When Joe and Amy Hanson (not their real names) moved from California to Michigan, they didn’t have jobs lined up or a place to live. In fact, they were homeless.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 26, 2016
Greenville’s football team had a tough task to climb back against the No. 2 team in the state in Division 2 according to The Associated Press.
The Yellow Jackets couldn’t do it, losing 35-10 to the Lowell Red Arrows on military night Friday at Legacy Field.
It took Dalton Riches four years, but he finally got into the end zone … with the ball.
Up 26-0 early in the third quarter, with Belding’s third victory of the season firmly in hand in front of a large homecoming crowd, the senior left guard was called in as a running back for the next play.
On second and one, six yards from the end zone, Riches took the hand-off from his quarterback and, like a man on a four-year mission seeing the end, busted through the trenches, rumbled, stumbled and crashed into the end zone to get his first touchdown of his career.
Montcalm County is in the red, and pink slips went out this week as a result.
Last Monday, the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to make budget cuts totaling 22.5 full-time equivalents (FTEs). Those cuts, along with other budget adjustments, will equate to more than $1.7 million in cuts.
Since Montcalm Township closed its recycling site, the Stanton recycling dumpsters have seen a lot more use.
Montcalm County officials have offered — and the Stanton City Commission has accepted — to install at least two more recycling containers in the city. Right now, Stanton has two cardboard dumpsters, which belong to Stanton, and four general recycling dumpsters. The additional dumpsters would likely be funded with money saved from when Montcalm Township shut down its recycling site.
Pine Township officials are taking a look at the current fire department arrangement.
On Sept. 14, Pine Township Treasurer Randy Robson and five township residents approached the Montcalm Township Board about the possibility of being incorporated into the Montcalm Township Fire Department’s jurisdiction.
When Lakeview Village Police Lt. David Mack responded to a call one year ago, he didn’t know what he was getting into.
Almost a year later, he is being recognized for his actions.
How do you sit in front of a roomful of constituents and employees detailing a plan that will cut $1.7 million from the county budget and the equivalent of 22.5 full-time positions without shouldering any of the burden?
This is our question to the nine elected officials who comprise the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners.
Beneath the city of Belding is an underground network of sewer pipes that come together to make up the framework of the sanitation system.