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Lexie Edwards, Danielle Clise and Maegan Chinevere will be representing Central Montcalm High School at the regional Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association competition in Midland on Sept. 29 and 30.

Central Montcalm equestrian team to compete in regionals

It took a lot of horsing around for three young Stanton women to become division champions for District 8 Division C on Sept. 9. But all the hard work has paid off as the Central Montcalm High School Equestrian Team plans for its trip to regional competition at the end of the month.

Belding quarterback Brady Badder lines up behind center Cody Zahm during the season opening game against Greenville. Belding hosts Comstock Park on Friday.

Belding ready for B Foundation game

Friday night’s football game in Belding isn’t just a normal home game for the Redskins. It’s also the B Foundation’s Believe Week game, where the players will be playing for cancer victims.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Sept. 20

Belding 1st (Boys): The Redskins took home first place honors in the second O-K Blue Jamboree at Sparta on Wednesday. The Redskins had three runners in the top five spots…


OUR VIEW: ArtPrize sprinkled with local flavor

ArtPrize is here! Today it all begins … now until 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. It’s downtown and throughout Grand Rapids in over 160 venues, and it’s a ball for all.

The Reynolds Township office in downtown Howard City is closed for the foreseeable future after Tina Porzondek resigned as clerk and Lisa Lambert resigned as deputy clerk and Robin Sholty refused to accept an appointment to the clerk’s position. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

No clerk in Reynolds Township, offices closed indefinitely

The current Reynolds Township clerk has resigned and the Republican primary election winner — who faces no opposition in the general election — refuses to take office in the meantime. Tina Porzondek stepped down as clerk at last Thursday night’s Reynolds Township Board meeting, as did Deputy Clerk Lisa Lambert, effective immediately.

Students from Greenville High School eat at Mr. T’s during their lunch period. Mr. T’s gets about 45 to 50 students per day. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville High School to close campus at lunchtime

There have been many changes made to Greenville Public Schools during the 2012-2013 school year, from a new athletic facility to parking lot changes. Along with those changes came an upgrade to the high school cafeteria, including a new student-picked design, a commons area and new food choices.

Students gather in the new commons area, formerly an outdoor courtyard. The room now provides students with an area to study, chat and relax during their lunch period. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville High School cafeteria offers a wide variety (Photo Gallery)

Students at Greenville High School have started the new year with a collegiate feel when it comes to the cafeteria, lunch choices and a new student commons area. As students enter into the cafeteria, they no longer have one single line going through with limited food options, but instead multiple choices designed to cater to what the student wants.


Greenville’s Yellow Jack Drive getting speed bumps

While Yellow Jacket Drive awaits an extension, parking concerns are increasing as autumn sports are under way. During Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted 6-1 to purchase and install bumper blocks and signs along Yellow Jacket Drive.

Todd Gerheiser

Belding man charged after Mount Pleasant stabbing

A Belding man is charged with 10 felonies after allegedly stabbing two people early Sunday morning in Mount Pleasant. Todd William Gerheiser, 22, is charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder, two counts of assault with great bodily harm less than murder, three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon, carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and assault and battery.


Central Montcalm students OK’d to travel to Europe

Art and language arts students at Central Montcalm Public School will have the opportunity for a European trip. The school board voted 7-0 Monday night to approve a 10-day trip from March 27 to April 1, 2014.