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EVENTS PROGRAM
Sunday, July 3
1 P.M. - Taste of Montcalm sponsored by Montcalm County Farm
Bureau • PORK BAR-B-QUE DINNER • $5
4:30 P.M. - SHEEP DOG HERDING DEMO
Monday, June 25
7 P.M. - HORSE PULL • $5
Tuesday, June 26
6 P.M. - Close - UNLIMITED RIDES • $10
7 p.m. - ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULL • $5
Wednesday, June 27
10 A.M. - 1 P.M. - Kids Day Games and Giveaways • FREE
1 P.M. - Close - UNLIMITED RIDES $10
Thursday, June 28
3 P.M. - Close - UNLIMITED RIDES • $12
5 P.M. - ANNUAL 4-H/FFA LIVESTOCK AUCTION in the Livestock Arena
Friday, June 29
3 P.M. - Close - UNLIMITED RIDES • $12
7 P.M. - BRANDT CLARK RODEO • $15
Saturday, June 30
2 P.M. - Close - UNLIMITED RIDES $12
7 P.M. - DEMOLITION DERBY with BURNOUT CONTEST • $15
Saturday, June 30 is the
Demolition Derby
Closing time for Midway is approximately 11:00 PM
Height restrictions for rides will be enforced.
In the event of inclement weather; some rides may close earlier.
Ride prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Friday, June 29th is the Ever
Popular Dodge Rodeo @ 7 PM
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BIG RAPIDS
2-Family Sale: June 21st-22nd-23rd,
9am-5pm. 17568 Indian Village, Big
Rapids (off Hoover Road). Rain or
Shine.
June 22nd-23rd, 10am-4pm. 12322
175th Avenue, Big Rapids. Linens,
bookcases, microwave oven, 20
years of misc. (231)796-5707.
STANWOOD
June 21st-22nd-23rd, 9am-6pm.
10747 Otahnagon, Stanwood (8 Mile
to 185th north to 11 Mile, left to
Otahnagon).
030 Special Notices
CONCEALED CARRY CLASS, June
23rd, Mecosta Rod and Gun Club
$170 i ncl udes EVERYTHI NG.
www. j j sport shows. com (800)968-
5016.
TRI-COUNTY SHOPPER
115 N. Michigan Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Open Monday-Friday
8am-5pm
(231)592-8348
classified@pioneergroup.com
www.pioneergroup.com
050 Help Wanted
DO YOU WANT
TO MAKE A
DIFFERENCE?
Enthusiastic, dependable team-
mates needed to fill
20 fundraising positions.
Full and part-time.
Weekly pay/bonuses.
Valid D.L. and I.D.
(231)796-9276
050 Help Wanted
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OPERATOR POSITION
Immediate opening on our day shift
for the right candidate who has web
pr ess exper i ence as f ol l ows:
Webbing/running 4 color web press,
setti ng col or keys, processi ng
plates, routine press maintenance.
Must possess the ability to lift/move
4 0 - 6 0 # p a c k s o f p l a t e s ,
rollers/shafts with no restrictions.
Needs to be able to work within
deadline in a production setting &
fl exi bl e to work l onger shi fts i f
needed. We offer the right candid-
ate a competitive full-time hourly
wage plus benefits.
Send resume and cover letter with
wage expectations to:
Pioneer Group
Attn: Nina Jones
115 N. Michigan Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Or email:
njones@pioneergroup.com
MPI IS NOW hiring for full time only,
40 hours/paid weekly. Enjoyable at-
mosphere raising funds for Breast
Cancer Awareness. Come help raise
funds to save lives. A valid Drivers Li-
cense or State I.D. is mandatory for in-
terview. Call (231)796-9276 for inter-
view.
Good Job, Good Cause,
Goodwill
• 11 paid holidays per year
• 10 to 15 paid days off the first year
• Competitive wage
• Education reimbursement
• 401K Match
• Retail & Hospitality
employee discount
• Opportunities for
advancement
• Healthcare (Full-Time)
• Vision, Dental, Life, Short-Term In-
surances
• Wellness programs
• Employee assistance/
retention programs
Big Rapids Retail Team needs: Lead
Cashier: retail management experi-
ence pr ef er r ed, Cashi er/ St ore
Clerks: sorting, stocking, merchand-
ising, cash register, operational store
functions, Donation Clerk: lift up to 50
lbs and great customer service skills.
All positions must be available to work
nights and weekends. Return com-
pleted applications to Tomasia Guy,
Goodwill Industries, 1254 Perry Aven-
ue, Big Rapids, MI 49307. EOE
050 Help Wanted
Good Job, Good Cause,
Goodwill
• 11 paid holidays per year
• 10 to 15 paid days off the first year
• Competitive wage
• Education reimbursement
• 401K Match
• Retail & Hospitality
employee discount
• Opportunities for
advancement
• Healthcare (Full-Time)
• Vision, Dental, Life, Short-Term In-
surances
• Wellness programs
• Employee assistance/
retention programs
Big Rapids Retail Team needs: Lead
Cashier: retail management experi-
ence pr ef er r ed, Cashi er/ St ore
Clerks: sorting, stocking, merchand-
ising, cash register, operational store
functions, Donation Clerk: lift up to 50
lbs and great customer service skills.
All positions must be available to work
nights and weekends. Return com-
pleted applications to Tomasia Guy,
Goodwill Industries, 1254 Perry Aven-
ue, Big Rapids, MI 49307. EOE
GRAPHIC DESIGN
PAGE LAYOUT
The Pioneer Group is seeking an in-
dividual for a full time position in our
Creative Services department. Must
be responsible, reliable, and organ-
ized. Must be able to work compet-
ently in a fast-paced, deadline-driv-
en environment. Strong communica-
tion skills, both verbal and written,
are required. Portfolio needs to
show strong background in page
layout and design. Must be fluent in
Adobe Creative Suite.
Send cover letter, salary require-
ments, and resume to: Pioneer
Group, Attention:
Nina Jones
115 N. Michigan Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
or email
njones@pioneergroup.com
050 Help Wanted
IMMEDIATE OPENINGS! -
GREAT long term em-
ployment opportunity in
light industrial man-
ufacturing facility loc-
ated in BIG RAPIDS.
Temp-to-hire positions
starting at $9 per hour in
fast paced assembly
environment. Must be
able to pass pre-em-
ployment background
and drug screen. Apply
Tuesdays from 9AM to
3PM @ MI Works! Reed
City or Wednesdays from
9AM to Noon @ MI
Works! Big Rapids. Bring
ID and resume for im-
mediate interview.
090 Business Services
Ensley Roofing, LLC
Specializing in flat roofing
finding leaks on all roofs
home/business
14x70 trailer rubber roof with warranty
$1400
free estimates
(616)636-8288
VACATIONS PARTIES MEET-
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Sleeps 11
Full Kitchen, Canoes
Recreation Room
THE DEERFIELD
A historic place in
Mecosta County
231-856-4496
110 For Rent
2 BEDROOM, REED City, rent in-
cludes utilities, 1-year lease. No pets,
rent $650/month. (231)465-4049.
2 BEDROOM DUPLEX north of Big
Rapi ds, one year l ease, no pets
(231)796-4564.
BEAUTIFUL 4-BDRM, 3-BA HOME,
18 fenced acres w/barn and garage,
wood and LP boiler heat, close to
state and federal land, Reed City
School Di st r i ct , Chase ar ea,
$750/ mont h pl us ut i l i t i es.
(231)629-7574
WE HAVE CLEAN PLACES TO LIVE
- Apts. 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.
HOUSE WITH HOME office- Immacu-
late 3 or 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with
attached 500+ sq. ft. office space. Just
1 mile north of Big Rapids. Great
amenities! $1,500/month. Will con-
sider renting house and/or office sep-
arately. Home $1,000/month. Office
space $600/month. For more informa-
tion 231-796-4579
2-BEDROOM, 1-Bath totally refur-
bished apartment downtown Big
Rapids. All brand new everything;
custom kitchen with all new appli-
ances, new bathroom fixtures, new
carpet through out, central air,
washer/dryer, no pets/smoking.
$800/month, plus utilities, security
deposit, references. Call (231)592-
8380 or (231)592-0031.
MORLEY MOTEL
DAILY Rooms from $40, Weekly
rooms from $175. Includes utilit-
ies. No Deposit. (231)856-7820.
SPACIOUS APARTMENTS SHORT
wal k to FSU and downtown. No
pets/smoking. All utilities included.
Call (231)823-2193.
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Got a garage stuffed with things you
no longer need or want?
Basement and attic stuffed, too? Take all of your old things and turn
them into cash with a garage sale.
Having a garage sale is easy. All you have to do is place an ad with
us and pick up your garage sale kit. The kit will include everything
you need to conduct the sale, including:
SPECIAL! COUPON for 50% OFF classified ad
to advertise any left over items.
Ad must be placed 30 days from original ad date.
Call Debbie at 231-592-8348
Deadlines: Herald Review - Monday at Noon • Pioneer - 2 Days Prior at Noon
Tri County and Pioneer East Deadline Thursday noon.
