The recycling site within this township will be moving locations in a matter of weeks.
Milka Welder of Greenville took up running in 2010 after her first pregnancy as a way to get back in shape. She fell in love with the sport, and worked up to doing a half-marathon (13.1 miles) a few years later. Running five or six days a week, Welder decided this summer to try some local 5Ks (3.1 miles), just for fun.
The training paid off as Welder was the overall women’s finisher in both the 5-mile and 3-mile races at Saturday’s Crystal’s 20th annual Run the Lake.
A run that circles Crystal Lake is set to have a special anniversary Saturday.
The Crystal Run The Lake will have its 20th run, which excites race organizer Janet Shy.
A former prosecutor turned judge emerged as the frontrunner over two attorney challengers Tuesday in the race for 8th Judicial Circuit Court, which covers Ionia and Montcalm counties.
Under Evan Dembskey’s handmade beer mug, it reads his name and “Member #53,” representing his membership to the newly established brewery in town, Steele Street Brewery.
Though he was merely the 53rd member (admitting he got to the grand opening “a little late”), the South African-native-now-Ionia-resident will argue he was one of the first people to support and “hound” Pete Sanford to open a brewery in town.
“I love it! I love all the colors! It was totally fun!”
Beaming a smile of fruity, colored-stained teeth, Michaela Ward summed up Hubbardston’s annual fundraising festival. The 16-year-old Fowler resident had just completed Saturday’s 5K Color Run with her brother, Bryce, 10, both of whom were covered head to toe with bright colors stained on them from the run.
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.
Members of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education voted Monday evening on the same resolution for the second time in two months.
Hubbapalooza V is slated for July 15-16 in Hubbardston. This year’s goal is to raise funds for Angels of Hope and the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention.
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.