Around Town

Dee

I don’t want to brag, but the staff here say that I walk  on a leash the nicest of any dog they have seen here.  I am housebroke, but piddle when I get excited.  I am five years old.  I need a fenced in yard cause I like to run and run.  I am friendly and loving.  I have been …

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Out and About – Week of February 17th

There are some politicians who give other politicians a bad name. Years ago, there was a joke going around about politics in Chicago. Rumors about getting names of registered voters from the local cemetery to name just one. Back in the fifties, there were some parents who would have been proud to have a child who wanted to be President …

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Mittens

I am an Alpha cat with other cats.  My name is “Mittens”, and I am five and a half years old.  I am neutered, independent and laid back.  I love to be held, but on MY terms.  When I am done –  I am done.  I am a quiet gentleman and I love to hide under blankets.  I am good …

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Out and About – Week of February 10th

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein If you’re interested in staying healthy and active, you’ll want to check out Life Line Screening. Trusted by hospitals nationwide, Life Line Screening has partnered with over one hundred hospitals across the United States and has conducted eight million screenings since 1993. They perform five different …

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Harper

I have my Valentine all ready to send to my new owner.  I hope I meet them soon.  I am a Blonde, Female, terrier mix.  I am quiet, but I take treats very gently.  Hopefully I will spend Valentine Day with my new family.  My docket number is 47625, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 …

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Out and About – Week of February 3rd

Welcome to the next chapter of “Out and About”. I started “Out and About” in April, 2006, and I am thankful that it has lasted this long. I thank you readers for giving me the opportunity to share thoughts with you. As I’ve mentioned many times, if I can bring some humor into our daily lives, I’ve done something good …

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Willow

I am looking for a new home.  My name is ” Willow”.  I am a medium size female mix.  I am eager to meet new people and get excited, but I calm down after a few minutes.  The staff here think I am about four years old and they say that I am friendly with them and the volunteers.  My …

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Out and About – Week of January 27th

There’s something in the air because of something in the trees at a local coffee cafe on the Rocky River here in Three Rivers. In the trees are some wild berries. These berries have a special affect on the local birds. It seems that the Wax-Wing birds love these berries. In fact they love them so much that they consume …

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Booker

I am called “Booker”.  One guy here calls me Booker T. Washington.  I am a male lab mix about one and a half years old.  I am a little slow to warm up to you, but am friendly after that.  I am about 65 pounds big.  So I hope you come out and see me.  My docket number is 47213, …

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Out and About – Week of January 20th

Last week, I listed some suggestions about what advice a man might give his son. I promised to share more advice in a future column. However, I feel that before I share more advice for sons from their fathers, I should give equal time for advice mothers might want to give their daughters. Here are some suggestions for just that: …

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