This small village recently became the second town in Montcalm County to receive a Stormwater, Asset Management & Wastewater (SAW) grant. The $423,963 grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) — with a village funding match of about $47,000 — will allow Howard City to begin an otherwise expensive assessment of its wastewater and storm water systems.
In his youth, those who knew Ken Harger were lucky to hear a whisper or a single audible word from the shy, embarrassed boy with a speech impediment. A lifetime later, Harger’s unique voice and powerful spiritual messages can be heard all over the world, a transformation he says was guided by the grace of God.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014
The Edmore Village Council election is the most contested race of any in Montcalm County, and one of the most important.
Voters in Eureka Township and Howard City will be asked in the general election to elect someone to lead their municipality.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
The possible next manager of this village is no stranger to working alongside government officials.
During a 14-minute meeting Thursday, the Edmore Village Council voted 6-1 to offer the manager job to James Lower of Ionia.
With just 12 days remaining until the Nov. 4 general election, there was no mistaking the location of the final candidate forum for political contenders in contested races. Attendees of Wednesday’s candidate forum at Montcalm Community College’s Stanley and Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center in Greenville were greeted by an wave of campaign signs, guiding them to the meeting of political rivals.
The national nonprofit organization Homes for Our Troops will kick off the building of a specially adapted home at 11 a.m. Saturday for Marine Cpl. Robert “Bobby” Thrailkill
The groundbreaking ceremony is an introductory event to welcome Thrailkill to the community and celebrate the building of his new home. The event will be held at 12411 7 Mile Road NE in Belding. The public is invited to attend.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014