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Turnout was strong for Sunday’s auto and bike show at the Edmore Potato Festival.  — Daily News/Mike Taylor

The humble potato received the recognition it deserves this weekend. The Edmore Potato Festival featured dozens of small-town activities, musical performances, parades and other events.

BACK TO SCHOOL: What’s new at local districts this year

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Photos Friday, August 29th, 2014

Staff and students have a lot to be excited about as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway Tuesday.

The rewards of voter-approved bond proposals in Belding, Carson City-Crystal and Lakeview are visible for all to see. A new superintendent is testing the waters at Central Montcalm while incoming freshman are making a “graduation pledge” at Greenville.

Edmore Potato Festival fields a busy schedule

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, News Top Story Monday, August 25th, 2014

The humble potato received the recognition it deserves this weekend. The Edmore Potato Festival featured dozens of small-town activities, musical performances, parades and other events.

Vestaburg man faces slew of charges after two incidents with ex-girlfriend

Posted in: Local, Local Thursday, August 14th, 2014

A 39-year-old Vestaburg man is behind bars and faces multiple charges after two alleged violent attacks on his ex-girlfriend.

Sports
Montabella senior Nate Miller, right, works on a tackling drill with teammate Dan Cutler, left, during Monday’s practice. The Mustangs open the football season on Aug. 28 at Saugatuck.

Shaun Balhorn has been to the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs before. That was in 2004 during Balhorn’s first run as head coach of the Montabella Mustangs football program. Now, Balhorn is back on the varsity sideline for the first since 2007 after taking over for David Clay, who resigned following the 2013 season.

ROUNDUP: Prep results from Thursday, Aug. 28

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, August 29th, 2014

CC-Crystal 47, Houghton Lake 6: The Eagles opened their season with a road win Thursday night. Dallas O’Green had three touchdowns, Tabor Erskin had two and Garrett Tabor and Shane Wiggins had one each…

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Aug. 26

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Belding 3-0: The Redskins continued their great start to the season with three wins at Saranac on Wednesday. Belding first defeated Rivertown Christian 25-10, 25-14; then Holland Calvery 25-19, 25-16; and Saranac 11-25, 25-13, 15-2

Belding makes it two in a row at DN Invite

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, Sports Top Story Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Belding’s volleyball team started out the season the same way they started last season. The Redskins won the opening tournament of the season, the Daily News Invitational at their own gym.

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  • THE REVIEW: Tri County’s Overbeek a true inspiration

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    When students of Tri County High School take to the halls this fall to begin the new school year, they are sure to cross paths with one individual in particular, who has solidified himself as a fixture in the growth of the school district both in the classroom and on the field. Oh, and did we also mention the basketball court?

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  • Balhorn returns to Montabella sideline

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story

    Shaun Balhorn has been to the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs before. That was in 2004 during Balhorn’s first run as head coach of the Montabella Mustangs football program. Now, Balhorn is back on the varsity sideline for the first since 2007 after taking over for David Clay, who resigned following the 2013 season.

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  • RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore wins Danish championship

    Monday, August 18th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Schnepp and Sons entered the Danish Festival men’s softball championship game undefeated. Their opponent, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore, had one loss. To win a championship, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore needed two wins against Schnepp and Sons on Sunday afternoon. They did just that win the tournament title with an 8-1 record.

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  • Vestaburg man faces slew of charges after two incidents with ex-girlfriend

    Thursday, August 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local

    A 39-year-old Vestaburg man is behind bars and faces multiple charges after two alleged violent attacks on his ex-girlfriend.

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