News
Business Development Manager Eric Icard, who comes from North Dakota with 13 years of experience and a master’s degree in economic development, has been designated the city of Greenville’s economic development manager by The Right Place. The city of Greenville reached an agreement with The Right Place for economic development in June. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

It was nearly a year after first discussing Montcalm County’s options for improving local economic development efforts before the city of Greenville opted to branch out on its own and sign an agreement with The Right Place. Less than three months later, the West Michigan economic development corporation delivered.

The Right Place officials discuss Greenville’s economic prospects

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, News Top Story Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

It was nearly a year after first discussing Montcalm County’s options for improving local economic development efforts before the city of Greenville opted to branch out on its own and sign an agreement with The Right Place. Less than three months later, the West Michigan economic development corporation delivered.

Just A Dream Huntz helps out new hunters

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Friday, September 26th, 2014

With the echo of the shot still ringing through the trees and the rifle still firmly against his shoulder, 14-year-old Raymond Wyman couldn’t believe he’d missed.

It was his first chance to bag a buck, an 8-point he’d spotted from a blind early in the morning Saturday. Raymond, a Grattan resident, was out hunting with instructors of the Just A Dream Huntz program, put on for first-time and beginning hunters.

But even after the buck trotted of unfazed, it luckily wouldn’t be the last chance he had at his first deer.

57 Brew Pub creates Centurion Ale for Montcalm Community College’s 50th

Posted in: G.Slider, Local, Photos Friday, September 26th, 2014

In celebration of Montcalm Community College’s 50th anniversary, 57 Brew Pub and Bistro in Greenville launched Centurion Ale on Sept. 1.

The farmhouse ale features corn and barley with light fruity undertones and a crisp finish. It is named for the college’s mascot, the Centurion.

Sports
Greenville’s Dair Smith heads the ball over Wyoming’s Ezequiel Sanchez Lagunas during Tuesday’s O-K Bronze soccer match at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

The Greenville Yellow Jackets were in attack mode. Unfortunately, Wyoming Wolves goalkeeper Jesse Flores was in defense mode. Flores, a senior, made save after save on Tuesday night as the Wolves held off a late Greenville surge for a 2-1 victory in an O-K Bronze soccer match.

Greenville football explodes in second quarter over Wyoming

Posted in: High School Saturday, September 27th, 2014

The Greenville Yellow Jackets are starting to make scoring touchdowns easy. The Yellow Jackets racked up more than 600 total yards, reached the 60-point mark for the second time and scored on six consecutive possessions during one stretch in a dominating 63-28 O-K Bronze opening win at Wyoming on Friday night.

ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Sept. 24, 2014

Posted in: High School, High School, High School Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Lakeview 3, Hesperia 1: The Wildcats got their first CSAA-Silver win Wednesday night, beating the Panthers 17-25, 25-9, 25-20, 25-23. Sadie Massie had 18 kills and four aces, Tereza Kralikova had three blocks and four aces, Genevieve Moore had 30 assists and Vaughn Martens had 17 digs…

Wyoming soccer edges Greenville 2-1

Posted in: High School, Sports Top News Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

The Greenville Yellow Jackets were in attack mode. Unfortunately, Wyoming Wolves goalkeeper Jesse Flores was in defense mode. Flores, a senior, made save after save on Tuesday night as the Wolves held off a late Greenville surge for a 2-1 victory in an O-K Bronze soccer match.

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  • Montcalm Challenge Food Drive to host Saturday morning fundraiser

    Thursday, September 25th, 2014
    Posted in: Local

    Whether you’re a fitness buff or the sort likely to plow through a morning plate of pancakes (or both), you’ll have the opportunity to do some good for area food pantries beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday at the Greenville Optimist Camp. That’s when the Montcalm Challenge Food Drive will host a fundraiser to benefit 18 pantries county-wide.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Sept. 24, 2014

    Thursday, September 25th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School

    Lakeview 3, Hesperia 1: The Wildcats got their first CSAA-Silver win Wednesday night, beating the Panthers 17-25, 25-9, 25-20, 25-23. Sadie Massie had 18 kills and four aces, Tereza Kralikova had three blocks and four aces, Genevieve Moore had 30 assists and Vaughn Martens had 17 digs…

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  • Wyoming soccer edges Greenville 2-1

    Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
    Posted in: High School, Sports Top News

    The Greenville Yellow Jackets were in attack mode. Unfortunately, Wyoming Wolves goalkeeper Jesse Flores was in defense mode. Flores, a senior, made save after save on Tuesday night as the Wolves held off a late Greenville surge for a 2-1 victory in an O-K Bronze soccer match.

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  • Greenville Garden Club marks 85 years of community beautification

    Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
    Posted in: Local

    When a seed is planted deep into the soil, it roots itself in before growing a stem and eventually blossoming into a living plant. Much like a sprouting plant, the Greenville Garden Club started as just a small pod.

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