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Elisabeth Waldon

Daily News wins several Michigan Press Association awards

The Daily News has received four Michigan Press Association (MPA) awards, along with two honorable mentions.

Lakeview’s John Torres carries the ball for the Wildcats during Saturday’s 52-6 homecoming win over Hesperia. Torres rushed for 31 yards and intercepted a pass.

Lakeview football cruises to homecoming win over Hesperia

Lakeview’s offense was unstoppable, its was defense just as good. The combination of the Wildcats offense and defense led to a dominating 52-6 homecoming victory over CSAA rival Hesperia on Saturday afternoon at Kos Field.


Police searching for suspect after hit and run of Pierson bicyclist

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a hit and run crash that sent a man to the hospital. At approximately 1:55 p.m. Sunday, it was reported that a 32-year-old Pierson man was traveling south on Bass Lake Road near Cannonsville Road on his bicycle when he was struck from behind.

Belding running back Neil McCully stiff arms an Allendale defender during Friday’s game at home. Allendale held on to defeat the Redskins 32-26.

Belding football falls short against Allendale

n their annual Day to Believe game, the Belding Redskins looked like a group that never gave up hope despite trailing visiting Allendale 32-20 in the fourth quarter. After giving up scores on a 94-yard punt return touchdown by Falcon junior Nate Couturier and a fumble return by senior Jon Nielsen for another in the third, the Redskins battled back with a late score in the fourth and a defensive stop to give them a shot to win with 2:00 left.


West Catholic rolls to 49-19 football victory over Greenville

Both the Greenville Yellow Jackets and West Catholic Falcons came into Friday’s game fighting for its playoff lives. Unfortunately, only one team could win. And unfortunately, for the Yellow Jackets, it wasn’t them.


CC-C football tops Montabella, clinches playoff spot

Carson City-Crystal’s football team will be going back to the playoffs for the second year in a row. The Eagles won their sixth game of the season Friday when they beat Montabella 30-6.


ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Friday, Oct. 4

Newaygo 35, Central Montcalm 8: The Green Hornets didn’t score against the Lions until the fourth quarter, when Newaygo led 35-0…

Pat Kidwell’s grandson, Connor, who was born less than two years after she finished treatment, began kindergarten this year. The retired Vestaburg kindergarten teacher is thankful to be alive to experience it with him.

CANCER AWARENESS: Breast cancer survivor is a true believer in yearly mammograms

“I am a true believer in yearly mammograms,” said Pat Kidwell, 63, of Vestaburg. “I have been cancer free for seven-plus years. Every normal mammogram is a blessing.”

Pastor Jeff Willhelm

Greenville church congregations will help feed the needy on Nov. 23

This year, instead of feeding themselves during the Thanksgiving season, dozens of volunteers from several area congregations will do their part to help feed others. Led by Jeff Wilhelm, pastor of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church and the Greenville Ministerial Association, volunteers will meet from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 23 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church on M-91 just south of Greenville to put together packages of food for distribution locally and to needy third world countries.


Funeral Notices – Oct. 5, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.