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Danish Festival queen Brianna Van Houten (next to Sparky the safety dog mascot) and her court enjoyed Family Fun Day activities, working alongside public safety department to entertain kids. — Daily News/Lori Hansen

Rainy Sunday doesn’t deter Danish Festival’s end of weekend

The 51st annual Danish Festival opened Thursday evening under gray skies, but the rain held off until Sunday afternoon. Though the talent show inside at Baldwin Heights Elementary School on as scheduled, the Family Fun Day in the playground was shut down early.


Funeral Notices for Aug. 24, 2015

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JUST IN: Motorcyclist avoids deer, goes into ditch

A motorcyclist and a deer had a mid-road meet up on Saturday.

Lakeview’s JaTrevion Williams, right, is chased by Belding’s Matt Ferman, left, during a scrimmage Thursday. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Lakeview, Belding, Montabella tune up for next week

It was the final tuneup for the football teams from Lakeview, Belding and Montabella on Thursday at Kos Field. The scrimmage was the last chance for the Redskins, Mustangs and Wildcats to check themselves out before the games become real next week.


VIDEO: The Princess and the Pea Bed Race

  All set to the roar of the crowds, The Princess and the Pea Bed Race featured three teams competing to be the fastest gurney in town. Starting at Barry Street, teams raced down Cass Street to Franklin Street, turned around and headed back to the starting point.


Funeral Notices for Saturday, August 22, 2015

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The Danish Festival Band. — File photo

VIDEO: Danish Festival Band performs on the main stage

The Danish Festival Band performs the overture to “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” on the main stage Friday during the Danish Festival in downtown Greenville, under the direction of Keith Hudson.

Following a dangerous building hearing on Wednesday at Oakfield Township Hall, Bob Cusack was ordered to demolish his mobile home due to a number of problems. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Oakfield Township orders buildings demolished, owner objects

GREENVILLE — Bob Cusack does not believe he is getting a fair shake from authorities in a township where he owns property. Following a dangerous building hearing Wednesday at Oakfield Township Hall, Cusack was ordered to “remove or demolish” his mobile home located at 10460 Perch Lane. He is under the impression he is being [...]

Danish Festival Band Director Keith Hudson leads the group during a performance Thursday evening at Tower Riverside Park. Cool temps and the threat of rain did little to dissuade the audience from showing up. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Danish Festival Band closes concert series

Cool temperatures and lowering skies did little to dull the enthusiasm of Tower Riverside Park music lovers who turned out to hear a performance by the Danish Festival Band. The final installment in the Rhythm on the River summer concert series, the performance was scheduled to coincide with this year’s Danish Festival, which kicked off Thursday evening.

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JUST IN: MSP needs help identifying suspect

The Michigan State Police is asking assistance in identifying the individual in this photograph. The individual is wanted for questioning in connection with a series of thefts from automobiles.