Students decided to put what they learned in the classroom to the test by creating a plan to chuck pumpkins on Wednesday. Students from the Montcalm Area Career Center (MACC) created a trebuchet to launch pumpkins at a target — a car — by using algebra and more.
Read the funeral notices for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
Five local school districts will have contested school board positions on the ballot Nov. 6, including Belding, Carson City-Crystal, Montabella, Tri County and Vestaburg.
Read the minutes from the Fairplain Township Board meeting Oct. 1.
At least one of our area teams will be crowned a district volleyball champion at the end of today. The Central Montcalm Hornets and Belding Redskins made sure of that with Class B district semifinal wins on Wednesday night at Belding. The Hornets needed five games to do so, while the Redskins advanced after three games.
Michigan Republican Party Chairman Bobby Schostak will be joined by Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette in Greenville on Saturday. The state Republican team is traveling around the state for the Believe in Michigan Bus Tour. The Greenville stop is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Montcalm GOP Headquarters at 214 South Franklin St. in Greenville.
Greenville’s volleyball team overcame a rough start, and they are in the Class A District 7 final because of it. The Yellow Jackets knocked off Rockford in the district semifinals 19-25. 25-19, 25-16, 25-21 Wednesday night.
A 71-year-old Greenville man was arrested in the 200 block of East Summit Street on Wednesday, after a police investigation regarding counterfeit $100 bills.
When it comes to electing a drain commissioner for Montcalm County, experience is key. Shane Jacobs, a Democrat from Howard City, is running against Sandy Raines, a Republican from Sidney Township, for the drain commissioner position the wake of longtime Drain Commissioner Donald Cooper’s pending retirement.
In five days, Greenville resident Melissa Temerowski will be on a plane to South Carolina, where she will begin her basic training in the U.S. Army at Fort Jackson. Unlike many fresh recruits, however, Temerowski will be entering the service as a private first class, thanks to the Future Soldier program.