established 1878 • fremont, mi

Upcoming Community Events


The Newaygo Area District Library will host “Sprouting for Beginners,” a class teaching how to grow your own Mason Jar Sprouts, on Thursday, March 25 at 2 p.m. or Saturday, March 27 at 10:30 a.m. Registration is available online at or by calling the library at 652-6723.

Compassion Home Open House

Newaygo County Compassion Home will host a community open house at the new home on Saturday, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 20 S. Stewart in Fremont. Compassion Home provides free end-of-life care and will soon begin caring for patients in the new facility in Fremont.

Soup and Pie Supper

Fremont Christian Church (DOC) will hold its annual soup and pie supper on Friday, March 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the church at 10 E. Elm Street in Fremont. The menu will include chili, chicken noodle, vegetable beef and broccoli and cheese soups, fresh bread, crackers and an assortment of pies. Dine in or take-out meals will be available. Donations of $6 for adults or $3.50 for children ages 3 to 11 are suggested. Social distancing will be observed place and face masks are preferred.


Right to Life Oratorical Contest

The 32nd Annual Right to Life Oratorical Contest is open to any high school student  in Michigan. The entry deadline is March 6. For more information, contact local Right to Life representative Dee DeKryger at 231-335-8483. 

Postal customers asked to remove snow and ice 

For the safety of mail carriers, US Postal Service officials are asking customers to please keep the snow and ice off sidewalks, stairs and mailboxes.