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ROUNDUP: Prep wrestling scores from Wednesday, Jan 7

Belding 2-0: The Redskins won both matches on Wednesday night at Northview. Belding defeated Coopersville 60-9 and the host Wildcats 66-12…


Funeral notices for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015

Funeral notices for Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015


SPORTS GALORE: My own Walter Mitty moment

There it was, laying near the Dallas Cowboys’ 30-yard line, a yellow penalty flag. It was plain as day. Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew was interfered with by Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens on third-and-one, just inside Dallas territory. With a little more than eight minutes remaining in the game, the penalty meant the Lions had an automatic first down and some 15 yards tacked onto their field position.


THE REVIEW: In Stuart Scott’s departure, battle was not lost

It became a tradition.
The studio lights clicked on, the teleprompters came to life and those red letters reading, “On-Air” illuminated as he sat there in the studio, like so many days before.

This empty parking lot, formerly home to Bollinger’s Chrysler auto dealership, will be developed over the next two years into a combination farmers market and live music venue. The Lakeview Downtown Development Authority recently voted to purchase and develop the lot. (Daily News | Mike Taylor)

Former car dealership parking lot may become Lakeview farmers market

It will take several years to complete and cost upward of $1 million, but when it’s finished this village will have a new farmers market and entertainment venue to rival any the area has to offer. All this on a piece of land that has for years been an empty parking lot.

An amendment to the Eureka Township master plan aligns with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Natural River Zoning Standards which sets guidelines for activities on properties within 400 feet of the Wabasis River. This also applies to properties within 400 feet of the Flat River. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Setting a future: Eureka Township makes amendments to its master plan

Setting a path for the future for a township is essentially a study in predicting the future. Township officials must track trends, assess patterns and determine residents’ desires and then apply it all to the future to come up with an all-encompassing plan for the township — a master plan, that is.


Funeral Notices — Jan. 6, 2015

Funeral notices for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

Carson City-Crystal’s Regan Heckman, left, looks for someone to pass to as Fulton’s Connor Proctor closes in during the teams’ game Saturday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

CC-Crystal girls hold off Fulton 36-32

Carson City-Crystal’s girls basketball team got a win Saturday, but it wasn’t easy. The Eagles held off a difficult Fulton team with a 36-32 win in the first game of the “Battle On M-57.”

Carson City-Crystal’s Kolton Kavanaugh dunks during the fourth quarter of the Eagles’ game against Fulton Saturday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

CC-Crystal boys hand Fulton first loss

It took one big quarter for Carson City-Crystal’s boys basketball team to get a win. The Eagles used a 17-point second quarter to knock off the Fulton Pirates 59-45 in the second game of the “Battle on M-57” that benefitted Carson City Hospital.


ED GILBERT: Hunting can still be good

Yes, the new year is here and many hunts have closed. However, for those real hardy folks who don’t mind a little snow and cold wind, there can still be some action. I, of course, refer to chasing bunnies and squirrels.