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2 RIVERVALLEYNEWSSHOPPER•MONDAY,JANUARY17,2011 MONDAY,JANUARY17,2011•RIVERVALLEYNEWSSHOPPER 3
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INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
n Obituaries, Page 4
n Community News, Page 5
n Zellie’s Opry House news,
Page 6
LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY
Letters published in the River Valley Record-En-
terprise do not refect the overall opinion of the paper.
Letters to the editor may be written by any member of the
community who wishes to express their view of a certain
issue. Letters should be in good taste and no longer than
500 words.
DEADLINES
News/Editorial Submissions . . . . Noon on Tuesday
Area Happenings and Directories . . . . Noon on Wednesday
Classifed/Display advertising . . . . Noon on Thursday
For more information, contact the River Valley Offce
at (231) 937-4740
RECORD - ENTERPRISE
The River Valley
Serving PortionS of MontcalM, MecoSta, newaygo and Kent countieS
Area child awarded MCC scholarship
SCHOLAR-
SHIP: Montcalm
Community Col-
lege President
Bob Ferrentino,
right, presents a
certifcate for one
free three-credit
class at MCC to
Gabrielle Painter,
2, of Lakeview,
and her mother,
Rebecka Painter.
On Saturday, Jan. 8,
Coach Renner took his TC
Wrestling Team to Allen-
dale Wresting Invitational.
Medalist trained hard and
wrestled fearless. Dekker
took 1st place. W/Cham-
pionship chart and med-
al, his teammates placed
and medaled in the top
6th.
SIDNEY – A Lakeview area 2-
year-old has earned her frst col-
lege scholarship.
Gabrielle Painter recently
won a scholarship for three free
credit hours of tuition at Mont-
calm Community College (MCC)
after visiting Santa’s Super Sun-
day in December. The event – the
college’s annual holiday gift to
the community – features a vari-
ety of activities at the Sidney col-
lege, including a visit with Santa,
creating crafts and swimming in
the college’s pool. A chance to
win the scholarship was new this
year.
“Santa’s Super Sunday was
developed 29 years ago as a ser-
vice to our community – to thank
people for supporting their com-
munity college,” said MCC Dean
of Community Outreach Susan
Hatto. “We felt that awarding a
scholarship to a local youth was
a great way to thank them and
their families for their support.”
MCC President Bob Ferrenti-
no said the scholarship is just one
more way in which MCC supports
the goal of lifelong learning.
“Part of our mission is to cre-
ate a learning community, and
this scholarship is the perfect
way to support the education of
one of our community members
– even the youngest ones,” he
said.
The scholarship was available
to Santa’s Super Sunday partici-
pants younger than age 18 and is
not transferable.
BIG
DAY
TEAM: Members include (bottom
row) Kameron Snyder, Marcus
Dekker, Tommy Gilbert, (back row)
Derek Hojnacki, Chase Smigiel,
Coach Renner, and Jordan Little.
NORTH AMERICAN PRECIS
SYNDICATE
The cold-weather months aren’t just hard on
humans. Pets can also be affected by the chilly
temperatures.
Keeping pets safe and happy when it’s cold
is a major concern for all pet owners. Marc Mor-
rone, renowned pet expert and host of Hallmark
Channel’s “Petkeeping with Marc Morrone” (airs
weekdays at noon), is a modern-day Dr. Dolittle
and Martha Stewart’s go-to guy in the world of
four-legged and winged beasts, from dogs to cats
and rabbits to parrots.
On his show, Marc reveals what viewers need
to know about caring for their pets, and below
are Marc’s top tips for winter pet care:
n When ftting dogs with boots and sweaters,
make sure to practice inside your home frst. If
your pets aren’t comfortable walking around the
house in their gear, they will not be comfortable
in the outdoors.
n Don’t forget about the wild animals in the
winter. Placing a bird feeder outside your win-
dow can mean the difference between life and
death for a little songbird.
n Keep antifreeze out of reach of pets. It is ex-
tremely toxic. Marc cannot stress that enough.
n If you live in an apartment building or co-
op, petition the board to only use pet-safe de-
icer on the sidewalks and courtyard walkways
throughout the winter.
n If you own a reptile, keep extra heat lamps
on hand during the winter months in case one
Tips to help keep your pets warm and safe
ON THE WATCH: TV show offers tips to help keep pets safe and happy. (NAPSI Photo)
See TIPS page 6
4 RIVERVALLEYNEWSSHOPPER•MONDAY,JANUARY17,2011
James and Candace Kennedy
of Stanton became parents of a
baby girl at Carson City Hospital.
Carley Nicole Kennedy was born
at 9:02 a.m. on Dec. 19. The baby
weighed 6-pounds, 8-ounces, and
was 19.5 inches long. The baby has
one brother Cameron James Kenne-
dy. Grandparents are Howard King,
April King, Michelle McCurdy, Ron
Kennedy, great-grandma’s Chariline
and Diana. The mother is the former
Candace Qualls.
OBITUARY
Marilyn Buzzard
MORLEY — Mrs. Marilyn A. (Leiter-
man) Buzzard (nee Werner), 74, of Mor-
ley, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
She was a graduate of Bay City Central
High School and attended business col-
lege. Marilyn worked as a teacher’s aide
for Beaverton and Tri-County Schools,
and later provided day care in her home.
She was preceded in death by her hus-
bands, Adam Leiterman and Kenneth
Buzzard. Marilyn is survived by her lov-
ing children, Ernest (Lisa) Leiterman of
Rockford, Nicholas Leiterman of Roches-
ter, and Susanna (Larry) Hayden of Sand
Lake; grandchildren, Abbey and Jeremy
Colvin, Andrew and Katelyn Leiterman,
Sarah Lindale, Alex Leiterman, Sarah Lei-
terman, Matt Leiterman, David Hayden
and Steven Hayden; great-grandchildren,
Kayden, Chloe, Ella, Brionna, and Joseph;
sisters, Joyce Schnepp, Judy Werner, and
Nancy (James) MacKenzie; and several
nieces and nephews.
The memorial Service for Mrs. Buz-
zard was held Saturday, Jan. 15, at the
Pederson Funeral Home with Pastor Dar-
ryl Miller offciating. The Pederson Fu-
neral Home, Rockford (www.pedersonfu-
neralhome.com)
SALUTING HOMETOWN HEROES
Jacob M. Mills
Air Force Airman Jacob M. Mills
graduated from basic military training
at Lackland Air Force Base, San Anto-
nio, Texas.
The airman completed an inten-
sive, eight-week program that included
training in military
discipline and stud-
ies, Air Force core
values, physical ft-
ness, and basic war-
fare principles and
skills.
Airmen who
complete basic train-
ing earn four credits
toward an associate
in applied science
degree through the Community College
of the Air Force.
He is the son of Lisa Smith of Rock-
ford and Martin Mills Caledonia.
Mills graduated in 2008 from Cale-
donia High School.

Michael G. Kester
Air Force Airman Michael G. Kester
graduated from basic military training
at Lackland Air Force Base, San Anto-
nio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive,
eight-week program
that included train-
ing in military dis-
cipline and studies,
Air Force core val-
ues, physical ftness,
and basic warfare
principles and skills.
Airmen who
complete basic train-
ing earn four credits
toward an associate
in applied science degree through the
Community College of the Air Force.
He is the son of Jim and Renee Kes-
ter of Rockford.
Kester graduated in 2005 from Rock-
ford High School.
Stephen C. Zukowski
Army Pfc. Stephen C. Zukowski has
graduated from Basic Combat Training
at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the
soldier studied the Army mission and re-
ceived instruction and training exercises
in drill and ceremonies, Army history,
core values and traditions, military cour-
tesy, military justice, physical ftness,
frst aid, rife marksmanship, weapons
use, map reading and land navigation,
foot marches, armed and unarmed com-
bat, and feld maneuvers and tactics.
Zukowski graduated in 2004 from
Rockford High School.
Patricia C. Harris
Army Pvt. Patricia C. Harris has
graduated from Basic Combat Training
at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
During the nine weeks of training, the
soldier studied the Army mission and re-
ceived instruction and training exercises
in drill and ceremonies, Army history,
core values and traditions, military cour-
tesy, military justice, physical ftness,
frst aid, rife marksmanship, weapons
use, map reading and land navigation,
foot marches, armed and unarmed com-
bat, and feld maneuvers and tactics.
She is the daughter of Kimberly Har-
ris of Sand Lake.
Harris graduated in 2004 from Ce-
dar Springs High School.
MILLS
KESTER
GOSPEL MUSIC AT ZELLIE’S

If you’ve missed hear-
ing your favorite old-
fashioned, good-time
Gospel music, then be at
Zellie’s Opry House on
Friday, Jan. 21, when the
doors swing open.
Traditional Gospel fa-
vorites will be performed
by Terry Winright and
Friends, Kari Anne and
Lost Creek and the Zel-
lie’s Opry House Band.
Doors open at 6 p.m.,
with the stage show be-
ginning at 7 p.m. Let
the toe tappin’ and hand
clappin’ commence. Ad-
ditional information is
available at www.zel-
liesopryhouse.com or
(616) 260-3032.
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* Some restrictions may apply.
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Chamber sponsoring
‘Penguin Polar Plunge’
The chamber is sponsoring a “Pen-
guin Polar Plunge” as an event of Winter-
fest Jan. 15.
This will be similar to the Lion’s Club
Duck Race event of Harvest Festival.
Rubber penguins will be launched at
Minnie Farmer Park and will race down
the creek to the fnish line!
First prize is $500 to the Penguin that
crosses the fnishline frst. Secnd and
third place, $250 and $125.
The community banks, Community
First Federal Credit Union, Firstbank
and Independent Bank are holding ticket
sales in their lobbies.
You may stop in at any of these insti-
tutions to purchase your tickets. They are
$5 a piece or fve tickets for $20.
If you have questions, call the Cham-
ber or Michelle at Firstbank (231-937-
4383) or simply stop in and pick up your
tickets from Michelle for selling.
Thank you for your help.
Moyer achieves
board certification
in cardiac CT
CARSON CITY — The Certifcation
Board of Cardiovascular Computed To-
mography (CBCCT) has
announced that Donna
Ruth Moyer, D.O., of
Perrinton, passed the
CBCCT certifcation
examination in Sep-
tember 2010. Moyer
is now designated as a
“Diplomate of the Cer-
tifcation Board of Car-
diovascular Computed
Tomography.”
Moyer is the Chief of Radiology at
Carson City Hospital and at Sheridan
Community Hospital, as well as the
2009-2010 President of the Michigan
Osteopathic Association. She is board-
certifed in Diagnostic Radiology, Nucle-
ar Medicine, and Cardiac CT. Moyer has
also been appointed by the American Os-
teopathic Association to chair the Council
on Women’s Health Issues for a one-year
term.
Cardiac computerized tomography
angiography combines the technology of
a conventional CT scan with that of tra-
ditional angiography to test for various
types of heart disease. This examination
is now being offered at Carson City Hos-
pital.
“This new service is of great diagnos-
tic value,” said Moyer. “We are commit-
ted to providing state-of-the-art care in
our rural community; this is just another
example of that commitment.”
COMMUNITY NEWS
MOYER
Ribbon Cutting with PEN’s: Panhandle Area Chamber of Commerce members joined together with Paul Nas-
eman, owner of PEN’s Auto Repair and Custom Car Audio, to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for his new business
located at 19196 Almy Road just north of Howard City. PEN’s is open for business to perform diagnosis, repairs
and service on your auto, truck and small engine. Paul can install your mobile video, or audio. Stop in and visit Paul
or call 616-308-6012 for an appointment. Helping to celebrate are from left to right: Amber Behrend – Chamber Am-
bassador, Independent Bank, Sally Proctor – Chamber Board member, Community First Federal Credit Union, Rich
Pease – Chamber member, Pease Insurance Agency, Millianne Lewis – Chamber Board member, The River Valley
News Shopper, LaDonna Wright – Receptionist, PEN’s Auto Repair, Paul Naseman – Owner, PEN’s Auto Repair,
Brian Campbell – Chamber Ambassador, Independent Bank, Michelle Barker – Chamber Board member, Firstbank.
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Fresh From The Farm
BIRD’S FARM MEATS INC.
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We accept vendor coupons and Bridge Cards.
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Effective January 17, 2011 thru January 22, 2011
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HAM PORTIONS
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lb.
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lb.
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16 oz.
Way back when

Do You
Recall?

Compiled by Virginia Tully
Health & Wellness Centers
Edmore Lakeview Stanton
989-427-5141 989-352-8168 989-831-4140
Owned by Pharmacists - Run by Pharmacists
1951 – Deputy William “Billy”
Nelson of Lakeview has been re-
appointed to the office by County
Sheriff Elton Sampson.
Charles Smith of Lakeview
bought out his partner Elmer Borden
to become the sole owner of Lakev-
iew Furnace and Sheet Metal Shop.
1961 – The Leppink family of Beld-
ing has purchased Hansen’s Super
Market in Lakeview, with the new
business venture to be managed by
Ken Leppink – one of the three Lep-
pink sons.
The Donald Bushes of Hinton
Township celebrated their silver an-
niversary with an open house and
the Township Hall.
1976 –Alger and Edna Abbey of
Lakeview are leaving for a 4-5 year
stay in Rhodesia, as missionaries
returning to the country where they
helped to build a school several
years ago.
