Edward Mulholland spent his 25th birthday painting the rusting pavilion roof of a Montcalm County park … for free. Mulholland, who lives in North Augusta, S.C., has been coming up to Michigan the past few years to do paint jobs over the summer. He painted four barns earlier this summer for Roger Betten of Trufant.
With a heavy, dead log slumped over his shoulder and beads of sweat dripping down his forehead as he trekked across a small stream and up a hill, Jared Rittersdorf could only smile as he looked upward. There, placed at the top of a steep hill, was an orange stake sticking out from the ground.
“That right there, that’s going to be a beautiful view,” the Greenville man said as he looked back behind him at the small ravine he had crossed. “You’re going to be able to stand there, and just watch your disc soar across the park.”
Four meetings will be held throughout the Flat River Watershed to present water quality data and discuss recommendations to restore and protect the watershed.
Spanning 564 square miles in Kent, Montcalm, Ionia, and Mecosta counties and incorporating three major communities — Belding, Greenville, and Lowell — the Flat River Watershed is home to a lively biotic community and viable small mouth bass fishery. Incorporating 150 miles of stream channel, the Flat River and its tributaries are incredibly scenic and beloved for their recreation possibilities.
Classic Hollywood stars are coming back to the silver screen in Greenville.
The likes of Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart are playing at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Flat River Historical Museum.
When Bruce Johnston first arrived in the Danish Festival City, he spent an afternoon downtown and walked away with a new impression of the community.
“I had lunch at Flo’s, a beer in the evening at the Winter Inn and stayed overnight. That was a good day,” he recalled.
Johnston was in Greenville to evaluate six properties whose owners are pursuing facade grants, and as his day wrapped up and he absorbed the atmosphere, he became eager to assist in further beautifying the historic buildings.
It looked serious to bystanders Thursday afternoon, but fortunately, no one was seriously injured in a two-car accident that resulted in one car rolling over.
The Montcalm Township Board reluctantly voted tonight to shut down its free 24/7 recycling site after years of garbage and recycling abuse.
The results of the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) have yet to be released, but that has not stopped Greenville Public Schools teachers from discussing their student’s successes and futures.
A Pierson man was killed late Monday evening when his vehicle was struck in a two-car collision.
During Monday evening’s organizational meeting, the Greenville board of education approved a number of things that require approval annually.