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OUR VIEW: Bach, Murphy, Greene for commissioners

Several Board of Commissioners races will be on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot affecting our readers in three local districts. Debra Bach of Otisco Township and David Hodges of Belding are vying for the Republican win for the District 1 seat on the Ionia County Board of Commissioners.

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Funeral Notices for July 30, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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OUR VIEW: Hoisington and Lyons for state rep

Two Democrats are facing off for the 70th District state representative primary election win, while two Republicans are vying for the 86th District state representative victory.

Emily Waldon

THE REVIEW: The healing power of baseball

There’s just something about a baseball field. While other sports carry their own traditions, baseball embodies a nostalgia for its rich history and maintains the ability to reach generation after generation. Father to son, grandfather to granddaughter. Each time a story is told, the home runs get longer, and the catches more elaborate.

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Belding men arrested in Ionia home invasions

Two Belding men are behind bars following their arrests Monday in connection with a series of burglaries in Ionia County. According to Ionia County Sheriff Dale Miller, investigators identified the two men as suspects in the burglaries, which took place over the past several weeks. Investigators say the two were stealing items from residences, and then selling the stolen goods to a pawn shop.

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Funeral Notices for July 29, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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Funeral Notices for July 28, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, July 28, 2014

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Funeral Notices — Saturday, July 26, 2014

Funeral notices for Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Funeral Notices for July 25, 2014

Funeral Notices for July 25, 2014

Making the Grade | Janet Ralph

MAKING THE GRADE: It takes it all to create successful schools

I have just ordered the next book I will read. The title is “I Got Schooled,” and the author is M. Night Shyamalan, a noted filmmaker. I just finished reading a review of his book.