Read the funeral notices for Saturday, August 15, 2015.
Come May 2016, Montcalm Township will have three probies (recruits) graduating to firefighters. On Wednesday, the Montcalm Township Board voted to send three newly hired probies to the fire academy.
The expiring home of the Crystal Community Library and soon-to-be residence of the Crystal Township Museum is in need of a lot of love and attention. Thankfully, a number of organizations are coming together to preserve the historic building that has stood in the Crystal community for more than a century.
Staring in disbelief, Matt Bierema watched helplessly Thursday afternoon as firefighters worked to extinguish a blaze that was engulfing his home. As the reality of the situation set in, the structure now a total loss, he could only bury his face into his folded arms atop a nearby parked car.
The high school football season begins in 15 days for the Central Montcalm Hornets. It will be the first game under head coach David Clay, who previously was head coach for the Montabella Mustangs. On Tuesday, the transition to Clay continued on the practice field.
Ron Flinn is a visible presence on Saturday nights in Crystal where he makes his way through the stands at Crystal Motor Speedway. While Flinn may be well known in the area for his zany get-ups and affable personality, he is also a prolific basketball player, both with city leagues and traveling teams.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been trying to troubleshoot a problem with The Market since early summer.
During Tuesday’s meeting, DDA members discussed the issue at length. Although there has been signage on roadways, spots on the radio and articles in The Daily News, the DDA is still having trouble not only attracting customers, but vendors as well.
It was a simple mistake, but one that conceivably could have spelled trouble for this village, had it not been caught — literally — in the nick of time.
In January, the Lakeview Village Council voted to move forward with the sale of a property on Townline Lake that had previously been donated to the village by Wells Fargo. Proceeds from the sale were to have been used, potentially, for the purchase of new snow removal equipment.
A new homeowner’s attempt to unclog a sewer line led to the discovery of Civil War-era human bones and a full-blown archeology expedition this week in downtown Edmore.
Michael and Brandy Poling moved from Lansing to Edmore last winter. Their home at 102 S. Main St. (M-46) was built in 1867 and the couple got a good deal on the purchase.
Firefighters from multiple departments are battling a house fire at 21891 Vos Drive on Bass Lake.
The Howard City Fire Department responded to the scene and the Sand Lake Fire Department assisted. However, the Sand Lake Fire Department had to leave to fight another fire in Sand Lake, so the Maple Valley Township Fire Department was called in for backup.