Greenville and the greater Montcalm County area have a rich history with entrepreneurship. Local luminaries such as Fred Meijer, Stanley Ash, Ray Tower, the Cook family and the Gibson family all started as entrepreneurs and grew their businesses into multi-million dollar or multi-billion dollar a year enterprises.
If you ask Belding boys basketball coach Brian Babbitt about his 0-5 start, he takes an optimistic view of it. “The final score is about the only thing in my opinion that hasn’t gone our way,” Babbitt said. “I’ve been pleased with their effort and extremely pleased with their attitude. Their work ethic is phenomenal.”
Montabella wrestling coach Shaun Balhorn has his team sitting at 7-2 in dual meets so far this season. If the Mustangs win their next dual meet, it will be a milestone victory for him.
Carson City Hospital (CCH) is welcoming its fourth president and chief executive officer in 75 years. Matt Thompson, who has served as the hospital’s vice president and chief operating officer for the past four years, accepted the hospital board of directors’ offer to succeed Bruce Traverse as president and CEO and was to be officially appointed Saturday.
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So where’s the snow? For many years we went snowmobiling before, during and after Christmastime.
Opportunities for Success is offering a community dinner for those who go without during the holiday season. The Community Dinner will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 28 at the Greenville High School Cafeteria.
For the second year in a row, Central Montcalm and Carson City-Crystal will meet in Shepherd on Wednesday. This time things will be slightly different in that the Green Hornets will have a different coach in John Kearney, who will take his 1-3 team into the game.
We think of Christmas as merry, happy and ho-ho-ho. It is, for most people. But this year, I am very aware of many who are not merry, happy and full of ho-ho-ho.
By Robin Miller Daily News correspondent At age 88, John Heron isn’t taking being “over the hill” sitting down. If anything, he’s skiing down it. ‘Get back up and go’ Heron still remembers his first competitive downhill race. He adjusted his goggles, leaned forward in his boots and planted his ski poles into the white [...]