News
Latitudes Restaurant and Steelhead Tavern is housed in a century-old building that previously served as home to the Howard City Hotel. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Frank Zamarippa opened Latitudes Roadhouse and Steelhead Tavern in 2003 with the goal of bringing well-crafted regional and seasonal food to a unique dining experience in downtown Howard City. Eleven years later, the gastro pub is going strong, with more than 20 employees working in the historic building which formerly housed the Howard City Hotel more than a century ago.

Howard City Village Council unsure about Latitudes apartments

Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider Monday, August 18th, 2014

Frank Zamarippa opened Latitudes Roadhouse and Steelhead Tavern in 2003 with the goal of bringing well-crafted regional and seasonal food to a unique dining experience in downtown Howard City. Eleven years later, the gastro pub is going strong, with more than 20 employees working in the historic building which formerly housed the Howard City Hotel more than a century ago.

Township ballot proposals, renewals all pass

Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Results from township ballot proposals, renewals and board elections.

Amash survives Ellis challenge

Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, once again earned the Republican nod for congressman for Michigan’s 3rd District by defeating fellow Republican challenger Brian Ellis on Tuesday.

Sports
Belding’s Brady Phelps, left, tries to break up a pass near the end zone to Tri County’s Ryne Dailey on Thursday at Rudness Field. The two teams competed against each other in a 7-on-7 passing camp.

The Belding Redskins and Tri County Vikings are coming off dramatically different seasons in 2013. The Redskins are coming off a 7-4 season, which included it first playoff appearance since 2007. The Vikings went 1-8, a year ago, following two consecutive winless seasons.

THE REVIEW: Tri County’s Overbeek a true inspiration

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

When students of Tri County High School take to the halls this fall to begin the new school year, they are sure to cross paths with one individual in particular, who has solidified himself as a fixture in the growth of the school district both in the classroom and on the field. Oh, and did we also mention the basketball court?

RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore wins Danish championship

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, August 18th, 2014

Schnepp and Sons entered the Danish Festival men’s softball championship game undefeated. Their opponent, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore, had one loss. To win a championship, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore needed two wins against Schnepp and Sons on Sunday afternoon. They did just that win the tournament title with an 8-1 record.

THE REVIEW: No experience like game day at the Big House

Posted in: Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

The concept of college football game day cannot be fully understood until you have experienced it for yourself. Take a moment to step away from the panning camera angles and the comfort of your recliner for just one Saturday

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  • Amash survives Ellis challenge

    Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
    Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics

    Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, once again earned the Republican nod for congressman for Michigan’s 3rd District by defeating fellow Republican challenger Brian Ellis on Tuesday.

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  • Lyons wins easily in 86th District

    Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
    Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics

    State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons, R-Alto, earned her party’s nod in Tuesday’s primary election, topping her opponent Angela Rigas, also a Republican from Alto.

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  • Moolenaar claims 4th District GOP primary victory

    Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
    Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics

    A state senator is one step closer to representing the 15-county 4th District of Michigan. John Moolenaar, 53, of Midland, bested two other Republicans in one of Tuesday’s hottest primary election races. He came out on top with 34,401 votes. His main opponent Paul Mitchell, of Saginaw, had 23,844 votes. Peter Konetchy, of Roscommon, finished a distant third with 7,408 votes.

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  • Hoisington to face Outman for 70th District

    Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
    Posted in: Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics

    A Democrat from Stanton will take on the current Republican state representative for the 70th District seat in November. James Hoisington bested Ken Hart in a close race to win the Democratic nomination in Tuesday’s primary election.

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