With the start of two-a-days for football players around the state, the first game of the season in three weeks serves as the light at the end of the tunnel. On a warm, humid Monday afternoon, it was popsicles serving as that light for the Greenville Yellow Jackets after its first day of practice.
People digging in their yard in downtown Edmore today discovered some buried bones, which local officials believe are human.
The Michigan State Police are working with Michigan State University forensic anthropology officials to learn more about the bones, which were discovered at 102 S. Main St. (M-46) in the yard of a home near the village’s ice cream store.
The prospect of “free” money is making many downtown Greenville property owners look a little closer at some big projects. On Friday, representatives from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) did a walk-through of 12 downtown businesses. They were evaluating potential projects which could utilize state and federal grant and loan dollars.
After a year of publishing 50 stories focused on 50 years of history at Montcalm Community College in The Daily News, administrators are now acknowledging the benefits of a “successful campaign.”
Last weekend the wife and I went on a short trip north. We were just going for a short ride to begin with, but then suddenly found ourselves up north of Baldwin and in the old cabin area. So we decided to take the back roads and old trails to the cabin, and oh brother, have things changed in a hurry.
The first day of practice for high school volleyball player may determine whether there will be a second day for that player. All the local high schools will have tryouts when the first day of practice comes and the local coaches have some things they are looking for in a varsity player.
Three local schools will be taking part in a program designed to help athletes with concussions. The pilot program, which is being administered through the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA), involves 70 schools, including Belding, Central Montcalm and Greenville. The program will help trainers diagnose concussions and help track athlete progress in recovering from concussions, according to Belding athletic trainer Heidi Wilker.
Taylor Smith had an adjustment period in her first year of running cross country at the University of Detroit Mercy. The former Montabella standout had to go from doing high school cross country distance of 3.1 miles to going distances as long as 6K. But that wasn’t all Smith had to get used to.
GREENVILLE — The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was all about exposure and renovation on Tuesday. During the Tuesday meeting, DDA members reviewed their preliminary year-end financial report, discussed the status of The Market in Greenville and spoke about the recent walk-throughs of downtown business. The Market is not pulling in the patrons or vendors [...]
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015