Lakeview VFW Post 3701 is
celebrating its 5th anniversary this
weekend.
1996 – Lisa Ulrich-Johnson, a
farmer and freelance writer from the
Lakeview area is the newest director
on the Tri County Electric People
Fund Board.
Kyle Pierce, grandson of Dixie
and Cliff McKelvey of Lakeview,
has been placed on the Dean’s List
at Iowa State University with a 3.5
grade in the engineering field.
6 RIVERVALLEYNEWSSHOPPER•MONDAY,JANUARY17,2011
Concerned reader warns of
high-speed drivers
TO THE EDITOR:
I have been wanting to write this letter for a long
time and decided today is the day. We live on West M-
82 and each year it has more traffc and more accidents
some resulting in death. It’s hard to turn into our drive-
way because the car behind us is in such a hurry to get
around us that they are riding on our bumper. Coming
from the west there is a dangerous dip in the road by
the bridge. We will stop or pull over to the right because
you CAN NOT see an oncoming car. Many times the car
or truck behind us will pass on the right (zooming by on
the shoulder).
A neighbor and I have both noticed that the only
speed limit sign is just outside the village limits. There
are none all the way to Newaygo! We were taught that on
Michigan highways the speed limit is 55 MPH unless oth-
erwise marked. The expressways are 65-70 MPH (look it
up on mdot.com). So why do people insist on driving 70-
80 MPH on M-82 and other Michigan roadways?
A couple months ago we had 3 accidents in less than
an hour between the expressway and our Tamarack
Creek Bridge (a two mile stretch). Luckily no one died!
People are in such a hurry these days that they don’t care
about their lives or anyone else’s. A life is one of God’s
greatest gifts so please slow down and save a life (maybe
your own!).
NOTE: It’s a proven fact that you will save gas if you
drive slower. With the price of gas we all need to save
where ever we can. Happy New Year and May It Be a
Safe One!
MaRgE HackbaRDT
Howard city
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
blows out during a holiday or snowstorm
and you can’t get out to replace the bulb.
n In the winter, dry air causes dogs
and cats to shed quite a bit. To combat
this, brush your pet daily and add raw
faxseed oil to your pet’s food (1 teaspoon
for every 10 lbs. of your pet’s weight).
This will help reduce dryness of the skin.
In every episode of “Petkeeping with
Marc Morrone,” customers stop by with
pet in hand seeking Marc’s advice on
every topic from common cat/dog mis-
conceptions to how to keep children and
pets safe and happy while living under
the same roof. This season, he looks
at plus-size pets, baby pets, older pets,
high-maintenance pets and more. He
made his national TV debut in 1998 on
Martha’s show after she spotted him on a
New York cable access show. The author
of fve books, Marc also writes a syndicat-
ed pets column for Newsday, hosts “Ask
Marc, the Petkeeper” on Martha Stewart
Living Radio and has a weekly show on
News 12 New York called “Animal Is-
land.”
For more information on “Petkeep-
ing with Marc Morrone,” visit www.hall-
markchannel.com/petkeepingwithmar-
cmorrone.
TIPS
CONTINuEd FROM PagE 3
UPCOMING
MARRIAGE
n Eric Threatt and Sheena
Tanney, both of Newaygo
QUOTE
OF
THE
WEEK
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out best for
those who make
the best of the
way things turn
out.”
— JOHN
WOODEN
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was the frst baby born at Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial in 2011. Baby Candona
was born at 5:08 a.m., Jan. 3.
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Indoor gardens are an inexpensive
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winter days. And February is National
Indoor Gardening Month, offering you
the perfect opportunity to learn the ba-
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Here are some helpful tips to get
you started:
Things to Consider
Before buying up the garden section
of your local home improvement store,
it’s important to decide what you want
to grow. House plants can grow under
the relatively low light levels, but fresh
herbs like basil and cilantro require
a more direct sun or artificial light to
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Once you’ve decided what you want
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for your garden. Consider things like
potential drafts, floor and shelf space,
access to water and room for grow
lights, if needed.
You should also consider how much
time you have to nurture new life forms
in your home. If you travel a lot or work
two jobs, you may want to grow plants
that need infrequent watering. If you’re
retired or a homebody, you can stock
your home with more plants of greater
diversity.
Elements and
Exceptions
Just like their exposure to light, dif-
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of water and types of nutrients. Slow
growing plants need less nutrients and
often less water.
Fast growing plants like to be con-
sistently damp. Trial and error and a
bit of research will help in determining
what’s right for the plants you want to
grow.
Or you can use innovation to your
advantage. For example, a product
called the AeroGarden is a soil-free, in-
door growing system that lets you grow
anything from tarragon to tomatoes
using liquid nutrients, energy-efficient
grow lights and hydroponic technology
that eliminates over- and under-water-
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and vegetables to grow nearly twice as
fast.
“Home-grown vegetables and herbs
are great ways for families to save
money,” says J. Michael Wolfe, Presi-
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AeroGarden. “So it’s even better that
families can now grow their vegetables
year-round.”
Plants that Grow Best
Indoor planting requires some
thought in terms of what to grow and
when. For example, you can “force”
a variety of spring bulbs to grow by
chilling them for a few months before
winter sets in. But for most people, it’s
easier to grow plants suited for indoor
climates.
For flowering plants, some common
favorites include African violets, gera-
niums and impatients. Or you can grow
more hardy plants like cacti, aloe vera
and spider plants. For information on
growing plants and vegetables indoors
in a dirt-free environment, visit www.
aerogarden.com.
But regardless of what you grow, in-
door gardens can bring new life and a
feeling of eternal spring.
Use indoor plants to brighten your home this winter
TO-
GETHER:
Growing
herbs at
home is an
easy way
to save
money.
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010 In Memoriams
L. DEAN LAWSONMemorial Luncheon,
VFW Hall Howard City February 2nd,
1-3pm. Family and friends welcome.
030 Special Notices
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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
REYNOLDS TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
REYNOLDS TOWNSHIP, MONTCALM COUNTY
Please be advised that the Reynolds Township Planning Commission will meet
on February 3, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at the Reynolds Township Hall 215 E. Edgerton St.
Howard City, MI.
The purpose of the meeting is to review the Reynolds Township Zoning Ordinance
and consider recommended changes to the Ordinance.
Respectfully submitted,
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Croton Township will hold a public hearing on Thursday,
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Station, 6431 Elm Ave., Newaygo, MI 49337.
This will be for public comment on the Mute Swan popula-
tion affecting the Croton Pond and its residents.

Debbra Wright, Croton
Township Clerk
Athletic Position Available
Tri County Area Schools is now seeking applications for
the following Athletic positions: Varsity Softball Coach
& two (2) Assistant Football Coaches. Anyone interest-
ed should submit Letter of Interest, Resume and Refer-
ences to: Tim Kisner, Athletic Director, Tri County Area
Schools, 21338 Kendaville Rd., Howard City, MI 49329
or To: tkisner@tricountyschools.com.
Deadline for applications is Friday, January 14, 2011.
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Tri County School News
ACADEMI CS • ARTS • ATHLETI CS • ACHI EVEMENT
January 17, 2011
“I am finishing my last few weeks here at Sand Lake Elementary and
I would just like to say it has been such an honor to teach in the school
system that I attended as a former student.
I have worked with some awesome people
and have been honored to work with
teachers that I had in elementary, junior
high, and high school,” said third grade
teacher Aaron Young, who has taught for
twenty two years, fourteen of them at Tri
County.
Aaron is moving to Rochester,
Minnesota to be with his new wife,
Elizabeth and eight year old daughter,
Natalia. He plans to continue his teaching
career at the elementary level.
Aaron said, “The truest pleasure was having the honor to teach
across the hall from Fran Hoitenga my kindergarten teacher my first
year here. I will miss the children and supportive parents that made the
job awesome and rewarding as it can be. Thank you Tri County! A part
of my heart will always be here.”
With thanks to the previous eight years of students and the current
20 student volunteers, the conflict management program is becoming a
mainstay program at Edgerton Upper Elementary. Conflict Management
along with an anti-bullying initiative is creating a recess environment
where students are learning to deal with problems in a positive and
proactive way. Conflict Managers are trained to use a prescribed problem
solving process and act as facilitators, not judges or disciplinarians.
Conflict Managers benefit themselves when they volunteer in the program
by learning to be better leaders and improve their own communication
skills. They have been trained not to take sides and work through the
prescribed process with the disputants. The four students that are on
duty during lunch and recess work in
boy/girl pairs. Wearing similar baseball
caps easily identifies them at recess. In
addition to the training, there meetings
during the year to address any concerns
that might arise throughout the school
year.
The fifth grade students are
chosen by teacher recommendations
and by student vote early in the year.
“This is a wonderful program and I am
expecting a great year with this group
of students,” said Carl Craft, the school
social worker. Yvonne Jordan who is a
Title One and recess aid at the school
is instrumental in the success of the
training and overall program.
Last spring, the Board of Education considered a reconfiguration of
our elementary buildings. The question was: Would it work to change
Sand Lake into a Third, Fourth, and Fifth grade building for the entire
district, and change MacNaughton Elementary into a Kindergarten,
First, and Second grade building for the entire district, and then close
Edgerton Upper Elementary? The Board decided not to make any
changes for this current school year. A meeting has been scheduled for
community members to review this idea and to look at other ideas that
may be beneficial for our school district. This meeting is scheduled for
Monday, January 24, 2011 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the board room at
the Administration building in Sand Lake.
Grand Rapids Symphony Artist In
Residence Program
By Karlie Platz and Abi Mitz from Mrs. Hill’s Third Grade Class
Have you ever seen Bill Vits play his percussion instruments? It’s
quite a sight to see him play. Mrs. Hill and Mr. Young’s third grade class
went to see Bill Vits play. We left for this amazing trip at 9:40, it was
quite a drive, but luckily there were good friends with us. Once we
made it, we were escorted off the bus and down many hallways where
we took our seats in a huge theater. We looked at the stage and saw so
many drums! Little drums, big drums, even drums that didn’t even look
like drums. Then, Bill Vits stepped on stage and the crowd grew silent.
The show began with him telling who he was and what he’d be doing.
Next, Mr. Vits began to play. We loved it when he put on a mask and
played an African drum and sang in an African language. We also liked
one instrument where he would put his hand near it and it would make
a very odd sound. There was a wire sticking straight up and the closer
he got to it the higher the pitch was. One very odd instrument was made
out of donkey toenails.
This is a wonderful opportunity for all third graders and everyone
should get the chance to see this magic man. I hope that we can keep
this going on for as long as possible. Bill Vits is a great percussionist.
Students at Sand Lake Elementary will have
new digital cameras to use to take pictures of
the Sand Lake KDL Library’s native prairie and
rain garden. The grant was awarded based on
Sand Lake students’ efforts to educate the public about the importance
of native ecosystems and provide information about the plants in
the prairie and rain garden. Sand Lake Elementary fifth graders will
accomplish this task by using the pictures to create a blog/wiki linked
to the KDL website. It is hoped that those visiting the gardens and the
blog will use the information about the native plants and landscapes to
create beneficial natural gardens in their own backyard. With the help
of The Aquinas Educator’s Grant, students now have the ability to get
the word out to the community about natural gardening and how it
is an environmentally and ecologically friendly option for public and
private spaces.
The state has come out with new requirements for student
immunizations. These requirements take affect before the start of school
next September. The changes will affect students going into kindergarten,
fifth and sixth graders turning 11 years old, and any child changing
school districts. The Health Department will give shots to anyone
without insurance, but you must call them first for an appointment.
Please plan ahead and call your doctor or health department and utilize
spring break and summer break to have your child immunized.
The new requirements: Kindergarten: need second dose of Varicella
(Chicken Pox vaccine); 11 Year-olds: Need Meningitis Shot and Tdap
booster; Students changing districts: Require above listed vaccines
according to their age.
Stanton Health Department: 989-831-5237
Cedar Springs/Rockford Health Department: 616-866-0632
The High School Drama Team will be performing the play, “Fawlty
Towers” at the high school on Friday, February 18 and Saturday, February
19 at 7 p.m.
Fawlty Towers is the best-loved bad hotel in the world and here
we meet the snobbish, manic Basil; his over-coiffured domineering
wife, Sybil; the hopeless but ever-hopeful waiter Manuel; the calm and
capable Polly - and of course the steady stream of abused guests.
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Tri County School News
ACADEMI CS • ARTS • ATHLETI CS • ACHI EVEMENT
January 17, 2011
On Monday, November 8, 2010, the Tri County Area Schools
Board of Education voted to change the schedule of school elections
from holding elections every May to having our elections in Odd-Year
November. Some thoughts that brought the Board to this decision are:
• By having elections every other year, the cost for elections will be
less.
• Newaygo County has already voted to change to the odd-year
November election cycle, and because we have many residents in
Ensley Township and Croton Township it will be less costly and
less confusing to have our election cycle consistent with Newaygo
County.
• In Montcalm County, Montcalm Community College has already
voted to change to the odd-year November voting cycle. Since they
share election costs with us our costs are reduced by being on the
same cycle.
• There is legislation being considered that would force schools to
an even-year November election cycle. If passed, this would cause
school elections to be incorporated with the National, State, County,
and Local elections, which could possibly reduce the priority of
school elections.
The following information shows how this change will impact our
school elections. If you have questions please contact our administration
office at 616-636-5454.
What’s On the Ballot?
