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DNR offers tips for residents when encountering snakes

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This time of year, as snakes are out and about in the great outdoors, the Department of Natural Resources gets many questions about Michigan’s snakes. Michigan is home to 18 different species of snakes, 17 of which are harmless to humans. There are two that are very similar and often cause a stir when people encounter them. Eastern hognose snakes, when threatened, [...]

MCC deepened alumna’s roots

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Samantha Mack, MCC Communications Assistant Tarry Everingham was one of the first Montcalm Community College graduates to earn an associate degree. She says MCC prepared her for all the jobs she had throughout her life. Tarry Everingham graduated from Central Montcalm High School (CMHS) in 1966. The next day, she started a job as the secretary to Principal Orval [...]

Community comes together to help support local families in need

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Hailey Huffman Tuesday, June 23 at the Rockford American Legion the 57th pantry was held for Operation Cornucopia. Operation Cornucopia works in cooperation with the Feeding America Program at the West Michigan Food Bank. Feeding America is a nationwide network that provides food to people across America and has been the first responder to hunger crisis in America for [...]

Unique whitetail deer draws world-wide attention

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dragon’s mother rejected him at birth A Dragon in the wild wouldn’t stand much of a chance. Even under the close supervision of Deer Tracks Junction ranch, in Courtland Township on Fourteen Mile Road (M-57) it was a close call. Dragon is a rare pie-bald whitetail deer born three weeks ago with coloration so startling that his mother would have killed him if Kelly and [...]

Rockford Girls Lacrosse Wins Third Straight Title

June 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

It was a busy week for the Rockford girls lacrosse team including the end of the school year, graduation for the nine seniors, and a state semi-final game in Brighton against the Hartland Eagles on Wednesday.  The Rams knew they needed a win in this game in order to play for their third straight state championship title on their home field on Saturday.   When the [...]
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