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After grabbing their lunch boxes and lunch trays, six Montabella Elementary School kindergarten and first-grade students headed down the hall to the library to eat their lunch together. The lunch group is part of Montabella Community School’s LINKS Program, which is a peer-to-peer program to support students with autism. Montabella currently has LINKS programs in kindergarten through ninth grade.

Montabella superintendent and school district grades reviewed

Posted in: E.Slider, Local Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Montabella Community Schools Board of Education members graded Superintendent Shelly Millis’ performance after reviewing student test scores.

Both Montabella and its superintendent received their annual evaluations during Monday night’s board meeting.

IN BRIEF: 90 more Chromebooks for Montabella Community Schools

Posted in: Edmore, Local, News Monday, March 20th, 2017

Montabella Community School continues to improve it’s technology and purchased 90 Chrome books for the district.

Montabella School Board members received three bids for Chrome books and reviewed them at Monday night’s meeting.

Mecosta County deputy succumbs to cancer

Posted in: Local Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Wieber fought crime in the streets in Mecosta County, but on Wednesday, the 37-year-old lost his fight to brain cancer. In 2011, Jason underwent six weeks of radiation for a brain tumor in his brain stem. Treatment stopped the tumor’s growth, but in January 2016, Jason began experiencing dizzy spells and vision problems.

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Montabella’s Kensi Garvey displays her first-place medal at the Division 4 state track championships at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids on Saturday. - Courtesy photo

Montabella senior Kensi Garvey finally got what she had long hoped for. Garvey finished first at the Division 4 state track finals at Houseman Field in Grand Rapids on Saturday in the 800-meter run, making her a state champion and an all-state runner for the third time. Garvey ran two laps in 2:21.58, beating Colette Lark of Adrian Lenawee Christian by almost a second.

Daily News All-Area wrestling awards

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Monday, March 27th, 2017

Daily News All-Area wrestling awards

Terry Larsen retires after 28 years of coaching Montabella basketball

Posted in: High School Monday, March 27th, 2017

  EDMORE — Terry Larsen dreamed of coaching basketball on a bigger stage than high school. But after taking a few years off to reflect, he realized he was already living his dream. After 28 years being involved in coaching, the 1971 Montabella graduate has decided to step down from his “dream job” as Montabella’s [...]

Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Monday, March 27th, 2017

Daily News All-Area boys basketball awards

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  • Montabella’s great playoff run ends with loss to Pine River

    Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
    Posted in: High School

    It was an unexpected and wonderful run, however, Montabella’s playoff streak came to an end at the hands of Leroy Pine River Tuesday.

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  • 15 of the 21 local wrestlers still alive in state finals

    Saturday, March 4th, 2017
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    With each wrestler that walked onto the mats at the state individual wrestling finals, there is a story of hard work, dedication as well as triumph and heartbreak.

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  • Mecosta County deputy succumbs to cancer

    Saturday, March 4th, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Wieber fought crime in the streets in Mecosta County, but on Wednesday, the 37-year-old lost his fight to brain cancer. In 2011, Jason underwent six weeks of radiation for a brain tumor in his brain stem. Treatment stopped the tumor’s growth, but in January 2016, Jason began experiencing dizzy spells and vision problems.

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  • With a young team in need of a leader, Montabella sophomore steps up

    Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
    Posted in: High School

    On a team dominated by underclassmen with only two seniors with limited experience, someone had to step up to be the leader for this year’s Montabella Mustangs boys basketball team. And stepping up is what sophomore Connor Riley has been doing since moving up to the varsity level last year as a freshman.

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