Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men for breaking and entering into a Howard City-area home.
A property that once housed a cherished clock tower but now sits as a vacant field of grass may finally find itself available for public use.
The Danish Festival will feature large shapes lofting through the air, roaring and spitting fire, as their bulbous shadows darken the ground below. None will be able to shield their eyes from the airborne splendor.
This isn’t the first time this township has had financial problems. Fifteen years ago, a situation unfolded, oddly similar to the scenario the township is facing today.
Five years of ignoring the IRS is costing the taxpayers of this small township tens of thousands of dollars … and counting. So far, Pierson Township has paid $35,849.83 in back pay, interest and penalties due to the negligence of former township clerk Brooke Scott, who failed to file multiple IRS forms from 2008 to 2013, when she resigned. She also misappropriated expenditures and mishandled the township’s payroll.
Like most districts, Carson City-Crystal Area Schools runs with a focus on its students, and two recent hires are hoping to use their talents to re-energize that focus. At the June 15 school board meeting, board members voted unanimously to approve the hires of new Middle School-Upper Elementary School Principal Ben Brock and Curriculum Director Kristine Schipper.
Read the Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 7, 2015
GREENVILLE — During a special Monday meeting, the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education looked closely at the values it desires in a new superintendent. Several teachers, principals and administration staff joined the school board meeting to offer ideas and suggestions to help mold a profile for the current superintendent search. The school board whittled [...]
Thanks to a $2.6 million special education millage passed by voters last year, recent changes to the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) have been mostly positive.
During a June 26 budget hearing, the MAISD Board of Education approved a 2015-2016 appropriation resolutions for the budget adoption for general, special education and career technical education funds. The MAISD is expected to borrow $1.5 million from the state to balance the special education fund and $200,000 from the state to balance the general fund.