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Greenville-owned free parking lots have become a point of contention in winter months, as downtown residents with designated areas have observed their designated overnight parking spots being taken as more evening activity occurs in the city’s downtown district. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville to address overnight parking problems

To ticket or not to ticket? In regards to overnight parking in city parking lots, that has become the question.

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UPDATE: Victim identified after Tuesday’s fatal crash

The man killed in Tuesday’s two-vehicle head-on crash has been identified as Lee Michael Pattison, 40, of Greenville.

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Greenville schools focusing on strategy

Strategic planning was the talk of Monday evening at the Greenville Public School Board of Education meeting.

Superintendent Linda Van Houten talked to the board about the strategic plan for the school district.

Joe Verlin of Gabridge & Co., a Grand Rapids-based auditing firm, updated Montcalm County commissioners on Monday about the county’s ongoing audit and financial progress. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Montcalm County commissioners hear update from new auditor

The Montcalm County Finance & Personnel Committee heard some hopeful news Monday from the county’s new auditor.

Joe Verlin of Gabridge & Co., a Grand Rapids-based auditing firm, updated commissioners on the ongoing county audit.

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UPDATE: Man killed in head-on crash on Sidney Road

A two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning resulted in the death of one of the drivers.

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IN BRIEF: Greenville DDA members discuss downtown parking improvements

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Greenville Downtown Development Authority, members took time to discuss an issue that has reared its head recently in the winter months.

During the giving portion of Saturday’s Spectrum Health Charity Ball, signs were held high across the room as attendees wrote checks and pledged donations. Donations will go toward renovating United Hospital’s Cancer Center. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Spectrum Health Charity Ball honors Greenville’s Fran Schuleit

Spectrum Health Foundation members and community members put on their best gowns and suits to celebrate and give back to the community during the 15th annual Spectrum Health Charity Ball.

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Greenville Department of Public Safety director resigns

The embattled director of the Greenville Department of Public Safety has resigned. Mark Reiss was hired as Greenville’s public safety director in 2013. He resigned Monday.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Turk Lake Polar Plunge 2017

More than $49,000 raised for Special Olympics Michigan during 9th annual Turk Lake Polar Plunge on Saturday.

Joe Verlin of Gabridge & Co., a Grand Rapids-based auditing firm, updates Montcalm County commissioners on the ongoing county audit progress. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

IN BRIEF: Montcalm County hears report from new auditor

The Montcalm County Finance & Personnel Committee heard some hopeful news today from the county’s new auditor.

Joe Verlin of Gabridge & Co., a Grand Rapids-based auditing firm, updated commissioners on the ongoing county audit.