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Registration for Fourth Annual 5K Walk & Run at White Pigeon extended to August 1st

Posted July 24, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Persons wishing to participate in the Fourth Annual 5K Walk & Run at White Pigeon are encouraged to sign up soon. The event, which will raise money for the 1 Lt. Jonathan W. Edds Memorial Fund, is scheduled for Saturday, August 17th. Organizers report that the registration to secure a T-shirt for the event has […]

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4th Annual 5K Walk & Run set for August 17th in White Pigeon

Posted July 11, 2013 by Bruce Snook

The White Pigeon Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the Fourth Annual 5K Walk & Run to provide a healthful community activity for adults and children while raising funds for the 1 Lt. Jonathan W. Edds Memorial Fund.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, August 17, 2013 with the Krull Hockey Arena Parking Lot as […]

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Lori announces plans to bring 46 new jobs to White Pigeon

Posted June 13, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Manufacturer moves from Indiana to Southwest Michigan State Rep. Matt Lori Thursday (June 13) announced an Indiana manufacturer will move its operations to White Pigeon, resulting in a $1.1 million investment and an estimated 46 new jobs in the village. The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) approved a $200,000 performance-based grant to bring Merhow Industries […]

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St. Joseph Church sales April 12 & 13

Posted March 29, 2013 by Bruce Snook

Friday, April 12 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday, April 13 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM St. Joseph Catholic Church, 702 E. Chicago Rd., White Pigeon, MI is having a Knights of Columbus Manly Garage & Barn Sale with tools sporting goods, yard items, etc. and a Ladies of St. Joseph Indoor Garage Sale […]

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Christmas tree decorated with candy garland rope and gingerbread cookie cutters among other items
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A gingerbread Christmas

Posted December 2, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Christmas is the favorite holiday of Ginger Sherman, a resident of White Pigeon, who has collected a houseful of items with a gingerbread theme. Sherman moved to Michigan from Norwich, Ohio six years ago. She has a sister, Peg Connelly in Constantine. “I was an antique dealer, and began collecting gingerbread items in Ohio. People said I […]

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Fallen Soldiers Memorial Wall dedicated at White Pigeon

Posted August 19, 2012 by Bruce Snook

White Pigeon residents and people from beyond the St. Joseph County community gathered early Saturday afternoon (August 18) in Wahbememe Memorial Park – at the intersection of US-12 and US-131 in White Pigeon – to dedicate the Fallen Soldiers Memorial Wall that has taken shape there in recent months.   The well-attended event, featuring a […]

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3rd Annual Jonathan Edds 5K Walk/Run and Fallen Soldiers Memorial Dedication scheduled for Saturday in White Pigeon

Posted August 12, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The 3rd Annual Jonathan Edds 5K Walk/Run is set for this coming Saturday (August 18) at 9 a.m. at White Pigeon High School.  Young and old are encouraged to participate with day-of-the-event sign-up between 8 and 9 a.m. The day will also include a Fallen Soldiers Memorial Dedication at 1 p.m. at Wahbememe Park (corner […]

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3rd Annual Jonathan Edds 5K Walk/Run set for August 18th

Posted July 8, 2012 by Bruce Snook

The White Pigeon Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the Third Annual 5K Walk/Run to provide a healthful community activity for adults and children while raising funds for the 1Lt. Jonathan W. Edds Memorial Fund. This year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, August 18, begins at 9 a.m.  A Fallen Soldiers Memorial Dedication will take place […]

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“Cool off” party slated for 3 to 6 p.m. Friday at Wade Park in White Pigeon

Posted July 6, 2012 by Bruce Snook

Here’s some “cool news” for another hot day in ‘River Country’: The White Pigeon Fire Department will have a “cool off” party from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday (July 6) at Wade Park in White Pigeon, next to the Shell station. Source:  Announcement from White Pigeon Community Schools

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Voters approve ambulance millage in White Pigeon, reject ‘Headlee override’ proposal in Constantine school district

