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MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 1

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All prices plus tax, title and fees.
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$
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Mo.
*
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AVAILABLE
*
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on select models
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New 2012
CHEVROLET IMPALA
New 2012
CHEVROLET MALIBU
OVER 20 IN STOCK!!
*With approved credit. Some restrictions apply. See dealer for details. Expires 1.26.12
0%
AVAILABLE
*
For 60/mo.
OR
$
4500
*
Consumer Cash
and
Rebates Available
UP TO
IN GREENVILLE
2002 Ford Focus SE ..........................$4,999 ......
$
4,686
2007 Suzuki Reno 78K ...................... $6,995 ......
$
6,820
2001 Ford Taurus SE ........................$5,995 ......
$
5,000
2004 Ford Focus Wagon ZTW ..... $7,995 ........
$
7,275
2005 Chevy Aveo .............................. $5,225 ......
$
4,999
2005 Kia Sorento SUV EX
4WD, Loaded Leather ................................$10,625 ......
$
9,486
2005 Chevy Impala 73K. Nice Car .... $9,995
..........
$
8,800
2003 Dodge Dakota Sport
4x4 Leather ............................................ $10,999 ....
$
10,275
2007 Kia Spectra Sedan 62K .........$8,995 .......
$
8,785
2003 Lincoln Navigator
4WD, Loaded .............................................$12,275 ....
$
11,500
Commercial • Industrial
Residential • Agriculture
FREE ESTIMATES
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616-636-8289
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living room
• 3 bedrooms, full bath, utility room
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• Large, private backyard with 2
additional lots in back. Room for a
pole barn, plus easy access to park
watercraft or snowmobiles.
• Public swimming access across the
street, boat launch nearby
OPEN HOUSE: SUN. JAN 8 • 1-3 PM
GREAT PRICE
$
67,500
MOVE IN READY & FURNISHED
Call
Cheryl Rosen, Realtor
231-250-1390
cheryl@patriot-realty.net
2 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
222
101 E. Edgerton
Howard City, MI 49329
231-937-7056
LATITUDES
Keep the licks at
Saturday • 7:30 PM
L
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BREW • FOOD
EXCELLENT MUSIC
Winterfest Fundraiser Beverage Tent g
January 20 & 21
Fri. 6 PM - 12 AM
Sat. 5 PM - 12 AM
DJ Prism Sound • Friday • 7 PM
‘02 KIA SPECTRA GSX
4 door hatch back, 4 cyl. (Gas Saver), AM/FM
Stereo, Fresh Trade, New Timing Belt,
Only 56,000 miles
YOUR PRICE
$
4,495
’04 GMC ENVOY SLE
4 dr., 4.2L 6 cyl., auto., 4WD, ABS, AC, Rear AC,
PW, PL, cruise, PS, tilt, CD player, dual air bags,
tow pkg., alloys. New radiator & sway bar links.
YOUR PRICE
$
7,995
‘01 MERCURY MOUNTAINEER
V8, AWD, Just In, 4 Door, PW, PL, Tilt,
Cruise, CD, Running Boards, Towing Pkg.
Leather, New U-Joint and Battery
YOUR PRICE
$
4,495
’03 PONT. GRAND PRIX
GT, 4 dr., 3.8L V6, auto., front wheel drive, AC, PW,
PL ,cruise, PS, tilt, AM/FM stereo, CD player, dual air
bags, pwr. seat, leather, moonroof, rear spoiler, alloys.
YOUR PRICE
$
5,995
‘03 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER
LT, ext., 4.2L 6 cyl., auto, 4WD, ABS, AC, PW, PL, cruise,
PS, tilt, CD, dual air bags, pwr. seat, privacy glass, roof
rack, alloys, tow pkg. New brakes & fluids. KBB $9,455.
YOUR PRICE
$
5,495
‘06 CHRYSLER PACIFICA TOURING
4 Door, V6, 3.5 L Auto, AWD, ABS (4-Wheel), AC, Rear AC&
Heat, PW, PL, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt Wheel, Cas-
sette, CD, Dual Air Bags, Dual Power Seat, Leather, 3rd Row
Seat, Dual Climate Control, Towing Package, Alloy Wheels.
YOUR PRICE
$
8,995
‘01 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500
X-Cab, Short Bed, V8, 5.3 L, Auto, 4WD, LS, ABS
(4-Wheel), AC, PW, PL, Cruise Control, PS, Tilt Wheel, CD,
Dual Air Bags, PS, Towing, Steel Wheels, Tonneau Cover.
YOUR PRICE
$
8,995
’00 MAZDA MPV
2.5L, V6, 4 Door, PW, PL, CD, Tilt, Cruise, Great MPG
and Pep When You Need It, ABS, AC, Moon Roof
Price Reduced
YOUR PRICE
$
3,995
KELLER NORTH COUNTRY MOTORS
Sales • Service • Quick Lube
KELLER NORTH COUNTRY MOTORS
NOW LOCATED ON M-82 • HOWARD CITY
Visit us on the web at
www.kellernorthcountrymotors.com
DALE LONGCORE
Mon. & Wed. 8 am - 7 pm;
Tues., Thurs. & Fri. 8 am - 6 pm;
Sat. 10 am - 2 pm
(231) 937-5173 OR 1-877-937-5173
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FULLY CERTIFIED MECHANIC ON STAFF AT ALL TIMES • FREE LOANER CAR W/APPT.
’03 FORD FOCUS SE
4 Door, 4-Cyl, 2.0 Liter, AUTO, FWD, AC,
PW, PL, Power Steering, CD Player, Dual
Air Bags, Alloy Wheels.
YOUR PRICE
$
4,795
ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED
TRANSMISSION SPECIAL
Transmission Flush $84.99, Transmission Service $119.99
or Both for $199.99 (Most vehicles.)
WYNNS PROGUARD TREATMENT
$
19
98
Coral Power Shop
Small Engine Specialists
15990 Grant St. • Coral • 231-354-6431
Small Engine Specialists
Hardware • Supplies
Authorized Parts & Service
Dolmar Chainsaws
Oregon Bars, Chains, Sprockets
for most brands in stock!
LP Filling & Welding Gases • Air Gas • Linde • GTW
All Brands Small Engine Repair
Chainsaw Sharpening • Blades & Belts
It’s Tax Time!
Financial Serenity Through Awareness
For Prompt, Accurate and Reliable Income Tax Preparation Please Call
Fred C. Plath
Trumpets & Doves
10770 Maple Hill Road • Howard City
Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 8 pm, Sat. 9 am - 3 pm
231-937-6758
Personalized and Confidential Appointments
Now Offering Electronic Filing of BOTH Federal and State Income Tax Returns
Direct Deposit of both Federal & State refunds
www.trumpetsanddoves.com
Email: fred@trumpetsanddoves.com
$ $
MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 3
STATEPOINT MEDIA
With retirement accounts and real
estate values still recovering from the
recession, and living costs on the rise,
many retired seniors are struggling to
pay their bills. According to the Na-
tional Council on Aging, 20 million
Americans, 60 years of age or older, are
economically insecure.
But experts say that with the right
tools and planning, you can avoid mon-
ey woes.
“The frst step is to get a handle on
your fnances,” advises Aaron Forth,
Vice President and General Manager of
Intuit Personal Finance Group. “Know-
ing more about your current fnancial
situation means you can more effec-
tively stick to a budget.”
Luckily, new tools are helping se-
niors on a fxed income to do just that.
There are many things you can do to
help make ends meet in an uncertain
economy:
Work From Home
If infation is causing your living
expenses to rise, but you’re on a fxed-
income, you may want to consider tak-
ing on some part-time work to supple-
ment your funds. Working from home
is becoming an increasingly easy option
for seniors who may be less mobile
than during their younger days. Many
companies hire part-time freelancers
to complete work remotely. From tu-
toring to transcription services, you can
earn extra dollars without getting off
the couch.
Budget Online
If you’re still squinting over your
checkbook ledger, it’s time to try some-
thing new.
“Let software do the heavy lifting
for you,” advises Aaron Forth, Vice
President and General Manager of In-
tuit Personal Finance Group. “It’s easy
to make costly mistakes like missing
bill payments when you’re doing it all
by hand.”
Take advantage of free services on
the Internet like Mint.com. For those
who prefer managing money on the
desktop, purchase fnancial software
like Quicken to help you manage your
fnances, create a budget, and meet f-
nancial goals.
Cut Expenses
You may be familiar with tradition-
al coupon clipping, but online sites like
LivingSocial and Groupon can help you
fnd helpful local deals on the things
you need, such as medical exams and
food, or the things you want, like birth-
day presents for your grandchildren.
Just be careful to not get carried away
on purchases. The best way to do this is
to stick to goods and services that you
would have bought at full cost anyway.
And, of course, trim back on un-
necessary expenditures. For example,
many television programs are available
for free online, making your cable bill
a redundant expense. Likewise, if you
use a mobile phone, consider eliminat-
ing your landline.
Even if you’re living on a fxed in-
come there’s no need to go into debt.
By tracking your sources of income
and your expenditures, you can achieve
your fnancial goals and avoid debt.
Tips for seniors living on a fixed income
HELPING: With the economy
still recovering from the recession,
many seniors are struggling to
pay their bills. (Courtesy Photo/
Fotolia.com)
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Fresh From The Farm
BIRD’S FARM MEATS INC.
2 miles south of M-82 on Cypress • Mon. - Fri. 9 - 6; Sat. 9 - 5
We accept vendor coupons and Bridge Cards.
www.birdfarmmeats.com
Effective January 9, 2012 thru January 14, 2012
Dutch Farms
BUTTER 1/4’S
$
2
25
lb.
IGA • Mac & Cheese
DINNERS
2/$
1
3 lb. • Cooking
ONIONS
99
¢
Crystal Farms • Marble
CHEESE BLOCK
99
¢
IGA • Reclosable
FREEZER BAGS
2/$
3
10 lb. • Michigan
POTATOES
$
1
99
Colby
Chunk
CHEESE
$
2
49
lb.
7.25 oz.
Country Style
PORK RIBS
$
1
49
lb.
Homemade • Breakfast
SAUSAGE
$
1
99
Market Made • Smoked
SLICED BACON
$
2
49
lb.
Betty Crocker
Corn Muffin or Pizza Crust
MIX
3/$
1
6.5 oz.
lb.
20 ct. Qt.
or 15 ct. Gal.
8 oz.
Boston Butt
PORK ROAST
$
1
39
Boneless • Center Cut
PORK LOINS
$
1
89
lb. lb.
HOG
WILD
SALE!
Come & Check Out
Our Winter
Clearance
Specials!
General Mills
Assorted Flavors
CEREALS
2/$
5
11.25-14 oz.
Droski Insurance
Agency, Inc.
Paige Denslow • Jamie Bunting
104 E. Edgerton St., Howard City, MI 49329-0340
231-937-5563
Ask Us About Group Discounts
Hometown Service since 1983
For your auto, recreational vehicle, home, business, and life insurance needs.
www.droskiinsurance.com
Coral Power Shop
Small Engine Specialists
15990 Grant St. • Coral • 231-354-6431
Small Engine Specialists
Hardware • Supplies
Authorized Parts & Service
Dolmar Chainsaws
Oregon Bars, Chains, Sprockets
for most brands in stock!
LP Filling & Welding Gases • Air Gas • Linde • GTW
All Brands Small Engine Repair
Chainsaw Sharpening • Blades & Belts
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
1952 – Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Jensen
of Trufant are marking their 50th
anniversary with an open house at
their farm house.
The Lakeview chicken
