Montcalm County Chief Deputy Treasurer JoAnne Vukin will be the new county treasurer next year. Vukin, of Pierson Township, will fill the remainder of current Treasurer Marcia Sawdy’s term until Dec. 31, 2012, and has the option of running for a new four-year term in the November 2012 election.
Twice the Greenville Yellow Jackets held double digit leads and twice the Cedar Springs Red Hawks fought back. In the end, the Yellow Jackets battled and held on for a 62-55 boys basketball season opening win on the road.
STANTON — Had it not been for a single quarter in which Central Montcalm went on a dry spell Tuesday night, the boys basketball game against Tri County would have been a lot closer.
Instead, the second quarter did in the Green Hornets. The Vikings took advantage for a 60-50 win in the first game of the season for both teams, who inaugurated their new coaches.
United Solar Ovonic has agreed to give back about $11 million of a Community Development Block Grant. The grant was part of an incentive package to lure the Auburn Hills-based company to Greenville.
A man fired a gun after a domestic disturbance in Douglass Township on Wednesday. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Waber said a boyfriend and girlfriend were arguing in a mobile home around 10:40 a.m. at 5414 W. Briggs Road when a gun discharged.
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Seventy years ago today, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in a surprise attack, bringing the United States into World War II. Half a world away, a Polish family was trying to survive the horrors of a Russian labor camp in Siberia.
We can all sleep soundly tonight knowing that when disaster strikes, Montcalm County is armed and ready to deploy its… snow cone machine? That’s right, a snow cone machine.
Belding’s Historic District Commission is one step closer to becoming an official city committee. Members of the Belding City Council approved bylaws, rules of procedure and guidelines under which the commission will operate.
A man with alleged mental health issues told police an acquaintance fired a shotgun at him before fleeing into the woods. But police are skeptical of the report and have no evidence suggesting a shooting ever took place. Sheriff Bill Barnwell said deputies responded to a call of a possible shooting around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Johnson and Holland Lake roads.