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Thursday, June 22, 2017 Your community news from Evart, Reed City, Hersey, Sears & Chase.

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Evart dairy farm hangs tough in cyclical business
By Andy Duffy
Just South of Lake City Weekly Voice
1-800-55-4LESS EVART If a person makes hay when
the sun shines, the day was designed for
231-839-7231 non-haying activities. Doug Wirth sat in his
office while rain poured down from above
and thunder rumbled across the verdant
Name badges to be fields of Osceola County.
The areas fields and pastures with hay
mandatory for Osceola fields and holsteins tell a story even a
County employees novice can read. Michigan is a dairy state.
Ernie Birchmeier, livestock and dairy spe-
REED CITY The Osceola cialist with Michigan Farm Bureau, said
County Board of Commission- the Wolverine State is home to 1,800 dairy
ers voted unanimously to man- farms and 430,000 dairy cows. Osceola
date employee identification County alone is home to about 40 dairy
badges for all county workers farms and some 7,000 dairy cows.
at their meeting Monday, June Wirth farms some 2,000 acres of rural
20. countryside with his sons, Jacob and An-
The deadline for all depart- drew. The trio uses rainy days to fix and
ments to comply is set for July repair equipment and work on projects the
31. While the policy originally storms wont hamper, the elder Wirth said.
dictates only hired employees In the milking parlor nearby, employees
to wear name badges, there were busy milking. Cows stood patiently at
was discussion to extend it to their stanchions waiting. They knew the
elected officials. drill. Some activities go on rain or shine.
I feel a deadline will make Still, the holsteins giving their milk had
it a firm request, said District no idea June is National Dairy Month, a
6 commissioner Pam Wayne. designation with roots dating back to 1937.
This is part of making the The Wirths knew, though. Such marketing
county buildings more secure strategies are not lost on them. The knowl-
and employees safer. edge changed nothing about their daily
The badge policy extends to routine.
contractors and temporary Together with a handful of employees,
staff with assignments of 12 the Wirths milk 820 cows every day of the
weeks or more. week. A steady stream of holsteins files
In other business, the Mari- through the milking parlor; the animals
on Eagles 4087 and the county are milked three times a day.
terminated their community Roots run deep in the Osceola County
space rental agreement due to hills. The Wirth family has been farming
the completion of the Commis- the home place for 130 years now.
sion of Aging Meals on Wheels Things are different now than they were
program meal site. in the past, though. The Wirths sold milk to
The Eagles entered into con- Yoplait for 30 years until the company be-
tract with the county in Octo- gan buying from a different supplier. When
ber 2016 Dean Foods closed its Evart facility, local
The board clarified that any dairy farmers certainly werent helped any,
necessary construction regard- Wirth said.
ing the Rose Lake drain falls Shifting demographics have hurt farm-
into the responsibility of Rose ers in this area. Michigan just doesnt have
Lake Park. the milk-buying population it once did.
The annual county picnic, Plus, even though fewer dairy farms dot
originally launched to aid the countryside than in years past, milk
United Way and later local food production has been increasing. Give the
pantries, neglected to garner credit to better farming practices. Cows are
much favor among the board. better fed now than in the past, and more
The board agreed to forego the milk is being produced at one location than ANDY DUFFY | Weekly Voice
summer picnic in favor of a in years past. Increased production drives Alison Bode is the herdsman on the Wirth farm. She is one of those with a knack for working with dairy
separate event later in the year. down prices. Milk prices, Birchmeier said, cattle. People with the right stuff have a future in the dairy industry.
Current claims of the county are severely depressed. Adding insult to
in the amount of $36,409.27 injury, the region is producing more milk good farmers often drop out of the busi- teats to explain some of the things she does.
were approved. Emergency than the state has processing facilities to ness. Still, he thinks opportunities exist in Bode says she has always had a knack
Medicals Services bad debt of handle. the business for career-minded individuals. for working with dairy animals. She likes
$16,583.48 was brought forth, Now, in a carrying-coal-to-Newcastle Those with the right characteristics often cows, she said, because they dont talk to
recommended and approved style endeavor, Wirth said a lot of his milk do very well in the occupation, Wirth said. her.
unanimously. Land Sale Pro- ends up in Wisconsin. The action makes Sometimes, those with the right character- She thought that statement over for a mo-
ceeds Accounts annual report perfect sense, though. While Michigan has istics are women. ment and reconsidered. Cows talk to her,
was presented by the county lost milk-processing facilities in recent Wirth uses his herdsman as an example she said, but in different ways than people
treasurer, recommended and years, Wisconsin has gained some. Plus, of a woman with the right stuff. do. Then she went back to work.
approved unanimously. markets are world wide. Wirth said some A dairy herdsman works to maintain Doug Wirth, no doubt off to work on
Also approved were the milk coming from his farm eventually ends the health of the herd. She vaccinates and some rainy-day chore, was gone from his
Guardian Reviews Contract up in China as an ingredient in baby for- takes care of other health-related duties, office. The farm, glistening under billions
between the Commission on mula. keeps records and fulfils a host of other re- of raindrops scattered across its width and
Aging and the 18th Probate Wirth has become philosophical about sponsibilities. breadth, remained. And, rain or shine, per-
Court and the 2018 application dairy farming. The business goes through Wirths herdsman is Alison Bode, a petite haps, generations of Wirths will farm there
for Victims Rights Prosecutor, cycles of good years and bad. One of the blonde who grew up on a dairy farm. She for 130 more years and another 130 years
pending chairman signature. drawbacks to enduring the bad years is takes a break from looking over a cows beyond that.
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Thursday, June 22, 2017 | weekly voice 3

