Autumn is just around the corner, and so is ArtPrize. The annual contest returns to West Michigan starting Wednesday through Oct. 6. During that time frame, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids will be bursting at the seams with unique achievements both inspiring and challenging as artists offer up some of their most prized work for the community to judge. “CA total of 1,524 entries have been submitted this year. Here’s a look at nine local artists and their presentations.
When Grant Hole walked around the new Belle Tire facility, one of Greenville’s biggest businesses to move in along M-57 since perhaps Walmart, his son, Kevin, could see he was mighty impressed. “Dad thought he had the ‘latest and greatest’ back in his day,” said Kevin Hole, who is the assistant manager at Belle Tire, which opened Aug. 31.
What goes hand-in-hand with cycling several hours over a distance of 30 miles? Doughnuts, of course! At least that’s the case for the fifth annual Le Tour de Donut bicycle race in Greenville next Saturday, Sept. 21.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
A dead body was found Friday evening by a group of children along a dirt walking trail between the Jacklyn and Brentwood apartment complexes near Kenwood Avenue.
The Belding football team continued to show its ability to be explosive on the offensive side of the ball Friday night in its Ottawa-Kent Blue Conference opener at Rudness Field. The Redskins scored 36 points in the opening half to take a commanding lead into the third en route to a 54-35 win.
For nearly 45 minutes, the Lakeview Wildcats were on its way to a season opening, third consecutive victory. If only, the final three minutes were different. With Lakeview punting from its own 39-yard line, the snap sailed high and punter Brandon Bisel could not corral the ball. The Newaygo Lions recovered on the Wildcats’ 25-yard line with just 3:16 remaining in the game.
Vestaburg 63, Baldwin 8: The Wolverines mercied Baldwin when the game was called with four minutes to go because Baldwin had so many injuries they were down to 12 players
Laura Thompson is the executive director of the Alpha Family Center, as well as a wife and a mother of four. When it comes to making time for exercise, she’s not exactly a bicycle enthusiast.
Canadian Brass perform on stage at the Greenville high School Performing Arts Center Thursday evening during the 2013 Ash Cultural Event concert. — Daily News/Cory Smith PHOTO GALLERY