Bringing a pioneer attitude and a desire to restore spirit to the Denhoff community, former Michigan residents Michael and Janeen Piper have purchased a home, are raising four grand children, and Michael is working on restoring the former People’s Sales and Service building. These are all happening in a town with no support businesses of grocery, gas or hardware.
A train ran through the streets of Goodrich on Saturday, Sept. 14. It held nearly a full load of passengers on its trips up and down the streets, touring outside the park, through the center of town, past the post office and returning to the school area home station. It was driven by Dave Threadgold.
The early frost, then freezing temperatures finished off all but hardy garden produce. It brought an end to the local farmers market, with gardeners gathering in produce for storage and ripening indoors, only root vegetables were left outside.
A 2003 study by CDC scientists published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) estimates that 36,000 people die each year from seasonal flu, and another 200,000 people are hospitalized. CDC recommends that everyone over the age of six months be immunized each fall with the flu vaccine.