News
Three snowmobilers race across a frozen Crystal Lake on Saturday during the Crystal Lake Winter Festival. — Daily News/

Jack Frost and his arctic wake of ice and snow were just too much for Saturday’s Crystal Lake Winter Festival. Normally a welcome friend to a festival that requires plenty of snow and a frozen Crystal Lake, Saturday’s weather conditions were deemed too dangerous by festival officials.

CC-C school board discusses goals

Posted in: Local Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education at last week’s meeting discussed yearly goals for the school board and the superintendent. This year has brought some changes in the structure of election years. The current school board took office on Jan. 1 of this year due to a legislative change. Election years are now held in November of even years.

CC-C school board discusses guidelines for concealed weapon carriers

Posted in: Local Monday, February 23rd, 2015

An issue of growing parental concern for the parents of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools district is the presence of guns in school. An issue currently facing the school board is what to do when student family members who are certified to carry a concealed weapon choose to do so on school property.

VIDEO: Montcalm County firefighters participate in ice rescue training

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, News Top Story, Video Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

In spite of the 2 degree air temperature, which dropped even lower with the wind chill, Montcalm County firefighters braved the frigid weather to participate in an ice training on Sunday. Michigan Rescue Concepts (MRC) hosted the training session in Crystal Township, which included a morning classroom session and an afternoon hands-on training session on the ice of Crystal Lake. MRC is an 18-year-old Michigan-based company which have trained more than 500 fire departments in ice and water rescue training.

Sports
Carson City-Crystal’s Mikayla Duflo (11) shoots despite the crowd of Montabella’s Kendra Stockwell (21), Madi Cutler (14) and Hannah Stockwell (3) on Thursday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

For the first time since joining the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC), the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team is the conference champions. And this time, they don’t have to share it with Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

MSAC one vote away from expanding

Posted in: High School, High School Thursday, February 26th, 2015

The Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC) is waiting on the vote from one school board. When that vote happens, the conference could expand. Breckenridge and Merrill applied for admission into the MSAC. So far, current members have voted and a majority are on board with the expansion, according to Conference President Matt Walderzak.

THE REVIEW: Getting rid of the wrinkles

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

You may have heard the phrase, “A tiger can’t change his stripes.” Simply put, the intrinsic heartbeat cannot be changed, but no one said a few grooming tips can’t be offered.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Torrey Davis/Lake Forest College: The Greenville graduate, a junior, started the Forester’s season finale at Carroll University on Saturday. Davis scored six points and grabbed four rebounds in the 75-61 loss…

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  • CC-C girls down Mustangs, clinch MSAC championship

    Friday, February 20th, 2015
    Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top Story, Sports Top Story

    For the first time since joining the Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC), the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team is the conference champions. And this time, they don’t have to share it with Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart.

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  • SPORTS GALORE: Wrestlers turn to individual aspect

    Friday, February 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Honestly, I expect to see near that same number following Saturday’s tournaments. This year, though, could produce the area’s first individual state champion since Greenville’s Jordan Thomas (189 pounds in Division 2), Lakeview’s Jordan Betham (152 in Division 3) and Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber (103 in Division 4) all won state titles.

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  • THE REVIEW: Preparing for a whirlwind

    Friday, February 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Walking into Fifth Third Ballpark that August evening, the buzz was hard to ignore. With 8,000-plus fans crowding into their seats, the West Michigan Whitecaps prepared to move a step closer to their playoff push.

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  • CC-Crystal wrestlers lose in regional finals

    Thursday, February 19th, 2015
    Posted in: High School

    Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team got the matchup it wanted in the finals of the Division 4 regional. But the Eagles, ranked ninth in the state in Division 4 by Michigan Grappler, didn’t get the matchups they wanted when they got there.

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