2021-03-15

In need of a new shop

Montcalm County drain commissioner, emergency director propose shared facility

Montcalm County Emergency Services was planning to build a storage addition onto the county’s ambulance building this year with $250,000 budgeted from the emergency department’s special enterprise fund.

Meanwhile, the drain commissioner has been looking for a place to house and work on heavy equipment.

County postseason primer

CC-C hosts Central Montcalm for quad on Saturday; Eagles go 3-0, Hornets 1-2

In their last regular-season matches before postseason wrestling begins this week, both Nate Jones and Dallas O’Green agreed that their teams got better.

The head coaches of Central Montcalm and Carson City-Crystal met up for a quad meet in Carson City on Saturday, also featuring Corunna and Tawas.

Ionia County sheriff’s deputy still recovering after being attacked

An Ionia County sheriff’s deputy continues to recover from a concussion more than three months after being attacked by an Ionia man.

Deputy Austin Granger responded to a verbal domestic incident in the 300 block of East Tuttle Road on Nov. 28, 2020, according to Ionia County Sheriff Charlie Noll.

Greenville planners recommend Master Plan

With a process that began more than two years ago with officials touring their community via bus, the city’s updated Master Plan is nearly complete.

As the tour in 2018 provided decision-makers with an opportunity to view areas of the city in the context of the Master Plan and to begin thinking about future development and redevelopment options, it was at Thursday evening’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting held via Zoom that commissioners voted unanimously, with Commissioner Jeremy Miller absent, to now adopt the 2021 Master Plan and recommend approval to the Greenville City Council.

Lakeview village complex renovations starting soon 

The remaining pieces of the plans for a new village complex fell into place last Tuesday when the Lakeview Village Council gave its official nod to three items related to the project.

Council members voted unanimously to set a “do not exceed” amount of $675,000 with Griffith Builders for renovation and improvements to the former Bollinger showroom.

CWD identified in a Montcalm County farmed deer

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) has confirmed a case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a 4-year-old white-tailed deer from a Montcalm County deer farm.

The case was found through samples that were submitted for routine testing as part of the state’s CWD surveillance program for farmed deer. MDARD is prohibited by law from identifying the specific farm, according to Jessy Sielski, deputy public information officer.

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March 15, 2021

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