Election Cycles Board Election
Non-Homestead
Operating Millage
Operating Millage
Required
Maximum Mills
Levied
May 2011 NO
YES - December
2011 Levy
18 Mills 18 Mills
November 2011 YES, 1 - 6 yr seat
YES - December
2012 & 2013
19 Mills * 18 Mills
November 2013
YES, 2 - 4 yr seats
2 - 6 yr seats
YES - December
2014 & 2015
19 Mills * 18 Mills
November 2015 YES, 2 - 4 yr seats
YES - December
2016 & 2017
19 Mills* 18 Mills
*Why request 19 Mills when the district has requested 18 Mills in prior years?
A. If levy 18 Mills:
November Spring December Spring December
Election to Property Value Changes District Levies Property Value Changes District Levies
Approve 18 Mills Possibly Cause Headlee Rollback 17.75 Mills – Lost Possibly Cause Headlee Rollback 17.25 Mills Greater
Reducing Approved Levy to 17.75 Mills per Student Funding Reducing Approved Levy to 17.25 Mills Loss per Student Funding
A.*If levy 19 Mills:
November Spring December Spring December
Election to Property Value Changes District Levies Property Value Changes District Levies
Approve19 Mills Possibly Cause Headlee Rollback 18 Mills (Max.Allowed) Possibly Cause Headlee Rollback 18Mills(Max.Allowed)
Reducing Approved Levy to 18.75 Mills No Loss per Student Funding Approved Levy to 18.25 Mills No Loss per Student Funding
Q. If above timeline states approved levy is 18.75 mills and 18.25 mills why is the
District levying only 18 mills each December?
A. The District is capped at levying up to 18 mills for operations of educating
the students each year.
Q. What if the operating millage is not approved?
A. Approximately $2,300,000 each year would not be available for school
operations. This is 13 percent of our per student funding.
Prior to our elections, we plan to provide more information regarding
these upcoming changes.
Back row (l to r): Taylor Merchant, Jeni Walter, Tiara Kerr, Chelsey Modzelewski,
Coach Geers, Madeline Barrett, Felicia Dewitt, and Michaela Lytle. Front row (l to r):
Tiffany Empie, Chelsea Goodfellow, Amanda Cooper, Alyssa Gardner, Ashlyn Sutton,
Jordin Rubingh and Debora Boneta.
Back row (l to r): Coach Laskey, Alex Hershberger, Opal Tafe, Emma Bowen, McKenna
Clark, Whitney Pierce, Lauren Olsen, Ally Rackley, Emily Wiltjer, and Brooke Besemer.
Middle row (l to r): Stephanie Lukas, Mallorie Taylor, Elly Bowen, Natasha Azure,
Morgan Grecheski, Kaitlyn Geers, Hannah Balyeat and Alyssa Moggo. Front row (l
to r): Olivia Barrett, Mickaela Walter, Sarah Snaraki, Shelbi Besemer, Kristen Bessey,
Nicole Newell, and Rachel Brimmer.
Row four (l to r): Jacob Simon, JD Armstrong, Marcus Dekker, Coach Renner, Jordan
Little, Jess Smits and Willie Cook. Row three (l to r): Adam Johnson, Chase Smigiel,
Tommy Gilbert, Ledgend Meeuwes, Dustin McNealy, and Oliver Trucios. Kneeling
(l to r): Charles Stout, Brandon Empie, Ricky Kilts, Sam Nagy, Jayson Little, Ken
Holbrook, and Zach Mason. Seated (l to r): Derek Hojnacki, Brandon Skeel, Kameron
Snyder, and Franky Dombrowski.
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Help is Available:
Angel Food Ministries at Solon Center Wesleyan Church, 15671 Algoma
Ave., Cedar Springs, MI 49319. For info call 616-696-8236.
The Mid-Michigan District Health Department offers free vision testing,
as well as hearing screening tests for all children ages 3 to 21. For more
information or to schedule an appointment, call (989) 831-3644, Monday
through Friday.
Michigan Chapter of Pilots for Christ - We provide free air and ground service
for those with medical needs, pastors in need, missionaries cargo transportation.
616-636-5523.
A free Bariatric Support Group will meet the first Tuesday of each month
(beginning in February 2010) at 6:30pm in the Conference Rooms at Carson
City Hospital. For more information, contact Ellen at 989-330-4091.
Newaygo County’s newest Cancer Support Group - Whether you have
been recently diagnosed, in treatment or living beyond your cancer, meet with
others to share and offer hope for one another. Last Thursday of every month
from 6:30 until 8:30 at Living Hope Physical Therapy, 977 W. 72nd St. (M-82),
Newaygo, MI. For more information contact Deb Kaminski, 231-924-7013.
Emotions Anonymous (EA) - Meetings every Wednesday, 1pm, Miracle
Drop-In Center, 310 E. Main St., Stanton. Everyone is welcome. No dues or
fees. Emotions Anonymous offers a twelve step program to help people cope
with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. Info call Carol
(989)831-8778.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Newaygo. Weigh in 5:30-6:10pm
on Thursdays, meeting 6:10-7:10pm. Info. Dee at (231)652-2583. • Sparta
Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:00-6:00pm on Tuesdays, meeting 6:00-7:00pm.
Info. Betty at (616)691-7120. • White Cloud, Commission on Aging. Weigh in
5:25-5:55pm on Thursdays, meeting 6:00-7:00pm. 93 Gibbs St. • Lakeview, New
Life United Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:45-6:10pm on Mondays, meeting
6:15-7:15pm. East M-46. • Lakeview, New Life United Methodist Church.
Weigh in 9:30am on Wednesdays, meeting 10:00-11:00am. East M-46. • Sand
Lake, Resurrection Lutheran Church. Weigh in 8:30-9:00am on Tuesdays,
meeting 9:15-10:00am. 180 Northland Dr. • Howard City, Howard City VFW
Hall, Thursdays weigh-in 4:30-5:10pm, meeting 5:15-6:00pm. First meeting free.
For information call 231-937-4441.
Grief Recovery Support Group Weekly Meetings Tuesdays 9:30-11:00am,
Pierson Bible Church, ministries building, 101 Grand St., Pierson, Michigan.
Call 636-5542 or 636-5680 for info.
Emphysema Support Group Meetings 2nd Tuesday of month, 5:30pm,
Health Department, White Cloud.
Addictions Program: Feel trapped in addiction? There is an answer! Reformers
Unanimous. A caring addiction program for any addiction, offered at Bills Lake
Baptist Church, 8549 Swan Ave., 7 miles east of Newaygo. Every Friday night
7-9p.m. Info. call 652-9940.
Rebos House 10 N. First Street, Cedar Springs, Michigan. Meeting Days &
Times: Monday-7pm, Big Book Meeting-Open; Tuesday-12Noon-Open, 5:30-
6:30pm Women’s-Open, 7:00pm Men’s-Open; Wednesday-7:00pm 12&12
12 Steps Traditions-Open; Thursday-12Noon-Open, 7:00pm-Open, 7:00pm-
Closed (N/S) nonsmoking, 7:00pm-Alanon; Friday-All Open-12Noon, 7:00pm,
9:00pm; Saturday-All Open-8:30am, 10:00am, 7:00pm; Sunday-All Open-
9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm.; Friday-7:00pm-Young People of Addictions-Open.
Contact Sandy W. 616-636-8253. Last Thursday every month speakers meeting,
7:30pm. Arrive early if you want convenient parking.
Teen 12-Step Meeting (Help and support for staying alcohol and drug free).
Wednesdays 7-8pm, White Cloud United Methodist Church, 1125 Newell
Street, White Cloud. No cost, anonymous.
Overeaters Anonymous - Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Binge
for no apparent reason? No Dues…We are a fellowship. FREMONT: First
Congregational Church, 714 Hillcrest, Thursday, 10:45-11:45. Contact 689-
6553, Marge.
Drug Problem? Narcotics Anonymous Now Meeting on Thursdays, 7pm,
United Methodist Church, 1125 Newell St., White Cloud. (C, NS, BT)
Newaygo Al-Anon Meeting, 7:30pm, Monday. 18 Justice St., next to St.
Marks Episcopal Church, behind City Hall.
Teen 12-Step Meeting Seventh Day Adventist-Baptist Church, 984 Wilcox
Street, White Cloud (next to the Teen Center) Tuesday 7:00-8:00pm.
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 24 Hour Crisis Line: If you are living
with physical, emotional, or verbal abuse, Call 1-800-374-WISE. Serving
Mecosta, Osceola and Newaygo Counties.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you think you have a problem drinking,
please call. Let no disabilities keep you away. We are accessible to you - 652-
5574. O = Open Meeting, C = Alcoholics Only.
MORLEY: Open meeting, smoking allowed. 19180 Monroe, Morley. Call
Darrell for more information. 616-826-0859.
SPARTA: Sparta United Methodist Church, Monday 7:00pm; Monday,
7:30pm, Frank 678-4534, Wednesdays, 12noon, Harold 678-7508, Wednesdays,
8:00pm, Anggie 887-9952; Sparta Baptist Church, Fridays 7:30pm, Roger 887-
8508 (Spanish Speaking)
KENT CITY: Kent City Baptist Church, Friday 12noon, Rick or Tonya 675-
7663
SAND LAKE: St. Mary’s/Mary Queen of Apostle Catholic Church, basement
of church, rear door, 51 Maple Street, Sand Lake. Mon. 8pm. Women only
- Sand Lake United Methodist Church (Community Room), corner of Maple
Street and Sixth Street, Sand Lake. Tuesdays at 7pm (front door entrance).
CROTON-HARDY: New Croton Township Hall, 5833 Division, Fri. 8pm - C;
Sun. 7pm - O
HOWARD CITY: VFW Hall, 1/2 mile south of Howard City, Larry 616-723-
5081, Wed. 7:30pm - O
GRANT: Community Bldg., 105 S. Front- 678-7508, Wed. 7:00pm - O.; Sun.
7:00pm - O
FREMONT: St Johns Episcopal, 124 Sullivan TUES., WEDS. & FRI.: Noon-O;
NCCS Building, 6308 S. Warner First SAT. of the month 6:30 Potlock 7:30
Speaker - O, SUN. 11:00am - O; Fremont Christian Church, 10 E. Elm MON. -
THURS. 12 Noon - O TUES. Al-Anon: 8:00pm SAT. 11AM - O.
Al-Anon: Tues. 8pm; Al-A teen: Tues. 8pm
NEWAYGO: St. Bartholomew Church, NS, 599 Brooks - Basement - John 924-
8027, Mon. 7:30pm - C; Step Mtg.; Thurs. 7:30pm - C
Newaygo Area Alano Club: 8406 Mason/M-37, Behind Tracy’s Custom River
Boats, just North of Speedway Unit #3. Mon. Noon (O), 7:30pm; Tues. Noon,
7:30pm; Wed. Noon, 7:30pm; Thurs. Noon, 7:30pm; Fri. Noon, 5:30pm (Men
only), 7:30pm (NON-Smoking - Women only – all types of recovery welcome);
Sat. Noon, 7:30pm (3
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Sat. of month is open, non-smoking, potluck dinner
6:30p, speaker meeting 7:30p, with game night following); Sun. 1:00pm, 7:30pm
(O).
WHITE CLOUD: Mental Health Bldg. - Basement, 1049 Newell - 689-1779-
Non-Smoking, Mon. & Wed. 8pm - C
SELF-HELP GROUP FOR EMOTIONAL OR MENTAL PROBLEMS:
Is your ability to function and live a normal life impaired because you have an
emotional or mental problem? Is stress, depression, anger, anxiety, panic attacks,
substance abuse or fear getting in the way of you being able to really “live”?
Newaygo County meeting, Fridays, 10:00am, United Methodist Church, 240
Williams Street, White Cloud. For more information, call 689-7330, or toll-free,
1-800-968-7330.
Activities Building. Admission is free.
Old fashioned square dance - Howard City VFW $5/mo, year round,
Monday 1-4pm, Potluck at 2:15pm. Call Carole (231)652-6183.
Certified Veterans advocate at the VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan
to help file claims with the Department of Veterans Affairs 209 W
Washington, Sheridan. 4th Monday of each month @ 9am-3pm. Call
989-291-9680.
Life Style Change, Weight loss etc @ Natures Atrium every tues
6:30pm-7:30pm Call 231-937-9370.
The Lakeview Area Seniors is a non-denominational group
gathering on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm to 3:00.
Interested people of all ages are encouraged attend. If you would like
further information about these meetings, the Lakeview Area Seniors,
or transportation to meetings, please call: Marlene Scott 989-352-6661,
Dorothy Jensen 989-831-4496, Nancy Olsen 231-937-6272.
Southern Chapter of the Pere Marquette Snowmobile Club will
hold their monthly meeting the second Tuesday of each month at
7:00pm. The meetings will be held at the Howard City Village Offices,
125 Shaw Street.
Interested in local, healthy food sources, preparation, and
informative discussions? Westen A Price Foundation meetings
6:30pm every 3rd Tuesday of every month at Stanwood Free Methodist
(Stanwood Dr. and Pierce Rd.) Call Bonnie @ 231-823-8002.
Free Kids Aerobics at the Lakeview Community Wellness Center,
Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:15. Ages 5-10, Colliene Willison instructing.
423 N. Lincoln Avenue, Lakeview. 989-352-7510.
Hospice of Michigan – Offers Living on Support Group 2nd
Wednesday of each month from 2:00pm – 3:00pm at Vera’s House
located at 18 Justice St in Newaygo. For more information please call
Diane Snyder at 231-924-6123 or 800-837-3630.
