Heavier than average rainfall probably won’t have too great an influence on most crops grown in the area, according to Montcalm County Extension Field Crops Educator Fred Springborn, though it is likely to be responsible for some crops getting in the ground later than they would during a warmer, drier spring.
Drug Free Montcalm has seen an increase in success during yearly tobacco checks throughout the county. During the month of April, 71 stores that sell tobacco in Montcalm County received compliance check to determine if the store would sell tobacco to minors.
The Fairplain Township Board has been working for months to update its building ordinance, which was finally approved Monday night. During the township’s monthly meeting, Supervisor Tom Sova presented updated ordinance No. 91-2 to the board for approval.
A Greenville man says he is being discriminated against by not being allowed to have a service dog live with him to help him with his disability. However, an attorney for Maplewood Square Apartments says 34-year-old JohnMichael Molinares has refused to pay his rent for nine months and should be evicted.
A 24-year-old Greenville man was arrested Saturday night after allegedly driving under the influence and eluding police. Greenville Department of Public Safety Interim Director Michael Stuck said the department received a call of a truck driving erratically after entering Greenville’s city limits.
Saturday’s Spring Fling for Women event was not only a success, but fulfilled a purpose to empower women. Style, health and empowerment were the key themes for the more than 600 local women to experience during the first Spring Fling for Women event held at the Greenville High School.
With temperatures into the 80s on Wednesday, students had the perfect opportunity to be outside, not just for education, but to promote health and wellness. All Baldwin Heights Elementary School students participated in a walk on Wednesday designed to promote health and wellness as part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation program.
When Tabitha Schaub put on her backpack for the very first time, she did so like everyone else, full of wonder, excitement, fear and every other emotion that goes through a young child’s mind as they take their first steps into the world of education. The 16-year-old junior from Lakeview High School made friends, learned from teachers, played on the playground and eventually made her way to where she is now as she prepares to enter the world of adulthood.
The idea that each human life is of intrinsic worth is not a new one. The Founding Fathers penned it into the Declaration of Independence with the words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Flames from a burn pile quickly spread to multiple boats and a house leaving minor damage to a Gowen home on Monday afternoon. The Spencer Township Fire Department was dispatched just after 1:30 p.m. to 16192 Larsen Ave. on a report of a boat and structure fire.