SENIOR LIVING: Life’s short — take a trip!

Jerry Varner, of Washurn, said it was kind of a fluke how he and his wife, Angie, got into the group tour business. “I’d been a dairy farmer for 20 years when my mother-in-law, who guided group tours, scheduled me to go on a group motor coach bus tour to Colorado and Utah with a bunch of senior adults,” he said. “Turns out, I had so much fun that I thought Angie and I might be able to make a business out of it.”
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4-1-1 ON 9-1-1: Earning a stork badge

Having a baby is a particularly stressful experience, especially if the circumstances surrounding the birth are not what the mother to be may have planned. Thankfully, there is always someone a phone call away to help in any situation.  Stacy Lake is a Barry County Emergency Services E9-1-1 dispatcher who celebrated her sixth work anniversary on July 10, 2023.
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