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The stars may seem brighter in Crystal Township, but that’s only in part because several of the Christmas decorations in town, such as this candy cane, were in the dark due to the removal of a power line and meter that have electricity to a number of decorations hung throughout the township. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Christmas decorations have been hung and holiday spirits are high in downtown Crystal, but as evening hours approached, the colorful decorative displays were left in the dark. At Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, Supervisor Chris Johnston informed the audience that due to work performed by Consumers Energy in the spring, several of the power lines providing energy to various Christmas decorations are no longer functional.

Hubbardston treasurer ‘shell shocked’ after being fired by new president

Posted in: Local Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

The new Hubbardston village president was sworn into office on Nov. 20.

Less than three weeks later, Julie Hobart-Reed made her first executive decision. She chose to terminate Carol Fink as village treasurer.

Montcalm County officials considering creating PACE district

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Photos, S.Slider Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Installing energy-efficient heating and cooling systems saves lots of green in the long run, but the initial investment cost leaves many people seeing red.

Some Michigan business owners are considering whether Michigan’s Public Act 270 of 2010, the property assessed clean energy (PACE) act, can help them upgrade their facilities in a high efficiency manner while spreading the cost over a longer, more affordable timeframe.

After brief outage, Christmas lights restored in Crystal

Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story Friday, December 12th, 2014

Christmas decorations have been hung and holiday spirits are high in downtown Crystal, but as evening hours approached, the colorful decorative displays were left in the dark. At Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, Supervisor Chris Johnston informed the audience that due to work performed by Consumers Energy in the spring, several of the power lines providing energy to various Christmas decorations are no longer functional.

Sports
Carson City-Crystal senior Kaitlin Beyer signs her Letter of Intent to run cross country and track for Lansing Community College. LCC coach Jim Robinson was there for the signing. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Carson City-Crystal cross country runner Kaitlin Beyer finished her career this year as one of the best runners in school history. Last week, Beyer signed a Letter of Intent to continue her running career for the Lansing Community College (LCC) Stars.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Dec. 16

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Lakeview 40, Newaygo 29: The Wildcats beat the Lions in a CSAA crossover game Tuesday night by holding Newaygo to just three points in the second quarter. Sadie Massie led Lakeview with 12 points and Maddie Shurlow had eight points and seven rebounds…

CC-C’s Beyer signs to run at Lansing Community College

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Carson City-Crystal cross country runner Kaitlin Beyer finished her career this year as one of the best runners in school history. Last week, Beyer signed a Letter of Intent to continue her running career for the Lansing Community College (LCC) Stars.

THE REVIEW: Tasting a title

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

t’s been a long time coming. The paper bag hoods have been placed on the shelf and a devoted group of football enthusiasts are learning to revisit an aspect of the game that seems to have avoided Detroit Lions fans for far too long.

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  • After brief outage, Christmas lights restored in Crystal

    Friday, December 12th, 2014
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    Christmas decorations have been hung and holiday spirits are high in downtown Crystal, but as evening hours approached, the colorful decorative displays were left in the dark. At Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, Supervisor Chris Johnston informed the audience that due to work performed by Consumers Energy in the spring, several of the power lines providing energy to various Christmas decorations are no longer functional.

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  • Schneider notches first win with CC-Crystal

    Friday, December 12th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story

    It didn’t take lone for Cory Schneider to notch his first win as Carson City-Crystal boys basketball coach. One game in fact.

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  • JUST IN: Christmas lights go dark in Crystal Township

    Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
    Posted in: Carson City, Local, News, Photos

    Christmas lights have been hung along the major streets in Crystal Township, however, not every light is twinkling bright.

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  • THE REVIEW: A pit stop in Booker

    Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Any road trip enthusiast will be the first to tell you that some of the most picturesque towns across America are not discovered on purpose. If you should happen to make your way along State Highway 15 through the northeast corner of the Texas panhandle, you may be just fortunate enough to stumble across the town of Booker.

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