The Howard City Harvest Festival Committee meets 2nd
Wednesday of month, 7:00pm, @ Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds
Township Library. Volunteers are needed. Info. Call Cheryl @ 231-937-
5686.
Mecosta County Sheriff’s Posse meets at 7p.m. the second
Thursday of each month in the basement of the Mecosta County jail.
Looking for new members. For more information call (231) 796-0966.
Free Clothing for those in need - Seventh Day Adventist Church,
8060 M-46, Lakeview, in the Community Building behind the church.
Thursdays from 1-4pm.
Free Western Square Dance Lessons - Newaygo St. Bartholomew’s
Church - Thursday 3:30pm-6:00pm. Call Carole (231)652-6183.
Fish Fry every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 5 - 7pm at the Howard
City VFW Post 3306, 1001 S. Ensley Rd.
Come sew at Heritage United Methodist Church on Fridays from
10am to 3pm. Bring your machine and call for supply list. New projects
every week. Call Debbie Castle at 231-354-6910 for more details or
email at dcastle@pathwaynet.com. Everyone welcome.
Greenville Auction & Flea Market - Every Friday at the Old Meijer
Store in Greenville on M-91. Flea market starts at 7:00am, Auction at
10:00am. Vendors and consignors wanted. Call 616-225-9999 or email
wwauctions@yahoo.com.
Gospel Jam @ Grace Community Church 9920 Reed Rd, Howard City,
MI 4th Saturday of each month from 6pm to 8pm in the fellowship hall.
For more info, please call the church @ 231-937-6440 or Gene @ 231-
937-2036.
Every Sunday Sheridan VFW Post 5065 FREE Veteran’s
Breakfast for Veterans and/or wives (companions) or widows at 209
W Washington 7:30am-8:45am.
Attention Seniors - Howard City Action Center, 132 E. Edgerton,
open 7 days a week. Call Karen West or Dawny Kniffen 231-937-5950
for weekly schedule of events. Noon lunches Tues, Wed, Thurs.
Library Happenings:
Experience Egypt - Saturday, January 22, 10:30 AM – Kent District
Library Sand Lake Branch. Come play games and make crafts related to
all things Egyptian as we dress like a pharaoh, make ourselves mummies,
and create a pyramid to celebrate Rick Riordan’s Kane Chronicle series
first title, “The Red Pyramid”. Registration is required and participation
is limited.
Toddler Time every Monday at 11:00am a story, craft, songs and
more at the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library. Ages
18 months-3 years old. For more information call Cheryl at 231-937-
5575.
Preschool Storytime every Tuesday at 11:00am stories, craft and
activities at the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library.
Ages 3 years to 5 years old. For more information call Cheryl at 231-
937-9396.
Preschool Storytime at the Croton Library on Tuesdays from
10:00am-11:00am. Program is for 2-5 year olds and involves books,
crafts, songs & fun.
The Friends of the Grant Area District Library meet at 10am on
the third Tuesday of the month in the Community Room. All interested
persons are welcome to attend. The library is located at 122 Elder St.
in Grant.
The Friends of the Croton Township Library meet the first
Wednesday of each month at 1:00pm at the library. Please come if
interested in helping your local library.
Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library holds
Tweens program every Thursday after school at 4:00. A variety of
activities and learning experiences, with a book discussion once a
month. Ages 8-12 years old, questions call Cheryl at 231-937-9396.
The Newaygo Area Friends of the Library Bookstore, at Newaygo
City Hall, open every Friday, 10am to 6pm and Memorial Day and Labor
Day Weekends with hundreds of books at Bargain Prices. Proceeds for
new Library Building Fund.
Upcoming Events:
Howard City Winterfest Saturday, January 15th, Corner of
Williams and Cass Street. Four Person Wooden Ski Race noon-2:00pm
and 3:00-5:00pm. Rules: A team of four races together on 2x6s over
ice covered course. Tug Of War at 1:00pm. Rules: Teams of 4 per side.
Frozen Chicken Bowling Noon – 2:00pm and 3:00 – 5:00pm. Bed Race
at 2:00pm.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Day, Monday, Jan. 17th, by
attending the film “King — Man of Peace in a Time of War”
at the Fremont Area District Library Community Room. Sponsored
by Newaygo County People for Peace, this film shows rare footage
seldom seen in other documentaries on Dr. King including a complete
interview from the Mike Douglas Show in 1967. The film will begin at
6:45 pm and the public is welcome.
The Tri County Sr. All Nighter Committee will hosting a
Spaghetti/Chicken Alfredo dinner on Monday, Jan 17 from 4 - 8
pm at the Lackadaisical Moose in Howard City. Adult dinner $7.75 for
Spaghetti and $9.10 for Chicken Alfredo, Kids dinner $5.00, drinks not
included. Music provided by Tri County’s own Doug Reed.
Mid-Michigan District Health Department Immunization
Clinics. January 19: at Mid-Michigan District Health Department,
from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. January 26: at the
Greenville Family Care Center, from 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to
4:30 p.m. Immunizations will be available for adults and children eight
weeks of age through adulthood, appointments are preferred. For more
information or to schedule an appointment, call (989) 831-5237, Ext.
5, Monday through Friday.
Mid-Michigan District Health Department Greenville Family
Planning Clinic Schedule. The Greenville Family Planning Clinic
is located at (Greenville Family Care Center) 1014 E. Washington in
Greenville which provides: birth control education and supplies; family
planning counseling; physical examinations; pregnancy and Pap tests;
and STD testing, counseling, treatment and follow-up. Clinics are
scheduled as follows: January 20: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
to 4:15 p.m. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call
(989) 831-5237, Ext. 5, Monday through Friday.
Hospice of Michigan will offer a Living on Grief support group
for six (6) consecutive Thursdays starting January 20, 2011 and will
end on February 24, 2011. 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Fremont Hospice of
Michigan office on 33 W. Main Street. For questions, please contact
Tangela Zielinski at (231) 527-0913.
The Mid-Michigan District Health Department’s Family
Planning Clinics provide confidential care to men and women in need
of contraception and reproductive health services. Charges for services
and supplies are based on income. Clinics are scheduled as follows:
January 24: 8 a.m. to Noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. January 31: 8 a.m.
to Noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to schedule an
appointment, call (989) 831-5237, Ext. 5, Monday through Friday.
Mid-Michigan District Health Department WIC Benefit Pick-Up
Schedule. Pregnant and breastfeeding women, infants and children up
to 5 years old may be eligible for free food through the WIC (Women,
Infants & Children) program. Clinics are scheduled as follows: January
26: at the Greenville Family Care Center, 1014 E. Washington in
Greenville, from 8 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. January 28
at Mid-Michigan District Health Department, 615 N. State Street in
Stanton, from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information
or to schedule an appointment, call (989) 831-5237, Ext. 5, Monday
through Friday.
“Blues – Pain and Humor,” presented by Montcalm Community
College (MCC) Language Arts Instructor Jim Fatka from noon to 1:30
p.m. Jan. 26 in rooms D303-305 in MCC’s Beatrice E. Doser Building.
Lunch is provided for students with a current MCC ID and is $2 for all
others. The event is sponsored by MCC’s Music Club.
Free food truck sponsored by the Lakeview Ministerial Association
along with John & Kathy Grawberg providing funds for the January
2011 Food Truck. Thursday January 27 @ 4pm. Free Methodist Church
Edgar Rd Lakeview.
Thursday, January 27 – Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Lou
Deleguardia of Fremont, is hosting a FREE 60-minute educational
seminar at 5:30 p.m. at the Tamarac, located at 1401 West Main
Street, Fremont. To make a reservation, call Chris Cory at 924-9600.
Grace Community Church, Blood Drive on Tuesday, January
25th from 3pm to 7pm in the fellowship hall, 9920 Reed Rd. If you
are wondering if you qualify to give blood, please call 616-774-2300 for
a phone screening. Please call 937-6440 to schedule an appointment.
Walk-ins are welcome, but may need to wait to be worked in.
Christ the King Church Rummage Sale January 28
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Reed Rd., Howard City West off Federal onto M-46, north off M-46
onto Reed Rd., follow signs.
Rabbit Hunt - Tamarack Sportsman Club: Jan. 29th - 2011 6:30 -
8:00 am sign ups and breakfast. Contact 989-352-6428 for details.
Soup/Chili Cookoff & Supper Entertainment Saturday, January
29, 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m.??? Music ‘til 10 p.m. Contact Sandie Lake @ 616-
984-2191. Maple Valley Complex - Trufant.
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, guest lecturer Lisa Key presents
“Dealing with Diversity” from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 31 in rooms D303-
305 in Montcalm Community College’s Beatrice E. Doser Building.
Admission is free. Lunch is provided for students with a current MCC
ID and is $2 for all others. The event is sponsored by MCC’s Culture
and Travel Club.
Blood Drive Sunday Feb. 6, 10am-2pm Heritage United Methodist
Church, 19931 W Kendaville RD, Fellowship Hall. Call Paul 231-937-
4310.
Tri County Senior All Nighter Casino Bus Trip! Little River
Casino, Saturday, February 12, $35 per person MUST BE 21 YEARS
OLD. Contact Lynn Aiken 231.349.6944. Bus transportation provided
by: Compass Coach.
Montcalm Community College (MCC) hosts a belated Valentine’s
Day dance and concert Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. in the gymnasium in MCC’s
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Schedule of Events
Tickets available at various local merchants and the Newaygo Area Chamber of Commerce,
28 State Road (M-37) • 231-652-3068
First Prize: $1,000 • Second Prize: $500 • Third Prize $250
Saturday January 22
• VFW Pool Tournament; Sign In @12:00PM ;
Open Liquor License. Public welcome.
Newaygo VFW Post 4249
Tuesday, January 25
• Euchre Tournament – Newaygo VFW, 7:00 p.m.
Cash prizes! Please pre-register as space is limited.
Sign up at VFW or Choice One Bank.
Call Marilyn (231) 924-9625
• Wii Golf: Play All Week at Indian River Tobacco
Traders $15.00 entry fee. Cash Prizes!
Call 652-4500 for info
Thursday, January 27, 2011
• Pool Tournament – River Stop Saloon
Call Tina Parrish @652-1233 or River Stop Saloon at
652-800 to sign up
• Wine Tasting – Sportsman’s Bar, downtown Newaygo
7:00 p.m. 652-7074 for info
• Open Mic Night with Sandra Bernard –
River Stop Café 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. 652-5282 for info
Friday, January 28, 2011
• Cardboard Sled Races – Resurrection Life Church.
For info and sign up Call Sherri at (616) 638-9384 or
Gina at (231) 652-4647
• Dennie Middleton and his drummer B-Rad of the Bimini
Brothers – Jimmy’s Road House 9:30PM , Adult Comedy and
Rock! 652-7222 for info
Saturday, January 29, 2011
• VFW Breakfast – Help support the Honor Guard.
Have breakfast at Newaygo VFW Post 4249.
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Cost: $5.00 All you can eat
• Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament – New this year
at Indian River Tobacco Traders. First hand at
3:00PM. Register now! (before 1/27) Call 652-4500
• Jimmy’s Roadhouse 2nd Annual Beat the Winter Blues!–
Starts at 6:00 p.m.
• Hess Lake Events: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the ice
in front of Smuggler’s Cove:
Fishing Contest – Weigh-in at 2:00 p.m.
Kids Games – Fun and Prizes
Extreme Plunge
Family Friendly Wet T-shirt Contest
Snow Shoe Races
Chili Cookoff – For info call Donna Friar 231-652-2808.
Sign up at This Old House Antiques or River Stop Cafe
Chicken Bowling and many other fun activities
• Raffle Drawing at 3:00 p.m. at Smuggler’s Cove –
For Info call Robbin at 231-652-2175
1st Prize: $1000
2nd Prize: $500
3rd Prize: $250
• Polar Pub Crawl – 3 Busses, 4 Bars, 4 Great Bands
in Newaygo and Croton. 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
$20.00 for all night
For additional information regarding WinterFest,
contact Robbin at 231-652-2175 or
Newaygo Area Chamber of Commerce
at 231-652-3068
Smuggler’s Cove
FAMILY DINING • FOOD & SPIRITS
Enjoy Dining On
Hess Lake
(231) 652-1196
864 E. 88th St. • Newaygo
M-37 ~ 1/4 mi. S. of Newaygo
231-652-7222
8639 Mason Dr. (M-37) • Newaygo
231-652-1546
Come on in and warm up by the fire!
52 W. State Rd. • Newaygo
(231) 652-JAVA (5282)
• Espresso
• Cappuccino
• Lattes • Pastries
• Baked Goods
• Sandwiches
VFW
Post 4249
Newaygo
9075 Mason Dr. • Newaygo
231-652-6159
Downtown Newaygo
652-7072
& Restaurant
40 E. 82nd • Newaygo
(M-37 & M-82)
231-652-6914
8235 Mason Dr. • Newaygo
231-652-4500
www.indianrivertobaccotraders.com
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Since 1988
2006 Chevy Uplander LS
V6, Auto., DVD, loaded.
$
13,995
2009 Toyota Prius Hybrid
Auto., AC. Great Fuel Mileage!
$
13,995
2009 Chevy Impala LT
V6, auto., loaded, 54,000 miles.
