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OUR VIEW: Michigan’s no-fault insurance needs reform

Michigan indisputably has the most generous auto insurance system in the nation.

Three were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Three people critically injured in M-57 head-on crash

Three people are in critical condition after suffering injuries sustained in a two-vehicle head-on crash this morning on W. Carson City Road (M-57) just east of M-66. At approximately 7:30 a.m., emergency responders were dispatched to the accident between Town Hall and Castle roads.


Weather hits Greenville Public Schools finances

The excessive number of snow days have not only hurt instructional time for the students of Greenville Public Schools, but have also created a financial storm as well.


Funeral Notices for March 11, 2014

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Lakeview senior Jon Wandel (5) guards Shelby’s Caleb Anderson as he brings the ball up the court during Monday’s Class C regional semifinal game at Montabella High School. Shelby defeated the Wildcats 80-72.

Beckman’s 37 leads Shelby by Lakeview in regionals

The Shelby Tigers could shoot the ball from anywhere on the court. They made those shots, too. Led by senior Jason Beckman, the Tigers drained nine first half three-pointers, went inside in the second half and sealed the game from the free throw line during Monday’s 80-72 Class C regional semifinal win over the Lakeview Wildcats at Montabella High School.


Swan Valley ends Belding’s playoff run

Just like in volleyball, Saginaw Swan Valley ended Belding’s playoff run in Pinconning. The Vikings beat the Redskins in the Class B boys basketball regional on Monday 54-34, ending Belding’s season at 8-14.

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14-year-old injured in Belding area sledding, snowmobile accident

A Belding-area teenager was injured Monday afternoon when he was riding a sled pulled behind a snowmobile and then fell off the sled. Emergency personnel were dispatched at 2 p.m. to 9825 Ellis Road, west of Storey Road (M-91) to a call of a personal injury accident.

Members of the Greenville Middle School eighth grade band celebrate upon learning they earned a Division I Michigan State Band and Orchestra Association  rating Friday at Belding High School. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Student concert bands persevere through challenging winter season

When students from the Belding High School symphonic band took the stage Friday afternoon, they had already mentally prepared for the worst. The band members were the final ensemble to perform of 17 total bands that took to the stage of Belding High School’s impressive performing arts theater during the Michigan State Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 7 Festival.

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Montcalm County commissioners consider future of Animal Control

Angela Hollinshead has big dreams for Montcalm County Animal Control.

The Stanton facility’s director appeared before the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners Economic Development and Physical Resources Committee today to make several requests.


Funeral Notices for March 10, 2014

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