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Lakeview Community Schools pass audit with flying colors

An independent audit of last fiscal year’s finances showed Lakeview Community Schools to be in surprisingly good financial shape, despite current economic circumstances. According to Stephen W. Blann of accounting firm Rehmnn-Robson, the school system’s in-house bookkeeping and auditing for the 2011-2012 school year was far more accurate than many other similar districts across the state. Addressing school board members at Monday evening’s meeting, Blann indicated he was pleased with the thorough accounting procedures carried out by district staff.

Greenville West Drive was a little backed up Monday late afternoon after a mini-van and fire truck crashed. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Mini-van pulls in front of fire truck, causes crash in Greenville

An accident that involved a fire truck and a mini-van Monday afternoon left minor injuries to one driver. The Greenville Department of Public Safety was called to the accident at Chase Street and Greenville West Drive at about 4 p.m.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 11, 2012

Read the funeral notices for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.


Greenville’s Bernth sets school golf record

While the Greenville Yellow Jackets girls golf team was closing the gap on Forest Hills Eastern, senior Britta Bernth was setting records. Bernth shot a school and established a women’s course record with 33 on Monday afternoon, while shooting the back nine (Par 37) at The Links at Bowen Lake in an O-K Bronze Jamboree.

A panoramic look at the new Redskin Arena. Belding volleyball will host Grand Rapids Creston in the first competiton in the gym tonight beginning at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity team.

Belding set to open up new gymnasium

All of the construction the past year at Belding High School is starting to come to fruition. Tonight, the Redskins volleyball program will be the first teams to compete in the spectacular new Redskins Arena. The junior varsity team will play at 5 p.m. with the varsity team starting around 6:30 p.m against Grand Rapids Creston.


Reward offered in connection with Lakeview farm theft

A reward is being offered in connection to a Lakeview-area theft last week. Henry Behrenwald, a Lakeview-area farmer, was victimized by theft between the night of Wednesday, Sept. 5, and the morning of Thursday, Sept. 6.


OUR VIEW: Election Day just 8 weeks away

Well, there it is. We sure hope you paid attention, because you have a job to do. While the 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions are history, it ain’t over yet.

Pierre-Luc Depuis warms up the crowd during a performance with his band, De Temps Antan. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Wheatland Music Festival wows capacity audiences (Photo Gallery)

For the past 39 years the Wheatland Music Organization has brought some of the world’s most outstanding musical artists to the small town of Remus and this year was no exception. Friday through Sunday, the spacious grounds of the Wheatland Music Festival — the organization’s annual flagship event — played host to singers, artists, musicians and craftsmen from around the world.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 10, 2012

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Greenville 5K run will raise money for Special Olympics

The Law Enforcement Torch Run will be held for the first time in Greenville on Thursday. The run began when Wichita, Kan., Police Chief Richard LaMunyon saw a need to increase awareness of Special Olympics in 1981, according to