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Greenville DDA eyes open-air structure for Lafayette Park

As talks of an open-air structure downtown continue to progress, the Greenville Downtown Development Authority has shifted focus of potential locations from a vacant lot at the corner of M-57 and M-91 to the Lafayette Park area between Cass and Grove streets.

Guest View | Daniel Petersen

GUEST VIEW: Saturday is our chance to walk for warmth

February is Walk for Warmth Month. In Michigan, that means putting on your winter coats and walking shoes. Walking for warmth is our community’s way of saying to those who are less fortunate, “We know that it is very important for you to be warm.”


OUR VIEW: Downtown Belding welcomes new restaurant

If you had a chance to drive through downtown Belding this past week, you may have noticed a bit of buzz coming from the new Silk City Saloon restaurant.

A steady drip from a water tap is one way to help in preventing pipes from freezing during times of cold winter. (Daily New | Cory Smith)

Freezing pipes complicates life for Belding residents

For several residents in the Belding community, a single frozen pipe, stopping the flow of running water to their home, has turned their world completely upside down.

Central Montcalm’s Jacob Ebels drives the ball toward Newaygo’s Dakota Queen during Tuesday’s CSAA home game.

Strong 2nd half leads Newaygo by Central Montcalm

Central Montcalm did all it could against the Newaygo Lions. In the end, the Lions shooting and defensive pressure was too much for a Hornets team struggling with sickness and injuries.


ROUNDUPS: Prep scores from Tuesday, Feb. 11

Lakeview 63, Hesperia 56: The Wildcats continued their winning streak Tuesday, knocking off the Panthers in a CSAA game. Jon Wandel came off the bench to score 21 points, leading Lakeview…


Lakeview coach credits defense for success

Lakeview’s boys basketball team has been rolling this season. The Wildcats moved their record to 12-1 overall and 11-1 in the Central State Activities Association with a win over Reed City Friday.


Greenville looking for fifth straight regional title

The Greenville Yellow Jackets wrestling season has ended the past four seasons at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek at the team state finals. Starting with practice in November, that is the goal of every wrestling team. Tonight, the Yellow Jackets have a chance to reach the team state finals for the fifth consecutive season at Mount Pleasant High School.


Funeral Notices — Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Funeral notices for Wednesday, February 12, 2014


UPDATE: Reynolds Township daycare pick-up attempt was just miscommunication

An attempt to pick up children at a Reynolds Township daycare that had local law enforcement involved and local parents worried turned out to be just a simple miscommunication.