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Three were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Man dies from injuries suffered in Tuesday’s M-57 accident

The Michigan State Police Lakeview post has confirmed one of the victims involved in Tuesday’s morning two-car collision on M-57 has died. Zachary Mohr, 20, of Sumner, died Wednesday at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids from injuries sustained in the accident.

Three were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Crash victims identified in Tuesday’s two-car collision

The Michigan State Police Lakeview Post has released the names of those involved in Tuesday morning’s two-car collision that sent three individuals to the hospital in critical condition.

Otisco Township Board members will vote next month on one of six designs for the official Township Flag. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Otisco Township, considers new flag, approves balanced 2014-2015 budget

Members of the Otisco Township board unanimously approved the township’s 2014-2015 budget tonight after a public hearing was held on the subject.

Three were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Three people critically injured in M-57 head-on crash

Three people are in critical condition after suffering injuries sustained in a two-vehicle head-on crash this morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. At approximately 7:30 a.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the accident between Town Hall and Castle roads.

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14-year-old injured in Belding area sledding, snowmobile accident

A Belding-area teenager was injured Monday afternoon when he was riding a sled pulled behind a snowmobile and then fell off the sled. Emergency personnel were dispatched at 2 p.m. to 9825 Ellis Road, west of Storey Road (M-91) to a call of a personal injury accident.

Members of the Greenville Middle School eighth grade band celebrate upon learning they earned a Division I Michigan State Band and Orchestra Association  rating Friday at Belding High School. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Student concert bands persevere through challenging winter season

When students from the Belding High School symphonic band took the stage Friday afternoon, they had already mentally prepared for the worst. The band members were the final ensemble to perform of 17 total bands that took to the stage of Belding High School’s impressive performing arts theater during the Michigan State Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 7 Festival.

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Scholarship to be established in honor of fallen soldier, CC-C graduate

When Joseph “Joey” Prentler was just 8 years old, he had already decided what he wanted to do once he’d grown up. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, and upon graduating from Carson City-Crystal High School in 2008, Prentler accomplished his lifelong goal of joining the United States Army.

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Five fire departments battle Fairplain Township house fire for six hours

A wood stove is believed to have started a house fire Wednesday evening that destroyed a home along W. Carson City Road (M-57), closing traffic on the busy stretch of highway for several hours as firefighters fought the blaze.

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Belding VFW Auxiliary donates winter clothing to students

Like all children who outgrow their clothes on a yearly basis, 9-year-old Victoria Cowlyng of Belding needed a new pair of snowpants this winter. The Woodview Elementary School fourth-grader had outgrown her previous winter gear, and with no shortage of snow on the ground, she was eager to get outside and play with her friends.

Belding City Manager Meg Mullendore discusses the topic of a grant agreement extension Tuesday evening at the Pere Marquette Depot in Belding. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding City Council extends 2009 capital projects grant through 2015

An agreement for state and federal grants originally received in 2009 for the Pere Marquette Depot Building and Dial-A-Ride bus garage in Belding was extended into 2015 Tuesday evening after council members voted to approve the extension.