Voter turnout was high Tuesday — relatively speaking, that is. Just over 20 percent (8,342 people) of Montcalm County’s 41,562 registered voters participated in the primary election. Yes, that’s only two out of every 10 registered voters, but it’s better than 2008, when only 17.5 percent participated in that primary election.
ROCKFORD — The Collision Center on 14 Mile, between Rockford and Cedar Springs, is now under management of Ed Koehn Chrevrolet dealership. The Collision Center team includes Jack Price, Heather Odren, Lenny Wentz, Rick Palm and Eric Montgomery. Ed Koehn is a name well known and respected in West Michigan. Owners Ed and Aaron Koehn [...]
GREENVILLE — Al Briggs still remembers the tedious task of having to price tag every individual package of merchandise one sticker tag at a time, only to go back later and remove them after each sale. Today, technology provides Briggs, the assistant manager at Kmart, and his staff of 52 with slick and easy-to-use bar [...]
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, March 3, 2012
Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestler Jordan Thomas will put the finishing touches on his outstanding high school wrestling career today at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Thomas, a senior, is shooting for his third consecutive individual state championship today at 4:45 p.m. His opponent is rival Gabe Dean of Lowell.
The unseasonably mild winter has made the Montcalm County area a suitable habitat for the bald eagle, according to fish and wildlife specialists. Several local residents — in Greenville, Stanton, Edmore, McBride, Lakeview and Six Lakes — have reported recent bald eagle sightings.
Greenville Public Schools (GPS) is making another advancement in the classroom to help achieve teaching and learning without boundaries. Currently, GPS is working to have WiFi devices running in all the buildings, according to Director of Technology Leeanne Eyer.
Talking to a friend last week, I was reminded of how important it is to listen to your gut. Not the growly stomach, hungry kind of messages you get. Rather, the sense that something might not be right. In other words, your intuition.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, March 2, 2012
A glorious Wednesday it was, sunny bright and calm, acclaimed by a choir of songbirds. After all, it was George Washington’s birthday, worthy of the chirping oratorio. Never before had I heard songbirds so early in the year, celebratory and jubilant in premature welcome of spring. They got it wrong. They were too darned early.