As the 2013 season came to a close for the Detroit Lions, under the direction of Jim Schwartz, the front office knew it was time for a change. Though the season was an improvement from the previous year, the performance was not enough to provide job security, especially for a city as hungry for improvement as Detroit.
Although it has taken a long time to reach them, Montcalm Township recently came into some money left to it by Stan and Blanche Ash. The township received $10,000 from the last will and testament of Blanche Ash, who wished the money would be used to support the Montcalm Township Fire Department.
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This new year will be one of rebuilding and attempting to move forward for the employees and owners of one of the largest potato farms in Montcalm County.
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In 1964, a contest was held to come up with a promotion to help put Greenville on the map. Dorothy Oliver submitted an idea to hold a festival to honor the Danish heritage prevalent in the community.
It sometimes takes a village to feed a city. Or maybe it only seems like an entire village putting in the hours at Trinity Evangelical Free Church Food Pantry. Located at 400 N. Lincoln St. in Stanton, the pantry is one of only a few in the area that maintains regular hours. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, city residents and members of the church in need may stop by the pantry for emergency food assistance.
The area’s churches play a large part in the continued operation of the Lakeview Ministerial Association Food Pantry. Located at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and M-46, the pantry is open by appointment only. Originally located in the basement of a downtown business, it moved not long ago to Lakeview Community Church.
It was one woman’s desire to help needy veterans that birthed the Memorial Food Pantry in Sheridan.
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