If Montcalm County residents didn’t receive their monthly payments from the Social Security Administration, 11.5 percent of total personal income in the county would be lost, a total of $170,888,348 in 2009.
The Michigan Senate approved four bills last week sponsored by Sen. Judy Emmons to expand opportunities for high school freshmen and sophomores and nonpublic students to take public community college and university courses.
GREENVILLE — Most people think of pageant contestants as parading around in sparkling gowns and tiaras or waving in parades.
The vision and mission of Spectrum Health brought Tina Freese-Decker from Iowa to Michigan. Tina Freese-Decker came to accept a fellowship at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids.
To Belding High School senior Erik Doty, the phrase “blessing in disguise” has a unique meaning. On Oct. 27, 2008, Erik was riding to school in the passenger seat of his brother Kevin’s truck while his cousin, Wade, sat in the back. But the three never made it to school.
STANTON — One year ago Friday, Howard City firefighters made a gruesome discovery in the basement of a Whitefish Lake home: The bodies of Michael and Kathleen Greene. Today, police are still trying to piece together who is responsible the couple’s murders. Sheriff Bill Barnwell said his department has been receiving and investigating numerous [...]
First the Montabella Mustangs set a school record for most wins in a season with eight. Then they earned the school’s first ever football playoff victory on Saturday.
The Mustangs dominated the second half of a 38-22 victory over Burton Bendle in the first round of the MHSAA football playoffs.
Sometimes it is hard to get a kid’s attention. Rip a phone book in half or break a 3-foot thick concrete wall with your head might work, however. For the Sons of Thunder strength team, that’s exactly how they reach out to kids and adults in need of inspiration, guidance and motivation.
The Greenville Area Community Foundation (GACF) Board awarded its sixth round of grants from the Meijer Children’s Health Care Fund in October. Three area organizations received a total of $40,000 for projects and equipment that will provide impoverished Montcalm County children much needed health care services.
The Michigan Senate Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee led by Sen. Judy Emmons has approved an 18-bill package of reforms to help protect senior citizens, encourage increased reporting of elder abuse and streng-then penalties for people convicted of abusing a senior citizens.