Mystery in the
Whats Happening in the Area
200 Main Street. reservations are required. Lutheran Church based program that pro- Health specialty clinic
CEDAR TOWNSHIP The class will meet June 23 Every Monday, 9 a.m. to
vides transportation for
Crossroads Theatre Cedar Township Farmers from 9:30 a.m. to noon. For noon cancer patients to and REED CITY Urolo-
opens Market will be open every more information or to re- Contact Katie at 231-768-
from their treatments. gist, John Anema, M.D.
REED CITY The Reed Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 serve a space, call Osceola 4418, or Betty at 231-829-
Volunteer drivers trans- will be offering outpatient
City Crossroads Theatre p.m., through fall, located County Commission on 3457 port patients from their services at the hospitals
Guild will be holding at the corner of 9 Mile and Aging 231-734-5559. REED CITY St. Phil-
home to cancer treatment Specialty Clinic twice a
auditions for their fall 170th Avenue. Everyone lips Church centers, doctor visits and month.
production of Mystery in welcome. Every Tuesday, Thurs-
other cancer-related ap- He will be consulting
the Crossroads Theatre
Rock, gem and mineral day, 1 to 4 p.m.pointments. with patients on the sec-
on June 22 at 7 p.m., 249
Fish fry at Evart Moose club meetings Contact Robert at 231-
The American Cancer ond Friday of the month
W. Upton. Family-friendly BIG RAPIDS Big Rap- 832-2624 Society is working with and performing outpatient
story, written by local play- on Fridays ids Rock, Gem and Mineral Spectrum Health Reed surgery and other proce-
wrights Maureen and Phil EVART A fish fry or Club will hold meetings at City Hospital, Susan dures, including lithotrip-
Watson, revolving around shrimp dinner will be held 6:30 p.m. on the first Thurs-
GFWC Womens Club P. Wheatlake Regional sy on the fourth Friday.
the founding of the the- on Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. day of the month (March EVART Evart Wom- Cancer Center to recruit The clinic is located at
atre. Performances will be at the Evart Moose Lodge, through December) at the ens Club meets the second volunteer drivers and co- 300 N. Patterson Road.
in mid-September. 8400 U.S. 10 in Evart. Geology lab, room 138, sci- Tuesday of every month ordinators from Osceola Contact Spectrum Health
Questions, call 231-465- For more information, ence building, at Ferris (Sept. through June). and its surrounding coun- Reed City Hospital Spe-
4334 or email thecrossroad- call 231-734-6181. State University. Contact Terese at 231-734- ties to help drive cancer cialty Clinic at 231-832-7108 6940. patients to and from their for more information.
treatment. All volunteers
Evart Moose hosting Free blood pressure need is a few hours during
Balance program bongo on Mondays clinics AARP meeting the week and a desire to
Crossroads Quilt Guild
offered by COA EVART Evart Moose EVART Osceola Coun- REED CITY AARP make a difference. meeting
REED CITY Osceola Lodge will host bingo each ty Commission on Aging No. 2418 meets on the sec- Local community mem- REED CITY The Cross-
County Commission on Monday at 8400 U.S. 10. is offering free blood pres- ond Wednesday of every bers who are interested roads Quilt Guild will hold
Aging is offering a free Doors open at 4 p.m. Early sure clinics for adults 60 month at the United Meth- in volunteering for the meetings on the fourth
program called A Matter bird takes place at 6 p.m. years and older. Monthly odist Church in Reed City. Road to Recovery program Tuesday of each month,
of Balance. This program with regular bingo at 6:30 blood pressure screenings Potluck lunch (bring should contact the Ameri- except December, from 6
emphasizes practical p.m. (License No. A21600). will be conducted at the own table service) will can Cancer Society at to 8 p.m. at the Reed City
strategies to manage falls. OCCOA meal sites in Ev- start at noon followed with 1-800-227-2345. Church of the Nazarene.
Participants will learn to art, Marion and Tustin. a program starting at 1
view falls as controllable,
Free concerts at the Evarts clinic will be p.m. Everyone welcome.
set goals for increasing Reed City Depot held the second Tuesday For more information,
Dinner with friends Activities at the Reed
activity, make changes to REED CITY A free con- every month, 10 a.m. to contact Marylou at 231-832- at St. Paul Lutheran City Senior Center
reduce fall risks at home cert will be held at Reed noon. The Evart meal site 4938. Church REED CITY The Se-
and exercise to increase City Depot every second is located at 732 West Sev- nior Center, 219 E. Todd
strength and balance. and fourth Thursday, going enth Street (US 10). EVART Dinner with Avenue, has activities hap-
A Matter of Balance throughout the summer. Marion and Tustins clin-
Shepherds Table Friends Community Meal pening during the week.
consists of eight two-hour Music by Cedar Creek ics will be held the third REED CITY Church of will be held on the second Bingo, for all community
sessions. These sessions Band. Country, gospel, Tuesday each month, 10 the Nazarene, Shepherds Wednesday of each month members 18 and older, will
will be held at the United classics. Come on down a.m. to noon. The Marion Table, free meal every from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at St. be held on Wednesdays at
Methodist Church, 503 and join the fun. meal site is at the Eagles Thursday at 5:30 p.m., 5300 Paul Lutheran Church, 435 12:30 p.m. Admission will
Chestnut Street, on Thurs- building, 220 South Mill 220th Avenue. Donations W. 5th Street. Sponsored by be $3 and the cost of the
days from 1 to 3 p.m., be- Street. The Tustin meal welcome. St. Paul Lutheran Church cards is $.25; all proceeds
ginning July 6 and ending
Diabetes workshop site is at 213 South Neilson. and the Evart United from the card sales will be
Walk-in clinics. If you
Aug. 24.
For more information or
EVART Osceola Coun-
ty Commission on Aging wish to eat at the meal site,
OLAH holding monthly Methodist Church.
Donations appreciated.
distributed as prize money.
Bingo will also take place
to register, call the Osceolais offering a free, six-week call 231-734-5559 at least meetings Take out available. every Friday (weather
County Commission on Diabetes PATH workshop a day before to reserve a EVART The Osceola For more information, permitting) at 6 p.m. with
Aging at 231-734-5559. at Osceola County Com- spot. League for Arts and Hu- contact 231-734-3585 or 231- doors opening at 5 p.m.
mission on Aging, 732 W. manities will be holding 734-5491. The center also has
7th Street. a monthly meeting on In the event that school euchre on Mondays and
Farmers markets Diabetes PATH is a work-
Food pantries the first Tuesday of each is canceled, Dinner with Thursdays at 1 p.m. and pe-
REED CITY The shop for adults with type A food pantry is avail- month at 6:30 p.m. at 207 Friends will not take place. dro on Fridays at 1 p.m.
Reed City farmers market 2 diabetes and is open to able to residents in need N. Main Street, Evart, 231- For further information,
will be held every Satur- family, friends, caregivers who live in Osceola Coun- 734-9900. contact Carolyn at 231-832-
day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and anyone wishing to ty. The following is a list Art, antiques, crafts.
Free dinner 2676.
through October, in down- learn more about manag- of the different locations, Open Thursday, Friday, at Reed City Church
town Reed City, next to ing diabetes. hours and contact people. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 REED CITY There
Pompeiis. The diabetes PATH work- SEARS Former Orient p.m. will be a free dinner every
Free movie nights
EVART The Evart shop will assist partici- Township Hall, next to the Lapidary Class, Satur- Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at SEARS Free movie
farmers market will be pants in managing their Post Office day, 1 to 5 p.m. the Church of the First- nights will be held the
held every Saturday from 9 diabetes and taking con- Every Tuesday, 1 to 4 p.m. Classes in other areas of born Revival Center, 310 S. second Friday night of the
a.m. to 1 p.m., through Oct. trol of their health. Par- Contact Ken at 231-620- the arts will be offered for Higbee. month at 7 p.m. at Brooks
8, at the Evart Depot/City ticipants will learn ways 2504 those interested. Donations accepted but Corner Hall, US 66 and 10.
Hall Grounds, 200 S. Main to deal with the symptoms MARION Marion Food not necessary. Free popcorn and hot dogs.
Street. of diabetes, understand Pantry, East Main Street,
HERSEY The Hersey emotions, develop healthy by appointment, on call 24
Volunteers needed for
farmers market will be eating habits and talk hours Road to Recovery Free community dinner Day book club at Reed
held every Wednesday with health care providers Contact Marsha at 231- REED CITY Road to SEARS Free commu- City Library
from 3 to 6 p.m., through about diabetes. 743-6801 Recovery is an American nity dinner will be held ev- REED CITY A day
Sept. 27, at Mosaic Park, Seating is limited and TUSTIN Augustana Cancer Society volunteer- ery Saturday night at 5:45 book club will be held on
p.m. in Brooks Corners the first Wednesday of the
Hall with a contemporary month at 1:30 p.m. at the
worship at 6:30 p.m. Invite Reed City Public Library.
a friend.

