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SPORTS GALORE: Serious wrestlers wanted for intense training

Success as a wrestler doesn’t come by accident. Successful wrestlers, like most athletes, dedicate hours to perfecting their craft. Wrestling takes place during the winter sports season in Michigan, but it’s the spring and summer months that can elevate an average wrestler to an elite wrestler at the high school level.

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JUST IN: Some parts of Lake Drive may be pedestrian only

LAKEVIEW — A portion of Lake Drive, currently a dirt road slated for paving in the very near future, could be re-designated for pedestrian traffic only. Members of the Village Council heard comments Monday night from property owners near the road who support the move. Dave Hansen and Paul Messman both cited traffic problems along [...]

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JUST IN: DDA discusses grant and loan opportunities

GREENVILLE — The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was wading through the tricky world of government grants this week. During the Tuesday morning meeting, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Area Specialist Aileen Waldron, Michigan State Housing Development Authority Community Outreach Specialist Sue DeVries and Michigan Economic Development Corporation Community Assistance Specialist Ryan Kilpatrick [...]

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Funeral Notices for May 12, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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JUST IN: Edmore Department of Public Works reorganizing after departure of supervisor

The Edmore Village Council unanimously voted 6-0 Monday evening on a shifting of positions, pay rates and schedules at the village’s Department of Public Works (DPW).

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JUST IN: Greenville Public Schools approves 2015-16 calendar year

GREENVILLE — With five motions, plus a plethora of informational items, the slate was full during the Monday night meeting of the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education. One item on the docket was the 2015-16 School Calendar. Recently, the school district received a calendar waiver from the State Board of Education to begin the [...]

Adopted from the same Chinese orphanage, Dannah Gunn of Greenville, right, recently discovered she was not only related to Kyra Lux, but also they were twins. — Courtesy photo

Greenville student learns she has twin sister from China

Imagine finding out you had a sibling you didn’t know existed. Then, try to imagine finding out that sibling was actually your twin.

Finally, imagine you were both born in a place nearly nearly 8,000 miles from Michigan and ended up growing up just a few hundred miles away from one another.

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ED GILBERT: Are you prepared for camping?

Yes, I was going to write about my useless turkey hunt today, but my family changed all that by reminding me that they’re anxious to go camping. So here I am, thinking about when and where to camp, and even what to take and so on.

Belding’s Teresa Myles, left, and Monica Baylis, front right, start the 3,200-meter relay out front during Monday’s home meet against Sparta. - File photo

Belding girls win O-K Blue track title again

Belding’s girls track team is the O-K Blue Conference champions again. The Redskins beat the other five teams in the conference at the conference tournament Friday night, scoring 116.5 points to beat Coopersville (108) and Grand Rapids West Catholic (89.5).

Greenville senior Kyle Swindell takes a look at the clock as he crosses the finish line in first place of the 4x400-meter relay at the O-K Bronze Conference track championship on Friday.

Greenville boys 2nd, girls 3rd at O-K Bronze championship

When Kyle Swindell crossed the finish line of the 4×400-meter relay, it capped an excellent night for the Greenville Yellow Jackets boys and girls track teams. Competing at the O-K Bronze Conference track championship at Forest Hills Northern, the Yellow Jackets boys team placed second and the girls team third on Friday.