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Cancer survivor Brenda Saladin of Greenville spent years battling stage III invasive duct carcinoma, but she is now cancer-free. — Courtesy photo

Cancer survivors say listen to your doctor, keep the faith

When it comes to cancer treatment, is it a positive attitude that breeds success or success that produces a positive attitude?

If you ask cancer survivors Karen Herzog and Brenda Saladin, they might tell you it’s a little bit of both.

Greenville Department of Public Safety Officer Zach Gregory is trained and prepared to arrest any drunken or drugged drivers any night he is on patrol. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville police officer receives MADD award

Zach Gregory is serious about his job. Dead serious.

If he did not take his take job seriously, there may be more dead motorists on the road.

Spectrum Health United Hospital’s new Convenient Care Clinic officially opens Monday. The walk-in clinic, just across the street from the hospital at Suite 200, 1202 W. Oak. St. in Greenville, provides patients with a more affordable alternative for immediate, non-major healthcare aside from a busy primary care provider or a more costly emergency room visit. — Daily News/Ryan Schlehuber

Greenville walk-in clinic to provide more convenience

Often, medical issues that aren’t major come up at the most inconvenient times, usually after hours when your primary care doctor is unavailable. And sometimes, the emergency room may seem like overkill.

For those in the Greenville area, that inconvenience may now be resolved with the opening of Spectrum Health United Hospital’s new Convenient Care Clinic.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 3, 2015

Read funeral notices for Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.

The newly opened Wellness Works fitness center offers a variety of workout equipment at reasonable rates. — Courtesy photo

New fitness option opens in Stanton

It’s taken about a year to finish construction and outfit with the facility with equipment, but a new wellness center is now open and accepting members. On Thursday, the Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health opened the doors of Wellness Works in Stanton. Open to the community at large, memberships are available for $20 per month or $192 per year.

Belding’s Edgar Tovar had his shot blocked by sliding West Catholic keeper Paul Gomez during the first half on Thursday. Tovar finished the game with three goals. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Belding starts quick, tops West Catholic 4-2

Edgar Tovar, Fabian Corona and Chris Ornelas are Belding’s version of the big three. The soccer trio uses their quickness, agility and chemistry to weave in-and-out of opponents and have helped lead the Redskins to 13 wins this season. The latest victory was a 4-2 victory over O-K Blue rival West Catholic at Rudness Field on Thursday evening.

Fathers and other male role models listen to Ted Flynn, a father signed up for the Watch D.O.G.S. program at Ellis Elementary School, as he encourages others to join the program during a kickoff event at the school Wednesday evening. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding schools embracing ‘Watch D.O.G.S.’ male role model program

Between working to support his family and coaching his children’s after-school sports programs, Ted Flynn is one of many fathers who would do anything for his kids. So when the opportunity presented itself to spend a day at Ellis Elementary School in Belding, to be in the same classroom as his own child, Flynn jumped at the opportunity.

Although this rubric was not used, Michigan Leadership Institute West Central Michigan Regional President and consultant Scott Crosby reviews some of the profile points during a special meeting of the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education on Wednesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Two hours, six votes and two left in Greenville superintendent pool

The search for a Greenville Public Schools superintendent is down to two finalists. During a special school board meeting Wednesday, board members discussed, deliberated and debated the merits of the three superintendent candidates chosen for second interviews: Greenville’s Chief Operations Officer and Associate Superintendent Korie Crawford, Greenville’s Director of Student Services Linda VanHouten and Ronald Wilson, the former superintendent of Howell Public Schools.


Belding golfers 4th at O-K Blue tournament

The regular season ending O-K Blue post conference tournament was held at The Pines on Thursday. The match was hosted by Grandville Calvin Christian. The Belding Redskins finished fourth at the tournament and fifth overall in the league, which factors in the preseason tournament and all season jamborees.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, Oct. 1

Belding 3-1: The Redskins defeated the three-time O-K Blue champion Coopersville Broncos on the road Thursday. After losing to the Broncos in five sets in early September, the Redskins rebounded with a 24-26, 25-17, 25-18, 25-22 win…