Two organizations in search of extra funding have now found some relief, even if only temporary, after Montcalm County Commissioners approved additional funds to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office and Animal Control Monday morning. The addition of two officers to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s marine patrol and an increase in hours and pay of a kennel attendant position were voted through unanimously by members of the Finance and Personnel Committee to recommend to the full board of county commissioners.
February is the month for EightCAP Inc.’s annual Walk for Warmth. In Michigan, that means putting on your walking shoes. Walking for warmth is our local community way of saying to those who are less fortunate, “We know that it is very important for you to be warm.” It’s one of the basic needs — shelter, food, clothing, health care — all of those things need to be in place before a person can become a productive citizen.
Greenville City Manager George Bosanic received his annual review prepared by the Greenville City Council during its Jan. 22 meeting. Through the review, Greenville City Mayor John Hoppough said Bosanic performs his duties for the community at a good to excellent level.
A man is safe and uninjured after a quad he was working on backfired in a shed, causing the shed to go up in flames. Sheridan Community Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 6762 Teal Court in Bushnell Township at about 3:40 p.m. on Saturday.
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John Zuluaga-Torres made an impact on the Lakeview Wildcats Monday night. The sophomore guard scored 14 points to lead the Wildcats to a 55-35 win over the Hesperia Panthers.
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for suspects after receiving two separate break-in reports Monday morning that officers feel may be related.
A 67-year-old McBride man is unharmed after an errant bullet shattered his car window as he was driving through the village of McBride on Sunday evening.
A night of elegant fun is planned for Saturday at Montcalm Community College. The fifth annual Valentine’s Dance is from 7 to 9 p.m. on the Sidney campus in the activities building gymnasium, and the evening will offer a live band for those looking for a place to do some dancing.
Congratulations to the perennial powerhouse Greenville High School wrestling team on capturing its eighth consecutive Division 2 district title at Fremont last Thursday. Coach Paul Johnson’s 2013 edition of wrestling champions (26-4) will face Escanaba in the regional semi-finals in Mount Pleasant this Wednesday.