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From left, Greenville Area Community Foundation founder Lloyd Walker, current trustee Byron Cook, past trustee and first fundraising chairwoman Harriet Cook, current Vice Chairwoman Charlotte Lothian and previous trustee Michael Stafford, each take a moment to reflect on the successful history of the Greenville foundation on Thursday evening. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Greenville Area Community Foundation celebrates 25 years

With celebratory clangs of wine glasses, repeated rounds of applause and a pleasant “fireside chat” of guest speakers, Thursday marked a night of reflection and appreciation, a celebration of 25 years of philanthropic history of the Greenville Area Community Foundation (GACF).

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Funeral Notices for Nov. 7, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

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SPORTS GALORE: Lauren Hill is an inspiration

There is more than just winning and losing when it comes to sports. Despite stories of reckless youth parents, win-at-all-cost college athletic programs and law breaking professional athletes, sports provide us with stories of courage and inspiration.

The Lakeview Wildcats volleyball team poses with its district championship trophy on Thursday at Central Montcalm High School. - Joe Veselenak

Lakeview wins district final over Belding

The Class B district volleyball final took extra points three times and saw another Lakeview comeback. Down two games to one to Belding, the Wildcats came back and beat the Redskins 28-26, 28-30, 26-28, 25-11, 15-13 Thursday night.

A sample page from the Dec. 31, 1902, Greenville Independent, along with thousands just like it, is now available through any web capable device.

Greenville library now offers digital newspaper archive

You may not realize it, but right now, this very moment, you’re holding history in your hands. This newspaper — though many copies will wind up training puppies or lining bird cages — serves as a record of the area, a permanent testament to the lives of the men and women who reside here.

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Mullendore gets 1-year contract extension with Belding

This city manager’s contract is now headed for an extension, but it did not come without disagreement between council members Tuesday evening. Only two weeks removed from postponing a vote on a two-year contract extension, a new motion for a one-year contract was introduced.

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Funeral Notices for Nov. 6, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday Nov. 6, 2014

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‘Apathy’ blamed for 41 percent voter turnout in Montcalm County

More political ads were aired on one West Michigan TV station than anywhere else in the United States, but the majority of voters chose not to go to the polls Tuesday. Just 41 percent of Montcalm County’s registered voters participated in the general election, down from almost 44 percent in the 2010 general election and 56 percent in the 2006 general election.

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Funeral Notices for Nov. 5, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

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Emmons re-elected to second term as senator

Incumbent Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan successfully defeated Democratic challenger Fred Sprague of Alma in Tuesday’s election.

Throughout a district covering four counties, Emmons received 36,416 votes while Sprague received 27,234 votes, or 57 percent to 43 percent.