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Fairplain Township updates building ordinance

The Fairplain Township Board has been working for months to update its building ordinance, which was finally approved Monday night. During the township’s monthly meeting, Supervisor Tom Sova presented updated ordinance No. 91-2 to the board for approval.

JohnMichael Molinares is pictured with his dog Sparty, who died last August. Molinares is hoping to get another service dog soon to help with his disability. — Courtesy photo

Greenville man refuses to pay rent, says he’s being discriminated against

A Greenville man says he is being discriminated against by not being allowed to have a service dog live with him to help him with his disability. However, an attorney for Maplewood Square Apartments says 34-year-old JohnMichael Molinares has refused to pay his rent for nine months and should be evicted.


SHORT TAKES: Great weekend to throw a fling

This weekend reminded us all why it’s great to be Michiganians — beautiful blue skies, tons of turtles perched on their logs around our lakes, people out and about on bikes. And nowhere was the hype of spring more apparent than at the first-ever Spring Fling for Women, organized by The Daily News at Greenville High School. More than 600 women of all ages came not only to shop and sample food, but they also learned about important health topics and got to try their hand at parking a car using hands free parking technology and they got to see some of the latest fashion trends for the spring and summer.


OUR VIEW: Community projects are inspiring

Amidst the floods, the fires and the manmade mayhem we’ve read and heard about so much these days, it’s not surprising our attention might be diverted from some really significant lifestyle investments we’ve been making here at home. In the recent past, or just the past week, or in the near future, this newspaper is featuring stories about inspiring community projects and their essential role in enhancing the quality of life where we live.

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Carson City benefits from increased law enforcement coverage

Community policing in Carson City has been a win-win since the very first day. A collaboration between the city of Carson City, the police department and Carson Health has been a substantial safety and security benefit for patients, hospital staff and the small mid-Michigan community.


Greenville man arrested after fleeing from police

A 24-year-old Greenville man was arrested Saturday night after allegedly driving under the influence and eluding police. Greenville Department of Public Safety Interim Director Michael Stuck said the department received a call of a truck driving erratically after entering Greenville’s city limits.


Funeral Notices for May 7, 2013

Read The Daily News funeral notices for May 7, 2013

Belding’s Peyton Mount, left, takes the baton from Rachel Warner during Friday’s Lakeview Invitational. The Redskin girls finished the O-K Blue a perfect 6-0 with a win over Wyoming on Monday.

Belding girls track finishes perfect in O-K Blue

The Belding Redskins track team faced one more O-K Blue Conference foe on Monday before the league meet begins on Thursday. The result was a pair of victories for both the boys and girls teams. The win for the girls concluded a perfect 6-0 conference record with a 103-34 win over the Wyoming Wolves at home.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Monday, May 6

Montabella 2-0: The Mustangs won a pair of MSAC games at Ashley on Monday. Montabella raked 18 hits on the Bears in game one for an 18-5 win. Emily Lint earned the win, allowing five hits and five walks…

Local models showcase spring and summer looks provided by Posh Vega, Rainbow and Island Rays. All hair styling was provided by Ta Da Salon of Belding.

More than 600 attended women’s event at Greenville High School

Saturday’s Spring Fling for Women event was not only a success, but fulfilled a purpose to empower women. Style, health and empowerment were the key themes for the more than 600 local women to experience during the first Spring Fling for Women event held at the Greenville High School.