“I am a true believer in yearly mammograms,” said Pat Kidwell, 63, of Vestaburg. “I have been cancer free for seven-plus years. Every normal mammogram is a blessing.”
This year, instead of feeding themselves during the Thanksgiving season, dozens of volunteers from several area congregations will do their part to help feed others. Led by Jeff Wilhelm, pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and the Greenville Ministerial Association, volunteers will meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 23 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on M-91 just south of Greenville to put together packages of food for distribution locally and to needy third world countries.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.
At first glance, Central Riverside Park is a clean, spacious environment with fields for soccer, courts for basketball and playgrounds and pavilions for family gatherings. But that doesn’t erase decades of history below the surface of the park.
The Detroit Tigers begin their quest for its first World Series win since 1984 tonight in Oakland with the start of the American League Divisional Series. Detroit locked up a playoff spot with its third consecutive Central Division title. It was the first time since 1907-09 that the Tigers had won its division three straight times.
Volleyball Vestaburg 3, Montabella 0: The Wolverines kept the Mustangs from winning the MSAC matchup with a 25-20, 25-10, 25-19 win over Montabella Thursday night. Ryalee Dove led Vestaburg with eight kills and seven aces and Anna Steinhouwer had six assists on the night. Records: Vestaburg is 7-12-5 and 1-2; Montabella is 0-19 and 0-4. [...]
Belding’s volleyball team took an O-K Blue Conference loss to Coopersville Tuesday and was looking to get back on track. They picked a good night to do so.
A 63-year-old man was struck by a vehicle and killed Thursday around 9:29 p.m. while attempting to catch a dog that had escaped a nearby home.
Montcalm County’s recycling program has proven to be popular — a little too popular. Last year, the county’s seven recycling sites in Carson City, Crystal, Edmore, Howard City, Lakeview, Montcalm Township and Stanton averaged 73,970 pounds of items per month, according to Montcalm County Resource Recovery Coordinator Jacob Rytlewski. This year, that number has increased by 32 percent to date, due to increased participation countywide. Recycling sites have experienced higher volumes of recyclables, leading to overflow issues.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Oct. 4, 2013