Nineteen local celebrities have stepped out of their professional positions to take on roles as actors in the comedic musical melodrama “Westward Whoa!”
A structure fire that began in a garage was successfully contained Sunday night at a home on N. Crystal Road. At 6:12 p.m. the Richland Township Fire Department responded to the garage fire, which, according to Fire Chief Calvin Callison, was caused by a “wood-burning apparatus.”
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Jan. 30, 2012
Montabella’s wrestling team finished second in their own dual-meet tournament Saturday, but only because of a lost tie-breaker. The Mustangs went 4-1 in the tournament, with their only loss coming to Mason, who is ranked 10th in the state in Division 2 by MichiganGrappler.com.
I’m looking upward at an old photo of my father. It hangs on the wall over my desk and is bringing back an old, warm memory. I’ve mentioned my dad before, but I feel like writing about him again. My father, Donald Gilbert, gone some years past, will always be my hero. He was the epitome of an outdoor individual, but that wasn’t all he was.
Michael Huckleberry announced his candidacy Saturday with support from local government officials and Sen. Carl Levin. Huckleberry, 63, said he would be running for State Representative in Michigan’s 70th District.
A pair of Daily News staff members are receiving promotions on Monday.
Elisabeth Waldon has accepted the position of news editor. In her new role, she will manage the reporting staff, scheduling and story assignments. Waldon also has been named editor of the Carson City Gazette — her second stint in that role. Ryan Schlehuber has accepted the new position of features editor, which will include supervising a features writer and providing more support in the production of The Daily News beyond the special section content he currently produces.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012
By Bobbi Calkins Winter has been mild so far this season. This has left many of the snow activities on hold until we get the white stuff. But there is still one activity that I enjoy more in the winter than in the summer – bird watching. I enjoy watching the birds in the [...]