A longtime camp director and his family are saying goodbye as they set off on a new adventure in Iowa. Paul Golke became the director of Camp Concordia in Gowen seven years ago. In that time he has helped enhance programs designed to give children a fun Christian camping experience.
In an effort to save money for the city, Belding City Council members voted unanimously at Tuesday night’s meeting at the Pere Marquette Depot to change the City Council election cycle from odd to even years.
After its first full year of classes, the West Michigan Virtual School in Greenville held its first graduation ceremony. On Tuesday, many gathered in the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center to see students from West Michigan Virtual School walk across the stage to get their diplomas.
The city of Greenville has been awarded a grant to purchase a Gator utility vehicle to help maintain the local trail system. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted to accept a grant from the Greenville Area Community Foundation to the Department of Public Services in the amount of $6,000 for the purchase of the vehicle to be used strictly for maintenance on the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail.
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Wednesday and Thursday are the days the three local high school golf teams take to the course for the regional tournaments. Greenville, Lakeview and Montabella all will be heading to their regional tournaments happy that they were able to qualify for the tournaments.
The Greenville girls basketball program will host a youth girls basketball camp this month at Greenville High School. The camp will run June 24 to 27 and will be split into two sessions. The camp costs $25, which includes a camp T-shirt.
A local community corrections program is going strong, despite budget cuts. The Michigan Community Corrections Act of 1988 established a statewide policy to develop and operate corrections programs for non-violent adult offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated.
Don Sherrick has difficulty walking for extended periods of time without experiencing pain in his legs, but that didn’t stop the cancer survivor from walking the initial lap of the Mini-Relay For Life event Monday afternoon at Walnut Hills Elementary School.
Two Daily News staffers won in three categories in the 2012 Michigan Associated Press Media Editors newspaper contest. The annual contest recognizes achievement in newswriting, sportswriting, photography, informational graphics and digital presence among Associated Press member newspapers. The Daily News competes in Division I with other newspapers whose circulation is less than 15,000.