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030 Special Notices
BIG JACKSON CHURCH Bazaar/Bake Sale/Luncheon, October 16th (10am-3 pm), 4001 13-Mile Road (across from Big Jackson Elementary School). Crafter's table ($15). Call (231) 592-1210, (231) 796-3454. MECOSTABOOKS.COM Check web or phone for seasonal hours, 75,000 books, 171 W. Main, Mecosta. 231-972-4140

032 Public Notices
will be received at the Housing Commission offices at 802 S. Mill St., Reed City, MI 49677, until 1:30pm, Thursday, October 28, 2010, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders shall attend a Pre-bid Conference and Walk-through at 1:30pm, Thursday, October 14, 2010, starting at the Housing Commission Offices, 802 S. Mill St., Reed City, MI The project scope includes: Installation of new carpet over tile, carpet base, sheet vinyl and vinyl base in 31 occupied apartments. For additional information, contact PKB Architects, PC, 231-775-1386 or pbirtles@pkbarchitects.com

050 Help Wanted
WITH BREAST CANCER Awareness upon us, we are hiring women and men to assist in the fundraising at MPI. Many positions are open and are permanent year-round positions. 40 Hours/week, paid weekly, earn $8.00 to $11.50/hour guaranteed. Let's help save lives in a fun and energetic atmosphere. Call 231796-9286 for an interview.

2003 Pont. Grand Am GT

2009 Kia Spectra

$

V6, auto,. loaded.

7,995

Auto., AC, loaded, 17,000 miles.

$

Tri-County Classifieds
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050 Help Wanted
AVON INDEPENDENT SALES REPRESENTATIVES needed. Earn $$$Make your own hours. Let me teach you how! Call Dee (231)832-5820, (231)3492325. STATION RENTAL IN busy downtown Reed City Salon with ownership opportunity. (231)832-5820 or (231)349-2325.

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FAMILY PRESERVATION WORKER- Catholic Charities West Michigan is searching for an experienced Social Worker to provide services to multi-problem families. This program provides intensive, solution-focused services to the families including a treatment group option. Bachelors in Human Services or related field required, Masters preferred. Minimum of one year experience in Child Welfare or in-home services work with children and families. Submit resume to hr@ccwestmi.org or HR Manager, Catholic Charities West Michigan, 40 Jefferson, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. Persons of diverse faiths encouraged to apply. EOE

2008 Pontiac G5, GT

2009 Chevy Impala LT

11,995

$

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11,995

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$

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2008 Buick LaCrosse

2008 Jeep Liberty 4x4

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ANNUAL GRANT CENTER Church Craft & Bake Sale. October 16, 2010. 9am-3pm. Potluck Breakfast and Lunch. Made by UMW. Come join the fun. Corner of 21 Mile and 150th Ave. For more information call (231)7962106

Mecosta County Spay & Neuter Clinic
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$

12,995

$

12,995

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2008 Grand Caravan SE

2005 Colorado LS 4x4

989-330-5147

032 Public Notices Request for Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Project: Floor Covering Replacement Reed City Housing Commission Reed City, MI 49677 Owner: Reed City Housing Commission 802 S. Mill St. Reed City, MI 49677 Sealed bids clearly marked "Floor Covering Replacement" and addressed to: Ms. Anjanette Shoemaker Executive Director Reed City Housing Commission 802 S. Mill St. Reed City, MI 49677

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2007 Toyota Prius Hybrid

2006 Jeep Wrangler
Right hand steer

$

12,995

Auto., loaded.

$

12,995

4x4, Mail Jeep.

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2003 Ford F150 XLT 4x4

2009 Ford Fusion

JOHNSON LIVING FARM ESTATE
The Following Described Lifetime Collection Jack & Meta Johnson Will Sell At Live Public Auction On The Farm Located From US-131 & US-10 Junction At Reed City Go North 6 Mi. On US- 131 Freeway To Ashton, Mi. Exit # 159, Go West 1 ½ Mi. On 11 Mile Rd. And South ½ Mi. To 10500 230Th. Ave. (Or) 1 ½ Mi. West Of Reed City, Mi. On US-10 Then North 5 ½ Mi. On 230Th. Ave To Farm. (Osceola Co.)

$

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12,995

$

Leather, auto., loaded.

13,995

2006 Silverado LS 4x4

2007 Dodge Ram 2500

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Dearborn 7’ 3 Pt. Field Cultivator; Ferguson Plow Parts; Side Delivery Wheel Driven Hay Rake On Rubber; Antique American Sheding Machine Co. 9 Hoe Grain Drill On Wood Spoke Wheels Brand New, Poulan Pro 8 ½ Hp. Gas Self Propelled Snow Blower, 110v Elec. Start – Plan For Snow This Year!; 1969 Artic Cat 303 Panther; 1970’ Polaris TX 340; 1970’S Polaris 400 Custom; 1970’ Polaris Snowmobile Lighted Advertising Sign W/ 1 Panel Damaged, Works, From Johnson Dealership In Reed City, Mi.; 2 Dbl. Snowmobile Trailers; Homelite T-16 Riding Lawn Tractor W/ Snow Blower & Rototiller; Simplicity 730 Classic Riding Mower & 36” Rear Tiller; Luma Tent Ice Fishing Shanty, Made In Muskegon, Mi.; S/A 4x8 Utility Trailer; 4 Antique Johnson Outboards; 5 ½ Hp Johnson Fastwin Outboard; 8 Hp. Homelite 26” Snow Blower; Alum. Topper; Bamboo Fly Rod W/ Martin Reel; Chest Waders; Heddon Fly Rod Parts; Tackle Box

1957 JD 620 Gas Tractor, Original Cond W/ JD 3 Pt. Wide Front, Powersteering, Good 15.5x38 Tires, Sn# 62009274; 1970’S JD 300 DSL. Loader/Backhoe Tractor, 2412 Metered Hrs; Ferguson To-20 Gas Tractor W/ Squirrel Cage Hyd. Loader, 3 Pt, Pto, Sn# 54205-To-501b; Ferguson To-20 Gas Tractor, 3 Pt. Pto, Sn# X57612-To-501b; 2 Sets Of 28” Tractor Chains; All Tractors & Most Equipment Stored Inside! JD #12a Pull Type Combine W/ JD As-Is Gas Power Unit; JD 2 Btm. 3 Pt. Plow; JD 2 Btm. Trip Bottom Trailer Plow; JD 2 Btm. Trip Trailer Plow; JD 24t Square Hay Baler, PTO; JD 6’ 3 Pt. Back Blade; JD RWA 11’2” Wheel Disc; JD Van Brunt 13 Hoe Grain Drill W/ Seeder; Oliver 11 Hoe Grain Drill; Mccormick 7’ Cultipacker; New Idea # 750 PTO Hay Conditioner; New Idea #252 7’ PTO Trailer Sickle Mower; NH #513 Single Axle Manure Spreader, 540 PTO; 1 Btm. Ferguson Plow; 1 Ford & 1 Ferguson Restored 2 Btm. 3 Pt. Plows; 2 Btm. 3 Pt. Ferguson Plow; 2 Sec. 3 Pt. Drag; 3 Pt. 1 Yd. Cement Mixer; 3 Pt. Field Cultivator; 3 Pt. Gin Pole; 3 Pt. Post Hole Digger; 3 Pt. Rear Dirt Scoop; 3 Pt. 6’ York Rake; 3 Pt. 6’ Back Blade; 6/ Cultipacker; 9’ Metal Lime Spreader On Rubber; Bush Hog 3 Pt. 5’ Mower;

