The Montcalm County Transportation Authority is more than $11,000 in debt and local officials are worried the needed funds don’t exist. A proposed countywide public transportation system millage vote failed Nov. 8. Three months later, the Transportation Authority still hasn’t paid for election costs.
The third annual Crystal Lake Winter Festival has been canceled due to mild temperatures which have made Crystal Lake unsafe for winter activities. The festival was previously rescheduled from Jan. 21 to Feb. 11 in hopes that temperatures would be cold enough for Crystal Lake to freeze with a thickness of at least 12 inches of ice, but Winter Festival Committee Chairwoman Pam Greenhoe said mother nature just didn’t cooperate.
A driver was flown via AeroMed to an area hospital with nonlife threatening injuries after being involved in a rollover accident. According to Montcalm County Central Dispatch, the accident took place at 9:32 a.m., Wednesday, on Nevins Road between Sidney and Stanton Roads.
The classic story of the good guys versus the bad guys rings true in “Westward Whoa,” this year’s OUR 3 melodrama fundraiser. It is also classic to see 19 local celebrities take the stage, singing, dancing and acting in completely different roles than the professionals they are.
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A performance evaluation of Greenville City Manager George Bosanic was conducted during a closed session meeting with the Greenville City Council. The results indicate that Bosanic continues to perform his duties for the Greenville community at a good to excellent level, according to a statements from the City Council.
Members of the Greater Greenville Transportation Committee met Tuesday night to discuss future goals. The transportation committee was created to address issues regarding Greenville-area roadways. Members meet quarterly and met at Eureka Township Hall this quarter.
Congressman Justin Amash, R-Cascade, who happens to be the congressional representative of a substantial number of readers of this newspaper, has recently expressed opposition to federal government tracking of purchasers of two or more multiple automatic assault weapons.
Have you ever noticed how subtle things like color and music can affect your mood? As part of the gradual transition my life seems to be going through, I’ve been tuning into some of the things in my world that used to play in the background, so to speak
People make a difference. Some do it positively. Some do it negatively. Chatting with some friends this morning, a name came up. It is a local woman who has made and continues to make a huge positive difference in the world, especially in our area. I am talking of Ruth Hansen.