The Hopkins Fire Department Wednesday afternoon responded to a call of a vehicle rollover on 135th Avenue west of Wayland. There were no reports of serious injuries and the cause of the crash was under investigation. (Photo supplied)
Just for the record, it wasn't the first time the "pain at the pump" dipped below $3 per gallon, but widespread prices finally hit $2.99.9 and even lower on Wednesday. They reached a similar level about seven to 10 days before that, but mysteriously skyrocketed back up to $3.25.9 before coming down again. Many experts have theories as to why, but motorists have been happy to see signs like this one at Billy Fifelski's Dorr Marathon at the corner of 18th Street and 142nd Avenue.
25 Years Ago — Oct. 25, 1989
Alternative education classes for Wayland, Hopkins and Martin High School students have been delayed becase, “We didn’t have enough time to get the kinks worked out,” Hopkins Superintendent Dr. Craig Misner said. Officials expected six students, but instead 14 showed up. Alternative ed, to be taught by Coleen Young, is targeted to students who are not successful in traditional classrooms.
The Wayland Union Education Foundation has announced this year’s Innovation Grant awards, totaling $17,151.
Awarded each year, innovation grants allow teachers to request funds for new teaching tools, programs or technology that the district budget cannot cover. Many of the innovation grant ideas have blossomed into building or district-wide programs.
The following staff of Wayland Union Schools were selected to receive a grant:
All stray pets at the shelter have a short "stray hold," waiting for their family to reclaim them.
If you see your pet in this album it is important you call the shelter ASAP. Please leave a message with your name and number if you are calling before or after our business hours.
Please note that in order to reclaim a pet you must have some proof of ownership such as vet records, pictures, etc... There is also an impound fee as well as vetting fees and boarding.
Call shelter for details at (269) 686-5112.
PHOTOS: "Hank," Dorr "Zack," Hamilton "Cosby" Allegan
The Dorr Township Planning Commission Tuesday night approved a rezoning request to accommodate plans for a Frontier Truck Parts facility at 144th Avenue and U.S.-131.
Kris Weller of Frontier Truck Parts requested the rezoning from commercial to industrial use to develop a 65-acre site and he requested a planned unit development (PUD) and a special use permit to allow the project to progress.
The plans are for Frontier Truck Parts to build a 78,000-square-foot sales facility and a 56,000-square-foot warehouse building along U.S.-131 in the Dorr Township industrial park area.
A private service is being for planned for William J. Grill, 76, who died Sunday, Sept. 28.
He and his late wife Mary Gail Grill (nee Mannion) who died on May 30, 2009, were both born and raised in Saginaw, and were graduated from high school in 1955.
Bill attended the University of Detroit and graduated from Central Michigan University and Grand Valley State. He taught and coached in various Grand Rapids and Comstock Park Public Schools. He and Mary were longtime summer residents of Sandy Pines.
by Amy Kerr Hardin
Say what you may about money in politics — but the reality is, in the absence of serious reform, it remains a pay-to-play game.
Lynn Mason, Democratic candidate for the 86th House seat in Michigan, knew from the get-go that her ability to grass-roots fund-raise would be key to her success in unseating two-term incumbent Republican Lisa Posthumus Lyons this November.
A distribution of free food for the needy will be conducted Friday, Oct. 24, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the United Church of Wayland parking lot at 411 E. Superior St.
The food truck distribution, sponsored by Wayland Area Ministries, will include enough food to feed roughly 100 families for three to four days. The types of food available will be fresh fruits and vegetables, milk, yogurt and other dairy products, breads and other baked goods.
Social Security is a Ponzi scheme!
The author of this website was aghast that I would say this about Social Security, and he challenged me to explain:
The Social Security program is the grandest Ponzi scheme ever perpetrated on the American public. The reasons for this are from the definition of a Ponzi scheme: