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Belding residents asked to run water to fend off freezing pipes

With another blast of arctic-like freezing temperatures expected to hover around the area for a few more days, the city of Belding is asking residents to take measures to avoid the possibility of frozen pipes.

Cory Muzzy

UPDATE: Ex-Greenville resident among those injured in Army training incident

A Greenville High School graduate is one of two men seriously injured Friday during an incident at an artillery live-fire training exercise in which another man was killed.


JUST IN: Carson Village Market hacked, local credit cards affected

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office and the Carson City Police Department have received a large number of calls from area residents who have found that their credit card information was fraudulently used to make purchases at retailers in southeast Michigan and the Detroit area.

The snowmobile first gained popularity in the 1950s. Sleds from the past 50 years were on display Saturday at the Winterfest snowmobile show in Lakeview. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Classic sleds highlight Lakeview Winterfest

Nature took its toll on this year’s Winterfest in Lakeview, held Saturday. Many planned events were canceled because, ironically, of both warm weather and cold.

Several hundred gallons of water placed at Belding City Hall await pickup from Belding residents currently dealing with frozen water pipes at their homes.

City of Belding hands out free water to residents with frozen water lines

Tami and Ben Bradbury have lived in Belding for 17 years without any water problems — until now. A Michigan winter that has broken records for cold temperatures and levels of snowfall has created many difficulties for state residents, including a high number of frozen water lines.


3 injured in Oakfield Township rollover accident

Three people were injured in a rollover accident that occurred Sunday morning near the intersection of 14 Mile Road (M57) and Lincoln Lake Road in Oakfield Township.

Fire destroyed three buildings at Sackett Potato in Mecosta on Sunday. — Courtesy photo

Fire destroys buildings at Sackett Farm in Mecosta

A fire early Sunday morning completely destroyed at least two buildings, including the office, of Sackett Farms, 7335 7 Mile Road.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 24, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Feb. 24, 2014


JUST IN: Good Samaritan struck and killed near Trufant

An elderly man was trying to help a stranded motorist Friday morning near Trufant, when the man was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle.

Tom Pollock spent  eight years as the director of public works in Lake Odessa. He worked for the Greenville DPS for more than a decade before taking the administrator position in Lake Odessa.

New director is familiar face at Greenville Department of Public Services

After 14 years with the Greenville Department of Public Services (DPS), Tom Pollock left to take over the department of public works in Lake Odessa … but he never really left.