Once again, a string of structure fires burned through Montcalm County throughout the weekend. The weekend started with a mobile home fire south of Lakeview Friday. Then Saturday struck with a morning house fire in Howard City followed by a lunchtime structure fire northeast of Howard City. Later on Saturday, a Crystal dumpster fire was called in followed by house that burned southeast of Crystal. On Sunday, a pump house just east of Crystal also went up in flames.
Normally watching a fifth grade student wield a scalpel over a prone body stretched out on a table is a cause for concern. Yet, at Baldwin Heights Elementary School on Thursday, the practice was encouraged.
The Daily News is a finalist for eight Associated Press Media Editors (APME) newspaper awards for content produced in 2014.
Whether it is for hockey, fishing, snowmobiling or any sort of winter sport, those who venture onto the ice during the winter months face inherent danger. Frost bite. Hypothermia. Death. All of these can and do happen once someone breaks through the ice.
With 56 miles of city streets to plow, the Greenville Public Services Department is ready for winter to pass on by. “In a perfect world, the weather man would say we’re getting 2 inches of snow,” Public Services Department Director Tom Pollock said. “It’d be done by midnight. We’d start at 2 in the morning and get it cleaned up, but we all know that isn’t how it works.”
All remnants of Meijer are fading from the north side of Greenville.
What did the sink say to the water faucet? You’re a real drip. In all seriousness, Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) members had the opportunity to find out just where that water in their faucet comes from and just where that water goes when it drains down the pipes.
Ken Wert was working in his shed Friday afternoon with a fellow neighbor when he heard a terribly loud crash. Running to the front of his house, he came upon the result of a head-on collision just a short distance away on N. Greenville Road (M-91).
A Eureka Township property owner’s request for rezoning is meeting with some resistance from the neighbors. The Eureka Township Planning Commission heard comments Wednesday from Bill and Mary Hilton who requested their property be rezoned from agricultural to suburban residential.
This week, the city of Greenville unveiled an integral plan for the future of the city: A Community Recreation Plan for 2015 to 2019. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Greenville City Council hosted a public hearing for the recreation plan. Upon receiving no public comment, the council unanimously approved the plan. This five-year master plan for the Greenville Area Community Center and Recreation Department is the result of months of work by the nine members of Greenville Area Community Center and Recreation Department Recreation Committee and Director Kris Berry as well as City Engineer Doug Hinken.