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Funeral Notices for Nov. 23, 2015

Funeral notices for Monday, Nov. 23, 2015

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Homeless simulation event brings struggle to the forefront

The image that enters one’s mind when thinking of a homeless person can be quite misleading.

Perhaps it is a man sitting next to a shopping cart, huddled beneath a wore-torn blanket while grasping a bottle of spirits wrapped within a brown paper bag. Or maybe it’s a veteran suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, standing on the corner of a street wearing holding a crude cardboard sign asking for help of any kind.


Ionia County’s physical plant director resigns

Ionia County’s physical plant director resigned this month after only one year on the job.

Joseph Cusack, 35, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Fenwick, was originally hired in 2003 to work as a probation officer for Ionia County’s Juvenile Court. In October 2014, he was hired as the county’s plant director.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 21, 2015

Read funeral notices for Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015.

Scott Ferman, a licensed contractor in Belding, expresses his frustration Tuesday with the decision by Belding City Council to contract out building services into Ionia County. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding to use company for city building services

A temporary switch in how building services are handled in Belding may now either relieve stress or create new headaches, depending on who is asked.

Members of Belding City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday to enter into a one-year contract with Associated Governmental Services (AGS), but the decision did not come without criticism.

Lawrence High School lines up near the goal during the 2014 MHSAA 8-player state final at Legacy Field in Greenville. Lawrence defeated Cedarville 56-12. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Legacy Field to host two playoff games

Greenville Public School’s Legacy Field will be a busy place beginning tonight and continuing to Saturday afternoon. For the third consecutive season, Legacy Field will be hosting two Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) football playoff games.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 20, 2015

Read funeral notices for Friday, Nov. 20, 2015.


Greenville man killed in M-57 crash with semi-truck

A Greenville man was killed Monday when his car collided with a semi-truck on M-57 in Algoma Township.

Jimmy Lee King, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 2015-2016 Montcalm County tourism magazine, designed to highlight communities and attractions throughout the county, doesn’t include the city of Greenville. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Greenville omitted from Montcalm County’s new tourism magazine

Readers paging through Montcalm County’s tourism magazine may notice the omission of a certain community — the county’s largest city. Greenville was not included in Montcalm County’s 2015-2016 tourism magazine.

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UPDATE: Morse pleads guilty to murdering Sidney Township man

A Sidney Township man pleaded guilty this morning to murdering an elderly man during a series of home invasions on Nevins Lake last spring.

Alan Morse, 48, was charged with the murder of Alan “Dale” Nelson, a charge with a possible penalty of life in prison, along with seven related felony charges.