The Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education approved five of six items on its consent agenda and went into executive session for a student discipline hearing at Monday’s regular meeting.
One month after suffering injuries in a tractor trailer-car crash, a local woman has died.
Patricia Wright, 61, of Sidney, died Sunday at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.
A young man is facing life in prison after allegedly stabbing another young man early Monday morning.
Two tree removal projects were added to the Stanton City Commission agenda at Tuesday night’s meeting by Commissioner Ken Burris, who was acting as mayor pro-tem in Mayor Larry Petersen’s absence.
A 19-year-old Gowen man is awaiting arraignment on charges of assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and home invasion in the first degree.
The staff at Montcalm County Animal Control refuse to let budget restrictions compromise the well-being of the animals in their care. As a result, they were recognized at a state level for their efforts.
Two of Montcalm County’s seven recycling sites will have closed by year’s end, and the future remains uncertain for the remaining five locations.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Nov. 7 to eliminate Howard City’s recycling site due to an increase in county recycling costs.
Montcalm Community College (MCC) remains a bright spot in Montcalm County. During a regular meeting Monday afternoon, the MCC Board of Trustees heard an audit report from Lisa VanDeWeert, a certified public accountant with Grand Rapids-based Rehmann Group. Overall, the report was positive for the college and the MCC Foundation.
At the Sept. 14 Stanton City Commission meeting, Commissioner Ken Burris told his fellow commissioners he didn’t see any reason to change the shared manager arrangement between Stanton and Lakeview. Two months later, his feelings have changed. Now Burris, fellow commissioners, city residents and business owners want a manager they don’t have to share with the village of Lakeview.
Lakeview and Stanton have been without a manager since September, when Jake Ekholm left for another job.
During Monday night’s Lakeview Village Council meeting, the council interviewed the two finalists a search committee had narrowed down from 14 applicants.