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Maneke-Litrenta wedding announcement

Maneke-Litrenta wedding announcement

  Kenneth and Linda Maneke would like to announce the marriage of their daughter Marie Lynn to Michael W. Litrenta. The lakeside wedding took place at Clear Lake Country Golf Club on May 31, 2014. Marie is employed at River Town Realty and Mike is employed at Paris AllSharp. (Courtesy photo)

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

50TH ANNIVERSARY: Ray and Patricia (Welniak) Faber, of Mecosta, are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Sept. 19, 2014. They were married on September 19, 1964, at St. Charles Catholic Church, Leaton.  Mr. and Mrs. Faber, formerly of Mount Pleasant, have four children: Ray (Deb) Faber, of Mt. Pleasant, Mike (Robin) Faber, of Shepherd, Christie (Jesse) […]

Couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

Couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

65TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY: Helen and Gordon Burden are celebrating 65 years together. They were married on Aug. 19, 1949 and are lifelong residents of Stanwood. They raised four children and have eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. The family wishes to congratulate their Mom and Dad, Grandma and Grandpa. (Courtesy photo)

Hofman serving in the U.S. Navy

Hofman serving in the U.S. Navy

NAVYMAN: Machinist Mate Fireman Bradley Hofman, from Big Rapids, is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Norfolk-based destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98). USS Forrest Sherman is longer than 1.5 football fields at nearly 510 feet long. The ship is 66 feet wide and weighs more than 9,200 tons. Twin gas turbine engines can […]

Coso receives Ph.D

Coso receives Ph.D

ACADEMIC SUCCESS: Alexandra E. Coso, of Lakeland, Fla., recently received her Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Ga. In addition to her doctorate from Georgia Tech, Coso holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the […]

Graduation announcement

Graduation announcement

Amanda Cousineau, of Paris, recently graduated from Cornerstone University, earning a Master of Science in management. While at Cornerstone, Cousineau earned a cumulative grade point average of 4.00 and was the class representative for her cohort. She has a Bachelor of Science in management, also from Cornerstone, and an Associate of Business Administration from Baker […]

Music in the Library

Music in the Library

  Tweens and Teens at the Morton Township Library had a hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time as they enjoyed a live rock-and-roll musical presentation by Jeff Rutter of Chicago on July 24. The Science of Music Show  was a part of the Teen Summer Reading Program “Spark a Reaction.” The program was funded through the Michigan Council for Arts […]

Drumminity

Drumminity

MORTON TOWNSHIP – The Morton Township Library Children’s Summer Reading Program was transformed into a “Drummunity” on July 23 as the children played a variety of hand drums and percussion toys. Lori Fithian of Ann Arbor facilitated the program. Participants enjoyed this unique, fun, and energizing experience. The program was funded through the Michigan Council […]