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Police searching for women who allegedly robbed Walmart with children

Two women are being sought by police after allegedly stealing from Walmart in Big Rapids with three children in tow.

Lakeview’s Brad Hamlin delivers a pitch during Wednesday’s game at Greenville. The Wildcats lost both ends of a doubleheader as both teams wrapped up the regular season.

Greenville baseball takes two against Lakeview

They kept swinging and they kept finding holes. The Greenville Yellow Jackets baseball team scattered 11 hits in a 13-3 game two victory over the Lakeview Wildcats on Wednesday night.


Fundraiser to benefit Seiter Center, Camp Wah Wah Tay See

A benefit dinner to raise money for students at the Seiter Education Center and Camp Wah Wah Tay See is slated for Friday. The dinner will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Turn the Page Bar and Burgers at 107 S. Lafayette St. in downtown Greenville. Proceeds will benefit both Seiter students and Camp Wah Wah Tay See.

Dennis and Shirley Hayes have been named the 2012 Danish Festival grand marshals. — Courtesy photo

Dennis and Shirley Hayes named 2012 Danish Festival grand marshals

After participating in the Danish Festival for more than 20 years with their family, Dennis and Shirley Hayes are honored to be named the 2012 Danish Festival grand marshals. Shirley Hayes said their daughter Lisa nominated them to be the festival’s grand marshals.

Three Vestaburg graduates spent the past two years learning about diesel technology at the Montcalm Area Career Center and will continue their post-high school education together at the University of Northwest Ohio. From left to right, Jason Braman, Jeremy Keyton and Shelby Recker, helped build an engine stand for a Deutz diesel engine, which was donated to the career center by the University of Northwest Ohio. — Daily News/Robin Miller

Vestaburg High School trio choose mechanical career path

Three Vestaburg High School graduates — Shelby Recker, Jeremy Keyton and Jason Braman — are entering fields that have become highly technical. They are headed to the University of Northwest Ohio (UNOH) together. Shelby will study diesel technology, while Jason and Jeremy will enter the agricultural equipment technology program.

Leslie Mount

Belding schools superintendent to step down

After nearly two years of serving as Belding Area Schools’ superintendent, Leslie Mount has requested of the board of education that she be moved to a vacant administrative position within the school district. Mount has served as the superintendent for Belding Area Schools since July 1, 2010. She will remain the superintendent until July 31.


Funeral Notices for May 30, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Meeting in Brief: Winfield Township

A report from Winfield Township’s May 10 meeting,

The top athletes for the 2012 Daily News Track Classic were, left to right, Greenville’s Taylor Baker, Lakeview’s Joe Main and Lakeview’s Dillon Wood. All three placed first in four events and were voted top honors by participating coaches on Tuesday. - Bruce Bentley

Dillon, Main, Baker take home top honors at Daily News Track Classic

The sun was shining, but the wind was blowing. The area’s top track athletes never let the wind phase them in the annual Daily News Track Classic on Tuesday evening at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

New Age BioScience just south of Howard City was destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning. Firefighters from multiple departments battled the blaze, which continued to flare up throughout the afternoon and evening. - Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon

Howard City cancer treatment manufacturing facility burns

A cancer treatment manufacturing facility went up in a blaze Tuesday morning, with flames shooting 50 feet into the air. The Howard City Fire Department responded to New Age BioScience at 6244 Henkel Road at 5:45 a.m. The building is located just off Federal Road (old 131) behind the VFW Hall south of Howard City.