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The Lakeview Village Council removed two open air containers full of cardboard from the village’s recycling center, prompting Montcalm County officials to end the program altogether, according to Lakeview Village Manager James Freed.

Lakeview, Montcalm County at odds over recycling program

Montcalm County is no longer offering the village of Lakeview a recycling program, according to the village manager.

Lakeview’s Nate Davis (11) and Newaygo’s Alexander Karrip (2) chase after the ball during the teams’ game Tuesday.

Lakeview scores four, beats Newaygo

Lakeview’s soccer team had been working on trying to get more offense going in their opponent’s zone. If their game against Newaygo was any indication, the message got through.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 10

Central Montcalm 2nd: The Hornets placed second behind Big Rapids at Tuesday’s CSAA Jamboree hosted by Chippewa Hills at The Pines. Big Rapids shot 367, while Central Montcalm shot 386…

Firefighters from five departments convene at a Carson City apartment fire. Temperatures were in the mid-90s on Tuesday afternoon as firefighters from five departments battled a blaze in Carson City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Firefighters battle Carson City apartment fire amid late summer heat

It was difficult to tell what was hotter Tuesday, the fire at a two-story apartment building in Carson City, or the sun glowering over it. Firefighters from five departments battled a blaze at Carson Place Apartments around 3 p.m. despite temperatures in the mid-90s.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 11, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Greenville’s Chandler Humphrey, right, keeps the ball away from Tri County’s Dylan Matulis during Monday’s game between the two teams.

Greenville soccer hands Tri County first loss

Tri County’s boys soccer team came into their game against Greenville undefeated at 7-0. The Jackets came in 2-6, so on paper it seemed the Vikings would be a heavy favorite.


WILDCAT P.R.I.D.E Runfest Sept. 29

The 3rd annual 10K/5K run/walk, 1-mile track walk, fun run for kids and community wellness festival will be held in Lakeview, Sept. 29th at 2:00 p.m. Organized by the WILDCAT P.R.I.D.E Runfest committee, all races meet and finish at KOS Field on the Lakeview High School’s campus. This event also features children’s warm-up activities and obstacle course, locally grown food and educational booths and races/walks that are distance appropriate for young runners.

Residents of the Carson City area and faculty members of the Carson City-Crystal School district filled a conference room at the Carson City-Crystal Schools Central Office building in downtown Carson City Monday evening where public discussion of the district’s school curriculum lasted for more than an hour. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Heated discussion fuels Carson City-Crystal school board meeting

In a crowded conference room, with no chair empty and many residents standing, with those who were last to arrive poking their head through the entryway door, the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education met Monday evening in what became a heated discussion over the district’s curriculum and reaction to several recent newspaper guest editorials and letters to the editor.

Eureka Township Treasurer Cindy Hanson listens to Supervisor Rodney Roy describe planned work on an upcoming civic improvement project at Monday’s evening’s regular board meeting.

Eureka Township works to settle FOIA suit

Eureka Township Supervisor Rodney Roy is hopeful a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit between the township and the city of Greenville will be settled without further legal action.

Richard Waite

Laid-off Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy reinstated

A Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy was seriously injured in an off-duty accident earlier this year, leaving the sheriff’s department one man short. Deputy Richard Waite and his wife were injured in a traffic accident on Friday, May 31, in Mount Pleasant.