A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday.
Jim Lower of Cedar Lake has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 70th District, while Thomas Albert of Grattan Township has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 86th District.
Traveling along I-696, with vans full of parents and two busses containing all 105 members of the Belding High School Marching Band, the skyline of the Motor City was about to settle into view. The sun had yet to rise Saturday, but every Belding student was wide awake, ready to perform at the Michigan Competing Band Association State Finals at Ford Field.
High school students have more options today than just attending classes in a brick and mortar building. Advances in technology and easier access to the internet have given students the chance to learn at their own pace. Virtual learning programs not only help students learn in new and innovative ways, but they also give students at risk of not graduating high school a chance to succeed by using a different approach.
Stacie Weitting received a big surprise Thursday morning. She was going about her normal routine with her kindergartners at Ellis Elementary School when Josh Simon, 5, a student of hers, came into the classroom, followed by his mother Tonya, a representative from Preferred Credit Union and Belding Area Schools Superintendent Brent Noskey.
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Arm wrestling is a test of strength and endurance and a showcase for those watching it.
All arm wrestlers alike — professional, amateur, novice, young, older, men, women — will be participating in Saturday’s Rockwell Open tournament at The Horse’s Mouth at 402 W. Main St., which begins with a weight-in for participants at 1 p.m. The tournament begins at 3:30 p.m.
Two people were injured in a two vehicle crash in Orleans Township Tuesday morning.
John Bishop, 63, of Cedar Springs and Mamie Schnicke, 82, of Orleans both sustained non-life threatening injuries in the truck versus car collision which occurred at the intersection of Belding Road (M-44) and N. State Road (M-66).
Come Monday, goblins will walk the sidewalks, witches will run in the streets and ghouls will haunt neighborhoods.
All these haunting prospects are still not as scary as the idea of someone’s child eating a piece of candy they shouldn’t have and having an allergic reaction severe enough to create an anaphylactic response.
Some people grow up knowing exactly where they want to end up later in life. Others take more time figuring that out.
On Monday, 80 students from Belding High School got to check out a possible career field they might not have initially considered.