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Serving PortionS of MontcalM, MecoSta, newaygo and Kent countieS

Earning national rEcognition


n Gerber Memorial part of Keystone was created by Michigan dent, Spencer Johnson. “Our initiative, as
Local
Census
hospitals with a commitment to improve a whole, has consistently demonstrated a
national award
centers to
safety and reduce costs by enhancing the commitment to support clinicians in their
quality of care given. The first initiatives voluntary endeavors,” Johnson added.
FREMONT — The Michigan Health focused on care in the Intensive Care Unit The Award, for Innovation in Patient
and Hospital Association’s quality ini- (ICU) and surgical settings. Data reflects Safety and Quality at a National Level, not-
tiative (The Keystone Center for Patient
Safety and Quality) has won the National
that Keystone hospitals have saved more
than 1,800 lives, $271 million in hospital
ed that the Keystone Center used a quality
improvement collaborative to focus on in- provide
Eisenberg Innovations in Patient Safety costs, and more than 140,000 excess hos- terventions to improve patient safety and
and Quality Award from the National
Quality Forum and the Joint Commission
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pital stay days between 2004 and 2009.
“Winning the 2009 Eisenberg Innova-
tion in Patient Safety and Quality Award is a
prevent harm in intensive care units. Two
of the interventions, eliminating Central
Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
assistance
hospitals. GMHS has been a part of the testament to the committed clinical teams, (CLABSIs) and the Comprehensive Unit- Stanton- By now, most Mont-
ICU Keystone Initiative since its inception administrators and trustees of Michigan’s calm County residents have received
in 2003. non-profit hospitals,” stated MHA Presi- See GERBER page 5 their 2010 U.S. Census form in the
mail or at their door. Make sure you
don’t mistake it for another piece of
junk mail as it is quite possibly one
Patriots of the Month of the most important pieces of mail
you will receive this decade.
When you receive your census
Colin Scholtens & Ike Higgin form, just answer the 10 questions
Congratulations to Colin Scholtens and Ike (Isaac) Hig- (it should take about 10 minutes)
gins for being selected by the staff as our “Patriots of the and return it in the postage-paid en-
Month” for the excellent display of RESPECT. velope provided. Information that
Colin, the son of Rob and Anne Scholtens of Kent City, you provide will be used for statis-
is a second grade student. “I thought it was pretty good, be- tical purposes only; your personal
cause I saw Lizzie get one, and I was thinking I would like data is protected under federal law
to get one. At first I was kind of embarrassed, but then I and is strictly confidential.
got kind of used to it, so yah…” commented Colin when he Lisa Lund, who is staff to the
was asked what he thought when he was presented with the Montcalm Human Services Coali-
award. tion, said “People who have ques-
Colin attends the Grant Christian Reformed Church and tions, need assistance complet-
some of his favorite verses are from Luke 2:4-16, “because ing the form, or need replacement
it tells about how Jesus was being born. I liked how they forms can get help in one of two
said how the shepherds were so scared and like how a whole ways- in person or by phone.” The
bunch of angels were saying Glory to God in the highest.” Montcalm Human Services Coali-
Some of his other favorites include: macaroni & cheese, tion has advocated for adequate and
hotdogs, pizza, and hamburgers; red, white & blue; Bible; accessible local Census assistance
and playing soccer. for Montcalm County residents.
If Colin could give people a piece of advice it would be, To get help in person, people can
“to have respect for adults and parents.” Respect, to Colin, stop by a local Census Questionnaire
means, “It means you say things like excuse me and please Assistance Center (QAC). Through
and all polite words.” mid-April, four community organi-
Ike Higgins is the son of Jeremy & Becky Higgins of zations located in Edmore, Green-
Grant, and is a Kindergarten student. “Excited, Pretty ville, Howard City, and Stanton are
cool,” commented Ike when he was asked what he thought doing their part to ensure that ev-
when he was presented with the award. ery resident is counted by serving
Ike attends St. Bart’s Catholic Church in Newaygo and as a QAC. A U.S census employee
he could not pick a favorite verse, “I like them all, it is to will be available to assist commu-
hard to pick a favorite,” said Ike. nity members in completing census
Some of his other favorites include: play with friends at forms and assist with other Census-
recess, sandwiches, and the color blue. related needs. People are seen on a
When asked about what Respect meant to him, Ike com-
mented “Using your manners.” See CENSUS page 7

Sand Lake students visit the


Grands Rapids Symphony
By Garrett eBenhoh Garrett Ebenhoh. To go there and experience it
in person is more meaningful then just hearing
Sand Lake Elementary 5th grade students it on the radio. Remington McKinnon from Sand
had a great time at the Grand Rapids Symphony. Lake Elementary was the guest conductor for the
It was what they were looking forward to for the symphony. “I was excited and a little nervous
whole week. The students at the school loved the my legs were shaking” said Remington McKin-
firebird symphony. They were bouncing off the non. She did a great job. Thank you for letting
walls in anticipation of it. “I love the symphony us come Grand Rapids symphony it was a very
because of the vibrations from the instruments. memorable day. I hope the 5th grade students
You can feel the music, not just hear it.” stated can come again.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR POLICY


DEADLINES INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Letters published in the River Valley Record-En-
News/Editorial Submissions . . . . Noon on Tuesday n Obituaries, Page 4
terprise do not reflect the overall opinion of the paper.
Letters to the editor may be written by any member of the Area Happenings and Directories . . . . Noon on Wednesday n Croton Community
community who wishes to express their view of a certain Classified/Display advertising . . . . Noon on Thursday Church invites public to
issue. Letters should be in good taste and no longer than
500 words.
For more information, contact the River Valley Office services, Page 5
at (231) 937-4740
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OBITUARIES COMMUNITY
Shirley Paul and John Christiansen, Ka-
tie, Sarah and Mike Windrim,
most of
all he was NEWS
Christiansen three great-grandchildren, Lexi a faithful

Shirley Christiansen, 84, of


and Lucas Windrim and Mar-
tin Robert Christiansen V; one
husband,
and de- HOMETOWN HERO
Howard City, formerly of Grand brother-in-law, George Gimakas voted fa- Air Force Airman Jess E. Nagel-
Rapids, passed away March 22 at of Muskegon; two nieces and one ther, and hout graduated from basic military
Clark Regional Hospital in Win- nephew. an honor- training at Lackland Air Force Base, San
chester Kentucky. Funeral services took place on able man. Antonio, Texas. The airman completed
She was born Oct. 22, 1925, Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Heck- He was a an intensive, eight-week program that in-
in Battle Creek, the daughter of man Funeral Home with Pastor member cluded training in military discipline and
Ernest and Cora Fisk. Shirley Lynne Kammeraad officiating SAGORSKI of Blythe- studies, Air Force core values, physical
was preceded in death by her with Entombment at Graceland field Hills fitness, and basic warfare principles and
husband M. Robert Christiansen, Memorial Park. Memorials to Church. Andrew is survived by skills. Airmen who complete basic training
whom passed away in 2000, just Helping Hands or Christ Com- his wife, Melissa (Astras); his earn four credits toward an associate in
four months after they celebrated munity Church may be left at the children, Jordan David, Elaina applied science degree through the Com-
their 50th wedding anniversary. funeral home. Angel, Elizabeth Mary, Lara El- munity College of the Air Force. He is the
She was also preceded in death eaze, Jack Andrew; his father, son of John and Dee Nagelhout of Maple NAGELHOUT
Jim and his wife, Nancy (Ciluffo)
by a brother and sister.
Shirley obtained her degree Andrew James along with her children; sisters,
Hill St., Howard City, Mich. Nagelhout is a
2004 graduate of Tri County High School, Howard City.
Mary Rose Baxter and Jeanine
Summa Cum Laude from Cen-
tral Michigan. She taught school Sagorski (Dan) Krebs; his in-laws, Tony
in Battle Creek and East Grand Mr. Andrew James Sagorski,
and Rita Astras and Melissa’s five
siblings, Ingrid (Tim) Ingram,
Veteran Trust Fund available
Rapids. She was employed to
organize the Westminster Pres-
age 40, passed away unexpectedly
on Thursday, March 11, 2010 and
Katrina (Josiah) Meyers, Eliza-
beth (Jeff) Geshel, Mark Astras,
for veterans, families
byterian Church Day Care cen- is now rejoicing with his Lord and
ter and served as the first direc- and Philip Astras; and a large ex- Montcalm County Veteran Trust Fund is here to help all veter-
Savior. He grew up in Sand Lake, tended family. He was preceded ans and their family with emergency financial needs. Due to the
tor. She retired from The D.S.S. graduated from Tri-County High
Agency where she worked in the in death by his mother, Mary higher volume of veterans needing assistance, Lynda Schmidt
School in 1988, and received his Elizabeth Sagorski (Napierlaski); has returned as our Authorized Agent. The office will be open
child support enforcement pro- degree in Political Science from
gram. Shirley served two terms his infant brother, David and his at the VFW in Sheridan every Wednesday & Thursday from 2
Central Michigan University. An- infant sister, Angela. A celebra- to 4 pm and at other times by appointment by calling 989-291-
as president of the Southwestern drew married Melissa (Astras)
Child Support Council. She was tion of Andrew’s life was held 9680.
on June 22, 2001. He currently Monday at Blythefield Hills Bap- At this time the full Montcalm County Veterans Trust Fund
a member of Christ Commu- worked in sales for Cofessco Fire
nity Church . Surviving are her tist Church with Pastor Matt Zai- Board consist of Chairman Eric Halvorsen of the VFW, Charles
Protection and previously Sie- nea officiating. Those planning an (Chuck) Zilch of the DVA, Murl (Red) Sanders of the AL and
children, Martin Robert ( Judy mens, but cooking and farming
) of Winchester, Ky., Bruce ( Su- expression of sympathy are asked Lynda Schmidt as their agent.
were his passions. Andrew was to consider the Educational Fund At the first interview, the veteran needs to bring with him/
san ) of Wisconsin, Judy (Rory) an early riser, a hard worker, an
Windrim of Davisburg, eight for Andrew Sagorski’s Children her, their DD214s, proof of identification and copies of the bills
innate chef, a lover of history, but at Lake Michigan Credit Union. they need help with. During this interview, the veteran will have
grandchildren, Rob, Ryan, Gayle,
to fill out a complete financial report, two other forms and an-
swer a set of required questions set by the state office.
Newaygo Home & Garden Show
Need a cure for cabin fever? Think spring by attending the Newaygo Home and Garden Show on Saturday,
Once the application is filled out, the Agent will verify all
information, then present the completed application to the Vet-
April 17, 2010, between 10 am and 5 pm, at the Newaygo Middle School. The event will showcase Newaygo erans Trust Board Members. The Board will determine by State
area businesses, and will feature seminars, demonstrations with question-and-answer sessions covering the Guidelines if the application will be granted or denied. If de-
latest home and garden topics and trends. If you want to do some fixing up, decorating, or add some curb ap- nied, the applicant will receive a letter of denial from the agent
peal, come to the show to learn tips and helpful hints from experts. Admission is free to the public. and than he/she can request an appeal with the State Veterans
Trust Fund out of Lansing.

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Croton Community Church has much to offer


After 59 years, the Croton Commu- Street, folks are just as apt to get there of events, and has started wonderful Service, where there will be inspir-
nity Church wants to let people know following the simple direction of “Go traditions by offering their Annual Pig ing music, an Easter message, and
it still has much to offer. The church East at the Croton Library - straight Roast in April, Vacation Bible School Children’s Church, with crafts and an
was started in 1951, by Pastor Ralph to end of Road”. in August, their famous Swiss Steak Easter Story, and ending with a fun
Redding. It was a small white church Many pastors and guest speakers Dinner in September, and of course Easter egg hunt. On April 11th, there
then, but eventually, more space was have passed through the doors over their Halloween event, which includes will be a free showing of the movie
needed for Sunday classrooms. The the years, but the church now has a dressing up, games, candy, donuts, “fireproof”, which will be a lead in to
church purchased the old gymna- full time congregational leader in Pas- cider and hot coffee, to warm all the study classes on marriage and parent-
sium at the end of Wealthy Street in tor Dwight Reed. Pastor Reed, and his Croton families and friends. The year ing, lead by Pastor Reed and his wife.
Croton. That was approximately 12 wife Jane reside in Muskegon, how- is ended with a heartwarming Christ- Call 231-652-4120 to find out more
years ago, and now they are a “small ever enjoying the beauty of the Croton mas program featuring guest singers about the movie and classes.
church tucked in a big building”. This area, they also camp seasonally at the and a program put on by the “Cherub Take a drive through Croton, and
building is familiar to a lot of the lo- Croton Township Campground. The Choir”, something not to be missed, stop by any Sunday or Wednesday and
cals because for many years it was a Reeds have two adult children, who really putting you in the Christmas meet Pastor Reed and the rest of the
roller skating rink. A unique location serve as missionaries in Bolivia, South Spirit. church family....good food and good
for a unique little church. While the America, and five grandchildren. April will be a very busy month for people. This “small church tucked in a
address is actually 5750 E. Wealthy The church offers a full calendar the church, starting with the Easter big building” has a lot to offer.

