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Fenwick house fire being investigated as ‘suspicious’

A Friday morning blaze was the fifth house fire for the DeGram family and is now under investigation by the state fire marshal. The Sheridan Community Fire Department was dispatched at 8:47 a.m. to 1680 W. Boyer Road in Fenwick. The house was a total loss.

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Greenville’s ‘The Other Place’ robbed Thursday evening

When cook Cathy Patterson arrived for her morning shift at The Other Place bar and restaurant around 8:40 a.m. Friday, as she normally does as the first employee to arrive, she didn’t anticipate walking in through an opened and unlocked door. Patterson walked into the restaurant at 609 N. Lafayette St. only to find that the establishment had been broken into, with contents from the cash drawer and safe missing.

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101 people attend event at Baldwin Heights with hope to save future lives

Running through the hallways, her laughter echoing off the walls as she and other children played joyfully with their imaginations running wild, nine-year-old Bree Town’s smile reached from ear to ear Saturday as she played with friends the way every young child her age so deserves. But not long ago, Bree’s innocent freedom of playing in the hallways had been stripped from her as she was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) last year.

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Snow storm hits Montcalm County, drops 10.5 inches of snow

Road crews in Montcalm County have been working diligently last night and again early this morning, plowing and salting roads in attempt to open them up after heavy snow landed overnight throughout the area.

The 57 Brew Pub and Bistro offers as many as eight to nine beers on tap for customers who visit the Greenville restaurant. — Daily News/Cory Smith

57 Brew Pub & Bistro’s beer and food resonating with customers

In the few short months it has opened its unique business in Greenville, the staff of the 57 Brew Pub & Bistro are making sure they stay true to what customers are looking for in its beer, food and service. The restaurant, located at 1310 West Washington St. (M-57) officially opened its doors on Nov. 1, 2012, to offer a variety of foods, signature beers, club membership and a fun and classy environment. Robert Olsen and Dorothy Brydges-Olsen are the owners of the 57 Brew Pub & Bistro, which sits where J.R.’s Roller Castle was once situated.

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Longtime Greenville Band Director Keeps Music Close to Heart

GREENVILLE — One morning, while camping in the wilderness with a group of scouts, a young boy was woken up by his father and given an odd request. The boy’s father handed him a $15 bugle horn with one mission — “Play that song they play on TV to get people to wake up,” the [...]

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PHOTO GALLERY: Ice fishing on Baldwin Lake

Although the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has yet to declare the midwestern region of Michigan safe for ice fishing, it is recommended that those who do choose to venture in the sport do so on shallow areas of lakes. It is recommended that natural ice should be at least 4 inches thick before walking on it.

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Greenville couple decorate more than 30 Christmas trees in their home

From outdoors, the residence on Hathaway Drive seems like any other during the holiday season. With a few lights and some Christmas decorations, it fits in well within the neighborhood of the Baldwin Woods subdivision. But take a step inside the home of Jim and Mari Wise and you’ll find yourself immersed in a world filled with more than 30 Christmas trees, all specific in nature with thousands of lights and decorations to behold.

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Greenville native keeps hometown close, pursuing dreams in Nashville

Because of the support he received from his friends and family in and around his hometown of Greenville, a country artist returned home to premier his new country video. Scottie Michael Hall, 29, left Greenville during his sophomore year of high school and finished his schooling through the Army National Guard. Hall originally moved to Nashville to become a songwriter with no intentions of being a solo artist.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Grand Rapids Symphony Holiday Pops concert

The Grand Rapids Symphony performed in front of a capacity crowd Wednesday evening during the Holiday Pops concert at the Greenville Performing Arts Center at Greenville High School.