Sixteen hot air balloons will float into town May 31, bringing the 40th annual Frontier Days celebration with them. Frontier Days is scheduled for May 30-June 3 in Carson City.
An irrigation wire thief has been sent to prison after being apprehended by a band of farming brothers and police troopers after being tracked 3 miles in the snow and nearly freezing to death. Justin Wilcox, 31, of Morley, was charged with malicious destruction of personal property more than $1,000 and larceny. He pleaded no contest to malicious destruction of personal property. He was recently sentenced to from 15 months to five years in prison for victimizing Carr Farms Inc.
Jennifer Ash said her goal was always to do the right thing on behalf of her father’s trust. We think she did the right thing for everyone.
After holding a fourth and final public meeting Wednesday night, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) announced it has officially accepted Mueller Industries’ No Further Action Report. As of today, all of the residential properties to the east of the Mueller Industries-Extruded Metals facility meet the state lead clean-up standard for residential property,” Chris Christensen of the MDEQ Remediation Division said. “We appreciate the cooperation we have received from Mueller Industries over the years. Mueller has really stepped up. This is a success story that needed to be told.”
When he was just a young boy, Logan McClintic used to wait anxiously for his grandfather to buy him his next Lego set so he could put his imagination to work and build whatever flying devices popped into his mind. Today, the Carson City-Crystal High School senior still has those visions of building things that can fly, but rather than playfully build on those ideas with a children’s toy, he will pursue his dreams to design and work on aircraft as an aerospace engineering student at the University of Michigan this autumn.
The Tri County Middle School principal has been suspended amid alleged financial irregularities. Middle School Principal Bill Cichewicz was placed on leave last week, according to Tri County Area Schools Superintendent Al Cumings.
A Greenville man was arrested after allegedly committing a slew of crimes this weekend. The Greenville Department of Public Safety responded to an accident at about 4:30 a.m. Saturday in the 800 block of W. Washington Street.
A Howard City woman was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison Wednesday after a drunken driving accident last summer that claimed the life of an 8-year-old boy. Stacy Rosset, 37, pleaded no contest April 13 to operating under the influence of liquor causing death. A second charge of operating under the influence of liquor causing injury was dismissed in exchange for her plea.
The election filing deadline has passed and the candidates are finalized for Ionia and Montcalm counties. The filing deadline was May 15 via the county clerk’s office.
The Greenville Alumni Association will have its annual banquet with a social hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion in Greenville. The meal is $25 and anyone who attended Greenville Public Schools is welcome to attend, although there is a limited amount of tickets left for the dinner, according to Alumni Association Treasurer Steve Davis. About 30 tickets are left. Those interested in attending the banquet can call Kemp Insurance at (616) 754-4673.