MIKE TAYLOR: I want a d-i-v-o-r-c-e

I’m thinking of filing for divorce. I’ve given this relationship my best for years now, but … Well, let’s just say we no longer see eye to eye and frankly, I’m getting tired of trying.

It’s a shame, really, because when I first invited her into my home, she was great. She’d keep track of things for me; the news, weather, current events. She would even do little chores around the house; turn on the lights in the morning, start my coffee, remind me to pick up prescriptions. The little things.

Montcalm Township Planning Commission moves forward, hits impasse during discussion on draft wind energy ordinance 

Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Montcalm Township Planning Commission finally saw its figurative foot hit the gas, only for the wheels of discussion to remain spinning in the mud of a draft wind energy ordinance. 

With Chairman Richard “Dick” Karnatz recused from discussion due to a conflict of interest, the remaining four members reached a consensus to choose a working document from which to begin outlining a wind ordinance. 

Montcalm Township Planning Commission chairman defends fellow commissioners

Having listened to constituents make accusations last month that certain township officials aren’t invested in the job they’ve been tasked to perform, Richard “Dick” Karnatz has heard enough. 

During the Sept. 9 meeting of the Montcalm Township Board, several members of the audience voiced displeasure with how they perceived certain members of the Montcalm Township Planning Commission to be acting at recent meetings. 

Sports roundup for Oct. 14, 2021

Sports roundup for Oct. 14, 2021

Stanton breaks ground on Veterans Memorial Park project, first phase expected to finish in spring 2022

The project may have taken about seven years to get off the ground, but Stanton’s Veterans Memorial Park has officially entered into its first phase of construction.

If all goes according to plan, engineers from Prein & Newhof expect the work to be complete by the spring of 2022, at which point the city will determine what the following stages of construction will look like.

Edmore to welcome adult use marijuana processor in Sunrise Industrial Park

Village Council approves ‘in principle’ proposed Hometown Heroes banner program

This village will soon have its sixth licensed marijuana facility — its first adult use marijuana processor — after the Edmore Village Council approved a municipal license for TruGro LLC at its meeting Monday.

TruGro owner Ron Schafer of Wayland purchased lots 7 through 9 in Sunrise Industrial Park, where he plans to build a combined marijuana and hemp processing facility, according to Village Manager Justin Lakamper.

Montcalm County government meets Stand Up Montcalm

On Tuesday, Montcalm County government officials met some residents who are trying to become more involved with their local government.

Steve Mason, a longtime builder by trade, attended the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting on behalf of Stand Up Montcalm, a chapter of Stand Up Michigan.

GHS retro radio show returns to the stage

Greenville High School’s Yellow Jacket Theatre brings Orson Welles infamous 1938 radio show “The War of the Worlds” to audiences this weekend. This production celebrates 10 years of Yellow Jacket Theatre producing live radio drama onstage.

New arrivals for Oct. 14, 2021

New arrivals for Oct. 14, 2021

Thursday, October 14, 2021

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