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Funeral Notices – March 7, 2014

Read funeral notices for Friday, March 7, 2014.

Carson City-Crystal junior Mikayla Duflo hits a three-point late in the fourth quarter to pull the Eagles within five points of St. Louis on Thursday night.

JUST IN: St. Louis girls end CC-Crystal’s season

It’s been a remarkable run for the Carson City-Crystal girls basketball team.

Not just this season, but in the past three seasons, the Eagles won 59 games, three league and three district championships.

Making the Grade | Janet Ralph

MAKING THE GRADE: How do businesses feel about the education of job applicants?

Last week in this column, I discussed what we could learn from Olympic athletes about dedication and self motivation. Before it was even printed, I read a column by Thomas Friedman titled “How to Get a Job at Google.” There were several points that were made that I felt paralleled those made about Olympic athletes.

Greenville Public Schools officials have put together a committee to research how to best use the time the district has with students, considering alternative calendar options like summer classes for some students, more instructional days or even year-round schooling. Shown are Greenville High School students arriving at the school before first-hour bell Monday. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Greenville Public Schools taking a look at school calendar options

Greenville Public Schools officials have put together a committee to research how to best use the time the district has with students, considering alternative calendar options like summer classes for some students, more instructional days or even year-round schooling.

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Lakeview sidelines Montabella in districts

In the end Lakeview’s boys basketball team was just better. The Wildcats had no problems knocking off Montabella 58-45 in the semifinals of the Class B district tournament Wednesday night.

A water main 8 inches in diameter froze last week on Henkel Road in Howard City. — Courtesy photo

Winter wreaks havoc on water service

Mike VanWagner has been Howard City’s director of municipal services for 20 years and he’s never seen a village water main freeze … until this winter.

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Funeral Notices for March 6, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, March 6, 2014

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Five fire departments battle Fairplain Township house fire for six hours

A wood stove is believed to have started a house fire Wednesday evening that destroyed a home along W. Carson City Road (M-57), closing traffic on the busy stretch of highway for several hours as firefighters fought the blaze.

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Belding VFW Auxiliary donates winter clothing to students

Like all children who outgrow their clothes on a yearly basis, 9-year-old Victoria Cowlyng of Belding needed a new pair of snowpants this winter. The Woodview Elementary School fourth-grader had outgrown her previous winter gear, and with no shortage of snow on the ground, she was eager to get outside and play with her friends.

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CC-Crystal hangs on to beat Grandville CC

There would be no putback by Emily VanVliet for Grandville Calvin Christian to send Carson City-Crystal to the sidelines this time. The Eagles made 11 of 16 free throws in the fourth quarter and held off a late charge by the Squires to win 38-34 in the Class C girls regional semifinal Tuesday night.