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Year Of Significant Reform

As the Michigan House of Representatives’ 2011-12 legislative session reaches its halfway point, State Rep. Matt Lori said 2011 has been a year of significant reform resulting in a leaner, more-efficient government. Lori added that steps taken in 2011 show that House members concluded a year of business-tax reforms budgetary restraints and making state spending more transparent. The Constantine-area resident …

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Young Man Arrested In Sturgis

Sturgis Police report its officers arrested an 18-year-old Sturgis man early Tuesday on charges of disorderly conduct and minor in possession of an intoxicant. A department press release states the unnamed suspect was spotted in the 500 block of Susan Street following a citizen’s tip about a possible burglary in progress. After police arrived, the suspect walked toward the back …

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Officers Arrested Trio

The neighbor of a Three Rivers woman helped police take into custody a trio of men who broke into a house in the 600 block of West Street last week. Three Rivers police said the residence of a 92-year-old woman was entered by the suspects Thursday. She was not home at the time, but a neighbor who noticed the activity …

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Out and About – Week of December 19th

It’s “Crunch Time” for you last minute Christmas shoppers. I’m including myself on this one, so we’d better quit procrastinating, get off the couch, and hit the stores. It feels like “Black Friday” was only a few days ago. I keep running into people who have had their shopping done for weeks. That’s just pitiful. Where’s their sense of adventure? …

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Out and About – Week of December 12th

The Three Rivers Lions Club has the ideal venue for your holiday party or get-together. If you’ve procrastinated long enough and are looking for a place for your holiday gathering, consider having it in a place where there’s plenty of parking, a kitchen, and even a dance floor. Call the Three Rivers Lions Club at (269)273-2424. Leave a name and …

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Out and About – Week of December 5th

Seventy years ago this week, the empire of Japan awakened a sleeping giant known as The United States of America, when they attacked Pearl Harbor It was definitely a day that went, as President Roosevelt said, “down in infamy”. It was a learning experience for both the empire of Japan and the USA. Please take a moment to pause and …

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Out and About – Week of November 28th

We are now well into the Christmas shopping season. For those who participated in the “Black Friday” frenzy, I hope that you have recovered mentally and your bruises are subsiding. Christmas is less than a month away, so I have a few words of advice. To you shoppers, please have patience with the customer service people. They eventually reach the …

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Out and About – Week of November 21st

It seems that this year is rapidly coming to an end. Christmas is a month from Friday. Merchants already have their Christmas items on the shelves. Hopefully, we will not forget Thanksgiving, which is this Thursday. I guess the idea that time goes fast when you’re having fun holds true. I must be having a really good time. Now is …

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Out and About – Week of November 14th

Next week is Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 24, to be exact. Are you ready? Do you have a turkey, plus all that goes with it? Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together and celebrate their many blessings. Even though the economy has seen better days, we all still have plenty to be thankful for. There is always someone out …

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Out and About – Week of November 7th

By now, you have realized that last Saturday night was the time that we all set our clocks back one hour. The official time to do this was at 2 A.M. last Sunday morning, but at 2 A.M. on any Sunday morning I will have usually been sleeping for at least four hours. Anyway, I hope that you enjoyed the …

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