Ryan Lothian has a calm, laid back demeanor about himself. His voice wouldn’t carry much in a crowded room. But any mention of his newly acquired business and the Greenville native will suddenly perk up and words of fond memories and new, exciting ideas will flow right out of him.
Ryan Schlehuber “Scoop”
Among the announcements of resignations and retirements at Montcalm Area Intermediate School District’s (MAISD) regular board meeting this morning was the official resignation of outgoing superintendent, Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht.
The board approved his resignation, which is effective June 30. Koenigsknecht has accepted a position with the Ingham County ISD.
For many students at Montcalm Community College, an education isn’t just taking classes. It’s hours of free time spent studying, eating meals on the go, sleeping in a car between classes and relying on others to help with family to get through the day. No one knows that better than Rachel Gilbert, a mother of three from Trufant who wanted more for her life than a minimum wage job. On Friday, she, along with 360-plus other graduates, celebrated the end of a long journey during Montcalm Community College’s (MCC) 48th annual commencement ceremony at Central Montcalm High School.
In the past six to seven weeks, a small team of Montcalm Community College (MCC) representatives have been working on a budget wish list of perceived needs generated from the rest of the faculty.
Emergency responders have been called to 57 Brew Pub & Bistro in Greenville for a structure fire.
“Congratulations, you have diabetes.”
For Jodie Faber, those were the unfortunate words she heard from her doctor during a routine check-up.
As bad and shocking as the news was to hear, Faber knew that it was inevitably that type of shock treatment she needed to face to force herself to change her lifestyle.
Four new members and one returning member were sworn into office at Monday evening’s Edmore Village Council meeting. New members who won a seat on council in the Nov. 4 election were Karl Kluwe, who is the new president, and Jamie Ballard, Bonnie Davis and Phil Kohn, along with incumbent Karen Deja.
The efforts of Ionia County Central Dispatch to add $200,000 to its annual budget to help upgrade equipment for its radio, phone and computer systems has paid off.
The proposal to increase the 911 monthly surcharge by 40 cents per month, from $1.90 to $2.30 per month, was passed by a vote of 10,134 (58.2 percent) to 7,273 (41.8 percent) in Tuesday’s election.
An infectious disease outbreak like Ebola usually has three things working in its favor: A lack of remedies, a lack of precautions and an unchecked system to where those infected travel beyond ground zero.
Fortunately, if ever an infectious disease were to threaten the mid-Michigan area, health officials say they are more than ready.
The daily routine of life hasn’t been the same for Cpl. Robert “Bobby” Thrailkill of the U.S. Marines since he lost his legs in an improvised explosive device blast in Afghanistan four years ago. Living in an apartment in Caledonia, Thrailkill, 23, has not only had to get used to his prosthetic legs and the different mobility challenges they present, he also has had to deal with the everyday challenges of just getting on with his day, be it showering, reaching for things in a cabinet or just moving about within his apartment. Life, Thrailkill said, was difficult just doing the simple things.