It was five days of fun and festival and more fun at the 53rd annual Come and Play on Labor Day in South Bend.
"The carnival is just awesome," said South Bend Mayor Julie Struck during the festivities, but then she was off handling other Labor Day activities during the busy days of the festival.
The 2015-16 school year is officially open at South Bend Public Schools.
With 550, K-12 students on the rolls we are excited to get school back up and running.
We were honored to have a special visitor kick off the Junior/Senior High School first day assembly.
At the early September Public Utility District Commissioners meeting the discussion was about the October rate increase that is being passed down from the Bonneville Power Administration.
During the managers report, PUD manager Doug Miller let the commissioners know that a rate increase will be impacting customers starting October 1, 2015.
This year at the Pacific County Fair there were plenty of "firsts" from first time entries and winners at the 4-H FFA livestock arena, first time to hold the local high school cheer leader demonstration inside, and possibly a first in at least a long time that the weather was so bad on the final day that almost the entire fair was shutdown. But organizers and fair goers persevered during the bad weather and made it a full run of the Pacific County Fair.
South Bend resident Wyatt Kuiken took it upon himself to gather up his gear and drive the better of six hours to the northern part of the state to help where he could with the current wildfires.
Despite losing a handful of key players, Raymond enters the 2015 gridiron season with reason for optimism. The Seagulls of second-year head coach Luke Abbott return a bevy of talented position players and experience from a team that reached the State quarterfinals last season.
A pair of enterprising brothers, Sean Tessier, 15, and Alex Rundle, 9, decided to take the last part of their summer vacation and raise money for fire fighters.
The Pacific County Commissioners met on Tuesday, August 25 for their regular bi-monthly meeting where they first commemorated Brandi Huber for 20 years of service, and Elaine Buchanan for 40 years of service.
MENLO - Fair Manager Dotsi Graves and Fair Board President Mary Jane Doubek offered our readers a first-hand, behind the scenes look on everything you might want to know about what it takes to assemble the Fair together, what vendors will be there, and of course, all the details about food. Graves and Doubek are two of the driving forces of the Fair.
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