ZEELAND — All season, the Shelby Tigers have had the size advantage over just about every opponent, thanks to forwards Jeff Beckman and Michael James patrolling the post. However, in Tuesday night’s state quarterfinal game against NorthPointe Christian, they didn’t.
Upon entering a picturesque sugar shack located on the west side of Shelby, it is hard to even see the 100 year old family tradition taking place inside. As the steam clears, four generations of Flemings sit and stand around a large metal evaporator that boils away at the sap they’ve collected as it turns into delicious maple syrup.
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan nonprofit will get nearly $5.2 million to help boost the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables for those getting food assistance by expanding a program allowing people to get more for their money at grocery stores and farmers markets, officials said Wednesday.