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IN BRIEF: 90 more Chromebooks for Montabella Community Schools

Montabella Community School continues to improve it’s technology and purchased 90 Chrome books for the district.

Montabella School Board members received three bids for Chrome books and reviewed them at Monday night’s meeting.

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Montabella’s Brynn Lobert to continue track career at Aquinas College

BLANCHARD — Brynn Lobert has been pushing her potential as a runner since she was in seventh grade. Her efforts paid off Thursday when she signed a letter of intent to continue her running career with Aquinas College’s track team. The Montabella senior is part of a Mustangs girls track and field team that has [...]

A potential Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement (ICE) Grant could mean improvements to sewer access on Lincoln Street between the alley behind Main Street and Day Street in Stanton. City commissioners tabled discussion of the grant at Thursday’s meeting. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Stanton leaders talk about future infrastructure grant

The city of Stanton is hoping to take another shot at an Infrastructure Capacity Enhancement (ICE) Grant through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). The city applied for the grant last year in hopes of making sewer repairs on Lincoln Street. However, the grant was not approved.

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Funeral Notices for March 20, 2017

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, March 20, 2017

Alison Barberi, president and CEO of the Greenville Area Community Foundation, helped facilitate presentations and conversations during a community collaborative event held Friday morning Montcalm Community College-Greenville Campus. Area organizations discussed ways to collaborate and care for vulnerable populations within the county. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Community organizations stop, collaborate and listen to help vulnerable residents

In the spirit of collaboration, members of the medical, educational, business, clergy and nonprofit communities gathered together to discuss ways to serve Montcalm County community. In four presentations at a Know the Need community collaboration event Friday, community leaders discussed issues facing vulnerable or impoverished Montcalm County residents and what the various communities in attendance can do to bridge those gaps.

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Crystal updates FOIA policies

The Crystal Township Board has updated its policies regarding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) due to increasing FOIA requests at the township office.

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Funeral Notices for March 18, 2017

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Carson City-Crystal’s Cara Wiles signs a letter of intent Wednesday with Mid Michigan Community College to play basketball. Pictured with her are, from left, MMCC women’s basketball coach Matt Rodenbo and assistant coach Chadd Fletcher. (Courtesy photo)

Carson City-Crystal’s Cara Wiles signs on to play basketball with Mid Michigan Community College

Cara Wiles is going from one successful team to another, taking her basketball skills to Mid Michigan Community College next year.

Members of the Women’s Action Network (WAN) sit together in solidarity during the March 7 Greenville City Council meeting. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Future in jeopardy for WAN Marketplace at Veterans Park during Danish Festival

During the inaugural Danish Festival more than half a century ago, the Marketplace at Veterans Park began with a single hot dog stand and a few flea market vendors.

Today, that same marketplace, operated by the Women’s Action Network (WAN), welcomes more than 100 vendors during Greenville’s annual celebration.

A 2011 GMC Terrain traveling eastbound on Fenwick Road collided with an eastbound horse-drawn buggy Wednesday morning in Bloomer Township. — Courtesy photo

UPDATE: Boy killed in car-buggy accident was on his way to school

A 10-year-old boy who was on his way to school has died after being injured in a car-buggy accident.

Leighton Newswanger of Hubbardston died Thursday from injuries sustained in an accident Wednesday morning. According to his obituary, the fourth-grader was on his way to school.