All around clean game leads to Wildcats’ softball win over Garden City | News, Sports, Jobs

News Photo by Owen Kinzey The Alpena High School softball team celebrates a home run by Paige Samp during the Wildcats’ 6-4 win over Garden City on Friday at Alpena High. ALPENA – On Friday, the Alpena High School softball team played its final game before hosting the Wildcat Invite Tournament. The Wildcats squared off … Read more

Business Profile: Mel’s Lawn, Garden and Feed Center is one-stop shop | News, Sports, Jobs

RR Branstrom | Daily Press In the process of filling orders and moving inventory, Logan Cox wheels a hand truck piled high at Mel’s Lawn, Garden and Feed Center. EDITOR’S NOTE: The Daily Press will feature a series of articles on local businesses, highlighting their history and what makes them unique. … Read more

Window for Adirondack Garden Club grant applications now open | News, Sports, Jobs

Before and after photos show the Adirondack Land Trust’s mowing at Glenview Preserve to maintain grassland habitat for native bird species. (Photo provided – Adirondack Land Trust) KEENE – In keeping with its mission to support those who support conservation in the Adirondack Park, the Adirondack Garden Club offers three grants: the Ellen Lea Paine … Read more

Furry Friends Food Bank distributes free pet food

Courtesy-Furry Friends Food Bank COLUMBUS, Ind. — Friends of Columbus Animal Care Services (FCACS) will be distributing free pet food through their Furry Friends Food Bank distribution this Thursday, March 21, from 4 to 5:30 pm at the Columbus Municipal Airport, 4770 Ray Boll Blvd. . Pet food will be given out in the parking … Read more

Proposed change may expand e-bike use | News, Sports, Jobs

Courtesy photo Two people ride a bicycle on a track. HARRISVILLE — A proposed Michigan Department of Natural Resources land use change could expand the operation of certain classified e-bikes on state park-managed land that could go into effect as early as this spring. Current Michigan law states that Class … Read more

Teacher’s pet: Norway adds new member to school’s ‘support staff’ | News, Sports, Jobs

NORWAY HIGH SCHOOL welcomed a new four-legged friend to the staff in December. Henrietta June – Henri – spends her days supporting high school students. Henri is shown with NHS guidance counselor Erin Berndt and owner and English teacher Chris Berndt. (Terri Castelaz/Daily News photo) NORWAY – There is a new teacher mascot at the … Read more

Garden City police want help finding missing 48-year-old man

GARDEN CITY, Mich. – Police are seeking information about a 48-year-old man who has gone missing in Garden City. Roy Bolling left his residence Monday (March 11) at 4 a.m. in the 5813 block of Harrison Street on foot and did not return home. He was last seen wearing an orange hoodie, blue jeans and … Read more

Cuyuna Lakes Bike Rescue gains recognition, support – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – Imagine taking a fall on mountain bike trails in terrain that makes emergency access a challenge. Now a specialized response team of mountain bikers who are familiar with the trails of the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area will be part of the safety net. Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department Capt. Adam Kronstedt and … Read more

Crosslake Area Garden Club donates to local groups – Pine and Lakes Echo Journal

CROSSLAKE – The Crosslake Area Garden Club recently donated to the following local organizations. Ideal Green Market to increase gardens for donations of food, organic fertilizers and irrigation equipment. Northland Arboretum The Youth in the Garden program. Crosslake Community School for soil testing student gardens and other garden related education. Emily Food Shelf garden soil … Read more