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Funeral Notices for June 7, 2013

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Lakeview senior Katie Johnson moves the ball away from a defender and looks to make a pass during a game this year. Johnson was one of four Wildcats to earn first team CSAA honors.

Lakeview soccer has four earn first team honors

The Lakeview Wildcats soccer team featured just four seniors and three juniors this season. Despite the youth, and the fact one of their seniors (Megan Leach) was out all season because of injury, the Wildcats managed to finish the year 11-5-1. Lakeview finished second in the CSAA behind Newyago and lost to regional finalist Grand Rapids Catholic Central (plays Muskegon Oakridge in regional final tonight at Big Rapids) in the district tournament.

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Greenville golfers 11th at regional

Greenville’s boys golf team had to shoot some pretty low scores to be one of the three teams to qualify for the state Division 2 finals. The scores weren’t low enough, as the Yellow Jackets shot 350 to finish 11th out of 12 teams at Diamond Springs Golf Course. The Yellow Jackets finished ahead of Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s 353.

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Funeral Notices for June 8, 2013

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On June 8, Camp Concordia Director Paul Golke will be leaving to take a new position in Iowa. While the camp’s board looks to hire his replacement, the summer staff and the board will step up to make sure everything goes as planned. Pictured is the camp staff, front from left, Hannah Martin, Johannah Kayser and Jason Malling; back from left, Nyssa Rang, Rebekah Bentz, Eric Garchow, Matthew Kusch, Naomi Erber and Paul Golke. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Camp Concordia director steps down

A longtime camp director and his family are saying goodbye as they set off on a new adventure in Iowa. Paul Golke became the director of Camp Concordia in Gowen seven years ago. In that time he has helped enhance programs designed to give children a fun Christian camping experience.

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Belding moves elections City Council to even years

In an effort to save money for the city, Belding City Council members voted unanimously at Tuesday night’s meeting at the Pere Marquette Depot to change the City Council election cycle from odd to even years.

The West Michigan Virtual School in Greenville held its first graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center. Although there were 10 total graduates, nine walked on stage to receive their diplomas. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

10 students receive diplomas from West Michigan Virtual School

After its first full year of classes, the West Michigan Virtual School in Greenville held its first graduation ceremony. On Tuesday, many gathered in the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center to see students from West Michigan Virtual School walk across the stage to get their diplomas.

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Greenville receives grant for utility vehicle

The city of Greenville has been awarded a grant to purchase a Gator utility vehicle to help maintain the local trail system. During Tuesday’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council voted to accept a grant from the Greenville Area Community Foundation to the Department of Public Services in the amount of $6,000 for the purchase of the vehicle to be used strictly for maintenance on the Fred Meijer Flat River Trail.

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Funeral Notices for June 5, 2013

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Lakeview’s Preston Giles chips from off the green at No. 10 at Brookside Golf Course during the Lakeview Invitaitonal in May.

Local boys golf teams prepare for regionals

Wednesday and Thursday are the days the three local high school golf teams take to the course for the regional tournaments. Greenville, Lakeview and Montabella all will be heading to their regional tournaments happy that they were able to qualify for the tournaments.