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Central Montcalm assistant coach Kris Kolbe goes over a play during practice prior to the season. The Hornets host Big Rapids on Friday night.

Central Montcalm ready for home football win

The Central Montcalm Hornets will be looking for its first home football win of the season on Friday night. The Hornets lost in week one at home 21-0 to Chippewa Hills (1-1) and won in week two at White Cloud (0-2) 38-22. The start of the season has been both good and bad for the Hornets.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Sept. 11

Belding fourth, third at jamboree: The Redskins went to an O-K Blue Conference jamboree Wednesday at Comstock Park and gt a fourth-place finish from the boys and a third-place finish from the girls

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 12, 2013

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Heather Robinson of Greenville proudly holds the first published copy of her book, “Strength of Character” alongside her mother, Barb Johnson of Lakeview. — Courtesy photo

Greenville woman overcomes adversity with a smile

From the positive pregnancy test to the ultrasound and the first moment a parent holds his or her child, dreams take shape for that baby’s future. So many firsts are recorded through images and baby books.

Stanton Mayor Monica Tissue-Daws discusses ongoing city infrastructure projects with City Clerk Janet Davis. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Stanton adopts junk ordinance

Slumlords in Stanton are about to get a big surprise. A set of ordinances unanimously adopted at the Stanton City Commission’s Tuesday night meeting sets aside $150,000 of city funds to be used for the prosecution of owners of dilapidated or abandoned housing and the subsequent demolition and removal of same.

The Lakeview Village Council removed two open air containers full of cardboard from the village’s recycling center, prompting Montcalm County officials to end the program altogether, according to Lakeview Village Manager James Freed.

Lakeview, Montcalm County at odds over recycling program

Montcalm County is no longer offering the village of Lakeview a recycling program, according to the village manager.

Lakeview’s Nate Davis (11) and Newaygo’s Alexander Karrip (2) chase after the ball during the teams’ game Tuesday.

Lakeview scores four, beats Newaygo

Lakeview’s soccer team had been working on trying to get more offense going in their opponent’s zone. If their game against Newaygo was any indication, the message got through.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 10

Central Montcalm 2nd: The Hornets placed second behind Big Rapids at Tuesday’s CSAA Jamboree hosted by Chippewa Hills at The Pines. Big Rapids shot 367, while Central Montcalm shot 386…

Firefighters from five departments convene at a Carson City apartment fire. Temperatures were in the mid-90s on Tuesday afternoon as firefighters from five departments battled a blaze in Carson City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Firefighters battle Carson City apartment fire amid late summer heat

It was difficult to tell what was hotter Tuesday, the fire at a two-story apartment building in Carson City, or the sun glowering over it. Firefighters from five departments battled a blaze at Carson Place Apartments around 3 p.m. despite temperatures in the mid-90s.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 11, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013