More than 1,000 stocking were stuffed by area volunteers Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Pentwater VFW as one of the final steps in preparing for this years Toys for Tots distribution. Volunteers included, Girl Scouts from Hart, Shelby and Pentwater; Boy Scouts from Pentwater; Walkerville High School Student Council Members; and members of the Grand Rapids Young Marines. Distribution to those who registered to receive gifts from Toys for Tots was scheduled for earlier this week.
SILVER LAKE — A state parks department proposal to charge a $10 online reservation fee for vouchers to enter the Silver Lake State Park off-road vehicle area on weekends and holidays this coming year is meeting with large amounts of backlash from dune users.
ALLEGAN, Dec. 13 — Hesperia finished in 11th place and Shelby was 13th at Saturday’s Allegan Southwest Classic, a meet featuring some of the best individual grapplers from the west side of the state.
DETROIT (AP) — I arrived in a power outage, got a $45 parking ticket and drove past dozens of abandoned homes. But as a tourist on my first trip to Detroit, I also sang in the Motown studio, saw the paintings that were nearly sold to pay the city's bills, and bumped fists with the sculpture of boxer Joe Louis' powerful arm.