A culmination of months of hard work came hot off the presses Wednesday. A group of students dedicated to writing and reading embarked on a journey to start up a student-run newspaper at Greenville Middle School about six months ago.
A recount of votes centered around alleged fraudulent activity regarding a school bond vote revealed no change Tuesday.
The Montcalm County Board of Canvassers oversaw a recount of votes of Eureka Township — one of seven precincts that voted — from the May 2 Greenville Public Schools bond vote. After 90 minutes of hand-counting, the results proved to be exactly the same — 415 “no” votes to 399 “yes” votes out of 820 votes casts in that township, with six votes listed as “non-countable.”
One of the more hot-button issues in Lansing this year has become the status of “sanctuary cities” in Michigan, and Rep. Jim Lower, R-Cedar Lake, finds himself at the center of the issue.
Posted in: Local Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Montcalm Care Network is working to create meaningful work to achieve meaningful lives from the whole community. On Friday, they honored community members who are partnering with them to achieve that mission during the Fourth Annual Community Luncheon.
GREENVILLE — Greenville’s baseball team saw a record fall and got a big win Friday. The Yellow Jackets put the mercy rule on Morley Stanwood with a 16-1 four-inning win on the same day Jacket Calvin Syrjala set a school record. Syrjala knocked out his seventh triple of the season, setting a new school record [...]
GREENVILLE – Greenville High School’s Legacy Field will no longer be the host of the high school eight-player football finals. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) voted at Representative Council meetings Sunday and Monday to move the eight-player finals from Legacy Field to the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette for [...]
Posted in: High School Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Football season seems like a long way off, but leaders of the Greenville football program are busy prepping for the fall season.
Three local students are each $500 richer after receiving a scholarship Wednesday afternoon. The Montcalm Area Human Resource Association (MAHRA) awarded the scholarships during a luncheon Wednesday prior the association’s meeting. This is the first year the MAHRA has awarded the scholarships.
Three weeks ago, Greenville industry received a much-needed shot in the arm when a plastic injection molding supplier announced a major investment. DME Co. (formerly Detroit Mold Engineering) and its parent company, Milacron LLC, which is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is investing $5 million — and up to 70 new jobs — at its Greenville facility at 1117 E. Fairplains St. DME previously purchased Master Unit Die Products Inc. (MUD), including Greenville’s Fairplains Street facility, in 1998.
The potential relocation of a city street took another step forward Tuesday evening as the city aims to improve parking and traffic flow at Spectrum Health United Hospital. The City Council unanimously approved to introduce an ordinance to vacate a portion of Marvel Drive, from Oak Street to Judd Street.
Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Posted in: Local
Wednesday Addams and Gomez Addams will take the stage once again at a theater competition this weekend. Lexi Hebert and Jeremy Stowitts, both 18, the Greenville High School actors who played Wednesday and Gomez in the school’s fall production of the musical The Addams Family, will compete at the Sutton Foster Ovation Awards at Michigan State University’s (MSU) Wharton Center.