hatchery will re-open soon, and a
new bakery is coming to town as
well.
1962 – Dave Robinson, Massey
Ferguson dealer in Coral, is
attending a one week advance
training course in Detroit.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Petersen
of Six Lakes celebrated their 50th
anniversary with an open house at
the Lakeview high school gym.
1977 – Miss Cleo Stinson of
Stanton, formerly of Amble, has
resigned her position of Secretary
of Service to Military Families, a
post she has held since 1944.
The Elwood Madsens of
Trufant are honored on their 40th
anniversary with an open house at
the St. Thomas Lutheran Church
in Trufant.
1997 – The Lakeview Auto and
Tire Center has new owners – the
Gary Holm family purchased the
business where Gary will continue
his profession of auto mechanic.
Long-time director of the
Lakeview DPW is now the Village
Manager.
4 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
444
FOX BUICK GMC Only the Best.
Fox
Buick
GMC
5977 Alpine Ave., at 7 Mile Rd. Comstock Park, MI 49321
(Located on Alpine Ave at 7 Mile)
(616) 784-8400 Toll Free 888-379-7519
www.foxgm.com
FOX BUICK GMCOnly the Best.
Visit us 24/7 at www.foxgm.com
We pay cash for cars, truck’s and SUV’s. No purchase necessary.
2005 DODGE DURANGO 4X4
$
12,997
• Limited
• Leather
• Clean Trade
• 11130A
2009 JEEP WRANGLER UNLIMITED X
$
25,997
• P3921
2006 TOYOTA AVALON
$
15,997
• Loaded
• Navigation
• 1 Owner
• Local Trade
• 12038B
2008 CHEVY SILVERADO EXT. CAB LT 4x4
$
22,997
• Non Smoker
• Only 32,000
Miles
2004 BMW 3 SERIES 325ci
$
11,997
• Moon Roof
• Very Clean
• Leather
• P3884C
2004 CADILLAC CTS
$
8,997
• Loaded
• Leather
• Moonroof
• P3909A
2005 TOYOTA COROLLA S
$
9,997
• New Tires
• Drives Like
New
• 11202B1
2010 JEEP WRANGLER 4x4
$
28,997
• Removable
Hardtop
• Loaded
• Navigation
• Only 22K Mi.
• P3902
2008 GMC YUKON
$
26,997
• Leather
• Captains
Chairs
• 3rd Seat
2008 GMC SIERRA CREW CAB 4X4
$
27,997
• Clean
• Non-Smoker
• Brand New
Tires
• P3938
2004 JAGUAR X TYPE AWD
$
11,997
• Clean
• Leather
• Sunroof
• T11416B
2011 CHEVY TRAVERSE LTZ
$
29,997
• GM Certified
• 31,000 Miles
• 7 Passenger
• 20” Wheels
• P3872
2005 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER 4x4
$
7,997
• Clean
• P3887A
2003 CHEVY SILVERADO 2500 LS
$
13,997
• Very Clean
• Local Trade
• 6.0 V8
• T11428A
2007 JEEP COMMANDER LIMITED
$
14,997
• Leather
• Moonroof
• DVD
• Navigation
• P3939
2008 CHEVY LTZ DIESEL CREW CAB
$
39,997
• Leather
• Sunroof
• DVD Player
• P3908
*All prices are plus tax, title, and fees. We reserve the right to correct any typos and make every effort to be completely accurate in those regards.
OWNER LOYALTY IS BACK!
Up to an additional $1,000, $500 or $250
for customers with a ‘99 or newer GM vehicle!
Full Size Pick Up Trade Assistance Bonus Cash $1,000
Model Down Sec Dep Due at Signing Lease End Value Over Miles Term Miles Allowed Total Payments
Terrain $2,012 0 1st payment $12,732 0.25 39 10K $10,602
Acadia $2,012 0 1st payment $16,422 0.18 39 12K $11,362
Sierra $2,012 0 1st payment $17,288 0.18 39 12K $10,374
Model Down Sec Dep Due at Signing Lease End Value Over Miles Term Miles Allowed Total Payments
Regal $2,012 0 1st payment $13,165 0.25 39 10K $8,170
LaCrosse $2,012 0 1st payment $13,252 0.18 39 12K $10,940
Enclave $2,012 0 1st payment $19,620 0.18 39 12K $17,822
2012 Buick Regal
Was: $27,530
NOW
$
24,050
*
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
215 mo*
12039
4 Cyl., Leather.
*For qualified buyers with GM Owner Loyalty. All payments are plus tax, title, doc fee extra, include applicable incentives. Rebates to dealer. GMS pricing for qualified buyers with verification. 0% Financing in lieu of rebates with qualifying credit. See dealer for details. We reserve the right to correct any typos and make every effort to be completely accurate in those regards. Offers and pricing end 1.22.12.
W $27 530
2012 Buick LaCrosse CX
Was: $30,820*
NOW
$
28,147
*
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
287 mo*
E-Assist.
12039
Was: $30 820*
2012 Buick Enclave
Was: $43,600
NOW
$
39,819
*
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
469 mo*
Leather.
Was: $43 600
2011 Buick Lucerne CX
Was: $31,335
Fox Demo Price For Everyone
$
23,486
*
or less!
$
CX X
36
MPG!
12026
12011 11146
2012 GMC Sierra Ext. Cab SLE Z71 4x4
Was: $36,785
NOW
$
28,704
**
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
273 mo*
T12048
2012 GMC Terrain
Was: $26,290
NOW
$
25,069
*
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
279 mo*
T12025
2012 GMC Acadia
Was: $33,515
NOW
$
30,286
*
LEASE FOR ONLY
$
299 mo*
T12068
20 2
D
EM
O
FOX PRICING FOR EVERYONE
*
GM EMPLOYEES &
FAMILY MEMBERS
Call or Visit Us For Pricing!!
MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 5
555
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
nTips for seniors living on
a fx-income, Page 3
nObituaries, Page 6 & 7
nMarriage Licenses, Page 8
LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY
Letters published in the River Valley Record-Enterprise
do not refect the overall opinion of the paper. A letter to the
editor may be written once per month by any member of
the community who wishes to express their view of a certain
issue. Letters should be in good taste, be no longer than 500
words, include the signature and home town of the writer.
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
A day of invigorating outdoor events including
chicken bowling, fort building, wooden ski racing,
turkey bowling, bed racing, euchre, and snow-
mobile runs is in store for the Panhandle Area of
Montcalm County January 19-21, 2012.
A wooden ski race, a unique race with teams of
four having their toes strapped to a 10’ long board
trying to maneuver and glide down the street in
tandem, is sure to entice sideline observers to jump
right in and compete on Saturday, January 21st.
During the day Saturday, visitors can enjoy
the vintage snowmobiles displayed, the snowman
displays and the art display, all happening around
town. Want to watch penguins race, snow turn col-
ors and dig for treasure? Children are invited to
bring their decorated sleds to Kindle & Company to
be contenders for selection as the best sled decora-
tor in Howard City and to participate in a parade.
It’s all at Howard City Winterfest which begins
with a fsh fry at the Howard City VFW on Thurs-
day January 19th, the entertainment tent on Friday
night. Saturday January 21st starts with children’s
games at the library and continues throughout the
day with snow activities. Preregistration is required
for some events. This information can be found at
www.panhandlechamber.com or www.howardcity.
org.
If you are interested in volunteering, please
READY FOR FUN
Winterfest set for Jan. 19-21
See WINTERFEST page 8
It’s “Gospel Music Night” at Zellie’s Opry House in Howard City
on Friday, Jan. 13. The ever-popular “Kari Anne & Lost Creek” will
perform traditional Gospel favorites, along with a little bluegrass
gospel from the Zellie’s Opry House Band, and our sing-along fa-
vorite “Terry Winright & Friends.”
Doors open at 6 p.m., with the stage show beginning at 7 p.m.,
with Zellie’s “low dough show” price of only $5. Let the toe tappin’
and hand clappin’ commence! Zellie’s Opry House is located in the
historic downtown district of Howard City. More information is
available at www.zelliesopryhouse.com or (616) 260-3032.
Gosepl music
at Zellie’s set
for Jan. 13
North AmericAN Precis syNdicAte
Here’s an eye-opening fact: With approximately 8.3 percent
of the U.S. population affected by diabetes, it’s quickly becoming
one of the most serious health issues currently facing both adults
and children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC), someone is diagnosed with diabetes every 17
seconds. Nevertheless, many people may not be aware that a com-
prehensive eye exam can often lead to early detection.
One of the potential symptoms of diabetes is blurred vision-
and without proper health care, diabetes can result in the pro-
Comprehensive eye exams
important in detecting diabetes
See EXAMS page 8
6 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
66
OBITUARIES
Winifred Mae Edison
Winifred Mae Edison, 89, a fourth-
generation Montcalm County resident,
and well-known elementary school teach-
er, passed away Dec. 28, 2011, at her
home in Howard City.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1922, to
Claud and Florence Young and raised
with her four brothers, Art, John, Keith
and Max on what eventually became a
Centennial Farm, fve miles southwest
of Lakeview. She graduated from Lakev-
iew High School and attended a Michi-
gan State Normal School in Ypsilanti
(EMU today). Winifred’s teaching career
spanned four decades beginning with
one-room township schools and retiring
with 30 successful years in the Lakeview
School System.
In 1942 she met Jack Edison of Sand
Lake. Later that year he was fghting with
the Marines at Guadalcanal. The couple
stayed in touch throughout the war via a
number of love letters.
They married in 1944. Their married
life included brief stops in California,
Washington D.C., Sand Lake, eventually
settling in Lakeview where they raised
their sons, Mickey and Fred. They en-
joyed the small town setting, golfng,
playing cards and the camaraderie of
friends. Their adventurous spirit took
them to Upper Michigan, Canada, Alas-
ka, Europe, the East Coast, out West and
down to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
where they spent winters for more than
20 years.
Many people remember Winnie as
a spirited little lady who loved her hus-
band, family and community. She was a
force when it came to teaching, organiz-
ing activities and competing in games.
She loved to entertain family and friends,
possessed a great sense of humor and al-
ways carried a pleasant smile.
Winnie is survived by her two sons,
their wives, daughter-in-law, fve grand-
children, nine great grand children, and
an extended family of loving sisters-in-
law, nieces and nephews. Of course she
will be missed but we know she’s gone
home; to the loving arms of her husband,
friends and family members who passed
before. In lieu of fowers please send a do-
nation in memory of Winifred Edison to
Reynolds Township Library, 117 Williams
St., Howard City, MI. 49329. Funeral ser-
vices took place at the Heritage United
Methodist Church with Pastor Brad Brill-
hart offciating with burial in the West
Pine Cemetery. Arrangements were en-
trusted to the Heckman Funeral Home.

