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Greenville girls 6th after round one

The Greenville Yellow Jacket girl golfers are in sixth place after round one of the Division 2 state golf finals. In wet and windy conditions, the Yellow Jackets shot 359 at Katke-Cousins Golf Course in Rochester on Friday. Two-time defending state champion Muskegon Mona Shores sits in first place a score of 328.


Police reports – Oct. 17

GREENVILLE — Police responded to 28 complaints Friday through Sunday. Incidents included: Friday • Larceny from a motor vehicle, E. Fairplains. • Burglary-forced entry, E. Montcalm. • Disorderly conduct, Black Field. • Suspicious and troubled calls, S. Lafayette. Saturday • Suspicious and troubled calls, Merritt. • Larceny-theft from a building, W. Washington. Sunday • Burglary-forced [...]


Oct. 17

Tuesday Robert Brown — 10 a.m., Grand Rapids Home for Veterans chapel. (Christiansen Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Greenville) Saturday L.D. Humphrey — 11 a.m., Crystal Congregational Church.


Annual conservation meeting Wednesday

The 63rd annual Montcalm County Conservation District meeting will be Wednesday at Montcalm Community College.


3rd arrest pending for Greenville Airport break-in

GREENVILLE — Montcalm County sheriff’s detectives received a warrant Friday to make a third arrest regarding a break-in at the Greenville Municipal Airport last May.


Montcalm County hires new recycling specialist

STANTON —  Montcalm County has a new resource recovery coordinator. Jacob Rytlewski was hired to fill the newly created county position after Michigan State University Extension eliminated the position Sept. 30 due to a state cut to higher educator funding. Dixie Ward, the former resource recovery educator, chose not to apply for the job when [...]


After 17 years, Heartland trail completed

EDMORE — For Edmore Village President Lon Leonard, the completion of the Fred Meijer Heartland Trail through his town is a dream come true.


Plans unveiled for Gibson Building, clock tower

BELDING— More than 100 years ago, a park used to sit outside the original Gibson building in downtown Belding. The Silk City Preservation Society has hopes that one day a city park could lay adjacent to the building once again.

Daily News/Cory Smith  Nine-year-old Connor Magee of Belding gets his face painted by Belding High School cheerleader Shelby Nichoson at the first ever Belding Historic District Block Party on Saturday.

Belding area residents gather for first Historic District Block Party

BELDING — With the wind blowing straw in her face and making matters difficult, seven-year-old Hannah Bristol of Belding managed to build her very own scarecrow with help from her mother and cousin.


Oct. 15

 Wesley “Butch” Denman Jr. — 11 a.m., St. Louis Church of the Nazarene. (Simpson Family Funeral Home) 
John “Jack” Green Sr. — 1 p.m., Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home, Sparta. Lily Grosvenor — 2 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. (Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville) Arletta Groves — 11 a.m., St. Charles Catholic Church, Greenville. (Hurst Funeral [...]