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ED GILBERT: Don’t trash the out-of-doors

The DNR tells us that some folks are taking advantage of our state and national forests. By that, they are using it as a dumping ground for items they no longer want or need. They find old refrigerators, freezers, stoves, or even old tables and chairs, etc.
However, in some cases the ones who use the forests for dumping items have actually outsmarted themselves by including old mail or letters with their name and addresses right there. Well, not everyone is that dumb, but some are and will likely continue to be.


Greenville golfers 6th, Central Montcalm 7th at Tullymore

Three area girls golf teams competed at the Big Rapids Invitational at Tullymore Golf Resort on Monday. The tournament was won by Muskegon Mona Shores placed first with a 361. Kalamazoo Hackett was second with 373 and Holt third with 380. Greenville was sixth with a 420, Central Montcalm seventh with a 482 and Tri County ninth with 587.


Funeral Notices — Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

Funeral notices for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 26

Greenville 3-2 at Zeeland East: The Yellow Jackets went 3-1 in pool play at the Zeeland East Invitational on Saturday. They beat Cedar Springs 25-15, 25-15 then lost to the host Chix 25-16, 25-14. Wyoming High lost to Greenville 25-14, 25-19 before Greenville beat Buchanan 26-24, 25-15…


Belding tastes first win of football season

For the first time this season, the Belding football team can smile after a Friday night. The Redskins needed overtime to do it, though. Belding beat Sparta 20-14 on Friday night for their first win of the season. It took an interception and a touchdown run in overtime to do it, though.

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CC-C marks completion of phase I school bond work

Christmas may be months away, but ask a faculty member at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools, and you’ll hear that gifts appear to be arriving every day.

These gifts, however, don’t come in a box wrapped in colorful paper and topped off with a pretty bow.


OUR VIEW: Accountability in Hubbardston

The Daily News sent a reporter to cover a Hubbardston Village Council meeting on Sept. 8, and people are still talking about it.


JUST IN: Montcalm County commissioners approve 2016 budget

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2015-2016 budget after a public hearing today.

Montcalm Country Controller-Administrator Chris Hyzer presented a budget with estimated expenditures at $14.4 million and estimated revenue at $14.2 million for a deficit of almost $230,000.

Dallas Lincoln’s new self-published book, “Gladys Returns,” continues the tale begun in one of his previous children’s books. Lincoln has several titles, for both adults and children, available at Robbins Book List in Greenville. — File photo

Two local authors publish new books

Local publishing is alive and well thanks, in part, to the recent release of two new books by area authors. Prolific writers Verwayne Greenhoe and Dallas Lincoln both self-published books this past summer.

Lakeview sophomore running back Mike Zerka (5) attempts a pass on a trick play in the second quarter Friday evening while evading a Morley Stanwood defender. Daily News/Cory Smith

Morley Stanwood stuns Lakeview with late score

Special teams kept Morley Stanwood close early on in Friday night’s Central State Activities Association Gold game at Lakewood. But it was a series of special plays late by Mohawks quarterback Nic Huntey that made the difference in a 23-17 victory over the Vikings. Trailing 17-10 midway through the fourth quarter, Huntey — who had just three rushing yards and none passing before then — stepped up with the game on the line and made several big plays that led to 13 points and the win.