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Conceptual designs of what a Belding Skate Park could one day look like at Riverside Park in Belding. 

Belding reaching out to local youth in creation of new skate park

When a meeting took place to discuss the creation of a skate park in Belding Thursday night, no one expected the most vocal person in attendance to be 14-year old Tessa Walters.

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Smoke evacuates Greenville McDonald’s

The Greenville Department of Public Safety responded to McDonald’s on Lafayette Street in Greenville after employees called Montcalm Central Dispatch to report fire in children’s play area around 7:45 p.m. on Friday.

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Greenville Family Dollar robbed at gunpoint (Video)

Police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed the Family Dollar in Greenville at gunpoint on Thursday evening. Greenville Public Safety Sgt. Dennis Magirl said the robber apparently walked into the store around 8:30 p.m. armed with a handgun and wearing a black ski mask. The suspect pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded cash. Two employees emptied the contents of the cash register, then locked themselves in the manager’s office in the back of the store with a customer who was in the store at the time and called 911.

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Sand Lake man with lengthy record arrested again

A local man with a lengthy criminal record was arrested Thursday for breaking and entering and stealing — again. 
Bruce Wireman, 32, of Sand Lake, was arraigned and charged with breaking and entering a building with intent. He is scheduled for a preliminary examination Jan. 17 in 64B District Court.


Central Montcalm student suspended for tampering with laptops

One Central Montcalm High School student is suspended for 10 days and could face further disciplinary action after allegedly disabling security measures on school computers.

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Cousins steal from co-worker at Wolverine World Wide

A Howard City woman was sentenced Thursday after she and her cousin stole from the woman’s co-worker.
Bobbi Franklin, 33, previously pleaded guilty to a felony charge of illegal sale or use of a financial transaction device. Three additional charges were dismissed in exchange for her plea.

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Greenville man facing prison time for drunken moped crash

A Greenville man admitted Thursday to driving and crashing a moped while drunk last month.


Sheridan fire department receiving new brush fire truck

The Sheridan Community Fire Department will soon have a new brush fire truck thanks to donations from area businesses and a lot of support from the community.

Carson City-Crystal’s Maxxton Jolls practices his jump shot during Thursday’s practice.

CC-Crystal’s Jolls excels on court, lanes

Carson City-Crystal’s Maxxton Jolls is on a roll.
Not only has Jolls been helping out the varsity basketball team this winter, he’s been having a good year at Carson City Lanes to boot.


Online registration open for Yellow Jacket Challenge

Right now there is snow and ice on the streets and trials. Not the best conditions for running outdoors.
Come April, hopefully, that will not be the case.