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Emily Waldon

THE REVIEW: Tigers’ utility man embraces changing role

Since making his way into the Detroit Tigers organization, not once, but twice; Don Kelly has become a fixture who has seemingly mastered the secret of reinventing his role on a regular basis.

For the 34-year-old Pennsylvania native, transition has become a part of everyday life when he steps foot on the field. Currently standing as the only active player to have spent playing time at every position, Kelly has quickly and quietly become a “25thman” who embodies the skill level of nine men.

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Funeral Notices for Thursday, August 7, 2014

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Belding police investigate rash of vehicle break-ins

The Belding Police Department is investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins over the past 24 hours.

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Montcalm County budget committee considers requests from 4-H, sheriff

Montcalm County commissioners have begun sorting through a plethora of budget requests for the upcoming fiscal year. Montcalm County Controller-Administrator Chris Hyzer led Wednesday’s three-and-a-half-hour meeting, alongside Finance & Personnel Committee members Ron Baker of Howard City, Tom Lindeman of Greenville and Ron Retzloff of Crystal.

The Greenville City Council gave approval for the demolition of these two structures at 112 W. Gibson in the city because they have deteriorated to a point where the structures are unsafe. The two buildings, a garage and a house have been falling apart for several years. (Courtesy photos)

Greenville City Council OKs razing unsafe buildings

The Greenville City Council gave approval for the demolition of two structures at 112 W. Gibson in the city because they have deteriorated to a point where the structures are unsafe.

From left, Belding City Council members Joe Feuerstein, Mike Scheid, Jerry Lallo, Mayor Ron Gunderson, City Manager Meg Mullendore and Mayor Pro Tem Tom Jones discuss the possibility of consolidating city inspection services Tuesday evening at the Pere Marquette Depot in Belding. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding council tables decision to consolidate inspection services

Belding Council members have long been asking to consolidate the city’s inspection services, and after Tuesday evening’s city council meeting, they’ll be waiting a little longer.

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Township ballot proposals, renewals all pass

Results from township ballot proposals, renewals and board elections.

Justin Amash

Amash survives Ellis challenge

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, once again earned the Republican nod for congressman for Michigan’s 3rd District by defeating fellow Republican challenger Brian Ellis on Tuesday.

Lisa Posthumus Lyons

Lyons wins easily in 86th District

State Rep. Lisa Posthumus Lyons, R-Alto, earned her party’s nod in Tuesday’s primary election, topping her opponent Angela Rigas, also a Republican from Alto.

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Funeral Notices for August 6, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, August 6, 2014