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Snowmobiles - Garden Tractors Outboard Motors - Fishing Equipment

3 Pt. Tools & Farm Machinery

Saws; Coleman Lamp; Craftsman Floor Mod. Metal Band Saw; Elec. Angle Grinder; Elec. Bug Eater; Fersuson Head Lights; Front Tine 5 Hp. Rototiller; Garden Hand Tools; Garden Tractor Lawn Spreader; Gas Pack Sprayers; Gas Weed Whips; Hand Crank Sickle Sharpener; Knipco Salamander; Kohler Gas Water Pump; Lincoln 225 Amp. Welder; Metal Fence Posts; Micrometer; Push Mowers; Ryobi Elec. Belt Sander; Several Asst. Shop Hand Tools; Several Echo Gas Chain Saws & Others; Several Sm. Gas Engines; Sm. Air Compressor; Sm. Chain Saw Blade Servicing Tools; Sm. Gas Engine & Chain Saw -New Parts; Small Engine Shop Service Manuals; Sthil Gas Tree Pole Saw; Table Saw

$

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Crew Cab, V8, auto.

Quad cab, 4x4 HEMI. Like new Western plow.

$

20,995

2005 Ford F350 Diesel

2010 Silverado 4x4

½ Ton Chain Falls; 275 Gal. Fuel Oil Tank On Stand; 3 Bull Dozer Elec. Fencers; 30’ Alum. Ext. Ladder; 300 Gal Overhead Gas Tank On Stand W/ Hose; 4”X16’ Grain Auger; Air Tools; Chain

Misc. Items From Around The Farm & Shop

10 Gal. Crock W/ Blue Swirl; 3 Sythes; 3 Walking Cultivators & 1 Walking Plow; Antique Cant Hook; Antique Cross Cut Saw; Antique Gols Metal General Store Scale; Antique Hay Knife & Farm Primitives; Antique Holland Home Wood Heating Furnace W/ Heat Vent Top; Antique Platform Scales; Antiques & Farm Primitives; Asst. Sm. Crocks; Horse Evener’s & Whipple Trees; Milk & Cream Can; Porcelain Modern Tobacco Adv. Sign; Sm. Animal Traps; Tin Union Leader Tobacco Adv. Sign; Wood 1’X2’ Ferguson Adv. Sign

Small Engines & Chain Saws/Repair Shop Tools

$

4x4, Lariat, FX4, loaded.

24,995

Crew cab, V8, auto., loaded, 21,000 mi.

$

26,995

Auctioneer’s Note: Sykora Auctions Would Like To Thank Mr. & Mrs. Johnson For This Auction Opportunity!! This Quality Sykora Auction Will Have 62 Years Of Collection To Choose From, Plan On Attending This Auction Event, Rain Or Shine! Auction Will Start W/ Jewelry Wagons And Then On Major Items Approx. 11:30 Am – Inspection Day Of Auction! Terms: Cash Or Good Check Day Of Auction. Out Of State Buyers Will Need Bank Letter Of Guarantee! No Credit Cards Or Credit Card Checks Accepted. Nothing Removed From Premises Until Settled For. Registration W/ Drivers License. All Items Sell As Is Where Is W/ Out Warranty. Not Responsible For Accidents Or Items Sold. Announcements Sale Day Take Precedence Over Printed Matter. Info & Specs Of Equipment Is To The Best Of Knowledge, But Should Only Be Used As A Guide And Buyers Should Avail Themselves To Inspect Any And All Items, Lunch By C&S Concessions. Porta Jon On Site. See You There!!!!

Inspection AM Sale Day Only!

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AG SITUATION BETTER IN 2010

MECOSTA COUNTY – Much to Tom and Connie Grant’s delight, close to 1,000 pumpkins grew on their one-acre pumpkin this year – about double what the Rodney farm yielded during the fall of 2009. Tom Grant attributes last fall’s low yield to the cooler-thanaverage weather, which slowed bee pollination of the plants. The temperatures also made the pumpkins that did develop, do so slowly. This year, however, it was completely different story for the gourds. The rain was consistent, as was the warm weather, which never became too hot. “Last year was such a bad year,” Grant said. “This year was perfect for everything.” The “everthing” Grant referred to includes other Mecosta County cash crops, such as hay and corn. “It seems to be two ends of the spectrum we’ve seen in two years,” Jerry Lindquist, a Michigan State University Extension agricultural educator in Osceola County. “In my 28-year career, this has probably been the greatest growing season from a crop-yield standpoint that I have ever seen. ... These plants didn’t lack for anything. They just grew big fruits and big kernels of corn.”

back in a big way. In a survey of pest management professionals conducted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the University of Kentucky, 95 percent of U.S. respondents said that their company encountered a bed bug infestation in the past year. Only 25 percent of them could say the same thing in 1999. Bed bugs are accomplished hitchhikers. They travel in suitcases and furniture, or by attaching themselves to clothes. Bed bugs can be found in any place where humans gather in groups, including movie theaters, churches and libraries, as well as places that see many travelers, like hotels. A visual inspection is the best way to detect bug bugs. Check beds and furniture when checking into hotels, and inspect your suitcase before bringing it into your house. If you suspect that you have bed bugs at home, call a professional, as bed bugs are the most difficult pest to treat. Want to learn more about bed bugs? Visit the NPMA’s Bed Bug Hub at PestWorld.org/bedbugs for fact sheets, FAQs, news and more resources. For more information or to find a local pest professional, visit www.PestWorld.org.

incorrectly inflated tires. The good news is you can improve gas mileage just by keeping tires inflated to the proper pressure. In fact, one study showed that if gas costs $3 per gallon, proper tire pressure can save you up to $432 at the pump each year. Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the typical car in the United States releases more than five tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year. By keeping tires properly inflated, you can reduce your vehicle’s “carbon footprint” by an average of 327 pounds per year. Because a tire can lose up to half its air pressure without appearing to be under-inflated, you cannot rely on a tire’s appearance to determine whether it’s properly inflated or not. Tire Pressure Tips From Schrader To help ensure your tires are properly inflated year-round, here are some tips from Schrader, the inventor and leading manufacturer of TPMS worldwide: * Check the pressure in all four tires -- and the spare tire -- monthly with an accurate tire gauge, and always check tire pressure before a long road trip. * The “right” pressure for your vehicle’s tires can be found in the vehicle’s manual or on the driver door edge, glove box or fuel door. Do not follow the information listed on the tire sidewall. * For the most accurate reading, tires should be checked when they are cool. * Always remember to replace the valve cap. For more tips, including what to do if the TPMS symbol illuminates on your dashboard, visit TPMSMadeSimple.com. Schrader created the site to help educate drivers about TPMS and the importance of proper tire pressure.

