Our network

Belding's Community Garden

From: http://www.ci.belding.mi.us

Anyone interested in being part of Belding's 1st Community Garden 2011 is invited to a meeting at the Depot on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 7:00p.m. Come and join us and be part of laying the groundwork and join in the planning process. If you are interested in any aspect please join us, or e-mail kthomas@ci.belding.mi.us, or call City Hall at 794-1900, Ext. 210 and leave your contact information. We hope to see you there!

Klackle Orchard Offers Fall Traditions for Families

Thousands of families from all over Michigan visit Greenville this time of year to enjoy activity-packed fun at Klackle Orchards. Enchanted pumpkin carriage rides, pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, a petting zoo, mazes, pedal carts, tractors and trikes, coaster slide area, inflatables and more make it a family favorite for fall traditions year after year. Educational orchard tours are available to schools and homeschool groups, and they offer packages for birthday parties and other gatherings as well. On the weekend, you'll even find pony, camel and elephant rides at additional cost. Klackles on-site apple cider and apple donuts are also a hit for visitors. Find the fun this fall and bring the family! For more information, visit www.klackleorchards.com

Greenville runs over Creston

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) -- The Greenville Yellow Jackets were looking to clinch a playoff spot as they faced the Creston Polar Bears at Houseman Field Friday.

The Jackets dominated the game pretty much from the start. 

One of the highlights: last week's Meijer Scholar Athlete Sean O'Brien got a 35 yard touchdown.

Greenville won 41-8.

GPS - Buy a Seat Program

Greenville, MI - Did you know that you can buy a seat in the auditorium of the Greenville Performing Arts Center as a keepsake? When you purchase a seat, your name, or the name of the recipient goes on a name plate in the armrest of the seat. Funds raised are used for facility purchases such as microphones, risers and other important theater equipment.

Cost is just $125 and is a taxable deduction.

Click here for more information.

Carbon monoxide sickens Montcalm County family

GREENVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - Five members of a Montcalm County family are hospitalized with significant carbon monoxide poisoning.

It happened around 7 a.m. Thursday at a home located at 4800 S. Nevins Road.

Our partner, the Greenville Daily News reports Mercedes Hollenbeck called 911, complaining that she felt sick, dizzy and had difficulty walking. Her parents were both were unresponsive, and had difficulty waking up, as did her siblings, 13-year-old twins.

All five were transported to Sheridan Community Hospital, where they are receiving treatment. It appears all will make a full recovery.

The family moved into the newer home within the past couple years.

Greenville Area Community Center presents The Spooky Monster Magic Show

Greenville, MI - On Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00 pm the Greenville Area Community Center will host an afternoon of monster magic, spooky tricks and hilarious horrors with magician Gordon Russ. This non-scary show is great for ages 3 and up.

Tickets for the event are $7.

Click Here for additional information on magician Gordon Russ.

Montcalm County Electronic Waste & Tire Collections

Get rid of your old electronics and tires!

Drop off business and household electronics and tires at the Community Impact Center (Old Meijer Parking Lot) on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Saturday, October 23, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.

Electronic Recycling: Reusing and recycling of raw materials from electronic waste conserves natural resources and avoids air and water pollution.