Two 11x14”
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WALK IN REGISTRATION:
Sat. 1-4pm Sun. 9-11am
SUNDAY, JULY 8TH
8am - 12pm Poultry Check In
9am – 11am Exhibit Building Open for Exhibit Placement
12noon Draft Horse Show
3pm – 8pm Market Cattle Check In
4pm – 8pm Rabbit Check In
Rabbit Record Books due to Rabbit Superintendent
6pm – 8pm Livestock Scales open to weigh in: Beef Steers,
Dairy Market Steers and Dairy Feeder Calves
6pm Poultry Broiler & Market Turkey Weigh In
7:30pm Market Rabbit Weigh In
MONDAY, JULY 9TH
EXHIBIT BUILDING CLOSED FOR JUDGING
7am–9:00am Livestock Scales open to weigh in:
Market Swine ONLY
9am Rabbit 4-H and Open Show
9am–7pm Dairy Cattle and Breed Stock
(Goat & Sheep) Check In
9am–9:45am Livestock Scales open to weigh in:
Goats and Sheep
Beginning at 10am Face-to-Face 4-H Food Judging
3pm 4-H Demonstration Classes – at the Exhibit Building
4-H Roping Class & Obstacle Course
5pm Llama Open Youth Show – under the covered arena
Horse Team Competition – Sign Up
Livestock Skill-A-Thon – Exhibit Building
7pm All livestock and horses in place
4-H Horse Demonstrations
Record books due for all market and breed stock animals
7pm Craig Campbell Concert
TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
9am 4-H Market Swine Show – under the covered arena
12noon – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
11am – 8pm 4-H Dairy & Concession
Booth Open
12noon 4-H Horse Record Books due
4-H Horse Show - Jumping, English, Western and
Reining
4pm 4-HMarket LambandSheepShow–under thecoveredarena
6pm Harness Racing (Bronze Circuit)
7pm Horse Costume Class
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9am 4-H Market Beef Show – under the covered arena
9am Horse Show – 4-H Trail, Versatility and Cloverbud Classes
12noon – 9pm Exhibit Building open
11am – 8pm 4-H Dairy & Concession Booth Open
1pm Kids Pedal Pull
2pm 4-H and Open Poultry Show
3pm Dairy Skill-A-Thon
5pm 4-H Market & Open Goat Breed Stock Show
7pm Harness Racing, Overnights, Celebrity Race
THURSDAY, JULY 12TH
8am 4-H Horse Show
9am 4-H Dairy Market Show
12noon – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
11am – 8pm 4-H Dairy & Concession Booth Open
12noon Baby Calf Show
1pm 4-H Dairy Show
5pm Goat Costume Class Fun Show
7pm Figure 8, Garden Tractor Demo Derby,
Truck Tug-of-War, Old Timers Sweepstakes Showmanship
FRIDAY, JULY 13TH
8am 4-H Horse Show – Gymkhana Classes
12noon – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
11am – 8pm 4-H Dairy & Concession Booth Open
1pm 4-H AG OLYMPICS – under the livestock arena
6:30pm 4-H Sweepstakes Showmanship
7pm Michigan Truck and Tractor Pull
SATURDAY, JULY 14TH
12noon – 9pm Exhibit Building Open
11am 4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Buyer’s
Luncheon (must have tickets to eat)
11am Livestock Sale
4-H/FFA Junior Livestock Market
Little Buddy Market Sale
2pm Horse Fun Show
7pm Demolition Derby, All-Road Demo Derby,
Truck Tug-of-War
10pm Release of all non market livestock & horses
SUNDAY, JULY 15TH
9am – 12noon Exhibit Building Open for release of exhibits
Mecosta County Agricultural Free Fair
CRAIG CAMPBELL
Monday,
July 9th
8:00 p.m.
Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets start as low
as $15 and can be
purchased through Star
Tickets by calling
800-585-3737, by
visiting www.startickets.
com or at any Meijer.
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2012 Harness Race
Tuesday & Wednesday
July 10 & 11
(July 10 Bronze Circuit, 6pm)
(July 11 Overnights, 7pm,
Celebrity Harness Race to follow)
Saturday, July 14
7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 13
7:00 p.m.
MIDWAY OPEN AT NOON!
4-H/FFA Junior Livestock
Market Auction
Little Buddy Market Auction
Saturday, July 14th
11:00 a.m.
310 N. Fourth Street • Big Rapids
231-796-6363
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WE’VE GOT THE AREA’S ONLY DRIVE-THRU FEED STORE!
We Salute Our Local
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MAYOR’S EXCHANGE WITH
MANISTEE
City officials to tour Lake Michigan city
on June 27, Manistee officials set to
tour Big Rapids on July 18
By Jonathan Eppley
Pioneer Staff Writer
BIG RAPIDS — In an effort to learn
what programs, services and amenities
work in different communities, Big
Rapids city officials will travel to the
City of Manistee this month as part of a
mayor’s exchange agreement.
Mayor Mark Warba and seven other city
officials will travel to Manistee on June
27 to go on a day-long tour of the city
and its amenities and facilities. Sites
to be visited will include Manistee’s
city hall, Ramsdell Theatre, several
local beaches and parks, the industrial
park, wastewater treatment plant and
municipal marina and boat launch.
“We’re comparable to Manistee in size
and in the things we offer,” Warba said.
“One major difference between us is
that we’re fortunate to have a major
university in our community. Also, we
both have access to water, but they
have access to Lake Michigan.
“As I look at what we have in common
and issues that both communities
confront, seeing and hearing how they
deal with things in Manistee might be
things we can bring back here to Big
Rapids.”
City Manager Steve Sobers, City
Commissioner Lynn Anderson,
Department of Public Works director
Mark Gifford, Department of
Neighborhood Services director Mark
Sweppenheiser, Department of Public
Safety director Andrea Nerbonne, city
treasurer Jon Locke and Roben-Hood
Airport manager Mike Lafferty also will
participate in the one-day exchange.
Sobers will be talking to Manistee
officials to compare services such as
DPS, running a municipal airport and
the benefit of cultural amenities.
“There will be talk back and forth
comparing what we do to what they
do,” Sobers said. “We’ve got a growing
airport, and they have a scheduled
airline service to Chicago. (Lafferty)
has talked about the possibility of
something like that. We’ll ask how to do
it and how to get it started. They also
have done some things with their DPS
in the EMS area, which we have not
done.”
Manistee city officials are scheduled
to tour Big Rapids on July 18. A list
of preliminary tour stops include
Artworks, the airport, Riverwalk, Ferris
State University’s FLITE Library, DPS,
Nisbett-Fairman buildings, wastewater
treatment plant and city hall.
Warba is encouraged by the
collaboration and possibility of new
ideas and opportunities that could
result from the exchange.
“This will be an informative day. It’s
never too late to learn from others
about what they do,” Warba said. “It’s an
opportunity to look at what they have
and what we have; what’s worked for
them and if it can work here; and if they
have similar things that didn’t work out
so well there, why not and what can we
do to make them work here?”
WHAT’S YOUR RING TYPE?
WEDDING BANDS TO FIT EVERY
PERSONALITY
(NewsUSA) - It’s one of the toughest
decisions for any bride and groom
-- and, no, we don’t mean where to
seat feuding relatives at the wedding
reception.
We’re talking wedding bands, symbols
of eternal love, and the most important
pieces of jewelry a man and woman will
ever own.
In the search for the perfect wedding
bands, many couples turn to platinum
to ensure they are getting the best
value for their money. With a bevy
of styles and a range of prices -- a
platinum band can be purchased
starting at $1,000 -- it’s easy to find
a ring that best suits the bride’s
personality.
“No matter what ‘type’ you are,” says
style expert Michael O’Connor, “you’re
guaranteed of getting the best possible
ring for the price because platinum,
being naturally white, will not fade or
change color, lasting over a lifetime of
wear.”
What’s your ring type? Read on:
* Down-to-Earth. This no-nonsense
bride has been planning her wedding
for years -- with the stacks of bridal
magazines to prove it -- and knows
exactly what she wants.
Ring type: Instead of anything too
delicate or dainty, look for a heavier,
more solid design. A simple platinum
band or one with a bezel set diamond
ensures a timeless look.
* Adventurous. She’s a risk-taker
who’s feeling so daring about her
nuptials that she may even have
considered eloping. (Well, at least a
destination wedding.)
Ring type: A dynamic personality
requires a stand-out ring, so go for a
platinum band set with colored stones
or intricate engraving.
* Social butterfly. This people-pleaser
loves to entertain and wants to ensure
that her wedding day is special for
every single guest.
Ring type: A small, discreet gemstone,
like a single solitaire, displayed in
a flush cut on a platinum band will
provide just the right adornment.
* Quirky. This bride is looking for
ways to inject her and her partner’s
personalities into every aspect of the
wedding day, whether through DIY
details or a choreographed first dance.
Ring type: A platinum tension setting
with an unconventional gemstone
creates a unique look.
Lastly, wedding bands are important
symbols of your lifelong commitment,
so even if your band styles don’t
match, at least look to share the
same metal. To learn more, visit www.
preciousplatinum.com/designgallery.
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ANALYSTS
(NewsUSA) - From backroom meetings
in Hollywood to studio lots in Burbank,
distribution has been the buzzword for
entertainment executives.
Although it has been a long time
coming, digital distribution -- the
downloading and streaming of movies
and television shows to consumers’
computers, Internet-enabled televisions
and mobile devices -- film executives
have turned a somewhat blind eye to
the phenom.
And this, says Peter Hoffman, CEO
of Los Angeles-based Seven Arts
Pictures, may be Hollywood’s biggest
downfall, if not undoing.
“Whether studios like it or not,
consumers would now much rather
stream their movies to their electronic
devices than rent a DVD,” said Hoffman.
“We have strategically positioned
Seven Arts Entertainment, both in
terms of motion pictures and musical
content, to deliver entertainment
directly to consumers,” he added.
Bolstering Hoffman’s assessment of
the industry is a report released last
year by accounting giant PwC, which
remains bullish about growth in the
film industry, projecting that electronic
delivery of movies by various entities
such as Apple and Netflix will grow
from $4.8 billion last year to $7.6 billion
in 2015.
One has only to point to Microsoft as
the epitome of a company that has
used technology to its advantage -- and
profited from it.
Even as music companies were battling
piracy issues in court in the late 1990s
and early 2000, Apple began slowly
amassing an overwhelming presence
in the digital music market via iTunes
-- and movie executives should use that
as a teachable moment, said Hoffman.
“The film industry needs to take note
of the lessons learned by the music
industry and try to foster cross-platform
competition, instead of focusing on one
channel of distribution,” he said.
While some in Hollywood are still
wrapping their heads around this new
direction, others are looking at it as
an opportunity and potential boon
for growth, marketing and, yes, the
almighty and important bottom line.
For more information, visit
www.7artspictures.com.
A CHILDHOOD CANCER
SURVIVOR’S MAP TO HEALTH
INSURANCE
(NewsUSA) - There are approximately
50 million uninsured people in the U.S.
Of those uninsured, young adults are
among the highest groups without
health insurance. For childhood cancer
survivors, however, going without
health insurance is not an option.
“As a cancer survivor, you will need
health insurance more than ever,”
says Pam Gabris, Beyond the Cure
Coordinator. “If you don’t have a
lapse in coverage, an insurer cannot
deny coverage for your illness or
related health problems. It’s critical
that you fully understand your rights
and responsibilities under your health
insurance plan to ensure continuous,
dependable coverage.”
