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Funeral Notices for April 30, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Tuesday, April 30, 2013

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Montcalm County sheriff’s deputy charged with embezzlement

Montcalm County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an embezzlement of funds from the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) union, Montcalm County Chapter, by one of their own.

Kids got a chance to see the world from the seat of some seriously big rigs Saturday at the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department’s Touch a Truck event. — Daily News/Mike Taylor

Touch a Truck a big hit for area children

The first really perfect day of spring couldn’t have come at a better time for kids and parents attending this year’s Touch a Truck event, sponsored by the Greenville Parks and Recreation Department. Held Saturday afternoon at the Meijer parking lot on Washington Street, the event featured fire trucks, ice cream wagons, dump trucks, ladder trucks, sky cranes, military transports and a host of other four (or more) wheeled vehicles.

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Funeral Notices for April 29, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Monday, April 29, 2013

Christina Funk of the Organization for Bat Conservation unfolds the wing of a Big Brown Bat Saturday at the Belrockton Museum in Belding as part of the "Bats at the BEL" event. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Bat event entertains, informs children and parents at Belding Museum

As Christina Funk strolled around the center room of the Belrockton Museum Saturday afternoon, 6-year-old Xander Rickert sat patiently in excitement as Funk carried an often misunderstood creature within her hands. Rickert, among 65 other visitors to the museum, knew what he was in store for him and was hoping for a very close look at the mysterious animal Funk was presenting to children and parents around the room.

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Former employee arrested for breaking into Sheridan business

A 37-year-old Carson City man and recently terminated employee of Wrights Plastic Products was arrested Sunday after breaking into the business of his former employer in Sheridan.

This pool and landscape model gives Wolbers-Possehn clients just a small sampling of what the company is capable of producing. Wolbers-Possehn is celebrating two anniversaries this year.

BIZ BEAT: Duo anniversaries celebrated at Wolbers-Possehn in Belding

When Tina Possehn and Greg Wolbers tied the knot in 1994, it was as much a business merger as it was a wedding. All these years later, they both still consider it a match made in heaven.

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Greenville Handy Market robber pleads

A Greenville man has pleaded no contest to a charge that he robbed the Handy Market in Greenville last year.

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Belding’s new city manager feels “at home”

Shortly after Meg Mullendore began the position of Belding city manager earlier this month, she tackled one of the first items on her agenda — purchasing some “Belding gear.”

The Eli Young Band was second in the lineup of artists during Kenny Chesney’s “No
Shoes Nation” tour Thursday night in Grand Rapids. Daily News/Kelli Ameling

REVIEW: “No Shoes Nation” is this year’s hot country tour

Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing James Young of country group The Eli Young Band, who returned to Grand Rapids on Thursday night as part of Kenny Chesney’s “No Shoes Nation” tour.