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For sale – 1 lighthouse

Light house

A lighthouse near Mackinac Island is available for purchase.  The latest bid for the Round Island Passage Lighthouse was $20,000, as of Tuesday. The sale began Monday with an opening bid of $10,000.  The Detroit Free Press reports the online auction is open to nonprofits only who must register to bid.  The building with a 71-foot tower is on state-owned ... Read More »

Lots of baby snappers

turtle

Dozens of snapping turtles have hatched at an Ann Arbor-area veterinary hospital after their pregnant mother was found injured in a mall trash can.  The Ann Arbor News reports 28 baby turtles were born this week after spending 75 days in an incubator at Emergency Veterinary Hospital Ann Arbor.  A worker emptying trash cans discovered the 1- foot mother turtle ... Read More »

William Metty, Sr., 68

Dad and dog

William Morris Metty, Sr., age 68, of Centreville, MI. passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at Borgess Medical Center. He was born on October 22, 1945 in Centreville, MI. the son of Gordon and Pearl (Steen) Metty. Mr. Metty has been a lifetime resident of this area. He was employed at the White Pigeon Paper Mill for forty years ... Read More »

Out and About – Week of August 18th

A good way to remain sane, might be to meet with a therapist on a regular basis. You know, someone that you can unload your troubles on, or just vent to. Sometimes you might receive some pretty good advice, and sometimes the advice is not worth giving a second thought. I see one of my therapists about every three weeks ... Read More »

Cassopolis business awarded grant

  A $550,000 state grant has been awarded to Postle Operating in Cassopolis for an expansion project that will create 40 full-time jobs during the next two years. State Rep. Matt Lori said the Michigan Strategic Fund has awarded the Community Development Block Grant for job training to the company, which produces extruded aluminum products for recreational vehicles. Postle Operating ... Read More »

Sturgis business toured by state officials

  A Sturgis business was at the center of attention Monday, as state and local officials visited Cobalt Holdings. Led by Department of Environmental Quality Director Dan Wyant, the team of officials met with Cobalt president Bruce Bart and toured the facility. Their visit was a part of Gov. Snider’s recycling program. Cobalt’s main product is crumb rubber. Created from ... Read More »