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School boards talk improvements, superintendent contract

OSCEOLA/MECOSTA COUNTY — In Osceola and Mecosta counties, board of education members spent Jan. 8, discussing bond projects and the …

Michigan teachers to receive refund

OSCEOLA COUNTY — Before leaving for the holiday break, school staff and faculty across Michigan received an early Christmas gift. Those …

Registration opens for the 2018 Wheatlake Festival of Races

Registration opens for the 2018 Wheatlake Festival of Races

Submitted to the Herald Review  REED CITY/BIG RAPIDS — While it may be a little cold for outdoor walking and running in the near …

Officers remind anglers, other outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution on the ice

Officers remind anglers, other outdoor enthusiasts to exercise caution on the ice

OSCEOLA/MECOSTA COUNTY — With temperatures dropping once again, those who enjoy the outdoors in winter may be eager to go out and test …

Schultz graduates basic training

Schultz graduates basic training

U.S. Marine Corps Private Silas H. Schultz graduated basic training on Jan. 5, 2018, at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island in South …

Features

Osceola County 4-H Fall Round-up to showcase variety of programs

Osceola County 4-H Fall Round-up to showcase variety of programs

LINCOLN TWP. — When many people hear “4-H,” they think of livestock and the county fair. The program is far more varied than …

United Way celebrates 65th anniversary, kicks off campaign

United Way celebrates 65th anniversary, kicks off campaign

BIG RAPIDS — The Mecosta-Osceola United Way kicked off its 2017 campaign with a look backward before diving forward to this year’s …

Out of the Darkness Walk set for Saturday

Out of the Darkness Walk set for Saturday

Event promotes suicide prevention, education BIG RAPIDS — Organizers of the Out of the Darkness Walk hope the event not only brings …

Klumpp named interim MOISD superintendent

Klumpp named interim MOISD superintendent

BIG RAPIDS — With school back in full swing, families may have the opportunity to meet the new person at the helm of the hedgehog …

Police & Crime

LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Dec. 20

Evart Police Department Dec. 11 to Dec. 17 Dec. 11 • Officers were dispatched to a retail fraud complaint. An investigation was conducted …

LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Dec. 13

Evart Police Department Dec. 4 to Dec. 10 Dec. 4 • While conducting a traffic stop, officers made contact with a driver who did not have …

LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Nov. 29

Evart Police Department Nov. 20 to Nov. 26 Nov. 20 • Officers were called to a dispute between a citizen and a resident regarding a water …

LOCAL POLICE REPORTS — Nov. 15

Evart Police Department Nov. 6 to Nov. 12 Nov. 6 • Officers were dispatched to a harassment complaint. Contact was made with both …

Community

Send in Christmas season service times

Send in Christmas season service times

OSCEOLA COUNTY — Churches throughout the area are invited to submit their announcements and times of services throughout the Christmas …

Birth announcements

Birth announcements

It’s a girl! Jamie Baumgardner and Michael Darling, of Evart, announce the birth of their daughter, Marissa Suzanne Darling, on Oct. …

Venema graduates basic training

Venema graduates basic training

Submitted to the Herald Review SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman Walter J. Venema graduated from basic military training at Joint Base …

Airman Devaun A. Sims graduates basic training

Airman Devaun A. Sims graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Devaun A. Sims graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio. The airman …