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Edmore Village Manager Neil Rankin listens to public comment during am impromptu community forum tonight at the Curtis Building in Edmore. — Daily News/Kyle Wilson

JUST IN: 4 Edmore councilmen are no-shows to special meeting

A special meeting of the Edmore Village Council tonight turned into an impromptu community forum when four of the council members failed to show up.

President Chet Guild and councilmen Eddie Adams, Chuck Burr and Jerry Rasmussen were all no-shows to tonight’s meeting. Instead, council members Bonnie Ashbaugh, Karen Deja and Art Schuitema led a community forum for about 50 people who were in attendance.

After a more than 6,500-mile journey across the world, 23 high school students from Beijing, China, will be spending this week in Greenville to learn about American culture and help the local community with service projects. Pictured are the students arriving at Greenville Middle School on Sunday evening. (Courtesy photo)

Students from Beijing to learn, share cultural experience with Greenville

After a more than 6,500-mile journey across the world, 23 high school students from Beijing, China, will be spending this week in Greenville to learn about American culture and help the local community with service projects.

Carson City-Crystal’s Tabor Erskin gets ready to pitch during a game against Montabella.

Carson City-Crystal baseball finishes with winning record

Once the season got started for Carson City-Crystal’s baseball team things started going better. The Eagles started out going to Indiana for three games, facing schools that were bigger in attendance than the Eagles. CC-Crystal went 1-2 in those games.

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Funeral Notices for Monday, July 7, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, July 7, 2014

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JUST IN: Crystal-area barn destroyed in lightning fire

A large barn at 1250 N. Douglas Road was destroyed this morning by a fire believed to have been caused by lightning.

Monty and Bella, an osprey pair, build this nest atop a platform constructed especially for that purpose at Montabella High School. In previous years, the birds had continually attempted to build a nest on one of the school’s lighting poles. (The Daily News | Mike Taylor)

Ospreys ‘Monty’ and ‘Bella’ find a home at Montabella High School

You can’t fight nature. Well, you can, but sometimes it makes more sense not to.
That’s the message Montabella Community Schools Secretary/Bookkeeper Patti Hicks has been spreading for the past few years, ever since Monty and Bella laid claim to a small but lofty section of Montabella High School’s football field.

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Rankin to continue as Edmore village manager despite contract nonrenewal

His village manager’s contract may not have been renewed, but Neil Rankin is still an employee of Edmore.

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Funeral Notices — Saturday, July 5, 2014

Funeral notices for Saturday, July 5, 2014

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OUR VIEW: What is going on in Edmore?

What were they thinking? That’s the thought on everyone’s minds after four Edmore Village Council members voted to not renew Village Manager Neil Rankin’s contract.

Team Sports Galore won the men’s upper division Wounded Soldier Softball Tournament at Alan G. Davis Park on Saturday night.

Wounded Soldier softball tourney a success

The first annual Wounded Soldier Softball Tournament in Greenville was a success. In all, 29 teams competed in three levels this past weekend with Sports Galore winning the men’s upper division, Rood Dog the men’s lower division and Morning — the coed tournament.