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Judge says murder confession illegally obtained by police

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 Wednesday after last Friday’s court hearing to consider a motion to suppress any and all statements made by Alan Morse, 48, of Sidney Township.

Ronald Wilson, a candidate for the position of Greenville Public Schools superintendent, answers questions from the Greenville Board of Education during his second-round interview Wednesday. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Former Howell leader shares goals with Greenville school board

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

Ronald Wilson, 54, the final of three remaining candidates narrowed down from the initial 25, was interviewed and asked 13 questions during an hour-long interview.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Funeral Notices — Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

Funeral notices for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015

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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.