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Who are you? Kathy Zamarron-Bresnahan. I live in the Trufant area on a little bucolic lake with my husband, Toby.

Safety dance

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‘Safe Prom Experience’ celebrated by Greenville High School students

Peeking into the large barn at Frugthaven Farm, Holly Rasmussen couldn’t help but take one more picture of her son, Chance Warden, 18, as he and his girlfriend prepared to head off to prom in Grand Rapids. 

As the barn’s door came to a close and Rasmussen made her exit, she felt relieved after seeing how happy her son was to also be among friends, gathered in a safe environment prior to prom. 

Sailor & Sipper: Old-time barbershop opens inside Frügthaven Farm

When stepping into Frügthaven Farm, patrons have come to expect hot coffee and doughnuts, fresh produce from the market or a tall glass of hard cider from the newly opened cidery, among other amenities.

Those same patrons can now also wander into Sailor & Sipper Barber Company — a top-notch barbershop offering haircuts, beard trims and more.

Dancing with the pros

Ballet brought to life for children as they dance with professionals at ‘Fairy Tales on the Farm’ 

Skipping and dancing across the stage, Aleena Villalopos, 8, of Greenville couldn’t believe the opportunity she and about a dozen other children received as they moved gracefully alongside professional dancers inside “the large barn” at Frugthaven Farm. 

For Aleena, the rustic setting was one of wonder brought to life on Sunday as four company dancers from the Deos Contemporary Ballet of Grand Rapids performed their “Fairy Tales on the Farm” production, dressed as characters from “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” and “The Three Little Pigs.”

Helicopter rides provide unique view during Danish Festival

Watching with excitement as the blades on a  blue and white Robinson R44 light helicopter began to rotate, Bentley Williams, 11, of Greenville, was ready to live out a dream. 

Joined by his sister, Ellie Williams, 8, who was admittedly a bit scared to hop aboard the craft, both children decided to cast aside their fears and reservations, climbing into the helicopter with their father, Austin Williams, on Friday morning.