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ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Monday, Feb. 25

Central Montcalm 56, Holton 45: The Green Hornets picked up a CSAA win over the Red Devils on Monday night in a make-up game. Lane Ledford had 18 points and Scott Schalow scored 12 for Central…


Funeral Notices for Feb. 26, 2013

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From left, James Moon, 16, Alex Seal, 17, Jesse Moon, 18, along with officer Cheryl Houser, were given commendations by or their assistance in helping an elderly citizen.

Carson City Council to put ordinances online

Carson City residents will be able to see the municipality’s ordinances with a click of a mouse, thanks to the City Council approving codification at their meeting Tuesday night. With a 6-0 approval — Mayor Bruce Tasker was absent — the council approved spending $9,985 initial costs to get the 60-plus ordinances cleaned up and converted to an online version.


SHORT TAKES: Sunday a glorious winter day

Winter is still with us, and it looks like it will keep punching for a while longer. But if we gotta have winter, let it be like yesterday. The sun was shining, the snow was beautiful, the temperature was moderate, a day perfect for ice fishing and the kids were sledding at Tower Mountain.


OUR VIEW: Michigan needs to fix roads by any means

Paving the way to Michigan’s future is going to cost money, but it’s the only sensible approach to rebuild our state’s roads and bridges. It’s a certainty that we’ll pay either for needed upgrades, or we will pay the price with added vehicle repairs, personal injuries, limited commercial (jobs) growth and loss of federal monetary support for our road systems.

Jason Reed

Equipment violation stop ends in meth bust

Two Hubbardston men and Muir woman were arrested after a Michigan State Police (MSP) trooper found methamphetamine and methamphetamine components. Trooper Hunter stopped the vehicle driven by Jason Reed, 35, of Hubbardston, on Feb. 16 for and equipment violation. Trooper searched the vehicle and found methamphetamine lab components.

Classic snowmobiles were put center stage Saturday during the Lakeview Winterfest snowmobile races on Tamarack Lake. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Return of more seasonal weather boosts Lakeview’s Winterfest

Winter was back in force for this year’s Winterfest in Lakeview, where more than 100 snowmobilers gathered to show their sleds, swap and sell, and compete in BEVRA vintage snowmobile racing on Tamarack Lake. The two-day event also featured food booths, courtesy of the Lakeview Lions Club, and a beer tent with live music, sponsored by the Lakeview Area Jaycees.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 25, 2013

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Belding, Lakeview face off in districts

The Class B district basketball tournament in Alma will feature two teams from the area. Belding and Lakeview will open the tournament tonight facing off for the right to play the host Panthers in the second round of the tournament.

Going for a rebound is, from left, Reed City’s Tia Lintemuth, Central Montcalm’s Kirsi Singh, Reed City’s Natalia Westhoff and Central Montcalm’s Michaela Crooks during the teams’ game Saturday.

Reed City spoils Central Montcalm Senior Day

For one half Saturday, Central Montcalm’s girls basketball team was looking at a big upset of Reed City. The second half showed why the Coyotes are so good.