$
11,995
2004 Chevy Silverado
Crew, LT, 4x4, Duramax, leather.
$
21,995
M-57 to N. M-91/Main St., North 2.5 miles.
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616-754-6800
*Payments based on tax, title, plate, DOC, down payment
2003 Ford Taurus Wagon
V6, auto., loaded.
$
7,995
2004 GMC Yukon XL
V8, 4x4, leather, DVD, loaded.
$
14,995
2003 Pontiac Vibe
Auto., AC, local trade.
$
5,995
2002 Chevy Blazer LS
Auto., AC, loaded.
$
4,995
2005 Dodge Ram 2500
4x4, V8, auto., loaded.
$
17,995
2008 Ford Fusion
Auto., AC. Great Gas Mileage!
$
8,995
2009 Ford Focus SE
4 cylinder, auto., loaded.
$
9,995
2006 Chry. PT Cruiser
Limited Turbo. Auto., pwr. moon, loaded, 44,000 mi.
$
9,995
1999 Ford F150 X-Cab
XLT, auto., loaded, 89,000 miles.
$
6,995
2007 GMC Yukon SLT
4x4, V8, leather, loaded.
$
22,995
2008 Chevy HHR LS
Auto., loaded.
$
6,995
2008 Toyota Tacoma
SR5, Crew Cab, 4x4, V6, auto., local trade.
$
25,995
Select Care Physical Therapy
North End of Town (Next to Carpet Store)
7762 N. Federal Road, Howard City, MI 49329
• Aquatic Therapy (Only one in Town)
• Anodyne for Neuropathy
• Vestibular Rehab/Balance Training/
Fall Prevention
• Sports Medicine/Kinesio Taping
• Work Injuries/Auto Injuries
• Pain Mannagement
• Orthopaedic Manual Therapy
• Arthritis/Fibromyalgia/Osteoporosis
Therapy Program
• Post-op Edema Management
Not affiliated with any other therapy
provider in the area. Operated by husband
and wife physical therapist team with
combined experience of 30 years.
Our therapists work only at this location,
and are highly trained and certified.
Our Hand-On approach is the strength
behind our successful treatment programs.
Therapy provided by licensed
physical therapists only.
Working Hours: Mon. to Fri. 9 am to 5 pm
*Early morning and late evening appt. are available, please inquire within.
All insurances are welcome, flexible payment plans for co-payments, deductible, private pay, etc.
231-937-8485
Fax: 231-937-9836
www.selectcarept.com
TRI COUNTY SENIOR ALL NIGHTER
PRESENTS PP PRE RE RE RE R SE SE SE SENT NTSSSS EEEE EEEE
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HOWARD CITY
MON., JAN 17
4 - 8 PM
Spaghetti Dinner $7.75
Chicken Alfredo $9.10
Kids Meal $5.00
Drink not included
Please Come and Enjoy Your
Meal Served to You by Our Own
Tri County High School Seniors!
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!
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without supervision, with-
out directions, with little or
no help from the boss, usu-
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If employers don’t withhold
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Buy worker’s compensation
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Avoid the penalties that
come from failing to make
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appreciate the workers who
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Business Growing?
Hiring Help for the First Time?
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By Jeanne Jerow, Howard City attorney • Reach her at Bigrapidslawyer.com
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110 For Rent
4 BEDROOM APARTMENT Howard
City. $550/mo + utilities. Call 231-937-4820
QUIET SUBDIVISION NORTH Big
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4564 or (231)796-1065
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HOWARD CITY: 3 bedroomdown-
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deposit & utilities. Available first
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(231)937-5327.
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stall garage, 2BR, A/C, no pets.
$525/month, +utilities. (231)218-4221.
MORLEY MOTEL
DAILY Rooms from $40, Weekly
rooms from $140. Includes utilities.
No Deposit. (231)856-7820.
PIERSON 3BEDROOM/2BATH
MOBILE home close to 131. $550/mo +
1st & last month/security deposit 616-890-
8475
REED CITY-SOUTH, SUBDIVISION, 2-
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On-site manager. Gary 231-796-4564,
231-796-1065
RENT-TO-OWN! 4-BEDROOM, 1-
BATHhome. Deeded lake access on
Maston Lake. $5000 down!
$700/month. (517)712-2392.
SHADYLAWN MOTEL: Sand Lake, MI.
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utilities) Call for availability (616)696-
0386, or (616)638-5658. If no answer, call
(616)636-8967.
THREE BEDROOM MOBILE Home
Deposit $500/mo + Utilities References
No pets/smoking! Morley 989-287-2060
Winter Special
1st Month Free
No Application Fee
3/bedroom - 2/bath $579/mo
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Howard City
(231)937-4740
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9am-5pm
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2006 CHEVY SILVERADO
Ex-Cab, 4x4, 5.3L V8, Z-71 Off-
Road Pkg., Pwr. Seats. Sharp!
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2004 CHEVY VENTURE VAN
DVD, Leather, Rear Air, Quad Seating, 1-Owner Trade ..................
$
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$
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$
10,995
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$
11,495
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$
11,995
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$
11,995
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$
11,995
2003 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT 4x4
5.3L V8, Pwr. Moon, Htd. Leather Seats, CD Changer ...
$
12,995
2004 CHEVY TAHOE LT 4x4
3rd Row Seat, pwr. Moon, Htd. Leather, Rear Air ...........
$
13,995
2006 TOYOTA SIENNA
77K Miles, 8 Passenger, Rear Air, Pwr. Sliding Door .....
$
13,995
2005 MAZDA 6i
72K Miles, Pwr. Seat, CD, Alloys.
Great Gas Mileage!
$
7,995
2003 CHEVY S-10 LS
Only 28K Miles, 5 Speed, Cruise,
CD, Clean 1-Owner Truck!
$
7,995
2009 VOLVO S60
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Memory Seats. Nice Car!
$
14,995
2009 FORD F150 EX-CAB
XLT, 4x4, Only 14K Miles, 5.4L V8,
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$
26,995
2007 CHEVY COBALT LT
59K Miles, Htd. Leather, Pwr.
Moon, Brand New Tires!
$
8,995
2004 LEXUS ES330
73K Miles, Pwr. Moon, Htd.
Leather, Navigation, Loaded!
$
13,995
2003 CHEVY 2500 HD EX-CAB
4x4, 6.0L V8, LT Pkg.,
Heated Leather Memory Seats.
$
12,995
2006 BUICK LUCERNE CXL
Htd. Leather, Chrome Wheels.
Sharp Arizona Car!
$
12,995
2002 JEEP GR. CHEROKEE
Limited, 4x4, V8, Pwr. Moon, Htd.
Leather Mem. Seats, Loaded.
$
7,995
2005 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
3800 V6,, 78K Miles, Pwr. Seat,
CD, Alloys. Nice Car!
$
8,495
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NEW 2011 KIA SORENTO
$
199
Mo.
Plus Tax
NEW 2011 KIA SOUL
$
139
Mo.
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• 10 years/100,000 mile limited powertrain warranty
• 5 years/60,000 mile limited basic warranty
• 5 years/100,000 mile limited anti-perforation warranty
• 5 years/60,000 mile 24-hour roadside assistance
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for details see retailer or visit kia.com
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Security Deposit 0 0
Total of Payments $7,385 $5,145
Lease End Value $11,960 $9,454
Amount Due at Start $3,780 $1,811
Term/Miles 36 / 12,000 36 / 12,000
Cost Limit .20 .20
2005 EQUINOX LT
AWD. F10212.
$
9,990/
$
207 mo.
2006 SATURN ION
Only 55,000 Mi. F10212N.
$
7,990/
$
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2009 SPECTRA EX
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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2006 COLORADO CREW
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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$
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Hatchback, 44,000 Mi. K10189A.
$
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$
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$
15,990/
$
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$
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$
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2010 MALIBU LT
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$
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$
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2009 JOURNEY SXT
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$
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$
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2007 RENDEZVOUS FWD
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$
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$
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2007 CAMRY
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$
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$
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$
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Chief
Michael W.
Manning
has retired from the U.S. Navy
after 22½ years of service.
He was a graduate of Tri County
High School in 1988. His
parents are Donald and Carolyn
Manning of Howard City. He
lives in El Cajon, California with
his wife Ahn, children Heide,
Heather, Hannah and Samuel.
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NEED YOUR
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2006 to 2010
IMPALAS
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07 BUICK LUCERNE CXS
$
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07 SATURN ION
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$
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$
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50,000 Miles!
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F
rom
$8,995
From
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$
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16,000 Miles.
Like New!
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$
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of Factory
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Also Computer repair & virus removal.
Reasonable Rates. (231)856-7883
STEEL BUILDING YEAR End Close-
out! Save thousands! Canceled orders,
repo's. 30x35, 16x20, 24x25, others.
Limited supply selling for Balance Owed.
Additional Display Program Savings.
866-352-0469.
STOVES AND FIREPLACES for All
budgets. Lay-A-Way available. Wood,
pellet or gas. Made in America. Free
remote, fan, or fire back on Lopi, Aval-
on, or Fireplace xtraordinaire gas
stoves, inserts and fireplaces. Grates
and glass available for most brands old
and new. Same family serving you
since 1979.
Newaygo Wood Stove &
Fireplace Shop
8639 Mason Drive (S.M.-37)
231-652-1546
www.newaygowoodstove.com
TEN NASCAR 1:24 scale cars Wrangler,
Coke, Winston, many more. Boxes
included $450. Cost $850 231-652-7432
Firewood
SEMI LOADS
PREMIUM HARDWOOD/OAK
8' LENGTHS, clean
Size of a basketball
Immediate delivery
See pictures at
www.coxx.com
(231)846-0346 any time.
MIXED
HARDWOOD:
Cut approximately 16" long,
1-1/3 full cord. Delivered $120
(989)352-7679
SEASONED FIREWOOD FOR sale
$140/cord 16" links cut/split/delivered.
Other sizes available. Call Andrew 231-
597-6485
SEASONED OAK FIREWOOD for sale
$150/cord Delivered. Call 231-578-9141
SUPER DRY
PREMIUM SPLIT
SPECIALLY PRODUCED
FOR GLASS
FIREPLACES
(lady sized pieces)
Stacked in your garage or porch
4'Hx 4'W,
in 16 inch pieces. $75
2 hour delivery when possible.
(231)846-0346 anytime is fine.
COXX.COM
240 Manufactured
Homes
14X70 MOBILE HOME on 1.69 acres.
Morley School District. Land contract.
231-937-6040

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Services
• Massage, facials, body wraps
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Get On the Polar Pub Bus!

The Polar Pub Bus IS Part of Winter Fest, sponsored by the Newaygo Chamber of Commerce

Saturday January 29
th
7PM-2:00AM!
• Three Custom Motor Coaches with Professional Drivers! • Get on or off any bus any time!
• Downtown Newaygo: Sportsman’s Bar and River Stop Saloon, each with great Live Music!
• Driftwood Bar and Grill in Croton: Live Music with Main Street! • M82: Northern Trails with Live Music!
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NOTICE OF LAST DAY OF REGISTRATION
FOR THE SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
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TO THE ELECTORS OF MECOSTA OSCEOLA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Notice is hereby given that Monday, January 24, 2011 is the last day to register to vote or change your address for the February
22, 2011 Election. The following clerks will be in their respective offices during the stated hours for the purpose of accepting ap-
plications for registration in said Township. Persons may also register at any Secretary of State Branch Office or County Clerk’s
Office.
