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‘Fred Meijer was a good man’: Visitors pay respect to Greenville native

Debrah Tubergen remembers May 22, 1946, like it was yesterday. The little girl heard and watched fire trucks race down Lafayette Street as Meijer’s Thrift Market was destroyed in a fire in downtown Greenville.

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CC-C girls open with win over CM

STANTON — It took Carson City-Crystal’s girls basketball team until mid-January to get their first win last season.

The Eagles needed just one to get their first win this season, as they beat the Central Montcalm Green Hornets 41-28 Tuesday night.

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United Solar’s parent hires new chief executive

The parent company of United Solar Ovonic has a new chief executive at the helm. Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (ECD) announced Julian Hawkins accepted the position of president and chief executive officer. He will begin his new job on Dec. 5.

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GUEST VIEW: Medicaid and health center funding changes will be harmful

Patients waiting to see a doctor at Montcalm Area Health Center may be hundreds of miles from the halls of the U.S. Congress, but how lawmakers decide the future of federal health care spending will likely have an immediate impact on their future. Congress is tasked with the monumental goal of finding over a trillion dollars in deficit reduction.

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Funeral Notices for Nov. 30, 2011

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Nov. 30, 2011.

Voters will decide whether to approve a 1 mill request to generate $1.5 million for Montcalm County sheriff’s coverage. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Why include Greenville in a Montcalm County sheriff’s millage?

Montcalm County residents are set to vote on a $1.5 million proposal to maintain and increase sheriff’s patrol coverage throughout the county, including in the city of Greenville. The Greenville Department of Public Safety and the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department are the only law enforcement agencies providing round-the-clock patrols in Montcalm County.

Voters will decide how much coverage they want from the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department. The County Board of Commissioners voted 7-1 on Monday to bring a $1.5 million proposal to the people to maintain and increase sheriff’s coverage for the next five years. — Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Montcalm County residents to vote on sheriff’s coverage millage

Voters will decide how much coverage they want from the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Department. The County Board of Commissioners voted 7-1 on Monday to bring a $1.5 million proposal to the people to maintain and increase sheriff’s coverage for the next five years.

Police respond to a robbery at Huch's Fine Jewelry in Greenville. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville jewelry store robbed, police searching for suspect

A robber swiped a handful of valuables from Huch’s Fine Jewelry in downtown Greenville this afternoon. The suspect entered the store at 212 S. Lafayette St. and asked to look at some items around 1:10 p.m. He then distracted the employees and grabbed an undisclosed amount of jewelry before fleeing out the back door. Police believe the suspect did not have a weapon.

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Lakeview post trooper arrested for allegedly hitting pedestrians

A Michigan State Police (MSP) Lakeview Post trooper has been arrested for allegedly hitting two pedestrians with his car near Ionia, killing one. Trooper Daniel Parker was arraigned Tuesday in 64A District Court on misdemeanor charges of committing a traffic violation causing death and committing a traffic violation causing impairment. He is free on $10,000 bond.

Greenville senior Mackenzy looks to make a pass during a game last year at Cornerstone University. The Yellow Jackets open the season vs. Cedar Springs tonight.

Yellow Jackets, Wildcats ready for season openers

GREENVILLE — After three weeks of practice and a couple of scrimmages the Greenville Yellow Jackets girls basketball team is ready to put their skills to test in an actual game.

They get that chance tonight as the Yellow Jackets host the Cedar Springs Red Hawks in nonconference play. Greenville coach Eric Nichols said his team is anxious to get on the court.