Monday, April 11, 2022

LAUREN PRESUTTI: Panic attacks

Let’s talk about panic attacks.

Have you ever felt like your heart is pounding so fast that it’s hard to breathe? Or maybe you quickly felt dizzy or lighthearted as your anxiety suddenly skyrocketed. Maybe you even felt like you were dying in the moment. Your body likely began sweating as adrenaline consumed you.

‘Aligning the stars’ toward affordable housing

Developer chronicles struggles, successes of working in rural communities to construct high-density housing

As a contractor who has built numerous homes and developments for more than 25 years, John Bitely has long been familiar with the housing industry as trends come and go. 

What he’s experienced recently, however, is something that stands alone.

Belding DDA looks to change ‘Adopt-A-Spot’ garden program

The Belding Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is eying changes to a beautification program ahead of Memorial Day. 

The Adopt-A-Spot program began in August 2015 with 40 downtown flowerbeds.

Rocketing to a state title

Greenville Esports wins state title in ‘Rocket League’ 

As Alex Ewing looked around his house, his 8-year-old son was running around like he had just scored a game-winning goal on the soccer field. 

However, it wasn’t Ewing’s son who scored the goal — it wasn’t soccer and he wasn’t even playing. The entire Ewing family — much of the Greenville High family, actually — was fixated on the television as the Greenville Rocket League” team was battling Charlotte High School for a Michigan High School Esports Federation (MiHSEF) state championship. 

Upcoming and pending services for April 11, 2022

Today Larry Ramon Jenkins — 1 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Carson City. (Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Alma) Wednesday Gary L. Hessler — Noon, City Church, Rockford. (Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.) Ruth M. (Hansen) Kraft — 11 a.m., Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville Dale A. Nichoson — visitation, 6 to 8 p.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Lee Peterson — visitation, 5 […]

Carson City woman killed in motorcycle accident


A Carson City woman who was a passenger on a motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle traffic crash on M-57 on Saturday afternoon.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle, driven by a 29-year-old man, was attempting to pass numerous vehicles on M-57 that were slowing for a 2008 Ram pickup truck that was turning left onto Backus Road.