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THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers Lions Club hosted a turtle derby, their tradition for over 50 years, at the Water Festival on Saturday, June 17. Chairman of the Lions Club Turtle Derby Jeff Myers said the proceeds of the event go towards their scholarship program with the motto “kids helping kids.”...
#1) Three-month-old sister pugs, Bella (left) and Lulu, won plenty of awards at the Pet Show during the Three Rivers Water Festival, including smallest, youngest dog, and best groomed, in Memory Isle Park on Friday, June 16. #2) Claire Patrick from Three Rivers posed with a tiny, three-month-old...
CENTREVILLE — The Glen Oaks Community College Board of Trustees Thursday approved the college’s 2017-18 proposed budget and a tax levy resolution. The budget calls for $12,862,439 in expenditures and $12,870,071 in revenues, with a projected surplus of $7,632. The Board also approved the 2017-18...
LOCKPORT TOWNHIP —An application that was recently submitted to the state for an AFO (Animal Feeding Operation) near Lutz and Hoshel roads will be denied, according to Lockport Township enforcement officer Doug Kuhlman. “I do not have anything formal from the state yet, but the company indicated...
The Three Rivers Woman’s Club put their baking skills on display by selling pies to raise money for their scholarship fund during the Three Rivers Water Festival on Friday, June 16. Pictured from left to right are Woman’s Club members Joan McLellan, Sandy Adams, Margaret Roehm (center), Karen...
Catholicism in St. Joseph County can be traced back 1680, to Native American missions Between 1840 and 1850, Father Quentin and Father Shorties held Catholic services occasionally in White Pigeon. The original St. Joseph Catholic Church stood on the southeast corner of Kalamazoo Street and Fawn...
Lion Ed, Three Rivers Lion’s Club member, braved the heat to stir the club’s ham and bean soup on Thursday, June 15 in Three Rivers. The Lion’s Club kicked off the Three Rivers Water Festival on Thursday by hosting their annual Ox Roast. Commercial-News/ Kate Kulwicki
Miko Charter, a half Boston terrier and half English bulldog, took first place for best groomed in the large dog category during the Three Rivers Water Festival Pet Show on Friday, June 16 in Memory Isle Park. Commercial-News/Samantha May
St. Joseph County Commission on Aging volunteer JoAnn Jaseph called numbers during Senior Bingo at the Three Rivers Water Festival on Friday, June 16. Winners received prizes such as wine glasses, air fresheners, gardening gloves and hand soap. Commercial-News/Samantha May
On Thursday, June 15, the Three Rivers Public Library's float used mock Lego pieces to tell the Water Festival Parade’s crowd that it is time to “build a better world.” Commercial-News/Katie Kulwicki


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