Three members of the Belding City Council were sworn into office Tuesday evening, pledging an oath to defend the laws and ordinances of the city and perform their duties as council members “with fidelity.” At the beginning of the meeting, Ron Gunderson and Mike Scheid were sworn into office by City Clerk Kareen Thomas as they took their oaths of office. Both men were re-elected to the council in the Nov. 5 election.
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Montabella’s volleyball team had only one win in the entire 2013 season, but that win came at a pretty good time. The win was in the Mid-State Activities Conference tournament, and it propelled the Mustangs to a third-place finish overall.
A Tuesday afternoon rally for a fired Belding police officer culminated in a single message to the Belding City Council that night. “Bring Coop back.” That was the message printed on more than 100 signs carried by supporters of Jason Cooper, who was terminated from his position after an alleged incident took place on Oct. 11 at the Grattan Irish Pub in Grattan Township.
The Greenville Department of Public Safety will add a 2014 Dodge Charger to its five-cruiser fleet after gaining unanimous approval Tuesday from the Greenville City Council.
It was a tough season for Greenville’s boys cross country team. The Yellow Jackets were in the bottom of the O-K Bronze Conference for most of the season.
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Spectrum Health United Hospital will move forward next spring with plans to demolish one of its buildings to make space for a parking lot, which will help alleviate crowded lots. The special land use permit was unanimously approved by the Greenville Planning Commission on Thursday, because an off-site lot requires a special land use permit. The project will demolish the human resources building at the corner of Bower and Oak streets to allow for an approximate 20-space parking lot.
The Harlem Wizards, a show basketball team that combines talent and comedy, engaged and wowed a crowd of students, parents and community members at Central Montcalm High School during a Monday night game against a group of local adults and student athletes under the team name Hometown Hornets. Proceeds from the game will benefit the Central Montcalm Upper Elementary Parent Teacher Organization.
The Greenville Performing Arts Center suffered minor wind and water damage, causing at least one event to be postponed, after strong winds and heavy rain swept through the area Sunday evening. Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Peter Haines said a large amount of rain poured into the auditorium and onto the wooden stage after a large portion of the rubber roof membrane was peeled back during the storm, which also knocked out power to more than 2,000 people in Montcalm County.