Firefighters from Crystal Township and Richland Township battled a blaze at a mobile home for several hours early this morning, but the contents and home itself were a complete loss. According to Richland Township Fire Chief Calvin Callison, the fire was likely caused by a wood burning stove at the residence, located on Hillis Road in Ferris Township east of Crystal.
Many of you may remember in February, a millage proposal was on the ballot to help maintain sheriff patrols and ensure 24-hour coverage by sheriff deputies. The request was for 1 mill for five years, but was defeated by a slim margin of 120 votes. The request was due to budget cuts of $1.1 million from the county general fund budget.
Although the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education originally approved plans to add to restroom facilities to Carson City Elementary School, questions over the timing and the cost of the project have proved insurmountable at this time. The school board voted 6-1 on Wednesday to reject a bid for restroom renovations. Board President Tom Wilcox cast the lone dissenting vote.
Voters will decide on six statewide proposals one week from today. “A very crowded ballot,” observed Gov. Rick Snyder at a recent townhall-style meeting at Montcalm Community College.
Gov. Rick Snyder recently appeared with 70th District Rep. Rick Outman at a townhall-style meeting at Montcalm Community College to rally the Republican base. The Daily News sat down with Snyder for an interview after the event to get the governor’s thoughts on the upcoming election, which takes place one week from today.
Two Greenville men were arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly breaking into numerous vehicles. At about 2:40 a.m. Sunday, a Greenville Department of Public Safety officer on patrol saw Christopher Edward Brimmer, 22, and Brandon Tiger-Lee Smith, 18, both of Greenville, walking in the area of Grove and Lafayette streets dressed all in black and carrying a duffle bag and backpacks.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012
A Montcalm County real American hero, Ed Johnson, died last week at age 93.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Oct. 29, 2012
Some seniors at Greenville High School are banding together to make a difference so students don’t feel hungry due to new food regulations. New requirements headed by first lady Michelle Obama and members of Congress went into effect across the nation this school year. After hearing some students were still hungry because of these regulations, students decided to work together to try to get things changed.