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Taste of White Lake Returns

Taste of White Lake Returns

The community is invited to the 8th Annual Michigan-themed Street Fair this Thursday to benefit the Howmet Playhouse!

Local businesses join together on Thursday, June 2 offering an evening from 5pm-8pm of fun with live music by Snell, great food, auctions and Michigan beverages. This delightful event takes place directly in front of the Howmet Playhouse, located at 304 South Mears Avenue in Whitehall, Michigan.

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the gate, available at City Hall of Whitehall & HarborLight Credit Union (Price covers admission & food; beverages sold separately.)

Call: (231)894-4048 or visit www.howmetplayhouse.org for more information.

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

The State Park in Grand Haven comes to life with incredible kite performances this weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

For the 28th year, the world’s best kite flyers - individuals, pairs & teams will be performing continuously on Saturday, May 21 from 10am – 5pm & Sunday, May 22 from 11am – 5pm.

Kite enthusiast and their families are invited to experience different size kites with amazing capabilities controlled by professional kite handlers. There will also be an Open Flying Field to fly your own kite.

Grand Haven State Park is located at 1001 Harbor Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan 49417.

Call: 1-866-428-2335 or visit www.mackite.com for more information.

Bike Safety Rodeo on May 19

Bike Safety Rodeo on May 19

There is fun for the whole family, Thursday evening!

The Montague/Whitehall Police Departments invite the community to bring your own helmet to receive a free t-shirt and take part in a lot of door prize giveaways. Individuals have the chance to test their skills on the obstacle course, along with taking a guided tour with a Bike Patrol Officer and enjoy free refreshments of hotdogs, popcorn & pop!

Venture out to the Montague Fire Station located at 5085 Wilcox Street in Montague to enjoy this evening of fun from 5:30pm though 7:30pm on Thursday, May 19!

Visit www.whitelake.org for detals.

The Bluegrass Gathering Music Festival, May 19-22

The Bluegrass Gathering Music Festival, May 19-22

Ocean County Fairgrounds comes alive this week, Thursday through Sunday!

Rain or shine, there is musical fun for everyone! Along with the main stage bands & activities, families can experience individual days of activities. Friday, showcases local bands & jamming starting at noon. Saturday is packed with a Youth Showcase, a band scramble, amazing mainstage music, workshops, children’s activities & more. And free to the public on Sunday at 9:30am, all will gather together for a community church service with bluegrass Gospel songs.

The Oceana County Fairgrounds is located at 1025 S State Street in Hart, Michigan 49420.

Call: (231)742-0202 or visit www.bluegrassgathering.org for more information.

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

For the Valentine’s weekend, it’s a free fishing weekend for residents and out of state visitors.

All fishing license fees are waived for two days in Michigan, February 13 & 14 from 6:00am – 10:00pm. This allows fishing enthusiasts to enjoy the chance to catch all types of fish on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters during their respective open season. Just remember that all regulations still apply.

Call: (517)284-5839 or email walters@michigan.gov for more information. Visit www.michigan.gov for details.

Montague student hit by truck's snow plow


MONTAGUE, Mich. (WZZM) -- A student waiting for a school bus early Monday was hit by a truck with a snow plow attached to the front.

Montague Area Public Schools Superintendent Jeffrey Johnson said a Montague High School Student was hit around 6:45 a.m. on West Fruitvale Road just north of Walsh Road.

She was crossing the road to get to the bus when she was hit by a truck and its snow plow.

The student was taken by ambulance to the hospital in Muskegon and then had to be flown by medical helicopter to a Grand Rapids hospital, Johnson said.

Her injuries are critical, but she is expected to survive.


Steel City Rovers to perform in New Era, Michigan

Steel City Rovers to perform in New Era, Michigan

Steel City Rovers are bringing their show, “Winter Tidings” to Morat’s Bakery and Pub Stage in New Era, MI on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 7:00pm.

This group from Canada, performs a mix of old world Celtic seasonal standards, secular and non-secular works and some of their new compositions tailored for the season. An energetic show of toe tapping jigs, reals and uplifting songs. A great seasonal outing.

The cost for this great show is a $5.00 cover charge; dinner prices from $10.00 - $15.00 from the dinner menu.

Any additional information can be obtained by calling Mark Fletcher at 226-227-1064 or by e-mail at sadsquirrel@sympatico.ca