Sandy Raines announced her candidacy Thursday for Montcalm County drain commissioner. Raines, the deputy drain commissioner, plans to campaign for Drain Commissioner Donald Cooper’s seat in the Nov. 6 election.
BELDING — Police responded to 11 complaints Thursday. Incidents included: • Larceny, 4:30 p.m., Pineview. GREENVILLE — Police responded to 9 complaints Thursday. Incidents included: • Retail fraud, 6:50 p.m., S. Greenville West Drive. • Armed robbery, 8:33 p.m., W. Grove. STANTON — Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to 25 complaints Thursday. Incidents included: • Eight car-deer accidents. [...]
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The Greenville High School Symphony Orchestra is one of 14 student groups to perform before a statewide audience of music professionals during the 2012 Michigan Music Conference. Of the 14 performers, eight ensembles and bands are selected each year to perform at the state music convention. Greenville High School band and orchestra director Susan Gould said the selection process to perform is “incredibly selective.”
Greenville High School band and orchestra director Susan Gould is a finalist for the top music teaching award in Michigan. She is one of three remaining finalists for the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association’s (MSBOA) Teacher of the Year Award. The winner will be announced during the Michigan Music Conference on Jan. 19-21.
The city of Belding is asking for children and their parents to attend a meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Pere Marquette Depot Building on Gibson Street in downtown Belding, concerning the creation of Skate Park at Riverside Park in Belding.
Two women were injured in an accident on M-46 in Lakeview on Wednesday afternoon. A Lakeview police officer reported the accident to Montcalm County Central Dispatch around 12:15 p.m. in front of the Mobil gas station and Dollar General on M-46 just east of M-91.
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The Lowell Red Arrows took the first step toward winning an O-K White Conference wrestling title in 2012. The Red Arrows avenged last season’s loss by defeating the host Greenville Yellow Jackets 45-18 in a battle of top rated teams. According to michigangrappler.com the Red Arrows are rated No. 2 in Division 2 while the Yellow Jackets are No. 4 in Division 2.
A member of the Winfield Township Zoning Board of Appeals is now a township board trustee. The Winfield Township Board voted 4-0 on Dec. 14 to appoint Daniel Kinsey to fill the remainder of Jim Radford’s term. Radford resigned as a trustee in November.