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Sunday evening black bear visit creates stir in Greenville (VIDEO)

A black bear that entered the city limits of Greenville Sunday night has safely traveled back outside the city and into a wooded area away from local residents. Around 7:30 p.m. a black bear was spotted in the front yard of a home on Sixth Street near Coffren Street. The bear managed to climb up a tree, attracting many residents who gathered around to watch the rare sighting as the Greenville Department of Public Safety set up a perimeter around the bear.

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Charges filed against man who fled police, crashed in Greenville (W/Dash-cam VIDEO)

A Marion man who led police on a high-speed chase through Greenville before crashing his car into a tree is facing multiple felony counts following his arraignment Monday.

A white Buick car crashed into a tree on the property of the former Greenville Country Club off Judd Street near Marvel Drive after the driver led police officers on a chase spanning more than 12 miles throughout Montcalm County. — Daily News/Cory Smith

High-speed chase ends in Greenville crash (W/Dash-cam VIDEO)

A Marion man is in custody after leading police officers on a chase that spanned more than 12 miles early this morning, ending when he crashed his car into a tree in Greenville. Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated man driving a white car in the wrong lane in the Stanton areas around midnight Sunday.

Ryan Hallengren, left, lays down a groove while younger brother Devin “The Hammer” Hallengren — who usually plays drums — keeps time on bass. They currently play together in the duet Noiz Boyz and the Top Shelf band, appearing this weekend at the Driftway Bar in Belding. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Cerebral palsy can’t keep Greenville guitarist from rocking (Video)

Some guitarists say the sound is in the hands, the magical interplay of fingertips on steel; others say it’s all about the equipment — the instrument, the amps, the microphones. For Ryan Hallengren, the music comes straight from the heart and nothing — not even cerebral palsy — is going to keep that music locked up inside him.

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VIDEO: Yellow Jackets clinch league title with win

It was “Hunt for a Cure” night in Greenville. It was also hunt for a championship night as well. Both were a success by far.

Mike Huckleberry announces his intentions to run for the 70th District state representative seat at his Greenville restaurant Saturday morning. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Huckleberry ready for another state representative run

Michael Huckleberry announced his candidacy Saturday with support from local government officials and Sen. Carl Levin. Huckleberry, 63, said he would be running for State Representative in Michigan’s 70th District.

2010 Greenville High Schook Graduate and University of Michigan sophomore introduces President Barack Obama at his stop in Ann Arbor on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Greenville High School graduate Christina Beckman introduces Obama

Christina Beckman was told less than 24 hours prior to President Barack Obama giving his speech at the University of Michigan that she would be introducing him. That staff at the Office of Public Affairs on the university’s campus nominated their employee Beckman, 20, of Greenville, to introduce the president in front of a crowd of about 4,000 at Al Glick Field House on the school’s Ann Arbor campus. Beckman said she had so many emotions running through her when she was selected including being nervous, scared and excited.

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AUDIO: 911 phone call during robbery of Family Dollar in Greenville

The Daily News, using the Freedom of Information Act, acquired the audio from the 16-minute 911 call made on Jan.5, 2012, during the robbery of the Family Dollar in Greenville. This video includes an 8-minute portion of that audio, which has been edited to protect the individuals involved.

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Greenville Family Dollar robbed at gunpoint (Video)

Police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed the Family Dollar in Greenville at gunpoint on Thursday evening. Greenville Public Safety Sgt. Dennis Magirl said the robber apparently walked into the store around 8:30 p.m. armed with a handgun and wearing a black ski mask. The suspect pointed a handgun at the cashier and demanded cash. Two employees emptied the contents of the cash register, then locked themselves in the manager’s office in the back of the store with a customer who was in the store at the time and called 911.

Greenville’s Jordan Thomas, right, tangles with Lowell’s Gabe Dean on Wednesday night at 215 pounds. Both wrestlers are state ranked, defending individual state champions and will wrestle in college.

VIDEO: Thomas defeats Dean, but Lowell wrestlers down Greenville

The Lowell Red Arrows took the first step toward winning an O-K White Conference wrestling title in 2012. The Red Arrows avenged last season’s loss by defeating the host Greenville Yellow Jackets 45-18 in a battle of top rated teams. According to michigangrappler.com the Red Arrows are rated No. 2 in Division 2 while the Yellow Jackets are No. 4 in Division 2.