October 19, 2017

05-25-2017

BERRIEN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER   701 MAIN STREET JOSEPH, MICHIGAN 49085 TELEPHONE:  (269) 983-7111, EXT 8095 FAX: (269) 983-5788  For Immediate Release Date:    May 25, 2017 Contact:  Annette Christie, Berrien County Administration 269-983-7111, ext. 8095 St. Joseph – The Berrien County Board of Commissioners has…

09-01-2016 Coloma Schools roll out Five Year Strategic Plan; Inspire to Achieve – Empower for Success; Police and Fire

By Annette Christie  The Administration of the Coloma School District rolled out the results of a strategic plan process that began in September 2015 at a special meeting held Monday, August 22.  In an effort led by facilitator Dr. Tim Westerberg, the core team of…

09-01-2016 Griffin/Endsley Wedding Announcement; Retirement for Lois Hartman; Watervliet Twp. approves final step in Lake clean-up

HAPPY RETIREMENT LOIS… A retirement party was held Monday evening in honor of Lois Hartman, Director of the Watervliet District Library for the past twenty-two years. Many family, friends as well as patrons attended to wish Lois well on her retirement. Pictured above are board members (from the left) Don Young, Patricia Geisler and Anne Bayer pre-senting Lois with a card in rec-ognition of her service. The Li-brary Board is in the process of hiring a new Library Director. (TCR photo by Karl Bayer)

Watervliet Twp approves final step in lake clean-up continuation By Annette Christie The Watervliet Township Board delayed their August meeting by one week, holding it on August 22.  At the meeting the board approved the final step needed to continue a Special Assessment District aimed at…

09-01-2016 Tri-City Area Obituaries

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  Salvatore “Sam” Tavolacci Salvatore “Sam” Tavolacci of Watervliet was born January 20, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois.  Sam grew up in Chicago where he graduated high school and met the love of his life Diane who preceded him in death.  Sam and Diane married November 20,…

09-01-2016 Outdoors

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  While pulling weeds I disturbed a colony of pavement ants. Instantly, a large number appeared in response to the “call to arms” smell released by the guard workers. They raced about looking for the intruder. A number of them found it…my sandaled foot. The more…

09-01-2016 Public Notices and Want Ads

CDL-A Drivers NOW Hiring Full-time & Part-time. Local runs, Benefits, Home at night. Email to: resumes@southshorecompanies.com or  Fax to 269-983-7307 SOUTHSHORE COMPANIES (2-6-14 TFN TCR)   HELP WANTED SPECTRUM…Community Services hiring direct support staff, part-time positions that provide assistance to adults with intellectual/physical disabilities. Apply…

09-01-2016 School News & Calendars

THE NEWEST MEMBER… of the Paw Paw Lake Rotary Club is Matt Clauser. Pictured (from the left) are David Moss, Rotary President; Sandy Daignault, Ro-tary member and Matt's spon-sor; and Clauser. Matt grew up in Hartford and he and his wife, Shawna live in Portage. He is a Financial Representative for Modern Woodmen.

Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, September 1 Varsity Football, Home vs. Schoolcraft, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 6  FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL – ½ DAY FOR STUDENTS Thursday, September 8 Varsity Volleyball Quad at Coloma, 5:00 p.m.; JV Volleyball Quad at Hackett, 5:00 p.m.; JV Football…

09-01-2016 Letter and Commentary

KARLS KOLUMN NEW 8-18-05

SAVE YOUR NEWSPAPER… A community newspaper closing should be sad news for us all.  Undoubtedly, the newspaper business is changing and many publications are cutting back coverage due to declining readership and interest.  The resulting loss of a local newspaper is irreplaceable to the entire community. The…

09-01-2016 Columns

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  Working for you  Since 2010 when you chose me to be your State Representative, I have always kept in mind the fact that I work for you. You sent me to Lansing to be your voice and to fight for efficient and effective government….

09-01-2016 Tri-City Area History Page

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COLOMA COURIER 100 years ago – 1916  The Coloma Water Co. has completed construction of a cement dam across the stream. It is located between St. Joseph Street and the interurban station on the east side of the track.  As Coloma is offering no Labor Day…

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08-25-2016 Police and Fire Reports

Fire and Police Reports By Annette Christie Stolen Property recovered in Watervliet Township    The Covert Township Police Department with assistance from the Michigan State Police SWAT and the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant for stolen property at a residence on N. Watervliet…