News
The Eureka Township Board Monday approved wording for two millage renewals to be placed on the May 6 special election ballot. Pictured, from left, are Supervisor Rodney Roy, Clerk Linda Ruwersma, Trustee Jeremy Austin and Trustee Posekany. Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Residents of this township will be asked to vote on renewing two separate millages in August — one of which will support fire services and the other policing. The two requests, the wording of which was approved Monday by the Eureka Township Board, will ask voters to renew a 0.75-mill request (fire services) and a 1-mill request (police). If approved, both millage renewals would begin this year, but would cover different lengths of time.

Montcalm County commissioners challenge conservation district officials

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Last month, Montcalm Conservation District officials requested $15,000 from the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners to help the conservation district’s looming budget deficit.

This month, commissioners agreed to help conservation district officials — and to issue them a challenge.

Greenville school board OKs food workers for possible summer camp employment

Posted in: Local Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Most Greenville Public Schools personnel will have a summer break. Those two or three months of no work often means no paycheck. The Greenville Board of Education on Monday night approved an opportunity for some employees of the food service department to earn some extra wages over the summer and help a local camp feed its campers.

JUST IN: List of flooded roads in Montcalm County

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Here’s a list of Montcalm County roads that are currently partially flooded as of this afternoon.

Sports
Kyle Reamer, right, leads the start of a distance race for the Yellow Jackets during a meet at home last year. Reamer graduated last year.

Greenville High School has a long tradition of solid performances, both individually and as a team, on the track and in the field. The Yellow Jackets are expecting more of the same this season.

Yellow Jacket Challenge to finish on Legacy Field

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Rain, snow and sunshine. Mother Nature has been busy this week in Michigan. With the craziness of the the recent weather, thoughts of running or walking in the seventh annual Yellow Jacket Challenge (YJC) may have taken a back seat. With less than two weeks before this year’s event there is still time to get registered for either the 5K run, one mile walk or young Yellow Jacket fun runs.

Greenville track teams ready to continue season

Posted in: High School, Sports Top News Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Greenville High School has a long tradition of solid performances, both individually and as a team, on the track and in the field. The Yellow Jackets are expecting more of the same this season.

Verlander helps Whitecaps to home opener victory

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The West Michigan Whitecaps were able to put Jan. 3 aside for one night and enjoy some baseball. The Whitecaps beat the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers 3-2 Tuesday night in the home opener at Fifth Third Ballpark in front of 7,182 fans.

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  • JUST IN: Dryer fire quickly extinguished in Greenville

    Monday, April 14th, 2014
    Posted in: Greenville, Local, News, News Top Story, Photos

    A fire that began in a clothes dryer was quickly extinguished this afternoon, preventing any damage to the home. Resident Jack Perry was home doing laundry when he smelled something burning and called 911 at approximately 4:45 p.m. Officers and firefighters with the Greenville Department of Public Safety then responded to the residence at 813 E. Summit St.

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  • With help from a $4,768 grant, Greenville recreation department adds gymnastics equipment

    Saturday, April 12th, 2014
    Posted in: Greenville

    Over the past three years, the Greenville Recreational Department’s gymnastics program has grown dramatically.
    It has enrolled so many students (around 400 per year), it added a toddler tumbler program, added a kindergarten class and now offers classes year round. The program serves children from 18 months old up through middle school.

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  • AT&T installing new fiber optic in Greenville

    Saturday, April 12th, 2014
    Posted in: Greenville

    It’s hard not to notice the streak of small orange flags lined along M-57, west of Greenville, flapping in the wind.

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  • JUST IN: 3 injured in 2-vehicle crash near Greenville

    Friday, April 11th, 2014
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local

    Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash this afternoon near Greenville.

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