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AFFORDABLE STUMP THE MECOSTA-OSCEOLA INTER-
GRINDING MEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT is
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9-1-1 PERSONNEL SAY If the proposal doesn’t pass, the to sense somebody approaching the your tire pressure. Keep a tire gauge
INCREASED SURCHARGE Meceola Central Dispatch Authority home. In addition, Doppler Radar can with your set of emergency items in
NEEDED would have to find some other way to detect a person moving in a straight your vehicle.
increase revenue – like a millage or line towards or away from the home.
PARIS – If you ask Meceola Central loan, she said. * If the light comes on while driving
Dispatch Authority Director Laurie Mecosta County Sheriff John Sonntag Upgrading a motion sensor light is at highway speed, immediately grab
Smalla, it’s necessary that voters said the proposal had the support of just one way to protect your home. hold of the steering wheel with both
pass a proposal on the Aug. 3 ballot the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office. Some low-tech, DIY solutions hands in case you are experiencing
that would raise the monthly 9-1-1 “I encourage everyone (to vote in include installing heavier doors a blow-out (rapid deflation) scenario.
surcharge by 75 cents per phone. favor of the proposal),” Sonntag and deadlocks, and removing large Slowly decelerate to a safe speed and
The proposal, if passed, would reset added. “This is one of the ones we hedges, which burglars can use to find a safe place to pull off to check
the 9-1-1 surcharge at $2.25 per need desperately.” hide. your tire pressure.
month for every phone capable of
dialing 9-1-1. The increase would go IS IT TIME TO UPGRADE To learn more about Precision * Once checked, if the tires all appear
into effect July 1, 2011. Under the YOUR HOME’S SECURITY? Plus Doppler Radar, visit www. normal, proceed with caution to have
proposal county commissioners could precisionplusdopplerradar.com. your tire pressure checked and filled
not increase the surcharge, but would (NewsUSA) - As Americans work to the proper tire pressure. This can
be able to lower it. in their yards and start DIY home ARE YOU “UNDER be done at a gas station or tire service
Meceola Central Dispatch fields all projects, it might be appropriate for PRESSURE”? center.
9-1-1 calls from Mecosta and Osceola them to think about improving outdoor
counties, and then dispatches the security. (NewsUSA) - Beginning with the 2008 * If needed, have the problem tire or
appropriate authorities to the reported model year, tire pressure monitoring tires and the TPMS system serviced
incidents. The dispatch center also According to the U.S. Bureau of systems (TPMS) are now standard on at your nearest tire service center.
controls warning sirens in Big Rapids, Justice Statistics, U.S. households all new cars in the United States, but
Remus and Morley. experienced about 16.3 million many drivers don’t know about them. The TPMS light should go off within
Dispatch services have been property crimes, including burglary Often, drivers are first introduced several minutes of driving on the
operating under a monthly $1.50 per and robbery, in 2008. Many people to TPMS when the icon on their repaired or re-inflated tires.
phone surcharge – which was set feel that a home security system dashboard illuminates, signaling that
by the state across all 83 Michigan automatically makes their home safe, the air pressure in one or more tires is Visit TPMSMadeSimple.com for
counties after a public act establishing but outdated technologies may leave low -- potentially dangerously low. more information about TPMS and
9-1-1 funding sunsetted at the end of a home vulnerable. the importance and benefits of
2007. On average, underinflated tires are maintaining proper tire pressure.
The $1.50 surcharge was set by the Take outdoor motion sensor lighting. responsible for nearly 700 vehicle
Michigan Public Service Commission Burglars want to avoid detection, crashes every day. The National BRINGING FAMILY
based on that fact that there are so they are often deterred by well-lit Highway Traffic Safety Administration TOGETHER WITH VIDEO
an average .93 phones per person yards and driveways, making motion estimates that, when all passenger GAMES
in Michigan. The Public Service sensor lighting a wise investment. vehicles are equipped with TPMS, the
Commission stated in a 2008 release But for the past two decades, motion number of annual motor vehicle crash (NewsUSA) - As time has drifted on,
that they deemed the $1.50 surcharge sensor lights have used Passive fatalities will decrease by about 120, the characteristics of a family have
“reasonable and applied this factor to Infrared technology (PIR), which and the annual number of injuries due slowly changed. From the era when
the county population based on the detects heat from moving objects. to motor vehicle crashes will decrease mother, father and children all sat
2000 U.S. Census.” The commission The problem? PIR technology can be by about 8,500. at the dinner table together, played
also acted upon advice from easily fooled. board games and crossword puzzles
Michigan’s Emergency 9-1-1 Service To help raise awareness about and watched their favorite television
Committee. PIR sensors can be triggered by TPMS and the importance of proper show as a single unit to the present,
However, in Mecosta and Osceola wind or temperature changes. tire pressure, Schrader, the pioneer when families have so many different
counties, there are actually .83 For example, they might turn on and leading manufacturer of tire activities that it rarely permits them to
phones per person – the difference by wind-blown leaves, but fail to pressure monitoring systems, has spend any time together as a single
translates to a more than $220,000 detect a burglar on a cold night. In created TPMSMadeSimple.com. This group, the definition of “quality time”
loss in revenue to the Meceola addition, PIR motion sensor lights comprehensive site offers drivers key has been altered.
Central Dispatch Authority, Smalla can only detect lateral, or side to facts about TPMS, including how it
said. side, movement. If a burglar moves enhances vehicle safety and why it is In fact, sociologists and authors
“We have done everything we towards a PIR light in a straight line, now mandatory on all U.S. vehicles. Suzanne Bianchi, John Robinson and
possibly can to keep our (expenses) he can approach the house without In addition to safety information, Melissa Milkie suggest in their book,
low,” Smalla said. “We’ve replaced to triggering the light. drivers can also find out how much “Changing Rhythms of American
full-time retirements will three part- money they can save with properly Family Life,” that parents are actually
time people. We don’t really want to But one new motion sensor light inflated tires and how proper inflation spending more time with their children
reduce staff because we still have an combines Doppler Radar with PIR to helps the environment. than in 1965. But the time may not
expectation to serve the public the create more reliable home security. be spent as a single unit and is often
best we can.” Precision Plus Doppler Radar, by If your car is equipped with TPMS, the scheduled around all other activities.
The dispatch authority needs to Cooper Lighting, uses Doppler Radar light will come on when one or more
increase the surcharge to balance its to cover those areas where PIR of your tires are at least 25 percent “We are robbing our children and we
operational budget, Smalla added, motion sensors fail. Doppler Radar below the recommended inflation are robbing ourselves of the richest
noting that the proposed increase was allows the motion sensor light to pressure. When this happens, take relationships of our lifetime,” warns
still less than the $3.20 surcharge in cover a larger range. Doppler Radar caution and: parenting expert Mary Gordon. “It
place before Jan. 1, 2008, she added. does not sense temperature, so means we’re not really shoring them
weather changes don’t affect its ability * Find a safe place to pull off to check
6
00264483 TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010

up for success. Little children need quality gaming going strong with the reliance on fast food, poor nutrition school authorities to improve the
adult time, and they need together MeWe Quad Charger designed by education, excessive caloric intake nutrition in meals. Teachers, principals
time ... without any agenda.” Hamgo, Inc., an independent Wii and lack of physical activity have and school administrators have sworn
video game accessory manufacturer been blamed for the ill health of the support for the new measures. Major
Many factors contribute to lost family and distributor. The Quad Charger nation’s youth. school food suppliers have agreed
time: Parents are working longer allows Wii owners to charge up to to decrease the sugar, fat and salt in
hours, family members are involved four remotes simultaneously with First Lady Michelle Obama has made school meals, and increase the use of
in more activities and video games their rechargeable battery packs, childhood obesity a central cause in whole grains and produce.
consume children’s free time. So, eliminating the constant need to her husband’s administration. She has
what can parents do to get that old- buy and replace AA batteries and initiated the “Let’s Move” campaign School suppliers of higher-quality
fashioned family atmosphere back? providing up to 13 hours of play time to solve the epidemic of dangerously food at an affordable price are
per remote. heavy children within a generation. welcoming the trend toward feeding
One of the best ways parents can The goal is to give parents support, nutritious wholesome meals to the
spend more time as a complete family HEALTHIER MEALS ON THE provide healthier meals in schools, nation’s youth. Food safety leader
with their children is by adopting their WAY TO SCHOOLS encourage and enable kids to become iPura, producer of organically cleaned
activities. According to a 2007 Neilson physically active and to provide seafood, provides schools with a safe,
study, 41 percent of all U.S. homes (NewsUSA) - For the first time in healthy, affordable food to all parts of clean source that includes guarantees
have at least one video game console U.S. history, kids may face a shorter the country. “We want our kids to face of good farming and manufacturing
-- an 18.5 percent increase from lifespan than their parents. The a different and more optimistic future practices from Source-to-Kitchen.
2004. cause? Obesity. in terms of their lifespan,” says the iPura offers schools the benefits of
First Lady. food safety, sustainability and the
Consoles like the Nintendo Wii are American children are suffering from health attributes of seafood backed
a great source of entertainment for the obesity epidemic that has plagued A cornerstone of the Let’s Move by a strong guarantee of quality,
children and adults, and they can be a the nation for the past decade. Today, campaign is the Healthier U.S. contributing to the efforts of school
way for parents to find quality time as nearly 20 percent of 6-11 year-olds Schools Challenge Program, meal authorities to improve the health
a complete family. The Wii has many and over 18 percent of 12-17 year- designed to create healthy and active of students nationwide.
four-player games, like the popular olds are obese, and over 1/3 of both kids. The program calls for higher
Wii Sports series, where you can play age groups are overweight. Childhood school food quality, participation in Ending childhood obesity will require
bowling, golf and tennis. obesity has tripled in the last 30 meal programs, physical activity and that parents, schools and food
years, according to the Centers for nutrition education. Food service companies join forces and maintain
Parents who wish to use their Wii Disease Control and Prevention. A workers in more than 75 percent of focus for years to come. The lifespan
for family bonding can keep their schools have pledged to work with of our children depends on it.

