News
With all of the trees located within the downtown streetscape flowerbeds reduced to stumps on N. Layafette Street in Greenville, ideas are now coming forth on how to replace them. — Daily News/Cory Smith

In order to prevent damage to Greenville’s downtown streetscape, a number of trees were recently removed along N. Lafayette Street. With all of the trees previously located within flower bed planter boxes now reduced to stumps, ideas are coming forth to replace them.

Greenville DDA seek ideas for planters

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Thursday, February 11th, 2016

In order to prevent damage to Greenville’s downtown streetscape, a number of trees were recently removed along N. Lafayette Street. With all of the trees previously located within flower bed planter boxes now reduced to stumps, ideas are coming forth to replace them.

Greenville schools to apply for early start

Posted in: Local Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education discussed a plan to apply for an early start waiver with the state for the 2016-2017 school year at Monday night’s meeting

IN BRIEF: Greenville DDA brainstorming ideas for tree replacements

Posted in: Greenville, Local, News Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

With all of the trees located within the downtown streetscape flowerbeds reduced to stumps, ideas are coming forth to replace them.

Sports
Greenville’s Tayler Schofield, front, looks to reverse Cedar Springs’ Gabe Gardner during a 160-pound match Wednesday night. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Greenville’s wrestling team almost had its streak of district titles ended Wednesday night. Almost being the key word. The streak remained alive when the Yellow Jackets won the Cedar Springs district final over the host Red Hawks 35-34, giving Greenville its 11th district title in as many years.

Greenville’s Tyler Kuiper sets sights on state finals

Posted in: High School Friday, February 12th, 2016

Now that the Greenville has secured an 11th consecutive district championship, the Yellow Jackets wrestlers turn their attention to the individual aspect of the tournament. On Saturday, Greenville will compete in the Division 2 individual district tournament with 14 other teams at Lowell. Greenville senior Tyler Kuiper will be looking to get to regionals for the first time with an eye toward reaching the individual state finals at The Palace of Auburn Hills in March.

Greenville wins 11th consecutive district title

Posted in: High School, Sports Top News Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Greenville’s wrestling team almost had its streak of district titles ended Wednesday night. Almost being the key word. The streak remained alive when the Yellow Jackets won the Cedar Springs district final over the host Red Hawks 35-34, giving Greenville its 11th district title in as many years.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Feb. 9

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Greenville 40, Hastings 34: The Yellow Jackets took a 19-19 tie after three quarters and turned it into their second straight win, beating the Saxons Tuesday night. Sophomore Brock Kohler led with 11 points and senior Alec O’Connor followed with eight…

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  • Greenville, CC-Crystal win wrestling titles

    Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School

    The Greenville Yellow Jackets went into the O-K Bronze postseason tournament in second place. After Friday’s individual tournament, the Yellow Jackets earned the outright O-K Bronze championship for the fourth consecutive season at Northview.

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  • IN BRIEF: Greenville Board of Education notes retirements

    Monday, February 8th, 2016
    Posted in: Greenville, Local, News

    At Monday night’s meeting, members of the Greenville Board of Education discussed the intended retirement of several staff members of the Greenville Public School district at the end of this school year.

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  • Rylie Whitten’s family aims to bring awareness to toxic shock syndrome

    Monday, February 8th, 2016
    Posted in: Local

    As Greenville High School sophomore Rylie Whitten, 15, continues to recover from the effects of toxic shock syndrome (TSS), her family is now hoping others can learn from her situation.

    Whitten spent several weeks at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids after she contracted the infection, which nearly killed her as she landed on life support.

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  • Rylie Whitten recovering at home after toxic shock syndrome

    Monday, February 8th, 2016
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local

    Rylie Whitten walked through a set of doors Thursday evening that she has passed through countless times before, and yet, this particular instance felt strange, and somehow, unfamiliar. It had been since December that the Greenville High School sophomore, 15, had last entered the school, since she had previously walked through the corridors of purple and gold, surrounded by her friends, classmates and teachers.

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