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The Michigan Blood organization has its location, date and volunteers ready for an upcoming blood drive — now the nonprofit just needs the people of Belding to show their support.
Greenville Mayor John Hoppough will serve his third year as the city’s mayor. The council Tuesday unanimously voted him mayor for the 2014 calendar year. Hoppough was first elected mayor in January 2012, replacing Kenneth Snow, who had been mayor since 2007.
Frieda Mosher and her boyfriend, Gene Gales, were sitting in their living room enjoying each other’s conversation Tuesday afternoon when their neighbor suddenly burst through their front door.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team started the season in December with an uncertain outlook for the year. Outside of knowing his team would work hard every night, Greenville coach Mark Haist didn’t know how a drastic change in offensive/defensive philosophy would translate into wins and losses.
Duck hunting season may be a long way off, but that didn’t quell the excitement of a group of children as they pieced together their very own wood duck nesting boxes. A total of 29 children, from as far south as Paw Paw and as north as Newaygo, spent their Saturday morning at Big L Lumber in Greenville where they were lectured on the importance of duck conservation.
A former funeral home employee who plead to embezzlement charges will be allowed to withdraw his pleas.
Mark Christensen would like to have a few words with whoever started the rumor about road commission employees not working Monday. Christensen, the managing director for the Road Commission for Montcalm County, said he received several phone calls from people saying they heard workers weren’t out plowing the roads due to hydraulics freezing on the trucks.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014