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Stafford Media President Rob Stafford and Vice President of Sales John Moy talk to students from the newspaper club at Greenville Middle School on Wednesday. The club formed last fall and have been working ever since to design, fill and print their own student-run newspaper. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

A culmination of months of hard work came hot off the presses Wednesday. A group of students dedicated to writing and reading embarked on a journey to start up a student-run newspaper at Greenville Middle School about six months ago.

Greenville school bond vote recount yields same results in Eureka Township

Posted in: G.Slider, Local Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

A recount of votes centered around alleged fraudulent activity regarding a school bond vote revealed no change Tuesday.

The Montcalm County Board of Canvassers oversaw a recount of votes of Eureka Township — one of seven precincts that voted — from the May 2 Greenville Public Schools bond vote. After 90 minutes of hand-counting, the results proved to be exactly the same — 415 “no” votes to 399 “yes” votes out of 820 votes casts in that township, with six votes listed as “non-countable.”

Sanctuary cities issue on deck for Rep. Lower

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

One of the more hot-button issues in Lansing this year has become the status of “sanctuary cities” in Michigan, and Rep. Jim Lower, R-Cedar Lake, finds himself at the center of the issue.

Montcalm Care Network recognizes community members at luncheon

Posted in: Local Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Montcalm Care Network is working to create meaningful work to achieve meaningful lives from the whole community. On Friday, they honored community members who are partnering with them to achieve that mission during the Fourth Annual Community Luncheon.

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

Greenville’s Syrjala sets school’s triples record

Posted in: Greenville, High School, Sports Saturday, May 20th, 2017

GREENVILLE — Greenville’s baseball team saw a record fall and got a big win Friday. The Yellow Jackets put the mercy rule on Morley Stanwood with a 16-1 four-inning win on the same day Jacket Calvin Syrjala set a school record. Syrjala knocked out his seventh triple of the season, setting a new school record [...]

Legacy Field loses gig as host of 8-player football final

Posted in: Greenville, High School, Sports Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

GREENVILLE – Greenville High School’s Legacy Field will no longer be the host of the high school eight-player football finals. The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) voted at Representative Council meetings Sunday and Monday to move the eight-player finals from Legacy Field to the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette for [...]

Greenville football working on Sept. 1 military game, prepping for May 13 golf outing

Posted in: High School Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Football season seems like a long way off, but leaders of the Greenville football program are busy prepping for the fall season.

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  • Local business organization awards 3 college scholarships

    Friday, May 19th, 2017
    Posted in: Local, News Top Story

    Three local students are each $500 richer after receiving a scholarship Wednesday afternoon. The Montcalm Area Human Resource Association (MAHRA) awarded the scholarships during a luncheon Wednesday prior the association’s meeting. This is the first year the MAHRA has awarded the scholarships.

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  • Why Milacron chose Greenville

    Friday, May 19th, 2017
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    Three weeks ago, Greenville industry received a much-needed shot in the arm when a plastic injection molding supplier announced a major investment. DME Co. (formerly Detroit Mold Engineering) and its parent company, Milacron LLC, which is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is investing $5 million — and up to 70 new jobs — at its Greenville facility at 1117 E. Fairplains St. DME previously purchased Master Unit Die Products Inc. (MUD), including Greenville’s Fairplains Street facility, in 1998.

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  • Greenville continues process of relocating Marvel Drive

    Thursday, May 18th, 2017
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    The potential relocation of a city street took another step forward Tuesday evening as the city aims to improve parking and traffic flow at Spectrum Health United Hospital. The City Council unanimously approved to introduce an ordinance to vacate a portion of Marvel Drive, from Oak Street to Judd Street.

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  • Greenville High School student actors to compete at MSU this weekend

    Thursday, May 18th, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    Wednesday Addams and Gomez Addams will take the stage once again at a theater competition this weekend. Lexi Hebert and Jeremy Stowitts, both 18, the Greenville High School actors who played Wednesday and Gomez in the school’s fall production of the musical The Addams Family, will compete at the Sutton Foster Ovation Awards at Michigan State University’s (MSU) Wharton Center.

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