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Lakeview's Jordan Stephens, left, puts out Vestaburg's Mason Darmody (32) at second base during a game May 25. File Photo

Lakeview baseball team improves

Lakeview’s young baseball team has improved, as the record indicated.
The Wildcats went from two wins last season to 6-23 in 2012, but the record could have been better, according to coach Ryan Vellanti.


The Daily News welcoming changes

During the past six months, the Stafford Media Solutions publishing team has worked hard to make our products a relevant part of your daily routine. We’re hoping you’ve noticed more local stories. Sharper, more vivid pictures. Increased advertising from local businesses.


OUR VIEW: Leave original tax cut date in place

So The Associated Press reported earlier this week. While there are many admirable things about our legislative process (think of the alternatives), political grandstanding is not one of them and this idea speaks directly to nothing more than that.


HEALTH and WELLNESS: Taking preventative measures one bite at a time

There are a multitude of cancer diagnoses everyday. Various forms can be linked genetically, others are caused by environmental factors and some are due to certain behaviors and habits. United Lifestyles registered dietitian Renee DeFrang uses her expertise to both work with cancer patients and others who are looking to improve their quality of life and prevent certain illnesses.


Heartland Trail lawsuit settled, Montcalm Township family pays for cutting trees

More than a year after almost 100 trees were allegedly wrongfully cut down along the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, all parties have reached a settlement in court.

The announcement of the ISO rating was displayed in from the Montcalm Township Hall. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Montcalm Township Fire Department lowers ISO rating

After six months of waiting, the Montcalm Township Fire Department received a letter stating its ISO rating has been lowered by two points.


Relay for Life at Montcalm Community College June 15-16

Montcalm Community College is hosting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Montcalm County on June 15-16 on the college’s Sidney campus.


Funeral Notices for June 9, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, June 9, 2012

Daily News/Kelli Ameling  Central Area Michigan Works! Consortium works with local businesses, like Federal-Mogul in Greenville, to help find valuable workers for the work place. Pictured are is Kathy Jo VanderLaan, business solutions manager for Central Area Michigan Works! Consortium, left, talking with Dawn McGourty, Federal-Mogul Human Resources manager, center, and Katie Paulen, Federal-Mogul Human Resources representative, right, on the floor of Federal-Mogul. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

How to get a job in Montcalm County

People who are trying to bounce back from a rough economy and find a new job may be worried they don’t have the right skills or education to get hired — especially since some people have worked in the same field for years.

Emma Fowler, 12, of Greenville, holds up necklaces of beads, which each bead represented a feat in her recovery of Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer.

HEALTH and WELLNESS: Cancer — Stories of survival

The sound of glass breaking somewhere downstairs when you’re tucked safely into a 3 a.m. bed; the low growl of an unseen dog on a dark summer’s night; unexpected knocking from beneath your car’s hood when you’re miles from home. All these qualify as scary noises. But the scariest noise of all, the one most people fear above all else, may be summed up in three words: “You have cancer.”