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 [...]
After three fires in the span of one week at her residence, Belding resident Deb Souza is now wondering if she can leave her home without having to worry about a fourth fire occurring on her property. At approximately 4 a.m. Aug. 2, firefighters were called to 1308 Oakwood St. in Belding to the scene of a small fire of a mobile car port in Souza’s driveway after a neighbor spotted the fire.
Police are searching for an indecent exposure suspect and are asking for the public’s help. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, the suspect is a white male in his late 20s with brownish shaggy hair to his shoulders, a goatee and a skinny build.
Three juveniles have been identified after a rash of summer crime throughout Howard City. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, the three Howard City-area youths, two age 15 and one age 14, are responsible for spray painting cars, trailers and other property, egging homes and cars and pounding on the doors of homes and running away throughout this summer.
Two Carson City-Crystal basketball players will be playing at the college level. Maxxton Jolls and Sara Schneider will be playing for the Fighting Scots this winter.
A man has been charged after allegedly making a false report of a bomb threat in Belding last week. Belding Police Chief Dale Nelson said after officers investigated the situation, they developed a suspect about two hours after the incident.