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WILDCAT P.R.I.D.E Runfest Sept. 29

The 3rd annual 10K/5K run/walk, 1-mile track walk, fun run for kids and community wellness festival will be held in Lakeview, Sept. 29th at 2:00 p.m. Organized by the WILDCAT P.R.I.D.E Runfest committee, all races meet and finish at KOS Field on the Lakeview High School’s campus. This event also features children’s warm-up activities and obstacle course, locally grown food and educational booths and races/walks that are distance appropriate for young runners.

Residents of the Carson City area and faculty members of the Carson City-Crystal School district filled a conference room at the Carson City-Crystal Schools Central Office building in downtown Carson City Monday evening where public discussion of the district’s school curriculum lasted for more than an hour. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Heated discussion fuels Carson City-Crystal school board meeting

In a crowded conference room, with no chair empty and many residents standing, with those who were last to arrive poking their head through the entryway door, the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education met Monday evening in what became a heated discussion over the district’s curriculum and reaction to several recent newspaper guest editorials and letters to the editor.

Eureka Township Treasurer Cindy Hanson listens to Supervisor Rodney Roy describe planned work on an upcoming civic improvement project at Monday’s evening’s regular board meeting.

Eureka Township works to settle FOIA suit

Eureka Township Supervisor Rodney Roy is hopeful a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the township and the city of Greenville will be settled without further legal action.

Richard Waite

Laid-off Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy reinstated

A Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in an off-duty accident earlier this year, leaving the sheriff’s department one man short. Deputy Richard Waite and his wife were injured in a traffic accident on Friday, May 31, in Mount Pleasant.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 10, 2013

Funeral Notices for Sept. 10, 2013

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SHORT TAKES: Days are warm, but fall is upon us

With warm, sunny days turning to crisp cool nights — not without a few exceptions — fall is rapidly asserting itself. The leaves are turning, even falling, and soon anticipated colors will emerge. There’ll be raking required, because here there is no endless summer. Fall’s ultimate unleaving means work for us. So we rake.

Hayrides were one of the attractions at the Breakfast on the Farm event at Black Locust Farm in Stanton Saturday. More than 2,000 adults and children came through, despite a brief thunderstorm passing through during the day. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

More than 2,000 people attend Breakfast on the Farm in Stanton

It takes more than a little rain to put a damper on Breakfast on the Farm. The annual event came off without a hitch Saturday despite a thunderstorm that squalled through early in the day. According to Jack Jeppesen, whose family owns Black Locust Farm in Stanton, where the breakfast was held, turnout was considerably better than organizers anticipated.

Carson City-Crystal’s Tyler Craig, right, starts the senior division race quick during Saturday’s Hornet Run at Central Montcalm. Craig placed third overall with a time of 17:49.91.

Central Montcalm hosts 36th annual Mike Noll Hornet Run

Saturday morning started out as a great day for a run. Later in the morning, the same couldn’t be said as rain and lighting delays slowed the event and runners. Central Montcalm hosted 14 high school cross country teams and another 13 middle school teams for the 36th annual Mike Noll Hornet Run on Saturday. Area schools participating included Belding, Carson City-Crystal, Central Montcalm, Montabella and Vestaburg.

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Beal City takes Montabella Invite

Beal City’s volleyball team has picked up where they left off last year. The Aggies, who lost to Battle Creek St. Philip in the Class D state finals last year, continued to roll this year by winning the Mustang Invitational Saturday at Montabella High School.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 7

CC-Crystal 2-1-3 at Portland: The Eagles went to the Portland Invitational Saturday, gaining splits with Belding, Ionia and St. Johns while beating Bath and the host Raiders…