Greenville Public Schools recently announced that they would be hiring additional teachers for early elementary classrooms. In these days of almost universal shortages in K-12 schools funding, just the idea of adding teachers to the system sounds like good news. This move points to a district that is not hunkering down and just hanging on, but one that is moving carefully but confidently forward.
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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s (MDARD) Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP) is recognizing the David Patin Farm of Carson City as a verified farm in the Cropping and Livestock Systems for implementing appropriate pollution prevention practices.
The third inning of game two was the difference for the Belding Redskins in an otherwise close matchup on the softball diamond with the Lakeview Wildcats. The Redskins exploded with six hits and eight runs to break a 1-1 tie in the top of the third inning and went on to defeat the Wildcats 11-3 in game two. Game one was a pitchers duel that went to the Redskins 1-0.
The Carson City Council learned Tuesday that its water utility earned the Water Utility of the Year award from the Michigan Rural Water Association. Tim Neumann, executive director of the Michigan Rural Water Association, presented the award to the city council during its regular meeting.
The 50-some seniors in Montabella High School’s graduating class of 2012 each have their own unique personality, style and future ahead of them. But six of those seniors have experienced their own personal heartbreak — tragedies no one would wish on any young man or woman.
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Two teens were arrested and two others were transported to the hospital after officers responded on a medical run of a 15-year-old who was incoherent and having difficulty breathing.
Valedictorian Morghan Minnick stood before her 109 Central Montcalm classmates in a warm high school gym at Sunday afternoon commencement exercises and told them this day was not an ending but a beginning. The graduating seniors, wearing green and black gowns, were surrounded by family and friends who whooped and cheered proudly as the men and women crossed the stage and received their diplomas.
Saturday was one of the better days for a track meet, but only if you were a spectator. “It had to be at least 90 degrees at the track at Houseman (Field) and there was no air because you’re in a bowl,” Greenville girls track coach Sharon Gianacakos said.