Kendra Wekenman is facing a busy year as a senior at Belding High School. The 17-year-old is involved in National Honor Society, basketball, yearbook, student council and works two part-time jobs. After winning the title of Miss Belding 2012 at the Miss Belding Scholarship Pageant on Wednesday night, she is about to get even busier.
Michigan Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced federal funding Thursday that will help the Belding Fire Department improve its staffing capabilities.
Sno-Motion 2013, which will take place at Nelson’s Speed Shop, located at 456 N. Greenville Road (M-91), begins Friday and lasts through Saturday. Nelson’s Speed Shop suffered a destructive fire early the morning of June 22. About 75 firefighters from 11 fire departments responded to the blaze, which destroyed the business.
The winners of the first annual Art @ the Green have been announced with four artists receiving cash prizes. Three artists received a first through third place cash prize and one artist received the Jodie Dewey Jury Award.
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The new O-K Bronze held its first conference tournament on Wednesday at Boulder Creek Golf Course in Grand Rapids. The tournament, hosted by Northview, was won by Forest Hills Eastern with a score of 333. The Yellow Jackets were second with 357.
The trail connecting two Carson City parks will be finished shortly after Labor Day. City Administrator Mark Borden told Carson City Council members Tuesday that the connector trails have already been marked out. “The new trails will be finished in 2 ½ weeks,” Borden said.
Logan Perkins would have only received a speeding ticket had he stopped for a Montcalm County Sheriff’s officer Tuesday night. Instead, he allegedly fled, wreaking havoc in the quiet village of McBride, and is now facing a felony charge.
A 12-year-old girl was treated for minor road rash Wednesday evening after her quad crashed into a car. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a car versus quad accident on E. Pakes Road at about 5:50 p.m.
Black Field was home to Greenville High School football for many decades. And now Legacy Field will be home to those same high school football games for many decades to come. The two fields, though, are no doubt linked forever in more ways than one.