Proposal 1, a controversial sales tax and road funding question on Tuesday’s ballot, is the perfect example of what is wrong with our political system: It is overly complicated, contains many unknowns and is about as transparent as mud. It also is such a political hot potato that all but one of our local representatives couldn’t be bothered to even respond to our repeated calls and emails — let alone go on the record — as to how they plan to vote on Proposal 1. No one is denying the overall goal of what this ballot proposal was attempting to do is for the common good.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, May 4, 2015
As of last week, area music lovers have cause to celebrate. There’s a new music store in town and it’s shaping up to be the kind of place that caters to both professional, working musicians as well as those just getting started in the field.
Rachel Sutherlin isn’t your typical college student, and because of that, she is especially grateful to participate in Montcalm Community College’s graduation.
When voters go to the ballot box Tuesday, they will be voting on Michigan Ballot Proposal 15-1, commonly known as Proposal 1. The ballot proposal would essentially amend three sections of Article IX in Michigan’s Constitution of 1963 and affect to several laws.
Meg Mullendore was terminated from her job as Belding city manager earlier this year, and is now suing the Belding City Council for its decision to fire her.
The day started cold, but with an abundance of sunshine, the day finished warm. Three golfers, though, were hot all day long at the annual Greenville Invitational at Brookside Golf Course on Thursday.
Tri County 8, Godwin Heights 7: The Vikings got a pair of runs in the fifth inning to take the lead, then held on to win their non-conference match against the Wolverines on Thursday night. Colton Harris pitched 3 1/3 innings in relief and got the win, giving up two hits and a walk while striking out five…
Funeral notices for Saturday, May 2, 2015
Plans are underway to line almost half of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail with crushed limestone instead of paved asphalt — and Montcalm County residents are not pleased. The north to south White Pine Trail is about 90 miles long from Cadillac to Comstock Park with stops in Tustin, Leroy, Ashton, Reed City, Paris, Big Rapids, Stanwood, Morley, Howard City, Pierson, Sand Lake, Cedar Springs, Rockford and Belmont.