(NewsUSA) - When you think about getting in shape, you might flash back to ‘80s movie montages of jogging up stairs, hitting punching bags and practicing martial arts moves. But if the movies had it right, they’d also show the hero kicking back with a glass of chocolate milk -- when it comes to getting in shape or improving performance, recovery time is just as important as working out. Exercise creates micro-tears in muscle fibers. The body repairs those muscles, making them stronger than they were before the workout. But muscle repair takes time. If you exercise before your muscles recover, you increase the damage. Over a period of time, you’ll actually sabotage your performance by repeatedly breaking down muscle without giving it a chance to rebuild. The faster your body can recover after exercise, the stronger you’ll get, because you’ll be able to exercise at a higher level more frequently. Here are some tips for improving muscle recovery for better performance: * Fuel your muscles. Muscle recovery starts right after a workout, so you should give your body the nutrients it needs to rebuild muscle as soon as possible. Drink water and electrolytes immediately after exercise. Exercise uses up muscles’ glycogen energy stores, so replenish them with simple carbohydrates. Make sure to eat protein within two hours after working out. In one study, those who drank chocolate milk after exercise recovered more quickly than those who drank a sports beverage, probably due to milk’s balance of minerals, carbohydrates and protein. * Increase circulation. The more blood going to your legs, the better. Stretching and massage can help your muscles release toxins. You may also want to try a pain-relieving liquid, such as Absorbine, Jr. (www.absorbinejr.com). The natural herbal formula provides temporary relief from muscle aches by improving circulation and reducing pain, so you can speed up your recovery time and get back to your sport. * Rest. Getting a full eight hours of sleep will help your body

BED BUGS: UNWELCOME HITCHHIKERS
(NewsUSA) - Your bed might seem like a respite after time spent away from home -- until you wake up covered in red, itchy bites. Unfortunately, this scenario is becoming more common; bed bugs are on the rise, and many travelers bring them home as unwanted souvenirs. Bed bugs are insects that feed on human blood. Dark brown creatures the size of apple seeds, bed bugs bite sleeping humans -- they even inject anesthetics to keep people from waking. Although their bites itch and can produce allergic reactions in some people, bed bugs are not known to transmit disease. In the 1990s, few Americans had ever seen bed bugs, but the ectoparasites have come

SAVE MONEY, HELP THE ENVIRONMENT WITH PROPERLY INFLATED TIRES
(NewsUSA) - Tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) are now a standard safety feature on all new cars in the United States. TPMS automatically monitors tire pressure and alerts the driver when the pressure in one or more tires becomes significantly low -- and potentially dangerous. Still, conducting monthly tire pressure checks is one of the smartest driving moves you can make. Not only are properly inflated tires critical for vehicle safety, they also increase fuel efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Increase Fuel Efficiency According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 3.56 million gallons of gasoline are wasted every day due to

INCLUDE RECOVERY TIME IN YOUR EXERCISE PLAN

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050 Help Wanted

050 Help Wanted
THE MECOSTA-OSCEOLA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT is accepting applications for an Occupational Therapist and a Home Visitor/Playgroup Facilitator. Complete postings are available at www.moisd.org. Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, resume with current letters of recommendation, and transcripts/certifications by October 15, 2010, to: Mark R. Klumpp, Assistant Superintendent, Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, 15760 190th Avenue, Big Rapids, MI 49307

OUTSTANDING FULL TIME opportunity with benefits for a Dental Front Desk Receptionist is available at MCDC in Big Rapids. Dentrix experience preferred. MCDC is a not-for-profit management services corporation, established in 2006 for delivery of public health dental services throughout Michigan. Qualified applicants will have at least 3 years of dental experience. Send resume and references to: hr4bigrapids@midental.org or fax # 231-582-2967 or mail to One Water Street, Suite 200, Boyne City, MI 49712. MCDC is an EOE.

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recover. On a similar note, give your body time to rebuild between workouts. Most athletes include one or two recovery days in their training programs, when they will either not exercise or will perform a low-intensity activity, such as walking.

(NewsUSA) - Today’s consumers appreciate businesses with a sense of social responsibility, but being a good global citizen while maintaining a positive customer environment and keeping costs down can be a challenge. Some businesses are rising to the challenge by starting recycling programs and installing energyefficient light bulbs, but think that further initiatives will be too complicated to implement. A green cleaning program, can, however, meet any business’ criteria for performance and cost. Performance If a product doesn’t work, it doesn’t matter that it is earth-

DO GREEN PRODUCTS WORK? ARE THEY COSTEFFECTIVE?

friendly or affordable. Companies can go to their distributors, who will usually provide sample products. Companies can then test the products in as many scenarios as possible. Tests should take weather into consideration. For example, businesses located in regions that experience heavy rain or snow all winter may not choose the best product if they test in dry, summery conditions. Most product lines include highly effective products as well as others that don’t work as well. Since it’s pragmatic to order all products from a single brand, businesses should match their most important cleaning needs to the best products in the line. For example, a jewelry retailer must have crystal-clear display cases to showcase their products, so priority should be given to a line with a highly effective glass cleaner. Green Evaluating the green claims of cleaning products can also be difficult. Several

national organizations certify products as green, however each uses different criteria and specifications, based on proprietary definitions and internal reviews. One designation, DfE (Design for the Environment), is approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). DfE-certified products must meet rigorous standards for biodegradability and toxicity, health hazards, storage and shipping limitations, flammability, etc. Companies also need to consider how products are packaged. Pre-measured packaging, for example, can contribute to a green initiative, as it creates less waste. Shipping and storage savings can be significant also. Products manufactured by Pak-It, LLC, a subsidiary of JBI, Inc (OTCQX: JBII - News), come in water-soluble packets. Because they’re just packets of cleaning concentrate and aren’t mixed with water, there is less weight to ship and space-saving storage. Cost-Effective

The cost of cleaning products should be evaluated on a total cost of ownership basis since so many factors contribute to the overall goal of a clean retail environment. Businesses can make an estimate by choosing one location and determining how much money it would cost to keep it clean for one year with each product in consideration, including storage costs, labor and supplies.

One size does not fit all when it comes to cleaning, especially for multi-location retailers. Consideration should be given to seasonal changes in cleaning needs as well as those based on general geographic location. National multi-location retailers can generalize by classifying stores in zones and considering the unique needs of each zone to ensure that the cleaning program is effective. By calculating the cost on an annual basis, any seasonal impacts will be taken into consideration.

