Firefighters responded to an attic fire at the home of JoAnn Bupp at 6730 W. Schmeid Road north of Lakeview at 2:59 p.m. Thursday.
The time is March 1932. Prohibition is in full swing and Franklin D. Roosevelt will soon be elected president.
But a child has been kidnapped and a woman has been murdered — all during a live radio broadcast.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Feb. 17, 2012
On a cold, 19-degree February afternoon, George Raimer braved the winter temperatures on his bicycle riding from Saranac to Ionia to survey the future River Valley Rail-Trail. During his ride through the snowy, unpaved trail, Raimer spotted deer, ducks and other winter wildlife and described a vision of what he one day hopes to be a regular trip for anyone with a desire to go for a walk or bike ride near and in the Belding area.
Louisa May Alcott wanted to write so her stories could be told years and years later. The Greenville High School Theater Department brings to life her classic “Little Women” in performances slated for 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Greenville High School Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6 across the board and are available at the door, Hansen’s Music House or online at www.greenville.k12.mi.us.
Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) scores for fall 2011 were released Wednesday and local school officials are analyzing the results in light of changes to the testing system. State officials raised the “cut scores” last year to determine whether students are proficient in certain subjects.
Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
The Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling was focused and determined to make it back to Battle Creek this year.
Battle Creek is home to Kellogg Arena, which is home to the MHSAA team state wrestling tournament. And for the third straight year and sixth time in school history — all since 2001 — the Yellow Jackets have punched a ticket to the “Cereal City.”
A fast start by Allendale at the Division 3 team wrestling regional Wednesday night was too much for Lakeview.
As a result, the Wildcats lost to the Falcons 39-25 in the regional semifinal at Comstock Park High School.
Business After Hours The Chamber’s Business After Hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mattress 4 U in Greenville Thursday, March 22. Mattress 4 U is at 701 S. Greenville West Drive. Enjoy a fun night of networking and prizes! $3 at the door for 50/50 drawing. Greenville Business Network presents: Tech Tuesday’s [...]