Around Town

Out and About – Week of March 4th

I’ve heard that as long as you have a roll of duct tape and a can of WD-40, you can fix just about anything. I have both in my tool box. Here are some special uses for WD-40: Removes crayon marks from walls. These marks were put on walls by some really cute kids. Removes tree sap from your car. …

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Out and About – Week of February 26th

I’m in favor of saving as much energy as possible, in anyway I can. That’s probably why I enjoy naps so much. I also like to share ways on how to save energy with you readers. Here are four ways to save energy in the kitchen: Cook with smaller appliances. According to the Department of Energy, a toaster or convection …

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The History & Mystery of Three Rivers

Third Ward – More Constantine Street History: People, Places and Things Near the city limits on Constantine Street are two important places involved in making a difference in the life of Three Rivers. Children in the Three Rivers Little League were helped by citizens, companies and businesses supporting the Little League Parent’s Association by providing things like a field, equipment, …

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Out and About – Week of February 19th

There are at least five things that are or will be getting cheaper in 2024. They include: — Gas prices. The colder months and lower demand from drivers are largely why there’s been much relief at the pump. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, last December gas prices declined 1.9% year-over-year. Lately, gas prices drop a few cents at …

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Out and About – Week of February 12th

This Saturday, February 17, the Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce will host “Ice Breaker 2024”. This is the twenty-second annual ice breaker held by the Chamber. The Ice Breaker will be held at the Armstrong Recreation Hall, located at the corner of Armstrong Boulevard and Maple Street in Three Rivers, and is open to the public. The fun begins …

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The History & Mystery of Three Rivers

Some of Constantine Street history had been written in previous articles in the history of other streets that intersect with Constantine Street. Many important sites at intersections are marked by DAR Historical Markers: City Hall at W. Michigan, La Salle Park, (now Rohrer Park) at South St. and Moab at Broadway. #112 is presumed to be the site of the 1828 cabin home of Jacob McEnterfer’s …

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Hugo

I’m ready for Valentines Day to spend with a new owner.  Here is my Valentine.  I am “Hugo”.  I am Sweet, lovaable and very playful.  I am a strong male, pitt/lab mix about one year old.  They say I am a strong puppy.   I do well around kids and I love my toys and treats.  My docket number is 55683 at the …

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Out and About – Week of February 5th

In past columns, I’ve mentioned a few household hints. I even listed other uses for coffee filters other than the normal use of filtering the coffee in your coffee maker. Dryer sheets also have other uses than making your clothes smell nice after removing them from your dryer. If you normally throw away those dryer sheets after each load, you …

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Remi

My friends are getting adopted.  I hope my turn comes soon!  I am a Mastiff mix, male, about one year old.  I will need my neuter surgery.  I get along with other dogs – don’t know about cats or kids.  Because I am big I have a lot of energy and am I smart!  I enjoy being with people, however …

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Out and About – Week of January 29th

As of this writing, we are experiencing sloppy roads and temperatures in the thirties. Looking out at the lake we can see one lone fisherman. We check on him every few minutes to make sure he hasn’t fallen through a crack in the ice. I’m not a fisherman, and if I was I wouldn’t be out on the ice today. …

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