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 [...]

Compuware and Lakeshore Storm named champions in Rockford Blue Chip Classic

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel Compuware and Lakeshore Storm were the champions in the 14U and 16U divisions over the weekend of the Rockford Blue Chip Classic at Art Van Sports Complex. Compuware was 2-2 after pool play of the 14U division. Sabercats were first at 4-0. On Sunday in championship round play, Compuware blanked the Sabercats 8-0 and advanced to the semifinals where it [...]

How you finish is greater than how you start

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

By John Raffel The Sparks fast-pitch softball team from Racine, Wis., showed that it’s usually more important on how you finish a tournament than how you start it. The Sparks were 2-2 in pool play but went on in bracket action to take first place in the 18U portion of the Rockford Rumble Blue Chip Classic over the weekend at Art Van Sports Complex. Batbusters had a [...]
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