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MENDON — The Mendon Village Council Monday approved its annual well and pump testing and servicing contract with Peerless-Midwest, Inc. in the amount of $900. The contract amount for 2017 is the same as it was a year ago and will include service and testing of three well and pump installations at...
Heather Wilcox, great-niece of Jean Williams of Three Rivers, presents a check for $20,000 from Williams’ trust to the Three Rivers Health Foundation on Monday, Jan. 9. The gift will help advance hospice and homecare services at Three Rivers Health. Williams was under hospice care for at least two...
LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — The Lockport Township Board Monday, Jan. 9, decided to table the matter of pay for various township boards. Trustee Paul Bungart said that the planning commission, with him abstaining, voted that they wanted a $10 per meeting raise. In 2016, they did not spend all the money...
THREE RIVERS — Cody Sharpe of Three Rivers announces his candidacy for the position of Three Rivers first district city commissioner, which will be on the ballot in the August primary election. “After the unfortunate loss for county commission [District 1], I still want to help the community,” he...
Centreville Elementary fourth-grade teacher Stacy Messner posed a question to her class before the break: “Would you be willing to give up the $5 gift exchange and use $5 toward giving to others?” Without hesitation, they said yes; they did not think of themselves first, rather others; a lesson you...
LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP — The Lockport Township Board Monday, Jan. 9 approved providing township residents with two dump passes each. They are handed out upon request by township board members (who keep lists to ensure compliance with the two per household maximum, and to check that the requestor is a...
From foreground, Timothy Smith, Deion Deans and Traven Van Oss of the 50-member Three Rivers High School powerlifting team compete in a 3R Barbell Powerlifting fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 7 at Triple River CrossFit. The three teams of nine competed in rowing 42,195 meters, namely a marathon, and...
THREE RIVERS — This past Friday, Three Rivers city manager Joe Bippus marked his 20th anniversary with the city, with just under 17 years in his current role. A 1984 Three Rivers High School graduate, he served as an auxiliary police officer with the Three Rivers Police Department while in college...
THREE RIVERS — The Three Rivers Police Department recently conducted two traffic stops for equipment violations that led to arrests. On Friday, Jan. 6, it was learned that the driver, a 30-year-old Jones resident, stopped at W. Michigan Avenue and Andrews Street was in violation of state vehicle...
THREE RIVERS — Three Rivers police officers were contacted on Saturday, Jan. 7 by employees of the Twin County Community Probation Center who reported that an inmate was out of place and considered to have “escaped” from their program. Officers were familiar with the 35-year-old man, began working...

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