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SATURDAY, OCT. 9 • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • The Mecosta County Rod and Gun Club holds trap and sporting clay shoots. Trap shoots start at 10 a.m. and sporting clays start at 1 p.m. The club is located four miles west of Mecosta on M-20. For more information contact Jack Hays at (231) 592-1587. • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. • Mecosta County Historical Society is open for tours from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the museum, located at 129 S. Stewart Ave. in Big Rapids. • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact Woody W. at (231) 796-8371. • Community Lunch program is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the basement of the Third Avenue Methodist Church in Big Rapids. Come for fellowship, come for food. All are welcome and the healthy lunch is free. • The Mecosta County Genealogical Society is holding a special Saturday session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its office at 424 N. Fourth Ave. in Big Rapids (next to Recycle!) to celebrate Family History Month. Bring in your family histories or old photo to share and check out our vast collection of Mecosta County history and genealogies. Bring out of town guests before the Ferris Homecoming parade and join us for cider and doughnuts. Call Maureen at (231) 250-5555 to learn how MCGS can help you preserve your family history. • Narcotics Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. at St. Paul’s Campus Parish, 1 Damascus Road in Big Rapids. For more information call (800) 230-4085. SUNDAY, OCT. 10 • Alcoholics Anonymous Old Jail House Group meets at 7 p.m. at 220 S. Stewart Ave. Call Darwin T. at (231) 796-8956. • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. Michael’s School in Remus. For more information call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at (989) 967-8478. • Sunday Singles Dance at the Goodyear Lanes and Lounge from 7 to 11 p.m. in their newly remolded room, located at the corner of M-55 and Old 27, Houghton Lake. Please enter through the door facing Old 27. Call (989) 539-5406 if you have any questions concerning the dance. • Alanon meeting support group for families and friends of alcoholics will be held at 7 p.m. at the Old Jail in Big Rapids. • Evart United Methodist Church youth group meets from 5 to 7 p.m. at the corner of First and Cherry streets. Fourth grade through 12th grade invited. Join the group for a free meal, games and fellowship. • All-you-can-eat breakfast is from 8 to 11 a.m. at AMVETS Red Arrow Post 1941 in Big Rapids, it includes eggs,pancakes, potatoes and beverage for $6, sponsored by the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary. MONDAY, OCT. 11 • Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Bridge is at 12:45 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • The Big Rapids Lions Club meets at the Gate at 6:30 p.m. • Enhance Fitness is at 10:15 a.m. at the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Schizophrenia Anonymous meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Community Mental Health, 500 S. Third Ave., Big Rapids. SA is a support group with a 6-step program. Anyone with schizophrenia or mental illness is more than welcome to attend. For more information call Mike B. at (231) 592-4654 or (231) 796-3553. Coffee is available at meetings. • Euchre is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkview high rise in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) 796-4993. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact Glenn C. at (231) 796-3703. • Divorce Care meetings are held from 7 to 9 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church, 7296 Nine Mile Road in Mecosta. The meetings cover a nonconsecutive 13-step program for getting through a divorce. New members are always welcome. Contact Sharon Gray at (231) 598-0337 or New Hope Church at (231) 972-2838 for more information. • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 to 11 a.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. • Living On Grief Support Group at 9 a.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. For those who experience death or divorce from a spouse. TUESDAY, OCT. 12 • Big Rapids Rotary Club meets at noon at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center. • Beginning line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. Michael’s School in Remus. For more information call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at (989) 967-8478. • Tai Chi is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Card recycling is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Theology is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • TOPS No. 1189 meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 200 S. Stewart Ave., Big Rapids. Call (231) 796-6271 for more information. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Grief peer support group meets at 9 a.m. at Cadillac Big Boy. For questions, call Pastor Brad Center at (231) 779-9550. • General Federation of Women’s Club meets at 7 p.m. in the Big Rapids Department Public Safety conference room. The presentation will be by the International Outreach Community Service Program. Hostesses for the evening are Bonnie Jacoby, Sue Johnson and Kayla Kesting. Interest guests are asked to contact Joyce Iltis at (231) 250-6379 for directions. • Country dance classes will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Chase Township Hall. For more information, contact Jeff at (231) 250-4159. • Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Campus Parish, 1 Damascus Road in Big Rapids. For more information call (800) 230-4085. • Blood pressure/glucose testing by Metron takes place on the second Tuesday of each month at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Alzheimers support group hosted by the Alzheimers Association, Greater Michigan Chapter. Meeting is held the second Tuesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Mecosta County Medical Center, Administrative Conference Room 2 in Big Rapids. A help line is available 24/7 at (800) 272-3900. • Caregivers support group, 2 to 4 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Reed City Public Library community room. Call (231) 832-2131 for more information. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13 • Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Library preschool story hour is at 10:30 a.m. at Big Rapids Community Library. Open to the public. • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact Glenn C. at (231) 796-3703. • Hersey Farmers Market is from 3 to 6:30 p.m. in downtown Hersey. Contact Deana Jager at (231) 4654058 or deanajager@charter.net. • Mecosta County Genealogical Society SUSPENDS its 5 to 7 p.m. hours during the winter starting this month. The office is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., Big Rapids (next to Recycle!) and all winter will be open by appointment by calling (231) 250-5555. Researchers and those interested in Mecosta County history can access the historical and genealogical collection of thousands of obits, newspaper articles, cemetery records and other records. Watch the Pioneer for our special Saturday sessions on the second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (except the November date, which will be Nov. 6). • Community Lunch program is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the basement of the Third Avenue Methodist Church in Big Rapids. Come for fellowship, come for food. All are welcome and the healthy lunch is free. • Enhance Fitness is at 10:15 a.m. at the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • The Big Rapids Dharma Study Group will meet at 7 p.m. at 309 Marion Ave., in Big Rapids. Weekly meetings include discussing various dharma texts, questions and answers and watching dharma-related videos. The group is under the direction of Michael and Margaret Erlewine, who have more than 35 years of experience in meditation and dharma practice. Beginning students are welcome. • “World’s Largest Cruise Night” (and day, too!) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pathfinders Travel in downtown Big Rapids. There will be specials and cabin upgrades available at this event only. • Fourth Street Farmers Market is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. next to Big Rapids Farm & Garden on Fourth Street in Big Rapids. Any questions, call (231) 796-6363. • Remus Area Historical Society meets the second Wednesday each month at 5 p.m. at the Remus Area Museum, 324 S. Sheridan, Remus. Remus Heritage Days will not be meeting until after the new calendar year. • Big Rapids Business & Professional Women’s Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Osburndale, at the end of Lilac Street in Big Rapids. THURSDAY, OCT. 14 • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. Michael’s School in Remus. For more information call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at (989) 967-8478. • Harmonica is at 10:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Painting and drawing is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Scrabble is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Pedro is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Pinochle is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6:15 p.m. in conference room A, the third room on the right, at Mecosta County Medical Center; enter on the corner of Locust Street and Winter Avenue. For more information, call Eric at (866) 398-5440. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at noon at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact Darwin T. at (231) 796-8956. • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. • The Disabled American Veterans Chapter and Auxiliary Unit 18 of Big Rapids meets at 6:30 p.m. at the DAV Hall, located at 402 N. Michigan Ave. in Big Rapids. Any veteran with a 30 percent disability or greater is eligible for membership and encouraged to join. The chapter’s area is to the north and east to Cadillac and Manistee, east to Muskegon, south to Grand Rapids and west to Mount Pleasant. For more information, visit www. davmembersportal.org/chapters/mi/18/default.aspx. • Big Rapids Antique Farm and Power Club’s general membership meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month, from March through October, at 15422 Old Millpond Road in Big Rapids. All are invited — you don’t need a tractor! Annual family membership is $20. Introductory special is $10 for the first year. Contact Jerry at (231) 796-2834 or brantfarmpower@ yahoo.com. • Mecosta County Sheriff’s Posse meets at 7 p.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. FRIDAY, OCT. 15 • Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Readers Theatre is at 10 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Euchre is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkview high rise in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) 796-4993. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact Woody W. at (231) 796-8371. • Knitting circle meets at 4 p.m. at the Barryton Public Library. Knitters of all levels are encouraged to come and learn or share knitting techniques. • Enhance Fitness is at 10:15 a.m. at the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) 972-2884. SATURDAY, OCT. 16 • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • The Mecosta County Rod and Gun Club holds trap and sporting clay shoots. Trap shoots start at 10 a.m. and sporting clays start at 1 p.m. The club is located four miles west of Mecosta on M-20. For more information contact Jack Hays at (231) 592-1587. • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. • Mecosta County Historical Society is open for tours from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the museum, located at 129 S. Stewart Ave. in Big Rapids. • Community Lunch program is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the basement of the Third Avenue Methodist Church in Big Rapids. Come for fellowship, come for food. 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TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010

Save Thousands On Your Heat Bill
$

050 Help Wanted

090 Business Services
ROOFING: ALL TYPES Residential/Commercial Agricultural Low-sloped, flats, shingles, trailers. Repairs & Leaks. Free Estimates. 20yrs. experience. Licensed/Insured. (616)636-8288 Ensley Roofing, LLC

110 For Rent

OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES
Heats Homes up to 4,000 sq. ft.

