After two days, six area wrestlers are in position to earn the ultimate achievement — an individual state championship. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s season-ending extravaganza — with nearly 900 wrestlers taking part — began on Thursday and concludes with the championship matches today starting at 4:45 p.m.
Belding’s girls basketball team is head- ed deeper into the Class B state tournament. The host Redskins held the Alma Panthers to just three players scoring in a 52-25 win in the district tournament.
It took the No. 1 team in the state in Class C to end the Carson City- Crystal girls basketball team’s season. The Laingsburg Wolfpack held the Eagles to just 17 points in a 28-17 win Friday night in the Class C district final. The Eagles finish the season 21-3.
The boys basketball game between Carson City-Crystal and Vestaburg was everything it was supposed to be when two teams are battling for a conference title. In the end, the Wolverines won the battle and the title Thursday night.
A proposal to merge the Edmore Police Department with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office took another step forward today.
Montcalm County’s Law Enforcement & Courts Committee unanimously recommended the full board approve the merger.
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The project that will put a new city clock in downtown Stanton next fall received a large boost this week when Sidney State Bank presented Stanton City Manager Jake Eckholm with a $2,000 donation. On Thursday, bank president and CEO James B. Paris officially turned over the funds to Eckholm.
Winter is cold, but fire is hot. A combination of freezing temperatures, electrical problems and human error have been the cause of multiple house fires throughout Montcalm County and surrounding areas this year.
Arguably, there is not a soul in Montalm County who is more excited for the cold weather to break for good than Bob Hemmingsen.
Funeral notices for Saturday, March 7, 2015