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From left, Montcalm Area Career Center construction instructor Chris Battle, Eureka Township Code Enforcement and Zoning Administrator Mark Wilkin and Eureka Township Supervisor Rod Roy enjoy a break at the new picnic tables fabricated by the Career Center welding and construction students. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Students build picnic tables for Eureka Township Hall pavilion

Seeing a project to the finish is a rewarding experience: Especially at a local government level. Recently, Eureka Township officials have been slapping on the finishing pieces to complete its pavilion project.


Greenville’s Zimmer a preseason football All-America selection

The Ferris State Bulldogs are receiving plenty of football accolades prior to the beginning of the 2015 season in August. After an 11-1 mark in 2014, their best record in 19 years, and a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) championship for the first time in 15 years, the Bulldogs will not surprise many teams with their talent.

Central Montcalm senior Maddy Christensen takes a swing for a base hit during the Division 2 district final against Portland on Monday. Christensen went 2-for-4 with one run scored. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Central Montcalm falls in D2 softball district final

Even the long ball wasn’t enough for the Central Montcalm Hornets. The Hornets, facing the Portland Raiders in a Division 2 softball district final, hit three home runs, all solo shots, in a tough 12-6 loss at Alma on Monday. It was the second consecutive district title for Portland.


Lakeview bounced by Kent City in districts

The ending of Lakeview’s softball season came down to a lack of run support. The Wildcats saw their season end in the Division 3 district with a 4-1 loss to the Kent City Eagles in the Eagles’ district tournament.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, June 1

Whitehall 1, Tri County 0: Tri County was eliminated in the Division 2 district tournament in Grant Monday in a battle of Vikings, losing in the ninth inning when Whitehall scored on a walk, sacrifice bunt and throwing error…

Greenville graduate Zach Ingles instructing players during his basketball camp at Greenville last year. Ingles was just named head boys basketball coach at Tri County. - File photo

Ingles takes over Tri County boys hoops

Zach Ingles knows a thing or two about the game of basketball. A self titled “gym rat,” Ingles grew up with a basketball in his hands. From high school to college, Ingles has been involved in every aspect of the game.

A Carson City woman was injured after crashing her car into a tree this morning near Hubbardston. — Courtesy photo

JUST IN: Carson City woman crashes vehicle near Hubbardston, possible charges pending

Possible charges are pending against a Carson City woman after she crashed her vehicle into a tree this morning near Hubbardston. At approximately 10:50 a.m., the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle personal injury accident on O’Brien Road near McKenna Road in North Plains Township.

This year’s Carson City Frontier Days court includes, from left to right, Princess Haeven Clark, Junior Princess Ariana Dockham and Queen Whitney LaVictor. The annual Frontier Days festival will be Thursday through Sunday in Carson City. — Courtesy photo

Balloon events highlight Carson City Frontier Days

The Frontier Days festival is marking its 10th year of the popular Hot Air Balloon Shoot-Out in Carson City. Sixteen hot air balloons will fill the skies on Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday night and Sunday morning, competing for the title of the Shoot-Out champion.


Funeral Notices for June 3, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, June 3, 2015


JUST IN: Greenville City Council hosts three public hearings

Tuesday’s meeting of the Greenville City Council was like the smallest piece of tupperware: Short but packed full.

During the meeting, the city council held three public hearings.