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REVVED UP: The Bortons enjoy life on the road in their RV

When Gary Borton retired from Federal Mogul several years ago, he and his wife, Connie, made up their minds to see the country via the open road. They would buy a fifth-wheel and visit all the places they had dreamed of. Like so many retirees, the Bortons, from Greenville, planned to follow the sun wherever it led them.

Raven and Ricky Baldwin discovered many old Greenville newspapers beneath the floorboards of the apartment they are renovating in Greenville. Some editions date back the the 1920s. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Floorboard ‘discovery’ paints picture of Greenville’s past

Former President William Howard Taft dedicated the Lincoln Memorial and the fledgling Soviet Union was formed following the murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family at the hands of Bolshevik revolutionaries. The year was 1922 and in the relative tranquility of Greenville, for reasons likely to remain forever unknown, several copies of one of the city’s newspapers, The Daily Call, were set aside for posterity.

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REVVED UP: In-state traveling RV-style great for for a fall colors tour

Few would argue Michigan residents have the privilege of living in one of the most beautiful states in the country. From its stately pine and deciduous
forests, to its gleaming, sugar-sand beaches, Michigan has something to appeal to most every taste.

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Funeral Notices for Sept. 24, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 24, 2012

Greenville quarterback Rachel Taft looks to throw the ball, while Macy Devries, left, and Lizzy VanderLaan apply pressure.

Greenville Powder Puff returns to varsity field

Legacy Field will be the host of the annual Greenville High School Powder Puff game this season. On Wednesday night, the Powder Puff game will be played on the varsity football field for the first time since 1988. The past four years, the game has been played at The Pavilion at Klackle Orchards.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 22

Greenville 3-1-3 at Zeeland East: The Yellow Jackets went deep into the Zeeland East Invitational Saturday, losing to Wyoming Tri-Unity Christian in the finals 25-17, 25-16…

Owner of Andy’s Car Cleaning, Andy Horbrook polishes up the wheel wells of a truck for Master Unit Die of Greenville. Hornbrook has being doing work for local businesses and the residents in Greenville for 33 years.

REVVED UP: Cleanliness is next to customer service for Andy Hornbrook

It is not unusual to hear about a man’s passion for his automobile, but for Greenville resident Andy Hornbrook the passion transpired into a career for 33 years.

he Senn family of Howard City includes parents Gavin and Ashley, 4-year-old Breylon, 5-year-old Lauren and 8-month-old Brynlee. Breylon and Brynlee have both been diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, a progressive disease with no treatment or cure. — Courtesy photo

Mitochondrial disease fundraiser Sept. 29 in Howard City

Gavin and Ashley Senn of Howard City didn’t know they were both carriers of a genetic disease until they married each other and had children. Their firstborn, Lauren, 5, is a healthy child. But Breylon, 4, was diagnosed with mitochondrial disease when he was 18 months old. He had intestinal failure at age 2 and was placed in early care hospice. He receives all his nutrition through an IV. The Senns recently learned that their youngest child, 8-month-old Brynlee, has the disease as well.

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Endeavor Youth & Community Development Center moving forward in Edmore

It’s been five months since the Endeavor Youth and Community Development Center in Edmore had its grand opening after signing a one-year lease April 1 with Montabella Community Schools. The one-year lease on the gymnasium housed in Montabella’s Central Office facility is a probationary venture.

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Belding’s bid falls short to Comstock Park on special night (Gallery)

In the fall, Friday nights are all about high school football. At Rudness Field in Belding last night, football was the backdrop for something much more special. The B Foundation wrapped up its second annual “Pink Week” in which they raise money to help with local families in need, raise awareness for students and honors those that have, are treating or were lost to cancer.