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THE REVIEW: The Miguel effect

Something is going right in the city of Detroit. Detroit, you say? The city where dreams of professional athletic grandeur have gone to die a slow and painful death for so many years?

Kenowa Hills’ Frances Dodge sends a free kick toward the goal, while Greenville’s Kinsey Golden (10), Olivia Sowerby (9) and Morgan Christensen (16) stand in front to block the shot. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Strong 2nd half leads Kenowa Hills past Greenville soccer

Kylee Krogman scored her second goal of the game just three minutes into the second half. Only it wasn’t a goal, or at least a goal seen by the officials. Instead of Greenville’s soccer team leading 2-0 early in the second half against the Kenowa Hills Knights on Monday, the Yellow Jackets soccer team held just a one-goal lead at that point.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, April 13

Greenville splits: The Yellow Jackets lost the first game 5-1 and won the second game 3-1 at home against the Sparta Spartans on Monday. Sparta’s Carl Dietrich earned the win in game one. He worked all seven innings, allowing five hits with three strikeouts. Calvin Syrjala took the loss…

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Funeral Notices for April 15, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Belding resident and attorney Katherine Henry speaks at a Belding City Council meeting during public comment in December 2014. — File photos

Belding resident, city settle federal lawsuit for $250

The federal lawsuit filed by Belding resident Katherine Henry against former City Manager Meg Mullendore and the city of Belding came to a settlement conclusion last month upon an agreement between all parties involved.

Greenville Public Schools Board of Education member Rocky Hansen checks out the fuel tank on a propane-fueled bus. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville school board considers switching to propane-fueled buses

It got a little gassy during the Monday night meeting of the Greenville Public Schools Board of Education. Greenville Public Schools Director of Transportation Kathy Bresnahan and Greenville High School science teacher Brian Sullivan gave a presentation on propane-fueled school buses, which the school’s education board and transportation department are giving serious consideration.

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Voters encouraged to join Proposal 1 panel presentation April 20

It may be a little convoluted but, one way or another, Michigan voters will be asked to weigh in on Proposal 1 come May 5. In order to assist Montcalm County voters, a panel of administrators representing various local organizations will be fielding questions about the State of Michigan Ballot Proposal 15-1, commonly referred to as “Proposal 1.” The panel presentation will take place at 7 p.m. on April 20 at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center. Anyone seeking clarification on the ballot proposal is encouraged to attend.

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UPDATE: Afternoon fire that consumed wetlands near Sheridan contained

Firefighters from Sheridan, Stanton and Montcalm Township spent the better part of Tuesday afternoon fighting an acres-wide grass fire that spread across a wetland area in Sidney Township.

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Funeral Notices for April 14, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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JUST IN: Tree planting project approved in Lakeview

Members of Lakeview’s Village Council voted Monday evening to approve a tree planting project at Wiseman Park on the north end of town. Funded by the Michigan Watershed Association, the initiative will provide for the planting of 65 trees at the park.