Hawken Energy

5,595

#1 Rated Furnace by Energy Industry Comparison Report

Call for a FREE Q Quote

IN STOCK NOW!!

DOWNER DOWNER OUTDOOR HEAT
Financing Available
10071 Hillman Rd. • Lakeview

989-352-1272

Customer Service/Clerical We’re looking for an outgoing selfstarter to join our circulation team. If you’ve got what it takes to provide top-notch customer service, coordinate our team of independent delivery contractors, and help develop and implement subscription promotions, we want to hear from you! The right candidate will be detail-oriented, with excellent communication and computer skills. Reliable transportation required for this full-time office position. Schedule is primarily first shift, with some Saturdays required. Competitive wage and benefits package including health insurance, vacation and 401(k) plan offered. Send cover letter and resume to: Nina Jones HR Manager The Pioneer Group 115 N. Michigan Ave Big Rapids, MI 49307

Call 231-577-4206
600 Estate Drive ~ Cadillac
Income Limits Apply ~ Barrier Free Units Available ~ TDD: 800-649-377 ~www.gldmanagement.com

Day Care
BRING YOUR CHILD to my home on S. Warren. $15/day. Experience w/special needs. CPR. 616-856-0592.

WE HAVE CLEAN PLACES TO LIVEApts. and houses in and around Big Rapids. No Pets. Sec. Dep. required. Call Silvernail Realty (231)796-6329 or www.silvernailrealty.com on the web.

110 For Rent

Roommate Wanted

2-BEDROOM MOBILE HOME near Chippewa Lake. Excellent, clean condition. Natural gas, no pets. $450/mon. 231-250-2770 or 231-867-3341. 2-BEDROOM TRADITIONAL DUPLEX apartment (not a made-over old house). Completely redecorated. Washer/dryer, refrigerator, stove, furnished and maintained. Need your own furniture. Dry basement, separate and lockable. Large yard. We mow. We don't snowplow. $595/month, plus utilities, which are separate for each apartment. Security deposit required. 231-796-9205 2-BEDROOM, 1-BATH HOUSE in Paris. 100ft Muskegon River frontage, fenced yard, washer/dryer, central air/cond. $525/mon. deposit $525 (231)250-8200. 3 BEDROOM APARTMENT with laundry hook-up, a/c, carport. Near Big Rapids $725/month includes utilities (231)7968774 4-BEDROOM, 2-BATH HOME in the country, just 8 miles north of Big Rapids. No Pets and Security Deposit required. For more information, call Judy @ 231598-0987. QUIET SUBDIVISION NORTH Big Rapids. 2-Bedroom, Duplex, starting $500/month. No pets! Gary (231)7964564 or (231)796-1065 REED CITY: 2-BEDROOM, apartments, quiet/clean, utilities included, no pets. Rent starting $600/month. On-site manager. (231)465-4049 SINGLE FAMILY, 3-BEDROOM home, close to campus. $675/month plus utilities. Phone 231-796-7730

MALE ROOMMATE WANTED$200/month, plus some utilities, some pets ok. 15-Minutes from Big Rapids. No deposit required. 218-760-2573

160 Real Estate

090 Business Services
BARN REPAIR: We repair or replace roofs, floors, doors, foundations, beams and siding. Structural straightening and roof and sidewall painting. No Sundays (231)924-4151. CUSTOM CROP HARVESTING, Soy Beans/Corn/Wheat, etc. Wheat Planting. Grain Vac Services. Trucking and Custom Farming. (989)942-1538 FALL CLEAN-UP, TREE Trimming, Complete Tree and Stump Removal. Free Estimates. Call Darek at (231)-7975141.

BY OWNER, NORTH Big Rapids, $84,900. 4-Bedroom, 2-bath split, approx. 2,000 sq. ft., manufactured on approx. half acre lot. Natural gas, stone gas log fireplace in family room, large oak kitchen with walk-in pantry, island w/skylight, master suite w/garden tub and skylight, large bedrooms w/walk-in closets, 25x30 attached garage w/breezeway, fenced-in backyard, new roof, central air, appliances and extras. Clean house, great neighborhood! 231-796-2969

170 Items for Sale

1ST CUT HAY $2.75, 2nd cut $3 small square bail. Morley-Lakeview area. 231668-3584

ANTIQUE BATHTUB. LEGS to put on. Needs refinishing $100. 231-796-6945 CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR Wood Furnaces starting at $5490. Limited time offer. Instant rebates up to $1000. Call H2Oasis, Inc 616-866-0507

Harry’s Satellite
18722 16 Mile Rd. • Chippewa Lake Rd. • Big Rapids, MI

Established 1962

Your LOCAL Internet Provider!

& Antenna Sales & Service
(231)796-7611

$18.45/month
Unlimited Dial-up

CENTRAL BOILER OUTDOOR WOOD FURNACES starting at $4,990. Limited time offer. Instant rebates up to $1,000. White Pine Boilers, (231)743-6544.

(231)592-9877
www.net-port.com

FOR SALE-TRAILER, ENCLOSED with side crank out windows. 3-foot-6-inches wide; 7-foot long; 4-foot high. Double rear doors $200. 231-745-8845

FOX BUICK GMC Only the Best.
DRIVE HOME IN A 2010 BUICK BEFORE THEY ARE GONE!

GET ENERGY STAR products at FOAM PLUS. Fall Specials: 1.5"x4x8 Foam Board Insulation only $8.50. Woodboiler buried PEX pipe insulation only $1.75/foot. 8 miles South of Baldwin on M-37. Open 6 days. 800-745-7132. JD LX-188 LAWN tractor 17 HP Twin water cooled Kawasaki engineused 321 hours mower deck-snowblower tire chains Call 231-972-3944 or see at 9648 14-Mile Rd., Rodney $1,700 OBO

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M & J NEW & USED FURNITURE of Evart. Largest selection of good used and new furniture and appliances. (231)734-2707. We buy, sell or trade. Mon.-Fri.(9-5), Sat.(9-2), Sun. (10-2) www.mandjfurniture.com

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ONE YEAR OLD: 54"x54" dark Asian hardwood table w/5 chairs, padded seats/backs. Matching 18"x52" sofa table. New $1,650, asking $1,200 OBO. (231)796-0886 STACKABLE SEARS WASHER and dryer, 3 months old. $750. Call (231)5920435.

