Camel rides, sailboat races, face painting and swimming were just some of the events children and families were able to participate in during Saturday’s Family Fun Day and Childhood Expo. For about 20 years, the fun-filled event has been held to dedicate a day for families to spend together.
A Howard City woman accidentally drove into a house Sunday afternoon. A medical condition may have been the cause of the accident, which occurred around 3:05 p.m. at E. Edgerton and Hemlock.
Read funeral notices for Monday, April 15, 2013.
For 10 seconds, Cliff Fry thought about calling it quits. On vacation in Florida on Feb. 20, Fry sat heavy in his chair as he watched live security camera video of his golf cart repair business burning to the ground. A fire that started in the back of the facility at 5575 S. Mt. Hope Road, likely from a golf cart battery explosion, consumed the storage facility that Fry and his employees operated out of.
For Jamie Klinker, putting in long hours at the Sheridan gas station/convenience store she co-owns with her mother, Mary Anna Klinker, is old, comfortable habit. She has, after all, been involved with the store for the past 30 years.
A Montcalm County man is hoping a century-old law will provide him and his wife with financial restitution after a vicious dog attack resulted in the deaths of eight of their sheep. On Monday, the Montcalm County Law Enforcement & Courts Committee considered a request from Kenneth Lund of Sheridan. Lund wrote commissioners a March 22 letter detailing a Nov. 20, 2012, incident in which a flock of 28 sheep owned by Lund’s wife Deb were attacked by two neighborhood dogs. Six ewes were killed by the dogs and two more ewes had to be euthanized due to the severity of their wounds. The remaining sheep were all injured in some form or another.
The Road Commission for Montcalm County works four 10-hour days per week during the summer construction season. The Montcalm County drain commissioner is looking at doing the same in her office.
Free nitrate/nitrite water testing will be offered at the Montcalm Conservation District’s spring tree sale on Friday, April 26, at the Road Commission for Montcalm County in Stanton.
Read funeral notices for Saturday, April 13, 2013.
An April 11 planning commission meeting that was to include a public hearing for a new business — Sunrise Heating and Plumbing — turned into a welcoming hearing as a public hearing was not actually needed.