Irene Eickenroth
Irene Eickenroth, 74, of Pierson
passed away Dec. 29, 2011, at Metron of
Cedar Springs.
She was born May 4, 1937, in Howard
City, the daughter of Frank and Lila (Da-
vis) Kunz. During her working years she
worked as a nurse for more than 15 years.
She loved helping on the farm, loved ani-
mals, cooking and shopping and going for
walks. She was a member of Bethel Lu-
theran Church.
Surviving are three sons, Paul, Mark
and James; granddaughter, Nicole; sis-
ter, Edna (Don) Hubbard of Coral; and
several nieces and nephews. She was pre-
ceded in death by her parents; a brother,
Carl and daughter-in-law, Linda.
Funeral services took place at Beth-
el Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve
Frentz offciating with Burial in the Coral
Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted
to the Heckman Funeral Home.
Charles A. Gould
Charles A. Gould 86 of Pierson, died
Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at his home.
Mr. Gould was born June 29, 1925, in
Sand Lake, the son of Glenn and Eliza-
beth (Bradley) Gould. He graduated from
Sand Lake High School and served in
the U.S. Army during World War II. He
served with the 774th Tank Destroyer
Battalion in the European Theater for 17
months. He was a farmer (growing the
best sweet corn in Pierson), worked in
factories and was a rural mail carrier. He
enjoyed restoring and collecting antique
John Deere tractors. He was a member of
Pierson Bible Church.
Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth “Bet-
ty” (Kopeczy) whom he married on Aug.
19, 1950; children, Gloria (Nick) Renner
of Howard City, Allen Gould, Gary Gould,
Mark (Melanie) Gould, all of Sand Lake;
grandchildren, Corey (Amie) Renner,
Ryan (Alissa) Renner, Brian Bigelow,
Ashley, Grant, Hannah, Emily, Stepha-
nie and Austin Gould; three great-grand-
sons, Nicklaus, Cohen and Elijah Renner;
brothers and sisters, Wayne (Crystal)
Gould, Joe (Lena) Gould, Glenice (Ken)
VanLoozenoord, Art (Linda) Gould, Judy
(Jerry) Troupe, Sim (Patsy) Gould, Guy
(Marilyn) Gould; sister-in-law, Marian
Gould; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents;
stepmother, Marion Gould; sister, Au-
drey Anderson; brother, Ed Gould. The
family received friends Thursday, Dec.
22 at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral
Home, Cedar Springs. The funeral ser-
vice was Friday, Dec. 23 at Pierson Bible
Church. Pastor Thomas Sluys offciating.
Interment Pierson Cemetery. Memorial
contributions may be made to Spectrum
Health Hospice or Pierson Bible Church.
Jason Hallowell
Jason Hallowell, 36, passed away Dec.
26, 2011, at his residence.
He was born May 21, 1975 in Melrose,
Mass., the son of Dennis and Rosiebelle
(Hawes) Hallowell. Jason worked as a
ship-ftter for over eight years. He loved
basketball, drawing motorcycles and air-
brushing.
Surviving are his parents, Dennis Hal-
lowell of Florida and Rosiebelle Hallow-
ell of Howard City; two children, Amaiah
and Brooklyn of Maine; one brother, Joel
Hallowelll of Florida; one sister, Rebec-
ca Jason of Pierson; and several aunts,
uncles and cousins. He was preceded in
death by his grandparents.
Funeral services took place at the
Heckman Funeral Home with Pastor
Tom Sluys offciating with burial in the
Reynolds Cemetery.
Darlene Tuttle
Darlene Tuttle, 64, of Howard City
passed away Dec. 28, 2011, at her resi-
dence.
She was born Jan. 27, 1947, in Mt. Cle-
mens, the daughter of David and (Evelyn)
Mathews Farr. During her working years
she worked for Wolverine in Rockford
for 20 years before retiring in 2006. Dar-
lene enjoyed her grandchildren, camping,
fshing, hunting and traveling. She talked
sweet but ruled with an iron fst.
In 1967, she married Terry who sur-
vives. Also surviving are two sons, Terry
(Ronda) Tuttle of Stanwood and David
(Brandi) Tuttle of Spring Hill Arkansas;
three daughters, Ladonna (Danny) Lyons
of Howard City, Bess Jones of Waynes-
boro and Melinda (Jason) Marovich of
Howard City; 13 grandchildren and four
great-grandchildren; one sister, Donna
Smith of Grand Rapids; three brothers,
Darrell (Charlotte) Farr of Jackson, Dar-
win Farr of Howard City and David Farr
of Battle Creek; and and several nieces
and nephews. She was preceded in death
by her parents and a brother, Warren.
Services took place at the Heckman
Funeral Home with Pastor Eric Gernert
offciating with burial in the Reynolds
Cemetery.
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Ardith Robinson Karasinski
Mrs. Ardith Robinson Karasinski, 87, a longtime resident of
Howard City and Cedar Springs, passed away on Thursday, Dec.
29, 2011.
Born April 12, 1924, she was the only daugh-
ter of Vernon and Mary Robinson’s seven chil-
dren. Shortly after graduating from Howard
City High school, she married Andrew Kara-
sinski of Sand Lake. Ardith and Andy spent
most of their marriage together on a small farm
across from Pine Lake with their 10 children.
As you might imagine, raising such a large
family was rewarding, but demanding. Ardith
took care of the home and children and Andy
worked a number of different jobs in Grand
Rapids, as well as being a gentleman farmer to provide everything
they needed for their modest life. Ma and Pa, as they were known
around the house, were often asked how they managed to raise 10
children without losing their minds. Most of the time, they would
just smile at each other knowing that together, with the help of
their kids, anything was possible. You see, theytaught their seven
daughters and three sons that the most important things in life are
not things at all. If you work hard, do the best you can every single
day, love your family, and have some fun along the way, your life
would be a success.
That success is evident every day and survived by Ardith’s chil-
dren, Susan Dunn, Bonnie Karasinski, Barbara Norman, Shirley
and Donald Wittingen, Julia Leshinsky, Michael and Janice Kara-
sinski, Brian Trethewey, Patrick and Karen Karasinski, Charles
and Diane Karasinski, Mary and Ronald Krick; by her grandchil-
dren, Pamela and Del Thebo, Mark and Rhonda Dunn, Lara and
Andrew Kehe, Greg Norman, Paul MacDonald, Lisa and Derek
Clark, Heather and Thomas Ison, Amanda Copeland, Michael
Karasinski, Jr., Scott and Courtney Karasinski, Krista and Kelly
O’Grady, Kimberly and Ezio Fortuna, Melissa and Jeff Zorn, Ste-
ven and Jessica Karasinski, Mary Karasinski, Laurie Karasinski,
Rose Karasinski, Robert Karasinski, Jennifer and Guy Schnepp,
Ronald Jr. and Mehgan Krick, and Andrew Krick; her 38 great-
grandchildren; and her one great-great grandchild. She was pre-
ceded in death by her husband, Andrew Karasinski; her daughter,
Linda Trethewey; her great-granddaughters, Jennifer Thebe and
Katherine Clark; her son-in-law, James Dunn; her parents, Ver-
non and Mary Robinson; her brothers, Howard, Donald, Richard,
Lawrence, Arthur and Royce Robinson.
Funeral Services took place at Mary Queen of Apostles in Sand
Lake with Father Joe Kenshol as celebrant. Arrangements were
entrusted to the Heckman Funeral home in Howard City.
OBITUARY
KARASINSKI
Another small business
man ready to move
TO THE EDITOR:
I have lived in the township for the past 13
years when I purchased fve acres and moved my
asphalt business here. Prior to that, my grandfa-
ther and father did work in Reynolds Township,
so I represent the third generation. I employ four
people, so in a small way contribute to the econo-
my of the township. Everything was fne until this
year when I received a visit from Mr. Dejong, the
zoning administrator, hired by the township.
Even though I live in the county he said my
two trucks and asphalt equipment couldn’t be on
my property. Why all of a sudden after 13 years? I
have two great neighbors that adjoin my property
and they have no problem with my equipment be-
ing there. I asked him why the harassment all of
a sudden. He said he was told by someone that
John Powell turned me and other people in. Hav-
ing known John since I was a kid, I knew it wasn’t
true and I told him so. I went to John and we de-
cided to confront Mr. Dejong and did so at the last
township meeting.
The discussion got rather heated and of course
Mr. Dejong said he was just passing on informa-
tion he had heard. John wanted to know exactly
who told him so we could go and confront that
person right then. After evading the question, he
fnally said that the person had moved, very con-
venient. There were other witnesses to this con-
frontation. I don’t understand why township of-
fcials aren’t trying to save small businesses in this
community.
BOB LanE
Lanes asphalt & Paving
ADAM J. ORLOWSKI
Air Force Airman Adam J. Orlowski grad-
uated from basic military training at Lack-
land Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Orlowski completed an intensive, eight-
week program that included training in
military discipline and studies, Air Force
core values, physical ftness and basic war-
fare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training
earn four credits toward an associate in
applied science degree through the Com-
munity College of the Air Force.
Orlowski is the son of Gayle Kramer of
Sand Lake.
He is a 2011 graduate of Tri County High
School.
HOMETOWN
HERO
Darcha Lee and John Shattuck of
Ionia became the parents of a baby
boy at Carson City Hospital. Caiden
Michael was born at 4:35pm on Dec.
12, 2011. He weighed 7 pounds, 11
ounces and was 20 inches long. He
has one brother, Bryce Allen Shattuck.
Grandparents are, Eileen and Sam
Buffa of Crystal, Derek Lee and Lau-
ra Lehman of Muskegon, Denny and
Deb Shattuck of Belding and Cora and
Steve Catlin of Sunfeld.
MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 7
777
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Ardith Robinson Karasinski
Mrs. Ardith Robinson Karasinski, 87, a longtime resident of
Howard City and Cedar Springs, passed away on Thursday, Dec.
29, 2011.
Born April 12, 1924, she was the only daugh-
ter of Vernon and Mary Robinson’s seven chil-
dren. Shortly after graduating from Howard
City High school, she married Andrew Kara-
sinski of Sand Lake. Ardith and Andy spent
most of their marriage together on a small farm
across from Pine Lake with their 10 children.
As you might imagine, raising such a large
family was rewarding, but demanding. Ardith
took care of the home and children and Andy
worked a number of different jobs in Grand
Rapids, as well as being a gentleman farmer to provide everything
they needed for their modest life. Ma and Pa, as they were known
around the house, were often asked how they managed to raise 10
children without losing their minds. Most of the time, they would
just smile at each other knowing that together, with the help of
their kids, anything was possible. You see, theytaught their seven
daughters and three sons that the most important things in life are
not things at all. If you work hard, do the best you can every single
day, love your family, and have some fun along the way, your life
would be a success.
That success is evident every day and survived by Ardith’s chil-
dren, Susan Dunn, Bonnie Karasinski, Barbara Norman, Shirley
and Donald Wittingen, Julia Leshinsky, Michael and Janice Kara-
sinski, Brian Trethewey, Patrick and Karen Karasinski, Charles
and Diane Karasinski, Mary and Ronald Krick; by her grandchil-
dren, Pamela and Del Thebo, Mark and Rhonda Dunn, Lara and
Andrew Kehe, Greg Norman, Paul MacDonald, Lisa and Derek
Clark, Heather and Thomas Ison, Amanda Copeland, Michael
Karasinski, Jr., Scott and Courtney Karasinski, Krista and Kelly
O’Grady, Kimberly and Ezio Fortuna, Melissa and Jeff Zorn, Ste-
ven and Jessica Karasinski, Mary Karasinski, Laurie Karasinski,
Rose Karasinski, Robert Karasinski, Jennifer and Guy Schnepp,
Ronald Jr. and Mehgan Krick, and Andrew Krick; her 38 great-
grandchildren; and her one great-great grandchild. She was pre-
ceded in death by her husband, Andrew Karasinski; her daughter,
Linda Trethewey; her great-granddaughters, Jennifer Thebe and
Katherine Clark; her son-in-law, James Dunn; her parents, Ver-
non and Mary Robinson; her brothers, Howard, Donald, Richard,
Lawrence, Arthur and Royce Robinson.
Funeral Services took place at Mary Queen of Apostles in Sand
Lake with Father Joe Kenshol as celebrant. Arrangements were
entrusted to the Heckman Funeral home in Howard City.
OBITUARY
KARASINSKI
Another small business
man ready to move
TO THE EDITOR:
I have lived in the township for the past 13
years when I purchased fve acres and moved my
asphalt business here. Prior to that, my grandfa-
ther and father did work in Reynolds Township,
so I represent the third generation. I employ four
people, so in a small way contribute to the econo-
my of the township. Everything was fne until this
year when I received a visit from Mr. Dejong, the
zoning administrator, hired by the township.
Even though I live in the county he said my
two trucks and asphalt equipment couldn’t be on
my property. Why all of a sudden after 13 years? I
have two great neighbors that adjoin my property
and they have no problem with my equipment be-
ing there. I asked him why the harassment all of
a sudden. He said he was told by someone that
John Powell turned me and other people in. Hav-
ing known John since I was a kid, I knew it wasn’t
true and I told him so. I went to John and we de-
cided to confront Mr. Dejong and did so at the last
township meeting.
The discussion got rather heated and of course
Mr. Dejong said he was just passing on informa-
tion he had heard. John wanted to know exactly
who told him so we could go and confront that
person right then. After evading the question, he
fnally said that the person had moved, very con-
venient. There were other witnesses to this con-
frontation. I don’t understand why township of-
fcials aren’t trying to save small businesses in this
community.
BOB LanE
Lanes asphalt & Paving
ADAM J. ORLOWSKI
Air Force Airman Adam J. Orlowski grad-
uated from basic military training at Lack-
land Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Orlowski completed an intensive, eight-
week program that included training in
military discipline and studies, Air Force
core values, physical ftness and basic war-
fare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training
earn four credits toward an associate in
applied science degree through the Com-
munity College of the Air Force.
Orlowski is the son of Gayle Kramer of
Sand Lake.
He is a 2011 graduate of Tri County High
School.
HOMETOWN
HERO
Darcha Lee and John Shattuck of
Ionia became the parents of a baby
boy at Carson City Hospital. Caiden
Michael was born at 4:35pm on Dec.
12, 2011. He weighed 7 pounds, 11
ounces and was 20 inches long. He
has one brother, Bryce Allen Shattuck.
Grandparents are, Eileen and Sam
Buffa of Crystal, Derek Lee and Lau-
ra Lehman of Muskegon, Denny and
Deb Shattuck of Belding and Cora and
Steve Catlin of Sunfeld.
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call Marianne at the Panhandle
Area Chamber of Commerce at
231-937-5681.
Winterfest committee would
like to thank the following spon-
sors:
Panhandle Area Chamber of
Commerce, Village of Howard
City, Pere Marquette Snowmo-
bile Club, Howard City Down-
town Development Authority,
West Michigan Snow Runners,
TCH Reynolds Township Li-
brary, Howard City VFW Post #
3306, Howard City Lions Club,
Leppinks, Latitudes, Droski
Insurance Inc., Impact Print-
ing, Zellie’s, Kindel & Company,
Ark’s Electric, SR Automotive,
A.C.E./Auntie A.C.E., J.I.S.
Tire, Sticks-N-Stones, Consum-
ers Energy, Coldwell Banker
Schmidt, White’s, the River Val-
ley News Shopper, PEN’s Auto
Repair & Custom Car Audio, J &
REALTOR, J & H Family Stores,
Community First Federal Credit
Union, Firstbank.
WINTERFEST
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The following couples applied for marriage li-
censes in Montcalm County:
n Scott A. Slagle, 47, of Midland and Penelope
L. Christensen, 44, of Lakeview;
n Nathaniel T. Austin, 20, and Caissie E. Al-
bert, 19, both of Stanton;
n Clinton A. Frisbey, 25, and Kalinda J.
Grimes, 21, both of Vestaburg;
n Allen D. Shattuck III, 19, of Six Lakes and
Cassie Ann Kallas, 19, of Morley;
n William J.C. Boyce, 75, and Ruth N. Schot-
tle, 76, both of Lakeview;
n Jody M. Weger, 41, and Tracy L. Barthel, 49,
both of Sheridan;
n Joseph Scaravilli, 74, of Sand Lake and Don-
na M. Papendick, 77, of Edmore;
n Daniel R. Bremmer, 24, and Katie S. Gort,
24, both of Howard City;
n Kevin S. Newland, 19, of Greenville and
Tracey L. Oberlin, 19, of Belding;
n Michael G. Robinson, 21, and Tuzdae M.
Thompson, 20, both of Six Lakes;
n Scott A. Urbon, Jr., 24, and Nicole J. Bro-
cato, 21, both of Howard City;
n Andrew T. Vivio, 22, of Niagara, Wis., and
Jessica M. Dakin, 27, of Trufant;
n Jack L. Williams, 23, of Howard City and
Brittani N. Hanna, 22, of Fremont;
n William J. Crippen, 29, and Michelle L. Es-
senmacher, 34, both of Sheridan;
n Daniel S. Lemon, 28, and Jessica A. Roy, 29,
both of Plymouth, Minn.,
n Seth T. Fliearman, 19, of Pierson and Court-
ney R. Keech, 19, of Howard City;
n Michael J. Ely, 37, and Marquitta M. Scha-
fer, 35, both of Greenville;
n Gregory L. Vanderlip, 28, and Heidi L.
Chaney, 37, both of Crystal;
n George C. Anderson, 63, of Greenville and
Diane M. Ackerson, 58, of Stanton;
n Ryan S. Rittersdorf, 25, and Sara K. Nutt,
24, both of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
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04 Buick Park Ave 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Arizona Auto ................$7,995 or $250 Mo.
04 Chevy Tahoe LT 4x4 Loaded
5.3 Eng, 3rd Seat, Heated Leather Seats ...... NOW $9,995 or $310 Mo.
04 GMC Yukon XL SLE 4x4
5.3 Eng, Loaded, Dual Air ............................ NOW $8,995 or $300 Mo.
03 Pontiac Aztek FWD SUV
3.4 Eng, Leather, Sunroof, Arizona Auto ..................$5,995 or $195 Mo.
03 Saturn Vue AWD SUV
2.2 4 Cyl, Loaded, Arizona Auto...............................$5,995 or $195 Mo.
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River Valley
Classifieds
Howard City, Newaygo
Lakeview, Cedar Springs
White Cloud, Sparta
(231)937-4740
Deadline:
Thursday, 12noon
Email:
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050 Help Wanted
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS is
upon us, and Mpi is looking for some
women to come join our team of fundrais-
ing for the cause. Must have own vehi-
cle, and be able to work 40 hours a
week, Sun. thru Thursday. This is a per-
manent job, year round. Paid weekly,
earn $8-11.50 hr. Men are welcomed as
well and call for public safety groups.
Call (231)796-9286 for interview.
COORDINATOR P/T: LOCATE and
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and activities for exchange students.
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EXPERIENCED COOK WANTED:
Smuggler's Cove Food & Spirits, Neway-
go, call (231)652-1196
FULL OR PART-TIME, all-breed dog
groomer needed, experience only need
apply. 231-652-9372, ask for Les.
MECHANIC
ESTABLISHED CONSTRUCTION
equipment, heavy truck & trailer
repair facility accepting applications
for experienced shop/road service
tech/welder/fabricator. 30 miles N
of GR. Competitive pay & benefit pkg.
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MPI IS NOW hiring for PART TIME
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for you. Sunday 12pm to 8:30pm. Mon-
day thru Thursday 9am to 12pm, 20
hours a week. Start out at $8 per hour with
opportunity to make much more. Raise
money for great organizations while
working in a professional environment. Call
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CROTON TOWNSHIP
PLANNING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DELIBERATION AND POSSIBLE FINAL ACTION
The Croton Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday,
January 24th, 2012 at 7:00 PM, at the Croton Township Hall, 5833 E Division Street,
Newaygo, Michigan for the following:
CBS Outdoor of 1355 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 is requesting a
Special Land Use to construct a replacement billboard on property at 7083 88th Street,
Newaygo, Michigan. Parcel #62-20-28-400-006. The property is owned by James Wignet
Trust/M-82 Storage. According to the Croton Township Zoning Ordinance, Section 15.70
Specific Special Land Use Standards (KK)(1-8), a Special Land Use Permit is required.
All interested citizens are invited to appear in person or by agent or counsel to comment.
Written comments may be sent prior to the hearing to the address below.
Croton Township
5833 E Division Street
Newaygo, MI 49337
Attn: Tina Bono, Administrative Assistant
(231)652-4301
KENT THEATRE
8 N. Main St. • Cedar Springs • www.kenttheatre.org
616-696-7469
Jan. 13, 14, & 15
“ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS CHIPWRECKED”
Fri. 6 & 9 PM, Sat. 3, 6, & 9 PM, Sun. 3 & 6 PM
Tickets: $3.00
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One coupon per person, per purchase. Expires January 31, 2012
Planned movie titles may be changed by the distributor.
In Loving Memory
Every day in some small way,
Memories of you come our way,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
Sadly missed, but never forgotten.
The Family of Marian Miller
January 14, 2010
WINFIELD TOWNSHIP
PUBLIC NOTICE
PLANNING COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Planning Commission of Township
of Winfield will hold a public hearing on January 23, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Winfield
Township Hall, 15212 M 46, Amble to discuss a proposed removal of section 3.14,
subsection A, paragraph 2, ‘Accessory buildings shall not be located in any front
yard, unless otherwise permitted by this Ordinance.’

