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2-year-old falls from second-story window in Evergreen Township

A 2-year-old child that fell from a second-story window Saturday is expected to make a full recovery, according to the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office.


Funeral Notices — Saturday, August 17, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

Montcalm County sold 34 of its 65 properties that were available at a foreclosed land auction. A total of $262,350

Montcalm County unloads land at foreclosure auction

The annual Montcalm County foreclosed land auction took place at a new location this year. Montcalm County Treasurer JoAnne Vukin said the move from the old courthouse to the Sheridan Community Center was well worth it, as more than 100 people registered to bid in Friday’s auction.


CC-C football team has familiar road to repeat playoff appearance

The road back to the playoffs for Carson City-Crystal’s football team will look rather familiar.

A young girl dressed in Danish attire excitedly waved at the firefighter during Friday's Fireman's Parade at the 49th annual Danish Festival.

Fireman’s Parade one of many events that kicked off 49th annual Danish Festival

Friday night’s streets were filled with people lining the parade route as local fire departments made their way through Greenville as part of the 49th annual Danish Festival.

New Carson City-Crystal coach Devin Pringle, left, talks to his players before practice starts. — Daily News/Chip Burch

New CC-C football coach likes what he sees so far

Carson City-Crystal’s football team has a few weeks of practice under their belt, and as far as coach Devin Pringle is concerned, so far so good. The Eagles started practice Monday, Aug. 12, by going to Camp Northwoods northeast of West Branch. They stayed there for three days while there were no pads allowed for practice by Michigan High School Athletic Association rule.


Clean Up Greenville event returns

For the second year in a row, Greenville residents have come together to make sure the city is in tip-top shape for the annual Danish Festival. Steve Schofield of Greenville wanted to make a difference last year and there was such a large amount of community support that the second annual “Clean Up Greenville” returned this year.


Funeral Notices – Aug. 16, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Friday, Aug. 16, 2013.

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49th annual Danish Festival underway

Turnout was good Thursday evening for the official start of this year’s Danish Festival. Held at Heritage Park, the event featured appearances by several area dignitaries, the Danish Festival queen and her court, the Danish Festival Band and this year’s grand marshal Katherine Hansen. Also on hand were members of Greenville’s VFW and American Legion posts, who presided over the flag raising ceremony.

Greenville resident Spencer Brandt lost his right leg to cancer in 2006, but is now planning to cycle across the country using a handcycle bike, which is powered by his arms.

Greenville amputee ‘out to change the world’ with cross-country cycling trek

Spencer Brandt didn’t have an average childhood. In fact, he was nearly robbed of it entirely.