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OUR VIEW: Hemingsen for 64B District Court judge

Three candidates are vying for the seat of Montcalm County’s 64B District Court judge.

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Funeral Notices – Aug. 2, 2014

Read funeral notices for Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

Property owners with land along the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail browse over a map showing their parcels stretching from Lowell to Greenville during an informational meeting at the Lowell VFW Thursday evening. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Supreme Court decision paves way for landowners locked by River Valley Rail Trail easements

Local landowners along the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail may soon be entitled to some long overdue funds after a recent ruling in the state of Wyoming has now paved the way in regards to easements along trail systems.

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Farmhouse knockdown brings early history to life

When Bev and Tim Wyckoff decided to demolish an old farmhouse on their property, they never expected to discover so much history contained within the building’s walls.

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Scammers using Sheriff’s Office phone number as front

On Thursday, deputies with the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a phone scam in which the caller imitates and claims to be a representative of the Sheriff’s Office calling to collect money to avoid being arrested for a warrant.

Carson City-Crystal’s Tabor Erskin gets ready to pitch during a game against Montabella.

CC-C searching for baseball coach

Trying to balance work and play is always difficult. Trying to balance work and more work is even tougher. For Wes Cummings, balancing his job as a realtor and his passion as a baseball coach was too much. Because of that, Cummings recently resigned after two seasons as head coach for the Carson City-Crystal Eagles.

This two-story house and property at 918 Richardston St. in Lakeview will be up for auction Monday at a minimum bid of $5,000. — Courtesy photo

Ionia and Montcalm county land auction set for Monday

Properties will be sold for just a fraction of their value at the annual Ionia and Montcalm county minimum bid land auction Monday.

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MAKING THE GRADE: It is decision time for Prop 1

The Aug. 5 primary election date is rapidly approaching. I continue to get questions regarding Proposal 1. I am concerned that many of you say that you are not receiving the flyers that come to my house almost daily. You do not feel you have the information you need to cast your vote.

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OUR VIEW: Ellis and Moolenaar for Congress

Five Republicans are vying for two Congressional seats in two of the hottest races of Tuesday’s primary election.

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Funeral Notices for Aug. 1, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Aug. 1, 2014