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Greenville junior varsity player Caroline Willadsenfires a drive on the 16th tee during Saturday’s Greenville Invitational.

Central Montcalm, Greenville use invite to learn

The Greenville Invitational Golf Tournament was designed to get golf teams prepared for the upcoming regional tournament that will take place Oct. 10 there. Both the local schools that played there used it to find areas they needed to improve on as the regionals get closer.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Saturday, Sept. 14

Belding wins own tournament: The Redskins went 1-0-2 in rounbd-robin play at their own invitational Saturday, then faced Grand Rapids West Catholic in the finals and won 25-17, 25-13 to win the tournament..

A sign reading “R.I.P. Devon” is strapped to the railing of the Ashfield Street bridge in Belding Monday evening where a candlelight vigil was held in memory of 10-year-old Devon Morrison. — Daily News/Cory Smith

‘A great kid … with a very big heart’: Belding boy found dead in Flat River

The three-day, community-wide search for a missing 10-year-old Belding boy came to a tragic end Monday afternoon after his body was discovered by divers in the Flat River near one of his favorite fishing spots. Devon Morrison disappeared after he left his home alone to go fishing Saturday. His disappearance spawned a search that involved hundreds of volunteers, supporters and members of law enforcement, who searched night and day for the missing boy. Morrison’s body was found at 12:53 p.m. Monday in the Flat River near the Ashfield Street bridge.

Volunteers and law enforcement officials comb the bank of the Flat River Sunday morning in search of 10-year-old Devon Morrison, who went missing Saturday after fishing in the river. — Daily News/Cory Smith

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: ‘We want to find Devon’

Devon Morrison loves fishing. He took up the activity when he found it had a calming affect on his attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 16, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

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UPDATE: Search for missing Belding boy suspending at dark, to continue Monday morning

Authorities investigating the disappearance of 10-year-old Devon Morrison will be ending group searches tonight once the environment becomes too dark for volunteers to search safely, according to Police Chief Dale Nelson.

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UPDATE: Community, authorities continue ongoing search for missing Belding boy

More than 22 hours since he was last spotted, the search continues today for a 10-year-old Belding boy who went missing after he left his home to go fishing along the Flat River Saturday morning.


Belding boy missing, last spotted Saturday afternoon

Belding police, and many members of the Belding community, are currently searching for a 10-year-old boy who went missing after fishing along the Flat River Saturday morning.

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Local artists showcase creations in ArtPrize

Autumn is just around the corner, and so is ArtPrize. The annual contest returns to West Michigan starting Wednesday through Oct. 6. During that time frame, three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids will be bursting at the seams with unique achievements both inspiring and challenging as artists offer up some of their most prized work for the community to judge. “CA total of 1,524 entries have been submitted this year. Here’s a look at nine local artists and their presentations.

Belle Tire Assistant Manager Kevin Hole, a Greenville native who started his tire service career with his father, Grant, who owned Superior Tire, which operated in Greenville from 1971 to 1996.

BUSINESS BEAT: New Belle Tire brings in state of the art equipment, 20 jobs to local area

When Grant Hole walked around the new Belle Tire facility, one of Greenville’s biggest businesses to move in along M-57 since perhaps Walmart, his son, Kevin, could see he was mighty impressed. “Dad thought he had the ‘latest and greatest’ back in his day,” said Kevin Hole, who is the assistant manager at Belle Tire, which opened Aug. 31.