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‘Bogie’ Bogart remembered for years of service to county

Larry and Catherine Bogart spent the majority of their married life together — at work and at play.

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MCC to lease small piece of land to J.R.’s Roller Castle owner

SIDNEY — Montcalm Community College (MCC) is working with the new owner of J.R.’s Roller Castle in Greenville to possibly give the former roller skating rink new life. The Board of Trustees approved a lease agreement with Robert Olson of Gowen for a 1.31-acre plot of land behind the empty facility during Tuesday evening’s meeting. [...]

Ken and Joane Cook are the grand marshals of Saturday’s annual Harvest Festival in Howard City.

Howard City to host 9th annual Harvest Festival

This year’s Harvest Festival grand marshals have resided in the village for half a century.
Ken and Joane Cook will preside over the ninth annual festival Saturday in Howard City. He is 73 and she is 72.

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Howard City president wins big

The longtime village president was elected to another term Tuesday.

The Fighting Falcon Military Museum is installing a lift-type elevator to help accommodate handicapped visitors. Construction should be completed by the end of the week.

New elevator shaft to provide handicap access

The Fighting Falcon Military Museum is making adjustments to better accommodate handicapped visitors.
A $35,000 project will install a new lift-type elevator inside the museum.

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Sept. 12: Greenville area funeral notices

Tuesday Charles Gill — 11 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Greenville. (Marshall Funeral Home) Wednesday Larry Bogart — 11 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church. (Lux and Schnepp Funeral Home, Crystal) Steven Fuller — 11 a.m., Shiloh Community Church. (Marshall Funeral Home) Thursday Linda Perron — 2 p.m., Johnson-Feuerstein Funeral Home, Belding. Larry L. Bogart, 71 [...]

The West Michigan Healing Field at Cannonsburg Ski Area in Cannon Township feature 3,200 flags from Friday through tomorrow in honor of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in 2001. Thousands of individuals from across the state and the country visited the field to honor the victims over the weekend.

Spectators react to West Michigan Healing Field

If West Michigan communities could take away one sentiment from this weekend’s healing field, it would be that 10 years later, the nation is still united by the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. As the monumental anniversary approached, the question “How has America changed since 9/11?” has been posed by many. While airport security [...]

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About 100 people showed up to the Greenville Country Club on Saturday for a last toast. Many previous members came out to say their last goodbye to the club and reminisce on times spent there.

Greenville Country Club members say goodbye

One final toast was held at the Greenville Country Club on Saturday just two days before its demolition.
The country club opened its doors in 1928 and closed in April of this year. “It’s kind of depressing,” said Jim Malone.

Tammy Steere's fifth-grade social studies students listen in silence as they watch images of the World Trade Center's twin towers collapsing during class Friday.

Greenville teachers help students understand 9/11

Not much fazes Lincoln Heights Elementary School fifth-grade social studies teacher Tammy Steere with 25 years of teaching experience.