Spring is here and that means a bevy of tidying up to do for municipalities. The Montcalm Township Board knocked out one spring task after the other at Wednesday’s meeting as they addressed lawn care, road work and an overall township cleanup.
With $60.9 million funneling down from the state for road maintenance across Michigan following a long and treacherous winter, one might think massive repair projects are on this spring’s agenda.
The idea of installing water meters at an apartment complex was again at the forefront of business for the Sheridan Village Council on Tuesday. Sheridan chiropractor and landlord Douglas Willemin has been trying for several months to convince the council to approve the installation of meters — at the village’s expense — at one or more of the apartment buildings he owns in town. His current water rates, he contends, are far greater than the actual usage at his properties.
A new robot at Montcalm Community College (MCC) appears to be bringing (artificial) life to the college’s manufacturing curriculum. Meet “Baxter,” the newest addition to college’s Greenville campus.
Greenville High School has a long tradition of solid performances, both individually and as a team, on the track and in the field. The Yellow Jackets are expecting more of the same this season.
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The West Michigan Whitecaps were able to put Jan. 3 aside for one night and enjoy some baseball. The Whitecaps beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 3-2 Tuesday night in the home opener at Fifth Third Ballpark in front of 7,182 fans.
The 2013 girls track season was an incredible one for the Belding Redskins. Last year included a 6-0 dual meet record, invitational wins at home and Lakeview, first place at the O-K Blue Conference meet and the O-K Blue championship. The Redskins placed fourth at regionals, ninth out of 15 teams at the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association (MITCA) team state meet and broke eight school records last year.
arson City-Crystal’s softball team lost seven seniors from last year’s team. But coach Samantha Jensen won’t call this a rebuilding year.
Students attending Montcalm Community College (MCC) will notice a hike in their tuition as they enroll for their next semester of classes. During Tuesday evening’s MCC Board of Trustees meeting at the MCC’s Stanley & Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center on the college’s Greenville campus, board members voted unanimously to increase the 2014-2015 tuition by approximately 5 percent.