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Howard City area semi-truck crash leaves one injured

One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that took place at 10:17 a.m. Thursday. According to the Howard City Police Department, a Freightliner semi truck, operated by a 57-year-old Cedar Springs man, was stopped at the southbound exit ramp from U.S. 131 at M-82. The driver attempted to enter the southbound expressway, crossing M-82 and ignoring the left or right turn only traffic sign.


Snowmobiler hits plow in Oakfield Township

Medical personnel responded to an accident in northeastern Kent County after a snowmobiler collided with a snow plow Friday afternoon.According to WZZM 13, the crash happened around 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Van Hoose Ave. and Simpson Road, which is south of the intersection of M-57 and Montcalm Avenue. Dispatchers with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department told WZZM 13 the snowmobiler was conscious when authorities arrived on the scene. AeroMed had been put on standby as a precaution, but the medical helicopter was called off.

Greenville’s Greg Krusniak goes in for a first half layup. Krusniak started the play with a steal. He finished the game with 25 points.

Houston’s 29 leads Northview by Greenville

Houston … Greenville has a problem with you. Northview’s Devon Houston that is. The Wildcats’ sophomore lit up the Yellow Jackets (5-9, 1-5) with eight baskets from beyond the arc en route to a game-high 29 points and a leading role in Northview’s 55-45 O-K Bronze win on Friday night.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Feb. 8

Greenville 35, GR Northview 22: The Yellow Jackets held the Wildcats to just 10 points in the first three quarters in an O-K Bronze Conference win Friday night. Megan O’Brien was Greenville’s leading scorer with 10 points…


Greenville City Council approves audit firm

The Greenville City Council has chosen to extend a contract with their current auditing firm Gabridge and Co.

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Belding hosts robotics competition Saturday

The Belding High School robotics teams have been competing at a very high level this year, taking first place in several competitions and tournaments throughout the state. But on Saturday, the seven students who make up the varsity and junior varsity teams will have a chance to showcase their skills in front of a home crowd for a change as Belding High School hosts its first Vex Robotics League competition in the new school gymnasium.

Greenville's Will Parmelee, right, battles with Big Rapids' Alim Muhammad during Thursday's district final.

Greenville wins 8th straight district title

Every year a new team is supposed to challenge Greenville for a district wrestling title. Every year, the result is the same, at least it has been for the past eight years. The result, another Division 2 district title.


Funeral Notices — Friday, February 8, 2013

SATURDAY Dora Farrell — 11 a.m., Brigham Funeral Chapel, Lakeview. Barbara Hansen — 11 a.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Loyd Donald Smith — 11 a.m., Cornerstone Worship Center, Vestaburg. (Brigham Funeral Chapel, Lakeview) Arlene Wiltenburg Wright — 1 p.m., Hurst Funeral Home, Greenville. SUNDAY Jacqueline “Jackie” Herzog — 2 p.m., Jehovah’s Witness Church, Amble. (Brigham [...]

Carson City-Crystal's Alex Baker, top, tries to finish an inside cradle on Montabella's Nick Boyer during the finals of the Division 4 district Thursday night.

No. 9 CC-Crystal finishes No. 8 Montabella for district title

Carson City-Crystal and Montabella had dueled all season for dominance over the other. The score was finally settled Thursday night at the Division 4 district tournament, where the Eagles beat the Mustangs in the finals 34-30.


Snow storm hits Montcalm County, drops 10.5 inches of snow

Road crews in Montcalm County have been working diligently last night and again early this morning, plowing and salting roads in attempt to open them up after heavy snow landed overnight throughout the area.