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meetings on Thursdays
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Methodist Church. Weigh U.S. 10 in Evart across
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to noon.

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4 weekly voice | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Obituaries Evart students go on time-travel odyssey

Brice K. Crawford By Andy Duffy Evarts team was com-
Weekly Voice peting against the best-
EVART Brice K. of-the-best from around
Crawford, of Evart, EVART Evart High the nation and across
passed away Saturday, Schools Odyssey of the globe-- their competi-
June 17, 2017, in a swim- the Mind team recently tors included teams from
ming accident in the capped off a successful China, Poland and Rus-
Muskegon River near year by finishing eighth sia, team coach Jenny
Sears. He was 47. among 55 teams in the Rounds said. Team mem-
Brice was born Feb- World Finals in the teams bers worked for hundreds
ruary 22, 1970, in Reed category the classics of hours to develop their
C i t y, t o Ke n n e t h problem. The classics solution to the problem.
Dwaine and Diane Lee problem required teams Every idea in Odys-
(Clark) Crawford. He to create and present an sey of the Mind has to
graduated from Evart original performance be team generated, so as
High School and had about the attempts of time a coach, I cant suggest
been working as a travelers to discover the ideas or try to get them
builder. Brice was an inspiration behind great to solve the problem a
avid outdoorsman who works of art. Teams were certain way. My role is to
loved fishing and hunt- required to incorporate challenge them to think
ing. of Evart; and many time travel, classic works beyond the obvious. I
Mr. Crawford is sur- nieces and nephews. of art and the Odyssey of think that creativity is
vived by his two daugh- He was preceded in the Mind raccoon mascot, actually a learned skill--
ters, Kayliecia (Tom- death by his father, OMER, in their projects. its easy to just think your
my) Gilleran of Barry- Kenneth. Odyssey of the Mind is a idea or the first idea is
ton, and Brooke Craw- A celebration honor- creative competition that the best idea. But, when
ford of Reed City; three ing the life of Brice brings together teams students are pushed to
grandsons, Evan, Alix, Kenneth Crawford will of five to seven students think beyond the normal
and Aycen; his mother, be held at 1 p.m. Satur- who each use their unique and consider the extraor-
Diane L. Crawford of day, June 24, 2017, at the talents to work together dinary, outrageous ideas,
Evart; his two brothers, new Riverside Park to present a creative solu- thats where Ive seen cre-
Brent Crawford of East. His final resting tion to a problem. ativity flourish, Jenny
Lake Station, and Blake place will be in Sylvan Zachary Rounds, Jacob Rounds said. COURTESY PHOTO
(Christina) Crawford Township Cemetery. Quist, Faith Green, Sarah The team incorporated Zachary Rounds, Jacob Quist and the rest of Evarts Odyssey of the
Nelson and Laura Junker parts from VHS tapes into Mind team reached the world finals.
made up the Evart team. its construction projects.
Larry B. Reed Before reaching the
international stage, the
Jenny Rounds said she
thinks one of the great
The group put a request
on Facebook and received
that show extraordinary
team took first at the re- strengths of the team was more than 1,000 video Highlights of World Fi-
EVART Larry B. gional and state competi- its ability to make new tapes from people eager to nals included an opening
Reed, of Evart, passed tions. Once reaching the creations out of the old get rid of them. The team ceremony with represen-
away Monday, June 19, final leg of the journey, parts. members built things us- tatives from the states and
2017 at Munson Medi- ing the actual tapes, but countries involved march-
cal Center in Traverse also disassembled them ing in a parade of nations.
City. He was and used the parts in a Participants brought pins
81. variety of ways. They to trade, so all throughout
Mr. Reed melted the spools into the week, students from
was born in flowers to use on a cake. different countries and
Grant Town- They stretched the tape states exchanged pins.
ship, Mecos- into string to make a rep- Certain pins were more
ta County, lica of the Eiffel Tower. sought after, so there were
Michigan to They broke the spools a lot of deals made in an
Cecil Rae into pieces to build Big effort to get each persons
and Eleanor art, 10 grandchildren, Ben, reconstructed the favorites, Jenny Rounds
Loraine Summer, Larry, Ta- Mackinac Bridge out of said.
(Morse) Reed. Larry at- naLe, Cody, Paige, pieces of VHS plastic and The 2016-2017 school
tended Evart High Frances, Wesley, Kristi- lined up the tiny screws year was the eighth year
School then joined the na, Michael, Brittney, from inside the VHS Jenny Rounds coached
