2022-02-07

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Icy adrenaline rush

Turk Lake Polar Plunge raises more than $83,000 for Special Olympics Michigan

About 130 people braved the frigid temperatures of Turk Lake on Saturday afternoon to help raise more than $83,000 for Special Olympics Michigan. 

One of those individuals, Sean Wheeler of team “Yellow Snow,” was all smiles after being the first to take the plunge just outside of Turk Lake Restaurant & Bar. 

Maple Valley Twp. Planning Commission continues its work on wind ordinance

As this township’s wind energy moratorium nears its end, the Planning Commission is continuing to work through stages of the draft wind ordinance.

The Maple Valley Township Board last September unanimously voted to extend a wind energy projects moratorium, originally adopted in March 2021, for an additional 180 days or until the township enacts a zoning ordinance amendment to address such projects.

Appreciating the journey

From struggling as a freshman to thriving as a senior, Belding’s Schmid celebrates 100 wrestling wins

Ethan Schmid found himself in a tough position on the Belding wrestling team as a freshman — wrestling in the 285-pound weight class.

According to Belding head coach Art Ward, Schmid hovered between 235 and 240 pounds in his freshman season and was struggling against the older, stronger competition.

Upcoming sporting events for Feb. 7, 2022

Upcoming sporting events for Feb. 7, 2022

Upcoming and pending services for Feb. 7, 2022

Upcoming and pending services for Feb. 7, 2022

Area wrestling districts schedule

Area wrestling districts schedule

Monday, February 7, 2022

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