After participating in the Danish Festival for more than 20 years with their family, Dennis and Shirley Hayes are honored to be named the 2012 Danish Festival grand marshals. Shirley Hayes said their daughter Lisa nominated them to be the festival’s grand marshals.
Three Vestaburg High School graduates — Shelby Recker, Jeremy Keyton and Jason Braman — are entering fields that have become highly technical. They are headed to the University of Northwest Ohio (UNOH) together. Shelby will study diesel technology, while Jason and Jeremy will enter the agricultural equipment technology program.
After nearly two years of serving as Belding Area Schools’ superintendent, Leslie Mount has requested of the board of education that she be moved to a vacant administrative position within the school district. Mount has served as the superintendent for Belding Area Schools since July 1, 2010. She will remain the superintendent until July 31.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A report from Winfield Township’s May 10 meeting,
The sun was shining, but the wind was blowing. The area’s top track athletes never let the wind phase them in the annual Daily News Track Classic on Tuesday evening at Yellow Jacket Stadium.
A cancer treatment manufacturing facility went up in a blaze Tuesday morning, with flames shooting 50 feet into the air. The Howard City Fire Department responded to New Age BioScience at 6244 Henkel Road at 5:45 a.m. The building is located just off Federal Road (old 131) behind the VFW Hall south of Howard City.
Investigators from the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a break-in and two attempted break-ins that took place early this morning. The break-ins occurred on Wyman Road in Home Township and Crystal Road in Richland Township.
There may not be another 24 notes that more profoundly echo the importance of American history than those which are strung together during the playing of taps at military funerals. For 2007 Belding High School graduate Ryan Ruble, the playing of the song on his b-flat trumpet took on a deeper meaning after he had the opportunity earlier this month to play the musical piece on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Va.
Four Greenville and Belding foreign exchange students who attend Grattan Academy were at Carson City Hospital on May 21, learning about da Vinci in the surgical ward. However, the students were not learning about the legendary inventor. These students got the hands on experience of the da Vinci Surgical System, a robotic surgical device, which is designed to facilitate complex surgery using a minimally invasive approach.