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The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying two individuals who broke into and robbed a Howard City business.

JUST IN: Sheriff’s Office seeking assistance identifying Howard City burglars

Posted in: Greenville, Local, News, News Top Story, Pan Handle Friday, February 5th, 2016

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance in identifying two individuals who broke into and robbed a Howard City business.

Howard City Winterfest revival a success, despite warm weather

Posted in: Local, PH.Slider Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Although “Frozen In Time” was the theme of this year’s Winterfest, there was more thawing than freezing Saturday in Howard City.

However, despite sunshine and temps in the 40s, the village’s effort to revive the celebration of winter proved to be a moderate success.

Howard City to be ‘Frozen In Time’ on Saturday

Posted in: Local, PH.Slider Thursday, January 28th, 2016

After a two-year absence, Winterfest is making a comeback in this village.

A full day of winter fun with the theme “Frozen In Time” is planned from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday. The festival committee is comprised of Paula Hagstrom, Dawn Johansen, Mary Overbeek and Howard City Village Manager-President Randy Heckman.

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Tri County’s Dakota Greer, left, hand fights with Greenville’s Austin Dickinson in the 125-pound match at the Rockford Invitational on Saturday. Greer won by technical fall 16-1.- Daily News/Bruce Bentley

The Tri County Vikings wrestling team continued its spectacular season with five more wins. The Vikings were perfect and defeated the Greenville Yellow Jackets 42-25 in the final match to win the Rockford Invitational on Saturday. It was the second time this season the Vikings knocked off the Yellow Jackets. It was also the first time in school history Tri County defeated Rockford.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Feb. 2

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Tri County 76, Fremont 52: The Vikings jumped over .500 with a win over the Packers Tuesday night. Dylan Matulis had a near triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals for Tri County. Cam Miller added 15 points and four blocks to the win…

SPORTS GALORE: Michigan paying Jim Harbaugh to win

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

For the past 13 months, Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh has produced a steady stream of headlines. Some of them are by his own doing and some of them are strictly due to the 24/7 media cycle, which includes social media. I’m actually surprised I haven’t read an update about what Harbaugh ate for breakfast yet today. The latest stream of headlines, with signing day just five days away, has to do with the flow of Michigan graduate transfers, decommitting/committing recruits and the “evil” that is Jim Harbaugh.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Jan. 29

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School Monday, February 1st, 2016

Greenville 54, Forest Hills Northern 40: The Jackets are now in a tie with the Huskies in the O-K Bronze Conference after their win Friday night. Adele Kemp led Greenville with 20 points. Paige Hallock had 11 points and 17 rebounds and Landon Kemp had 10 for the Jackets…

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  • Former Montcalm County mental health leader imprisoned for felonies

    Thursday, January 28th, 2016
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    A well respected Montcalm County mental health leader has ended his career in disgrace and a prison term in another county.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Jan. 26

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    Belding 49, Coopersville 43: The Redskins remained undefeated in the O-K Blue Conference after beating the Broncos Tuesday night. Katie Wood led Belding with 21 points, Greta Wilker added 14 and Hallee Breimayer had 12 more…

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  • JUST IN: Meth lab discovered during response to home break-in

    Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
    Posted in: Local, News, Pan Handle

    A call to a report of breaking and entering Tuesday led to the discovery of an “open pot meth lab.”

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Jan. 23

    Monday, January 25th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School

    Newaygo 59, Central Montcalm 46: The Hornets lost in a CSAA Gold makeup game at home on Saturday to Newaygo. Gunther Ebels and CJ Denman each score nine points to lead the Hornets. Zach Bigelow added eight points, while Andrew Jacoby grabbed five rebounds…

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