A modular home near Duck Lake was nearly destroyed in a Friday morning fire that required three fire departments to extinguish.
The Greenville Planning Commission voted 7-2 Thursday to recommend to City Council a denial of a request to rezone a portion of the Forest View Planned Use Development (PUD) to residential.
There are lessons to be learned from the sport — some might call it art — of archery. Patience, strength, judgment, the ability to find one’s center and home in on it, like an arrow to a bullseye. All these are skills that make not only for a better archer, but a better person.
Five fire departments worked together for several hours Thursday evening in attempt to save a large two-story home, but the challenges of extinguishing the fire proved to be too great in the end.
Funeral notices for Friday, January 10, 2014
I am writing this column while my outside thermometer reads minus 8 degrees and although the sun is shining, I can see lots of snow outside my window. I am snug inside taking care of putting away Christmas decorations and generally tidying up the house. I actually love January weather because I have the luxury of staying indoors. Although I am getting some cleaning done, my first choice would be to curl up with a book and savor the quiet day.
Sometimes patience pays off … quite literally. In November, Montcalm Township officials approved the $10,900 purchase of a siren at a discounted price, but told themselves they would look into additional funding and more potential savings to purchase additional sirens in the future.
While students enjoyed their third straight snow day at home, officials at Greenville Public Schools can finally rest easy. Walnut Hills Elementary School is ready for students today after this week’s frigid temperatures caused a pipe to burst, flooding a section of the school.
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The Michigan Blood organization has its location, date and volunteers ready for an upcoming blood drive — now the nonprofit just needs the people of Belding to show their support.