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Funeral Notices for Feb. 13, 2015

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Lakeview Middle School students hear why it’s ‘Cool to be Kind’

Life can be tough for kids in middle school. Stuck in that adolescent no-man’s land between childhood and the world of adults is often a confusing miasma of trying to fit in, trying to stand out and just trying to make it through another day of sixth grade. It’s all too easy for kids to make bad decisions. And often, when they do, they’re too emotionally inexperienced to find workable solutions to their problems.

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Greenville school board discusses whooping cough situation

Whooping cough has been on the collective mind of the Greenville Public Schools community for a week.

The Crystal Lake Winter Festival will return Saturday, Feb. 14, to Crystal Township. — File photo

Perfect conditions for Crystal Lake Winter Festival on Feb. 14

Michigan is experiencing yet again another brutally cold and snow-filled winter season — the perfect recipe for what is expected to be another fun-filled Crystal Lake Winter Festival on Saturday.

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Lakeview on fence over snow removal

The possibility of a new snow removal ordinance continues to occupy the Lakeview Village Council. Council members voted Monday to approve the purchase of a new tractor and plow to allow the Department of Public Works (DPW) to keep sidewalks clear within village limits. However, they did not come to a decision as to whether that service will be provided, and if so, how it will be paid for.

During the Greenville Downtown Development Authority meeting Tuesday, City Engineer Doug Hinken, right, discusses the bike racks the city will purchase courtesy of a grant from the Greenville Area Community Foundation. —± Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville DDA looks at spots for new bike racks

On Tuesday, it was all about hitting the racks at the Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting … bike racks, that is. City Engineer Doug Hinken joined the DDA meeting to discuss an upcoming bike rack project. Last November, the Greenville Area Community Foundation awarded a grant for $13,122 for the installation of several bike racks throughout the city.

Bruce Brown, at far left, answers questions from Belding City Council members Mike Scheid and Jerry Lallo during a special meeting Tuesday at the Pere Marquette Depot. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Former Port Huron city manager chosen as Belding’s interim leader

Bruce Brown is no stranger to managing cities.Now he is expected to bring his knowledge of the industry to this community. During a special Belding City Council meeting Tuesday evening, the council voted 5-0 to nominate Brown for the position of interim city manager.

Tri County’s wrestling team poses with the district trophy after winning the Division 3 district at home Wednesday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Tri County wins district wrestling tournament

Tri County’s wrestling team had to work to win their Division 3 wrestling district Wednesday. The Vikings held off a late charge from Grant to take a 39-25 win at home.

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Funeral Notices for Feb. 12, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

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JUST IN: Crystal Community Library takes one step closer to changing facilities

The effort to move the Crystal Community Library to a more reliable facility has taken one step closer to reality.