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Nondiscrimination issues discussed by Greenville City Council

Nondiscrimination issues highlighted Tuesday evening’s Greenville City Council meeting, with members voting on one matter and entertaining public comments on another. Council members voted unanimously to adopt an updated Title VI nondiscrimination plan in connection with the city’s transit operations. According to City Manager George Bosanic, the updated plan is a requirement of the state of Michigan.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 18, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

Vestaburg senior Jannelle Rons goes up for a kill during Tuesday’s match at Montabella.

Vestaburg sweeps league rival Mustangs

A slow start did not effect the final outcome for the Vestaburg Wolverines. The Wolverines trailed early in each game against the Montabella Mustangs, but still won three straight to sweep their MSAC rival on the volleyball court Tuesday night.

Lakeview sophomore Ryohei Mitsui looks to make a move by a Big Rapids defender during Tuesday’s game at home. Big Rapids scored twice late to win 2-0.

Big Rapids scores late, defeats Lakeview 2-0

For nearly 70 minutes, the Lakeview Wildcats and Big Rapids Cardinals battled to a scoreless tie. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, the Cardinals would score twice in an 8:42 time frame to earn a 2-0 CSAA road win Tuesday evening. The Cardinals (9-4-1, 4-0) are now in the drivers seat to win the league championship.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 17

Tri County 202, Whitehall 243: The Vikings got a Lakes 8 Conference win over the “other” Vikings Tuesday. Taylir Kral led Tri County with a 45…

Jonathon Bodman

Family mourns man’s death as police continue to investigate

Tammy McAllister recently enjoyed a visit with her son, Jonathon Bodman, his fiancée and their young son. McAllister didn’t know it would be the last time she would see Bodman alive.


Dealing with kids during times of tragedy

Devon Morrison’s death touched an entire community. It wouldn’t be uncommon for area children to struggle either from grief over missing a friend or fear about what might have happened.

Greenville’s Sam Lindeman reaches to return a shot during the 4-singles match against Grand Rapids Northview Monday.

Greenville humbled by Northview tennis

Greenville’s boys tennis team was coming off a couple of big wins last week, having beat Sparta Friday and winning the Lake Odessa Lakewood tournament Saturday. Northview made sure the good times didn’t last.


Yellow Jackets fourth at league jamboree

The Greenville Yellow Jackets were back on the golf course Monday, just two days after hosting their own invitational at The Links of Bowen Lake. On Monday, the Yellow Jackets competed in an O-K Bronze Jamboree hosted by Cedar Springs at Cedar Chase Golf Course.

Nicole Stapleton was found not guilty by reason of insanity Monday for her role in causing a multi-vehicle accident that led to a man’s death in February 2012 in Howard City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

‘Psychotic episode’: Judge finds woman not guilty due to insanity after fatal accident

A judge has found a woman not guilty by reason of insanity for her role in causing a series of multi-vehicle collisions, resulting in the death of one man and the injuries of several others on Feb. 26, 2012. Nicole Stapleton, 31, of Howard City, appeared before Judge Suzanne Hoseth Kreeger for a bench trial Monday morning in 8th Judicial Circuit Court. A bench trial is a trial by judge, as opposed to a trial by jury.