It was a dislike for commuting that prompted Pamela Greenhoe to open her unique gift shop, Candle Cottage, in Crystal. Located at 203 S. Main St., the shop offers a host of interesting items, including a complete line of candles handmade by Greenhoe herself. The shop will soon celebrate its fifth year in business at the same location. Since opening, Greenhoe has seen a fairly steady increase in business as word of her distinctive gifts spread by advertising and word of mouth.
A house is still standing after firefighters were able to knock down a fire before it consumed the home.
Thirteen local artists will be competing in the fourth annual ArtPrize, which gets under way Wednesday in Grand Rapids. ArtPrize is a unique event which allows the public to vote and choose the winners. Ten cash prizes will be awarded, including a first prize of $200,000. The event ends Oct. 7.
If Kendric DeLong ever needs to stimulate conversation — or debate — in his social science classrooms at Montcalm Community College (MCC), all he needs to do is bring up the subject of the U.S. Constitution.
On a special night, the Carson City-Crystal Eagles put together a special football performance. The Eagles, celebrating “Salute our Soldiers” night, scored three times — twice after trailing 13-12 — to defeat the Vestaburg Wolverines 28-13 at Community Field on Friday night.
For the first time in three games the Greenville football team got down but took the lead and hung on. The Yellow Jackets spotted the Byron Center Bulldogs 14 points early on but scored 24 unanswered points to win 24-14 Friday night. This came after Greenville (2-2) committed four turnovers in the first quarter.
Belding 26, Creston 6: The game was 6-6 at halftime but the Redskins scored three times in the second half to get their first O-K Blue Conference win and hand the Polar Bears their 28th consecutive loss, which dates back to Sept. 11, 2009…
Members of the Greenville Department of Public Safety spent Thursday investigating the remnants of fire at 10325 Stakes Road, which left the home a total loss Wednesday night. Sgt. Brian Blomstrom said most of the day was spent going through the rubble of the home, taking photos, making sketches and narrowing down the cause of the fire.
The Greenville Area Community Center has a familiar face for its new leader. Kristina Berry, director of the Greenville Parks & Recreation Department, also took on the role of director of the Greenville Area Community Center on July 1.
Three firefighters from the Montcalm Township Fire Department have been selected to receive advance training to help further their skills. During Wednesday night’s meeting, the Montcalm Township Board of Trustees approved sending three firefighters to the training at a cost of $80 each.