News
Mike McAlvey talks about the three things he for which he is grateful: Faith, family and friends. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

To many people, Mike McAlvey is the assistant pastor at Faith Baptist Church, a mentor with Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, a search and rescue team chaplain, a volunteer firefighter, a volunteer at Sparrow Carson Hospital and a myriad of other volunteer titles. On Wednesday night, the community gathered to recognize McAlvey’s newest title: Carson City’s 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Mike McAlvey honored as 2017 Carson City Citizen of the Year

Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, March 24th, 2017

To many people, Mike McAlvey is the assistant pastor at Faith Baptist Church, a mentor with Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, a search and rescue team chaplain, a volunteer firefighter, a volunteer at Sparrow Carson Hospital and a myriad of other volunteer titles. On Wednesday night, the community gathered to recognize McAlvey’s newest title: Carson City’s 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Crystal updates FOIA policies

Posted in: Local Saturday, March 18th, 2017

The Crystal Township Board has updated its policies regarding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) due to increasing FOIA requests at the township office.

UPDATE: Boy killed in car-buggy accident was on his way to school

Posted in: Local Friday, March 17th, 2017

A 10-year-old boy who was on his way to school has died after being injured in a car-buggy accident.

Leighton Newswanger of Hubbardston died Thursday from injuries sustained in an accident Wednesday morning. According to his obituary, the fourth-grader was on his way to school.

Sports
Nash Aiken tries to catch the football during the second day of practice at the practice field Tuesday night.

CARSON CITY — Learning the spread offense continued for Carson City-Crystal’s football team Tuesday. The Eagles practiced the spread offense on the practice field behind the baseball diamond for the second day in the heat of the afternoon. Coach Ben Brock was thankful for the opportunity to take over as coach from Devin Pringle. “It [...]

CC-C’s Barrett named all-state honorable mention by AP writers

Posted in: Carson City, High School, Sports Friday, March 24th, 2017

CARSON CITY — One of Carson City- Crystal’s boys basketball players was recognized statewide Tuesday for his play. Eagle senior Kaleb Barrett was named all-state honorable mention by The Associated Press. He was the only area player recognized in Class C. Barrett had to struggle through the first part of the season, he noted. “I [...]

Carson City-Crystal’s Cara Wiles signs on to play basketball with Mid Michigan Community College

Posted in: High School Friday, March 17th, 2017

Cara Wiles is going from one successful team to another, taking her basketball skills to Mid Michigan Community College next year.

HIT THE LINE HARD: Surviving the first round of March Madness

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Perhaps there were many like me, but my brackets for the NCAA mens basketball tournament last year found its way to the trash can far, far too early. And I can thank the first round of upsets — and expected upsets that didn’t happen — for that.

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  • JUST IN: Two children critically injured in horse-drawn buggy crash

    Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
    Posted in: Carson City, Local, News, News Top Story, Photos

    Two children are in critical condition after being injured in a crash involving a horse-drawn buggy this morning.

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  • Carson City-Crystal bowler Sydney Kipp finishes as one of school’s top female bowlers

    Sunday, March 12th, 2017
    Posted in: High School

    Although Dawn Steffes’ boys and girls team struggled to win games while going through a rebuilding year, one bowler stuck out from the rest and even made some history.

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  • Interim court agreement reached on Carson City property cleanup

    Saturday, March 11th, 2017
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local

    The saga of the infamous Kellogg Kellogg Elevator Co. will have no shortage of chapters when the story eventually comes to a close.

    More than three years after an agreement was established between property owner Dennis Kellogg and Carson City officials to remove the grain elevator structures — which have been idle for more than 20 years — over a period of two years, the majority of the buildings still stand, either partially demolished or fully intact.

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  • JUST IN: Family, dogs safe after Fenwick house fire

    Friday, March 10th, 2017
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, S.Slider

    Erven and Shirley Brokaw sat in their mini van Friday and watched their house burn down. The blaze started just before 5 p.m. at 1120 W. Boyer Road in Fenwick on the home’s front porch.

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