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SPORTS GALORE: 8-player football final in Greenville

Just two more weeks remain in the fall high school sports season. Winter basketball and wrestling practice has already started, but until football season is over most won’t pay attention to the fast approaching second season.

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MCC Greenville designed to build student futures (PHOTO GALLERY)

Members of the Coalition of Greater Greenville (COGG) held their monthly meeting at the Montcalm Community College (MCC) Technology and Learning Center on Thursday to take a tour of the new advance technology building currently being constructed in Greenville.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 16, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices fot Friday, Nov. 16, 2012

Spencer Township, Oakfield Township, Sand Lake and Cedar Springs fire departments responded to a house fire at 15303 Keller Ave. N.E. in Spencer Township. The house is almost a toal loss, but owners made it out of the house safely. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

No injuries in Thursday house fire in Spencer Township

No one was injured from a morning house fire in Spencer Township that left the house almost a total loss. The Spencer Township Fire Department responded to the fire at 15303 Keller Ave. at 8:24 a.m. Thursday for the report of a structure fire.

A spaghetti dinner and auction starts at 2 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Rusty Nail and will go until 8 p.m. Proceeds will help pay hospital bills and living expenses with extra proceeds donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Grand Rapids.  — Courtesy photo

Assistance for baby Alijah: Benefit set for Nov. 18 in Carson City

Friends, family and community are rallying to help the family of newborn Alijah Skye Wysong, who is recovering from surgery at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital in Grand Rapids. Deb Webber of Carson City recalled Oct. 23, the day of her granddaughter’s birth at Spectrum Health United Hospital in Greenville. The baby girl was diagnosed with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

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GUEST VIEW: A Greenville success story over autism

My son Tyler did not start out to be such a success.

When we first found out he had autism he was nonverbal, hand flapped, hummed and paced constantly. At the time when Tyler was diagnosed there was still much unknown about the disease. There was little information online, and according to the Autism Society of Michigan run by Dr. Sally Burton Hoyle, there were only two people in the state who could properly diagnose him.


Sheridan barn fire victim identified as local man

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office has identified a local man who died in a barn fire in Sheridan on Oct. 15. Sidney Joseph Perry, 30, died in the early morning barn fire at 6681 S. Sheridan Road (M-66) north of Sessions Road in Bushnell Township just south of the village of Sheridan.

Past and future Montcalm Township trustees Ron Price, Tom Smith and Steve Sprague. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Montcalm Township welcomes new trustees

MONTCALM TOWNSHIP — The Montcalm Township Board welcomed new trustees with coffee and cake, while saying goodbye to those leaving. A short agenda at Wednesday night’s meeting allowed time for township residents to get in on the fun and talk with the board after the meeting. “This isn’t for me, it’s for the trustees,” said [...]


Shinabargers win on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

A Greenville graduate and his wife appeared on “Wheel of Fortune” Tuesday and took home some prize money.


Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health lease issue finds resolution

A longtime leasing problem was finally resolved Tuesday between the Montcalm Center for Behavioral Health and the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners. Commissioners unanimously voted to create a no-cost, 10-year lease for the Center for Behavioral Health to use a county building, which will remain under county ownership. The Center for Behavioral Health will maintain building upkeep costs and will reimburse the county for property insurance.