Mud Jam readies for largest event yet | Entertainment

HALE – Already known as the largest bogging event in the north, Michigan Mud Jam (MMJ) is preparing to exceed expectations in 2022, during the ninth annual run. Slated for Tuesday through Sunday, Aug. 16-21, it will again be held at the Iosco County Fairgrounds in Hale, located downtown on M-65, just north of the … Read more

As free school meals end, are Wisconsin families ready? | Government

The COVID-19 pandemic forced students to pack up their bags and switch from whiteboards to laptops. Empty schools meant empty cafeterias. Until the pandemic, Jana Goodman, a mother of three and longtime resident of Waukesha, Wisconsin, never used free school lunches. Even though she said her family was always “one broken down car away from … Read more

RiverFest closes out first trip to Quincy | Community Arts & Entertainment

QUINCY — After announcing the move from Fort Madison, Iowa to Quincy, RiverFest organizer Charles Craft knew there would be some challenges. The weekend was still absolutely a success, though, he said. “Anybody that came out here would have had a great time,” Craft said Sunday morning as crews worked to take down the festival … Read more

Joplin Health Department food inspections (Aug. 8) | Local News

The Joplin Globe publishes summaries of routine and follow-up inspections performed by the Joplin Health Department. Businesses that are inspected either pass or fail based on violations found during the time of inspection. Those violations fall into two categories: • Priority violations are more severe and deal with improper food handling, storage and preparation. The … Read more

Best Small Kitchen Tables for 2022

Popular Mechanics; Courtesy Wrought Studio You don’t have to skimp on style just because your dining area has considerable space constraints. The right small kitchen table can pack a major design punch even with minimal square footage, and you may be surprised by the number of options on the market that’ll work with your room’s … Read more

Putting the service in Max’s | Business

Withdrawal 1a: an act of retiring: the state of being retired 1b: withdrawal from one’s position or occupation or from active working life 1c: the age at which one normally retires — www.merriam-webster.com TRAVERSE CITY — Even though it was his 80th birthday, Ernie Rokos was sitting at his desk at Max’s Service. After all … Read more