Members of the Eureka Township Board discussed changing a variety of township policies at Monday night’s regular meeting. Board members approved signing Michigan Township Association (MTA) Principles of Governance. Ruwersma said the MTA typically sends the principles to new board members as something the MTA wants township boards to be a part of it throughout Michigan.
A second fire has been ruled an arson on Boyer Road in Fairplain Township about two months after another arson. Det. Sgt. Trever Slator, a state fire marshal, ruled a second house fire as arson on Friday.
With annual budgets due at the end of this month, school boards are scrambling to balance budgets. Greenville Public School Board of Education members heard some good news Monday night from Director of Finance John Gilchrist.
Four people were hospitalized including an unresponsive driver after a four-vehicle crash happened on 14 Mile Road (M-57) in Oakfield Township. At about 4:30 p.m, Oakfield Township, Michigan State Police, Kent County Sheriff’s Office and emergency medical services (EMS) from both Kent and Montcalm counties were dispatched to a crash between Lincoln Lake and Podunk roads.
Greenville Public Schools celebrated employees and honored those who work within public schools on Friday. For the 30th years, Greenville held its Employee Appreciation Celebration at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center.
A partnership was developed to help give children the opportunity to fly and experience aviation all over the nation.
On June 15, the “I Can Fly” event will be held in Greenville to give local children a chance to fly in a 20 minute flight around Greenville.
The city of Greenville and Road Commission for Montcalm County are teaming up for a chip and seal project to be performed within the city. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council approved a contract with the Road Commission for Montcalm County for street sealing in the amount not to exceed $146,257.
As Belding resident Steve Hunt watched the numbers climb while he filled his truck with gasoline Wednesday afternoon, he had but one thing to say. “It’s ridiculous!” he exclaimed. “I haven’t seen prices this high before, and I drive every day.”
A longtime camp director and his family are saying goodbye as they set off on a new adventure in Iowa. Paul Golke became the director of Camp Concordia in Gowen seven years ago. In that time he has helped enhance programs designed to give children a fun Christian camping experience.
After its first full year of classes, the West Michigan Virtual School in Greenville held its first graduation ceremony. On Tuesday, many gathered in the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center to see students from West Michigan Virtual School walk across the stage to get their diplomas.