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For ArtPrize, Pung was inspired to create a larger version of the smaller motorcycles he'd been welding for years. He began working on the project in January and completed it two months later after working 10-to-12-hour days. — Courtesy photo

Artists from Carson City, Pewamo compete in ArtPrize

Two local artists will be competing in what is billed as “the world’s largest art competition.” Ken Crouse of Carson City and John Pung of Pewamo will participate in ArtPrize, which will take place Sept. 19-Oct. 7 in Grand Rapids. The event features 1,517 entries at 161 venues this year.

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Yellow Jackets defeat Cedar Springs’ volleyballers

A slow start turned into a dominating performance. The Greenville Yellow Jackets volleyball team swept O-K Bronze rival Cedar Springs 25-14, 25-15, 25-14 on Tuesday at home.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 18

Greenville, Eastern tie: The Yellow Jackets and Huskies tied at 179 at the O-K Bronze jamboree at Thousand Oaks Golf Course Tuesday. The tie was broken by the fifth golfer, which was Karli Didion for Greenville with a 53 but Kate Glazer for Forest Hills Eastern with a 48…

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Trufant man dies in Grand Rapids motorcycle accident

A Trufant man died in a motorcycle accident last Friday morning in Alpine Township. According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a two-vehicle accident on 7 Mile Road NW near Comstock Park Drive NW around 11:25 a.m.

A 1991 to 1996 gold-colored Buick Park Avenue/LeSabre is the likely suspected vehicle in a Howard City hit-and-run incident. — Courtesy photo

Howard City police searching for hit-and-run vehicle

Police are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run between Saturday night and Sunday morning on Shaw Street in downtown Howard City. The vehicle left a lot of debris behind, indicating it is most likely a 1991 to 1996 gold-colored Buick Park Avenue/LeSabre.

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GUEST VIEW: B Foundation keeps funds close to home

Picasso did not paint with nearly enough colors. Galileo fell short when constructing a calendar with only 12 months. There are not enough tears, hugs, wishes, or donations to cover the spectrum signaled by the word: cancer. The yellow ribbons of September and childhood cancer awareness will give way to the now iconic pink of breast cancer awareness in October, followed by mustaches for men’s health and white lapel decorations for lung cancer awareness in November. Sadly, the list goes on and on.

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Healthy yoga moves to satisfy the body

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S.H.E. Healthy tips: Vitamin filled foods keep women healthy during autumn

As the months are starting to get cooler, women tend to not spend as much time outside soaking up healthy vitamins from the sun.

But, women can still obtain the essential vitamins through their food choices.

Patrick and Agnes Cusack of Hubbardston sit in their living room with their dog, Lucky. The Cusacks celebrated 60 years of marriage on Sept. 13. — Daily News/Lonnie Allen

Hubbardston couple celebrates 60 years of marriage

Patrick and Agnes Cusack were married on Sept. 13, 1952.
“My lucky day, the 13th,” Patrick said.
Agnes and Patrick have enjoyed each other’s company for six decades now.
“It goes by awful fast, I just can’t believe it has been 60 years,” Agnes said. “Where does the time go?”

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S.H.E.: Meals in Minutes: Buffalo Chicken Mac-n-Cheese

When I hear the words ‘comfort food’ Macaroni and Cheese is one of the tasty dishes I think of. It’s a food that warms you, makes you feel comfy and even consoles you. Nothing like a good macaroni and cheese to remind you of childhood, but with this dish, I take it to the next level and so can you.