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Stanton City Manager James Freed, left, displays a Google Earth image of a 6.2 acre parcel of land he recommended the city purchase, while Mayor Monica Tissue-Daws looks on. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Stanton purchases land with eye on possible park

Planning for a future in which Stanton has more “green space” and possibly sports fields, the City Commission voted Tuesday evening to approve the purchase of a 6.2 acre parcel of land currently owned by Central Montcalm Community Church.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 25, 2013

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Wyoming couple arraigned for larceny from a building

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a larceny from a building last Friday.

Montcalm County Commissioner Betty Kellenberger asks a question to Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, and Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, Monday afternoon during the monthly Legislative Update session at Montcalm Community College. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Senate passes Michigan Student Safety Act, awaiting passage in House

In the wake of a recent shooting near a Lansing high school where three students and a fourth teenager were injured, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, says legislation he has co-sponsored with Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, will be “invaluable” in helping to prevent such horrific events from occurring in the future.

Members of the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meet Monday afternoon during the monthly Board of Commissioners meeting at the Montcalm County Administration Building. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Board of Commissioners OKs purchase of new courtroom sound system

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Monday to allow the purchase of a new sound system for the Montcalm Juvenile/Probate Courtroom.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 24, 2013

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Ionia Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for home invasions

The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office recently made multiple arrests of suspects wanted in relation to daytime Home Invasions occurring within Ionia County.

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Howard City’s annual Harvest Festival is a hit with adults and kids

This year’s Harvest Festival in Howard City brought in hundreds of visitors from across the area to share in the city’s annual autumnal celebration. Many of the festival’s favorite offerings were back again and several new activities also were on the schedule.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 23, 2013

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 21, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013