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Snowman contest set for Sunday

Here’s a reminder that an awards presentation for White Pigeon’s snowman-making contest will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Wade Park. The event was slated to take place in early January, but was delayed until Jan. 20 and postponed again until Sunday due to weather not conducive to snowman making, said event organizer Shireen Cline. Cline said more than a …

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Chili cook-off a success

About 100 people attended the inaugural Three Rivers Harmony Fest chili cook-off and home-brew beer fundraiser Feb. 2. More than $800 was collected to help fund this year’s Harmony Fest, which marks its 20th anniversary Labor Day weekend. In the chili competition, Fred Pruitt from Three Rivers Health took top honors, with Pub 21 and Paisano’s Bar and Grill coming …

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Snowman contest

Here’s a reminder from organizers of the White Pigeon snowman-making contest. Above-freezing temperatures have helped turn snow into a texture conducive to packing and snowman-building. Shireen Cline, event organizer, said anyone who builds a snowman is urged to send her a photo if they wish for it to be included in judging. The last day for entries is Feb. 23, …

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Josh Turner to headline fair

A two-act evening of entertainment will be the musical highlight of the 2013 St. Joseph County Grange Fair in September. Fair manager Bill Johnson said Josh Turner will headline the Sept. 21 show. Meanwhile, Kix Brooks, who teamed with Ronnie Dunn to form Brooks and Dunn and reel off a string of hits starting in the early 1990s, will serve …

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Fair set to announce entertainment

Officials from the St. Joseph County Grange Fair are set to announce the entertainment lineup for the 2013 event. Fair manager Bill Johnson said the announcement will be made public Saturday, which is about two months later than usual. The fair drew a winner last year, as country/western artist Alan Jackson played to a sold-out crowd of more than 5,000 …

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Snowman-Making Contest cancelled

Saturday’s Snowman-Making Contest, an event in which the city of Three Rivers was a registered participant, has been cancelled for the second consecutive year. The five-city event was to see whose residents could build the most snowmen within their community. As was the case in 2012, quality snow conducive to snowman-making has prevented the event from taking place. The other …

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