LIFESTYLES: Urbal Activ CBD Lotion review

I received a sample of Urbal Activ CBD lotion in September. It retails for $19.99 and is available through their website, www.urbalactiv.com. The company is based out of Tempe, Arizona, and they odder numerous products that, “are created by people just like you who are passionate about using all natural products to improve their quality of life.”

LIFESTYLES: Fresh air and sunshine do the soul good

The past six months have been stressful and for me, it’s gotten harder to see the “light” — especially with the uncertainty and darkness each day’s headline news seems to bring.

LIFESTYLES: Self-care includes being your own advocate

I used to be very active and that looked like running up to 25 miles a week, lifting weights and going to yoga twice a week. Now, I am lucky if I can manage walking a couple of miles with my dog, Millie.

GLIDE-ing home

Former Montcalm County resident helps those who age out of foster care 

Leora Bain was a little girl with big dreams of becoming a nurse. 

After spending her early years in the Montcalm County foster care system, Bain veered down the road that statistics predicted for her: a teen pregnancy, drug use, homelessness and even a suicide attempt. 

Central Montcalm seals victory with interception, defeats rival Tri County, 7-0

Not a lot of coaches can walk away from a game proud of their team after they put up zero points on offense.

It’s not a position Tri County head coach Phil Butler expected himself to be in as the team traveled to Stanton to take on Central Montcalm on Friday night, but it was the case after the game.


Recently, while gazing into the glowing embers of an early October fire, I found myself fully immersed in the glory of fall.

Surrounded by family, friends, and the spectacular colors of the waning year, it became clear that the onset of autumn can ultimately capture the imagination like no other season.

Greenville planners ready to review draft master plan with City Council

With exactly 400 survey responses received from the public, city planners are moving forward with the next steps in approving this city’s updated master plan.

During Thursday evening’s meeting of the Greenville Planning Commission, the draft version of the master plan — which has been in development since the fall of 2018 — was discussed after commissioners had the opportunity to weigh responses from the community.

Sports roundup for Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020

Sports roundup for Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020

Pine Township treasurer relocates to Alaska, leaving confusion behind

Donna Sheler has been paying her taxes at the Pine Township Hall for half a century now.

She was planning to pay her summer taxes in person on the Sept. 14 due date when she noticed her tax document from Treasurer Rachel Pitcher stated the following: “Taxes will not be collected at the township hall for health and safety reasons due to COVID.”

Friday night football scores for Oct. 10, 2020

Friday night football scores for Oct. 10, 2020