In an effort to quell the looming $1.5 million budget deficit that is facing Montcalm County, every department head within the county is working to reach a solution. During Monday morning’s Finance and Personnel Committee meeting, Montcalm County Animal Control Director Angela Hollinshead presented a reduced 2016-2017 fiscal year budget at the request of the county commissioners.
A Pierson man was killed late Monday evening when his vehicle was struck in a two-car collision.
Members of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday evening on the same resolution for the second time in two months.
Montcalm County Commissioners voted Monday morning to recommend a funding request for the Ionia Montcalm District Department of Health and Human Services.
An alleged drunken driver struck a firefighter’s pickup truck early Thursday morning as emergency personnel were attending to a crash that had happened about an hour earlier.
At approximately 1:06 a.m., officials were dispatched to a two-car accident at the intersection of 14 Mile (M-57) and Wabasis roads.
Standing on the northern shore of Baldwin Lake, Bob Hemmingsen couldn’t contain his excitement as he glanced out at many smiling faces.
The director of Greenville Optimist Camp Wah Wah Tay See was overseeing fishing and boating activities Wednesday morning, and the participating campers weren’t shy.
Being declared a showmanship champion stands as one of the highest honors in 4-H, and for Heather Fishburn, victory now tastes twice as sweet. On Saturday morning, 11 4-H’ers, each of them a showmanship champion for a separate animal class, walked into the livestock arena at the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds with a goal to come out on top amongst their peers.
Two of the most important decision-making positions in Montcalm County are up for election this year, and the candidates running for those positions are eager to make their voices heard.
The small downtown of Crystal may not appear in big, bold letters on any published map, but in the hearts of so many who have once called it home, it continues to loom large. A special, small-town lakeside community, there is no time of year where Crystal shines brightest than on the Fourth of July.
With less than a month remaining before the Aug. 2 primary, candidates for local and state elections are ready to hit the home stretch. On Thursday evening, Republican candidates for the 70th District State House participated in a forum at Six Lakes VFW Post 5602, hosted by ladies auxiliary member Shirley Pool.