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An original Amble Fire Department helmet is on display in a glass case at Winfield Township Hall. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

A black helmet with “Amble Fire Dept.” written in white across the brim is behind glass in a display case at Winfield Township Hall. The helmet is a relic from the early days of the fire department. The present day fire department is about to become a piece of history too.

Montcalm Care Network offers outpatient and home-based therapy

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Montcalm County residents, like anywhere else, face barriers when it comes to receiving comprehensive mental health care. The rural landscape of the county can mean isolation for some families in need. Financial stability can be another issue.

The Montcalm Care Network, based in Stanton, is focused on helping children and families conquer those barriers in order to receive mental health care services.

The Daily News named best in Michigan

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Monday, May 23rd, 2016

The Daily News was named the best in the state Sunday in the annual Michigan Associated Press (AP) Media Editors newspaper competition.

The Daily News won for general excellence in Division 1 and was honored with 10 other awards during Sunday’s AP banquet in Lansing.

Amble Fire Department may soon be history

Posted in: L.Slider, Local, News Top Story Monday, May 16th, 2016

A black helmet with “Amble Fire Dept.” written in white across the brim is behind glass in a display case at Winfield Township Hall. The helmet is a relic from the early days of the fire department. The present day fire department is about to become a piece of history too.

Sports
Lakeview second baseman Delanie King, left, covers first base on a bunt by Reed City’s Katianne Hansen, right, during the first game of the teams’ doubleheader Tuesday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Lakeview’s softball team had a few games to play before the game that counted. Thinking about that game may have been the Wildcats’ downfall in the first game of a doubleheader with Reed City on Tuesday, as Lakeview lost 5-2. However, the Wildcats came back with a 10-0, five-inning mercy of the Coyotes in the second game.

Lakeview splits twin bill ahead of title game

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Lakeview’s softball team had a few games to play before the game that counted. Thinking about that game may have been the Wildcats’ downfall in the first game of a doubleheader with Reed City on Tuesday, as Lakeview lost 5-2. However, the Wildcats came back with a 10-0, five-inning mercy of the Coyotes in the second game.

Lakeview’s King signs with GRCC to play hoops

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Monday, May 9th, 2016

Delanie King was one of the more surprised people she was asked to play college basketball. But the Lakeview senior signed a letter of intent to play for Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) on Friday.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, May 6

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Sunday, May 8th, 2016

The Green Hornets won both ends of a CSAA-Gold doubleheader from Chippewa Hills Friday, winning 10-0 in five innings and 6-2. Mallory Morgan won both games, going the distance in the first game and allowing two hits and a walk, striking out eight…

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, May 5

    Friday, May 6th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School

    Kelloggsville 12, Tri County 2: The Vikings struggled on the road in a non-conference game on Thursday. Kelloggsville jumped out to an 8-2 lead after two innings and needed just six to finish the win. Jacob Sickelsteel took the loss. Justin Thurston pitched four innings and allowed one run on three hits…

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  • Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer signs with Buffalo Bills

    Monday, May 2nd, 2016
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Sports Top News

    The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.

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  • Krogman’s hat trick leads Greenville over Lakeview

    Monday, May 2nd, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story

    Greenville’s soccer team pulled out a close game against Lakeview Friday. The Yellow Jackets got three goals and an assist from Kylee Krogman. But her last goal was the game-winner, as Greenville beat the Wildcats 4-3. Greenville coach Jeremy Neve said the win was huge.

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  • UPDATED: 1 dead, 3 injured in M-66 head-on collision

    Sunday, May 1st, 2016
    Posted in: Local

    A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a head-on collision just north of Six Lakes this evening.

    At approximately 7:15 p.m., an Audi sedan and a Buick sedan collided head-on after each driver swerved to the west while traveling in opposite directions on M-66, near North Six Lakes Road and Cutler Road.

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