broadband internet services to rural locations in St. Joseph County and surrounding areas. Company officials said there’s a good chance service …

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Free store opens in White Pigeon

A new, free store has opened in White Pigeon. Compassionate Ministries opened recently. Its hours of operation are 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Saturday. It is located at 118 S. Kalamazoo St. It is the brown building next to Lighthouse Church, which is the old movie theater. Operators of the free store are always on the lookout for …

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Winning lotto ticket sold in Sturgis

A winning, multi-million-dollar lottery ticket was sold in Sturgis last month. According to the Michigan Lottery, a Lotto 47 ticket matching all six numbers was sold April 20 at the Meijer gas station on South Centerville Road. Winning numbers were 4-6-11-17-23-31. The winner has one year from the date of the drawing to redeem the ticket.

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Larry

Here I am!  I would like a home for Memorial Day weekend.  I am “Larry”.  I am a tri color beagle about 6 to 9 years old.  I am housetrained and I don’t mind other animals.  I’m just an old guy looking for a comfy couch to lay on and be your buddy.  My docket number is 52782 at the St. …

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Colon names new superintendent

Colon Community Schools officials have agreed to tender a contract to Rachel Kowalski to serve as superintendent of the 525-student district. Board president Deb Bordner said the unanimous decision to offer the job to Kowalski was a relief, as the board managed to fill a position vacant since Penny Brockway resigned in January. Selecting Kowalski became a bit easier after …

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