When Sara Shriver was selected as interim superintendent of Belding Area Schools one year ago, she stated, “I never want to stop learning and if I can help and be part of a solution here, then I want to do it.” When she was promoted to superintendent last December, she described her situation as, “a very welcome opportunity that I didn’t see coming.”
The Center for Michigan’s Bridge Report published an article last week referring to the plight of unemployed people from the closing of Greenville’s Electrolux plant. We acknowledge the plight of the people interviewed, but the publication missed by a mile the actual vitality of this area.
When Art Ward heard that staff at the Montcalm County Drain Commission Office in Stanton were shopping around for someone to design the department’s new logo, he knew exactly where to turn.
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The overwhelming theme of the 2013 Montabella track season was the youth of the two teams. “Both teams were really young. We had hardly any seniors,” said coach Dan Gibson.
Things went very well for Lakeview’s boys golf team this season. So well that coach Brian Corwin said he “didn’t know how much better the season could have been.”
As U.S. Navy veteran Rosemary Posekany carried the American Flag, joined by U.S. Army veteran John Johansen, who carried the state flag of Michigan, during the presentation of colors for the annual Montcalm County Republicans Lincoln Day event, a crowd of spectators stood with many saluting or placing their right hand over their heart.
The year of 1853 is at least two lifetimes in the past. Franklin Pierce was the 14th president of the United States. Troops under the direction of American attorney/journalist William Walker captured La Paz in Baja, Calif., and declared the Republic of California, which proved to be short-lived. Future painter Vincent van Gogh was born and past U.S. Vice President William King died. And a church parish came into existence in the small village of Hubbardston.
Summerfest in Lakeview hit the ground running this past weekend with “beefed up” versions of many festival favorites and a host of new offerings.
Miss Danish Festival Emily Smith had a goal going into the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant this past week. A recent 18-year old Greenville High School graduate, Smith wanted to win one of the talent competitions.
She did even better — she won two.