On April 11, The Daily News published a front page story about 150 area artists and musicians collaborating for an April 17 presentation of Carl Orf’s “Carmina Burana” at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center Anyone with knowledge of this prodigious musical undertaking realized the challenge ahead for the performers.
“I felt that ever since I had this job that we’ve never known what we’re doing as far as our fund.” The eyebrow-raising admission was made by Commissioner Ron Braman of Vestaburg at a special Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday.
Gov. Rick Snyder recently released his proposed version of the state budget for fiscal year 2017. Nestled inside the massive 408 page document is the Health and Human Services budget, and within that budget — on page 125 — lies a small, but frightening section known as Section 298.
It is an honor to serve you in the U.S. House of Representatives.
In 2015, I met with constituents in all 15 counties in Michigan’s Fourth Congressional District to hear their concerns about what is happening in Washington and our country. I have made it a priority to be accessible and available to you, and to be responsive to your requests and concerns.
Gov. Rick Snyder didn’t sway from his “relentlessly positive” approach to state government even while addressing the Flint water crisis in a straightforward manner Friday afternoon.
No less than 101 cities, townships and school districts in Michigan have ballot proposals slated to go to a public vote on March 8 — the same date as Michigan’s presidential primary election.
Of primary interest to our readers, those ballot proposals include a Headlee override vote in Montcalm County.
Tuesday’s ballot may be a blank one in Greenville, but that doesn’t mean it’s not an important election.
Two four-year terms are open on the Greenville City Council. Although four candidates are campaigning for the job, they are all running as write-ins, meaning their name will not appear on the ballot unless a voter writes it.
As a lifelong Michigan resident and your representative in Congress, I believe the best solutions to our nation’s problems come not from Washington, but from individuals and groups right here in the Fourth Congressional District and around the country.
Earlier this year, one constituent had just such an idea.
He should be in class right now, prepping for that upcoming biology test, texting his girlfriend about lunch plans, talking to his teammates about the football team’s recent homecoming win.
Instead, he’s being prepared for his burial.
“I didn’t know what to say so I just pulled away.” Has that ever been your response when a friend tells you she has cancer?