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About Whitney Gronski-Buffa

Whitney is the associate editor of the Pioneer. She can be reached by phone at (231) 592-8386 or by e-mail at whitney@pioneergroup.com.

Charles R. “Dick” Fry

Charles R. “Dick” Fry

GRANT CENTER — Charles R. “Dick” Fry, of Grant Center, passed away peacefully at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in Grand Rapids on Aug. 6, 2014, at the age of 81. He was born at his family home in Mottville, Michigan on March 13, 1933, to Amos and Cora (Woolhouse) Frye. Dick attended grade school in […]

Your Floor Store owners arrested for check fraud in Mecosta, Newaygo counties

Your Floor Store owners arrested for check fraud in Mecosta, Newaygo counties

BIG RAPIDS — The owners of Your Floor Store of Big Rapids have been arrested on felony fraud warrants. Joseph Kukla, 29, of Morley, and his wife, Nancy Kukla, 28 of Morley, were arrested on Saturday after an investigation by the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives received several complaints reporting the couple passing multiple non-sufficient personal and business […]