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Yellow Jacket Run to close streets in Greenville on April 21

Several streets in Greenville will be closed temporarily on Sunday afternoon for the Yellow Jacket Challenge 5K run and 1 mile walk. The events get underway at 2 p.m. at Greenville High School. The 5K course goes from Blackburn to Hillcrest streets, where it enters the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail.

This quad struck the driver's side of a southbound car after the quad failed to yield the right-of-way. — Courtesy photo

Pierson teen injured after quad strikes car

A teenager riding an off-road vehicle was injured after his quad runner collided with a car. According to the Howard City Police Department, a 16-year-old from Pierson on a quad runner was stopped at a westbound stop sign at Lake Montcalm Road when the quad proceeded across the intersection at 6:18 p.m. Tuesday.

Carson City-Crystal’s Garner Cusack, left, awaits the slide of Vestaburg’s Mason Darmody at second base during the teams’ first game Tuesday.

CC-Crystal take two from league rival Vestaburg

Carson City-Crystal’s baseball team got their first two wins on Michigan soil Tuesday, and did it two different ways. The Eagles battled back late to beat the Wolverines 3-1 in the first game of a Mid-State Activities Conference doubleheader, then outscored Vestaburg 13-7 in the second game, which was shortened by darkness after six innings.


Greenville track opens with conference victories

The Greenville Yellow Jackets track teams are off and running, finally. Both the girls and boys teams earned victories in their first meets on Tuesday at Northview High School. The girls defeated the Wildcats 117-20, while the boys picked up a conference win 93-44.


Belding cruises to track wins

The Belding Redskins track teams opened the season with a pair of conference wins against the Grand Rapids Creston Polar Bears on Tuesday at home. The girls squad won 110-26, while the boys won 94-43.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, April 16

Central, White Cloud split a pair: The Green Hornets won the first game of two with the Indians 6-4, but lost the second game 5-3 on Tuesday. Austin Edwards got the win in the opener with 12 strikeouts. Todd Switzer had three hits, while Edwards and Jake Ebels added two more…

A surveillance photo from the Edmore bank robbery.

Edmore and Galesburg bank robberies appear to have the same suspect

Two banks were robbed in two weeks within a hundred-mile radius. Authorities now believe the same man robbed both facilities.

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Lakeview High School Forensic Team shines in competition, ACT scores up

Things are definitely looking up for students and staff at Lakeview High School, both in the academic and extra-curricular areas. At Monday evening’s school board meeting, board members got a chance to hear firsthand from some of the students who — for the fifth year in a row — brought home the CSAA League Championship. The forensic program, under the leadership of Chris Bayne and Carolyn Gleason, consistently shines in competitions.


CC-C Area Schools schedule community forums

A series of community forums has been scheduled for community members in the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools district. According to Superintendent Kevin Murphy, the first forums are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at The Celtic Path in Hubbardston and 6 p.m. the same day at Carson City Public Library. Additional forums are scheduled for 7 a.m. Friday, April 19, at Kozy Inn in Carson City and 5:30 p.m. the same day at Crystal Township Hall.

Belding’s Mariah Heintzelman fouls a pitch off of home plate during the second game against Lakeview on Monday. Belding won game one, but game two was called in the third inning due to rain.

Belding softball defeats Lakeview 5-2 in season opener

It wasn’t ideal, but at least they were playing. The Belding Redskins and Lakeview Wildcats softball teams took to the field for the first time, literally, on Monday night at Demorest Field.