CLERK/ADDRESS: PHONE: OFFICE HOURS ON
January 24, 2011
Aetna Twp, 196 N. Cass St., Morley 231-856-4480 9:00am-4:00pm
Austin Twp, 14132 Pierce Rd., Stanwood 231-823-9704 9:00am-5:00pm
City of Big Rapids, 226 N. Michigan Ave., Big Rapids 231-592-4000 8:00am-5:00pm
Big Rapids Twp, 14212 Northland Dr., Big Rapids 231-796-3603 8:00am-2:00pm
Chippewa Twp, 19171 4th St., Chippewa Lake 231-867-3777 9:00am-4:00pm
Colfax Twp, 14428 157th Ave., Big Rapids 231-796-3122 9:00am-5:00pm
Deerfield Twp, 202 N. Webster, Morley 231-856-4388 9:00am-5:00pm
Fork Twp, 147 Northern Ave., Barryton 989-382-7816 9:00am-4:00pm
Grant Twp, 21712 160th, Big Rapids 231-796-6181 9:00am-2:00pm
Green Twp, 21431 Northland Dr., Paris 231-796-6201 9:00am-5:00pm
Martiny Twp, 15051 110th Ave., Rodney 231-867-3387 1:00pm-4:00pm
Mecosta Twp, 19729 11 Mile Rd., Big Rapids 231-796-8935 9:00am-3:00pm
Millbrook Twp, 5533 50th Ave., Remus 989-561-2315 9:00am-5:00pm
Morton Twp, 290 W. Main St., Mecosta 231-972-7138 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Sheridan Twp, 15417 30th Ave., Remus 989-382-7203 5:00pm-8:00pm
Wheatland Twp, 2867 7 Mile Rd., Remus 989-967-8415 12:00pm-4:00pm
Barton Twp, 6269 E. 17 Mile Rd., Reed City 231-832-5960 8:00am-5:00pm
Big Prairie Twp, 5160 S. Croton-Hardy Dr., Newaygo 231-652-7390 8:00am-5:00pm
Goodwell Twp, 3087 N. Cypress Ave., White Cloud 231-689-5156 8:00am-5:00pm
Monroe Twp, 4778 E. Fillmore St., White Cloud 231-689-1561 8:00am-5:00pm
Norwich Twp, 6481 N. Cypress Ave, Big Rapids 231-796-7856 8:00am-5:00pm
Winfield Twp, 7569 Gravel Ridge Rd., Lakeview 989-352-7448 8:00am-4:00pm
Broomfield Twp, 10579 W. Deerfield Rd., Blanchard 989-561-5111 9:00am-5:00pm
Coldwater Twp, 8328 W. Beck Rd., Lake 989-644-2040 9:00am-5:00pm
Deerfield Twp, 3032 S. Winn Rd., Mt. Pleasant 989-779-7557 8:00am-12:00pm
Gilmore Twp, 2921 W. Coleman Rd., Farwell 989-588-6851 9:00am-2:00pm
Nottawa Twp, 1668 N. Gilmore Rd., Weidman 989-644-3431 9:00am-2:00pm
Sherman Twp, 8060 W. Airline Rd., Weidman 989-644-2847 8:00am-2:00pm
Orient Twp, 5755 30th Ave., Sears 231-734-3445 9:00am-2:00pm
Cedar Twp, 8532 170th Ave., Reed City 231-832-9452 9:00am-2:00pm
Evart Twp, 7659 2 Mile Rd., Evart 231-734-5315 9:00am-2:00pm
Freeman Twp, 2849 Ashcroft, Lake 989-588-2179 9:30am-3:30pm
Hartwick Twp, 8444 Oak Rd., Evart 231-734-3465 8:00am-5:00pm
Hersey Twp, 112 W. Second St., Hersey 231-832-4575 10:00am-5:00pm
Middle Branch Twp, 17928 30th Ave., Marion 231-743-2223 9:00am-4:00pm
Osceola Twp, 8485 80th Ave, Evart 231-734-5908 9:00am-3:00pm
Sylvan Twp, 6661 20th Ave., Sears 231-734-3150 9:00am-5:00pm
City of Evart, 200 S. Main St., Evart 231-734-2181 9:00am-5:00pm
Chase Twp, 7735 S. Deer Lake Rd., Reed City 231-832-1013 7:00pm-9:00pm
Lincoln Twp, 8602 200th Ave., Reed City 231-832-4935 12:00pm-4:00pm
Pinora Twp, 5176 S. Frank Smith Rd., Chase 231-832-5398 10:00am-4:00pm
City of Reed City, 227 E. Lincoln Ave., Reed City 231-832-2245 8:00am-5:00pm
Richmond Twp, 19099 US Hwy 10, Reed City 231-832-9843 Call for hours
For the purpose of voting the following Proposal:
MECOSTA OSCEOLA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT
REGIONAL ENHANCEMENT MILLAGE PROPOSAL
1.25 MILLS FOR THE YEARS 2011-2015
Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the MOISD Administrative Offices - 15760 190th Avenue, Big Rapids, MI
49307, phone: (231) 796-3543 or Mecosta County Clerk’s Office - 400 Elm Street, Big Rapids, MI 49307, phone: (231) 592-
0783, website: www.co.mecosta.mi.us/elections.asp
This Notice is given by Marcee M. Purcell, Mecosta County Clerk and
Election Coordinator for Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District
240 Manufactured
Homes
CLEAN DOUBLE-WIDE, 3-BED-
ROOMS, 2-baths, new carpet, appli-
ances, $19,900. Financing available 616-
696-1100 or cedarfieldcommunity.net
HOLIDAY SPECIAL
SAVE! SAVE!! SAVE!!!
We will move your home for
FREE
Record Low Lot Rent
$150 per month
Call for details
616-696-0820
250 Autos for Sale
1998 RAM 4X4 $3500
1998 Ram Extended 4x4 $3800
2002 Town & Country $3500
2001 Windstar $3300
2002 PT Cruiser $3900
2005 Canyon $4950
2003 Century $3500
1998 Ram Extended $2800
1997 Cutlass Supreme $1500
Coz Motors
(231)856-0180 (231)349-0804
WANT TO SELL YOUR
CAR OR TRUCK???
Let a River Valley News
Shopper
Classified
work for you!!!
Call Classifieds
today!!
(231)937-4740
255 Trucks
Vans & SUVs
FOR SALE: 1998 Ford Expedition Eddie
Bauer, burgundy w/tan interior. Very good
condition, must see. 165,000 Highway
miles, $5,500 OBO. 231-660-2148
PRICE REDUCED!!
2003 GMC Sonoma, extended cab, 2.2
liter engine, 4 cylinder, automatic, AC,
new tires 300 miles on them.
183,000/miles from original owner.
Transmission needs some work. Ask-
ing $2,195 OBO. Please call in
advance to make an appointment to
see/test drive 231-592-8374 (10am-
4pm).
280 Farm Goods
Hay For Sale
1ST CUT HAY $2.50/bale, 2nd
cut $3/bale. Morley -Lakeview-
Amble area. No Rain. Delivery
extra charge. 231-668-3584

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PLAZA IV
HAIR CARE
Located Next To Leppinks Food Center • Howard City
(231) 937-5988
HOURS: Mon. & Tues. 9 - 7; Wed. - Fri. 9 - 8; Sat. 9 - 4
WILD & WACKY
EVERY WEDNESDAY SPECIAL
Haircuts
$
8
All Month of Jan. 2011 • Save $4 Off Regular $12 Haircut
$
5 OFF
ANY ONE SERVICE
OF $30 OR MORE. With this coupon. Good Jan. 16 - Jan. 22, 2011
TRI COUNTY
SENIOR ALL NIGHTER
CASINO BUS TRIP!
LITTLE RIVER CASINO
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2011
Depart - Tri County High School • 10:00 am
Please arrive by 9:45 am • Return Time - 7:00 PM
$35 per person • Price includes $20 River Credit
& a $5 food voucher
MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD
Call today to make your reservation!!!!
Lynn Aiken 231.349.6944
Bus transportation provided by: COMPASS COACH
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FAMILY DINING • FOOD & SPIRITS
(231) 652-1196
FOOD & SPIRITS FOOD & SPIRITS AM Y D NING • FOOD & PIRIT FAMILY DINING • FOOD & SPIRITS FAMILY DINING • FOOD & SPIRITS FAMILY DINING • FOOD & SPIRITS
Smuggler’s Cove
Serving Daily Lunch
& Dinner Specials
Seafood • Prime Rib • Steaks • Ribs
~ Sandwiches to Lobster ~
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2011 Winterfest
Jan. 29th at Smuggler’s Cove
AREA BUSINESSES: We are looking for
Give-Away Prizes, so promote your
business! Call Marty for details.
864 E. 88th St. • Newaygo
Gift
Certificates
Available
Kent City Ford
Check out our inventory at www.KentCityFord.com
TOLL FREE (877) 663-5702 West of U.S. 131 on M-46
LIMITED
TIME OFFER!
Prices good thru 1/31/11
*Prices include all incentives and destination charges. No hidden fees. Just add sales tax, plates, title and doc. FMC financing may be required.
SAVE EVEN MORE $$$
ON CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED VEHICLES
P9-083
2006 Ford Taurus
Low Miles.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
9,992
P10-137
2008 Focus SES
Auto., Sync.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
10,992
P10-074
2007 Milan
Full Power.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
11,992
P10-008
2007 Ford 500
Low Miles.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
12,992
P10-135
2006 Freestar
7 Pass., Low Miles.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
10,992
P10-115
2008 Escape XLT
Power Roof.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
15,950
P10-114
2007 Edge
Low Miles.
100,000 Mile Warranty
$
17,960
g
New
2011 Focus
C11-029
Auto., Air, PW, PL,
ABS, More!
34 MPG!
ABS, More!
$
13,978
or less
New
2011 Fiesta SE
C11-012
Auto., Air,
Cruise, More!
40 MPG!
Cruise, More!
$
15,918
*P i i l d ll i ti d d ti ti h N hidd f J t dd l t
New
2010 Fusion SE
C10-056
Power Roof, Sync, Full Power,
Much More!
30 MPG!
Much More!
$
18,998
or less
KNIGHT
AUTO & PARTS
SALES
989-831-8358
1516 N. Peoples Rd.
Stanton, MI
Open
Mon-Fri
7:30am to
5pm
Closed
Saturday
Open Sunday
9am to 3pm
2000 And Newer
Domestic
Used Parts
RECYCLE
Local Full Service Mobile Recycling Centers
Paper • Glass • Metal • Plastic 1 - 7
All containers must be clean.
All types of household batteries will be accepted
(For example: Alkaline, nickel, cadmium, cell
phone, and button batteries)
NO lead acid automotive batteries.
For questions please contact MSU Extension office at
989-831-7500
Attendants will also be on site.
Howard City: 2nd Tuesday of
the month 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
& 4th Saturday of the month
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Fire Station/
Village Offices, 125 East Shaw
Lakeview: 4th Wednesday of
the month - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
High School Parking Lot,
9800 N. Youngman Road.
Recycling brochure can be found at the MSU Extension website:
www.msue.msu.org/montcalm under the Recycling-Resource Recovery area.
Snow
Plowing
616-636-8441
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285 Forest
Products
FIREWOOD, CUT ON shares. I keep 1
out of 4 loads. 231-937-6040
991 Mega Mkt.
****BEST HOME LOANS****REFI-
NANCE or Purchase! Mortgage and
Land Contract payoffs, debt-consolidation,
home improvements, property taxes,
foreclosures, purchases. Includes Hous-
es/Mobiles/Modular’s. Cash available
for good/bad/ugly credit 1-800-246-8100
www.umsmortgage.com
WE BUYGUITARS, Banjos, mandolins,
ukuleles & accordions! Any condition!
Fair, honest, reliable. Locally owned.
Call Vintage City Guitars Now! 517-618-
0120
READ YOUR ADONLINE AT: www.com-
munitypapersofmichigan.com
A TEMPERPADIC/STYLE MEMORY
FOAM MATTRESS SET Queen, new-
never used, as seen on TV, with warranty.
Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can Deliver
989-832-2401
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA FROM
HOME. 6-8 weeks. Accredited. Get a
Diploma. Get a Job! FREE Brochure. 1-
800-264-8330 www.diplo-
mafromhome.com
COMMUNITY PAPERS PROVIDE a
valuable service to your community!
Thank you for reading this publication!

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Partners in Your Care
Spectrum Health Obstetrics
& Gynecology
Kelly Wiersema, MD, provides care and treatment to
patients and families in Cedar Springs. Dr. Wiersema
will see patients at White Pine Family Medicine in
Cedar Springs.
Dr. Kelly Wiersema completed her residency in
obstetrics and gynecology at Butterworth Hospital.
In July of 2009, she joined Spectrum Health
Obstetrics & Gynecology, located in Greenville.
Dr. Wiersema grew up in West Michigan. She
views her job as an opportunity to be a partner
with patients in their health care and to help
make their lives better.
For more information or to schedule an
appointment, call 616.754.2944,
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
spectrum-health.org/united
Kelly Wiersema, MD
United Hospital
January Truck Sale
BOOKWALTER
MOTOR SALES
Stanton. MI
866-831-5271
BOOKWALTER
MOTOR SALES
S. M-66 • Stanton. MI
989-831-5271
Toll Free: 866-831-5271
2009 Chevy Traverse AWD, Full Power,
$24,900 Plus Tax & Tags. Contact Paul.
2004 Chevy Trailblazer, Local Owner,
Lots Of Extras, $10,900 Plus Tax & Tags.
2007 Chevy Trailblazer, 45,000 Actual
Miles, Mint Condition, One At This Price!
$18,995 Plus Tax & Tags. Go See Paul.
2006 Chevy Cobalt, Auto Air & More
$5,995 Plus Tax & Tags. Just Call Paul.
2008 Pontiac G6, Lots Of Extras, Sharp
Car, $11,900 Plus Tax & Tags. Call Paul.
2006 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab,
Leather, Loaded, One Owner Trade, GM
Certified, Mint Condition. Contact Paul
Riley.
2008 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab,
One Owner Trade, Low Miles, Full Power,
GM Certified. Call Paul Riley.
2003 Buick LeSabre Limited, Local One
Owner, Absolutely Mint, Sharp Car. Call
Paul.
2006 Chevy Equinox FWD, Silver, Nice
Clean Car. Ask for Paul.
2007 Chevy Impala, Full Power, Loaded,
Low Miles, GM Certified. 4 To Choose
From. Call Paul.
2007 Pontiac Grand Prix GT, Fancy
Black, Lady-Owned, Absolutely Mint.
Special Deal On This One When You Call
Paul.
2008 Chevy Impala, Factory Program,
Full Power, Low Miles, GM Certified. 2 To
Choose From. Get With Paul Riley.
2008 Buick Enclave, Local Trade, Full
Power, Low Miles, Extra Clean. 2 To
Choose From. Contact Paul Riley.
2008 Chevy Colorado 2WD Regular
Cab, Local One Owner, Mint Condition,
Automatic, Air & More! Call Paul On This
One!
2009 Chevy Impala, Full Power, Loaded,
GM Certified, Low Miles, Factory Program,
4 To Choose From. Ask For Paul.
2010 Chevy Impala LTZ, Factory
Program, Full Power. 2 To Choose From.
Ask For Paul Today.
