In a “win-win” situation for this community and its local hospital, a partnership for dedicated law enforcement will continue for another year. Members of the Carson City Council voted 5-0 Tuesday evening, with councilman Kurt Keiffer absent, to renew a one-year contract for dedicated police coverage by the Carson City Police Department for Sparrow Carson Hospital.
Speak the name Jeff Blashill and hockey fans will immediately associate him with the Ferris State Bulldogs, the Grand Rapids Griffins and — most recently — the Detroit Red Wings.
But it’s his lesser known middle name, Owen, that holds the key to unlocking the rich and storied history of the generations of people who helped make Jeff Blashill who he is today.
Students from Carson City-Crystal Area Schools ended their school year unlike any other in the area. Around 6:40 a.m. Friday, a car slammed into a CC-C school bus as it was en route to drop students off for the finale of the school year. The bus was about 25 percent full, holding about 25 students ranging in age from 6 to 17 years old.
While other students were making the decision of where to attend college or submitting resumes for summer jobs, Shania Stearns had already set herself on specific career path.
There are few people in this world who can say they got high on the job and get away with it. However, when it comes to getting high while working, no one gets higher than hot air balloon pilots … quite literally thousands of feet high.
As the school year ends, everyone from students to teachers is eager for summer vacation to start. At the sound of the final bell, students will joyfully embrace their summer freedom. Teachers … well, they’ll likely do the same.
Possible charges are pending against a Carson City woman after she crashed her vehicle into a tree this morning near Hubbardston. At approximately 10:50 a.m., the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one vehicle personal injury accident on O’Brien Road near McKenna Road in North Plains Township.
The Frontier Days festival is marking its 10th year of the popular Hot Air Balloon Shoot-Out in Carson City. Sixteen hot air balloons will fill the skies on Friday night, Saturday morning, Saturday night and Sunday morning, competing for the title of the Shoot-Out champion.
As the school year comes to an end, the Carson City-Crystal Board of Education is taking steps to make sure voter-approved bonds are in place and in full swing and that school buildings are undergoing scheduled maintenance as planned.
Residents and guests of Hubbardston celebrated Memorial Day weekend with the annual Hubbardston Memorial Day festival, which featured many events throughout the weekend and a ceremony honoring veterans on the bridge over Fish Creek.