We always look forward to the Montcalm County 4-H Fair. This year, there’s even more to be excited about.
“Snow White is one of the most famous fairy tales of all time. This story isn’t about her, but about her younger sister, Rose Red,” the narrator explains to the audience. “The Adventures of Rose Red (Snow White’s less-famous sister)” is presented by Montcalm Community College’s drama class, a comedy by Sean Abley that is suitable for all ages.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team dominated the O-K White Conference this year. The Yellow Jackets finished 9-1 in the league (19-1 overall in regular season) and won their first league title since 1993, as members of the Seaway Conference.
According to Riff, the turf isn’t much, but it is all the Jets have, and they want to hold on to it. They don’t want the Puerto Rican Sharks moving in. Presented by the Belding High School drama club, “West Side Story” takes place in the mid-1950s and shows the rivalry between the two teenage street gangs. In the midst of the rivalry, Tony, from the Jets, crosses the racial barriers when he falls in love with Maria, part of the Sharks set.
Montcalm County officials are preparing to cut ties with Recycle World and establish six new unmanned recycling sites throughout the county. Montcalm County currently contracts with Recycle World, based out of a building at M-91 and Sidney Road in Montcalm Township. Recycle World is owned by Kevin Willemstein of Gowen, along with his son. They have four additional employees.
The Montcalm County dog census amnesty period is well under way and the response has been overwhelming. So overwhelming, in fact, that Montcalm County Treasurer JoAnne Vukin can’t handle the phone calls.
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Like many school districts across the state, Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is taking a look at the length of school board member terms, after recent legislation mandating that school board elections happen only during November elections on even years.
After going on a mission trip to Costa Rica with his wife and TACTICA Ministries in February of 2011, he made a commitment to return and help full time.
Rick Rought and his wife, Sherry Rought, turned a three- to five-year plan into just a few short months leading to his resignation as trustee from the Montcalm Township board.
With 60 degree temperatures and the sun in the sky, it was a perfect day Tuesday to take a tour through the Montcalm Area Career Center (MACC) greenhouse during the fourth annual “All Things Green” Expo. Students and area residents toured the greenhouse as well as 27 vender booths from area agricultural specialist at the MACC, featuring products grown right in Montcalm County.