Also proposed amendments of section 3.17, subsection B, paragraph 4, ‘Seasonal
dwellings are permitted within all districts.’

A copy of the Ordinances will be at Reynolds Library, Howard City and Tamarack
Library, Lakeview.

All interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard at the public hearing
or written comments may be sent to the address below.

Planning Commission Chairman
John Black
14902 Yankee Road
Howard City, MI 49329
231-762-4610
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PUBLIC NOTICE
Newaygo County Mental Health Board of Directors
2012 Schedule of Meetings
Newaygo County Mental Health will hold regular
monthly meetings of the Board of Directors on the 2nd
Thursday of the month.
January 12 February 9 March 8
April 12 May 10 June 14
July 12 August 9 September 13
October 11 November 8 December 13
Meetings begin at 11:00 a.m., are open to the public
under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act. They are held in
Board Room of Newaygo County Mental Health, 1049
Newell Street, White Cloud, Michigan. For more infor-
mation go to www.newaygocmh.org
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BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP
RESIDENTS
Applications are being taken for the following:
Vacancies on the Township Planning Commission
(Must be a resident)
Election Inspectors
For more information and an application, please
contact me at the address below.
Judith Baker, Clerk
Big Prairie Township
5160 Croton-Hardy Dr.
Newaygo, MI 49337
231-652-7390
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CROTON TOWNSHIP
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
DELIBERATION AND POSSIBLE FINAL ACTION
The Croton Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on Tuesday,
January 24th, 2012 at 7:15 PM, at the Croton Township Hall, 5833 E Division Street,
Newaygo, Michigan for the following:
CBS Outdoor of 1355 Century Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 is requesting
variances to construct a replacement “billboard” that will not comply with the setback
or use requirements set forth by the Croton Township Zoning Ordinance; Section 15.70
Specific Special Land Use Standards (KK)(1) or the prohibition on billboards in Sec-
tion 14.110 (A)(1). The property is owned by James Wigent Trust/M-82 Storage, 7083
88th Street, Croton Township, Michigan. Parcel # 62-20-28-400-006.
All interested citizens are invited to appear in person or by agent or counsel to com-
ment. Written comments may be sent prior to the hearing to the address below.
Croton Township
5833 E Division Street
Newaygo, MI 49337
Attn: Tina Bono, Administrative Assistant
(231)652-4301
NOTICE OF THE APPLICATION DEADLINE
FOR INDIVDUALS INTRESTED IN
PIERSON TOWNSHIP TREASURER APPOINTMENT
The Pierson Township Treasurer has submitted his resignation effective
February 1st, 2012. Therefore, an appointment will be made to fulfill the
remainder of his unexpired term through December 31st, 2012.
NOTICE hereby given that individuals who wish to seek the appointment
of Pierson Township Treasurer, to fulfill the remainder of the unexpired
term through 2012, must submit an application and resume to the Pierson
Township Clerk, 21156 Cannonsville Rd, PO 109 Pierson, MI 49339, no
later than Wednesday, February 1st, 2012. Applicants must be 18yrs of
age and a resident of Pierson Township.
Applications can be obtained at the Pierson Township Clerks office, Tues-
Thurs 10am-3pm and by mail by calling 616 636 8570
The reason the Pierson Township Treasurer, J. Scott Vukin, is resigning
is due to the fact that his wife JoAnne Vukin, has been appointed County
Treasurer. Therefore causing a conflict of interest within the two positions.
Designed to Shine
Seminar on discovering your self-worth in Christ for teen girls ages 12-17
What We Will Work On:
Dening dreams you have for your future
Discovering the unique way your star shines
What it means to travel with a supportive pod of friends
Recognizing mentors who encourage you
Learning how to let go and receive good
Using your gifts to shine for others
Where:
Still Waters Counseling Ministry
218 N. Ensley St., Howard City, MI 49329
231-937-6193
When:
Saturday, January 14, 1-4 pm
Please call Jill to register by Jan. 12
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10 10 10
• Cedar Springs • Sand Lake • Howard City • Morley • Amble
• Gowen • Trufant • Coral • Kent City • Grant • Bailey
• Newaygo • White Cloud
• Croton/Hardy • Pierson • Lakeview
Area Happenings run free of charge for non-profit groups.
Mail: The River Valley News Shopper, 491 W. Shaw, Howard City, MI 49329 • Fax: 231-937-4048
Email: rvshopper@pioneergroup.com • DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY 12 NOON
Help is Available:
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.
www.pilotsforchristmi.com or call 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 4:15-5:10pm, 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.
CEDAR SPRINGS: East Nelson United Methodist Church. 9024 18 Mile Rd.
between Tisdel & Keller Ave. Saturdays at 10am. Open meeting, AA - Alanon.
Non Smoking. Call Sandy M. 616-696-3205.
MORLEY: Open Meeting. Smoking allowed. 19180 Monroe, Morley. Call Darryl
for more info. (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: Sand Lake Alcoholics Anonymous/NA: (AA/NA Closed
Meeting - Women Only). Sand Lake United Methodist Church (Bldg next to
the church), corner of Maple Street and Sixth Street, Tuesday at 7:00pm. (front
door entrance). Sand Lake, open meeting, Monday’s 7pm at St. Mary’s Catholic
Church, Sand Lake.
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
rd
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, 5:00pm, United Methodist Church, 240
Williams Street, White Cloud. For more information, call 689-7330, or toll-free,
1-800-968-7330.
com. Everyone welcome.
Family Farm & Home Small Animals Sell and Swap 139
W River Dr, Newaygo 2nd Saturday of the month 8am-Noon
231-856-4641.
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.
Bingo every Sunday at the Greenville American Legion
Post #101, from 1pm-6pm, doors open at 11am. 1320 W.
Washington St. (M-57).
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 231-937-
5950 for weekly schedule of events. Noon lunches Tues, Wed,
Thurs.
Library Happenings:
The Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township has a
new web site that contains program information, access to
music downloads, ebooks, and much more. Please check out
our new web site at www.tchrtl.michlibrary.org.
Take a trip on the wild side and hunt for your favorite letters
- safari style! This virtual journey to the Savannah and jungle
will let you experience the alphabet in a new and exciting
way through interactive and creative activities. For ages 6
and under. Tuesday, January 10th, 10:30am at the Sand Lake
Branch of the Kent District Library.
Be a Miner 49’er - Mosey on down to your library for some
good, old-fashioned, Gold Rush inspired fun! Crafts, games
and activities for all ages. Sat., Jan. 21, 1:30pm - Sand Lake
Library.
The Timothy C. Hauenstien Reynolds Township Library
will be having Toddler Time every Monday morning at
11am. There will be stories, crafts, songs and activities for the
toddlers. Toddler Time is for children ages 18 months - 3 years
old. If you have any questions please call the library at 231-
937-5575.
If you have ever wanted to join a bowling league, but
can’t lift the ball or play a round of tennis without
running around the court, then join the Grant Area
District Library every Monday between 4 and 5pm to
play Wii Sports. This fun gaming system allows the armchair
athlete all the fun of playing the game, but without the need to
sweat. Baseball, tennis, golf and bowling are among the games
that will be played these Monday afternoons. So bring a friend
and come to the Library on Monday and see what a good sport
you can be! For more information, call the Library at 231-834-
5713. Have fun, get involved and come play Wii with us.
The Timothy C. Hauenstien Reynolds Township Library
will be having Preschool Storytime every Tues. morning
at 11am. There will be stories, crafts, songs and activities for
the Preschoolers. We will be learning about letters each week.
Preschool Storytime is for children 3-5 years old. If you have
any questions please call the library at 231-937-5575.
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.
The Friends of Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds
Township Library meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month
at 9am in the community room at the library. We welcome you
to join us for food, fellowship and an opportunity to contribute
to the well being of our local library. The library is located at
117 W. Williams St., Howard City, MI 49329. Phone 231-937-
5575.
Friends of the White Cloud Community Library meet
monthly, the first Thursday at 1:00 p.m. The library is located
at 1038 Wilcox in White Cloud. Everyone is welcome.
Shelf Life Book Club - meets the 2nd Thursday of the month
at 6:00 PM at the Tamarack District Library in Lakeview. Book
titles are published in the Shelf Life Book Club brochure and
on the Monthly Event Flyers at the library.
Wiggles and Giggles - is a toddler story time program, at 10:30
AM every Friday at the Tamarack District Library in Lakeview
that brings stories, songs, crafts and activity to your child.
The Newaygo Area Friends of the Library Bookstore,
at Newaygo City Hall, is now closed until Memorial Day
Weekend. Hundreds of books at Bargain Prices. Proceeds for
new Library Building Fund.
Upcoming Events:
The Newaygo County Mobile Food Pantry is scheduled at
the following locations to distribute free food to individuals and
families in need. Most food distributions take approximately
one hour. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to
the scheduled delivery time. Bring your own container to hold
50 lbs. of food. You will check in upon arrival unless otherwise
stated: Sat., Jan. 7, 10am, Pine Grove Community Church,
Croton/Howard City; Wed., Jan. 11, 5pm, Hesperia Community
Ed, Hesperia - sponsored by local area churches; Thurs., Jan.
12, 3pm, Amazing Grace Acres Church, Brohman; Sat., Jan,
14, 10am, First Christian Reformed Church, Fremont; Tues.,
Jan. 17, 4:30pm, Northland Church of Christ, Grant/Newaygo;
Wed., Jan. 18, 10am, First Baptist Church of Woodland Park
- sponsored by Action Resource Center; Wed., Jan. 18, 5pm,
Second Christian Reformed Church, Fremont; Sat., Jan. 21,
2pm, Bailey Christian Church, Bailey; Wed., Jan. 25, 10am,
TrueNorth Community Services, Fremont; Wed., Jan. 25,
5pm, Hesperia Community Education, Hesperia - sponsored
by Lighthouse Community Church; Tues., Jan. 31, 5pm, River
Valley Community Church, Newaygo.
Gown Sale! For Swirl, Prom and more! Jan. 7th, 8AM
until noon at the Cedar Springs High School Media Room.
Long dresses will sell for $35, short dresses for $20. Cash
or check only. Proceeds benefit the Cedar Springs Library
Building Fund. Donations needed. Donate a dress, get a tax
deduction! $100 tax deduction for a long dress, $50 for a short
dress. Clean dresses can be dropped off at the Cedar Springs
City Hall during normal business hours. Questions? Call Linda
Lehman at 616-970-1368.
Biggest Loser Contest! Keep your New Year’s Resolution!
Let’s get healthy together! Weigh in is Jan. 7th at 9AM to 11
AM at Curves in Cedar Springs. $25 entry fee will benefit the
Cedar Springs Public Library Building Fund. Prizes include
memberships for Curves and Max Fitness, cash from the
Curiosity Shoppe, and gift cards from Family Video and Alpha
Omega Coffee and Games, all Cedar Springs businesses, plus
10% of the entry fees. More people = more money for the
winner, so invite your friends! For more information, contact
Alicia at lovelearndaycare@yahoo.com.
Euchre Tournament - Lakeview, Second Sat. of the month
(Jan. 14) sponsored by - Lakeview Hospital Gills at McKenna’s
Village Restaurant (321 N. Lincoln) at 7pm.
Church Garage Sale - Christ the King Catholic Church,
9596 N. Reed Rd., Howard City, 1 block West of Federal off of
M-46. Jan. 27 & 28, 9am-5pm.
Old fashioned square dance - Howard City VFW $5/mo,
year round, Monday 1-4pm, Potluck at 2:15pm. Call Carole
(231)652-6183.
Lakeview Seniors — Come early (1:00) for cards, games,
refreshments and social time. The LV Seniors meet the 1st
Tuesday of each month. Come join us, bring a friend.
Life Style Change, Weight loss etc @ Natures Atrium every
Tues 6:30pm-7:30pm Call 231-937-9370.
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.
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.
Bingo - ongoing every Fri. night at Renner Lobker VFW Post
# 3306, 1001 Ensley St., Howard City. Doors open at 5pm, sales
begin at 5:30 and game begins at 6:30. Everyone Welcome!
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@pathwaysnet.
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1401 W. Main Street, Fremont | 231.924.7800 | tamaracwellness.org
Join Tamarac’s highly successful medical weight loss program
and discover the New You!
We are providing a second location for your convenience.

