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Funeral Notices for Feb. 13, 2017

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Surrounded by Chippewa Hills players, Tri County’s Marcus Kimmel, white jersey, tries to grab a loose ball during the teams’ game Friday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Tri County loses 64-39 to Chip Hills

Tri County’s boys basketball team was close for a half of basketball Friday night. Then the second half started and it was all downhill. The Vikings were outscored 25-7 in the third quarter and lost 64-39 to the Chippewa Hills Warriors Friday night.

Belding’s Simone D’Errico goes up for a shot as teammate Josh VanDyke (10) opens up the lane for him against NorthPointe Christian Friday. (Sports Pro Images | Jamie McNinch)

Redskins fight all four quarters, fall short to Mustangs 34-27

  BELDING — “Under the weather” would describe the Belding boys basketball team, both in health and in shooting Friday night against NorthPointe Christian. In a low-scoring 34-27 loss to the Mustangs, the Redskins were playing without four of their players owing to sickness, while most of the rest of the team battled symptoms. Belding [...]

Tri County’s Grace Miller, right, brings the ball down the court while being watched by Chippewa Hills’ Haley Mercer, left, during the teams’ game Friday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)

Vikings lose DeGeer, but still beat Warriors 57-38

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Tri County’s Grace Miller, right, brings the ball down the court while being watched by Chippewa Hills’ Haley Mercer, left, during the teams’ game Friday night. (Daily News | Chip Burch)
HOWARD CITY — After hitting a pair of 3-pointers, Jenna DeGeer went down with a left knee injury. It happened just 2:45 into the first quarter of Tri County’s girls basketball game with Chippewa Hills Friday night. That seemed to be no problem for the Vikings, as they hammered the Warriors 57-38 Friday night.

Belding’s Olivia Stephan, right, tangles with NorthPointe Christian’s Kaycee Sluiter during the second half of Friday’s game. The Redskins won 67-47 to improve their record to 8-7 overall. (Sports Pro Images | Jamie McNinch)

Belding shows depth, tenacity in 67-47 win over NorthPointe Christian

After losing its best player to an injury and its head coach to a questionable ejection, one might think Belding would have folded against NorthPointe Christian on Friday. Not so.


JUST IN: Woodstove likely to blame for Pine Township structure fire Saturday

Upon rolling up to a structure fire Saturday evening, Lakeview District Fire Chief Patrick Q. Carr began mobilizing his firefighters for a potential rescue.

A mobile home residence at 8195 W. Briggs Road — about one mile northwest of Langston off of M-91 — was completely engulfed in flames, with the fire spreading quickly to a nearby garage and barn.

The Montcalm County Clerk’s Office has kept detailed records of election programming billing and receipts for local municipalities and school districts since the clerk’s office started billing in 2006 at the direction of the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Montcalm County records contradict election billing allegations

A simmering dispute about Montcalm County election programming has come to a boil.

During the Jan. 23 Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Betty Kellenberger of Carson City stated that officials from local municipalities have been telling her this is the first year they’ve been billed by the county for election programming services. Montcalm County Clerk Kristen Millard, who was present at that meeting, adamantly disagreed with this claim, saying the county has billed municipalities for this service since 2006 at the request of the Board of Commissioners.

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Greenville pursuing rezoning of Coffren Street property

In following with this community’s master plan, city officials are hoping a potential rezoning of property can eventually bring two new residential homes to town.

During Thursday evening’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, commissioners evaluated a proposal submitted on behalf of the city to rezone a plot of land that is bounded by Greenville West Drive, W. Coffren and Lincoln Streets.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 11, 2017

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Belding High School Principal Michael Ostrander listens to a comment from high school senior Dominic Francisco, 18, at a committee meeting Thursday morning. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Bengals, Bruins or Black Knights? Belding chooses top 3 names

There are three mascots left in the running for Belding Area Schools, but there can only be one winner.