Winter is still with us, and it looks like it will keep punching for a while longer. But if we gotta have winter, let it be like yesterday. The sun was shining, the snow was beautiful, the temperature was moderate, a day perfect for ice fishing and the kids were sledding at Tower Mountain.
Paving the way to Michigan’s future is going to cost money, but it’s the only sensible approach to rebuild our state’s roads and bridges. It’s a certainty that we’ll pay either for needed upgrades, or we will pay the price with added vehicle repairs, personal injuries, limited commercial (jobs) growth and loss of federal monetary support for our road systems.
Two Hubbardston men and Muir woman were arrested after a Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper found methamphetamine and methamphetamine components. Trooper Hunter stopped the vehicle driven by Jason Reed, 35, of Hubbardston, on Feb. 16 for and equipment violation. Trooper searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine lab components.
Winter was back in force for this year’s Winterfest in Lakeview, where more than 100 snowmobilers gathered to show their sleds, swap and sell, and compete in BEVRA vintage snowmobile racing on Tamarack Lake. The two-day event also featured food booths, courtesy of the Lakeview Lions Club, and a beer tent with live music, sponsored by the Lakeview Area Jaycees.
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The Class B district basketball tournament in Alma will feature two teams from the area. Belding and Lakeview will open the tournament tonight facing off for the right to play the host Panthers in the second round of the tournament.
For one half Saturday, Central Montcalm’s girls basketball team was looking at a big upset of Reed City. The second half showed why the Coyotes are so good.
A 34-year-old Comstock Park man was arrested Saturday after striking a tree with his truck while intoxicated, fleeing the scene and eventually fighting and injuring an officer while resisting arrest.
After opening just six months ago, West Michigan Virtual is already seeing success with four students graduating from the program.
In August, West Michigan Virtual opened its doors on 8153 Satterlee Road in Greenville after partnering with Berrien Springs Public Schools to teach outside of the traditional classroom.
Carson City-Crystal put up an honorable fight, but in the end New Lothrop just had too much. New Lothrop (32-4) started quick, battled through some defeats and finished strong in a 45-18 win over the Eagles in the Division 4 team wrestling quarterfinals on Friday at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek.