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UPDATE: Sheridan man arrested for fraudulent credit card use

A Sheridan man has been arrested for the fraudulent use of a credit card stolen from a 65-year-old Vestaburg woman.


IN BRIEF: Montcalm County commissioners turn over budget cuts to new admin

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners have decided to turn over budget cut decisions to their new controller-administrator.

The board voted 6-3 on Monday to approve Controller-Administrator Robert Clingenpeel’s recommendation that the board authorize him to “make necessary budget reductions” effective that same day on an ongoing basis.

Survivors of cancer, as well as caregivers who have helped people fight cancer along the way, receive high fives from supporters as they complete the survivors lap Saturday at Relay For Life of Montcalm County, held at Yellow Jacket Stadium in Greenville. (Daily News | Cory Smith)

Relay For Life honors cancer survivors, raises funds for those fighting

For 24 hours, more than 500 participants from 34 teams worked together, walking along the track at Yellow Jacket Stadium raising funds to fight against cancer. From 10 a.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday, volunteers walked at the annual Relay For Life of Montcalm County event after having collected pledges, earning funds that will go to aid those fighting against cancer within the county.


JUST IN: Crystal man hospitalized following ATV rollover

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP — A Crystal man was hospitalized early Saturday morning following the rollover of an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). The 36-year-old man was transported to Sparrow Hospital in Carson City after the personal injury accident near the intersection of Lake and Mill Streets in Crystal Township. Montcalm County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at [...]


Funeral Notices for June 13, 2016

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Schafer sworn in as 8th Judicial Circuit Court judge

Ronald Schafer recalled his time in high school, when he said there was “no way” his mother could have imagined a day in which her son would be sworn in as a judge in the state of Michigan.

But on the third story of the Ionia County Courthouse on Friday, a packed courtroom of friends, family, supporters — and Schafer’s mother — witnessed otherwise, as Schafer was sworn in as 8th Judicial Circuit Court judge by Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Young Jr.

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Greenville school staff and parents debate military cords at graduation

When 248 students graduated from Greenville High School last Sunday, it was a celebration of academic achievement.

But for 10 of those students, the occasion was clouded.

Zaria Wilks, 18 months, of Edmore, enjoys her carseat in the 2017 Chrysler 2017 Pacifica. Her father is one of the sales and leasing staff members at Ed Koehn in Greenville. (Daily News | Amanda Leitch-Lee)

REVVED UP: Safety and style merge in latest family vehicles

Most of us remember the “family truckster” station wagon in the movie “National Lampoon’s Vacation.” It was what we typically thought of as the perfect vehicle for a growing family.


Funeral Notice for June 11, 2016

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Funeral Notices for June 10, 2016

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