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JUST IN: Greenville School Board accepts superintendent resignation

GREENVILLE — As of Monday, it is official: the Greenville Public Schools Pete Haines will be leaving the district. The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education officially accepted the resignation of Pete Haines as the superintendent of the school district during its Monday night meeting. During the meeting, the school board discussed Haines acceptance of [...]


JUST IN: Community garden going strong in Lakeview

The new community garden, which only got underway last month in the village, is already attracting “gentleman” (and lady) farmers anxious to try their hand at growing fruits and vegetables, an update heard at a regular meeting of the Lakeview Village Council Monday evening.

Anthony Youn

Dr. Anthony Youn honored as GHS Outstanding Alumnus

In the 1970s and 80s, Greenville didn’t have much ethnic diversity and things haven’t changed much, said Dr. Anthony Youn at the 126th annual Greenville Alumni Association meeting and dinner Saturday night at the Greenville High School cafeteria.


JUST IN: Montcalm County medical responder requests move forward

Several requests involving medical first responder vehicles and equipment moved forward at today’s Montcalm County Board of Commissioners Finance & Personnel Committee meeting.

Greenville's Danny Bohner putts during a playoff at the Greenville Invitational this year at Brookside Golf Course.

Greenville golf season ‘went as well as expected’

Sure, Greenville boys golf coach Marty Carmichael would have liked for his team to finish better in the O-K Bronze Conference. But he wasn’t unhappy with the way the Yellow Jackets played. Greenville finished fourth in the Bronze, one place behind Northview.


Gary Jankowsky resigns at Montabella

Gary Jankowsky has spent the past three years as varsity boys basketball coach at Montabella. That term ended in March. Jankowsky submitted his resignation after the 2014-2015 season ended. The season ended with the Mustangs going 5-15 overall and 1-8 in the Mid-State Activities Conference.

Jack Kole is all smiles after picking up a hole-in-one at Candlestone May 7.

Kole hits first ace at Candlestone

Jack Kole finally hit the shot every golfer is waiting to do. On May 7, Kole hit his first hole-in-on at Candlestone Golf and Resort while playing in the Thursday Night Men’s league. Kole used an 8-iron on hole No. 12, a 144-yard, par 3. Kole hit second on the hole.


ED GILBERT: Bass fishing with good old Sam

The bass season is beginning to jump all over my thoughts as good fishing awaits. And although I don’t get in as much lake fishing as I’d like, I still get on the water when I can. But most of all I can still recall some of the great times I’ve had in past years. One thing stamped in my memory is time spent fishing with my old buddy Sam. Oh, we still get together to fish on occasion, but I guess its the old times that jog my memory.


JUST IN: Teddy bears stolen in Central Montcalm school break-in

An individual or group of perpetrators have been using Central Montcalm Upper Elementary School for unlawful shenanigans.

During the past two weeks, someone has been sneaking onto school property, stealing items and causing minor amounts of damage.

The White Pine Trail runs north to south from Cadillac to Comstock Park with stops in multiple communities, including downtown Howard City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

White Pine Trail project delayed due to concerns

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to temporarily delay a work project on the final 40-mile section of the Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park at the request of area legislators who reached out to the DNR on behalf of concerned residents.