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TRDDA To Keep Cables For Events

The Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority last week approved the use of its cables for organizations wishing to promote upcoming events. The cables, which are in place throughout the downtown section of Main Street, allow vertical banners to be hung. Use of the cables will be granted after review by DDA Director Christy Trammell and a fee to cover the …

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What’s Going To Happen To Weenie King?

The fate of where the Weenie Kings push-cart hot dog stand will set up for business in 2012 remains unresolved. Three Rivers Mayor Tom Lowry and commissioners on Tuesday discussed the situation after being told by Weenie Kings proprietor Mike King that the Three Rivers Public Library Board has approved a policy that prohibits commerce from taking place in the …

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Repairs For Water Plant

Officials from the Three Rivers Clean Water Plant said a dewatering centrifuge was taken out of service for a damaged secondary cyclo gear and scroll bearing. The Three Rivers City Commission last month approved the repairs, which are scheduled to begin March 20. Clean Water Plant officials indicated they hope to have the machine fully operational by April 1. In …

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Out and About – Week of March 5th

I’m a big fan of comfort food. There’s nothing quite like a plate of macaroni and cheese to make one feel quite comfortable. My mom used to make fantastic macaroni and cheese, and it didn’t come out of a box. I don’t know if lasagna is considered comfort food, but I do know that it makes me feel very comfortable …

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Armed Robbery In Sturgis

An undisclosed amount of money was taken during an armed robbery shortly before 3 a.m. Monday at the Admiral gas station in Sturgis. Investigators from the Sturgis Police Department responded to the East Chicago Road station, where the clerk said a white man about six feet tall and wearing an orange bandana over the lower half of his face demanded …

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New Equipment For TR Health

The Three Rivers Health Auxiliary recently purchased a video laryngoscope for use in the operating suites and emergency room at Three Rivers Health. Anesthesiologist Dr. Manolo Montes, said he has already had the opportunity to use the newly acquired device said it is a key addition to the operating rooms. The new equipment allows physicians to quickly intubate airways more …

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Jeff Zimont New Chairman Of DDA

Jeff Zimont has been named the new chairman of the Three Rivers Downtown Development Authority. Friday’s move brings an end to the 3 1/2-year chairmanship of Deb Grubbs. She indicated she preferred to not continue the role of chairperson but will serve as vice-chair. Zimont is a past president of the Constantine Public Schools Board of Education.

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Weenie King To Find A New Location

It appears Mike King, owner of the Weenie Kings hot dog stand in Three Rivers, will have to find a new location to conduct business when his seasonal operation opens later this month. King said he received last week a certified letter from members of the Three Rivers Library Board, who indicated that in January, they passed a resolution prohibiting …

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Apple iPads For Students In Sturgis

Parents of students who will be attending Sturgis High School in the fall were updated last week on the district’s decision to issue an iPad to all students. Led by Superintendent Tom Langdon, Thursday’s meeting with about 150 parents provided more details about the $600,000 purchase of 1,000 Apple iPad computer tablets. A portion of the district’s $250,000 annual textbook …

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Lady Wildcats Fall Short

The Three Rivers Lady Wildcats basketball team fell short of returning to the state finals for a second consecutive year. Three Rivers was on the short end of a 35-21 defeat Friday at the hands of Battle Creek Harper Creek. The Beavers upped their record to 20-3 and advance to regional action in Hamilton. The Lady Wildcats, meanwhile, finish the …

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