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Montabella grad takes over boys hoops team

Jared Simon has been hoping to become a varsity boys basketball coach since his graduation from Montabella High School. He’s getting that chance this coming winter. Simon was selected to replace Gary Jankowsky as the Mustangs’ varsity coach.

A look at The Market in Greenville during its first Saturday event on May 30. (Courtesy photos)

Greenville’s The Market is open Thursdays and some Saturdays

Getting the ball rolling is sometimes difficult when starting a new project. The Market is having some trouble getting rolling this year, but organizer Deb Huch is committed to making the city’s downtown open-air market a success.

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Funeral notices for June 11, 2015

Funeral notices for Thursday, June 11, 2015

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JUST IN: Full agenda for Montcalm Township Board

MONTCALM TOWNSHIP — The Montcalm Township Board had a full load during its Wednesday night meeting. Along with their regular reports and duties, the board approved six new business items and heard a presentation. During the evening, the board approved a motion to support the Montcalm Conservation District in the amount of $500, appointed a [...]

After starting their cross-country cycling trip in Boston on May 20, Norwegians Roar Walmness, Ole Christian and Per Walmness found themselves recharging at the Green Harp in Greenville on Tuesday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Norwegian cycling trio makes Greenville stop on cross-country trip

Walking the streets of Greenville, one never knows what’s waiting around the corner at any given moment. Take Tuesday afternoon, for instance, when three Norwegian cyclists rolled into the city looking for a “healthy place to eat.”

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Greenville school board accepts superintendent’s resignation

Accepting the resignation of Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Pete Haines was met with mixed emotions on Monday night.

“I move that we accept, with gladness for his opportunity in his career but sadness in ours, the resignation of Superintendent Haines at a date to be mutually decided between both parties,” Board of Education Vice President Norice Rasmussen said.

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Construction class builds bench for Greenville Department of Public Safety

Greenville Department of Public Safety officials swarmed on the Greenville High School wood shop on the last day of school. They were there to pick up their newly minted work bench.

West Michigan’s Michael Gerber prepares for a pitch during Sunday’s game against Cedar Rapids. - Daily News/Emily Waldon

THE REVIEW: Whitecaps’ Michael Gerber taking success in stride

A key to survival in the world of minor league baseball is not allowing yourself to be defined by mistakes. A game established on a history of beauty and tradition has the ability to hand you the game-winning long ball and can make you hitless the very next night. Baseball, with all of its intricacies, does not play favorites.

Members of the Betham Trucking tee ball team wave to the crowd as they make their way down Lincoln Avenue during last year’s Lakeview Summerfest parade. — File photo

Summerfest returns to Lakeview, bigger and better than ever

For village residents who still remember the “big” summer festivals of years past, this year’s Summerfest is going to be a trip down memory lane. Thanks to the hard work of the Lakeview’s Festival Board — which recently gained non-profit status — the festival is packed with offerings guaranteed to appeal to young and old alike.

New Tri County basketball coach Zach Ingles (in the white shirt) talks to his players before scrimmaging Charlotte Monday.

Tri County hoops takes part in summer scrimmage

Boys basketball season ended a mere three months ago. Tri County had its last day of high school Monday. Yet the high school gymnasium, along with the middle school gym, was abuzz with boys basketball, as the Vikings hosted five other teams in a spring scrimmage.