Area athletes looking for a new challenge might be interested in participating in a triathlon. Before swimming, biking and running to the finish line, some area tri-athletes offer practical tips for success.
How to decorate a shadow box
The Howard City Police Department is searching for a suspect after a homeowner witnessed someone stealing new truck tires Monday. The suspect’s vehicle is described as a full size, “fire engine red,” very clean pickup truck, possibly with an extended cab. The truck was driven by a a white male in his 50s. The vehicle was last seen towing a very clean white car dolly.
Two new faces are working for Montcalm County, and a third has been promoted. The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners recently approved new hires in the clerk’s office and the prosecutor’s office in Stanton.
It’s SCRABBLE tournament time. The Montcalm Area Reading Council’s (MARC) third annual SCRABBLE Tournament is set for 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Greenville Area Community Center, 900 E. Kent Road.
Mike Huckleberry may not have received the turnout he was hoping for while standing on the bank of the Flat River preparing to deliver a speech, but he didn’t let a small audience prevent him from delivering a statement on what he believes to be a big issue. Standing alongside the river at Jackson’s Landing Park in Greenville, the Democratic candidate for the 70th district of the Michigan House of Representatives said as long as one person stood to hear his message on holding corporate polluters accountable, his time was well spent Monday morning.
September marks the ninth annual National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) via the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Montcalm County Emergency Services officials are looking to simplify emergency preparedness for residents by providing accessible, convenient and easy-to-understand information and supplies.
Authorities are currently searching for whoever is responsible for vandalizing several of the large, custom-fit windows at the new Redskins Arena gymnasium at Belding High School. Several of the large dual-pane windows, which face north on the second story of the gymnasium and are one of the highlights of the state-of-the art facility that features an indoor track, were vandalized in August and the damage is still visible as the replacement windows are months away from arrival.
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Being active is important in having a high quality of life, but maintaining activity is imperative to staying healthy for a lifetime.