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Mike Mulholland, a Greenville graduate, snapped this picture during the Detroit Lions/Chicago Bears game this season at Ford Field. Mulholland is the statewide sports photographer for the MLive Media Group.

Greenville graduate working dream job

Mike Mulholland is working his dream job. He just turned 24 years old. The Greenville High School graduate (2007) and soon to be Central Michigan University graduate is the statewide sports photographer for the MLive Media Group.

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Lakeview, Central Montcalm football players earn CSAA honors

The football season is over for the Lakeview Wildcats and Central Montcalm Hornets. The Wildcats (7-3) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2006, but lost in the first round to Maple City Glen Lake. Central Montcalm did not qualify for the postseason and finished 4-5 overall.

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Montabella has new baseball, softball coaches

When the spring comes back around in 2014, Montabella will have a pair of new varsity coaches. The varsity baseball team will be led by Jon Greenhoe while JV softball coach Chara Wood was promoted to varsity.

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Funeral Notices — Monday, November 18, 2013

Funeral notices for Monday, November 18, 2013

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BUSINESS BEAT: Manufacturing anything but a ‘dying industry’ at Aquest

GREENVILLE — Despite the difficult economy of the past decade, business has remained steady at Aquest Machining, 715 Callaghan St. That location is new to Aquest, which moved to the greatly expanded facility this past summer.

Montcalm County Commissioner Ron Braman

Complaints filed on Montcalm County commissioner who’s on Duck Lake board

Two former members of the Duck Lake Improvement Board recently wrote letters to the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners complaining about one of the commissioners.

Robert Gagne

Tensions high over Duck Lake issues in Crystal Township

After a lengthy meeting that became heated at moments, with accusations of personal interests interfering with goals and objectives of the Duck Lake Improvement Board, the fate of which entity will handle administrative matters for the board will ultimately be up to its own members.

Friends of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail underwent several projects on the trail this summer, highlighted by a new parking lot in Greenville. Pictured are Greenville resident Bev Simmons, right, and Lowell resident Michael Lecoures walking along the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail where it meets the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail along the Flat River. The Heartland Trail continues along the bridge shown in background.

New parking lot highlights summer season of improvements on Fred Meijer Heartland Trail

It was a busy summer of work on the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail, highlighted by a new parking lot on the north side of Greenville that will provide a safe access point to the trail.

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Funeral Notices — Saturday, November 16, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, November 16, 2013

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Greenville Planning Commission tables Forest View PUD request

The Greenville Planning Commission tabled a decision Thursday on a request to rezone an area that is part of a planned use development (PUD) district to residential while commissioners look into potential impact on the zone’s residents and obtain a legal review.