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Funeral Notices for Oct. 2, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

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Montcalm County budget is approved, deficit question pending

Montcalm County’s new fiscal year budget has been approved, with the anticipated deficit set to be covered by the county’s fund equity … unless local voters can help.

Central Montcalm running back Logan Davis, left, tries to break away from Tri County defender Jordan Wainright during a game on Sept. 11. Daily News/Cory Smith

Central Montcalm faces tough Chippewa Hills team

Three teams in the CSAA Gold have yet to lose a league game. Central Montcalm (at 2-1 in league play) is scheduled to play all three of those teams in consecutive weeks beginning Friday at home against Chippewa Hills. After back-to-back wins, following three consecutive losses to begin the season, the Hornets (2-3 overall) feel like they are playing better and improving each week with the season now more than half over.

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Montabella to forfeit Friday football game to CC-Crystal

Montabella’s football team will not be playing Carson City-Crystal Friday. The Mustangs decided to forfeit the game because they didn’t have enough healthy players to play the game. The announcement came in an email from Montabella athletic director John Helinski.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Sept. 30

Greenville third at conference meet: The Yellow Jackets took third at the final O-K Bronze Conference meet Wednesday, shooting a team score of 387 to finish behind Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern’s 371 and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Eastern’s 382…

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‘Looming budgetary pressures’ add difficulty to Michigan road funding plan

Speaking at the first Legislative Update meeting Monday since he last addressed constituents in May, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, picked up right where he left off — state road funding.

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BUSINESS BEAT: Trufant’s longstanding hardware store under new owners, name

After more than 40 years under the same owner and name, Trufant’s hardware store is changing, and the previous owner couldn’t be happier.

Dennis Magirl of the Greenville Department of Public Safety was recently promoted to deputy director. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville Department of Public Safety sergeant promoted to deputy director

Dennis Magirl of the Greenville Department of Public Safety recently had to turn in his sergeant stripes. As a replacement, he was given a set of gold oak leaf clusters after he was promoted to the position of deputy director.

Belding’s Olivia Stephan returns a serve against West Catholic at home on Tuesday. Johanna McCully (3) and Sarah Brownell, right, are there to provide support. Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Beldings tops West Catholic, ready for Coopersville rematch

Playing the first varsity game of Belding’s 5th annual Pink Week, the Redskins volleyball team put on a stellar display. On Tuesday, the Redskins pieced together three solid sets to defeat O-K Blue rival Grand Rapids West Catholic. The win sets up another showdown with three-time defending league champion Coopersville on Thursday.

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THE REVIEW: Divide and conquer

With the leaves changing and the Detroit Tigers one step closer to being put out of misery, focus has shifted to a delightful round of inner-state trash talk with everyone making it a point to reflect on their true feelings toward the Ohio State Buckeyes. To onlookers, it’s chaos. To the locals, it’s Big Ten football.