Read the funeral notices for Saturday, May 11, 2013.
A Spectrum Health United Hospital project that started in October 2011 was celebrated with a grand opening on Thursday. The United for Health expansion and renovations have been completed and officially opened to the community.
Only four hours into the TEDxGR Livestream for Education program at Greenville High School had one student wanting to change the world. “I’m very empowered,” said Greenville junior Neil Walldorff. “I feel I should get out there and take the world by storm.”
The Greenville Planning Commission decided against changing the city’s ordinance on nonconforming signs for Hathaway properties, but recommended coming back with a different plan. During Thursday’s Greenville Planning Commission meeting, Chanda Ignatoski of Hathaway Properties requested wording changes in the city’s sign ordinance so a new LED digital sign could be placed at the Greenville West Shopping Center.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, May 10, 2013
Nine road projects have been approve by the Montcalm Township Board to be completed this season. During Wednesday night’s meeting the township board continued its discussion from its April meeting regarding road repair for this year.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, May 9, 2013
A pair of Belding football players are moving on to college football. Michael Stephan and Brendan Zuver signed letters of intent to play football at different Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association schools. Stephan signed with Hope and Zuver with Albion.
Lakeview 1, Reed City 0 2OT: The Wildcats went to double overtime for the second consecutive game, this time earning the CSAA win over rival Reed City. Tricia Beckett scored the winning goal with about five minutes remaining in the second overtime…
As we continue to debate the best ways to make education effective in the 21st century, I think it is important to review the history of our public schools. As early as 1647, the Massachusetts Bay Colony recognized the need for schools. It required that all towns and villages of 50 or more citizens hire a teacher to teach the children to read and write. Since that time, leaders in our country have affirmed the importance of education and when communities were formed, one of the first acts was to establish a school.