A fresh crop of Tri County High School students celebrated years of academics, sports and extracurricular activities at commencement exercises Thursday evening at the school. The graduating class of 2015 saw 149 students cross the stage to receive diplomas.
There are few groups more dedicated to preserving and promoting the “roots arts” than is the Wheatland Music Organization. For decades, Wheatland has presented concerts, classes, workshops and — during the first week of September each year — what has become the state’s premier outdoor roots music and arts festival.
Fans of Susan Lovell’s novel, “The Sandpiper,” will finally get the closure they’ve been longing for with her latest offering, “Behold a Rainbow.” Lovell will be in town from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Robbins Book List to sign copies and discuss the book with readers.
One-hundred-sixteen Central Montcalm High School graduates took their first steps into adulthood Sunday afternoon during the school’s graduation ceremony. Clad in Central Montcalm green and white, the graduates made their way across the podium to receive their diplomas following some sage words of advice from school administrators, as well as the class of 2015 valedictorian, Jesse Kuczynski, and salutatorian, Santiago Alvarado.
Dining at The Green Harp is like a trip around the culinary world, with a quick stop in Ireland before hitting the road.
Hard work. That’s what it takes to graduate high school with an overall grade point average of 3.99. It helps to be born with some serious smarts, but in the final reel, the hard work is what it’s really all about. Just ask graduating Central Montcalm senior and class valedictorian Jesse Kuczynski. He’s been working hard his entire academic career, as the results clearly indicate.
As new trees are planted in Wiseman Park, old trees will soon be coming down on village-owned property adjacent to Griffith Field Airport. At Monday’s meeting, the Lakeview Village Council debated the best use of the 14 acres. Currently, the land sits unused and overgrown with pine trees. The overabundance of pines has prevented healthy tree growth there and many of the trees are in danger of toppling over in high winds. Others already have. Additionally, the trees are reaching a point that they may soon present a danger for airport traffic.
Wiseman Park, located on the northwest side of town, has for time out of mind been little more than a scraggly, weed-infested field. Although maintained regularly by the Lakeview Department of Public Works, it has been, in essence, a plot of land looking for a purpose.
LAKEVIEW — A portion of Lake Drive, currently a dirt road slated for paving in the very near future, could be re-designated for pedestrian traffic only. Members of the Village Council heard comments Monday night from property owners near the road who support the move. Dave Hansen and Paul Messman both cited traffic problems along [...]
As of last week, area music lovers have cause to celebrate. There’s a new music store in town and it’s shaping up to be the kind of place that caters to both professional, working musicians as well as those just getting started in the field.