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New Lakeview coach Guenther Mittelstaedt watches his team practice during the preseason this year.

Lakeview football continue to adjust to new coach

From 2000 to 2006 the Lakeview Wildcats football team made the playoffs six out of seven years with a record of 46-24. From 2007 to 2010, the Wildcats went 15-21 without a playoff appearance.

Greenville senior Nolan Berry fires a shot on goal during Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to Grand Rapids Union at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

Union comes back to beat Greenville soccer

The Grand Rapids Union Red Hawks soccer team was missing four starters from its lineup. With rain falling heavy at times the Red Hawks were not missing their fight.

Belding's Alyviah Mason swings Tuesday at Ridgeview Golf Course.

Redskins down CM in dual golf match

Home course advantage helped Belding’s girls golf team. The Redskins defeated Central Montcalm in a dual match at Ridgeview Golf Course 208-245 Tuesday.


Greenville tennis battles, falls to Red Arrows

In the end, the Lowell Red Arrows made a few more plays to defeat the Greenville Yellow Jackets on the volleyball court Tuesday night.

The Greenville High School cross country team consists of six sets of siblings. The picture includes, front row from left, Kenny Wood, Kyle Reamer, Hannah Sorensen, Jenni Spaans, Clarice Callahan and Quentin Callahan; back row from left, Jessica Wood, Serena Reamer, Kayleen Sorensen, Katelynne Spaans, Danny Hansen and Julia Hansen.

6 sets of siblings run on Greenville cross country

A rare occurrence is happening at Greenville High School this year. There are six different sets of siblings that are all running on the Yellow Jacket cross country team.

Tri County’s Hunter Wiltjer, left, is about to be met at the line of scrimmage by Greenville’s Will Kronlein (82) during the two middle school teams’ game Saturday night.

Greenville eighth-graders topped by Tri County

Greenville Middle School’s eighth-grade football team moved the ball against Tri County Middle School Saturday, but untimely turnovers cost Greenville. The middle school Yellow Jackets lost to the middle school Vikings 30-20 at Black Field, dropping Greenville to 1-2 on the season.


Ribbon cuttings to officially open trail

Three ribbon cutting ceremonies are scheduled throughout Montcalm County on Oct. 15 to officially open the completed Fred Meijer Heartland Trail. The first ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m. at the trailhead in Riverdale, followed by the second ceremony at noon at the Vestaburg Depot and the third ceremony at 1 p.m. at the [...]

Dale Hartway, president of Greenville Tool and die, has been with the company for 55 years.

Dale Hartway still going strong working for the same company since high school

Dale Hartway started low on the ladder at Greenville Tool & Die (GTD) when he was 18 years old. Fifty-five years later he still works a full day at the shop every day after climbing to the top position.

Daily News/Elisabeth Waldon Cherry Street Health Services Coordinator John Kroneck and Drug Free Montcalm Coordinator Lynn Cooper lead their colleagues in an informative game Friday morning.

Drug Free Montcalm going strong

Drug Free Montcalm (DFM) activists reviewed the past and looked to the future Friday. They also met their new leader.


Oct. 1

Today Sharon M. Kent — 11 a.m., Barden Funeral Home, Stanton. Robert Lynn Jr. — 2 p.m., Clear Lake Cemetery, Fenwick. Albert McConkie — 11 a.m., Curtis Building, Edmore. Willis Ordiway — 1 p.m., Brigham Funeral Chapel, Vestaburg. Sunday Dr. Ivan L. Winchel — 2 p.m., BelGreen Seventh-day Adventist Church, Greenville. (Christiansen Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Greenville) [...]