Tyler Willis

December 22, 2008 by Matt Loker · Comments Off 

There’s no place like home for K-wings Willis

By: Mark C.McGlothlen

Who says you can’t go home again?

Kalamazoo Wings forward Tyler Willis did just that when he returned to the K-wings line-up on November 14th, after starting the season with the Newcastle Vipers in England. Read more

William Smith, 82

December 22, 2008 by Matt Loker · 1 Comment 

William Smith, 82, of Three Rivers, died Dec. 2. Memorial services will be held on Jan. 17 at 2pm at the Hohner Funeral Home.

High Winds Hamper Electricity Restoration

December 22, 2008 by Matt Loker · Comments Off 

High winds have hampered efforts to restore electricity to thousands of homes across ice-coated northern Indiana as temperatures fell below zero in the area. Read more

Lions Break a Record

December 22, 2008 by Matt Loker · Comments Off 

The Detroit Lions have become the first NFL team to go 0-15. But wait — there may be more history ahead. Detroit remained winless after closing out its home season yesterday with a 42-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints. The Lions will try to avoid the dubious distinction of finishing 0-16 this Sunday at Green Bay, where they haven’t won since 1991. Expansion Tampa Bay set the bar low for NFL futility in 1976, when it finished 0-14.

Fans got excited when team president Matt Millen was fired following an 0-3 start and a 31-84 mark over his seven-plus seasons. But the Lions haven’t been able to overcome the mess he left behind.  (AP)

News for Monday, December 22, 2008

December 22, 2008 by Matt Loker · Comments Off 

Matt Lori is well on his way to transitioning from sheriff of St. Joseph County to state representative from Michigan’s 59th House District.

Lori, elected on November 4th to succeed term-limited state Representative Rick Shaffer, was sworn in during a ceremonial oath taking Friday morning (December 19th) in the Historic Courthouse in Centreville.

Lori was sworn in by a longtime friend, District Court Judge Jeff Middleton, a longtime friend, as approximately 25 friends and family, including Lori’s wife, Linda, looked on.

Representative Shaffer had planned to attend, but expressed his regrets from Lansing where the House was still meeting after an all-night session. Read more

Tommy Lange

December 18, 2008 by Matt Loker · Comments Off 

K-wings Lange fights back from injury, makes it to the Pro’s

By: Mark C. McGlothlen

Talk about pressure. Read more

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