OUTDOORS

Mild winter leads to uncertain syrup season

MaryAnn Hayes of the Vermontville Maple Syrup Corporation checks sap buckets in Vermontville Tuesday.

 

Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

This year's maple

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Gun Lake Winterfest returns Saturday

The polar dip is a favorite event at Gun Lake Winterfest, for brave souls who run, jump or fall into

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MDOT hearing today on rebuilding US-131/M-179 interchange

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

 

The Michigan Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Gun Lake Tribe, will hold a public meeting today

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Judge takes oath after fireworks

Family members gather around Vicky L. Alspaugh of Hastings and Barry County Chief Judge William Doherty as he administers the

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The view from above

 

With 2020, a new decade begins. What does the future hold for the City of Hastings and for Barry County?

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Where's the bacon?

Visitors to downtown Hastings today may wonder why an 18-foot pig is stopped in front of the courthouse. The pig

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Celebrating a Hometown Christmas – the Delton way

Hundreds of people went to Delton Saturday to celebrate the annual Hometown Christmas festivities. Here, ice sculptor Phil DeBoer works

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Ice sculptor to carve 'Hometown Christmas' in Delton

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

A block of ice is coming to Delton next week, and it's not part of the

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