New You is an effective program to help you to achieve significant weight loss and
realize long term health. Learn more at our informational meeting.
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Stream – second floor, 1 State Road, Newaygo
Here’s what New You will do for you:
~ Help you lose an average of two to four pounds per week
~ Provide a medically supervised program using Health One™ meal replacements
~ Provide weekly education and support sessions with a health coach
~ Develop specific strategies for lifelong health and weight management
To reserve your spot (due to limited space), call 231.924.3073.
New You
in Newaygo
Since 1988
2 Miles North of Greenville on M-91
616-754-6800
Since 1988
2009 GRAND CARAVAN
Stow-N-Go, V6.
$
9,995
2004 FORD MUSTANG
Automatic, Burgundy
$
4,995
2003 CHEV. MONTE CARLO
Sharp
$
6,995
2002 CHRYSLER 300M
Leather, Loaded, Low Mi.
$
6,995
2004 CHRY. PACIFICA
Local Trade
$
6,995
2005 CHEVY AVEO
Low Miles, Automatic
$
6,995
2006 CHEVY COBALT SS
Sharp
$
6,995
2006 CHEVY MALIBU
Low Miles
$
6,995
2004 SATURN ION
Coupe, 5 Speed
$
6,995
2003 SATURN L
4 Door, Loaded, Low Mi.
$
6,995
2003 TOYOTA COROLLA
Sharp
$
6,995
2003 VW BEETLE
CONVERTIBLE Leather
$
6,995
2003 GMC FULL SIZE
CUSTOM VAN
$
7,995
2006 FORD FOCUS
Low Miles
$
7,995
2008 KIA SEDONA
8 Passenger
$
7,995
2006 CHEVROLET HHR
Local Trade
$
7,995
2006 DODGE GRAND
CARAVAN Loaded
$
7,995
2005 CHEVY CAVALIER
4 Door, 5 Speed.
$
5,995
2007 TOYOTA YARIS
40 MPG!
$
8,995
2006 FORD 500
Loaded
$
8,995
2005 CHRY. CROSSFIRE
Leather, 6 Speed
$
9,995
2008 CHRY. SEBRING
4 Door, Loaded
$
9,995
2009 DODGE CARAVAN
Sharp!
$
9,995
2006 FORD FUSION
4 Door, 60K
$
9,995
2008 DODGE AVENGER
4 Door, Loaded
$
9,995
2008 SATURN AURA
4 Door
$
9,995
2005 TOYOTA SIENNA
MINIVAN
$
9,995
2007 DODGE CALIBER
RT All Wheel Drive
$
11,995
2009 FORD FUSION
Leather, Loaded, 46K
$
13,995
2008 CHARGER SXT
3.5 V6, Factory Warr.
$
13,995
2002 DODGE DAKOTA
EXT. CAB 4x4
$
6,995
2003 FORD RANGER
EXT. CAB Clean
$
6,995
2004 DODGE DAKOTA
CREW CAB 4x4
$
9,995
2005 CHEVY SILVERADO
CREW CAB 4x4
$
9,995
2004 CHEV. AVALANCHE
4x4 Loaded
$
9,995
2008 DODGE DAKOTA
CREW CAB 4x4
$
11,995
2004 CHEV. COLORADO
CREW CAB 4x4
$
12,995
2008 DODGE DAKOTA
CREW CAB 4x4
$
11,995
2006 CHEVY SILVERADO
4X4, Reg. Cab, Longbox
$
5,995
2001 FORD SPORT TRAC
4x4
$
7,995
2004 JEEP GRAND
CHEROKEE LAREDO
$
6,995
2004 JEEP LIBERTY
4x4
$
6,995
2004 SATURN VUE
AWD, V6, Sharp!
$
6,995
2006 CHEVY EQUINOX
All Wheel Drive
$
7,995
2003 CHEVROLET
TRAILBLAZER LTZ
$
7,995
2006 HONDA CR-V
4x4
$
7,995
2001 GMC YUKON 4x4
Leather
$
9,995
2008 SATURN VUE
AWD, V6
$
11,995
2005 SUBARU OUTBACK
XT, Limited
$
11,995
2009 SUBARU FORESTER
AWD
$
11,995
2009 FORD ESCAPE
4x4 Loaded
$
12,995
2009 DODGE JOURNEY
SXT Loaded
$
13,995
2008 SATURN OUTLOOK
3rd Seat, Loaded
$
13,995
2009 DODGE NITRO
Leather, Loaded
$
14,995
2009 MERCURY
MARINER AWD
$
14,995
2009 NISSAN ROUGE
SUV
$
14,995
2008 HUMMER H3
4x4
$
19,995
Serving the
Howard City Area
110 Elm St.
Big Rapids, MI
Mark Stevens
231-629-1208
Ken Ward
231-225-2831
Large 4 bedroom home on 10 acres •
Formal Dining room •
Eat-in kitchen, Mud Room •
Barn and partially fenced for animals •
Wonderful location •
$129,900
MLS 11061069
4 bedroom ranch •
Large 2 acre lot with beautiful deck •
Double sized storage shed •
Some upgrading done •
$55,000
MLS 11060545
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
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050 Help Wanted
NEEDED FOR TRIBUTE/CONCERT
band in country and popular music:
Electric base, drummer, vocal harmony
ability a plus. Call Ron or Gerry at Sier-
ra (231)796-2490.
090 Business
Services
HELPING HANDS FOR
THE ELDERLYAND HOME
BOUND
We deliver groceries,
prescriptions, run errands,
along with other services.
Willett Family Services
Please call 231-762-4644
mypersonalshopper156
@yahoo.com
YOUR LOCAL
INTERNET Provider!
$18.45/month
Unlimited Dial-up
(231)592-9877
www.net-port.com
ROOFING: ALL TYPES
Repairs & Leaks. Free Estimates
20yrs. experience
Licensed/Insured
(616)636-8288
Ensley Roofing, LLC
Day Care
ELEMENOPE DAYCARE HAS open-
ings!! Call Alecia today to enroll your
children (231)354-7391.
100 Pets & Supplies
AKC YORKIE PUPPIES, 1 male $550.,
2 females $650 or any reasonable offer.
Call 231-652-2943.
110 For Rent
2 BEDROOM, REED City, rent includes
utilities, 1-year lease. No pets, starting at
$600/month. (231)465-4049.
2 BEDROOM APARTMENT in Howard
City $500 a month plus utilities, $500
deposit. NO PETS. 231-937-5206.
2 BEDROOM MOBILE Home, Howard
City area. 231-245-8168.
2-3 BEDROOM HOUSE w/garage Cro-
ton, washer/dryer, natural gas, no pets.
$600/month plus utilities, security deposit.
(231)652-2932.
3 BEDROOM HOUSE in Howard City
$700 a month plus utilities, $700 deposit.
NO PETS. 231-937-5206.
E-mail your
classified ad to
rvshopper
@pioneergroup.com
110 For Rent
HOWARD CITY: RURAL one bedroom
upstairs apartment. No pets, garbage &
utilities included. $495/month. 231-218-
4221.
LAKEVIEW/MORLEY AREA: 3 Bed-
room, 2 Bath home with garage on 1
acre. Appliances furnished. $500/Month,
$500 Security Deposit. NO PETS/NO
SMOKING. Call 989-287-2060.
LEASE YOUR HOME
3 Bedroom
$348 Moves You In
Security Deposit $299
No rent until 3/1/2012
All Appliances
washer/dryer
storage shed included
Sun Homes at
VILLAGE TRAILS
518 Hickory Lane
in Howard City
CALL TODAY!
888-284-9098
call for details
Expires 01/31/12
MORLEY MOTEL
DAILY Rooms from $40, Weekly
rooms from $165. Includes utilities.
No Deposit. (231)856-7820.
QUIET 1 BEDROOM duplex, 1-year
lease, large yard, close to BR, no pets.
$375/month. 231-796-4564
ROOM MATE WANTED. $300/month
includes everything. Howard City Area.
231-937-5316.
SHADYLAWN MOTEL: Sand Lake, MI.
Special rates. Furnished cabin with kitch-
enette $113.25/week. Furnished small cab-
ins, $96.60/week. (Above prices include
utilities) Call for availability (616)696-
0386, or (616)638-5658. If no answer, call
(616)636-8967.
Roommate Wanted
ROOMMATE WANTED. CEDAR
Springs. First month's rent 1/2 off! $280
Monthly. Call (616)885-8099.
160 Real Estate
For Sale By Owner
2 BEDROOM MOBILE home, family
room, back porch on 1 wooded acre,
terms possible (231)527-1582.
170 Items
for Sale
300 LB. WEIGHT bench squat rack plus
bench asking $150 (231)287-6114.
HORSE SADDLE WITH stand and sup-
plies $500 OBO (231)250-1938.
KING MATTRESS SET, new, paid $800
asking $300. (616)835-2131.
KING SIZE BEDwith head/foot board, box
spring, mattress. $450 (231)796-7920.
PELLET, WOOD, GAS stoves & fire-
places. Lopi-Avanlon-Fireplace Xtrodi-
naire, Firecheif indoor or outdoor wood fur-
naces. Nordic hot tubs with free cover &
delivery within 40 miles. Stove parts and
glass for most stoves. Newaygo Wood-
Stove & Fireplace, South on M-37,
Newaygo. 231-652-1546.
REBUILT COMPUTERS & LAPTOPS:
Also Computer repair & virus removal.
Reasonable Rates. (231)856-7883
SEARS CRAFTSMAN 1 HP electric
motor 3,450 RPM, like new $35. Yoder's
2150 100th Ave. Lakeview.
SNOW THROWER, TORO S-200
machine, runs well $75 (231)796-6345.
Winter Cleaning?
And now have
stuff to sell?
Let our Classified Ads
help you out! Call
THE RIVER VALLEY NEWS
SHOPPER
231-937-4740
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Now Thru February 29th
Financing Available
6 Months — No Interest
www.rivervalleycarpet.com
RIVER VALLEY CARPET
8391 Mason Dr. (M-37) • Newaygo
231-652-3037
STORE HOURS:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
9 AM - 5 PM
Wed. 9 AM - 7 PM
Sat. 9 am - 3 pm
Warm Up With
Winter Savings!
SAVE UP TO 20%
on Select In-Stock
Capret, Vinyl, Indoor/Outdoor
Mohawk, Smartstrand, Shaw,
Southwind, Mannington
PUBLIC AUCTION
SATURDAY, January 14 @ 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 5983 S. Warner (Sale Center), Fremont, MI 49412
DIRECTIONS: Main Street in Fremont, East to blinker light (by high school),
go South on Stewart (turns into Warner Ave.) to Sale Center.
Come & Join Us for the First Sale of the New Year 2012
Watch for picture updates as we unpack
COLLECTIBLES/HOUSEHOLD: Several Beautifully Framed Pic-
tures (Large and Small), Table Lamps, Monarch Lantern, Baskets,
Brother Computer Printer (nearly new0, Books, Battery Clock,
paper Shredder, Nice Sheets and Towels, Beveled Glass Wall Mir-
ror, Silver Plate Picture Frame, Twilight Community Silver Ware
Set (1956), Silver Plate Tea Set Serving Plates and Bowls, Sev-
eral Small Appliances, Ceramic Rooster, Oil Lamp, 25 Cup Coffee
Maker, Picnic Basket, 20# Scale, European Scene Oil Painting,
Pressed Aluminum Pieces, Book Ends, Small Framed Pictures,
Several Figurines, Cheese Box, Stained Glass Lamp Shade, Syrup
Set (UPSALA-EKEBY-KARLSKROMA), Etched Glass Cruet Set, Tea
Pot, Crystal Candle Sticks, China Cups and Saucers, Several Milk
Glass Pieces – Westmorland, Goofus Glass, Bernard Rice and Sons
Silver Plate Server, China doll heads, Several Decorative Vases,
Wall Pockets, Willowware Platter Planters, Cook Books, Garden
Books, Rubber Decoys, Record Player, Tri Pod, Patterns, Roper
Hammock, Many Linens, Lamp Shades, Sheet Music, Jacobson’s
Hat and Box, Records, Timberline Men’s Bike, Anna Penenna Col-
lector Plates, Shoe Last, Glass Blowers Grill, Stemware, Appetizer
Serving Dishes, Wooden Stirrup, Cruet Set, Sterling Gold Plated
Silverware Set VS Mark, Hand Painted Dishes Cyclamen –George
Briard, Kitchen Items, Rocks, Amber Fostoria Vesper (large sets
of Stemware and Plates, Boy Scout Badges, Glen Rice Autograph, Ford
Manuel, Table Lighters (Eggs), Crescent Cast Stove, Empire State Building
Pin, Clear/Amber Depression Glass, Clown Pencil Sharpeners, Roaster
Pans, Bake ware, Old Lunch Pail w/ Thermos’s, Record Albums, Hand
Tools, Costume Jewelry, Old Door Knobs, Old Wood Trunks, Hand Painted
Bowl and Pitcher, Several Japanese Figurines, and MORE!

