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ED GILBERT: The ‘game’ is in my way

Maybe one can’t really concentrate on hunting or fishing this time of year, since we’ve had some weather that has been less than agreeable. However, I have a problem with either sport about this time of year.


Funeral Notices for Jan. 12, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Jan. 12, 2015

City of Greenville Planning Commission member Jack Corner, Chairman David Ralph and Vice Chairman Mike Gustin look at the potential road connections on the preliminary site plan map of the Hathaway Properties, LLC planned unit development (PUD).

Greenville planners review ordinance for Hathaway Planned Unit Development

On Thursday, Planning Commission members reviewed a draft of an ordinance concerning the Hathaway Properties, LLC planned unit development (PUD). The Planning Commission made no amendments or comments to the ordinance and approved it back to the City Council for a public hearing at the regular City Council meeting on Jan. 20.

Belding Mayor Ron Gunderson, top, and Belding Councilman Jerry Lallo, below, speaks Friday during their clarity/factual review hearing regarding recall language submitted against them at the Ionia County Courthouse.  (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Recall language approved against Belding mayor, councilman

Citizen efforts toward recall elections in Belding are now becoming a familiar obstacle for members of the Belding City Council.

Bailey Lance

Carson City-Crystal student Bailey Lance dies 5 days after car crash

Carson City-Crystal High School sophomore Bailey Lance died Thursday afternoon, five days after he was involved in a one-car crash, not far from his Crystal home.


Funeral notices for Jan. 10, 2015

Funeral notices for Saturday, January 10, 2015


4-day work week permanent in Belding

A 16-month trial period that revolved around the number of days worked per week by city employees has now come to a finite conclusion. In a 4-1 vote by members of Belding City Council Tuesday, with councilman Dennis Cooper opposed, city employees will now permanently work a four-day work week, consisting of 10-hour days, working 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday.


SPORTS GALORE: Vote for Tram

Alan Trammell deserves to be enshrined in Cooperstown. That is my opinion, which is shared by many, but unfortunately, is not shared by enough of the members of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA). They are the ones responsible for voting each and every year.

Greenville’s Troy Bedenbaugh drives through the lane and puts up a shot against Central Montcalm at home on Dec. 22 - Courtesy photo/Jamie McNinch

Greenville returns to action with three games in five days

The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team last played on Dec. 22. After a nearly three week long break, the Yellow Jackets return to action tonight for the first of three games in five days. Greenville will begin O-K Bronze play tonight at Forest Hills Northern. They will face the Belding Redskins tomorrow at The Palace of Auburn Hills and then the Lakeview Wildcats at home on Tuesday.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Thursday, Jan. 8

Vestaburg 63, Montabella 47: The Wolverines won Thursday’s home game against MSAC rival Montabella. Vestaburg opened the game with a 13-4 first quarter and led 28-14 at halftime…