After a nearly six-month search and 20 candidates, the Carson City-Crystal Area Area Schools Board of Education has selected Kevin Murphy to lead the district. Murphy, 42, is currently the superintendent of Houghton Lake Community Schools, about 100 miles north of Carson City.
National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week is being observed throughout the United States this week. This year’s theme is “EMS: More Than a Job. A Calling.” The theme sums up how Erik Rood and Kristen Scholten feel about their duties.
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A 35-year-old man is being sought by Michigan State Police after causing a head-on crash after traveling south on north U.S. 131 in Montcalm County just before midnight on Wednesday.
Huntington Foam LLC received a $340,000 incentive to stay in Greenville and expand its facility. The incentive comes from a Michigan Business Development Program to expand the Greenville operation. According to a press release issued Wednesday, the project will generate up to $2.56 million in new private investment and add 30 new jobs.
A woman was shot in the head by her boyfriend during a domestic dispute Wednesday night in Fenwick.
It’s going to be a busy couple of weeks for Greenville High School senior Joe Larsen. Aside from graduation on June 3, Larsen was selected to train with the USA Shooting team at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Through a bake-sale fundraiser, Lincoln Heights Elementary School students raised money to buy lumber for the Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity. Dan Eagles of the Montcalm County Habitat for Humanity has been working with Betsy Gryka’s second-grade class over the years and helping out in the classroom.
A local brother-sister duo have inspired us to fight even harder for good health. Jeremy Britt, 23, is the youngest contestant ever to win the title of “The Biggest Loser,” the popular NBC show where real people work to lose real weight. Jeremy lost 199 pounds, while his sister, Conda, 24, lost 115 pounds.
Three local motorcyclists have been arrested and charged with crimes after a high-speed chase from police last Friday night. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputy Clay Thomas attempted to make a traffic stop on Jesse Ellsworth, 37, of Crystal, Scott Ripley, 37, of Greenville, and Chad Simmons, 32, of Edmore, just before midnight Friday.