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Out and About – Week of August 29th

Back in the day, there were about 21 gas stations in the Three Rivers area. Self-service didn’t exist, and you would get your windshield cleaned, oil checked, and have your tire pressure checked. It also wasn’t uncommon to tell the station attendant to put in a buck’s worth of gasoline. The latter is very difficult to do these days. There …

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Out and About – Week of August 22nd

The Carnegie Center for the Arts thanks all involved in their recent Summer Full of Art. It was a huge success with over 150 students of all ages taking a variety of classes in art and music. The classes were directed by seven teachers and four student assistants. Students are invited to check with the Carnegie next summer and join …

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Out and About – Week of August 15th

Ahh, summer. Summer is swimming in a refreshing pool, hot dogs or burgers on a grill, chilled watermelon, and a glass of lemonade so cold that it’s difficult to hold on to the glass. Summer is also a nice meal consisting of a fresh garden salad. My doctor would opt for the latter. If a fresh salad tickles your taste …

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Out and About – Week of August 8th

This last May, a new pet foster care network called “Up-Cycled Pets” was formed. Last Sunday, August 7, a “Meet and Greet” adoption event was held at the TSC store in Sturgis. Another “Meet and Greet” adoption event is scheduled for this Saturday, August 13, at the Diamond Creek Country Store in Three Rivers. The store is located on Johnnycake …

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Out and About – Week of August 1st

Welcome to the “Dog Days of August”. August is the last month of summer vacation for students, it doesn’t have any holidays, and it is the month when Lake Michigan is finally warm enough for a comfortable swim. Oh yes, it is usually the warmest month of the year. Michigan’s weather, in my mind, is probably the best around; however, …

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Out and About – Week of July 25th

It seems we’re experiencing a break from the extreme heat. Enjoy the milder weather, because I’m sure the high heat index will return; after all, we still have August ahead of us. Now is the time to check the air conditioner and review a few safety items before the real hot and humid days arrive. Make sure your pet has …

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