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Bluegrass band The Boxcars entertained audiences at the Wheatland Music and Arts Festival this past weekend in Remus.

Wheatland Music Festival marks its 40th year

The population of Remus swelled by a factor of eight this weekend during the annual Wheatland Music and Arts Festival. From Friday until Sunday, traditional music and arts lovers from across the nation descended on the area to enjoy world class performances by some of the world’s best “roots” musicians.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 9, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, addresses a question during a question and answer session with members of The Daily News editorial board Thursday morning in Greenville.

U.S. Rep. Dave Camp updates Daily News editorial board

Dave Camp has long represented Michigan’s 4th congressional district, including the city of Greenville and much of Montcalm County.

Belding senior Stefanie Harig returns a serve during the Redskins league win over the Coopersville Broncos at home on Thursday.

Belding sweeps league match with Coopersville

The Coopersville Broncos volleyball team went undefeated last year in league play en route to an O-K Blue Conference championship. After Thursday nights’ match, the Belding Redskins have the early hand in the league championship race this year. Belding played near flawless volleyball as they swept the Broncos 25-22, 25-22, 25-21.


SPORTS GALORE: Agree to disagree

Sports fans are some of the most opinionated people I know. Yes, I am one of those people. We are not always correct, but we do have a passion for our favorite teams and the sports topic of the day.

The Carson City Council voted at their Aug. 20 meeting to accept an offer from Ron Ray who wanted to donate his property to the city. The property at 318 and 320 4th Street was condemned by the Montcalm County Building Department in 2011. — Courtesy photo

Condemned property could become Carson City park

A condemned eyesore property in Carson City now has a chance at becoming a charming park. The Carson City Council voted at their Aug. 20 meeting to accept an offer from Ron Ray who wanted to donate his property to the city.


Carson City finalizes land sale to Carson Health

After almost eight months of negotiations, a purchase/sale agreement has been finalized between Carson City and Carson Health. The Carson City Council approved selling the former water tower property to Carson Health at the Aug. 20 council meeting. The property was appraised at $36,000, but the hospital offered $20,000, which the council accepted.


Funeral Notices — Friday, September 6, 2013

Funeral notices for Friday, September 6, 2013

Carson City-Crystal works on its offense during a practice this season. The Eagles are 1-0 on the season after last week’s win over Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary.

CC-Crystal picks up football forfeit

Carson City-Crystal’s foot- ball team won’t have a game to play Friday. That’s because Manistee Catholic Central, the Eagles’ Friday opponent, has for- feited the game instead of coming to Carson City to play.


Edmore loan committee turns down offer from Maxfields

After five years of silence, the Edmore Economic Loan Fund Development Committee has finally met. Their first action? A recommendation against accepting a proposed reduced loan payment plan from the Maxfield siblings.