Jack Frost and his arctic wake of ice and snow were just too much for Saturday’s Crystal Lake Winter Festival. Normally a welcome friend to a festival that requires plenty of snow and a frozen Crystal Lake, Saturday’s weather conditions were deemed too dangerous by festival officials.
Sparrows are one of the most ubiquitous and versatile birds in the world.
Lansing-based Sparrow Health System is on a similar path of recognition in mid-Michigan.
The first phase of an $11 million bond renovation project has begun at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools.
In May 2014, voters approved the bond proposal, extending the district’s debt millage of 4.2 mills for another 15 years and nine months, allowing for security and technology upgrades and transportation and facility improvements.
Winterfest activities began Monday at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools.
Blockages, sinkholes and occasional flooding — there’s no shortage of drainage problems that this township’s residents have experienced in the downtown district.
So in an effort to give the county drain commissioner more leeway to address these problems, the Crystal Township Board voted 4-1 on Wednesday to consolidate seven drainage systems within the township into a single drainage district.
Christmas decorations have been hung and holiday spirits are high in downtown Crystal, but as evening hours approached, the colorful decorative displays were left in the dark. At Wednesday evening’s Crystal Township Board meeting, Supervisor Chris Johnston informed the audience that due to work performed by Consumers Energy in the spring, several of the power lines providing energy to various Christmas decorations are no longer functional.
The building at 217 W. Sherman St. has served as a veterans hall, a library, a school and, most recently, a township hall. Now, the historic facility is about to get its next assignment.
The outdated, but reliable 35-millimeter projector at the Crystal Box Office Theatre has likely played its final film. Last Monday, theater owner Roger Gooding made the difficult decision to shut the doors of the business, after months of declining attendance and ticket sales.
It may be believed that superheroes only exist in a comic books and movies, but there was no evidence of that when 40 students, many dressed in superhero attire, arrived at Montcalm Community College for Deaf Pride Day on Friday.
The long and storied history of this village’s dam dates back more than 160 years, even before “Hubbard’s town” was founded.
It was 1853 when Joseph Brown purchased property from land speculator James Langdon and built a dam and a small sawmill on Fish Creek, a tributary to the Maple River.
Franklin Pierce succeeded Millard Fillmore as the 14th president of the United States that year and multiple Irish families were in the process of following John Cowman from Ireland to a Michigan settlement that would eventually become Hubbardston.