Of all the signs that the holiday season has officially begun, the most impressive and musically pleasing may be when the Grand Rapids Symphony comes to town.
It all started with a phone call from a former Greenville High School principal seeking the family of a former student.
This community’s first electrical lights? Installed in 1888. The first brick laid on Lafayette Street? Placed in 1910.
The most divisive presidential election in recent history resulted in a decrease in voter turnout for both Ionia and Montcalm counties Tuesday. Ionia County saw a 61 percent turnout, while Montcalm County was not much better at just under 63 percent.
Voters in three Montcalm County townships and the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools district approved a handful of fire, road and school millage ballot proposals Tuesday.
A Greenville man was killed this morning in a two-car crash at the intersection of Lincoln Lake and 6 Mile roads
A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday. Voters chose Ron Schafer of Portland to preside over the 8th Judicial Circuit Court, which rotates between Ionia and Montcalm counties.
Republican candidate Jim Lower of Cedar Lake defeated Democratic challenger Ken Hart of Alma in Tuesday’s race for 70th District state representative.
Incumbents in Michigan’s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts were easily re-elected to office Tuesday. Voters returned Justin Amash, a Republican, to the 3rd District, which covers portions of Barry, Calhoun, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties.
A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday.