HEALTH and WELLNESS: Taking preventative measures one bite at a time

There are a multitude of cancer diagnoses everyday. Various forms can be linked genetically, others are caused by environmental factors and some are due to certain behaviors and habits. United Lifestyles registered dietitian Renee DeFrang uses her expertise to both work with cancer patients and others who are looking to improve their quality of life and prevent certain illnesses.


Relay for Life at Montcalm Community College June 15-16

Montcalm Community College is hosting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Montcalm County on June 15-16 on the college’s Sidney campus.

Above are people charged with crimes committed during a wave of thefts this summer; top row, from left, Ryan Bell, Levi Bush, Timothy Childers, Travis Coy and Rodney Franks; middle row, from left, Christopher Frohner, John Hiatt, James Howard, Robert Hulbert and Sean Oberle; bottom row, from left, Chase Plath, Meranda Rauch, Tyler Rivera, Ronald Slone and Jerry Welder. A breakdown of their offenses or alleged offenses is in a box on Page 2.

Montcalm County thefts result in arrests, continued investigations

They range in age from 14 to 52 years old. They are local and from surrounding areas. They broke into locked and unlocked businesses, homes and vehicles in the city and in the country.