Kids fish free in May

Free Kids’ Fishing every Saturday morning in May from 9-noon at the Izaak Walton League. Kids must be accompanied by an adult, but helpers and equipment are on hand! AND on May 18th a Make-Your-Own Rainbarrel workshop at the same time, for $35. They also available for purchase. 5641 Myers Lake Ave.

YMCA offers fun options for kids this summer

The YMCA has plenty of options this summer to keep your kids active and having fun. Whether you put them in for one week or the entire summer, we have a diverse selection of camps and programs in a safe and caring environment. There are different locations as well between Howard Christensen Nature Center and […]

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish celebrates centennial

“The wagon lurched as the wheels dipped into a rut in the road, snapping Vince Prawdzik out of the reverie he had drifted into along the past few miles. The steady clip-clop of the horses hooves, the autumn sun on his back and the fresh smell of the river as the breeze occasionally wafted its […]

Camp Good Grief accepting applications

Hospice of Michigan is accepting applications for Camp Good Grief, a day camp designed to help children cope with the loss of a loved one. The free one-day camp is being held on Friday, June 14 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Newaygo, located at 5333 Centerline Road in Newaygo. Children ages 8-17 […]

Woman who gave birth to most babies in recorded history

And other thoughts on Mother’s Day On Tuesday, April 23, Rotarian Ryan Kelley shared with the group some facts on Mother’s Day he researched prior to the annual day of celebration for mothers. The first Mother’s Day was in 1907. The average age of the mother when giving birth to her first child is 25. […]