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SATURDAY, JULY 31 • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. information, call (231) 972-2884.
• The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 Michael’s School in Remus. For more information • Pedro is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
p.m. call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more
• The Mecosta County Rod and Gun Club holds (989) 967-8478. information, call (231) 972-2884.

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trap and sporting clay shoots every Saturday. Trap • Tai Chi is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County • Pinochle is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
shoots start at 10 a.m. and sporting clays start at 1 Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more
p.m. The club is located four miles west of Mecosta information, call (231) 972-2884. information, call (231) 972-2884.
on M-20. For more information, contact Jack Hays • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior • Overeaters Anonymous meets at 6:15 p.m. in
at (231) 592-1587. Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more conference room A, the third room on the right,
• Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 a.m. to information, call (231) 972-2884. at Mecosta County Medical Center; enter on the

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1 p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., • Card recycling is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County corner of Locust Street and Winter Avenue. For
behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more more information, call Eric at (866) 398-5440.
• Mecosta County Historical Society is open for tours information, call (231) 972-2884. • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5
from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the museum, • Theology is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior p.m.
located at 129 S. Stewart Ave. in Big Rapids. Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at

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• Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, meets at 8 information, call (231) 972-2884. noon at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact
p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact • TOPS No. 1189 meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Darwin T. at (231) 796-8956.
Woody W. at (231) 796-8371. at First Baptist Church, 200 S. Stewart Ave., Big • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 3 to 5:30
• SIERRA performs live the last Saturday of every Rapids. Call (231) 796-6271 for more information. p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave.,
month from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Morley American • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center.

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Legion. All welcome. Square dancing if enough p.m. • Diabetes Support Group meets at 3 p.m. at Mecosta
patrons want it. • Grief peer support group meets at 9 a.m. at Cadillac County Medical Center, 605 Oak St., Big Rapids,
• A flea market and rummage sale will be hosted by Big Boy. For questions, call Pastor Brad Center at in the hospital classroom area. Please use the
the Stanwood Lions from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rogers (231) 779-9550. hospital’s main entrance and stop by the information
Heights, follow the signs. Vendors are still needed. • Hearing clinic by Miracle Ear is from 9 to 11 a.m. on desk for directions. Signs will direct you to the
All proceeds go toward Lions community projects at the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th classroom. Most meetings have an educational

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and Sight Club. For more information call Pam at Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) speaker; there is no charge. For information or to
(231) 823-2200. 972-2884. Walk-ins welcome. be placed on the mailing list, contact Charlotte at
• Faith Community/Parish Nurses meets from 5:30 (231) 592-4483.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 1 to 7 p.m. at Mecosta County Medical Center’s • Big Rapids Area Amateur Radio Club meets at 7
• Alcoholics Anonymous Old Jail House Group meets Conference room No. 1. For more information, call p.m. at the City of Big Rapids Department of Public
at 7 p.m. at 220 S. Stewart Ave. Call Darwin T. at (231) 796-3729. Safety Building, 435 N. Michigan Ave. For more
(231) 796-8956. • Ferris State University Emeriti Association deadline information, call Mike at (231) 527-1688 or www.

