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Ed Johnson received the Knight of the Legion Honor medal in a 2011 ceremony at the Fighting Falcon Military Museum. — File photo

‘Greatest generation’ loses one of its best from Greenville

A Greenville resident who not only served his local community, but his country in World War II, has died after a brief illness. Edward Johnson, 93, of Greenville, was a World War II hero and kind heart to many in the Greenville area.

Rick Snyder

Gov. Snyder to be at MCC on Friday

Gov. Rick Snyder and 70th District State Rep Rick Outman will participate in a town hall meeting Friday at Montcalm Community College in Sidney.

Carl Levin

Sen. Levin visiting Greenville on Thursday

Sen. Carl Levin, D-Detroit, will be at Huckleberry’s restaurant in Greenville from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, for a meet and greet with the public.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 24, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices Wednesday, Oct, 24, 2012.


Dirty discussion: Carson City Council looks at sludge

The Carson City Council meeting Tuesday night started off with discussion about sludge. Three council members — Dan Cusack, Neil Kapustka and Tom McCrackin — had many questions about the monthly cost of sludge treatment at city sewer ponds.

Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, answers questions concerning the six ballot proposals that voters will decide on in the upcoming general election on Nov. 6. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Area legislators weigh in on statewide ballot proposals

With the general election right around the corner on Nov. 6, state legislators used Monday’s one-hour Legislative Luncheon at Montcalm Community College to update and inform those in attendance on six ballot proposals that voters will decide.


Funeral Notices for Oct. 23, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012

Montcalm County Animal Control Director Angela Hollinshead holds one of the animal shelter's residents. — File photo

Montcalm County Animal Control officer named new director

Montcalm County Animal Control has a director once again. The Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Monday to promote Angela Sova-Hollinshead from officer to director of Animal Control and the Animal Shelter.

Mike Huckleberry

70th District House candidates at odds over financial situations

Two candidates for 70th District State House representative are known for pointing out the differences in their respective political platforms. But Mike Huckleberry, D-Greenville, and State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, have something in common — both are local business owners and both have had financial difficulties.

Guest View | Barbara Vickery

GUEST VIEW: Who can stay at Hope Rescue Mission?

Lately we have had several people express frustration that we wouldn’t allow their family member or friend to become a resident at the mission. This has troubled me so I decided to share some reasons we have to direct people to other organizations that are able to help them better than we can. While we would like to help everyone that comes to us it is not always in their best interest for us to do so.