GERBER
COnTInUED fROM PAGE 3
Based Safety Program (CUSP) have pro-
duced notable results (as mentioned above).
Additionally, the MHA had created col-
laborative work around a Keystone Surgical
Initiative focused on elimination of surgical-
site infections and wrong-site surgery. This
focus, especially on Hospital Acquired Infec-
tions (HAI), was actually the first Keystone
project implemented at GMHS.
The Keystone Center Initiatives have
been studied by national and international
health care organizations, and are becoming
models for use across the world. The next
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safety and quality in the ER and OB. Gerber
Memorial is also participating in these new
initiatives.
“Patient safety and quality is at the very
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Director of Quality Management at GMHS.
“Our participation in MHA Keystone: ER
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TO THE
Helping Hands EDITOR
It is clear that this community is not
lacking in individuals and businesses
that care about serving others. READER: No
On March 11th Latitude staff member
Chad Stockwell presented $1000 to the Christmas
President of Helping Hands, Joyce Eben-
stein. This $1000 represented proceeds gift for my son
from the Winterfest Entertainment Tent
TO THE EDITOR:
held January 15th and 16th. Proceeds
Nobody ever does anything
from this event were also donated to
wrong. At least that is what I’ve
Field of Dreams Foundation.
learned in the last few years. Peo-
Latitudes is recognized for having a
ple always justify their actions
highly qualified staff that work as a team
with a rationalization; the con-
to support worthy causes such as provid-
clusion is then that nobody does
ing service at Steelheader ball games and
anything bad or hurtful or wrong
at volunteer opportunities such as the
because there was a reason for it.
Entertainment Tent.
That’s what I remind myself when
This donation comes at a time when
rotten things happen, like having
Alan Feinstein, noted philanthropist, and
my son’s Christmas present stolen
Fight Against Hunger is offering their
DONATION: (From left to right) Sally Proctor - Community First Federal Credit off the front porch. On March 4,
yearly challenge. Any monetary and /or
Union, Richard Pease - Pease Insurance Agency, Joyce Eberstein - Helping Fedex delivered a 52 lb package to
food donations made to Helping Hands
Hands President, Avon Representative, Chad Stockwell - Latitudes, Michelle the front door of my home at 130
will be reported to the Feinstein Founda-
Barker - Firstbank, Mark Stevens - Prudential Preferred REALTOR, Winterfest Godfrey in Howard City; it was a
tion to qualify for a portion of one million
Committee member. bed shaped like a fire truck for
dollars.
my 2 year old son, a gift from his
grandmother. We never received
Helping Hands is very Helping Hands on a significantly community. They are asking that the Helping Hands ministry and the package and now my son just
pleased to announce a partner- reduced cost basis. people from the community con- more details will be emerging in doesn’t get a bed. Maybe the par-
ship of service to the community Helping Hands clients who sider donating their gently used, the coming weeks and months ty who pilfered it thinks we are
by the building of a relationship have clothing needs will be pro- and freshly laundered clothing to regarding those efforts. Helping wealthy and can just go out and
with My Friend’s Closet located vided with coupons and discount My Friend’s Closet knowing that Hands has a strong foundation buy a new one, and they don’t care
at 841 Shaw Street next to BC vouchers to assist with providing it will be put to use in serving the of support in our local commu- that we can’t. Maybe it just looked
Pizza in Howard City. the necessary clothing require- needs of those in the community nity and greatly appreciates that too easy and nothing should be
Helping Hands has been ments of the family. If there are who are not able to purchase support as it continues its nearly that tempting. Or maybe the eco-
solely focused on providing food needs beyond what the coupons clothing for their family based 20 year history of service to the nomic hard times just dull one’s
to those who have a need in the and discount voucher can ac- on the challenging economic cir- community. conscience about what is really
community, but many times complish, those needs will be cumstances in our area. Questions regarding this wrong with stealing. Whatever the
people have needs that go be- evaluated on a case by case basis This program is expected to new program can be directed storyline, the ending is the same; a
yond food. They need clothing with each client. be just one of several new visions to My Friend’s Closet at (231) sad little boy and a mom who has
and other resources and Barb & My Friend’s Closet is also that the Helping Hands organiza- 937-9717. Questions regarding to teach him a lesson about people
Vinnie Krawczyk, owners of My seeking the support of the com- tion has for the community. Con- Helping Hands can be directed that I wish I could spare him until
Friend’s Closet have partnered munity to assist with its part in siderable discussion has been oc- to Joyce Ebenstein at (231) 937- he was a bit older.
up with Helping Hands to offer this expansion of the Helping curring with the local ministerial 4069 or Fred C. Plath at (231) BRANDY ANTOR
clothing resources to clients of Hands ministry services to the association as to expansion of 937-6758. Howard City

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Miss Dietz –
GCS Principal of the Day

Newaygo bands perform


The Newaygo 7th, 8th, and spectively. The High School Sym- Sweeney. The High School Sym-
High School Symphonic Bands phonic Band performed at 4:00 phonic Band performed Cougar
entertained their parents, fam- p.m. Mountain March by Steve Hodg-
ily and friends on the evening of The 7th Grade Band per- es, Simple Gifts: Four Shaker
Thursday, February 18th at the formed Fleur-de-lis March by Songs by Frank Ticheli, and As-
Newaygo High School for a Pre- Sandy Feldstein & Larry Clark, centium by Ed Huckeby.
Festival Concert. All three bands Baywood overture by James Congratulations to the 8th
are under the direction of Mr. Swearingen, and Celtic Air and Grade Band and High School
Daniel Barnett. The actual Fes- Dance No. 2 by Michael Swee- Bands for receiving straight Divi-
tival performance took place on ney. The 8th Grade band per- sion “1” Superior Ratings at the
Friday, February 26th at the Ce- formed Crosswinds March by MSBoA District Festival. Both
dar Springs High School. The 7th James Swearingen, Gently Touch bands will be performing at the
and 8th Grade Bands performed the Sky by Robert Sheldon, and MSBoA State Festival in late
at 10:30 a.m. and 1:40 p.m., re- Knights of Destiny by Michael April.

CENSUS
CoNTiNUED FRoM PAGE 3
walk-in basis; appointments are aries and representation.
not necessary. The four QAC sites and their Howard City
To get help by phone, people hours are as follows: Timothy C. Hauenstein Reyn-
Grant Christian School had a new princi- can call the Telephone Question- Edmore olds Township Library
pal Monday, March 15 when Miss Alainna Di- naire Assistance Center toll-free Home Township Library 117 Williams St., 49329
at 1-866-872-6868 from 8a.m.- 329 E. Main St., 48829 Mon., Wed. and Fri. 2-5 p.m. ;
etz entered the school. Miss Dietz had a busy 9p.m. any day of the week. Mon. and Wed. 3-6p.m. Tues and Thurs. 2-7p.m. ;
day! Greeting, setting bells, opening mail, ob- While most people are aware Fri. 3-5p.m. Sat. 10a.m.-2p.m.
that the Census counts every resi- Sat. 10a.m.-12p.m.
serving classrooms, finding things that were dent in the United States every 10 Stanton
years, but most don’t understand Greenville Mid-Michigan District Health
going well, answering the phone, and running the importance of the Census and Michigan Works! Service Cen- Department
errands filled the morning for Miss Dietz. The are usually not in a rush to fill out ter 615 N. State St., 48888
the form and return it to the Cen- Wyngate Office Park, 114 Mon. 8a.m.-5p.m. (office
time ended with lunch at Burger King. Alainna sus Bureau. S. Greenville West Dr., 48838 closed for lunch from 12-1p.m. )
Among many other uses, the Mon. 8a.m.-4:30p.m. Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 2-5
is the daughter of Mark Dietz and Monica Dietz data collected by the census also Tues. and Thurs. 2:15-5 p.m. p.m.
of Grant. helps determine political bound- Fri. 2:15-4:30p.m.

Reynolds Township Croton Township Zoning Board of Appeals


Montcalm County, Michigan
Ordinance No. 2010-311-2 Synopsis
Public Hearing/Quarterly Meeting
Deliberation and Possible Final Action
AN ORDINANCE TO IMPOSE A MORATORIUM ON THE ISSUANCE
OF TOWNSHIP PERMITS, LICENSES OR APPROVALS FOR THE Tuesday April 6, 2010 • 7:00 p.m.
SALE OR DISPENSATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA
Terrance and Debra Schuiteman, of 8859 Lake Street, Newaygo, Michigan,
The Township of Reynolds Ordains: 49337. Parcel #62-20-32-133-001 Croton Township, Newaygo, Michigan.
Are requesting a variance to construct a Garage/storage building that will
• SECTION 1: Findings. In accordance with Act No. 110 of the Public Acts of not comply with the Accessory Building use requirements set forth by the
2006, as amended, and Act No. 3 of the Public Acts of 1895, as amended, the Town-
Croton Township Zoning Ordinance; Section 1.20 Definitions-A and Sec-
ship Board of Reynolds Township has determined that:
tion 2.100 Accessory Buildings A. #1 General Provisions.
1. The provisions within the Reynolds Township ordinances, as amended, have
not kept pace with recent developments and the passing into law of Initiated
Law 1 of 2008, the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act. Village of Howard City
2. It is within the rights of the Township Board of Reynolds Township to establish
reasonable regulations to control the sale and dispensation of medical mari- Curbside Clean Up
huana in order to protect the public health, safety and welfare and in a manner
consistent with the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act.
April 17, 2010
3. Imposing a moratorium, on a limited temporary basis, is reasonable and nec- Curbside Spring Clean up will be on April 17, 2010. All trash and
essary in order to allow time for review of and potential amendments to the appliances must be at the curb by 6:00 a.m. Appliances must have
Reynolds Township Zoning Ordinances. a sticker. Stickers are available at the Village Office after April 1st.
A full copy of this ordinance is available for inspection at the Reynolds Township Building and remodeling debris will not be accepted. Please make
office located at 215 E. Edgerton St. Howard City during regular business hours. sure to put all trash and debris in boxes or containers. If you have
Tina Porzondek, Clerk any questions please call Kim at 231-937-4311 ext. 1.

ENSLEY TOWNSHIP CLEAN-UP DAYS


April 2 and April 3
Ensley Township will host a clean up day on Friday, April 2 from 8:00 am to
12:30 pm, and on Saturday, April 3 from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Ensley
Township Hall, 7163 120th Street, Sand Lake, for Ensley Township residents only.
Upon presenting driver’s license or approved identification, the following items
will be accepted with the charges as noted:
Rubbish (to include burn barrel contents, bagged garbage ..... No Charge No shovel offs or loose trash allowed!
Furniture ................................................................................. No Charge BAG IT, BOX IT, BARREL IT,
Batteries .............................................................................................$1.00 OR DON’T BRING IT!
Scrap Metal, building materials (no concrete) ..................... No Charge Notes: No brush, yard waste, liquids, paints or concrete.
Fencing must be flattened and folded.
Appliances (without freon) ................................................................$3.00 Barrels must have one end opened or full of holes
Appliances (with freon)................................................................... $15.00 No free pick up of cars or other items.
Propane Tanks (must be cut in half)....................................... No Charge Residents will need to bring materials
Fuel Oil Tanks (must be cut in half) ....................................... No Charge to the township hall.
J & S Service of Kent City will supervise the site.
Tires - ALL TIRES MUST BE CUT IN 4 PIECES............. No Charge J & S has the right to refuse items at their discretion.
MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 9
030 Special Notices ATTENTION USED BOOK SALE
TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES

Do it yourself at

TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES

TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES


The Friends of The Library will be sponsoring a used book sale at

www.1040.com/fileit
AVON START EARNING TODAY!
the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library at
Sign Up Only $10.00 - Bonuses
$1000.00 Call Debbie 1-877-355- 117 Williams St., Howard City
2866 Ind.SalesRep April 22nd - April 24th.
Hours for the sale Thursday, 10 am - 7 pm, Friday, 10 am - 4 pm, Federal & State
ESTATE & MOVING Saturday, 10 am - 2 pm Prepare and e-file your tax return yourself
SALES. We do the Book donations are needed and appreciated. You can leave the Inexpensive and easy to use
work. Set up/take donated books at the Timothy C. Hauenstein Library.
Fees starting at $9.95 for Federal and State
Please come and check out our great selection.
down. Call Keith at TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES • TAXES

231-834-0442 Don’t Be An April Fool


PUBLIC & Miss These
GUN SHOW- Osceola County Fair-
grounds, Evart, MI, Sunday, April 11th
NOTICES 3 BIG SALES
(9am-3pm). For information call Dave
at (231)652-5757
at EXPRESSWAY
PUBLIC AUTO AUCTION
032 Public Notices PUBLIC Mon., Mar. 29 • 6:30 PM
NOTICES Auto Auction - Cars, Trucks, & Vans For Sale
Mon., Apr. 5 • 6:30 PM
Request for Bids
PUBLIC
Absolute Last Bid Buys Regular Auction to Follow “Special Fees”
THE BIG RAPIDS HOUSING COM- Mon., Apr. 19 • 6:30 PM
MISSION is seeking qualified contractors
to bid on single family home renovation
at 511 Hutchinson. Please contact Mark NOTICES Regular Sale PLUS Trucks & Toys Night
Motorhomes, RVs, Boats, Trailers, Quads, Special Fees
W. Sochocki, 9 Parkview Village, Big Auction will be running on our
PUBLIC
Rapids, MI 49307, 231-796-8689, for
more information or visit the website: NEW SPRING & SUMMER SALE DATES
www.bigrapidshousing.org. Bids are due Every 1st & 3rd Monday of the Month
on April 6, 2010, and there is a manda-
tory walk through on March 31, 2010. Bid-
NOTICES March 29, April 5, April 19, May 3, May 17, June 7, and June 14
Visit our website at www.expresswayautoauction.org for all sales listings
ders must be pre-qualified. Women and
8930 Maple Hill • Howard City
minority businesses are encouraged to
participate. Equal Housing Opportunity. PUBLIC 2 miles N of Howard City, Exit
120 US-131 X-way & M-46 East

NOTICES 231-937-5868
800-560-0838

REYNOLDS TOWNSHIP Notice of Public Hearing


FIMCO 15 GAL- ROAD ADVISORY COMMISSION MEETING Village of Howard City
LON spot- April 12, 2010 • 7:05 p.m.
April 5, 2010 • 6:00 p.m.
sprayer, 12 V Municipal Building
125 E. Shaw Street
$60. Swisher 2- Howard City, MI 49329
wheel lawn 231-937-4311
cart,folding $100. The Reynolds Township Road Advisory Committee will meet to re-
There will be a public hearing of the Village Council to hear comments about the
1-231-834-9171 view road contracts for 2010. The meeting will be held at the Reyn- proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment. The amendment would allow site plan
olds Township Hall 215 E. Edgerton, Howard City. review to be approved by the Planning Commission. This would eliminate the need
to go to the Village Council for final approval. The decision would be final at the
Planning Commission level.

