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Swim program hopes to help teammate kick cancer

Thornapple Kellogg junior Lydia Cole urges on her Delton Kellogg-Thornapple Kellogg-Hastings teammate Daisy Nowinsky as she counts laps for her

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Rare trial, unusual verdict spark speculation about what went on in jury room

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

A rare jury trial in Barry County last Friday resulted in a split verdict on 10 counts

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Family Promise marks six-month milestone

Karen Turko-Ebright

Contributing Writer

“They put a roof over our heads,” Keith Stoudt II said of the Barry County Family

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Gun Lake Casino announces $100 million expansion

A rendering of what the expansion to the south side of Gun Lake Casino will look like when the project

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Teens raise money for Unite Way

Caitlin O’Meara (from left) Shawna Stoneburner, Kitara Chase, Evelyn Zettelmaier hold signs in downtown Hastings.

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

The Barry

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Yankee Springs moves ahead with township hall design plans – despite public objection

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

A nearly $900,000 project to renovate and add on to the Yankee Springs Township Hall is

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Hastings resident shares EEE survival story, favors spraying

More than 30 years ago, Rene Swift of Hastings contracted Eastern equine encephalitis from a mosquito bite.

 

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

 

Rene Swift

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Make way for a Steinway

Band director Spencer White discusses the reasons a Steinway grand piano is unique. (Photos by Rebecca Pierce)

Pierce

Editor

It’s nearly

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