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During Winterfest on Saturday in Howard City, an artist showed off his talents by carving a bear out of a log using a chainsaw. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

No snow, no problem for fourth annual Howard City Winterfest

Although snow did not make much of an appearance in Howard City this weekend, the fourth annual Winterfest still showcased fun events for all ages. Panhandle Chamber of Commerce Secretary Millianne Lewis said some events at Winterfest were altered, but the weekend went on and nothing was canceled.

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Funeral Notices for Jan. 21, 2013

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Local Elvis impersonator Jim McKay will compete next weekend in the annual King Fest in Saginaw. This is McKay’s first time in the competition, but friends and family are expecting great things of the Greenville singer.

Local Elvis impersonator Jim McKay to compete in sing-off in Saginaw

What started as a lark during Danish Festival weekend has turned into something more for local Elvis impersonator Jim McKay. Depending on his showing at an upcoming Elvis contest in Saginaw, who knows where his impersonation of “The King” could take him.

Students in Melissa Wright's new second grade classroom take advantage of several different activities to choose from during a fun work session Thursday afternoon at Ellis Elementary School in Belding.

Belding’s Ellis Elementary welcomes addition of seven classrooms

When school principal Tiffany Jackson stood in the new east wing addition at Ellis Elementary School on the first day of classes after winter break, she gazed upward toward the large glowing chandelier hanging from the ceiling skylight as students hustled around her to their new classrooms.

After 21 years of business in Greenville, Mid Michigan Celluar is forced to close its doors at the end of the month, citing inability to compete with online sales.

Mid Michigan Cellular in Greenville to close Jan. 31

  GREENVILLE — A longtime Greenville business will close its doors for the last time Jan. 31. Mid Michigan Cellular, located for the past 10 years at 1712 W. Washington St., and for 11 years before that at the location now occupied by Ray Winnie Auto Sales, simply cannot continue to compete with online sales, [...]

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Greenville man arraigned in purse-snatching case

GREENVILLE — A Greenville man was arraigned today on charges stemming from a Dec. 5 purse-snatching incident in downtown Greenville.

Montcalm Community College offers many opportunities for students to achieve higher education. With the new campus opening in Greenville, students will be able to benefit more to help achieve their educational goals. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Articulations could help MCC students save thousands

Montcalm Community College (MCC) strives to have students succeed and helps to provide options for more high-education options. For the past several years, MCC has worked with other colleges and universities to put into place articulation agreements allowing students to easily transfer to obtain their baccalaureate degree.

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‘Early College’ available for high school students

High school students in Montcalm County may soon have the opportunity to earn their associate degree — with a price tag no longer attached. Montcalm Community College (MCC) is now engaging with all area school districts in Montcalm County in an official Early College program, which would allow students the chance to obtain their associate degree through a three-year program at the college.

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Funeral Notices for Jan. 18, 2013

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Dakota Sherrick of Greenville wraps his opponent for a pin attempt during a match this season.

Greenville’s Sherrick having great wrestling season

Greenville senior Dakota Sherrick has only been wrestling since his sophomore year. Watching him wrestle now and that doesn’t seem possible. It may have taken Sherrick longer to get into wrestling, but it is a decision he’s glad to have made.