I’ve been working on an archaeological dig the past couple weeks. It’s been no picnic; I’ve dug and dusted, classified, sorted and catalogued. It was hard, boring work. Archaeology, it turns out, isn’t always about Tyrannosaurus bones and long-legged, blonde assistants.
The city of Carson City is paying its former police chief more than a quarter million dollars to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit.
Former Carson City police chief Jeff Hilliker received $273,000 after being fired last spring, according to an out-of-court settlement obtained by The Daily News via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
Goodbye. So wrote Paul Dean when he left the Arizona Republic for a new job in San Diego and so begin I today. I was greatly impressed with that stand alone word, eloquent in its singularity, majestic and grandiose. As stately as an obelisk, it stood granite firm in its unequivocal declaration of finality. For [...]
A group of Greenville High School students are trying to make a different through a poverty project. For their senior project, a group of girls were going to raise awareness of poverty in the United States, but then they found how many people are suffering in their own hometown.
After eight hours of deliberation and testimony on behalf of Electrolux and the city of Belding on Wednesday, the members of the Belding Historic District Commission (HDC) officially denied Electrolux’s application to demolish buildings not deemed historic by the commission. At last week’s HDC meeting, the commission entered rulings that buildings 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on the property, which include the original silk mill, clock tower and smokestack, had historical significance, officially preserving them from demolition by Electrolux.
The Montcalm Township Board is submitting a corrective action plan to the Michigan Department of Treasury regarding an audit the township received last October. The Montcalm Township Board approved a Department of Treasury corrective action plan and resolution and approved sending it to the Department of Treasury at a special meeting Wednesday night.
The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners deadlocked in a 4-4 vote Monday on a motion to have a public hearing to gather input on appointing vs. electing road commissioners.
Gasoline prices jumped nearly 30 cents on Tuesday, causing people to frantically find a gas station that had yet to raise its prices. Gas in Greenville was around $3.859 per gallon for regular unleaded fuel on Tuesday morning. That was not the case when early afternoon rolled around. “I’m in shock,” said Kathy Marshall as she filled up her vehicle’s tank at the BP station on the corner of M-57 and M-66, where gas was $4.149 for regular unleaded fuel.
United Solar Ovonic is about to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. USO filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Feb. 14, along with its parent company, Energy Conversion Devices (ECD).
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