Montcalm County commissioners are taking back tentative budget request approvals after learning the county is still facing a deficit this coming fiscal year. Controller-Administrator Chris Hyzer led Monday morning’s two-hour budget meeting alongside Finance & Personnel Committee members Ron Baker of Howard City, Ron Braman of Vestaburg, Betty Kellenberger of Carson City, Tom Lindeman of Greenville and Ron Retzloff of Crystal.
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As the final days of summer vacation dwindle, the need for school supplies increases. That need was met for 364 children during Saturday’s fourth annual Operation School Supplies distribution at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.
The humble potato received the recognition it deserves this weekend. The Edmore Potato Festival featured dozens of small-town activities, musical performances, parades and other events.
“Don’t Rain on My Parade” was the song Allison Harrison chose to sing for her talent phase of the Miss Belding Scholarship competition. That may be her motto for the year now that she has been chosen as Miss Belding 2014 and will reign over not only the Labor Day festivities but also will represent her hometown at various parades and community events this next year.
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Area couch potatoes looking to get a fresh start on a lean, healthy lifestyle now have a new choice, thanks to Fresh Start Fitness, 406 S. Lafayette. St., which will host its grand opening Sept. 1. According to co-owner Casey Kubiak, the fitness center offers the latest and greatest in workout equipment, convenience and personal training.
Awards have been announced for the 3rd annual Art @ the Green event for both 3D and 2D art pieces. With two places for each category decided by art judges and also an award for the top vote getter from the public, the event was highly competitive among the artists, who came from throughout the area to submit 31 entries.
In 1965, a small college opened in the heart of Montcalm County with the purpose of offering knowledge and expanding the minds of local residents eager to take their education to the next level.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014