Members of the Otisco Township Board voted 2-1 Tuesday evening to set the 2016 wages for township employees.
The search for the next superintendent of Belding Area Schools is now underway. The Belding Area Schools Board of Education had a special meeting Jan. 6 to begin crafting a framework for the hiring process that will extend through the next six months.
At 7 months of age, Mark Mathisen’s eyes were open wide to the world around him serving as a wonderful miracle of life cradled in the arms of his parents. But before Peter and Sharon Mathisen could celebrate Mark’s first steps or first words, their new world as a family of three came crashing to a halt, with Mark suddenly laying prematurely on his deathbed.
When school is closed and snow is in abundance, there is one place that Greenville children refer to as their winter sanctuary — Tower Mountain Park. Riding on a sled and rushing down the steep slopes within the 10-acre park is an activity so synonymous with the winter season, it could very well be considered a right of passage for local youths.
As if sitting atop some steadily sinking quicksand, the floor of the Greenville Transit System bus garage appears to be disappearing beneath itself. According to City Manager George Bosanic, that is exactly what has happened due to poor soil quality underneath the facility, resulting in plans to build a new facility to house the city’s transport busses, located at 240 E. Fairplains St.
The search for the next Superintendent of Belding Area Schools has officially begun.
Members of the Greenville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to approve the use of special legal counsel and to authorize City Manager George Bosanic to use the attorneys at his discretion.
The small but roaring falls of the Hubbardston Hydro dam have been flowing for more than a century and a half, and now, they are once again producing power. As of six weeks ago, Hubbardston Hydro owner Roy Davis of Eaton Rapids confirmed the dam is once again operating and “running flawlessly.”
The walls of Carson City-Crystal’s High/Middle School building may echo years of history dating back nearly a century, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room to pursue the future. When students return after their winter break Monday, they’ll notice one room in particular that embodies the spirit of the $11 million bond voters approved in 2014.
As students enter the school and traverse to the building’s second story, just past the 1929 addition, they’ll encounter the a new modern-styled media center, which aims to serve as a commons area and study space for students.
Helping those in need, from donating food to monetary items, is as important as ever, and pantries such as the Belding Food Pantry continue to work to make sure that need is met. Located at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 409 S. Bridge St., volunteers at the pantry have worked extra during the holiday season to make sure it has been stocked with plenty of food items for the less fortunate.