We’re smack dab in the middle of summer, but it felt more like fall this weekend with highs in the 60s and low 70s. Great weather for golfing and working in the yard without having to worry about bugs. But you had to bundle up to do it.
Here at The Daily News and The Gazette, our reporters are not able to cover every local government meeting due to the wide area we cover. That’s why we make it a practice at both newspapers to request and print as many meeting minutes as possible. We obtain copies of meeting minutes first via a friendly request to local officials and then, if that doesn’t work, a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request, which requires the meeting minutes be given to us via state law.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, July 29, 2013
It’s not like Central Montcalm’s football team has been idle this summer. Far from it. The Green Hornets have been doing a lot of things this summer to prepare for their opening game on Aug, 29, noted coach Marty James.
A Stanton man was hospitalized Saturday after he allegedly shot himself in the leg with a handgun after attempting to remove the gun from its holster. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Sheridan Community Hospital at 10:50 p.m. after a 58-year-old man came in seeking treatment for a gunshot wound.
Two people were injured in an accident today when their car struck a tree after attempting to switch drivers mid-drive as the vehicle traveled westbound on W. Belding Road (M-44).
If someone sends you sage, it’s polite to comment that you hope they, too, will live a long life. A gift of a coreopsis should make you smile. And if someone presents you with a rose, well, pucker up: someone loves you. If you’re fortunate enough to receive a “Tussie Mussie,” you’d better get out your flora-to-English dictionary, because there’s a message buried there between all those stems and petals.
Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale “The Storks” paints a picture of a small town from the angle of the sky, where a mother and father stork have made their nest atop the roof of a Danish home, as the mother tends to her baby chicks and the father ventures off to find food for the feathered family. That’s why the reaction from the small crowd in Greenville was unanimously pleasant Friday morning as artist Luverne Adamson unveiled her work of art that is this year’s Danish Festival mural.
Read funeral notices for Saturday, July 27, 2013.
Firefighters from two area fire departments battled a sizable grass fire for about two hours Thursday afternoon near Lakeview. The Lakeview District Fire Department was dispatched to 7060 W. Townline Lake Road at about 2:03 p.m.