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Ionia Sheriff’s Office makes arrests for home invasions

The Ionia County Sheriff’s Office recently made multiple arrests of suspects wanted in relation to daytime Home Invasions occurring within Ionia County.

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Howard City’s annual Harvest Festival is a hit with adults and kids

This year’s Harvest Festival in Howard City brought in hundreds of visitors from across the area to share in the city’s annual autumnal celebration. Many of the festival’s favorite offerings were back again and several new activities also were on the schedule.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 23, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 23


Funeral Notices for Sept. 21, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013


GUEST VIEW: Community takes care of those in need

In early August we said goodbye to our friend, father, brother, uncle and husband. But our story isn’t any different than anyone else who loses a loved one either suddenly or over a period of time. But not having gone through this with a family member before their time, we weren’t sure what to expect, to plan for or to accommodate. But most importantly we weren’t aware of the significant impact living in such a loving, supportive community would have on us all.


$12,000+ spent in Greenville-Eureka lawsuit so far

More than $12,000 has been spent to date in an ongoing lawsuit between the city of Greenville and Eureka Township regarding a dispute over a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

Birdy’s Antiques & Gifts owner Diane Lowell chats with a couple of youngsters visiting her new store, which is full of fun items. Lowell operates the store along with her beauty salon and, outside of those businesses, is a mortician at Barden Funeral Home.

BUSINESS BEAT — From rustic to funky, Birdy’s Antiques & Gifts has it all

Birdy’s Antiques & Gifts in Stanton is one of those stores that attract browsers the way honey attracts bears. More than just an antique store, Birdy’s is filled to the brim with items that will transport you down memory lane, make you smile, or simply hold your interest until yet another object catches your eye.


Belding continues roll on Homecoming night

For the fourth-straight game, the Belding Redskins got off to a quick start and eclipsed 40 points. Belding scored three touchdowns in the first quarter and two in the second, while holding the Blackhawks of Leslie scoreless over the opening 24 minutes Friday night as the Redskins improved to 4-0 with a 49-14 homecoming victory.

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CC-Crystal downs Vestaburg in battle of unbeatens

Carson City-Crystal and Vestaburg went into their football game even at 3-0 with Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart in the Mid-State Activities Conference South Division standings. The Eagles beat the Wolverines in the conference opener Friday 24-6. With the Irish’s 42-0 win over Ashley, CC-Crystal and Sacred Heart will be undefeated going into next Friday’s games.

Greenville running back Kyle Swindell breaks away for a 62-yard touchdown run on the Yellow Jackets’ first offensive play of the game.

Greenville rolls, tops Byron Center 28-0

You can’t have a much better start than the Greenville Yellow Jackets had on Friday night. The Greenville defense started the game with a three-and-out, while junior Kyle Swindell took the Yellow Jackets first offensive play of the game 62 yards for a touchdown.