Tri County’s girls basketball team got a gift from Big Rapids Friday night. A technical foul called on Cardinals forward Grace White turned out to be the difference in the Vikings beating the Cardinals 54-53.
If the Carson City-Crystal pompon team can be described in one word, it would be unique, so says the team’s coach. Taylor Thoma, in her first year as head coach, challenged her 11-member team to go beyond expectations, and, so far, they haven’t disappointed her.
One historic photo at a time, the Flat River Historical Society and Museum continues to move closer to bringing this city’s history front and center. During Tuesday’s Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting, Society President Keith Hudson and Historian Kelly Warden delivered an update on the efforts being made to install historical interpretive signs along Lafayette Street.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a 16-year-old Montcalm Township girl. Brittany Ann Pratt was last seen on Friday, Dec. 16, in the area of Walmart in Caledonia.
Middle school students in Belding have been learning a bit more about nutrition during the past several months. Thanks to a grant administered by the Kent Intermediate School District (KISD) for $300,000, which is set to serve Kent, Ionia and Montcalm Counties, students in Jennifer DiSpirito’s classes have had visits from Anne King, a nutrition educator with the KISD.
An ice fishing trip toSaugage Lake, off of Sand Hill Avenue in Spencer Township, left an approximately 30-year-old township resident with hypothermia after he fell through the ice. Spencer Township Fire Department received the rescue call around 4:30 p.m. on Friday. The fire department then called Cedar Springs and Courtland Township fire departments for mutual aid. Montcalm Township Fire Department was also called for mutual aid, but were sent back en route.
Rob Spohr, President of the Montcalm Economic Alliance stopped by the Montcalm Township Hall to talk to the board during their Wednesday night meeting. Spohr’s visit to Montcalm Township was one of 20 townships he plans on approaching for donations to continue to support the Montcalm Economic Alliance.
Though the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is currently struggling due to county budget cuts, one officer will be coming back to the department thanks to a new dedicated coverage contract. Members of the Crystal Township Board voted unanimously Wednesday evening to hire a full-time deputy dedicated to covering Crystal Township for 2017.
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It is a sign of a good team when players from the winning team aren’t satisfied with just a dominating win. The Central Montcalm girls basketball team took control of Tuesday night’s game against the Montabella Mustangs early to earn its fourth victory of the year with a 53-20 win, but Bree Brasington wasn’t happy with her team’s performance despite the win.