Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Hospital Recognized With 2022 Maternity Care Excellence Award
"This is wonderful recognition for Gerber Memorial and a true testament to the continuing high level of maternity care provided by our physicians and nurses,” said Drew Dostal, president of Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial.
Only thirteen hospitals in Michigan earned an excellence award for 2022. This marks the fifth year for the awards...
These newly allocated ARPA funds will pay for the completion of new construction in Newaygo County and two more phases in 2023. Most notable will be a fully ADA-Accessible mile of trail starting at Big Prairie Township’s Operators Park on the East side of Hardy Dam.
“It is important that people of all abilities can experience Michigan’s Dragon at Hardy Dam. This mile of accessible trail will allow
The City of Newaygo announced a façade grant program for the City’s Tax Increment Finance Authority district. The program is available to commercial and mixed-use property owners and lessees who wish to make permanent physical improvements to their buildings. The City of Newaygo is offering a competitive matching grant, up to 50 percent of the eligible costs....
“Breaking ground on our future restaurant is exciting, after all the time and effort we’ve dedicated to the design of this building,” said Team Thompson partner, Raeanne Huskey. "For the past three years, we’ve spent time developing all our ideas for this lake restaurant. We dreamt of a design that would be a phenomenal addition to our Hess/Brooks Lake Communities and for Newaygo County. This restaurant will be a destination that will bring many newcomers to our beloved Newaygo.”
The Harvest Time Parade kicks off the festival on Thursday, September 22 at 6pm, sponsored by Gerber Federal Credit Union. Harvest Festival Committee invites everyone to watch the parade which begins at Hillcrest then down Main Street to Veteran’s Memorial Park. Main Street is filled with spectators, thrilled to see...
This year marks a special time for the Dogwood Center for Performing Arts! It has been 20 years since the opening of the $7 million dollar facility in July 2002 which was a fulfillment of a dream that began with Dan and Dorothy Gerber.
The community's support has been tremendous over the years, and a special "Thank You" to the community event that celebrates the first 20 years for the Dogwood Center will be held on Sunday, September 25 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. and we invite you to join us...
Ornamental sweet potato vine is drought tolerant and the vines can grow to 10 feet long. A perennial, it is hardy in zones 9 to 11 and will not survive our frigid winters. It will adjust to full sun or shade but prefers temperatures in the tropical range above 75 degrees. The color intensity of the heart-shaped leaf depends on how much sun it is exposed to with darker leaf color developing in shady spots. It will occasionally produce a small pink flower but it is extremely rare...
Have some fun this fall and shoot away….with your camera or phone! Newaygo County is prime country for that perfect fall photo. Take your best shots and enter the NCCA-Artsplace Fall Photography Contest. The contest is an annual community event that anyone can enter and showcases the fall beauty of our area. Entry deadline is Tuesday, October 11, by 5:00 p.m.
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The skies were ominous as runners and fans left Fremont for the second WMC Jamboree at Ludington’s West Shore Community College campus. By the time of arrival, the weather was partly cloudy with a temp of about 70 degrees. Having just run there Saturday, most of the runners were well familiar with the course.
Last night the Indians lost a tough match to Grant with scores of 15-25, 22-25, 17-25. Leading scorers were Kiara Edwards with 8 points and 2 aces, followed by...
Fremont freshman Linnea Paige got out strong and led most of the race. With about 800 meters to go, she was passed by Ludington sophomore Summer Brower who finished first with a time of 20:37.60. Paige finished second with a time of 20:55.20. Three of Fremont’s runners...
From Coach Mercer:
The Lions traveled to MSU for another notoriously hot day on Forest Akers East Golf Course on the campus of Michigan State University. This is always a special meet of the season as the athletes get the chance to see so many levels of competition. We arrived in time to...
From Our Friends at Braver Angels:
Red (conservative or Republican-leaning) and Blue (liberal or Democrat-leaning) community members will come together in structured and facilitated discussions that intend to find common ground through listening and learning rather than declaring or debating. It will be held on
Friday, September 30 from 9am – 3:30pm at the Newaygo United Church of Christ, 432 Quarterline Street, Newaygo, MI 49337. This event is free, open to Michigan residents, and breakfast snacks, drinks, and lunch will be provided. Donations are encouraged but are not required.
One of the many advantages of living in this slice of bipeninsular paradise is the close proximity and access to the North Country Trail that meanders its way through our area providing miles of enticing walkways.
As hiking continues to grow in popularity, so does the need for resources to maintain the natural beauty of the trails.
Here’s a message from our friends at NCTA:
Representatives from more than 40 colleges, trade schools, and career training programs are coming to Newaygo County to give students a one-stop opportunity to explore their post-secondary options. College and Career Night Out 2022 will take place Thursday, September 29 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Fremont High School.
District Health Department #10 (DHD#10) is now offering the Pfizer bivalent booster vaccine for those 12 and older, and the Moderna bivalent vaccine for those 18 and older.
“Having both bivalent boosters available as we head into fall and winter is very important as cases are expected
Newaygo County Job Opportunities
Deputy Sheriff with the Sheriff’s Department
Deputy County Clerk – Vital Records with the Clerk’s office
Court Security with the Sheriff’s Department
Medical Van Driver with Commission on Aging
Deputy Court Clerk/CEO with 78th District Court
Here is the link to view the County’s current job postings:
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