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Flat River Watershed meetings scheduled for July and August

Four meetings will be held throughout the Flat River Watershed to present water quality data and discuss recommendations to restore and protect the watershed.

Spanning 564 square miles in Kent, Montcalm, Ionia, and Mecosta counties and incorporating three major communities — Belding, Greenville, and Lowell — the Flat River Watershed is home to a lively biotic community and viable small mouth bass fishery. Incorporating 150 miles of stream channel, the Flat River and its tributaries are incredibly scenic and beloved for their recreation possibilities.

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Funeral Notices for July 16, 2016

Read funeral notices for Saturday, July 16, 2016.

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Funeral Notices for July 9, 2016

Read funeral notices for Saturday, July 9, 2016.

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JUST IN: 12-year-old boy dies after ORV accident

A 12-year-old boy died after the off-road vehicle he was driving hit a bump and rolled over.

Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies and Montcalm County Emergency Services responded to the accident at 12:41 p.m. today on private property on the 4000 block of East Boyer Road.

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Four individuals, including three small children, were injured after a woman ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle this weekend.

4 injured after car runs stop sign

Four individuals, including three small children, were injured after a woman ran a stop sign and collided with another vehicle this weekend.

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Funeral Notices for Saturday, July 2, 2016

Funeral Notices for Saturday, July 2, 2016

Merry Kim Meyers

GUEST VIEW: No place like a county fair

The Montcalm County 4-H Fair is set to begin Sunday. As this year’s theme proclaims, “There’s no place like a county fair.”

No place better for the grind and growl of the demolition derby. No place better to bid on a prize winning market animal. No place better for indulging in an ooey gooey elephant ear. No place better for … learning!

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Household hazardous waste collection is Saturday

Montcalm County will be holding a household hazardous waste collection event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Montcalm Area Career Center at 1550 W. Sidney Road, Sidney.

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Funeral Notice for June 11, 2016

Read funeral notices for Saturday, June 11, 2016.

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Bicyclist struck by car on Sidney Road

A hilly and shadowy stretch of Sidney Road may have contributed to a motorist hitting a bicyclist Monday evening.