FURNITURE: Stanton Cooper Davenport (Extra Long), Oak side Board,
Rocker and Campbell Spinet Piano and Bench, Solid Cherry Entertainment
Center, Sony 32” Flat Screen TV, Arm Chair, His & Hers Wing Back Leather
Recliners, Maple Oval Dining Room Table and 6 Chairs w/ Leaves, maple Serving Cart w/ Leaves,
Oak Pedestal Table w/ 6 Chairs and Covers, Small Magnavox TV/VCR, Solid Wood Book Shelves,
Computer Desk, King size Bed and Head Board, Dressing Mirror, Plaid Chair, Queen Size Bed w/
Head and Foot Board, Night Stand and Dressers, Wing Back Parlor Chair, Table Lamps, Glass Top
Patio Table and 5 Padded Rocker Chairs, Lane Cedar Chest, Very Old Spindle Back Rocker, Cherry
Dresser, 2 – White Cabinets, Futon, Twin bed, Display Case, Desk, Child’s Rocking Horse, Jewelry
Amour, Wood Rocking Chairs, Wicker Chair, Many Tables, Corner Shelves, and MORE.

TOOLS/GARAGE: Air compressor, Lawn Drop Seeder, Step Ladder, Shop Vac., Deck Sprayer, Black
and Decker Electric Edger, Electric Drill and Saw, 2man Saw, Saw horses, Basket Balls, Tractor
Lawn Sprinkler, Wrenches, Drill Bits, Nuts and Bolts, Mitre Box Saws, Wooden Blocks, Bottles, Wheels, Jack Stands, Fish
Creole, Bird Cage, C-Clamps, Stairway Spindles, Lawn Mower, Mt Fury 15 Speed Bike, Car Ramps, Ready Heaters, Tool
Bench, Ladder, Craftman Air Compressor, Jack, and MORE!

