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Funeral Notices for May 9, 2017

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Six-year-old Eli Fellows of Crystal makes his way around the track in his Mini Wedge race car during a practice run at Crystal Motor Speedway in Crystal Sunday. The official opening day of Mini Wedge racing, a new class added to the race track last year, is May 20. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

New Mini Wedge racing class growing with younger generation at Crystal Motor Speedway

As 6-year-old Eli Fellows zipped, glided and sped around the short, dusty track in his Mini Wedge race car, his confidence in racing grew with every lap he completed Sunday.


IN BRIEF: Eureka Township Board amends junk yard land requirement

Members of the Eureka Township Board voted unanimously Monday evening redefine requirements regarding junk yards.


IN BRIEF: Former Lakeview officer recognized for service

A month ago, former Lakeview School Resource Officer Brandon Allen left the village police department to start working at Greenville Department of Public Safety.

He returned to Lakeview during Monday night’s meeting and Lakeview Police Cheif Darin Dood presented the Meritorious Conduct Award to his former employee.

Shown here are some members of the Greenville High School Science Olympiad team: Ian Jager, Allison Weller, Noel Jensen, Shivam Patel, Evan Fassett, Kaden VanPortfleet, Madee Bush, Morgan Masters, Robert Fruchey, Mathew Radcliffe and Justin Yob. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Greenville Science Olympiad members take first place

Students who participate in Science Olympiad have something major in common: A passion for the sciences. The students involved have a wide range of interests, including chemistry, engineering and even entomology, the study of insects.

Montcalm Community College President Bob Ferrentino welcomes graduates and family members of graduates to the college’s 50th commencement ceremony on the Sidney campus Friday evening. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Montcalm Community College celebrates 50th commencement ceremony

Fifty classes of Montcalm Community College (MCC) students have walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. Those students came from all walks of life and worked toward receiving their associate’s degrees for myriad reasons.


Funeral Notices for May 8, 2017

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Montcalm County investigation nears $400,000 in bills at 9-month mark

Montcalm County is approaching $400,000 in legal costs as a financial investigation of this county hits the nine-month mark.

The Daily News submitted a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request to learn how much county commissioners have approved paying in legal and accounting bills since the investigation got underway in August 2016.

Carson City homeschooled student Donzell Slack, 17, left, plays checkers with his friend, Carson City-Crystal Middle School seventh-grader Miguel Beltran on Wednesday at the Montcalm Teen Center in Carson City. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Montcalm Teen Center enjoying renewed success after reopening

From slinging a ping pong ball back and forth across a table to sitting down for a methodical game of checkers, the Montcalm Teen Center is again open as a place for youths to spend time with friends.


OUR VIEW: A community conversation about heroin

This week we concluded “Heroin Hits Home,” a series of stories about the opioid abuse problem in our community.