With temperatures into the 80s on Wednesday, students had the perfect opportunity to be outside, not just for education, but to promote health and wellness. All Baldwin Heights Elementary School students participated in a walk on Wednesday designed to promote health and wellness as part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation program.
Flames from a burn pile quickly spread to multiple boats and a house leaving minor damage to a Gowen home on Monday afternoon. The Spencer Township Fire Department was dispatched just after 1:30 p.m. to 16192 Larsen Ave. on a report of a boat and structure fire.
Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing James Young of country group The Eli Young Band, who returned to Grand Rapids on Thursday night as part of Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation” tour.
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A week after massive flooding throughout Montcalm County, things are starting to get back to normal and roads are being reopened. “We are in pretty good shape,” said Mark Christensen, managing director of the Road Commission for Montcalm County. “It was a challenging week.”
Construction work and how a majority of projects are funded were popular topics during the Greater Greenville Transportation meeting Wednesday evening. The committee met at Courtland Township Hall during its quarterly meeting just in time to talk about the upcoming construction season.
Style, health and empowerment are the key themes local women will experience on a day out dedicated specifically to women. The Spring Fling for women presented by The Daily News will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at the Greenville High School and is free to the public.
The purpose behind a new mural at the Cherry Street Health Services’ Montcalm Area Health Center in Greenville was to make a more enjoyable experience for younger children at the doctor’s office. Wanda Sankey, 16, a junior at Greenville High School, is a senior Girl Scout in Troop 02859 Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore. She received the highest honor for a Girl Scout after revealing the mural in the waiting room of Cherry Street Health Services on Thursday.
It was Brian Greene’s heart and excitement for the job that won over the committee that named him executive director of Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity. “He expressed a real heart for helping people, which is what Habitat is all about,” said Salle Johnson, interim executive director of Habitat for Humanity.
Phase one of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail will get a seal coating to improve its condition. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council approved a bid to Pittman Asphalt Maintenance Inc. of Holland in an amount not to exceed $9,729.