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Out and About – Week of June 13th

One thing I’ve learned from doing this column is that my personal opinion on anything is better left unsaid. This pertains to topics on religion and politics most of the time. There are times that I find myself standing on that soapbox and expressing my feelings quite openly. After I prepare a column, I go back and review what I’ve …

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Kalamazoo Concert Band will perform as part of Water Festival

Hohner Funeral Home in Three Rivers has announced a concert it is helping sponsor at the end of the week. The Kalamazoo Concert Band will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday behind the old hospital. The event is a part of the Three Rivers Water Festival, a three-day event that begins Thursday. The concert is free and prospective guests are invited to …

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Nala

06-07-16 BIO16-000164 NALA lab mix

Hi! My name is Nala and I am a female lab mix. I’m about 6 years old and already spayed. I need some work on walking on a leash but I like to be with people. I have been around cats and never bothered them. My coat is interesting – black with brindle markings. I would really like to find …

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Water Festival armbands on sale

Organizers of the Three Rivers Water Festival said an opportunity to save money on armbands for rides at next week’s event is available for another week. Rides and games require tickets purchased at the midway site in the West City parking lot at a cost of $18 per person. Advanced sales for the armband tickets are available for $15 until …

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Out and About – Week of June 6th

I spent nine years working for a Japanese freight forwarder in Chicago. During those nine years, I was able to become familiar with the Japanese language, but not enough to follow the dialogue in foreign movies featuring Japanese actors. Thank God for movies like MIDWAY, where most of the script was in English. I am also a little familiar with …

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Rocky

2016 May 31 Rocky POW 1 (2)

My name is Rocky. I am a big boy, about a year old, and very curious. I like people and sit upon command. I am learning to “come” when called, and I love tennis balls. I am looking for a family to finish teaching me manners. My Docket number is B2016-000163 at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located …

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