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Legacy Field to host two football playoff games

Legacy Field at Greenville High School will still see some more football action this year, as it is the location for two playoff games this week.

Greenville’s football stadium will host Michigan High School Athletic Association’s eight-man state finals game Friday and a Division 4 semi-finals game Saturday.

Lakeview Police Chief and Interim President Darin Dood, right, and Village President Ed Winter discuss the possibility of Dood serving as dual village manager and police chief for Lakeview. — Daily News/Meghan Nelson

Lakeview interviews 2 finalists for manager job

Lakeview and Stanton have been without a manager since September, when Jake Ekholm left for another job.

During Monday night’s Lakeview Village Council meeting, the council interviewed the two finalists a search committee had narrowed down from 14 applicants.

White Cloud’s Olivia Sherman, left, gets ready to attack over Lakeview’s Hailee Cantu (7) and Ashton Cooper (9) during the Class C district semifinals Nov. 2.

Lakeview netters had up and down season

LAKEVIEW — Lakeview’s volleyball season had its share of highs and lows in 2016. The Wildcats had a high of winning their own volleyball tournament to the low of being swept by Morley Stanwood — a team they beat twice in the regular season — in the Class C district final. Still, second-year coach Ashley [...]

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Woodview Elementary School students collected more than 5,000 food and beverage items for families in need to make sure they have needed supplies for a Thanksgiving meal. The original goal was 2,000 items. — Daily News/Emilee Nielsen

Belding students collect food items for families in need

BELDING — At least a dozen families will be guaranteed a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season thanks to Woodview Elementary School students. Two weeks ago, students and the student council issued a call for food and beverage items. Parents and students answered that call with gusto. The original goal for the drive was to collect [...]

Jackie Gachter

Fatal farm accident leaves family devastated

Nobody could tell Jackie Gachter what to do. She had a mind of her own. She lived hard and loved hard.

Gachter died Sunday in a devastating farming accident near Sheridan. She was 54 years old.


Funeral Notices for Nov. 16, 2016

Read The Daily News Funeral Notices for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016


IN BRIEF: Long meeting for Stanton’s new mayor

New Stanton Mayor Larry Peterson oversaw a contentious nearly three-hour long Stanton City Commission meeting Tuesday night.


IN BRIEF: Otisco Township approves snow removal services

Snow removal needs for the Otisco Township Hall will be taken care of for the 2016/2017 winter season.


IN BRIEF: City of Greenville enjoyed 72% voter turnout

During last week’s election, voters within the city limits of Greenville came out in larger numbers in comparison to other presidential elections.

According to Councilwoman Frances Schuleit, of the 5,349 registered voters within the city, 72 percent cast their ballot.

The awning over Main Street Portraits in Edmore hangs scorched after succumbing to a structure fire on Oct. 25. — Daily News/Cory Smith

Edmore businesses hit with arson, breaking and entering on same night

Three businesses in downtown Edmore were victimized by arson and break-ins the night of Oct. 25. Police have arrested three suspects for breaking and entering, but have not yet said whether the arson is related.