Currently, the Affordable Care Act
passed in 2010 allows young adults
to be insured as dependents on their
parents’ health insurance if they are
under the age of 26. But if that isn’t
an option, there are other insurance
opportunities:
Employer-Provided Insurance. Typically,
health insurance offered by employers
is a form of managed care. The most
common types of managed care are
Preferred Provider Organizations
(PPO), Point of Service Plans (POS),
Health Maintenance Organizations
(HMO) and Health Savings Account
(HSA). For questions about which type
of policy you are covered under, talk to
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LITTLE RIVER CASINO • Every Wednesday
$25 per person, $20 return, $5 food, extra $5 for seniors
SOARING EAGLE CASINO • Third Thursday of every month
$25 per person, $20 return, $5 food, seniors day package
FIREKEEPERS CASINO • Second Tuesday of every month
$25 per person, $20 return, $5 food
SHIPSHEWANA QUILT FESTIVAL SHOP HOP • Fri., June 22
$69 per person pre-paid trip. 8 quilt shops and dinner at Essenhaus.
ESCANABA & GREEN BAY CASINO TOUR
July 12, 13, and 14
$259 per person, double occupancy, pre-paid trip. Includes: Casinos Odawa,
St. Ignace, Manistique Island Resort, and Oneida.
CEDAR POINT AMUSEMENT PARK • Sat., Aug. 11
$65 Adults 48” or taller, $55 Kids/Seniors 62 years or older.
Pre-paid trip.
SHIPSHEWANA BLUE GATE THEATER • Fri., Aug. 10
$79 transportation, dinner and theater.
The Confession - The hit musical. An Amish love story.
For reservations and information, please call
WILSON TOURS
616-712-6830 or 1-866-272-0731
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your human resources manager.
Group Insurance. If you are self-
employed, or if your company doesn’t
provide coverage, group health care
policies are sometimes offered through
organizations such as labor unions,
fraternal and business organizations,
student associations or other special-
interest groups. Be sure to check with
your state’s insurance office to avoid
fraudulent providers.
State and Federal Programs. Check
to see if you qualify for state or federal
health insurance through Medicaid
or State Children’s Health Insurance
Programs (S-CHIP). As of 2010, pre-
existing insurance is available in all
states according to the Affordable
Care Act.
Drug Coverage Programs. Programs
like the Medicare Prescription Drug
Discount Card and the Together Rx
Access Card offer relief to prescription
drug prices. The National Children’s
Cancer Society (NCCS) also offers
a free prescription drug card that
provides significant savings on generic
and branded drugs. Visit theNCCS.
agelity.com to locate participating
pharmacies and print a card.
Individual Policies. Purchasing
individual policies can be very
expensive, so make sure you exhaust
other options first. To get the most of
your plan, talk to an insurance broker
or contact the National Association of
Insurance Commissioners.
Visit beyondthecure.org to learn more.
MATH COUNTS: HOW TO RAISE AN
INDEPENDENT LEARNER
(NewsUSA) - Did you know success
in mathematics has been linked to
success in college and future careers?
Simply stated, math counts when it
comes to a bright future.
To mark the importance of math,
Sylvan Learning is offering tips to
help all students excel in mathematics
education and become independent
learners.
“The deluge of data that children
encounter in their daily lives makes it
even more important that they build
strong math and statistics skills,”
says Dr. Richard Bavaria, senior vice
president for education outreach for
Sylvan Learning.
“Good skills in math and statistics
can equip your child with the ability
to discern valid data from misleading
data, and to make intelligent decisions
based on factual data,” Bavaria added.
Here are some helpful tips that
parents can use to bridge the gap
between fear of math and the essential
world of numbers:
VALIDATE IT: Don’t be a parent who
says, “I was never good at math.” It
only sends the wrong message that
“math is hard” and it has null value.
Instead, stress that math is something
that has to be learned by putting time
and effort into it -- like anything else.
ADD IT UP: Point out math in everyday
life. Make sure your child knows that
math is relevant, whether it’s figuring
out how long a road trip will take or
making a grocery budget. Show them
how you work out math problems.
MULTIPLY IT: Find online resources
to help your child acquire the math
skills he or she needs. There are
plenty of free online resources to help
teach and build math skills. You’ll find
everything from entertaining math
tricks to multiplication shortcuts to free
online practice sessions like the ones
on SylvanMathPrep.com. They provide
online video lessons on all sorts of
math problems to help with math
homework and studying.
SOLVE IT: While classroom learning
may be enough for one child, it
may not be enough for another.
Supplemental math instruction from
a professional source can provide
the one-on-one attention that is
sometimes missing from a busy
classroom. Giving a child the time
and opportunity to ask questions and
learn math at their own pace can
open doors of understanding -- and
eventually provide them with the
confidence they need to learn in a
classroom setting.
CHECK IT: If algebra is around the
corner for your child, log onto www.
Fit4Algebra.org, and have him or her
take the Fit 4 Algebra Challenge! The
free test takes 20 minutes. You’ll also
gain access to other free resources
to help your child get in tip-top shape
for algebra. For more math help,
visit www.sylvanlearning.com or call
1-800-31-SUCCESS.
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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)592-8348 or (231)796-4831 or email dprince@
pioneergroup.com with correct information.
DOMESTIC ABUSE NUMBER for anyone being abused
is 1-800-950-5808. There is no excuse for abuse.
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 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.
INTERSECTION OPEN-DOORS FREE COMMUNITY
DINNER takes place every Saturday night at 5:45 p.m. at
the corner of US-10 and 66 in the Brooks Corners United
Methodist hall. Open to everyone. Reservation are
required, please call (231)734-2733. Please leave your
name, contact phone number and number of people
attending. Intersection Church takes place following the
dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.
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.
NA OPEN MINDED RECOVERY MEETING is held
at 7 p.m. Every Wednesday and Sunday at Immanuel
Lutheran Church, 726 Fuller Ave., Big Rapids
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 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-September-November. Hosted by Crossroads
Radiation Therapy Center, 4499 220th Street, Reed City,
Michigan 49677. Interested? Inquire by calling: Oncology
Infusion Services Staff 832-7105, 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.
SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in Tustin
on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 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.
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, 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Food Pantry
1-3 p.m.) First Tuesday of the Month 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 more information call (231)832-2247.
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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 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.
THE LAST TUESDAY OF each month the Intersection
Free Store will host a Free Resources Seminar for the
greater Evart community. This seminar will discuss the
many different agencies, organizations and churches that
offer help for families and individuals during these current
tough economic conditions. Please call ahead as seating
is limited. All are welcome. (231)734-2733
WEDNESDAY
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)832-8453
EVART AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE meets at
12:00 noon the second Wednesday of each month at the
Osceola Grand Hotel. 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.
NA OPEN MINDED RECOVERY MEETING will be held
at 7 p.m. Every Wednesday and Sunday at Immanuel
Lutheran Church, 726 Fuller Ave., Big Rapids.
MIDWESTERN MICHIGAN AARP Chapter 2418
meetings are held the second Wednesday of every
month at the United Methodist Church on Chestnut
Street in Reed City. The meeting starts at 12 p.m. with a
potluck lunch and programs begin at 1 p.m.
May 9- Representative for the Reed City Chamber of
Commerce
June 13- Representative from the Osceola County
Clerk’s Office (concentration on the up coming voting
ballot)
July 11- Representative from the Osceola County
Community Foundation
August 8- Representative from the Family-Farm & Home
Store in Reed City
September 12- Representative from Spectrum Health
Reed City Campus
October 10- Representative from the Reed City Food
Pantry
November 14- Representative from the Mecosta/
Osceola Transit Authority
December 12- Christmas program
THURSDAY
FREE CONCERT AT REED CITY DEPOT. Every 2nd
and 4th Thursday at 7:00, starting June 14th through
September. Listening, Line dancing and Round dancing.
Featuring Country, Oldies, Blues and Gospel. Come Join
The Fun!!
REED CITY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION FOOD
PANTRY, (every Tuesday & Thursday) 1-4p.m. at
St. Philip Neri Church. Call (231)832-2624 for more
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 8:15-9:15a.m.,
meeting at 9:30a.m. at Evart United Methodist Church.
For more information call (231)734-5752.
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 more information, call Joanne at
(231)743-2232 or Terri at (231)920-3014.
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.
ALANON MEETING every Thursday night, 7:00p.m. at
Evart Sacred Heart Church.
THE CHIEF OSCEOLA WOOD CARVERS will be
meeting at the Osceola County Fairgrounds in Evart
every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at the community
building. Anyone interested to learn wood carving is
welcome, there is no cost. It is also the meal site for the
Commission on Aging and their Thursday dinner is at
noon. For more information on carving call 734-5125 or
734-9131. Information on COA dinner reservations call
734-6005.
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Thursday evening
at the Assembly of God Church in Big Rapids. Weigh-in
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 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 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.
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, 1 p.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. Early
birds starts at 6p.m. Concession stand is open.
SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in Tustin
on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 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.
REED CITY VFW POST 2964 Chicken Wings (Last
Friday of every month), 5-7p.m., 129 E. Osceola Ave. For
more information, call (231)832-5102.
JUNE 21ST
Chicken Dinner Thursday, June 21 from 5-7 p.m. at
Sears United Methodist Church off U.S. 10 and 50th
Avenue in Sears. Donations accepted.
JUNE 25TH
Vacation Bible School starts June 25th thru June 29th
6pm-8:30pm ages 4 through 8th grade at Evart
United Methodist Church Corner of 1st and Cherry.
Come meet new friends, have fun, play games, and
hear some cool Bible stories. We will also have snacks.
PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE FOR EVENTS TO BE
TURNED IN FOR NEXT PUBLICATION.
Send all upcoming events no later than WEDNESDAY
NOON to:
The Tri-County
Debbie Prince
115 N. Michigan Ave.
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231)592-8348
Fax: (231)796-1152
dprince@pioneergroup.com
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SATURDAY, JUNE 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. No
new rounds started after 3:30 p.m. The club is
located four miles west of Mecosta on M-20.
Information: Dick Smith, (231) 972-7726; www.
mecostacountyrodandgunclub.org.
