Two in a row and four out of the last five. That’s how many volleyball district titles the Belding Redskins have won in the past five years. On Thursday, the Redskins (17-16-5) defeated the Central Montcalm Hornets 25-17, 25-12, 25-13 to sweep the Class B district championship game at Redskin Arena.
The Woman’s Action Network (WAN) announced Penny Dora as its 2012 Woman of the Year. Dora, executive assistant at the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD), was honored by family, friends and colleagues Thursday night at the Ash Technology and Learning Center in Greenville.
It looked like the Emily Campbell Show in Greenville. Campbell had 27 kills in the Class A district final Thursday, leading Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central to a sweep of Greenville, 25-23, 25-17, 25-22.
Voters will decide between two similar, yet different candidates for 70th District state representative on Nov. 6. Incumbent Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, is being challenged by Mike Huckleberry, D-Greenville.
A mother and son are safe after a fire that started in a pump room spread to and consumed their home east of Fenwick on Thursday morning. The Sheridan Community and Ronald Township fire departments were dispatched at 9:53 a.m. to 4874 E. Cole Road in response to a structure fire.
Students decided to put what they learned in the classroom to the test by creating a plan to chuck pumpkins on Wednesday. Students from the Montcalm Area Career Center (MACC) created a trebuchet to launch pumpkins at a target — a car — by using algebra and more.
Read the funeral notices for Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012.
Five local school districts will have contested school board positions on the ballot Nov. 6, including Belding, Carson City-Crystal, Montabella, Tri County and Vestaburg.
Read the minutes from the Fairplain Township Board meeting Oct. 1.
At least one of our area teams will be crowned a district volleyball champion at the end of today. The Central Montcalm Hornets and Belding Redskins made sure of that with Class B district semifinal wins on Wednesday night at Belding. The Hornets needed five games to do so, while the Redskins advanced after three games.