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Montcalm County Central Dispatch Tim Scott joined the Montcalm Township Board on Wednesday to discuss the new Smart 911 program. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Montcalm Township Board learns about Smart 911 service

Arriving late often causes problems. When the pizza delivery man shows up late, it can be irritating. When a contractor is behind schedule, it is annoying. When the school bus schedule is off, everything is thrown off.

Greenville quarterback Logan MacMillen throws a pass downfield during an early season 7-on-7 passing camp at Legacy Field on Thursday.

Greenville hosts Lakeview, Tri County in 7-on-7 passing camp

The Michigan High School football season is a little less than two months away. To be exact, the first official practice allowed is Aug. 10. On Thursday, the Greenville Yellow Jackets hosted the Lakeview Wildcats and Tri County Vikings in a 7-on-7 passing camp at Legacy Field. It was the first camp for both the Wildcats and Vikings, but second for Greenville as they were at Rockford on Tuesday. All three coaches seem pleased with their teams’ effort.

Greenville’s Layna Gunderson, 10, takes part in a shooting contest during the final day of Greenville’s Camp of Champs on Thursday.

Greenville’s Camp of Champs wraps after 4 days

Area youth girl basketball players spent the past four days working on developing skills that will only help in their basketball future. Girls grades fourth through eighth got together for the “Camp of Champs” hosted by the Greenville High School girls basketball program Monday through Thursday.

Wendy and Al Gladding are excited to see their building getting a facade update. (Daily News | Brad Klosner)

Greenville awarded grants for building facade facelifts

Two buildings in downtown Greenville are in the midst of a grand facelift.

Tri County’s Austin Ching connects on a pitch at Central Montcalm this season. The Vikings finished the season 23-13 overall. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tri County baseball finishes strong despite district loss

Tri County’s slow start to the 2015 baseball season may have been a little deceiving. The Vikings began the season with six consecutive losses, but finished the season 23-13, which included their first-ever CSAA Gold Conference championship.


Funeral notices for Friday, June 14, 2015

Funeral notices for Friday, June 14, 2015


Sheridan moving forward with new blight ordinances

Residents of this village who may have a moldy mattress or junked car lying in their front yard are running out of time to clean up their act.

Little Whitefish Lake Association President Matt Matlosz listens as Montcalm County Drain Commissioner Sandy Raines attempts to explain the status of an ongoing financial discrepancy involving the sewer fund of Little Whitefish Lake in Pierson Township during a special meeting Monday in Stanton. (Daily News | Elisabeth Waldon)

Montcalm County officials debate Pierson Township sewer fund

Well, this stinks. That was the consensus at Monday’s subcommittee meeting during which Montcalm County officials attempted to sort out a sewer fund discrepancy involving Little Whitefish Lake in Pierson Township.


Eureka Township and Greenville coming to terms with public sewer service issue

Greenville and Eureka Township are on the cusp of coming to an arrangement concerning a contention about the public sewer service around Baldwin Lake.

Tri County’s Lena Thompson, left, and Newaygo’s Madisen Giese battle for the ball during the Division 2 district semifinal at Belding May 28. Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tri County soccer wins 19 games

Tri County’s girls soccer team had a season to remember, even if it didn’t end the way they wanted it to. The Vikings went 19-6 this season, punctuated by the fact that none of the six losses they suffered was in regulation. Tri County had their season end in a shootout in the Division 2 district semifinals, losing to Newaygo in an otherwise scoreless game.