News
From left, Lakeview Community Schools Superintendent Kyle Hamlin, Tri County Area Schools Superintendent Allen Cumings and MCC President Bob Ferrentino discuss the “hybrid college” arrangement between the two school districts and the college Tuesday evening during the monthly MCC Board of Trustees meeting in Pierson Township. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Montcalm Community College strives to help students from throughout the area, and those efforts wouldn’t be complete without a dedicated reach to the county’s panhandle area. The MCC Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting at the college’s Panhandle Area Center just south of Howard City on Tuesday evening to provide an update on the college’s involvement in the area.

Just A Dream Huntz helps out new hunters

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, September 26th, 2014

With the echo of the shot still ringing through the trees and the rifle still firmly against his shoulder, 14-year-old Raymond Wyman couldn’t believe he’d missed.

It was his first chance to bag a buck, an 8-point he’d spotted from a blind early in the morning Saturday. Raymond, a Grattan resident, was out hunting with instructors of the Just A Dream Huntz program, put on for first-time and beginning hunters.

But even after the buck trotted of unfazed, it luckily wouldn’t be the last chance he had at his first deer.

Outman, Emmons return to everyday work in Lansing

Posted in: News Top Story, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, Politics, S.Slider Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

The return of fall provides many physical and cultural changes throughout Michigan, not to mention the reconvening of a full-time Legislature in Lansing. With the return of everyday politics at the Capitol, EightCAP Inc. welcomed the first Legislative Update meeting Monday at Montcalm Community College since the Legislature adjourned last May for summer recess.

JUST IN: Howard City teen critically injured in single-vehicle rollover

Posted in: Local Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Three area teenagers were hurt in a single-vehicle rollover crash Friday evening in Howard City Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to respond to a personal injury accident at approximately 5:37 p.m. Friday. The investigation revealed a 16-year-old female from Howard City was driving a 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup truck west on Washburn Street just east of Sycamore Street. Upon entering the dirt section of Washburn Street, she attempted to fishtail her truck and lost control.

Sports
Tri County’s Dylan Lagunas, right, and Kent City’s Zach Austin go for a ball during the two teams’ game Monday.

Tri County’s soccer team has been scoring in bunches all season. The Vikings scored a bunch again Monday, mercying the Kent City Eagles in one half 8-0.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 23

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Grant 3, Central Montcalm 0: The Green Hornets lost to the Tigers in a CSAA-Gold matchup 25-14, 25-21, 25-11 Tuesday night. Paiton Bartz had six digs, Hailey Hollenbeck led in aces with 10, sister hannah led in kills with seven…

ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 20

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Belding 1-1-2: The Redskins participated in the Williamston Invitational on Saturday. Belding went 1-1-2 for the day. In pool play, the Redskins defeated Lansing Christian 25-14, 25-23, split with New Lothrop 20-25, 25-17 and split with Fowlerville 25-18, 25-27.

THE REVIEW: Recognizing a legacy

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Everyone has a story to tell. For local entrepreneur Bob Sullivan it spans generations and encompasses some of the greatest moments in Michigan’s storied history of business and baseball.

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  • ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept 13

    Monday, September 15th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    Greenville boys seventh, girls sixth at Sparta: The Yellow Jacket boys scored 177 points to finish seventh in the Blue division of the Sparta Invitational Saturday, while the girls scored 170 for sixth place…

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  • Defense leads Central Montcalm by Tri County

    Saturday, September 13th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, High School

    Central Montcalm junior Tyler McGuire was going nowhere fast on offense during Friday’s rain-soaked game against Tri County, so the two-way starter did his damage on the other side of scrimmage. After being thrown for losses in the offensive backfield five separate times in the first half, McGuire scored on two long touchdowns after stripping the football from a Tri County running back to ignite a 41-7 Central State Activities Association Gold Division victory at Central Montcalm.

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  • Central Montcalm renews rivalry with Tri County Friday

    Thursday, September 11th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, High School

    Friday will be the first time since 2007 that the Tri County Vikings and Central Montcalm Green Hornets get together for a football game. But unlike 2007, when the Vikings won 7-0, there’s more on the line in this game because both teams are in the same conference. This game counts in the Central State Activities Association Gold Division standings.

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  • THE REVIEW: Blashill ready for third season with Griffins

    Thursday, September 11th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    It was a moment that will be remembered by West Michigan hockey fans for years to come. Seventeen years following the decision by the DeVos and Van Andel families to bring hockey to Grand Rapids, the city watched as the Grand Rapids Griffins prepared to close out game six of the 2013 Calder Cup Championship against the Syracuse Crunch in Syracuse, New York.

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