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Boys take off at the start of the Central Montcalm Pre-Regional Run Monday.

Greenville girls win Pre-Regional run

Greenville’s girls cross country team has had its struggles all season. Those struggles came to an end Monday when they won the Central Montcalm Pre-Regional Run.

Belding Area Schools Board of Education members Timothy Flynn, right, and Robert Insley, left, discuss matters during the district board meeting Monday evening at the district administration building in Belding. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding schools allocates remaining bond funds

It’s been three years since voters in Belding approved a hefty bond resolution to improve facilities and technology for Belding Area Schools. The remaining funds are now being allocated after all the major projects have been completed.

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Montcalm County drain commissioner’s request stalls

A request from the Montcalm County drain commissioner continues to get clogged in committee meetings. Last summer, Sandy Raines requested that her two seasonal part-time drain maintenance employees be made permanent and have their hours increased to 35 hours per week.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 22, 2013

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Rhonda Lafata, left, was originally very skeptical of tarot readings prior to her first reading from Pamela Green-Schader at a party about four years ago. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Area ‘clairsentient’ finds guidance in the spirit world

What would you give to gaze into a crystal ball and see your future love life, financial situation, friendships and health concerns, all spread out like cards on a table? How much do you really, really want to know?


Funeral Notices for Oct. 21, 2013

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The Carson City-Crystal Area Schools District recently launched a "new and improved" website after the original website was shut down by hackers.

CC-C launches new website after hackers shut down previous website

The new website for Carson City-Crystal Area Schools is officially up and running, but the implementation of the site didn’t come without its fair share of headaches. During Monday evening’s school board meeting, Superintendent Kevin Murphy said about a month ago the district’s website was hacked, leaving the website offline for about one week.


Greenville girls gain experience at golf finals

Greenville’s girls golf team shot a better score in the second round of the Division 2 state finals, but lost a place in the final standings. The Yellow Jackets carded a 401 in the second round, bettering their Friday showing of 402 by a stroke.

Greenville’s Kyle Swindell falls to the ground after catching the game tying two-point conversion with 17 seconds left in the fourth quarter. The Yellow Jackets tied the game 21-21 to force overtime with Forest Hills Eastern on Friday.

Greenville football falls in overtime to FH Eastern

Forest Hills Eastern scored the first and final touchdowns against the Greenville Yellow Jackets. It was the last one that hurt the most. After the Yellow Jackets pulled off a dramatic, final drive score to force overtime, the Eastern defense stepped up and their offense found the end zone one final time to defeat the Yellow Jackets 27-21 on Friday night at Legacy Field.


Belding football rolls past Sparta

The Redskins are still in a position to achieve their biggest goal of the season. With its 35-14 win over O-K Blue rival Sparta Friday night, Belding ended its three-game skid and kept the possibility of a playoff berth intact with one week left to play.