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Funeral Notices for July 27, 2016

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From left, sisters Paige Purcey, 8, and Faith Purcey, 12, and parents Angela Purcey, 32, and Jeff Purcey, 34, search for wild Pokemon creatures Saturday at Water Street Park in Belding while playing the new “Pokemon Go” mobile phone game.  — Daily News/Cory Smith

Gamers take to the streets to play new ‘Pokemon Go’ mobile phone game

To the naked eye, it appears as if a strange phenomenon has overtaken communities, in which children and adults alike have begun wandering aimlessly through city streets. While cycling, running or walking, eyes are glued to phones, and packs of youths can sometimes be spotted huddled around a local library or city park.

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Funeral Notices for July 26, 2016

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Greenville brewhouse production company boasts growth

Craft brewing is a booming industry throughout Michigan and the nation. With the opening of the brewery in Greenville, that industry is alive and well within the boundaries of the city. Another local business is benefitting from the industry as well.

Deepfall is one of the bands performing at the inaugural Greenville Octoberfest at the Montcalm County 4-H fairgrounds. Members of the band have been instrumental in organizing the event. Pictured are, from left, Greg Rytlewski, James Sullivan, Rich Hopkins, Chris Kuiper and Tim King. — Courtesy photo

Octoberfest planned for Oct. 8 at 4-H fairgrounds

If things go as planned, on Oct. 8 the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds will offer up some of the best music the area has to offer. Billed as Greenville Octoberfest, the day-long concert and beer tent is raising money for various music programs around the area.

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IN BRIEF: Montcalm County hears sobering audit report

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners heard a sobering audit report today and unanimously voted to approve the report.

Bill Tucker from Abraham & Gaffney gave the report based on county financial statements from September 2015. He pointed out several weaknesses and failures in the county’s current financial statements, as well as those from years past.

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Alley Cat Bar & Grill owner charged with multiple sex crimes

A prominent Lakeview businessman has been arrested and charged with six counts of criminal sexual conduct (CSC) involving six victims at his popular bowling alley, bar and restaurant.

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JUST IN: Greenville man injured in ATV accident

A 23-year-old man was transported to the hospital with severe internal injuries after overturning an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) near Gowen on Sunday morning.

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Funeral Notices for July 25, 2016

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Contributors to the first annual 100+ Men Who Care event listen Tuesday evening at Montcalm Community College as Mark Bellinger of the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office delivers a presentation for charity. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Men Who Care raise money for law enforcement memorial fund

Mike Williams had spent several months wondering what he could do to make a significant difference in the community, and thanks to the charitable spirit of more than 100 women, he found an answer.

On Tuesday evening, the Montcalm County Undersheriff hosted the first 100+ Men Who Care event at Montcalm Community College, following in the footsteps of the second annual 100+ Women Who Care event.