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Recycling event successful

Collection figures from Saturday’s drop-off of household hazardous waste and electronics were down compared to the spring 2014 event. Nonetheless, organizers are calling it a success. Sponsored by the St. Joseph County Solid Waste Management Planning Committee, the four-hour collection yielded about 8,500 pounds of hazardous waste, 20,000 pounds of electronics, 622 tires, 1,200 cans of paint, half a semi ...

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Sports complex receives donation

The Three Rivers Sports Complex received a $10,000 donation from Fibre Converters Foundation Inc. to help fund the construction of a multi-use sports complex. Three Rivers Little League, Three Rivers Rocket Football and American Youth Soccer Organization 1197 have partnered with the Three Rivers Area Community Foundation to build a multi-use sports complex. The sports complex will help alleviate busy ...

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Three Rivers Chamber planning Administrative Professionals event

The Three Rivers Area Chamber of Commerce is extending an invitation to recognize Administrative Professionals Day. A luncheon, entertainment and an inspirational speaker will be a part of the lineup, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Carnegie Center for the Arts. Cost is $20 per person; Ridgeway Floral will offer table delivery of chocolates and flowers for $10. ...

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Centreville DDA offers grants

The Centreville Downtown Development Authority board has created a business-improvement grant program to assist businesses with improving the facade of buildings located within the DDA district. The DDA is budgeting $15,000 per year to fund the grant. Grants are awarded on a dollar-to-dollar match, up to a maximum of $ 5,000. Examples of eligible projects are repair or replacement of ...

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Road Commission plans 3-mill request

The St. Joseph County Road Commission hopes to proceed with plans to seek a 3-mill request for road improvements in every municipal entity in the county. Details of the plan and the Centreville-based agency’s financial state were presented Thursday to St. Joseph County’s township supervisors at their quarterly meeting in White Pigeon. David Yunker, a member of the road commission ...

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Sturgis Hospital names associate of the quarter

Violet Sears has been named associate of the quarter at Sturgis Hospital. Sears has been an employee of Sturgis Hospital for more than 11 years and works as an LPN in the specialty clinics and pain management center. Associate of the quarter is given to an employee who provides superior customer service and exemplifies a dedication to serve others in ...

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