The legal battle between the city of Belding and Electrolux Inc. involving the fate of the Gibson buildings and clock tower structure has come to an end. On Tuesday night, after exiting closed session in which mediation efforts between the two parties were discussed, Belding City Council members voted 4-1 in favor of a consent judgment that will allow Electrolux to demolish all structures on the site at the corner of Main and Bridge streets after acquiring a permit for demolition. Mayor Ron Gunderson cast the opposing vote.
Montabella’s football team didn’t have the same success in 2012 as the 2011 team. But then again, the team was vastly different.
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A Montcalm County jury deliberated about two hours before convicting a Greenville man of molesting pre-teens at his own daughter’s sleepover party.
A Greenville graduate and his wife will be appearing on a popular evening game show next week. Jonny Shinabarger, 23, a 2007 Greenville High School graduate, and Anna Shinabarger, 21, both of San Diego, will be contestants on “Wheel of Fortune,” which will air Tuesday.
We’re almost 48 hours post election and we now know who voters chose to run their local, state and national governments. At this point, whether your candidate won is a moot point.
Two local women were charged with multiple felonies after allegedly stealing from the Greenville Wal-Mart and then assaulting store employees. Greenville Department of Public Safety officers responded to the Greenville Wal-Mart at 5:50 p.m. Tuesday after the store’s loss prevention officers attempted to stop three subjects for retail fraud and a fight then began.
A longtime Carson City holiday tradition is getting a boost this year when downtown businesses present their annual Moonlight Madness event on Thursday, Nov. 8. According to Holly Keiffer, manager of Harvey’s Farm and Garden, the Moonlight Madness sale was once a monumental undertaking, one that brought in visitors from throughout the area. Keiffer hopes to see a return this year to that former glory.
More than 60 percent of registered voters in Ionia and Montcalm counties exercised their right to vote Tuesday. Ionia County had 62 percent voter turnout, while Montcalm County had more than 61 percent voter turnout (down just a few percentage points from the 2008 presidential election).
Karl Van Haren survived a recall, but a write-in candidate proved to be too much. The president of the Pierson Village Council was ousted from office Tuesday. Van Haren received 19 votes compared to write-in challenger Marshall Dillon, who received 21 votes, according to unofficial results.