More than a year after almost 100 trees were allegedly wrongfully cut down along the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, all parties have reached a settlement in court.
After six months of waiting, the Montcalm Township Fire Department received a letter stating its ISO rating has been lowered by two points.
Montcalm Community College is hosting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Montcalm County on June 15-16 on the college’s Sidney campus.
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People who are trying to bounce back from a rough economy and find a new job may be worried they don’t have the right skills or education to get hired — especially since some people have worked in the same field for years.
The sound of glass breaking somewhere downstairs when you’re tucked safely into a 3 a.m. bed; the low growl of an unseen dog on a dark summer’s night; unexpected knocking from beneath your car’s hood when you’re miles from home. All these qualify as scary noises. But the scariest noise of all, the one most people fear above all else, may be summed up in three words: “You have cancer.”
Five-year-old Belding buddies Owen Newland and Dayton Reeves have been collecting chapsticks and toy tractors to donate to the DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids for young patient, in honor of Bree and Madison Town of Greenville. Bree Town is battling leukemia.
The Greenville City Council accepted an agreement with the Police Officers Association of Michigan for the officers of the Greenville Department of Public Safety. After coming out of an executive session on Tuesday, the City Council approved the one-year agreement. Assistant City Manager Cameron Van Wyngarden said in the past, the agreements have been three-year-long agreements. However, with the unpredictable budgets, the last two years the agreements were only one-year agreements.
It was on a whim that Audrey Frank opted to compete in the Miss Danish Festival pageant last August. She won that title, earning the right to compete in the Miss Michigan Scholarship pageant and perhaps proceed to the Miss America Scholarship pageant. Following a send-off celebration last Friday at Greenville Area Community Center, Frank, 20, of Greenville, will leave Sunday for Muskegon for rehearsals, public appearances, photos and autograph sessions prior to two evenings of preliminary rounds and Saturday evening’s final round of competition among the 31 contestants vying for the title of Miss Michigan.
For those looking to buy a home in the city limits of Belding, a fair amount of relief may now be able to come your way. At Tuesday’s city council meeting, members of Belding City Council voted unanimously to approve housing program guidelines from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority’s (MSHDA) Homebuyer Purchase Rehabilitation Program.