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5 ways to support your student and your school this year

5 ways to support your student and your school this year

It’s back to school season again. Time for schoolwork and sports, plays and parties, friends and field trips. For students, parents and teachers, this is an exciting time of year.…

Savings is a top priority for parents during back-to-school season [Infographic]

Savings is a top priority for parents during back-to-school season [Infographic]

Price is the top consideration for 86 percent of parents when buying school supplies, according to a new online survey of parents of children ages 8-18, commissioned by Staples and…

Expert tips to help small businesses innovate their way to success

Expert tips to help small businesses innovate their way to success

Management expert Gary Hamel once said that innovation is “the only insurance against irrelevance … the only guarantee of long-term customer loyalty.” Achieving relevance and building strong customer relationships is…

5 simple tips for safe towing

5 simple tips for safe towing

With the summer months ahead, people will be towing boats, jet skis, campers, landscaping equipment, ATVs and more. Towing can be tricky so it’s important to plan ahead and emphasize…

Eaton Rapids Facebook group holds back-to-school fundraiser

The Eaton Rapids Nosey Neighbors Facebook group is holding a back-to-school fundraising event. They are raising money and taking school supply donations to help Eaton Rapids area school children. The…

Customized knee implants offer advantages to patients

Customized knee implants offer advantages to patients

By 2030, the number of people turning to knee replacement surgery to end pain and regain mobility will likely increase to 3.5 million annually, according to the American Academy of…

Downtown Eaton Rapids building under renovation

Downtown Eaton Rapids building under renovation

This building, located at 248 S. Main Street in downtown Eaton Rapids, is in the process of being renovated for use by the Nolan, Thomsen & Villas, P.C. law firm.…

Area youngsters ‘discover’ the Civil War

Area youngsters ‘discover’ the Civil War

By Deb Malewski   The second annual Civil War Discovery Camp was held Aug. 19 at the GAR Island Park in Eaton Rapids. The event was sponsored by the Grand…

Charity ride and Dimondale Harley dealer to be filmed for movie

Motorcycle riders and the general public are invited to participate in the third annual Bikers For Books charity motorcycle ride on Saturday, Sept. 12, while movie camera crews film author…

Roofing worker dies in Vikings stadium incident

Roofing worker dies in Vikings stadium incident

MINNEAPOLIS — A construction worker at the Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium died and a second worker was critically injured when they fell Wednesday morning while doing roofing work. The employees of Berwald…

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