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Carson City-Crystal sophomore Kyler Simmon defends Ryan Wade of Laingsburg during the Class C district tournament this month.

Experience pays off for CC-Crystal boys hoops

Carson City-Crystal’s boys basketball team had a chance to make a name for themselves. The Eagles were within a game of sharing a Mid-State Activities Conference title and ended up in the championship game of a Class C district.

Belding senior Tyler Strevel, middle, signs his letter of intent to play for Aquinas College coach Doug Greenslave, right, as Belding coach Mike Ostrander, left, looks on.

Belding’s Strevel signs baseball letter of intent

Belding senior Tyler Strevel said playing college baseball “has been a dream for a long time.” That dream came true on Wednesday when he signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Aquinas College next season.


Funeral Notices March 25, 2013

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Fourth grade science teacher Fran Gibbs demonstrates how a wind turbine, made by a fourth-grader, produces energy.  Pictured with Gibbs are Sutton Schroeder, 6, and Tony Mangold, 9. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Lincoln Heights Science and Engineering Expo showcases student projects

Sinking submarines, wind turbines, duct-taped hammocks and boiled golf balls were just a few inventions created by third- and fourth-graders. The annual Science and Engineering Expo at Lincoln Heights Elementary School had the little inventors showcasing their tested theories and engineering projects Thursday night.

September Oberlin’s new home-based shop, Home Baked Just for You, offers a wide variety of daily and special-order baked goods.

BIZ BEAT: Home Baked Just For You offers old-fashioned service

Is there anything that tastes so good as home-baked bread, fresh from the oven? That’s a rhetorical question; there is not. Once a staple of the American household, home-baked bread has for the most part gone the way of pipe-smoking dads and stay-at-home moms. Most folks simply no longer have time for the luxury of creating their own baked goods. Fortunately, there’s a nearby alternative to making your own: Home Baked Just for You, a new cottage business at 116 N. Webster St. in Greenville.

Seven DECA students advanced from the state competition to the DECA International Competition. Pictured from left are DECA Advisor Kelly Roney, senior Kaitlyn Balko, senior Mattie Hogan, senior Taylor DeWildt-Christensen, senior Lauryn Day, senior Britta Bernth, senior Emily Smith and sophomore Mikayla Davis. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville DECA students advance to international conference in California

In April, seven Greenville DECA students will be showcasing their talents and marketing skills at the International DECA Conference in Anaheim, Calif. DECA is a student organization comprised of sophomores, juniors and seniors. It prepares its members for careers in marketing, management, finance and hospitality.


Funeral Notices-March 23, 2013

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Students from Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School show off their ballroom dancing skills Thursday evening in the Central Montcalm High School gymnasium during the 39th annual Central Montcalm Education Showcase. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Central Montcalm Education Showcase spotlights students’ work, creativity

An exotic jungle halfway across the world, deep beneath the ocean, or in a hallway towering with pieces of artwork, a walk through the doors of the 39th annual Education Showcase at the Central Montcalm High School/Middle School Complex Thursday evening was a trip that offered endless opportunities for one’s imagination to wander. Featuring hundreds of projects created by students from preschool through 12th grade at Central Montcalm Public School, there was no end to the creativity and hard work displayed from the minds at work within the school district.

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Greenville’s ‘The Other Place’ robbed Thursday evening

When cook Cathy Patterson arrived for her morning shift at The Other Place bar and restaurant around 8:40 a.m. Friday, as she normally does as the first employee to arrive, she didn’t anticipate walking in through an opened and unlocked door. Patterson walked into the restaurant at 609 N. Lafayette St. only to find that the establishment had been broken into, with contents from the cash drawer and safe missing.


Greenville vs. Eureka lawsuit moving forward

The lawsuit the city of Greenville filed against Eureka Township has begun to move forward. On Thursday afternoon, Greenville’s attorney Kenneth Lane and Eureka Township’s attorney Clifford Bloom met with 8th Judicial Circuit Court Judge Suzanne Hoseth Kreeger in her chambers to put forth a scheduling order for the lawsuit.