Ionia man sentenced to prison in home invasion of ex’s house

An Ionia man convicted of second-degree home invasion and possession of methamphetamine was sentenced to 34 months in prison last Tuesday in Ionia County Circuit Court.

Brian Taylor Davis, 32, pleaded guilty on Feb. 11 to the two charges, which are each 15-year felonies. The sentences will be served concurrently. In exchange for his plea, an additional case file will be dismissed. Davis will receive 192 days credit for time previously served. He was also ordered to pay $3,025.71 in court costs, fees and restitution, and he must have no contact with the victim.

Rockford man receives increased sentence after alleged jail assault

Baldwin was awaiting sentence for courthouse phone theft

A Rockford man who was awaiting his sentence for stealing a $900 cell phone from inside the Montcalm County Courthouse allegedly assaulted a fellow inmate in the Montcalm County Jail, causing multiple broken bones.

Tyler Scott Baldwin, 25, was sentenced in Montcalm County Circuit Court to nine months in jail with credit for 57 days already served on April 14 after being convicted of larceny in a building.

Sheridan woman pleads guilty to drunken driving third offense

A Sheridan woman pleaded guilty to driving under the influence third offense while saying she doesn’t remember the incident.

Pamela Seeley, 62, reluctantly entered her plea on April 14 in Montcalm County Circuit Court. Her plea is part of an agreement with the Montcalm County Prosecutor’s Office and will result in a six-month jail cap for the felony (which carries a maximum five-year prison sentence).

SANDY MAIN: Once Upon a Daily

150 years ago

“Danish immigrants” — Sixty Dane immigrants arrived on Monday last and will locate in this vicinity and at the Dane settlement near Caywood. In the company are twenty-eight young men, four or five young women besides six families. They are valuable additions to our population.

Hathaway requesting to build more condos

Company wants to reduce number of single-family houses for next phases of development

Following trends of the current housing market, the community’s largest housing developer is looking to adjust its plans for the city’s southwest side.

During the April 14 Greenville Planning Commission meeting, representatives speaking on behalf of Hathaway Properties came forward for a discussion with commissioners as the company looks to amend its Planned Unit Development (PUD) that was approved in 2004 but amended in 2020.

Greenville track hosts O-K White quad

Greenville track hosts O-K White quad

Greenville council reviews ‘slightly more robust’ 2022-2023 fiscal year budget

As revenues and expenditures continue to trend in a positive direction, city leaders are hopeful years of positive economic growth can begin to lead to some restrengthening of public services throughout the community.

During a special meeting of the Greenville City Council on April 12, City Manager George Bosanic presented his proposed 2022-2023 fiscal year budget.

Ionia Board of Ed approves English course for seniors

A new English language arts course for Ionia High School seniors intended to simplify and streamline the 12th-grade curriculum while still providing students and teachers “innovative flexibility within the curriculum” was approved by the Ionia Public Schools Board of Education on Monday.

All school board members were present except for Trustee Roger Hull who has now been absent from 11 of the last 13 school board meetings.

Sports roundup for April 20, 2022

Sports roundup for April 20, 2022

Upcoming and pending services for April 20, 2022

Upcoming and pending services for April 20, 2022