An 8-year-old Mennonite girl was seriously injured Monday afternoon when the horse-drawn buggy in which she was riding with her three sisters was struck by a pickup truck.
On the campuses of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools district, there are no “weapons free zone” signs anywhere to be found, and there won’t be anytime soon.
If a day comes when an individual enters the school district and exercises their right to open carry a weapon, policy will be in place, in accordance with Michigan law.
An attempt to codify this community’s ordinances is now leaving city council members scratching their heads. During tonight’s Carson City Council meeting, city attorney Tom Wilson gave a lengthy and passionate opinion on his displeasure with how the city’s ordinances were codified by American Legal Publishing, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
After a year that saw a fund balance slip to a sliver above 1 percent of total revenue, Carson City Crystal Area Schools appears to be trending in the right direction.
Out of control. Those are the three words that best describe Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Hubbardston Village Council in the small Irish village in northern Ionia County.
Members of the Crystal Township Board voted unanimously to begin the process to install forced air heating in two township office rooms.
After months of deliberation and research, members of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education are nearing a decision on policy regarding Michigan’s open carry gun laws. The topic originally arose last February after a visiting parent attended a CC-C boys basketball game at home against Lansing Christian while exercising his constitutional right to open carry with a pistol on his side.
Summer always seems to fly by, and this year the season seems even shorter with the majority of local students returning to school one week earlier than usual. School starts on Monday for Greenville, Lakeview, Montabella, Tri County and Vestaburg schools. Those five schools obtained waivers from the Michigan Department of Education in order to start school earlier.
During public comment at July’s Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting, a citizen sounded off about a rash of thievery incidents and how local crime is out of control.
Bill Hardin of Montcalm Township said he painted the windows blue on his truck after his vehicle was broken into four times.
In the midst of the Michigan Legislature’s summer vacation, one state representative came up with an idea for road funding that is now set to be considered by the state House as soon as Tuesday.
Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, first shared his idea for a state road funding proposal with The Daily News editorial board in July. Inspired by his constituents in the 70th District who called for a simple proposal focused solely on roads with only as much funding spent as needed, Outman brainstormed a $1.2 billion plan.