Capping the cross country season strong

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CC-C, Ionia, TC, Vestaburg runners finish XC campaign at state finals

BROOKLYN — Jess Penrod was trudging away heading into the final 1,000 meters of the Division 4 state cross country finals at Michigan International Speedway. She was working through apparent pain to get through the race to cross the finish line through gusty winds and steady rain. That led to the final 500 meters, down the frontstretch of the speedway. […]

Sheriff investigating stolen signs in Winfield Township

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The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating alleged stolen and vandalized signs in Winfield Township related to today’s election.

The Daily News first learned of the incident on Oct. 12, but did not report on it because no parties were willing to speak on the record at that time. After a story was published in Monday’s Daily News regarding alleged stolen and vandalized signs in Maple Valley Township, two Winfield Township residents contacted the Daily News: Ryan VanSolkema, who is running against Winfield Township Supervisor Phyllis Larson in today’s recall election and Julia Potratz who is running against Trustee John Black.

Not yet old enough to vote, Greenville students learn from mock election

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As voters make their way to the polls to decide the results of today’s midterm elections, there’s one contingent of the population whose voice goes largely unheard: high school students. 

With the majority of students at Greenville High School yet to turn 18, elections come and go with little thought or sense of consequence given from your average teenager. 

Contractor airs grievances with Belding City Council

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Davis Construction VP questions costs, timeline and bid process

A general contractor that was passed over in a bid for building the new Belding wastewater treatment plant had some comments to make to the City Council.

During the Nov. 1 meeting, Rob Kalniak, vice president of Davis Construction, took the podium during public comment to voice his displeasure with City Manager Jon Stoppels’ recommendation to the council to choose the bid from Fleis & Vandenbrink over bids from Davis Construction and Williams & Works.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

JULIE STAFFORD: A good time to re-center

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Today is a triple whammy: Full moon, total lunar eclipse and election day.

No wonder some of us are feeling out of sorts.

Edmore Village Council approves marijuana license transfer

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The Edmore Village Council approved a marijuana license transfer and found that a new business owner had permission to operate after a lease disagreement.

Pinnacle Emporium has been at 413 E. Main St. in downtown Edmore since 2020 in a building owned by Travis Jensen/Phenix BT, which leased the building to KISA Enterprises.

Upcoming and pending services for Nov. 8, 2022

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Upcoming and pending services for Nov. 8, 2022