When nearly a half-inch of rain fell Thursday the mounds of snow acted as a sponge, soaking it up. Although it helped prevent major flooding, the compacted snow presented a new problem … the weight.
One of the area’s most popular stops for outdoor sporting gear and lawn care products will change hands Friday. Jack Nelson, owner of Nelson’s Speed Shop confirmed Tuesday that the rumors heard around town for the past several weeks, that the business is being sold to Lakeside Motor Sports, are indeed true.
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CC-Crystal 42, Saranac 24: The Eagles opened Class C district play at home with a win over the Redskins Monday night. Mikayla Duflo and Mackenzie Geister outscored the entire Saranac team, as Duflo had 16 points and Geister added 13…
Lakeview’s girls basketball team kept rolling on Monday night, though according to coach Dave King, it wasn’t pretty. The Wildcats won their 19th straight game Monday, beating Montabella 44-20 in the first round of the Class C district tournament hosted by the Mustangs.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls basketball team have won O-K Bronze Conference titles the past two years. The next goal is winning a district title for the first time since 1983. On Monday, the Yellow Jackets took the first step toward a Class A district title with a 53-39 win at Forest Hills Northern. Greenville never trailed in the game.
Montabella’s Sarah Miller had a long wait to reach 1,000 career points. The Mustang senior finally got the points she needed Saturday in a 54-33 loss to Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.
An unusually harsh winter has left several county road commissions in Michigan scrambling for funds to continue snow-removal and salting efforts to battle the elements and keep roads safe and passable for commuters.
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With another blast of arctic-like freezing temperatures expected to hover around the area for a few more days, the city of Belding is asking residents to take measures to avoid the possibility of frozen pipes.