COUNTY • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. for reservations for the Emeriti “Fun Day” of golfing. braarc.net.
Michael’s School in Remus. For more information See your newsletter and registration form and • Mecosta County Historical Society meets from 2 to 4
call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at information. p.m. at the museum, located at 129 S. Stewart Ave.
(989) 967-8478. Anyone interested in local history is encouraged to
• Sunday Singles Dance at the Goodyear Lanes and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4 stop by!
Lounge from 7 to 11 p.m. in their newly remolded • Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta
room, located at the corner of M-55 and Old 27, County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6
Houghton Lake. Please enter through the door For more information, call (231) 972-2884. • Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta
facing Old 27. Call (989) 539-5406 if you have any • Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
questions concerning the dance. the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th For more information, call (231) 972-2884.
• Alanon meeting support group for families and Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) • Readers Theatre is at 10 a.m. at the Mecosta
friends of alcoholics will be held at 7 p.m. at the Old 972-2884. County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
Jail in Big Rapids. • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior For more information, call (231) 972-2884.
• Victorious Living, a mental illness support group Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more • Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at
meeting, is at 6:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday information, call (231) 972-2884. the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th
of each month at New Journey Clubhouse, 405-B • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 6 Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231)
South Third Ave., Big Rapids. For more information p.m. 972-2884.
call call Deanna at (231) 856-0105, Dusty at (989) • Library preschool story hour is at 10:30 a.m. at Big • Euchre is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
352-7630 or Ronald at (231) 796-1019. Rapids Community Library. Open to the public. Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more
• Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8 information, call (231) 972-2884.
MONDAY, AUGUST 2 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact • Euchre is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkview high
• Enhance Fitness is at 8:30 a.m. at the Mecosta Glenn C. at (231) 796-3703. rise in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231)
County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. • Hersey Farmers Market is from 3 to 6:30 p.m. in 796-4993.
For more information, call (231) 972-2884. downtown Hersey. Contact Deana Jager at (231) • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5
• Advanced line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at 465-4058 or deanajager@charter.net. p.m.
the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th • Mecosta County Genealogical Society is open from • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8
Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) 5 to 7 p.m. for research at 424 N. Fourth Ave., Big p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact
972-2884. Rapids (next to Recycle!). Call (231) 250-5555 for Woody W. at (231) 796-8371.
• Bridge is at 12:45 p.m. at the Mecosta County more information. Volunteers will be on hand, and • Knitting circle meets at 4 p.m. at the Barryton Public
Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more there are lots of records. A book sale will be ongoing Library. Knitters of all levels are encouraged to
information, call (231) 972-2884. during open hours. come and learn or share knitting techniques.
• Schizophrenia Anonymous meets from 10:30 to • South Evart Quilt Club meets from 10:30 a.m. • Mecosta New Home United Methodist Church will
11:30 a.m. at Community Mental Health, 500 S. to 3 p.m. at the Evart Township Hall. A potluck extend its hours for its swiss steak supper. New
Third Ave., Big Rapids. SA is a support group with luncheon is at noon. Anyone interested in quilting or hours will be from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dinner is
a 6-step program. Anyone with schizophrenia or learning to quilt is welcome. The group works jointly $9 for adults, $3 for children younger than 12 and
mental illness is more than welcome to attend. For on personal or community quilts and frequently preschoolers eat free. Proceeds go to the building
more information call Mike B. at (231) 592-4654 or donates to people or organizations in need. For fund.
(231) 796-3553. Coffee is available at meetings. more information, call Margie at (231) 734-3857 or
• Euchre is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkview high Ann at (231) 867-3237. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7
rise in Big Rapids. For more information, call (231) • The Big Rapids Dharma Study Group will meet at • The Card Wildlife Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5
796-4993. 7 p.m. at 309 Marion Ave., in Big Rapids. Weekly p.m.
• The Card Wildlife Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 meetings include discussing various dharma texts, • The Mecosta County Rod and Gun Club holds trap
p.m. questions and answers and watching dharma- and sporting clay shoots. Trap shoots start at 10
• TOPS Club of Michigan, No. 1793 will meet at 3:30 related videos. The group is under the direction of a.m. and sporting clays start at 1 p.m. The club is
p.m. at the Red Cross Building in Big Rapids. For Michael and Margaret Erlewine, who have more located four miles west of Mecosta on M-20. For
information, call (231) 823-2275. All are welcome. than 35 years of experience in meditation and more information contact Jack Hays at (231) 592-
• Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group meets at 8 dharma practice. Beginning students are welcome. 1587.
p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact • Fourth Street Farmers Market is from 8 a.m. to 2 • Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 a.m. to
Glenn C. at (231) 796-3703. p.m. next to Big Rapids Farm & Garden on Fourth 1 p.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave.,
• Recycle! of Mecosta County is open from 9 to 11 Street in Big Rapids. Any questions, call (231) 796- behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center.
a.m. Recycle! is located at 424 N. Fourth Ave., 6363. • Mecosta County Historical Society is open for tours
behind Eastwood Early Childhood Center. • Ferris State University Emeriti Association Potluck from 2 to 4 p.m. every Saturday at the museum,
• Victorious Living, a mental illness support group Summer Picnic is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. located at 129 S. Stewart Ave. in Big Rapids.
meeting, is at 6:30 p.m. at New Journey Clubhouse, at Hemlock Park. Chicken and beverages will be • The Mecosta County Democratic Party meets
405-B South Third Ave., Big Rapids. For more furnished. Bring a dish to pass and table service. at 9 a.m. in the private upstairs room of Pepper’s
information call call Deanna at (231) 856-0105, Cafe and Deli on Michigan Avenue in Big Rapids
Dusty at (989) 352-7630, or Ronald at (231) 796- THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 for great food, coffee and conversation. For more
1019. • Alcoholic Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. information, contact Pamela Fleming at (231) 796-
• Ferris State University Emeriti Association Board Michael’s School in Remus. For more information 2893.
meets at 10 a.m. in Prakken 114. Emeriti members call Brad B. (989) 644-6911or Mike or Cindy H. at • Alcoholics Anonymous, campus group, meets at 8
are welcome, as your input is important to us. (989) 967-8478. p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Campus Parish. Contact
• Harmonica is at 10:30 a.m. at the Mecosta County Woody W. at (231) 796-8371.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3 Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more
• Big Rapids Rotary Club meets at noon at the information, call (231) 972-2884.
Holiday Inn and Conference Center. • Painting and drawing is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta
• Beginning line dance instruction is at 9:30 a.m. at County Senior Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta.
the Mecosta County Senior Center, 12954 80th For more information, call (231) 972-2884.
Ave., Mecosta. For more information, call (231) • Scrabble is at 1 p.m. at the Mecosta County Senior
972-2884. Center, 12954 80th Ave., Mecosta. For more
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by Paradise Salon and Spectrum Health Reed election on your way to the picnic. For further REED CITY VFW/AmVet Post 2964/2965
EDITOR’S NOTE: Please check with your City Hospital Cancer Services. 2nd Monday of information, please contact Kay Jones at 832- THURSDAY NIGHT BURGER NIGHT, every
club or organization to be certain of meetings, every other month at 4:00 p.m. January-March- 1707 or Nelda McCrocklin at 832-9314. 4th thursday of the month.
outings and classes, as they may be canceled May-July-September-November. Hosted by
due to bad weather or other reasons. If any Crossroads Radiation Therapy Center, 4499 WEDNESDAY ALANON MEETING every Thursday night,
listing is incorrect, please call (231)832-5566 or 220th Street, Reed City, Michigan 49677. 7:00p.m. at Evart Sacred Heart Church.
(231)745-4635 with correct information. Interested? Inquire by calling: Oncology ELIJAH’S PLACE MEAL, (last Wednesday
Infusion Services Staff 832-7105, Crossroads of each month), 5-6:30p.m. at Zion-Emanuel CHIEF OSCEOLA WOOD CARVER’S meet •
DOMESTIC ABUSE NUMBER for anyone being Radiation Center 832-5817 or Paradise Salon Lutheran Church, 202 Albert Street, LeRoy. every Thursday from 7 to 9p.m. in the Evart •
abused is 1-800-950-5808. There is no excuse 832-3411. Open to the public, free of charge. Depot’s community room. There is no charge. •
for abuse. For more information, call (231)734-5125 or •
NATURAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP IDLEWILD LOT OWNERS Game Day, 11a.m. (231)734-9131 •
ANGEL ANIMAL RESCUE, Low Cost Services. MEETING, at the Sears Church of God, at the club house.
Call (231)679-0489 For More Information. corner of Highway 10 and 40th Ave., west WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Thursday
entrance. This group meets the last monday PATHFINDER PUBLIC LIBRARY Summer evening at the Assembly of God Church in Big
HEARTLAND HOSPICE VOLUNTEER of each month at 6 p.m. to discuss natural Story Hour, 1-2p.m. for children ages 4-8. A Rapids. Weighin at 6:00 p.m., meeting starts at
TRAINING. Heartland Hospice of Cadillac is health options and specific subjects, CO-OP parent must remain in the library during story 6:30 p.m. M
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an interest in serving terminally ill patients and REED CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK CLUB a
their families in the Reed City Area and the TUESDAY SOUTH EVART QUILT CLUB, (first and third meets every third Thursday of the month. (
outlaying communities. Volunteers provide Wednesday of the month), 10:30a.m.-2p.m.
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services such as friendly visiting, patient LA LECHE LEAGUE BREASTFEEDING with potluck lunch at noon. Contact Margie EVART CAR CLUB meets the second Thursday
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transport/patient outings, errand running, child SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, 10a.m. (231)734-3857 or Ann (231)867-3237. of every month at the Evart Moose at 7p.m.
care, and clerical services. Volunteer classes Monthly topics. Open to all pregnant and
are available to fit each person’s schedule. nursing mothers. Children welcome. Downtown EVART FAITH BIBLE CHURCH PIONEER SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in
Please call Paul King at Heartland Hospice at Reed City. Contact Sue, LLL group leader for CLUB, 6p.m. every Wednesday for first through Tustin on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at noon.
231-775-6840 for further information. directions or questions, (231)832-1858 or email sixth grades. Location is at Boomers Ronevous (formerly the
LLL Sue@charter.net. (Meetings are Third Sportsman Club) on 213 Nielson St. There is
SATURDAY Tuesday of every month.) REED CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY STORY TIME entertainment after lunch. For information call
is every Wednesday from 11:15a.m. until noon. 231-734-6005.
REED CITY VFW POST 2964 CHICKEN BBQ IDLEWILD LOT OWNERS Senior Size, 11a.m. There will be games, crafts, songs and stories.
(Third Saturday of every month), 5-7 p.m. and Line Dancing, 7p.m. at the club house. LINCOLN CREEK BAND will perform at
(231)832-5102. BITELY BETTER CONSERVATION CLUB the Reed City Depot the second and fourth
SHEPHERD’S TABLE, 5-6 p.m. (every MEETINGS are held the first Wednesday of Thursday of the month through September from
REED CITY SENIOR CENTER Potluck and Tuesday) at the church, 216 S. Main Street, each month (excluding January through March), 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free Admission.
Cards, 12 p.m. (third Saturday of each month). Hersey. For more information, call the church and the public is always welcome. The doors
(231)832-9072. Church is barrier free. open at 5:30 for a pot luck dinner followed by AUGUST 5
REED CITY VFW POST 2964 Chicken BBQ the meeting which starts at 7:00p.m. AN AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
(third Saturday of every month), 5-7p.m., 129 FREE CLOTHING - FOOD available to those will be held Thursday, August 5 at Brooks
E. Osceola Ave. For more information, call in need (second and fourth Tuesday of the OSCEOLA COUNTY HABITAT FOR Corner United Methodist Church, 5971 30th
(231)832-5102. month), 5p.m. at Idlewild Seventh Day Adventist HUMANITIES meeting is the first Wednesday Ave., Sears from 12 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Church’s Community Service. of every month. Call the hotline for location of
AUGUST 7 the meeting and for information. (231)832-8453 AUGUST 19
NEWAYGO STATE PARK CLASSIC 5K REED CITY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION WALLEYE FISH DINNER will be held at VFW
RUN/WALK will be hosted on August 7 at FOOD PANTRY, (every Tuesday & Thursday) EVART AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Post #10770, LeRoy on Thursday, August
Newaygo State Park. The purpose of this 1-4p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. Call (231)832- meets at 6p.m. the second Wednesday of each 19 from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is donation. Public
event is to get people out into the out-of-doors 2624 for more information. month. For information call 734-9799. welcome. Hall is on Mackinaw Trail in LeRoy
and back into healthy exersize. For more next to Citizens Bank.
information and entry fee information please CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP MEETING, BINGO, EVERY WEDNESDAY, VFW Hall Post
call Wayne Coleman at (231)856-4452 or go to (second Tuesday of each month), 1p.m. at St. #7979, Evart, license A04340. Early Bird at 6 FRIDAY
colemanw@michigan.gov Ann’s Church Basement in Baldwin. For further p.m. Located at 4681 85th Ave., Evart.
information, call Shawn (231)745-8421. REED CITY VFW POST 2964 Fish Fry
SUNDAY THE BIG RAPIDS MASONIC LODGE meets (first Friday of every month), 5-7p.m., 129
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 7a.m. the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. E. Osceola Ave. For more information, call
REED CITY VFW Ladies Auxiliary “All American at the Evart United Methodist Church. at the Big Rapids Masonic Temple on east 19 (231)832-5102.
Breakfast” (first Sunday of every month), 8a.m- Mile Road in Big Rapids.
12 noon. 129 East Osceola Avenue. BINGO12:30 at Reed City Senior Center, 219 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 8p.m.
East Todd Street. AUGUST 11 at the Evart United Methodist Church.
LAST SUNDAY EVERY MONTH, Breakfast COME JOIN US ON Wednesday, August 11 at
Buffet, 7:30-11 a.m. Evart Moose Lodge, CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets the the United Methodist Church in Reed City for PEDRO, 1p.m. at the Reed City Senior Center,
#2452, 8400 U.S.-10. second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, AARP #2418 potluck at 12 noon. Bring a dish to 219 East Todd Street.
2-4p.m. The group meets at the Community pass and your own table service. Program will
EVART VFW POST 7979 BREAKFAST 2nd Mental Health for Central Michigan in Osceola be DNR Ranger Rick Torres on the Michigan EVERY FRIDAY Fish or Shrimp dinner from
Sunday of every month. County located at 4473 220th Ave. in Reed City. Black Bear. Everyone welcome. Questions, call 5 to 8p.m. Moose Lodge No. 2452 located at
For mor information call (231)832-2247. The Mary Lou Proefrock at (231)832-4938. 8400 US-10 in Evart. For more information call
REED CITY MASONIC LODGE will stop group is for individuals who provide caregiving (231)734-6181
serving their Pancake Breakfast on the third services for individuals with Dementia, AUGUST 25
Sunday of each month until further notice. Alzheimers or other chronic/terminal medical THE CENTRAL MICHIGAN DISTRICT BOARD BINGO EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT at LeRoy VFW
conditions. There is no charge to participate OF HEALTH meeting will be held Wednesday, Post #10770 on Mackinaw Trail next to Citizens
MONDAY and there are no residency restrictions. August 25, and will be held at the Clare County Bank. Earlybird starts at 6p.m. Concession
Courthouse, 225 West Main Street, Harrison, stand is open.
REED CITY AMVETS POST 2965 MEETING, GFWC EVART WOMEN’S CLUB meets 7p.m. MI 48625. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.
7p.m. 129 E. Osceola Avenue. For more the second Tuesday of the month at St. Paul AUGUST 6 & 7
information, call Cliff Galloup (231)832-2787. Lutheran Church. Open to the public. The May THURSDAY CLARE COUNTY CRAZY QUILTERS 29th
Meetings are second Monday of every month). meeting honors Girl Scouts with a Girl Scouts Annual Quilt Show will be held Friday and
tea. REED CITY MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION Saturday, August 6 & 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
T.O.P.S. 1682 MEETING, every Monday at FOOD PANTRY, (every Tuesday & Thursday) at Clare Church of the Nazarene, 10160 South
Reed City St. Paul Lutheran Church, weigh in WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Tuesday 1-4p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church. Call (231)832- Grant Road, Clare.
5:30p.m., meeting 6p.m. morning at the Assembly of God Church in Big 2624 for mor information.
Rapids. Weigh in at 9:00 a.m. meeting starts at AUGUST 20 & 21
EUCHRE, 1p.m. at Reed City Senior Center, 9:30 a.m. FATHERS PROGRAM, (third Thursday of 5TH ANNUAL QUILT SHOW will be held Friday,
219 E. Todd Street. each month), at Baldwin Family Health Care August 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10
ALANON MEETING, SUPPORT GROUP for Conference Room. For more information a.m. to 3 p.m. At Down Town Reed City, 106
REED CITY SENIOR CENTER MEETING, families and friends of Alcoholics will meet contact Dave, call (231)745-2000 ext. 16. W. Upton St. (next to the Bakery) and 121 W.
10:30a.m. (third Monday of each month). every Tuesday at St. Phillips Church, Reed City Upton St. (the old Title Company) Sponsored
at 8 p.m. T.O.P.S. 1541 MEETING, weigh-in 8:15- by OLAH and Crossroads Quilt Shop. Peoples
BUTTERFLY BUNCH BREAST CANCER 9:15a.m., meeting at 9:30a.m. at Evart United Choice and Best Of Show Awards. Admission
SUPPORT GROUP MEETING second Monday SENIOR MEALS ARE being provided in Methodist Church. fee covers both places, children under 12 free.
of each month, 7p.m. For more information, call Tustin on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at noon. Children must be accompanied by an Adult.
Carol Ladd (231)734-5305. Location is at Boomers Ronevous (formerly the T.O.P.S. 1390 MEETING, weigh-in 6:10 p.m.,
Sportsman Club) on 213 Nielson St. There is meeting at 6:35 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, PLEASE NOTE NEW DAY FOR EVENTS TO
EVART MOOSE LODGE NO. 2452 host bingo entertainment after lunch. For information call Evart, corner of Third and Oak. For mor BE TURNED IN FOR PUBLICATION.
each Monday at 8400 U.S. 10. Doors open 231-734-6005. information, call Ruth at (231)734-2844 or Terri Send all upcoming events no later than
at 4p.m. Early bird takes place at 6p.m. with at (231)734-5348. Wednesday Noon to:
regular regular bingo at 6:30p.m. (License No. AUGUST 3 The Tri-County
A21600) THE OSCEOLA COUNTY CHAPTER OF ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING, 1p.m. Yvonne Morneau
MARSP will meet on Tuesday, August 3, at at Evart United Methodist Church. 211 W. Upton, Suit B
WEIGHT WATCHERS MEETS every Monday 12 noon at the beautiful riverside home of Reed City, MI 49677
evening at Trinity Lutheran Church on highway Nelda MMcCrocklin, 15458 River Forest Drive SHEPHERD’S TABLE, 5:30-6:30p.m. at Reed Phone: (231)832-5566
US-10 in Reed City. Weigh in at 5:30 p.m., in Hersey. This will be a potluck picnic, bring City Church of the Nazarene, 5300 220th Ave., Fax: (231)832-5558
meeting starts at 6:00p.m. a dish to pass and your own table service. Reed City.
Special entertainment will be provided.
THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’ Remember to bring your extra eyeglasses EUCHRE, 1p.m. at Reed City Senior Center,
PROGRAM LOOK GOOD...FEEL BETTER. for the Statewide project to benefit the Lions 219 East Todd Street.
Cancer Support Group for Women. Sponsored Club. Also, don’t forget to vote in the primary
MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 • TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER 9
160 Real Estate MONTCALM COUNTY 4-H FAIR
BUILDING AUCTION
Land for Sale Located at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair Grounds on Hillcrest St, North of
M57 on the West side of Greenville MI. Follow Auction Signs.
WEIDMAN AREA- 3 Lots, well septic, Sat., Aug. 14, 2010 at 10 a.m.
rather new, close to fishing and swimming, Having sold the property and will be moving the fair location to the new fairgrounds
quiet area. Asking $10,000, price nego- on Peck Road, North of Greenville, we are selling the old buildings.
tiable. (231)287-2143 Inspection of the buildings will be held on Saturday, August 7th from 9 to noon.
No teardown will take place until Monday, August 23rd after the Danish Festival.
170 Items
for Sale Lot #1: Grandstand Fencing apx. 387’
(2) 55 GALLON fish tanks w/stand and Lot #2: Grandstand & Offices/Bathrooms 31’ x 118’
many, many extras including fish $500. Lot #3: Cafeteria 30’ x 88’
Call (231)832-1889 Lot #4: Multi-Purpose Barn w/ sm. lean-to 50’ x 80’ x 16’h
Lot #5: Covered Arena 40’ x 60’ x 12’ h
Lot #6: Horse Barns (2) 30’ x 120’
FREE Lot #7: Pig Barn 40’ x 120’
CLASSIFIED AD Lot #8: Poultry Roof 12’ x 48’
Lot #9: Green Horse Barn 30’ x 80’
Sell your item for Under
Lot #10: Rabbit Barn 24’ x 55’
$300 & Your ad is free!
• 15 Words or less. Terms: Cash or good check with ID, out of state checks will require a bank or credit union let-
ter. We do NOT accept debit OR credit cards OR checks issued by credit card companies. Not
• Selling price must be in ad.
responsible for personal injuries, accidents or the goods after they are sold. Everything sells as
• Ad will run in combo 1 time is, all information is believed to be correct, but it is not a guarantee. Use your own inspection
• Deadline - Thursday, 12noon and judgment when purchasing. Announcements made on sale day take precedence over printed
• Add a photo for $3.00 material. Auctioneers act as selling agents only.
Call Kelly (231)592-8348 Lunch wagon, rain tents and restroom facilities are available on site.
One ad per week per household.
Good through August 30, 2010
Paul & Chris Johnson, Owners

