Growing up with nine siblings on a small dairy farm in Dorr, Hope Nobel had the chance to dabble in diverse disciplines.
In a world in which it seems every child’s activity comes replete with a screen of some sort, buttons to push and interconnectivity to thousands of other children looking at similar screens and pushing similar buttons, something important has gotten lost.
“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.”
These words, by author Shannon L. Alder, could have served as page one of Doris Moore’s lifetime playbook. Doris was born on a farm near Edmore in April 1917. She died at her Nevins Lake home last Wednesday at age 97.
Conflict over the absence of Village Superintendent Doug Lane and Assistant Village Superintendent Ed Lingeman marred Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Sheridan Village Council.
Every veteran who served in the U.S. military deserves recognition. That’s the driving philosophy of Jim Wood, former commander of the Hough-Pontius VFW Post 3701 in Lakeview.
You may not realize it, but right now, this very moment, you’re holding history in your hands. This newspaper — though many copies will wind up training puppies or lining bird cages — serves as a record of the area, a permanent testament to the lives of the men and women who reside here.
Voters in Montcalm County threw their support for road commissioner to Republican incumbent and Greenville resident Dale Linton with 10,085 votes for 61 percent of the vote.
Linton beat out Democratic challenger Shane Jacobs who garnered 6,293 votes or 38 percent.
Voters returned 86th District Republican candidate Lisa Posthumus Lyons to her post in Tuesday’s election.
Lyons beat out Democratic challenger Lynn Mason of Otisco Township by a vote of 20,273 to 10,518 with 41 of 41 precincts reporting.
Republican John Moolenaar will fill 4th Congressional District seat vacated by retiring Dave Camp, having beaten out Democratic challenger Jeff Holmes by a vote of 123,487 to 85,492 with 385 of 387 precincts reporting in Tuesday’s election.
Camp has held the post since first being elected in 1990.
Republican incumbent Justin Amash will return to his post as representative of the 3rd District following his win Tuesday against Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich.
Amash garnered 125,141 votes to Goodrich’s 84,308 with 311 of 312 precincts reporting.