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Montcalm Township purchases fourth siren

What started as one storm siren expanded to two, then three … and now the Montcalm Township Board has approved the purchase of a fourth (and final) siren.

Greenville’s Jake Hopkins, right, goes for a pin during the regional semifinal against Gaylord on Wednesday at Mount Pleasant. Greenville won that match 33-30.

Greenville wrestlers fall in regional finals

For the first time in five years, the Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling team will not be ending its season at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. On Wednesday night, Bay City Western revenged last year’s regional final loss (45-19) with a 32-25 Division 2 regional final victory over the Yellow Jackets in Mount Pleasant.

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CC-Crystal wrestlers returning to state finals

Carson City-Crystal’s wrestling team is headed back to Battle Creek. The Eagles won their own Division 4 team regional tournament Wednesday night by beating Laingsburg 55-21 and St. Louis 39-38.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Feb. 12

Lakeview 58, Newaygo 54: The Wildcats came back from an eight point halftime deficit to win the make-up CSAA game against the Lions Wednesday night. Nate Shurlow led Lakeview with 25 points…


Funeral Notices for Feb. 13, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014


Greenville DDA eyes open-air structure for Lafayette Park

As talks of an open-air structure downtown continue to progress, the Greenville Downtown Development Authority has shifted focus of potential locations from a vacant lot at the corner of M-57 and M-91 to the Lafayette Park area between Cass and Grove streets.

Guest View | Daniel Petersen

GUEST VIEW: Saturday is our chance to walk for warmth

February is Walk for Warmth Month. In Michigan, that means putting on your winter coats and walking shoes. Walking for warmth is our community’s way of saying to those who are less fortunate, “We know that it is very important for you to be warm.”


OUR VIEW: Downtown Belding welcomes new restaurant

If you had a chance to drive through downtown Belding this past week, you may have noticed a bit of buzz coming from the new Silk City Saloon restaurant.

A steady drip from a water tap is one way to help in preventing pipes from freezing during times of cold winter. (Daily New | Cory Smith)

Freezing pipes complicates life for Belding residents

For several residents in the Belding community, a single frozen pipe, stopping the flow of running water to their home, has turned their world completely upside down.

Central Montcalm’s Jacob Ebels drives the ball toward Newaygo’s Dakota Queen during Tuesday’s CSAA home game.

Strong 2nd half leads Newaygo by Central Montcalm

Central Montcalm did all it could against the Newaygo Lions. In the end, the Lions shooting and defensive pressure was too much for a Hornets team struggling with sickness and injuries.