The Daily News has received four Michigan Press Association (MPA) awards, along with two honorable mentions.
At first glance, Central Riverside Park is a clean, spacious environment with fields for soccer, courts for basketball and playgrounds and pavilions for family gatherings. But that doesn’t erase decades of history below the surface of the park.
The drama that has unfolded due to numerous amount Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests from one resident to the city of Belding does not appear to be ending anytime soon.
The Belding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan for Belding. City Manager Meg Mullendore said the adoption of the plan was a necessity in order for the city to continue to receive state and federal monies for various projects.
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.