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The Carson City-Crystal bench and fans react to Daniel Smith’s attempt to pin New Lothrop’s Allan Jamick in the 171-pound match during Friday’s state wrestling regionals at Central Michigan University. Smith pinned Jamick in the second round. The Hornets were able to make a comeback on the Eagles, however, winning the quarterfinals match 32-31 to advance to the semifinals against Leroy Pine River.  (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Carson City-Crystal wrestling team loses by one to New Lothrop in state quarterfinals

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. This was the year of the young Carson City-Crystal Eagles. Unfortunately, the New Lothrop Hornets had other plans.

Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team came into the Michigan High School Athletics Association’s quarterfinals at Central Michigan University’s McGuirk Arena Friday as the No. 3 seed against No. 6 New Lothrop, but the Hornets were able to make a comeback to win 32-31 to advance to the semifinals against Leroy Pine River tomorrow.

George Bosanic

‘Very good to excellent’ for Greenville city manager’s evaluation

In receiving his annual evaluation, Greenville City Manager George Bosanic earned high praise from members of the Greenville City Council. During a closed-session meeting Tuesday, the council discussed Bosanic’s performance with him. According to a summary statement prepared by Mayor John Hoppough, Bosanic’s results were consistent and indicate that he continues to perform his duties and responsibilities “at a very good to excellent level.”

The Montcalm County Drain Commission Office in Stanton is located directly above a newly installed steam boiler, which is causing problems for Drain Commission employees due to gas and chemical fumes in the air. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

New boiler proving to be a headache at county offices

The installation of a new boiler has solved one problem for Montcalm County, and created another. Last October, the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners approved purchasing a new steam boiler for $45,600 after the previous steam boiler broke down. The new boiler was paid for out of the county’s contingency fund.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 25, 2017

Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Larry Cole

Alley Cat owner sentenced to jail for sexual harassment

The sentencing of a Lakeview business owner for sexually harassing a young employee came down to distinguishing between “a tale of two Larry Coles.”

Larry Cole, 47, appeared in Montcalm County’s 8th Judicial Circuit Court for sentencing Thursday. Cole was previously charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct (CSC) involving five women and one teenager at Cole’s popular Alley Cat Bar & Grill bowling alley and restaurant.


Greenville High School students benefit from college adviser

High school seniors deal with pressure from a variety of sources, not least of which is having to plan for their lives post-secondary school.

Some students will move directly into the workforce with a skilled trade or into a skilled trade program. Others will go on to college, either at the community level, a state university or a private university.

A parcel of property, 96 acres in size and located within Greenville’s Industrial Park, has received interest from an unknown company that has exercised an option agreement with the city for nearly two years. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Company interested in 96-acre Greenville Industrial Park property

In the northeast corner of this community’s industrial park, adjacent to the large factories of AGA Marvel and Dicastal Inc., sits a large parcel of farmland with unknown potential.

For nearly two years, 96 acres of city-owned industrially zoned property located north of County Farm Road and east of Fitzner Road has remained tied up in an option agreement between the city and a company listed as Greenville Venture Partners LLC.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 24, 2017

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Consumers Energy, which supplies electricity to the city of Greenville, will clear power lines this spring by cutting branches that pose a threat to power lines in the community. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Consumers Energy to clear branches and trees around power lines in Greenville

Spring cleaning may sound like a chore to most, but for Consumers Energy, it’s a task that reliable electricity is dependent upon. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, representatives from the energy company delivered a presentation on upcoming plans of power line clearing. Those plans will involve tree trimming and potential tree removal on a number of city streets and private properties, where branches have begun to crowd around power line and poles.


CM school board discusses sex ed curriculum

The seven members of the Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education heard a presentation Monday on the district’s Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) and a possible addition to the Sex and Reproductive Health Curriculum. Amanda McLaughlin, Multi Tiered Systems of Support coordinator, gave the school board an update on PBIS, now in its second year of a three-year project.