A Carson City couple lost nine show horses and sustained additional major damages after a Friday night fire at their farm. Michael and Sue Thome own Winterspring Dressage at 5260 S. Mount Hope Road near Carson City.
GREENVILLE – Twenty-one military veterans who were community members and patients of Metron of Greenville were honored at a ceremony Friday. Metron of Greenville teamed up with Hospice of Michigan to hold a ceremony to honor local veterans called We Honor Veterans Pinning Ceremony. Metron Administrator Deb Gomez said this is the first pinning ceremony [...]
The Lakeview Wildcats started its football season the past two years with rival Central Montcalm.
That isn’t the case in 2012, but their new opening opponent isn’t any easier. The Wildcats will travel to face conference foe Morley Stanwood on Aug. 24. The Mohawks have won at least 10 games the past three seasons (31-4 overall).
Neither win nor rain stopped Lakeview’s football team from practicing Friday, getting ready for the season.
It did stop them from doing some things well, noted coach Guenther Mittelstaedt.
For 33 years, members of Riders In The Sky have been thrilling audiences worldwide with their unique brand of C&W (Comedy & Western) and on Sept. 6 they will bring their act to the stage of Greenville Performing Arts Center.
Isabella Williams and Brandy Foster are best friends and knew that some day they both wanted to be Miss Stanton. Williams, who was Miss Stanton 2011, crowned her friend when Foster was named Miss Stanton 2012 at the Stanton Old Fashioned Days pageant Thursday night at the former Stanton Elementary School.
A 57-year-old man was flown to Grand Rapids after being struck by a falling tree branch last night while he was driving his vehicle northbound on Lincoln Lake Road. His condition was unconfirmed as of Friday night. Nick Lober was traveling northbound on Lincoln Lake Road when a tree branch fell onto his black Toyota Tundra.
To the untrained eye, everything about farm life seems simple. Driving past fields heavy with corn and alfalfa, past cattle grazing contentedly in green pastures, it’s all too easy to get the wrong idea. Farm work is, well, work. Real work.
It’s also art, science and luck. Luck remains elusive, but when it comes to art and science, many of the area’s dairy farmers turn to Joe Tarkowski.
Judge Arney Mustonen was Judge Wapner before Wapner was judge. So says Mustonen’s wife, Sylvia, comparing her husband to the judge and TV personality on “The People’s Court.” Mustonen served two six-year terms as judge of 64B District Court in Montcalm County. He died Aug. 3 in Ohio at the age of 73.
TODAY Joshua Riggs — 11 a.m., Greenville Community Church. Gretta (Riker) Waldeck — 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Wyoming. (Hurst Funeral Home) MONDAY Marvin Sage — 11 a.m., Oakwood Cemetery, Muir. (Lake Funeral Home, Muir) AUG. 18 Cathrine Annette Janse — 3:30 p.m., 12205 Hart Road, Greenville. AUG. 25 Caroline Virginia (Yonker) Newland — 1 [...]