More than $1 million that had been slated for upgrades at the Belding Area Schools Administration Building are being redistributed to other buildings. The Administration Building (previously known as Orchard Hills Elementary School) will not see heating and ventilation upgrades that had been planned. The building will close in two years to save construction and operational costs.
The Greenville City Council approved the To: Africa From: U.S. fundraiser in hopes of bringing new people to Greenville. To: Africa From: U.S. is based in Cedar Springs and will raise money for improving education, sanitary needs and medical needs for Africa.
A Belding man won’t get a new trial after a wild night of crime in 2009 involving a head-on accident and sexual assault. The Michigan Court of Appeals issued a ruling last week that upholds the conviction against Chester Raymond Bodman.
In his final act as the mayor of Belding, Roger Wills picked up his gavel, placed it in front of Ron Gunderson and exclaimed, “Mr. Gunderson, you’re the mayor.”
The City Council unanimously voted Gunderson in as the new mayor Tuesday evening after Wills received no support for a second term.
Toys for Tots has started its annual tradition by setting up boxes at businesses throughout the county to help families make the holidays a special time. “It’s a magical time for kids,” said Jennifer Bouck, Toys for Tots coordinator in Montcalm County.
Though fashions and style change over the years, the problems faced by teens haven’t really changed that much. A group of Greenville High School teens give us a glimpse of what life was like only a few generations ago with their presentation of “Grease.”
STANTON — Rarely, siblings in the military are deployed together in the same unit. Very rarely, a parent and child get deployed in the same unit. The Stephens family of Stanton built the unique bond in 2008, when father Terry Stephens deployed to Iraq with his son, Chris. It was Terry’s third deployment and Chris’ [...]
Montcalm Community College (MCC) hosted a small gathering to honor those who have served in the military Thursday afternoon.
Community members sat side by side with the Belding Recreation Advisory Board on Thursday night brainstorming ideas for the new Community Recreation Plan for the city. Divided into five groups, about 25 people gathered for the Belding Visioning Session at the Belrockton in downtown Belding in order to come up with new ways to help improve recreational areas throughout the city.