In looking ahead to the upcoming year, members of Greenville City Council are preparing to place a renewed focus on the city’s public transportation system. During the Jan. 17 meeting, council members voted unanimously to pass a “resolution of intent” to apply for state formula operating assistance for 2018 for the Greenville Transit System.
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Montcalm County has hired a law firm to investigate and possibly bring a civil lawsuit against the county’s former auditor.
The only evidence of the Stanton’s Community Fire Department’s former tanker trunk is a large oil stain on the garage floor. Last July, the tanker truck suffered catastrophic engine failure. After bringing the issue to the Stanton City Commission and having it repeatedly tabled, Fire Chief Brain Brasington brought the issue to the fire board, which is comprised of residents from Stanton and Douglass, Evergreen and Sidney townships.
When Belding’s volleyball team clinched its third district title in four years last November, Mikayla Linebaugh darted toward the center of the court, dived to the floor and slid into the open arms of her overjoyed team. It was a prime example of what she brought to the team: Energy, heart, confidence and, above all, passion. After 19 years of coaching volleyball — 15 at the varsity level — Linebaugh has decided to step down from the position, saying that it was just time.
Following in the steps of the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD), another local school district will be taking advantage of a grant awarded to only 20 school districts in the nation. During Thursday’s Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education meeting, the board voted unanimously to accept a Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant.
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Central Montcalm’s girls basketball team had a balanced attack Friday night.
The Green Hornets used both offense and defense to turn in a 70-36 win over the Reed City Coyotes in a Central State Activities Association-Gold Division matchup.
STANTON — When Fredrik Haugen came from Norway to America, he never thought he’d be physically tussling with Americans. But since last November, the 17-year-old foreign exchange student can be found each week on a mat wrestling with Central Montcalm teammates in practice or in wrestling meets with the Green Hornets team. Before coming to [...]
This village may soon have a full-time manager again for the first time in six years. The Howard City Village Council during a special 24-minute meeting Wednesday night unanimously agreed to advertise for a full-time village manager after current Village Manager Randy Heckman announced his resignation Monday due to overwhelming stress in balancing that job with his other businesses — Heckman Funeral Home and Heckman Lawn Care & Snowplowing. He is also fire chief of the Howard City Fire Department.