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Dawn McNamara, 78

Dawn Ardis McNamara, 78, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Riverview Manor. She was born in Three Rivers on March 17, 1935 the daughter of George A. Pendleton and Doris Artley-Tessin. Dawn was a lifetime resident of Three Rivers. She attended Western Michigan University, where she majored in Occupational Therapy. Dawn went on to ... Read More »

Tutors needed

Members of the St. Joseph County Literacy Council are hoping an appeal to the public will land a new batch of tutors needed in Sturgis. Rebecca Lilly, head of the Three Rivers-based council, said between 25 and 30 people are on a waiting list seeking tutoring services in Sturgis. Lilly said the list is comprised primarily of people who speak ... Read More »

Flushing hydrants

The Three Rivers Department of Public Services announced it will be flushing hydrants starting April 15 and should continue through the end of the month. The flushing will take place weeknights over a six-hour period starting at 11 p.m. Department officials said some residences may notice rusty water during the flushing process. Read More »

David Pant Sr., 62

David A. Pant Sr., age 62, of Burr Oak, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born Oct. 24, 1950, in Sturgis, a son of Raymond and Martha (Krontz) Pant. David had been a resident of the Sturgis and Burr Oak area most of his life and was a graduate of Sturgis High ... Read More »

ARF’s 11th Annual Dinner

Members of the Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County are planning for the agency’s 11th annual dinner auction. ARF’s annual largest fundraiser takes place April 13 at Belle Époque in Three Rivers. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and a live auction begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children, and are available at Beam ... Read More »

Marion Jackson, 88

Marion Alberta Jackson, age 88, formerly of Three Rivers died Thursday April 4, 2013 at Royalton Manor in St. Joseph where she had resided the past five years. She was born in Saddle Arkansas on Oct. 7, 1924 the daughter of William and Amanda (Jones) Thompson and attended school in Arkansas. While living in Three Rivers, Marion was employed at ... Read More »