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Work underway at Bright Start Elementary School

The story of Bright Start Elementary School is unusual and one that has been affected repeatedly by the vagaries of educational financing and population. Built over a decade ago, the school originally housed Lakeview Community Schools’ lower elementary students.

Eureka Township Supervisor Rod Roy and  Treasurer Cindy Hansen discuss the township’s revised FOIA policy, which unanimously adopted at Monday night’s board meeting.

Eureka Township adopts new FOIA policy after lawsuit

EUREKA TOWNSHIP — As part of its settlement over a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit with the city of Greenville, the Eureka Township Board approved a revised and more extensive policy Monday night for responding to public information requests.

A ceremony Monday evening at the Belding Veterans Park celebrated area veterans with the unveiling of the new Korean War Monument.

Belding honors veterans with new Korean War monument

Belding resident and Vietnam War veteran Denny Craycraft smiles as he welcomes visitors to Belding Veterans Park for a Veterans Day ceremony Monday evening.

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Lakeview Board of Education approves pilot tech program

LAKEVIEW — Members of the Lakeview Community Schools Board of Education voted Monday to outfit six classrooms with technology for a pilot program involving laptops, projection equipment, tablets, and possibly student-owned electronic devices.

Belding’s Gabby Holyfield skies to tap the ball over the nete during a match this season.

Belding ready for Swan Valley

Belding’s volleyball team has a long road ahead of them –— literally. The Redskins will have a long trip to travel to Pinconning today to play in the Class B regionals. Pinconning, for those who haven’t looked it up on a map, is north of Bay City on the other side of the state.

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Funeral Notices — Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Funeral notices for Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Carson City-Crystal’s Rhett Pringle runs for a first down in the first half on Friday against Pewamo-Westphalia.

CC-Crystal’s season ends with loss to Pirates

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles could only hold off the Pewamo-Westphalia Pirates for so long. The Pirates (ranked fifth in Division 7) scored two second half touchdowns, while holding the Eagles (ranked eighth in Division 7) scoreless in a 20-14 comeback win on Friday night to win their third consecutive district championship.

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Belding miscues hurt in loss to Panthers

Belding’s football team came close to pulling an upset against Comstock Park in the Division 4 regionals Friday night. Instead the Redskins had their season end at the hands of the Panthers 35-17.

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Preserving history: Improvements being made to Bloomer Township Cemetery

Only scarce details remain about the life of a Carson City-area Civil War veteran. Abraham Boyer was born Sept. 19, 1831. He was married twice — once to Elizabeth Shell and later to Harriett Granger. He had two children, Charles and Nancy. When he was 31 years old, he enlisted with the Grand Army of the Republic with the 5th Ohio Calvalry Company E from June 19, 1863, until he was discharged on Feb. 15, 1864.

Front row, Perry Barker of Stanton, Al Barker of Stanton, Wilmer Wilson of Greenville, Ken Allen of Greenville and Arthur Galloway of Greenville; and back row, Lew Guernsey of Ionia,Clem Scheinder of Crystal, Dan Blanchard of Crystal and Eric Halvorsen of Sheridan were among the 17 World War II veterans honored Saturday night at VFW Post 5065 in Sheridan. — Daily News/Lori Hansen

‘A chance to recognize all veterans’

  SHERIDAN — One by one they stood. Ever so slowly, yet proudly, as 17 names were called, these men, the youngest in his 80s and the oldest 96 years old, stood to be recognized. These men, a small and quickly decreasing number, are the World War II veterans who were given accolades at the [...]