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The Greenville Transit System building is settling due to some underlying issues with the soil. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville Transit System building settling due to sub-surface issues

Due to some underlying issues in the soil makeup, the Greenville Transit System building is having some foundation troubles.

During the latest Greenville City Council meeting, City Engineer Doug Hinken reported on the problem.

The Greenville Public Schools Board of Education heard the second quarterly report from Baldwin Heights Elementary School Principal Mike Walsh concerning the school’s status as a focus school on Monday. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Baldwin Heights making improvements as focus school

It has been a year since Baldwin Heights Elementary School was labeled a focus school.

Yet, the things they’ve accomplished in a year have been remarkable.


JUST IN: Belding car chase results in drunken driving arrest

A 32-year-old Belding man is behind bars after leading police on a car and foot chase.

According Chief Dale E. Nelson, around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, a Belding officer noticed an erratically driven car near the intersection of Bridge Street and M-44.


Ledford leads Central Montcalm in district opener

Central Montcalm forward Lane Ledford is making up for lost time after returning from an injury that cost him more than half of his senior season. Ledford and the Hornets opened up high school basketball’s postseason in a big way Monday night with a 77-53 Class B district victory over Belding at Central Montcalm High School.


Northview boys too much for Greenville

he Greenville Yellow Jackets started strong and even put a little scare into the Northview Wildcats. In the end, Northview still had too many weapons and were able to overcome an early deficit in a 60-43 Class A district tournament opening round win on Monday night.


JUST IN: Music in Park plans underway in Sheridan

Roots music and art is alive and well in Sheridan. Though the snow has yet to figure out that winter is over, the Music in the Park organization is gearing up for the 2015 summer season by offering performances and classes at the Sheridan Community Center every Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m.


JUST IN: Greenville DDA discusses bike racks, banners

The wheels were turning during the Greenville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) meeting on Tuesday morning.


Funeral Notices for March 11, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, March 11, 2015

At right, Belding High School foreign exchange student Mia Kaarstein, 17, of Porsgrunn, Norway, speaks with fellow senior and friend Grant Hansen, 18, in the main lobby of Belding High School on Monday. Kaarstein is hoping to participate in the school’s commencement ceremony in May. According to school policy, Kaarstein cannot currently participate as she will not be earning a diploma. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding foreign exchange student hopes for policy change

From senior dances to participating on the golf team, Mia Kaarstein is attempting everything she can to absorb American culture in her year as a senior at Belding High School. Currently separated from her home of Porsgrunn, Norway, by six time zones and the entirety of the Atlantic Ocean, the 17-year-old foreign exchange student has always been curious about life in America.


Firefighters quickly put out duct fire at Quad Graphics

The Greenville Department of Public Safety started the work week off with a morning fire at Quad Graphics.