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Montcalm Township firefighter Jordan Brygal and Fire Chief Clif Dickinson prepare for a training session with a helicopter crew from Aero Med Spectrum Health. The helicopter arrived at the township hall Thursday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Montcalm County firefighters train with Spectrum Aero Med

It’s called the “Golden Hour” … the hour between life and death. First responders and medical crews live by it. It refers to the time they have to get a victim of massive, life-threatening trauma from a catastrophic scene to the hospital.

Adam Eggleston was recently appointed the new magistrate of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court in Stanton. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

New magistrate appointed to Montcalm County’s District Court

When it comes to practicing law, Adam Eggleston is a triple threat. He has worked on the prosecution side, the defense side and now he’s on the bench as the newly appointed magistrate of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court.


MCC teams with Davenport for nursing program

As soon as this summer, nursing students at Montcalm Community College (MCC) will have classes available to them to where they can work toward a bachelor’s degree more conveniently, thanks to a new coordinated agreement with Davenport University.


Funeral Notices for June 13, 2015

Read funeral notices for Saturday, June 13, 2015.

Montcalm County Central Dispatch Tim Scott joined the Montcalm Township Board on Wednesday to discuss the new Smart 911 program. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Montcalm Township Board learns about Smart 911 service

Arriving late often causes problems. When the pizza delivery man shows up late, it can be irritating. When a contractor is behind schedule, it is annoying. When the school bus schedule is off, everything is thrown off.

Greenville quarterback Logan MacMillen throws a pass downfield during an early season 7-on-7 passing camp at Legacy Field on Thursday.

Greenville hosts Lakeview, Tri County in 7-on-7 passing camp

The Michigan High School football season is a little less than two months away. To be exact, the first official practice allowed is Aug. 10. On Thursday, the Greenville Yellow Jackets hosted the Lakeview Wildcats and Tri County Vikings in a 7-on-7 passing camp at Legacy Field. It was the first camp for both the Wildcats and Vikings, but second for Greenville as they were at Rockford on Tuesday. All three coaches seem pleased with their teams’ effort.

Greenville’s Layna Gunderson, 10, takes part in a shooting contest during the final day of Greenville’s Camp of Champs on Thursday.

Greenville’s Camp of Champs wraps after 4 days

Area youth girl basketball players spent the past four days working on developing skills that will only help in their basketball future. Girls grades fourth through eighth got together for the “Camp of Champs” hosted by the Greenville High School girls basketball program Monday through Thursday.

Wendy and Al Gladding are excited to see their building getting a facade update. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Greenville awarded grants for building facade facelifts

Two buildings in downtown Greenville are in the midst of a grand facelift.

Tri County’s Austin Ching connects on a pitch at Central Montcalm this season. The Vikings finished the season 23-13 overall. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tri County baseball finishes strong despite district loss

Tri County’s slow start to the 2015 baseball season may have been a little deceiving. The Vikings began the season with six consecutive losses, but finished the season 23-13, which included their first-ever CSAA Gold Conference championship.


Funeral notices for Friday, June 14, 2015

Funeral notices for Friday, June 14, 2015