It takes a special kind of crazy to jump into the near-freezing waters Clifford Lake in the middle of February, but over 100 “plungers” were willing to brave the ice depths Saturday to raise money for Special Olympics. Hundreds of spectators lined the ice to watch the plungers — many attired in colorful or whimsical costumes — leap through the hole in the ice.
The 2013 Many Hearts One Mission Charity Ball was a night spent at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids honoring a man who has made a huge impact on the community and raising money for a cause that affects 4,500 adults and 40 children in Montcalm County. The Fred and Lena Meijer Spirit of Caring Award was presented to the Rev. Jerry Jones during the annual charity ball.
Four local young women competed in the Miss Heartland Scholarship Pageant Saturday night. Two finished as title holders, providing them an opportunity to return to Muskegon to the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant, or the Miss Michigan Outstanding Teen pageant. Alisha Gatchel, 15, earned the title of Miss Heartland Outstanding Teen, while Brianna Van Houten placed as first runner-up. Both girls are from Greenville.
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No one will accuse the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team of playing a soft schedule this season. With wins against Class B schools Belding, Tri County and Shepherd already, not to mention league rivals Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart and Montabella, the Eagles faced another quality Class B school in Sparta on Saturday at home.
Montabella qualifies 12: The Mustangs got 12 wrestlers out of their 14 weight classes into the regional round of the Division 4 individual tournament Saturday at Byron…
The Greenville Area Community Center has received two contributions to bring one of the biggest performances the Greenville Performing Arts Center has ever hosted. Because of the contributions to the community center, Canadian Brass will be coming to Greenville in September.
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, many folks are thinking about ways to keep the spark fired up in the old furnace. After all, even the best relationship, given enough time, can benefit from a little boost of romance.
Rockford Mayor Brien Dews and several local businesses helped celebrate the grand opening of the new auto repair business West Michigan Collision this week.
Reasonable prices and a variety of colorful fashions await shoppers in the newest clothing store in town. Rainbow, located at 300 S. Greenville West Drive, fills the vacancy left by Fashion Bug in the shopping complex.