At the next concert in Lakeview’s Lakeside Park, the music will not only sound good, but — thanks to the installation of a new bandshell and myriad other improvements — it’s going to look good, too.
While tornado season is winding down for 2013, Montcalm County Central Dispatch has completed an upgrade to the outdoor emergency alert sirens throughout Montcalm County.
The federal government may be partially shut down, but the Michigan Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is open for business … for now. Local health department officials say they’ve been told there was a flood of people at local grocery stores Tuesday, stocking up on baby supplies after hearing about possible effects of the government shutdown.
Spectrum Health United and Kelsey President Christina Freese-Decker is moving on from her Greenville-based position.
In the wake of a recent shooting near a Lansing high school where three students and a fourth teenager were injured, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, says legislation he has co-sponsored with Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, will be “invaluable” in helping to prevent such horrific events from occurring in the future.
Autumn is just around the corner, and so is ArtPrize. The annual contest returns to West Michigan starting Wednesday through Oct. 6. During that time frame, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids will be bursting at the seams with unique achievements both inspiring and challenging as artists offer up some of their most prized work for the community to judge. “CA total of 1,524 entries have been submitted this year. Here’s a look at nine local artists and their presentations.
The population of Remus swelled by a factor of eight this weekend during the annual Wheatland Music and Arts Festival. From Friday until Sunday, traditional music and arts lovers from across the nation descended on the area to enjoy world class performances by some of the world’s best “roots” musicians.
What originally began as a one day fundraising event 35 years ago is now a fun-filled, three-day celebration, and this year’s Trufant Jubilee went off without a hitch with great weather and attendance.
This extended Labor Day weekend will be over in the blink of an eye and students will head back to school bright and early Tuesday morning. Local school district officials are excited about a number of new programs being offered this year — from early college opportunities to partnering with parents to special education knowledge to … new saxophones!
Three years ago, Lakeview High School was placed on the state’s list of lowest-achieving schools, and district residents were left reeling. Last week, the school was placed on another list. This time, everybody’s smiling.