The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education interviewed Ronald Wilson and Daniel Remenap on Wednesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville Board of Education begins interviews for superintendent

On Wednesday, as the eye of the sun sank below the horizon, a battle commenced deep in the heart of the Greenville Public Schools Central Services Building. The Battle of the Five.

The Chosen Women, a subsidiary of The Chosen Ones motorcycle club, sort out school supplies to fill the 240 backpacks the club will distribute on Sunday at Baldwin Heights Elementary School. — Courtesy photo

The Chosen Ones biker club give away backpacks

They are The Chosen Ones, a biker club of burly, bearded bears of men who roar around the streets on high-powered Harleys looking for any kind of trouble they can find. If trouble is defined as giving away school supplies to local children who need a helping hand.

Dicastal North America is ramping up to start getting into production. The company requested an amendment to a Community Development Block Grant grant, which the Greenville City Council approved on Tuesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville OKs Dicastal grant amendment request

Dicastal North America is gearing up for production, but before they really take off they need some cash. About $5 million, to be exact.

During a special meeting on Monday, the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education, along with Michigan Leadership Institute (MLI) West Central Michigan Regional President Scott Crosby, decided on five applicants to call for interviews for the superintendent position at the school. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Candidates announced for Greenville superintendent interviews

Right now there is calm, but come next week a showdown will begin right in the heart of Greenville’s educational system. During a special meeting of the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education on Monday, a handful of educational Goliaths were chosen to fight for the title of “Super.” The board deliberated in closed session for more than two hours to choose the five most qualified candidates to step into the vacant superintendent position in the school district.

The new board of directors at the Greenville Senior Center is ready to rock, and not on the front porch. New programs and a determination to make the center relevant to modern seniors are informing recent changes there. Pictured are, from left, Marta Lores, treasurer; Pat Lovell, vice president; Margaret Durga, secretary; Jack Stein, trustee; Diana Farran, director; and Louis Durga, president. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Not your grandma’s senior center: Greenville group stays active

As Bob Dylan, even at his current age of 74, might put it, “The times they are a’changing.” Nowhere is that more evident in recent months than the Greenville Area Senior Center.

Greenville Planning Commissioner Dale Reyburn and Chairman David Ralph review site plan for a special land use permit for Murphy Oil USA Inc. during Thursday's meeting.  — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Gas station coming to M-57 near Wal-Mart

The Greenville Planning Commission is discussing gas stations … again. During Thursday’s meeting, commissioners held a work session concerning a site plan for a special land use permit for Murphy Oil USA Inc., which plans on constructing a gas station on the south side of Wal-Mart facing M-57. The gas station will be accessible from the Wal-Mart service drive.

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Football season gets underway with Belding-Greenville rivalry clash

“Hit the line hard.”

U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt gave this advice a century ago, speaking of how life should be lived, as well as how football should be played.

Greenville’s Cleveland-Wolverton VFW Post 3794 Color Guard marches proudly through downtown Greenville during the 51st Danish Festival’s Grand Dansk Parade Saturday. — Daily News/ Brad Klosner

Bryan Armock carries the colors to honor his grandfather (Photo Gallery)

For most, the Great Dansk Parade is merely an enjoyable and entertaining event at the Danish Festival. But not for Bryan Armock. For Armock, the Great Dansk Parade means legacy.

Following a dangerous building hearing on Wednesday at Oakfield Township Hall, Bob Cusack was ordered to demolish his mobile home due to a number of problems. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Oakfield Township orders buildings demolished, owner objects

GREENVILLE — Bob Cusack does not believe he is getting a fair shake from authorities in a township where he owns property. Following a dangerous building hearing Wednesday at Oakfield Township Hall, Cusack was ordered to “remove or demolish” his mobile home located at 10460 Perch Lane. He is under the impression he is being [...]

Danish Festival Queen Brianna Van Houten shows Princess Courtney Havens and Prince Zack Cameron how to wave to the crowd during the festival’s opening ceremony Thursday evening at Heritage Park in Greenville. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

51st annual Danish Festival gets underway in Greenville

Thursday’s gray and gloomy clouds were no match for the cheery red costumes of the Danish Festival committee members and the queen herself, Brianna Van Houten. The 51st annual Danish Festival got underway according to tradition with a flag-raising ceremony at Heritage Park next to City Hall.