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FOX BUICK GMC Only the Best.
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

DECKER PROCESSING Osceola County’s Largest Mobile Firewood Processing Equipment. Cut and delivered or your wood, your location, custom cut. Call Troy, (231)287-7465

www.foxgm.com

QUALITY OAK. CUT, split, delivered $49.50 rick. Buy from honest, woodcutter. Visa, Energydraft and DHS accepted. (231)266-5102.

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EVENTS BEGINNING OCTOBER 9, 2010
EDITOR’S NOTE: Please check with your club or organization to be certain of meetings, outings and classes, as they may be canceled due to bad weather or other reasons. If any listing is incorrect, please call (231)832-5566 or (231)745-4635 with correct information. DOMESTIC ABUSE NUMBER for anyone being abused is 1-800-950-5808. There is no excuse for abuse. ANGEL ANIMAL RESCUE, Low Cost Services. Call (231)679-0489 For More Information. HEARTLAND HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING. Heartland Hospice of Cadillac is looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving terminally ill patients and their families in the Reed City Area and the outlaying communities. Volunteers provide services such as friendly visiting, patient transport/patient outings, errand running, child care, and clerical services. Volunteer classes are available to fit each person’s schedule. Please call Paul King at Heartland Hospice at 231-775-6840 for further information. SATURDAY REED CITY VFW POST 2964 CHICKEN BBQ (Third Saturday of every month), 5-7 p.m. (231)832-5102. REED CITY SENIOR CENTER Potluck and Cards, 12 p.m. (third Saturday of each month). REED CITY VFW POST 2964 Chicken BBQ (third Saturday of every month), 5-7p.m., 129 E. Osceola Ave. For more information, call (231)832-5102. SUNDAY REED CITY VFW Ladies Auxiliary “All American Breakfast” (first Sunday of every month), 8a.m-12 noon. 129 East Osceola Avenue. LAST SUNDAY EVERY MONTH, Breakfast Buffet, 7:30-11 a.m. Evart Moose Lodge, #2452, 8400 U.S.-10. EVART VFW POST 7979 BREAKFAST 2nd Sunday of every month. REED CITY MASONIC LODGE will stop serving their Pancake Breakfast on the third Sunday of each month until further notice. EVART UNITED METHODIST YOUTH meet every Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church on the corner of First and Cherry St. 4th grade through 12th grade invited. Join the group for a free meal, games and fellowship. MONDAY REED CITY AMVETS POST 2965 MEETING, 7p.m. 129 E. Osceola Avenue. For more information, call Cliff Galloup (231)832-2787. Meetings are second Monday of every month). T.O.P.S. 1682 MEETING, every Monday at Reed City St. Paul Lutheran Church, weigh in 5:30p.m., meeting 6p.m. EUCHRE, 1p.m. at Reed City Senior Center, 219 E. Todd Street. REED CITY SENIOR CENTER MEETING, 10:30a.m. (third Monday of each month). BUTTERFLY BUNCH BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING second Monday of each month, 7p.m. For more information, call Carol Ladd (231)734-5305. EVART MOOSE LODGE NO. 2452 host bingo each Monday at 8400 U.S. 10. Doors open at 4p.m. Early bird takes place at 6p.m. with regular regular bingo at 6:30p.m. (License No. A21600) WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Monday evening at Trinity Lutheran Church on highway US-10 in Reed City. Weigh in at 5:30 p.m., meeting starts at 6:00p.m. THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’ PROGRAM LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER. Cancer Support Group for Women. Sponsored by Paradise Salon and Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital Cancer Services. 2nd Monday of every other month at 4:00 p.m. January-March-May-July-SeptemberNovember. Hosted by Crossroads Radiation Therapy Center, 4499 220th Street, Reed City, Michigan 49677. Interested? Inquire by calling: Oncology Infusion Services Staff 8327105, Crossroads Radiation Center 832-5817 or Paradise Salon 832-3411. NATURAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, at the Sears Church of God, corner of Highway 10 and 40th Ave., west entrance. This group meets the last monday of each month at 6 p.m. to discuss natural health options and specific subjects, CO-OP information is also available. TUESDAY LA LECHE LEAGUE BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, 10a.m. Monthly topics. Open to all pregnant and nursing mothers. Children welcome. Downtown Reed City. Contact Sue, LLL group leader for directions or questions, (231)832-1858 or email LLL Sue@charter.net. (Meetings are Third Tuesday of every month.) IDLEWILD LOT OWNERS Senior Size, 11a.m. and Line Dancing, 7p.m. at the club house. SHEPHERD’S TABLE, 5-6 p.m. (every Tuesday) at the church, 216 S. Main Street, Hersey. For more information, call the church (231)832-9072. Church is barrier free. FREE CLOTHING - FOOD available to those in need (second and fourth Tuesday of the month), 5p.m. at Idlewild Seventh Day Adventist Church’s Community Service. REED CITY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION FOOD PANTRY, (every Tuesday & Thursday) 1-4p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. Call (231)832-2624 for more information. CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, (second Tuesday of each month), 1p.m. at St. Ann’s Church Basement in Baldwin. For further information, call Shawn (231)745-8421. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7a.m. at the Evart United Methodist Church. BINGO12:30 at Reed City Senior Center, 219 East Todd Street. CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, 2-4p.m. The group meets at the Community Mental Health for Central Michigan in Osceola County located at 4473 220th Ave. in Reed City. For mor information call (231)8322247. The group is for individuals who provide caregiving services for individuals with Dementia, Alzheimers or other chronic/ terminal medical conditions. There is no charge to participate and there are no residency restrictions. GFWC EVART WOMEN’S CLUB meets 7p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Open to the public. The May meeting honors Girl Scouts with a Girl Scouts tea. WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Tuesday morning at the Assembly of God Church in Big Rapids. Weigh in at 9:00 a.m. meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. ALANON MEETING, SUPPORT GROUP for families and friends of Alcoholics will meet every Tuesday at St. Phillips Church, Reed City at 8 p.m. SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in Tustin on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at noon. Location is at Boomers Ronevous (formerly the Sportsman Club) on 213 Nielson St. There is entertainment after lunch. For information call 231-734-6005. THE RED HATS, known as the Classy Lassies in Purple and Red, of Evart, meet every THIRD Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. The meeting place is the Evart Depot. Pink Hatters are welcome too (the younger ones). Call our Queen, Jan, at 734-5010 or Vice Queen Linda, at 734-9733 for any information or questions you may have. WEDNESDAY ELIJAH’S PLACE MEAL, (last Wednesday of each month), 5-6:30p.m. at Zion-Emanuel Lutheran Church, 202 Albert Street, LeRoy. Open to the public, free of charge. IDLEWILD LOT OWNERS Game Day, 11a.m. at the club house. PATHFINDER PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer Story Hour, 1-2p.m. for children ages 4-8. A parent must remain in the library during story hour. SOUTH EVART QUILT CLUB, (first and third Wednesday of the month), 10:30a.m.-2p.m. with potluck lunch at noon. Contact Margie (231)734-3857 or Ann (231)867-3237. EVART FAITH BIBLE CHURCH PIONEER CLUB, 6p.m. every Wednesday for first through sixth grades. REED CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY STORY TIME is every Wednesday from 11:15a.m. until noon.There will be games, crafts, songs and stories. BITELY BETTER CONSERVATION CLUB MEETINGS are held the first Wednesday of each month (excluding January through March), and the public is always welcome. The doors open at 5:30 for a pot luck dinner followed by the meeting which starts at 7:00p.m. OSCEOLA COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITIES meeting is the first Wednesday of every month. Call the hotline for location of the meeting and for information. (231)8328453 EVART AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE meets at 6p.m. the second Wednesday of each month. For information call 734-9799. BINGO, EVERY WEDNESDAY, VFW Hall Post #7979, Evart, license A04340. Early Bird at 6 p.m. Located at 4681 85th Ave., Evart. THE BIG RAPIDS MASONIC LODGE meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Big Rapids Masonic Temple on east 19 Mile Road in Big Rapids. ~OCTOBER 13 COME JOIN US Wednesday, October 13 at the United Methodist Church in Reed City for AARP #2418 meeting, potluck at 12 noon. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Speaker will be Clark Clawson of Legal Aid informing senior citizens on how to get legal advise on issues including social security. Question and answer period to follow. Everyone welcome. Questions, call Mary Lou Proefrock at (231)832-4938. THURSDAY REED CITY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION FOOD PANTRY, (every Tuesday & Thursday) 1-4p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. Call (231)832-2624 for mor information. FATHERS PROGRAM, (third Thursday of each month), at Baldwin Family Health Care Conference Room. For more information contact Dave, call (231)745-2000 ext. 16. T.O.P.S. 1541 MEETING, weigh-in 8:159:15a.m., meeting at 9:30a.m. at Evart United Methodist Church. T.O.P.S. 1390 MEETING, weigh-in 6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:35 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, Evart, corner of Third and Oak. For mor information, call Ruth at (231)734-2844 or Terri at (231)734-5348. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 1p.m. at Evart United Methodist Church. SHEPHERD’S TABLE, 5:30-6:30p.m. at Reed City Church of the Nazarene, 5300 220th Ave., Reed City. EUCHRE, 1p.m. at Reed City Senior Center, 219 East Todd Street. REED CITY VFW/AmVet Post 2964/2965 THURSDAY NIGHT BURGER NIGHT, every 4th thursday of the month. ALANON MEETING every Thursday night, 7:00p.m. at Evart Sacred Heart Church. CHIEF OSCEOLA WOOD CARVER’S meet every Thursday from 7 to 9p.m. in the Evart Depot’s community room. There is no charge. For more information, call (231)734-5125 or (231)734-9131 WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Thursday evening at the Assembly of God Church in Big Rapids. Weighin at 6:00 p.m., meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. REED CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK CLUB meets every third Thursday of the month. EVART CAR CLUB meets the second Thursday of every month at the Evart Moose at 7p.m. SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in Tustin on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at noon. Location is at Boomers Ronevous (formerly the Sportsman Club) on 213 Nielson St. There is entertainment after lunch. For information call 231-734-6005. ~OCTOBER 21 WALLEYE FISH DINNER will be held at the VFW POST #10770, LeRoy, MI on Thursday, October 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is donation. Public welcome. Hall is on Mackinaw Trail in LeRoy next to Citizens Bank. ~FRIDAY REED CITY VFW POST 2964 Fish Fry (first Friday of every month), 5-7p.m., 129 E. Osceola Ave. For more information, call (231)832-5102. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 8p.m. at the Evart United Methodist Church. PEDRO, 1p.m. at the Reed City Senior Center, 219 East Todd Street. EVERY FRIDAY Fish or Shrimp dinner from 5 to 8p.m. Moose Lodge No. 2452 located at 8400 US-10 in Evart. For more information call (231)734-6181 BINGO EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT at LeRoy VFW Post #10770 on Mackinaw Trail next to Citizens Bank. Earlybird starts at 6p.m. Concession stand is open. ~OCTOBER 15 WELCA’S FALL FESTIVAL at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 22275 4 Mile Road, Reed City will be Friday, October 15th. Bake Sale and Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with Raffle drawing at 1 p.m. and lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and enjoy. PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY FOR EVENTS TO BE TURNED IN FOR PUBLICATION. Send all upcoming events no later than Wednesday Noon to: The Tri-County Yvonne Morneau 211 W. Upton, Suit B Reed City, MI 49677 Phone: (231)832-5566 Fax: (231)832-5558

