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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Feb. 6

Greenville 56, Forest Hills Northern 48: The Yellow Jackets got all but seven of their points from three players in beating the Huskies in an O-K Bronze Conference game Friday night. Peyton Mount led with 18, Landon Kemp had 17 and Paige Hallock had 14 for Greenville…

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ED GILBERT: A good thing, be prepared

Sure, it’s an old Boy Scout motto, but it is as good today as it ever was. Those who go into the woods to hunt or hike, or those who venture onto the ice to fish, should be prepared.

The former Bloomer Township Hall is located on Sherman Street in downtown Carson City. — File photo

Bloomer Township Board votes to rebid sale of old township hall

The sale of the old Bloomer Township Hall has stalled for another month.
The township board late last year put the historic Sherman Street building up for bid and received two — Seven Sisters Quilt Shop bid $40,150 and the Carson City American Legion Post 380 bid $25,000.

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Funeral Notices for Feb. 9, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

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Belding finishes fourth at O-K Blue tournament

The Belding Redskins placed 11 wrestlers at the regular season-ending O-K Blue tournament at Comstock Park on Friday. Allendale — regular season dual champions — placed first with 189 points. Sparta was second with 162.5, Comstock Park third (153.5), Belding fourth (138.5), Coopersville fifth (41) and Grand Rapids West Catholic sixth (14 points).

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Greenville wins 3rd straight O-K Bronze title

The Greenville Yellow Jackets placed all 14 of its wrestlers en route to wining a third consecutive O-K Bronze wrestling championship on Friday night at Wyoming High School. Greenville scored 205 points to easily out-distance Northview’s 132. Cedar Springs was third with 130 points, while Wyoming finished fourth with 109, Forest Hills Eastern fifth (104.5) and Forest Hills Northern sixth (100).

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Washington Club preparing for 150th annual gathering

The Washington Club began in 1866, when John and Eliza Ashley of Grattan Township invited several other couples to celebrate the birth of America’s premiere founding father.

The Ashleys would likely be surprised and pleased to learn the club is going strong 150 years later.

From left, Deputy Dave Fenby, Officer David Osborne, Warden Cathy Stoddard and Deputy Laura Krick stand together to recognize Osborne for being recognized as the Carson City Correctional Facility Officer of the Year. — Courtesy photo

Carson City prison names Corrections Officer of the Year

Growing up in Hubbardston and working on a dairy farm, David Osborne never imagined his career would veer too far away from the life on the pasture he had known since birth.

Twenty-seven years later of service in work as a corrections officer, Osborne has received the distinguished honor of Carson City Correctional Facility Officer of the Year.

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OUR VIEW: FOIA reform, health department merger and state roads

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley stepped in as pinch-hitter to deliver the annual Michigan Press Association convention speech Friday on behalf of Gov. Rick Snyder, who is recovering from a blood clot.

In a tone that sounded more like he was explaining things to a room full of friends than one that sounded like a rehearsed and repeated speech, Calley outlined some of the top priorities for the governor’s office this year.

On Wednesday, the Greenville Public Schools administration was informed by the Mid-Michigan District Health Department of a confirmed case of whooping cough at Greenville High School. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Whooping cough cases identified at two Greenville schools

A contagious and debilitating disease was confirmed at two schools in the Greenville area this week.