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Mon.-Fri.(9-5), Sat.(9-2), Sun. (10-2) www.petersenauction.com
www.mandjfurniture.com

DONLEY’S TREE SERVICE


Specializing in Hazardous Tree Work
24 Hour Emergency Service • Insured
• Stump Grinding • Tree Trimming • Lot Cleaning • Storm Damage ENDORSED BY THE FOLLOWING
Also… Licensed Applicator/Arborist COUNTY SHERIFFS:
• Tree Care Specialist
• Currently treating diseased Maple trees RORY HECKMAN JOHN WILSON DAVID ISRAEL
Signs of Disease: Loss of leaves at top of tree, dead branches,
es,, Benzie Clare Kalkaska
tar spot leaf disease. Treatment can only be completed by a
Licensed Applicator ROBERT HILTS MICHAEL OLTERSDORF
FREE Lake Leelanau
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for 10am to 4pm
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2007 Chevy Silverado 2004 Dodge Ram 4x4


105 Linden St
Big Rapids, MI
Forward Realty, Inc. (231) 796-4808
REDUCED! 2 story, 5 bedroom,
2 bath shell with 2 acres. Needs 4x4, Z-71, 58,000 miles. V8, auto.

19,995 14,995
to be finished inside. Has partial $ $
basement with walkout. $44,900
10002094 2001 Chevy 2500 HD 1999 Chevy Suburban
REDUCED! Small cottage with 70
100th District - Lake, Newaygo & Oceana Counties
feet of frontage on Horsehead lake.
Republican Primary Election
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
$72,900 10033452
Wonderful home in city. Very
THE RIGHT RESULTS APPROVED BY clean, 3 bedroom, 2 baths, open Crew Cab LS, V8, auto., 4x4. 2500 4x4, V8, auto.
area up, bedrooms down, owner $
12,995 $
7,995
Now more than ever, Michigan needs leadership Right to Life of Michigan
focused on solutions to get Michigan back on track. looking for offer. $89,999 2946501
Having helped turn around the Newaygo Medical Small Business
Care Facility, saving 150 local jobs, I have the Association of Michigan Large home in downtown Reed 2005 Saturn Relay 2004 Chevy Impala
strongest record of local job growth and retention. City. Hardwood floors, vaulted
I am also proud to be part of the City of Fremont ENDORSED BY ceilings, large corner lot. $78,900
leadership to work with Gerber Products and 903121
Gerber Life Insurance to support the addition of Michigan Townships
400 new jobs, and help ensure 1,100 jobs will Association Riverfront property. Nicely
stay in our community. wooded parcel offers great views V6, quad seats, TV/DVD, 53,000 mi. V6, auto., loaded, local trade.
Citizens for

10,995 6,495
That’s the leadership and results we need in Lansing. Traditional Values
of 100’ of Muskegon river frontage. $ $
Nice site for walk out building.
WWW.JANEDRAKE.ORG $29,900 903076
2004 Toyota Tacoma 2006 Saturn Ion
P AID FOR BY THE C OMMITTEE TO E LECT J ANE D RAKE | P.O. B OX 133, F REMONT , MI 49412 www.century21forwardrealty.com

4x4, 56,000 miles. Auto., AC, loaded.


