Construction has begun on the new Leppinks Skate Park at Central Riverside Park in Belding. With more than $70,000 collected through fundraisers and donors, the first phase of the concrete skate park is expected to be completed by July 1.
Tears filled the eyes of the Vestaburg Wolverines softball team.
That’s what happens when seasons come to an end. That’s what happens when seniors have played their final games. That’s what happens when dreams fall short of expectations.
On Friday, the Vestaburg softball season came to an end in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 state semifinals in East Lansing at Secchia Stadium on the campus of Michigan State University.
The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education has named longtime district employee Michelle Blaszczynski as chief academic officer.
Blaszczynski replaces another longtime staffer, Diane Brissett, who is retiring.
This Sunday will be Pastor Andy Croel’s last Sunday at Carson City United Methodist Church.
Croel, 39, and his family are headed to St. Johns, where Croel has been appointed as pastor of Pilgrim United Methodist Church.
As students at Greenville Public Schools are completing the final days of school, members of the Board of Education are financially finishing up the year as well.
Director of Finance John Gilchrist presented a final amended budget at the June 9 school board meeting, and he is already fast-forwarding to the 2014-2015 school year.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, June 13, 2014.
The Greenville Planning Commission on Thursday set a public hearing for July 10 regarding potential language changes to downtown residency regulations.
The proposed new language would make it easier for upstairs rentals downtown.
There’s something about a small town festival; it’s more than the corn dogs, fireworks and live music. Those things are all a part of it, sure, but summertime festivals are greater than the sum of their parts. They are quintessentially American, and as much a part of our national zeitgeist as are mom and apple pie.
And Lakeview’s Summerfest, slated for this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, is one of the best. Organizers this year have packed the event with activities to appeal to a diverse audience, from kids to seniors.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, June 12, 2014
Montcalm County’s kennel ordinance was updated last year with the goal of enacting stricter, more specific requirements. However, a number of dog owners think county officials are barking up the wrong tree.