The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners held a 12-minute meeting Monday to organize for the new year.
Jim Lower formally announced his Republican candidacy for the Michigan House of Representatives in the 70th District today.
Lower also announced via press release that current state Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, is endorsing him in the race.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners held a brief meeting Monday to organize for the new year.
District 6 Commissioner Patrick Q. Carr of Lakeview remains chairman, while District 5 Commissioner Ron Retzloff of Crystal remains vice chairman.
What will county residents get for their money if they approve a Headlee override? On Monday, Montcalm County Board of Commissioners discussed how to present the upcoming ballot proposal to the public. Voters will be asked to decide a five-year Headlee override millage proposal on the March 8 ballot. Michigan’s presidential primary election will also take place that day.
The Howard City Village Council approved an entertainment tent for Winterfest and discussed how to improve Christmas decorations during its last meeting of the year Monday night.
The Howard City Village Council unanimously voted tonight to purchase a new pumper fire truck at a cost of about $350,000.
Montcalm County’s information technology (IT) specialist has been promoted to IT director, along with a salary increase.
The state representative for Gratiot and Montcalm counties has overturned a century-old law that many constituents saw as forced taxation without representation.
A portrait of Michael “Mick” Baird hangs in the lobby of Steeplechase Tool & Die. Baird died this past March at the age of 68, but his legacy lives on through the company he founded 16 years ago. He gifted much of his stocks to his colleagues and employees, including Vice President Michael Garvey and President Tim Caverley.
The Grattan Academy Board of Directors held a special meeting last week to discuss how to move forward after their high school principal was removed from his position. President Ruthie Blackgrove, Secretary Kim Ricards, Treasurer Aaron Antcliff and board members Mary Rittersdorf and Dan Worden were all present at the Dec. 1 meeting. Vice President Beth Ryan was absent.