Spectrum Health United Lifestyles received a grant to operate its Rural FitKids Program, which will begin in August. On May 3, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced it will distribute more than $10.4 million in grants to rural health providers in the nation.
Wins or losses do not always indicate improvement. The Greenville Yellow Jackets girls tennis team may be struggling to string together wins, but they have shown constant improvement this year.
The goal beginning the season for the Central Montcalm was to make the team state finals. That goal is still very much attainable as the Hornet golfers continue to improve on the course.
After voters approved a bond earlier this month, Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Interim Superintendent Duane Ellis said it’s time to fulfill the school’s promise to the community. “What happens next is that we have to start planning for the construction that we promised,” said Ellis at Monday night’s school board meeting. “We like to really have stuff done as quickly as possible.”
The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education expelled a middle school student for a drug-related offense. The decision was made Monday night during a closed session of the regular school board meeting.
The Spectrum Health United Hospital Heart and Vascular Center officially opened its doors to existing and new patients on May 8. West Michigan Heart and Spectrum Health Medial Group nationally recognized specialists will provide comprehensive heart and vascular services from prevention and diagnosis to treatment in the recently renovated facility.
Beatles music played in the background and a bountiful tiered tower of treats and tea set the scene of a traditional English tea party, which represented the theme of One Book One County 2012. As guests entered Wednesday’s opening kickoff event at the M-TEC on Montcalm Community College’s Greenville Campus they saw lovely tables dressed with linens and teatime accoutrements. Flags representing Great Britain and Pakistan decorated the walls with traditional English art carefully placed around the room. All were set up to keep the guests guessing what this year’s book will be. This year the book is “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson.
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Members of Belding City Council officially adopted a balanced budget for the 2012-2013 fiscal year during Tuesday night’s Belding City Council meeting. After being first proposed in April and having gone through several revisions, the final version of the budget was presented to council members by City Manager Randy DeBruine Tuesday night and voted through by council members with a 5-0 vote.
Members of this small community are banding together to help a young family after their home and all their belongings were destroyed in an electrical fire. The Hubbardston Fire Department responded to a mobile home fire at 607 N. Washington St. in Hubbardston around 5:30 p.m. May 9. The Carson City Fire Department assisted.