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Greenville schools renew admin contracts

Annual housekeeping was the main agenda at Greenville Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday night. The six board members in attendance voted to renew two-year administrative contracts to Korie Crawford, John Gilchrist, Mary Beth Taylor, Brian Zdanowski, Leigh Acker, Jack Gilbert, Todd Boyer, Susan Ayres, Gretchen Baarman, Michelle Blaszczynski, Mike Walsh, Linda Van Houten, Ken Poor, Ron Hofmann, Kathy Bresnahan and Leanne Eyer.

Montcalm

WALDON’S PONDERINGS: A dramatic jailhouse escape … and recapture

Three inmates of the Montcalm County Jail engineered a dramatic escape from their cell by fashioning a skeleton key out of a tin tobacco box, only to be captured in a huckleberry swamp several miles away.

That was the big news locally 100 years ago this week in the Greenville Independent.

Vestaburg

Vestaburg Community Days returns this weekend

The Vestaburg Community Days festival continues to grow as it returns for a third year of celebrating the town’s history.

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The Greenville City Council approved the Planning Commission's recommendation to amend the language of downtown residency regulations, which would make it easier for upstairs rental units. Pictured, from left, are Mayor John Hoppough, Mayor Pro Tem Frances Schuleit and Councilman Mark Lehman. (Daily News | Curtis Wildfong)

City of Greenville agrees to language change in residency regulations

This city’s council approved the Planning Commission’s recommendation to amend the language of downtown residency regulations, which will make it easier for upstairs rental units.

Greenville’s Eric Plate leaps over the goal line to score for the Yellow Jackets during their 7-on-7 matchup against Ludington on Tuesday night at Legacy Field in Greenville.

Greenville continues football preparation

It definitely felt like football season. It’s just mid-July, but with temperatures in the mid-60s, a bout of rain and constant changing between overcast and sunny skies, it felt more like mid-September.

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CHIP’S CLIPS: AHL trying to ruin hockey

Apparently there were too many NHL games that went into shootouts, and they wanted to do something about it. Enter the American Hockey League, which contains teams that are the No. 1 affiliate of the NHL teams.

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Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Members of Belding City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to accept a proposal to install LED lighting at both Belding City Hall (pictured) and the city's Department of Public Works building. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding approves LED lighting at City Hall, DPW building

Members of Belding City Council voted unanimously 5-0 tonight to accept a proposal for LED lighting at Belding City Hall and the city’s Department of Public Works building.

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JUST IN: Greenville approves language changes to downtown rental requirements

This city’s council approved the planning commission’s recommendation to amend the language of downtown residency regulations, which would make it easier for upstairs rental units downtown.

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Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, July 15, 2014