As dense fog that hid much of the top of the Belding clock tower from view began to dissipate Monday morning, a wave of reality that the tower and surrounding structures will soon be gone rolled over several citizens who gazed up at the original Gibson structures on the first official day of demolition.
The Eureka Township Board approved taking one step closer to the possible development of a township pavilion. During Monday night’s meeting, the board approved allowing Planning Commission Vice Chairman Mark Wilkin to pursue writing a grant to cover the cost of a pavilion next to the township hall.
Lakeview High School and Middle School both received a financial boost Monday evening when area farmers Johanna and Eugene Rentschler donated $2,500 to each school. The donation comes as a result of Johanna Rentschler being selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, a program sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
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Even though Montabella’s wrestling team was bounced from the Division 4 district tournament by Carson City-Crystal, the Mustangs were still able to have a good season, according to their coach. Montabella went 25-5 in dual meets this season and won a share of the Central Michigan Athletic Conference title with the Eagles when they won the postseason tournament.
Todd Barton’s first season has Lakeview wrestling head coach didn’t go the way he wanted. The Wildcats were just 6-27 on the season and youth had a part to play in that, Barton said.
A job that takes a lot of heart and dedication is one that two senior-level paid-on-call firefighters have been committed to for six decades combined. Greenville residents Tim Foster, who has been with the Greenville Department of Public Safety for 36 years, and Jim Hopkins, who joined the GDPS 24 years ago, said being firefighters is a job that builds a strong secondary family.
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Not long ago, Luverne Dickinson Adamson, 59, of Vestaburg, began her day with a hearty breakfast of eggs, bacon, fried potatoes, toast with butter and coffee with creamer and artificial sweetener. She enjoyed traditional American foods — cheeseburgers, fries, coney dogs with all the fixings, and onion rings — and frequently ate out on weekends. Dinner often included salad soaked in creamy ranch dressing, steak or a chicken fillet, a hot vegetable and a baked potato smothered in butter and sour cream.
Greenville wrestling coach Paul Johnson would have loved to get deeper into the Division 2 state finals than the Yellow Jackets did. However, their season ended in the quarterfinals to Lowell. But that didn’t diminish the year, he said.