Reynolds Township If you are not able to attend the meeting but would like to comment, please feel free
Montcalm County, Michigan to contact Mark Rambo at 231-937-4311 ext. 6 during Village Office hours.
Ordinance No. 2010-311-1 Synopsis Kim Alexander
AN ORDINANCE TO REGULATE THE POSSESSION Clerk

AND SALE OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.


The TOWNSHIP OF REYNOLDS Ordains: The purpose of this Article is to pro- Reynolds Township Regular Meeting of the Board
hibit the possession, delivery, sale, marketing and advertising of items, parapher- Meeting Date: March 11, 2010
Six Lakes nalia, accessories or things which are designed or marketed for use with controlled Called to order: 7:00 p.m.
substances to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the Township Members present: Supervisor Keith Grannis, Clerk Tina Porzondek, Treasurer
SIX LAKES FLEA MARKET:
and to discourage the use of controlled substances. Roger Stedman, Trustee Lee Olsen. Absent: Trustee Ann Yanke
Opening April 2nd, weath- Action Items:
A full copy of this ordinance is available for inspection at the Reynolds Township
er permitting. Fri-Sat-Sun. Motion to approve consent agenda containing previous minutes, treasurer’s report,
office located at 215 E. Edgerton St. Howard City during regular business hours.
Call Dan (231)937-4320. fire and police reports. Motion made by Olsen, second by Porzondek, 4 ayes, 1 ab-
************************ Tina Porzondek, Clerk sent. Approved.
Motion by Porzondek, second by Olsen to adopt the proposed fiscal year 2010-2011
budget and to amend the fiscal year 2009-2010 budget cost centers, 336-00 fire and
NOTICE safety and 210-000 attorney from the unused funds from 440-000 public works. 4
ayes, 1 absent. Approved.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR
Resolution to adopt Ordinance #2010-311-1 to regulate the possession and sale of
MAY 4, 2010 ELECTION drug paraphernalia offered by Porzondek, second by Stedman. Roll call vote: Gran-
To All Qualified Electors of: nis; aye, Stedman; aye, Yanke; absent, Porzondek; aye, Olsen; aye. Approved.
Resolution to adopt Ordinance # 2010-311-2 to impose a moratorium on the issu-
Tri County Area Schools, Montcalm, Newaygo and Kent Counties
ance of Reynolds Township permits, licenses or approvals for the sale or dispen-
NOTICE is hereby given that an Election will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010. sation of medical marijuana offered by Olsen, second by Stedman. Roll call vote:
*Qualified electors who wish to vote in the Election must be registered to vote no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5, Grannis; aye, Stedman; aye, Porzondek; aye, Olsen; aye, Yanke; absent. Approved.
2010. To make an application to register, you may visit any Secretary of State branch office or utilize the Secretary of State mail-in Motion by Porzondek, second by Olsen to re-appoint Reynolds Township Planning
form; visit your city or township clerk’s office or utilize a State or Federal mail-in voter registration application form (blanks avail- Commission members Lowell Yanke, Don Bowen, Lawrence Follett, Roger Sted-
able at the County Clerk’s Office). Persons planning to register with the respective county, city or township clerks must ascertain man, Arthur Ross, Dave Veersma and Jerry Poprawski to two year terms. 4 ayes, 1
the days and hours on which the clerks’ offices are open for registration. absent. Approved.
Motion to approve the calcium chloride contract with the Montcalm County Road
(*Qualifications: citizen of the United States; not less than 18 years of age at present time or by May 4th: a resident of the State Commission. 4 ayes, 1 absent. Approved.
and township or city for not less than 30 days prior to the election.)
Discussion items:
THE ELECTION IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING CANDIDATES TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. THE FOL- Introduced emergency services cost recovery for future review.
LOWING POSITIONS WILL APPEAR ON THE BALLOT: Grannis read correspondence from Dale Linton, County Road Commissioner, re-
TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS Two (2) - Four (4) Year Terms garding expanding road commission members.
Public comment:
AND IN TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS ONLY THE FOLLOWING PROPOSALS: Mike Scott, Village President informed the public of the Strategies for Success in
TRI COUNTY AREA SCHOOLS the New Montcalm County Economy seminar sponsored by Montcalm County Land
OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL Use Coalition to be held March 18th at 7:00 p.m.
EXEMPTING PRINCIPAL RESIDENCE Ron Baker encouraged resident participation in the 2010 census.
AND OTHER PROPERTY EXEMPTED BY LAW A resident commented on the fire department ladder truck. Mike Scott clarified that
18 MILLS FOR YEAR 2010 the fire department is operated by the Village of Howard City and addressed the
resident’s questions.
Full text of the ballot proposal may be obtained at the administrative offices of Tri County Area Schools, 94 Cherry Street,
A resident voiced concern of a zoning issue on Amy School Rd.
Sand Lake, Michigan 49343, telephone (616) 636-5454.
Adjourned: 7:36 p.m.
Persons with special needs, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, should contact their City or Township Clerk. Persons Next Meeting: April 8, 2010
who are deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired may place a call through the Michigan Relay Center TDD # 1-800-649-3777. For more information call the township office at 231-937-6739 or check our website
Authorized by: Kristen Millard, Election Coordinator www.montcalm.org/reynolds.twp
10 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

• Cedar Springs • Sand Lake • Howard City • Morley • Amble • Newaygo • White Cloud
• Gowen • Trufant • Coral • Kent City • Grant • Bailey • Croton/Hardy • Pierson • Lakeview

registration fee information. Earlybird registration by March 27.


