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Funeral services — January 25, 2014

Funeral services for Saturday, January 25, 2014

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Holocaust survivor shares his journey with Greenville audience

The most chilling thing was Martin Lowenberg’s matter of fact tone as he recounted his personal history, a tale of unspeakable hardship, degradation and loss Yes, it has been over 75 years since Lowenberg — then a child of 8 — was pulled from his home, along with his parents, sister and twin brothers and taken by German soldiers to a Jewish ghetto, then later to a series of concentration camps. When he was finally liberated nine years later, he was 17 years old and weighed 76 pounds.

Ida Church, owner of Kaleidoscope of Times in Greenville, holds items of her “latest obsession,” boardwalk carnival prizes from the 1940s. Church is hoping the revamped language of a proposed Montcalm County secondhand dealers ordinance will leave local antique dealers with less restrictions — not more — for buying and selling. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Montcalm County commissioners revamping proposed secondhand ordinance

The new wording on a proposed secondhand dealers ordinance should leave local antique dealers breathing a sigh of relief. Antique dealers comprised a major portion of the audience during a Montcalm County Board of Commissioners meeting last October, during which commissioners heard overwhelming dissent against the proposed ordinance.

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Greenville settles United Solar Ovonic tax issues

Two months after the Greenville City Council reached an agreement in the United Solar Ovonic bankruptcy case, all final payments included in the settlement have been paid and the city has officially put it in the rearview mirror.

Lakeview’s Sadie Massie drives to the basket during Thursday’s 61-41 win over Morley Stanwood at home. Massie finished with 11 points.

Lakeview extends winning streak with win

The Lakeview Wildcats lost its first two games of the season. One of those losses was to the Morley Stanwood Mohawks. Apparently, the Wildcats were tired of losing, because they have not done so since.

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ROUNDUP: Montabella tops Ashley

Montabella 69, Ashley 34: The Mustangs defeated the Bears on Thursday night. Montabella outscored the Bears 41-11 over the middle two quarters…

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CC-Crystal revenges loss to Sacred Heart

The Carson City-Crystal Eagles girls basketball team extended its winning streak to nine games on Thursday. More importantly, the Eagles revenged an early season loss against the Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart Irish.

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Funeral Notices – Jan. 24, 2014

Read the funeral notices for Friday, Jan. 24, 2014.

The Greater Greenville Transportation Committee began its 2014 campaign rehashing some of its short-term and long-term goals, trying to focus its efforts back to its core goals. Committee members said because of declining membership the committee would shift its goals to those it can impact the most. — Daily News/Curtis Wildfong

Greenville transportation committee sets goals for 2014

The Greater Greenville Transportation Committee began its 2014 campaign by rehashing some of its short-term and long-term goals, trying to focus its efforts back to its core goals. Although attendance at Wednesday’s meeting, which occurs once a quarter, was higher than it has been in the past, committee members said because of declining membership the committee would shift its goals to those it can impact the most.

From left to right, Al and Louie Adkins of Mud Lake Community Church in Sheridan, Doris Elliott of Carson City United Methodist Church, Grazina Giroux of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Carson City and Dale Dennis of Carson City United Methodist Church are all volunteers for the Carson City Area Food Pantry, which is based at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Carson City. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Carson City food pantry and pregnancy services offer help to community

As the national economy remains in an uncertain state and people struggle to find work and pay the bills, local food and baby pantries quietly continue to operate, offering a critical service to the community.