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Seven-year tool and die maker Randy Brecht of Vestaburg works on repairing a tool in Greenville Federal-Mogul's plant’s tool room. Federal-Mogul’s Greenville plant is celebrating its 75th anniversary Sunday, welcoming the public to an open house that includes games, food, inflatables and a tour through the plant.

Federal-Mogul celebrates 75 years of success

On the corner of Grove and N. Court streets, there is a steady, constant hum. It is the sound of production, and it’s been humming along well now for 75 years.

The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education interviewed Ronald Wilson and Daniel Remenap on Wednesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville Board of Education begins interviews for superintendent

On Wednesday, as the eye of the sun sank below the horizon, a battle commenced deep in the heart of the Greenville Public Schools Central Services Building. The Battle of the Five.

Illegal dumping of waste and other items in the Crystal Township recycling dumpsters has become an ongoing issues for township officials and residents. — File photo

Crystal Township residents fed up with trashed community

From trash pickup to illegal recycling, and “disgraceful” buildings to lawns that need mowing, residents of this community are fed up with unpleasant appearances. During Tuesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, several members of the community voiced their concerns, with comments ranging from requests for police coverage to creating a township-wide trash pickup service.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 11, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Sept. 11, 2015


JUST IN: Greenville Planning Commission discusses new gas station

GREENVILLE — Gas was the talk of the night at the Greenville Planning Commission meeting. During the Thursday night meeting, the planning commission held a public hearing concerning a special land use permit for Murphy Oil, USA, Inc. The company wants to put a gas station in front of Walmart on M-57. Commissioners discussed the [...]

The Chosen Women, a subsidiary of The Chosen Ones motorcycle club, sort out school supplies to fill the 240 backpacks the club will distribute on Sunday at Baldwin Heights Elementary School. — Courtesy photo

The Chosen Ones biker club give away backpacks

They are The Chosen Ones, a biker club of burly, bearded bears of men who roar around the streets on high-powered Harleys looking for any kind of trouble they can find. If trouble is defined as giving away school supplies to local children who need a helping hand.

Greenville running back Nolan MacMillen carries the ball against Kenowa Hills at home last week. For the season, MacMillen has carried the ball 10 times for 138 yards and two touchdowns. - Courtesy photo/Jamie McNinch

Greenville looks to bounce back on football field

Last week, Kenowa Hills rebounded from an opening season loss to win in week two at the expense of the Greenville Yellow Jackets. This week, the Yellow Jackets will be looking for the same type of bounce back win at the expense of the Comstock Park Panthers. The Panthers (2-0) defeated Wyoming last week 30-22 and will host the Yellow Jackets (1-1), which lost at home 49-26 to the Knights. Greenville topped Belding 52-29 in week one.

Tri County quarterback Colton Harris attempts a pass on the run during a season opening loss at home against Lakeview. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Central Montcalm, Tri County look for first win Friday

Two football teams without a win in the first two weeks of the season will meet in Howard City Friday. The Central Montcalm Green Hornets will face the Tri County Vikings in the first Central State Activities Association Gold Division game for the Green Hornets.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Wednesday, Sept. 9

Central third, Tri County fourth: The Vikings took fourth at the Lady Warrior Invitational Wednesday, shooting a team score of 523. That was behind Big Rapids’ 419, Chippewa Hills’ 427 and Central Montcalm’s 457. Julia Bice was fourth overall with a 103, Cierra Rose added a 127 for a 15th-place finish, Anna Caldwell shot a 143 and Megan Owen had a 150 that was assisted by a hole-in-one on the seventh hole, using a pitching wedge…

Central Montcalm’s Samantha Nichols blocks a kill attempt for a point during game two against Portland St. Patrick at home on Tuesday night. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Central Montcalm wins twice after long weekend

Like most of us after a long holiday weekend, the Central Montcalm Hornets were a little sluggish in the team’s first day back to work. The Hornets, though, responded well twice, to knock off both the White Cloud Indians and Portland St. Patrick Shamrocks in a volleyball triangular at home on Tuesday.