A Montcalm Township man is in custody after he allegedly threatened his family at knifepoint for more than two and a half hours early Sunday morning. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1100 block of West Sidney Road at 12:46 a.m. regarding a man armed with knives, threatening to kill his family.
The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted criminal sexual assault of a woman who successfully escaped after she was attacked. A 23-year-old Stanton woman reported at 10:39 p.m. Sunday that she had been walking near a small lake in the Colby Ranch game area when she was approached by a man driving a red car.
State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, sponsored an agriculture town hall meeting Friday to inform the community about agriculture not only in Michigan, but especially in Montcalm County. The meeting was held at the Ash Building at the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds just north of Greenville and was attended by about 50 residents, committee members, commissioners and more, including Michigan State University Extension Office Director Thomas Coon.
A Grand Rapids man is in jail after allegedly stabbing a local man and attempting to stab another local man Friday night in Greenville. According to Greenville Department of Public Safety Director Mike Pousak, the incident began at a party at River’s Edge Townhouses on Hillcrest Street in Greenville.
Starting Sunday, it will be illegal to buy, sell or use synthetic drugs in Michigan. But Howard City Police Chief Steve DeWitt is getting a head start on cracking down.
A variety of fast and colorful rides are being featured at this year’s Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Starting Monday, parts, accessories, repair and good old-fashioned camaraderie for motorcycle owners and enthusiasts will be available at Levi Herroon and Craig Gill’s new business, Short Stop Motorcycle Parts and Accessories.
When he decided to start painting again following a 25-year hiatus, it was the somnambulant, siren song of familiar faces and places that drew Craig Snook back to the village of Lakeview. A 1981 graduate of Lakeview High School who went on to pursue a career in graphic arts, Snook’s intimate knowledge of the village and surrounding countryside gave him more than enough choices when it came to subject matter.
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Rod McKeown had gone into the bull-riding competition at the Montcalm County 4-H Fair on Friday night with one injury already. The White Cloud man was already nursing an injured left hand, so he had to ride the bulls at the annual Brandt Clark Rodeo with his other hand.