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Central Montcalm’s Tyler Sleet battles an opponent during a run last year.

Morgan ‘fairly happy’ with Central Montcalm runners

Even though Central Montcalm’s cross country teams finished towards the bottom of the Central State Activities Association, Coach Shad Morgan had some difficulties to deal with. Those may have had a hand in the fifth-place finish of the boy Green Hornets in the CSAA and the seventh-place finish by the girls.


Experience held back Belding golfers

Belding’s girls golf team was short on experienced players, according to coach Doug Anderson. That was one of the reasons the Redskins finished fifth out of seven teams in the O-K Blue Conference.


Weekend chase ends in arrests of Grand Rapids, Ada men

A routine assistance stop Saturday turned into a pursuit that resulted in a one-car crash and two arrests. According to Montcalm County Undersheriff Mark Bellinger, a deputy patrolling around 1:04 a.m. noticed what he at first assumed to be stranded motorists at the intersection of W. Carson City Road and S. Sheridan Road.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 14, 2012

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Eureka Township drafts PA 425 plan for the city

The Eureka Township Board approved sending a Public Act (PA) 425 agreement to the city of Greenville regarding a proposed Mersen USA annexation. During Monday night’s meeting, the township board approved moving forward with the annexation by drafting a proposed PA 425 agreement between the township and the city.

The American flag in front of MCC’s Sidney campus. In better weather, the college’s Veterans Day ceremony takes place here, however, inclement weather forced those in attendance indoors this year. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Veterans honored at Montcalm Community Collge event

The skies were chill and cheerless Monday morning at Montcalm Community College, the last vestige of autumn’s waning warmth little more than memory. But lowering clouds did little to deter those who gathered in the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building of the college’s Sidney campus to honor America’s veterans.


Lakeview Community Schools bond issue moves forward

Lakeview Community Schools district voters will likely be looking at a $12.5 million bond proposal this February if all goes as expected for a proposal approved Monday evening by the Lakeview school board. If passed by voters, the bond would adjust the system’s current 6.92 mills to 7.0 and also would extend its current debt. For a taxpayer owning a home with a current market value of $80,000, the increase to his or her current annual tax levy would be $3.20 per year.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 13, 2012

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A look at Legacy Field in Greenville prior to the first football game on Aug. 24. Legacy Field will host the MHSAA 8-player state final on Friday night.

Greenville to host MHSAA 8-player football state final

Legacy Field, the sparkling new football stadium on the campus of Greenville High School, hosted its first football game on Aug. 24 between the Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins. In its first season of use, Legacy Field hosted just four varsity football games during the regular season. The Yellow Jackets did not qualify for the postseason, but Legacy Field will host one more game this year.


Greenville boy runners faced difficult competition

Greenville first-year boys cross country coach Eric Nichols knew he had a difficult task ahead of him when he took the job. The Yellow Jackets were going to have to have fantastic times in order to compete with the rest of a tough O-K Bronze Conference.