The federal government may be partially shut down, but the Michigan Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is open for business … for now. Local health department officials say they’ve been told there was a flood of people at local grocery stores Tuesday, stocking up on baby supplies after hearing about possible effects of the government shutdown.
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.
Judge James Kennedy Nichols was a man of discipline and restraint — which made his rare partaking of a beer all the more pleasurable.
In the wake of a recent shooting near a Lansing high school where three students and a fourth teenager were injured, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, says legislation he has co-sponsored with Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, will be “invaluable” in helping to prevent such horrific events from occurring in the future.
The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office recently made multiple arrests of suspects wanted in relation to daytime Home Invasions occurring within Ionia County.
A Belding boy died from an accidental drowning, according to preliminary findings from an autopsy report.
Tammy McAllister recently enjoyed a visit with her son, Jonathon Bodman, his fiancée and their young son. McAllister didn’t know it would be the last time she would see Bodman alive.
Devon Morrison’s death touched an entire community. It wouldn’t be uncommon for area children to struggle either from grief over missing a friend or fear about what might have happened.
After a weekend unlike any the city of Belding has experienced before, as hundreds of volunteers and members of various law enforcement agencies sacrificed hours of time and effort to search the city for missing 10-year-old Devon Morrison, the quest to find him continues.
The three-day, community-wide search for a missing 10-year-old Belding boy came to a tragic end Monday afternoon after his body was discovered by divers in the Flat River near one of his favorite fishing spots. Devon Morrison disappeared after he left his home alone to go fishing Saturday. His disappearance spawned a search that involved hundreds of volunteers, supporters and members of law enforcement, who searched night and day for the missing boy. Morrison’s body was found at 12:53 p.m. Monday in the Flat River near the Ashfield Street bridge.