All stray pets at the shelter have a short "stray hold," waiting for their family to reclaim them.
If you see your pet in this album it is important you call the shelter ASAP. Please leave a message with your name and number if you are calling before or after our business hours.
Please note that in order to reclaim a pet you must have some proof of ownership such as vet records, pictures, etc... There is also an impound fee as well as vetting fees and boarding.
Call shelter for details at (269) 686-5112.
The 88th annual Hopkins High School Alumni reunion was held Saturday afternoon, featuring potluck food, fund, fellowship and reminiscing.
Featured, as always, was the Class of 1964, but only 15 graduates from that year showed up, including 10 members of the first Hopkins varsity football team that ever won a trophy, for the Al-Val Conference championship in the fall of 1963.
The Vibrant Grains Restaurant on South Main Street in downtown Wayland will reopen for business Sunday morning, June 22, after a smoke investigation shut down the specialty eatery a week ago. Co-owner Celia Gleason, who also is a columnist for this on-line news service, tacked up this announcement on the restaurant's front door Saturday, saying everything appears to be good to go. (Photo supplied)
In those thrilling days of yesteryear, when journalism was journalism, cub reporters usually cut their teeth at daily newspapers by writing a lot of obituaries and social notices such as weddings and engagements.
These staples of newspapers in bygone days often were published free of charge, but writers always reserved the right to change the copy submitted and adhere to the rules of journalism. Those who sought publication of weddings, anniversaries, engagements, reunions and anniversaries only had to pay a stipend to cover handling the photo.
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow’s bill to reaffirm the Gun Lake Tribe of Potowatmis’ right to have land taken into federal trust for the Gun Lake Casino has passed in the Senate and heads to the House of Representatives, and perhaps eventually to President Barack Obama's desk..
The bill, introduced by Stabenow last October, has been described as “to reaffirm that certain land has been taken into trust for the benefit of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatami Indians, and for other purposes.”
When I was in high school, I had this poster on my wall that said, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
So that is what I propose to do today.
This past Sunday was our lemons. As Pete and I were in the back, preparing for the day, Bonnie came in and noticed a smell of something burning. Pete and I went out to see if we could locate the smell. We couldn’t pinpoint the source until Bonnie opened up the panel to turn on the lights and there was smoke.
All stray pets at the shelter have a short "stray hold," waiting for their family to reclaim them. If you see your pet in this album it is important you call the shelter ASAP.
Please leave a message with your name and number if you are calling before or after business hours. Please note that in order to reclaim a pet, you must have some proof of ownership such as vet records, pictures, etc... There is also an impound fee as well as vetting fees and boarding.
Call shelter for details. (269) 686-5112.
PHOTOS: Freda, Dorr Keisha, Pullman Charlie, Fennville Obi-Wan, real name
The continuing troubles between the Dorr Township Parks and Recreation Commission and Dorr Township Board were back in the spotlight this week, as Tonya Wiggins, the commission's only elected member, resigned.
There now will be five candidates for five open seats on the commission in the Aug. 5 primary, including incumbents Chris Gesink and Mark Muscarella, Alan Weber, Janice Reed and Kathleen Knight.
by Amy Kerr Hardin
There’s a fire sale of used and overstocked war toys going on across the nation. The U.S. government is unashamedly in the business of hawking gently used war machines and espionage gadgetry to local law enforcement agencies.
The Feds are taking it one step further though, by making it easy for communities to get in on the war games by providing grants for the purchase of the hardware — one-stop shopping!
25 Years Ago — June 21, 1989
Donn Perkins of West Central Appraisal of Grand Rapids was hired by the City of Wayland to testify before the State Tax Tribunal in case involving Westbury Apartments, owners of which insist that evaluations should be lowered, based on rentals after income subsidies have been deducted.