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Flotilla on Palmer Lake

The seventh annual flotilla on Palmer Lake in Colon will take place this weekend. Set to begin at 6:30 p.m. Saturday from the Burr Oak Road boat launch, the flotilla for 2013 has adopted the theme “The Movies.” Per-entry cost is $10. Officials from Masonic Lodge No. 73 will judge the event and trophies for first-through-fourth places will be awarded. …

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Huss building sold

The non-profit, Three Rivers-based organization *culture is not optional (*cino) has completed its purchase of the former Huss Elementary School in Three Rivers. As noted in a Tuesday (June 11) post on The Huss Project website, “As of today at 3:15 p.m., we signed the final papers and received the deed to the historic Huss School building in Three Rivers, …

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Schmidt’s Family Amusements in town

Schmidt’s Family Amusements is back in town with many fun rides and games for the young and daring during this year’s Three Rivers Water Festival! The midway will open at 4 p.m. on Thursday (June 13) and will remain open until 10 p.m.; Friday’s hours are from noon until 11 p.m., and Saturday’s hours are from 11 a.m. until midnight. …

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White Pigeon fiscal budget

The White Pigeon Township Board of Trustees approved its 2013-14 fiscal year budget this week. The five-member board Tuesday approved its $455,000 budget, which is less than its budget one year earlier. Clerk David Girton said projected expenses from the general fund are $221,467, while expenses from the township’s fire department and cemetery fund are expected to be $177,300 and …

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Snowman Contest has awards

More than a dozen entries in the second White Pigeon snowman-making contest were recognized and awarded during a program Sunday. Participants who helped make the event a success chose from a variety of snowman-themed prizes. Organized by Shireen Cline, the snowman-making contest awarded prizes for a variety of categories, including best use of snow, most creative, funniest, sports-minded snowmen, snowman …

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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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