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Edmore Village Manager James Lower, left, listens as Village President Karl Kluwe expresses his thoughts on raising the community’s water rate during Monday’s Edmore Village Council meeting. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Residents of Edmore are about to see a rise in their monthly water bill, but it’s a step deemed necessary by Village Council members to prepare for future expenditures. At Monday’s Edmore Village Council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a raise in percentage at 7.2 percent for the township’s water rate, beginning with the June 2015 billing cycle.

Edmore water rate to increase by 7.2%

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, April 17th, 2015

Residents of Edmore are about to see a rise in their monthly water bill, but it’s a step deemed necessary by Village Council members to prepare for future expenditures. At Monday’s Edmore Village Council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a raise in percentage at 7.2 percent for the township’s water rate, beginning with the June 2015 billing cycle.

Edmore police department set to merge with Sheriff’s Office

Posted in: Local Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

As Edmore Village Police Chief Like Sawyer prepares for the switch of the community’s law enforcement to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, members of the village council made sure to recognize him during his final days as the community’s chief. A contract was approved by the Edmore Village Council on March 10 and by the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners March 21.

Edmore water tower to get new paint job

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, News Top Story Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

With fading discolored blotches and growing areas of visible rust, the Edmore’s water tower will finally receive a new paint job this summer. After a year of weighing its options, members of the Edmore Village Council voted to approve a fresh paint job of the village’s water tower during Monday evening’s village council meeting.

Sports
Montabella’s Ashley Swarts looks to make a pass during a home game against Belding this season. Swarts earned AP Class C honorable mention this year. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Montabella’s girls basketball team finished third in the Mid-State Activities Conference, but it was the surprises that caught coach Terry Larsen’s eyes. The Mustangs were 9-12 this season, a season Larsen said he thought “went very well.”

Stowe, Ringleka win Yellow Jacket Challenge

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Sports Top News Monday, April 20th, 2015

Take away an occasional strong wind and the eighth annual Yellow Jacket Challenge (YJC) was perfect. On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, with temperatures in the 60s, nearly 500 people participated in the annual 5K, one-mile walk and youth fun runs, which benefits Greenville Public Schools.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, April 16

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Lakeview 5, Ithaca 3: The Wildcats picked up their second win of the season Thursday, beating the Yellowjackets in a makeup game. Lauren Pachaly had three goals and Brooke Reed added two goals and an assist…

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, April 14

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Central Montcalm 2-0: The Hornets defeated the Saranac Redskins twice at home on Tuesday. Game was a 16-6 mercy in five innings. Ben West earned the win, allowing seven hits, three walks, five earned runs and seven strikeouts…

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  • JUST IN: Edmore water tower to receive new paint job this summer

    Monday, April 13th, 2015
    Posted in: Edmore, Local, News, Photos

    After a year of weighing its options, members of the Edmore Village Council voted to approve a fresh paint job of the village’s water tower.

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  • Hunters get ready to bag a bird during spring turkey season

    Monday, April 13th, 2015
    Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, News Top Story

    Up until now, the only turkeys in Montcalm County that have been knocked down have been those on the bowling lane. However, that is about to change. Starting next Monday, hunters will be out in the woods trying to bag the wily wild turkey. Spring turkey season opens up at 6:20 a.m. on April 20 and hunters are getting excited to get out in the field.

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  • Yellow Jacket Challenge will take place Sunday

    Monday, April 13th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    The eighth annual Yellow Jacket Challenge will take place in just seven days. The Yellow Jacket Challenge consists of a 5K-run, a one-mile walk and the young Yellow Jacket fun runs. The event serves as a fundraiser for the Education Foundation of Greenville. Proceeds are used exclusively for wellness, exercise and nutrition programs throughout Greenville Public Schools.

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  • Montabella golfers ready for season

    Monday, April 13th, 2015
    Posted in: High School

    The Montabella golf team has been pretty successful the past two seasons, both individually and as a team. In 2013, the Mustangs qualified for the Division 4 team regional tournament. In 2014, three individual golfers reached regionals with Josh Balhorn qualifying for the state tournament.

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