A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday.
Jim Lower of Cedar Lake has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 70th District, while Thomas Albert of Grattan Township has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 86th District.
The Michigan State Police-Lakeview Post is currently investigating a three-car accident that resulted in a critical injury Monday.
Standing together in the giant confines of Ford Field, performing for the final time after a long and enduring season, members of the Tri County Marching Band took one last collective breath. There would be no do-over, no second chance, as for the first time in school history, the band was performing at the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) State Finals.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to eliminate Howard City’s free recycling site due to issues of cost and abuse.
The recommendation came from the county’s Solid Waste Management Committee, which met Thursday to discuss funding options for county recycling. The county will be charged a recycling fee by Kent County starting in January, which the county cannot afford.
Montcalm County’s free recycling site in Howard City is set to close after no one from the community attended a meeting to speak in support of the service. The county’s Solid Waste Management Committee hosted a special meeting Thursday to discuss funding options for county recycling. The county will be charged a recycling fee by Kent County starting in January, which the county cannot afford.
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A police academy of a different sort celebrated graduation Tuesday at Montcalm Community College.
A group of 25 excited men and women gathered to receive certificates of completion for finishing the inaugural Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy put on through a partnership between the Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post and the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department.
Five students were aboard a school bus this afternoon when the bus collided with with a passenger car, but no one was injured in the altercation.
Anthony Ianni stands 6 foot, 9 inches tall in his size 18 shoes.
He says the challenges and obstacles he faced in life were even taller than him, “and I’m pretty sure they wore bigger shoes.”