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Trufant Jubilee royalty includes Junior Miss Trufant Hannah Schwandt, Prince Tyler Gitchel, Princess Lia Hunzinga, Junior Miss court member Grace Schwandt, Miss Trufant court member Krista Frye, Junior Miss court member Jenna Funk and Miss Trufant Megan McPherson. (Daily News | Lori Hansen)

Trufant Jubilee fans shine through elements

The rain showers came, but didn’t dampen the mood of those enjoying the 36th annual Trufant Jubilee.

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Belding Labor Day Celebration signals end of summer

With thousands of spectators lining Bridge Street, marching bands, classic cars, horses and numerous floats slowly threaded through downtown Belding as an unofficial salute to the end of summer.

The annual Stahlin Labor Day Parade on Monday morning was a fitting cap to a weekend that included carnival rides, tournaments, talent shows, a car show and an impressive fireworks display during the 109th annual Belding Labor Day Celebration.

Andrew Clementz, a Belding senior.

This Is High School: Daily News launching 10-month student series

Our 10-month series “This Is High School” will launch Tuesday and Wednesday and will continue into next spring, when the school year comes to a close.

Our goal is to paint a picture of life as a high school student, complete with all its peaks and valleys, challenges and accomplishments, victories and defeats.

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Cyclists invited to inaugural Ride Your Age event

If you’re looking to set a distance goal when cycling on a local trail, look no further than your age.

The city of Greenville has notified Eureka Township it would like to renegotiate a 1986 agreement on the Baldwin Lake sewer system. Shown is one of the more than 100 pumps around the lake. (Daily News | Curtis Wildfong)

Greenville seeks renegotiation of sewer system contract with Eureka Township

Now with all of the information and Baldwin Lake sewer agreements in hand, the city of Greenville has notified Eureka Township it would like to renegotiate the contract which governs the sewer system around the lake.

Impromptu concerts and jam sessions spring up everywhere throughout the weekend-long Wheatland Music Festival in Remus. (File photos)

Wheatland Music Organization more than just a festival

Mention the word “Wheatland” around these parts and the eyes of most roots music lovers will light up with fond memories of camping, concerts under the summer stars, and cool September evenings communing with friends both known and unknown.

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Funeral Notices — Saturday, August 30, 2014

Funeral notices for Saturday, August 30, 2014

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BACK TO SCHOOL: Rules of the road for school buses

As the first day of school quickly approaches, there’s one topic that may be of particular importance to students who will be attending for the very first time.

The school bus.

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BACK TO SCHOOL: What’s new at local districts this year

Staff and students have a lot to be excited about as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway Tuesday.

The rewards of voter-approved bond proposals in Belding, Carson City-Crystal and Lakeview are visible for all to see. A new superintendent is testing the waters at Central Montcalm while incoming freshman are making a “graduation pledge” at Greenville.

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New Miss Trufant Jubilee overcomes her fears to win

Megan McPherson has always wanted to compete for the title of Miss Trufant Jubilee, but was too scared to try it. This year, she faced her fears and did it, and walked away with the title.

“It was one of those things that seemed pretty scary, but once I did it, I realized that my thinking that way was making it worse than it really was,” said the demure McPherson, 17, who was crowned Thursday night as the 35th Trufant Jubilee queen.