$
12,995 $
7,995
Locally Owned • Founded in 1928 2005 Chevy Malibu LS 2003 Nissan Frontier 4x4

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$
6,495 $
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E O DAY 2007 Chrysler Sebring 2008 Ford Escape XLT
AUGUST 3RD
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All Merchandise, Tools & Equipment
AND 70+% OFF All CarQuest Premium Filters
MUD TRUCKS • HOT RODS Auto., AC, loaded, 30K. 4x4, V6, auto., loaded.

11,995 9,995
Join Us For a Catered Lunch
(by Pepper’s Deli) from 11:30am-1:30pm
OLD TRACTORS • ANTIQUE CARS $ $
On Display In City Parking Lot
(East Of Store)
Door Prizes Given Away All Day
2007 Toyota RAV4 2005 Chevy Colorado
114 N. Michigan - Big Rapids 796-7661

ANDY’S
“We
Fully d Go Al Auto., 3rd seat, 17,000 miles. 4x4, auto., local trade.
Insure Over”l $
16,995 $
9,995
TREE SERVICE 1998 GMC Jimmy 4x4 2007 Kia Rondo LX

Andrew T. Callender
Tree Work of All Kinds
Tree & Stump Removal & Trimming 4 dr., V6, auto., loaded, local trade. V6, auto., loaded.
Shrub Removal & Trimming
Tree Bracing & Repair • Lot Clearing
$
3,495 $
9,995
Storm Clean Up • Pruning
Specializing In Working Around
Power Lines & Houses
Serving Montcalm, Kent, Newaygo, Mecosta, and Osceola
Counties and more!! Also Canadian Lakes area!!
www.andystreeservice.com Since 1988
1-800-982-4540 or 231-937-5607 M-57 to N. M-91/Main St., North 2.5 miles.
Corner of Peck Rd. & M-91 • GREENVILLE, MI
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Call For a FREE ESTIMATE 616-754-6800
*Payments based on tax, title, plate, DOC, down payment
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Bernie‛s Best Pizza Deal


$
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toppings of your choice, four medium
$500.00 In Store FREE Salt Water fountain drinks and a dozen donuts.
Credit on all
Above Ground
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p to 8:00pm
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231-796-3774
219 N. Michigan Ave.
Big Rapids, Michigan

CELEBRATION
ON THE POND
SALES EVENT

O% FINANCING *
August 6th & 7th
OR CHOOSE CASH BACK!
MORLEY Trucking Capital of Michigan
Are you Ready To Roll this season? We are and that’s why we are
offering 0% FINANCING or cash back on just about every new FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2010
model tractor or hay and forage equipment from New Holland. Morley American Legion
(1 mile North of Jefferson Rd.; Corner of Northland Drive and Monroe Avenue)
Don’t wait! The Ready to Roll Sales Event ends September 30, 2010,
so see your local New Holland dealer or visit www.newholland.com/na CRUISE NIGHT TEXAS HOLD’EM
4:00 – 7:00 – Registration TOURNAMENT
for complete details.
Registration Fee - $10.00 $50 Entry Fee – Up to 72 Players
8:00 PM – Car Trophies Awarded Must be registered before 6:00 PM
17th Annual President’s Trophy
8:30 PM – Cruise Line-Up ANTIQUE TRACTOR
EXHIBIT
SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 2010
PULLING EVENTS
10:00 AM Michigan Farm Stock Tractor Pullers
(6500# Limited Light Super Stock � 12,000# Field Farm )
12:00 PM 4x4 Pick-Ups
(6500# Limited Light Super Stock � 6500# Stock Gas � 8000# Street Diesel � 8000# Hot Diesel � 8000# Hot Diesel Unlimited)
2:00 PM Over the Road Semis
(Men & Powderpuff Classes: 475 HP & Under � 475 HP & Over)
5:30 PM Tractor & Semi Pull-Offs
8:00 PM MICHIGAN WOLVERINE NTPA
MODIFIED 4-WHEEL DRIVE PICK-UPS
SUPER FARM TRACTORS
NTPA 20,000# SUPER SEMIS

ALL DAY GATE FEE


Adults: $15.00 Children 6-12: $5.00 Children 5 & Under: Free
Free parking • Food available on grounds
*For agricultural use only-not intended for personal, family or household use. Customer participation subject to credit qualification
No alcohol on the grounds
and approval by CNH Capital America LLC. See your New Holland dealer for details and eligibility requirements. Down payment For Information Call: Ray 231-856-7090 or Gary 231-856-0087
may be required. Offer good through September 30, 2010. Not all customers or applicants may qualify for this rate or term.
CNH Capital America LLC standard terms and conditions will apply. Taxes, freight, set-up, delivery, additional options or attachments not included in suggested retail price. Offer
Or visit our website at morleytruckpulls.org
subject to change or cancellation without notice. © 2010 CNH America LLC. All rights reserved. New Holland and CNH Capital are registered trademarks of CNH America LLC.
TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 • TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER

Playing Doctor with your Home


12 13
Lawn Care Electric
a to Electric, In
Caring for Your Septic System rm c
With proper care and maintenance, you can keep your septic you have a maintenance contract (required with some systems), system as you may have heard. But even a little drain cleaner A

.
tank in good shape for decades—and avoid costly repairs. let the technician tell you when pumping is needed. may be terrible. One study found that it took nearly two gallons
No Job to You wouldn’t skip routine maintenance on an expensive car. Nor Pumping costs $200 to $400, if the lid is easily accessible. If of liquid bleach but only about a teaspoon of chemical drain
cleaner to kill the beneficial bacteria in a septic tank. 24 Hour Emergency Service
should you ignore the upkeep on your septic system. Replacing it’s buried, you might pay another $100 unless you excavate it
Small or to Large! a failed septic system can cost as much as a new car, so you yourself. When the tank is empty, have it checked for leaks and In some situations, salty discharge released by water softeners Licensed & Insured
have a big incentive to keep your system in good shape. have them fixed promptly. Also, ask about the condition of the can wreak havoc on a septic system. If the person who pumps

231 796-4956 Septic systems serve the same role as municipal treatment plants, baffles, which keep scum out of the inlet and outlet. If they’re your tank notices that the scum layer doesn’t appear normal,
protect your septic system by piping the backwash water
Industrial • Commercial • Residential

231-796-5522
just on a smaller scale. Instead of staff engineers and technicians missing or deteriorated, replace them.
Toll Free: 800-514-5220 to keep everything operating smoothly, there’s just you, the
homeowner. As the superintendent of your septic system, you
Control what goes in
elsewhere if your health department allows this.
This can run from $10, if the discharge can be routed to a
P.O. Box 222, Paris, MI 49338 Maybe you’ve heard that some materials help septic systems 1207 Maple St. • Big Rapids, MI
face a few key tasks. basement sump pump, to $1,000, if you need a dry well (an
and some harm them. Here’s the truth about what’s good and
underground pit filled with large rocks). Or, switch to salt-free
Protect the parts what’s bad to put down the drain.
Glass water softener (about $1,000 or more).
Disaster Restoration

C
Check the records that came with your house to find out where Too much water—from any source—can overload your system.

UNITED GLASS
Don’t waste your money on additives that claim to break down
all of the components of your system are located, so you or Use gutters to divert roof water away from the drainfi eld. Install

omplete
sludge in the tank and therefore prolong the time between pump-
your visitors don’t inadvertently ruin them. Never drive over water-saving toilets and appliances, or at least fix toilet leaks outs. Pump regularly instead. Some additives do nothing and
OF BIG RAPIDS the drainfield. Besides possibly cracking a pipe, the weight of
a vehicle compacts the soil and makes it less able to absorb
and pace out laundry loads. A houseful of guests can also stress
the system, so ask them to avoid long showers and full-throttle
others have bad side effects, such as loosening the scum in the
tank so that it then clogs the drainfield.
INCORPORATED water. faucet flows.
Other inspections Cleaning &
Glass Service for Residential, Keep shrubs and trees well away from both the septic tank and Too many solids are bad, too; they pile up as sludge in your
Walk across your drainfield during the rainy season. If you smell Restoration
Commercial & Industrial the drainfield. Their roots can snake into pipes and clog them. septic tank. If you have a garbage disposal, use it only to clean
sewage or find that grass is growing especially fast and lush in
Formerly Classic Carpet Cleaning
Auto Glass But you should encourage grass on the drainfield because it
absorbs water and prevents erosion—without digging its roots
out the fine scraps that collect in a drain strainer. Otherwise, you
could need to have the tank pumped every year or two.
one area, your drainfield could be clogging. Call in a septic
repair company for advice.
Custom Made: Replacement Windows
• Mirrors • Screens • Plexiglas
into the pipes.
Pump periodically
Fats turn to scum in a septic tank. Instead if dumping them down
a drain, skim off grease or let it solidify in the refrigerator,
If you have an alternative system with mechanical parts, Big Rapids
filter screens, pumps, or other components that can fall out
• Picture Frames With a standard system, call for a pump truck on a regular then toss into garbage—or your food waste recycling if that’s of adjustment, you need a professional inspection (about 231.250.5049
125 Howard Street • Big Rapids, MI 49307 schedule (typically every three to five years). If you’re careful available in your community. Also consider a compost pile for $100) at least once a year. Your local health department or
796-5783 • Emergency 796-7853 about what goes down your drains, you might be able to go food waste. state environmental agency may require you to take out an 231.796.6200
longer between service calls, so ask your pumper for advice. If Chlorine bleach in moderate amounts isn’t as bad for a septic automatically renewing contract to make sure this happens.