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 Museum is open from
2 to 4 p.m. For personal or special tours, Fredda
Hankes, (231) 796-0368; Judy Irvin, (231) 796-
8993.
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. All are welcome
and the healthy lunch is free.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. at St.
Paul’s Campus Parish, 1 Damascus Road in Big
Rapids. Information: (800) 230-4085.
Karaoke provided by Kelly’s Red Hot Karaoke
starts at 10 p.m. at the Odyssey Club, 13460
Northland Drive, Big Rapids. Information: Friday
or Saturday after 9 p.m., Rudy, (231) 796-6007.
The Old Fence Rider Historical Museum is open
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 222 S. Sheldon St.,
Edmore. For group scheduling: Carolyn Leonard,
(989) 506-2634; Art Schiutema, (989) 427-1023.
Information: www.EdmoreChamber.com.
Free meal at 12:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day
Adventist Church, 1031 Rose Ave. in Big Rapids.
Information: (231) 796-0771.
Healthy cooking classes from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at
the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1031 Rose
Ave. in Big Rapids. Information: (231) 796-0771.
Recycling for Morton and Austin township
residents from 9 a.m. to noon at the Canadian
Lakes Fire/Rescue Station located at 8260 100th
Ave., Stanwood. Information: (231) 972-7138.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, meets
at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish.
Information: Woody, (231) 796-8371.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
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.
Alanon meets at 7 p.m. at the Old Jail in Big
Rapids; it is a support group for families and
friends of alcoholics.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 726 Fuller Ave. in
Big Rapids.
MONDAY, JUNE 18
Enhanced Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at
the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th
Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Bridge is at 12:45 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
Schizophrenia Anonymous meets from 10:30
to 11:30 a.m. at Community Mental Health, 500
S. Third Ave., Big Rapids. Information: Mike B.,
(231) 592-4654; (231) 796-3553.
Euchre is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkview
high rise in Big Rapids. Information: (231) 796-
4993.
The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, meets 8
p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact:
(800) 367-6788.
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.
Divorce Care meetings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
at New Hope United Methodist Church, 7296
Nine Mile Road in Mecosta. Information: Sharon
Gray, (231) 598-0337; New Hope Church, (231)
972-2838.
Enhanced Fitness is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at
the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big Rapids.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
St. Vincent de Paul used clothing store is open
from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 102 Williams St.,Big
Rapids. Women’s blouses and knit tops are on
sale for 50 cents each all month (plus sizes
excluded). Information: (231) 796-1571.
Line Dance Instruction from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in
the back banquet room at Schmidty’s Lounge
in Evart. Beginner-intermediate level taught.
Information: Sandee Lee, (231) 832-3493.
Woodwackers of Big Rapids (members of the
Michigan Wood Carvers Association) meets
from 7 to 9 p.m. Beginners to master carvers
welcome. Contact: Bob, (231) 796-6448; Bette,
(231) 796-0334.
Line dancing - beginners - is from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
for a donation at the Chippewa Lake Community
Building, corner of 105th and 19 Mile Road in
Chippewa Lake. Information: Elma, (231) 867-
3426.
AFEP Arthritis Exercise Class is at 1 p.m. at
the Salvation Army, 325 Linden in Big Rapids.
Information: Mecosta County Senior Center,
(231) 972-2884; Mary, (231) 796-4788.
Hearing clinic by Audibel Hearing from 1 to
3 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center,
12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231)
972-2884.
Big Rapids Sports Boosters meet at 6 p.m. in the
lecture hall room 115 at Big Rapids High School.
All are welcome; it’s a great program to get
involved with to support some great athletics.
TUESDAY, JUNE 19
Big Rapids Rotary Club meets at noon at the
Falcon Head Golf Course.
Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St.
Michael’s School in Remus. Information: Brad
B., (989) 644-6911; Mike or Cindy H., (989) 967-
8478.
Tai Chi at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. Information:
(231) 972-2884.
Euchre at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. Information:
(231) 972-2884.
Card recycling at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
Theology at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. Information:
(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. Information: (231) 796-6271.
The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at St.
Paul’s Campus Parish, 1 Damascus Road in Big
Rapids. Information: (800) 230-4085.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at
St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Reed City.
Information: (800) 367-6788.
God’s Kitchen is a free meal from 5:30 to 6:30
p.m. at St. Mary Parish Center, 919 Marion Ave.,
Big Rapids. Everyone is welcome. Information:
parish office, (231) 796-5202.
Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Catholic
Church in Reed City; it is a support group for
families and friends of alcoholics.
St. Vincent de Paul used clothing store is open
from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 102 Williams St.,Big
Rapids. Women’s blouses and knit tops are on
sale for 50 cents each all month (plus sizes
excluded). Information: (231) 796-1571.
Clothing and Food Pantry open from 12 to 4 p.m.
at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1031 Rose
Ave. in Big Rapids. Donations are accepted.
Information: (231) 796-0771.
Crossroads Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines
International meet at 6 p.m. at the St. Paul
Lutheran Church, 222275 Four Mile Road, Reed
City. Information: Diwon, (231) 592-5328.
Woodwackers of Big Rapids (members of the
Michigan Wood Carvers Association) meets
from 1 to 3 p.m. Beginners to master carvers
welcome. Information: Bob, (231) 796-6448;
Bette, (231) 796-0334.
Line Dance Class Instruction at 6:30 p.m. at the
Norman Elementary School Cafeteria in Reed
City Beginner to Intermediate dances will be
taught. Information: Sandee Lee, (231) 832-
3493.
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meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at New Journey
Clubhouse, 405B South Third Ave., in Big
Rapids. It is a support group for the families
of those suffering with severe mental illness.
Information: (231) 796-3729.
The Democratic Club of Mecosta County
meets at 7 p.m. in the private room at The
Gate in Big Rapids.Brendan Maturen, Big
Rapids attorney, and Democratic candidate
for state representataive for the 102nd House
District, will be speaking. This meeting is
open to the public.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20
Enhanced Fitness at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave.,
Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Advanced line dance instruction at 9:30 a.m.
at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954
80th Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-
2884.
Euchre at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Library preschool story hour meets at 10:30
a.m. at Big Rapids Community Library. Open
to the public.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, 8
p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish.
Information: Steve, (231) 580-6452.
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 Big Rapids Dharma Study Group meet
at 7 p.m. at 315 Marion Ave., in Big Rapids.
The group is under the direction of Michael
and Margaret Erlewine. Beginning students
are welcome.
Enhanced Fitness is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
at the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big
Rapids. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 726 Fuller Ave.
in Big Rapids.
St. Vincent de Paul used clothing store is
open from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 102 Williams
St.,Big Rapids. Women’s blouses and knit
tops are on sale for 50 cents each all month
(plus sizes excluded). Information: (231)
796-1571.
Shuffleboard league meets at 1 p.m. at
Riverside Park in Evart. Players of all ages
are invited to join the league. Information:
Alan Benson, (231) 734-2701.
Line dancing is from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for
beginners for free and 7 to 8 p.m. for
advanced for a donation at the Community
Building at the Evart Fair Grounds in Evart.
Information: Elma, (231) 867-3426; Terri,
(231) 734-6477.
Lord’s Table Food Pantry is open from 5:30
to 7 p.m., located at 610 Green St. in Big
Rapids.
Mecosta County Genealogical Society is
open from 5 to 7 p.m. for you to research
your family or to see the unique collection
of historical articles or more than 16,000
obits. We are located next to Recycle!, at
424 N. Fourth Ave. in Big Rapids.We can
give you tips on where to start and see if you
qualify for a Pioneer Certificate. Information:
Maureen, (231) 250-5555. Please call if you
would like to volunteer.
Alzheimer’s Education Series: Legal and
Financial Issues is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
at MCMC, 605 Oak St. in Big Rapids.
Information: (800) 272-3900; (616) 459-
4558.
South Evart Quilt Club meets from 10:30
a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Evart Township Hall.
A potluck luncheon is at noon. Information:
Margie, (231) 734-3857; Ann, (231) 867-
3237.
Soup Supper at 5 p.m. at Grant Center United
Methodist Church. Donations are accepted.
THURSDAY, JUNE 21
Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at
St. Michael’s School in Remus. Information:
Brad B. (989) 644-6911: Mike or Cindy H.,
(989) 967-8478.
Harmonica at 10:30 a.m. at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave.,
Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Painting and drawing at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave.,
Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Scrabble at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
Pedro at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
Pinochle at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (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. Information: Eric at (866)
398-5440.
The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
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.
Alanon meets at 7 p.m. at Sacred Hearth
Church in Evart; it is a support group for
families and friends of alcoholics.
St. Vincent de Paul used clothing store is
open from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 102 Williams
St.,Big Rapids. Women’s blouses and knit
tops are on sale for 50 cents each all month
(plus sizes excluded). Information: (231)
796-1571.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group,
meets at noon at St. Paul Catholic Campus
Parish. Information: Darwin T., (231) 796-
8956.
AFEP Arthritis Exercise Class is at 12:30
p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior Center,
12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. Information:
Mecosta County Senior Center, (231) 972-
2884; Mary, (231) 796-4788.
Youth Shooting program is at 5:30 p.m. for
youth ages 11 to 17 at the Mecosta County
Rod & Gun Club, located just east of Round
Lake on M-20. Information: Ben Upham,
(231) 796-9249; Gary Gawne, (231) 250-
2517.
Blood pressure checks by Ace Health Care
at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954
80th Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-
2884.
The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of
Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial meets
from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac, the Center
for Health and Well Being, 1401 W. Main St.
in Fremont. Information: Julie Allers, (231)
924-3195.
Mecosta-Osceola Great Start Collaborative
“Snack-a-Licious” workshop from 6 to
7:30 p.m. at the MOISD Resource Center,
15760 S. Bronson. Information: (231) 592-
9605. Registration: www.moisd.org or www.
greatstartforkids.org/connect
FRIDAY, JUNE 22
Enhanced Fitness at 8:30 a.m. at the
Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th
Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Readers Theatre at 10 a.m. at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave.,
Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Advanced line dance instruction at 9:30 a.m.
at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954
80th Ave., Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-
2884.
Euchre at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Information: (231) 972-2884.
The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group,
meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus
Parish. Contact: Woody W., (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.
Enhanced Fitness is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
at the Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Road in Big
Rapids. Information: (231) 972-2884.
