Montabella’s girls cross country team made their second trip in as many seasons to Michigan International Speedway Saturday for the Division 4 state finals. The Mustangs ended up 15th among 27 teams in the meet, getting 426 points to finish just ahead of Wixom St. Catherine’s 427 and behind Hillsdale Academy’s 414.
The seats for Michigan’s 3rd and 4th districts are both being contested in Tuesday’s general election.
The 3rd District covers portions of Barry, Calhoun, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties. The 4th District encompasses 15 counties in the central and northwest section of Michigan, including Montcalm County.
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Turnovers are hard to overcome. Seven turnovers are virtually insurmountable. On Friday, the Chippewa Hills Warriors used a dominant defensive performance and special teams to set up its offense in a 41- 0 shutout win over the Lakeview Wildcats in the opening round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 5 playoffs.
Central Montcalm’s football team made it to the playoffs, but couldn’t continue on because of a really good team. The Freeland Falcons had no problems with the wind or the Green Hornets, winning the Division 5 contest 44-16 Friday night.
The Montabella Mustangs won its last two regular season games to qualify for the postseason. Unfortunately, that meant a playoff matchup with the No. 5 ranked Whittemore-Prescott Cardinals on Friday night in a Division 7 first round game.
Area country music lovers are in for a treat this December, when the Montcalm County 4-H Fair Association brings recording star John Berry to Greenville High School’s Performing Arts Center.
A bird’s eye view of anywhere in Montcalm County is now just a few clicks away.
Funeral notices for Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014
As Michigan’s economic recovery continues, the same cannot be said for its effect on community college enrollment.
Of the 28 community colleges in Michigan, 26 are currently experiencing a drop in enrollment, and Montcalm Community College has not been immune to that decrease.