A police chief’s proposal for a countywide secondhand dealers ordinance is moving forward. The Montcalm County Law Enforcement & Courts Committee voted Tuesday to recommend the full board adopt the proposal. The full board will vote on the ordinance at the next regular meeting scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
An elderly Howard City man is clinging to life after a motorcycle-minivan crash Sunday night that left the motorcyclist dead. The accident occurred around 7:04 p.m. at the intersection of Ensley and Shaw streets.
A motorcyclist died and a couple was critically injured in a downtown Howard City accident tonight. The accident occurred around 7:04 p.m. at the intersection of Ensley and Shaw streets.
This village’s president, accompanied by council and audience members, let loose with an unguarded tirade of complaints about the Maxfield family at a meeting earlier this year. Now it’s Tony Maxfield’s turn.
The government shutdown came at an inconvenient time for Montcalm County natural resource services.
Thursday night will be a pink affair. The fourth annual Pink Ribbon Affair will return to Carson City to raise awareness and support for local breast cancer programs.
Carson Health’s Inpatient Behavioral Health Department will be closed Dec. 31. Hospital officials made the decision Sept. 25, based on the department’s financial performance over the past several years.
The Howard City Police Department is searching for a man who is missing and may be in danger. Roger Walker, 37, was last seen walking from his home located in Howard City at approximately 3 p.m. Sunday. He was reported missing today by family members.
Montcalm County’s recycling program has proven to be popular — a little too popular. Last year, the county’s seven recycling sites in Carson City, Crystal, Edmore, Howard City, Lakeview, Montcalm Township and Stanton averaged 73,970 pounds of items per month, according to Montcalm County Resource Recovery Coordinator Jacob Rytlewski. This year, that number has increased by 32 percent to date, due to increased participation countywide. Recycling sites have experienced higher volumes of recyclables, leading to overflow issues.
The federal government may be partially shut down, but the Michigan Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is open for business … for now. Local health department officials say they’ve been told there was a flood of people at local grocery stores Tuesday, stocking up on baby supplies after hearing about possible effects of the government shutdown.