St. Vincent de Paul used clothing store is
open from noon to 4:30 p.m. at 102 Williams
St.,Big Rapids. Women’s blouses and knit
tops are on sale for 50 cents each all month
(plus sizes excluded). Information: (231)
796-1571.
Karaoke provided by Kelly’s Red Hot Karaoke
starts at 10 p.m. at the Odyssey Club, 13460
Northland Drive, Big Rapids. Information:
Friday or Saturday after 9 p.m., Rudy, (231)
796-6007.
Bingo on every fourth Friday at the Mecosta
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave.,
Mecosta. Information: (231) 972-2884.
Line dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. at the
Littlefield Outreach Center, 3080 S. Littlefield
Road. Donation $5 at the door. Refreshments
available. Information: Marilyn, (989) 644-
5915.
SATURDAY, JUNE 23
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. No new rounds started after 3:30 p.m.
The club is located four miles west of Mecosta
on M-20. Information: Dick Smith, (231) 972-
7726; www.mecostacountyrodandgunclub.
org.
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 Museum is open
from 2 to 4 p.m. For personal or special tours,
Fredda Hankes, (231) 796-0368; Judy Irvin,
(231) 796-8993.
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. All are welcome and the healthy
lunch is free.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. at St.
Paul’s Campus Parish, 1 Damascus Road in
Big Rapids. Information: (800) 230-4085.
Karaoke provided by Kelly’s Red Hot Karaoke
starts at 10 p.m. at the Odyssey Club, 13460
Northland Drive, Big Rapids. Information:
Friday or Saturday after 9 p.m., Rudy, (231)
796-6007.
The Old Fence Rider Historical Museum is
open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 222 S. Sheldon
St., Edmore. For group scheduling: Carolyn
Leonard, (989) 506-2634; Art Schiutema,
(989) 427-1023. Information: www.
EdmoreChamber.com.
Free meal at 12:30 p.m. at the Seventh Day
Adventist Church, 1031 Rose Ave. in Big
Rapids. Information: (231) 796-0771.
Healthy cooking classes from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1031
Rose Ave. in Big Rapids. Information: (231)
796-0771.
Recycling for Morton and Austin township
residents from 9 a.m. to noon at the Canadian
Lakes Fire/Rescue Station located at 8260
100th Ave., Stanwood. Information: (231)
972-7138.
Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group,
meets at 8 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus
Parish. Information: Woody, (231) 796-8371.
Wheatlake Charity Golf Outing registration is
at 9 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at The
Rose Golf Course in LeRoy. Cost is $65 per
golfer or $260 per team. Registration: www.
spwcenter.org; (231) 592-4327.
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Sunday, June 24
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County Farm Bureau Pork Bar-b-Que Dinner $5
Monday, June 25
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Tuesday, June 26
6 pm - Close - Unlimited Rides $10
7 pm - Antique Tractor Pull $5
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Friday, June 29
3 pm to Close - Unlimited Rides $12
7 pm - Brandt Clark Rodeo $15
Saturday, June 30
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10 am to 3 pm - Still 4-H Exhibits
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10 am to Noon - Open Class entries
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Sunday, June 24
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9 am- Horse/Pony Show (Western Horsemanship &
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Wednesday June 27
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9 am - Rabbit/Cavy Show - Rabbit Building
10 am - Beef Show - Livestock Arena
1 pm - Open Class Flower Show - Ash Foundation
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5 pm - Dog Show - Livestock Arena
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7 pm - 4-H Horse Team Compettion
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13375 Deaner Rd. • Howard City
989-352-6708
FAX 989-352-6459
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GreenStone
FARM CREDIT SERVICES
989-352-7203
8897 W. Tamarack Rd. • Lakeview
www.greenstonefcs.com
FARMS • FEEDS • PET SUPPLIES
Ph: 989-352-6886 Fax: 989-352-7164
lakeviewelevator@casair.net
907 Washington St.
Lakeview, MI 48850
989-352-7400
800-840-7720
Residential • Agricultural • Industrial
Rural Gas & Appliance
10150 M-46, Lakeview, MI 48850
Propane
Service Since
1949
4511 W. Lake Montcalm Rd.• Six Lakes
1/4 mi. W of Miles Rd.
989-365-3015
Bob & Shelly Gilman, Owners
M-57 • West of Greenville
616-754-3605
www.tinneyautomotive.com
nvi ill ll l e
Closing time for Midway is approximately 11:00 PM • Height restrictions for rides will be enforced.
In the event of inclement weather; some rides may close earlier.
Ride prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Located 15 min. north of GR
Sparta Ave., Sparta
616-887-1791
The Vanderhyde’s Are Horse Tradin’ In Sparta
www.spartachevy.com
RAY WINNIE
AUTO SALES
CAR RENTALS • VAN RENTALS • INSURANCE RENTALS WELCOME
Corner of M-57 & M-91, Greenville
616-754-7195
1-800-557-7171
HOURS: Mon. 9-7 • Tue. thru Fri. 9-6 • Sat. 9-2
raywinnieautosales.com
SAND, GRAVEL, TOPSOIL,
PEA STONE & WASHED STONE
We Deliver!
Dana Sweet & Sons
Briggs Rd. Pit
7105 Briggs Rd. • Stanton
989-831-9371
WWW.VANDERHYDEFORD.COM
345 N. Main St., Cedar Springs, MI • Toll Free 866-553-3673
Shop 24 Hours • Over 150 New and Used cars, Trucks, SUV’s Available 24 Hours a Day • Online Specials
Vanderhyde Ford
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www.montcalmcountyfairgrounds.com
MONTCALM COUNTY FAIR
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Petersen
Farm Supply &
Livestock Trucking
Trufant, MI
616-984-2573
Ed Koehn
FORD LINCOLN
GREENVILLE
One Mile West of Greenville on M-57
616-754-4689
Visit Our Website:
www.getacar123.com
Ed Koehn
CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RAM
GREENVILLE
11282 W. Carson City Rd. • Greenville, MI 48838
616-754-4689
www.getacar123.com
79 E. Howard City-Edmore Rd.
Edmore
989-427-3300
Petersen Auction
Service
Trufant Auction
& Flea Market
616-984-2160
VJ’s
MATERIAL-N-MORE
410 South Lincoln • Lakeview
989-352-5427
vjsmaterial@yahoo.com
www.vjsmaterial.com
FREE • FREE • FREE
Kid’s Day at the Fair
Wednesday, June 27
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Games and Prizes, free bike helmets
and a bicycle give-away
Pedal Tractor Pull
Petting Zoo
Michigan Child I.D. Program
Martial Arts Demos
M106 Radio Remote
Smoke House
Consumers Energy
Cherry Street Health Services
Eight CAP Head Start
Paws With A Cause
Carson City Hospital
Big Boy Mascot
Dental Hygiene Society
Great Start Parent Coalition
Chemical Bank/Stanton
Bring a used blanket/quilt
to Kid’s Day.
These blankets will be donated
to area animal shelters and
animal rescue organizations.
FRIDAY,
JUNE 29th
is the Ever Popular
DODGE
RODEO
at 7 p.m.
DEMOLITION
DERBY &
BURN OUT
CONTEST
SATURDAY,
JUNE 30th
7 p.m.
Please Note: There is a $5 per car parking
charge, OR a $3 per person entry fee. There is no
parking allowed on local road right-of-ways.
611 Main Street • Edmore
989.427.3606
randallsoldmill@hotmail.com www.RandyMerrenAuto.com
2 Miles North of Greenville on M-91
616.754.6800
POWELL’S
EXCAVATING & SEPTIC, INC.
20544 M-82 • Howard City
231-937-5014
Trees • Flowers • Plants
Ponds
Driveways
Basements
Sand
Gravel
Topsoil
Septic Systems
ANDY’S
TREE SERVICE
Tree Work of All Kinds
“We Go All Over”
1-800-982-4540
or 231-937-5607
Phone: 989-352-8411
4840 North Crccnvillc Rd. · Lakcvicw, XI 488$0
Iarn Irrigation · Custon Crain Harvcsting
TAYLOR
SEED & GRAIN
(Formerly Six Lakes Elevator)
125 S. Railroad • Six Lakes
616-520-3264
Providing what you need
to get the job done.
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Downtown Big Rapids
FARMER’S MARKET
Ride DIAL-A-RIDE to the Farmer’s
Market & get a free ride home!
For more information contact:
Mary Roush 231-937-5570 or
Michelle Germain 231-629-1553
State St.
Michigan Ave.
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(Take your card from the Dial-A-Ride driver to the Market
Master Booth - get stamped for your free ride home.)
Friday, June 22 • Kids Day!
Kids Games & Activities
Big Rapids Lions Club Presents
FREE pre-school vision screening for children ages 1-5
at Big Rapids City Hall - 10 am - 2 pm
• Michigan Organ Donor Registry • 9 - 2 at the Farmer’s Market
(Sponsored by Big Rapids Lions Club
• Proceeds from sales of hot dogs, chips, pop,
& water will be used to help finance various local projects.
Big Rapids Library Presents
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR
Bridge Cards & Snap Accepted, Double Up Bucks at Market
May 11th through October 19th
Tuesday 1 pm - 6 pm
Friday 8 am - 2 pm
Parking lot just south of Big Rapids City Hall
18261 Northland Dr. • 796-7355 & 1029 N. State Street • 796-0602
BOYD BROWER
Sales Manager
‘10 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN
Sto-N-Go, DVD, loaded, rear back-up camera
Only $15,995 or
$242 per mo plus tax
‘03 DODGE DAKOTA
V6, 4WD, Local Trade
Only $6,995 or
$189 per mo plus tax
‘05 PONTIAC G6
V-6, leather, moon roof
Reduced $7,995 or
$191 per mo plus tax
‘04 BUICK CENTURY
V-6, super clean
Only $5,995 or
per mo plus tax
‘05 CHEVY TRAILBLAZER
4x4, new tires
Only $9,995 or
$239 per mo plus tax
‘09 MERCURY MILAN
Loaded
Only $11,995 or
$189 per mo plus tax
‘04 PONTIAC MONTANA
V-6, loaded
Only $5,995 or
$139 per mo plus tax
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Only $8,500 or
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160 Real Estate
BEAUTIFUL COMMERCIAL BUILD-
ING downtown Howard City. Set up
for a small cafe downstairs and most
cafe equipment included. Please call
231-354-6461.
