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Craft brewing is a booming industry throughout Michigan and the nation. With the opening of the brewery in Greenville, that industry is alive and well within the boundaries of the city. Another local business is benefitting from the industry as well.

Greenville brewhouse production company boasts growth

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Monday, July 25th, 2016

Craft brewing is a booming industry throughout Michigan and the nation. With the opening of the brewery in Greenville, that industry is alive and well within the boundaries of the city. Another local business is benefitting from the industry as well.

JUST IN: Greenville man injured in ATV accident

Posted in: Greenville, News Monday, July 25th, 2016

A 23-year-old man was transported to the hospital with severe internal injuries after overturning an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) near Gowen on Sunday morning.

Danish Festival mural artist studies theme’s story to capture the essence of it

Posted in: Local Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

To paint the last five consecutive Danish Festival murals, Luverne Dickinson Adamson has started out the same way.

She starts by reading the story the Danish Festival theme is based on. This year, it is

“The Flea and the Professor,” by Hans Christian Andersen.

Then, she reads the story again. And again. And again. Eventually, she really gets to know the story and can understand it in a way that helps her capture the essence of it to put down in paint, which she can then confidently display in town.

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Liam Dailey, 9, left, is about to be taken down by Lucas Rowley, 9, during the “Schmidt Intense Camp” Monday night.

GREENVILLE — Mike Schmidt has been wrestling for many years. Now he’s sharing some of the wrestling knowledge he’s gained over time. Schmidt, a 2013 graduate of Greenville, is holding the “ Schmidt Intense Camp” wrestling camp in the wrestling loft at Allinder Gym at Greenville High School. The camp ends today. Schmidt, who was [...]

Greenville state placer holds first wrestling camp

Posted in: Greenville, High School, Sports, Sports Top News Thursday, July 21st, 2016

GREENVILLE — Mike Schmidt has been wrestling for many years. Now he’s sharing some of the wrestling knowledge he’s gained over time. Schmidt, a 2013 graduate of Greenville, is holding the “ Schmidt Intense Camp” wrestling camp in the wrestling loft at Allinder Gym at Greenville High School. The camp ends today. Schmidt, who was [...]

SPORTS GALORE: One last column, one last thank you

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, June 24th, 2016

I’ve been thinking for a few weeks on what and how to write my final column as sports editor of The Daily News. As I write this column, I’m still not exactly sure what to say, so I’m just going to type what comes to mind. After 15 1/2 years, today is my final day working for Stafford Publishing.

Greenville’s Kemp wins D1 pole vault state title

Posted in: High School, Sports Top News Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Greenville junior Landon Kemp is always calm and focused. Competing in three events at the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Division 1 state track championships, Kemp needed her calm and focused demeanor over eight hours of competition at Hudsonville on Saturday. For the second consecutive season, Kemp earned All-State honors in three events including a state championship in the pole vault, state runner-up in the long jump and fifth place in the 100-meter hurdles.

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  • Greenville state placer holds first wrestling camp

    Thursday, July 21st, 2016
    Posted in: Greenville, High School, Sports, Sports Top News

    GREENVILLE — Mike Schmidt has been wrestling for many years. Now he’s sharing some of the wrestling knowledge he’s gained over time. Schmidt, a 2013 graduate of Greenville, is holding the “ Schmidt Intense Camp” wrestling camp in the wrestling loft at Allinder Gym at Greenville High School. The camp ends today. Schmidt, who was [...]

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  • Downtown building renovations in Greenville could begin in August

    Thursday, July 21st, 2016
    Posted in: Local

    If proposed architectural renderings are any indication of what is to come in the near future, storefronts along Lafayette Street are in for a big change.

    During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to approve a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) facade grant application with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC).

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  • S.H.E.: Newlyweds donate wedding money to Area 6 Special Olympics

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
    Posted in: Lifestyle

    Jim and Kathy Bellmer exchanged vows on July 9. With the long, balmy nights of summer, celebrating nuptials may not be that extraordinary, but how the Bellmers chose to do so just might be.

    This was not the couple’s first wedding, and because they were older and established, they opted to gift the money they received at their reception to Area 6 Special Olympics, which supports the Montcalm and Ionia county areas.

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  • S.H.E.: Suggestions for the eccentric reader

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
    Posted in: Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Lifestyle

    When people ask me what I am currently reading, I often struggle to answer. Do I give them the solid answer of the latest non-fiction historical book? Or should I mention something a little less safe, more trashy and much more fun?

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