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WISE to hold annual golf outing

WISE to hold annual golf outing

REED CITY – On Wednesday, community members will come together to support WISE at the organization’s annual golf outing. “We generally have a good turnout – we had 100 people show up to golf last year,” said Tessa McNally, administrative assistant at WISE.  “It’s a lot of fun. We get to see a lot of […]

Damage to logging equipment reported

MECOSTA TWP.  — Police are looking for information about recent property damage to logging equipment in Mecosta Township. Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 7:37 a.m. to a damaged property complaint involving heavy equipment used for logging. The equipment was parked on Consumers Energy property in near Lincoln Road and 207th […]

Crossroads Charter Academy announces improved MAP test scores

BIG RAPIDS – A year’s worth of hard work has paid off. After receiving less-than-exemplary testing results on last year’s MAP testing, Crossroads Charter Academy worked this year to successfully raise students’ scores. “This year, the administration collaborated and these results are indicative of everyone working together,” said Christopher White, Crossroads Elementary School principal.  “We […]

Gardening from the ground up

Gardening from the ground up

MORLEY — For more than 26 years, Henry W. Petersen has worked the ground with his hands. Petersen is a gardener and business owner, who is known as the flower man around Morley.  He has planted flowers around businesses in downtown Morley for nearly three decades. “I started planting flowers when my wife was pregnant […]