Army where he proud- 25 great grandchildren, cases to decorate a hat. an Odyssey of the Mind
ly served during the and a sister, Ila Colley Every prop, costume and team. Ive loved watching
Korean War. He mar- of Big Rapids. He was backdrop incorporated all the teams Ive had the
ried Kay Baldwin in preceded in death by used tape parts in creative privilege of coaching in
Evart January 8, 1958. his parents, three ways. my eight years as a coach.
Mr. Reed worked at Ev- brothers, one sister, Its interesting, be- But, since this was my
art Products for 30-plus and a grandson, baby cause usually I think of last year coaching, it has a
years, retiring in 1989. Douglas Taylor Jr. creativity as thinking special place in my heart.
He was a member of Funeral services for outside the box. But this Ive been able to see
the Sears Church of Larry Bruce Reed are team chose to put them- how the skills learned in
God and was one of the 11 a.m. Thursday, June selves in a box in a way, Odyssey of the Mind has
handymen at the 22 at the Sears Church by seeking to incorporate benefited students in life
church. Larry enjoyed of God with Pastor VHS materials into ev- confidence in job inter-
the outdoors with his Scott McDonald offici- erything they did. As a views, creative problem
family, camping, hunt- ating. Visitation will be result, they were forced to solving, a global perspec-
ing, and fishing. Wednesday, June 21 6 to think in new and inven- tive, the ability to work as
Larry is survived by 8 p.m. at the Corey Fu- tive ways, and what they a team, public speaking
his wife of 59 years, neral Home in Evart. did was amazing, Jenny ... .
Kay Reed of Evart, Interment will be in Rounds said. And, Ive learned that
three daughters, Kathy Forest Hill Cemetery in Accolades for the team sometimes the things we
(Michael) Hohn of Rod- Evart with full military stretched beyond the first- think are worthless, like
ney, Karen (Leon) Wood Honors. Memorial con- place finishes at the re- VHS tapes, are really trea-
of Tustin, Kimberly tributions may be di- gional and state competi- sures waiting to be trans-
(Dwight) Lentz of Ev- rected to the Sears tions and the eighth-place formed into something
art, two sons, Kaven Church of God or the finish against world play- beautiful, Jenny Rounds
Reed of Evart, Krist American Cancer Soci- ers. At the state competi- said.
(Charlotte) Reed of Ev- ety. tion, the group received The World Finals were
the Ranatra Fusca award, held at Michigan State
an award given to teams University May 23-27.

Jack E. Waldfogel
Waldfogel, of Evart,
passed away Thursday,
Full Service
June 15, 2017 at Spec-
trum Health Blodgett
Hospital in East Grand
Jewelry Repair
Rapids. He was 64. Jack
was born in Ludington
on October 22, 1952 and
graduated from Dow
High School in Midland
on June 9, 1971. Mr.
Waldfogel served in the
U.S. Air Force for nine Chains Soldered Prongs Replaced
years and his best friend and wife Clasps Replaced Tips Rebuilt
was a proud Sally Waldfogel of Ev- Watch Links Heads Replaced
veteran of art, and children Sam Shanks Replaced
the war in (Jen) Waldfogel of Flor- Stones Tightened
Vi e t n a m . ida, Sonny (Sarah) Tight Rings Made Loose
Pearls Re-strung
Jack mar- Waldfogel of Florida, Loose Rings Made Tight
And More!
ried Sally Mandi (Steven) Buzzell
Ann Priest of Grand Rapids, Mea-
on July 8, gan Waldfogel of Evart, FREE Cleaning & Inspection Any Time!
1989 at the nine grandchildren,
Pentecostal Church in three sisters, three
Big Rapids. brothers, and many 114 S. Michigan Ave.
Jack had a life-long nieces and nephews. Big Rapids, MI 49307
passion for speed. He He was preceded in In Historic Downtown
loved motorcycles, death by his parents, 231-796-7743
snowmobiles and fast John Fairchild, and Ed-
cars. He enjoyed racing ward and Joline Wald- Tues.-Fri. 9-6 Sat. 10-3 Closed Sun. & Mon.
both on the circuit and fogel and brother, Jeff.
off. If it wasnt fast Funeral services for
enough for him, he Jack Edward Waldfogel Youth sports leagues,
would change the mo- will be held at 1 p.m.
we want your photos! BODY NEED WORK?...STRANDED?...NEED A USED CAR?
tor to make it go faster. Tuesday, June 20 at the REEDY AUTO CAN HELP!
It was all about speed Corey Funeral Home in
and the rush of adrena- Evart with visitation Body Shop Free Loaner Service
line. Jack also enjoyed from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, You can email them to Towing Used Car Sales
painting pictures and June 19. Mr. Waldfogel
fishing. He worked will be interred at For-
hard and played hard. est Hill Cemetery in Ev- net along with
He touched the lives of art with full military information on 8018 US-10, Evart 231-734-2163
numerous people who honors. He will be Monday-Friday 8 AM-5 PM
worked with him. missed by all who knew games. Saturday by appointment
Jack is survived by him.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 | weekly voice 5

