Around Town

Out and About – Week of March 2nd

A reminder to set your clocks ahead one hour next Saturday night before going to bed. A sure sign that Spring is just around the corner. Twice a year the same question crosses my mind. Why doesn’t someone do something about the semi-annual time changes? At least give us a reason to do this. The week we spent in Florida …

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Sadie

Well, look at me, I am a two year old, female, black and tan mix.  I am on the small to medium size at 40 lbs.  (they feed me good).  If you are a lady, I will make up to you quicker,  I am slow to friend a man.  I would be a great companion for an older lady.   I …

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Out and About – Week of February 24th

As I’m writing this column, I’m soaking up the sun in Florida. This means that I am not in Three Rivers studying in my office. Therefore, I am out of touch with the heartbeat of my hometown. I won’t be filling you in on any local happenings, but I am including things of interest that I might be enjoying while …

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Dee

I don’t want to brag, but the staff here say that I walk  on a leash the nicest of any dog they have seen here.  I am housebroke, but piddle when I get excited.  I am five years old.  I need a fenced in yard cause I like to run and run.  I am friendly and loving.  I have been …

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Out and About – Week of February 17th

There are some politicians who give other politicians a bad name. Years ago, there was a joke going around about politics in Chicago. Rumors about getting names of registered voters from the local cemetery to name just one. Back in the fifties, there were some parents who would have been proud to have a child who wanted to be President …

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Mittens

I am an Alpha cat with other cats.  My name is “Mittens”, and I am five and a half years old.  I am neutered, independent and laid back.  I love to be held, but on MY terms.  When I am done –  I am done.  I am a quiet gentleman and I love to hide under blankets.  I am good …

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Out and About – Week of February 10th

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” ~ Albert Einstein If you’re interested in staying healthy and active, you’ll want to check out Life Line Screening. Trusted by hospitals nationwide, Life Line Screening has partnered with over one hundred hospitals across the United States and has conducted eight million screenings since 1993. They perform five different …

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Harper

I have my Valentine all ready to send to my new owner.  I hope I meet them soon.  I am a Blonde, Female, terrier mix.  I am quiet, but I take treats very gently.  Hopefully I will spend Valentine Day with my new family.  My docket number is 47625, at the St. Joseph County Animal Control Shelter located at 652 …

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Out and About – Week of February 3rd

Welcome to the next chapter of “Out and About”. I started “Out and About” in April, 2006, and I am thankful that it has lasted this long. I thank you readers for giving me the opportunity to share thoughts with you. As I’ve mentioned many times, if I can bring some humor into our daily lives, I’ve done something good …

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Willow

I am looking for a new home.  My name is ” Willow”.  I am a medium size female mix.  I am eager to meet new people and get excited, but I calm down after a few minutes.  The staff here think I am about four years old and they say that I am friendly with them and the volunteers.  My …

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