Upcoming Events: Venders Needed for Arts & Crafts Show at Morley American Legion
on Saturday, May 8, from 10 am to 3 pm. 10 x 12 space is only $20. Call
Help is Available:
Deb at 989-352-7851 or Mary at 231-856-4649. Event will be held rain A free Bariatric Support Group will meet the first Tuesday of each
Free supper and fellowship at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout the
Lenten season at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 8890 Tamarack Road, or shine. month (beginning in February 2010) at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference
corner on Lincoln Avenue and Tamarack in Lakeview. Worship service Free Animal Sell & Swap - 2nd Saturday from April through October, Rooms at Carson City Hospital. For more information, contact Ellen at
under the theme of “Jonah” follows at 7 p.m. Public invited. Phone church corner of M-37 & M-82, Newaygo, parking lot of Family Farm & Home. 989-330-4091.
office 989-352-6374 with questions. Animals only. For more information call 231-856-4641 Newaygo County’s newest Cancer Support Group - Whether you
The Newaygo County Mobile Food Pantry is scheduled at the Attention Seniors - Howard City Action Center, 132 E. Edgerton, open 7 have been recently diagnosed, in treatment or living beyond your cancer,
following locations to distribute free food to individuals and families in meet with others to share and offer hope for one another. Last Thursday of
days a week. Call Karen West or Dawny Kniffen 231-937-5950 for weekly every month from 6:30 until 8:30 at Living Hope Physical Therapy, 977
need. Most food distributions take approximately one hour. See below schedule of events. W. 72nd St. (M-82), Newaygo, MI. For more information contact Deb
for registration details. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior Come sew at Heritage United Methodist Church on Fridays from Kaminski, 231-924-7013.
to the scheduled delivery time. Bring your own container to hold 50 lbs.
of food. Saturday, March 27, 2:00 pm, Grant Wesleyan Church, Grant. 10 AM to 3 PM. Bring your machine and call for supply list. New projects Emotions Anonymous (EA) - Meetings every Wednesday, 1pm, Miracle
Tuesday, March 30, 5:00 pm, River Valley Community Church, Newaygo. every week. Call Debbie Castle at 231-354-6910 for more details or email Drop-In Center, 310 E. Main St., Stanton. Everyone is welcome. No dues
Wednesday, March 31, 10:00 am, NCCS, Fremont. Friday, April 2, 10:00 at dcastle@pathwaynet.com. Everyone welcome. or fees. Emotions Anonymous offers a twelve step program to help people
am, St. Joseph Catholic Church, White Cloud. Saturday, April 3, 10:00 Fish Fry every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 5 - 7 pm at the Howard City cope with stress in daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. Info
am, Pine Grove Community Church, Howard City. Monday, April 5, 5:00 VFW Post 3306, 1001 S. Ensley Rd. call Carol (989)831-8778.
pm, Fremont United Methodist Church. Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS): Newaygo. Weigh in 5:30-6:10pm
The Purpose Driven Life Class - Tuesday mornings from 10 AM - Noon on Thursdays, meeting 6:10-7:10pm. Info. Dee at (231)652-2583. • Sparta
Original Gospel Jamboree - March 27th. Potluck at 6:30 pm, Music at at Still Waters Counseling Ministry, 218 N. Ensley in Howard City. Lead Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:00-6:00pm on Tuesdays, meeting 6:00-
7:00 pm. Amazing Grace Acres Church, M-37 and Woodland Park Drive, by Pastor Ron Wynn. To register call Jill at (231) 937-6193. Knowing your 7:00pm. Info. Betty at (616)691-7120. • White Cloud, Commission on
Brohman. Featuring Stoney Lakers, Faith Gospel Team, and Lucky Fulton purpose gives your life meaning! Aging. Weigh in 5:25-5:55pm on Thursdays, meeting 6:00-7:00pm. 93
as MC. Everyone welcome! Gibbs St. • Lakeview, New Life United Methodist Church. Weigh in 5:45-
NCCS Camp Newaygo Family Explorer’s Club - every month the
Chili Cook-Off/Euchre Tournament - Saturday, March 27 at the Club Club will participate in a different outdoor activity. Explore the outdoors 6:10pm on Mondays, meeting 6:15-7:15pm. East M-46. • Lakeview, New
House on Indian Lake, 8200 Cheyenne Dr. off of Apache. Cook-Off begins and connect with nature, as a family! Call 231-652-1184 for more Life United Methodist Church. Weigh in 9:30am on Wednesdays, meeting
at 5 pm, Euchre Tournament at 6:30 pm. Call Angie at 616-984-2269 or 10:00-11:00am. East M-46. • Sand Lake, Resurrection Lutheran Church.
information. Weigh in 8:30-9:00am on Tuesdays, meeting 9:15-10:00am. 180 Northland
616-824-1379 for registration fees and more information. Proceeds to
benefit Still Waters Counseling Ministry in Howard City. Free Kids Aerobics at the Lakeview Community Wellness Center, Dr. • Howard City, Reynolds Township Hall (back building), Thursdays
Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:15. Ages 5-10, Colliene Willison instructing. weigh-in 4:30-5:10 PM, meeting 5:15-6:00 PM. First meeting free. For
An open meeting of the Compassion Club of West Michigan 423 N. Lincoln Avenue, Lakeview. 989-352-7510. information call 231-937-4441.
is scheduled at the Sand Lake Library on Saturday, March 27th from 4-5 Grief Recovery Support Group Weekly Meetings Tuesdays 9:30-
pm. Anyone interested in support, education and advocacy for Michigan Hospice of Michigan – Offers Living on Support Group 2nd Wednesday
of each month from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm at Vera’s House located at 18 Justice 11:00am, Pierson Bible Church, ministries building, 101 Grand St.,
Medical Marijuana please contact us to get a seat. 616-953-5063. Pierson, Michigan. Call 636-5542 or 636-5680 for info.
St in Newaygo. For more information please call Diane Snyder at 231-924-
Benefit Spaghetti Dinner for the Graham Family - Sunday, March 6123 or 800-837-3630. Emphysema Support Group Meetings 2nd Tuesday of month, 5:30pm,
28th at Newaygo VFW, 9075 Mason Drive. 2:00 pm start time. Live Health Department, White Cloud.
auction, raffles. Come join the fun for a good cause. Angel Food Ministries at Solon Center Wesleyan Church, 15671 Algoma Addictions Program: Feel trapped in addiction? There is an answer!
Community Conversation Scheduled to Address Basic Needs of Ionia and Ave., Cedar Springs, MI 49319. For info call 616-696-8236. Reformers Unanimous. A caring addiction program for any addiction,
Montcalm County residents, March 30th, 2010, at Lakeview Community The Power of a Praying Parent. Classes start weekly at the Still Waters offered at Bills Lake Baptist Church, 8549 Swan Ave., 7 miles east of
Wellness Center at 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. To register please call LCWC at Ministry Center, 218 Williams St, Howard City. 10am - 11:30 am. Free of Newaygo. Every Friday night 7-9p.m. Info. call 652-9940.
989-352-7510. charge. To register call Jill at 231-937-6193. Rebos House 10 N. First Street, Cedar Springs, Michigan. Meeting Days
Annual Easter Egg Hunt, April 3, 2:00 at Petersen Park, Trufant, Mi. The Lakeview Area Seniors is a non-denominational group gathering & Times: Monday-7pm, Big Book Meeting-Open; Tuesday-12Noon-Open,
Drawings for fun prizes. Bring a non-perishable food item for donation. on the first Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to 3:00. Interested people 5:30-6:30pm Women’s-Open, 7:00pm Men’s-Open; Wednesday-7:00pm
Hosted by Maple Valley Twp. Fire Dept. Trufant Station & Maple Valley of all ages are encouraged attend. If you would like further information 12&12 12 Steps Traditions-Open; Thursday-12Noon-Open, 7:00pm-
Twp. Trufant Auxiliary. Open, 7:00pm-Closed (N/S) nonsmoking, 7:00pm-Alanon; Friday-All
about these meetings, the Lakeview Area Seniors, or transportation to Open-12Noon, 7:00pm, 9:00pm; Saturday-All Open-8:30am, 10:00am,
James Freed, Village Manager for Lakeview will speak to the meetings, please call: Marlene Scott 989-352-6661, Dorothy Jensen 989- 7:00pm; Sunday-All Open-9:00am, 2:00pm, 7:00pm.; Friday-7:00pm-
Lakeview Area Seniors on Tuesday, April 6th. The meeting will be 831-4496, Nancy Olsen 231-937-6272, Gary Wakenhut 989-352-6996. Young People of Addictions-Open. Contact Sandy W. 616-636-8253. Last
held at the U.C.C. Youth Building at the corner of 5th and Lincoln in The Howard City Skate Park Committee meets 2nd & 4th Thursday Thursday every month speakers meeting, 7:30pm. Arrive early if you want
downtown Lakeview. It will begin at 1:00 PM with socialization, cards and of the Month, 7:00 p.m. @ the Howard City Village Hall located behind convenient parking.
refreshments. Mr. Freed will speak at 2:00 PM. the Village offices. Call Marianne @ 231.937.6203 for more information. Teen 12-Step Meeting (Help and support for staying alcohol and drug
Pancake Supper - April 7th from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm, at the Sheridan The Howard City Harvest Festival Committee meets 2nd Wednesday free). Wednesdays 7-8pm, White Cloud United Methodist Church, 1125
VFW Post, 209 W. Washington to benefit cancer research program at Newell Street, White Cloud. No cost, anonymous.
of month, 7:00 p.m., @ Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township
Wayne State University. Minimum donation of $5.50 for adults and $3 for Library. Volunteers are needed. Info. Call Cheryl @ 231-937-5686. Overeaters Anonymous - Do you eat when you’re not hungry? Binge
children 10 and under. All the pancakes you can eat. for no apparent reason? No Dues…We are a fellowship. FREMONT: First
Benefit Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction - Saturday, April 10, Congregational Church, 714 Hillcrest, Thursday, 10:45-11:45. Contact
from 5 - 7 pm at Heritage United Methodist Church, 19931 W. Kendaville
Road, Pierson. Proceeds to help local resident Paul Eickenroth with
medical bills.
Library Happenings: 689-6553, Marge.
Drug Problem? Narcotics Anonymous Now Meeting on Thursdays,
7pm, United Methodist Church, 1125 Newell St., White Cloud. (C, NS,
Preschool Storytime at the Croton Library on Tuesdays from 10:00am- BT)
Montcalm County 7th Annual 4-H Youth Benefit Auction and 11:00am. Program is for 2-5 year olds and involves books, crafts, songs & fun.
Pancake Breakfast - Saturday, April 10 at the Greenville Community Newaygo Al-Anon Meeting, 7:30pm, Monday. 18 Justice St., next to St.
The March 30th topic will be Easter. Marks Episcopal Church, behind City Hall.
Church Activities Building, 6596 South Vining Road, Greenville.
Breakfast 9 am - noon, Silent Auction from 9 am - 10 am, Live Auction The Friends of the Croton Township Library are collecting pop cans/ Teen 12-Step Meeting Seventh Day Adventist-Baptist Church, 984
begins at 10 am. For more information contact Shari Potter at 616-550- bottles as a fund raiser beginning April 1 throughout the summer. Please bring Wilcox Street, White Cloud (next to the Teen Center) Tuesday 7:00-
7184 or the Montcalm Extension office at 989-831-7500. to library. Fremont Foundation is matching $1/$1 up to $3000 on what the 8:00pm.
Friends can earn on fund raisers this year. Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 24 Hour Crisis Line: If you are
Free showing of the movie “Fireproof” presented by The Croton living with physical, emotional, or verbal abuse, Call 1-800-374-WISE.
Community Church on Sunday, April 11th at 12:30 pm. 5750 E. Wealthy Dance Party - Join us for pure dancing fun as we rock out to tons of kid-
friendly music! Burn off a little energy, have a lot of fun and share special Serving Mecosta, Osceola and Newaygo Counties.
Street (turn at Library in Croton). Free pop, popcorn, water. Free childcare. time with your child. Come and go as you please. For families with kids 6 and
Any questions, please call 231-652-4120. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: If you think you have a problem
under. Wednesday, April 7, 6:30 PM – Sand Lake Nelson Township Library. drinking, please call. Let no disabilities keep you away. We are accessible to
Autism Walk-A-Thon to Raise Autism Awareness: April 11th, Faith Meets Fiction Book Club - Join us for a friendly book discussion on you - 652-5574. O = Open Meeting, C = Alcoholics Only.
Big Rapids Riverwalk, register at Hemlock Park at 8:30 am, walk starts “inspirational” titles. Share a cup of coffee and a good book with others. This SPARTA: Sparta United Methodist Church, Monday 7:00pm; Monday,
at 9:00 am. Fee is $25 per person, which includes a T-Shirt, two Ice month’s selection is “Jillian Dare” by Melanie Jeschke. Wednesday, April 14, 7:30pm, Frank 678-4534, Wednesdays, 12noon, Harold 678-7508,
Mountain Bottled Waters, refreshments. Please contact Bonnie Thorson 1:30 PM – Sand Lake Nelson Township Library. Wednesdays, 8:00pm, Anggie 887-9952; Sparta Baptist Church, Fridays
for more information or to make a donation 231-408-2908 or email 7:30pm, Roger 887-8508 (Spanish Speaking)
autismknowledge@yahoo.com. Rhyme Time Music and Movement - Move and groove together with
action rhymes, songs, games, and hands-on musical activities that will help KENT CITY: Kent City Baptist Church, Friday 12noon, Rick or Tonya
24th Annual Cedar Springs Community Night - April 15th, 6 pm children develop motor, listening, and literacy skills. For children ages 6 and 675-7663
- 9 pm at Cedar Springs High School. Booths are still available for $25. under with a caregiver. Wednesdays, April 14, 21 and 28, 6:30 PM – Sand SAND LAKE: St. Mary’s/Mary Queen of Apostle Catholic Church,
Contact Isabelle 616-696-9543 or email izzyb9@charter.net. Lake Nelson Township Library. basement of church, rear door, 51 Maple Street, Sand Lake. David 231-
Hunter Safety Class - Howard City Conservation Club, April 17 and 18. Fireside Chatters Book Discussion - Join us for a cup of coffee and an 937-5577, Mon. 8pm - C
Second class May 1 and 2. For more information and to sign up, call Kevin enjoyable discussion of a good book. This month’s selection is “The Help” by CROTON-HARDY: New Croton Township Hall, 5833 Division, Fri.
at 616-260-0231. Kathryn Stockett. Tuesday, April 20, 1:30 PM – Sand Lake Nelson Township 8pm - C; Sun. 7pm - O
Library HOWARD CITY: VFW Hall, 1/2 mile south of Howard City, Larry 616-
Pancake Breakfast sponsored by the Cedar Springs Lions Club - Saturday
April 17th, at the Cedar Springs Methodist Church, corner of Main & Used Book Sale at the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library, 723-5081, Wed. 7:30pm - O
Church. All you can eat, adult $6/seniors $5/under 12 free. 117 Williams St., Howard City. April 22nd - April 24th. Hours are Thursday GRANT: Community Bldg., 105 S. Front- 678-7508, Wed. 7:00pm - O.;
10am - 7pm, Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday 10am - 2pm. Book donations Sun. 7:00pm - O
Crafters Wanted - Spring Craft Show, Saturday, April 17th, 9am - appreciated. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
2pm. Cost is $15 for a booth, includes table. Contact phone 231-354-6606 FREMONT: St. Johns Episcopal, 124 Sullivan, Tues., Thurs. & Fri.
for more information. Presented by Coral Days Festival Pageants of the Drop-In Craft Time - Drop in at the library for some creative fun with this 12noon - C, Sun. 11:00am - O, NCCS Building, 6308 S. Warner (M-82).
Coral Fire Department. Proceeds to 2010 Coral Days Festival. self-directed activity. For children ages 6 and under with a caregiver. Saturday, Fremont Christian Church, 10 E. Elm (non-smoking), Tues. & Thurs. 8pm
April 24, 10:30 AM – Sand Lake Nelson Township Library. - C; Sat. 11am - O
Marriage and Parenting Classes - “I Marriage” a 4-6 week study will
be presented by Pastor Dwight and Jane Reed at the Croton Community
The Friends of the Croton Township Library meet the first Wednesday Al-Anon: Tues. 8pm; Al-A teen: Tues. 8pm
of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the library. Please come if interested in helping NEWAYGO: St. Bartholomew Church, NS, 599 Brooks - Basement - John
Church, 5750 E. Wealthy Street (turn at Library in Croton) beginning your local library.
April 18, from 11am - noon. Classes to run one Sunday a month. Sunday 924-8027, Mon. 7:30pm - C; Step Mtg.; Thurs. 7:30pm - C
School offered during parents meeting. Call 231-652-4120 for more Great Easter gifts for kids and adults at Croton Township Library Newaygo Area Alano Club: 8406 Mason/M-37, Behind Tracy’s Custom
information. available now. Fremont Foundation is matching $1/$1 up to $3,000 on what River Boats, just North of Speedway Unit #3. Mon. Noon (O), 7:30pm;
the Friends can earn on fund raisers this year. Support Your Library. These gift Tues. Noon, 7:30pm; Wed. Noon, 7:30pm; Thurs. Noon, 7:30pm; Fri.
Swiss Steak Dinner - April 18, 2010, St. Margaret Mary Alacoque sets are only $7 ea. Noon, 5:30pm (Men only), 7:30pm (NON-Smoking - Women only – all
Catholic Church, 1051 E. Howard City-Edmore Rd, Edmore. 12:00 noon - types of recovery welcome); Sat. Noon, 7:30pm (3 rd Sat. of month is open,
3:00 pm. Adults $8, 5-12 $3.50, Under 5 free. Take out available. For more Toddler Time every Monday at 11:00 am at the Timothy C. Hauenstein
Reynolds Township Library. Ages 19 Months-3 year olds, listen to a story, do a non-smoking, potluck dinner 6:30p, speaker meeting 7:30p, with game
information call the parish office 989-427-5645. craft, sing songs and other activities. Everyone is welcome, questions call 231- night following); Sun. 1:00pm, 7:30pm (O).
Soaring Eagle Casino trip - April 24th. $35. Bus departs Grant High 937-5575 and ask for Cheryl. WHITE CLOUD: Mental Health Bldg. - Basement, 1049 Newell - 689-
School at 1:00 pm, and will stop in Howard City. Proceeds benefit Grant Preschool Storytime: Every Tuesday at 11:00 am at the Timothy C. 1779- Non-Smoking, Mon. & Wed. 8pm - C
Music Boosters. Deadline for sign-up is April 21. Call Kathi at 231-834- Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library. Ages 3-5 year olds, come listen to SELF-HELP GROUP FOR EMOTIONAL OR MENTAL
5621 for reservations or questions. stories, make a craft and other activities. Everyone is welcome, questions call PROBLEMS: Is your ability to function and live a normal life impaired
National Scrapbook Day “Sweet 16” Celebration - Saturday, April 231-937-5575 and ask for Cheryl. because you have an emotional or mental problem? Is stress, depression,
24th from 10 am - 6 pm at Pine Grove Community Church, 8775 E. 88th The Timothy Hauenstein Reynolds Twp Friends of the Library meet anger, anxiety, panic attacks, substance abuse or fear getting in the way of
St, Howard City. This is a fundraiser to support Pine Grove Community from 9:00 - 11:00 am on the second Wednesday of the month. All interested you being able to really “live”? Newaygo County meeting, Fridays, 10:00am,
Church’s Youth Unlimited SERVE 2010 project. Contact Shelly Kamp at persons are welcome to attend. Library location, 117 Williams St., Howard United Methodist Church, 240 Williams Street, White Cloud. For more
231-937-5295 or 231-937-9725 or email at shellykcropper@yahoo.com for City. information, call 689-7330, or toll-free, 1-800-968-7330.

