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Funeral Notices for June 23, 2015

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From right, 2015 Montcalm County 4-H’er of the Yea Rachel Rodenhouse, her mother, Melanie Rodenhouse, and sister, Emily Rodenhouse, walk their sheep Sunday to their pen area at the Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Gowen’s Rachel Rodenhouse wins 2015 Montcalm County 4-H’er of the Year

It isn’t often you can find someone who recalls learning to ride a horse before they grasped the ability to take their own first steps. It’s a unique path that eventually led Rachel Rodenhouse into the realm of the Montcalm County 4-H program, and on Saturday, her passion for the program was placed atop the highest pedestal.

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JUST IN: Montcalm County approves ambulance bids

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners approved multiple Emergency Medical Services vehicle requests at today’s meeting.

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Funeral Notices for June 22, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, June 22, 2015

Greenville’s Brandon Loiselle nears the finish line of the 400-meter dash during The Daily News Track Classic in May. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Veteran runners helped pace Greenville boys

The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys track team ended up with a pretty good record this season. The Yellow Jackets were 5-2 overall and 3-2 in dual meets, finishing second in the O-K Bronze Conference, according to coach Tim O’Brien.

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JUST IN: Two cars collide, third goes off road in Belding accident

BELDING — A two-car accident subsequently led to a secondary accident during a Sunday driving incident. At 7:20 p.m., Deputies responded to a two-car personal injury accident on Belding Road near Hoppough Road. Investigation at the scene revealed that a Red Dodge Avenger being operated by 54-year-old Nancy Burgess of Orleans was slowing to make [...]

Performance Plus in Greenville has had a little fun advertising the business with clever and humorous sayings on its marquis. One side of the marquis, for example, harkens back to the classic television show “Diff’rent Strokes.” (Daily News | Mike Taylor)

BUSINESS BEAT: Performance Plus’ humorous sign getting noticed

If you’re going to get folks’ attention, it’s helpful if you can make them smile, maybe even laugh.

Although it has been nearly 70 years, Robert “Tex” Ritter remembers many of the names of his fallen brothers with whom he served during World War II. (Courtesy photo)

Greenville World War II veteran recalls things he would ‘like to forget’

Ideally, you’d be holding a book in your hands right now instead of a newspaper. It would be a big book, one with gilt edging and hundreds of pages. The stories Greenville resident Robert “Tex” Ritter has amassed more than 93 years of living can’t help but feel squeezed by a newspaper’s space constraints. In a perfect world, they would have room to breathe.

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Funeral Notices for June 20, 2015

Funeral Notices for Saturday, June 20, 2015

Eureka Township Planning Commission member Randy Klepper and Vice Chairman Duane Putnam consider outbuilding setback zoning regulations during their meeting on Wednesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Single zoning complaint leads to series of violations

Sometimes enforcing local zoning ordinances can be like setting up dominoes. Once one violation of the ordinance is found, more often than not several more can be found in the immediate vicinity.