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Residents of Greenville cast their votes in the presidential election at Faith Baptist Church on Tuesday morning. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Amash, Moolenaar both returned to Congress

Incumbents in Michigan’s 3rd and 4th Congressional districts were easily re-elected to office Tuesday. Voters returned Justin Amash, a Republican, to the 3rd District, which covers portions of Barry, Calhoun, Ionia, Kent and Montcalm counties.

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JUST IN: Schafer elected 8th Judicial Circuit Court judge

A former prosecutor appointed judge was handily elected to the bench Tuesday.

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JUST IN: Lower elected to 70th District, Albert to 86th District

Jim Lower of Cedar Lake has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 70th District, while Thomas Albert of Grattan Township has been elected to his first term as state representative for the 86th District.

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Lawsuit against Hubbardston voluntarily dismissed

A long-pending lawsuit between the village of Hubbardston and the former Hubbardston Community Center Board has reached a resolution of sorts.

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UPDATE: Lawsuit against Hubbardston voluntarily dismissed

HUBBARDSTON — A long-pending lawsuit between the village of Hubbardston and the former Hubbardston Community Center Board has reached a resolution of sorts. Members of the community center board filed a lawsuit against the village in December 2015 in a claim and delivery case. The village countersued the board members last March. The lawsuit stems [...]

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Hubbardston trial postponed until February

A long-pending lawsuit between the village of Hubbardston and the former Hubbardston Community Center Board has been postponed again. Members of the community center board filed a lawsuit against the village in December 2015 in a claim and delivery case. The village countersued the board members last March. The lawsuit stems from July 2015 when the village council voted 2-1 to terminate the village’s agreement with the community center board, per the recommendation of President Julie Hobart-Reed.

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Kenneth Wood of Sheridan reads a plaque the class dedicated to Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Kotenko. The inaugural Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy named Tuesday’s graduating class the Michael Kotenko Family Citizens’ Police Academy. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy graduates first class

A police academy of a different sort celebrated graduation Tuesday at Montcalm Community College.

A group of 25 excited men and women gathered to receive certificates of completion for finishing the inaugural Montcalm County Citizens’ Police Academy put on through a partnership between the Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post and the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department.

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Carson City police investigating Halloween robbery

Police are preparing to seek a warrant for a man who allegedly stole cash from Main Street Pizza on Halloween night.

Carson City Police Chief David Ellis said police were called to 117 W. Main St. around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

Some local households are participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project, a campaign to bring awareness to food allergies during Halloween. People with teal pumpkins outside their house on Halloween will have toys or other prizes as an alternative to candy to be sensitive to the needs of children who have food allergies and cannot have certain candies. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Teal Pumpkin Project aims to raise awareness for food allergies

Come Monday, goblins will walk the sidewalks, witches will run in the streets and ghouls will haunt neighborhoods.

All these haunting prospects are still not as scary as the idea of someone’s child eating a piece of candy they shouldn’t have and having an allergic reaction severe enough to create an anaphylactic response.