Public record
Evart Police Department sonal property damage ac- ficers were dispatched to tried to separate the fight the emergency room for a without incident. Officers
cidents. assist the Osceola County and was injured in the pro- mental health evaluation handed the plate over to the
Weekly Report Misdemeanor Arrest Sheriff s Department with cess. A warrant request on and began fighting with the owner.
6/5/17 Officers arrested a subject a drowning victim. the 21-year-old female was nurses, yelling and throw- Officers received a call
Open Door While on on an outstanding warrant Disorderly Officers sent over to the Prosecut- ing the syringes at them. regarding a suspicious
patrol, officers discovered for a probation violation. were dispatched to a com- ing Attorneys Office for Officers assisted with get- situation. The caller stated
an open door at a business. The subject was transport- plaint of a disorderly sub- review. ting her settled down and he saw a man working in
Officers secured the area ed to the Osceola County ject. The case remains open Officers were dis- cleared. the cable box on his prop-
before leaving the scene. Jail where they were at this time. patched to local residence Officers were dis- erty and stated he did not
Animal Complaint lodged on their warrant. Misdemeanor Arrest regarding a suspicious sit- patched to assist the Osceo- have cable. He added that
Officers were called to a Suspicious Officers While on patrol, officers uation late in the evening. la County Sheriff s Depart- he called the cable compa-
complaint of loose dogs. were dispatched to a com- made contact with a sub- The caller stated there was ment at a personal injury ny and they told him there
The animals were secured plaint of an unoccupied ject with an outstanding a vehicle in her driveway traffic accident. was no work order in that
and transported to the vehicle. The vehicle was warrant. The subject was when she returned home Officers were dispatched area. Officers located an
Osceola County Animal towed and impounded at able to pay their bond to in for the evening. She took to assist with a Community employee for the cable com-
Shelter where they were the property owners re- lieu of going to jail. down the license plate as Mental Health patient who pany who explained the
later claimed by their own- quest. 6/18/2017 the vehicle left. Officers had been threatening sui- man was going around to
ers. 6/12/2017 Civil Officers were ran the license plate and cide. The individual was all the cable boxes and pre-
Domestic Violence Domestic Officers called to assist with civil found there was no record taken to the hospital for paring the system with up-
Officers were called were called to a dispute dispute over child custody. of it. Officers continued to treatment, where she be- dated technology to be used
to a complaint of domes- among family members. Assist EMS Officers patrol the area throughout came disorderly and left in the future regardless if
tic violence. The female 6/14/2017 were dispatched to assist the night with no further Spectrum Health Reed City they use cable at the cur-
subject was arrested and Area Check Officers EMS with a medical call. incidents. campus ER on foot wear- rent time or not. Officers
transported to the Osceola were dispatched to conduct Unlawful Driving Away Officers were dis- ing only the hospital gown. informed the caller and dis-
County Jail where she was an area check. The scene of an Automobile Offi- patched to a report of a The responding officer was patch should they get any
lodged on charges. was clear upon arrival. cers were called to a report fawn running loose in the able to talk with her and calls of the same matter.
Harassment Officers Private Property Dam- of a stolen vehicle at a local city. The responding officer she agreed to be transport- 6/11/17
were called to a complaint age Accident Officers business. The vehicle was observed the fawn and fol- ed back to the emergency Officers located an indi-
of harassment. The case re- were called to investigate later recovered but the case lowed it advising the com- room for treatment. vidual smoking marijuana
mains open at this time. a private property damage remains open at this time. munity not to try to catch 6/8/17 on the White Pine Trail.
6/8/17 accident. it. Once it laid down in a Officers were notified of The individual was taken
Driving While License 6/15/2017 flower patch, officers clear a man staggering down the into custody and the matter
Suspended While on Violation of Controlled
Reed City Police ed the scene. If you see road. Officers located the is under investigation.
patrol, officers conducted Substance Act Officers Department, report a fawn do not pick it up or 39-year-old man and found Officers took a report
a traffic stop on a vehicle were called to a complaint Please be aware that it is try to catch it. The mother he was on probation and of a stolen lawn cart. The
hauling a trailer with no of marijuana being found a Reed City Ordinance Vio- leaves it alone for its safety. had violated the conditions owner had left it in her
signal lights. The driver in a local business. The lation to leave your grass Officers were dis- of his bond release. He was yard and when she re-
was found to have a sus- case remains open at this clippings in the street after patched to local residence arrested and transported turned home, it was gone.
pended license. The vehicle time. mowing the lawn. Please be regarding a vehicle that to and lodged at the Osceo- The matter is under inves-
and trailer were impound- Theft Officers were sure to clean the debris out had swerved toward the la County Jail without inci- tigation.
ed and the driver was is- called to investigate a theft. of the street, violators will callers daughter while dent. 6/11/17
sued an appearance cita- The property was recov- be subject to an ordinance she was riding her bike. Officers were notified Officers were dispatched
tion. ered by the owner. citation. Officers continue Upon officers arrival, the of fraudulent activity that to US 10 where there had
No Ops While on pa- Violation of No Contact to perform property in- father who had made the had taken place on a per- been 911 calls from a man
trol, officers conducted a Order While investigat- spections and serve the 911 call, said the driver re- sons bank account. The who appeared to be out of
