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Funeral Notices for May 26, 2015

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The Rifleman: Ceo Bauer recalls WWII combat experience

Pfc. Ceo Bauer was one of the men who would become known as the Iron Men of Metz

“I was in the Third Squad of the First Platoon of I Company of the 377th Regiment of the 95th Infantry Division,” he said. “I was a rifleman. We did our duty.”

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Tri County’s 149 graduates ‘braver than you believe’

A fresh crop of Tri County High School students celebrated years of academics, sports and extracurricular activities at commencement exercises Thursday evening at the school. The graduating class of 2015 saw 149 students cross the stage to receive diplomas.

J Charles Rockafellow and Timothy Darnell await their Seiter Educational Service Center certificates of completion on Friday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Seiter Center awards certificates to four students

In a heartfelt ceremony, the Seiter Educational Service Center celebrated the accomplishments of four of its graduates. Camille Bradley, Timothy Darnell, Kelanie Jones and J Charles Rockafellow all received their certificates of completion Friday.

Lindsey, Hailey and Kelly Olger will reign as Sheridan Springfest royalty this weekend after winning the titles of princess, queen and junior princess at the Springfest pageant Thursday. — Daily News/Lori Hansen

Sheridan sisters rule over Springfest

When Hailey Olger was 5 years old, she won the Sheridan Springfest junior princess contest. She was also the only contestant. History has a way of repeating itself.

Mindi McKay, Marilyn McDougall, Susan Wyckoff McFarland, Springfest Queen Hailey Olger and court Lindsey Olger and Kelly Olger stand in front of Sheridan's new historic mural. — Daily News/Lori Hansen

Mural pays homage to Sheridan’s history

A familiar saying for brides is, “Something old and something new…” The two have become one in this village, just in time for this weekend’s Springfest.

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Funeral Notices for Saturday, May 23, 2015

Read funeral notices for Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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Smith takes 3 firsts in Associated Press awards

For the second straight year, The Daily News has been recognized as one of Michigan’s top three newspapers with a daily circulation under 10,000.
Staff Writer Cory Smith’s six awards, including three first places, led the way for The Daily News at Sunday’s Michigan Associated Press Media Editors association annual convention in Lansing.

Belding High School senior Lydia Humphreys receives her diploma and a hug from her father and Belding Area Schools Board of Education President Tom Humphreys

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They were there when the walls came down, when bulldozers rumbled through, shook the halls and classrooms, and paved a new path to a bigger and better school. Like the high school they attended, which they saw transform before their eyes, the Belding High School class of 2015 has now transformed, as well.

Salutatorian Megan Ford dared her classmates to be good people during Grattan Academy Charter High School's commencement ceremony. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Grattan Academy High School graduates 18 seniors

After 13 years of schooling, the seniors of Grattan Academy Charter High School finally threw their hats up in the air. The 18 seniors of the Class of 2015 celebrated their graduation commencement Wednesday evening. In a lighthearted ceremony filled with laughter and a few tears, family and friends filled the stands in the gymnasium of the school to send their sons, daughters, friends and neighbors a farewell as they walk into the world as adults.