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And now, for a change of pace…

Posted July 31, 2013 by Bruce Snook

For something a bit different in the way of a River Country Journal ‘story’, click on the following link to hear:  Backyard sounds on a drizzly summer evening in Three Rivers, Michigan (1:26)

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Tuesday, August 6 is Election Day in 56 counties including St. Joseph County

Posted July 31, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Special education millage on ballot countywide, At-Large commissioner voting in City of Three Rivers School districts and communities in 56 counties will hold elections on Tuesday, August 6. Check your registration status at the Michigan Voter Information Center at www.Michigan.gov/vote. You also can view your sample ballot if your community is holding an election as […]

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‘The Shop at Sheffield’ celebrated during CMS open house

Posted July 28, 2013 by Bruce Snook

‘The Shop at Sheffield’, the new maintenance facility for Central Manufacturing Services, Inc. (CMS), was celebrated during a 6-hour open house on Friday (July 26th) at the building at 705 Fourth Street, across the street from the company headquarters. The 11,000-square-foot Butler steel building, erected by James Ware Construction, takes the place of its previous […]

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Three Rivers man killed in Thursday morning car crash in Illinois

Posted July 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

71-year-old Tom Quake of Three Rivers was killed in a one-car accident on Interstate 57 near Kankakee, Illinois Thursday morning (July 25). The Daily Journal of Kankakee reports that Quake “was ejected from his southbound convertible and sustained massive head injuries.  The official cause of death will be determined after an autopsy.” The newspaper says […]

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Renovated ‘Mural Mall’ dedicated and celebrated

Posted July 19, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The new ‘Mural Mall’ in downtown Three Rivers was dedicated and celebrated during a ‘Meet Me at the Mall’ event early Thursday evening (July 18) in the gathering spot that also serves as a pedestrian connection between North Main Street and Railroad Drive. Despite heat and humidity, there was a large turnout of people to […]

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Early morning high-speed chase in Three Rivers results in arrest

Posted July 1, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The Three Rivers Police Department reports the arrest of the driver of a vehicle involved in a high-speed chase around 5 o’clock Sunday morning (June 30). According to a news release from the department, during the early morning hours Three Rivers police observed a vehicle in/around the buildings at Armstrong Machine Works – the 1000 […]

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Voter registration deadline for August 6 election is July 8

Posted June 30, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Michigan residents have until Monday, July 8, to register in order to vote in the August 6 election. To register, applicants must be age 18 by Election Day and be U.S. citizens. Applicants must also be residents of Michigan and of the city or township in which they wish to register. The polls will be […]

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This week at the Riviera

Posted June 25, 2013 by Bruce Snook

This week at the Riviera… Robert Redford in ‘The Company You Keep’, ‘Reality’, live music & more! For additional information, click here.

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Residential water meter replacement work continues in Three Rivers

Posted June 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The City of Three Rivers is continuing to work with Custom Mechanical Contractors of Middleville, Michigan to replace residential water meters throughout the City. They work for one month (Wednesday thru Friday each week) in a district, and move to another district for the next month.  They are currently working in First District. They will […]

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Relay for Life Goes Hollywood

Posted June 17, 2013 by Bruce Snook

(Three Rivers, MI) – Take part in a global movement right in your own community by participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of St. Joseph County – Three Rivers. Relay For Life is the largest grassroots effort to fight cancer with more than 5,200 fundraising events around the world. In fact, nearly […]

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Guided tour highlights recently-completed improvement project at City of Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted June 12, 2013 by Bruce Snook

A guided tour of the City of Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) early Tuesday evening (June 11) provided an opportunity to view the current operation of the facility and learn about the items completed during a $4.1 million plant improvement project. Elected officials, community members, and local industrial customers were invited to attend the […]

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‘Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Completion Presentation and Guided Tour’ set for Tuesday evening

Posted June 7, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Plans have been announced for a ‘Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Completion Presentation and Guided Tour’ at 6 p.m. Tuesday (June 11th). Elected officials, community members, and local industrial customers are invited to attend the event at the City of Three Rivers WWTP which is located at 409 Wolf Road on the south side of city. […]

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Three Rivers Wastewater Treatment Plant personnel recognized for performance milestone

Posted May 27, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Last week’s Three Rivers City Commission meeting (May 21st) brought accolades for personnel of the city’s Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP). WWTP Superintendent James Baker presented certificates of appreciation to the facility’s five-member staff to celebrate the fact that the plant has recorded 24 months with zero effluent violations of the NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination […]

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Memorial Day observed in Three Rivers

Posted May 27, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Cool, wet weather put a bit of a damper on this year’s Memorial Day observance in Three Rivers, but the tradition was very much alive with a parade that began in the vicinity of Fifth Third Bank, moved through the downtown area, and then traveled eastward on Michigan Avenue to Riverside Cemetery for a program […]

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