With its many bike trails and steady flowing Flat River, one doesn’t have to look far when searching for an opportunity to kayak, canoe or bike throughout the greater Montcalm and Ionia areas. The upcoming Paddle to Pedal event, hosted by Double RR Ranch in Belding, will provide an opportunity for family and friends to take in a little of all of these activities while enjoying the natural beauty found along the Flat River and scenic countryside.
Doris Moore was a feminist decades before the term came into common usage. An outspoken advocate for women’s rights, Doris — like her mother and grandmother before her — spent much of her life chasing the equality she sees as the due of all women.
Glen Strouse thought he was going to Larry’s Northtown Furniture and Appliance Friday morning to help his mom, Fran, pick out a new chair. Instead, he stood speechless when told that his 10-year-old daughter, Faith, had entered The Daily News/Larry’s Northtown “Glad You’re My Dad!” contest and won a new chair for him. Just in time for Father’s Day.
How much is a tree worth? About $468.75, according to the U.S. District Court. That’s how much Ray and Joann Christensen and their son, Joe Christensen, of Montcalm Township, were ordered to pay times 96 for the 96 trees they cut down on a portion of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, June 16, 2012
A trio of drug dealers/users are off the streets of Greenville. Jason Nichols, 25, was convicted by a Montcalm County jury this week of possession of marijuana second offense, maintaining a drug house and being a habitual offender.
Both Central Montcalm and Lakeview had baseball and softball players who were named all-conference by the CSAA. In baseball, Green Hornet pitcher Micah Parr was named first-team all-conference. Wildcat Kyler Ridgeway and Central’s Hunter Myers were second-team.
Nathan Lewis had been coaching Greenville girls soccer for the past five years. But he resigned his position after the season ended so he could spend more time with his family.
2012 was a record-setting season for Ally Reed. The Lakeview senior upped her own record for most goals scored in a season, scoring 29 in the 2012 campaign.
Central Montcalm boys golf coach Gary Buchholz set a goal for his team to shoot a team score of 320 at the Division 3 state finals both Friday and today. The Green Hornets missed that goal, and they are well behind because of it.