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TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010

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ANDY’S TREE SERVICE
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170 Items for Sale
SUPER DRY PREMIUM SPLIT (lady sized pieces) Stacked in your garage or porch 4'Hx 4'W, in 16 inch pieces. $75 2 hour delivery when possible. (231)846-0346 anytime is fine.

250 Autos for Sale

2004 CHRYSLER PACIFICA AWD L O A D E D with every option.. heated leather seats Moonroof Rear seat dvd Alloy wheel backup alarm auto start and LOTS more NADA 12,500 This week.. 9995.00!! Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726

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250 Autos for Sale
2003 TOYOTA CAMRY LE with only 48K miles!! This is a one of a kind find.. Gold Metallic 4 door One family Owned New tires excellent PLUS 11500. Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726

2005 BUCIK RENDEVOUS Crossover FWD.. Nicely optioned 100K Good mechanical and cosmetics.. Leather seats 3rd row.. trailer package Nada 11400 now 8995.00!! Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726

2006 CHEVY IMPALA LT One owner local trade on new minivan 83K shows like new service records. Its a steal @ 9500. Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726

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2010 1500 Regular Cab 4x4 Short Box LT
5.3L V8, 6 speed automatic transmission, 18” aluminum wheels, power seat, remote start, snow plow prep, EZ lift tailgate, trailering equipment, 6456 demo miles. MSRP ....................... $34,807 Sparta Disc. ............. - $2,776 Rebate .....................- $4,500 Down Pmt. Asst. ..... - $1,000 YOURS FOR ONLY

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2010 1500 Ext. Cab 4x4 LT
5.3L V8, 6 speed automatic transmission, 18” aluminum wheels, power seat, remote start, dual zone AC, trailering equipment, Z71 pkg. 5,207 demo miles. MSRP ....................... $36,830 Sparta Disc. .............- $2,846 Rebate .....................- $5,000 Down Pmt. Asst. ..... - $1,000 YOURS FOR ONLY

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2010 1500 Crew Cab 4x4 WT
5.3L V8, 6 speed automatic transmission, HD trailering equipment, locking rear differential, HD cooling, pwr. windows, pwr. mirrors. 2,033 demo miles. MSRP ....................... $36,573 Sparta Disc. .............- $2,578 Rebate .....................- $5,000 Down Pmt. Asst. ..... - $1,000 YOURS FOR ONLY

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No Hidden Fees or Charges; just add tax, title, plate and doc fee. Must take deliver y by 10/30/2010. Vehicles may not be exactly as pictured and are subject to prior sale. Some residency or other restrictions may apply, see us for complete details. We have made every effort to assure accuracy and reserve the right to amend and/or correct any errors. Promotional rates require qualified credit. Should rules or rebates change, neither customer nor dealer will be obligated to consummate deal. Due to other special offers which may be available, YOUR PRICE MAY ACTUALLY BE LESS THAN ADVERTISED; please ask us for details. Payments require qualified credit. Down payment assistance requires qualified credit and financing with Ally Bank. Thank you for shopping Sparta Chevy.

