Families Stroll and Read

Karen Jousma reads the “Very Hungry Caterpillar” to Irena, Mea, and Kenden Richter of Middleville. See more of story below.

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Strolling their way to literacy

Dick Jousma reads “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name” to Sheila Bell (left) and Henry Service, of Hastings.



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Dr. Universe

Shooting rocks


Dr. Universe:

What are shooting stars made of?

Erin, 11, Arkansas


Dear Erin,

If you

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Road repairs on westbound M-43 in Hastings

A big buckle on M-43 in Hastings earlier this month turned a section of roadway into a concrete ramp. High

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The pig that refreshes

Wednesday at the Barry County Fair, the race wasn't necessarily to the swift, it was to the pig who was

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The heat is on, but visitors can stay cool at the fair

Julie Makarewicz

Contributing Writer

It wouldn't be fair week without the midway, food, rides, the 4-H livestock show – and

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Restored milk wagon on display

The restored milk delivery wagon featured on the April 27 Reminder cover can be viewed at the Barry County Fair

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Gas and steam engine show begins today at Charlton Park

National garden tractor club hosting expo here


Now in its 48th year, the Charlton Park Gas and Steam Engine Club will

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