FOR SALE BY OWNER
FOR SALE - HOUSE at 1301 Wash-
ington (U. S. 10), Baldwin - $12,500-
(269) 506-1192.
170 Items for Sale
1962 MERCURY COMET Deluxe,
complete with title $495 (231)823-
2193.
20/GAL. ELEC. water heater, like
new: $75.00.
10,000 BTU window air conditioner:
$50.00. Call: 231-745-2883. Leave
message.
46" REAR BAGGER for Cub Cadet.
NEW! $375.00 or best offer. (231)592-
9043.
ADD A ROOM fits 17-18ft Awning for
a camper trailer $500. Brand new.
(231)856-7603.
BOAT WIDE 12FT. aluminum V-Hall
w/oars, nice condition, doesn't' leak
$225. (231)652-6134.
FREE
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•15 Words or less.
•No Pet sales.
•Selling price must be in ad.
•Ad will run in combo 1 time.
•Deadline- Thursday, 12noon
•Add a photo for $5.00
•1 single item per ad/per week
Call (231)592-8348
One ad per week
per household.
170 Items for Sale
USA MADE FENDER Tel ecaster,
black/silver-circa 1986. With hard
case, strap. Excellent condition, $475.
231-580-4088 evenings.
170 Items for Sale
HARLEY DAVIDSON ENGINE parts
1984-1999 big twin (S&S, Jim's, etc.)
$500 or less. (989)339-4147.
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231-775-2583
Complete Inventory At: www.DonsAdoptACar.com
2010 Dodge Caliber Mainstreet
Alloy Wheels, Transferable balance of 5yr/100k Mile Power Train
Warranty, 1-Owner, Sample Payments: $192.85/ 66 Mos. @ 2.79%
APR*, Power: Windows/ Locks/ Mirrors/ Drivers Seat, A/C, Cruise,
Tilt, Cd Player, Remote Entry, Only 38K Miles, Charcoal Metallic
$13,900
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2011 Dodge Journey Mainstreet 3.6L V6
Engine, Balance of the 5yr/100k Mile Power Train Warranty, 8.4”
Touch Screen Radio, Clean Car Fax, 1-Owner, Sample Payments:
$270.55 /66 Mos. @ 2.79% APR*, Power: Drivers Seat/
WIndows/ Locks/ Mirrors, Dual Climate Control, A/C, Cruise,
Steering Pod Controls, Alloy Wheels, Only 17k Miles, White,
$19,500
2008 Chevrolet Cobalt LS
1-Owner, Clean Car Fax, Rear Spoiler, Sample Payments: $133.91/ 60
mos. @ 2.49% APR*, Drivers Information Center, Fold Down Rear Seat,
Cd Player, Remaining 5yr/100k Mile Power Train Warranty, Only 48k Miles,
Yellow
$8,900
2007 Saturn Outlook XE AWD
1-Owner, Clean Auto Check, Remaining 5yr/100k Mile Power Train Warranty,
Power: Windows/ Locks/ Mirrors/ Drivers Seat, Automatic Climate Control,
Rear Heat & A/C, Cruise, 8 Passenger Seating, Remote Start & Entry, Alloy
Wheels, 87K miles, silver, Sample Payments: $250.56 / 60 Mos. @ 2.49% APR*
$16,200
2008 Chevrolet Impala LS
1-Owner, Clean Auto Check, Remaining 5yr/100k Mile Power Train
Warranty, Power: Drivers Seat/ Windows/ Locks/ Mirrors, A/C,
Cruise, Cd Player, 29K Mile, Gold Mist Metallic, Sample Payments:
$200.43 / 60 Mos. @3.79% APR*
$12,900
2009 Buick Lucerne CXL
Remaining 5yr/100k Mile Power Train Warranty, Heated Leather Seats, Sample
Payments: $239.23 / 60 Mos. @ 2.49% APR*, Power: Windows/ Locks/
Mirrors/ Seat, A/C, Dual Climate Control, Cruise, Cd Player, Drivers Infromation
Center, Steering Pod Controls, Alloy Wheels, 60k Miles, Black
$15,900
* See Dealer
For Details
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At Belle Oakes, my meals are
prepared for me and my
housekeeping is done. They
offer access to exercise programs
to keep me
motivated and healthy. Not to
mention the on site store,
beauty parlor and spa.
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the most privacy and
indpendence available.
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Belle Oakes
RETIREMENT LIVING
Where you’re not just a tenant, you’re family.
Between Cadillac & Lake City, MI • 231-779-4671 • Fax 231-779-4038
CURTIS
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New and Used Vehicle
Sales & Leasing Consultant
Ed Koehn
www.getacar123.com
14 Mile Rd. (M-57) in Rockford
616-866-9511
www.edkoehnchevrolet.com
Ed Koehn
Please stop in to say “Hello”
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345 N. Main St., Cedar Springs, MI • Toll Free 866-553-3673
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UNDDEEERR
$
999,999955 ••• UUUNNNDERR
$
99,999995 • UUNNDEERR
$
999,9999955 •• UUNNDEERRRR
$
99,995
2007 Ford Fusion SE AWD, 1 owner, pwr. moon, peppy V6 ........
$
9,995
2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LT, 3rd row seat, heated leather, 4x4 ........
$
4,900
2003 Honda Accord EXL, 2 dr., leather, alloys. Affordable! ..........
$
6,995
2008 Ford Taurus SEL, Local trade, safety canopy system ...........
$
8,995
2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Longbox, spray in liner ............
$
8,995
2003 Chrysler Town & Country LX, Quads, rear air, low miles.
$
9,995
Vanderhyde Ford
IN-STOCK SALE
NEW 2012 FORD ESCAPE XLT
FWD. Color: Blue Flame. MSRP: $27,055.00
- $195.00 Ford Factory Discount
- $1,746.70 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,500.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
- $1,000.00 Ford Retail Bonus Cash
- $750.00 Ford Retail Trade In Assistance
12T57
$
21,863
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NEW 2012 FORD FLEX SEL
FWD. Color: Candy Megallic.
$38,205 MSRP
- $2,870.00 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,500.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
- $1,000.00 Ford Credit Bonus Cash
- $750.00 Ford Retail Trade In Assistance
12T54
$
32,085
00
NEW 2012 FORD FUSION SE
Color: Red Candy. MSRP: $25,605.00
- $445.00 Ford Factory Savings
- $1,845.26 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,500.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
- $1,000.00 Ford Credit Retail Cash
- $750.00 Ford Retail Trade In Cash
12C103
$
20,064
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NEW 2012 FORD FOCUS
4 Door Sedan. Color: Blue Candy MSRP: $20,215.00
$20,315 MSRP
- $430.00 Ford Factory Savings
- $1197.36 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,500.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
12C98
$
17,082
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NEW 2013 FORD TAURUS SEL
FWD. Color: Deep Impact Blue.
$33,160.00 MSRP
- $2,516.00 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,750.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
13C01
$
28,893
00
NEW 2012 FORD TRANSIT
CONNECT XLT WAGON
Color: Dark Micastone Metallic.
$24,914.00 MSRP
- $1,588.90 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $500.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
12T166
$
22,826
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NEW 2012 FORD F-250 4x4
$33,915.00 MSRP
- $1,915.00 Vanderhyde Ford Discount
- $1,000.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
- $1,000.00 Ford Credit Retail Bonus Customer Cash
- $500.00 Ford Retail Bonus Customer Cash
- $750.00 Ford Retail Trade In Assistance
Bonus Cash
12T115
Bon B us us Cas ashh
$
28,750
00
NEW 2012 FORD F-150 SUPER CAB
$39,525.00 MSRP
- $1,500.00 Ford Factory Discount
- $1,000.00 Ford XLT Retail Bonus Cash
- $2,000.00 Ford Retail Customer Cash
- $1,000.00 Ford Credit Retail Bonus Customer Cash
- $500.00 Ford F150 5.0 Credit Retail Bonus Cash
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$
33,525
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2005
ACURA
MDX
1 Owner, 4x4, with all the goodies including 3rd
row seat, leather heated seats and the Acura
name of quality.
12T172A
$
13,888
2003 GMC
SIERRA
2500 SLE
1 owner that cared for the truck very well. Heated
leather, Bose stereo, gas 6.0 engine, matching
cap & more. Very clean in & out.
P9319
$
15,488
2008
FORD
MUSTANG
Pony package with power seat, polished alloy
wheels, rear spoiler and newer tires on a very well
kept Mustang.
P9318
$
15,888
2004 GMC
SIERRA
1500 SLE
Z-71. This one is solid not rusted like the rest,
and it has low miles. Well equipped with off road
package, power seat, wheel flares & more!
P9303B
$
15,995
2004 JEEP
WRANGLER
X
WOW! 1 owner and as clean as you can find.
Columbia Edition with painted fenders & matching
wheels with hardtop. A sharp Jeep shiny as new!
P9302
$
15,995
2011
FORD
FUSION SE
Low miles and the popular 4 cylinder in our best
selling model. Still under full warranty, and clean
history report.
P9286
$
17,998
2004
FORD
F250 XL
Super Duty. 1 owner, low mile, good running
diesel. Hard to find regular cab with heavy duty
suspension, air, cruise, tilt, new tires. Nice!
P9186
$
19,995
2008
FORD
F150 XLT
Loaded up shortbox XL with power windows,
locks, big 5.4 V8, wheel flares, custom wheels
and more. Exceptionally clean good looking truck.
12T149A
$
20,995
2005
FORD
F350
Super Duty Lariat. Super low miles, just serviced
here so we know it’s a good one. Heated leather
seats, gooseneck hitch, 1 owner, used lightly.
12T168A1
$
24,995
2011
FORD
F150 XLT
Ecoboost V6! Only 9,900 miles. We sold this one
new, clean history report, longbox, factory spray
in liner, chrome package, power seat & more!
P9325
$
32,900
2010
FORD
F150
SVT RAPTOR! Hasn’t been abused. With moon-
roof, rear camera, heated leather, Sony sound, all
the off road goodies of course.
12T172A
$
40,995
2008
FORD
F150 XLT
Nicely equipped with rear camera, 18” wheels,
power seat, captain chairs, tow pkg., bedliner,
new tires and fresh brakes. Clean history report.
