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Belvidere Township Fire Department firefighters check a Six Lakes house after a propane explosion caused significant damage to the structure. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Propane line ruptures at Six Lakes home, no one hurt

What started out as a normal afternoon for the Dolson family turned into a shocker. Quite literally. Just around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Todd Dolson was upstairs in his Six Lakes home when he heard a loud bang and felt his whole house literally move under his feet.

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Funeral Notices for July 30, 2015

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Greenville’s Ponderosa building sold, buyer unsure what comes next

There is a big red “sold” sign on the north side of Greenville which has been causing a buzz since early July.

Everyone has been wondering what that sign, slapped over the Michigan Commercial Properties advertisement at 1015 North Lafayette St., means for the former Ponderosa building.

A propane incident caused the east side of this Six Lakes-area house to explode this afternoon. No one was injured. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

JUST IN: Six Lakes house explodes in propane incident, no one injured

Part of a Six Lakes-area house exploded in a propane-related incident this afternoon. The Belvidere Township Fire Department responded to 5662 W. Howard City-Edmore Road (M-46) around 3 p.m.

A member of the Central Michigan Enforcement Team (CMET) carries a stack of eight marijuana plants confiscated from a field north of Greenville. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

CMET finds Greenville marijuana, searches Montcalm County

On Monday afternoon, there was some transplanting going on around Montcalm County.

Marijuana transplanting that is.

Greenville City Councilman Larry Moss, Councilman Lloyd Scoby and City Manager George Bosanic discussed a special assessment district for the Forest View Development during Tuesday night's meeting.  — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville City Council intends to make special assessment district in Forest View

The city council is considering a takeover of the non-hostile kind.

During last Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting , council members discussed a request by property owners in the Forest View Development to make improvements to streets within the development by creating a special assessment district. In order to do so, the city must first absorb the streets into the public street system.

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Smyrna Summer Celebration set for Saturday

Games for children, vendors selling homemade goods and plenty of food to go around … this year’s Smyrna Summer Celebration is once again ready to showcase its small-town charm.

The third annual festival, which was created at the request of its own residents, is scheduled for Saturday, and is again ready to welcome visitors for a day of fun-filled events.

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‘Hell of a job’ saving Six Lakes saloon, cause of hotel fire unknown

Four fire departments used an estimated 200,000 gallons of water from First Lake and the Flat River to extinguish a fire in downtown Six Lakes on Monday.

Belvidere Township Fire Chief Rick Rockafellow said the call came in just before 2:30 p.m. about a fire at the 120-year-old former hotel next to the Flat River Saloon.

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Funeral Notices for July 29, 2015

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The new Carson City-Crystal High School weightroom is currently undergoing a transformation from its previous use as a computer lab as part of an $11 million bond approved by voters in May 2014. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Donations lead to new CC-C weightroom equipment

One arm curl, one deadlift, one bench press a time, athletes at Carson City-Crystal High School are diligently preparing for their upcoming autumn sports seasons. Unfortunately for them, that currently means lifting weights that literally have holes rusted through them and performing on machines that are held together with duct tape.