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OUR VIEW: Times are tough, but protection is a must

How do you define quality of life? Caring family and friends, good health, enough money to pay the bills and have some fun … We get to choose some things in life. Other things are beyond our control. Tuesday is one of the days we get to choose.

Taste of Home culinary specialist Eric Villegas

Taste of Home comes to Greenville March 8

GREENVILLE — Drop your whisks, grab your friends and enjoy a night of fun at the Taste of Home Cooking School, presented live at Greenville High School Performing Arts Center on March 8. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. During this interactive event, you’ll watch top culinary expert Eric [...]

The Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the new location of Henry Law, Professional Corporation. Attorney Katherine L. Henry, owner of Henry Law, has moved her law firm to the Belding Covered Village Mall. Call Henry Law, at (616) 794-3334, email them at, or visit their website at for more information. Pictured are, from left, Candy Kerschen of Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce, Shelly Ferguson of Commercial Bank-Greenville, Lindsay Gregg, Jennifer Gasco, Katherine Henry, Mike Henry, Ashley Mix, all of Henry Law, and Terry Acker of Acker Title.

Henry Law celebrates opening with Greenville Chamber


Chamber Check-Up: Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce

Business After Hours At Mattress 4 U from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 22 Mattress 4 U is at 701 S. Greenville West Drive, Suite #2 in Greenville. Enjoy a fun night of networking and prizes!   $3 at the door for 50/50 drawing. Greenville Business Network Greenville Business Network presents Tech Tuesday’s every Tuesday [...]


Voters to decide on Montcalm County law enforcement millage Tuesday

Tuesday is decision day for local court security and law enforcement. Voters will be asked whether to approve a property tax increase of up to 1 mill to generate $1.564 million over five years — through 2016 — to provide funding for Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement.


Eureka Township road millage is up for renewal

The Eureka Township road millage is up for renewal and will appear on Tuesday’s ballots. The millage is being renewed for road maintenance, repair and construction for the period of 2012 to 2017.


Funeral Notices for Feb. 25, 2012

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012

Belding boys varsity basketball coach Mike Nelson talks to his players on the court after a whistle stops play during the “Pink Out” game Friday night against Coopersville at Belding High School. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Belding boys basketball team comes close, falls to Coopersville

Belding’s boys basketball team came close to winning their first game of the season. But a three-point shot by Brendan Sutherland stayed out, giving the Coopersville Broncos a 46-42 win over the Redskins at Redskin Arena Friday night. Belding dropped to 0-18 on the season. They finish the O-K Blue Conference portion of their schedule 0-10.

Greenville sophomore Alec Ward (130 pounds) tries to push back Tecumseh’s Joe Butler during Friday’s Division 2 state quarterfinal at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek. The Yellow Jackets lost 30-29 to Tecumseh. — Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Tecumseh ends Greenville’s wrestling season

The match between the Greenville Yellow Jackets and Tecumseh Indians was expected to be as close as they get. The match didn’t disappoint. Tecumseh earned a major decision in the final match of the night to earn a 30-29 victory over the Greenville Yellow Jackets at the Division 2 state wrestling quarterfinals at Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek on Friday night.

Julie Stafford

JULIE STAFFORD: Striving for superhero status

As a single mom, I want to be a superhero for my kids. I want to be able to carve out special time like we used to have before I started working full time. I want to have the patience when I walk through the door to listen to stories about their day and worries that they have and details about their plans for the weekend.