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A Trufant man was killed in a two-car accident April 26 at the intersection of Sidney Road and M-66. — File photo

Man killed in crash Wednesday at Sidney Road and M-66

A 59-year-old man was killed in a two-car accident Wednesday morning.

Rep. John Moolenaar

Rep. Moolenaar to host district-wide listening session Thursday

Congressman John Moolenaar will be hosting a district-wide listening session Thursday evening at Central Michigan University’s Plachta Auditorium.


IN BRIEF: Ferris Township holds special meeting, schedules another one

Although they are only scheduled to meet once every three months, the Ferris Township Board is hoping to meet for the third time in one month next week.


IN BRIEF: Art classes coming back to Montabella Junior/Senior High

For the 2017-2018 school year students at Montabella Junior/Senior High School will once again have the option of art classes.


Funeral Notices for April 15, 2017

The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jeremy Miller

Montcalm County commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

A Montcalm County commissioner was sentenced this week to one day in jail, probation and costs for drunken driving last year.


IN BRIEF: Montcalm Township buys equipment for new firefighters

The final dollars from Montcalm Township’s fire department millage in the late 90s has been allocated to purchasing personal protection equipment (PPE) for four new firefighters.

Rep. Jim Lower

GUEST VIEW: A look at state and federal budgets

Most of the attention in Lansing will be on the state budget over the next several months. The budget committees in both the House and Senate have begun their work.

I do not serve on these committees, but I will have a vote on the final budget that is presented to the Michigan House of Representatives, and I am committed to fighting for your top priorities.


IN BRIEF: Sheridan Village Council clarifies trash switch confusion

After the Sheridan Village Council voted to switch to Republic Services for trash collection during the March 14 meeting, several residents received bills from Granger Trash Services going past the end of their contract.

Those residents included Village Superintendent Susan Wyckoff-McFarland and Councilman Steve Scott.


IN BRIEF: Lakeview Board of Education shares ‘points of pride’

During Monday night’s meeting, Lakeview’s Board of Education celebrated several “points of pride.”

In the athletic department, Trustees Coach Pete Wurm for being named the Daily News Boys Basketball Coach of The Year.