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Tri County Area Schools voters will be asked to vote on a $2.7 million five-year sinking fund proposal Tuesday. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Voters in the Tri County Area Schools district will be asked to approve a $2.7 million sinking fund proposal on Tuesday. Ask any Tri County administrator why, and the words “safety” and “security” will be voiced.

JUST IN: Truck crashes, burns in Winfield Township

Posted in: Local, Local Friday, February 27th, 2015

A Coral man lost control of his vehicle and almost lost his life on Thursday night. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a one vehicle personal injury crash at 9:38 p.m. at the intersection of West Church Road and North Masters Road in Winfield Township.

Tri County sinking fund proposal passes by 20 votes

Posted in: Local Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Voters in the Tri County Area School district narrowly approved a $2.7 million sinking fund proposal Tuesday by just 20 votes. The final tally was 555 “yes” votes to 535 “no” votes, or about 51 to 49 percent.

Montcalm County Housing Commission residence destroyed after 2 fires

Posted in: Local, PH.Slider, Photos Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

A Montcalm County Housing Commission complex bathroom caught fire Monday afternoon, but the Howard City Fire Department quickly extinguished the blaze.

However, a separate fire started up early Tuesday morning, the cause of which is currently unknown.

Sports
Tri County’s wrestling team poses with the district trophy after winning the Division 3 district at home Wednesday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Tri County’s wrestling team had to work to win their Division 3 wrestling district Wednesday. The Vikings held off a late charge from Grant to take a 39-25 win at home.

SPORTS GALORE: Detroit Tigers optimism … with question marks

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, February 27th, 2015

Spring training is a time of optimism for Major League Baseball fans, players, management and even media. It’s a fresh start, with new hopes and new dreams. The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising — at least in Arizona and Florida — and optimism is bursting at the seems.

Fremont to join CSAA-Gold in 2016

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Another Lakes 8 Conference school is leaving for the Central State Activities Association (CSAA). Fremont was accepted by the current members of the CSAA in January after votes by CSAA Gold Division schools.

THE REVIEW: Getting rid of the wrinkles

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

You may have heard the phrase, “A tiger can’t change his stripes.” Simply put, the intrinsic heartbeat cannot be changed, but no one said a few grooming tips can’t be offered.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Feb. 20

    Monday, February 23rd, 2015
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    CC-Crystal 60, Montabella 25: The Eagles won their game against the Mustangs in a MSAC battle Friday night. CC-Crystal got 13 from Kaleb Barrett and nine each from Garrett Tabor and Grant Gage…

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  • SPORTS GALORE: Wrestlers turn to individual aspect

    Friday, February 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Honestly, I expect to see near that same number following Saturday’s tournaments. This year, though, could produce the area’s first individual state champion since Greenville’s Jordan Thomas (189 pounds in Division 2), Lakeview’s Jordan Betham (152 in Division 3) and Carson City-Crystal’s Kenneth Dittenber (103 in Division 4) all won state titles.

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  • THE REVIEW: Preparing for a whirlwind

    Friday, February 20th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Walking into Fifth Third Ballpark that August evening, the buzz was hard to ignore. With 8,000-plus fans crowding into their seats, the West Michigan Whitecaps prepared to move a step closer to their playoff push.

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  • Tri County voters asked to approve $2.7 million sinking fund

    Thursday, February 19th, 2015
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider

    Voters in the Tri County Area Schools district will be asked to approve a $2.7 million sinking fund proposal on Tuesday. Ask any Tri County administrator why, and the words “safety” and “security” will be voiced.

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