When Larry Beard was a child he was told countless tales by his grandfather, a train engineer in Ohio, of the workings of the railroad industry in the late 19th century. Today, Beard shares those the stories and knowledge he obtained long ago from his grandfather with the young children who attend the annual Heritage Festival on the campus of Montcalm Community College.
The Greenville community is remembering a man who was not only a true friend, but someone who cared deeply for the educational system.
Greenville Public Schools was one of 12 schools in the nations to be selected for the 2013 Innovative Learning Schools program through Verizon.
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A typically placid area of Bloomer Township became drenched in an atmosphere of intrigue July 26 as spectators watched a crew of 100 or more recreate an old style farm practice of threshing, or separating grain from straw.
Montcalm County’s resource recovery coordinator is getting more resources to do his job. Jacob Rytlewski recently asked the Montcalm County Finance & Personnel Committee to increase his hourly wage from $17 to $19 per hour.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013
Last week in this column we discussed the impact of the summer break on students. One issue we touched on briefly was the importance of summer reading. Since then, I have reviewed some research about this topic that I would like to share.
A Greenville High School student is still working to push the city of Greenville and Eureka Township to consider a non-discrimination ordinance after letters were written against his request.
Samantha Slater was scheduled to go to trial Wednesday to learn whether her parental rights would be terminated after her young daughter sustained severe abuse injuries. However, last Friday the Department of Human Services withdrew its motion for Slater’s parental rights trial.