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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, April 19

CC-Crystal wins a pair: The Eagles opened their MSAC season with a pair of wins over Coleman Tuesday, winning 10-1 and 8-4. Cam Saylor was the winning pitcher in the opener, scattering three hits. Zach Pringle had four hits, Lane Humphrey added three hits and Drew Stout and Shane Wiggins had two hits each…

The house and property at 121 Godfrey St. in Howard City has been an ongoing blight problem for years. The Howard City Village Council is considering purchasing and demolishing the foreclosed home. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Howard City considers demolishing blighted, foreclosed property

The Howard City Village Council is considering purchasing and demolishing a blighted house in the village.

The property is one of 53 parcels that went into foreclosure this year in Montcalm County due to delinquent taxes from 2013.


Woodview Elementary School to begin roofing project

Woodview Elementary School is getting a partial re-roof over the course of the next three years.

During Monday evening’s meeting, the Belding Area Schools Board of Education approved a bid from Rasmussen Exteriors of Grand Rapids for $317,897.32, which will be broken down and added to the budgets of the 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.

Fourth grade students from Belding’s Woodview Elementary School perform on drums and tambourines during last year’s Belding Community Showcase at Belding High School. This year’s showcase will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Belding High School. — File photo

Belding Community Showcase is Thursday night

Community members are invited to Belding High School to enjoy an evening of fun.

Thursday marks the 20th annual Belding Community Showcase, which will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Funeral Notices for April 20, 2016

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, April 20, 2016


IN BRIEF: Greenville City Council approves relief from noise ordinance for Relay for Life

Members of the Greenville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to grant relief from the city’s noise ordinance to the American Cancer Society in connection with the upcoming Relay for Life event.


IN BRIEF: Belding City Council reads home ordinance

The Belding City Council introduced a home occupancy ordinance during Tuesday evening’s meeting.

A Sidney Township home that burned down in February is being rebuilt by Montcalm Area Career Center construction students. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Montcalm Area Career Center students rebuild home from ashes

Montcalm County construction students are taking their skills outside the classroom. The Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) Board of Education on Thursday heard an update about an ongoing project for Montcalm Area Career Center (MACC) construction students.

Greenville’s Nate Kubec clears a hurdle during the 110-meter hurdles at home against Northview on Monday. Kubec won the event with a time of 16.72 seconds. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Greenville track sweeps O-K Bronze rival Northview

The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys and girls track team put together a pair of solid performances on a warm, sunny afternoon at home. The Yellow Jackets boys track team defeated Northview 93-44, while the girls topped the Wildcats 87-50 in an O-K Bronze meet on Monday.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 18

Muskegon Oakridge 13, Tri County 1 (five innings): The Vikings were mercied by the Eagles in a non-conference game Monday when Oakridge scored five times in the first inning, seven more in the third and one more in the fourth inning. Marcus Kimmel lasted just one-third of an inning and allowed five runs on three walks and a hit batter without a hit…