Fremont Man Sentenced For Deadly Knife Attack
Hanna was convicted by plea of two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, in violation of MCL 750.83, and one count of Home Invasion- 1st Degree, in violation of MCL 750.110a(2). The defendant was sentenced to a prison term of 23.75 years to 60 years with the Michigan Department of Corrections. 23.75 years was the longest minimum sentence recommended by the sentencing guidelines, which control sentencing in Michigan.
Newaygo Bands Dazzles in Spring Concert
Finally, the Jazz Band claimed the stage. Playing several jaunty pieces that had the crowd dancing in their seats, the Jazz Band showed their tremendous range and creativity. In all, the Jazz Band performed six songs, including “Take Five,” “School’s Out Strut” and...
Ridding the County Of Hazardous Waste
Each year the Newaygo County Board of Public Works hosts a Household Hazardous Waste Day. Equally impressive to the sheer amount of unpleasant materials that pass through the Road Commission garage is the dedication of the volunteers who spend the 6 hour shift efficiently emptying trunks and trailers of the unwanteds.
Some were first timers while others have toiled with the toxics for many years, but all put in their time rewarded only by the positive impact the event has on the local environment.
Well, that and the pizza...
White Cloud Lands Dam Grant
WC City Manager April Storms welcomed the news.
“The project will address structural deficiencies identified in recent inspections. We had a hydraulic analysis for the dam that was recently completed. The feasibility study portion of the project will look at required long term improvements to meet proposed regulations on required flows, engineering analysis and operational needs. It will address what is required to leave the dam in service and make it safe and compliant for years to come...
Hands in the Dirt: Jack Pine
My grandfather always called Jack Pines “weed trees.” This made me feel very sorry for them as a child. Looking back, he was probably referring to their ability to grow and spread like weeds in his apple orchard.
But Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana) is more than just a weed tree...
TV Memories At HHW Day
In our early years Lifetime Spousal Companion Lil and I had an old portable non-color 19 inch Zenith that weighed in at about 80 pounds. It was only portable because it came with an aluminum cart that had long since given into the weight of the beast. The antenna had the obligatory aluminum foil flag, of course, to aid in reception and the channel changing dial, long since broken, required a vise grip to operate. To tune in another show also required maneuvering the antenna into the right spot in order to pull in one of the two or three (depending on the day) channels available...
Latest Marriage License Seekers
“Things that never interested you before become fascinating because you know they are important to this person who is so special to you. You think of this person on every occasion and in everything you do. Simple things bring them to mind like a pale blue sky, gentle wind or even a storm cloud on the horizon. You open your heart knowing that there’s a chance it may be broken one day and in opening your heart, you experience a love and joy that you never dreamed possible.“
Guest Article: Outman Weighs In On Energy Proposals
In late April, Democratic state lawmakers declared their intent to restructure the state’s power infrastructure and mandate the state adapt to a clean energy standard.
We are all feeling the weight of the ever-increasing utility rates. Rates continue to go up while the service fails to keep up with the increases. In fact, Michigan pays some of the highest rates in the region.
Trying to overhaul the entire power grid will cause costs to skyrocket even more for families who are already having their pockets pinched to death by
Newaygo County Career-Tech Students Make Their Mark!
Congratulations to the Newaygo County Career-Tech Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter members who competed at the 51st annual State Leadership Conference held at Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Students got the chance to attend legacy launchers, seminars held by professional businesspeople or past BPA Alumni, attend a college fair, and make connections with other career-oriented students. We appreciate all the amazing instructors who helped students get ready to compete in their events.
Newaygo County Career-Tech Center had twenty-two students attend the State Leadership Conference. Our two voting delegates were Ashton Harris and Abygail Lauryssens. They were responsible for attending legacy launchers, voting on behalf of our chapter for next year’s State Executive Council Members, and competing in open test events
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This & That: A Crapload of Carp and The Girls Deliver a Feast
Two items on the agenda today. The ongoing battle with unwanted fish and an epicurean focused al fresco experience
LionHeart To Hold Auditions For Fall Musical
LionHeart Productions has a history of putting out some memorable offerings to the community and next week they will be holding auditions for their latest show. If you’ve never auditioned for a play before, take a chance and add it to your list of experiences (or if you’re my age your bucket list). LionHeart loves to meet and work with new talent...
On Baseball; A Tiger Update and a Requiem For The A’s
And that half empty stadium I’ll be sitting in on Wednesday to see the series finale against Texas?
If they’re anywhere near close in August, the Park will be packed to the gills and rockin’ like it was ‘06...
Velocity: N3 Sports Page Sponsor
Newaygo County Track Teams Compete at Regional Meet
Newaygo Soccer Doubles Down on Conference Titles
Cloud Splits With ‘Yotes
The Many Rewards Of Reading
The Fremont Area District Library begins their summer reading program on Friday, June 2nd. All ages are welcome to come in and sign up on or after June 2nd to begin earning prizes for your reading...
The Gerber Foundation Awards 78 Seniors with a Scholarship
The Gerber Foundation awarded over $398,000 to 78 local graduating seniors in the class of 2023 from select high schools in Newaygo, Muskegon, and Oceana Counties. Since 1953 the Foundation has remained committed to providing local youth opportunities to pursue post-secondary education through...
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