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After the Sheridan Village Council voted to switch to Republic Services for trash collection during the March 14 meeting, several residents received bills from Granger Trash Services going past the end of their contract.
Those residents included Village Superintendent Susan Wyckoff-McFarland and Councilman Steve Scott.
Tuition rates for Montcalm Community College (MCC) students will be increasing slightly in the upcoming academic year.
Krampe Park on Winfield Lake is set to be closed June 1 unless someone steps up to adopt the park.Since the summer of 2016, Montcalm County officials have been looking for someone to adopt six of the county’s seven parks — Artman Park in Howard City, Bass Lake in Richland Township, Carl Paepke Flat River Nature Park in Montcalm Township, Krampe Park in Winfield Township, McCarthy Park in Montcalm Township and Schmeid Park in Lakeview. The county maintenance crew is no longer to take care of the parks due to budget cuts.
Firefighters successfully prevented a garage fire from spreading to a nearby home Tuesday, although the contents within the garage were destroyed by the blaze.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, April 11, 2017
A different kind of traffic could be getting heavier in Belding, but not on the streets. During a regular meeting of the Belding City Council April 4, the three council members in attendance approved a motion to allow a joint grant application to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund.
During a regular meeting of the Greenville Board of Education Monday evening, board members were informed both by the student representative to the board, Graham McNeill, and the Chief Academic Officer Michelle Blaszczynski of the upcoming testing schedules of students in various grade levels over the course of the next several weeks.
During Monday night’s meeting, Lakeview’s Board of Education celebrated several “points of pride.”
In the athletic department, Trustees Coach Pete Wurm for being named the Daily News Boys Basketball Coach of The Year.
It may be official, or unofficial, but whatever the fact may be, Bob Dumond knows the historic football rivalry between Greenville and Belding has long passed the mark that many people believed was going to be next year.