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Local girls prepare for Miss Michigan pageants

Two young women in two different organizations are preparing for two different contests, yet they each have one goal — to come away with the crown.

Belding’s Veronica Muniz, left, kicks the ball before Tri County’s Lauren Olsen can get to it during the Division 3 district semifinal Thursday.

Districts: Tri County survives Belding; Lakeview ends season with 11-5-1 record

Tri County’s girls soccer team fought off a tough opponent Thursday, as the Vikings moved on to play in the Division 3 district tournament. The Vikings survived a close game against Belding, winning 4-3.


Funeral Notices — Friday, May 31, 2013

Funeral notices for Friday, May 31, 2013

Dakota Chesebro will graduate from Carson City-Crystal High School this Sunday, as well as reign as Frontier Days queen this weekend in Carson City. — Courtesy photo

From princess to queen, CC-Crystal grad guided by strong spirit of father

Dakota Chesebro has forever been “Daddy’s little princess,” as she recalls her father fondly calling her. It was only fitting that the 17-year-old senior at Carson City-Crystal High School was crowned queen of the upcoming Carson City Frontier Days festival.


Greenville board appoints election representative

A brief special board of education meeting was held by Greenville Public Schools Wednesday to appoint an election representative and give a quick update on the school’s budget. During the meeting, the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education appointed Treasurer James VanderLaan as its representative to cast the board’s vote to elect two candidates to the vacancies on the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) Board of Education.


Greenville looks at capital projects

The Greenville City Council took a look at proposed capital improvement projects for the fiscal year 2013-2014 on Tuesday. Greenville City Manager George Bosanic proposed projects totaling $3,109,428 during the special meeting at City Hall. Of that amount, 53.4 percent ($1,640,000) would be covered by private money, which includes grants and donations.


Triathletes descending on Greenville Saturday morning

If you go down to Baldwin Lake on any day during the summer you are highly likely to see people walking, running and biking around the lake and swimming at the beach. On Saturday morning the area will be transformed into a triathlon race course where athletes from 7 years old to 68 will arrive to prove to themselves that they can make it to the finish line or get there faster than the rest.


Funeral Notices for May 30, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 30, 2013


Frontier Days returns to Carson City this weekend

The 41st annual Frontier Days festival will get underway today, May 30, through Sunday, June 2, in Carson City. The weekend will begin, as always, with the Community Picnic at 5 p.m. today in Haradine Park. The picnic will feature a variety of family games beginning at 6 p.m. while the duck race will take place in Fish Creek at 6:30 p.m.

Jordan Chesney has traveled a long and difficult road through his youth and school. He is looking forward to graduating from Vestaburg High School on Sunday afternoon. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Vestaburg graduate has overcome many challenges

Jordan Chesney was just a boy in kindergarten when he began having persistent headaches. Doctors thought he was being bothered by allergies, but Jordan’s mother Christy suspected something more sinister was causing her son extreme pain to the point of nausea. She pressed the doctor to find the source of the problem. Finally, an answer was found.