Belding Area Schools Board of Education members were treated to an unexpected, colorful and thoughtful surprise Monday evening on a night in which School Board Recognition Month was celebrated toward the end of an organizational board meeting. After board members Robert Insley and Cori Anderson, who were re-elected to the board in the November general election, were officially sworn in for their new four-year terms, the board voted to assign officer positions for the new year.
A Howard City woman is dead and a Sand Lake man is in serious condition following a late-night accident in Reynolds Township. According to a press release from the Howard City Fire Department, police responded to a head-on accident at 10:29 p.m., Monday, on Federal Highway near W. Almy Road.
A couple in Fairplain Township lost everything in an early morning fire on Monday. According to Sheridan Community Fire Department Chief Doug Lane, the department responded to a structure fire early Monday morning at 1680 W. Boyer Road in Fenwick.
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Undefeated basketball teams typically see the best efforts from their opponents. That’s something the Big Rapids Cardinals (10-0, 9-0) are well aware of and for three quarters on Monday night, the Lakeview Wildcats looked like they could become the Cardinals’ first blemish.
A Crystal woman died in a Monday morning crash after her car struck a tree on Hayes Road, a half-mile south of Hogan Road in North Plains Township in Ionia County.
Although snow did not make much of an appearance in Howard City this weekend, the fourth annual Winterfest still showcased fun events for all ages. Panhandle Chamber of Commerce Secretary Millianne Lewis said some events at Winterfest were altered, but the weekend went on and nothing was canceled.
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What started as a lark during Danish Festival weekend has turned into something more for local Elvis impersonator Jim McKay. Depending on his showing at an upcoming Elvis contest in Saginaw, who knows where his impersonation of “The King” could take him.
When school principal Tiffany Jackson stood in the new east wing addition at Ellis Elementary School on the first day of classes after winter break, she gazed upward toward the large glowing chandelier hanging from the ceiling skylight as students hustled around her to their new classrooms.