Members of the clay target shooting team at Mid Michigan College.

Community colleges revive sports programs

SPORTS: Some community colleges are expanding their athletics programs as a way to recruit and retain students and help athletes succeed academically, although sports facilities are expensive to build and maintain. Among them are Mid Michigan College in Harrison and Montcalm Community College in Greenville and Sidney. The Michigan Community College Association explains. For news and sports sections. By Kelsey Lester. FOR CLARE COUNTY, GREENVILLE, WKTV AND ALL POINTS.

The People’s Church experiences unexpected turnout at Trunk or Treat event

The second annual Trunk or Treat event hosted by The People’s Church in East Lansing had an unexpectedly large turnout on Saturday, Oct. 28. Many members of The People’s Church gathered on Saturday evening to celebrate Halloween with their community. The Trunk or Treat event was described as a safe alternative for families to enjoy in addition to the classic trick-or-treating tradition. Some attendees said this alternative to trick-or-treating has become increasingly popular. 

Author preserves Great Lakes shipwrecks by writing novels about them

SHIPWRECKS BOOK: “Too Much Water for Their Decks’ ‘ is a new book about shipwrecks around Isle Royale, in “killer” Great Lakes storms and along the Minnesota shore of Lake Superior. We talk with the author. For news and features sections. By Mya Smith. FOR MARQUETTE, IRON RIVER, SAULT STE. MARIE, LUDINGTON, ALPENA, ALCONA, CHEBOYGAN, TRAVERSE CITY, HOLLAND, MONROE, MIDLAND, HARBOR SPRINGS, PETOSKEY, OCEANA COUNTY, ST. IGNACE AND ALL POINTS.