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Jonah Stek, 9, of Greenville, flies through the air after hitting a jump while sledding at Tower Mountain Park in Greenville during a snow day off of school Monday. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Area digs out after getting buried under up to a foot of snow

The whole of Montcalm County woke up Monday morning covered in a thick blanket of heavy, wet snow. All of the school districts in the county closed down for the day and trucks from the Road Commission for Montcalm County have been hard at work since Sunday morning to clear the county’s roads.

Flat River Historical Society and Museum President Keith Hudson showcases historical images of downtown Greenville, that could potentially be posted downtown after the Greenville Downtown Development Authority approved up to $5,000 to be spent on installing historical, interpretive signs in the city. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville DDA OK’s purchase of historical, interpretive signs

When Keith Hudson travels down Lafayette Street, there are times takes a moment to picture the downtown district as it may have existed more than 165 years ago.

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50+ Fabulous: Local residents’ experience through The Great Depression

Imagine using cardboard to line a pair of shoes because the soles had worn down. Imagine spreading lard across bread sprinkled with brown sugar as an afternoon snack.

Stephen Blann of accounting firm Rehmann Robson reports Monday afternoon on how Montcalm County arrived at its current financial situation and what needs to be done in coming years to balance the budget. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Montcalm County commissioners hear the latest on budget investigation

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners heard the initial findings of three financial, legal and consulting firms Monday regarding the county’s concerning budget situation.

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JUST IN: Jim Lower wins Republican primary for 70th District House

With 39 of 39 precincts reporting, voters have elected Jim Lower of Cedar Lake as the representative of the Republican party to run for the 70th District House in November.

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JUST IN: No injuries after school bus, Amish horse and buggy collide

An accident between a school bus and an Amish buggy resulted in little more than a spooked horse Thursday morning.

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JUST IN: Greenville church vandalized with ‘religiously biased’ graffiti message

Sprayed in orange paint on the east facing of the building, a graffiti marking at Belgreen Seventh Day Adventist Church appears to be directly targeted against the faith practiced at the church.

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3 downtown Greenville businesses closing shop

The business front is about to get sparse in downtown Greenville. Three businesses are currently liquidating stock and preparing to close shop. In the very near future, Springrove Variety, The Cottage Porch Gift Shoppe and Anne’s Pet Shoppe will all close their doors for the final time.

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JUST IN: Driver, passengers receive non-life-threatening and minor injuries in car-motorcycle crash

A car-motorcycle crash that occurred this morning near the intersection of M-66 and Fenwick Road resulted in minor injuries for passengers involved.

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Future uncertain for Greenville Area Senior Center

A Greenville gathering place for senior citizens over the past two decades may not be around much longer. The Greenville Area Senior Center at 715 S. Baldwin St. has experienced a slew of resignations and declining active membership in the past year.