News
Roger Gooding, owner of the Crystal Box Office Theatre, starts a movie on a 35-millimeter projector. The projector and film are steadily becoming an outdated technology as movie studios switch to digital movies. — File photo

The outdated, but reliable 35-millimeter projector at the Crystal Box Office Theatre has likely played its final film. Last Monday, theater owner Roger Gooding made the difficult decision to shut the doors of the business, after months of declining attendance and ticket sales.

CC-C Band planning Christmas concerts, secret shoveling fundraiser

Posted in: Local Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

If you find your driveway has magically been shoveled after a snowstorm this winter … the Carson City-Crystal Band just might be responsible.
The shoveling service is just one of many ways CC-C students are working to raise funds for a planned trip to Walt Disney World in the spring of 2016.

“Any snow day, we’ll be shoveling,” said Band Director Chad Parmenter. “We’re just going to go out and do it and leave an envelope and if you want to donate, you can.”

Toys for Tots of Montcalm County to hold fundraisers

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Toys for Tots of Montcalm County will be holding several fundraising events in the next few weeks.

There is a fundraiser dinner from 5 to 8 pm. tonight at the Greenville Eagles, located at 11690 SW Greenville Road. There is a requested donation of $10 with all proceeds going to the Toys for Tots program.

Greenville area reporter back for a second stint

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, November 17th, 2014

The newest face on The Daily News editorial staff is a familiar one. Brad Klosner was a reporter on the Greenville area beat back in 2010. But after about six months on the job here, his wife Becca’s company transferred the Klosners overseas. They returned to West Michigan earlier this year, decided to buy a home in the Greenville area and, last week, he returned to his old job.

Sports
Carson City-Crystal’s Kaitlin Beyer competes during the annual Hornet Challenge last year. Beyer has committed to run for Lansing Community College next year. - File photo

The Carson City-Crystal cross country teams were competitive this year, which made coach Grant Woodman very happy. The Eagles finished second in the Mid-State Activities Conference in both boys and girls. Both times the Eagles finished behind Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

CC-Crystal runners competed in 2014

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Thursday, November 20th, 2014

The Carson City-Crystal cross country teams were competitive this year, which made coach Grant Woodman very happy. The Eagles finished second in the Mid-State Activities Conference in both boys and girls. Both times the Eagles finished behind Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

THE REVIEW: Logic and ping pong

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Logic is a funny thing in the game of football. It’s that still, small voice reminding you that in order to be successful, it’s all about the numbers. It’s all about the players toting the last names, that dominate jersey sales, being in your starting lineup each Sunday. It’s all about that rookie who brought the rave reviews to the table on draft day living up to the hype of his collegiate reputation

SPORTS GALORE: Lauren Hill is an inspiration

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, November 7th, 2014

There is more than just winning and losing when it comes to sports. Despite stories of reckless youth parents, win-at-all-cost college athletic programs and law breaking professional athletes, sports provide us with stories of courage and inspiration.

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  • JUST IN: Stanton man injured after falling asleep, crashing into tree

    Thursday, November 13th, 2014
    Posted in: Local

    A Stanton man was injured in a car-tree accident Wednesday afternoon in Crystal.
    Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident on North Shore Drive near Norwest Tack around 1:39 p.m.

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  • Montcalm County raises $150,000+ to bring on Right Place coordinator

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Montcalm County is quickly becoming The Right Place for economic development. The Montcalm Economic Alliance has raised more than $150,000 to hire a business development coordinator for the next three years with The Right Place, a West Michigan economic development organization.

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  • THE REVIEW: Logic and ping pong

    Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Logic is a funny thing in the game of football. It’s that still, small voice reminding you that in order to be successful, it’s all about the numbers. It’s all about the players toting the last names, that dominate jersey sales, being in your starting lineup each Sunday. It’s all about that rookie who brought the rave reviews to the table on draft day living up to the hype of his collegiate reputation

    Read More »
  • Crystal Box Office Theatre flickers out

    Saturday, November 8th, 2014
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    The outdated, but reliable 35-millimeter projector at the Crystal Box Office Theatre has likely played its final film. Last Monday, theater owner Roger Gooding made the difficult decision to shut the doors of the business, after months of declining attendance and ticket sales.

    Read More »