P9310
$
24,995
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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
MAGNIFIER GLASSES FROM Ferris
enlarges 2x, never worn, cost $166
selling $100 (231)796-5707.
MERCURY 3.5 hp motor, just had it all
checked out, runs great! $275.00
(231)937-4100.
NIKON SKY EARTH Series Spotting
scope outfit, 45/60, tri-pod and scope
case. $300. (231)796-3471.
RUNNING GEAR WITH gravity box,
good condi ti on, tows good $425
(989)831-5758.
SOLI D OAK 3 pi ec e c or ner
computer/desk unit with 6 draws $450
(231)832-0085.
TWO HIGH WHEELS $100 (231)832-
2446.
WHIRLPOOL ELECTRIC WASHER,
works good, $75 (231)832-4077.
170 Items for Sale
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FIREWOOD
QUALITY OAK. CUT, split, delivered
$54.50, rick. Buy from honest, wood-
cutter. Visa, Energydraft and DHS ac-
cepted. (231)266-5102.
SEEDS
WE HAVE BMR Sorghum XSudan at
$48. Dick Ford (231)796-7939.
HAY FOR SALE
30-35 ACRES of standing grass-hay
grown on good black-soil 2-miles west
of Big Rapids. (231)796-7129.
TIMBER
HINMAN'S HORSE Logging: Buying
standing timber. All work done with
horses. 21 years in business, 13 years
sustainable forestry. (231)873-2619
290 Farm Equipment
BRANSON TRACTORS IN stock spe-
cials. You buy at dealer cash cost.
A&O Equipment, corner of M-46 and
M-66 south. (989)427-3228.
300 Wanted to Buy
CASH PAID Retiree Paying Fair
Price $100 to $10,000 For All Run-
ning Cars Trucks, All Motor Cycles
and Utility trailers. Golf Carts, ATV,
Campers
Pontoon Boats, Tractors, Snowmo-
biles. Free Pick-up.
(231)689-1894 or (616)291-0266
991 Mega Market
A AMISH LOG HEADBOARD AND
Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set. Brand
new-never used, sell all for $275. 989-
923-1278.
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Since 1988
2010 Ford Fusion
AWD, Leather, Loaded.
$
12,995
2005 Dodge Ram 2500
4x4, Quad Cab, Hemi, Auto.
$
15,995
2008 Chevy Suburban
Z71, Leather, DVD, Loaded.
$
23,999
2006 Dodge Ram 4x4
Quad Cab, Lift, New Bars. Sharp!
$
19,995
2006 Ford 12 Pass. Van
Loaded.
$
9,995
2009 Subaru Impreza
AWD, 44K, Loaded.
$
13,995
2001 Pontiac Aztek
V6, Auto., Loaded.
$
5,995
2003 Honda Accord EX
4 Cyl., Moonroof, Local Trade.
$
8,995
2008 Ford Taurus SEL
V6, Auto., Loaded.
$
10,999
2007 Chevy Impala LT
Leather, Loaded.
$
7,995
2008 GMC Acadia
V6, Auto.
$
16,995
2004 Toyota Sienna
V6, Auto., Local Trade.
$
7,995
2006 Toyota Corolla S
Sharp.
$
8,995
2003 Chevy Silverado
1500, 4x4, Ext. Cab.
$
9,995
2007 Chrysler 300
Touring. Leather, Loaded.
$
11,995
2008 Dodge Caravan
Stow-N-Go, Well Equipped.
$
9,995
2 Miles North of Greenville on M-91
616-754-6800
Don’t Miss This
Great Sale at
Expressway Public
Auto Auction
8930 Maple Hill Rd. (M-46) • Howard City
CALL 231-937-5868
OR 231-218-5031
or visit our website at
expresswayautoauction.org
Mon., June 18th • 6:30pm
$
99
Buy and Sell Fees
On All Units.
Great Cars For The Graduate!
Monday,
July 2nd
NO AUCTION
This beautiful camper is in excellent condition – used spar-
ingly since purchased new. Only one owner. Sleeps 2-3
adults, or 2 adults and 2 children. Comes with sway bar,
heavy duty hitch, electric jack, and level. Has a wet bath-
room, desk, dinette, full kitchen with refrigerator, stove, oven,
and many cabinets for storage. Everything works perfectly
and is very clean. Has propane heat with a thermostat, air
conditioner, and electronic panel for checking fresh, gray, and
black water levels. Is approximately 6000-6500lbs when fully
loaded. Tows beautifully, you'll forget it's back there. The
International CCD is the higher end of the Airstream trailers,
so this trailer is built to last and has beautiful finishes. More
photos available upon request. Please contact John at
(231)592-8352 for more information, or please email at
jnorton@pioneergroup.com
2003
Airstream 22’
International
CCD
$15,000 firm
Call
(231)592-8352
Brought to you by the North Star Community Club
FULL EVALUATIONS
AVAILABLE
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Introducing
Robert G. Hawley
Master Hearing Consultant
550A S. State St. • Big Rapids
(Inside RE/MAX Building)
231-796-4606 or 1-800-522-9588
Introducing
Hearing Centers
• FREE Hearing & Screening and
Consultation
• FREE Lifetime Clean and Check,
Adjustments of all Aids
• FREE Trial on RIE Hearing Aids
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MON-FRI 8AM-5PM • 231-832-3773
IN THE OLD TIEL POOLS & SPAS BUILDING
Spring Valley Golf Course
Every Tuesday Golf Special
3 Miles East of Reed City on US 10 • (231) 832-5041
18 Holes of Golf with Cart
for $22.00
Burger and Beer - $4.75
(Valid Tuesday Only until 4pm • Bring Coupon)
Spri Spri
Ever Ever
18 18
BB
(Valid
Over 39 Years Experience
Licensed and Insured
(231) 250-0047
Bob Parker Jr.
(231) 679-5499
Pole Barn Floors
Excavating
Basement Floors
Driveways • Patios
231-823-2329
Buying Gold and Silver!
Vintage Watches & Collectibles.
CALL FOR A PRICE TODAY!
(231) 796-0554 • 719 WEST AVENUE • BIG RAPIDS
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am-5:30pm and Saturday by Appointment Only
WILSON’S
WILSON’S
Mobile Home Improvement Store
Mobile Home & RV Parts
• Assorted Mobile Home Doors & Windows • Vinyl Windows
• Kitchen & Bath Cabinets • R.V. Parts & Supplies
HOURS: 9 am-5 pm • Sat. 9 am-3 pm
Sun. 9 am-1 pm • Closed Tuesdays
M-82, 3 Miles West of U.S. 131
231-937-6556
VANDYKE’S ENGINE
REBUILDING
Since 1957
17 Westwood • Fremont
(231) 924-3170
• Head Pressure Checking & Reconditioning
• Crank Shaft Grinding • Engine Parts & Kits Available
• Cylinder Block Boring - Automotive, AG and Industrial
Rent This Space
$
21
00
/Wk.
6 Week Minimum • Includes Online Advertising
Call Bernadette Briscoe
231-592-8368
FIREWOOD
8’ Hardwood Firewood
Delivered in 8’ length,
minimum 10 cords per load.
$
100 -
$
110 per cord due to haul distances
Call Perry or Cindy Cousineau
231-796-4558
Leave name & number
Just Teasin Salon
We’re not teasin. You will get the
best service and price in Town!
Mon-Fri 9-5 Sat 9-3
110 Sanborn St., Suite C Big Rapids
231-629-8588
justteasinsalon@hotmail.com
• Hair Cuts
• Perms
• Color
• Updos
• Massage
• Pedicures
• Manicures
• IT Works
“Many a small thing has been made large by
the right kind of advertising.” -Mark Twain
Four Seasons Septic & Rental
PORTABLE RESTROOMS
When You’re Ready For Quality Call
231-734-9107 • 231-796-4990
800-244-5917
LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
PROMPT & FAST SERVICE
DEQ License # 67-07
Four Seasons Septic & Rental
PORTABLE RESTROOMS OMS
When You’re Ready For Quality Call ty Call ity ty Ready For Quality Cal Cal When You’re Ready For Quality Calll hen You’re R
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PROMPT & FAST SERVICE PROMPT & FAST SERVICE
DEQ License # 67-07 DEQ License # 67-07
Handicap accessible units available
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$
21
00
/Wk.
6 Week Minimum • Includes Online Advertising
Call Katie Grossmeyer at 231-592-8385, or
Bernadette Briscoe at 231-592-8368
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“Many a small thing has been made large by
the right kind of advertising.” -Mark Twain
832-4408
Floweri
Orn
www.nhlscape.com
349 Randolph Street
Gaylord, MI 49735
(989) 732-9307
15433 220th Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307
(231) 796-0925
• Landscape Design/Construction
• Irrigation Design/Construction
• Outdoor Maintenance
• Nursery Supplies
• Hydroseeding
Paris Heating & Repair
Home of the Hardy Heater Outdoor Wood Boiler
STOP IN AND CHECK OUT OUR NEW NATURES
COMFORT OUTDOOR WOOD BOILER (PICTURED)!
Paris Heating & Repair
Call Anytime! (231) 349-6057 • (231) 592-3155
Specializing in ALL Outdoor Wood Boiler Repair
Service & Repair for Gas Furnaces and Installation of
Small Gas Appliances.
24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE
*Financing Available.
A.C. METAL SALES
231-924-1204
RESIDENTIAL/AGRICULTURAL ROOFS & SIDING
20 Colors Available, Cut To Your Length.
Custom Metal Trim Accessories In Stock.
New Location
1540 W. 48th St.
Fremont
ScreenPrinting Embroidery Plaques Laser Engraving
www.bigrapidstrophy.com
Kevin Brigham
General Manager
Ph: 231.796.0696
Cell: 231.250.8199
108 S. Michigan Ave.
Big Rapids, MI 49307
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Specializing in Composted Manure, Potting Soils,
and Custom Soil Amendments
4353 W US 10, Sears, Michigan
www.dairydoo.com
Rent This Space
$
21
00
/Wk.
