Some of my most cherished memories are of the time I have spent playing games with my eight grandchildren. One day I was playing a board game with our oldest granddaughter, Jordan, (now a mother herself) when she was about 3 years old. She had won the game. I congratulated her and started to clear the board. “No, Grandma,” she said. “You have to keep playing so you can win too.”
Last Veterans Day, Belding celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Park with the unveiling of the Freedom Wall, a monument honoring all Belding area veterans of World War II. Now, one year later, Belding will be welcoming another monument to the park.
After about a year of costly legal wrangling, Greenville has finally accepted a settlement agreement with Eureka Township regarding a fee the township attempted to levy against the city for a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
An elderly Howard City man has died several days after a motorcycle-minivan crash Sunday night that left another man dead as well. Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt confirmed William MacTavish died Tuesday night. He was 84 years old.
A police chief’s proposal for a countywide secondhand dealers ordinance is moving forward. The Montcalm County Law Enforcement & Courts Committee voted Tuesday to recommend the full board adopt the proposal. The full board will vote on the ordinance at the next regular meeting scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Oct. 28.
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Residents living on Karner Drive could be looking at a special assessment of $150 per year to cover the cost of maintaining the road there. Some residents living on Karner have petitioned the Eureka Township Board to add the assessment beginning with this winter’s tax bill.
An elderly Howard City man is clinging to life after a motorcycle-minivan crash Sunday night that left the motorcyclist dead. The accident occurred around 7:04 p.m. at the intersection of Ensley and Shaw streets.
A child in danger, whether from a lurking predator or an abusive home, is a situation recognized by parents, teachers and adults as despicable and wrong, and when discovered, action should be taken. But one perspective difficult to view is that of the child, who may not even realize that what is happening around them could be considered dangerous.
Former Belding educator and current Ionia County commissioner Lynn Mason has officially thrown her hat into the ring in the 2014 race for the Michigan House of Representatives 86th District.