By Robin Miller Daily News correspondent At age 88, John Heron isn’t taking being “over the hill” sitting down. If anything, he’s skiing down it. ‘Get back up and go’ Heron still remembers his first competitive downhill race. He adjusted his goggles, leaned forward in his boots and planted his ski poles into the white [...]
By Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber office closed for holidays As is the tradition, the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce office will be closed at 5 p.m., Dec. 23, until 9 a.m., Jan. 2. The Chamber staff wishes you a safe and blessed Christmas and holiday season. Chamber annual meeting & dinner The Chamber’s [...]
Dave Ritsema, a technician for The Electric Professor in Greenville, gets assistance from his daughter, Lauren, picking out toys for the company’s Toys for Tots drive. The Electric Professor was able to buy more than $700 worth of toys and Walmart gave additional gift cards to use towards the purchases. The Electric Professor gave a [...]
West Michigan has a shortage of snow, but no shortage of snow cone machines. The 13 counties of the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission (WMSRDC) each received a $900 Arctic Blast Sno-Cone machine earlier this year along with additional equipment through the Michigan Homeland Security Grant Program. Costs for the snow cone machines totaled $11,700.
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Christmas is my favorite holiday. Not just because I get to unpack the collection of Santas my mom has sent me one year at a time since college. Or because I take great joy in arranging all of my angels on the fireplace hearth. I do love the day we bring up all the Christmas tree ornaments and drink eggnog and reminisce about how old I was when I made the Q-tip God’s eyes we still have or what my kids remember about making this ornament or that. And if it were up to me, Christmas music would play in my house from the start of November all the way through December.
Keith Krebill bagged a 285-pound elk cow while hunting just south of Johannesburg Dec. 8. The 30-year-old Lakeview man, accompanied by his father and father-in-law, downed the two-year-old elk after five days of tracking a herd.
A man pleaded guilty Thursday to shooting a rifle in his house during an argument with his girlfriend earlier this month. James Doolittle, 42, entered a guilty plea in 8th Judicial Circuit Court to attempted discharge of a firearm in a building and possession of marijuana.
A Sand Lake man is facing prison time after allegedly overdosing on drugs in a Walgreens restroom before fleeing a police officer by car and on foot. Justin Yost, 28, is charged with fleeing a police officer in the third degree. He waived his arraignment Thursday in 8th Judicial Circuit Court.
A report from the Dec. 8 Belvidere Township Board meeting.