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Howard City Village President S. Michael Scott is stepping down after 40 years on the village council. He is the fourth generation of his family to serve on the council. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

A member of the Scott family has sat on the Howard City Village Council for four generations in a row — three times as village president. That notable feat ends tomorrow.

UPDATED: Woman killed in two-vehicle accident in Howard City

Posted in: Local Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

A woman was killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle accident this evening just north of Howard City.

Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident at the intersection of Almy and Federal roads at 5:49 p.m.

Tri County school bus rear-ended by pickup truck

Posted in: Local Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

A teen driving a pickup truck rear-ended a Tri County Area Schools bus Tuesday afternoon, but no one was injured.

Montcalm County sheriff’s deputies responded to the incident at 2:30 p.m. on Lake Montcalm Road near Maple Hill Road.

Toys for Tots of Montcalm County to hold fundraisers

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Toys for Tots of Montcalm County will be holding several fundraising events in the next few weeks.

There is a fundraiser dinner from 5 to 8 pm. tonight at the Greenville Eagles, located at 11690 SW Greenville Road. There is a requested donation of $10 with all proceeds going to the Toys for Tots program.

Sports
Tri County golfers, from left, Hannah Drouin, Cierra Kargenian and Kelsey Geers display awards they were given for their play this season. Drouin was most valuable, Kargenian was most dedicated and Geers was most improved. - Courtesy photo

Tri County’s girls golf team not only was starting out in a new conference, but was also starting out with somewhat of a new team. “We had 10 new girls this year,” noted coach Roxanne Faber. “With such a new beginner team, you’re starting from ground zero, and making a lot of improvements and that’s what we did.”

Tri County runners persevered through low numbers

Posted in: High School Thursday, November 20th, 2014

For the first year of the Tri County cross country teams being in the Central State Activities Association Gold Division, the coach thought they had a good season. The Viking boys ended up fifth in the Gold while the girls were fourth overall.

Tri County golfers make big improvements

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Tri County’s girls golf team not only was starting out in a new conference, but was also starting out with somewhat of a new team. “We had 10 new girls this year,” noted coach Roxanne Faber. “With such a new beginner team, you’re starting from ground zero, and making a lot of improvements and that’s what we did.”

THE REVIEW: Logic and ping pong

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Logic is a funny thing in the game of football. It’s that still, small voice reminding you that in order to be successful, it’s all about the numbers. It’s all about the players toting the last names, that dominate jersey sales, being in your starting lineup each Sunday. It’s all about that rookie who brought the rave reviews to the table on draft day living up to the hype of his collegiate reputation

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  • Howard City Village Council to interview new batch of manager candidates

    Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider

    Three candidates have been interviewed and found wanting for this village’s manager position. The Howard City Village Council voted tonight to forgo three finalists and interview three new candidates.

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  • Greenville area reporter back for a second stint

    Monday, November 17th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    The newest face on The Daily News editorial staff is a familiar one. Brad Klosner was a reporter on the Greenville area beat back in 2010. But after about six months on the job here, his wife Becca’s company transferred the Klosners overseas. They returned to West Michigan earlier this year, decided to buy a home in the Greenville area and, last week, he returned to his old job.

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  • State remonumentation project sees funding setbacks

    Friday, November 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Stanton

    A statewide surveying project two decades in the work has hit a funding roadblock … and state and local officials are confused as to why.

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  • Deer hunters anxiously awaiting opening day of firearm deer season

    Friday, November 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Outdoors, Pan Handle, Stanton

    Thursday, as the cold, creeping northern winds blew flurries of snow across frozen ground, most people looked out their windows with a shudder in anticipation of another Michigan winter.
    Most people, but not deer hunters.

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