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Crystal Township Treasurer Ted Padgett, left, speaks with Supervisor Chris Johnston during Wednesday’s meeting on the topic of Crystal Community Library relocation efforts. — Daily News/Cory Smith

If Crystal Community Library is ever to move to the Crystal Community Center, the window of opportunity may finally be open. During Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, board members briefly reviewed a “memorandum of understanding” proposed by Clerk Bob Naumann during a first reading.

Vickeryville house a total loss after fire, residents escape safely

Posted in: Local Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Tuesday afternoon found Doug, Antra and Allen Howard in their home when they began to smell and see smoke.

The smoke was coming from their barn next door at 7572 S. Vickeryville Road. That’s when passersby knocked on the door yelling that the barn was on fire and the family needed to get out.

Montcalm Care Network offers outpatient and home-based therapy

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Montcalm County residents, like anywhere else, face barriers when it comes to receiving comprehensive mental health care. The rural landscape of the county can mean isolation for some families in need. Financial stability can be another issue.

The Montcalm Care Network, based in Stanton, is focused on helping children and families conquer those barriers in order to receive mental health care services.

The Daily News named best in Michigan

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The Daily News was named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Michigan Associated Press (AP) Media Editors newspaper competition.

The Daily News won for general excellence in Division 1 and was honored with 10 other awards during Sunday’s AP banquet in Lansing.

Sports
Montabella’s Cheyenne Fuller, left, hits the brakes when she sees Carson City­-Crystal’s Syndey Kipp with the ball during the first game of their doubleheader Tuesday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Carson City-Crystal’s softball team finally got their first two wins in the Mid-State Activities Conference. The Eagles took both games of a doubleheader from Montabella on Tuesday, winning 9-1 and 11-1, with the second game going just five innings.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, May 6

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Sunday, May 8th, 2016

The Green Hornets won both ends of a CSAA-Gold doubleheader from Chippewa Hills Friday, winning 10-0 in five innings and 6-2. Mallory Morgan won both games, going the distance in the first game and allowing two hits and a walk, striking out eight…

CC-Crystal takes two from league rival Montabella

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top Story, Sports Top Story Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Carson City-Crystal’s softball team finally got their first two wins in the Mid-State Activities Conference. The Eagles took both games of a doubleheader from Montabella on Tuesday, winning 9-1 and 11-1, with the second game going just five innings.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, May 4

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

CC-Crystal sweeps Montabella: The Eagles picked up a pair of MSAC wins over rival Montabella on Tuesday. CC-Crystal won 16-1 and 11-1. Jarrett Loomis won game one. Zach Pringle went 5-for-5 with three doubles, triple and five RBI. Lane Humphrey had three hits and four RBI, while Aaron Hugenot and Shane Wiggins each had two hits…

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  • Enthusiasm returns to Crystal Township DDA

    Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    Committees can dissipate almost as quickly as they are formed, board members will come and go, and enthusiasm can reach ultimate highs as well as bottom out to nonexistence. Tim Bohen has spent more than 20 years as a member of the Crystal Township Downtown Development Association (DDA), and he has witnessed both ends of the spectrum, from failures to successes.

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  • IN BRIEF: CC-C renews food contract with Chartwells

    Monday, May 9th, 2016
    Posted in: Carson City, Local, News

    Members of the Carson City-Crystal Board of Education approved a contract with Chartwells School Dining Services during Monday evening’s board of education meeting.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, May 6

    Sunday, May 8th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    The Green Hornets won both ends of a CSAA-Gold doubleheader from Chippewa Hills Friday, winning 10-0 in five innings and 6-2. Mallory Morgan won both games, going the distance in the first game and allowing two hits and a walk, striking out eight…

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  • CC-Crystal takes two from league rival Montabella

    Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top Story, Sports Top Story

    Carson City-Crystal’s softball team finally got their first two wins in the Mid-State Activities Conference. The Eagles took both games of a doubleheader from Montabella on Tuesday, winning 9-1 and 11-1, with the second game going just five innings.

    Read More »