A recently released report from Education Trust Midwest, which describes itself as a nonpartisan policy, research and advocacy organization, expresses concern that Michigan students are losing ground on national exams when compared to their peers in other states. They believe Michigan’s strategies need retooling and more focus.
A man allegedly robbed four Michigan banks in one month and walked away from each one without being caught, including a bank in Edmore. In the end, a traffic jam proved to be his downfall.
More than 2,500 people crowded the halls of Belding High School for the 17th annual Belding Community Showcase on Tuesday night, where area community groups and businesses came together to show off what the area has to offer. According to event organizer Tiffany Jackson, 53 community groups and 37 businesses were at the event, handing out goodie bags and endless amounts of information about services they provide.
Howard City residents have less than one week to get rid of junk vehicles. On Monday and Tuesday, Howard City police officers will begin checking every property in the village for enforcement of the village’s junk car and general trash/debris ordinance.
A pickup truck driver was ticketed after an accident which resulted in three women being thrown from a Mennonite buggy, as well as the death of a horse. Troopers responded to the accident at 2:25 p.m. Sunday, April 19, on M-57 near Sloan Road in the Carson City area.
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Brian Houser has been a volunteer assistant football coach for the Belding Redskins the past 16 years. Through those 16 years, three head coaches and countless practices, Houser has remained a loyal Redskin doing whatever he can to help improve the Belding football program.
After the baseball doubleheader between Carson City-Crystal and Montabella, both coaches had something good and something bad to talk about. That’s because each team won one game of the doubleheader Tuesday. The Mustangs won the first game 7-5, while the Eagles took the second game 16-7.
Greenville 1-1: The Yellow Jackets split with the Wildcats in an O-K Bronze Conference doubleheader on Tuesday. Greenville won game one 6-4 behind two hits each from Nick Reamer, Max Little and Jacob Crittenden…
The city of Belding will no longer be working with LSL Planning Inc. after city council members voted 5-0 to cut ties with the community planning consultant agency after a discrepancy was discovered with recent billing. City Manager Meg Mullendore will now take over the duties previously performed by the Grand Rapids agency, which include development review, governing document creation, public and private sector interaction, zoning and land development regulations, project management and historic preservation.