AUCTIONEERS NOTE: 2 Rings all day. Something here for everyone. If you’re looking for very nice furniture, look here.
Many unique collectible items, along with nice glass ware and dishes, tools, box lots. Sales Tax applies to this sale. Full
Lunch Service Available.
Come and Join us for the Day.
To see pictures go to www.auctionconnectioninc.com
AUCTIONEERS:
Bob Rottier 231-638-6152
Steve Rottier 989-615-3506
Cash, Check w/ positive ID
MasterCard and Visa accepted
Registered Auctioneer # 2801000032
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
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1244 W. Main St., Fremont
(231) 924-6510
Mon. - Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-5, Sun. Closed
21226 Perry St., Big Rapids
(231) 796-4455
Mon. - Fri. 9-7, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 12-5
“Helping people sleep since 1980”
www.thebedroomcenter.com
1401 W. Main St., Fremont | 231.924.7800 | tamaracwellness.org
Greater Possibilities To Look
And Feel Your Best
Ahhh, The Spa at Tamarac, offers a variety of personalized services provided by certified
therapists and clinicians. Conveniently located inside the front door at Tamarac, we are
open to the community – even if you are not a Tamarac Citizen.
Services include:
• Massage, facials, body wraps
• Cosmetic laser, skin peels, microdermabrasion
• Permanent makeup application
• Botox, dermal filler
• High quality cosmetics.
January Experience
Laser Special: Purchase one laser service and buy another of equal or lesser value for 50% off.
At Ahhh, “greater possibilities” means freedom from spider veins, sun spots and acne.
For more information about this service call 231.924.7800.
The Spa at Tamarac
1401 W. Main St., Fremont | 231.924.1600 | tamaracwellness.org
January Resolution Tools:
• New You Info Session: January 3, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Stroke Support Group: January 5, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Healthy Living Series “Maximizing Your Results”: January 5, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Aqua Yoga Class (eight week series): January 7, 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
• Tadpoles Swim Class (age four and five, eight week series): January 7, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
• Kickboxing Class (six week series): January 9
• TRX Suspension Training (six week series): January 9
• Tai Chi Beginner (eight week series): January 9, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• “Is Your Thyroid Making You Fat?” (Information Booth): January 10, 9:30 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
• Intro to Reike: January 18, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
• Parkinson’s Support Group: January 19, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
• Healthy Joints Seminar presented by Spirit of Women: January 19, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
• Diet Free (eight week series): begins January 23
• Big Loser Challenge (eight week series): begins January 23
• New You Info Session (Newaygo): January 23, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For more information or to enroll, call 231.335.1863.
Enroll you and your family for only $99
now through January 31, 2012
Complimentary Get Fit Kit for the first 25 “first time primary enrollees.”
Health and
Wellness Programs
January 2012 Resolution Tools
Health
Matters
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January 20th and 21st, 2012
Check out all the fun activities for kids of all ages at the
3rd Annual
Chili
Cook Off
Entertainment
Tent • Music,
Food & Drink
Vintage
Snowmobile
Show
Adult
Games
Snowmobile
Fun Run
Snowman
& Winter
Display
Contest
VFW Euchre
Tournament
Roy Bills
Art Show
Warming Fire
& Refreshments
Snowmobile
Safety Class
So much to do you won’t notice the cold!
Watch the River Valley for a schedule of specific times.
Penguin
Polar
Race
Hearing
Screening
Clinic
• Kids Games
• Sledding Hill
• Sled Decorating Contest & Parade
Bring your decorated sled!
• Snow Treasure Dig
• Treasure Hunt
Saturday, January 21st, 2012 • Corner of Williams and Cass Street
Special thanks to our Corporate Sponsors
A.C.E. Home Health • Auntie A.C.E. • J&H Stores/Mobil
River Valley News Shopper • Village of Howard City
Pease Insurance • Firstbank
Sponsors: Panhandle Area Chamber of Commerce, Village of Howard City, Howard City Downtown Development Authority, West Michigan Snow Runners, TCH Reynolds Township Library,
Howard City VFW Post #3306, Howard City Lions Club, Leppinks, Latitudes, Droski Insurance Inc., Impact Printing, Zellie’s, Kindel & Company, Ark’s Electric, SR Automotive,
A.C.E./Auntie A.C.E., J.I.S. Tire, Sticks-N-Stones, Consumers Energy, Coldwell Banker Schmidt REALTORS, White’s, the River Valley News Shopper, PEN’s Auto Repair & Custom Car Audio,
J & H Family Stores, Community First Federal Credit Union, Firstbank
Frozen Turkey Bowling
Register until 2:15pm • Bowling 2:00-2:45pm • Bowl Off 2:45pm
Rules: Players bowl three frames. Top two bowl in tournament.
Sponsored by Leppinks
Four Person Wooden Ski Race
Register until 3:15pm • Skiing 3:00-3:45pm • Race Off 3:45pm
Rules: A team of 4 races together on 2x6 boards over ice covered course
Sponsored by J&H Family Stores
Bed Race
Register until 4:15pm • Racing 4:00-4:45pm • Race Off 4:45pm
Rules: There must be 4 pushers and 1 rider. The race begins on Williams
Street, turns onto Cass Street. The rider gets off the bed at midway point,
removes the provided garment, switches places with another team member,
who then gets dressed and back onto the bed. The team races back to the
start/finish line. Beds and garment provided. Awards for 1st, 2nd places.
Sponsored by Community First Federal Credit Union
Don’t forget
12 months of Bragging Rights!
Everyone Welcome!
Businesses Challenge Businesses!
Families Challenge Families!
Organizations Challenge Organizations!
Groups Challenge Groups!
Assemble Your Team and
See You At Winterfest!
Register in advance with Brian at 231-937-4374,
with The Chamber at 231-937-5681, or
register day of the event.
Fish
Fry
Thurs. 1-19
Tire
Toss
Lug Nut
Race
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WE ARE GROWING…
Larger Inventory and More Services!
High Performance Gas •
Mileage Saver
Ground Effects •
Custom Painting •
Fiberglass Trailers •
Air Bags •
Full Line of Accessories •
Low Pressure & High •
Pressure Spray In Liners
Largest Topper Repair •
Center
Largest Hitch Dealer In The Area •
More than just toppers!
More than just trucks!
616-754-2877
1471 S. Greenville Rd. • Greenville, MI 48838
16 Years In Business
JASON • CENTURY • RANCH
Fiberglass Topper Dealer
UPHOLSTERY • AWNINGS • BOAT • CANVAS REPAIRS
ALeisure Living Managed Community
www.leisure-living.com
Big Rapids’ Premier
Assisted Living
Community
Evergreen Terrace is a community designed to
provide choice and convenience for those requiring
various levels of assistance with daily activities.
Call Wendi today to make your reservation!
801 Fuller Ave., Big Rapids, MI 49307 • Phone: 231-527-1050
evergreen@leisure-living.com
VFW Post #4249
9075 Mason Dr. • Newaygo
Bingo Ball Sales Start at 4:00. Bingo starts at 6:00.
January 9, 2012
Special Letter X - 20 numbers - $325
Progressive Jackpot - 59 numbers - $1,801 + 1/2 Sales
Jackpot - 52 numbers - $500
Sell your item for under $500
and your ad is FREE!
Ad will reach over 54,000 homes in our Combo Ad 1 time.
Selling price MUST be included in the Ad.
15 words or less.
Deadline Thursday at NOON.
Add a photo for only $5.00
Call 231-592-8348 or 231-592-8344
One ad per week per household.
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The Rules
1. Do not dig below the ground surface. However, snow may have to be brushed aside to reveal
the medallion.
2. Be careful! The medallion is hidden so that climbing is not necessary. Stay away from ice and
water areas. (We did!)
3. The medallion is in an area that is open to the public. Abide by all public rules.
4. If you find the Winterfest medallion, you’ll receive the Treasure Hunt prize package!
5. The winner will be required to state the clue that led him/her to the medallion and will be
asked to sign a photo release form for publicity and promotional purposes.
6. Winterfest committee members and Pioneer Group employees, distributors, and their im-
mediate families are not eligible.
7. The contest ends at the conclusion of Winterfest’s final day.
Event sponsors: Howard City Chiropractic • J & H Family Stores
Mattson’s Hardware & Electronics • River Valley News Shopper
Clue of the Week:
It was a place to buy or service
your Studebaker.
and
A 2” metal medallion snowflake is hidden somewhere in Howard City, and
clues as to the medallion’s whereabouts are published weekly in The River
Valley. Treasure hunters may call 937-4740 or check the Village of Howard
City’s website, www.howardcity.org, to find out if the medallion has been
found.
Treasure hunters should abide by all public rules and laws, and should avoid
water or ice-covered areas. Digging and climbing are not necessary.
The lucky treasure hunter who finds the medallion will win the prize package.
The winner should bring the medallion to the Montcalm County Panhandle
Area Chamber of Commerce’s office to verify the medallion’s authenticity.
The Treasure Hunt will end when the medallion is found or the conclusion
of Winterfest’s final day.
He’s waiting
for a new
home. He’s
waiting for you.
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ANIMAL SHELTER
154 W. Quarterline St. • Stanton
989-831-7355 or 616-225-7355
Hours: Mon. 3 - 6 pm;
Tu, W, Th. 12 Noon - 6 pm; Fri. 3 - 6 pm.
Males dogs are $115.00 which covers the neuter surgery as well as all vaccinations a
heartworm test and a $20.00 adoption fee. Females are $125.00 which includes all of
the above as well. $10.00 is required for Montcalm County Residents for the Dog License
at the time of adoption. Male cats are 70.00 which includes FVRCP vaccine as well as
a rabies vaccine and the neuter Surgery. Females are $75.00 which includes all of the
above. In some cases an animal may need extra treatment such as for ear mites or fleas or
an injury, in that case the adoption price may be more.
Have lots of love but not a
lot of room?
Volunteers are always appreciated!
Oreo was released to the
shelter by his owner. He
is a Chihuahua boy who
is looking for a new home
as soon as possible. He
is 5 years old and weighs
about 10 pounds. Oreo is
neutered, up to date on
his vaccines and rabies
and is worm negative as of
11/17/11. He would make
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person. Come and meet
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e currently have many healthy, loving dogs, and
cats available for adoption. Go to our site
www.montcalm.petfinder.com
to view the wide variety of animals that are waiting for you
to take them home.
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170 Items
for Sale
Firewood
SEASONED FIRE WOOD for sale $60
full size pick-up load.
(231)937-6040.
SEASONED FIREWOOD FOR
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23,000 actual miles, absolutely
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call Paul Riley at Bookwalter
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250 Autos for Sale
255 Trucks
Vans & SUVs
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injuries and damage – keeping you flexible and young at heart!

February 16. A Little DASH Will Do You.
You may have heard about the DASH
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Learn how to incorporate this healthy way
of eating in your normal, everyday living.
Recipes included!
March 17. Trusting What Your Tummy
Tells You. Ever heard the term “gut
instinct”? If so, you know when things
seem right or wrong. What if your
stomach acts up with constipation,
diarrhea, pain or other symptoms? Learn
how to better trust what those symptoms
might be telling you—and what to do
about it!
April 19. All Right Now—Surgery
for Women; Do You Really Need It?
Throughout a woman’s life span, her
body will be impacted by childbearing,
labor and delivery, and menopause. Learn
how these changes impact your health
and well-being, Learn how to cope with
these changes and how to repair your
female body in ways that may not require
surgery.
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Stroke Awareness Month. Do you know
the signs and symptoms of a stroke and
how to get help as quickly as possible?
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you avoid a possible stroke and determine
whether or not – at any given time - you
may be experiencing one.
June 21. “Men’s Health—Weekend
Warrior Wisdom.” Ladies, it’s time to
bring the man in your life to Spirit Night!
This program will focus on men and their
health needs, and injury prevention for
those masculine weekend warriors.
Public welcome. To register, call
231.924.7139.
Spirit Night Events

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Howard City • 231-937-9180
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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.
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
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
Rent this
space.
Call for details.
231-937-4740
1-888-937-4740
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
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
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.
Rent this
space.
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231-937-4740
1-888-937-4740
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231-937-4740
1-888-937-4740
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231-937-4740
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PINE GROVE
Community Church
A Christian Reformed
Ministry
Sunday Service 10 am
Boys & Girls Clubs
Wednesday at 7 pm
Teen Activities - Call Church
231-937-5250
On M-82, 5 miles west of
Howard City
8860 21 Mile Rd • Sand Lake
Pastor Jonathan Williams
616-636-5561
Sunday Morning Worship - 9:30 AM
Sunday School for all ages - 11:00 AM
Sunday Evening Worship - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Adult Prayer Meeting -
6:30 PM
Wednesday Youth Ministry - 6:30 PM
(7th - 12th grade)
Wednesday AWANA - 6:30 PM
(K-6th grade)
Come Worship the Lord With Us!
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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
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• Work Injuries/Auto Injuries
• Pain Mannagement
• Orthopaedic Manual Therapy
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Therapy Program
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Not affiliated with any other therapy
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and wife physical therapist team with
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Our therapists work only at this location,
and are highly trained and certified.
Our Hand-On approach is the strength
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Therapy provided by licensed
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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.
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First to file. On February 15, 2009, Mr. Desai
filed for divorce in the United Kingdom, where the
Desais had both previously resided. On June 10,
2009, the UK court granted him interim custody of
the children. A year later, on March 3, 2010, the UK
Court issued a ruling that unless an objection was
filed within 6 weeks, a divorce would be granted
and Mr. Desai would retain final custody.
A different custody ruling was obtained. On
April 19, 2010, Mrs. Desai filed for divorce in
the Washtenaw County, Michigan, courthouse in
Ann Arbor. Apparently she wanted to fight the UK
ruling with a Michigan ruling. On April 21, 2010
she obtained an emergency custody order from
the Washtenaw court without a full hearing, by
convincing the court that irreparable injury or harm
would result by delaying a decision until Mr. Desai
could appear here and be heard. The order gave
her immediate custody of the Desais two children.
But it seems that in her petition requesting custody,
Mrs. Desai had alleged many “inaccurate and
misleading” facts.
The Court is not amused. Our legal system does
not approve of forum shopping, and especially
not of wasting precious time – read ‘money’ – by
filing a lawsuit which has already been filed in
and is being handled by another jurisdiction.
That the case was filed in another country makes
no difference. Mr. Desai would win if he could
prove that Mrs. Desai knew of the UK case, and
thus had knowingly and intentionally mislead the
court. After Mr. Desai received his copy of the
Washtenaw county paperwork granting Mrs. Desai
custody, on April 26, 2010, he requested to take
her deposition immediately.
Depositions involve both parties, both lawyers,
and a court approved stenographer who makes
the official court record of the proceeding. It’s a
pricey part of litigation. During the deposition
the opposition lawyer asks any and all questions,
which the person being deposed must answer
under oath. Mr. Desai needed Mrs. Desai to answer
certain questions under oath, for him to win big in
Washtenaw County. Mrs. Desai could not avoid
being deposed.
You pay your own lawyer. Each party pays their
own lawyer’s bills in a typical domestic relations
Michigan court case – unless you can fit your
circumstances to a rule of law which allows the
judge to make the other person pay your legal bills.
Such a rule applied in this case. If Mrs. Desai’s suit
was filed frivolously, the court could order her to
pay Mr. Desai’s lawyer’s fees (after all, if a law
suit was already pending somewhere, another one
had to be a frivolous suit, right?).
Why $10,000? Not only was the Washtenaw
County case and its April 21, 2010 custody order
dismissed for lack of jurisdiction – which left the
United Kingdom court to make final rulings on
custody – but Mr. Desai was awarded $10,000 for
his attorney fees. Mrs. Desai had admitted at her
deposition that she knew about the UK proceeding
and its interim custody order before filing her suit.
In addition, she had contradicted the statements in
her petition, even admitted they were misleading.
She had intentionally deceived the court. The
judge was not pleased, and found her filing was
frivolous. Mrs. Desai was ordered to pay nearly
all the bills from Mr. Desai’s Michigan attorney,
to the tune of $10,000. Doesn’t pay to mess with
the law.
__________________________________________________
Jeanne Jerow practices extensively in Divorce & Custody,
Estate and Trust Planning certificate, Adoptions, Probate, Auto
Accidents, Business and Property Law. Remember, because
you read it here, it’s not your personal legal advice. Don’t
depend on it.
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Celebrate Recovery
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Join us for our Celebrate Recovery class,
based on Biblical principles and 12 step programs,
Celebrate Recovery offers hope and healing,
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God’s Grace, His Power, and His Word are foundational.
Our new 16 week class begins on
Saturday January 21 from noon to 1:30pm.
Call Still Waters Counseling Ministry at
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13399 White Creek • Cedar Springs • Off 131 Expressway
1/2 mile south of 17 Mile, Cedar Springs
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In Michigan in 2010 there were 55,867
reported car-deer crashes with 11 mo-
torists killed and 1,277 injured. About
80 percent of all car-deer crashes take
place on two-lane roads between dusk
and dawn. (Of the reported car-deer
accidents Kent County is number one
and Montcalm County is number six in
the state’s highest accident rate).
What can you do?
• Stay aware, awake, alert, and sober.
• Remember, safety belts are your best
defense in any collision.
• Be alert for deer in spring and fall,
especially at dawn and dusk.
• Heed deer crossing and speed limit
signs, particularly on two-lane roads.
If a crash is unavoidable:
• Don’t swerve!
• Brake firmly
• Hold on to the steering wheel.
• Stay in your lane.
• Bring your vehicle to a controlled stop.
We at Hill’s Body Shop have noticed an increase in deer hits in the month of October through December
and a big surge directly after the end of Daylight Savings, because more people are still on the road at
sunset.
If you have had the misfortune of hitting a deer, Hill’s Body Shop, Inc. is here to help restore your ve-
hicle to its pre-accident condition. Your insurance company may refer you to one of their “preferred”
repair facilities. These body shops have an agreement with your insurance company to keep down the
cost of your vehicle repair in exchange for referrals. We believe it’s not in your best interest to take
your vehicle to these contracted repair shops. We believe safety and quality should come before cost,
whereas these “preferred” shops seem to put cost before quality and safety. We believe it to be unethi-
cal to cheapen your vehicle repair to save your insurance company money. You’re our customer, not
your insurance company’s. Hill’s Body Shop, Inc. has always and will always provide the finest repairs
available.
For more information about what you can do to avoid a car-deer accident and what to do if you do have
a car-deer accident, please visit our website http://www.hillsbodyshop.com/
Hill’s Body Shop
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Hill’s Body Shop
“Quality Service You Can Depend On”
507 W. Shaw • Howard City • Next to Mobil
231-937-7380 or 800-938-9141
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
“Michigan Car-Deer Crash
Safety Awareness Month.”
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2008 Saturn Vue, FWD, factory
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$16,995
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2007 DODGE RAM PICKUP 1500 SLT
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2008 FORD ESCAPE XLT
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$13,888
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$14,900
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2004 GMC SIERRA 1500
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$15,500
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2000 GMC JIMMY 4 wheel drive, V-6, manual trans, works and drives great ................................
$
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$
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Bixby Multi-Fuel Stoves Factory Authorized
TRUCKLOAD SALE!
Bixby 120 Burns Corn or Wood Pellets
Was $3290 Was $3290 Was $3290
Now
$
2,250
Corn Energy also offers:
Clean Dry Corn • Wood Pellets with FREE Storage
Pro Pellet • Uncle Jed’s • Isabella Softwood
8722 Elm Ave., Newaygo, MI 49337
Corner of M-82 & Elm, 9 Miles East of Newaygo
231-652-9400
Toll Free: 1-866-761 CORN
(2676)
Features include: Push Button Starting • Automatic Cleaning System • Self-Diagnostic System/Maximum
Burn for Lower Fuel Costs • Easy Heat Output Adjustment from 8,000 to 50,000 BTUs • Large Fuel
Hopper Holds Almost 2 Bushels (110 lbs.) • Reliable Fuel-Feeding System Design Prevents Jams
While
Supplies
Last!!
Your authorized dealer for
St. Croix, Breckwell &
LDJ Furnaces
12771 Northland Drive
Cedar Springs
1 Mile North of M-57 (14 Mile Road)
Hours: Mon. & Wed. 9:30 am - 8 pm
Tue., Thur. & Fri. 9:30 am - 6 pm
Sat. 10 am - 2 pm
www.cedarcarco.com
WE BUY
WE SELL • WE TRADE
CALL OR VISIT US TO SEE
WHAT YOUR VEHICLE IS WORTH
NELSON’S
FARM MARKET
F
resh F
rom
the F
arm
WINTER HOURS: Wed. - Sat. 9 am - 5:30 pm
469 W. 112th St. • Located 1 mile North of Grant
231-834-8441
WE ARE OPEN!!
HOMEMADE
CARAMEL
APPLES
F
r
esh
WE HAVE: APPLES: Gala, Golden Delicious,
Red Delicious, IdaReds, Mutsu, Fuji’s
ONIONS & POTATOES • 10# & 50# Bags
We still do GIFT BASKETS & GIFT BOXES
Michigan Honey &
Maple Syrup
Many Kinds of Preserves,
Nuts & Nut Mixes
Mixed Bird Food • Sunflowers • Thistle & More
Hay & Straw • Shelled Corn • Cob Corn
Southside Marine
5441 S. Green • Fremont
231-924-4510
Mon. - Fri. 9 - 5 • Sat. 9 - 1
GET YOUR
SNOWMOBILE
READY TO RIDE!
Used SNOWMOBILES
Priced to Sell!
Snowmobile Parts
& Accessories
Southside Marine’s
factory trained mechanics
work on all models.
MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 27
27
GINGRICH TIRE CENTER
SERVING THE AREA FOR 84 YEARS • M-66 AT M-20, REMUS, MI 49340 • 989-967-3541
No Interest if Paid in full within 6 Months with Goodyear Credit Card. Ask for Details!
FIERCE ATTITUDE
M/T

