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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.

Joseph Descola

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.

Breylon Senn

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.

Lakeview senior Maddie Shurlow sends a pass downfield during Wednesday’s home match against Big Rapids Crossroads. Shurlow scored twice including the game-winner on a penalty kick late in the second half.

Lakeview wins with late penalty kick, 6-5

Goals have been hard to come by this season for the Lakeview Wildcats girls soccer team. At least that was the case prior to Wednesday’s match at home against Big Rapids Crossroads, which saw the Wildcats score six goals, the last on a penalty kick, to defeat the Cougars 6-5 on a chilly, rainy afternoon.

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Chippewa Hills sweeps CSAA track meet

The Chippewa Hills Warriors track teams took home both the boys and girls CSAA Conference meet titles on Tuesday at Newaygo. On the boys side, the Warriors edged out Reed City 112-109.5. As for the girls, the Warriors ran away with the title with 246 points. White Cloud was second with 85.5.