At Thursday’s meeting of the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) Board of Education, William J. Seiter Educational Service Center Principal Rachel Sneller made a presentation on how educators can use data to improve classroom culture.
Carol Brand has lived in this village all her life — more than 70 years now — and the old milk condensery has always been a part of the landscape. Her grandfather, Jay Flennery, was a dairy farmer and sold his milk to “the can,” as locals called the cannery. Brand recalls as a girl going on a school field trip of the facility and seeing the “great, big, huge evaporator.”
Is Montcalm County in the business of controlling or caring for animals? Angie Hollinshead thinks it’s both. That’s why the director of Montcalm County Animal Control wants to change her department’s name. Hollinshead presented her idea at Monday’s Montcalm County Law Enforcement & Courts Committee.
In the five years he has been a para-professional at the Montcalm Area Career Center, Randy Scheese has noticed something alarming — several 11th and 12th grade students in the classrooms were struggling to read.
Montcalm County committees considered and recommended multiple requests to the full board today.
The county’s Health & Human Services Committee recommended the full board approve a request from Sheridan Community Hospital Administrator Randy Flechsig to create a resolution supporting the hospital’s application for the 340B Drug Pricing Program for Michigan.
Sawyer Bartz was visibly nervous as he sat in a waiting room, having arrived early for an important interview, when a man dressed in a suit and tie approached him. The man seated himself beside Bartz, and politely asked what it was he was waiting for.
“I’m just sitting here waiting for my nomination interview,” he said. “I’m hoping to be appointed to West Point.”
A Fenwick man was seriously injured in a one-car crash early this morning when his car left the roadway and struck a tree.
Curbside pickup for recyclables won’t be a part of Stanton’s benefits with a new trash service contract with Republic Services, but it’s still an option.
The Stanton City Commission unanimously voted Tuesday night to finalize a five-year contract with Republic Services, which has serviced the city for solid waste pickup for more than 10 years.
A study showing a significant sway of assessed values of randomly selected commercial lots has prompted the city of Stanton to reappraise all of its parcels.
At Tuesday’s meeting, the Stanton City Commission voted 5-1 to solicit bids from at least three firms to have all of its parcels — both residential and commercial — reappraised to bring assessments up to date. Commissioner Karl Yoder was the lone vote against the motion.
Nearly two dozen school personnel and community members were on hand Monday to hear about possible site and facility improvements, and provide input on what should be priorities of the Central Montcalm Public School district.