With its roots in potato farming, Edmore served up loads of potatoes — chips, fries, baked and topped with all the fixings — during last weekend’s Potato Festival. But tasty tubers were just a small part of the farming village’s offerings. Activities began Friday night with the seventh annual Home Township Fire Department Appreciation gathering downtown. Great food, fun activities and absolutely perfect weather gave families a way to unwind. For some, it was merely a family outing. For others, it held special meaning of many sacrifices made by local firefighters and others whose eminence will be forever etched in history.
The Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction but vacated the sentence of Steve Stewart, who built a chemical bomb which exploded in the face of the man who was dating Stewart’s ex-girlfriend.
Instead of pulling special needs students out of the classroom, Central Montcalm staff came up with a different solution — putting caregivers into the classroom.
With 30 young women competing in three different categories in a contest that lasted 3 1/2 hours, it was Sarah Thompson, who, in the end, walked away with the crown, sash and title of Miss Belding.
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Since installing Solar PV Systems three years ago at Greenville High School and one elementary, school officials are happy with the outcome. According to Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Pete Haines, the systems are producing more than expected in its third year.
Greenville Public Schools has taken advantage of low interest rates and refinanced some of the construction bonds, resulting in district residents paying a lower tax rate sooner than planned. Director of Finance John Gilchrist has been working with the bonding counsel and the school board to authorize the refinancing of some of the past construction bonds.
Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013.
The 49th annual Danish Festival was filled with great memories, fun event and shopping and even prizes that thrilled six local residents.
After expanding last school year to include Newaygo, the Central State Activities Association is going to expand again. The conference voted to add three more schools to the ranks, and also decided to separate into two divisions.