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Members of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education listen to a presentation Monday evening about the possibility of creating a seven-period schedule for students at Carson City-Crystal High School. — Daily News/Cory Smith

CC-C exploring seven-period class schedule for high school

Teachers and students at Carson City-Crystal High School who would like the opportunity take more elective courses may soon get their wish. According to High School Principal Duane Lyons, school officials are researching and are in preliminary talks about expanding the current six-period high school schedule to seven periods, adding one more class to each students’ daily workload.

Jenna Raymond, 18, was diagnosed with aggressive multiple sclerosis last year, but fought to stay in school so she could graduate this Sunday with her classmates at Central Montcalm High School. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Central Montcalm senior doesn’t let MS diagnosis keep her down

For most Central Montcalm High School seniors, walking across the stage and being handed their diploma at Sunday’s commencement ceremony will be an achievement. Just walking across the stage will be an accomplishment for Jenna Raymond, who just last year didn’t know if she’d be walking at all, much less graduating.

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Funeral Notices for May 17, 2014

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One Book One County hits 10 year mark in Montcalm County

A good book entertains. A great book entertains and educates. A really, really great book also moves us and makes us consider larger issues, matters beyond our everyday purview.

The book revealed at Thursday’s One Book One County kick-off luncheon is among the latter, according to organizer Maureen Burns.

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Greenville hospital’s first administrator dies at age 99

In his final moments, Joseph Dascola came to be at peace in the very hospital he spent so many years working to see flourish into the expansive complex that it is today.

At 99 years of age, Dascola died Wednesday at Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville — the same hospital in which he served as the first administrator from 1950 to 1979 when it was known as United Memorial Hospital.

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SPORTS GALORE: Tigers on the run

There is no denying the Detroit Tigers are a vastly different team than they have been the past few seasons. Besides less beef in the lineup and less smoke in the locker room, the key indicator could be the team’s 35 stolen bases in 36 games. For comparison, the Tigers stole 35 bases all of last season.

Belding’s Rachel Warner competes in the 3,200 relay during the O-K Blue Conference meet at home this month.

High expectations for Belding girls track

The Belding Redskins girls track team is in the midst of an incredibly successful two-year run. The Redskins followed up last year’s perfect O-K Blue season and conference championship with a second consecutive perfect dual season and track championship, the only two girls track titles in school history.

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Sand Lake man injured in Pierson Township crash

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Wednesday afternoon crash on Waterwheel Road near West County Line Road, in which one person was injured.

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5th annual Breylon Senn 5K is Saturday at Tri County High School

Breylon Senn may have lost his battle, but his friends and family continue to wage a war against a rare genetic disease.

Senn died from a neurodegenerative form of mitochondrial disease in February 2013. He was only 4 years old.

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Funeral Notices – May 16, 2014

Read funeral notices for Friday, May 16, 2014.