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The White Pine Trail runs north to south from Cadillac to Comstock Park with stops in multiple communities, including downtown Howard City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

White Pine Trail project delayed due to concerns

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to temporarily delay a work project on the final 40-mile section of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park at the request of area legislators who reached out to the DNR on behalf of concerned residents.


Funeral Notices for June 8, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, June 8, 2015


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, June 1

Whitehall 1, Tri County 0: Tri County was eliminated in the Division 2 district tournament in Grant Monday in a battle of Vikings, losing in the ninth inning when Whitehall scored on a walk, sacrifice bunt and throwing error…

A Carson City woman was injured after crashing her car into a tree this morning near Hubbardston. — Courtesy photo

JUST IN: Carson City woman crashes vehicle near Hubbardston, possible charges pending

Possible charges are pending against a Carson City woman after she crashed her vehicle into a tree this morning near Hubbardston. At approximately 10:50 a.m., the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle personal injury accident on O’Brien Road near McKenna Road in North Plains Township.

This year’s Carson City Frontier Days court includes, from left to right, Princess Haeven Clark, Junior Princess Ariana Dockham and Queen Whitney LaVictor. The annual Frontier Days festival will be Thursday through Sunday in Carson City. — Courtesy photo

Balloon events highlight Carson City Frontier Days

The Frontier Days festival is marking its 10th year of the popular Hot Air Balloon Shoot-Out in Carson City. Sixteen hot air balloons will fill the skies on Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday night and Sunday morning, competing for the title of the Shoot-Out champion.

A Vestaburg man died after his motorcycle collided with an automobile Sunday afternoon. — Courtesy photo

JUST IN: Vestaburg man killed in motorcycle-automobile crash

A Vestaburg man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a automobile Sunday afternoon. The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a car-motorcycle crash at approximately 3:04 p.m. on Sunday at the intersection of East Howard City-Edmore Road and North Crystal Road.


Ionia man drunkenly steals, crashes semi-tractor near Sheridan

An 27-year-old Ionia man was hospitalized with severe injuries after allegedly drunkenly stealing a semi-tractor Saturday morning, speeding away and crashing it shortly thereafter.


Funeral notices for May 30, 2015

Funeral notices for Saturday, May 30, 2015


Consumers Energy taking emergency electric interruption in Greenville

An electric outage to perform emergency repairs will interrupt service to 3,100 Consumers Energy customers in the downtown Greenville and surrounding areas for up to three hours beginning at 9 p.m. tonight.


Speeding Greenville teen causes accident on M-57

A Greenville teenager was ticketed for careless driving after rear-ending another vehicle on M-57 last week. The Michigan State Police responded to the accident, which occurred around 2:15 p.m. Thursday near Berridge Road.