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A look at construction of the new Greenville High School on campus football facility.

Greenville officials looking for stadium naming ideas

GREENVILLE – Black Field is now for youth football, Yellow Jacket Stadium is for soccer and track, Stankey Field is for baseball and Industrial Field has been taken over by a yet to be named new football facility. Over the next week or so, Greenville officials and student council members are taking recommendations for names [...]

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A piece of Lakeview history may be history

A 117-year-old piece of history prominent in Lakeview’s downtown area is in trouble. Montcalm County Building Department Director Scott Minard has condemned the Lakeview Inn at 333 S. Lincoln Ave. He labeled the building as “dangerous and unsafe.” County Treasurer Marcia Sawdy also is foreclosing on the building because because of unpaid taxes.

Lakeview Village Manager James Freed displays one of the new LED taxi lights at the Lakeview Municipal Airport.

Lakeview Airport first in state to install LED runway lights

The Lakeview Municipal Airport continues to lead the state in implementing green energy. New light-emitting diode (LED) taxi lights were installed this week and LED runway lights will be installed early next week, along with an LED wind cone.

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Ionia County prosecutor appointed to state commission

LANSING — The Ionia County prosecutor has been appointed to the newly established Michigan Indigent Defense Advisory Commission.

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Teenagers charged with home invasion

STANTON — Two young men were charged this month with home invasion after allegedly breaking into an occupied house while the residents were sleeping last summer.


Social Security recipients get raise

WASHINGTON — People receiving Social Security will receive their first raise in three years in 2012.

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Belding school board member announces retirement

Byron Davey pushed back his chair, stood up and delivered the final statement of Monday evening’s Belding Area Schools Board of Education meeting.


Area foundations to distribute Ash funds

GREENVILLE — The remaining assets of the Stanley and Blanche Ash Foundation will be split among two local foundations over the next 60 days or less.


Greenville’s congressional districts become clearer

GREENVILLE — Elections in Greenville will be more confusing next year under a redistricting plan that splits a handful of voters in each of the city’s four voting precincts.


Oct. 20

Saturday L.D. Humphrey — 11 a.m., Crystal Congregational Church. Lucile Main — 7 to 9 p.m., Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville Lucile L. Main, 90 GREENVILLE — Lucile L. Main, 90, of Greenville, formerly of Sturgis, died Wednesday at Spectrum Health United Hospital, Greenville. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Marshall [...]