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Funeral Notices for Saturday, July 25, 2015

Funeral notices for Saturday, July 25, 2015

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Greenville to sealcoat streets and take down trees

Several streets in Greenville are going to see some serious renovations in the near future.

During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, council members voted to approve bids to sealcoat 12 portions of streets in the city as well as to remove 53 dead ash trees along several streets.


Funeral Notices for July 24, 2015

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During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council discussed and approved an application for an Industrial Facilities Tax Abatement application submitted by Dicastal North America. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Greenville City Council grants Dicastal tax abatement

Dicastal North America is getting closer to opening its doors. And the city of Greenville is doing its best to help smooth the Chinese company’s transition into the United States.

Belding City Manager Bruce Brown explains the advantages of making city purchases through local businesses during Tuesday evening’s Belding City Council meeting. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Belding City Council considers local preference purchase program

From members of the city council to residents and business owners, there’s no questioning that everyone wants businesses to thrive and succeed in downtown Belding.

Councilman Dennis Cooper questions the reasoning for a new ethics ordinance discussed by members of Belding City Council during Tuesday evening’s council meeting. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Ethics discussion gets heated at Belding City Council meeting

When it comes to ethics, moral values and the concept of right and wrong, there may be no place where it matters more than at the government level. Those ideas were brought forth in the form of a first reading of an official “code of conduct” ethics ordinance by Belding City Manger Bruce Brown at Tuesday’s Belding City Council meeting.


Funeral Notices for Thursday, July 23, 2015

Funeral notices for Thursday, July 23, 2015


JUST IN: Greenville transportation meeting short and sweet

The summer meeting of the Greater Greenville Transportation Committee was short and sweet.

With only eight people in attendance, Wednesday’s meeting consisted of several short discussions about various topics.

The Belding Youth Clinic, aimed at providing preventative health care to youths ages 10 to 21, opened on Bridge Street in Belding on June 22. Pictured in front of the clinic, from left, are nurse practitioner Daniel Pear, clinic manager Sarah Dishong-Perez and registered nurse Nicole Parrot. (Daily News | Ryan Schlehuber)

Belding Youth Clinic aims to provide care for ages 10-21

When it comes to health care for infants, even the smallest of concerns becomes an urgency. As children grow older, however, that urgency oftentimes wanes, which many times can lead to an oversight of major health issues.

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Greenville Optimist Camp Wah-Wah-Tay-See in full swing

For many, the alarm clock buzz in the wee hours of the morning is the annoying harbinger of another drudging day at work. But not for Bob Hemmingsen.

“I have the best job in Montcalm County,” he said.