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Funeral Notices for July 12, 2012

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Despite losing a large amount of revenue after being forced to close during one of the summer’s busiest  weekends for area businesses, Clifford Lake Inn has reopened and is planning to host it’s previous holiday festivities during this upcoming weekend. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Montcalm County businesses still recovering from last week’s storms

As more than 9,000 people were without power at one time or another after a storm tore through parts of Montcalm County on Thursday of last week, none may have been hit harder than area businesses that depend on holiday weekends for big business.


Bicyclist turns in a large sum of money he found in Pine Township

A bicyclist, who was riding his usual route, found a large sum of money and turned it into police. At about 8 a.m. on July 4, the bicyclist spotted a large sum of money on the shoulder of Kendaville Road near M-91.


Families invited to participate in 5K trail run/walk Friday at Klackle Orchards

The Moonlit Miles 5K Run & Walk will start at 7:30 p.m. at Klacke Orchards & Pavilion this Friday.


Funeral Notices for July 11, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, July 11, 2012

A look at what  Lafayette Street in downtown Greenville might look like with a median.

Greenville Downtown Development Authority seeks more info on median

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) wants to hear what the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has to say before recommending a test run of the median to the Greenville City Council. The DDA began talking about the possibility of a median on Lafayette Street during its May meeting when a downtown Greenville building owner, Thomas Mall, brought the idea to the board.

One Book One County program features "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand."

One Book One County discussions focuses on history, plot, characters

A great book, by its very nature, is more enjoyable when shared with others. That’s the driving philosophy behind the One Book One County program, which got under way in mid-May with an opening ceremony at the M-TEC on Montcalm Community College’s Greenville Campus and continues at Thursday at 11 a.m. with a discussion at the White Pine Library in Stanton.

Carson City-Crystal’s Robert Failing, with ball, turns away from Greenville’s Tyler Rasmussen during the 7-on-7 passing scrimmage Tuesday.

Greenville, CC-Crystal hit gridiron for passing camp

Even though it’s baseball weather, football was the primary focus Tuesday at Greenville High School’s Yellow Jacket Stadium. The Greenville Yellow Jackets hosted a three-team 7-on-7 passing scrimmage, joining former Central Michigan Athletic Conference rivals Fulton and Carson City-Crystal at the event.


CC-Crystal to host fundraising football game

When Carson City-Crystal hosts Vestaburg on September 14, the Eagles and Wolverines will be wearing special uniforms. The teams will be wearing uniforms that will raise funds for veterans of Montcalm County. This is the first year of the “Salute Our Soldiers” game for CC-Crystal, according to event co-organizer and varsity football coach Jason Gray.

From left, Zach Harrington, 16, Dale Harris, 21, Tyler Brecht, 16, and Gavin Bennett, 16, ride and skate together at Central Riverside Park in Belding Monday evening. The four friends, who often spend time together skating and riding, are hoping a larger skate park will come to Belding sometime next spring. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Youth, adults, working together to bring skate park to Belding

Finding a healthy, fun and inexpensive activity to do on a regular basis as a teenager in the summer months in Belding isn’t always an easy task. For Belding High School senior Gavin Bennett, 16, that task typically involves gathering his friends, packing into his small car with the trunk cracked open to fit everyone’s bikes, scooters and skateboards, and making a trip to Saranac or Ionia to enjoy a day of tricks and flips at a skate park.