Consumers Energy, which supplies electricity to the city of Greenville, will clear power lines this spring by cutting branches that pose a threat to power lines in the community. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Spring cleaning may sound like a chore to most, but for Consumers Energy, it’s a task that reliable electricity is dependent upon. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, representatives from the energy company delivered a presentation on upcoming plans of power line clearing. Those plans will involve tree trimming and potential tree removal on a number of city streets and private properties, where branches have begun to crowd around power line and poles.

‘Very good to excellent’ for Greenville city manager’s evaluation

Posted in: Local Saturday, February 25th, 2017

In receiving his annual evaluation, Greenville City Manager George Bosanic earned high praise from members of the Greenville City Council. During a closed-session meeting Tuesday, the council discussed Bosanic’s performance with him. According to a summary statement prepared by Mayor John Hoppough, Bosanic’s results were consistent and indicate that he continues to perform his duties and responsibilities “at a very good to excellent level.”

Greenville High School students benefit from college adviser

Posted in: Local Friday, February 24th, 2017

High school seniors deal with pressure from a variety of sources, not least of which is having to plan for their lives post-secondary school.

Some students will move directly into the workforce with a skilled trade or into a skilled trade program. Others will go on to college, either at the community level, a state university or a private university.

Company interested in 96-acre Greenville Industrial Park property

Posted in: G.Slider, Local Friday, February 24th, 2017

In the northeast corner of this community’s industrial park, adjacent to the large factories of AGA Marvel and Dicastal Inc., sits a large parcel of farmland with unknown potential.

For nearly two years, 96 acres of city-owned industrially zoned property located north of County Farm Road and east of Fitzner Road has remained tied up in an option agreement between the city and a company listed as Greenville Venture Partners LLC.


Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer’s NFL plans are on hold.

Greenville’s Landon Kemp breaks indoor pole vault record

Posted in: High School Monday, February 27th, 2017

Landon Kemp continues to rewrite the Michigan pole vaulting record books. The Greenville High School senior broke the Michigan Indoor Track Series (MITS) record for pole vaulting, clearing 13 feet, 6 inches at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids Saturday.

Lowell beats Greenville for Ottawa-Kent league title

Posted in: High School Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Lowell and Greenville went into their final game of the regular season tied for the Ottawa-Kent White Conference lead, meaning the winner of Friday night’s game won the conference. The Red Arrows used defense to win the game and conference, beating the Yellow Jackets 43-28 in Greenville.

Greenville’s Keegan Cossou’s free throws seal 61-59 win over Lowell

Posted in: High School Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Greenville boys basketball coach Mark Haist knew why his team beat Lowell Friday night despite being down by 12 points after three quarters. “The kids didn’t give up,” Haist said. Because of not giving up, the Yellow Jackets used a 22-8 fourth quarter beat the Red Arrows 61-59 on Hunt For A Cure night.

  • JUST IN: 3 Greenville residents overdose in middle of Shaffer Avenue near 28th Street

    Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
    Posted in: Greenville, Local, News, News Top Story

    Three Greenville residents were discovered this morning unconscious — overdosed on heroin — in a vehicle stopped in the middle of 28th Street in Grand Rapids.

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  • Greenville to offer substance abuse support group for teens

    Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    The teenage years can be a tumultuous time; further complicated by family members who are struggling with addiction.

    To help students going through these situations, Community Hope Christian Counseling has partnered with counselors at Greenville High School to provide a peer support group at the school.

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  • IN BRIEF: Consumers Energy to perform electric line clearing in Greenville

    Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
    Posted in: Greenville, Local, News

    With a goal to prevent future power outages in this city, a number of trees will be trimmed and removed this year.

    Representatives from Consumers Energy delivered a presentation to the Greenville City Council on Tuesday evening, updating them on plans for electric line clearing.

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  • 21 local wrestlers move to individual state finals at The Palace March 2-4

    Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    A total of 21 local wrestlers are going to The Palace of Auburn Hills to try to win a title. All 21 finished fourth or better at their individual tournaments across the state and will move on to wrestle at The Palace for the final time March 2 to March 4.

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