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Belding’s Hannah Linebaugh makes a throw to first base. Linebaugh is one of the Redskins’ captains this season.

Belding softball looks to continue success

The Belding Redskins softball team has had an extremely successful four-year ride. Belding has won four straight district titles, three straight regional titles and even reached the Class B state semifinals during that run.


Funeral Notices – April 1, 2013

Read the funeral notices for Monday, April 1, 2013.


Stanton man recovering after fall through ice

A Stanton man is expected to make a full recovery after he fell through the ice on a private pond Saturday afternoon. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded at approximately 4:04 p.m. to the 1500 block of S. Sheridan Road.


Greenville Department of Public Safety interim director named

A former Greenville Department of Public Safety Director is coming back to fill in as interim.

Joann Camp had a vision to develop an 1860s hardware building in Blanchard into an indoor village of quaint shops and a restaurant, bakery and old-fashioned ice cream parlor. She’s managed Loafers Glory and Auntie’s House for nearly 27 years this spring.

BIZ BEAT: Loafers Glory is ‘Village of Yesteryear’

Joann Camp had a vision when she purchased a vacant 1860s hardware building in downtown Blanchard in spring 1986. This vision — today’s Loafers Glory — has thrived for nearly 27 years as an indoor village of quaint shops and a bakery, restaurant and old-fashioned ice cream parlor.

A surveillance photo of the alleged robber.

Police searching for Edmore bank robber

A man who allegedly robbed the Chemical Bank in Edmore on Saturday morning remains on the loose

Pictured is Lily, her family and members of the Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan. Lily is a child who has been positively effected by DMUM as the group was able to help provide therapy for her. Greenville graduate Julie Casalou kneels to the right of Lily.

Greenville grad strives to make a difference for pediatric rehabilitation by dancing

A 2011 Greenville graduate will spend 30 hours dancing in an effort to raise awareness for pediatric rehabilitation.

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Ammo shortage plagues local retailers

Blame it on the president, fears of a coming zombie apocalypse or a public easily influenced by Facebook rumors; for one reason or another, ammunition is getting hard to find, both locally and across the nation.


FUNERAL NOTICES — March 30, 2013

Funeral notices for Saturday, March 30, 2013


Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce funds missing, employee fired

A longtime Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce employee has been fired after it was discovered funds of $10,000 or more were missing. According to Candy Kerschen and Gae Wolfe, both of whom work as co-executive directors, an irregularity was discovered in the Chamber books during a financial review Thursday.