traffic stop for a speeding ing the above stated theft appropriate abatement pa- turned to apologize and ask man reported using his breath requesting assis-
violation. The driver was complaint, officers made perwork for those in viola- if the girl was OK. Officers credit card at one of the lo- tance then hanging up. A
found to not have a valid contact with a subject who tion of the Reed City Ordi- cleared and patrolled town cal gas station pumps and second call came in from
drivers license. The ve- was in violation of a no nances for tall grass, trash to locate the described ve- suspected there may have the same number then
hicle was towed to the own- contact order. The subject and vehicles though out the hicle. been a skimmer that took disconnected. Using GPS
ers home and they were is- was arrested and trans- week. 6/6/17 his card information. Of- signal to find him Offi-
sued a citation. ported to the Osceola Coun- Officers were requested ficers inspected the pumps cer located the man and a
6/9/17 ty Jail where they were to respond and run a vehi- and found nothing on women arguing on the side
Trespass Officers lodged on the violation.
SCAM WARNING cle identification number them. of the road on US 10. The
were dispatched to a com- Suspicious Officers Scammers claiming to on a newly purchased used Officers were dispatched man reported he had fallen
plaint of a civil dispute. A were called to a complaint be from the Pon Research vehicle. The new owner to the Community Mental on the gravel as he was at-
no trespass order was is- of an incident between Group LLC who claim to expressed some concerns Health Center regarding a tempting to get away from
sued to one of the subjects family members involving be affiliated with a mys- over the title paperwork mother struggling with her his girlfriend. He had deep
involved who was discov- an automobile. tery shopper association authenticity. The officer 10-year-old son. The boy scratch marks on his neck
ered to have an outstand- 6/16/2017 send a check to you in the found no record for the ve- wanted to leave, resulting that appeared to be from
ing warrant. They were Domestic Officers mail. You are instructed hicle and advised the man in the struggle until he saw fingernails not a fall in the
transported to the Osceola were dispatched to a do- to send a text message, to to find out if the vehicle the officer arrive, at which gravel. The man left and
County Jail where they mestic violence complaint. a number based in New had been titled in a differ- time he cooperated. The a report will be sent to the
were lodged on their war- It was determined to only York State, confirming you ent state. officer advised he behave. prosecutor for review of
rant. be a verbal argument and received the check and Officers were dis- The boy agreed to cooper- possible domestic assault
Assist Osceola County the participants were not your location. Your are patched to local business ate with authorities. charges.
Sheriff s Department Of- in need of any services. then instructed to cash the to respond to a hold-up 6/9/17 Officers were dispatched
ficers were dispatched to 6/17/2017 check and retain some of alarm. Upon their arrival, While performing a to local residence regard-
assist the Osceola County Animal Complaint the money for yourself but the manager told the offi- traffic stop, officers found ing a larceny complaint.
Sheriff s Department with Officers were dispatch to a to pass on the remaining cers an employee had bent the 31-year-old female was The complainant reported
an assault complaint. complaint of a loose dog. money to another individ- down to get something and operating while under the a Rubbermaid lawn cart
6/10/17 The dog was retrieved by ual. The check is fraudu- leaned against the hold-up influence of liquor. In ad- was taken from his front
Private Property Dam- its owner. lent claiming to be writ- alarm button by mistake. dition to failing the field yard. The owner added that
age Accident Officers Assist Osceola County ten from the Texas Trust Officers were dis- sobriety test, officers found he used it to take his trash
handled two separate per- Sheriff s Department Of- Credit Union. The rout- patched to local retail busi- she was in possession of out to the road and would
ing number on the check ness regarding an upset marijuana and oxycodone. bring it back in the evening
is also fraudulent. You are customer who felt she and Her vehicle was towed as after the trash had been
advised the only way to get her grandson were treated she was placed under ar- collected. The owner called
a hold of Lisa is by text poorly by the store man- rest at the scene. Officers back to advise he had put a
due to her busy schedule. ager. The officer spoke with transported and lodged her sign out near the road and
If you receive one of these the manager and the em- at the Osceola County Jail. his lawn cart was returned.
We Have Flowers, checks and letters in the ployees and found the situ- Officers were requested A female requested Offi-
Lots of Hanging Baskets, mail do not cash the check
or text the number and
ation was not criminal but
rather a civil matter. Nei-
to assist with a civil matter
regarding the ownership
cers assistance with trans-
portation to the Spectrum
Combination Pots, dispose of the letter and ther party wanted to take of a registration plate on Health Reed City campus
Trees, Shrubs, Soil, fraudulent check. the matter any further nor a vehicle. The 36-year-old hospital. She stated she
Officers were dispatched press any charges, officers male told officers he had was afraid her neighbors
Mulch & downtown to a back park- cleared. signed a vehicle over to would shoot her if she left
Fertilizer, ing lot regarding a fight in 6/7/17 his now ex-girlfriend. He the house but she knew she
etc. process. Officers arrested
a 21-year-old female on
Officers were dis-
patched to Spectrum
expressed concern as she
still has his registration
needed to go to the hospital
for a mental evaluation and
charges of disturbing the Healths Reed City cam- plates on the vehicle. Of- felt safer if a police officer
Open Mon.-Sat. 9-5 peace. An ambulance was pus hospital regarding a ficers went to the 33-year- would take her. Officers
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Cod Loins
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Pork Steak $ 49 32 Oz.
Assorted Flavors

