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Belding junior Hannah Linebaugh goes for a kill during Tuesday’s match at home against Grand Rapids Creston. It was the first competition at the new Redskin Arena.

Belding earns conference sweep in new home arena

After a slow start, the Belding Redskins volleyball team put on a show worthy of their brand new arena. With bleachers on three of four sides of the court, daylight coming in from the outside through multiple windows, superior indoor lighting and an indoor track, the new Redskin Arena is among the best in West Michigan.


ROUNDUP: Prep scores from Tuesday, Sept. 11

Vestaburg 3, Montabella 0: The Mustangs were shut out in an MSAC match by the Wolverines Tuesday…

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Emmons, Outman meet with The Daily News editorial board

In an effort to hear, in their own words, their vision for the state of Michigan, including ideas and current projects in the works, The Daily News editorial board sat down with State Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, and State Rep. Rick Outman, R-Six Lakes, on Monday morning for a question and answer session.


15 new teachers at Greenville Public Schools

When students at Greenville Public Schools started the new year last week, they were introduced to 15 new teachers throughout the district. During the Board of Education meeting Monday night, the board was presented with a list of new teachers hired on Aug. 20.


Lakeview Community Schools pass audit with flying colors

An independent audit of last fiscal year’s finances showed Lakeview Community Schools to be in surprisingly good financial shape, despite current economic circumstances. According to Stephen W. Blann of accounting firm Rehmnn-Robson, the school system’s in-house bookkeeping and auditing for the 2011-2012 school year was far more accurate than many other similar districts across the state. Addressing school board members at Monday evening’s meeting, Blann indicated he was pleased with the thorough accounting procedures carried out by district staff.

Greenville West Drive was a little backed up Monday late afternoon after a mini-van and fire truck crashed. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Mini-van pulls in front of fire truck, causes crash in Greenville

An accident that involved a fire truck and a mini-van Monday afternoon left minor injuries to one driver. The Greenville Department of Public Safety was called to the accident at Chase Street and Greenville West Drive at about 4 p.m.


Funeral Notices for Sept. 11, 2012

Read the funeral notices for Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012.


Greenville’s Bernth sets school golf record

While the Greenville Yellow Jackets girls golf team was closing the gap on Forest Hills Eastern, senior Britta Bernth was setting records. Bernth shot a school and established a women’s course record with 33 on Monday afternoon, while shooting the back nine (Par 37) at The Links at Bowen Lake in an O-K Bronze Jamboree.

A panoramic look at the new Redskin Arena. Belding volleyball will host Grand Rapids Creston in the first competiton in the gym tonight beginning at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity team.

Belding set to open up new gymnasium

All of the construction the past year at Belding High School is starting to come to fruition. Tonight, the Redskins volleyball program will be the first teams to compete in the spectacular new Redskins Arena. The junior varsity team will play at 5 p.m. with the varsity team starting around 6:30 p.m against Grand Rapids Creston.


Reward offered in connection with Lakeview farm theft

A reward is being offered in connection to a Lakeview-area theft last week. Henry Behrenwald, a Lakeview-area farmer, was victimized by theft between the night of Wednesday, Sept. 5, and the morning of Thursday, Sept. 6.