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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

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Sept. 10, 2012


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


OUR VIEW: Michigan needs EMS Memorial

On June 4, 2007, the entire crew of a University of Michigan Survival Flight was killed when their plane went down in Lake Michigan while en route with organs for a transplant. Those who lost their lives included Dr. David Ashburn, a physician in training for cardio-thoracic surgery; Richard Chenault II, a transplant donation specialist; Dennis Hoyes, a Marlin air pilot; Richard Lapensee, a transplant donation specialist; Bill Serra, a Marlin air pilot; and Dr. Martinus “Martin” Spoor, a cardiac surgeon.

Senior runners take off from the start line at the Mike Noll Hornet Run Saturday.

Area runners meet at annual Hornet Run

Despite a light rain that fell during the early part of the Mike Noll Hornet Run Saturday at Central Montcalm High School, area coaches reported a number of their runners running their personal best times. The meet was unscored, as it was divided into four races. Seniors raced each other, followed by juniors, sophomores and freshmen.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 8

Belding 1-1-1 at Portland: The Redskins didn’t make it out of pool play at the Portland Invitaitonal Saturday after going 1-1-1 in the pool…


2 dead in 4-vehicle accident near Lakeview

Two people have been identified after being killed in a four-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon. The Michigan State Police responded to the accident, which occurred at approximately 4:55 p.m. at M-46 and Satterlee Road in Cato Township just west of the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post and the village of Lakeview. An investigation revealed that a Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling westbound on M-46 crossed the centerline and struck an eastbound Ford Flex crossover head-on.

215 S. Barry St. residence (circa 1970s).

Earliest residences tell a bit of history about Greenville

The Greenville area has a long history of settlers dating back to 1844 when John Green settled in the area, seven years after Michigan became a state.
Greenville was incorporated into a village in 1867 and became a city in 1871.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Friday, Sept, 7

Vestaburg 12, Baldwin 6 (OT): The Wolverines and Panthers were scoreless through the first three quarters Friday until Keegan Ryckman scored on a 1-yard run…


CC-C rips Big Rapids Crossroads for second win

Carson City-Crystal’s football team has started the season 2-1 for the first time since 2004. The Eagles mercied Big Rapids Crossroads Charter Academy 79-0 Friday night at home, keeping the Cougars (0-3 overall) from scoring their first points of the season.