Sen. Judy Emmons, R-Sheridan, remains a firm believer that a 1 percent sales tax increase would have been the most effective way to secure funding to improve Michigan’s roads.
After 37 years of service on the Otisco Township Board, Supervisor Paul Reeves is ready for a vacation. But at the request of township residents and fellow board members, Reeves will have to wait another year before his time at the helm comes to an end.
In the past five years, the Crystal Community Center has steadily become a social hub of the township.
Since the former elementary school was purchased by the township from Carson City-Crystal Area Schools for $1 in 2010, the center has hosted township board meetings, adult education classes, pickup basketball games and many other activities.
Seated in the back row, attending his second consecutive school board meeting, Tom Lambert listened Monday evening as the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education once again discussed open carry gun laws. Attached at his hip? A pistol, which is within his legal right to do so, on school district property, per state law.
The Crystal Community Center has become the home of several community groups and organizations, but wear and tear on the building is beginning to take its tole.
Following another lengthy discussion by Carson City-Crystal school board members on the subject of permitting open carry on school property, Superintendent Kevin Murphy is now requesting the board reach a decision by January.
There’s been no change in the name, and the location remains the same, but when it comes to improving customer experience, Wesco is marching full speed ahead.
St. Louis High School senior Tiffany Bittinger will be graduating this spring, which made her enjoyment of Friday’s Deaf Pride Day bittersweet.
Vietnam War veteran Denny Craycraft has long worked to erect several war memorials in the Belding community, and Tuesday evening, he wanted to make one thing clear about his efforts — he isn’t doing it for himself. “I have a lot of dedication to this community, I have almost 70 years into this community, this town raised me,” he told the Belding City Council.
In a 3-2 vote this evening, the Belding City Council voted to allow construction of a Vietnam War Memorial to proceed — with conditions.
Following a recommendation from the city’s Planning Commission made Monday evening, council members allowed Eureka Township resident Denny Craycraft to begin the initial stages of constructing the $160,000 monument, paid for by donations.