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Members of the Greenville City Council review the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget Tuesday evening, which they unanimously approved. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Looking at the past decade of this city’s fund balance, officials are beginning to express optimism regarding the financial future of the community. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to accept the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget proposed by City Manager George Bosanic.

Montcalm Township Fire Department to start excavation for addition

Posted in: Local Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Starting in July, the Montcalm Township Fire Department will see some changes.

Morton Buildings plans to start working on the fire station’s addition in August, but before they can start, the ground needs to be excavated and asphalt needs to be laid.

Greenville City Council OKs 2017-2018 budget

Posted in: Local, News Top Story Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Looking at the past decade of this city’s fund balance, officials are beginning to express optimism regarding the financial future of the community. During Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to accept the 2017-2018 fiscal year budget proposed by City Manager George Bosanic.

Moolenaar updates farmers about budget cuts, tax reform … and Trump’s tweets

Posted in: E.Slider, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

A wind turbine rotated through the late spring air Monday as the weather fluctuated from sun to rain and back again.

Inside a facility at Humm Farms, farmers put aside their climate observations for a few hours to enjoy visiting with their peers from 14 counties throughout mid-Michigan.

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

Seniors brought Greenville baseball program to the next level

Posted in: High School Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The group of seniors that led the 2017 Greenville Yellow Jackets team leaves not only a stamp of success on this year but one that has elevated the program’s expectations for the future, as well.

5th annual Tri Greenville triathlon continues to benefit community in many ways

Posted in: Local Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

After five successful years, the Tri Greenville triathlon has proven to be more than just a three-event feat for athletes.

New pitch count rule has interesting affect on pitchers’ mindset on the mound

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School, High School Friday, June 16th, 2017

New pitch count rule forces high school pitchers to adjust their approach on the mound against batters.

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  • 3 local women compete for Miss Michigan

    Monday, June 19th, 2017
    Posted in: Local

    Montcalm County is one of 83 counties in Michigan, yet it was well represented Saturday as three women with local connections graced the stage of the Frauenthaul Center of the Performing Arts for the Miss Michigan Scholarship Pageant.

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  • Flo’s named ‘Best Pizza in America’ at international competition

    Saturday, June 17th, 2017
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    When Dan Uccello begins crafting a pizza, he may appear to be a chef following a simple recipe, but in his mind, the process goes well beyond the realm of the kitchen. In cooking up his latest creation Wednesday at Flo’s Pizzeria Ristorante on Plainfield Avenue north of Grand Rapids, Dan used a sense of care and detail one might expect from an artist painting on a canvas.

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  • Seiter Center hosts yard sale to raise funds for school store

    Saturday, June 17th, 2017
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story

    Although summer has yet to officially start, this week has seen high temperatures and sunny days. Staff and students at the Seiter Education Center in Greenville took advantage of the perfect conditions to host a yard sale Thursday and Friday. Their goal: To raise money to buy things for the school store.

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  • Planning Commission reviews hospital parking plans on Marvel Drive

    Friday, June 16th, 2017
    Posted in: G.Slider, Local

    After recent approval of the Marvel Drive relocation, Spectrum Health United Hospital has come forward with tentative plans for the soon-to-be former roadway.

    During the June 8 Greenville Planning Commission meeting, United and Kelsey Hospital Controller Ryan Johnson brought forward a site plan showcasing what the hospital intends to pursue.

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