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MOISD SCHOOLS OF CHOICE: Any student who resides in a school district within the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District may apply for acceptance to his/her school of choice. The five public school districts within the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District accepting applications for enrollment for the second trimester of the 2010-2011 school year under MOISD Schools of Choice are: Big Rapids Public Schools 21034 Fifteen Mile Rd. Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231) 796-2627 Chippewa Hills School District Evart Public Schools 3226 Arthur Road 321 N. Hemlock Remus, MI 49340 Evart, MI 49631 (989) 967-2000 (231) 734-5594 Morley Stanwood Community Schools Reed City Area Public Schools 4700 Northland Drive 220 W. Lincoln Ave., Suite A Morley, MI 49336 Reed City, MI 49677 (231) 856-4392 (231) 832-2201

SCHOOLS OF CHOICE Section 105C: Any student who resides in a school district adjacent (a contiguous district located in another ISD) to the MecostaOsceola Intermediate School District may apply for acceptance to his/her school of choice. The five public school districts within the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District accepting applications for enrollment under Schools of Choice Section 105C for the second trimester of the 2010-2011 school year are Big Rapids Public Schools, Chippewa Hills School District, Evart Public Schools, Morley Stanwood Community Schools and Reed City Area Public Schools. � Applications for Schools of Choice can be obtained at the school where the student wishes to attend. An application form must be completed for each student wishing to participate in the Schools of Choice Program. � The enrollment period for considering applications is through the fourth Friday in October (October 22, 2010). The space available in each participating district and the space available at each building determines the number of transfers allowed under Schools of Choice. At this time, the districts have open enrollment for all grades. Contact the district of your choice to see if there have been any changes for a particular grade level.

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468.00

mo.*

WHEN YOU FINANCE WITH ALLY*

TOTAL VALUE

2011 Cadillac CTS
$

2011 GMC ACADIA
FOR QUALIFIED BUYERS
*See dealer for details.

0%
APR*

—OR—

2,000
CASH BACK*

368.00

#4907 All Wheel Drive

mo.*

2011 GMC TERRAIN SLE

Low Mileage Lease for Well-Qualified Lessees

$

PER MONTH *Payments plus taxes, 1st payment, security deposit due at signing. 10,000 miles/year. www.HighpointAuto.com • www.HighpointAuto.com • www.HighpointAuto.com • www.HighpointAuto.com g p
*See dealer for details.

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39 MONTHS* $2,009 DUE AT SIGNING.
$0 SECURITY DEPOSIT DUE. TAX, TITLE, LICENSE AND DEALER FEES EXTRA. MILEAGE CHARGE OF $0.18/MILE OVER 39,000

$

1,500 DOWN!
Black, 38,261 Miles. UX3442

2010 CADILLAC DTS

$39,995
Blue, 12,577 Miles. UX3491

Beige, 9,166 Miles. UX3436

2009 PONTIAC TORRENT

$18,995
Blue, 33,827 Miles. UX3489

White, 22,855 Miles. 3194A

Silver, 59,574 Miles. UX3481

2008 CHEVY IMPALA LT

2008 SATURN VUE XE
Black, 41,169 Miles. UX3444

$12,995

$16,995

2008 CHEVY IMPALA LT

2008 SATURN AURA
Gray, 33,307 Miles. UX3413

$15,995

$13,995
Red, 64,283 Miles. 8573B

2008 CHEVY IMPALA LS

$14,995
2007 PONTIAC G6

2008 CHEVY IMPALA

2008 CHEVY TAHOE HYBRID
White, 27,518 Miles. UX3488

$15,995
2007 GMC ACADIA

$33,995
Black, 34,171 Miles. 8469A

2008 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500
Maroon, 33,706 Miles. UX3463

2008 CADILLAC DTS
Maroon, 19,370 Miles. UX3414

$25,995
Red, 39,078 Miles. UX3494

$29,900
2007 GMC ENVOY

2007 GMC SIERRA 2500HD

$25,995
Silver, 43,415 Miles. UX3455

Red, 48,640 Miles. UX3378

$11,995

$23,995
Gray, 33,512 Miles. UX3485

Blue, 38,420 Miles. UX3477

2007 GMC ACADIA

$28,995

SOLD $20,995
2007 GMC ENVOY 2006 PONTIAC MONTANA SV6

Silver, 41,069 Miles. UX3495

2007 GMC ENVOY

$19,475

$18,995
2007 PONTIAC G6

2007 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
Silver, 30,941 Miles. UX3420A

$13,995 $21,995
Red. UX3476

2007 CHEVY IMPALA LS

$13,995
2006 CHEVY 006 CHEV V MALIBU LT

Gray, 32,228 Miles. UX3475

2007 CHEVY IMPALA LT

$13,995
2005 CHEVY SUBURBAN
White, Z-71, 4x4. UX3458

$11,995
2005 CHEVY IMPALA

Blue. UX3376

2007 SATURN OUTLOOK

Green, 64,539 Miles. UX3467

$10,995
2004 CHEVY SUBURBAN
Gray, 67,413 Miles. 3160A

2006 BUICK RENDEZVOUS CXL
Brown, 53,113 Miles. UX3480

$16,995 $8,995
Green. UX3373A

Maroon, AWD, 48,427 Miles. UX3490

$14,995
Limited, Blue. 8570A

$19,995
2004 SATURN VUE
Silver, 38,020 Miles. UX3465

$6,500
2004 DODGE INTREPID

Black. 3186B

2005 PONTIAC AZTEK

$6,995
2003 SATURN VUE

Black. UX3417A

2004 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER LS

2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE

$19,995
2003 PONTIAC MONTANA

$12,995
2003 CHEVY S-10 PICKUP LS

$10,475
2003 BUICK REGAL LS

$5,995
2002 PONTIAC AZTEK

SE, Blue. UX3459A

$8,995

Silver. 8464C

$7,995

M16, Silver. UX3387

3/4 Ton, Ext Cab, 4x4, Gray. UX3464A

2003 GMC SIERRA

$14,995

$10,995

Beige. UX3496

$7,995

White. UX3344A

$4,995

White. UX3380A

South End Business US-131, Exit 177, Cadillac www.HighpointAuto.com 231-775-1222 • 1-800-828-9852 SALES HOURS: M-F 8:30-6, Sat 9-1
Our service department is open Mon-Fri 7:30-5, and Sat 8-12 for your convenience!

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2003 chevy ext
4x4, Loaded

all vehicles priced at or below wholesale!

2007 chevy impala lt

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$9,840 $10,800
Leather and DVD

2006 buick LUCERNE CX

$10,790 $11,780

2006 chevy uplander lt

2005 chevy impala ls

$6,960

Moonroof

2008 dodge Avenger sxt

$11,160

Navigation

2004 ford explorer

3rd Row Seating

2006 chevy trailblazer 2008 chrysler pacifica LX

$8,940

$11,740

Moonroof

2006 kia sedona ex

$12,960

7 Passenger

$9,380

out for bath!
2004 mercury grand marquis 2007 saturn ion 3

FINANCING AVAILABLE!
$5,960

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ALL PRICES ARE PLUS TAX, TITLE AND LICENSE.

2008 chevy silverado ext 4x4 lt

$22,200

$9,660

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