News
The snowfall created some slippery conditions on M-91 on Tuesday afternoon. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Winter is no longer coming. It is here. The snow has been falling almost nonstop since Friday evening and it’s not going to stop until the end of the week, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service.

Yard sales, pools ordinances discussed at Eureka Planning Commission meeting

Posted in: Local Thursday, November 20th, 2014

If picking through the fine print on township ordinances sounds like a night on the town, then the regular meeting of the Eureka Charter Township Planning Commission was the place to be. On Wednesday night, planning commissioners discussed two township ordinances.

6 murder suspects bound over for trial

Posted in: Local Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Six men with multiple charges related to the murder of a Spencer Township man were bound over for trial Tuesday in a Kent County court.

Early winter weather whacks West Michigan

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Winter is no longer coming. It is here. The snow has been falling almost nonstop since Friday evening and it’s not going to stop until the end of the week, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service.

Sports
A look at Greenville’s Legacy Field looking south during a football game. - Cory Smith

Legacy Field at Greenville High School has been talked about plenty the past couple of weeks across the state and for good reason. This week, Legacy Field will play host to two high profile football playoff games showcasing what everyone has been talking about. First, the three-year-old stadium, placed second in the MLive “Grandest” high school football stadium contest. Voting took place online the past month with Legacy Field finishing second to Engel Stadium at Bay City Central.

Greenville coach Parris liked first year of cross country

Posted in: High School Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Greenville girls cross country coach Nikki Parris entered her first year of coaching the girl Yellow Jackets with 10 girls. “For being my first year coaching cross country I thought it went very well,” Parris said. “The girls worked very hard. The girls had many PRs (personal records). We had a lot of first-time cross country runners. Our goal was just to get better each week.”

Greenville/Belding hoops to play at Palace

Posted in: High School Thursday, November 20th, 2014

It’s always a big deal when the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Belding Redskins face each other in sports. It doesn’t even matter the sport. Well this January, the two schools will meet again on the hard court, as they do every season, this time both the boys and girls games will take place at The Palace of Auburn Hills.

Legacy Field being showcased

Posted in: High School, Sports Top News Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Legacy Field at Greenville High School has been talked about plenty the past couple of weeks across the state and for good reason. This week, Legacy Field will play host to two high profile football playoff games showcasing what everyone has been talking about. First, the three-year-old stadium, placed second in the MLive “Grandest” high school football stadium contest. Voting took place online the past month with Legacy Field finishing second to Engel Stadium at Bay City Central.

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  • Greenville area reporter back for a second stint

    Monday, November 17th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    The newest face on The Daily News editorial staff is a familiar one. Brad Klosner was a reporter on the Greenville area beat back in 2010. But after about six months on the job here, his wife Becca’s company transferred the Klosners overseas. They returned to West Michigan earlier this year, decided to buy a home in the Greenville area and, last week, he returned to his old job.

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  • Those with diabetes warn those without to make lifestyle changes now

    Saturday, November 15th, 2014
    Posted in: Local

    “Congratulations, you have diabetes.”

    For Jodie Faber, those were the unfortunate words she heard from her doctor during a routine check-up.

    As bad and shocking as the news was to hear, Faber knew that it was inevitably that type of shock treatment she needed to face to force herself to change her lifestyle.

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  • State remonumentation project sees funding setbacks

    Friday, November 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Pan Handle, Stanton

    A statewide surveying project two decades in the work has hit a funding roadblock … and state and local officials are confused as to why.

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  • Deer hunters anxiously awaiting opening day of firearm deer season

    Friday, November 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Belding, Carson City, Edmore, Greenville, Lakeview, Outdoors, Pan Handle, Stanton

    Thursday, as the cold, creeping northern winds blew flurries of snow across frozen ground, most people looked out their windows with a shudder in anticipation of another Michigan winter.
    Most people, but not deer hunters.

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