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MILLER FARM
AUCTION
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$
9,995 $
8,995
We will be retiring from farming and will offer the following at Public auction. LOCATED: 3 Miles west of Fremont, MI. on M-82 then
continue 1 mile west on Skeels Rd to 200th Ave, North 1/4 mile to sale, 9434 200th Ave. Follow Yoder Bros. Auction Signs. 2006 Toyota Sienna 2007 Dodge Gr. Caravan
SATURDAY, APRIL 3RD, 2010 10:00AM
SKIDSTEER, MINI EXCAVATOR, TRACTORS, DOZER AND FORKLIFT Engine, 4 Hyd Outlets • CONTINENTAL 134 hp. Diesel PTO Powerunit, on 4
2007 S175 Bobcat Skidsteer, 200 hrs, mint cond. w/74” Quick Attach Cutting Wh, Gear • DEUTZ 912, 2 Cyl. 2 Wh. Power Cart, 1 Hyd Outlet • KUBOTA 3 cyl.
Edge Bucket • 2007 425 Bobcat Mini Excavator, 600 hrs, 2 Speed, Zero Tail Gas, 2 Wh. Power Cart, 2 Hyd Outlets • YANMAR 3 Cyl. Diesel, 2 Wh. Power
Swing, Cab & Heat, Keyless Start, 12” & 24” Quick Attach Bucket, Great Cart, Hyd Outlets •HONDA 5 hp. PTO Power Unit to fit Pioneer Fore Cart • 6
Cond, • 2002 KUBOTA M6800 Diesel 4x4 Tractor w/M446 Loader, Rops, 2-Hyd. IZUZU Diesels need repair • 4 Cyl. Perkins 60 hp Diesel • 4 Cyl. Perkins Diesel
Outlets, 1600 hrs, Good Cond. SN 60501 • JOHN DEERE 70 Diesel Tractor w/Clutch, needs repair
Great Cond. SN. 7024907 • JOHN DEERE 500 Industrial Loader Tractor, HORSES, HARNESSES & CARRIAGES V6,, auto., loaded. V6, auto., loaded.
$
11,995 $
9,995
Hydro Drive, New Rubber, Completely Rebuilt • OLIVER OC463G Crawler DAISY and DAN 12yr old Team Blonde, Belgian Mare and Gelding Team. Well
Loader, SN SWR- 840-ST, runs • CLARK 4000 lb. Forklift, Single Stage Mast, broke to all farm machinery • KATE & BESS 13-15 yr old Team of Red Sorrel
Propane runs • CLEVELAND C+4 Trencher w/Backhoe • CAT TH62 w/Stripes, Mares well broke to all farm machinery • PRINCE & MAPLE 15
Telahandler, 5500 hrs, 24’ Reach 6000 lb, Perkins Diesel, SN 4TM01721 and 8 yr old Team Blonde Belgian Mare and Gelding Team. Well broke to all
HAY EQUIPMENT
1,995
farm machinery • 7 yr old Blonde Belgian Mare w/Stripe, Good worker • 2-
2007 ANDERSON R.B. 9000 Inline Bale Wrapper w/13 hp Honda Engine, Hyd Sorrel Hackney, Belgian Cross Yearling Colts • Indiana Single Buggy, Rubber $
Drive, Self-propelled w/Remote Start & Stop • JOHN DEERE 328 Square Tire and Lights • 1 Horse Cutter Sleigh • 3 Sets Nylon Draft Harness • 20+ 2001 Dodge Stratus 4 dr., auto., local trade ...............
2001 Chevy Astro AWD V6, auto. .............................. 2,995
Baler Great Cond • JOHN DEERE 336 Square Baler w/Izuzu Engine • NEW Horse Collars and Pads.
HOLLAND 1465 9’ Haybine • GEHL 2175 9’ Haybine • GEHL 2175 9’ Haybine SHOP EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS
$
• NEW HOLLAND 166 Hay Inverter • 3- E-Z TRAIL Bale Basket Wagons • INGERSOL RAND Air Compressor Unit w/Ford 4 cyl. Gas Engine • QUINCY
1993 Chevy Suburban 2500 4x4 Auto. .................. 2,995
SITREX 10 Wheel V Rake • 5 Hay Wagons w/Good Gears • New Holland 56 15 hp. Indust. Air Compressor • Kellog American Air Compressor w/25 hp. $
Side Delivery Rake • Pequea Hay Tedder • Skeleton 40’ Hay Elevator • J.D. 40’ Engine bent shaft • Johnson 10”x16” Horizontal Metal Band Saw • Harrison

1998 Pontiac Bonneville V6, auto., local trade ......... 2,995


Hay Elevator • Stanhoist 50’ Hay & Grain Elevator w/Drag • McDeering No 9 12” Metal Lathe w/Assort. Tooling • 4”x6” Horizontal Metal Band Saw • 12”
6’ Hay Mower on Rubber • Horse Drawn 6 Bale Round Bale Hauler Wagon • Abrasive Cut Off Saw w/Honda Engine • 2 Craftsman Table Saws • Cherry $
Bale Feeder Wagon Picker w/10 Ton Jack • B.T. 5000 lbs. Pallet Jack • Van Norman Vertical

2000 GMC Savana Cargo Van Ladder rack, cabinets 2,995


MANURE HANDLING EQUIPMENT Milling Machine • 20 Ton Press • Welding Rod Oven • 100’s of lbs. of Welding
KNIGHT 716 Side Slinger Tandom Axle Manure Spreader • J.D. 170 Tandom Rod • Lincoln 250 Stick Welder w/4 cyl. Gas Engine • Honda 9 hp. 3000 psi
$
Axle Hydro Push Manure Spreader • N.H. 520 PTO Manure Spreader • CLAY Power Washer • Arbor Press • Sand Blaster 10 gal. • Rockwell 8” Jointer • 4
2000 Ford Ranger XLT 2WD, auto.............................. 2,995
800 gal. Honey Wagon • GEHL 1500 gal. Honey Wagon • Shop Built 1500 Way Live Pallet Jig • New Ceiling Mnt. Heating Radiator • 7” Air Angle Grinder $
gal. Tandom Axle Honey Wagon • Lg. Assortment of Patz Gutter Cleaner • Misc. Air Tools • Lg. Assort of Metal Bolt Bins w/Bolts, Nuts & Parts • Misc.

1995 Chevy 3500 Flat bed dump, 454, 5 spd. .............. 2,995
Parts • Patz Gutter Corner Concrete Forms • 2000 gal. Manure Tank • 1200 Thermo King Units for parts or repair • Filing Cabinets of Misc. Seals • 12’
gal. Manure Tank Sect. Pallet Racking • 14’ Sect. Pallet Racking • Welding Tables • Lumber
$
OTHER FARM EQUIPMENT Carts • Paint Pot • 3/4 inch Socket Set • Rigid Pipe Threader • Pipe Vise •

1994 Ford F350 Crew Cab Dually, power stroke........ 3,995


CALHOUNE 4 Ton Fertilizer Spreader Tandom Axle, Stainless Steel Box • Air Hose Reel • Belt Lacer • Belt Lacing • Manual Tire Changer • Assort. Tool $
GEHL 100 Grinder Mixer, Hyd Drive, & Scales • BADGER 18” Portable Roller Cabinets & Roll Around Carts • Parts Washer • Pipe Wrenches • Bolt Cutters
Mill w/Cob Buster, Hyd Controls • I.H. 56 4 Row Corn Planter, Hyd Lift • • Pulley Pullers • 24” Wall Mnt Bolt Bins • Assort Hand Drills • Hyd Rams •
1994 Nissan 4x4 Ext. Cab local trade. ...................... 3,995
BRILLION 10’ Seeder w/Double Packers used on less then 2000 acres • J.D. Misc. Engine Parts • Lg Roll Electrical Wire • Masonry Tools • Air Regulators, $
VanBrunt 15 Hoe Grain Drill • J.D. Dump Wagon w/Grain Box • 4 Grain Gravity Filters & Dryers • Pulleys • Handyman Jack • Assort Drills & Mills • Propane

1999 Ford F250 4x4 Ext.Cab Long box, P.S. diesel ... 3,995
Wagons • Farm Hand Wagon w/Web. on J.D. Gear • NEW IDEA 2 Row, Wide Heaters • Lg Quantity 1-1/2” Steel Tubing • 100 – 4’x6’ Peg Board Sheets •
Row Corn Picker w/Husking Bed • NEW IDEA 2 Row, Wide Row Corn Picker SEVERAL MISC. SHOP WAGONS!
$
• Oliver 2 Row, Wide Row Corn Picker Sheller • 12’ Brush Hog Mower • MISC AROUND THE FARM
GENTILL 12’ Aerator w/Hyd Lift • 10’ Wheel Disc • 6’ Offset Disc • Shop Built Stihl 044 Chain Saw • 300 gal Overhead Fuel Tank • Several Straw Choppers
3 pnt. Single Bale Wrapper • J.D. 810 Chopper rebuilt as a Silo Filler • 300 gal w/Engines • Like New Simplicity Walk Behind Brush Mower Hydro Drive,
40’ Field Sprayers • 12’ Cultipacker • 16’ Single Disc • Rotary Hoe • 10 h.p. 25” Cut • 5 hp. Honda Lawn Mower • Craftsman 6 hp Lawn Mower • Roto
Portable Hyd. Unit •, 3 pnt. Post Auger Tiller • 40’ Ext. Ladder • 6’ Alum Ladder • 10’ Bin Auger • 13 pc. Alum. Silo
HORSE DRAWN MACHINERY Chute • 20’ Grain Conveyor • 6’ Chain Conveyer • 5 Rolls Barb Wire • Elect
AVERY 24” Thrashing Machine • 2009 I&J 2 Row Cultivator • I&J 4 Row Fencing Supplies • Mineral Feeder • Platform Scales • 5’ 4x4’s Treated • 300
Cultivator • Oliver 13 Hole Grain Drill • I&J Steel Cultivator Wheels • OLIVER Bd Ft Grade Lumber • Misc. Lumber Piles • Bubble Insulation • Loftness 6’
13 Hole Grain Drill • I&J Steel Cultivator Wheels • OLIVER A-408 Sulky Plow pto Snow Blower • Uline Vacuum Pump • 30 gal Sputnik Step Saver Tank •
• 3-Pioneer Fore Carts, 1 w/Hyd Brakes • Pioneer Spring Tooth Drag 12’ • Zero 1000 gal Bulk Milk Tank • Grain Bin • Corn Crib • Pallet of Rubber Hoses
Spike Tooth Drag • 2- McDeering 1 Row Cultivators • Bob Sled, needs repair • Pallet Gondola Store Shelving • Cross Cut Saw • MANY MORE ITEMS TOO
• McDeering Corn Binder & Loader for parts • NUMEROUS TO MENTION! • SEVERAL MISC. GOODIE WAGONS
POWER UNITS AND MOTORS MISC HOUSEHOLD ITEMS
2009 GATWAY 2 Wh. Power Cart, w/Hillside Steering, V.W. 9 liter Diesel 20+ New Handmade Carpets
For more Info & Photos see Auctionzip.com ID #2701 or call for Picture Brochure
Owners: Ezra & Mary Miller
Since 1988
9434 200th Ave • Fremont, MI M-57 to N. M-91/Main St., North 2.5 miles.
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Auctioneers LeRoy and Willis Yoder
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equipment is due the day of the auction. As is,
Guest Auctioneer: Stan Rottier where is, no warranty or guarantee is expressed or
implied. Announcements made day of auction take
9484 S. Rogers Ave., Clare, MI PH: 989-386-9082 precedence over any written material. *Payments based on tax, title, plate, DOC, down payment
12 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

Tri County School News


March 29, 2010
A C A D E M I C S • A RT S • A T H L E T I C S • A C H I E V E M E N T

By Jodi Fessenden
by Patty Bergman
On Wednesday, February 24, Mrs. Fessenden’s class at During the months of January and February, Mrs. Bergman’s
MacNaughton Elementary got into the Olympic spirit. An opening fifth grade social studies classes were studying the West Indies
ceremony took place before the games began. The students paraded and western exploration. After the earthquake in Haiti, the class
through the halls of the school, carrying torches and waving flags, shifted their studies to learning more about Haiti and its problems.
which they had made themselves. The classes decided to become active and raise money to help out
The class participated in several classroom Olympic games. this island nation in crisis.
Number counting/calculations race, coloring competition, After brainstorming, the classes decided to sponsor bake sales,
vocabulary slalom, and curling were a few of the games the popcorn, and hot chocolate sales at Edgerton on Thursdays and
Olympiads competed in. Fridays. They named the project, “Hope for Haiti.” Students helped
Medals were awarded, followed by another parade in the by donating baked items, cups, hot chocolate mix, and popcorn.
closing ceremonies. It was a fun competition. Mrs. Bergman organized each class into teams that worked on
advertising, donations, sale day operations, and other promotions.
Hot chocolate was offered at parent-teacher conferences. There
was also a canister in the office that students used to drop off
money for “Hope for Haiti.” The classes set a goal to raise $500 to
give to the American Red Cross for relief efforts in Haiti.
On March 17, during an assembly, Mrs. Bergman was able
to present a check for $615.92 to the American Red Cross of
Grand Rapids. Ms. Jessy Niswonger, the American Red Cross
representative, thanked Edgerton students and explained that the
money will be used for medical supplies and medicines needed in
Haiti.
This service project was
a great success thanks to the
donations and hard work
of the fifth grade students.
No School on Friday, April 2 — through April 9. School will It helped the students
resume on April 12. realize that a little effort by
individuals within a large
group makes a big task
On Wednesday, June 2, 2010 the White Pine Family Medicine successful. The students
will be at Tri County High School to offer sports physicals for our want to offer a special thank
TC athletes. Physicals will be given from 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. The cost you to everyone in the
is $20. community for supporting
Edgerton’s Hope for Haiti
project.

