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Members of the Hands on Hubbardston Committee celebrate during Hubbapalooza V over the third weekend of July. — Courtesy photo

The fifth annual Hands on Hubbardston event outdid itself this year. Hubbapalooza V raised $35,000 over the third weekend in July. The funds will be split between the Angels of Hope cancer foundation and the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention. A check presentation to the two charities is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at American Legion Post 182 in Hubbardston.

Crystal Township home likely total loss after fire

Posted in: Local Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Firefighters from the Crystal Township and Carson City Fire Departments responded to the scene of a structure fire at 2838 W. Colby Road on Saturday afternoon. There were no injuries reported.

Montcalm County brings on law firm as deficit looms

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Saturday, August 20th, 2016

How long does it take to lose $9 million in savings? Montcalm County officials did it in just four years.

Hubbapalooza V raises $35,000 for Michigan charities

Posted in: CC.Slider, Local, News Top Story Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

The fifth annual Hands on Hubbardston event outdid itself this year. Hubbapalooza V raised $35,000 over the third weekend in July. The funds will be split between the Angels of Hope cancer foundation and the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention. A check presentation to the two charities is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at American Legion Post 182 in Hubbardston.

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 [...]

Greenville uses extra points to win Carson City-Crystal tourney

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Saturday, August 27th, 2016

It took a few more points than Greenville’s volleyball team would have liked, but the Yellow Jackets got the win they wanted Friday.

Greenville put away the Charlotte Orioles in extra points in the final game of the finals of the Carson City-Crystal Invitational, with the final game going 31-29 in the Jackets’ favor. Normal games go to 25 points.

Young CC-C team absorbs season-opening loss to Saranac

Posted in: CC.Slider, High School Saturday, August 27th, 2016

After Carson City-Crystal’s 45-6 season-opening loss to Saranac on Friday evening, new Eagles head coach Ben Brock knows there’s a lot of work to do.

With a young team — including three freshmen and and six sophomores playing on the varsity level — Brock knows his team will be hard challenged in every game. Against Saranac, his team got to see a varsity-level style it needed to see in order to improve.

Hornets start season off winning Daily News Invitational crown

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Sports Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Central Montcalm’s volleyball team found a good way to start its season Saturday. The Green Hornets won the Daily News Volleyball Tournament, beating the host Belding Redskins in three games in the championship game to win.

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  • Crystal Township trying to restore electricity to Noll Park

    Friday, August 12th, 2016
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local

    With lights for ballfields and power for the picnic pavilion, energy is needed at local parks, but the question of who is paying for it has raised a few eyebrows.

    During Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, board members discussed that issue concerning Noll Park, which is located adjacent to the township’s fire department station on Smith Street.

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  • CC-C continues practicing for first game of season

    Thursday, August 11th, 2016
    Posted in: Carson City, High School, Sports, Sports Top Story

    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 [...]

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  • IN BRIEF: Crystal Township recycling site relocating to Noll Park

    Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
    Posted in: Carson City, Local, News

    The recycling site within this township will be moving locations in a matter of weeks.

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  • Crystal Run the Lake marks 20th year

    Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
    Posted in: CC.Slider, Local

    Milka Welder of Greenville took up running in 2010 after her first pregnancy as a way to get back in shape. She fell in love with the sport, and worked up to doing a half-marathon (13.1 miles) a few years later. Running five or six days a week, Welder decided this summer to try some local 5Ks (3.1 miles), just for fun.

    The training paid off as Welder was the overall women’s finisher in both the 5-mile and 3-mile races at Saturday’s Crystal’s 20th annual Run the Lake.

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