For several veterans and residents in the Belding community, Monday was a step back in time. Several hundred members of the community gathered for the first of what will become many Memorial Day services at the new Freedom Wall and Veterans Park in downtown Belding.
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The local girls soccer teams begin the playoffs today as district action gets underway. All three coaches say they are ready to go for the postseason.
Belding’s girls track team met the goal coach John Carlson set for them. The Redskins finished ninth at the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association Division 2 team state meet at Zeeland East High School on Saturday with 940 points.
A Howard City elementary school was vandalized the night of Memorial Day, causing the school to be closed Tuesday. MacNaughton Elementary School at 415 Cedar St. houses about 475 kindergarten through second grade students.
Yet another Belding player is heading off to play college ball somewhere. This time it’s softball player Caitlin Alkire, who will be playing for Sewanee, the University of the South, next season.
If there’s one thing most dogs hate, it’s bath time. The image of Rover gazing miserably up through a curtain of bubbles and soggy fur is one most pet owners can relate to. And while cleaning your canine is never going to be a pleasure, exactly, a soon-to-open business in Carson City could go a long way toward making it less of a chore.
Two Greenville Public Schools students were recently named winners in the middle and high school grades for the Igniting Creative Energy Challenge (ICE) competition.
A couple of familiar foes will face off in the first round of the Division 3 district baseball tournament Tuesday. The host Lakeview Wildcats will face the Central Montcalm Green Hornets in the opener, with the winner moving on to Saturday’s semi-final against White Cloud.
Central Montcalm Public School celebrated Americans who fought and gave their lives to their country Friday, while also teaching students about their ancestry.