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CCI Greenheart Regional Manager Lisa Jensen, left, helps place students like these from around the world with local host families. The goal of the program is to increase cultural understanding between countries. — Courtesy photo

“If you want the people to understand you, invite them to your life and let them see the world from your window!” These words, from Turkish novelist Mehmet Murat Ildan, elegantly sum up the philosophy behind student exchange organization CCI Greenheart.

UPDATED: 1 dead, 3 injured in M-66 head-on collision

Posted in: Local Sunday, May 1st, 2016

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a head-on collision just north of Six Lakes this evening.

At approximately 7:15 p.m., an Audi sedan and a Buick sedan collided head-on after each driver swerved to the west while traveling in opposite directions on M-66, near North Six Lakes Road and Cutler Road.

ON THE RECORD: Montcalm County cracking down on recycling site abuse

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

One man has been convicted and fined after dumping garbage at a Montcalm County recycling site, putting a face to a countywide problem.

Lakeview High School student re-gifts his class ring

Posted in: L.Slider, Local Monday, April 25th, 2016

Cade Oberlin is one of the popular kids. A freshman at Lakeview High School, Cade typically scores A’s in his classes; he speaks with the casual confidence of a junior senator from Minnesota; it’s almost a given he serves on the student class council. Cade’s self-deprecating manner rings true.

Sports
Lakeview’s Amanda Larson, right, tries to go around Greenville’s Tessa Tobey, left, during the teams’ game Friday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Greenville’s soccer team pulled out a close game against Lakeview Friday. The Yellow Jackets got three goals and an assist from Kylee Krogman. But her last goal was the game-winner, as Greenville beat the Wildcats 4-3. Greenville coach Jeremy Neve said the win was huge.

Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer signs with Buffalo Bills

Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Sports Top News Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.

Krogman’s hat trick leads Greenville over Lakeview

Posted in: High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Greenville’s soccer team pulled out a close game against Lakeview Friday. The Yellow Jackets got three goals and an assist from Kylee Krogman. But her last goal was the game-winner, as Greenville beat the Wildcats 4-3. Greenville coach Jeremy Neve said the win was huge.

Greenville golfers win own invitational

Posted in: High School, High School, High School, Sports Top News Friday, April 29th, 2016

Greenville’s golf team hosted an invitational amid cold, windy rainy conditions. The Yellow Jackets, along with the Lakeview Wildcats, Central Montcalm Green Hornets and Ithaca Yellowjackets made it through Thursday’s blustery conditions to play at The Links of Bowen Lake. The host Yellow Jackets made it through better, earning a team score of 290 to win the meet.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 25

    Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School

    Lakeview 6, Kent City 0: The Wildcats dominated in a CSAA win at home Monday. Brookelyn Reed scored twice, while Savannah Sharp, Jordan Hart, Amanda Larson and Kenadee Cordray each scored once. Danielle Carpenter made one save.

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  • ON THE RECORD: Montcalm County cracking down on recycling site abuse

    Tuesday, April 26th, 2016
    Posted in: Local, Local, Local, Local, Local, Local

    One man has been convicted and fined after dumping garbage at a Montcalm County recycling site, putting a face to a countywide problem.

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  • McNeill leads Greenville to Lakeview Invitational win

    Monday, April 25th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, Sports Top News, Sports Top Story

    On a sunny and at times breezy day, Greenville’s Graham McNeill played a great round to lead the Yellow Jackets to victory. McNeill earned match medalist honors with an 81, while the Yellow Jackets shot a team score of 373 to win the Lakeview Invitational at Brookside Golf Course on Saturday. Cedar Springs was second shooting a 394. Kent City shot 401, Central Montcalm 419, Lakeview (Navy) 432, Big Rapids 477 and Montabella 517. The Lakeview (Gold) did not have a team score with three golfers.

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  • ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, April 23

    Monday, April 25th, 2016
    Posted in: High School, High School, High School, High School, High School

    Lakeview splits a pair: The Wildcats went to the St. Louis Invitational Saturday and split two games. They beat St. Louis 2-1 and lost to Tawas by the same score. In the win, James Smith went the distance for Lakeview and allowed only one hit and struck out six but walked five. Smith also had three hits and Caleb Cavendish added two…

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