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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 the Red Arrows are rated No. 2 in Division 2 while the Yellow Jackets are No. 4 in Division 2.

With more than four miles of total cables and thousands of lights, David White’s home lights up every night from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve. — Daily News/Cory Smith

VIDEO: Gowen resident offers unique and spectacular Christmas light show

Gowen resident David White has been decorating his home for the holidays for 12 years — he calls it his passion. But if you were to ask someone who has visited the White residence anytime after dark this holiday season, they will more than likely tell you his passion to decorate has created a unique spectacle of lights and music worth paying to see.

Torrey Davis of Greenville dribbles his way through East Grand Rapids defenders on his way to scoring a layup Friday night at Greenville High School. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Video: Yellow Jackets defeat East Grand Rapids 65-48

The Greenville Yellow Jackets started strong and finished even stronger against the East Grand Rapids Pioneers. Torrey Davis scored seven first half points en route to a 21-point effort as the Yellow Jackets defeated the Pioneers 65-48 on Friday night. The win gives the Yellow Jackets an early boost in the O-K White Conference race as they improved to 4-0 overall and 1-0 in the league.

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VIDEO: A Tribute to Black Field

Check out this nearly 19-minute video production on Greenville’s historic Black Field. Daily News staff writer Cory Smith filmed 2011 Greenville High School football games, interviewed local subjects with ties to Black Field and used dozens of historic photos as a backdrop to this presentation.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Greenville’s favorite son, Fred Meijer, dies at 91

Black Friday will take on a new meaning at Meijer stores. The company’s Chairman Emeritus Fred Meijer died Friday from complications of a stroke he suffered early Friday. He was 91.

Police from multiple agencies investigate a double shooting at the Flat River Inn on Hillcrest Street in Greenville.

VIDEO: Man shot at Greenville motel

One man has been shot multiple times at the Flat River Inn in Greenville and the suspect remains on the loose.
Several people called Montcalm County Central Dispatch around 12:25 a.m. today after hearing shots fired in a room at the motel, located on Hillcrest Street just north of Washington Street (M-57).

From left to right, Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputy Benjamin Fryc, Sheriff’s Det. Robert McVey, Greenville Department of Public Safety (GDPS) Officer Wayne Dillon, Undersheriff Mark Bellinger, GDPS Director Mike Stuk and an unidentified officer convene at Huntington Bank in Greenville.

VIDEO: Greenville bank robbed at gunpoint

Police are still looking for the suspect in an armed robbery at Huntington Bank in downtown Greenville on Wednesday.
The male suspect reportedly was armed with a semi-automatic handgun when he robbed the bank around 10:35 a.m. today, according to reports from police and Montcalm County Central Dispatch. Greenville Department Public Safety Director Mike Stuck said the suspect walked into the bank and showed a gun to tellers before making off with an undisclosed amount of money. Police are investigating whether the suspect said anything to the tellers or passed a note demanding money.


Slideshow: Trick-or-treaters invade Greenville

Enjoy this photo slideshow of trick-or-treaters invading downtown Greenville taken outside The Daily News on Lafayette Street.

Judy Guevara of Stanton smiles after realizing she won a bid she thought she had lost. Guevara bid $550 for property in Stanton.

VIDEO: Montcalm County land auction properties go for $50

A condemned property failed to sell at the annual Montcalm County minimum bid land auction in September. The foreclosed building at 102 E. Elm St. in downtown Carson City was listed at $16,158.11 last month.