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Central Montcalm school board approves next year’s budget

As the empty halls reflect the fact that school has been out for nearly 10 days, the Central Montcalm Public School Board of Education still had business to finish before it could wrap up its school year. The board, meeting in the high school media center Monday night, approved by a 7-0 vote final amendments to the 2014-2015 general fund and food service budgets before moving on to approve the proposed 2015-2016 budget.

Greenville Department of Public Safety Sgt. Brian Blomstrom

Greenville sergeant reappointed to Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council

When it comes to firefighter training, Michigan residents want the best. So it came as no surprise when one of Greenville’s own was appointed to oversee state firefighter training guidelines.

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SPORTS GALORE: MLB All-Star game vote turning into a joke

Major League Baseball All-Star game starting position players have been selected by fans continually since 1970. Prior to 1970, the voting process changed many times between fans, players and managers for both starting and reserve positions.

Greenville sophomore Jared Vinton delivers a pitch at home against Morley Stanwood this season. The Yellow Jackets finished the season 15-19 overall and were fourth in the O-K Bronze. - Daily News/Bruce Bentley

Rebuilding year stills nets 15 wins for Yellow Jackets

The Greenville Yellow Jackets baseball team expected some growing pains in 2015. With just three seniors and a roster full of freshman and sophomores, the Yellow Jackets were able to pull out 15 wins this year against 19 losses.

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CC-Crystal completes 1st year with soccer program

Carson City-Crystal had a girls soccer program for the first time in 2015. The Eagles, who were not affiliated with any conference, were 2-9 in the inaugural season. Coach Ashley Seals said the first year was “phenomenal.”

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ED GILBERT: Bears in our woods

According to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and other reports, bears are really active in and around our area now. Just the other day a mother black bear was killed by a vehicle near here, and she orphaned three cubs. Now, one cub is quite normal, two happens often, but three is a tad different.

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Funeral Notices for June 17, 2015

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, June 17, 2015

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JUST IN: Greenville City Council accepts budget, talks FOIA

GREENVILLE — It was all about balance during the Tuesday meeting of the Greenville City Council. During the meeting, the council voted to approved the City of Greenville Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year of 2015-2016. The council also voted to approve the year-end budget adjustments for the fiscal year of 2014-2015. In addition, the [...]

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JUST IN: Carson City Council renews police coverage agreement with Sparrow Carson Hospital

In a “win-win” situation for this community and its local hospital, a partnership for dedicated law enforcement will continue for another year. Members of the Carson City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday evening, with councilman Kurt Keiffer absent, to renew a one-year contract for dedicated police coverage by the Carson City Police Department for Sparrow Carson Hospital.

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Howard City businesses hoping for $100,000 grant

Two Howard City businesses are hoping to earn $100,000 from Mission Main Street Grants. Kindel & Co. at 133 E. Edgerton St. and and KC Sales & Service Inc. at 338 Willow St. and 707 Ensley St. have both applied for one of the $100,000 grants from Chase’s Mission Main Street Grants.