2010 Chevy Traverse, 1LT, Factory
Program, 20,000 Actual Miles, Balance
of Factory Warranty. $25,995 Plus Tax &
Tags. Contact Paul Today.
Some lanes will be available for
open bowling! Call for more information!
706 PERRY ST., BIG RAPIDS
231-796-3808
S l ill b il bl f
TWO LEAGUE TIME AVAILABLE
Snow
Plowing
616-636-8441
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CHURCH DIRECTORY
Rev. Darryl Miller
Phone: 616-636-5673
Worship Service 9:30 am
Children’s Church 9:30 am
~ FOR RENT ~
Church Ed. Building with fully
equipped kitchen. Make reservations
now for your parties, family reunions,
showers, graduations, group meetings.
Call Crystal Gould at 616-636-5615
$65.00 Rental, additional $25.00
refundable cleaning fee.
• NO ALCOHOL •
SAND LAKE
UNITED
METHODIST
CHURCH
45 6th St. • Sand Lake
Emmanuel
Baptist
Church
16028 Isabella St. • Coral
Morning Worship 10 am
Sunday School 11:15 am
Evening Service 6 pm
Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm
Pastor Bert Boes
231-354-6347
231-354-6311
Gospel Jamboree
3rd Sat. of the month.
A warm welcome awaits you at
BIG PRAIRIE
COMMUNITY
CHURCH
1988 S. Elm, White Cloud
(2 mi. N. of Hilltop Store - Hardy Dam)
Sunday Worship 9:30 am
Sunday School 10:45 am
Pastor Arnold Guikema Jr.
Ph. 231-689-0255
or 231-689-1850
304 Shaw St. • Howard City
Celebrating 135 Years of
Ministry in Howard City
Sunday School ..................... 9:45 am
Morning Worship ............... 11:00 am
Evening Worship .................6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:15 pm
Awana (grades K-6th)
Teen Activity Center
Adults Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 pm
Pastor Brian Humphreys
Associate Pastor Paul Austin
Church Phone: 231-937-4809
www.howardcitybaptist.com
First Baptist
Church
HERITAGE
United Methodist Church
19931 W. Kendaville • Pierson
Sunday Worship 10:30 am
Sunday School 9:30 am*
Sunday Youth Activities 5:30 pm*
Wed.: Kids Club 6 pm*
*September to May
Brad Brillhart, Pastor
Office Phone
231-937-4310
9920 Reed Rd., Howard City
Non Denominational
Sunday Morning
Worship Service 10 am
Sunday Evening Service &
Youth Group 6 pm
Mens & Womens Discipleship
groups offered throughout the week.
For more info, call or visit our web site at:
www.grace-hc.org
Email: grace@oneisp.net
Pastor Joel Cooper
Pastor Jorge Ballivian
231-937-6440 or 937-6833
Corner of Cypress & 136th
www.ensleyumc.org
Rev. Darryl Miller
Office: 616-636-5659
Sunday Worship 11 am
Sunday School 9:45 am
Open Hearts, Open Minds,
Open Doors
South Ensley
United
Methodist
Church
You’re Invited To…
Pierson
Bible Church
101 Grand • Pierson, MI
Sunday School – 9:45 am
Worship – 11:00 am
Evening – 6:00 pm
Teens – 5:30 pm
Tuesday - Grief Share 9:00 am
Wed. Services – 6:00 pm
BLAST during school year – 6-7:15 pm
Ladies Bible Study – 1:00 pm
Ladies J.O.Y. meets 1st Thursday
of the month at 1:00 pm
Pastor Thomas Sluys
616-636-5542
www.piersonbiblechurch.org
CHURCH OF THE
FULL GOSPEL
(Since 1946)
Non-Denominational
Pentecostal Grace
180 E. Lake St.
SAND LAKE
1 block E. of Traffic Light
Sunday School 10 am
Sunday Morning 11 am
Sunday Night 6 pm
Wed. Bible Study 7 pm
Pastor Verta Giddings
(616) 636-5628
Pastor Gary Giddings
(616) 799-0331
Northland
Church of Christ
A non-denominational
New Testament Church
Sunday Worship ....................... 10 AM
Bible School for all ages ..... 11:30 AM
(Staffed nursery available)
Matt. 6:33
“Christ in you, the hope of glory”
- Cor. 1:27
Mr. Dan Nicksich,
Senior Pastor
9891 Mason Dr. • Grant
M-37 South of Newaygo
231-834-9910
231-937-4921
Pastor Steven Frentz
Worship Service 9:30 am
Sunday School 10:45 am
Sat. Night Service 5:00
Youth Activities - Call Church
www.bethellutheranchurchonline.org
Bethel
Lutheran
Church
M-46 East of Old 131
PINE GROVE
Community Church
A Christian Reformed
Ministry
Sunday Service 10 am
Boys & Girls Clubs
Wednesday at 6:45 pm
Youth & Sr. High - Call Church
231-937-5250
On M-82, 5 miles west of
Howard City
Ensley Baptist Church
7077 120th St., Sand Lake
Sunday
Sunday School ............. 9:45 am
Morning Worship ....... 10:45 am
Evening Worship ......... 6:00 pm
Nursery Both Services
Wednesday - 7:00 pm
Sept. - April – AWANA
K - 6th Grades
Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group
Adult Bible Study
Rev. James Ankerberg, Senior Pastor
Youth Team
Church Phone 616-636-5581
www.ensleybaptist.com
Rent this
space.
Call for details.
231-937-4740
1-888-937-4740
Sylvester
Community
Church
5 Mile Road
Mecosta, MI 49332
231-972-0233
Sunday Morning
Worship Service
10 AM
Fellowship Time
11 AM
Sunday School
11:30 AM
Pastor: Richard Taylor
Our Savior’s
Lutheran
Church
530 W. Howard City-Edmore Rd.
P.O. Box 378, Edmore
2½ miles west of Edmore
on M-46
989-427-3316
Rev. William Twynham
Worship 11:00 AM
Holy Communion celebrated
1st & 3rd Sundays
St. Margaret Mary
Catholic Church
Sunday Morning Worship
9 AM
Tues. & Thurs. Morning
Worship
8:30 AM
Rev. Joseph Pettit
1051 E. Howard City Rd.
Edmore
989-427-5645
Reaching Out For
Christ Ministries
Every Sunday beginning at
10am with Praise & Worship!
(Includes Kids Bible Lesson and Great Fellowship)
Come expecting to receive an
anointed message from the Word of
God and to be encouraged to know
the love of Christ on a personal Basis.
Pastor: Lynne Kronewitter
616.984.7229
Meeting at: Maple Valley Complex
239 First Street • Trufant
110 Edgar St. • Lakeview
1 Mile North of M-46 on Youngman Rd.
Sunday Morning Worship
9:30 am
Sunday School • 11 am
Sunday Evening Bible Study
6 pm
Wednesday Kids Program &
Prayer Meeting • 7 pm
Other Opportunities: Choir,
Small Group Bible Studies,
& Youth Groups
989-352-6836
Join Us
In
Worship
Knowing, Growing, Going
An Evangelical Free Church
of America
53 E. 88th Street • Newaygo, MI 49337
Sunday Worship at 10:30 am
Wednesday Prayer Meeting at 6:30 pm
Wednesday Sr. & Jr. High Youth
Meetings at 7:00 pm
Thursday Women’s Bible Study and
GAP Men’s Group at 7:00 pm

Pastor Jim Groenink
231-652-9461
www.rvccnewaygo.com
Rent this
space.
Call for details.
231-937-4740
1-888-937-4740
Deerfield
Bible Church
To know Christ and
to make Christ known.
759 150th Avenue • Morley
Pastor Frank Taylor
231-580-9649
Sunday School • 10:00 a.m.
Worship Service • 11:00 a.m.
Evening Service • 6:00 p.m.
Wed. Prayer Meeting • 6:30 p.m.
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MONTCALM PANHANDLE
COMMUNITY FUND
Donations
may be sent to:
Montcalm
Panhandle
Community
Fund
P.O. Box 596
Howard City,
MI 49329
Call
231-937-6758
with any
questions
$100,000
$90,000
$80,000
$70,000
$60,000
$50,000
$40,000
$30,000
$20,000
$10,000
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Keith & Terri Grannis, Proprietors
P. O. Box 332, 230 E. Edgerton, Howard City, MI 49329,
616-260-3032
zelliesopryhouse@gmail.com
Doors open 6:00 p.m.
Toe tappin’ & hand clappin’ commences at 7:00 p.m.
Admission $5
Toe tappin’, hand clappin’ Gospel music!
The favorites that we’ve all grown up with and love to sing!
Join Terry Winright & Friends, Kari Ann & Lost Cree�
and the Zelie’s Opry House Band for a night of the
Gospel good stuf!
“Sing praises unto the Lord...”
GOSPEL MUSIC NIGHT
Friday, January 21, 2011
www.zelliesopryhouse.com
Proudly Presents
“Friend” Zellie’s on
14010 NORTHLAND DR. • BIG RAPIDS • 231-796-7020
All Vehicles Are Plus Tax, Title & Transfer To Qualified Buyers. See Dealer for Details.
SHOP LOCALLY - IT’S IN ALL OF OUR BEST INTEREST
THOUSANDS OF SATISFIED CUSTOMERS
“YOUR LITTLE LOT WITH A LOT TO OFFER”
WINTER AUTO DETAILING! CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION!
‘07 FORD F150
SUPERCREW
5.4L V8, 26,000 miles,
tow package, super clean.
$24,595
‘07 FORD EDGE
SLE PLUS
Leather, loaded,
DVD & AWD, heated seats,
45,000 miles.
$18,995
‘08 MERCURY
MARINER LTD
Leather, sunroof,
4x4, only 22,000 miles.
$19,995
‘07 FORD
SUPERCREW 4X4
5.4L V8, nurf bars,
fiberglass topper,
32,000 miles.
$24,595
‘01 GMC SIERRA
SLE 4X4 Z71
Bucket seats, tow package,
toneau cover, great price!
$10,595
‘04 GMC
ENVOY SLT
Leather, heated seats,
sunroof, running boards,
4x4!
$10,595
‘05 FORD
ESCAPE 4X4 XLT
Low mileage, tow package,
ready for winter!
$10,595
‘01 TOYOTA
TUNDRA LIMITED
Leather, loaded, 4x4
with toneau cover and
trailer tow.
$9,995
‘01 GMC
SIERRA SLT 4X4
Ext. cab 5.3L, leather,
loaded, heated seats,
Z71 w/trailer tow, 80k miles.
$11,795
‘08 FORD F150
XLT SUPERCAB
4x4, 5.4L V8, chrome
running boards and wheels.
Only 24,000 miles.
$23,995
‘07 GMC
SIERRA 4X4 SLE
Crew cab, Z71 with only
20,000 miles.
$24,595
‘00 CHEVY
SILVERADO 4X2
Extra clean, 5.3L V8,
extended cab, SLE.
$8,595
‘06 RAV 4
LIMITED 4X4
Extra clean,
moon roof,
only 45,000 miles.
$16,995
‘07 GMC
ENVOY SLE 4X4
DVD, tow package,
35k miles and
super clean.
$18,895
‘07 PONTIAC
TORRENT FWD
34k miles, great in the
snow.
$15,495
‘07 SUBARU
OUTBACK
57,000 miles, alloy wheels,
heated seats.
$16,995
PREMIER
TRUCK & SUV
WINTER SALE!
OUT FOR
BATH
OUT FOR
BATH
Selling at 3:00 PM Outside
Hay .............................................. $2.50 to $3.50
Straw .......................................... $1.75 to $2.20
Round Bales ............................ $15.00 to $31.00
Feeder Pigs .................................................. N/A
Wood .................................... $15.00 to $105.00
Livestock selling at 5:30 PM
SHEEP & GOATS
Fat Lambs ........................... $655.00 to $665.00
Feeder Lambs .............................................. N/A
Ewes ....................................... $45.00 to $55.00
Goats/selling by head ................................... N/A
CALVES
Top Veal (Started) ................... $70.00 to $85.00
Deacons .................................. $20.00 to $40.00
Back to Farm Deacons .......... $50.00 to $115.00
FEEDER CATTLE
Choice Steers 250-400# ........ $90.00 to $120.00
Choice Steers 400# & up ........ $75.00 to $95.00
Choice Heifers ......................... $65.00 to $85.00
Holstein Steers 250-400# ....... $68.00 to $84.00
Holstein Steers 400# & up ...... $65.00 to $78.00
HOGS
Hogs 200-230# ....................... $44.00 to $48.00
Hogs 230-250# ....................... $48.00 to $50.75
Ruffs ....................................... $40.00 to $46.00
Boars ...................................... $18.00 to $27.00
SLAUGHTER CATTLE
Choice Steers ........................ $94.00 to $103.00
Choice Heifers ....................... $92.00 to $100.00
Holstein Steers ........................ $85.00 to $98.00
Commercial ............................. $80.00 to $85.00
Standard & Utility .................... $70.00 to $80.00
COWS
Top Cows ................................ $62.00 to $72.50
Canners & Cutters ................... $45.00 to $56.00
Thurs. Rail Cows (9am-3pm) ......................... N/A
BULLS ..................................... $67.50 to $70.50
DAIRY SALE 3rd Thursday of every mo.
