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Flowerfield Township Hall suffers damage

Windows at Flowerfield Township Hall were damaged sometime between July 14 and July 23, according to state police. Investigators said it appears the windows were damaged by a pellet or handgun.

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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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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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Debate over letter by CMHSAS board chair

A June 16 letter to St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Dobberteen from the board chair of a county agency was a source of dispute during a special meeting Tuesday. Called by the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County, the 25-minute session featured heated discussions about several matters, but centered primarily on the ...

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