6 Week Minimum • Includes Online Advertising
Call Katie Grossmeyer at 231-592-8385
or Bernadette Briscoe at 231-592-8368
592-1204
HONEST &
AFFORDABLE
CAR CARE
TOWING AVAILABLE
FREE ESTIMATES
Mu ers • Brakes
Foreign & Domestic
Undercarriage Specialist
Starters & Alternators
Oil Changes
1204 N. State St.
Big Rapids
M-F 8am-5:30pm
Four Seasons Septic
When You’re Ready For Quality Call
231-734-9107 • 231-796-4990
800-244-5917
LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
PROMPT & FAST SERVICE
DEQ License # 67-07
Four Seasons Septic
When You’re Ready For Quality Call When You’re Ready For Quality Call
231-734-9107 • 231-796-4990 231-734-9107 • 231-796-4990
800-244-5917 800-244-5917
LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED
PROMPT & FAST SERVICE PROMPT & FAST SERVICE
DEQ License # 67-07 DEQ License # 67-07
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FREE ESTIMATES • QUALITY WORK
17020
8 MILE RD.
STANWOOD, MI
49346
OLSSON
CONCRETE
CONSTRUCTION LLC
POURED WALLS & FLAT WORK
231-823-2544
231-598-2618
FAX #
231-823-9554
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991 Mega Market
Community Papers of
Michigan
Ph. 1-800-783-0267
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Readers are cautioned to thoroughly
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MATTRESS SETS
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ranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can
Deliver 989-832-2401
MEDICAL
$$CASH PAID—UP TO $25/BOX for
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WERE YOU IMPLANTED WITH A St.
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ney Charles Johnson 1-800-535-5727
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616.666.2000 MW, 269.753.2200 SW,
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SPORTING GOODS
CABINS FOR RENT IN CANADA-
Walleyes, Perch, Northerns, Birds,
Wildlife, Pristine Nature. Boats, Mo-
tors, Gas Included. Call Hugh at 800-
426-2550 for free brochure. www.best-
fishing.com
EMPLOYMENT
AI RLI NE CAREERS BEGI N
here—Become An Aviation Mainten-
ance Tech. FAA approved training.
Financial aid if qualified—Housing
available. Job placement assistance.
Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance
877-891-2281.
NOW HIRING: COMPANIES Desper-
ately Need Employees to Assemble
Products at Home. Electronics, CD
Stands, Hair Barrettes, Many More.
No Selling, Any Hours. 1-985-646-
1700 Dept. MI-1530
A.M. EXPRESS Escanaba, MI is look-
ing for Southern Michigan based OTR
Drivers to Join Our Team! $1000 Sign
on bonus. Call 800-548-9783 or apply:
www.amexpressinc.org
FINANCIAL
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Pur pos e Real Es t at e Loans
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Free Consultation! No Middleman! Al-
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LEGAL SERVICES
DIVORCE $350* COVERS children,
etc. only one signature required! *Ex-
cludes govt. fees. 1-800-522-6000
Extn. 950. Locally Owned and Oper-
ated. Established 1977. Baylor & As-
sociates, Inc.
991 Mega Market 991 Mega Market
HUSKY BUI LT METAL ROOFS
Standing Seam, Metal Shingles/Slate,
15 Colors in Stock, Energy Star Quali-
fied. #1 in Michigan! Largest Invent-
ory in Michigan. Company Installers.
Free Estimates. Since 1975! 800-380-
2379
WANTED TO BUY
WANTED: ALL MOTORCYCLES &
MEMORABILIA PRE 1980: Running
or not. Top Cash Paid. 315-569-8094
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ation! Call-888-851-1754
COMPLETE MATERI AL POLE
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$3899. 00 30’ x40’ x10’ - $5799. 00
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i ncl uded, ot her si zes avai l abl e
www. st andal el umber . com Cal l
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Free 1-800-968-8201
BUILT RITE POLE BUILDINGS State-
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2 4 x 4 0 x 1 0 = $ 8 6 3 1 . 0 0
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30x40x12=$10,761.00 Call for price
not shown on any size building or go
to www.builtritepolebuildings.com Toll
Free 1-877-296-6802
POLE BARNS MICHIGAN's Largest
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9110 S. M-37
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www.century21forwardrealty.com
Forward Realty, Inc.
Very roomy 3 bedroom, 2 bath
manufactured home with 2 car garage and
dock. Gentle slope to lakes edge. $73,700
11010799
Small cabin within 1 mile of 4 lakes. Tank,
Little Idlewild, Idlewild and Paradise Lakes.
Tucked away in the woods. Great spot for
escaping from city life. 10055088
3 bedroom, 2 bath 1700 sq. ft. home with
open floor plan and 18 acres. Pole barn with
3 horse stalls with 10 acres fenced in. Ready
for your family and pets! 12030565
Completely remodeled Tri-Level home
on 40 acres near Hesperia. This one has
new flooring, paint, appliances, furnace and
two car garage and huge storage barn and
sits on a square 40 acre parcel. $119,900
12014867
This 2 bedrooms, 1.5 bath home has
a large lot and located just down the street
from Boat access to Hardy Pond. New
furnace, huge garage for all your toys too!
Move in condition! 12014850
105 Linden St.
Big Rapids, MI
(231) 796-4808
2-PRIME DOWNTOWN BIG RAPIDS
COMMERCIAL OFFICE SPACES
FOR RENT
1. 110 N. Michigan Avenue (next to Art Works).
Approx. 1,700 sq.ft.
2. 221 Maple Street. (across from Patterson Flowers).
Approx 800 sq.ft.
For more information please call Debbie
(231)592-8380 or (231)592-0031
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
For More Information Call:
Kelly at 231-796-4831
Fax: 231-796-1152
Email: klast@pioneergroup.com
THE
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GROUP
A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
Place a 25
Word Ad
for only
$
249
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For More Information Call
231-796-4831
Fax: 231-796-1152
Email: classified@pioneergroup.com
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SUNSHINE
CARPET
Services & Sales, Inc.
33 YEARS EXPERIENCE
231.832.5900
• Carpet,
Upholstery,
and
Vehicle
Steam Cleaning
• New Carpet, Vinyl
and Laminate
231-414-8104
LifeCare Dental
John F. Schondelmayer, D.D.S.
Jennifer A. White, D.D.S.
LIMITED SUPPLY:
1/2 OFF Implants!
The only permanent solution to repairing tooth loss.
Now Accepting New Patients!
Dental line of credit available
for easy payment options!
SCHEDULE NOW:
1033 E. Wilcox,
White Cloud, MI







MyLifeCareDental.com
Visit us online
MICHAEL
OIL & PROPANE
Locally Owned & Operated Since 1948
18655 Northland Dr., Old U.S. 131, Big Rapids
1-800-348-1367 • 231-796-8681
Competitive Pricing & Prompt Service
ULTRA LOW SULFUR DIESEL
GASOLINE • PROPANE • LUBRICANTS
LP CYLINDER FILLING
We Deliver or Haul Your Own!
24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE AVAILABLE!
Specializing in
HOURS
8-6 Mon-Fri
9-2 Sat
BENCHLEY BROS., INC.
1 Mile East of Doherty • US-10, Clare • Sales (989) 386-9900 or 1-800-249-7058
For more info log on to: www.benchleybros.com
Parts & Service (989) 386-3197
2012 GMC Sierra 2012 GMC Acadia 2012 GMC Yukon
2012 Buick
Regal
2012 Buick
Verano
2012 Buick
Enclave
2012 Buick
LaCrosse
A-1
Michigan’s Oldest & Finest
Roof Replacement System
FREE ESTIMATES
12X60 14X70
$3,280 $3,980
CONSERVES ENERGY
MADE IN MICHIGAN
Accepted
MOBILE ROOF-OVER SYSTEM
INSTALLED
1-800-872-2089
www.mobilehomeroofsmi.com
10% OFF
At the Following locAtions serving You:
Croton
Gene’s Market
Baldwin
Houseman’s Family Foods
Chippewa Lake
Autumn’s Family Restaurant
Big Rapids
Located within
the Save-A-Lot Plaza
LARGEST SELECTI ON OF
FI REWORKS I N THE AREA!
10 % MilitArY Discount
COME CHECK
US OUT, YOU WON’T
BE DISAPPOINTED!
FIND US ON
FACEBOOK!
WE’LL EVEN COME
OUT AND FIRE FOR YOU!
WIDE SELECTION OF ARTILLARY SHELLS,
A WIDE SELECTION OF SAFE AND SANE
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Store Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm • Sun Noon-4pm
Floor Covering • Appliances • Bedding • Televisions
BIG RAPIDS FURNITURE
210 N. MICHIGAN • 231-527-1248 • BIG RAPIDS
“More Than You Imagined, For Less Than You Expect” • www.br-furniture.com
REMNANTS
STARTING AT
$5
40 INCH
TOSHIBA TV
$499
AMERICAN
RECLINER
$129
CATNAPPER LIFT
RECLINER
$599
ASHLEY
POWERED SOFA
$999
TAILGATER
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$569
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We Cordially Invite Everyone to Our
Grand Opening!
Thursday, June 21st • 4pm to 7pm
Better than ever!
All Patriotic
Fabric
20% O
NEW HOURS
Closed Sunday & Monday
Tues & Thur 10-5:30
Wed & Fri 10-5 • Sat 10-2
231-465-4144
Largest Selection in Central Michigan
Over 1,000 Different Items!
ALL THE
NAME BRANDS!
Black Cat
Legend
Forward
Fire Eagle
Brothers
...and more!
RM SALES
1035 W Main “M-20”
Mecosta, MI
Across from the VFW in Mecosta
OPEN 7 DAYS
Mon-Sat 12noon-8pm
Sun 12noon-6pm
CARRYING ALL THE NEW
FIREWORKS NOW LEGAL
IN MICHIGAN!
Rockets
Roman Candles
Mortors
Firecrackers
Multi Shot Aerial Cakes
...and more!
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ends 12/31/12 **Four year/50,000 mile Maintenance Plan with purchase or lease. Coverage includes a maximum of 8 regularly scheduled maintenance services. See dealer for complete details.
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• Cash due at signing is after $2875 Red Carpet Lease + $1000 Lincoln Exchange Bonus Trade-In Assistance Cash
www.edkoehnlincoln.com
1-616-754-4689
GREENVILLE,MI,48838
11064 W CARSON CITY RD
Ed Koehn

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