July 25, 2016

Paw Paw River clearing project gains momentum

DONATION... Chris Phillips (right) representing Orchard Hill Landfill presents a $2,000 check to Rick Rasmussen (left) local organizer for the Paw Paw River clean up project. Looking on are project supporters, County Commissioner Bill Smith, Coloma Mayor Jim Polashak, and Coloma Watervliet Chamber Direcotr Chana Kniebes.

62 mile water trail has 22 access points where paddlers can get on the river By: Annette Christie   Fueled by the recent news of a $100,000 grant from the State of Michigan to help with the clearing of the Paw Paw River to a…

Tri-City Record 07-21-2016

Tri-City Area Sports

KRISTY NOACK PRESS BOX HEADER 7-2014

Championship Teams The Hartford Council for Recreation completed another successful All-Star Baseball Tournament of Champions by crowning four division winners. Indian Pride Park in Hartford was the site of the six-day tournament and featured nine teams including squads from Allegan, Buchanan, Coloma, Dowagiac, Hartford, Lawrence,…

Outdoors

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  FISHING This week’s fishing tip from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) relates to targeting Bass in the midst of summer by going nocturnal.  With summer in full swing and the temperatures being quite warm across most of the state, fish will often become…

Public Notices and Want Ads

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School News and Calendar

NEW ADDITIONS…Through a $6,000 grant from The Pokagon Fund, the Hartford Public Library was able to create a “CHILDREN’S TECH CENTER”. These are 8 computers dedicated for use by students and children for projects, learning and games such as Minecraft. We are very grateful to the Pokagon Fund for their support of this much needed project.

NEW ADDITIONS…Through a $6,000 grant from The Pokagon Fund, the Hartford Public Library was able to create a “CHILDREN’S TECH CENTER”. These are 8 computers dedicated for use by students and children for projects, learning and games such as Minecraft. We are very grateful to…

Police and Fire Reports

Berrien County Prosecutor releases background of Courthouse Shooter   Berrien County Prosecutor Mike Sepic has released information on the current criminal charges that were on file for Larry Gordon, 44, of Coloma, the Berrien County Courthouse shooter.  Last Monday while at the Berrien County Courthouse…

Tri-City Area Obituaries

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    Dorothy Ann Hurt Dorothy Ann Hurt was born July 12, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the daughter of Frank and Emma (Stigler) Zvonar. Dorothy passed away peacefully at her granddaughters home in Texas Township on Sunday July 17, 2016. In addition to her parents, Dorothy…

Tri-City Area History Page

Paw Paw River Journal

The Tonsorial  Parlor  The above title is just fancy name for a barber shop.  Yup, I’ve been to the barber shop this morning, and I feel neat, clean, newly sheared and I don’t care who knows it!  Haircut, you say, when I’m not known for having…

Letters and Commentary

KARLS KOLUMN NEW 8-18-05

GIVE A THUMBS UP… It appears there’s an unending string of heartbreaking violence against the men and women we ask to serve and protect us.  As funerals were being conducted for five police officers gunned down in Dallas and for two retired officers serving as…

Watervliet City Commission “I am very proud of our law enforcement, every day they are a hero” County Commissioner says in wake of killings at courthouse

FIVE GENERATIONS… Marjorie Zachary of Niles was recently joined by her daughter Judy (nee Zachary) Noack of Coloma, grandson Michael Noack of Watervliet, great-granddaughter Lauren Noack, and great-great-granddaughter Adilynn Brautigam, both of Bridgman, for a five-generations photo.

By Annette Christie   To start the Watervliet City Commission meeting on Tuesday, July 12, Mayor Dave Brinker asked for a moment of silence for those that were affected by the shooting at the Berrien County Courthouse just a day before.  Two Court Officers were…

Columns

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                                     Strengthen your workforce using Michigan’s hidden talent Our state has had a great turnaround, but to reach our full potential, we need to redefine full employment, ensuring…