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Career preparation a priority for Greenville students, employers

Preparing students for a successful career in the workforce is the goal of anyone in education and that rings double for Greenville Public Schools and the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District.

During the latest Coalition Of Greater Greenville (COGG) meeting, Greenville Superintendent Pete Haines discussed the importance of the American College Readiness Inc.’s National Career Readiness Certificate. The certificate determines students’ preparedness for the workforce and is achieved by taking the ACT WorkKeys test.


Funeral Notices for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

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Hope Nobel, who recently took the post of library director at Tamarack District Library in Lakeview, brings a wealth of experience to the job. She says she’s anxious to learn from the community and collaborate on ideas to improve the facility’s offerings. (Daily News | Mike Taylor)

New Lakeview library director glad to be back in Michigan

Growing up with nine siblings on a small dairy farm in Dorr, Hope Nobel had the chance to dabble in diverse disciplines.

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Prisoner re-entry initiative aims to help parolees become success stories

One might think the most violent offenders are being encouraged to come to town and run about unchecked, according to repeated comments voiced by audience members at recent Edmore Village Council meetings. Those rumors are incorrect, as rumors often are.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 21, 2014

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Greenville’s Felicia Callahan competes during the Central Montcalm Hornet Invitational early this season. - Bruce Bentley

Greenville coach Parris liked first year of cross country

Greenville girls cross country coach Nikki Parris entered her first year of coaching the girl Yellow Jackets with 10 girls. “For being my first year coaching cross country I thought it went very well,” Parris said. “The girls worked very hard. The girls had many PRs (personal records). We had a lot of first-time cross country runners. Our goal was just to get better each week.”


Belding golfers had ‘strong finish’

The 2014 season wasn’t one of the best for Belding’s girls golf team. The Redskins finished last in the O-K Rainbow Conference, which had some strong teams in it.

Stanton resident Phil Kava is a subtle energy worker, which is someone who has the ability to control their energy flow. — Daily News/Katlyn Vuillemot

Subtle energy worker to offer MCC classes

More than 30 years ago when Phil Kava learned about his grandfather’s work as a faith healer, it sparked more than just an interest; it sparked the beginning of his many years of research to have the ability to do what he does today. Once Kava was inspired by his grandfather’s work, he established his own set of goals.

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One injured in three vehicle pile-up involving garbage truck

One person was injured in a three-vehicle pile-up involving a garbage truck Thursday morning.

Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident just before 9 a.m. on Derby Road just south of Lakeside Drive.


Central Montcalm board OKs leasing property for new park

The progress on the Stanton Veterans Memorial Park Project took a step forward Wednesday night when the Central Montcalm Public Schools Board of Education, in a 4-1 vote, approved leasing school property to the city of Stanton for the new park.