Tricounty News

Thanks from Watkins Ambulance and Rescue and Watkins Fire Dept.


Thank you Vernie Brutger, for letting our department do our extrication training at your Repair & Towing Shop. Thanks for letting us use your W-20140721 131526vehicles, setting it up, and doing this whenever we have asked over the many years.

Thank you again:

Watkins Ambulance

& Rescue Service

and Watkins Fire Dept.


VFW poppy sales thanks

The Wat-Kim-Valley VFW 5460 and Auxiliary would like to extend thanks to the businesses of  Watkins, Kimball and Eden Valley for their generous support of our annual poppy sales. Thanks also to the many individuals who purchased poppies. All the income received from these sales helps to support programs for local veterans of our communities.


Thanks for Holy Cross Festival


Holy Cross School would like to thank all who came to run/walk the sixth annual Pork Chop Trot 5K/1K in Pearl Lake(Marty) Saturday, July 12. It was a great morning to run between corn fields and past local farms. Our first-place male winner was Eric Janssen with a time of W-Pork-Chop-Trot-image16:45. Our first-place female winner was Chris Haukos with the time of 23:02. The winner for the top male and female received a $25 gift card to Scheels. The top three in each age category for male and female were awarded an engraved medal. All runners in the 5K were eligible for several door prizes. All 5K runners received a dry blend T-shirt. All runners who participated in the 1K received a medal and a freezie afterward.

At the sixth annual Pork Chop Trot 5K/1K in Pearl Lake(Marty) Saturday, July 12, people are pictured as they are registered before the race. There were 104 runners this year. First place male winner was Eric Janssen with 16:45. First place female winner was Chris Haukos with 23:02. Submitted photo.



Fairhaven Old Settlers Picnic thanks

The Fairhaven Old Settlers Picnic Association would like to thank all the wonderful businesses and people who donated in any way to help us with this year’s celebration. It is greatly appreciated.

Fairhaven/South Haven

B & N Signs

Fairhaven Electric

Fairhaven Lions Club

Fairhaven Township

J & J Marine

La La’s Grill & Bar

Little Friends Daycare

Pat Mertens

South Haven Sports

Bob & Lorraine Spoden

Waterfront Restaurant


Halo Fun Run thanks



Halo Fun Run 5K and Lil Angels 1K 2014 


Although the crowd was small, the money raised was big. Total money donated to buy religious education supplies for St. Anthony W-IMG 0117Church is $1,000.

Special thanks to our sponsors

Knights of Columbus Council 11345

Flash’s Gas and Auto

Garding Photography

Fire Trak Corporation