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Oakfield Township home destroyed in fire

A home in rural Cedar Springs was a total loss following a late Tuesday morning fire.

According to Oakfield Township Fire Chief Sam Peterson, the cause of the fire at 13006 Harvard Ave. was likely electrical.

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Seven area wrestlers win regional championships

t was a successful weekend for area wrestlers as 22 of 36 regional qualifiers advanced to the Michigan High School Athletic Association individual state finals tournament on Saturday. Seven wrestlers won regional championships in their respective divisions and weight classes. The top four placers in each bracket advances to the state finals.

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Funeral Notices for Feb. 24, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Firefighters work through frigid temperatures Tuesday morning in an effort to extinguish a house fire at 1701 W. Boyer Road in Fairplain Township.  — Daily News/Cory Smith

Fenwick house destroyed in fire

A Fenwick couple is scrambling to put their life back together after watching their residence and possessions inside go up in flames Tuesday morning.

Lorri Sobie was at her home at 1701 W. Boyer Road near Sheridan when she smelled “something electrical” burning in her home at approximately 7 a.m. She called 911 and her husband, Roman, who rushed home from Greenville.

The BEVRA-sponsored snowmobile race relocated to another site north of town for this year’s Winterfest in Lakeview. However, motorcycles put the track on Tamarack Lake to good use throughout the day. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Weather cooperates for Lakeview Winterfest

Organizers of this year’s Winterfest couldn’t have been happier with the weather Saturday. Like Goldilocks’ third try at pilfered porridge, it was not too hot and not too cold. The bevy of sleds turning out for the BEVRA Snowmobile Races and classic sled show had plenty of frozen liquid on which to race, but those taking part in the polar plunge were in no immediate danger of freezing solid upon exiting the water.

Greenville City Manager George Bosanic, left, discussed city water and sewer systems with the Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) on Thursday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

COGG meeting features Greenville water and sewage presentation

What did the sink say to the water faucet? You’re a real drip. In all seriousness, Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) members had the opportunity to find out just where that water in their faucet comes from and just where that water goes when it drains down the pipes.

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CC-C school board discusses goals

The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education at last week’s meeting discussed yearly goals for the school board and the superintendent. This year has brought some changes in the structure of election years. The current school board took office on Jan. 1 of this year due to a legislative change. Election years are now held in November of even years.

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CC-C school board discusses guidelines for concealed weapon carriers

An issue of growing parental concern for the parents of the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools district is the presence of guns in school. An issue currently facing the school board is what to do when student family members who are certified to carry a concealed weapon choose to do so on school property.

Belding’s Katie Wood, left, dribbles the basketball to her right, while Monica Baylis posts up against West Catholic’s Libby O’Brien (24) during Friday’s game at home. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

West Catholic outlasts Belding girls 57-48

Brooke Wila got hot right when the Grand Rapids West Catholic Falcons needed her to. Immediately after the Belding Redskins gained their first lead of the night, early in the fourth quarter, the junior guard went off for a quick eight points, which spurred the Falcons to a 57-48 O-K Blue victory over the Redskins on Friday night.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Feb. 20

CC-Crystal 60, Montabella 25: The Eagles won their game against the Mustangs in a MSAC battle Friday night. CC-Crystal got 13 from Kaleb Barrett and nine each from Garrett Tabor and Grant Gage…