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After learning more details about a proposal to build high-end apartments above a local restaurant, most of the Howard City Village Council now supports the idea. The council voted 4-2 in favor of the proposal at a special meeting Wednesday night. The move was a reversal of a 6-1 vote against the proposal last month.

BACK TO SCHOOL: What’s new at local districts this year

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Photos Friday, August 29th, 2014

Staff and students have a lot to be excited about as the 2014-2015 school year gets underway Tuesday.

The rewards of voter-approved bond proposals in Belding, Carson City-Crystal and Lakeview are visible for all to see. A new superintendent is testing the waters at Central Montcalm while incoming freshman are making a “graduation pledge” at Greenville.

Howard City Village Council now supports Latitudes apartments

Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider, Photos Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

After learning more details about a proposal to build high-end apartments above a local restaurant, most of the Howard City Village Council now supports the idea. The council voted 4-2 in favor of the proposal at a special meeting Wednesday night. The move was a reversal of a 6-1 vote against the proposal last month.

Howard City Village Council unsure about Latitudes apartments

Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider Monday, August 18th, 2014

Frank Zamarippa opened Latitudes Roadhouse and Steelhead Tavern in 2003 with the goal of bringing well-crafted regional and seasonal food to a unique dining experience in downtown Howard City. Eleven years later, the gastro pub is going strong, with more than 20 employees working in the historic building which formerly housed the Howard City Hotel more than a century ago.

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.

Tri County holds on against Lakeview

Posted in: High School, High School Friday, August 29th, 2014

Tri County quarterback John Zuzula scored the first touchdown of the game and Lakeview running back John Zuluaga-Torres scored the final one. But it was an extra point and a shutdown, second-half defensive effort by both teams that proved to be the difference in Tri County’s 14-13 season-opening victory at Lakeview Friday night.

ROUNDUP: Prep results from Thursday, Aug. 28

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, August 29th, 2014

CC-Crystal 47, Houghton Lake 6: The Eagles opened their season with a road win Thursday night. Dallas O’Green had three touchdowns, Tabor Erskin had two and Garrett Tabor and Shane Wiggins had one each…

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Aug. 26

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Belding 3-0: The Redskins continued their great start to the season with three wins at Saranac on Wednesday. Belding first defeated Rivertown Christian 25-10, 25-14; then Holland Calvery 25-19, 25-16; and Saranac 11-25, 25-13, 15-2

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  • THE REVIEW: Tri County’s Overbeek a true inspiration

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    When students of Tri County High School take to the halls this fall to begin the new school year, they are sure to cross paths with one individual in particular, who has solidified himself as a fixture in the growth of the school district both in the classroom and on the field. Oh, and did we also mention the basketball court?

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  • Howard City Village Council unsure about Latitudes apartments

    Monday, August 18th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story, PH.Slider

    Frank Zamarippa opened Latitudes Roadhouse and Steelhead Tavern in 2003 with the goal of bringing well-crafted regional and seasonal food to a unique dining experience in downtown Howard City. Eleven years later, the gastro pub is going strong, with more than 20 employees working in the historic building which formerly housed the Howard City Hotel more than a century ago.

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  • RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore wins Danish championship

    Monday, August 18th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    Schnepp and Sons entered the Danish Festival men’s softball championship game undefeated. Their opponent, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore, had one loss. To win a championship, RJ’s Sports Bar/Sports Galore needed two wins against Schnepp and Sons on Sunday afternoon. They did just that win the tournament title with an 8-1 record.

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  • THE REVIEW: No experience like game day at the Big House

    Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
    Posted in: Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports, Sports

    The concept of college football game day cannot be fully understood until you have experienced it for yourself. Take a moment to step away from the panning camera angles and the comfort of your recliner for just one Saturday

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