News
Attorneys from Cannalex Law, Robert Hendrickson, left, and Benham Wrigley talk to the Belding City Council about the Medical Marijuana Facilities Licensing Act during a public hearing Tuesday. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

The passing of a law regarding medical marijuana in the state of Michigan last year has municipalities facing some decision making. Belding is no exception and thus opened the floor for a public hearing during a regular meeting of the Belding City Council on Tuesday evening.

Belding City Council considers medical marijuana

Posted in: B.slider, Local, News Top Story Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The passing of a law regarding medical marijuana in the state of Michigan last year has municipalities facing some decision making. Belding is no exception and thus opened the floor for a public hearing during a regular meeting of the Belding City Council on Tuesday evening.

Belding considering ‘high-interest electives’ and ‘Saturday school’

Posted in: B.slider, Local Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Principal Michael Ostrander is looking ahead, and the future is looking bright for Belding High School.

During Monday evening’s Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting, Ostrander reported on happenings at the high school.

IN BRIEF: Belding City Council hosts 3 public hearings

Posted in: B.slider, Belding, Local, News Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

The Belding City Council heard comments from members of the public on three different topics during a regular meeting Tuesday evening.

Sports
Owen Christensen spikes the ball after an interception drill during the Belding Youth Football Camp Tuesday.

BELDING — There’s lots of interest in football among youth in the Belding Area Schools. Varsity football coach Joe Schwander said there were 62 attendees at the youth football camp the Redskins’ coach is hosting this week. The camp is teaching a number of things, Schwander said. “It’s about having fun playing the game of [...]

21 local wrestlers move to individual state finals at The Palace March 2-4

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

A total of 21 local wrestlers are going to The Palace of Auburn Hills to try to win a title. All 21 finished fourth or better at their individual tournaments across the state and will move on to wrestle at The Palace for the final time March 2 to March 4.

Tri County cheer moves on again while Belding wraps up historic season

Posted in: High School, High School Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

In the District 18, Division 3 competitive cheer finals Saturday, the host team, Comstock Park, took first place while Tri County finished second and Belding finished sixth.

Belding competitive cheer team heads to districts

Posted in: High School Saturday, February 18th, 2017

With its first conference championship in hand, Belding’s competitive cheer team is looking to continue rewriting the history books.

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  • Otisco Township Board votes down proposed hall addition

    Saturday, February 18th, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    The heated debate surrounding a proposed Township Hall addition has come to an end.

    The debate has gone on for nearly a year and has kept on through the election of a new township supervisor and a new township treasurer.

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  • Belding competitive cheer team heads to districts

    Saturday, February 18th, 2017
    Posted in: High School

    With its first conference championship in hand, Belding’s competitive cheer team is looking to continue rewriting the history books.

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  • 30-plus local wrestlers qualify at weekend individual districts

    Monday, February 13th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    As the dust settles from Saturday’s state individual district tournaments, as many as 33 wrestlers qualified for the next round, the regionals, which will be next Saturday. The Carson City-Crystal Eagles, wrestling out of the 27-4 Hesperia district, saw 10 wrestlers qualify, which is the most among the area schools, followed by Greenville, which had eight qualify. Belding had six qualify while Tri County and Montabella each had four wrestlers who finished fourth or better to qualify for regionals. Central Montcalm finished with two qualifiers and Lakeview with one.

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  • Redskins fight all four quarters, fall short to Mustangs 34-27

    Sunday, February 12th, 2017
    Posted in: High School

      BELDING — “Under the weather” would describe the Belding boys basketball team, both in health and in shooting Friday night against NorthPointe Christian. In a low-scoring 34-27 loss to the Mustangs, the Redskins were playing without four of their players owing to sickness, while most of the rest of the team battled symptoms. Belding [...]

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