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Elementary school principal named Carson City Citizen of the Year

A near capacity crowd turned out at St. Mary’s Hall in Carson City to honor this year’s Citizen of the Year, Carol Wiles. Wiles was awarded the honor by the Carson City Lions Club, which each year hosts the event.

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Greenville OKs street sweeping contract

As spring weather is just around the corner, the Greenville City Council is looking ahead to prepare the city streets. During Tuesday’s meeting, the council awarded a bid for the spring sweeping of city streets to Tri-Us Services Inc. from Kent City not to exceed $10,021.50.

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Belding approves emergency service pact with Keene Township

Members of the Belding City Council were on the same page when voting unanimously to approve several items presented before them during Tuesday evening’s meeting at the Pere Marquette Depot. Belding Fire Chief Gregg Moore stood before City Council with a request for the city to accept a new agreement between Keene Township and the city for a renewed emergency service agreement between the two municipalities.

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Funeral Notices for March 20, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Central Montcalm senior Michaela Crooks backs down on a Lakeview defender this season.

Central Montcalm girls struggled early, came on late

Central Montcalm’s girls basketball team got off to a slow start under new coach Kevin Everingham. “We had a weak start to the season,” Everingham said. “I think we won the majority of the games in the second half of the season. We could have done the same type of thing in the first half if we played a little better early on.”

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Greenville man arrested for soliciting a child for immoral purposes

After investigating the complaint of an adult soliciting a 14-year old-minor child via the Internet, the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office arrested Gary Michael Miller, 19, of Greenville.

Karl Kluwe is retiring as Edmore’s village manager and police chief on May 3. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Edmore police chief/village manager to retire in May

Karl Kluwe is giving himself a special birthday present this year. Kluwe will be retiring as Edmore’s police chief and village manager on May 3, the day he celebrates his 60th birthday.

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CC-C superintendent receives favorable evaluation

The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education recently completed its preliminary evaluation of Superintendent Kevin Murphy, who began his tenure on July, 1, 2012.

The Greenville Department of Public Safety responded to a house fire at 412 Bluff St. in Greenville on Sunday. The fire was quickly contained to the stove pipe and left only minor damage to the house. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville home receives minor damages from fire

A woodstove fire at a Greenville home was quickly contained, resulting in only minor damage to the residence. At about 2:20 p.m. Sunday, the Greenville Department of Public Safety was dispatched to 412 Bluff St. on a report of a woodstove fire.

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Carson City inmate’s conviction upheld by Court of Appeals

A Carson City Regional Correctional Facility prisoner has been denied by the Michigan Court of Appeals for the second time. Burton David Cortez, 33, was originally sent to prison for a May 14, 2000, criminal sexual conduct offense in Charlevoix County. He was sentenced to from two years and eight months to 10 years in the Carson City prison.