Newaygo County Road Commission Awarded for Safety Record
The award was given by the County Road Commission Self Insurance Fund otherwise known as CRASIF. CRASIF is a Michigan based group fund that provides workers’ compensation insurance to road commissions. The Newaygo County Road Commission was awarded for having...
College and Career Night Out on October 12
The 2016 College and Career Night Out (CCNO) will take place on Wednesday, October 12 from 5:15-7:30 p.m. at Fremont High School.
This fun, free event is designed to help local high school students, their parents and guardians, and adult students explore college and career possibilities and gather information on scholarships and financial aid. The event is hosted...
Board Honors Daniel Pence
By N3 News Team
The Newaygo County Board of Commissioners honored Army Sergeant Daniel J. Pence for his service during the Viet Nam War at their regular meeting on Wednesday September 28th. Mr. Pence was also presented with the array of medals awarded to him but not delivered...
SHGM Helps Fremont Christian Tech Up
This past Monday Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial donated 60 computer monitors to Fremont Christian School.
“Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial is pleased to support local students and our community in every way we can, and that includes helping students get access to technology that can...
Fatal Crash Claims Life Of Motorcyclist
The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Department released information about a fatal accident occurring Saturday at just after 4pm on E. 1 Mile Rd near N. Sycamore in Wilcox Township.
According to the report an SUV driven by Jessica Heather Cole 30, of Mt. Sterling Kentucky and a motorcycle driven...
Life Savers: MiResCu Grant Brings Additional AEDs To NC
On February 10, 2016, Newaygo County became the proud recipient of the MiResCu Community Grant through the Michigan Rural EMS Network (MiREMS).
Under this program, representatives from Newaygo County Emergency Services, Newaygo County Medical Control Authority, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial, Life EMS, Newaygo County Fire Chiefs Association, Newaygo County Sheriff’s Department, and...
Gerber Memorial Welcomes International Day Of Peace Baby
Annelise Greer was born on the International Day of Peace and Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial was proud to welcome the 8-pound, 15-ounce baby into the world on Wednesday night together with her parents, Mitch and Samantha Greer of Fremont.
Annelise was born at 10:05 p.m., delivered by Tami Michele, MD.
The United Nations has designated Sept. 21 as the International Day of Peace and the day is celebrated around the world, including...
County Treasurer Partners with State, Merrill Township
At the regular monthly meeting of the Merrill Township Board last night, Holly Moon, Newaygo County Treasurer, presented the Township Board with a deed to three parcels of property she received from the State of Michigan’s Land Bank.
This represents another step forward in cooperation and collaboration among our governmental units; the Township, the County Treasurer, and the State of Michigan,” she stated.
Several years ago Treasurer Moon expressed concerns to Representative Jon Bumstead regarding...
Making Newaygo County Better - FACF Hosts Community Conversations
By Marianne Boerigter
Fremont Area Community Foundation hosted two “Community Conversation” events on September 14 in an effort to have Newaygo County residents help them to identify organizational goals in the upcoming years.
The morning event in Grant and evening event in Fremont, provided participants with statistical information as well as...
WC Council, Public Hear About TV Story
By Marianne Boerigter
The White Cloud City Council held their regular meeting on September 19 at the city offices. With a WZZM camera rolling at the meeting, City Manager Lora Kalkofen provided information to the council members and the public present regarding last week’s story from ‘TV 13 On Your Side’ investigative reporter David Bailey on the City of White Cloud and Mayor Don Barnhard.
The WZZM story questioned the City of White Cloud paying Barnhard Construction for services over the past years and...
TV 13 Questions White Cloud Mayor
N3 News Team
White Cloud found itself in the news again Wednesday night when the ‘TV 13 On Your Side’ investigative reporter David Bailey went to the air with a series of questions regarding the status of the business owned by Mayor Don Barnhard.
Responding to what he called ‘tips’ from local sources who expressed concern over having seen Mayor Barnhard doing work for the city, the reporter said he had spent the past few months...
Discover Your Community Day on October 28
The series of “Discover Your Community Days” from Fremont Area Community Foundation will continue on October 28. These events are part of the Leadership Series, presented in partnership with the Fremont Area and River Country chambers of commerce.
Discover Your Community Days are designed to give current and emerging community leaders a broader base of knowledge of Newaygo County, an opportunity to network, and...
Board Presents Budget, Honors Donna Kipp
By Ken DeLaat
The Newaygo County Board of Commissioners held the required public hearing on the proposed 2016-17 budget for the county as presented by Administrator Chris Wren at their regular meeting on Wednesday September 14th.
Mr. Wren went over the key elements of the budget as he had done in last week’s finance committee meeting and the hearing was opened to public comment. After a period of about five minutes...
Keeping It Clean At Gerber Memorial- The Video
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial this week recognizes the contributions its environmental services team makes toward keeping patients safe and comfortable. As part of National Environmental Services and Housekeeping Week Sept 11 to Sept. 17, Gerber Memorial also posted a new video showing how efficiently its team of environmental service techs can totally turn around a used hospital room so it is safe, clean and infection-free for the next patient. The video can be viewed at http://bit.ly/2coxSmx.
“Hospital environmental service workers are truly the unsung heroes of healthcare and Gerber Memorial is honored we can take...
County Administrator Wren Outlines 2017 Budget
By N3 News Team
Newaygo County Administrator Christopher Wren unveiled the county’s 2017 Fiscal Year Budget at the Finance Committee meeting of the Board of Commissioners Wednesday morning.
Outlining an overall fiscal approach aimed at providing the needed resources for future expenditures and capital projects, Mr. Wren spoke to increased health care costs and the need to...
MRWA Features Tour Of Tamarack Creek
The folks from Muskegon River Watershed Assembly, a fine group of citizens with a desire to preserve and protect the mighty stream that flows through our area and its connecting waters are following up the successful Protecting Our Waters workshop held last month with a tour of Tamarack Creek a crucial sub-basin of the Muskegon.
The event on Monday, September 12th, begins with a tour at Minnie Farmer Park in Howard City where folks will gather at 5pm to see and...
Weekend Construction Slated For Gerber Memorial
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will be undergoing limited construction on two upcoming weekends, Sept. 9 to Sept. 11 and Sept. 16 to Sept. 18. Gerber Memorial will work to minimize any inconvenience to patients, visitors and staff.
The first floor North Hallway – the main patient corridor – is...
Bike Trip Brings Senator Peters To Newaygo
By Ken DeLaat
Senator Gary Peters toured the state this past week and made a stop in Newaygo.
On his Harley.
Forsaking an automobile the Senator decided to take the two wheeled route as he and his team covered 26 counties with stops in a dozen including Newaygo where the first term Senator interacted with citizens, answered questions and...