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About 35 people attended the Montcalm County Farm Bureau hog roast Wednesday evening at Anderson & Girls Orchard, where people were informed about the growing concern of a new proposal by the Environmental Protection Agency. — Daily News/Cory Smith

A membership appreciation hog roast Wednesday brought Montcalm County Farm Bureau members together for an evening of socializing, but with an important message to bring home and reflect on.

Michigan Farm Bureau addresses potential EPA water regulations

Posted in: Local, News Top Story, S.Slider Thursday, August 28th, 2014

A membership appreciation hog roast Wednesday brought Montcalm County Farm Bureau members together for an evening of socializing, but with an important message to bring home and reflect on.

Montcalm County commissioners likely denying most wage requests

Posted in: Local Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Montcalm County commissioners are taking back tentative budget request approvals after learning the county is still facing a deficit this coming fiscal year. Controller-Administrator Chris Hyzer led Monday morning’s two-hour budget meeting alongside Finance & Personnel Committee members Ron Baker of Howard City, Ron Braman of Vestaburg, Betty Kellenberger of Carson City, Tom Lindeman of Greenville and Ron Retzloff of Crystal.

MCC kicks off 50th anniversary year

Posted in: Local, News Top Story, S.Slider Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

In 1965, a small college opened in the heart of Montcalm County with the purpose of offering knowledge and expanding the minds of local residents eager to take their education to the next level.

Sports
Central Montcalm’s Hannah Hollenbeck, left, bumps a ball next to teammate Maddy Christensen (8) during the Green Hornets’ match against Ithaca Tuesday night.

Central Montcalm’s volleyball team went 2-0-1 in the Daily News Invitational, and coach John Johnson was happy. After Tuesday’s four-game loss to Ithaca, he wasn’t.

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…

Central Montcalm netters hand Ithaca first win

Posted in: High School, Sports Top Story Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Central Montcalm’s volleyball team went 2-0-1 in the Daily News Invitational, and coach John Johnson was happy. After Tuesday’s four-game loss to Ithaca, he wasn’t.

Belding makes it two in a row at DN Invite

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, Sports Top Story Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Belding’s volleyball team started out the season the same way they started last season. The Redskins won the opening tournament of the season, the Daily News Invitational at their own gym.

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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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  • Central Montcalm’s new leader is already on the job

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
    Posted in: Local

    Though the Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education is still finalizing details of the new superintendent contract, Charles Muncatchy has already started working as the district’s new leader.

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  • Candidates discuss conservation issues with voters at forum

    Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story, S.Slider

    Three candidates vying for House and Senate seats in November met Monday evening at Twin Ponds Sports Shop to discuss conservation-related issues with area voters. Attending were 70th District Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, and his Democratic challenger Jim Hoisington of Stanton, 33rd District Democratic candidate Fred Sprague of Alma and Will Wagner, a representative for Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan.

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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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