Another roadblock stands in the way of efforts to rebuild Whites Covered Bridge, which was lost in an early morning blaze in July 2013. According to Tom Byle, president of the Whites Bridge Historical Society and a Kent County Road Commission engineer, the society will need to raise an additional $425,000, which is much more than expected.
City staff are working hard to put together the budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. During a regular meeting of the Belding City Council Tuesday evening, the council had a work session to go over a draft of the budget. Attendees were given the chance to give their two cents about the budget during public comment.
An extension of the Silk City Nature Trail is one step closer to reality.
During a regular meeting of the Belding City Council Tuesday evening, the council unanimously approved the submission of an application to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for grant funding. The funding will come from the DNR’s trust fund which is designated for the improvement of municipalities who meet certain requirements.
Students at Belding High School thought the assembly they were attending Friday morning was just to hear about new electives to be available to them in the fall. And they did hear about that from Principal Michael Ostrander. He explained to students the way they will sign up for classes for next year and described the advanced placement (AP) classes and high interest electives being added to the curriculum.
The wait is over for students and staff anxious to know what the next mascot for Belding Area Schools will be.
During an assembly on Friday morning, the Belding Black Knight took the auditorium stage to uproarious applause from the audience.
BELDING — The auditorium at Belding High School was full of surprises Friday afternoon. State Rep. Thomas Albert of the 86th District visited the school to bestow a state congressional special tribute to longtime teacher Dan Scholtens, much to Scholtens’ astonishment. The fun didn’t stop there. Longtime Athletic Trainer Heidi Wilker was called to [...]
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.
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.
The Belding City Council heard comments from members of the public on three different topics during a regular meeting Tuesday evening.
Students who qualified to compete at the state Business Professionals of America (BPA) conferences will be able to stay overnight at the conference in Grand Rapids.