Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing James Young of country group The Eli Young Band, who returned to Grand Rapids on Thursday night as part of Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation” tour.
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Nearly one year ago, the first shovel was planted firmly into the ground of the former Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds to make way for an historic endeavor undertaken by Montcalm Community College (MCC). After months of construction, community input, government assistance and many donations, the MCC Greenville Campus officially expanded Thursday with the opening of the new Bill Braman Family Center for Education, named after the former MCC Trustee and pioneering fruit farmer and located at 1315 Yellow Jacket Drive.
A week after massive flooding throughout Montcalm County, things are starting to get back to normal and roads are being reopened. “We are in pretty good shape,” said Mark Christensen, managing director of the Road Commission for Montcalm County. “It was a challenging week.”
The cold weather has not done a thing to cool the Greenville Yellow Jackets hot start. On Thursday, the Yellow Jackets knocked out 13 hits — 11 of them over the final three innings — en route to a five inning 13-3 mercy win at home against the Cedar Springs Red Hawks.
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Central falls twice: The Green Hornets went down to the Vestaburg Wolverines in a doubleheader Thursday, losing 9-8 and 12-9. In game one, Cody Veltkamp took the loss, giving up a game-winning hit in the bottom of the seventh…
Hailey Olger wants to be a doctor when she grows up. The aspirations of this 12-year-old are due in part to watching her little sister Kelly struggle with heart defects. Kelly is 5 years old and has already had three open heart surgeries.
On behalf of everyone associated with Montcalm Community College, I am pleased to announce Thursday’s grand opening of the Bill Braman Family Center for Education located on our Greenville campus.
Police are investigating an arson that took place over the weekend at a Stanton business. The Stanton Fire Department was called to a car fire at Weatherbrook Auto Sales at 106 S. State St. at 5:52 p.m. Saturday. The Stanton Police Department also responded to the scene.