The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls basketball team has lost just four times this season. One of those losses was at Forest Hills Northern (31-29) on Feb. 5. Greenville will have the chance to avenge that loss tonight in the semifinals on the Class A District No. 7 tournament.
Students from Lakeview Middle and High schools showed up with their parents in tow at the middle school Monday evening for a free meal and demonstration of an innovative teaching technique being implemented in Lakeview classrooms. Though primarily a system for teaching reading, teachers at the middle school and high school have been using the method in math, science and other classes as well.
The idea of moving forward into the digital age has now officially become a reality for the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners as each member of the board will soon possess a wireless tablet device to use during meetings and on a daily basis. With each commissioner sitting with their 139-page meeting packet before them at the Montcalm County Administration Building Monday afternoon in Stanton, members of the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to do away with the paper packets and approved the purchase of wireless electronic tablet devices to use in order to replace the paper packets.
During the pregame warmups, the Lakeview Wildcats seemed to be shooting the ball pretty well. They definitely did not waste any shots prior to the game, especially senior Andrea Henry. Henry scored a game-high 25 points, while leading the Wildcats to a 59-43 district opening win over the Belding Redskins on Monday night at Alma.
A fast-moving girls basketball game took place in Pewamo in the Class C district tournament Monday. It was all Carson City-Crystal.
Central Montcalm 56, Holton 45: The Green Hornets picked up a CSAA win over the Red Devils on Monday night in a make-up game. Lane Ledford had 18 points and Scott Schalow scored 12 for Central…
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Carson City residents will be able to see the municipality’s ordinances with a click of a mouse, thanks to the City Council approving codification at their meeting Tuesday night. With a 6-0 approval — Mayor Bruce Tasker was absent — the council approved spending $9,985 initial costs to get the 60-plus ordinances cleaned up and converted to an online version.
Winter is still with us, and it looks like it will keep punching for a while longer. But if we gotta have winter, let it be like yesterday. The sun was shining, the snow was beautiful, the temperature was moderate, a day perfect for ice fishing and the kids were sledding at Tower Mountain.
Paving the way to Michigan’s future is going to cost money, but it’s the only sensible approach to rebuild our state’s roads and bridges. It’s a certainty that we’ll pay either for needed upgrades, or we will pay the price with added vehicle repairs, personal injuries, limited commercial (jobs) growth and loss of federal monetary support for our road systems.