The art of tattooing has been around for centuries. First brought to the attention of the western world in the 1700s by sailors returning from faraway lands, tattoos have a long and — some might say checkered — nautical past.
The village pond, long a popular site for concerts, photographs and community events, is about to get a makeover. The Edmore Village Council voted 4-3 at last Monday’s meeting to accept a $25,000 bid from Outman Excavating in Six Lakes to dredge the pond. Village President Chet Guild and council members Ed Adams, Chuck Burr and Jerry Rasmussen voted “yes” while Bonnie Ashbaugh, Karen Deja and Art Schuitema voted “no.”
A pirate ship in a village park is becoming known for legends as colorful as Davy Jones’ locker. Edmore Police Chief Luke Sawyer made an attempt to parley with the Edmore Village Council last month. He proposed removing the pirate ship, which is one of several wooden play structures at Curtis Memorial Park.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, July 13, 2013
The Montcalm Township Fire Department will be able to offer pool-filling services in the near future.
During the township board meeting on Wednesday, the trustees voted to allow the fire department to offer the service to township residents.
The Eureka Township Board took a month and looked into the possibility of having invocation before each meeting, but, after discussion, decided to postpone a decision until August.
Funeral notices for Friday, July 12, 2013
A Crystal man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a child that occurred on July 5.
A new firm will be auditing Montcalm Township for the biannual audit for this year.
It wasn’t long ago that a mother and son were peacefully walking along the Lansing River Trail in downtown Lansing when the boy, without warning, sprinted off quickly into the distance, running out of his mother’s sight and ignoring her calls to return.