FAIRPLAIN TOWNSHIP – Sheridan Community Fire Department was dispatched at 6:57 p.m. to a wooded area just east of Grow Road and south of Fenwick Road. Assistant Fire Chief Ed Lingeman said he is not sure what started the fire or what way the fire was traveling. “It looked bigger than it was,” Lingeman said [...]
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There’s nothing easy about life with an autistic child. The temper tantrums, lack of communication, inability to perform even the simplest task … all these are hurdles parents of autistic kids face every day. But the hardest thing is often something as simple as a trip to the grocery store.
Greenville High School students performed in the 23rd annual Collage Concert Friday night, performing musical numbers while entertaining a packed auditorium at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center. Students will perform the show again tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. All vocal and instrumental groups of the high school music [...]
Belding High School Band students performed in the annual Belding Band Follies show, performing musical numbers and comedy sketches while entertaining an audience at the BHS auditorium. Students will perform the show again tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 at the door.
Over the past 12 years, the Mid-Michigan District Health Department (MMDHD) has taken pride in exceeding the expectations of clients, according to Health Officer Kim Singh. These days, Singh says the MMDHD is struggling to provide adequate services, at best.
The Road Commission for Montcalm County is looking for a new managing director. Randy Stearns, the longtime managing director for Montcalm County, retired on March 16. Stearns recently received a Merit Award at the County Road Association (CRAM)’s annual Highway Conference.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, April 13, 2012
The Belding Redskins jumped out to great start in the O-K Blue Conference this week with three wins against no losses. The Redskins continued momentum from Tuesday’s 10-0 win at Grand Rapids West Catholic and won twice on Thursday against the same Falcons team at Demorest Field.
I’m worried about an email I received from a reader the other day. I get a lot of mail, most of it complimentary. It’s complimentary not because I’m the next James Thurber, but because I rarely write about anything of consequence and do my best to avoid controversial topics. When it comes to reproductive rights, gun control, religion, politics and parenting, I’d just like to state emphatically and for the record that I agree wholly and completely with you.