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Technology increases at BAS

BELDING — The standard overhead projector of the past in Belding Area Schools will become just that — something of the past.

Daily News/Jessica Dudenhofer Belding seniors Frankie Moore, left, and Brittany Ostlund work on science projects in one of the five newly-renovated science classrooms.

Building Belding

BELDING — The new Belding High School is beginning to take shape.
Football field upgrades have been completed and crews recently put the finishing touches on the newly-improved science wing. Major construction of the new auditorium and gymnasium is well under way.

Belding’s Tye Wittenbach (8) and Cedar Springs’ Ilan Caballero go after a loose ball during Thursday night’s game. (Daily News/Chip Burhc)

Cedar Springs stops Belding soccer team

Belding’s soccer team is young and coach Blaine Kemme knows it. Because of that youth, the fundamentals have been the focus this season. It will continue to be that way after Cedar Springs mercied the Redskins 8-0 Thursday night at Rudness Field.


Montabella can guarantee postseason spot with win

The Montabella Mustangs are quietly putting together a special season on the football field. With a couple of two-point victories and an overtime victory over rival Vestaburg last week, the Mustangs sit with a 5-1 overall record – just one win away from clinching their third playoff appearance in four years.

Miguel Nieto

Football schedule gets tough for Greenville

The Greenville Yellow Jackets routinely play one of the toughest football schedules in the state each year. A good indicator is the amount of playoff success the O-K White displays each year.


Yellow Jackets race at Candlestone

It was a beautiful day for golfing, yet it was runners who descended upon the Belding’s Candlestone Golf and Resort for an O-K White Conference Jamboree.


Greenville police returned lost child to parents

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Department of Public Safety has located the parents of a child who was found early Wednesday afternoon, according to Sgt. Gary Valentine.


Panhandle Community Fund awards 2011 grants

HOWARD CITY — A portion of the $3,000 available to award from the Montcalm Panhandle Community Fund has been designated.


Tree planting event planned Sunday at new fairgrounds

STANTON — Many local 4-H members will be hauling their shovels and wheelbarrows to the new Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds on Peck Road Sunday to help spruce up the property.


Residents could be eligible for small refunds on overcharges from including rights-of-way in taxable values

EUREKA TOWNSHIP — Several Eureka Township property owners could be eligible for small property tax refunds this year.