Lifestyles Archive

The man behind the curtain

The man behind the curtain

BIG RAPIDS — Most people attending the Mecosta County Agricultural Free Fair come to view the many displays or ride the rides, but few are aware of the work that goes into getting the fair ready each year. “Most people don’t realize how this place is transformed before each fair,” said Randy Bell, who oversees maintenance […]

Drake’s Place: A good breakfast

Drake’s Place: A good breakfast

I sure enjoy a good breakfast when I’m on vacation. Probably because I don’t do much morning cooking when I’m working. Usually my workweek breakfast consist of a cup of coffee and bowl of cereal, if I wake up on time, which almost never happens. That is probably the reason why I love to eat breakfast […]