No one was injured from a morning house fire in Spencer Township that left the house almost a total loss. The Spencer Township Fire Department responded to the fire at 15303 Keller Ave. at 8:24 a.m. Thursday for the report of a structure fire.
Friends, family and community are rallying to help the family of newborn Alijah Skye Wysong, who is recovering from surgery at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Deb Webber of Carson City recalled Oct. 23, the day of her granddaughter’s birth at Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville. The baby girl was diagnosed with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
My son Tyler did not start out to be such a success.
When we first found out he had autism he was nonverbal, hand flapped, hummed and paced constantly. At the time when Tyler was diagnosed there was still much unknown about the disease. There was little information online, and according to the Autism Society of Michigan run by Dr. Sally Burton Hoyle, there were only two people in the state who could properly diagnose him.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office has identified a local man who died in a barn fire in Sheridan on Oct. 15. Sidney Joseph Perry, 30, died in the early morning barn fire at 6681 S. Sheridan Road (M-66) north of Sessions Road in Bushnell Township just south of the village of Sheridan.
MONTCALM TOWNSHIP — The Montcalm Township Board welcomed new trustees with coffee and cake, while saying goodbye to those leaving. A short agenda at Wednesday night’s meeting allowed time for township residents to get in on the fun and talk with the board after the meeting. “This isn’t for me, it’s for the trustees,” said [...]
A Greenville graduate and his wife appeared on “Wheel of Fortune” Tuesday and took home some prize money.
A longtime leasing problem was finally resolved Tuesday between the Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health and the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners. Commissioners unanimously voted to create a no-cost, 10-year lease for the Center for Behavioral Health to use a county building, which will remain under county ownership. The Center for Behavioral Health will maintain building upkeep costs and will reimburse the county for property insurance.
Author Katherine Applegate lives more than 2,300 miles away from Janet Connolly’s third grade classroom at Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School, but thanks to the marvels of modern technology, distance was not a factor in bringing the popular author in front of third and fourth grade students Wednesday afternoon.
With the holidays fast approaching, many area families are thinking about their loved ones serving overseas. Thanks to modern forms of communication such as Facebook and Skype, communicating with those in service is easier than ever. Many military personnel are serving in Afghanistan and some local families are sharing their experiences of their own children serving.
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