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Greenville graduate wins Kendall’s Fashion Excellence Award

Danielle Hoag graduated Greenville High School in 2011 with ambitions of putting her talents to work in the field of fashion design. Five years later, she is now being recognized as one of the most passionate and talented individuals among her peers at the Kendall College of Art and Design (KCAD) of Ferris State University.

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Funeral Notices for May 3, 2016

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IN BRIEF: Fairplains Township still working on blight

The Fairplains Township Board of Trustees discussed the ongoing problem of blight throughout the township during Monday evening’s meeting.

Greenville’s Justin Zimmer will begin rookie minicamp with the Buffalo Bills on Friday. Zimmer was signed by the Bills following the completion of the NFL draft on Saturday. - File photo collage by Cory Smith

Greenville graduate Justin Zimmer signs with Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills have gained a whole new fan base in West Michigan. While Justin Zimmer, a 2011 Greenville High School graduate, did not hear his name called during the three days of the NFL draft, he was quickly signed to a free agent contract following the draft by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday. A dominating defensive tackle from Ferris State University, Zimmer realized his childhood dream of playing in the NFL with the signing.

Belding shortstop Lucas McNinch slides off second base to throw and complete a double play at first base during the fourth inning at Carson City-Crystal on Friday. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Pitching, defense leads Belding by CC-Crystal

Four hits and four runs by the Belding Redskins baseball team broke open a pitcher’s duel against the Carson City-Crystal Eagles. Leading 1-0, the Redskins scored four times in the sixth inning and added a run in the seventh to defeat the host Eagles 6-1 in a non-conference game on Friday. Belding only had two hits and one unearned run through the first five innings.

Lakeview’s Amanda Larson, right, tries to go around Greenville’s Tessa Tobey, left, during the teams’ game Friday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Krogman’s hat trick leads Greenville over Lakeview

Greenville’s soccer team pulled out a close game against Lakeview Friday. The Yellow Jackets got three goals and an assist from Kylee Krogman. But her last goal was the game-winner, as Greenville beat the Wildcats 4-3. Greenville coach Jeremy Neve said the win was huge.

After being struck by a shotgun blast from a member of the Carson City-Crystal clay target team, there is little resemblance of the former circular disc that existed before it was successfully hit. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Clay target shooting becomes varsity sport at Carson City-Crystal (PHOTOS)

Standing patiently, holding his breath in anticipation, Caleb Stevens steadied his rifle before him, ready to take aim. With safety goggles placed over his eyes and ear shields strapped on firmly, after a small moment of silence to himself, he shouted aloud confidently: “Pull!”

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Funeral Notices for May 2, 2016

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A red 1999 Buick LeSabre and a 2012 Audi S4 collided head-on after the Audi was not able to pass multiple vehicles on M66 on Belvidere Township on Sunday.

UPDATE: Second person dies as a result of Sunday crash

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a two car crash on M-66 near Schmeid Road in Belvidere Township. The crash was reported at approximately 7:18 p.m. on Sunday. Two people have died as a result of the crash.

Montcalm County officials and Michigan State Police responded to the scene of a fatal two-car head-on collision Sunday evening. One woman died and three others were hospitalized. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

UPDATED: 1 dead, 3 injured in M-66 head-on collision

A woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a head-on collision just north of Six Lakes this evening.

At approximately 7:15 p.m., an Audi sedan and a Buick sedan collided head-on after each driver swerved to the west while traveling in opposite directions on M-66, near North Six Lakes Road and Cutler Road.