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Eureka Township drafts PA 425 plan for the city

The Eureka Township Board approved sending a Public Act (PA) 425 agreement to the city of Greenville regarding a proposed Mersen USA annexation. During Monday night’s meeting, the township board approved moving forward with the annexation by drafting a proposed PA 425 agreement between the township and the city.

The American flag in front of MCC’s Sidney campus. In better weather, the college’s Veterans Day ceremony takes place here, however, inclement weather forced those in attendance indoors this year. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Veterans honored at Montcalm Community Collge event

The skies were chill and cheerless Monday morning at Montcalm Community College, the last vestige of autumn’s waning warmth little more than memory. But lowering clouds did little to deter those who gathered in the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building of the college’s Sidney campus to honor America’s veterans.


Lakeview Community Schools bond issue moves forward

Lakeview Community Schools district voters will likely be looking at a $12.5 million bond proposal this February if all goes as expected for a proposal approved Monday evening by the Lakeview school board. If passed by voters, the bond would adjust the system’s current 6.92 mills to 7.0 and also would extend its current debt. For a taxpayer owning a home with a current market value of $80,000, the increase to his or her current annual tax levy would be $3.20 per year.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 13, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

A look at Legacy Field in Greenville prior to the first football game on Aug. 24. Legacy Field will host the MHSAA 8-player state final on Friday night.

Greenville to host MHSAA 8-player football state final

Legacy Field, the sparkling new football stadium on the campus of Greenville High School, hosted its first football game on Aug. 24 between the Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins. In its first season of use, Legacy Field hosted just four varsity football games during the regular season. The Yellow Jackets did not qualify for the postseason, but Legacy Field will host one more game this year.


Greenville boy runners faced difficult competition

Greenville first-year boys cross country coach Eric Nichols knew he had a difficult task ahead of him when he took the job. The Yellow Jackets were going to have to have fantastic times in order to compete with the rest of a tough O-K Bronze Conference.

Lakeview goalkeeper Lucas Sweet sends the ball down field during a match this year.

Lakeview soccer coach: season record deceiving

Lakeview’s soccer team had the same amount of wins last season as they did this season. But that’s a bit deceiving, said coach Chris Smith.

CC-Crystal runners, left to right, Elizabeth McCrackin, Tyler Craig and Kaitlin Beyer all qualified for the Division 3 cross country state finals this season.

CC-Crystal had two individual XC champs

Carson City-Crystal’s cross country teams fared well in Grant Woodman’s first year as coach. But what stands out for the Eagle runners were having two champions in cross country in the Mid-State Activities Conference.

Belding quarterback Kole Hart takes a snap from his center during a home game against Comstock Park this season. The Redskins finished the season 2-7 overall.

Belding football coach happy with first season

The 2012 season was one of transition for Belding’s football team. The Redskins had a new coach in Joe Schwander, who installed new offensive and defensive systems.


SHORT TAKES: Take precaution during firearm deer season

Regular firearm deer season begins this coming Thursday. Daylight hours are limited at this time of year, and runners and walkers in rural areas will be sharing the woods, roads and trails with hunters. It’s an especially appropriate time for common sense and bright-colored clothing.