Local movie theaters, bowling centers prepare for Friday re-opening

In five days, movie theaters and bowling alleys will turn on the lights, pop the popcorn and begin welcoming guests back into their establishments for the first time in approximately seven months.

For many of these business owners, the chance to re-open is one they’ve long been waiting for.

Greenville schools review goals and strategic plan

When establishing a series of goals for herself and a strategic plan dashboard around this time last year, Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Linda Van Houten couldn’t have predicted a nationwide pandemic that would bring learning to a halt for several months.

She could, however, react and adjust her plans accordingly in order to make the best of an ever-changing situation, which is exactly what she’s tried to do.

Growing pains

Montabella football’s lack of experience leads to 0-2 start after 34-0 loss to Brown City

Tim Webb’s first season as Montabella varsity head football coach has been a rocky start with a long road ahead, as evidenced by a shutout at home on Saturday afternoon.

The Mustangs welcomed Brown City, a new opponent to the schedule after the Mustangs were originally scheduled to play Carson City-Crystal in week three. However, after a COVID-19 outbreak canceled CC-C sports for two weeks, Montabella was left to find a new opponent.

Sheridan, Stanton get funding for SAW projects

Two municipalities in Montcalm County have received funding for water system improvements.

U.S. Congressman John Moolenaar, R-Midland, recently announced the city of Stanton and the village of Sheridan would both be receiving state or federal funds to complete water system-related projects.

Sports roundup for Oct. 5, 2020

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Upcoming and pending services for Oct. 5, 2020

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