Lynn Mason is used to being the only woman in a room full of men.She served as an Ionia County commissioner and was sometimes the lone woman on committees. She ran for state representative in the 86th District last November; the only woman in that race.
America’s next generation of journalists are working their way through school right now, on a trajectory that will hopefully one day land them in a newsroom.
Some of the budding journalists of the next generation have been meeting after school at Greenville Middle School, brought together by a single purpose: To put together a student-run newspaper, print it and distribute it to their peers.
Bruce Brown will stay on as the Belding city manager until 2019. During a regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Belding City Council went into closed session for a periodical evaluation of the city manager. After the council went back into open session, Mayor Ron Gunderson announced a two-year extension had been extended and accepted by Brown.
Three people were sworn in on the Belding Area Schools Board of Education on Monday evening; although only one of the faces was new to the board.
Terry Boni and Debra Bach were sworn in to start their new terms on the board. A new addition to the board, Kate Feuerstein, was also sworn in to start her term.
During a regular meeting Tuesday evening, the Belding City Council approved a special event application for the Belding Beatnik Bazaar and Farmers Market.
A Grand Rapids woman was involved in a one-car crash Tuesday morning while negotiating a curve on Satterlee and Baldwin Roads, according to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office.
The search is on for the next Belding mascot. Belding Area School has put together an online survey for community members, students and staff, which gives people the chance to submit an idea for the mascot and explain why.
The financial problems that Grand Volute Catering & Event Center in Lowell is experiencing has created a ripple effect that has reached Belding.
Originally, the committee for the prom at Belding High School had planned to hold the prom dance at the Grand Volute. However, given the recent struggles Grand Volute is having financially and with bankruptcy, that site will need to be changed.
Two men were involved in a rollover crash Monday afternoon at the intersection of SW. Greenville Road (M-91) and W. Jenks Road. They were headed south on SW. Greenville Road (M-91) in a tan Chevy Blazer and, according to Deputy Director of Greenville Department of Public Safety Dennis Magirl, lost control of the vehicle due to icy road conditions.
The Montcalm Area Intermediate School District has been awarded a grant that was given to only 19 other districts nationwide.
The Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant provides sexual risk avoidance education for special education students in self-contained classrooms, which have smaller groups of students.