HOWARD CITY — The Howard City Village Council unanimously voted to call off an ongoing village manager search in favor of hiring newly elected Village President Randy Heckman as interim village manager.
This village has what could be called a “troubled” history with electricity. Though outages are far from an everyday occurrence, it’s not uncommon to find a portable generator tucked away in the pole barns and garages of many residents here.
“There’s never anywhere to park!” This is a lament heard frequently in downtown Lakeview, particularly during village-wide events like Summerfest, Winterfest and holiday gatherings at McKenna’s Tavern (just try finding a spot on Lincoln Avenue after 2 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day).
Belding takes Kent City Invitational: The Redskins won all five matches they wrestled in to take the title at the Kent City Invitational Saturday. Belding started out with a 63-15 win over Wyoming Godwin Heights, then beat Holland 72-12, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 59-10, the host Eagles 54-17 and Rockford 37-36…
The Sparta Spartans outlasted good competition all day long to finish with an unblemished record and won the Tri County wrestling invitational on Saturday. The Spartans went 5-0, capping their day with a pin at 130 pounds to come from behind and defeat the Comstock Park Panthers in their final match of the day. Trailing 36-32, the pin gave Sparta a 38-36 victory.
This village has what could be called a “troubled” history with electricity. Though outages are far from an everyday occurrence, it’s not uncommon to find a portable generator tucked away in the pole barns and garages of many residents here. Most storm-related outages last only hours, or even minutes. But there have been cases in recent history which have gone on for days.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners discussed and approved a variety of motions today involving clean energy, emergency services, military and veterans and the wages of elected officials.
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As John Bowen, 18, stood outside his home shortly after midnight Monday, he could only watch through watery eyes while firefighters continued to battle back embers and flames that continued to poke through the roof of the residence.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014