As Low As
$
16 9
99
Sale Price
Made In
U.S.A.
TRUCK & SUV
GREAT
TRACTION
11 SIZES AVAILABLE
SAVE
WRANGLER SR-A
®
As Low As
$
89
99
Sale Price
Made In
U.S.A.
TRUCK & SUV
5 0 0 0 0
1
MILE TREAD LIFE
LIMITED WARRANTY
*
P235/75R15...............
$
109
99
P265/75R15.................
$
139
99
P245/70R16................
$
149
99
P245/65R17.................
$
169
99
P265/75R16.................
$
149
99
P265/70R16.................
$
159
99
P265/70R17.................
$
179
99
P275/55R20...............
$
209
99
26 SIZES AVAILABLE
FIERCE
INSTINCT

VR
As Low As
$
89
99
Sale Price
Made In
U.S.A.
PERFORMANCE
P195/55R15 BSL
P205/50R16..............................
$
99
99
P205/55R16..............................
$
96
99
P225/50R16..............................
$
99
99
P215/50R17....................
$
109
99
P215/55R16................
$
109
99
P225/55R17...................
$
124
99
10 SIZES AVAILABLE
1
Mile Tread Life Limited Warranty may vary by size or speed rating of tire. See store for complete details on warranties, other sizes and prices available.
BUY NOW & SAVE!
DEALS GOOD THRU 1/14/12
SAVE
SAVE
P215/65R17
5 0 0 0 0
1
MILE TREAD LIFE
LIMITED WARRANTY
*
BW ‘E’
LT245/75R16
SAFARI AT/R
P225/75R15 ..........
$
99
99
P235/70R16 ......
$
129
99
P245/70R16 ......
$
129
99
P265/70R16 ......
$
136
99
P265/75R16 ......
$
129
99
P265/70R17 ......
$
149
99
P275/65R18 ......
$
169
99
P275/55R20 ......
$
179
99
ea.
50,000 Mile Warranty
KELLY TIRE
BATTERY SALE
AC DELCO
®
PROFESSIONAL
$
89
99
78 - 7 Year
65 - 7 Year
78 DT - 7 Year
50 Month Free Replacement
84 Month Warranty
Prices Valid thru 1/14/12
w/Exchange
SPECIAL BUY
INTEGRITY
P215/70R15 BSL
$
69
99
P225/60R16 BSL
$
89
99
ea., While 16 Last
50,000 Mile
Warranty
50,000 Mile
Warranty
WRANGLER
HP
P265/70R17
$
149
99
SPECIAL BUY
While 100 Last
Original Equipment on Tahoe
SPECIAL BUYS
ASSURANCE
FUELMAX CS
$
139
99
P265/75R16
WRANGLER ATS
$
149
99
P265/70R17BW
LT265/75R16 E RWL
$
189
99
LT285/75R16 E RWL
$
199
99
LT265/70R17 E BSL....
$
199
99
LT285/70R17 D...............
$
229
99
LT275/70R18 E BSL..
$
239
99
LT275/65R18 E..............
$
239
99
ASSURANCE
®
ComforTred/Touring
As Low As
$
109
99
Sale Price
Made In
U.S.A.
CAR AND
MINI VAN
8 0 0 0 0
1
MILE TREAD LIFE
LIMITED WARRANTY
*
P185/65R15
34 SIZES AVAILABLE — ASK FOR YOUR PRICE
SAVE
P215/70R15....................
$
119
99
P215/60R16.................
$
139
99
P205/55R16.................
$
149
99
P205/60R16.................
$
149
99
P215/65R17.................
$
149
99
P235/65R17.................
$
169
99
P225/50R17.................
$
189
99
P225/55R18.................
$
179
99
SET OF 4
$
80
OR

$
160
Mail-in
Rebate
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
SET OF 4
$
40
OR

$
80
Mail-in
Rebate
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
SET OF 4
$
40
OR

$
80
Mail-in
Rebate
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
NAVIGATOR
GOLD TOURING
P215/70R15
$
69
99
P225/55R17
$
99
99
Special Purchase
EXPLORER ALL SEASON
P175/65R14 ..........
$
62
99
P185/65R14 ..........
$
62
99
P185/70R14 ..........
$
62
99
P195/60R15 ..........
$
69
99
P215/60R15 ..........
$
69
99
P215/70R15 ..........
$
76
99
P215/60R16 ..........
$
79
99
P225/60R16 ..........
$
79
99
P215/65R16 ..........
$
86
99
ea., 40,000 Mile
A Good Deal On A Great Tire
KELLY TIRE
ASSURANCE
®
TripleTred

As Low As
$
129
99
Sale Price
Best Snow

Traction
PASSENGER
8 0 0 0 0
1
MILE TREAD LIFE
LIMITED WARRANTY
*
P195/65R15
TripleTred O/S
P195/65R15.................
$
129
99
P225/60R16................
$
149
99
P215/60R16................
$
149
99
P205/60R16................
$
146
99
P215/65R16................
$
149
99
P235/55R17................
$
189
99
P225/50R17.................
$
199
99
P215/60R17.................
$
169
99
CALL FOR YOUR SIZE
SAVE
SET OF 4
$
80
OR

$
160
Mail-in
Rebate
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
N
E
W
SN
O
W
TIRES
IN
-STO
CK
!!
ASSURANCE
®
Fuel Max
®
As Low As
$
89
99
Sale Price
Made In
U.S.A.
CAR AND
MINI VAN
6 5 0 0 0
1
MILE TREAD LIFE
LIMITED WARRANTY
*
P185/65R14
P195/65R15.................
$
109
99
P205/65R15................
$
109
99
P205/60R16................
$
129
99
P215/65R16....................
$
119
99
P225/60R16..................
$
124
99
P215/65R17................
$
129
99
P225/65R17.................
$
149
99
P225/50R17.................
$
169
99
36 SIZES AVAILABLE — CALL FOR YOUR SIZE
SAVE
SET OF 4
$
40
OR

$
80
Mail-in
Rebate
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
ea.
ea.
ea.
ea.
ea.
ea.
ea.
70,000 Mile
ea.
ea.
ea.
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
With your
Goodyear Credit Card
3
REM
U
S LIO
N
S CLU
B
FA
N
CY
N
U
TS
A
VA
ILA
BLE
WRANGLER
RTS
P235/75R15 OWL S2
$
94
99
Special Buy
ea.
60,000 Mile
ea.
28 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
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W
E
N
E
E
D
Y
O
U
R
T
R
A
D
E
!
2006 to 2011
IMPALAS
WHILE THEY LAST • WELL EQUIPPED • LOW MILES • BALANCE OF FACTORY WARRANTY
OVER 40 PRE-OWNED
IMPALA’s IN STOCK!
ACTORY WARRANTY
Starting at
$6,995
ALWAYS CLEAN, LOW MILE, LATE MODEL VEHICLES
616-887-1791
Corner of M-37 & Sparta Ave.
www.spartachevy.com
07 SATURN OUTLOOK
AWD.
SP3123
$
18,995
08 SAAB 9-3
Loaded, Leather,
Sunroof.
SP3167
$
14,995
09 GMC SIERRA SLE
Z-71, 4x4,
Crew Cab.
SP2618D
$
26,995
04 CHRYSLER PACIFICA
All Wheel Drive.
SP3079A
$
10,995
08 CHEVY COBALT
LOW MILES!
SP3241
$
10,995
11 BUICK LUCERNE
Only 6,800 Miles!!!!
12C117A
$
23,995
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08 SATURN VUE XE
V6, All Wheel Drive.
SP3231
$
14,995
08 CC CCOOBAALL VVVY OOOO C C LT B EE HH 0 VVY B Y C C 0088 CCCHHEEVVYY CCCOOOBBAALLTT
07 DODGE CALIBER
Alloy Wheels,
Extra Clean.
SP3053A
$
7,995
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09 CHEVY SUBURBAN LTZ
4x4, Loaded, Navigation, Rear
DVD, Htd. Leather, More!
SP3233
$
36,995
08 SSSAA VV X V R U U E XE R TT U U 0 S VVV N RN SATURN VUE X 0088 SSSAATTUURRNN VVUUEE XXEE
11 CHEVY SILVERADO
Extended Cab,
4x4.
SP3179
$
23,995
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08 CHEVY SILVERADO
Extended Cab, 4x4, Topper,
Alloys, Oversize Tires. Nice!
10T159D
$
25,995
09 C VVY SS B BAA LLLT B R B E HH U C UU U RBAN B B C V 0099 CCCHHEEVVYY SSSUUBBUURRBBAANN LLTTZZ
08 GRAND CARAVAN SE
Stow-N-Go Seating.
12C031A
$
14,995
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