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Central Montcalm’s Jesse Judge, left, wrestles during the individual state finals at the Palace of Auburn Hills earlier this month. Judge placed eighth in Division 3 at 189 pounds.

Central Montcalm mat coach predicting big things next season

There’s some optimism coming from Central Montcalm after this past wrestling season. That optimism is coming from coach Dan VanderVlucht after his team finished with a 24-9 record in the regular season and won a Division 3 district title.

The Montcalm County Animal Control building in Stanton will soon by painted by a local 4-H group and the name on the building will also be changed from “Shelter” to “Control.” — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Animal Control building to be painted by 4-H group

It’s Animal Control, not Animal Shelter. Montcalm County Animal Control Director Angela Sova Hollinshead appeared before the county’s Economic Development & Physical Resources Committee on Monday to request permission for the Animal Control building to be painted.


Funeral Notices for March 14, 2013

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Greenville businesses likely awarded Montcalm County rescue vehicle bids

Montcalm County Emergency Services continues to move forward in improving its fleet of rescue vehicles. Members of the Montcalm County Finance & Personnel Committee voted Monday to recommend the full board approve purchasing a new medical first responder vehicle and rescue accessories from two Greenville businesses.


Sheridan council considers long-range projects

Members of the Sheridan Village Council got the chance to do a little “blue sky” planning at Tuesday evening’s meeting. Dave Johnson of Fleis & Vandenbrink engineering in Grand Rapids presented the council with dozens of possible municipal improvements that could be implemented at some future date.


Greenville DDA to hold special meeting to pick contractor

The Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has set up a special meeting to choose a contractor to spruce up the downtown. The meeting will take place at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at the Greenville City Hall.


Funeral Notices for March 13, 2013

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Carson City-Crystal sophomore Mikayla Duflo, right, makes a move to get by Belding’s McKenzie Breimayer during a game this season. Duflo earned a AP Class C special mention for her play this year.

Duflo, Smith earn AP Class C all-state honors

There was a high quality to the girls basketball played in the area this winter. Part of that was confirmed today when two area players and a coach were named to the Associated Press Class C all-state basketball team. Carson City-Crystal coach Larry Farmer earned an honorable mention for coaching. He was one of eight [...]

Signs were on display Monday in protest of the demolition of the structures located on the Electrolux property, taped to the the fence that surrounds the property. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding demolition won’t start until completion of environmental decommissioning

As dense fog that hid much of the top of the Belding clock tower from view began to dissipate Monday morning, a wave of reality that the tower and surrounding structures will soon be gone rolled over several citizens who gazed up at the original Gibson structures on the first official day of demolition.


Eureka Township takes first step toward pavilion

The Eureka Township Board approved taking one step closer to the possible development of a township pavilion. During Monday night’s meeting, the board approved allowing Planning Commission Vice Chairman Mark Wilkin to pursue writing a grant to cover the cost of a pavilion next to the township hall.