With about 23% of registered voters casting their ballots Newaygo County went to the polls in the first election cycle encompassing 9 days of early voting opportunities prior to Tuesday’s election day. As predicted, both frontrunners in their respective parties managed easy wins over their nearest rivals.
On the Republican side former President Donald Trump did better locally than he did statewide, drawing 77% of NC Republicans to closest (and only current) competitor Nikki Haley’s 19%. Statewide Haley did better gathering about 27% to Trump's 68%.
On the Democratic side President Joe Biden’s local results matched pretty evenly with the rest of the state. He finished with...
The Newaygo County Economic Development Partnership’s Mission is to drive sustainable economic growth in Newaygo County & surrounding areas.
By investing in facade improvements, the cities of Newaygo, Fremont, and White Cloud are not only enhancing the visual appeal of their downtown areas but also laying the groundwork for sustainable economic growth and prosperity.
For more information about the facade grant programs in Newaygo County...
Frankie Moreno, a Las Vegas-based singer/pianist known for his modern take on classic rock and roll, dance music, and adult contemporary pop, performs at the Dogwood Center on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage. With 17 top-ten albums, an Emmy nomination, and being named Las Vegas “Headliner of the Year” 5 times, Moreno is wowing audiences from coast to coast with his own brand of genre-blurring rock n’ roll.
Tickets are $27.50 and seating is reserved. Tickets are available online at
www.dogwoodcenter.com, at the Dogwood Box Office, or at NCCA-Artsplace in downtown Fremont or click here!
Adam Mercer, a seasoned law enforcement professional with a diverse background in serving communities, has officially declared his candidacy for the position of Sheriff of Newaygo County. Mercer will be vying for the Republican primary nomination on August 6th, offering a vision of integrity, community engagement, and effective leadership.
With a career spanning over two decades, Mercer brings...
A recent walk through my community garden revealed some veggies still showing green leaves. Specifically, members of the Brassica or Cruciferous family have survived our mild winter. In particular, leaves of a broccoli plant and some arugula, or rocket were available for the taking. They may taste a little bitter but are also refreshing and delicious.
Dandelions haven’t sprouted yet. But this spring, I plan to harvest a few young leaves and add them to my salads. Other wild spring greens that are edible and nutritious are...
The Newaygo County Autism Community is very excited to announce the return of our Safe Swim Academy this summer. This is open to all people with ASD who reside or go to school in Newaygo County. The first step in getting signed up for the swimming lessons is to attend the assessment day on March 16 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Fremont Rec Center. This is basically an open swim time where our instructor will be in the pool with all participants, accessing their needs and skill level. You do not have to stay the entire time, but...
Get the scoop on harmful algal blooms (HABs) during Michigan Sea Grant’s upcoming HABs 101 webinar. Tune in on March 6, 2024, at 6-7:30 pm ET, to bust some myths, get tips for keeping your family and pets safe, and learn how you can take action to support healthy water quality on your property and in your community.
Register for the webinar here. The webinar will be recorded and made available to registrants after the event
In 2011 a group from First CRC of Fremont started a GriefShare ministry for the community, a 13 week course involving a video series titled ““Your Journey from Mourning to Joy”, providing a Christ-centered perspective on grieving.
Since then the twice yearly series of meetings have provided much needed support to community members who are navigating the stormy waters of the grief process.
On March 5th a new series begins. For more information on GriefShare please follow this link
The Grand Rapids Symphony returns to the Dogwood Center on Thursday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. for a sure to be incredible performance! Join us and you will experience a world-class orchestra performing for you live at the Dogwood!
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The next Advisory Council Meeting for the Grant Child and Adolescent Health Center will be held on March 6, 2024 from noon to 1:00 at the Grant School Administration building. This meeting is open to the public. Please call 231-834-1350 if you plan to attend as there will be lunch available. If you would like to attend virtually you can access the meeting at: meet.google.com/VXG-OCBA-BQH or call 1-929-251-5532 code: 560340384#
Emily Gallaway, DNP, AGNP-C, has recently joined Family Health Care’s clinic at 1035 E. Wilcox in White Cloud. She will provide outpatient primary care services to adult patients.
“We are excited to have Emily join our team of providers at our White Cloud clinic,” said Julie Tatko, President and CEO of Family Health Care. “By adding providers, we are able to...
The Newaygo County Area Promise Zone Board of Directors has announced an extension of the 2024 scholarship application deadline to April 15. Originally scheduled for March 1, this extension comes in response to recent modifications to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Join us for an evening of peaceful relaxing music otherwise know as a “Sound Journey”.
Experience deep relaxation amidst an immersive soundscape provided by the soothing resonance of the handpan combined with didgeridoo, gong, guitar, analog synthesizers and more...
Hear what clinic Youth Advisory Councils had to say when asked “Why is having a school-based health center important to you?”
ln our preview of this game we asked which Newaygo team would turn up for this one since the Lions have at times looked like a scoring machine and other times struggled to get the ball to fall.
Turns out both did.
The Eagles were playing in their first postseason basketball tournament since their recent move up to D2.
It wasn’t a warm welcome.
Coach Zerfas: We were able to beat a very good and well coached Ludington team to go 12-0 in the league and win Fremont Girl's first outright conference championship since 1978....
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