Valedictorian Morghan Minnick stood before her 109 Central Montcalm classmates in a warm high school gym at Sunday afternoon commencement exercises and told them this day was not an ending but a beginning. The graduating seniors, wearing green and black gowns, were surrounded by family and friends who whooped and cheered proudly as the men and women crossed the stage and received their diplomas.
Saturday was one of the better days for a track meet, but only if you were a spectator. “It had to be at least 90 degrees at the track at Houseman (Field) and there was no air because you’re in a bowl,” Greenville girls track coach Sharon Gianacakos said.
EUREKA TOWNSHIP — A Lansing man is dead after suffering from a heart attack while kayaking on Wabasis Creek. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies, Montcalm County Emergency Services and Greenville Department of Public Safety officers responded to a remote section of Wabasis Creek Saturday evening at 6:10 p.m. A group of friends were kayaking on the [...]
Melissa Brainard was determined to walk across the Lakeview High School stage wearing a cap and gown, despite the odds. At 15 and just a sophomore in high school, Brainard became a mother. On commencement day, June 3, the 17-year-old will not only receive her high school diploma, she will continue her journey to becoming [...]
EUREKA TOWNSHIP — Three missing children have been found after Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies and Greenville Department of Public Safety officers searched and located the children Saturday evening. Officers responded to the call regarding the missing children at 5 p.m. on Stakes Road near Baker road near the Flat River, who were last seen in [...]
Two motorcyclists are in custody and a third is expecting charges after eluding officers during a high-speed chase after a traffic stop Friday evening.
Although I prefer to fish for trout, I also enjoy tackling a bass or two now and then. And bass season in Michigan is right on our doorstep, so I know many of you are anxiously awaiting to cast away, as am I. But today, I believe I’ll discuss a little different method to catch bass, along with some other fishing thoughts.
Belding’s baseball team needed a couple of wins after being swept by Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern this week. They got those two wins, beating Carson City-Crystal 8-1 and 11-6 Friday.
GREENVILLE — For 20 consecutive years, Town & Country Animal Clinic has been saying thank you to its clients and the community in its own unique way — hosting a fun open house event called PETFEST. Make that 21 years. From 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the clinic at 9191 SW Greenville Road, all [...]
Caitlynn Bupp will begin her first year at Grand Valley State University this fall, but the Central Montcalm senior won’t be going as a freshman. When the 19-year-old graduates on Sunday afternoon, she will already have 26 college credits under her belt. Bupp — who served as her class president her freshman, sophomore and junior [...]