From soft beaver pelts to rigid arrow heads, students were left anything but empty-handed Wednesday during a tour of local Native American history. Third-grade students from Lincoln Heights Elementary School made the trip to the Flat River Museum in Greenville to get a hands-on look at the history they had been studying this school year.
In looking ahead to future years, it’s evident that the city of Greenville has one thing clearly on its mind — recreation. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, four public hearings were held involving grant requests specific to recreation improvements.
Last year, the Lakeview Wildcats softball team won its first districts title since 1994 and enjoyed a 22-12 regular season finish.
This year’s team has a new coach and will have a new approach but the goal is still to be just as successful as last year’s team.
The Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education honored the district’s winter athletes Monday. Athletes from girls basketball, boys basketball, wrestling and the bowling teams stood before the board and listened as their coaches bragged about the team and individual accomplishments.
Thanks to a joint grant application between Belding and Greenville, a kayak launch could be coming to Belding. City Manager Bruce Brown told the Belding City Council during a regular council meeting Tuesday evening about a grant application to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund the city of Belding will submit jointly with the city of Greenville.
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Montabella Community Schools Board of Education members graded Superintendent Shelly Millis’ performance after reviewing student test scores.
Both Montabella and its superintendent received their annual evaluations during Monday night’s board meeting.
The Howard City Village Council has chosen four finalists for village manager.
The Village Council on Monday night agreed to arrange interviews with Wally Delamater, Michael Falcon, Thomas Raymond and Charles Watson.
One year ago, a mother of two Belding High School wrestlers sparked a debate about the district’s mascot when she had shirts made depicting the Native American imagery the district had worked for years to move away from.
In the following months, Carmin Barker urged the Belding Area Schools Board of Education to make a choice: Bring back the Redskins in full force or to do away with the mascot entirely in favor of something new.
Soccer and softball players in participating organizations will have use of Central Riverside park and Demorest Field, respectively.
During Tuesday evening’s regular meeting, the Belding City Council approved park use agreements with Wounded Soldier Foundation and Bay Area Soccer Club (BASC) for use of the two city parks.