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A LEGEND PASSES

The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the ECHL, two-time defending North Division Champions, reigning Eastern Conference Champions and National Hockey League affiliate to the Vancouver Canucks and New Jersey Devils and American Hockey League’s Albany Devils, announce that first-ever player and captain in K-Wings history Al Genovy passed away last Saturday. A pillar in the southwest Michigan community since coming …

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Out and About – Week of March 12th

We are now observing Daylight Savings Time. This means that everyone should have set their clocks and watches ahead by one hour effective this past Sunday morning at 2 A.M. We all lost an hour of sleep Saturday night, but that’s what naps are for. The Three Rivers Fire Department wishes to remind everyone that whenever you reset your clocks, …

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Bender Plans To Run For Office

St. Joseph County Clerk Pattie Bender announced Monday that she plans to file her petitions to seek the office of clerk and register of deeds in 2013. The election for the newly combined offices is in November. Bender, 61, was hired into the clerk’s office in 1970 and has served as county clerk since 1991. She is completing her fifth, …

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More Copper Wiring Stolen

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department was called over the weekend to Sherman Township, where a farmer reported the theft of copper wire from an irrigation system. The incident took place late Friday or early Saturday at a location on Grim Road, near Schrader Road. Stolen from two towers was about 165 feet of copper wiring, wrapped in black casing. …

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Man Saved From Fire

Three Rivers Fire Department firefighters pulled a man from a smoke-filled apartment over the weekend. Fire personnel responded to a report of activated smoke detectors and the smell of smoke at an apartment on Lockport Drive around 6 a.m. Sunday. After getting no response from the occupant of the apartment, firefighters forced their way into the smoke-filled residence and found …

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ARF’s Annual Dinner-Auction Benefit

The Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County has announced the date of its annual dinner-auction benefit. The agency’s 10th annual dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. April 28 in the cafeteria at Three Rivers High School. The auction portion of the event starts at 6:30 p.m. Outback Steakhouse of Kalamazoo is donating, preparing and serving the meal. Tickets are $10 …

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K-Wings, Express split weekend series

KALAMAZOO — The Kalamazoo Wings’ (33-22-2-5) lead in the North Division standings sits at six points following a weekend battle with their rival the Chicago Express (27-24-6-4). The K-Wings won a hard-fought game against a rather undisciplined Express team on Friday night by a score of 5-2. Matt Embach gave the Express a 1-0 lead midway into the opening period …

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K-Wings stun Cyclones with OT win

KALAMAZOO – If the 5,093 students in attendance for Wednesday mornings Education Day game at Wings Stadium learned one lesson it was to never give up until the final second. Trailing by a score of 5-2 early in the third period to the Cincinnati Cyclones (29-21-2-7), the Kalamazoo Wings (32-21-2-5) put the petal to medal scoring three unanswered goals to …

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K-Wings battle back, lose in shootout

ESTERO, Fla. — After being crushed by the Florida Everblades 9-3 on Friday, the Kalamazoo Wings looked to turn things around on Saturday night before heading back to Michigan. The loss was the largest of the season for the K-Wings and the nine goals allowed were the most given up to date. Starting off on the right foot on Saturday …

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Leave personal attacks out of disagreements

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me. Not true! The names that we call people and the words that we use can be hurtful and devastating. Words can leave a very negative impact when used improperly, especially in this day and age of 24-hour news, YouTube, internet blogs, Twitter, and the like. I refer, …

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