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Funeral Notices for Feb. 23, 2017

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JUST IN: 3 Greenville residents overdose in middle of Shaffer Avenue near 28th Street

Three Greenville residents were discovered this morning unconscious — overdosed on heroin — in a vehicle stopped in the middle of 28th Street in Grand Rapids.


Greenville to offer substance abuse support group for teens

The teenage years can be a tumultuous time; further complicated by family members who are struggling with addiction.

To help students going through these situations, Community Hope Christian Counseling has partnered with counselors at Greenville High School to provide a peer support group at the school.

Belding High School Principal Michael Ostrander discusses the changes in elective offerings he’s hoping to bring to students during the regular meeting of the Board of Education on Monday evening. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Belding considering ‘high-interest electives’ and ‘Saturday school’

Principal Michael Ostrander is looking ahead, and the future is looking bright for Belding High School.

During Monday evening’s Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting, Ostrander reported on happenings at the high school.

From left, Montabella Community Schools Board President Jann LaPointe, Superintendent Shelly Millis and Trustee Eylie Foster review and discuss the agenda for Monday night’s school board meeting, which included a first reading of a sex education curriculum. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Montabella school board reviews new sex education curriculum

EDMORE— Montabella Junior/Senior High School is following suit with neighboring school districts by introducing a sex education curriculum aimed at special education students. In January, the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) was awarded a Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Grant for schools within Montcalm County. “Montcalm (Area) ISD asked schools if they were interested in [...]


Howard City extends cell tower lease through 2070

This village is extending its tower lease agreement well into the future.

American Tower Corp. sent Howard City a letter requesting the village extend American Tower’s lease on the village’s cell phone tower for another 30 years. The current 30-year lease is seven years in and would expire in 2040. The new agreement extends the lease to 2070.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 22, 2017

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IN BRIEF: Belding City Council hosts 3 public hearings

The Belding City Council heard comments from members of the public on three different topics during a regular meeting Tuesday evening.


IN BRIEF: Consumers Energy to perform electric line clearing in Greenville

With a goal to prevent future power outages in this city, a number of trees will be trimmed and removed this year.

Representatives from Consumers Energy delivered a presentation to the Greenville City Council on Tuesday evening, updating them on plans for electric line clearing.

Tri County’s Dakota Greer will compete in the individual state finals as the only undefeated wrestler in the local area, having set a 50-0 record this season and is the 119-pound district champion. Individual state finals are at The Palace of Auburn Hills March 2-4. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

21 local wrestlers move to individual state finals at The Palace March 2-4

A total of 21 local wrestlers are going to The Palace of Auburn Hills to try to win a title. All 21 finished fourth or better at their individual tournaments across the state and will move on to wrestle at The Palace for the final time March 2 to March 4.