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Belding VFW to host BBQ competition Saturday

esidents of Belding should make sure to bring their appetites to VFW Post 4406 Saturday afternoon for an inaugural barbecue competition.

The idea was born from the nostalgic feeling event organizers had about the forgone days of the Belding Apple Festival, according to one of the organizers, Bonita Steele.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 14, 2016

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The old Carnation property, on the corner of S. Sheridan (M-66) and E. Condensery, is in the final stages of being available for development. Sheridan Village Council members talked about what to do with the property during Tuesday night’s council meeting. — Daily News/Meghan Koglin

Sheridan officials preparing to put up former Carnation property for sale

The Sheridan Village Council is talking about next steps to take with the former Carnation property on M-66.

Kathy Jo VanderLaan from The Right Place and Robert Anderson from ASTI Environmental gave an update on the status of the property during Tuesday night’s Village Council meeting.

Interim Director of Public Relations for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Erik Rodriguez and Director for Native American Programs at Central Michigan University Colleen Green gave a presentation about Native American history during a special Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday evening. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

‘It’s time for a change’: Belding’s mascot debate continues

When Carmin Barker first issued a call for some decision-making about Belding’s mascot more than six months ago, she thought there was one clear path in mind. She wanted her children to have an identity and she wanted the school board to bring back the Redskins.


IN BRIEF: MAISD board hears positives

The Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) Board of Education heard a presentation from Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Ali Barnes during Thursday morning’s regular meeting.


Lakeview senior class hosts cancer fundraiser

The Lakeview Wildcats won’t just be taking on the Ludington Orioles during Friday night’s football game in Lakeview.

Janet Ralph

Greenville school board president switching roles

The Greenville Board of Education will see a change following November’s regular meeting.

Larry Cole

Owner of Lakeview’s Alley Cat Bar & Grill pleads to sex crime

A Lakeview businessman has pleaded no contest to one of six counts of criminal sexual conduct (CSC) that are alleged to have taken place at his popular bowling alley, bar and restaurant.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 13, 2016

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IN BRIEF: Lakeview and Montcalm Township consider auto aid agreement

During Montcalm Township Fire Chief Clif Dickinson’s report at the Montcalm Township’s Board meeting Wednesday night, he told the board that the Lakeview District Fire Department had contacted him about a potential automatic aid contract to serve Pine Township.