Last year will be remembered by many as the year of the e-book. Chances are, if you didn’t purchase an electronic reader (e-reader) for yourself in 2011, you received one for Christmas or know someone who did.
Several leadership changes are afoot for Carson City-Crystal Area Schools. The Board of Education is experiencing some turnover while launching a search for a new superintendent. Board members chose North Star Inc. to represent the board in the superintendent hiring process after interviewing four companies.
Plans are in the works to bring more driver’s training opportunities to the Carson City area. Stanton-based instructor Dave Packer is looking to rent space in the Carson City area to meet the needs of students who can’t attend the single session of Segment I driver’s training available through Carson City-Crystal High School.
After a successful festival last June, the Carson City Frontier Days may be in serious trouble. Tami Tasker of the Frontier Days Committee reported to the Carson City Council that the festival lost their long-time title sponsor Carson City Hospital in October, due to the economy and are struggling to raise money for the annual event.
With the arrival of crisp fall days and the occasional snowfall, many local residents are eager to get out hunting. While many hunters would be satisfied to see something worth shooting, four Carson City men enjoy the thrill of the shoot — on film. Mark Brown, Adam Eller, Gabe Stanley and Mike Swagart are hunters and videographers for “No Limits Outdoors” — a television show that features videos of average hunters pursuing deer, bear, turkeys and other wild game.
CARSON CITY — For the second year in a row, Carson City Hospital will be transformed into a elegant world of pink to raise money for breast cancer care during the Pink Ribbon Affair on Oct. 13.
BELDING — The standard overhead projector of the past in Belding Area Schools will become just that — something of the past.
BELDING — The new Belding High School is beginning to take shape.
Football field upgrades have been completed and crews recently put the finishing touches on the newly-improved science wing. Major construction of the new auditorium and gymnasium is well under way.
STANTON — Many local 4-H members will be hauling their shovels and wheelbarrows to the new Montcalm County 4-H Fairgrounds on Peck Road Sunday to help spruce up the property.
With this year’s changes in how the state of Michigan calculates funding for school, Wednesday’s school count was more important than ever.