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CC-C unable to overcome Laingsburg defense

It took the No. 1 team in the state in Class C to end the Carson City- Crystal girls basketball team’s season. The Laingsburg Wolfpack held the Eagles to just 17 points in a 28-17 win Friday night in the Class C district final. The Eagles finish the season 21-3.

Vestaburg’s Collin Dove, in the white jersey, drives past Carson City-Crystal’s Kolton Kavanagh, back, and looks to take Grant Gage, right, to the hoop. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Vestaburg tops CC-Crystal for first conference title since 2004

The boys basketball game between Carson City-Crystal and Vestaburg was everything it was supposed to be when two teams are battling for a conference title. In the end, the Wolverines won the battle and the title Thursday night.


JUST IN: Edmore police department merger moves forward

A proposal to merge the Edmore Police Department with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office took another step forward today.

Montcalm County’s Law Enforcement & Courts Committee unanimously recommended the full board approve the merger.


Funeral Notices for March 9, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, March 9, 2015


Stanton clock project nets $2,000 donation

The project that will put a new city clock in downtown Stanton next fall received a large boost this week when Sidney State Bank presented Stanton City Manager Jake Eckholm with a $2,000 donation. On Thursday, bank president and CEO James B. Paris officially turned over the funds to Eckholm.

Firefighters have been called to battle an unusually high number of structure fires recently, including in Fenwick. (File photos)

Local firefighters having busy season battling blazing buildings

Winter is cold, but fire is hot. A combination of freezing temperatures, electrical problems and human error have been the cause of multiple house fires throughout Montcalm County and surrounding areas this year.

The Optimist Camp at Camp Wah-Wah-Tay-See needs about $57,000 before mid-April to run the camp this summer. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Optimist Camp at Camp Wah-Wah-Tay-See needs funding to host summer campers

Arguably, there is not a soul in Montalm County who is more excited for the cold weather to break for good than Bob Hemmingsen.


Funeral notices for Saturday, March 7, 2015

Funeral notices for Saturday, March 7, 2015

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Belding team takes second place at VEX Robotics State Championship

For the second consecutive year, the Belding robotics team made quite a splash at the VEX Robotics State Championship at Michigan State University. On Feb. 22, four teams of Belding students — all of whom qualified by winning three separate tournaments on the season — competed among 40 of the top high school robotics teams in the state.

Riders who use the Greenville Transit Service will see a fare increase in April. — Daily News/ Brad Klosner

Greenville City Council votes to raise transit fares, wages

Riders of the Greenville Transit System are going to have to dig a little deeper to ride the buses in the near future. However, riders should rest assured the increase in fares is going to land in a good spot: The drivers’ pockets.