‘What’s happened to everybody?’

Outrage ensues as Douglass Township Board appoints new Planning Commission members, ousts others

Lying officials … trouble-making residents … good-faith efforts gone with the wind.

Pick an allegation, pick a side — there’s apparently no room for compromise.

Recycling ramps up

Lakeview unveils new recycling site with pair of compactors

A new recycling program in this village is not only a pilot for Montcalm County, it’s a first for the state of Michigan.

Two unmanned, state-of-the-art recycling compactors were unveiled in Lakeview on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting attended by local, county and state leaders. 

STEVE MERREN: Let the real work begin

The winter has officially set in and with it, the last days of deer season are upon us.

As late archery comes to an end, the preparation for next season can ultimately begin.

Church News

Jan. 16 Greenville sesquicentennial founding celebration St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at 10:30 a.m. will have a historical service using the 1871 Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend the worship service. A meal and the annual meeting of the parish will follow the service. The church is blue and located at the corner of Cass and Clay streets. […]

Central Montcalm Athletic Hall of Fame festivities start Jan. 14

The Central Montcalm Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2022 will be recognized between the girls and boys varsity basketball games on Jan. 14 in front of the home fans.

Greenville City Council adjusts public comment policy

After years of listening to comments from the public during “statement of citizens” throughout Greenville City Council meetings, the council is now opening the door to allow for more comments to come forward. 

First Congregational’s new pastor sets course for Greenville church

Romans 8:37 says “… He sets his sails and uses the winds to keep him on course.” 

A new pastor is using that same idea as he begins leadership of a local church.

Upcoming and pending services for Jan. 7, 2022

Today Virginia Christiansen — 11 a.m., Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville. Saturday Lorrie Webster — Noon, Seville Community Church of God, Elwell. Shirley Moyer — 1 p.m. at the Langston Bible Church. (Brigham Funeral Chapel, Lakeview) Jacqueline Dorothy “Jackie” Redding — 11 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Greenville. (Christiansen’s Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville) Tyler Lee […]