Landscaping and road repair issues topped the list of topics addressed by the Greenville City Council at its Tuesday evening meeting. Paula Christiansen of the Friends of Forest Home Cemetery brought to the council’s attention what she called the “deplorable” conditions at the cemetery.
The setting was informal, but the topic was deadly serious. More than two dozen people took time out of their Tuesday afternoon to meet with U.S. Rep. Justin Amash outside of the Belding Burger King.
These are times when Americans are looking for consistency, stability and a sense of cooperation and collaboration in government at any and all levels. Closer to home, our neighbors, the citizens and taxpayers of Michigan, are looking to our Legislature for decisions relative to what are arguably the two most critical issues facing our state’s future: health care and education.
As state representative, I spend a majority of my time in the 70th House District. It is extremely important that I meet with residents in the communities throughout Montcalm and Gratiot counties and listen to their concerns and ideas.
While legislators struggle with how to evaluate and grade the performance of your public schools, teachers and administrators continue to show up every day with a single goal of educating the students under their care. They need to be concerned about the grade they receive whether it is a color or a letter or some other method because so much hangs in the balance. But they will still invest most of their time trying to find the best way to make students successful.
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What originally began as a one day fundraising event 35 years ago is now a fun-filled, three-day celebration, and this year’s Trufant Jubilee went off without a hitch with great weather and attendance.
Greenville High School athletic director Brian Zdanowski is a sports fanatic, more specifically a baseball fanatic. Currently, there are 30 Major League Baseball organizations, meaning 30 different professional ballparks.
A pregnant woman was injured in an accident this morning when her jeep collided with a tree. Meanwhile, a dog is missing from the vehicle.
The season dates for the Michigan fall wild turkey hunt are Sept. 15-Nov. 14, and with September just around the corner it’s time for serious hunters to get serious. I refer mostly to scouting for those sneaky birds, unless you have 20-or-so wandering around your farm or have a huge strutter tied up somewhere! (Na, you wouldn’t do that, would you?).