Mike VanWagner has been Howard City’s director of municipal services for 20 years and he’s never seen a village water main freeze … until this winter.
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A wood stove is believed to have started a house fire Wednesday evening that destroyed a home along W. Carson City Road (M-57), closing traffic on the busy stretch of highway for several hours as firefighters fought the blaze.
Like all children who outgrow their clothes on a yearly basis, 9-year-old Victoria Cowlyng of Belding needed a new pair of snowpants this winter. The Woodview Elementary School fourth-grader had outgrown her previous winter gear, and with no shortage of snow on the ground, she was eager to get outside and play with her friends.
There would be no putback by Emily VanVliet for Grandville Calvin Christian to send Carson City-Crystal to the sidelines this time. The Eagles made 11 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter and held off a late charge by the Squires to win 38-34 in the Class C girls regional semifinal Tuesday night.
A strong second half led the Muskegon Lady Reds to victory, but it was a late second quarter flurry that built the momentum used in the second half rally over the Greenville Yellow Jackets. Playing with three fouls, Muskegon’s Mardreika Cook scored the first half’s final seven points to trim Greenville’s halftime lead to 28-23. That momentum carried over into the second half as the Lady Reds outscored the Yellow Jackets 42-32 in the second half for a 65-60 Class A regional semifinal win at Grand Haven on Tuesday.
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An agreement for state and federal grants originally received in 2009 for the Pere Marquette Depot Building and Dial-A-Ride bus garage in Belding was extended into 2015 Tuesday evening after council members voted to approve the extension.
It might be tough to believe there is a market for septic waste, but Greenville officials have approved a plan which will bring in septage from outside sources to be processed at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
This year’s winter wonderland is causing municipal governments all across Michigan to wonder if or when Mother Nature’s assault on their operations will subside.