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‘Early College’ available for high school students

High school students in Montcalm County may soon have the opportunity to earn their associate degree — with a price tag no longer attached. Montcalm Community College (MCC) is now engaging with all area school districts in Montcalm County in an official Early College program, which would allow students the chance to obtain their associate degree through a three-year program at the college.


Funeral Notices for Jan. 18, 2013

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Friday, Jan. 18, 2012

Dakota Sherrick of Greenville wraps his opponent for a pin attempt during a match this season.

Greenville’s Sherrick having great wrestling season

Greenville senior Dakota Sherrick has only been wrestling since his sophomore year. Watching him wrestle now and that doesn’t seem possible. It may have taken Sherrick longer to get into wrestling, but it is a decision he’s glad to have made.


Greenville set to host 4th ‘Hunt for a Cure’

Tonight, the Greenville varsity boys and girls basketball games will take a back seat to something much more important. Greenville High School is hosting its fourth annual “Hunt for a Cure” game, which raises money for cancer awareness and those in need due to cancer related issues in the Greenville school system.


ROUNDUP: Prep basketball scores from Thursday, Jan. 17

Lakeview 64, White Cloud 50: The Wildcats continued their winning ways with victory over the Indians on Thursday night. Shawn Lindsey led the way with 27 points and 11 rebounds…

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Howard City man arrested in connection to fatal July crash

A twenty-four-year-old Howard City man has been charged with the death of Scott Michael Gregory, a 25-year-old Howard City man who was killed when struck by a vehicle in July.

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Vestaburg man arrested for marijuana possession

A Vestaburg man is in custody after officials with the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office discovered “a large amount” of marijuana in the basement of his home Thursday.

The Walnut Hills Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) has filed a report of possible embezzlement with the Greenville Department of Public Safety. The missing amount is believed to be between $12,000 and $18,000. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

Greenville police investigating Walnut Hills PTO embezzlement

The Greenville Department of Public Safety is investigating an embezzlement involving the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) at Walnut Hills Elementary School in Greenville. On Jan. 11, information was brought forward about the PTO’s financial record-keeping, which led to the police investigation.

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Belding library celebrates pizza contest, book sale with community

With the aroma of freshly baked dough, spicy pepperoni and a variety of cheeses wafting through the air of the Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library, more than 60 members of the community filled their plates with slice after slice of delicious pizza from five Belding businesses with an intent to discover who was offering up the most tantalizing slice.

Greenville’s Mike Schmidt works to control Belding’s Nate Cooley during their 119-pound match. Schmidt eventually defeated Cooley.

Greenville wrestlers top Belding, Cedar Springs

While Greenville’s wrestling team kept rolling on Wednesday night, Belding hit a speed bump. The Yellow Jackets picked up a pair of wins in a home quadrangular, beating Cedar Springs 71-9 and the Redskins 49-24.