MacNaughton Elementary held their registration week March


22-26. If you have not completed paperwork for kindergarten Central Office - (616) 636-5454 High School - (231) 937-4338
James Scholten, Superintendent Mark Simons, Principal
entrance and made appointments for hearing and vision screening Dan Brant, Director of Special Education Joe Williams, Assistant Principal
call the MacNaughton Elementary office at 231-937-4380 as soon Kristi Teall, Director of Curriculum 21338 Kendaville Rd., Howard City
as possible. When you call we will schedule your child for a Tamera Powers, Business Mgr.
94 Cherry Street, Sand Lake 49343
hearing and vision screening which will be done by appointment Edgerton Upper Elementary -
(231) 937-4391
only on April 15 & 16 at our office. Those residents living in the Middle School - (231) 937-4318 Susan Wanner, Principal
Sand Lake area and have a kindergartener that is not registered, Kurt Mabie, Principal 412 E. Edgerton, Howard City
Bill Cichewicz, Assistant Principal
please call the office at 616-636-5669. 21350 Kendaville Rd., Howard City Sand Lake Elementary -
(616) 636-5669
MacNaughton Elementary - Krystyna Sweeney, Principal
April 15-16 — TC’s Got Talent (231) 937-4380 Seventh Street, Sand Lake
Allen Cumings, Principal
April 29 — Parent/teacher conferences 415 Cedar Street, Howard City Transportation - (231) 937-4386
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Tri County SchoolMarch


News 29, 2010
A C A D E M I C S • A RT S • A T H L E T I C S • A C H I E V E M E N T
down.
In 1955, the school became over crowded and one grade had
President: Bob Cichewicz Trustee: Chad Dailey
to have classes at the American Legion building. This practice
Vice President: Mike Bergman Trustee: Jill Fennessy
was necessary until the MacNaughton Elementary Building was
Secretary: Janet Powell Trustee: Tim Grant
completed in 1957.
Treasurer: Brian Corwin
Fall of 1962, Sand Lake High School students merged with
Howard City High School students at the Edgerton building.
The National Honor Society (NHS) Cancer Walk will take Seventh and eighth graders from Howard City attended Sand Lake
place from 6 p.m. on Friday, April 30 to 6 p.m. on Saturday May High School.
1. Many walkers and volunteers are needed. You do not have to In September of 1962, The Howard City Record reported 951
volunteer for the entire 24 hours, a few hours would be great. students and 33 teachers at Tri County Area Schools. Herbert
If you have any questions or want to volunteer, please contact Peck was Superintendent and Don Wilson was principal of all Tri
Brittany Decker via e-mail at brttnyalyssa@hotmail.com. County Area Schools.
The Last class to graduate as "Howard City High School" was
the class of 1962. There were 46 graduates.
The last school board meeting was held on March 8th. The The Class of 1963 was the first to graduate as the new Tri
following are the action items that were voted on. County Area Schools. There were 55 graduates.
ACTION ITEM #1 – Middle School Booster Organization. In 1965, grades ninth through twelfth moved into the new high
Motion by Grant, second by Powell to approve the organization school on Kendaville Road (the current middle school). Grades
of a middle school booster organization per the approved bylaws fifth through the eighth and the Pierson’s fourth grade moved to
presented. Motion CARRIED (6-0-1). the Edgerton building (currently Edgerton Upper Elementary). It
ACTION ITEM #2 – Easement Request. Motion by Grant, was decided by the board of education to close Sand Lake High
second by Dailey to approve the easement request as presented School and Pierson School.
from the Village of Howard City. Motion CARRIED (6-0-1). In 1993, the new high school was built behind existing high
ACTION ITEM #3 – Roof Repair Bid Request. Motion by school. Middle school students left Edgerton to move into old
Grant, second by Fennessy to seek bids for the Middle School high school on Kendaville Road.
roof repair. Motion CARRIED (6-0-1). Fall of 1993 to the spring of 1998, Edgerton building was
The next school board meeting will be held on April 12 at 7 p.m. used for adult education, Young 5’s, Alternative Education, and
at the Administration building next to Sand Lake Elementary. childcare.
In August of 1998, fourth and fifth graders from MacNaughton
Elementary along with fifth graders from Sand Lake Elementary
In the fall of 1962, the student body from Howard City Schools
moved into Edgerton building because of high student population.
and Sand Lake Schools merged together to become Tri County
The school was renamed Edgerton Upper Elementary.
Schools. The first class to graduate from the newly formed school
For more Tri County School History, go to Tricountyschools.
was the class of 1963.
com and click on District History.
During the merge, the ninth through twelfth graders from both
schools attended Howard City High School (currently Edgerton
Upper Elementary). The seventh and eighth graders attended
Sand Lake High School. The elementaries remained the same.
Below is the Howard City High School History
In 1871, the community voted to build a new schoolhouse
in Howard City. Mrs. George Barber was the teacher. By 1883 an
addition was added to accommodate the growing student body.
In February of 1885, the school burned down. Churches and
the Band Hall were used as school rooms until a new building
was erected on Edgerton Street (on present Edgerton Upper
Elementary location). This building housed grades K-12 and was
called Howard City High School.
In 1934, the gymnasium was built. Today it serves as a cafeteria
and gymnasium.
In 1936, a new building was built in front of the 1885 school
building while students were attending school. It is the present Pictured is the Howard City High School built in 1885. The picture was taken
Edgerton Upper Elementary building. When school let out for in 1912 and the building stood behind the present Edgerton Upper Elementary
1937-summer break, the old building (pictured at right) was torn building.

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Hay.............................................$1.50 to $3.90 Hogs 200-230# ......................$48.00 to $50.50 signs.
Straw .........................................$1.90 to $2.40 Hogs 230-250# ......................$50.00 to $51.00
Round Bales...........................$15.00 to $32.50 Ruffs ......................................$45.00 to $52.00
Wood .....................................$20.00 to $25.00 Boars .....................................$15.00 to $21.00 15 words or less
Livestock selling at 5:30 PM SLAUGHTER CATTLE 1 x $15.00 2 x $27.00 3 x $32.35
SHEEP & GOATS Choice Steers .........................$85.00 to $90.00
Date(s) to run: ______________________________________
Fat Lambs ............................$90.00 to $127.50 Choice Heifers ........................$84.00 to $88.00
Feeder Lambs ......................$80.00 to $130.00 Holstein Steers.......................$78.00 to $88.00
Commercial ............................$68.00 to $75.00 ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ __________
Ewes ......................................$40.00 to $50.00 1 2 3 4 5
Goats/selling by head ...........$25.00 to $110.00 Standard & Utility...................$60.00 to $65.00
___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ __________
CALVES COWS 6 7 8 9 10
Top Veal (Started) ................$85.00 to $110.00 Top Cows ...............................$56.00 to $67.50
Deacons .................................$40.00 to $65.00 Canners & Cutters..................$42.00 to $48.00 ___________ ____________ ___________ ___________ __________
11 12 13 14 15
Back to Farm Deacons .........$65.00 to $105.00 Thurs. Rail Cows (9am-2pm) $105.00 to $110.00
FEEDER CATTLE BULLS....................................$59.00 to $64.00 Name: _________________________________________________________
Choice Steers 250-400#.......$80.00 to $112.50 DAIRY SALE 3-18-10 Address: _______________________________________________________
Choice Steers 400# & up .......$60.00 to $85.00 Top Cow .................................................$1,800
Choice Heifers ........................$60.00 to $95.00 Phone: _________________________________________________________
Fresh Heifers ..........................$1,350 to $1,750
Holstein Steers 250-400# ......$75.00 to $92.50 Springers ...............................$1,350 to $1,500 Card Number: _______________________________ Expiration: _________
Holstein Steers 400# & up .....$58.00 to $75.00 Open Heifers ...........................$1.35 per pound SPECIAL! If your garage sale is canceled due to rain, we will run your ad over absolutely FREE!!
Randy Lettinga ...................616-437-2005 Verne Lettinga ...........616-490-6742
All ads must be pre-paid • The only change allowed to ad is day/date/time.
George Herman ..................616-498-8152 Mike Petersen ...........231-598-1029 Ad will run once, same as original pre-paid.
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MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 25
110 For Rent 160 Real Estate
RENOVATED 1 BEDROOM Apartment.
New carpet and vinyl. Near post office, THE
library Howard City. 231-224-3746 RIVER VALLEY
WHY RENT WHEN YOU CAN BUILD
FOR ABOUT THE SAME MONTHLY
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NEWS SHOPPER

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home. Just bring your clothes and tooth-
brush. 100% brand new furnished
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Credit. Sun Homes at Village Low Miles,
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888-248-5453
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2010 Focus SE C10-034
$
100,000 Mile Warranty

10,969
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Side Curtain Airbags, All Speed Traction
2006 Ford Fusion SE

14,789
FREE GARAGE WITH 1,680 sq.foot, Control,, Anti-Lock Brakes and More!

$
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basement ready, new BOCA Modular
100,000 Mile Warranty
Home. Financing provided. 231-924-
5220
www.fremont-homes.net
$
12,660
P9-108
JUST REDUCED!!...Beautiful 2 bed-
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lower level condo has easy accessibility $
13,868
and has great views of the big ships
coming up and down the Big Manistee
River Channel. Heated in ground pool
New 2010 Fusion SE P9-165
C10-001
is just steps away and you are within
walking distance of the Victorian Port
Full Power, Power Moonroof, 2005 Ford Explorer 4x4
Sync, Auto., XLT, 4 Dr., 3rd Seat.
City Downtown and the famed River-
6 CD Player and More! 100,000 Mile Warranty

19,888
walk. Has Air Conditioning, Washer and
$
14,495
$
Dryer, Stove, Microwave, Refrigerator,
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around or summer getaway! Located
at #7, Shipwatch Condominiums, 317
Fifth Ave. Just remodeled and priced 2007 Ford Five Hundred
or Less!
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160 Real Estate
UNUSUAL HOME- USUAL PROPERTY.
Huge house for huge family or com-
pletely isolated “in-law” quarters for com-
plete living. Efficient woodstove heat with
propane back up. Recent new roof and
vinyl siding over full inch styrofoam. High-
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h quality
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d l providers
plus unfinished 24x24 room on lower - and ourr host of helpful programs for those without insurance coverage.
level (could be office or business use).
Combination garage-shop-barn building
with new metal roof. 10-Acre tract is a
sure-fire “deer magnet” with annual yield
of 3-8 bucks, mostly shot from a com-
fortable, modern deer blind on a hilltop. From left:
Call on us anytime. 231-834-0444
Combination of open and fenced garden 11 N. Maple Street Grant, MI 49327
Roberto Miller, PA-C
spots and extensive landscaping with
Dr. Marty Russo
upper level decks and patios. Less than
6 miles easterly from Big Rapids. All this Dr. Carolyn Ebert
for a mere $160,000. Call Winebarger Kelly Watson, PA-C
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TC Tri-County TOWING SERVICE


…It Really Hauls!
C Cleaners
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De Dept. 7910 Federal Road, Howard City
231-937-4206
Steel & Aluminum Roofs, Shingled Roofs/Siding/Windows Come see
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OLSSON
OWNERS
LICENSED
&
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OLSSON
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07 Chevrolet Cobalt LT 4 Door
*Removal*
4 Cyl, Economy, Loaded, Arizona Auto .................$7,995 or $180 Mo. WHY GO TO THE CASINO?? Slot
www.andystreeservice.com machine, Spiderman 2 ,excellent condi-
07 Chrysler Town & Country Mini Van
3.3 V6 Eng, Loaded, Stow N Go, Arizona Auto... $10,995 or $209 Mo. FREE ESTIMATES tion, like new, with tokens. $300.
(231)856-7024.
FULLY INSURED
07 Chevy Impala LT 4 Door
3.5 V6 Eng, Loaded, Sharp, Arizona Car............ $10,995 or $219 Mo. 800-982-4540
07 Mercury Milan 4 Door “We go all over!!”
V6 Eng, Leather, Loaded, CD Player...........NOW $9,995 or $209 Mo.
CORN SILAGE and haylage for sale.
06 Buick Rendezvous CXL 4 Door FWD Sun Roof Also, netwrapped first cut round bales ideal
Heated Leather Seats, 3rd Seat, 39k Miles ........ $13,995 or $289 Mo. for horse hay. Delivery available.
06 Pontiac G6 4 Door (231)250-8592
3500 Eng, Loaded, Great Fuel Mileage .................$7,995 or $185 Mo.
CUB CADET RIDING Lawn
06 Ford Freestyle 4 Door AWD Crossover Mower,42”18/hp-hydrostatic-brand new-
V6 Eng, Loaded, 3rd Seat, Arizona Car.................$8,995 or $199 Mo. 16 hrs, $1,400. 8-Piece comforter set. 4x6
beveled glass dining table w/4 high-back
05 GMC Sierra Reg Cab chairs. Total Gym (new). 7ft white curio
4x2 Pick Up, 4.8 Eng, Air, Local Trade In ..............$6,995 or $145 Mo. cabinet. Some antiques. 3-pc living-room
05 Ford Ranger Ext Cab Pickup set, wildlife print. Patio furniture. Out-
V6 Eng, Quad Door, XLT Pkg, Loaded ........NOW $6,995 or $160 Mo. door figurines. Many photos/all sizes.
Stone Water fountain. Everything like
04 Chevrolet Venture Mini Van new. 231-937-7629
3.4 Eng, Loaded, Great Price................................$3,995 or $180 Mo.
04 Chevy Astro AWD Van FIREPLACES & STOVES: Wood,
Gas, Pellet, Lopi, Avalon. Hours 9-
4.3 Eng, Loaded, High Miles, Runs Great ..............$3,995 or $180 Mo. 5 Monday-Friday, Sat. 9-2. We
04 Buick LeSabre LTD 4 Door
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto ...............NOW $5,995 or $210 Mo.
install. Since 1979.
Newaygo Woodstove Arthur K. Eggerding Inc.
04 Saturn Vue 4 Door AWD Crossover
& Fireplace Shop,
8639 Mason Dr. (S.M-37),
Realtor / Broker
V6 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Sun Roof, Arizona Car ..$9,995 or $249 Mo. Newaygo (231)652-1546 Committed to marketing your property!
04 Buick LeSabre Custom 4 Door 23 Years Experience, VA loans. Call Today!
3800 Eng, Loaded, Leather, Arizona Auto .NOW $8,995 or $250 Mo. JUST LISTED: Winfield Lake Cottage. 172’
03 Buick Park Ave 4 Door MILDRED HOUTING private frontage near Birchwood Golf Course.
3800 Eng, Loaded, Arizona Auto ..........................$8,495 or $250 Mo.
03 Pontiac Aztek AWD 4 Door
LEISURE ACRES Call Carla at 616-437-1327
Loaded, Arizona Auto ...........................................$6,995 or $194 Mo. TAKING APPLICATIONS Carla Welch 616-437-1327 • Brynadette Powell 616-835-2624
03 Chevrolet 3500 Cube Van
for 1 bedroom apartments. Arthur K. Eggerding Realty 616.453.7655
Air, Auto, Dual Wheels, Lift Gate...........................$4,995 or $138 Mo. Must be 62 years of age or
02 Buick Rendezvous CX 4 Door handicapped or disabled of
Very Loaded, Leather, Sunroof, 3rd Seat ..............$5,995 or $240 Mo. any age. Designed for ex-
tremely low, very low and
KNIGHT AUTO SALES
“In Business Since 1945 in
low income. Rent based on
30% of income. For more
the Same Location”
VISIT US ON OUR WEB SITE @
KNIGHTS
information please call (616)
Peoples Rd.

