An Ionia County prosecutor and a defense attorney referenced seemingly conflicting lab reports and disagreed over the seriousness of charges in a fatal collision which left two cyclists dead and three others injured during a Make-A-Wish bicycle tour.
Mandy Marie Benn, 43, is charged with two counts of operating while intoxicated causing death (both possible 15-year felonies), as well as operating while intoxicated second offense notice, meaning she is subject to an enhanced sentence.
Two men from Mexico were sentenced to jail time served after allegedly attempting to break into a Greenville home.
Giovany Medina, 38, and Gerardo Sierra-Gonzalez, 41, both have listed addresses in Chicago, Illinois; however, U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) requested a hold be placed on each man after they were booked into the Montcalm County Jail this past March.
A new social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum at Greenville Public Schools has been approved for elementary school students for this upcoming school year, while a more piecemeal approach awaits potential approval for middle and high school students.
During Monday’s meeting of the Board of Education, the board voted unanimously to approve purchasing and utilizing the Second Step SEL curriculum — a program that teaches various social and emotional skills such as emotion recognition and management, empathy, problem-solving, bullying prevention and goal-setting.
Some members of the Edmore Village Council are unhappy that the Daily News is reporting on marijuana-related news in the small village.
The facts in the article were verified with Village Manager Justin Lakamper before publication. While the headline stated “Seventh marijuana facility headed to Edmore,” the story explains in detail the still-pending license process and Village Council approval the business owner will need to obtain before proceeding.
The Michigan High School Coaches’ Association (MHSCA) has selected Shaun Balhorn from Montebella High School for induction into the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place in the Terrace Room of the Bovee University Center on the campus of Central Michigan University at 1:00pm on September 25, 2022. Tickets to attend the event will be available on July 1—September 17, 2022 on the MHSCA.org website.