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Lakeview junior Shawn Lindsey goes finishes a breakaway with an easy layup during a game this season.

Lakeview boys get three on CSAA league team

Lakeview Wildcats junior Shawn Lindsey was named to the All-CSAA boys basketball first team for his play this year. Lindsey leads three Wildcats on the postseason team, while one Central Montcalm Hornet earned honors, as well. Nate Shurlow was named to the second team and John Torres an honorable mention for the Wildcats. Trevin Nemeth [...]

Belding’s Todd Haller tries to get free during the team state finals at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek in February.

Meyer: Belding wrestlers ‘selfless’

For the first time since 1988, Belding’s wrestling team went to a state quarterfinal. The trip to Battle Creek was part of the Redskins’ 20-9 season in dual meets, which coach Travis Meyer was proud of.


Montabella girls basketball had winning season despite injuries

This was one season that Montabella’s girls basketball team would like to forget. Yes, the Mustangs finished 10-8 this season. But they did so with many girls having to sit out nursing injuries.


Slow down: Slippery road conditions cause morning accident on M-91

Three cars in total were involved in an accident on M-91 this morning that sent passengers to Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville.

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Ithaca man arrested for stealing metal from Crystal

An man has been arrested and charged with attempting to steal metal in Crystal Township. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies received a call at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.


Ultimate Sports Show features first female Angler of the Year

Kyniska, a princess from ancient Sparta, was the first woman to win an Olympic chariot race, but she was barred from collecting her prize in person. Katherine Switzer was almost literally taken out of the 1967 Boston Marathon when race official Jock Semple attempted to drag her out of the race while she was running. While these two women made history as “the first female,” they weren’t, at the time, as celebrated for their feat as they should have been. For Marianne Huskey, who last year became the first woman in pro fishing history to win the Anglers Insight Marketing Angler of the Year award, it’s been quite the opposite.

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Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day in Hubbardston

Historically speaking, there’s some doubt as to whether St. Patrick really drove the snakes from Ireland, or whether that’s simply a myth, bound inextricably to his conversion to Christianity of several pagan sects whose worship had previously included images of snakes. There have even been some latter-day theologians who have questioned the very legitimacy of Patrick’s sainthood itself. If that’s your opinion, it’s one you were probably inclined to keep to yourself on St. Patrick’s Day in Hubbardston. They take St. Patrick’s Day seriously at Shiel’s Tavern, reputed to be Michigan’s oldest pub.

Blake Hulliberger stands with the prizes he purchased through a contest he won to help other children get through the harsh cycle cancer brings. The Triumphant 12 Blood Drive will be held in hopes to save 12 people going through what Hulliberger had to experience. — Courtesy photo

Triumphant 12 Blood Drive event set for Thursday

A bone marrow and blood drive will be held in hopes to save 12 lives through the donations. The Triumphant 12 Blood Drive will be held from noon until 6 p.m. on Thursday at the Greenville Community Church located on Vining Road.


Central Montcalm Educational Showcase set for Thursday

What originally began as a community dinner featuring Central Montcalm Public School has now evolved to the Education Showcase, one of the biggest events for the district. The 39th annual Education Showcase is planned for Thursday at the high school/middle school complex, and features works of art, displays of projects and live entertainment by student groups. Doors open at 5:30 for senior citizens while the Education Showcase runs from 6 to 8 p.m. for the general public.


Funeral Notices-Monday, March 18, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Monday, March 18, 2013.