Facing criticism from local officials, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes and Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan are defending legislation they believe is being incorrectly interpreted. During Monday afternoon’s Legislative Update meeting at Montcalm Community College, Montcalm County Commissioner John Johansen addressed Emmons about Public Act 269, a campaign finance law signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on Jan. 6.
Facing pushback from a number of their constituents, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes and Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, are defending their votes on legislation that recently became law.
Surrounded by friends at Alan G. Davis Park Saturday afternoon, excitement was in the cold, crisp winter air as disc golfers united for an impromptu tournament at the park’s nine-hole course. The excitement wasn’t caused by the zaniness of playing outdoors in freezing temperatures or the prospect of hitting a hole-in-one, but was due to discussion about the future of the sport within the community.
Although not scientifically proven, Jim Dennis has a theory: Jump into the icy waters of Turk Lake and you’ll never be cold again. That’s the mentality the Turk Lake Polar Plunge coordinator shares with those who may be on the fence about participating in the annual event, scheduled for Feb. 13.
As Charlie Powers scanned the crowd of more than 75 people seated before him, he could sense the same pain in them that he carries within himself every day.
Students are always learning in the present — from math to science and history to English — each day spent in a classroom can be described as a form of investment.
The key, however, is knowing how to apply that present-day investment and use it to build toward a brighter future.
The four-year legal battle brought forth by the city of Greenville in its case against fraudulent spending of $310,000 in grant monies against two individuals has finally come to a close.
The Belding Area Schools Board of Education unanimously approved four separate motions Tuesday for expenditures in technology for the district: Network equipment, wireless equipment, telephone service and Internet service.
When plotting bus routes for Belding Area Schools, Transportation Director Beverly Brownell often feels like she’s jumping a few decades into the past. That’s because the current system in place involves a printed map that uses a color-coded system of pushpins and thumb tacks to map out the school district’s bus routes.
Disc golfers will have a new 18-hole course to play later this year in the confines of Tower Park.