Members of the Belding Area Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to approve spending the remaining funds of a $38 million bond project that was approved by district voters in 2010. According to Belding High School Assistant Principal Leslie Mount, of the $1,412,313.02 that sits in the unallocated contingency fund, approximately $1,234,632,95 will be used for additional projects not previously included in the bond plan.
Phase one of the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail will get a seal coating to improve its condition. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council approved a bid to Pittman Asphalt Maintenance Inc. of Holland in an amount not to exceed $9,729.
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Several streets in Greenville will be closed temporarily on Sunday afternoon for the Yellow Jacket Challenge 5K run and 1 mile walk. The events get underway at 2 p.m. at Greenville High School. The 5K course goes from Blackburn to Hillcrest streets, where it enters the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail.
A teenager riding an off-road vehicle was injured after his quad runner collided with a car. According to the Howard City Police Department, a 16-year-old from Pierson on a quad runner was stopped at a westbound stop sign at Lake Montcalm Road when the quad proceeded across the intersection at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday.
Carson City-Crystal’s baseball team got their first two wins on Michigan soil Tuesday, and did it two different ways. The Eagles battled back late to beat the Wolverines 3-1 in the first game of a Mid-State Activities Conference doubleheader, then outscored Vestaburg 13-7 in the second game, which was shortened by darkness after six innings.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets track teams are off and running, finally. Both the girls and boys teams earned victories in their first meets on Tuesday at Northview High School. The girls defeated the Wildcats 117-20, while the boys picked up a conference win 93-44.
The Belding Redskins track teams opened the season with a pair of conference wins against the Grand Rapids Creston Polar Bears on Tuesday at home. The girls squad won 110-26, while the boys won 94-43.
Central, White Cloud split a pair: The Green Hornets won the first game of two with the Indians 6-4, but lost the second game 5-3 on Tuesday. Austin Edwards got the win in the opener with 12 strikeouts. Todd Switzer had three hits, while Edwards and Jake Ebels added two more…
Two banks were robbed in two weeks within a hundred-mile radius. Authorities now believe the same man robbed both facilities.