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Local artists to compete in ArtPrize

Seventeen local artists will be competing in the third annual ArtPrize, which gets under way Wednesday in Grand Rapids


Belding to contract custodial services as needed

Belding Area Schools hopes to save some money by contracting out some noninstructional services.


Montcalm County ambulance program losing money

Health Care Plus is proving to be more of a minus for Montcalm County’s budget.
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Director David Feldpausch recently told the Board of Commissioners Health & Human Services Committee that he is predicting Health Care Plus will lose $5,000 or more this year due to a combination of more claims and greater claim amounts.

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VIDEO: Hornets suffer first loss of season

After shutting out their first three opponents this season, the Central Montcalm Hornets defense didn’t have an answer for the Manistee Chippewas Friday night.


Yellow Jackets cruise to 49-18 victory

Special teams and defense helped the Greenville Yellow Jackets football team get off to a quick start and earn its third victory of the season.

Mitch Wesley of Carson City-Crystal gets tripped up by a Portland St. Patrick defender on Friday night. Wesley finished with 86 yards and two touchdowns.

Eagles fight, but fall to Shamrocks

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles football team displayed a lot of heart and fight in a comeback that fell short and left them looking for its first win of the season.


Sacred Heart dominates in win over Montabella

Montabella came into its football game against Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart feeling good about its chances against Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

A look inside at the construction of a new ice rink being built at the Cedar Rock Sports Plex in Cedar Springs. The rink is expected to open on Sept. 25.

Hockey rink comes to Cedar Springs

Ice hockey fans will no longer have to travel to Grand Rapids or beyond to practice, play or just skate for fun.

Carson City-Crystal’s Allison Seals, left, swats the ball past an attempted block of Fulton’s Kaleigh Upton during the first game of the team’s match Thursday.

CC-Crystal falls to Fulton in three straight

Carson City-Crystal’s volleyball team is a good team, if you ask Fulton coach Tracy Beadlescomb.


COLUMN: A day to believe in Belding

I’m not sure if anyone ever imagined the impact the Lowell Red Arrows “Pink Arrow Project” would have on the Lowell community, the surrounding areas and possible the country.