2011 November

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Links to watch Fred Meijer’s 11 a.m. funeral service

Meijer Chairman Emeritus Fred Meijer died Friday from complications of a stroke he suffered early Friday. He was 91. Meijer, a Greenville native and 1937 Greenville High School graduate, died on Black Friday — the busiest shopping day of the year — at a Spectrum Health hospital, according to a statement from the company. He suffered a stroke during the early morning hours of Friday and was rushed to the hospital, where he died Friday evening with his family at this side.

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Police Reports for Nov. 30, 2011

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State trooper arrested for allegedly hitting pedestrians

A Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post trooper has been arrested for allegedly hitting two pedestrians with his car near Ionia, killing one. Trooper Daniel Parker was arraigned Tuesday in 64A District Court on misdemeanor charges of committing a traffic violation causing death and committing a traffic violation causing impairment. He is free on $10,000 bond.

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Greenville jewelry store robbed, police searching for suspect

A robber swiped a handful of valuables from Huch’s Fine Jewelry in downtown Greenville this afternoon. The suspect entered the store at 212 S. Lafayette St. and asked to look at some items around 1:10 p.m. He then distracted the employees and grabbed an undisclosed amount of jewelry before fleeing out the back door. Police believe the suspect did not have a weapon.

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Police Reports for Nov. 29, 2011

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Power restored to area

More than 12,731 lost power this morning after an incident at the Peck Road Substation in Greenville. Power was restored around 10 a.m.

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Montcalm County residents to vote on sheriff’s coverage millage

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners voted 7-1 today to bring a $1.5 million proposal to the people to maintain and increase sheriff’s coverage. Voters will be asked whether to approve an increase of up to 1 mill to generate approximately $1,564,000 over five years for the sole purpose of providing funds for the law enforcement function of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department.

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Police Reports for Nov. 28, 2011

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Greenville’s favorite son, Fred Meijer, dies at 91

Black Friday will take on a new meaning at Meijer stores. The company’s Chairman Emeritus Fred Meijer died Friday from complications of a stroke he suffered early Friday. He was 91.

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New Daily News website goes live

If you are a regular visitor to our website — www.thedailynews.cc — you’re going to notice a difference today. A huge difference.