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Out and About – Week of March 26th

The Three Rivers High School production of GREASE closed this past weekend. The cast, crew, and production staff put in a lot of hours to make this show one to remember. One shouldn’t compare it to PHANTOM, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, or SOUTH PACIFIC. Every show that is put on by the students at Three Rivers High School turns out …

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More big-name acts should follow John’s lead

When it was announced that Sir Elton John was going to play at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo it set off a shock wave of excitement around this area that has not been seen in quite a while. But with all the enthusiasm for the big show, there were those who questioned “why.” Why Kalamazoo and Wings Stadium when the much …

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Emails from beyond

As I was signing in to check my email the other day, a story caught my eye. The headline read, “Emails from dead man’s account helping family and friends find closure.” That headline drew me in. I have always wondered about the afterlife. Is there an afterlife? Is there such a thing as ghosts and spirits? Can we see or …

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Bratfest Returns to Water Festival

A well-received component to the annual Three Rivers Water Festival will return in 2012 following a six-year absence. Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners this week approved “Bratfest,” which is to be in operation during the Friday and Saturday of the Water Festival. Rick Daniels, chairman of the Bratfest, told the commission during Tuesday’s meeting that he headed up the attraction …

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Susie, the sweet Plott Hound is still in need of a loving home. Hi everyone, my name is Jim. I am a two year old male terrier mix, we are not too sure what I am mixed up with but I’m just a little guy. I am now two years old and it is past time for me to have …

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Out and About – Week of March 19th

Congratulations go out to L.A.’s Coffee Cafe, 145 West Michigan Avenue, Three Rivers. Leslie Ann and the staff at L.A.’s are the proud recipients of five People’s Choice Awards for this year. They were recognized for having the “Best Waitress”, “Fastest Service”, “Best Cup of Coffee”, “Best Desserts”, and the “Friendliest Service” in the Three Rivers area. They would like …

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