The Christmas season is starting early this year in Belding, with cookies, caroling and a visit from Santa Claus. Two holiday events are scheduled to coincide with each other, helping to bring cheer to the community.
The Belrockton Museum is in need of a little maintenance, and thanks to some collaboration, repairs will be occurring this spring.
In a fictional 1955, when Dr. Emmett Brown harnessed the tremendous power of a bolt of lightning to send his DeLorean time machine and friend Marty McFly back to the future, a movie franchise was born. One of the most important plot devices of the iconic 1985 blockbuster film, “Back To The Future,” was created in the city of Belding.
Michigan provides ample opportunities for recreation for its residents, from snowmobiling down frozen trails in the winter to racing a speed boat across choppy waters in the summer. But what happens when those vehicles, and other recreational items, need to be stored when they are not in use?
Belding Area Schools is refinancing $35 million in bond loans, which will save the district millions. At the Nov. 16 Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting, board members voted 7-0 on resolutions to refinance the 2010 Build America Bonds, in the principal amount of $21,890,000, as well as the School Bond Loan fund, in the amount of $13,260,000, through William Blair & Company LLC and Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., at better interest rates.
After 16 months of disagreements and disputes, positive morale is returning to Belding Area Schools as teachers continue teaching, but now with a new union contract in place.
Ionia County’s physical plant director resigned this month after only one year on the job.
Joseph Cusack, 35, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Fenwick, was originally hired in 2003 to work as a probation officer for Ionia County’s Juvenile Court. In October 2014, he was hired as the county’s plant director.
A temporary switch in how building services are handled in Belding may now either relieve stress or create new headaches, depending on who is asked.
Members of Belding City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to enter into a one-year contract with Associated Governmental Services (AGS), but the decision did not come without criticism.
A Vietnam War memorial will one day stand tall in heart of downtown Belding … it just won’t be anytime soon. Just two weeks removed from receiving approval from the Belding City Council to go forth with the building of a memorial, Eureka Township resident Denny Craycraft approached the council again Tuesday, distraught and confused.
A Belding woman was killed early this morning after she lost control of her vehicle.
Troopers with the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post are investigating the one-car crash which occurred on Canfield Road.