The Fourth of July holiday has always made Crystal Motor Speedway a very busy place and this Independence Day was no different. Fresh off a race June 30th, racers and fans gathered again at the speedway on the eve of the national holiday and then again on Saturday a mere four days later.
Belding normally has had some good track teams in recent years. 2012 was not one of them due to injuries and youth, according to coach John Carlson.
Temps broke the 100-degree mark this week.
More than 9,000 Montcalm County residents were without power after a Thursday morning windstorm.
The annual Montcalm County 4-H Fair took place amid some of the hottest weather anyone can remember. Special plans had to be made to make sure youths and animals stayed hydrated.
A major Greenville business was destroyed in a fire that took 75 firefighters from 11 fire departments to extinguish — plus a weeklong investigation by a federal agency.
Montabella Community Schools is bidding farewell to longtime Superintendent Ron Farrell as two new faces fill administrative vacancies. Shelly Millis is leaving her position as Montabella Elementary School principal to assume the superintendent vacancy, while Brad Reyburn is taking over as elementary principal.
Well, it’s here. The Supreme Court of our country, in a landmark decision, has apparently made universal health care availability the law of our land.
Look around Greenville and you will see people trying to beat the summer heat. Thinking about the homeless and wondering how they escape the extreme temperatures at this time of year? One place of refuge is Hope Rescue Mission in Greenville. We offer those with no place else to go a place out of the sun. We try to keep plenty of liquids available for people at the shelter and in need. However, our donations of water to give away is depleted
The Leadership Montcalm Executive Committee has named Leslie Wood as executive director.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, July 7, 2012.
An Edmore man was honored recently as the “Young Member of the Year” by the Michigan Cattlemen’s Association. Trent Hilding is a fifth-generation farmer on a Centennial farm in Edmore. He cares for 115 cows in a rotational grazing system.
A Howard City woman was killed after a car struck her while she was lying in the road early this morning. According to Montcalm County Undersheriff Mark Bellinger, the accident occurred around 5:30 a.m. on M-46 near Edgar Road just north of Howard City.