Singers of all ages are invited to compete in the singing talent showcase Hometown Idol when it comes to the Howard City Harvest Festival at 3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Ensley Park. Singers will compete in three age divisions: Juniors (age 12 and under), Teens (ages 13-19) and Adults (age 20+). Music must be age-appropriate and family friendly, however, any style of music is welcome.
Since the 1950s, the Lincoln family home stood at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Sixth Street in Lakeview. Surrounded by stately maple trees and situated on the west edge of Lakeside Park, it was one of the nicer-looking homes on the block. In July, that house came down after being purchased by the village with Downtown Development Authority funds to make way for the expansion of the park. The demolition upset a few village residents until they learned the park expansion is exactly what the Lincoln family wanted, particularly Ruby Lincoln, the last of the Lincoln clan to reside there.
Suicide is a tragedy with long reaching consequences and its prevention is the goal of the film “Don’t Change The Subject” produced by Michael Stutz. Stutz contacted Montcalm Community College Dean of Instruction and Faculty Gary Hauck to premier the movie in Montcalm County. Hauck said that it was Stutz’s intention to introduce the movie on college campuses around the country. Suicide can still be considered a taboo subject but that is exactly what Stutz wants to change.
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No one was injured in a structure fire that completely destroyed a home at 9516 S. Brown Road in Fenwick on Sunday night. According to Sheridan Community Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Ed Lingeman, the owners of the home were away when the fire started shortly before 8 p.m. When firefighters arrived at the scene the fire was already fully involved.
There’s a $2 billion dollar bridge in the balance as the battle continues between Gov. Rick Snyder and Matty Moroun, owner of the Ambassador Bridge, the current span linking Detroit and Windsor, Ont.
As local businesses began to close their doors for the holiday weekend Friday night, downtown Belding was open and alive with carnival rides, bands and parades for the 107th annual Belding Labor Day Celebration.
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Yes, duck hunters, it’s about time to oil up your dogs and feed your shotgun some carbohydrates. Duck and goose hunting is in the wings. Actually, an early goose season is on, statewide, beginning today. And from all indications there are plenty of geese around. You know, you golfers may even have to fight your favorite golf course for space, since geese seem to love those links.
Once the Belding Redskins offense got rolling, it never stopped. The Redskins cruised to 63-42 victory at Rudness Field on Thursday night against Lake Odessa Lakewood. It was Belding’s second straight win against the Vikings.