News
S. Lafayette Street (M-91) in front of Culligan Water Systems in Greenville will be closed again Thursday as workers continue efforts to fix a leak from the city's sewer line into the storm water system, which leads to the Flat River. — Daily News/Cory Smith

A sewer line leak into the city’s stormwater system, resulting in a chemical substance entering the Flat River, has resulted in a temporary closing of S. Lafayette Street (M-91). Workers with the Greenville Public Services Department (PSD) began work at 7:30 a.m. today to investigate a sewer line that is leaking Potassium Permanganate, an inorganic chemical compound used to treat waste water, from Culligan Water Systems.

JUST IN: Headstones overturned at Eureka Township Cemetery

Posted in: Greenville, Local, News Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Several headstones at Eureka Township Cemetery were recently overturned and moved out of place, and local law enforcement continues to seek answers.

M-91 closed in Greenville for repairs to sewer line leaking into Flat River

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

A sewer line leak into the city’s stormwater system, resulting in a chemical substance entering the Flat River, has resulted in a temporary closing of S. Lafayette Street (M-91). Workers with the Greenville Public Services Department (PSD) began work at 7:30 a.m. today to investigate a sewer line that is leaking Potassium Permanganate, an inorganic chemical compound used to treat waste water, from Culligan Water Systems.

Greenville students showcase their creations at eighth annual art show

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Pieces of art and eager families packed the lobby of Greenville High School on Monday afternoon. The eighth annual K-12 art show continues to grow every year, according to high school art teacher Sonja Peterson.

Sports
Greenville’s Justin Zimmer will begin rookie minicamp with the Buffalo Bills on Friday. Zimmer was signed by the Bills following the completion of the NFL draft on Saturday. - File photo collage by Cory Smith

The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.

Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer signs with Buffalo Bills

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Sports Top News Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.

Krogman’s hat trick leads Greenville over Lakeview

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Greenville’s soccer team pulled out a close game against Lakeview Friday. The Yellow Jackets got three goals and an assist from Kylee Krogman. But her last goal was the game-winner, as Greenville beat the Wildcats 4-3. Greenville coach Jeremy Neve said the win was huge.

Greenville golfers win own invitational

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, Sports Top News Friday, April 29th, 2016

Greenville’s golf team hosted an invitational amid cold, windy rainy conditions. The Yellow Jackets, along with the Lakeview Wildcats, Central Montcalm Green Hornets and Ithaca Yellowjackets made it through Thursday’s blustery conditions to play at The Links of Bowen Lake. The host Yellow Jackets made it through better, earning a team score of 290 to win the meet.

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  • Greenville Planning Commission goes without quorum … again

    Saturday, April 30th, 2016
    Posted in: Greenville

    In the middle of discussion focused on amending a commercial zoning district downtown, the Greenville Planning Commission suddenly lacked a quorum Thursday evening.

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  • Greenville’s historic furniture building may house second-story apartments

    Saturday, April 30th, 2016
    Posted in: Greenville, Local

    Renovations being done on the historic former Greenville Furniture building are coming to a temporary halt.

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  • Greenville Secretary of State office remodeled

    Saturday, April 30th, 2016
    Posted in: Greenville, Local

    Montcalm County’s Secretary of State office will be undergoing interior remodeling next week, providing improvements to customers and staff members.

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  • Greenville golfers win own invitational

    Friday, April 29th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, Sports Top News

    Greenville’s golf team hosted an invitational amid cold, windy rainy conditions. The Yellow Jackets, along with the Lakeview Wildcats, Central Montcalm Green Hornets and Ithaca Yellowjackets made it through Thursday’s blustery conditions to play at The Links of Bowen Lake. The host Yellow Jackets made it through better, earning a team score of 290 to win the meet.

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