Saturday Marian “Chicky” Anderson — 11 a.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Wednesday Erik Kiste — 11 a.m., Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville.
Summer temperatures in Michigan have been soaring off the chart.
People need to think about themselves, loved ones and pets when it comes to staying cool.
According to WZZM TV 13’s weather forecast, today could set a record-breaking high as one of the hottest days yet in the ongoing heat wave with temperatures reaching as high as 110 degrees.
Jason Krizan has been on a tear since coming off the disabled list June 28. The West Michigan Whitecaps left fielder was 3-for-3 with three runs scored Thursday night to lead the Whitecaps to a 5-1 win over the Lake County Captains at Fifth Third Ballpark.
For the sixth consecutive summer, former professional and Greenville High School basketball star Zach Ingles will host his youth camp. The camp runs July 16-20 at Greenville High School. Boys and girls entering first grade through ninth grade are eligible to participate.
Those looking to shoot off any fireworks that may have gone unused during the Fourth of July holiday may want to think twice before launching that next rocket into the sky in the city of Belding.
At the request of Belding Fire Chief and City Code Official Gregg Moore, members of Belding City Council officially adopted the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code (IMPC) during Tuesday night’s meeting. According to Moore, the code, which has been upgraded since the city instituted the previous maintenance code in 2009, now includes boarding standards for the closing of damaged or vacant structures.
Minor damage was done to a Crystal home this morning after lightening struck a water line. The Crystal Township Fire Department was dispatched to Smith Street near Crystal Lake for a structure fire at 4:37 a.m.
The Fairplain Township Board decided against purchasing property in Fenwick because of the cost of demolishing the existing building. The township board had $10,000 set aside in its foreclosure and clean-up fund to possibly purchase a piece of property before it goes to the Montcalm County public land auction Aug. 6. The idea was to turn the property into a small community park. However, the cost to demolish the existing building would have put the township’s costs closer to $12,000.
The thing about living in any town – no matter the size – is that you get the good with the bad. Of course, we always hope that the good far outweighs the bad. But sometimes it may seem like the reverse. Lately, our area has had its share of strange crime and last weekend Montcalm County Sheriff deputies were particularly busy. They arrested a man after he threatened his family at knifepoint, apparently because he was upset he wouldn’t be able to buy K2/spice anymore. Selling the drug became illegal last Sunday.