A young man’s desire for a glass of water before heading to bed may have turned out to be a life-saving gesture after he entered the kitchen to find the ceiling on fire. Rusty Vansiclen, 22, one of four Trufant-area residents living at 15721 W. Stanton road, said had he not walked into the kitchen Wednesday afternoon to get a glass of water, as he regularly does before going to sleep, the fire that was quickly extinguished by Maple Valley Township firefighters could have “been a lot worse” for he and his roomates, who were asleep.
Three of nine positions on the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners are being contested in the Nov. 6 election.
Many residents gathered at the Montcalm Community College Ash Technology and Learning Center in Greenville on Tuesday evening to ask political candidates questions before the Nov. 6 election.
Students from Greenville High School’s advanced placement government class had another successful candidate forum Tuesday night. For the past three years, students from Tim O’Brien’s government class have put together and facilitated a candidate forum to help voters become more familiar with issues on the ballot, as well as to give voters a chance to meet the candidates.
A Greenville resident who not only served his local community, but his country in World War II, has died after a brief illness. Edward Johnson, 93, of Greenville, was a World War II hero and kind heart to many in the Greenville area.
Gov. Rick Snyder and 70th District State Rep Rick Outman will participate in a town hall meeting Friday at Montcalm Community College in Sidney.
Sen. Carl Levin, D-Detroit, will be at Huckleberry’s restaurant in Greenville from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, for a meet and greet with the public.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices Wednesday, Oct, 24, 2012.
The Carson City Council meeting Tuesday night started off with discussion about sludge. Three council members — Dan Cusack, Neil Kapustka and Tom McCrackin — had many questions about the monthly cost of sludge treatment at city sewer ponds.
With the general election right around the corner on Nov. 6, state legislators used Monday’s one-hour Legislative Luncheon at Montcalm Community College to update and inform those in attendance on six ballot proposals that voters will decide.