Montcalm County Newswire

Montcalm County Newswire

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  1. Public bodies couldn't sue FOIA requesters under House-passed billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | MLive.com

    A bill to prevent public bodies from suing those who launch requests under the Freedom of Information Act won approval from the full House of Representatives on Thursday. The bill was introduced after an incident where Montcalm County took the Greenville Daily News to court over a request it wasn't sure whether to fulfil.

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  2. Bill would prohibit public bodies from suing FOIA requestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | MLive.com

    It stems from a case in Montcalm County.

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  3. Saginaw father busted for drunk driving in Montcalm CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Around 4 p.m., police were notified of a possible drunk driver while deputies were in the area for the Montabella homecoming parade. The 49-year-old man was pulled over on M-46 between Vesteburg and Edmore, according to a press release from the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office.

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  4. Woman Suing Gas Company, Claims Emissions Killed Her CowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | WHMI-FM Howell

    ... in is seeking damages totaling $197,500 for the death of her five cows, having to move her herd to a farm in Montcalm County and veterinary expenses. The lawsuit states that the amount in controversy is in excess of $75,000. (DK)

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  5. Lakeshore Habitat's Volunteer of the Year HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - When...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | WHTC

    ... responsible for putting me on this humbling pedestal. To all of those involved with my past association in Montcalm County, and now in this Lakeshore organization, I am deeply indebted for your encouragement and willingness in allowing me the ...

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  6. Lawmakers push for greater transparency with FOIA requestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Michigan Radio

    ... to make FOIA more transparent. The bill comes after The Daily News in Greenville was sued when it asked Montcalm County during the August primaries for personnel files of some county sheriff candidates. This bill would prevent a lawsuit like this ...

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  7. Deputies: 4 injured after distracted driver hits 3 vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | WOODTV.com

    ... to one of the vehicles involved in a crash that deputies say was caused by a distracted driver. (Courtesy Montcalm County Sheriff's Office/Sept. 12, 2016) According to a release from the Montcalm County Sheriff's Department, 55-year-old Nancy King ...

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  8. Four-car crash in Montcalm County leaves 4 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | MLive.com

    ... of Ionia. Carlton sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to United Memorial Hospital by Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services. Carlton's passengers, Eugene Carlton, 77, of Lowell, and Jennifer Domasik, 39, of Grand Rapids, ...

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  9. Reward Offered In Death Of West MI BisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A $500 reward is being offered to solve the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old bison in western Michigan. The owners had assumed that the bison, named Goliath, died of natural causes this week near Stanton in Montcalm County.

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  10. Target 8: Is BCBS of Michigana s settlement fair to patients?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WOODTV.com

    ... Michigan, Allegan General Hospital, Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw, Three Rivers Hospital and two hospitals in Montcalm County had these agreements. "After purchasing Lakeview Hospital in Paw Paw in 2008, Bronson learned there was a Blue Cross ...

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  11. 'Favorite' bull bison Goliath shot and killed, $500 reward offered to find shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... prized breading bull and a gorgeous animal." Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Montcalm County Sheriff's Department at 989-831-7590 or 616-225-7590.

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  12. Who killed Goliath? $500 reward for tips in bison's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | WJRT

    A $500 reward is being offered to solve the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old bison in western Michigan. The owners had assumed that the bison, named Goliath, died of natural causes this week near Stanton in Montcalm County.

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  13. Farmer offers reward for information about shot bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | MLive.com

    Chad Stewart, Montcalm County farmer, is asking the public for any information on who shot and killed a bull on his farm in Douglas Township.

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  14. Tornadoes Rip Through Michigan, Cause Severe Damage to Homes, PropertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Clare County Review

    The average size of the American home has nearly tripled over the last 50 years, but unfortunately for those in disaster-prone areas, that means more damage to assess and repair. Unfortunately, some homeowners in Michigan currently have their fair share of damage to repair, thanks to an onslaught of tornadoes brought on by severe storms this past weekend.

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  15. Sheriff prepares for a painfula cuts, layoffs as deficit loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    As many as seven deputies could be facing layoffs if Montcalm County leaders are forced to cut as much as $600,000 or more from the current sheriff's office budget to help address a looming county-wide $1.5 million deficit . Montcalm County Sheriff Bill Barnwell said he was told to prepare for cuts in wake of revelations that expenses for the county had been outpacing revenue by an average of $2 million annually since 2012.

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  16. Atty.: Former controller not sharing audits with commission a unusual,a not illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    An attorney with the law firm officially hired on Monday by the county to investigate a looming $1.5 million budget deficit said the former county controller's decision not to review annual audits with commissioners for several years was unusual, but not illegal. Officials in Montcalm County are staring down a ballooning deficit, compounded by recent revelations that roughly $2 million had been taken out of the county's savings annually to balance the budget since 2012, ultimately amounting to nearly $9 million in savings drained in just four years.

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  17. West Michigan couple says a I doa despite tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Despite all of the damage and clean-up following Saturday's severe weather, it wasn't enough to stop a West Michigan couple from getting married. Lydia and Ryan Koster said "I do" in Greenville on Saturday, but were forced to delay their ceremony because of the severe weather ripping through Montcalm County that afternoon.

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  18. Layoffs, cuts likely as $1.5M deficit looms in Montcalm CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... state and local municipalities has wreaked havoc on budgets everywhere. "If you remove what's happened in Montcalm County-as far as lack of communication, oversight or irresponsibility-you're going to start to find shrinking revenues played a key ...

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  19. Most Power Restored From Saturday StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Nearly all the lights are back on in West Michigan from Saturday's strong storms that spawned tornadoes from Van Buren County to Montcalm County. The Associated Press reported early this morning there were still nearly 20,000 in the dark, but updated numbers from Consumers Energy show considerable progress in getting repairs made.

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  20. NWS continues arduous task of classifying tornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... weather tore through our area. While one survey was already completed in northern Ionia County and southern Montcalm County Saturday evening, that storm was classified as an EF1 tornado with maximum 90 mph winds. The path was eight miles long and ...

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