Mid-Michigan Working Dogs is having a fundraiser to support its efforts in Montcalm County and surrounding areas.
Greenville planners presented some new ideas for the development of riverfront property that would connect people to the downtown.
At least four Carson City businesses were violently burglarized recently.
Read The Daily News funeral notices for Friday, Dec. 9, 2011.
It seems like such a basic concept, the notion that you have a choice in almost everything about how you live your life. Whether you exercise today or don’t, whether you eat that cookie or refrain, whether you allow someone’s comment to bother you or let it go.
Check out this nearly 19-minute video production on Greenville’s historic Black Field. Daily News staff writer Cory Smith filmed 2011 Greenville High School football games, interviewed local subjects with ties to Black Field and used dozens of historic photos as a backdrop to this presentation.
Helen Peer’s surviving children have reached an agreement with Montcalm Township to move her body without taking a months-long dispute to court. Peer’s family and friends watched in tears Tuesday as Montcalm Township officials unearthed Peer’s vault and casket. Both were moved to a grave five rows away in East Montcalm Cemetery, where Peer was supposed to get buried 14 years ago.
A local attorney fresh off passing his bar exam was thrown into jail by a judge for invoking his client’s right to the Fifth Amendment. Scott Millard, 29, is the newest attorney at Miel & Carr in downtown Stanton, where he works alongside Joshua Blanchard, Keeley Heath and Duane Carr.
Greenville’s Black Field, site of many football games over the past 90-plus years, once was just a deep ravine. “Years ago what is now known as the Black Athletic Field was simply a gully left as the result of glacial action and was used for no purpose at all,” according to a paper by Wyman Bock in the archives of the Flat River Historical Society.
Duncan K. Black was born March 8, 1861, in Belmont, Ontario. He received his medical training at the Michigan College of Medicine in Detroit, graduating in 1886, and later completed a post-graduate course at the New York School of Medicine.