A planned festival celebrating Montcalm County’s purveyors of epicurean delights is attracting the attention of several corporate sponsors.
Cade Oberlin is one of the popular kids. A freshman at Lakeview High School, Cade typically scores A’s in his classes; he speaks with the casual confidence of a junior senator from Minnesota; it’s almost a given he serves on the student class council. Cade’s self-deprecating manner rings true.
In the past, Great Lakes Snow and Ice catered primarily to the professional trade, and that remains part of the business’ clientele. With the addition of a new showroom geared toward the retail market, however, the company is taking a bold step into uncharted territory.
Everyone has that one restaurant they’ve always meant to try. You’ve heard the food is good and the waitstaff is attentive. And yet, somehow, you’ve never gotten around to it. On June 25 in Stanton, you’ll have your chance. That’s when the city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) presents the first ever Taste of Montcalm County.
Hikers who enjoy walking a circuit around Pearl Lake are in for a treat this October.
That’s when workers will be finishing up a complete overhaul of Washington Street between Main and Maple streets.
Two large subterranean tanks containing fuel oil located at the former site of the Carnation building will have to be dug up before the property can be further developed or sold. At Tuesday’s meeting of the Sheridan Village Council, council members discussed how best to address the problem.
The victims of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as those who responded to the terrorist attack, will be remembered and honored again this fall thanks to the efforts of the local chapter of the Blue Star Mothers.
A Greenville mother and her 2-year-old daughter were injured Tuesday afternoon when a car she had been driving ran over them.
One of the best known, and arguably best loved, names in Belding passed into history Thursday morning. Robert Jay “Bob” Leppink — a driving force behind the grocery stores and development company that bear his name — died in his Belding home.
Benjamin Losford was born into a life of slavery. It was the mid-1800s, a plantation in Boone County, Ky. Growing up, Benjamin would overhear relatives speaking in hushed voices of his father, Abraham, who has escaped to the north, vowing to someday return for his family. Abraham’s first attempt to reclaim Benjamin and his sister resulted in his recapture.
But Abraham — who had served as the plantation’s resident barber — escaped a second time, eventually settling in Howell, where he opened his own barber shop