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Winner of gift bag

Jamie Rydman was the winner of the gift bag from the “Sass in the City” promotion in downtown Three Rivers. Billed as a spectacular girls’ night out, the event was July 12. Contributors to the gift bag – which contained items with a value of more than $150 – were Love Your Mother, World Fare, Riviera Theatre, UniQ Jewelry, Parker …

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Don Bohm, 66

Donald John Bohm, age 66, of Beachwood, NJ passed away Sunday July 28, 2013 at home in the company of family and loved ones. He was born in Sturgis, MI on Sep. 26, 1946 the son of the late Donald Leroy Bohm and Myrtle Frances (nee Bastar) Bohm, and was the elder brother to the late Dale Edward Bohm of …

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Tom Quake, Sr., 71

Tom Douglas Quake, Sr., 71, took his final road trip Thursday, July 25, 2013 in Kankakee, Ill. We cannot count all the friends he made in his 3.5 million miles of road travel in his lifetime. Everyone wanted to sit next to Tom as he always had an enjoyable story to tell. Tom spent many years in different cities including …

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Joe Good, 66

Joseph B. Good, 66, residing in South Bend, passed away at 10:17 pm Monday, July 29, 2013 in Memorial Hospital. He was born in Mishawaka on February 28, 1947 to the late Wayne W. and Kathleen (Klein) Good. On August 21, 1971 at Notre Dame, Joe married the former Rita Notestine, who preceded him in death on June 1, 2012. …

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River cleanup has large turnout

The largest turnout for a St. Joseph County Conservation District river cleanup this summer helped collect about 400 pounds of debris from the Fawn River last weekend. Saturday’s effort along a 5.2-mile stretch between Sevison Road in Florence Township and Water Street Park in the village of Constantine drew 23 volunteers. Jen Miller, administrator for the Centreville-based conservation district, said …

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Alumni football game

An alumni football game between two former St. Joe Valley Conference powerhouses is set to take place this weekend. An alumni squad from Mendon will challenge an alumni squad from Schoolcraft at 7 p.m. Saturday in Schoolcraft. Proceeds from the event will benefit athletic departments at both schools.

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New ordinance goes into effect

The city of Sturgis has issued a reminder that its tobacco-use ordinance goes into effect Thursday. As a reminder, the use of tobacco products – including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and chew – will be prohibited on city property and its recreational areas. An allowable use of tobacco products on city property, however, is inside a …

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Sherry Gilmore, 60

Sherrill (Sherry) Lynn Gilmore, 60, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully after a three-year battle with cancer on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Sherrill was born in Detroit on July 16, 1953 the daughter of Harry Howard and Shirley (Goul) Gilmore. Sherry graduated from Southfield High School and then Michigan State University with a degree in Interior Design. She later discovered …

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Home prices are up

Home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year earlier, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released on Tuesday also surged 2.4 percent in May from April. The month-over-month gain nearly matched the 2.6 percent increase in April from March — …

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Friends of River Country Trails

A proposed trail from the Three Rivers Health campus to Meyer Broadway Park was in the spotlight during an hour-long ‘informational public hearing’ conducted by the River Country Recreational Authority (RCRA) Board Monday evening, July 15th, at the Fabius Township Hall. Plans for such a motorized pathway have taken shape over the last several years through work by the Pathway …

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