DAIRY SALE
Thursday, Jan. 20 • 12:30 PM
150 Head Milking & Dry Cows
Randy Lettinga ................... 616-437-2005 Verne Lettinga ........... 616-490-6742
George Herman .................. 616-498-8152 Mike Petersen ........... 231-598-1029
Dan Folkema ...................... 231-519-1022 Paul Lettinga ............. 616-291-7554
RAVENNA AUCTION
SALE EVERY MONDAY • Selling prices as of 1-10-11
231-853-5738
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This is a very sweet
1.5 year old blue tick
coonhound mix. She is
very outgoing and just
loves attention. She is a
very active dog and will
do best with an active
family and a fenced
in yard. She will be
available for adoption
on Jan.10th 2011. Stop
in and meet her today!
Adopt a new puppy
today!!
Many other dogs are
available to be adopted,
and plenty of cats
too. Go online to
www.petfinder.com/shelters/montcalm.html
for a full list of adoptable animals. Adoption hours are from 12:45 - 4:45
Mon.-Fri. Adoption fees for all dogs and puppies is $90.00. That $90.00
includes: $10 for vaccinations (all EXCEPT rabies) and de-wormer, $10 for
license fees, $20 adoption fee, and a $50 refundable spay/neuter deposit.
When the animal has been spayed/neutered by a required date the $50.00
deposit is refunded to you and the $10.00 license deposit is returned to
you in the form of a dog license. Adoption fees for all cats and kittens
are $40.00, which includes: $5 for de-wormer and vaccinations, $10
adoption fee, and a $25 refundable spay/neuter deposit. Once the ani-
mal is fixed by the set date, the adopter is reimbursed the spay/neuter
deposit.
Call (989) 831-7355 or (616) 225-7355 for more information.
154 W. Quarterline St. • Stanton
2003 Mazda B-2300 87,000 miles, Automatic, AC 2-WD in great condition
FURNITURE: Hancock and Moore In-
vestment grade Burgundy Leather Couch,
Recliner Chair and Recliner with Otto-
man (great condition), Tiger Oak Lamp
Table (style of Frank Lloyd Wright, Oak
Magazine Table, Oak Dining Set w/ 2
extra leaves and 4 chairs, Samsung TV w/ remote, Small Pine side Board,
8’ folding Table, Vinyl covered Wicker Chair and Ottoman, Rocking Chair,
Couch, Oak Floor Lamp, Round Pedestal Solid Oak lamp Table, 3 Piece Queen Bedroom Suite w Sunburst Head
and Foot Boards, Large Winged Mirrored Dresser, Mahogany Queen Size Bed, Dresser and Wall Mirror, Chest
of Drawers and Night Stand, Sewing Cabinet, Ladder Back Chair, Brown Leather Chair, Queen Size Hide-a-bed
Couch, Wicker Porch Set, Lawn Chairs, 2 Swivel Rockers, Drexel Dining Room Table and Chairs (3 Leaves and 6
Chairs), China Cabinet and Side Board, Large Buffet, Oak Child’s Rocker, Office Desks and Chairs, Entertainment
Center, File Cabinets, Several Chairs, Shelving Units, Kitchen Table and Chairs (new), Child’s Desk, Piano Bench,
Many Lamps of all kinds, 2 Small Flat Screen TV’s, China Cabinet, Bed and Dresser, Bar Stools, Sony Digital
Camera, Fugi X-8 Video Camera, and MORE!
COLLECTIBLES/HOUSEHOLD: Alfred Angelo
Wedding Dress with Beaded Veil, FD Rogers Tea
Pot w/ Cream and Sugar, Silver Plate Electric Cof-
fee Pot, Academy Silver on Copper Serving Bowls,
Gorham Serving Bowls (Silver plate), Reed and Bar-
ton #172 Relish Dish (Sterling), 8 Yolanda picture
perfect Baby dolls (Ashton Drake), Snow Babies, 23
– Franklin Mint Christmas Plates, Pictures Casserole
server and Tray, 2 Hurricane Lamps, Granite Turtle
Hot Pad, Pottery Vase, Shot Glasses, Stem Ware, Cocktail Sets, Pyrex, Stainless Steel
Cook Ware, Liquor Decanter, Footed Candy dishes, Cordial Glasses, Fenton Candy
Dish, Pink/White Depression Cream and Sugar, Lenox USA Flower Vases, Black
Onyx Vase, Leaded Crystal Decanter, Book Ends, Oval Picture Frames, Linen Table
Cloths, Crystal Touch Lamp, Blankets, Sleeping Bags, Nylint 18 Wheeler Semi, JD Tractor 2440 by Ertl, Misc.
Christmas items, Hoover Upright Vacuum, Frog Boot Cleaner, Bird Bath, Many Small Kitchen Appliances, Set of
Norfolk Yellow Dishes, Very Nice larger Framed Pictures, and MORE! CRAFT ITEMS: 5 Sewing Machines (4
almost new) including Singer Futura, Viking /embroidery machine, Singer Ultralock Serger and Bernina Ultralock
Serger, Boxes of Handmade Purses and Totes, Hundreds of Yards of Fabric (some full bolts), Quilting Material,
Totes of Yarn, Ribbon and Bias Tape, Craft Books for Quilting, Christmas, Crochet, Painting, Doll Making, Many
Cookbooks, Sewing Patterns, Box of Ceramic Roosters and Hens, Craft Lamps, Boxes of Zippers, Thread, Elastic
and Lace, and MORE!
AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Come and join us at our new location! Restrooms, full lunch service and paved park-
ing. All items are clean and in great condition. If you’re looking for nice furniture or you’re a crafter, don’t miss
this sale.
AUCTIONEERS:
Bob Rottier 231-638-6152
Steve Rottier 989-615-3506
Cash, Check w/ positive ID
MasterCard and Visa accepted
Registered Auctioneer # 2801000032
PUBLIC AUCTION
INCLUDING: FURNITURE, COLLECTIBLES, CRAFT ITEMS, VEHICLE
DATE: SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, @ 10:00 a.m.
NEW LOCATION: 5983 S. Warner (Sale Center) (Terry’s Furniture Building)
FREMONT, MICHIGAN 49412
DIRECTIONS: Main Street in Fremont to blinker light (by high school), Go South (Stewart Street in city limits)
at the blinker light to sale center.
Go to our website to see a complete list and pictures.
www.auctionconnectioninc.com or www.auctionzip.com ID # 8317
AUCTIONEERS NOTE: Come and join us at our new location! Restrooms, full lunch service and paved parking. All
items are clean and in great condition. If you’re looking for nice furniture or you’re a crafter, don’t miss this sale. 6% Sales
Tax does apply.
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Questions or Reservations
Contact
231-689-5734
(Evenings)
OPEN: Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm
Family Practice
John Oblak
Mortgage Loan Officer | P: 616.696.0221 | joblak@ibcp.com
www.independentbank.com/mortgage/joblak
Equal housing lender. Normal credit standards and restrictions apply. Property insurance and taxes required.
Member FDIC.
With more than 50 mortgage solutions available,
there’s one that’s just right for you.
Local bankers lending the way.
4115 17 Mile Road
Cedar Springs
IndependentBank.com
Arthur K. Eggerding Inc.
Realtor / Broker
Committed to marketing your property!
23 Years Experience, VA loans. Call Today!
Arthur K. Eggerding Realty 616.453.7655
ROCKFORD: Development opportunity. 48 picture perfect rolling acres bordering the
north edge of Silver Lake Country Club. Survey available. You will need permission
to walk property. Farm house negotiable with land. Great location. Rockford Schools,
lakes, golf, skiing.
GOWEN: Large 20 acre wooded lot, with a 3 bedroom possible forth bedroom single
family home. Along with the large variety of wild life, this property boasts a private
aerated 1/2 acre pond stocked with perch, blue gill, bass and catfish, plus a sandy
beach for swimming and fishing enjoyment. A home warranty is offered with this
home. The home has a chimney for alternative heat such as a wood burner or a fire
place. Fieldstone lines the living room for a cozy cabin effect. This home has privacy
with the convenience of being close to golf courses, lakes and downtown greenville.
Wooded acres.
Carla Welch 616-437-1327 • Brynadette Powell 616-835-2624
An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
Mark Hoskins
REALTOR®
Preferred REALTORS
502 Northland Dr. NE • Rockford, MI
Cell: 616.893.9422
Bus.: 616.866.1212
E-Mail: markhoskins50@grar.com
MILDRED HOUTING
LEISURE ACRES
TAKING APPLICATIONS
for 1 bedroom apartments.
Must be 62 years of age or
handicapped or disabled of
any age. Designed for ex-
tremely low, very low and
low income. Rent based on
30% of income. For more
information please call (616)
696-3920/TDD 1-800-649-
3777.
Equal Housing
Opportunity.
Snow
Plowing
616-636-8441
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Mobile Home & RV Parts
• Assorted Mobile Home Doors & Windows • Vinyl Windows
• Kitchen & Bath Cabinets • Full Line of R.V. Parts & Supplies
HOURS: 9 am-5 pm • Sat. 9 am-3 pm
Sun. 9 am-1 pm • Closed Tuesdays
M-82, 3 Miles West of U.S. 131
231-937-6556
Lakeview Dental Associates, PC
Family Dentistry
Call for an appointment!
924 S. Lincoln, Lakeview
989-352-7294
Now Accepting New Patients
William J. Winget, DDS • Jeremy J. Thietten, DDS
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Howard City
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7910 Federal Road, Howard City
231-937-4206
Open Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 6 pm
Sat. 9 am - 4 pm
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8140 Mason Drive (M37)
Newaygo, MI 49337
Phone: 231-225-0470
Cell: 616-520-1445
E-mail: wbaker@bcservice.us
“Super Service,
That’s Our Goal!”
• MACHINE REPAIR
• GENERAL MACHINING
• WELDING/FABRICATING
• MAINTENANCE
• SOLUTION DESIGN & INNOVATION
Commercial, Industrial, & Agricultural Maintenance Company
231-580-9649
Howard City
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FIREWOOD
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Delivered in 8’ length,
minimum 10 cords per load.
$
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$
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Call Perry or Cindy Cousineau
231-796-4558
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P.O. Box 517
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989-427-5070
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Free Consultations
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Specializing in:
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One-Time Cleaning for Real Estate Houses
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C: 231-598-1001
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Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday
Jan. 20, 2011
12:00 noon to
5:45 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church
19778 US-10 • Reed City
Positive ID required • American Red Cross
donor card or photo ID showing date of birth
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Do You Really Know
What the Bible Is About?
“The Bible is full of errors.”
“The Bible is not relevant for today’s world.”
Many who say things like this do not even know what is in the Bible.
How can we understand the story of God – and our part in it – when
we’re not familiar with it?
Pastor Brian Humphreys begins a series this
Sunday 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church
of Howard City on the big picture of the Bible:
“The God Who Is There: Finding Your Place in God’s Story”
Message January 16th: “The God Who Created Everything”
Message January 23rd: “The God Who Does Not Wipe Out Rebels”
Join us on our journey through the Bible to know what you believe
and why you believe it.
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304 E. Shaw Street, Howard City
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Why Do Christians get Sick?
Having been raised in a strict religious community this is a question I remember asking my mother. She never really had a
good answer, but recently I ran across a book by that title, “Why Christians Get Sick”, and it gave me a bit of insight.
The gist of this book was, “Why wouldn’t they get sick?” Most Christians eat the Standard American Diet (SAD), are
exposed to the same toxins, and watch the same garbage on television as the rest of the world. It is my opinion that
the source of illness is contamination of our physical body by food additives, toxic wastes in the water and air, genetic
engineering, Electro-Magnetic Frequencies and more. Another source is the contamination of our mental, emotional, and
spiritual body by the impressions on the brain by media, television, movies, etc.
Isn’t it interesting that up until about 30 years ago, it was rare to see cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc in wild animals?
We saw those diseases in domestic animals, but rarely in the wild. Now, we are beginning to see these diseases in wild
animals too. The rates of illnesses like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, etc. in humans are all much higher than 50 years ago
in spite of drugs and high tech modern medicine. We are all slowly getting poisoned, regardless of your religious beliefs.
The other answer to this question, “Why do Christians get sick?” has to do with how the mind works and what we think
about all day long. A few weeks ago, in church, we sang a song that went something like this, “Our thoughts are prayers,
and we are always praying……..” I was struck by this concept. We are always thinking, 24/7, we cannot shut it off. What we
think about has a huge impact on our health.
The average person showers and does personal hygiene every day, but does not do much in the way of mental,
emotional or spiritual maintenance. Many Christians and other religious people, spend some time every day in prayer,
study, and meditation, (this is awesome) but there is usually not enough critical mass of positive spiritual thought to totally
out-weigh the media contamination that we receive and then propagate in our own minds every second of every day. How
many times do we run an up-lifting song through our head all day long or how many times do we
spend the day going over and over the violence we saw in a movie, or the argument we had with
our spouse, or the fear of our current economy. The physical chemistry of our body is negatively
affected by the presence of continual unpleasant thoughts.
A final factor is that we often pray the problem, rather than the solution. When we focus on the
problem and go over it and over it, we create acidic, inflammatory chemistry within our bodies.
Positive prayer, creating a healthy, positive mental picture when we pray and meditate, creates less
acidic, healthier body chemistry.
So keep that song in mind, “Our thoughts are prayers, and we are always praying.” Monitor your
intake of food, monitor your media contamination, and monitor your prayers. Intentionally create
a positive balance and you will stay healthier.
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