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CC-Crystal to induct second Hall of Fame class

For the second time, Carson City-Crystal High School will be inducting a group of athletes into its Athletic Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place at halftime of Friday’s home football game against Ashley. Last year, Don Baese, a longtime varsity coach; athlete Brenda (Smith) Jolls and the 1973 boys cross country team (state champions) were in the inaugural class. This year, the 1983 girls track team, Mike Karasinski, Rich Pilkington and Roland Carter will be inducted.

Vestaburg’s Lauren Dove, left, tries to block the tip of Montabella’s Madi Cutler during the teams’ match Tuesday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Montabella volleyball makes quick work of Vestaburg

Two volleyball teams got together at Montabella High School on Tuesday night looking for their first win in the Mid-State Activities Conference. The host Mustangs got that win, beating arch rival Vestaburg 25-23, 25-14, 25-13.

Central Montcalm’s Ava Miller tees off during a CSAA Jamboree this season.  - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Miller, Corwin, Bice earn CSAA golf honors

The Central State Activities Association girls golf season has come to an end. Playing at Clear Lake Golf Club in Big Rapids, the host Cardinals won the season ending tournament and clinched the season long conference championship on Tuesday.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores for Tuesday, Oct. 6

Greenville 3-0: The Yellow Jackets swept O-K Bronze rival Wyoming at home on Tuesday. Greenville won 25-22, 25-22, 25-17. Paige Hallock led the Yellow Jackets with 14 kills, while Peyton Mount had five aces…

Guest View | Nathaniel Johnson

GUEST VIEW: Helping a loved one with cancer

“I didn’t know what to say so I just pulled away.” Has that ever been your response when a friend tells you she has cancer?

Guest View | David Hodges

GUEST VIEW: Commissioner won’t apologize for beliefs

I’ve lived in Ionia County for more than 50 years and have been blessed many times over, with the privilege of service.

The village of Edmore recently received several grants, including a $13,000 strategic funding grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to evaluate the infrastructure of the former Hitachi property. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Grants in Edmore will help water system, former Hitachi property

The grants just keep rolling in for Edmore. Village officials recently learned they were receiving a $644,276 stormwater, asset management and wastewater (SAW) grant, plus a $13,000 strategic funding grant for the former Hitachi property.

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Funeral Notices for Oct. 8, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Oct. 8, 2015

From left, Grattan Academy High School seniors Josiah Jacobssen and Nicklas Warden and freshman Spencer Jordan, will travel to a Civil War battlefield over the next few days with their history teacher, Ted Flynn. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Grattan teacher taking students on Civil War battlefield tour

It was spring in 1864. Pitting countryman against countryman, the Civil War raged and would continue to rage for the next year.

In Resaca, Georgia, the Confederate Army was massing to protect a vital railway line and preparing to engage the Union Army in what would be called The Battle of Resaca. It was a small battle, often overlooked by history, but it was a bloody skirmish between two American armies.

A spacious, traffic-free courtyard now stands alongside Lakeview Middle School in the former location of a one-way street, making loading and unloading of school buses far safer. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Lakeview Community Schools’ $12.5 million bond project wrapping up

Two years of planning and hard work are soon to come to fruition for Lakeview Community Schools.

The renovation and construction project there — the result of the 2013 passage of a $12.5 million bond — has resulted in needed improvements to virtually every area of the elementary, middle and high schools.