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Northview boys too much for Greenville

he Greenville Yellow Jackets started strong and even put a little scare into the Northview Wildcats. In the end, Northview still had too many weapons and were able to overcome an early deficit in a 60-43 Class A district tournament opening round win on Monday night.

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JUST IN: Music in Park plans underway in Sheridan

Roots music and art is alive and well in Sheridan. Though the snow has yet to figure out that winter is over, the Music in the Park organization is gearing up for the 2015 summer season by offering performances and classes at the Sheridan Community Center every Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m.

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JUST IN: Greenville DDA discusses bike racks, banners

The wheels were turning during the Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting on Tuesday morning.

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Funeral Notices for March 11, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

At right, Belding High School foreign exchange student Mia Kaarstein, 17, of Porsgrunn, Norway, speaks with fellow senior and friend Grant Hansen, 18, in the main lobby of Belding High School on Monday. Kaarstein is hoping to participate in the school’s commencement ceremony in May. According to school policy, Kaarstein cannot currently participate as she will not be earning a diploma. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding foreign exchange student hopes for policy change

From senior dances to participating on the golf team, Mia Kaarstein is attempting everything she can to absorb American culture in her year as a senior at Belding High School. Currently separated from her home of Porsgrunn, Norway, by six time zones and the entirety of the Atlantic Ocean, the 17-year-old foreign exchange student has always been curious about life in America.

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Firefighters quickly put out duct fire at Quad Graphics

The Greenville Department of Public Safety started the work week off with a morning fire at Quad Graphics.

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Homeowners extinguish Montcalm Township fire

Flames coming from a Montcalm Township home’s wall on Saturday turned out to be a small, controllable fire. At 12:56 p.m., Montcalm Township Fire Department firefighters were dispatched to a house fire on S. Greenville Road. The homeowners called after observing flames coming from the outside wall of their home.

Central Montcalm Public School’s new superintendent, Amy Meinhardt, hopes her lifetime of experience with the school district will help her meet the challenges of the job. Meinhardt was hired to the position in January. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Central Montcalm superintendent brings lifetime of district experience

On a blustery September morning in 1978, a subdued, wide-eyed 5-year-old girl named Amy made her way up the steps of Central Montcalm Elementary School. Lunchbox and notebook in hand, she was swept through the doors and into halls teeming with friends, strangers, teachers and innumerable “big kids.”

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Funeral Notices for March 10, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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JUST IN: Lakeview Council still unsure regarding snow removal

LAKEVIEW — Members of the Village Council remain undecided with regard to snow removal options for village residents. After several months of discussion and research, council members have yet to come up with a solid plan on how to keep sidewalk’s clean. Just as it seemed the council would vote to approve the purchase of [...]