Roots music and art is alive and well in Sheridan. Though the snow has yet to figure out that winter is over, the Music in the Park organization is gearing up for the 2015 summer season by offering performances and classes at the Sheridan Community Center every Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m.
On a blustery September morning in 1978, a subdued, wide-eyed 5-year-old girl named Amy made her way up the steps of Central Montcalm Elementary School. Lunchbox and notebook in hand, she was swept through the doors and into halls teeming with friends, strangers, teachers and innumerable “big kids.”
LAKEVIEW — Members of the Village Council remain undecided with regard to snow removal options for village residents. After several months of discussion and research, council members have yet to come up with a solid plan on how to keep sidewalk’s clean. Just as it seemed the council would vote to approve the purchase of [...]
The project that will put a new city clock in downtown Stanton next fall received a large boost this week when Sidney State Bank presented Stanton City Manager Jake Eckholm with a $2,000 donation. On Thursday, bank president and CEO James B. Paris officially turned over the funds to Eckholm.
For 65 years, Jack and Letty Scott did almost everything together. They raised a son, Dan. They raised the children of Letty’s sister, Betty, following her untimely death in 1974.
A house fire which started early Wednesday afternoon in Grattan Township was quickly extinguished by firefighters from Grattan Township Fire Department with the assistance of firefighters from Cannon Township and Belding. According to Grattan Township Fire Chief Kirk Bride, the cause of the fire at 12221 Belding Road is currently under investigation.
Area students considering a career in agriculture just got a serious leg up thanks to a cooperative agreement signed Friday between Michigan State University (MSU) and Montcalm Community College (MCC). That agreement brings many new agriculture resources to MCC while at the same time streamlining the degree process and reducing overall tuition costs.
A home in rural Cedar Springs was a total loss following a late Tuesday morning fire.
According to Oakfield Township Fire Chief Sam Peterson, the cause of the fire at 13006 Harvard Ave. was likely electrical.
Organizers of this year’s Winterfest couldn’t have been happier with the weather Saturday. Like Goldilocks’ third try at pilfered porridge, it was not too hot and not too cold. The bevy of sleds turning out for the BEVRA Snowmobile Races and classic sled show had plenty of frozen liquid on which to race, but those taking part in the polar plunge were in no immediate danger of freezing solid upon exiting the water.
Bill Simpson Jr. is no stranger to hard work. Since middle school, he’s been putting in regular work days, at first just doing odd jobs; cleaning, yard work, washing cars. The difference between Simpson and most kids his age is this: he was doing these chores for his father’s business, Simpson Family Funeral Homes.