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Hannah Hunyady, 9, of Owosso, had the chance to check out several different cats and kittens Saturday at True Value Hardware in Greenville. The show was sponsored by the store and Montcalm County Animal Control.

Greenville pet adoption event matches felines with new owners

If you want folks to take an interest in your new line of pet supplies, it’s probably a good idea to make sure they have a pet. That was the thinking behind the pet adoption event held Saturday at Grant Bryan’s True Value Hardware store in Greenville.


2,000-plus without power; Consumers Energy expect power fully restored by Wednesday

A line of storms that traveled through the area Sunday evening and into the night knocked down trees and power lines, leaving more than 2,000 people without power in Montcalm County.

Former Greenville High School teammates Justin Zimmer, left, and Zane Weaver (65) line up against each other during Saturday’s Ferris State/Northern Michigan football game in Big Rapids.

Former Greenville teammates battle on the gridiron

There was a Greenville reunion of sorts in Big Rapids on Saturday afternoon. Combined, the Ferris State Bulldogs and Northern Michigan Wildcats football teams featured four former Greenville Yellow Jackets. In addition to the players, plenty of family and friends made the trip to catch the regular season finale between the GLIAC rivals.


CC-Crystal runners close to titles

Carson City-Crystal’s cross country teams saw a mixed bag of results this season. The Eagles almost won the Mid-State Activities Conference in both boys and girls, but Montabella took the girls’ race and Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart won the boys race.

Mike Mulholland, a Greenville graduate, snapped this picture during the Detroit Lions/Chicago Bears game this season at Ford Field. Mulholland is the statewide sports photographer for the MLive Media Group.

Greenville graduate working dream job

Mike Mulholland is working his dream job. He just turned 24 years old. The Greenville High School graduate (2007) and soon to be Central Michigan University graduate is the statewide sports photographer for the MLive Media Group.


Lakeview, Central Montcalm football players earn CSAA honors

The football season is over for the Lakeview Wildcats and Central Montcalm Hornets. The Wildcats (7-3) qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2006, but lost in the first round to Maple City Glen Lake. Central Montcalm did not qualify for the postseason and finished 4-5 overall.


Montabella has new baseball, softball coaches

When the spring comes back around in 2014, Montabella will have a pair of new varsity coaches. The varsity baseball team will be led by Jon Greenhoe while JV softball coach Chara Wood was promoted to varsity.


Funeral Notices — Monday, November 18, 2013

Funeral notices for Monday, November 18, 2013


BUSINESS BEAT: Manufacturing anything but a ‘dying industry’ at Aquest

GREENVILLE — Despite the difficult economy of the past decade, business has remained steady at Aquest Machining, 715 Callaghan St. That location is new to Aquest, which moved to the greatly expanded facility this past summer.

Montcalm County Commissioner Ron Braman

Complaints filed on Montcalm County commissioner who’s on Duck Lake board

Two former members of the Duck Lake Improvement Board recently wrote letters to the Montcalm County Board of Commissioners complaining about one of the commissioners.