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Out and About – Week of June 20th

Probably one of the most popular words used today is “change”. “Change” is inevitable. We can’t move forward without “change”. I’ve never been a big fan of change, especially when it’s big. One of the obstacles that members of a civic organization must face is when a new member joins the group and comes up with an idea that involves …

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Mark My Words – Father’s Day facts

“The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get.” — Tim Russert Mother’s Day, while not declared a holiday until 1914 by President Woodrow Wilson, the beginnings of the holiday began several years earlier. However, it would be many years, 58 in fact, before fathers would earn the same recognition. The reason it took so long for Father’s …

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Lucy and Bandy

Hi. Our names are Lucy and Bandy. We are female ragdoll Himalayans, about 10 years old. Our coats are multi-colored and we have incredibly blue eyes. Our markings are very beautiful. Our owner had health issues and couldn’t keep us. We have never been separated and surely hope we can stay together. We do like people and love attention but …

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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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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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