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SHORT TAKES: Summer cooler brings relief

We’re smack dab in the middle of summer, but it felt more like fall this weekend with highs in the 60s and low 70s. Great weather for golfing and working in the yard without having to worry about bugs. But you had to bundle up to do it.

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OPINION: The importance of printing meeting minutes

Here at The Daily News and The Gazette, our reporters are not able to cover every local government meeting due to the wide area we cover. That’s why we make it a practice at both newspapers to request and print as many meeting minutes as possible. We obtain copies of meeting minutes first via a friendly request to local officials and then, if that doesn’t work, a Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) request, which requires the meeting minutes be given to us via state law.

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Funeral Notices for July 29, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, July 29, 2013

The Central Montcalm Hornets offense lines up for a play against the Lakeview Wildcats last season. The Hornets went 2-7 in 2012.

Central Montcalm gridders have been busy

It’s not like Central Montcalm’s football team has been idle this summer. Far from it. The Green Hornets have been doing a lot of things this summer to prepare for their opening game on Aug, 29, noted coach Marty James.

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Stanton man accidentally shoots himself in leg

A Stanton man was hospitalized Saturday after he allegedly shot himself in the leg with a handgun after attempting to remove the gun from its holster. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Sheridan Community Hospital at 10:50 p.m. after a 58-year-old man came in seeking treatment for a gunshot wound.

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Two injured after vehicle crashes when driver, passenger switch seats

Two people were injured in an accident today when their car struck a tree after attempting to switch drivers mid-drive as the vehicle traveled westbound on W. Belding Road (M-44).

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One Book One County tour showcases Greenville gardens

If someone sends you sage, it’s polite to comment that you hope they, too, will live a long life. A gift of a coreopsis should make you smile. And if someone presents you with a rose, well, pucker up: someone loves you. If you’re fortunate enough to receive a “Tussie Mussie,” you’d better get out your flora-to-English dictionary, because there’s a message buried there between all those stems and petals.

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Artist Luverne Adamson of Vestaburg stands in front of the 2013 Danish Festival mural, which she painted to match the theme of this year’s festival and Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, “The Storks.” — Daily News/Cory Smith

‘The Storks’: 2013 Greenville Danish Festival mural unveiled

Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale “The Storks” paints a picture of a small town from the angle of the sky, where a mother and father stork have made their nest atop the roof of a Danish home, as the mother tends to her baby chicks and the father ventures off to find food for the feathered family. That’s why the reaction from the small crowd in Greenville was unanimously pleasant Friday morning as artist Luverne Adamson unveiled her work of art that is this year’s Danish Festival mural.

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Funeral Notices – July 27, 2013

Read funeral notices for Saturday, July 27, 2013.

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Firefighters battle ‘hairy’ grass fire in Lakeview

Firefighters from two area fire departments battled a sizable grass fire for about two hours Thursday afternoon near Lakeview. The Lakeview District Fire Department was dispatched to 7060 W. Townline Lake Road at about 2:03 p.m.