Every four years, O-K Conference member schools vote for realignment. Some years, the vote is quick and easy and others not so much. This year’s vote went quick and was passed by member school athletic directors and principals easily. Last week, athletic directors voted 40-8 in favor of the realignment proposal and school principals voted 40-8 in favor, as well, on Wednesday. To pass, 32 yes votes were needed.
The restored and revived Clifford Lake Inn has something old (floors, beams and ceilings), something new (furniture and kitchen), something borrowed (classic recipes with a twist) and something blue (the lake, of course). The 134-year-old dining gem of Douglass Township is making its grand reopening today. My husband and I enjoyed a sneak peek Friday evening at the invitation of new owners Thomas and Mary Stuit of Grand Rapids.
Proposal 1, a controversial sales tax and road funding question on Tuesday’s ballot, is the perfect example of what is wrong with our political system: It is overly complicated, contains many unknowns and is about as transparent as mud. It also is such a political hot potato that all but one of our local representatives couldn’t be bothered to even respond to our repeated calls and emails — let alone go on the record — as to how they plan to vote on Proposal 1. No one is denying the overall goal of what this ballot proposal was attempting to do is for the common good.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, May 4, 2015
Rachel Sutherlin isn’t your typical college student, and because of that, she is especially grateful to participate in Montcalm Community College’s graduation.
When voters go to the ballot box Tuesday, they will be voting on Michigan Ballot Proposal 15-1, commonly known as Proposal 1. The ballot proposal would essentially amend three sections of Article IX in Michigan’s Constitution of 1963 and affect to several laws.
Meg Mullendore was terminated from her job as Belding city manager earlier this year, and is now suing the Belding City Council for its decision to fire her.
The day started cold, but with an abundance of sunshine, the day finished warm. Three golfers, though, were hot all day long at the annual Greenville Invitational at Brookside Golf Course on Thursday.
Tri County 8, Godwin Heights 7: The Vikings got a pair of runs in the fifth inning to take the lead, then held on to win their non-conference match against the Wolverines on Thursday night. Colton Harris pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief and got the win, giving up two hits and a walk while striking out five…
Funeral notices for Saturday, May 2, 2015