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IN BRIEF: Stanton gets new mayor, city manager

The Stanton City Commission once again saw some personnel changes at Monday night’s meeting.

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UPDATE: Man killed in head-on crash on Sidney Road

A two-vehicle head-on crash Tuesday morning resulted in the death of one of the drivers.


IN BRIEF: Greenville DDA members discuss downtown parking improvements

During Tuesday’s meeting of the Greenville Downtown Development Authority, members took time to discuss an issue that has reared its head recently in the winter months.

Central Montcalm girls basketball coach Rob Putnam and Green Hornets sophomore guard Libby Ledford don their orange for last year’s “Orange Out” event to raise awareness of type 1 diabetes, which Ledford has had since she was 8 years old. This year’s “Orange Out” is Friday. (Courtesy photo)

Central Montcalm’s Libby Ledford doesn’t let type 1 diabetes control her life

Libby Ledford is a competitor. If you ask her, she will admit she doesn’t like losing. The 16-year-old Central Montcalm sophomore never liked losing to her older brother, Lane. The siblings enjoy competing in pick-up games of basketball in the driveway. She’s just as competitive in drag racing in the summer as well as on the court for the Green Hornets basketball. She is a second-year starter for the varsity team.

During the giving portion of Saturday’s Spectrum Health Charity Ball, signs were held high across the room as attendees wrote checks and pledged donations. Donations will go toward renovating United Hospital’s Cancer Center. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Spectrum Health Charity Ball honors Greenville’s Fran Schuleit

Spectrum Health Foundation members and community members put on their best gowns and suits to celebrate and give back to the community during the 15th annual Spectrum Health Charity Ball.


Greenville Department of Public Safety director resigns

The embattled director of the Greenville Department of Public Safety has resigned. Mark Reiss was hired as Greenville’s public safety director in 2013. He resigned Monday.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 14. 2017

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017


IN BRIEF: Lakeview Village Council honors eagle scout, police chief

Two community members were recognized by the Lakeview Village Council during Monday night’s meeting.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Turk Lake Polar Plunge 2017

More than $49,000 raised for Special Olympics Michigan during 9th annual Turk Lake Polar Plunge on Saturday.

Crystal Township Clerk Patty Baker-Marek, explains her thoughts Wednesday evening on the subject of rental rates for the Crystal Community Center, as Trustee George Bahm listens. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Rental agreement established for Crystal Community Center

With a dying boiler system and a leaky roof, time is not on the side of the Crystal Community Center.

The building’s fate has been discussed frequently during recent Crystal Township Board meetings, with total estimates figured at a minimum of $300,000 to make necessary repairs to keep the structure in decent condition.