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Belding Fire Department receives $100,000 grant

Michigan Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced federal funding Thursday that will help the Belding Fire Department improve its staffing capabilities.

Sno-Motion returns to Nelson’s Speed Shop on Friday and Saturday. Events are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. — File photo

Sno-Motion begins Friday, major events on Saturday at Nelson’s Speed Shop

Sno-Motion 2013, which will take place at Nelson’s Speed Shop, located at 456 N. Greenville Road (M-91), begins Friday and lasts through Saturday. Nelson’s Speed Shop suffered a destructive fire early the morning of June 22. About 75 firefighters from 11 fire departments responded to the blaze, which destroyed the business.

Art @ the Green winners received their prize money on Wednesday. Pictured, from left, are Jodie Dewey Jury Award winner Claudia Nielsen, third-place artist Alexandra Johnson, Art @ the Green sponsor Ed Koehn of Ed Koehn Lincoln Ford, first-place artist Amita Modzelewski and second-place artist Judy Rodgers. Koehn presented Modzelewski with her $700 first-place check. — Daily News/Kelli Ameling

4 artists receive cash prizes for Art @ the Green (w/Danish Prize winner list)

The winners of the first annual Art @ the Green have been announced with four artists receiving cash prizes. Three artists received a first through third place cash prize and one artist received the Jodie Dewey Jury Award.


Funeral Notices for August 23, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Thursday, August 23, 2012


Greenville golfers second in Bronze

The new O-K Bronze held its first conference tournament on Wednesday at Boulder Creek Golf Course in Grand Rapids. The tournament, hosted by Northview, was won by Forest Hills Eastern with a score of 333. The Yellow Jackets were second with 357.


Carson City park connector trail to be finished soon

The trail connecting two Carson City parks will be finished shortly after Labor Day. City Administrator Mark Borden told Carson City Council members Tuesday that the connector trails have already been marked out. “The new trails will be finished in 2 ½ weeks,” Borden said.

Logan Perkins

Edmore man leads police chase through McBride

Logan Perkins would have only received a speeding ticket had he stopped for a Montcalm County Sheriff’s officer Tuesday night. Instead, he allegedly fled, wreaking havoc in the quiet village of McBride, and is now facing a felony charge.


12-year-old girl injured in quad-car crash in Crystal Township

A 12-year-old girl was treated for minor road rash Wednesday evening after her quad crashed into a car. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a car versus quad accident on E. Pakes Road at about 5:50 p.m.

A panoramic view from the 50-yard line of the visitors’ bleachers, located on the east side of the field. Fans will sit well above the field while still remaining relatively close to the sidelines. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Greenville’s new Legacy Field brings everything together (Photo Gallery)

Black Field was home to Greenville High School football for many decades. And now Legacy Field will be home to those same high school football games for many decades to come. The two fields, though, are no doubt linked forever in more ways than one.

Greenville resident Nels Hansen, left, hosted Danish visitors Vicki Angelika Thygesen Jensen, center, and Lis Jensen. Both were in town for this year’s Danish Festival. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Danish visitors enjoyed festival

This year’s Danish Festival was a lot of fun for Lis Jensen and Vicki Angelika Thygesen Jensen, both of whom were visiting our city from Denmark. But according to Lis, the celebration didn’t exactly mirror the typical Danish lifestyle.