Due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases in Newaygo County the Newaygo County Courthouse has taken additional steps for the safety of employees and the public we serve. The Newaygo County Courthouse continues to be open to the public however, we ask the public to avoid handling their court business in person to the greatest extent possible. All filings and payments can be done electronically or mailed. We ask that the public only handle their court business in person in cases of emergency. In-person hearings are limited to emergency matters and...
We at N3 World Headquarters love our local restaurants and truly want them to thrive given the sacrifices many have made since springtime.
With many of our local eatatoriums about to give dine-in services a three week sabbatical N3 will offer up our Nibbler section to allow restaurateurs to promote their take out and/or delivery options.
We will stay as up to date as the info that we receive and add any newcomers as they arrive.
I think it’s important to remember the virus is our enemy. We must stand together in this war. This is not a political battle or a threat to our personal freedoms. Science is providing facts to help us fight the virus. Organizations are gathering data to communicate the crisis our community is facing.
What happened to the Golden Rule of “treating others as you want to be treated”? What happened to treating people with respect? What happened to being concerned about the health and well being of others...
Are domestic cats a threat to birds?
Cats are remarkable predators! Their patient “hide and wait” tactics make them popular “mousers” in homes and barns. Interestingly, they also do not need to be hungry to hunt. Our cat, Pooters, will hunt mice in the basement at night and leave them at our bedroom door for us in the morning!
The effect of domestic cats on wild bird populations can be a point of contention and really “ruffle some feathers”, so to speak. The bottom line is that of all human-produced problems to birds, outdoor cats rank #1 in bird deaths. Tens of millions of outdoor cats, either free-roaming pets or feral populations, kill an estimated 2.4 BILLION birds annually...
You see there is still football left to play and volleyball matches are unfinished (as well as swimming and diving) and though our area doesn’t have a dog in any of these these playoff fights the postponement of these tournament runs will push back the basketballers, wrestlers and bowlers (who cannot bowl right now anyway) with a December 9th start for practices and season play beginning after the new year arrives (Jan. 4th).
Whether you’re looking for fine hand made jewelry for the special someone, new ornaments for the tree or an original painting, you’ll find it all at NCCA-Artsplace Holiday Artist Market. And you can give the gift of creativity this holiday season with NCCA-Artsplace’s gift cards available in any denomination and can be used towards original art and future classes.
The NCCA-Holiday Artist Market will be open through December 30. Regular hours are Monday- Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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The award winning selections were from Evie Folkema from Fremont Christian School; Raiane Wolven from Newaygo Elementary School; Lily Yonker from Pathfinder Elementary; Liberty Malone from Grant High School; and Emily Rowe from Fremont High School. The selected students received 25 cards of their design as well as having their original design framed. The award winning cards are available for purchase at NCCA-Artsplace.
Dr. Lori Tubbergen Clark, Superintendent, Newaygo County RESA and Chair of the Promise Zone stated, “We are grateful to The Gerber Foundation for their continued support of the Newaygo County Promise scholarship program. With their help, our promise to provide a path for career and college opportunities to our graduates can be sustained. This gift to support the Newaygo County Promise will change the lives of many young people and their families.”
Kevin Peets, Fremont and Ashley Scott, Fremont
Christina Marie Vincent, White Cloud and Jimmie Coleman, White Cloud
Brian Veenstra White Cloud and Jeannie Dulyea, White Cloud
Ryan Strikfaden, Bitely and Kayleigh Brock, Bitely
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