Insurance Construction Tile Insurance


Like a good neighbor, Old homes Made To Look New

State Farm is there. Heights


Construction Scott Alan
Rich Sheldon 23 Years VanderPloeg
Agent New Construction • Remodeling
Vinyl Siding & Soffit • Windows
Experience
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Showers, Counters,
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Reed City, MI 49677 Remember — Vinyl Is Final
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References Available • Licensed & Insured
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231-796-4952 Free Estimates 231-832-4624 or 231-250-5557
14 TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER • MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010

Mecosta County
Spay & Neuter Clinic
989-330-5147
(For info on lower cost mobile clinic)

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Mon-Thur: 11am-11pm • Fri-Sat: 11am-1am • Sun: 12pm-11pm

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Fax 231-465-4445 231-465-4444
within
PUBLIC AUCTION
INCLUDING REAL ESTATE AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
DATE: Saturday, August 7, @ 10:00 A.M.
LOCATION: ON SITE @ 11965 183rd Ave., BIG RAPIDS, MICHIGAN 49307
DIRECTIONS: South of Big Rapids on Northland Drive (Old US 131) to 12 Mile Rd. East to
190th Street, turn left on 190th to Garfield, turn right Garfield follow around to the right it be-
comes 183rd to sale site. Watch for signs.
SELLERS: Henry (Buff) and Joan Bruder
Personal Property Auction to start at 10:00, Real Estate to be auctioned at 1:00 p.m.

REAL ESTATE: Nestled on a 2 Acres wooded lot, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath 16 x 80 Single


wide in very nice condition. Move right in the day of closing, also includes a 30 x 50 Steel
Quonset Hut with concrete floor, great for workshop or storing the toys, plus a storage shed
for the yard tools. Back yard has a beautiful flower garden. Located just across the street
OUT O from Muskegon River and a very short distance from access landing to the River.
TOWN F PARCEL # 54-09-001-002-000 and 54-05-036-034-000
DELIV TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 5% deposit due the day of sale. A 3% Buyer Premium will
AVAILA ERY be added the final bid to determine the sale price. This 3% will be paid at the time of clos-

for a n B L E ing. Final Bid is subject to sell confirmation.


FOR BIDDERS PACKAGE: Call Bob or Nancy Rottier @ Coldwell Banker Schmidt
ominal Realtors, 231-924-8203 or 231-924-8215, cell 231-638-6152 or go to www.auctioncon-
fee nectioninc.com to print documents.

HOUSEHOLD: Wardrobes, Dressers, Double Beds, Couch (Sealy Sleeper Sofa), Love-
seat, Recliner Chairs, Roll Top Desk, 8 Drawer Dresser with Mirror, Sunflower Oil Paint-
ing on Canvas, 2 Brian Wheeler 1981 Duck Prints, Deer Mount, Assortment of Kitchen
Dishes, Utensils, Knick Knacks etc. and more

TRACTORS/ EQUIPMENT/TOOLS: Case Engine 1948 Case LAE 50HP Power Unit
SN 5226066 LAE (Saw Mill, Thrashing) Stationary Power Unit, Case DO SN5306065
1949 14 x 9 x 28 Firestone Tri Front Rib Tires on Front with Alternator, Gas Boy Tanks
with Pumps (1 electric, 1 hand pump), 1948 McCormick Farmall Cub SN 20285 Mod-
el 59 Finish Woods Finish Mower mounted with Front Blade, Onan Power Plant with
Whole Package 3500 Hooked to Nat. Gas with Military Field Kit ( made by Packard)
Kohler 4 Cylinder Stationary Magnito 10HP, IH Cast Iron Wheels Weights, 14’ Trailer with
Ramps(6’wide), John Deere Stepping Stone(1937A JD), Ford Thermometer, 1987 Dodge
2 For Tuesdays 18” Pizza Power Ram with 191, 000 Miles 4WD ½ Ton long Box with goose neck trailer hitch, 8 x 33
¾ Spoked Cast Iron Pulley, 18 x 3” Cast Iron Wheels, 100lb Anvil with American Eagle

1399
symbol, Forge Tools, Gas Cans, Electric Wench Model P 1100 12Volt (capacity 30,000 lbs),
Two Small $ With 2 Items New Dayton 30 gallon Hot Water heater, Engine Stand, Seat Creeper, Pick up Tool Box,
2 Item Pizzas Craftsman Tool Chest on Wheels, Tap and Die Set, Torque Wrenches, Many Plum Bobs,

$18.99
Cast Iron Stapler, Case Manuals, Grinders, Dremals, Ridge Reamers, Trailer Tires 8x14x5,
Two Medium
2 Item Pizzas
$
1599 Case 446 Ownen Engine 16 HP Hydrostat 44” Deck, Wheels for International (Cast Iron)
17 7/8 D x 8 ¾” Hub Hole 4 Bolt, Floor Jacks, Jack Stands, Lawn Spreader, Slow Mov-
ing Vehicle Signs, Step Ladders, House Trailer Axel with Brakes and Springs 9 ½’ long,
Yale ½ Ton Chain Fall, 2 Maytag Engines (run good), Case Exhaust Pipe, Robe Braider, 2
Expires Aug. 19, 2010 Expires Aug. 19, 2010 Cylinder Engine, Small Wood Pulleys, Monkey Wrenches, Brass Tire Pump (Ford) wood
handle, Hog Ringer Tools, Case DO Decals, Lightening Rod with Glass Ball, yard Cart,
Cross Cut Saw, Several Crescent Wrenches, Hammers, Routers, Alan Wrenches, Antique
Wheel Spreader, Milk Bottle Rack, Cord Reels, Tool Skids, Oilers, Ball Hitches, Many
Three 2 Item Order the Pizza of Small Oil Cans, Scaffold Plank, Battery Cleaner, Wash Tubs, Rockwell Industrial Drill
Press, Porcelain Sign (Genuine Ford Parts), Drill Press, Portable Air Tank, Air compressor
Your Choice,
Strombolis
and Hose, Old Bank Safety Deposit Boxes with keys, Pipe, Steel Plate, Hemlock Lumber,
Gas Lanterns, Tongue and Groove Machine, Cut off Saw, Gang Saw, Band Saw, 15 Gal,
but Pay for the Pneumatic Greaser and MUCH MORE too numerous to mention.

$19.99 Next Smaller Size!


WEDNESDAYS ONLY!
MODEL A PARTS: Model A Mechanics Handbook, Engine Blocks, Wheels, 5 Model A
Spoke Wheels and tires, Fire Wall Pad,, Block, Carburator, Jack, Wiring Diagram, Clutch,
New Piston Rings, Distributor Cover, Manifold Heater, Kerosene Can, Manifold Heater,
Transmission, Alternator, Wish Bone, Oil Pan with Baffle, Intake Manifolds, Assorted
Expires Aug. 19, 2010 Expires Aug. 19, 2010 lights, Rear Axel Housing Set L and R, Stainless Valves, Water Pumps and Cooling Parts,
2 Qt. Oil Dispenser (very good), Seat Adjuster, Backing Plates, New wood box door center
posts, Windshield Frame, 1929 Driver side Hood Panel (exc. Cond.), Drip Rails, and Sev-

Lunch Special Lunch Special eral Boxes of Misc.Model A parts (unpacked) at this time.

AUCTIONEERS NOTE: A beautiful Shady Spot for an Auction. Tools of all kinds, an-
11am-2pm, Monday-Friday 11am-2pm, Monday-Friday tique to newer, mostly Craftsman and SK. You won’t want to miss this sale. Full lunch
Dine In or Carryout Dine In or Carryout Service available, Restroom, To view pictures go to www.auctionconnectioninc.com

Stromboli with 1 Item & Pop 7” Pizza with 1 Item & Pop AUCTIONEERS:
Bob Rottier — 231-924-3289

$5.99 $5.99 Steve Rottier — 231-924-3104

Cash, Check w/positive ID


Expires Aug. 19, 2010 Expires Aug. 19, 2010 MasterCard and Visa accepted.
Registered Auctioneer #2801000032
MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 • TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER 15

PUBLIC AUCTION
170 Items 170 Items 250 Autos for Sale
for Sale for Sale 1996 CHEVY CORSICA, 4-door, V-6

