Ryan Schlehuber “Scoop”

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JUST IN: MAISD given good audit review on budget

Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) received good reviews on its audit for its 2014-15 budget during a regular meeting this morning.

Mitchell Snyder.

PERSONALLY SPEAKING: In memory of Mitchell

He should be in class right now, prepping for that upcoming biology test, texting his girlfriend about lunch plans, talking to his teammates about the football team’s recent homecoming win.

Instead, he’s being prepared for his burial.

Spectrum Health United Hospital’s new Convenient Care Clinic officially opens Monday. The walk-in clinic, just across the street from the hospital at Suite 200, 1202 W. Oak. St. in Greenville, provides patients with a more affordable alternative for immediate, non-major healthcare aside from a busy primary care provider or a more costly emergency room visit. — Daily News/Ryan Schlehuber

Greenville walk-in clinic to provide more convenience

Often, medical issues that aren’t major come up at the most inconvenient times, usually after hours when your primary care doctor is unavailable. And sometimes, the emergency room may seem like overkill.

For those in the Greenville area, that inconvenience may now be resolved with the opening of Spectrum Health United Hospital’s new Convenient Care Clinic.

County Line Farms Hardware

BUSINESS BEAT: Trufant’s longstanding hardware store under new owners, name

After more than 40 years under the same owner and name, Trufant’s hardware store is changing, and the previous owner couldn’t be happier.

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Funeral Notices — Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Funeral notices for Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

The idea of providing free flu shots for local senior citizens was created by the partnership between Walgreens and Metron of Greenville. Pictured are, from left, Walgreens store manager Dana Hernandez and pharmacy manager Joe Bozelak with Maria Robertson, Metron’s community relations director. (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 6 flu shot program at Metron to help uninsured senior citizens

Typically, October is when the country’s seasonal flu outbreaks begin, thus, some local businesses are teaming up to offer free flu shots to senior citizens without health insurance Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Metron of Greenville.

Seven-year tool and die maker Randy Brecht of Vestaburg works on repairing a tool in Greenville Federal-Mogul's plant’s tool room. Federal-Mogul’s Greenville plant is celebrating its 75th anniversary Sunday, welcoming the public to an open house that includes games, food, inflatables and a tour through the plant.

Federal-Mogul celebrates 75 years of success

On the corner of Grove and N. Court streets, there is a steady, constant hum. It is the sound of production, and it’s been humming along well now for 75 years.

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Football season gets underway with Belding-Greenville rivalry clash

“Hit the line hard.”

U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt gave this advice a century ago, speaking of how life should be lived, as well as how football should be played.

Greenville’s Abbey Moreland with her dog, Bear. Moreland, 25, has been working part-time as a dog sitter, using the website Rover.com, which allows dog owners to easily find nearby dog-sitters that fit well with their furry loved ones. (Courtesy photos)

BUSINESS BEAT: Greenville woman part of growing national dog-sitting website

Normally, part-time jobs are a necessity for a person to make ends meet, cutting in to one’s free time. Sometimes, however, those part-time jobs can be fun, especially when dogs are involved.

Students enrolled in the Montcalm Area Career Center’s cosmetology program give and receive services from each other as they learn the procedures during their first year. Pictured at left is Janelle Rons of Vestaburg performing a manicure on Nadia Braafhart of Greenville. The longstanding cosmetology program partnered by the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District and Montcalm Community College will be discontinued after this year due to state and federal funding regulations that have changed financial aid qualifications for cosmetology students. — Courtesy photo

MAISD’s cosmetology program falls victim to state, federal regulations

Due to state and federal changes that have affected financial aid for several college and college-bound students, the cosmetology program through the Montcalm Area Intermediate Schools (MAISD) Career Technical Education (CTE) Center will be discontinued after this year.