Posted November 8, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Millage proposals in two adjacent ‘River Country’ communities had different outcomes in Tuesday’s (November 8th) election. Voters in the Village of White Pigeon approved a proposal to establish a .35 mills tax levy for ambulance services for a five-year period from 2012 through 2016.  The tally was 71 in favor with 27 opposed. In the […]

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1 Lt. Jonathan W. Edds honored during flag raising Saturday at White Pigeon

Posted August 22, 2011 by Bruce Snook

1 Lt. Jonathan W. Edds – killed in August of 2007 while serving in Iraq – was honored during a flag raising ceremony Saturday (August 20) in White Pigeon.  To learn more through a Sturgis Journal story by Jef Rietsma, click here.

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Registration deadline for Second Annual 5K Walk & Run at White Pigeon

Posted July 23, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Saturday (July 23rd) is the deadline to register and receive a t-shirt the day of the Second Annual 5K Walk & Run at White Pigeon on Saturday, August 20th. Event Chairperson Marianne Saunders says that there’s still time for participants to register, but – to get a t-shirt at the 5K, registrations are needed by […]

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Alumni football game Saturday evening at Centreville High School

Posted July 22, 2011 by Bruce Snook

White Pigeon and Centreville will be playing a full contact alumni football game this Saturday (July 23rd) at Centreville High School at 7 p.m.  There are players on each team from every decade from the 1970’s to 2010. White Pigeon players include Jeff Baechler, all state quarterback in 1977 and 1978, Adam Takace, all state […]

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2nd Annual 5K Walk & Run to benefit Jonathan Edds Memorial Fund set for August 20th

Posted July 12, 2011 by Bruce Snook

White Pigeon Parks and Recreation will present the Second Annual 5K Walk & Run on Saturday, August 20th at the Krull Hockey Arena Parking Lot in White Pigeon. All proceeds, after associated costs, will be donated to the 1Lt. Jonathan W. Edds Memorial Fund, through the White Pigeon Area Community Foundation. Funds raised will be used […]

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White Pigeon Municipal Building dedicated

Posted July 11, 2011 by Bruce Snook

Dedication of the Wittenberg White Pigeon Municipal Building and its flagpole was among the highlights of last weekend’s White Pigeon Days celebration in White Pigeon. Village President Dan Czajkowski welcomed the large group of people who gathered Friday evening (July 8th) near the building at 103 South Kalamazoo Street that now houses the village offices […]

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White Pigeon subsidy for ambulance service an issue for Sturgis Area Ambulance Committee (SAAC)

Posted July 9, 2011 by Bruce Snook

A subsidy the Village of White Pigeon pays for ambulance service – something the village says it can no longer afford to pay  – has become an issue for the Sturgis Area Ambulance Committee (SAAC). For more on the topic from the Sturgis Journal and the Three Rivers Commercial-News, click on the following links: White […]

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White Pigeon honors Saunders, Czajkowski as ‘Citizens of the Year’

Posted July 9, 2011 by Bruce Snook

‘Day one’ of this year’s White Pigeon Days celebration included the honoring of Perri Saunders and Dan Czajkowski as the community’s ‘Citizens of the Year’ for 2011. Both were introduced and presented plaques during a brief ceremony Friday evening (July 8th) at the intersection of US-12 (Chicago Road) and Kalamazoo Street in downtown White Pigeon […]

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White Pigeon superintendent wins ‘Cow-Poo-Looza’ at Central Elementary School

Posted May 22, 2011 by Bruce Snook

The superintendent of the White Pigeon Community Schools was the winner of Saturday’s (May 21st) ‘Cow-Poo-Looza’ fundraising event at Central Elementary School in White Pigeon. You can “read all about it” by clicking on the following link to the Kalamazoo Gazette story by Jef Rietsma:  Cow plop is worth $5,000 to White Pigeon superintendent

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