While tornado season is winding down for 2013, Montcalm County Central Dispatch has completed an upgrade to the outdoor emergency alert sirens throughout Montcalm County.
The Belding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to adopt a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan for Belding. City Manager Meg Mullendore said the adoption of the plan was a necessity in order for the city to continue to receive state and federal monies for various projects.
The federal government may be partially shut down, but the Michigan Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program is open for business … for now. Local health department officials say they’ve been told there was a flood of people at local grocery stores Tuesday, stocking up on baby supplies after hearing about possible effects of the government shutdown.
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Two teenagers were injured in a three-vehicle accident near Vestaburg this evening.
For the past two weeks we have been discussing virtual schools. I have tried to explain how technology is being used locally to meet the needs of student learners. This week I want to expand the conversation to the bigger picture and talk about what is happening at the state level.
Raise hope and foster dreams. That’s the slogan sported on new Department of Human Services billboards on M-46 and M-91.
If things go as planned, Greenville could soon be home to a half-dozen brand new libraries. If that seems like literary overkill, it’s only because you haven’t seen the size of each planned library; about 2-by-2 feet.
It didn’t take long for the Lakeview Wildcats soccer team to take control. Lakeview senior David Wheeler was able to knock in a goal just five minutes into the game against the Tri County Vikings on Tuesday evening in a nonleague 2-1 victory at home.
From pipe dream to half pipes, the two-year long journey of a potential skate park in Belding may finally be traveling from fiction to reality. The Belding City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday evening to award a bid to Evergreen Skate Parks to help design and build the future park, with Councilwoman Andrea Belding casting the lone opposing vote. Councilman Tom Jones was absent from the meeting.