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Carson City-Crystal’s Josh Coston, left, releases a discus attempt at the MSAC track meet on Wednesday. Coston set a school record with a throw of 159 feet, 8 inches. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Montabella girls, Coleman boys win MSAC track meet

The Mid-State Activities Conference (MSAC) is very competitive in track and field. On Wednesday, at Montabella High School, the host Mustangs edged Carson City-Crystal 124-112 on the girls’ side. Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart was close behind with 91 and followed by Vestaburg (20 points) and Coleman (4).

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Belding balances budget

As one of his first tasks as city manager, Bruce Brown dove head-first into the community’s upcoming fiscal year budget. His goal: Create a balanced budget, without any major cuts, that includes a healthy “rainy day fund.”

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Carson City-Crystal’s Seals resigns as volleyball coach

Ashley Seals spent one year as varsity volleyball coach at Carson City-Crystal. Seals resigned to take a full-time job in Alma. Seals remains as the Eagles’ first-ever varsity girls soccer coach.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 6

Montabella takes two: The Mustangs were double winners over Coleman Wednesday, winning 4-1 and 10-2 over the Comets in an MSAC matchup. In the first game Dan Cutler went the distance and allowed three hits and four walks while striking out nine. Colby Butler and Brady Burggren had two hits in the game…

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Greenville to host Lions youth mini-camp

The Detroit Lions are coming back to Legacy Field in Greenville. For the third consecutive summer, the Detroit Lions will host a fundamentals mini-camp for boys and girls ages six to 14.

A volunteer for Anderson & Girls Orchard was seriously injured after falling and being struck by a tractor this morning. — Courtesy photo

JUST IN: Anderson & Girls Orchards volunteer injured by tractor

A volunteer for Anderson & Girls Orchards was seriously injured after falling and being struck by a tractor this morning. Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the Stanton-area orchard at 2985 N. Sheridan Road (M-66) at 11:38 a.m.

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Funeral Notices for May 7, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 7, 2015

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JUST IN: Montcalm Township Planning Commission approves motorcycle club, ordinance changes

GREENVILLE —  The Montcalm Township Planning Commission had its hands full of bikers during its meeting on Wednesday. Members of The Chosen Ones, a local motorcycle club, were on hand during the meeting to address a public hearing concerning their request for a special land use permit on a parcel of property located on Lake [...]

On Tuesday, Eureka Township resident Frank DePue gets ready to do his civic duty and vote on Proposal 1. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Michigan voters overwhelmingly shoot Proposal 1 down

Michigan voters on Tuesday resoundingly defeated tax increases that would have pumped $1.2 billion more a year into roads, a setback for Gov. Rick Snyder and others who warn that the state’s infrastructure is falling into disrepair because of inadequate funding. In early returns, Proposal 1 was down 77 percent to 23 percent in Oakland and Kent counties, two of the state’s largest counties.

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Funeral Notices for May 6, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 6, 2015