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16 Oz. Sliced Blends 64 Oz.

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Tenderloin 16 Oz.
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one place
Beef 12 Packs
Ebels Brand English Roast Lb. Plus Deposit
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Chicken Products
Tenders Lbs. 2 Liters
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Fresh Produce
Individually Frozen
$ 99
Fresh, Whole
Chicken Breast Lb.
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Thursday, June 22, 2017 | weekly voice 7

Evart kicks off concert

series with an idol

EVART Matt Giraud of American Idol fame was in

June 30-July 2, 2017 Evart June 15 to kick off the citys I Love Evart summer
concert series. Giraud and his ensemble performed for
122 N. MITCHELL STREET CADILLAC Look for the schedule of events the crowd of between 5- and 600 that poured into the Ev-
231.444.6262 art Depots north yard. The Swing Kings will be in town
SUMMER HOURS: 7 DAYS! publishing Saturday, June 24 in Saturday, June 24, for a performance slated to begin at 7
M, T, Sat 10-5 | W, Th, F 10-7 | Sun 11-4 the Cadillac News. Trusted. Local. Connected. p.m.

Logging Days! June 30th-
July 2nd

Package Liquor
FRIDAY, June 30th -Main Stage
5:00 Fear Factor Luther Style (2nd Leg) -Main Stage
Gas *SILENT AUCTION -Ellsworth Hall 6:00 Come On Down for Luthers Version of
Slushes *BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST -Ellsworth Hall The Price is Right -Main Stage
Lottery *CUTEST PET CONTEST -Ellsworth Hall 6:00 Street Pool Tournament (9 Baii)-Eim Street
Discount Cigarettes (Bring Decorated Jars to Grand Central anytime. 6:30 Luther Alumni Social Banquet -Lions Club
Ice Cream
Fishing Supplies
Public Vote starts Friday, money goes towards next -All Former Students Welcome including Pine River
ATV & Snowmobile years penny scramble-Prizes Awarded Sunday) 9:00-1:00 Mid Michigan Maniacs -Main Stage

Sunday, July 2nd

Supplies 9:00-Noon Youth Mill Pond Fishing Tournament
~ Bridge Cards Accepted ~ Begins -Mill Pond - (16 and Under) Rules available at
Ellsworth Hall
Welcome to
231-797-5411 10:30-6:00 Book Sale & Craft Sale -Luther Library
8:00 All You Can Eat Breakfast -Lions Club
3038 N. Kings Hwy.,
Blessing of the
Luther, MI 49656
12:00-9:00 Grand Central Open
12:00 Music by J&B Beats -Main Stage
11:00-6:00 Grand Central Open Happy
Bikes 2016 12:00 Kid/Pet Parade -Main Street
2:00 Watermelon Eating contest -Main Stage
2:00 Youth Pool Toumament FREE -Elm Street
12:30 Cake Walk-Main Stage
12:30 Music by J&B Beats -Main Stage
Independence Day
2:30 Chicken Throwing -Main Stage 1:00 Street Pool Tournament (8 Ball Slop-Mixed)-Eim
4:30 Street Pool Toumament (8 Ball Slop)-Elm Street Street
5:00 Frisbee Golf -MainStage 1:00 Tractor Pull -Twin Creek Inn
5:00 Bubble Blowing contest -Main Street 1:00 3on3 Basket Ball Tournament-Mill Pond
5:00 Jump Rope Contest -Main Street 1:00 Dance Off on Main Street!
5:00 Side Walk Chalk Art-Newkirk Hall 1:00-3:00 Fire Mans Water Slide! -Mill Pond
6:00 Pig Roast Dinner -Ball Diamonds -Proceeds to 1:00-3:00 Yard Games -Mill Pond
750 of building
8th Street, Baldwin benefit Luther Days Association and LASA 1:00-5:00 Carnival Style Bingo -Newkirk Hall
supplies and hardware! 6:00 Crowning of Miss Luther 2017 -Purchase 2:00 Horseshoe Tournament -Lions Club
Mon - Sat, 8am-5pm 100 N. MITCHELL ST.
Pavilion 2:00 Wet T -Shirt Contest (Elimination Round) -Main CADILLAC
750 Eighth Street, Baldwin 6:30-9:00 Carnival Style Bingo -Newkirk Township Stage 231.876.2040
231-745-4671 Hall 2:00 Volleyball Tournament -Mill Pond WWW.SATURNGEMS.NET
Mon-Sat, 8am-5pm 6:30 Mixed Scotch Doubles Pool Toumament -Elm 3:00 Beautiful Baby, Cutest Pet/Silent Auction Ends-
Street Ellsworth Hall
7:00-10:00 Teen Dance with J&B Beats -Mill Pond 3:00 Luther Version of Amazing Race (Final Want to see your
7:00 Male In Drag -Main Stage Challenge)-Main Stage pictures in the paper?
8:30 Women Pool Tournament -Elm Street 3:00 Youth Pool Tournament -Elm Street
9:00-1:00 Small Town Friday Night -Main Stage 3:00 Cut, Split and Stack Competition - Followed by
-Entertainment provided by talented local artist! Amateur Chainsaw Contest -Free Show Lot
Luther Hardware
& Convenience Saturday, July 1st 4:00 Rubber Ducky Run -Mill Pond
5:00 Fear Factor Luther Style (Final Challenge)-Main
The Everything Store! Music Throughout the Day Provided by 6:00 Mixed Scotch Doubles Pool Tournament -Elm
Hammers n Nails J &B Beats-Main Stage Street
Send your photos to
6:30-7:40 Register for 5K Run/Walk-Main Stage 6:00 Music at the Mill Pond with Acoustic Chaos!
Milk n Eggs,
8:00 5K Run/Walk -Main Street 6:00 Wet T -Shirt Contest (Winners Round) -Main
Bait n Tackle and watch for your
8:00 All You Can Eat Breakfast -Lions Club Stage photos on the
Ice Cream & 8:00 5K Run/Walk -Main Stage 7:00 Helium Balloon Release -Mill Pond community page.
10:00am-9:00pm Grand Central Open 9:00 Beautiful Baby and Cutest Pet Winners

10:00 Luthers Version Of Amazing Race! (First Leg)- Announced -Mill Pond
Open 7 Days 9-9
Main Stage
9:00 BIG Raffle Drawing -Mill Pond
10:30-3:00 Book Sale and Craft Sale -Luther Library 1-888-330-4144
209 state street - Luther 11 :00 GRAND PARADE -Main St
(Lake-Osceola State Bank)
FIREWORKS AT DUSK! Your town. Your Paper. Your VOICE.

