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Gary Jankowsky resigns at Montabella

Gary Jankowsky has spent the past three years as varsity boys basketball coach at Montabella. That term ended in March. Jankowsky submitted his resignation after the 2014-2015 season ended. The season ended with the Mustangs going 5-15 overall and 1-8 in the Mid-State Activities Conference.

Jack Kole is all smiles after picking up a hole-in-one at Candlestone May 7.

Kole hits first ace at Candlestone

Jack Kole finally hit the shot every golfer is waiting to do. On May 7, Kole hit his first hole-in-on at Candlestone Golf and Resort while playing in the Thursday Night Men’s league. Kole used an 8-iron on hole No. 12, a 144-yard, par 3. Kole hit second on the hole.

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ED GILBERT: Bass fishing with good old Sam

The bass season is beginning to jump all over my thoughts as good fishing awaits. And although I don’t get in as much lake fishing as I’d like, I still get on the water when I can. But most of all I can still recall some of the great times I’ve had in past years. One thing stamped in my memory is time spent fishing with my old buddy Sam. Oh, we still get together to fish on occasion, but I guess its the old times that jog my memory.

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JUST IN: Teddy bears stolen in Central Montcalm school break-in

An individual or group of perpetrators have been using Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School for unlawful shenanigans.

During the past two weeks, someone has been sneaking onto school property, stealing items and causing minor amounts of damage.

The White Pine Trail runs north to south from Cadillac to Comstock Park with stops in multiple communities, including downtown Howard City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

White Pine Trail project delayed due to concerns

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to temporarily delay a work project on the final 40-mile section of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park at the request of area legislators who reached out to the DNR on behalf of concerned residents.

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Funeral Notices for June 8, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, June 8, 2015

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Funeral Notices for June 6, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, June 6, 2015

Central Montcalm’s Hunter VeltKamp dribbles by a defender during summer practice on Wednesday.

Central Montcalm begins prep for basketball season

The Michigan High School Athletic Association allows basketball programs 15 team practices in the month of June. There really isn’t much time to waste if improvement is the goal. That is especially true for the Central Montcalm Hornets boys basketball team. After a senior dominated Central Montcalm team went to the district final in March, the Hornets will be young and inexperienced at the varsity level this coming season.

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Young Montabella golf squad improved

Montabella’s boys golf team was young, noted coach Nichole Howe. But they impressed her with how much they improved.

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CC-C grad keeps family’s tradition of military service going

While other students were making the decision of where to attend college or submitting resumes for summer jobs, Shania Stearns had already set herself on specific career path.