Republican candidate Jim Lower of Cedar Lake defeated Democratic challenger Ken Hart of Alma in Tuesday’s race for 70th District state representative.
Incumbents in Michigan’s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts were easily re-elected to office Tuesday. Voters returned Justin Amash, a Republican, to the 3rd District, which covers portions of Barry, Calhoun, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties.
A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday.
Jim Lower of Cedar Lake has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 70th District, while Thomas Albert of Grattan Township has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 86th District.
A road millage in Home Township and fire millages in Montcalm and Sidney townships were all approved by voters Tuesday.
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A police academy of a different sort celebrated graduation Tuesday at Montcalm Community College.
A group of 25 excited men and women gathered to receive certificates of completion for finishing the inaugural Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy put on through a partnership between the Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post and the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department.
Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies have arrested three teenagers in connection to a breaking and entering incident at the Montabella Community Schools Central Office Building.
Deputy Greg Syrjala was called to the B&E at 7:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at the office at 302 W. Main St. after school staff members discovered the building had been broken into.
Come Monday, goblins will walk the sidewalks, witches will run in the streets and ghouls will haunt neighborhoods.
All these haunting prospects are still not as scary as the idea of someone’s child eating a piece of candy they shouldn’t have and having an allergic reaction severe enough to create an anaphylactic response.
A former Vestaburg coach and teacher is going to trial after a teenage girl alleged he inappropriately touched her while in the school gymnasium.
Benny Keith Steele, 52, is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct.