After 40 years of ownership and ready to welcome retirement, John Bookwalter didn’t have to look far in finding the right person to hand the keys of his car dealership to. Having owned Bookwalter Chevrolet-Buick since acquiring it in 1977, Bookwalter has employed numerous people, from high school students to longtime community residents, and in looking toward the future he chose one of his dedicated staff members in Brandon Stowell.
Montcalm County’s Panhandle community continues to be known for its support of local music. Last January, Luke Gitchel and Tom Krope purchased the property at 210 E. Edgerton St. — which formerly housed Helping Hands Food Pantry — from the Howard City Downtown Development Authority for $15,000.
The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, April 15, 2017
“I was 22 and only smoked weed, drank from here and there, took pills sometimes. Some call me a late bloomer.” — So begins a letter written by Amber Rowland on April 11, 2016, and read aloud in Montcalm County’s Drug Court as a success story from someone who was bound by addiction, but fought to be sober.
John “JD” Johansen is planning on spending much of his time at Monroe Cemetery this summer before he starts 10th grade at Greenville High School.
A Montcalm County commissioner was sentenced this week to one day in jail, probation and costs for drunken driving last year.
A decision to reverse a rental agreement last month by the Crystal Township Board resulted in a tense back-and-forth between business owners and township officials Wednesday evening.
Just over a year ago, this community said goodbye to the old Carnation condensery building.
The Sheridan Village Council hopes to welcome new businesses to that property this year.
When Department of Public Works (DPW) employees respond to a water leak in Edmore, they’ll be bringing along their newest piece of equipment: A vactor truck.
The ordinary caterpillar toils daily, but it is not until he goes through a transformation that he becomes free to soar. Stanton’s Trinity Church uses that same concept in its original musical Easter drama “Born Again.”
The church will feature “Born Again” at 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Easter Sunday.