GRACE FOWLER: Best and easiest house plants

If you have ever been to my house, you know I am not only a crazy dog lady, but I am also a crazy plant lady.

I have plants on just about every flat surface and I even have some hanging. We have a limited number of windows, so I tried to pack as many plants as possible in front of them.

Belding unveils new monument at Veterans Park on Memorial Day

Gathering at the Denny Craycraft Veterans Freedom Park on Memorial Day, Belding community members took time to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Leaders of the Veterans Freedom Park and other organizations in the Belding area held a Memorial Day service for the community and also unveiled a new monument honoring those who served during Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq.

Sheridan Springfest marks Memorial Day with parade, memorial service

Having had to cancel the majority of last year’s Sheridan Springfest activities due to the coronavirus pandemic, the community came together once again on Monday to pay respects to veterans.

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Lester J. Sitts Post 5065 in Sheridan held a Memorial Day service outside of their post at 209 Washington St. following the Springfest Memorial Day Parade down Main Street.

After sudden, unexpected departure by head coach Mike Ricco, longtime Greenville coach Tom Hallock takes over varsity football program

On Friday, nearly two months after being hired for the full-time Greenville varsity head football coach position, Mike Ricco informed Greenville Athletic Director Brian Zdanowski that he’d be resigning from the position.

Ionia County judge planning run for Michigan Court of Appeals

Next year, more than just Ionia County residents may have a chance to vote for Voet.

Ionia County District Court Judge Raymond Voet is planning to formally announce his candidacy for the Michigan Court of Appeals later this summer. He’s beginning to lay the groundwork now to run in November 2022 for the seat currently held by Judge David Sawyer who has been on that bench since 1986 and is being termed out due to age.

Stanton reviews proposed budget, police department may see revenue increase

While this city’s budget looks similar to the previous fiscal year, city officials are looking to increase the Police Department’s budget to accommodate for an additional officer.

Two weeks ago, the Stanton City Commission began discussing the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget.

Sports roundup for June 1, 2021

Sports roundup for June 1, 2021

Fighting Falcon Military Museum golf fundraiser set for June 19

Join us at Glenkerry Golf Course on June 19 to tee off at 9 a.m. for a great day of golf while supporting the museum’s newest project: an outdoor flag display shaped like the Medal of Honor. The American flag in the center will be surrounded by the flags for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines on each point of the star. This display will honor those who have served, as well as those who are currently serving.

We will be honoring founding Fighting Falcon member, Bill Delp, again. Bill is currently living in Traverse City near his son. He won’t be there to greet you, but he promises that you will have a great day on the links.

2 Montcalm Area Career Center students earn Breaking Traditions Awards

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce that 65 high school and 10 college students statewide are recipients of the 2021 Breaking Traditions Awards — including two montcalm Area Career Center students.

Each of these students overcame obstacles and stereotypes to succeed in career and technical education (CTE) programs considered non-traditional for their gender. These students are ”breaking traditions” by pursuing careers in which fewer than 25% of persons working in that field are their gender.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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