WWW.KNIGHTAUTOSALES.COM
696-3920/TDD 1-800-649-
989-831-8358
New St.

1516 N. Peoples Rd., Stanton 3777.


M-66

Klees Rd.
Hours:
Monday-Friday 8-6:00 Stanton Equal Housing
Closed Saturday
Sunday 8:30-3:00 Main Street Opportunity.

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have the option of Grant Schools as well. This is a great
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No Obligation Truly a hearing aid worthy of


your consideration.
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231-519-1183.
• Receiver in Canal
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L LO
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and the participating merchant of their choice.

Larry’s BIG BEN’S


NORTHTOWN TIRES & AUTO REPAIRS
New & Used Tires
Truck & Auto Repairs
Furniture & Appliance Hundreds of Used Tires In Stock
Northtown, Greenville M-46 Auto &
Mon.-Thurs. & Sat. 9-6; Fri. 9-9
17980 Northland Dr. • Sand Lake
Truck Plaza
616-754-6101 (Corner of Pine & Northland)
616-636-8350
231-937-4090
Delivery Available • Layaway Available
Mon. - Thurs. 9-6
Fri. 9 - 5 • Sat. 9-1

Gould’s
Balloons
Scrapbooking Flowers
Mini Mart
Craft Supplies Easter Items 14150 Cypress
Howard City
Greeting Cards
Sand Lake
EASTER ITEMS AVAILABLE
231-937-4334 Hours: Sun. 12-5, Mon.-Sat 9-7 616-636-5539
4330 14 Mile Road NE • Rockford
www.leppinksfoodcenters.com 616-866-8912

Burning Corn - Clean & Dry


Right On Wood Fuel Pellets
The Farm The Corner Closet LTD. Pet Food -
“1st Class in Secondhand” Horse & Other

NELSON’S
Consignment/Resale Since 1981
Now Accepting: Farm Feeds
Spring/Summer Clothing Bird Seed • Suet
FARM MARKET
Offering Adult & Children’s Clothing
Small Household Miscellaneous Items.
~ MONTHLY SALES ~
Fertilizer • Lime
Garden Seeds
231-834-8441
469 W. 112th St.
For consigning info please stop in or call.
Mon.-Fri. 9-6 • Sat. 9-5 CEDAR SPRINGS
Located 1 mile North of Grant Newaygo • Off M-37 behind Cartelli’s Pizza
across from State Police Post MILL & SUPPLY, INC.
Wed. - Sat. 231-652-6247 112 W. Beech • Cedar Springs
9-6
616-696-9740
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Enter to Win Over $850


To Be Given Away Locally
Enter at any of the participating business locations below for *$50.00 to be given away
EVERY week for the months of February and March.
The Grand Prize of $25.00 from each of the participating merchants will be given away at the end of the contest.
Entries will be picked up every week, and will be kept for the Grand Prize drawing.
So you have to enter every week for the *$50 drawing.
GOOD LUCK. HAVE FUN. ENTER OFTEN.
*The weekly $50.00 drawing will be a check made out to the winner
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Join in Small Engine Specialists


Hardware • Supplies
on the Dolmar Chainsaws
Oregon Bars, Chains, Sprockets
for most brands in stock!
fun!! LP Filling & Welding Gases • Air Gas • Linde • GTW
All Brands Small Engine Repair
Your ad Chainsaw Sharpening
p g • Blades & Belts
Authorized Parts & Service
could be
8639 Mason Dr. (M-37) • Newaygo
here. 231-652-1546
Coral Power Shop Come on in and warm up by the fire!
Call 231-937-4740 Small Engine Specialists
15990 Grant St. • Coral • 231-354-6431 www.newaygowoodstove.com

Locally Owned • Customer Friendly


WHITE’S
of Howard City
• Furniture
• Appliances
• Groceries
• Clothing
• Gift Items
616-696-0010 “Your Little Bit of Everything Store”
1-800-696-1009 222 N. Ensley (Old 131) • Howard City
13861 White Creek Ave. • Cedar Springs
Hours: Mon. - Sat. 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 1-800-868-4932 or 231-937-5206
www.whitecreeklumber.com Sunday 9 - 6; Mon. - Thur. 9 - 7; Fri. & Sat. 9 - 7

APPLIANCES
Servicing All Foreign and Domestic
Cars, Trucks and Motorhomes
• Complete Repair Service
• Engine & Transmission
• Brakes & Suspension
• Rear Axles
By Andy’s • Air Conditioning Service
• Computer Diagnostics
In Home Repair • Lawn Mowers

We Have Great Stuff • Archery • Fishing • Guns • Ammo


• Propane • Camping Horsepower Automotive
and WE’RE DEALIN’ • Beer • Wine Located on M-46 • Lakeview
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK 9956 W. Howard City - Edmore Rd. • Lakeview
ANDY’S DISCOUNT GROCERY & APPLIANCE CENTER 519 Ensley (Old 131) • Howard City Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-7pm • Sat 9am - 1pm
572 S. State SE • Sparta • 616-887-1999 989-352-1070
Across from Family Fare, Next to Burger King (In the Back) 231-937-4372 Office:
34 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

The River Valley 170 Items


for Sale
News Shopper Hunting/Sporting
491 W. Shaw, Howard City, MI 49329
N.R.A.-C.C.W.
Serving over 22,000 homes HAND GUN TRAINING CLASS.
weekly in the communities of
Cedar Springs, Sand Lake, concerns
DO YOU HAVE
April 10th
$100
Free Handgun-Range use.

about falling?
Pierson, Howard City, Full Service Training Center
Morley, Gowen, Coral, Greenville ACE Hardware
Trufant, Lakeview, Amble, (616)754-8990
or (616)754-6919
Croton Hardy, Kent City,
Bailey, Grant, Newaygo and White Cloud

For classified or display 210 Boats and


information call or fax: Marine Equipment
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and
231-937-4740 restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is
an award-winning program designed to manage falls and
12-FT ALUMINUM BOAT. Good shape,
special seats. $175. 231-937-4791
FAX 231-937-4048 increase activity levels.
Email: rvshopper@pioneergroup.com 240 Manufactured
This program emphasizes
practical strategies to
Homes
Advertising Director - Sharon Frederick manage falls. Classes will be held at the
SPACIOUS DOUBLEWIDE, 3/BED-
YOU WILL LEARN TO: ROOM, 2/Bath, $36,900 financing avail-
Newaygo Middle School
Account Reps - Becky Doyle, • View falls as controllable beginning Tuesday, March 30th
able. Garage option available. Cedar
Springs, 616-696-1100 or
Millianne Lewis, or Don Henning • Set goals for increasing activity from 1:00 - 3:00 and run until
cedarfieldcommunity.net
May 18th. You may register until
ordinator - Jenney Johnson • Make changes to reduce fall risks April 6th, however class size
at home is limited. SPRING SPECIAL
DEADLINES: • Exercise to increase strength $150 LOT RENT
and balance We will move your home to our
News & Editorial - Tuesdays at Noon Community for Free.
Classes are held once a week for
Area Happenings, Here’s My Card, WHO SHOULD ATTEND? 1985 and Newer Single Wides
8 weeks for 2 hours each.
• Anyone concerned about falls Call for details. 616-696-0820
Business/Church Directories - Wed. at Noon Program fee is $10.00 per person
• Anyone interested in improving
Classified & Display Advertising - balance, flexibility and strength or $15.00 per couple
Thursdays at Noon • Anyone who has fallen in the past
250 Autos for Sale
For more information or to
• Anyone who has restricted register please call
THE activities because of falling 231-689-2100 CASH FOR YOUR
PIONEER
concerns
A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls
JUNK CAR

GROUP ASHLAND AUTO


This program is based on Fear of Falling: A Matter of Balance. Copyright ©1995 Trustees of Boston University. All rights
reserved. Used and adapted by permission of Boston University.
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model

A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
Recognized for Innovation and Quality in Healthcare and Aging, 2006, American Society on Aging.
A Matter of Balance Lay Leader Model was developed by a grant from the Administration on Aging (#90AM2780). 231-834-5775

TURN YOUR JUNK INTO CASH $$


• 2x2 ft. Steel $260/ton BUYING: LIMITED TIME
• Clean Auto Cast • Steel SPECIAL OFFER:
Iron $280/ton Service Pro
• Cast Iron $240/ton
• Car Bodies AW46 Hydraulic Oil &
• Tin/Steel $210/ton • #1 & #2 Copper Tractor Hydraulic &
• Car Bodies $225/ton • Aluminum Transmission Fluid
Your Choice 5 gallons
• Batteries
28
Limited Time Only
• Catalytic Converters $
Each
• Radiators $27 Each for 5 or more
Pricing • Yellow Brass
subject to
change
without
notice. Certified Scales
Newcosta / County Line

N
31

Federal / Old 131

Howard City
US-1

W E
S

M-82 8878 E. 88th St. Hours:


Howard City Mon. - Fri. 9 - 5
Beech

M-82
Recycling
231-937-4175 Sat. 9 - 2 • Sun. Closed
MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 35

ANDY’S TREE SERVICE


• Fully Insured
• FREE Estimates
• Senior Discounts
• We Go All Over!
• Specializing in Working

1-800-982-4540 Around Power Lines


and Houses
250 Autos for Sale
1992 ECONOLINE CONVERSION Van, Michigan’s #1 Avalon Dealer
Rhynard’s Pontoons
nice shape $1,200
1987 Suburban, runs great $1,200
1999 Ranger Extended 4 x 4 $4,500
1999 Ranger Extended $2,700
1999 Expedition 3rd seat $4,500

Presents
2001 Expedition 3rd seat $6,900
1998 F150 Extended $3,500
2002 Cavalier 98k $3,500
1995 Sea-Doo 3 seater $1,800
2 boats for sale
2000 Windstar $3,500
Coz Motors, Morley
231-349-0804 The All New 19’ LS Ca
25” Diameter Pontoons & Full Risers ll Now
WANT TO SELL YOUR Only 2 L
CAR OR TRUCK??? A TRUE 19’ Model with 90 HP Rating In-sto eft
ck a
Upholstered Seat Frames this Pric t
Let a River Valley News e!
Shopper Radius Front Deck
Classified
work for you!!! A high quality Avalon Pontoon boat
at an amazing price!
Call Classifieds
today!!
(231)937-4740 PLUS FREE MOORING COVER,
FREE COLOR WALL SKINS AND
260 Automotive Many FREE BUCKSKIN VINYL!
pring
I WOULD LIKE to purchase your junk Other S ls
vehicles and pick them up. Call Butch 231- Specia With a Mercuryy 40 BF

13,995
le!
629-1979
Availab $ **

280 Farm Goods


HAY (71) 4’X5’ ROUNDS 2nd-cut Alfal-
fa, excellent quality, stored inside. Pos-
sible delivery. 616-813-8473. Leave mes-
616-754-7634 • 1380 Greenville Rd. (M-91) ** Plus dealer prep, freight and tax.

sage.

300 Wanted to Buy


BUYING OLD FARM MACHINERY,
appliances, other scrap metal. Will pick
up and pay cash. (231)823-2520

Autos
WANTED: JUNK CARS. Will pick up. Pay
top dollar. Call 616-557-2300

320 Auctions
AUCTION - CONSIGNMENT
Antiques, coins, collectibles, wanted for
auction in April. Terry Harrison auc-
tioneer. 231-834-7490
www.cvauctions.net

Check
with these
experts for
your home
needs!
To Advertise Your Business Here, Call Becky, Millianne or Don today! 231-937-4740
Call us today to get the
The Decorating Department LOWEST
Floorcovering & Wallcovering ALL-DIGITAL PRICE
In America…EVERY DAY!
From DISH Network
Sales - Installation
Repair (All Types of Satellites)
Carpet • Hardwood • Laminate • Tile
Residential - Commercial
No Wax Vinyl • Area Rugs HDTV Antennas
7910 Federal Rd., Howard City Hours: Great Lakes
231-937-4206 Mon.-Fri. 9-6
Communications, Inc. Restrictions apply. Call for details. All prices, packages
and programming subject to change without notice.
Fax: 231-937-9264 Sat. 9-4 1-888-364-7804 4970 West River Dr. • Comstock Park
36 RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010

Greater Lakeview Area Churches


Our Savior’s
Lutheran Church
110 Edgar St.
Lakeview
Join Us
In
1 Mile North of M-46
530 W. Howard City-Edmore Rd. 989-352-6836 on Youngman Rd.
P.O. Box 378, Edmore Sunday Morning Worship • 9:30 am
2½ miles west of Edmore on M-46 Sunday School • 11 am
989-427-3316

Worship
Sunday Evening Bible Study • 6 pm
Rev. William Twynham Wednesday Kids Program & Prayer Meeting • 7 pm
Worship 11:00 AM Other Opportunities: Choir, Small Group Bible Studies,
Holy Communion celebrated 1st & 3rd Sundays & Youth Groups

Your Ad Sylvester
Community Church
Could Be Here. 5 Mile Road • Mecosta, MI 49332
231-972-0233
Sunday Morning Worship Service • 10 AM
Call Fellowship Time • 11 AM

231-937-4740 Sunday School • 11:30 AM


Pastor: Richard Taylor

Your Ad St. Margaret Mary


Your Ad
Reaching Out For
Catholic Church Christ Ministries

Could Be Here. Could Be Here.


