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Lakeview’s Rylee Nielsen kicks the ball downfield in front of a defender from Kent City on Monday at home. The Wildcats won 6-0.

Lakeview cruises to 6-0 victory over Kent City

Kent City’s girls soccer team hasn’t won a game in four years, according to coach Marshall VanderMey. The Eagles left Lakeview still searching for that first win.

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Funeral Notices — Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Funeral notices for Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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2.28-mile trail in Belding expected to be completed by Aug. 1

Downtown Belding will never look the same again.

What was once a busy railway that brought commuter and industry traffic through the heart of downtown will now return in the form of a cycling trail. It’s been a dream that has been discussed for years, but now, construction has officially started and, come Aug. 1, the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail (FMRVRT) through Belding will be complete.

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JUST IN: CC-C High School student suspended for gun in parking lot

A Carson City-Crystal High School student has been suspended after allegedly leaving a gun in a vehicle in the school parking lot overnight.

According to Superintendent Kevin Murphy, the incident took place last week.

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OUR VIEW: Vote ‘yes’ to MAISD special ed millage

The Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) staff has been working magic for a long time. Especially when you consider what they have been able to do on an ever-dwindling budget with increasing costs for infants through adults aged 26 who have special needs.

But they simply can’t maintain the pace.

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Funeral Notices – April 29, 2014

Read the funeral notices for Tuesday, April 29, 2014.

Diana Junulis-Gay says a diagnoses of diabetes two years ago actually gave her a new lease on life and encouraged her to adopt a healthier, happier lifestyle.

Greenville woman goes head-to-head with diabetes, and wins

What does it take to change a life? Landing a new job, winning the lottery, finding true love?
For Diana Junulis-Gay, it was 40 pounds. In her case, that 40 pounds not only changed her life, but undoubtedly has extended it considerably.

The start of the 2014 Yellow Jacket Challenge on Sunday began in the Greenville Middle School parking lot and finished on the football field at Legacy Field.

580 people participate in Yellow Jacket Challenge

It was a little windy and a little chilly on Sunday afternoon, but that didn’t stop plenty of runners and walkers from taking part in the seventh annual Yellow Jacket Challenge. A total of 370 runners and more than 200 walkers/fun runners took part in the event, which serves a fundraiser for Education Foundation of Greenville. Proceeds are used exclusively for wellness, exercise and nutrition programs throughout Greenville Public Schools.

Tri County’s Jason VanDyken blasts out of a bunker off the second green at the Lakeview Invitational Saturday.

Greenville golfers dominate Lakeview Invitational

Greenville’s boys golf team had no problems with the wind or the other teams at Brookside Golf Course Saturday. The Yellow Jackets were far and away the winners of the Lakeview Invitational, shooting a team score of 330. That was 51 strokes better than Cedar Springs and 55 better than the host Wildcats’ “gold” team, followed by Central Montcalm (424), Montabella (427) and Lakeview’s “navy” team (501).

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ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, April 26

Belding goes 1-1: The Redskins went to the Chippewa Hills Invitational Saturday and ended up in a three-way tie with the host Warriors and Whitehall…