Twin Creek
12:00 Gordon the Magician -Main Stage
1:00 8 Ball Pool Tournament -Elm Street
Burgers Steaks Seafood
1:00 Chicken BBQ -Luther Museum Service
1:00 Arm Wrestling -Main Stage
Italian and Mexican
Friday Night Fish Fry
1:00 Fear Factor Luther Style! (First Leg)-Main Stage
Saturday Prime Rib $15.95 1:00 Penny Scramble -Newkirk Hall Tree Removal Bucket Truck
1:00-7:00 INFLATABLES!! -Down Town
2:00 Hot Dog Eating Contest -Main Stage
Chipping & Lot Clearing Skidster Service
2:00 Tug of War -Mill Pond Stump Grinding Tree Trimming
2:00 Corn Hole Tournament -Loggers Landing
Come Check Out
2:00-5:00 Kids games in the Park -Mill Pond
The Tractor Pull! 2:00-6:00 Carnival Bingo -Newkirk Township Hall 4753 N. Becky,
3:00 Lumber Jack Show -Free Show Lot
1105 East Old M-63 3:00 Mixed Scotch Doubles Pool Tournament -Main Luther, MI 49656
Luther, MI 49656 James Riker Fully Insured
(Trail Access on Twin Creek Rd., South) Street
(231) 797-5418 4:00 Luthers Version Of Amazing Race! (2nd Leg) 231-797-5628 or 1-888-376-2020

Providing Landowner Experienced Operators

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Timber Management
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Quality Workers and Timber & Timberland
8 weekly voice | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rose LLake
ake Youth Camp

Camp kids to Nature


Bringing Kids to Nature
For Over 62 Years

for over 65 years!

HAVE g &N !
Kayaking Archery Swimming Campfires
2017 campin ory
Camp Fees Start At $100
Resident & Day Camp Available
Summe r f u n dir e c t
Please contact us to make a reservation:
Register online: One & Two
LeRoy, MI Bedroom Cottages
Nightly & Weekly

Maple Lane Cottages

406 N. Main St. Lake City
Auto & RVs
RV Service Center
with Parts & Accessories Store
Large Selection of
Full Service Dealer

Series Campground & RV Park

WinnebagoWildwoodRockwood Heritage Glen
9 miles west of Cadillac on M-55
Pizza & Wings
DONT MISS 285 Manistee River Dr., Mesick Subs & Salads

Charles Maidens, Park Director
Laundry Arcade
Restrooms Showers
Camp Store Bait Groceries
Fishing Tackle Shop and Bait Store

Got A
M-115 (across from Mitchell State Park), Cadillac 775-5412
Your Road

Cozy & Private Cottages Perch/Crappie Minnows
To Adventure Leeches & Wigglers
Boats & Motors
Leaf Worms & Waxworms
Walleye & Pike Minnows
Begins Here! Crawlers Fishing Licenses
ss Established
Cadillacs Longest t Open 7 Days 7 AM-11 PM!
The music of RV Dealer for Overd46 Years!
Carole King & James Taylor Truck Campers & Fishing
Trailers V Fiberglass
r rTruck Caps r Licenses
Jason SOLD
JasonCaps Large
Fiberglass Selection
Truck Caps

7 PM
RVRVParts & Accessories
Parts & Accessories
Service On All RVs Hitches Wiring

903 N. Mitchell St., Cadillac


In the event of rain, events will be held
Largest Selection
in the Evart High School of RVs in the Area
Sales, Parts & Service

COMING UP: Open 6 Days a Week
SHOUT Beatles Tribute Band LP Filling Station

Saturday, July 22nd 7 PM Located on the Beautiful Big Manistee River Jensens RV Center of Cadillac
between Kalkaska & Lake City on M-66 7145 E. Boon Rd., Cadillac (halfway between M-115 & N. Mitchell)

Evart Downtown Development Authority WALK-INS WELCOME

231-779-7100 Like us on
For more information: 231-734-0185 or Canoes Kayaks, Rafts & Tubes
Concert Series made possible by your generous donations. Thank You! 231-839-4579
Sponsored by: Open Memorial Day-Labor Day
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Call the Cadillac News at (231) 775-6565 To Promote Your Business.

Good for You.

Good for Our Local Farmers.
Saturdays 10 AM-3 PM Friends
BERRY DELICIOUS! 3728 S. Morey Rd.
Open Tuesday-Friday 10 AM-6 PM Lake City
available at INLAW-FARMS 24/7 Self-Serve
Non-GMO, Chemical & Synthetic Free!
Maple Syrup, Local Honey, Lots of Heirlooms,
Road Stand!
Herbs and Hanging Flowers. Lucas, MI (follow signs)
Available at the
We take all credit cards, EBT, WIC, Mon.-Fri. 7 AM-7 PM & Sat. 7 AM-5 PM end of JUNE
Project Fresh and Senior Fresh
You Pick OR We Pick! 20 Vegetables
Find us on Facebook: 3 Varieties of Berries
All LOCALLY Grown!
learn. love. give... real food PAY AT PIPE!
1-231-884-5683 3234S.3234 S. LaChance
LaChance Rd. Lake
Rd., Lake City, City,MI
MI 49651 49651

Walravens EVART Hometown

FARMERS MARKET Your family thrives
on fresh, healthy
Country Garden June 17:
july 16:
heroes at the market
international market day
with horsens Big Band from denmark
produce, and

Fruit Markets
M-115 & West M-55, Cadillac 231-775-7599
august 19: health and wellness day
open saturdays 9 am-1 pm june 2nd-october 14
our local farms
thrive on your
Open 7 DAYS A WEEK UNTIL 8 PM find us at: the evart depot
Partnering with: the sand BoBs for LiVe mUsiC continued support!
We fill mt. PLeasant disCoVerY mUseUm
Propane Michigan Asparagus ..................... $1.99 lb. for kids aCtiVities
9$ Homemade Brats
8 Varieties Including Cherry
featUring: LoCaL ProdUCe,
froZen meats,
20 Lb. OR Full Service Meat Department Baked goods and
35 Smoked Meats artisan Crafts
100 Lb. Accepting EBT, Credit and Debit Cards Trusted. Local. Connected.