For the fourth straight year, representatives of the Montcalm Community College (MCC) Business Professionals of America (BPA) Club have qualified for and will compete in a national event.
It’s still a work in progress, but the planning of the 50th celebration of the community’s annual Danish Festival — set for Aug. 14-17 — is coming along nicely, according to event director Pam Jorae.
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With a standing room only crowd, the intensity of Tuesday evening’s Belding City Council meeting reached a boiling point once the floor was opened for citizen comment. Several residents and business owners of Belding and neighboring communities spoke in succession, each with a plea that City Manager Meg Mullendore resign from her position “immediately.”
GREENVILLE — In the early morning of July 4, 2013, a Greenville Recreation Department storage building burnt to the ground and since then the organization has been working to replace the tens of thousands of dollars in equipment lost.
A union man has thrown his hat into the ring in a bid to unseat the State House representative for the 70th District. James Hoisington, D-Stanton, recently announced his intention to run against current State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, in November’s general election.
Though the village of Hubbardston boasts hundreds of years of Irish history, it was the youngest of descendants, with toes tapping and legs moving swiftly that signaled the beginning of St. Patrick’s Day in the small town.
The Belding robotics team continues to climb to new heights each and every year, and now the team will ascend to its highest peak yet. At Monday evening’s Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting, board members voted unanimously to allow the five members of the team who qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championship to travel to Anaheim, Calif. in April.
Now that past issues of our newspaper have been digitally archived and are available for more accessible search and perusal, I thought I would try to start writing a regular local history column.
My hope is to take a look back at local history and relate those old stories to our present day and age with the goal of providing context and perspective for the ongoing and unfolding stories of our local communities.
There have been so many changes to the tax code over the past decade that it is now 10 times the size of the Bible, but with none of the Good News. That factual statement usually gets a good laugh.
But what isn’t funny is the effect that constant tinkering with the tax code has had on the people who pay them, and on the economy.