Read the funeral notices for Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
This past week, Susan J. Demas wrote a column that came down very hard on parents. She took them to task for not keeping up on their end of the bargain when it comes to educating their children. She said, “Forget blaming teachers. Blame the parents.”
On Monday, the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners are set to decide whether to approve a request from a subcommittee of the Montcalm Alliance to enact a new millage increase to help economic development in our area — without putting it to a vote of the people.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
The Kent County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of an inmate that occurred early this morning at the Grand Rapids Correctional Facility.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013
With each school year, we begin a cycle of athletic seasons that complement our top priority: academic achievement. From time to time, we find ourselves reflecting on the meaningful role school-based athletics plays in our students’ overall education. We are also reminded that our purpose needs to be well understood and in the most effective situations, will be a shared commitment by students, coaches, parents, and the community. When expectations of purpose are not shared, our athletic programs aren’t able to make the positive contributions we hope they bring to our schools.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Dec. 9, 2013
A 20-year-old man was injured Friday around 10:09 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle, which then fled the scene.