Running through the hallways, her laughter echoing off the walls as she and other children played joyfully with their imaginations running wild, nine-year-old Bree Town’s smile reached from ear to ear Saturday as she played with friends the way every young child her age so deserves. But not long ago, Bree’s innocent freedom of playing in the hallways had been stripped from her as she was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) last year.
The Greenville High School ski team put their talents to good use to help teach younger students how to ski.
Every Wednesday in January, the ski team — comprised of about nine high-school students — would take time to teach Greenville’s elementary and middle school students the techniques of skiing.
The Walnut Hills Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding a fundraiser to help make a difference for the students. The fundraiser is from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Feb. 28 at Big Boy, at 1500 W. Washington St. in Greenville.
A Sheridan woman is headed to trial after 62 animals were seized from her home last autumn. Nancy Muller, 57, is charged with abandoning/cruelty to 10 or more animals, a felony with a possible four-year prison sentence. Muller was bound over from 64B District Court to 8th Judicial Circuit Court in Stanton and waived her arraigned on Thursday. A trial will be scheduled at a later date.
A woman who allegedly caused a series of multi-vehicle collisions resulting in a man’s death one year ago is undergoing a forensic evaluation before heading to trial. Nicole Stapleton, 31, of Howard City, is charged with operating while intoxicated while under the influence of a diazepam and/or desmethyldiazepam, causing the death of John Reniff, 31, of Gladstone, formerly of Howard City. The charge is a felony with a possible 15-year prison sentence.
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The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced the seedings for the team wrestling tournament Friday and Saturday, and none of the three local teams still involved were given a high seed. The highest seed went to the Carson City-Crystal Eagles, who will be a six-seed against the New Lothrup Hornets in the Division 4 tournament.
There will be a little more than two dozen wrestlers from the area heading to the individual wrestling state finals after they qualified in the top four of their weight classes in the regional competitions Saturday. Leading the local schools was Carson City-Crystal, who had seven qualify for a trip to the Palace in Auburn Hills March 1-2.
Two men and two dogs are safe after a truck and a Kawasaki ATV went through the ice at Tamarack Lake Saturday morning.
A Howard City boy has lost his fight with a rare genetic disease. Breylon Senn, age 4, died at home Friday after battling mitochondrial disease. He is the son of Gavin and Ashlee Senn of Howard City.