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Land and Resource Engineering Inc. President Todd Olin, right, gave an update on the expansion project to the Greenville Planning Commission, while City Manager George Bosanic and Wade Trim Inc. Senior Project Manager Tim Johnson consulted their notes. — Daily News/Brad Klosner

Greenville EZ Mart purchases property to south, aids in expansion

This summer, the owners of the EZ Mart Mobile gas station in Greenville were set for a large expansion project. As of Thursday, their plans have changed. Now they’re going even bigger — at least in terms of property.

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ED GILBERT: Trout opener may not be the best one

Is it just me, or does it always rain, snow and be very cold and miserable on the opening days of Michigan’s trout season? Well and regardless, here we go again!

Belding’s Alyviah Mason, second from right, signs a letter of intent to play for Cornerstone University’s women’s bowling team Friday. Watching are, from left, her father Tim Mason, Cornerstone bowling coach Michael Hall and mother Amber Rood. - Daily News/Chip Burch

Belding senior joins Cornerstone’s bowling program

A Belding senior will be one of the first members of the Cornerstone University women’s bowling team. Alyviah Mason signed her letter of intent to bowl for Cornerstone in front of her family and her Belding softball teammates Friday.

Tri County’s Kyle Peterman delivers a pitch during game one of Friday’s doubleheader at Central Montcalm. Peterman struck out 11, but took the loss in a 3-2 nine inning game. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Central Montcalm tops Tri County in nine innings

Todd Switzer and Kyle Peterman dueled back and forth for nine innings. Switzer earned the win for Central Montcalm with Ben West’s walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning — two extra innings — to defeat the Tri County Vikings 3-2 on Friday.

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, April 24

CC-Crystal, Sacred Heart split: The Eagles and Irish made up their doubleheader that was postponed from Tuesday, with Sacred Heart winning the first game 4-0 and CC-Crystal winning the second 3-2…

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Funeral Notices for April 27, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, April 27, 2015

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Outman making second attempt to keep e-cigarettes away from kids

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes grows, so too does the amount of questions raised regarding how they should be regulated. Are they dangerous? What’s in them? Are they a legitimate substitute for traditional cigarettes?

Ionia County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Julie Calley

Michigan works? Future uncertain for four-county jobs agency

What’s been working for a four-county area in central Michigan for the past 35 years may not be working anymore.

The Central Area Michigan Works Consortium (CAMWC) has been in existence since 1981. The agency is unique in that it encompasses four counties — Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella and Montcalm — and works in conjunction with local EightCAP services.

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Funeral Notices for April 25, 2015

Read The Daily News funeral notices for Saturday, April 27, 2015.

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Grace Community Church marks 20 years in Howard City

Martin Luther, the Protestant Reformation’s preeminent priest and professor of theology, once said, “Faith is a living, daring confidence in God’s grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.”
The congregation of Grace Community Church also chooses to stake their confidence on grace.