Talk:Wyoming, Michigan

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re-assessment request for WP:CITIES[edit]

I don't think this article is at B-class yet. It's still lacking a lot of content and reference citations, and still devoid of a lot of organization. I would recommend that editors take a look at the guideline for US city articles, which has a lot of information on how to structure city articles. Briefly, US city articles should start with a good lead section that provides a summary of the article, then go on to 'history', 'geography', 'demographics', and 'economy'. I usually put 'culture' after that, and infrastructure-related items, such as government, education, and transportation, at the end.

Also, examine WP:LEAD for information on improving the lead section, which is very short and doesn't adequately summarize the article.

Dr. Cash (talk) 17:18, 26 February 2009 (UTC)

History Section[edit]

I recently read the book Wilderness to Wyoming a book put out by the Wyoming Historical Commission. As such with the dates and elections and all that goes with it I plan on doing a major rewrite of that section. Now I do have question I know where the majority of the neighborhoods of the city exist. Now my question is that relevant to this article or not. I can tell for a fact that it would take a lot of effort to describe it and a map would provide a better benefit for the historical section. Just wanted to let folks know that a major rewrite and expansion is being planned. Some copy edit work is also needed as my spelling tends to be okay its the grammar that can be a problem. Now the entire rewrite is going to be using that book by this commission so just a forewarning. I do have to say that this book is in the non fiction section of the local library so to me it passes the smell test since a lot of it can be backed up by interviews done and the aspect that land plots tend to agree with the names and book. --Mihsfbstadium (talk) 22:37, 13 December 2010 (UTC)

Ok, just a couple comments and suggestions. To cite to a book, the best thing to do is use short-hand references like <ref> Author, p. 1.</ref> and then put the full citation template at the bottom of the article in a "works cited" section. (U.S. Route 41 in Michigan and Michigan Highway System have examples of this at work.) That means that you should insert footnotes for each part of the text you wrote that's cited to a specific page or group of pages. Secondly, the boldface mention of Wyoming Township is now missing from the article. That's unfortunate because Wyoming Township, Michigan redirects here. Can you add the boldface back, either in the history or in the lead? Imzadi 1979  02:50, 14 December 2010 (UTC)
Thank you for that issue. Have you done a copyedit check of the new stuff I put into the article. I would like to see the info in regards of a trip that was taken by others to see how the city put in the storm sewers and what not all at the same time. That was quite a new idea but if you can give me a hand on expanding the article it would be awesome. Thanks for your hard work on wiki. Mihsfbstadium (talk) 21:31, 22 December 2010 (UTC)

Which City Employee Wrote This?[edit]

This article is an uninterrupted flow of superlatives about a Wyoming and is plainly ridiculous. Major negative events such as the closing of most retail stores and factories are not mentioned. Reads more like a travel brochure. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.235.198.9 (talk) 17:10, 1 August 2013 (UTC)