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Man charged for standoff in Mecosta County

Man charged for standoff in Mecosta County

BIG RAPIDS — A man who initiated an August standoff in Deerfield Township was arraigned Tuesday in Mecosta County’s 77th District Court. Brandon Clements, 39 of Riverdale, is charged with one count of felony assault/resisting/obstruction of a police officer for the Aug. 13 standoff at a residence on Monroe Road. The standoff, which lasted more […]

Home energy tips for older adults

MECOSTA COUNTY — Everyone appreciates a warm, comfortable home during the cold winter months. Yet with escalating energy costs, many older Americans will find it a challenge to keep up with home heating bills this winter. With a little planning and preparation, seniors can reduce the amount they owe and still stay warm during the winter. Check with […]

Holiday fun

Holiday fun

EVERGREEN FUN: Nora Quisenberry a member of the Mecosta County Senior Center’s Senior Outings and Recreation group wraps some pine garland around a foam circle to make the base for a Christmas wreath. Quisenberry was among a dozen seniors who were using colored ribbon, ornaments and other Christmas swag to create their own special wreath […]