Sometimes a competition is not about winning, but rather the experience and recognition you earn along the way in the attempt to claim victory. The city of Belding may have fallen short in the 2013 Michigan Municipal League’s “Race for the Cup” on Sept. 20, which honors outstanding community projects, but the path that the city’s community garden took to be showcased statewide in Detroit has Belding officials smiling as if they came home boasting of first place.
The Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post would like to notify residents that a new scam has been reported involving persons posing as members of the MSP, claiming you must pay money to clear a warrant.
Thursday night will be a pink affair. The fourth annual Pink Ribbon Affair will return to Carson City to raise awareness and support for local breast cancer programs.
Carson Health’s Inpatient Behavioral Health Department will be closed Dec. 31. Hospital officials made the decision Sept. 25, based on the department’s financial performance over the past several years.
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Michigan lags behind most states when it comes to recycling and so our state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is looking at ways to make it easier for Michiganders to do their part. We are all for finding ways to keep waste out of landfills, but we’re not fans of one change this group is considering. The idea being mulled is to create regional recycling centers where bottles and cans could be returned. In addition, some local retailers would be allowed to opt out of being a return site for bottles and cans.
The Howard City Police Department is searching for a man who is missing and may be in danger. Roger Walker, 37, was last seen walking from his home located in Howard City at approximately 3 p.m. Sunday. He was reported missing today by family members.
It’s seldom easy to find the words “fun” and “healthy” fitting together during one single activity, unless, that is, you can find a way to create an activity such as one that exercises the body while bringing hundreds of students, friends and family members together for a good cause. On Saturday, the second annual Baldwin Heights Elementary School “Walk-A-Thon” accomplished just that.
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The Daily News has received four Michigan Press Association (MPA) awards, along with two honorable mentions.