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JUST IN: 1 killed, 3 others injured in 3-vehicle accident in Ensley Township

A Newaygo man died and three other people from Howard City and Sand Lake were injured in a three-vehicle crash in Newaygo County’s Ensley Township on Thursday morning. Michigan State Police troopers from the Hart post responded to the accident around 10 a.m. on South Elm Avenue at 120th Street.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 25, 2015

Read funeral notices for Friday, Sept. 25, 2015.

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JUST IN: Judge grants motion to suppress Sidney murder confession

In a major victory for the defense, a Montcalm County judge has granted a motion to suppress a defendant’s murder confession, ruling the confession was illegally obtained by police.

Judge Donald Hemingsen released his opinion on the matter this week after last week’s court hearing to consider a motion to suppress any and all statements made by Alan Morse, 48, of Sidney Township.


JUST IN: Murphy Oil coming to Greenville

GREENVILLE — After several meetings and discussions, Greenville is getting another gas station. During the regular meeting of the Greenville Planning Commission, commissioners approved two motions to allow Murphy Oil, USA, Inc. to construct a gas station off of M-57 in front of Walmart. Commissioners first unanimously approved a motion declaring the gas station meets [...]

Greenville Public Schools' Director of Student Services Linda VanHouten returned for a second interview for the superintendent position Tuesday

Greenville enters second round of super interviews

Five entered and now only three remain. Eventually, there will be one.

Three of five superintendent candidates have been asked back for second interviews with the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education.

Vietnam War veteran and Eureka Township resident Denny Craycraft apologizes during Tuesday’s Belding Planning Commission meeting for moving forward with constructing the Vietnam War Memorial after unknowingly forgoing the proper procedure of filing official site plans. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Veteran apologizes, wants to move forward with Vietnam War memorial

Standing before the members of the Belding Planning Commission on Tuesday evening, Denny Craycraft apologized, admitting he had eagerly begun a race prior to the sound of the starter’s pistol.


Funeral Notices — Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Funeral notices for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015


JUST IN: Greenville Board of Education interviews final candidate for new superintendent

Entering the final turn in the race to find the next superintendent of Greenville Public Schools, the last remaining candidate was interviewed Wednesday evening.

Greenville’s Paige Hallock, right, and Forest Hills Northern’s Parker Kwiatkowski meet over the top of the net battling for a point during Tuesday’s O-K Bronze match. - Courtesy photo/Jamie McNinch

Greenville falls in 5-setter to FH Northern

Playing from the east side of Greenville’s volleyball court is a good thing. Unfortunately, the host Yellow Jackets only played two of five games from the east side. That meant the Forest Hills Northern Huskies were on the winning side of an extremely competitive five-set match on Tuesday.


Tri County tops Big Rapids in outside volleyball game

Tri County’s volleyball team had a new experience Tuesday night. They played outside, just off the football field. The Vikings ended up with a 25-21, 25-18, 25-13 win over Big Rapids in their first-ever outside game.