“Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race.” These words, written sometime around the turn of the last century by author H.G. Wells, ring as true today as on the day they were first set to paper. There is a certain liberation of spirit that comes with riding a bicycle; an exhilarating escape from the limitations and demands of the internal combustion engine.
Greenville Public Schools was one of 12 schools in the nations to be selected for the 2013 Innovative Learning Schools program through Verizon.
A Greenville High School student is still working to push the city of Greenville and Eureka Township to consider a non-discrimination ordinance after letters were written against his request.
If someone sends you sage, it’s polite to comment that you hope they, too, will live a long life. A gift of a coreopsis should make you smile. And if someone presents you with a rose, well, pucker up: someone loves you. If you’re fortunate enough to receive a “Tussie Mussie,” you’d better get out your flora-to-English dictionary, because there’s a message buried there between all those stems and petals.
Family and friends gathered over the weekend to honor a fallen Marine through a community service program that will leave a mark on the Greenville area. On Sunday, family and friends of Lance Cpl. Matthias “Matt” Hanson participated in an Adopt-A-Highway program in Greenville to try to make a difference in Hanson’s name.
As the Tivoli Garden Beer Tent will not be held during this year’s 49th annual Danish Festival, downtown businesses and the city prepare for where festival goers might spend their time. Danish Festival Executive Director Pamela Jorae stated it was declining numbers that caused the event to be canceled.
Many local drivers will be testing out a new type of asphalt that could be used throughout the rest of the state in future road projects.
A driver was taken by AeroMed to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids after crashing with a dump truck.
Dorothy “Dotti” Rackliffe was a clown. She also was an artist, mother, golfer, world traveler, skier, a woman of deeply held convictions. But these descriptions only skim the surface of a life that was fathoms deep, a life that touched all who encountered it.
The Eureka Township Board overturned a citation issued by its zoning administrator regarding an illegal inactive mine after residents approached the board, stating they would lose everything in order to meet the requirements.