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Local farm recognized by Michigan Department of Agriculture

A Three Rivers-area farm is being recognized by a state agency as a verified farm in the Livestock, Farmstead and Cropping Systems for implementing appropriate pollution-prevention practices. Floating Bridge Farm has been included in the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s “Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program.” The program assists farmers to comply with state and federal environmental regulations and ...

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ISD re-appoints members

St. Joseph County Intermediate School District Board of Education will continue to be led by a retired teacher from Three Rivers. Sally Boeschenstein, who spent many years as a teacher and curriculum official with Constantine Public Schools, was among four incumbents re-appointed last week to one-year executive positions. At the annual reorganization meeting, the board also unanimously reinstated Robert Trenary, ...

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Darrel Coomer, 90


Darrel W. Coomer, 90, of Mendon, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Brookdale Senior Living Center in Port Charlotte, Fla. Darrel was born in Payne, Ohio on Nov. 18, 1924 the son of George and Mary (Nesbit) Coomer. He graduated from Payne High School and attended Bowling Green University in Ohio. Darrel was married to Marie Knoblauch on June ...

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Betty Massey, 77


Betty Lois (Swafford) Massey, age 77, of Sturgis, passed away Friday, July 24, 2015 at Rose Arbor Hospice, Kalamazoo.  She was born in Harvey, IL on June 6, 1938, a daughter of John Elmer and Anna Leona (Koger) Swafford.  Betty graduated from Thornton High School in Harvey, IL.  In 1970, she married Wayne Theodore Massey in Illinois.  Betty worked at Illinois Bell ...

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Boil water order lifted

Water tests conducted Wednesday and Thursday by White Pigeon Department of Public Works employees showed negative results for the presence of unsafe bacteria levels. Consequently, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has cleared the village and lifted its boil-water warning, a precaution in place since July 7 Earl Baldwin, DPW water operator, said employees will still be testing today and ...

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TR Cares continues to gather signatures

A 22-hour session to secure signatures for a Three Rivers Board of Education recall effort will continue through 8 o’clock tonight. Members of TR Cares, which formed in the wake of the April dismissal of three district administrators, said the drive started at 9 a.m. Thursday at the corner of M-60 and Eighth Avenue. Organizers have set a goal of ...

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