2020-08-03

Possible fix found for Little Whitefish Lake sewer situation in Pierson Township

A sewer solution may finally be in the works for Pierson Township’s Little Whitefish Lake.

A $2 million sewer project broke ground at the lake in 1997. The project included a $1.262 million loan which would be paid off by property owners in a special assessment district over 40 years at a 5% interest rate, plus a $939,000 federal grant. A second bond was taken out in 2003 for some system updates and needed repairs.

Local clerks prepare for safe election day experience with PPE from state

The Montcalm County Clerk’s Office recently received a large shipment of personal protective equipment (PPE) for local clerks to use during Tuesday’s primary election.

Upcoming and pending services for Aug. 3, 2020

Upcoming and pending services for Aug. 3, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020

JUST IN: MSP trooper dies after July 10 accident; alleged drunken driver remains hospitalized

A Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post trooper has died three weeks after his vehicle was struck by an alleged drunk driver in Ionia County’s Boston Township.

Trooper Caleb Starr, 33, is from Mason and joined the MSP in September 2018. He is survived by his wife, Rachael, who is a civilian member of the MSP, and their two young daughters.