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Donations sought to qualify for grant

The Three Rivers Area Community Foundation is appealing to the public in hopes of securing matching funds to develop a revitalization plan for the old Three Rivers Hospital. Foundation officials said a drive is on to raise $15,000 by Tuesday next week in order to qualify for a $50,000 grant from the organization America’s Best Communities. Foundation members further noted ...

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Administrative changes for Three Rivers Schools

Three Rivers Community Schools has announced a pair of administrative changes for the 2015-16 academic year. Andrews Elementary Principal Nikki Nash will serve on an interim basis as principal at Three Rivers Middle School. Meanwhile, Hoppin fourth-grade teacher Ben McIntyre will replace Nash and serve as interim principal at Andrews Elementary. The moves were created as the result of the ...

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Recall petition signature drive underway

Members of the group TR Cares plan to set up a site at North Main Street and Enterprise Drive 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today in an effort to collect a minimum of 1,165 valid signatures for a recall of three members of the Three Rivers Board of Education. Sherrie Nowicki, who established and heads TR Cares, said a two-day ...

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Community Health Agency recognized for preparedness

The Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency has been recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials for its ability to plan for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. The local health department demonstrated these capabilities by meeting the comprehensive preparedness benchmarks required by Project Public Health Ready, a unique partnership between NACCHO and the Centers ...

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White Pigeon Fire Department raises money for Habitat for Humanity

Members of the White Pigeon Fire Department stationed their fire trucks at the corner of U.S. 12 and Kalamazoo Street in White Pigeon Saturday and walked through stopped traffic to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of St Joseph County. Organized by fire chief Troy Andrews, the effort over a four-hour period the department raised more than $2,000 for the ...

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Minimal fire at local restaurant

Quick action by employees at Jaywalkers Restaurant in Mottville Sunday kept fire damage to a minimum. Around 11 a.m., White Pigeon firefighters were called to the business in response to a stove fire. First-arriving personnel found that employees had extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported. Troopers from Michigan State Police assisted.

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