Montcalm County is now contracting with Republic Services for local recycling options. Recycle World on the corner of Sidney Road and M-91 in Montcalm Township is no longer a drop-off location for recyclables.
Construction has started at Ellis Elementary School in Belding, where three new kindergarten rooms are being built along with two rooms added to the middle wing of the school. Those classrooms will be ready for use at the start of the 2012-2013 school year.
The Greenville city budget beginning July 1 and ending June 30, 2013, has been completed and proposed to the Greenville City Council for its first look. Although City Manager George Bosanic said the budget was one of his hardest yet to balance, he said it was able to be balanced without cutting services or layoffs.
BELDING — Police responded to 15 complaints Wednesday. Incidents included: • Disorderly person, 4:23 a.m., Pleasant. • Well being check, 1:46 p.m., Front. • Harassment, 10:34 p.m., Kenwood. GREENVILLE — Police responded to 21 complaints Wednesday. Incidents included: • Liquor violation, 12:18 a.m., W. Washington. • Larceny, 1:56 p.m., W. Washington. • Retail fraud, 2:57 [...]
FRIDAY Loretta Rathbun — 11 a.m., Cato Township Cemetery. (Brigham Funeral Chapel, Lakeview) Foss White — 11 a.m., Shiloh Community Church. (Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding) Albert E. ‘A.E.’ Zimbelman — 11 a.m., Simpson Family Funeral Home, Sheridan. SATURDAY Richard ‘Dick’ Grant — 11 a.m., St. Mary Catholic Church, Miriam. (Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding) Donald Huddleston [...]
Habitat for Humanity’s Women’s Build Day is a time for women to join together to make a difference. Women’s Build Day will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 704 N. Fifth St., according to Mo Beach, executive director for Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity.
On the former site of the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds, a place where children and adults previously worked together every summer creating lifelong memories, a new facility will be built where people young and old can learn together towards a goal of higher education. On Tuesday afternoon, representatives from Montcalm Community College (MCC), along with many other involved groups, officially broke ground on the new MCC Advanced Technology Center in front of more than 80 spectators.
A Stanton woman is still recovering almost a week after an accident caused by a young man who was not accustomed to driving a vehicle with major horsepower.
The president of this small village survived today’s recall attempt by just three votes. A total of 24 votes were cast against the recall of Karl Van Haren, compared to 21 votes cast in favor of the recall.
Stanley Ash died on Feb. 29, 2004. His wife, Blanche, died on Aug. 24, 2011. The Greenville couple left a large portion of their $31 million estate to more than 50 local organizations last year. Now their only child, Jennifer Ash of Connecticut, is contesting the endowment, citing a tax payment issue.