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MCC to host information meetings about early college program

Really? Earn a tuition-free college degree while in high school? This tagline has been used in advertisements for the new Early College at Montcalm Community College that have been sent around the county, but what is an early college? This unique educational program is designed to fully immerse high school-aged students into the post-secondary learning environment. The institution expects high achievement and realistic planning from all students. It is designed so that students cannot finish the program without completing the coursework of their Educational Development Plan.

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Funeral Notices – May 11, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville celebrated a grand opening Thursday with the completion of the United for Health expansion and renovations. The project included construction and renovations to all of the outpatient services. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Spectrum Health United Hospital expansion fundraising and construction goals both met

A Spectrum Health United Hospital project that started in October 2011 was celebrated with a grand opening on Thursday. The United for Health expansion and renovations have been completed and officially opened to the community.

About 200 students participated in the TEDxGR Livestream for Education event at Greenville High School on Thursday. As students arrived, they wrote their names on a cutout hand, along with positive words. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

TEDxGR Livestream a success in Greenville

Only four hours into the TEDxGR Livestream for Education program at Greenville High School had one student wanting to change the world. “I’m very empowered,” said Greenville junior Neil Walldorff. “I feel I should get out there and take the world by storm.”

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Ordinance change for signs in Greenville denied

The Greenville Planning Commission decided against changing the city’s ordinance on nonconforming signs for Hathaway properties, but recommended coming back with a different plan. During Thursday’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, Chanda Ignatoski of Hathaway Properties requested wording changes in the city’s sign ordinance so a new LED digital sign could be placed at the Greenville West Shopping Center.

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Funeral Notices for May 10, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, May 10, 2013

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Nine road projects OK’d for Montcalm Township

Nine road projects have been approve by the Montcalm Township Board to be completed this season. During Wednesday night’s meeting the township board continued its discussion from its April meeting regarding road repair for this year.

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Funeral Notices for May 9, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 9, 2013

Belding’s Michael Stephan, left, and Brendan Zuver sign letters of intent to play college football Wednesday.

Belding duo signs to play college football

A pair of Belding football players are moving on to college football. Michael Stephan and Brendan Zuver signed letters of intent to play football at different Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association schools. Stephan signed with Hope and Zuver with Albion.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, May 8

Lakeview 1, Reed City 0 2OT: The Wildcats went to double overtime for the second consecutive game, this time earning the CSAA win over rival Reed City. Tricia Beckett scored the winning goal with about five minutes remaining in the second overtime…