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Out and About – Week of September 15th

For those interested, a brief update on my health condition. I have been a diabetic for several years and in August 2013, my doctor put me on insulin. He also mentioned that, if I would take better control of my diet and lose some weight, my condition would improve. On September 2, I visited an endocrinologist in Ann Arbor. I ... Read More »

Car vs deer

Deer

The odds of hitting a deer with your vehicle in Michigan have gone down slightly but they’re still 1 in 94, according to claims data from State Farm Insurance. Michigan ranked 11th in the nation when it comes to deer-vehicle collisions. That’s down from 10th the previous year. The insurer estimates that, nationwide, the cost per claim of a collision ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Fair continues with Education Day

The third day of the St. Joseph County Grange Fair continues today. It’s Education Day and highlights include 4-H horse, beef cattle, dairy beef and sheep shows, harness racing, the Three Rivers German Band and chuck wagon races. The showcase event at the fair grandstand is “A Night of Destruction,” featuring off-road derby and a demolition derby. Show time is ... Read More »

St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners meets this afternoon

A full agenda featuring 12 items of new business awaits the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners this afternoon. Four matters of employment, a request for funding in support of the Three Rivers trail project, a soil-erosion and sedimentation-control ordinance, and review of the annual child-care and fund-plan budget are included on the agenda. Today’s meeting begins at 5 o’clock ... Read More »

State Rep Lori will be honored this week

State Rep. Matt Lori will be given special recognition this week at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Lobby Day in Washington, D.C. Lori on Wednesday will receive the National Distinguished Advocacy Award, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the network. The annual award is given by the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, to select lawmakers who ... Read More »

East Street construction continues

Here’s an important construction announcement regarding work being done in the city of Three Rivers. Niles-based Northern Construction on Monday was planning to start laying cement curbs in the 700 block of East Street. It is anticipated that the entire street will be closed to all traffic, including residents who live in the area. Residents impacted by the work have ... Read More »