Judge Arney Mustonen was Judge Wapner before Wapner was judge. So says Mustonen’s wife, Sylvia, comparing her husband to the judge and TV personality on “The People’s Court.” Mustonen served two six-year terms as judge of 64B District Court in Montcalm County. He died Aug. 3 in Ohio at the age of 73.
TODAY Joshua Riggs — 11 a.m., Greenville Community Church. Gretta (Riker) Waldeck — 11 a.m., Grace Lutheran Church, Wyoming. (Hurst Funeral Home) MONDAY Marvin Sage — 11 a.m., Oakwood Cemetery, Muir. (Lake Funeral Home, Muir) AUG. 18 Cathrine Annette Janse — 3:30 p.m., 12205 Hart Road, Greenville. AUG. 25 Caroline Virginia (Yonker) Newland — 1 [...]
After three fires in the span of one week at her residence, Belding resident Deb Souza is now wondering if she can leave her home without having to worry about a fourth fire occurring on her property. At approximately 4 a.m. Aug. 2, firefighters were called to 1308 Oakwood St. in Belding to the scene of a small fire of a mobile car port in Souza’s driveway after a neighbor spotted the fire.
Police are searching for an indecent exposure suspect and are asking for the public’s help. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, the suspect is a white male in his late 20s with brownish shaggy hair to his shoulders, a goatee and a skinny build.
Three juveniles have been identified after a rash of summer crime throughout Howard City. According to Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt, the three Howard City-area youths, two age 15 and one age 14, are responsible for spray painting cars, trailers and other property, egging homes and cars and pounding on the doors of homes and running away throughout this summer.
Two Carson City-Crystal basketball players will be playing at the college level. Maxxton Jolls and Sara Schneider will be playing for the Fighting Scots this winter.
A man has been charged after allegedly making a false report of a bomb threat in Belding last week. Belding Police Chief Dale Nelson said after officers investigated the situation, they developed a suspect about two hours after the incident.
So finishing fourth in the 100-meter hurdles isn’t good enough? I pretty sure the actual runner I’m speaking of, Lolo Jones, would possibly say that. After all, she was the one working her tail off the past four years with the hope of winning Olympic gold.
Danish pianist Glenn Henriksen first made inroads into Greenville in digital format — his recorded music on CD. On sale at a Danish Fest booth several years ago, Henriksen’s collection of original music was purchased by local event organizer Nels Hansen. “I bought it and loved it,” Hansen said. “When Pastor Betsy (Kamphuis) at St. Paul Lutheran Church came up with the idea of a Danish music festival, I immediately thought of Glenn.”
A man has been released from the hospital after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a pickup truck on Saturday. According to Michigan State Police Lakeview Post Trooper Ed Brinkman, traffic was stopped on Stanton Road while cars were pulling into a mud bog around 2:55 p.m.