The latest “Gang of Eight” senators just could be putting together the pieces for the breakthrough needed to relieve the nation’s long struggle with its immigration policies and practices.
Before Sen. Carl Levin leaves the United States Senate in his final term after more than 30 years of service as the longest-serving senator in Michigan’s history, he’ll be making at least one final local appearance. The Montcalm County Democrats will welcome Levin to the 8th annual Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner on Saturday, along with State House Rep. Brandon Dillon, D-Grand Rapids, to be a featured guest speaker at the fundraising event.
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Do you know what “fracking” is? Three local organizations are sponsoring a community educational event at 6:30 pm on Monday at Rockford High School regarding hydraulic fracturing, which is an industrial oil and gas extraction technique commonly known as fracking.
“Born under a bad sign, I been down since I begin to crawl; if it wasn’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have no luck at all.” Those words, from the old Albert King tune, “Born Under a Bad Sign,” could preface many stories, but few so aptly as that of Robin Sova. For the past 10 years, the Sheridan woman’s life has been one long series of near misses and catastrophes, most health related, some man made.
A near capacity crowd turned out at St. Mary’s Hall in Carson City to honor this year’s Citizen of the Year, Carol Wiles. Wiles was awarded the honor by the Carson City Lions Club, which each year hosts the event.
As spring weather is just around the corner, the Greenville City Council is looking ahead to prepare the city streets. During Tuesday’s meeting, the council awarded a bid for the spring sweeping of city streets to Tri-Us Services Inc. from Kent City not to exceed $10,021.50.
Members of the Belding City Council were on the same page when voting unanimously to approve several items presented before them during Tuesday evening’s meeting at the Pere Marquette Depot. Belding Fire Chief Gregg Moore stood before City Council with a request for the city to accept a new agreement between Keene Township and the city for a renewed emergency service agreement between the two municipalities.
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Central Montcalm’s girls basketball team got off to a slow start under new coach Kevin Everingham. “We had a weak start to the season,” Everingham said. “I think we won the majority of the games in the second half of the season. We could have done the same type of thing in the first half if we played a little better early on.”