Have you ever been drawn to a place so strongly that it feels like you were meant to be there? Like it was home? Maybe it holds sentimental memories. Or maybe it’s just a place that calms your soul.
The Daily News headline read “Outman Wrestling With Charter School Increase.” Not surprising, because any issue relative to the funding of schools these days brings influential, well-funded, and special interests into play. There is no simple answer.
Eight-year-old Blake Hulliberger is helping other children like him with $10,000 he won by placing sixth in the Pepsi Refresh Contest. Hulliberger, of Greenville, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2009 and relapsed in September. That didn’t stop him from entering a contest and winning $10,000 to collect snacks and “poke prizes.”
An Edmore-area mobile home park is in worse condition today than it when it was condemned five months ago. Cleaning it up may be more difficult now that the owner of Edmore Estates is facing prison time for an unrelated case.
A Montcalm County Prosecutor’s Office employee who was laid off due to budget cuts may be called back to her job this week. Office Assistant Connie Turnbull lost her job — along with several other county employees — after the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 26 to approve $1.3 million in budget cuts.
However, commissioners voted Monday to recall Turnbull pending final approval of a contract with the Michigan Department of Human Services (DHS).
The Friends of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail group is asking a judge to rule in its favor on two important issues in an ownership lawsuit.
The locally based country music act Centerville is hosting a CD release party Saturday in Grand Rapids.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Dec. 2, 2011.
STANTON — A game of runs turned into a game of missed opportunities.
But Vestaburg had fewer missed chances than Central Montcalm. It propelled the Wolverines to a 54-50 overtime win over the Green Hornets on Thursday night.
HOWARD CITY — The Tri County Vikings boys basketball team put together one of the best seasons in school history last year.
The Vikings finished the 2010-2011 season with a 17-7 overall record. They won the school’s first district title in 24 years and led the Class B runner-up Muskegon Heights Tigers at halftime in the regional semifinals.