Obit – Elnora C. Catlin

REED CITY — Elnora C. Catlin, 39, of Reed City passed away Friday, October 12, 2018 at Spectrum Health — Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She was born November 12, 1978 in Big Rapids to Barry and Julia (Alvarado) Catlin Sr. and attended Pine River Schools, graduating from Pine River High School in 1997. Elnora […]

Susan Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center’s Medical Physicist James Reuter has witnessed the facility grow and advance to meet the needs of the treatment center, the surrounding community and medical advancement.

Finding magic in milestones

REED CITY — It isn’t every day that the first word uttered after “cancer” would be “celebration” — but ask a strong survivor of the dreaded disease and you may find someone who has found a way to seek out the ray of sunshine at the end of a dark path. For many families in […]


Hersey holds fall food drive

HERSEY — Current Hersey Village President (pictured) wears many hats in town. Long before she became the village’s premier politician, in 2009 she organized a food drive that over the years has grown to become an annual fall favorite complete with fall-themed fun. The free family fun event only asks attendees to bring food to […]

Voice – Calendar – 10-11-2018

Legislative breakfast to include discussion of issues by candidates BIG RAPIDS — The Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 Legislative Breakfast 8 to 10 a.m. Friday, October 12, at the Miller Wing of the Mecosta-Osceola Intermediate School District, located at 15670 190th Ave. in Big Rapids. During this panel event, moderated […]


Eagles raise money to help cancer patients

BIG RAPIDS —  Big Rapids Eagles Aerie 2535 raised $4,000 at their golf outing to buy gas cards to help patients get to their treatments at Spectrum Health Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center in Reed City. On Monday they celebrated and presented the check to Jen Ames, practice manager (front, left). Presenting the check […]