ANDY’S GARAGE SALE


PRICES:
3100, good mpg, 140,000 miles, red,
clean, nice body, very dependable.
$1,200 (231)689-1894
SAT., AUGUST 7TH - 10 AM
POWER SPORTS, MARINE, FIREARMS, CARS, TRUCKS,
TREE SERVICE $15.00 - 1 day
RV, MOTOR HOMES, EQUIPMENT & MACHINERY TO
$27.00 - 2 days 2003 GMC C4500 Crew Cab Hauler..
TREE WORK OF ALL $32.35 - 3 days BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDERS AT OUR
Rare Low Mileage Medium Duty With
KINDS $42.20 - 4 days Duramax Power Allison Auto Set up for
Specializing around $52.00 - 5 days 5th Wheel ANNUAL SPRING-SUMMER MERCHANDISE
power lines & houses $61.80 - 6 days
35¢ per word after
Texas truck clean as a whistle.. Compare
anywhere.. 19995.00 This week only.
CONSIGNMENT AUCTION
Serving Montcalm, 15 words, per day.
********************
Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 EXPRESSWAY PUBLIC AUCTION SALES
Newaygo, Kent & 2726
Mecosta Counties Call (231)592-8348 M46 & US131, EXIT 120 E, HOWARD CITY
& more! All ads must be pre-paid by credit card 2004 FORD F350 Super Cab 4X4 Dual- ACROSS FROM BURLEY PARK - An array of antiques,
over the phone or feel free to stop by ly!! Lariat Package Leather Tutone paint collectibles & other plunder of unbelievable value
WE ACCEPT ALL our office to pay by check or cash. Full Power Goose neck Boards 65K
MAJOR CREDIT CARDS POWERSTROKE Nicest you'll ever find
and rarity of extreme WANT!!! & NEED. A colorful con-
115 N. Michigan Avenue
Big Rapids, MI 49307 This week only 24,500!! Marco Dodge glomeration of old and new … Everything is BRAND
*Snowplowing* ******************** Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726 USED!! A PANDORA’S BOX of surprise & satisfaction
*Firewood* PLACE YOUR 2008 RAM QUAD DUALLY 4x4 CUM-
TRACTORS: Massey Ferguson Mod 70 Wide Front w/livepower & 3 pt hitch high on rubber;
*Rooftop Snow* 1950 Harry Fergusen w/new rubber, chassis, rear blades, tooth digger & scoop (neat). COL-
AD ONLINE: MINS POWER!! Awesome low mile LECTIBLES: Sunoco Sign 9’x4’8” S#55L, date 10/65 with arrows; Elk Mount head & neck
*Removal* www.pioneergroup.com Trade in Spray in Liner.. Full Power 5x; Moose Antlers approx. 44” spread, National Cash Register, brass; McCleenand Saddles;
www.andystreeservice.com Including seat. Exceptional condition Kennedy Campaign Posters, repro, w/Presidential portrait & address; 2 Bullet Sirens, 9” lights;
Am LaFrance Fire Bell, 24” hi 12” across w/mounted eagle; Parking Meters; Emergency Call
FREE ESTIMATES MAGNOLIA WOODSTOVE Priced to please... This week Only
Box; Auto Literature; Sinclair Sign 2’x12’ patented; Nascar Auto Signs Ford, Buick, Chevy
$700 OBO; 14-Cord Fire- 33,995.00. Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep
FULLY INSURED & Chrysler; Pictures; Same Boss Nascar Portrait Collection, Petty, Elliot, Jared; Ooga Horn;
1 800 716 2726
wood, $130/cord. (231)349- Lord Sega 10¢ Slot Machine; DeSoto Sign plaster of Paris 36”; Chains; Binders; Tires; Rims;
800-982-4540 9305 Cabinets; Shelving; Hot Water Heaters; Gas Furnace; Hitches; Scaffolding; Chairs; Stools; File
MONDAY ONLY!! Cabinet; Misc. Auto Party; Gas Pumps - 2 Tokheim, 2 Bennett (1 Gulf), Yamaha Golf Car
“We go all over!!” 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan AWD.. completely rebuilt engine; Harley Davidson 3 wheel golf cart - needs engine. FIREARMS:
MOBILE HOME IN Park, Big Rapids. 1917 Model #58717 30-06 bolt action w/peep; Winchester Model 12 12ga 3”WX & Seeper X
Two BR, Furnished, AC, New roof & car- RARE All wheel drive SXT One Owner
BIKES FOR SALE- Great shape, every- #1601406; Western Field 20ga single shot; Mossberg Mod 185 DB 20ga 2 3/4”; Mossberg
pet, very clean. $18,000 231-832-2432 New car trade Low miles Blow Out Priced Mod 190 16ga 2 3/4”; H&R Pradner 20ga 3”; WW2 Garrison Training Rifle; CVA Hawkins
thing works, good tires, $30 and below. @ 9900!! Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 St. Louis 50 cal #86369511; T.C. Hawkins 50 cal #K323397; 2-R Guns NIB M44/9130/W/
(231)832-1670 SOLID OAK ENTERTAINMENT Center 800 716 2726 BAY762854R Bout 34913/3256; 2 1896 30-40 Kraig Springfield Bolt 382822/55277; H&R
w/glass panel storage area and bottom M48 Topper 16ga 3” single; NE Partner 20ga 3” single NL212961; Ithaca West/arm hamless
FIREWOOD FARM EQUIPMENT drawer, 20”Dx57”Wx59”T, $200. MONDAY ONLY!! 12ga DB 60634; JC Higgins 583.21 16ga Bolt FC; Mossberg 183 DB 410/3”/bolt PTS; Savage
(231)832-5269 67H 12ga 3” pump PTS; Mossberg Maverick 88 12ga/3”/Pump MV24860H; Mobel 40 12ga
and farm products for sale. (231)796- 2005 Chevrolet Uplander AWD LT
2 3/4” pump; Winchester 1200 12ga 2 3/4” L527384; Savage 67Seft, ribs in forearm, 12ga
1247 Model.. Video Leather Fully Optioned slug pump E902485; Savage 30E 12ga slug pump C081399; Mossberg 152K 11 LR Auto;

QUALITY FURNITURE- Sofa w/cover


Firewood Very Clean Blow out Priced @ 8800.00!
Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716
Winchester 47 22 S/L bolt; 2 J.C. Higgins 103-220/103.13 S/L/LR bolt; Remington 30 Xpress
30-06 target rifle, bolt 19382; Nelo-Eng Silver Antler Handy rifl e 243 winn single NW344352,
$100; Beveled glass top lamp/end tables QUALITY OAK. CUT, split, delivered 2726 J.D. 185 Hydro Riding Mower w/new deck; Huskie 23hp 42” deck rider; Troy Bilt 18hp 42”
set (3) $100; Teens bookcase desk deck rider; Push Mowers, Honda & Simplicity; Honda Trail 70 w/automatic; Honda Trail 70 for
$49.50 rick. Buy from honest, woodcut-
w/chair $125; Weider Pro9510 Workout MONDAY ONLY!! parts; 1999 Chev LT Suburban 4x4 w/rear doors; 1995 Chev 1/2 short box 5-speed 4x4; 1988
ter. Visa, Energydraft accepted. (231)266- Nissan PU 4x4, new trans, clutch, PB & ROB, new tires; 1999 Dodge 3/4 ton 4x4 PU, 50,000
station (7) $75; Two game room oak 5102. 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan SXT 49K
miles; 7’6” Snow Plow power angle; 1990 Cube Van Ford; 1994 Work Van Ford; 1998 Ford
arm stools, ideal for pool table use $150 Miles Fully equipt Stow and Go Seating Conversion Van; I.H. Service Truck; Miller Portable Welder; Souix Valve Grinder w/seating
($400 new); Brass ceiling fan w/light 210 Boats and Blow out Priced @ 14995!! Marco Dodge tools;14’x6’6” H.D. Dual Axle Utility Trailer; 16’x6’6” Dual Axle High Side Utility Trailer; Hand
$50. Call (231)250-1051 for appointment
to see.
Marine Equipment Chrysler Jeep 1 800 716 2726 Tools; Electric and Air Tools. This is a partial listing. Many, many other items not listed. CON-
SIGNMENTS TAKEN UNTIL 6 P.M. FRIDAY NIGHT. NONE ON SALE DAY. LOADER ON
14FT SEA NYMPTH with 18 hp Evinrude GROUNDS. TERMS: Cash, Debit check or credit card (3% fee on checks & credit cards)
MONDAY ONLY!!
MOBILE HOME IN Park, Big Rapids, 2 motor with electric start. Trailer included. 2009 Jeep Patriot 4X4 36K Miles NAGY AUCTION SERVICE & APPRAISAL • Richard P. “Dick” Nagy, Auctioneer
BR, furnished, AC, washer/dryer. New stor- Swivel seats, fish finder and electric full power Blow out priced @ 14995!! 231-937-5868 • 231-218-5030 • 231-218-5031
age shed. $5000.00 trolling motor. $1500.00 O.B.O. Call in Marco Dodge Chrysler Jeep 1 800 Anyone Can Buy or Sell
231-832-2432 evening (231)689-6328 716 2726

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• Batteries
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Certified Scales
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NEW/USED
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2007 PONTIAC G6
1.9%
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for 60 mo. on all


G6 Certified Cars.
NEW ARRIVALS DAILY!! WELL EQUIPPED!!
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05 HUMMER H2 03 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT 06 CHEVY MONTE CARLO LTZ 06 FORD F-250 SUPER DUTY
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83K Miles, 3rd Seat 3.9 Liter, V6, 6.0 DIESEL
22” Wheels, Leather. Leather, Loaded, 71K, Lady Owned,
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$19,995 $14,995 $14,995 $24,995
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04 CHRYSLER SEBRING GCT 05 CHEVY 3500 CREW CAB 09 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT 06 HUMMER H3
Convertible, Only
17,000 miles, Black,
!
SOLD
19,000 Miles, Dually
Loaded, Leather, Leather,
Yes! 19,000 DIESEL
3rd Seats, Full Roof,
Miles, Extra Clean, 65,000 Miles.
Factory Warranty. 49K Miles.
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$
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MSRP: MSRP:
$41,395 $41,395

