Vikings girls hoops grits out 50-47 win over Fremont despite injuries, illness

Alyssa Alger walked into the Tri County girls’ basketball locker room to a humorous sight Friday before the Vikings’ Central State Activities Association — Gold matchup against Fenton.

The entire Vikings’ team was clad in TCHS cheerleading uniforms and in a “flat back” team pose with three teammates toward the top of the formation as pseudo-flyers. 

Tri County boys struggle on offense, lose to Fremont, 57-39

The Tri County boys basketball team had plenty of reasons to be optimistic about Friday’s home game against Fremont.

Since returning from the holiday break, the Vikings went 2-1 while averaging 64 points per game on offense. To add to that scoring came in a new, yet familiar, face as junior Ty Merlington, the defending Daily News All-Area Top Newcomer of the Year, made his season debut Friday after battling an injury for the early part of the season.

Greenville Planning Commission looking for city planner applicants

Following the retirement of city planner Tim Johnson in December, members of the Greenville Planning Commission have begun to move forward with finding a replacement. 

GUEST VIEW: Citizens of Montcalm County know the honest brokers

I am writing in response to the recent column from Apex Clean Energy salesman Dan Paris which makes a number of false claims about the grassroots coalition I founded in 2011 in Blissfield, Michigan, the Interstate Informed Citizen’s Coalition or “IICC.”

I’m the Marie Kondo of Greenville

If you’re looking to stock up on useless junk, now is the time to visit our local Goodwill store.

The useless junk is mine, or was before I dropped it in the big donation bins. For the past week, I’ve been averaging one extra-large delivery per day. I’m sure the guy responsible for sorting that stuff must hate my guts by now. 

AMISH COOK: A deer soup in Flat Rock

If I were to ask you for a show of hands of who likes venison, I’m curious what response we’d be looking at? 

Sports roundup for Jan. 15, 2022

Sports roundup for Jan. 15, 2022

GUEST VIEW: The bottom line for wind is money

Humans are called to have a personal relationship with God, be good stewards of the land, respect God’s creatures and love one another. While no one is perfect, these are the ideals that the majority of concerned citizens of Montcalm County are trying to uphold.

Ferris Township wind, solar survey sees low response rate

Surveys are still being accepted until Feb. 28

Solar energy projects: yes. Wind energy projects: no.

That’s what the majority of Ferris Township residents are saying — at least the majority of the meager 17% who responded to a survey for the un-zoned township.

MAUREEN BURNS: #worthit: 5 doctors part of long line of inspirational women

Years ago, my husband got his Ph.D., a huge accomplishment. Our family was all relieved when it was finished. I overheard our youngest, about 4, say to her friend, “My dad’s a doctor now, but not the kind that can do you any good!” We’ve always laughed at that.