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Summer library is under way at Cedar Crest in Greenville

One day throughout the summer, students have the ability to attend a summer library program that provides fun and educational programs. Every Tuesday from now until Aug. 20, local students are able to attend Cedar Crest Elementary School in Greenville and participate in its summer library program.

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Texas fugitive caught in Crystal Township

A Texas man wanted for robbery involving a weapon was arrested Monday after fleeing from a Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies.

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Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A sign is currently posted at the recycling site in Crystal Township, located at the community center, but township board members are worried that residents aren’t following the rules closely enough.

Organization owes Crystal Township $2,350 in back rent

After having not received payment since October 2012, members of the Crystal Township Board have decided to end a contract with God Team Ministries, which allowed the youth ministry service to rent rooms from the Crystal Township Community Center.

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Greenville to choose new public safety director within next few weeks; 3 candidates remaining

The city of Greenville has narrowed its search for a Public Safety director to three candidates.
This position, which became vacant when Michael Pousak resigned after just a year on the job, has been filled by Interim Director Michael Stuck since the end of May. After thorough background checks and research on the candidates, City Manager George Bosanic announced the top three candidates for the position.

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Funeral Notices — Monday, July 15, 2013

Funeral notices for Monday, July 15, 2013

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Greenville man arrested for sexual assault of minor

A 28-year-old Greenville man is in custody after he was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old child.

Former Navy man and tattoo artist Wojo is doing brisk business at the tattoo shop he opened in March.

Tattoos by Wojo brings great ink to Stanton

The art of tattooing has been around for centuries. First brought to the attention of the western world in the 1700s by sailors returning from faraway lands, tattoos have a long and — some might say checkered — nautical past.

This pond, located next to the Curtis Building in downtown Edmore, will get dredged this fall after the village council voted 4-3 to accept a $25,000 bid from Outman Excavating in Six Lakes. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Edmore to dredge pond

The village pond, long a popular site for concerts, photographs and community events, is about to get a makeover. The Edmore Village Council voted 4-3 at last Monday’s meeting to accept a $25,000 bid from Outman Excavating in Six Lakes to dredge the pond. Village President Chet Guild and council members Ed Adams, Chuck Burr and Jerry Rasmussen voted “yes” while Bonnie Ashbaugh, Karen Deja and Art Schuitema voted “no.”

A wooden pirate ship in Curtis Memorial Park is causing problems for the village of Edmore. Village officials recently decided to seal off the entrances to the ship. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Edmore pirate ship causing park problems

A pirate ship in a village park is becoming known for legends as colorful as Davy Jones’ locker. Edmore Police Chief Luke Sawyer made an attempt to parley with the Edmore Village Council last month. He proposed removing the pirate ship, which is one of several wooden play structures at Curtis Memorial Park.