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New bar is a place for everyone to go GREENVILLE — Kelly Stapp’s new business – Turn the Page Bar & Burgers – may say “bar,” but since opening the new business March 8, she has been working to make it into a fun place for adults, families and young adults alike. What once was [...]

A native of Escanaba, Ken Thorbjornsen uses a 100-year-old recipe to make his pasties at his new business, Nee-Nee’s Pastees, in Belding. The pasty shop is in the former Belding Brothers’ Cafe building, where Belding Apothecary is now, as well.

Thorbjornsen brings taste of the U.P. to Belding with new business, Nee-Nee’s Pastees

BELDING — Call it a “Yooper miner’s power bar,” or a Hot Pocket without the heart attack, or even a meaty candy bar. Just don’t call it a “pace • tee” or mistake it for a pastry. Ken Thorbjornsen’s name for his new pasty shop in Belding helps those not familiar with the traditional Upper [...]

Kmart in Greenville celebrated its 20th year in business Feb. 17. Store Manager Dave Bronkella said friendly, “small town” customer service and the impeccable cleanliness of the store keeps Kmart competitive with other big businesses in its industry.

Kmart celebrates 20 years at Greenville location

GREENVILLE — Al Briggs still remembers the tedious task of having to price tag every individual package of merchandise one sticker tag at a time, only to go back later and remove them after each sale. Today, technology provides Briggs, the assistant manager at Kmart, and his staff of 52 with slick and easy-to-use bar [...]

The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of Henry Law, Professional Corporation. Attorney Katherine L. Henry, owner of Henry Law, has moved her law firm to the Belding Covered Village Mall. Call Henry Law, at (616) 794-3334, email them at info@HenryLawPC.com, or visit their website at www.HenryLawPC.com for more information. Pictured are, from left, Candy Kerschen of Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, Shelly Ferguson of Commercial Bank-Greenville, Lindsay Gregg, Jennifer Gasco, Katherine Henry, Mike Henry, Ashley Mix, all of Henry Law, and Terry Acker of Acker Title.

Henry Law celebrates opening with Greenville Chamber

New law firm owner Katherine Henry (in red) and Belding Mayor Ron Gunderson are surrounded by members of City Council, members of the Belding Area Chamber of Commerce and other supporters during a ribbon cutting Ceremony at Henry Law, P.C. in Belding on Thursday.  Henry Law, P.C. handles everyday legal matters for individuals and small businesses, such as bankruptcies, divorces, will drafting, real estate, landlord/tenant, collections and garnishments, business document drafting, contract review and more.

New law firm in Belding – Henry Law

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Daily News staffers receive promotions

A pair of Daily News staff members are receiving promotions on Monday.

Elisabeth Waldon has accepted the position of news editor. In her new role, she will manage the reporting staff, scheduling and story assignments. Waldon also has been named editor of the Carson City Gazette — her second stint in that role. Ryan Schlehuber has accepted the new position of features editor, which will include supervising a features writer and providing more support in the production of The Daily News beyond the special section content he currently produces.

The Daily News awarded a few subscribers prizes from a December-long drawing. Pictured are Stafford Media Solutions subscription services accountant Teresa Haverstick and prize winners Ilo and Laurel Basney of Lakeview, who won a stereo surround sound DVD system; Jackie Gable of Gowen, who won a Nikon Coolpix L24 digital camera; and Barb and Ken Moser of Greenville, who won a 26-inch HD LCD t.v. Gift card winners (not pictured) were Brenda Klingbeil of Sheridan, who won a $20 Ace Hardware gift card; Jyll Mitchell of Sidney, who won a $25 Applebee’s gift card; and Dean Iverson of Stanton, who won a $20 Wayside Garden gift card. Contestants qualified by prepaying for a subscription to The Daily News for at least six months.

Winners of The Daily News subscriber drawing

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Julie Kohn, Caitlin Ingraham are new owners of Artistic Attitudes in Belding

By The Daily News BELDING — Julie Kohn and Caitlin Ingraham are the new owners of Artistic Attitudes beauty salon. The mother-daughter duo took over ownership Jan. 1, purchasing the business from Amber Rood, who operated the salon for almost four years. Kohn has more than 20 years of cosmetology experience. Ingraham, 20, is attending [...]

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Huckleberry’s Restaurant plans 20th anniversary festivities

Linda and Mike Huckleberry of Huckleberry’s Restaurant in Greenville are planning a celebration for their business’ 20th anniversary Saturday, Jan. 14. Watch for a feature story on the business in The Daily News next week.

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Chamber Check-Up: Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce

By Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber office closed for holidays As is the tradition, the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce office will be closed at 5 p.m., Dec. 23, until 9 a.m., Jan. 2. The Chamber staff wishes you a safe and blessed Christmas and holiday season. Chamber annual meeting & dinner The Chamber’s [...]