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Crystal Congregational Church has expressed interest in purchasing some of the empty property behind their building, currently owned by the township as Crystal Community Center land.

Crystal church interested in community center property

Crystal Township is considering an offer from Crystal Congregational Church to purchase part of the Crystal Community Center land located west of the church.


Montcalm County’s summer household hazardous waste collection

Montcalm County’s summer household hazardous waste collection on Aug. 6 brought in 17,340 pounds of waste that could have negatively affected the local environment.

Daily News/Jessica Dudenhofer Belding firefighters work to pry the minivan off a tree after the driver of the van lost control of her vehicle on Dumon Road Wednesday morning.

Belding woman hurt in car-tree accident

A Belding woman was injured after her Chevy Venture minivan struck a tree on Dumon Road west of Belding on Wednesday.


Sept. 22: Greenville area funeral notices

Friday Joanne Shore — 11 a.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Theodore D. “Ted” Barber, 56 GREENVILLE — Theodore D. “Ted” Barber, 56, of Greenville, died early today. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville.


Sept. 22: Greenville area Police reports

Officials responded to seven complaints Wednesday.


County website committee unable to meet

The Montcalm County Computer Information Systems (CIS) Committee was supposed to meet Wednesday to discuss the county’s out-of-date website.

Members of the community walked through the tunnel to admire the museum after the dedication of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail tunnel museum on Tuesday.

Fred Meijer Flat River Trail Tunnel Museum dedicated to community

It’s a one-of-a-kind subterranean museum. The Fred Meijer Flat River Trail Tunnel Museum was dedicated Tuesday to celebrate its completion. Many community members came together for the dedication including most people who helped bring the idea to life.


Central Montcalm sees student count increase

When school ended in June, administrators from the Central Montcalm Public School district had an idea of how many students to expect this fall.


Belding appoints historic commission, approves ordinance

The city officially has a historic district. Belding City Council members took the final two steps Tuesday evening that were necessary to establish the district more than a year after the effort began.


Greenville City Council discusses improper phone call

A Greenville City Council member is crying foul after one of his colleagues improperly sought support from a city employee for the upcoming election.