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Funeral Notices for March 11, 2017

Read funeral notices for Saturday, March 11, 2017.


IN BRIEF: Eagle Scout proposes project for Montcalm Township Hall

Greenville High School junior and Montcalm Township Fire Cadet Jacob Visser frequently attends the Montcalm Township Board meetings and has heard township trustees discuss plans for future improvements around the hall.

Visser decided to offer his time and work to make those improvements to use for his Eagle Scout project for Boy Scout Troop 111.

Jim Lower

GUEST VIEW: A tale of two bills

I serve as chairman of the Local Government Committee as well as a member of the Tax Policy Committee in the Michigan House of Representatives. On Feb. 15, House Bill 4058 and House Bill 4001 were reported from these respective committees, roughly an hour and a half a part.


IN BRIEF: Stanton City Commission endorses Taste of Montcalm

It may only be February, but Stanton City Commissioners discussed the June Taste of Montcalm festival at Tuesday night’s meeting.

Stanton City Manager Elizabeth Pynaert asked city commissioners to endorse the festival, which had it’s inaugural event last year.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 25, 2017

Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017


Missing Edmore man found dead

Nearly three weeks after Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies took a report of a missing Edmore resident, the 27-year-old man was found deceased in Edmore woods.

Eric Hodge was reported missing by his roommate, who had not seen him since Jan. 26. Hodge had family out of state, but they had not heard from him either.

Steven Austin

UPDATE: Suspect identified after meth lab found in Carson City

While executing a search warrant Wednesday, the Central Michigan Enforcement Team (CMET) located an active meth lab on Second Street in Carson City.


JUST IN: 3 Greenville residents overdose in middle of Shaffer Avenue near 28th Street

Three Greenville residents were discovered this morning unconscious — overdosed on heroin — in a vehicle stopped in the middle of 28th Street in Grand Rapids.


IN BRIEF: Montabella school board talks state budget, laws

Montabella Community Schools Superintendent Shelly Millis brought up some potential good and bad news coming from Lansing in the future during Monday night’s school board meeting.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 18, 2017

Read funeral notices for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.