As the empty halls reflect the fact that school has been out for nearly 10 days, the Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education still had business to finish before it could wrap up its school year. The board, meeting in the high school media center Monday night, approved by a 7-0 vote final amendments to the 2014-2015 general fund and food service budgets before moving on to approve the proposed 2015-2016 budget.
A newly updated state law that hadn’t been revised in 120 years should benefit taxpayers, as well as county offices. House Bill 4075, sponsored by Rep. Bruce Rendon, R-Lake City, places a cap on the amount county treasurers can charge for an electronic copy of a property tax record at 25 cents per record and caps the total at $1,500.
With the assistance of the public, the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office found those responsible for the recent breaking and entering that occurred at the Central Montcalm schools.
When it comes to practicing law, Adam Eggleston is a triple threat. He has worked on the prosecution side, the defense side and now he’s on the bench as the newly appointed magistrate of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court.
As soon as this summer, nursing students at Montcalm Community College (MCC) will have classes available to them to where they can work toward a bachelor’s degree more conveniently, thanks to a new coordinated agreement with Davenport University.
Members of the Village Council tonight discussed the possibility of establishing a “youth coordinator” to schedule hours and jobs for young volunteers willing to help out the Department of Public Works (DPW) with minor chores around town.
Several requests involving medical first responder vehicles and equipment moved forward at today’s Montcalm County Board of Commissioners Finance & Personnel Committee meeting.
An individual or group of perpetrators have been using Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School for unlawful shenanigans.
During the past two weeks, someone has been sneaking onto school property, stealing items and causing minor amounts of damage.
For many, it was a long hard road, full of twists and turns, with an uncertain ending. But make it to the end they did. As of Wednesday night, eight students from the Ombudsman Alternative Education program can officially call themselves graduates.
An 27-year-old Ionia man was hospitalized with severe injuries after allegedly drunkenly stealing a semi-tractor Saturday morning, speeding away and crashing it shortly thereafter.