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Belding woman rescued in house fire succumbs to injuries, dies in hospital

When Linda Ruble walked out of her front door Sunday morning, she was struck with horror when all she could see was smoke coming from her neighbor’s home across the street.


Funeral Notices for April 6, 2013

Funeral Notices for Saturday, April 6, 2013

The new building at Montcalm Community College’s Greenville Campus has been named the Bill Braman Family Center for Education. The building will officially open on April 25. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

MCC Greenville building to be named after Braman family

A new building at Montcalm Community College’s Greenville campus is being named after a local family. The building has officially been named the Bill Braman Family Center for Education for Braman, who was the lead donor in MCC’s Creating Futures, Strengthening Partnerships capital campaign.

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Man loses pole barn, three vehicles in Bushnell Township fire (Photos)

When William Fleisher pulled into his driveway in his white pickup truck, he couldn’t believe his eyes.

Optimist Camp, formally know as Camp Wah Wah Tay See, is dedicated to creating a place for campers with special needs to go and have a fun experience. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville’s Camp Wah Wah Tay See is now Optimist Camp

A local camp underwent changes recently, including a new name and a new director with the focus of making sure campers have a fun experience.


Montcalm and Ionia counties improve in health rankings

Both Montcalm and Ionia counties received improved rankings this year through the annual County Health Rankings results, which were recently released. The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published the annual rankings.


Stewart’s single in the 10th gives Whitecaps win in season opener

Jake Stewart had a pretty good debut in professional baseball Thursday night. The ninth-round pick of the Detroit Tigers in the 2012 draft was 3-for-3 with two RBIs, including the game-winning single in the bottom of the 10th inning to lead the West Michigan Whitecaps to a 7-6 win over the Dayton Dragons in the Midwest League season opener.


Funeral Notices – April 5, 2013

Read funeral notices for Friday, April 5, 2013.

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Mount Pleasant midget hockey team members are state champions

The Mount Pleasant Midget Hockey team is the 2012-2013 ADRAY State Champions.

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Community attends candlelight vigil for injured Greenville toddler

A group of about 75 people consisting mainly of family and close friends showed their support at a candlelight vigil Wednesday night for a young girl clinging to life.