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Community Dinner extols Lakeview’s financial, scholastic improvement

Five years ago, the village of Lakeview was in trouble. The small community was hemorrhaging jobs; foreclosures were rampant; the schools were being listed as “at risk” by the state. What a difference five years can make.

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2 Tri County teachers placed on leave amid computer investigation

Two Tri County High School teachers have been placed on leave amid an internal investigation regarding possible inappropriate computer usage.

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Funeral Notices — Friday, October 18, 2013

Funeral notices for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

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Central Montcalm gains some students during recent count

Student counts and copier equipment are two very different subjects, but both could mean increased revenue for Central Montcalm Public School. Superintendent Kristi Teall explained to the Board of Education at their monthly meeting Wednesday night that the student count taken in February totaled 1,708 students, and administrators estimated a decline of 10 students, or 1,698, going into this school year.

The Tri County High School Marching Band performs at the MSBOA District 7 Marching Festival Wednesday at Legacy Field in Greenville. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Local bands compete at marching festival in Greenville (PHOTOS)

Standing on the sideline, with instruments and flags in hand and a focus that could not be shaken, students from 13 high school bands waited for the same single instruction before playing their first notes on Legacy Field.

CC-Crystal quarterback Rhett Pringle tries to break a tackle during a game against Vestaburg this season. The Eagles are 7-0 overall.

CC-Crystal picks up another forfeit win

For the second time this season the Carson City-Crystal football team will get a win without even taking the field. The Eagles will get their eighth win after Ashley forfeited Friday’s game to the Eagles.

Art Compton

Engineer, researcher, longtime Daily News columnist dies

An engineer is defined as a person trained and skilled in design, construction and use. Art Compton was the exemplification of an engineer.

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Funeral Notices or Oct. 17, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Oct. 17, 2013

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Montabella girls win XC league title

For the first time in school history, the Montabella Mustangs girls cross country team won its league championship. The Mustangs finished first on Wednesday with a score of 28 points, while Carson City-Crystal was second with 41. Montabella edged out the Eagles for the Mid-State Athletic Conference title with a three meet total of 97. Again, Carson City-Crystal was second with 139.

Making the Grade | Janet Ralph

MAKING THE GRADE: Students deserve opportunity to improve academic outcome

Some of my most cherished memories are of the time I have spent playing games with my eight grandchildren. One day I was playing a board game with our oldest granddaughter, Jordan, (now a mother herself) when she was about 3 years old. She had won the game. I congratulated her and started to clear the board. “No, Grandma,” she said. “You have to keep playing so you can win too.”