Every Sunday beginning at
1051 E. Howard City Rd. • Edmore 10am with Praise & Worship!
989-427-5645 (Includes Kids Bible Lesson and Great Fellowship)
Come expecting to receive an anointed message
Sunday Morning Worship 9 AM
Call Tues. & Thurs. Morning Worship
from the Word of God and to be encouraged to
know the love of Christ on a personal Basis. Call
231-937-4740 231-937-4740
8:30 AM Pastor: Lynne Kronewitter • 616.984.7229
Rev. Joseph Pettit Meeting at: Maple Valley Complex
239 First Street • Trufant

CHURCH DIRECTORY You’re Invited To…


Bethel SAND LAKE Emmanuel
Pierson UNITED
Bible Church Lutheran METHODIST Baptist
Ensley Baptist Church
7077 120th St., Sand Lake
101 Grand • Pierson, MI
Sunday School – 9:45 am
Church CHURCH Church
Sunday M-46 East of Old 131 45 6th St. • Sand Lake
Worship – 11:00 am 16028 Isabella St. • Coral
Sunday School ............. 9:45 am 231-937-4921 or Rev. Darryl Miller
Evening – 6:00 pm Morning Worship 10 am
Morning Worship....... 10:45 am
Evening Worship ......... 6:00 pm 231-937-4402 Phone: 616-636-5673
Sunday School 11:15 am
Teens – 5:30 pm Worship Service 9:30 am
Nursery Both Services Robert Baerwolf, Interim Pastor
Wednesday - 7:00 pm Tuesday - Grief Share 9:30 am Children’s Church 9:30 am Evening Service 6 pm
Sept. - April – AWANA Wed. Services – 7:00 pm Worship Service 9:30 am ~ FOR RENT ~ Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm
Church Ed. Building with fully
K - 6th Grades Sunday School 10:45 am
BLAST during school year equipped kitchen. Make reservations Pastor Bert Boes
Jr. & Sr. High Youth Group now for your parties, family reunions,
Adult Bible Study Ladies Bible Study – 1:30 pm Saturday Night Service
showers, graduations, group meetings. 231-354-6347
Rev. James Ankerberg, Senior Pastor
Pastor Thomas Sluys 5:00 pm Call Crystal Gould at 616-636-5615 231-354-6311
Youth Team $65.00 Rental, additional $25.00
Church Phone 616-636-5581 616-636-5542 Precious Gifts Child Care refundable cleaning fee. Gospel Jamboree
www.ensleybaptist.com www.piersonbiblechurch.org Center 231-937-4615 • NO ALCOHOL • 3rd Sat. of the month.

First Baptist CHURCH OF THE A warm welcome awaits you at


Church FULL GOSPEL BIG PRAIRIE
(Since 1946)
304 Shaw St. COMMUNITY
HERITAGE Howard City
Non-Denominational

United Methodist Church Celebrating 135 Years of Pentecostal Grace


180 E. Lake St.
CHURCH
19931 W. Kendaville • Pierson Ministry in Howard City 1988 S. Elm, White Cloud
SAND LAKE (2 mi. N. of Hilltop Store - Hardy Dam)
Sunday School .....................9:45 am 1 block E. of Traffic Light
Sunday Worship 10:30 am
Morning Worship...............11:00 am
Sunday School 9:30 am* Sunday School 10 am Sunday Worship 9:30 am
Evening Worship .................6:00 pm
Sunday Youth Activities 5:30 pm* Sunday Morning 11 am Sunday School 10:45 am
Wednesday 6:30 - 8:15 pm
Awana (grades K-6th)
Sunday Night 6 pm
Wed.: Kids Club 6 pm*
Wed. Bible Study 7 pm Pastor Arnold Guikema Jr.
*September to May Teen Activity Center
Adults Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 pm Pastor Verta Giddings Ph. 231-689-0255
Brad Brillhart, Pastor Pastor Brian Humphreys (616) 636-5628 or 231-689-1850
Office Phone Church Phone: 231-937-4809 Pastor Gary Giddings
231-937-4310 www.howardcitybaptist.com (616) 799-0331

Northland Solon Center South Ensley


Church of Christ
Wesleyan Church
A non-denominational A little church, with a BIG GOD United
PINE GROVE New Testament Church
Sunday Worship....................... 10 AM
We Invite You
To Worship With Us!! 9920 Reed Rd., Howard City Methodist
Community Church
Church
Bible School for all ages ..... 11:30 AM Worship 11 am
Non Denominational
A Christian Reformed (Staffed nursery available) 22 Mile Rd. N. to Sand Lake

Ministry Mid-Week program, (K-adult) 19 Mile Rd. Sunday Morning Corner of Cypress & 136th
Cedar Springs Worship Service 10 am
Wed. • 7 PM M-46
Algoma Ave. US-131 S. to G.R. Sunday Evening Service & www.ensleyumc.org
Worship 10 am “Live Like You Were Dying”
series in March
Youth Group 6 pm Rev. Darryl Miller
Boys & Girls Clubs Pastor Doug DiBell & Mens & Womens Discipleship
“Christ in you, the hope of glory” - Pastor Tom Holloway groups offered throughout the week. Office: 616-636-5659
Wednesday at 7:00 pm Cor. 1:27 Minister of Music & Youth For more info, call or visit our web site at:
Mr. Dan Nicksich, Preacher www.grace-hc.org
Sunday Worship 11 am
Teen Activities - Call Church 15671 Algoma Ave. • Cedar Springs Sunday School 9:45 am
9891 Mason Dr. 1/8 mile north of 19 Mile Rd.
Pastor Joel Cooper
231-937-5250 M-37 South of Newaygo 616-696-3229 Pastor Jorge Ballivian Open Hearts, Open Minds,
On M-82, 5 miles west of Grant, MI 49327 www.soloncenterwesleyanchurch.org
Howard City 231-834-9910 Angel Food Ministry Host Site 231-937-6440 or 937-6833 Open Doors
MONDAY, MARCH 29, 2010 • RIVER VALLEY NEWS SHOPPER 37

Looking for a
Annual Spring Farm Consignment Auction
Sat., April 3, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.
Location: North of Grand Rapids OR South of Big Rapids on US 131 to Sand Lake Exit #110. East to stop light

Garage Sale?
at Northland Drive, North to Stanton Rd. (Co. Rd. 522), East to Trufant Flea Market
303 North C Street Trufant MI Montcalm County. Follow Auction Signs

Tractors & Combines


JD 40-U, SN 60808, WF, tires: frt 6.50 – 16SL bk 13.6 – 26 • Case Crawler w/ loader • AC C • Farmall A w/ loader
• Case 300 w/ loader • Farmall C Tractor, good tires • Oliver 70 • JD 51B • Oliver 70 w/ rear steel • 8N Ford Trac-
tor 1950 SN: 8N322209 • Farmall H • Ford 5,000 D, WF, 3pt, new paint, rad., battery, 14.9 34 • MF 510 Combine,
327 gas motor, 4RN Corn head, 15ft grain head • AC B Tractor w/ 1 new & 1 like new rear tires, NF, new rings &
paint • Case 730 WF, gas eng., like new tires, 3 pt • AC Gleaner F2 Combine, diesel, belt drive, w/ 15’ grain head,
AC Black 4RN Corn Head • Craftsman Lawn Tractor, 20hp Kohler v-twin eng, M#917.273061 w/ 2 stg sno blo,
M# 486.24846 w/ winter cab, 48” dozer type blade M# 486.244121 w/ tire chains, no mower deck • IHC 656 gas
SN U044367, WF, fast hitch, 14.9x35, bad TA • 1949 Ferguson TO20, rebuilt 2 yrs ago

Equipment
Land Pride FDR 1560 60” rear discharge Grooming Mower, class 1 3pt hitch • NH 1R Chopper, 3pt hitch • NH
488 Haybine • NH 469 Haybine • Swartz M 1400 Loader • AC 16’ Field Cult. • Ferg 2 btm plow • JD 640 Hay
Rake, new paint • 252 Oliver Disc 18’ • Campbell 300 gal Sprayer w/ good pump • IH 37 12’ disc • NH 790 chop-
per w/ hayhead • 300 gal Field Sprayer • NH 499 12’ pivot tongue Haybine • 3pt Bale Spear • Sittrex Dbl4 wheel
V Rake, 3 pt hitch • Brillion 5 shank V-ripper • IHC 800 4R plate planter w/ dry fert & monitor • NI Hayrake •
2346QT Brush Hog, 6’ bucket • IH 550 2R Corn Chopper • NI 2RW Picker • #72 Gehl Flail Chopper • JD 18”
wing disc • Bush Hog, 6R stalk chopper • Oliver 4x semi mount plow • Krause 18’ pull type field cult. • 4 wheel
Rock Picker, pull type • Universal Dbl 4 Herringbone Parlor, 3” low in-line, in place washers, surge pulsators &
control box, automatic feeders • Bucket mt bale spear • 1btm Plow on steel wheels • Woods 60” belly mower, fits
Ford 809N • NH 276 Haybaler w/ SS pickup & #58 bale thrower

Miscellaneous Items
7’x6’ Light Utility trailer, 5.7x8 tires, wood deck & rack w/ spare • 54” hex glass patio tbl w/ 6 chairs w/ umb &
wt • Car Ramps • Hand Shrub Trimmers • Misc Hand Tools • Wheelbarrow • Chains • Kent 1800 18 sp Moun-
tain Bicycle • Pantera Snowmobile • Chain Sling • Lil’ Tikes pull plastic wagon • ¾” Conduit Pipe • Air Tank •
5 - 16” Alum. Rims • 5 tires 265.75, 16” • Grease Gun • Trailer load of misc. • Lg. trailer type Log Splitter • 2 pl
snowmobile trl • Hi Tensil Fence Posts • 7x18’ tandem axle car hauler trailer • Deer Blind, 5x6, windows, new • 1
pair un-styled JD Fenders • Amazing Heat Corn Burner, 14 bu hopper, 150,000 BTU • Misc. Hog Feeders • Misc.
Plastic Hog Flooring • Old Stanchions • Qty Moorman Farrowing Crates • Misc. Barn Steel & Gates • 1,000 gal
Fuel tank w/ like new gas boy elec. Pump • Bull Clamps • 300 Truck tire side walls for bunk silo covers • Misc
rolls Snow Fence • 4 7.50x16 Tires • 250 gal fuel tank

Guns
Win 1400 MK II 20ga auto • Ward & Son 12 ga sXs • Browning auto 5 12ga • W Richards 12ga SxS • AK-47
7.62x39 • Springfield 12ga sgl • Win M70 30-06 NIB • 2 Parker Bros 12ga SxS, one made in 1886 & one in 1890
• Gold Medal Wonder 12 ga sgl • LeFever Nitro Spec. 12ga SxS • Westernfield 16ga sgl • Stevens M 124B, 12ga
straight pull • Rem 1889 Grade 3 12ga SxS, made in 1888 • Win 1905 35cal made in 1906 • Marlin 336 lever
action 35cal • Win M 94, made in 1963 • Browning BAR 7mm mag w/ scope • Win M 94 AE 30-30 • Marlin M
36 RC 1st variation • Browning auto 5 12ga slug w/ scope • Marlin M 883 22mag • Win 1887 12ga lever action
• Stevens Marksman 12 32 cal • Daisy M 118 Targeteer BB pistol • Daisy 1894 lever BB gun • Uberti 36cal Blk
Pow pistol • Marlin M 336 30-30 • Stevens 820B 12ga pump • Russian M91/59 7.62x54 • Ithaca 20ga SxS • Rem
11-87 12ga semi auto • CS Shatuck 12 ga sgl • Huglu Vandalia grade 12ga trap gun • Stevens Favorite 22cal • Win
1906 22 pump gallery gun • Crossman quest .177 pellet w/ scope • Win 1400 20ga auto • CVA o/u 50cal muzzle-

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loader • Win 1903 22 made in 1925 • Encore 7mm 08 rifle • Encore .410 pistol • Black Powder Musket, made in
Vienna 1892-1918 • Blk Pow SxS 12ga Muzzle loader • Moss M 390KB 16ga bolt • J Stevens Arms & Tool 12ga
pump, made in 1906 • Stevens Savage 940 12ga sgl • Brazilian Mauser 954 30-06 • Thompson Tommy Gun w/
clips, ammo, violin case • Mathews Comp. bow, Shadow • Crossbow & Bolts

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had over 20 tractors and over 100 pieces of farm equipment consigned. Consignments will only be accepted on
Thursday the 1st from noon until dark and Friday the 2nd from 8:30 a.m. until dark.
Loader tractor will be available on Thursday afternoon and Friday.

All garage sale ads placed in the Trufant Flea Market 616-984-2168 (please call this number on Thursday and Friday)
Terms: Cash or good check with ID, out of state checks require a bank or credit union letter. We do NOT accept

Pioneer will appear on our Google map. debit OR credit cards OR checks issued by credit card companies. Not responsible for personal injuries, accidents
or the goods after they are sold. Everything sells as is, all information is believed to be correct, but it is not a
guarantee. Use your own inspection and judgment when purchasing. Announcements made on sale day take

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2007 IMPALAS Not Actual Photos
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2006 FORD F150 XLT 2004 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD LT 2008 Ford Edge
One owner with new quality tires, just serviced by us! In fact, we sold it to Leather! Heated seats, Bose stereo, spray liner and new tires on this sweet look- Just in! Navigation!! Panoramic full moonroof!! 20” chrome wheels, heated
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2006 Ford Five Hundred SE 2007 Ford F150 XLT 2007 Ford Fusion SEL
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2008 Mercury Sable Safe, reliable dependable and under full warranty!! ..................................$15,995 2007 Ford Focus SES
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