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Breylon Senn

5th annual Breylon Senn 5K is Saturday at Tri County High School

Breylon Senn may have lost his battle, but his friends and family continue to wage a war against a rare genetic disease.

Senn died from a neurodegenerative form of mitochondrial disease in February 2013. He was only 4 years old.


Funeral Notices – May 16, 2014

Read funeral notices for Friday, May 16, 2014.

Lakeview senior Maddie Shurlow sends a pass downfield during Wednesday’s home match against Big Rapids Crossroads. Shurlow scored twice including the game-winner on a penalty kick late in the second half.

Lakeview wins with late penalty kick, 6-5

Goals have been hard to come by this season for the Lakeview Wildcats girls soccer team. At least that was the case prior to Wednesday’s match at home against Big Rapids Crossroads, which saw the Wildcats score six goals, the last on a penalty kick, to defeat the Cougars 6-5 on a chilly, rainy afternoon.


Chippewa Hills sweeps CSAA track meet

The Chippewa Hills Warriors track teams took home both the boys and girls CSAA Conference meet titles on Tuesday at Newaygo. On the boys side, the Warriors edged out Reed City 112-109.5. As for the girls, the Warriors ran away with the title with 246 points. White Cloud was second with 85.5.

Rite Aid

UPDATE: Bomb threat robbery thwarted at Greenville Rite Aid pharmacy

The Greenville Department of Public Safety is investigating a bomb threat made at the Greenville Rite Aid store on Thursday afternoon.

Public Safety Director Mark Reiss said a caller phoned the store demanding five pre-paid credit cards, saying he would bomb the store if demands weren’t met. Reiss said the caller gave a time frame of receiving the credit card numbers and security codes on the back.


Funeral Notices for May 15, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 15, 2014


Police pursuit leads to morning lockdown of Greenville Public Schools

An armed man who fled into the woods near the Greenville high school and middle school buildings this morning was apprehended after the ensuing chase led to a morning lockdown of Greenville Public Schools.

The park at Montcalm Township’s hall will get a face-lift with new basketball and tennis nets, something officials said is much needed because of the popularity of the park. The basketball nets have withered down to nothing and the tennis net’s operating crank is broken. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Montcalm Township planning to improve park, pavilion

Several improvements are on the horizon for this township’s park and pavilion located at the township hall. The Montcalm Township Board voted Wednesday to purchase new basketball nets, a new tennis net and a crank for the tennis net for $325.

Frank Modgis

Sheridan’s Carnation building targeted for razing

This village has moved one step closer to seeing the last of the Carnation building on the south end of town.

Since the building has stood derelict for years, thus members of the Sheridan Village Council have been working toward its demolition and cleanup.
The process has been long and labyrinthine, due in large part to the numerous studies required by the Department of Environmental Quality to ensure the safety and long-term viability of the property.


Greenville Public Schools calendar still under scope

The Greenville Public Schools alternate calendar committee recently completed a six-month study on options for the school calendar, and presented their findings to the school board at Monday’s meeting.