It’s seldom easy to find the words “fun” and “healthy” fitting together during one single activity, unless, that is, you can find a way to create an activity such as one that exercises the body while bringing hundreds of students, friends and family members together for a good cause. On Saturday, the second annual Baldwin Heights Elementary School “Walk-A-Thon” accomplished just that.
At first glance, Central Riverside Park is a clean, spacious environment with fields for soccer, courts for basketball and playgrounds and pavilions for family gatherings. But that doesn’t erase decades of history below the surface of the park.
The drama that has unfolded due to numerous amount Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from one resident to the city of Belding does not appear to be ending anytime soon.
The Belding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan for Belding. City Manager Meg Mullendore said the adoption of the plan was a necessity in order for the city to continue to receive state and federal monies for various projects.
From pipe dream to half pipes, the two-year long journey of a potential skate park in Belding may finally be traveling from fiction to reality. The Belding City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday evening to award a bid to Evergreen Skate Parks to help design and build the future park, with Councilwoman Andrea Belding casting the lone opposing vote. Councilman Tom Jones was absent from the meeting.
After months of decision making and back-and-forth discussions between the city of Carson City and Carson Health, as well as input from residents, the new hospital helipad is officially beginning to take shape as construction crews are now working to dig the foundation of the pad. Ground was broken recently at the sight of the former Carson City water tower, which was purchased from the city by the hospital in January to be used as the site for the new helicopter landing pad.
Dr. Joyce London was patiently seated at the Winter Inn restaurant Thursday evening as she waited to congratulate and honor a friend during the presentation of the 2014 Fred and Lena Meijer Spirit of Caring award.
A trip to the Secretary of State office is made for a variety of reasons — renewing one’s license, purchasing a new license plate, or registering to vote. But on Thursday, one visitor made a trip to the local Greenville office simply to say thank you to the employees working behind the desk.
Lights, camera, action! That may be an outdated cliché from the Hollywood film industry, but its original intent to begin shooting a scene held true Tuesday as video production students at Central Montcalm High School pooled their videography and story-telling talents to produce an instructional training video for the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to allow the purchase of a new sound system for the Montcalm Juvenile/Probate Courtroom.