10T81 Selling Price 10C98 Selling Price


$
32,500 $
21,778

2008 DODGE CHARGER 2008 DODGE 2005 CHEVY SILVERADO 2005 FORD F150 FX4 2002 FORD F150 FX4 2007 LINCOLN
SXT GRAND CARAVAN SE 1500 Z71 CREW CAB Looks great! Nice interior and MKX
ALL WHEEL DRIVE. V6, Stow N Go seating, power hatch, Nice. Nice! Z71 with heated Chrome stepbars, shortbox, and very well maintained. Service Heated & cooled seats, chrome
very well maintained. side doors, power pedals, quad leather seats, newer tires, fresh it was in the sunny southwest work done and has a lot of life wheels, and it’s in a sweet candy
P8813. seats, rear air, nicely equipped. brakes all around, spray liner. most of its life, so no rust! left in it. Don’t let the miles fool apply red with fact. warr. till 50K.
P8812. P8796A 10T155A. you. Room for 6. #P8815 P8818
$
15,970 $
15,970 $
18,500 $
15,970 $
9,900 $
26,477

2009 FOD F250 2007 FORD FOCUS 2006 FORD F150 2005 FORD F250 2001 CHEVY SILVERADO 2002 TOYOTA
SUPER DUTY XLT SES KING RANCH SUPER DUTY XLT 1500 CAMRY SE
Local diesel trade with only Rear spoiler, alloy wheels, new LOADED! Only 30,000 miles, Nice! Longbox with matching Clean history report, with low One owner in the hard to find
13,000 miles. This one is bright tires, and it’s race red! Looks moonroof, heated memory seats, hardcover, gas 5.4 V8, and super miles too! Nice work truck with sporty SE package. Power moon,
red with lots of chrome, pwr. great and it get great mileage. 20” wheels, glossy black, custom clean interior. A nice low mile matching cap & an 8’ box. even has factory chrome wheels.
seat, adj. pedals. P8733C P8823 King Ranch leather. P8825 truck. New tires. P8824 P8822 Great buy, nice options. P8820
$
36,995 $
10,995 $
26,995 $
20,900 $
8,300 $
9,995

Bob Brumit Gary Norton Bernie Beier Carolyn Hansen David Scharf John Tyson Matt Ploeg

Vanderhyde Ford
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Shop 24 Hours • Over 150 New and Used cars, Trucks, SUV’s Available 24 Hours a Day • Online Specials
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www.vanderhydeford.com All Rebates to dealer.
See dealer for details
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TRAVEL SHOW
Mecosta Senior Center-Thursday August
5th, at 2:00
Pie, Coffee and Tea will be served.
Call Dawn @ 231-972-2884 for more info-RSVP not required
Previewing the following trips:
“House on the Rock” October 25th/28th, 2010
Tour of House on the Rock, guided tour of Milwaukee, Pabst Mansion, New Harley Davidson Museum,
tour of Ten Chimneys, Great Lakes Distillery, 6 Meals, more....
“Dickens of a Festival” December 6th/9th, 2010
Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Va-6 miles of Christmas Light Displays, tour of the Oglebay Mansion,
Laser Light Show at the Good Zoo, Spirit of Christmas Train excursion, guided tour of the Dickens displays
in downtown Cambridge, Ohio, dinner at Terracotta Vineyards, Murder Mystery Dinner at the Historical
Ohio Village, 6 meals, more....

“Florida” February 24th/March 10th, 2011


15 Day Gulf Coast Vacation. 12 nights at the Dolphin Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach Fla. Detroit Tigers
ball game in Lakeland, Strawberry Festival, Hard Rock Casino ($25.00 Package), Greyhound Dog
Races, Tampa Aquarium, included picnic at Fort DeSoto, much more....

“Cherry Blossom Festival” March 13th/20th, 2011


Tour of Historic Charleston, South Carolina, tour of Savannah, Georgia including the St. Patrick’s Day
Parade-2nd Largest in the nation, Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon, Ga.-the largest in the country with
over 300,000 Yoshino Cherry Trees, South Carolina Aquarium and Sea Turtle Hospital, Mighty Eighth Air
Force Museum and Gardens, Magnolia Plantation, 14 meals, much, much, more....

“Thunder Over Louisville” April 15th/17th, 2011


100 planes, aerobatics teams, daring sky diving groups and breathtaking stunts. When it gets dark, the Thunder
rolls. Eight 400-foot barges assemble on both sides of the 2nd Street Bridge to form the stage from which the
fireworks spectacular ignites. Dinner and reserved seating for “The Drowsy Chaperone” at the Derby Dinner
Playhouse. Tour of the Louisville Slugger Museum, Jim Beam Distillery, Reserved seating for air the show and
fireworks, 4 meals, more...

“Tall Ships”-Norfolk, Virginia June 6th/12th, 2011


Cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk to watch the Parade of Ships, admission to Harborfest in Norfolk, tour of
the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, 4 nights in Colonial Williamsburg, tour of Colonial Williamsburg, tour of
Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown, dinner at Shields Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg, Shopping at the
Prime Outlets at Williamsburg, tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, 12 meals, much more...
MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 2010 • TRI COUNTY NEWS SHOPPER 23

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(231) 734-3161 (989) 426-1456 (989) 386-7112 (989) 539-3300 (989) 772-1600
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ROAD CONSTRUCTION DEALS!!


NEW 2011 TOYOTA NEW 2011 TOYOTA ‘10 F-150 ‘10 FUSION ‘10 ESCAPE
CAMRY LE COROLLA LE starting at starting at starting at
WELL EQUIPPED, 32 MPG WELL EQUIPPED, 38 MPG $15,951* $17,263* $16,823*

ONLY $199* ONLY $149*


*AZ plan pricing based on RCL renewal after dealer rebate, plus tax, title, doc, plate.

PER MONTH PER MONTH


*Payments 36 month lease / 12,000 miles per year / $2,199 due at signing.
Plus tax, title, transfer and doc fees WAC.

ANY NEW TOYOTA PURCHASES


INCLUDES 2 YEARS/25,000 MILES PRE-OWNED
FREE MAINTENANCE! DEALS!
Maintenance includes lube, oil, filter, tire rotation, 24-hour roadside assistance

$1500 REBATE AND 2005 FEATHERLITE 2000 FORD F250 4X4 2007 CHRYSLER

0% FOR 60 MONTHS
HORSE TRAILER 7.3 Power Stroke, TOWN & COUNTRY
3 Horse Slant with Rear Tack, 5-Speed Quad Seats, Stow n’ Go
Front Dressing Room
JUST $9,995 †
$15,900 †

$9,995†
ON 2010 TOYOTA TUNDRA CREW MAX SR5 4X4

2009 FORD F150 STX 2006 KIA SPORTAGE LX


Well equipped with Pwr Windows/Locks, 2008 CONVERSION VAN Only 39k miles.
Tilt, Cruise, A/C, Matching Topper. High Top, Heated Leather, Loaded! 5-Speed, A/C & More!

$9,695
Sharp, Sharp, Sharp! Power Bed, Molded Running Boards, †
CALL!† Flatscreen TV, 16,000 Miles,
Balance Of Factory Warranty!

CALL!†
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Not as pictured. Not as pictured. 2008 KIA RIO 2005 MALIBU MAXX LT 2004 2500 DURAMAX
IN STOCK NOW. COME QUICK FOR BEST PICK! IN STOCK NOW.
Auto, A/C & More. Leather, Loaded, Power LT 4X4
Balance of Factory Warranty. Moonroof, Clean, Local Trade. Lifted, Big Rims!
GREAT COLOR SELECTION. GREAT MPG. TOYOTA QUALITY, BIG SAVINGS!
SAVE HUGE ON FUEL COSTS! $9,995 †
$7,995 †
CALL! †

TRUCKS, TRUCKS, TRUCKS IC


BUDGET VEHB SET VEHB
ICULDEG SET VEHICLES
ICULDEG
RATES AS LOW AS 1996 CHEVY TAHOE
TAHOOE LT 4X4 ...............................................$4,995
$4 995
3.9% FOR 60 MONTHS* AND 1994 LANDCRUISER 4x4 ................................................ $4,495
1.9% FOR 36 MONTHS* 2001 BUICK LESABRE Nice, clean, local trade ..................... $5,995
2003 TOYOTA COROLLA Automatic, air and more .................. $4,995
FOR WELL QUALIFIED BUYERS Not as pictured.
2002 SATURN SL1 64k miles .......................................... $4,995
ON CERTAIN CERTIFIED TOYOTA UNITS. SEE WE HAVE 9 PRE-OWNED TUNDRA* 4X4’S IN
1997 TOYOTA AVALON Well equipped ................................ $3,995
SALESPERSON FOR DETAILS. STOCK AND READY FOR DELIVERY. STOP IN OR
2002 SATURN SL1 Stk# AF16472 ..................................... $2,995
CALL US TODAY!
1990 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 ............................................... $1,795


All prices plus tax, title, doc and plate fee. Subject to prior sale. Sale dates are 8/2/10 to 8/14/10. Rates as low as 3.9% for 60 months.

TOYOTA OF CADILLAC
SCION OF CADILLAC
1490 N Mitchell St • Cadillac • 231-779-1784 1450 N Mitchell St • Cadillac • 231-775-3448
1-888-792-3337 Sales: Mon 8:30-8, Tues-Thurs 8:30-7, Sat 9-4
Fax 231-779-4468 Service: 7:30-6:00 Monday-Friday, 9:00-Noon Saturday