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Greenville Yellow Jackets down Northview

GREENVILLE (WZZM) -- Two teams off to fine starts met at Black Field as the 4-0 Greenville Yellow Jackets hosted the 3-1 Northview Wildcats.

The Jackets found their home in the end zone to start the scoring.  Jackets ran their misdirection to perfection.  Quarterback Zach Burris drew the defense to one side and sprinted down the other.  Ten yard touchdown for the senior making it 7-0 Greenville.

Later in the 1st it was more Yellow Jackets.  Sean O'Brien off the right side and the Wildcats couldn't catch him.  He hit the sidelines breaking a 61 yard touchdown run.  It was all Yellow Jackets at 14-0.

Northview would hit on a field goal in the 2nd but Greenville added another score just before the half.

In the end the Jackets rolled 35-10.

BAS - Success of School Breakfast Challenge Helps Students Better Prepare To Learn

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What once was a desperately underutilized program now is providing vital morning nutrition to over 68,000 more school children across Michigan.
 
The Michigan School Breakfast Challenge, launched by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Mike Flanagan two years ago, has been a resounding success in providing nearly 12 million more school breakfasts during that time.
 
“So many local school districts stepped up in a way that will have a long-lasting impact on their students and their communities,” Flanagan said.

Big night in the O-K White

GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Three O-K White teams are spotlighted as we count down to week 5 of highschoolsports.net's "13 On Your Sidelines." Undefeateds East Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Christian and Greenville all put their perfect record on the line Friday night.

Catch the best highlights and the most fun football show in West Michigan after the games are over. Join Tom Clyde, Dan Harland and Brent Ashcroft for highschoolsports.net's "13 On Your Sidelines" Fridays at 11:15pm.

Klackle Orchards - Le Tour de Donut 2010

From: http://www.klackleorchards.com

The “Tour De Donut” bike race is a spoof on the “Tour de France”. This appetizing 30 mile bike race is a fun race with rest stops every 10 miles where racers can get water, fruit, first aid, use the bathroom, and get delectable DONUTS. For every tasty donut eaten, a temp-ting three minutes are deducted from your official finish time. There are only two rules: All donuts must be eaten in the “Donut Zones” and if you toss your cookies- you’re DQ’d. The race has wellmarked roads, assisted crossings, sag support, awards, prizes and is tons of fun for families, individuals and even exper-ienced cyclists. The race begins and ends at Klackle Orchards Family Fun Farm west of Greenville. The course follows lightly used rural roads and a paved scenic bike trail. Are you a good enough cyclist and donut eater to go into negative time? Competitive cyclists- what’s your strategy?

DNRE to Hold Public Meeting Thursday in Belding

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The Department of Natural Resources and Environment will hold a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, to discuss lead monitoring efforts and what they mean to the community of Belding. The meeting will be held at the Belding Area Schools’ Administration Building, located at 1975 Orchard St. in Belding.
 
Air quality sampling efforts started in January have revealed lead concentration levels in Belding above the protective health standards set by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
 
Staff from the DNRE, Michigan Department of Community Health and the Ionia County Health Department will be available at the meeting to answer the public’s questions on this issue.

GHS Theatre Program Season Announced

From: http://www.greenville.k12.mi.us

The Season for the GHS Theatre Program has formally been announced.  Check out the individual Pages for more information about these great shows.  The GHS Musical returns with "The Sound of Music" in November.  The GHS One Act Play returns to MIFA competition with "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" and the year closes with "Disney's Aladdin Jr." performed by GMS.

UPDATE: Police talking to two juveniles in connection to vandalism at St. Paul's Episcopal

GREENVILLE, Mich. (WZZM)-- Greenville police say they have two juveniles they are talking to about the vandalism at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

Last week, a parishioner at the church discovered extensive vandalism inside the church.

The downstairs food pantry, which is used to feed the poor twice a week, was raided. The vandals left refrigerators open and the food inside spoiled. Other goods were opened and thrown on the floor and walls downstairs. The priest's office was ransacked and a copy machine was destroyed.

Police tell WZZM 13 News right now they are just talking to the juveniles and no arrests have been made.  An anonymous tipster told police about the young suspects.