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This empty parking lot, formerly home to Bollinger’s Chrysler auto dealership, will be developed over the next two years into a combination farmers market and live music venue. The Lakeview Downtown Development Authority recently voted to purchase and develop the lot. (Daily News | Mike Taylor)

Former car dealership parking lot may become Lakeview farmers market

It will take several years to complete and cost upward of $1 million, but when it’s finished this village will have a new farmers market and entertainment venue to rival any the area has to offer. All this on a piece of land that has for years been an empty parking lot.

An amendment to the Eureka Township master plan aligns with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Natural River Zoning Standards which sets guidelines for activities on properties within 400 feet of the Wabasis River. This also applies to properties within 400 feet of the Flat River. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Setting a future: Eureka Township makes amendments to its master plan

Setting a path for the future for a township is essentially a study in predicting the future. Township officials must track trends, assess patterns and determine residents’ desires and then apply it all to the future to come up with an all-encompassing plan for the township — a master plan, that is.

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Funeral Notices — Jan. 6, 2015

Funeral notices for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Carson City-Crystal’s Regan Heckman, left, looks for someone to pass to as Fulton’s Connor Proctor closes in during the teams’ game Saturday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

CC-Crystal girls hold off Fulton 36-32

Carson City-Crystal’s girls basketball team got a win Saturday, but it wasn’t easy. The Eagles held off a difficult Fulton team with a 36-32 win in the first game of the “Battle On M-57.”

Carson City-Crystal’s Kolton Kavanaugh dunks during the fourth quarter of the Eagles’ game against Fulton Saturday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

CC-Crystal boys hand Fulton first loss

It took one big quarter for Carson City-Crystal’s boys basketball team to get a win. The Eagles used a 17-point second quarter to knock off the Fulton Pirates 59-45 in the second game of the “Battle on M-57” that benefitted Carson City Hospital.

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ED GILBERT: Hunting can still be good

Yes, the new year is here and many hunts have closed. However, for those real hardy folks who don’t mind a little snow and cold wind, there can still be some action. I, of course, refer to chasing bunnies and squirrels.

Montabella’s Dan Davidson, at left, competes at the 2014 MHSAA individual state finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Davidson finished fifth. Davidson, who graduated last year, is an assistant coach for the Mustangs this year.

Depth forces Montabella to focus on individual aspect

Due to a lack of wrestler turnout, the Montabella Mustangs are mainly focusing on the individual aspect of its season this year. The Mustangs, 2-2 on the young season, will wrestle at today’s individual tournament at St. Louis. With about 10 wrestlers on the squad, the Mustangs will be giving up plenty of points in team competitions.

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Funeral Notices for Jan. 5, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Jan. 5, 2015

Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze Sunday evening at a Belvidere Township home, three miles west of Edmore. — Daily News/Cory Smith

JUST IN: Belvidere home goes up in flames, no one hurt

A mother and son are now without a home after a fire completely destroyed their residence Sunday evening.

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Funeral notices for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

Funeral notices for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015