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2 injured after vehicle overturns in gravel pit

Two men were hospitalized this morning after the vehicle they were driving went off the road and overturned in a gravel pit. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an off-road, personal injury crash report at approximately 3:14 a.m. this morning.

This wheelchair accessible swing, recently added to Maddie’s House Park in Stanton, was purchased with money from fundraisers such as the “Whatever You Want” 5K race slated for this Sunday. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Run event raising funds for special Stanton park

When Jeff and Jane Trimper originally conceived of Maddie’s House Park, it was to be a barrier free playground created as a memorial to their daughter Madeline, who died at age 7 from a rare disease known as Metachromatic Lukodystrophy.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 26, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013

Central Montcalm High School junior Colin Kohn uses an iPhone Tuesday to film a scene for a bus driver training video students are producing for the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Central Montcalm students produce bus driver training video for MAISD

Lights, camera, action! That may be an outdated cliché from the Hollywood film industry, but its original intent to begin shooting a scene held true Tuesday as video production students at Central Montcalm High School pooled their videography and story-telling talents to produce an instructional training video for the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District.

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Thefts hit Reynolds Township Cemetery

The Howard City Police Department is asking for public assistance with its investigation of multiple thefts from the Reynolds Township Cemetery on Almy Road.

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3 arrested for unlawful entry of a Howard City home

Three suspects were arrested in the 8000 block of Mackinaw Trail in Reynolds Township at 10:44 p.m. on Sept. 19 for unlawful entry of a home.

Stanton City Manager James Freed, left, displays a Google Earth image of a 6.2 acre parcel of land he recommended the city purchase, while Mayor Monica Tissue-Daws looks on. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Stanton purchases land with eye on possible park

Planning for a future in which Stanton has more “green space” and possibly sports fields, the City Commission voted Tuesday evening to approve the purchase of a 6.2 acre parcel of land currently owned by Central Montcalm Community Church.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 25, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

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Wyoming couple arraigned for larceny from a building

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a larceny from a building last Friday.

Montcalm County Commissioner Betty Kellenberger asks a question to Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, and Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, Monday afternoon during the monthly Legislative Update session at Montcalm Community College. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Senate passes Michigan Student Safety Act, awaiting passage in House

In the wake of a recent shooting near a Lansing high school where three students and a fourth teenager were injured, Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, says legislation he has co-sponsored with Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, will be “invaluable” in helping to prevent such horrific events from occurring in the future.