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Mr. Michael A. "Mike" Street

Mr. Michael A. “Mike” Street, 55, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Grand Rapids. Born December 19, 1959 in Ft. Bragg, NC to William and Janice (Schultz) Street, he was a resident of the Allegan area for many years. Mike was a machinist at SAS (formerly Holland Hitch) in Holland, and was a former Life Savers employee. His survivors include his parents; a brother, Garret (David Mashni) Street; a sister, Kelly (Dan) Timmer; nephew, Jacob; nieces, Morgan, Alexandra and Isabelle; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. A graveside service was held for Mike Thursday, June 25, 2015 at Oakgrove Cemetery in Montague. Memorial contributions to the Montague United Methodist Church’s Remembrance Garden would be appreciated. The Sytsema Chapel, 737 Apple Ave., (231)-726-5210 is assisting the family. Please visit the family’s online guestbook at www.sytsemafh.com to leave them a message. Comments (0)

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Is the Michigan Senate's road plan that includes hiking the tax on gas 15 cents a gallon over three years a good idea?

The Senate plan, approved Wednesday, also calls for unspecified budget cuts to raise money for roads. The House passed its own plan earlier without significant gas tax hikes but with significant cuts in some areas of the budget. Now the two chambers and the governor's office will negotiate to see what plan and what modifications move forward. Is the Michigan Senate's road plan that includes hiking the tax on gas 15 cents a gallon over three years a good idea?

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Tanya's Topics - Our documentary painter

The opening of the Lakeshore Museum Center’s Heritage Park this summer brings Michigan history to the forefront, including that of Native Americans, the Civil War, logging, and other subjects. One of our long ago residents, Frederick Norman (1847-1928), was an important witness to some of the periods depicted. An artist, he documented local historic scenes in his paintings and, fortunately, they are still available to us today. Comments (0)

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