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Funeral Notices for Dec. 31, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

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Local grads to perform at Rose Bowl while veteran marchers look on

When Michigan State University takes on Stanford University on New Year’s Day in the 100th edition of the Rose Bowl, thousands of fans will be watching from the stands within the stadium or from the comfort of their living rooms back home in Michigan. But only a select few will have the rare opportunity to stand on the field itself, to take center stage and be a part of a truly historic event.

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2 dogs die in house fire near Six Lakes

A single-story home on Indianhead Lake near Six Lakes was gutted by a Monday morning fire. Belvidere Township Fire Chief Rick Rockafellow said the home, located at 4585 Pawnee Trail, was a complete loss after flames ripped through the inside.


Second half dooms Belding boys basketball against GR West Catholic

You wouldn’t have faulted Belding boys basketball coach Jeff Wierzbicki if he thought his team’s offense was still on Christmas break. The Redskins had two offensive droughts in their game against Grand Rapids West Catholic on Saturday, but the last one was costly.


Funeral Notices – Dec. 30, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Monday, Dec. 30, 2013.


Sports Writer Chip Burch names the top 10 national sports stories of 2013

Attempts by professional sports to rid themselves of performance-enhancing drugs proved futile in 2013, as two different sports were rocked by athletes who were lined to PEDs. That’s why my list of the top 10 national sports stories are led by two prominent stories about illegal drug use in sports.


YEAR IN REVIEW: Top Daily News sports stories of 2013 (No. 4-10)

As 2013 comes to a close, The Daily News is taking a look back at the top 10 local sports stories of the year. We will count down from 10 to four today and reveal the top three local sports stories of the year on Tuesday.


Sports Writer Chip Burch names the top 10 Michigan sports stories of 2013

At the end of every year I bring you the top 10 Michigan sports stories. This list will be a little Tigers-heavy, because the Tigers made more news than anyone else in the state.

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SOBERING SITUATION: Drug Free Montcalm now YOUTHINK Montcalm

The past year has been full of changes for a local community substance abuse prevention coalition — including a new name and a new coordinator. The group formerly known as Drug Free Montcalm now bears the moniker YOUTHINK Montcalm, a play on words with a focus on local youth. The coalition is a branch of Cherry Street Health Services.


Funeral Notices – Dec. 28, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013.