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Helmets in Lakeview raise funds for VFW causes

Somewhere around the 23rd century, B.C., some military leader, whose name has long since been lost to antiquity, realized that many of his soldiers were not coming back from battle, owing in large part to head wounds.

Family and friends gathered around a newly installed sign through the Adopt-A-Highway program in Matt Hanson’s name. Pictured are sister Megan Dohn, nephew Matt Dohn, uncle Ron Kenny, aunt Lisa Watts, uncle Max Watts, grandmother Anita Cogswell, aunt Sharee Kenny, stepfather Larry Huff, mother Mary Huff, aunt Nancy Brugger, cousin Jake Brugger, aunt Jenny Harding, cousin Erin Dulek, cousin Derek Dulek, brother-in-law Alex Dohn and military friend Josh Merry. — Courtesy photos

Fallen Marine honored by friends and family

Family and friends gathered over the weekend to honor a fallen Marine through a community service program that will leave a mark on the Greenville area. On Sunday, family and friends of Lance Cpl. Matthias “Matt” Hanson participated in an Adopt-A-Highway program in Greenville to try to make a difference in Hanson’s name.


Funeral Notices for July 24, 2013

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The Carson City-Crystal Eagles run a play during Tuesday’s 7-on-7 passing camp at Legacy Field in Greenville.

CC-Crystal, Lakeview, Greenville compete in football 7-on-7

As the end of July nears, so does final summer preparation for the upcoming high school football season. On Tuesday at Legacy Field in Greenville, four teams competed in a 7-on-7 passing camp, some for the final time this summer. The host Yellow Jackets welcomed the Lakeview Wildcats, Carson City-Crystal Eagles and Fulton Pirates on a beautiful, yet windy evening.


Greenville Classic tourney partially on for weekend

The Greenville Classic softball tournament is still on — somewhat. According to Greenville Parks and Recreation Director Kris Berry, the co-ed tournament has been canceled due to lack of interest. The men’s tournament will continue.

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Belding woman injured in two-vehicle accident

A Belding woman was injured this morning in a two-vehicle accident after she failed to stop behind a vehicle waiting to turn into a driveway.

Edmore Village Manager Neil Rankin is pictured in his office at the Curtis Community Building in Edmore. — File photo

New Edmore village manager excited to be on the job

Today Neil Rankin has one week under his belt as this village’s new manager. Rankin, 37, officially took on village manager duties last Tuesday after the Edmore Village Council unanimously voted to hire him earlier this month. He will earn an annual salary of $45,000 to work 32 hours per week.

The Tivoli Garden Beer Tent, which usually is held each Danish Festival at the Greenville Armory on Hillcrest Street in Greenville, will not be included among this year’s activities during the festival. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Tivoli Garden Beer Tent will be absent from 2013 Danish Festival

As the Tivoli Garden Beer Tent will not be held during this year’s 49th annual Danish Festival, downtown businesses and the city prepare for where festival goers might spend their time. Danish Festival Executive Director Pamela Jorae stated it was declining numbers that caused the event to be canceled.


SHORT TAKES: Danish Festival’s Tivoli Gardens event will be missed

News that there will be no Tivoli Gardens beer tent during Danish Festival this year certainly sparked a lot of comment on The Daily News Facebook page. While we don’t yet know why the choice was made to eliminate this event from the schedule, we can understand why some may be disappointed.


Funeral Notices for July 23, 2013

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