‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ play perseveres despite pandemic

In theater, it is a common phrase to hear “The show must go on!” and the cast and crew work through whatever glitches they have faced. That idiom is the case for the Hans Christian Andersen Theater (HCAT) group, who, following a decades-long tradition, pulled together a Danish Festival performance in the middle of a pandemic.

Belding football speaking success into existence as first week of official practice starts

Entering his second season at the helm of the Belding Black Knights varsity football program, head coach Monty Price exclaimed to one of his players at Tuesday evening’s practice that the team is “14 times better,” than they were last year.

For Price, the improvement has come in the form of the player’s level of knowledge and he has high expectations that that knowledge will carry over to success on the field.

Lakeview to begin school year Aug. 25 with in-person, virtual options

Lakeview Community Schools students will return to the classroom Aug. 25, and like most other area districts, they will have the choice of learning in the classroom or remotely.

The Lakeview Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the district’s COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan.

Belding school board reviews health and safety measures for fall learning

Having recently approved a hybrid model for in-person learning this fall, the Belding Area Schools Board of Education is now preparing some of the health and safety measures of what said model will look like.

Belding students will go back to school on Aug. 24.

Ionia County board tables Road Department director hire due to multiple concerns

A recommendation to hire a new managing director of the Ionia County Road Department was tabled Tuesday due to multiple concerns by county officials.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

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