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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan. 26

CC-Crystal third at Leslie: The Eagles placed third at the Leslie Invitational on Saturday in their final tournament before the CMAC tourney Feb. 2. Garner Cusack (140), Dillon Decker (145) and Darren Decker (152) all placed first…


Man OK after snowmobile falls through ice

A Woodland man has been treated and released from the hospital after he was rescued from Crystal Lake when his snowmobile fell through the ice, submerging him in the lake.

Magnum Sports store manager demonstrates the store’s DART Video System. The store is now offering league competition to area archers and may soon expand the league concept to rifle hunters and handgun shooters.

Video archery league offered at Magnum Sports in Greenville

It can be tough for hunters to keep their chops up during the non-hunting season. The targeting skills of archers, in a particular, often deteriorate between one deer season to the next.

Dylan Rodriguez, 19, left, and Grace DeGelder, 16, both of Rockford, started “Neverending GRACE,” a 4-H project that raises money for those in need. — Courtesy photo

Local 4-H’ers help others to make an impact

Through a 4-H project, a young duo hopes to make a difference locally and nationally. It all started when Grace DeGelder, 16, and Dylan Rodriguez, 19, both of Rockford, heard of the devastation on the east cost from Hurricane Sandy.

The staff at Leppinks in Lakeview is always ready to provide personalized service with a smile. According to store owner, Ransom Leppink, it is the personal touch that sets the small chain apart from big box stores. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Leppink’s carries on 85 years of tradition of family service

In an era of bag-your-own, robo-teller grocery shopping, where customer service is little more than a quaint memory, there are still locally owned stores that serve old-fashioned, in-person customer service, like Leppink’s. With locations in Belding, Lakeview, Stanton, Howard City and Ferrysburg, Leppink’s represents a throwback to a better time, when service was king and the customer’s needs came first.

Carson City’s Darren Decker goes for a pin against Lowell’s Scott VanOosten during Friday’s nonconference match. Decker pinned VanOosten in 2:45.

Carson City-Crystal wrestlers preparing for strong postseason

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles wrestling team has already won the regular season Central Michigan Athletic Conference championship. With that title wrapped up, the Eagles turned their attention Friday night to preparing for an extended postseason run. They did so by traveling to face two larger schools, one of which is a perennial powerhouse.


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Friday, Jan. 25

Forest Hills Eastern 50, Greenville 49 (OT): The Yellow Jackets scored a three-pointer with six seconds left in overtime, but after missing a half-court three, the Hawks tipped in the rebound at the buzzer for the O-K Bronze Conference win Friday night…

Nicole Stapleton

Two charges added to Howard City woman’s file

Two more charges were filed against a woman who allegedly caused a multi-vehicle accident, which took the life of a man almost one year ago. Nicole Diana Stapleton, 31, of Howard City was arrested by Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies and arraigned in 64B District Court in Stanton. Stapleton was arrested on Jan. 8 and arraigned the next day.


Funeral Notices for Jan. 26, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013


Greenville Planning Commission to adjust city’s sign ordinance

The Greenville Planning Commission is working on adjusting a current ordinance addressing large signs for non-residential uses.
During its regular meeting Thursday night, the commission approved to move forward with adding regulations to the current ordinance — ordinance No. 150 regarding signs — that affects residential zones on 10 acres or more.