The milky-white whorls of October mist holding court over the early-morning waters of Tamarack Lake are a thing of beauty and an endless fascination for those lucky enough to live there. Deep in the low-lying fog, images of mythical beasts, unicorns, maybe, are easily conjured into existence and the imagination runs free, untethered from the dull pragmatism of real life. For the geese who call the lake home during the summer months, the fog also signals the time to move on has come. The south beckons with its siren song and the long flight to warmer climes waits close at hand. It is from this annual autumnal ritual that local author Dallas Lincoln drew inspiration for his most recent children’s book, “Gladys, the Tamarack Goose (That was Left Behind).”
Greenville Public Schools is breaking boundaries by partnering with Berrien Springs Public Schools to teach outside the traditional classroom. Starting this year, Greenville will be offering a West Michigan Virtual School through the Berrien Springs Virtual Academy. The school will be located on 8153 Satterlee Road in Greenville. “It’s a true partnership,” said Superintendent Pete Haines.
The Greenville Planning Commission is taking steps to check off items on the master plan. During Thursday night’s meeting, members discussed ways to develop the hospital district in Greenville.
Michigan State University hosted about 550 riders in the 2012 Michigan State 4-H Horse Show from Aug. 17-19 at the MSU Pavilion. Riders from Michigan’s Lower Peninsula previously qualified through their county’s 4-H horse shows.
Energy, from fossil fuels, nuclear, or wind or sun, is the unquestioned source of what keeps humans alive, and moves us to a better living. America has historically consumed an inordinate amount of the world’s energy resources, and continues to do so. But many others now want a life similar to ours, and they are quite capable of competing, in the capitalistic sense, to achieve their goals.
The Eagles took top honors at the Fulton Invitational on Thursday. The Eagles finished the day 4-0-3…
A new program for 4-year-olds will be on tap for children in the Central Montcalm Public School district following a 5-0 vote by the school board. The Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP), a state-funded preschool program, had a higher than expected response, leading to a need for additional staffing, according to Superintendent Kristi Teall.
Read the funeral notices for Friday, August 24, 2012.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets and the Belding Redskins have been playing football against each other for more than 100 years. This year presents a couple of significant changes in the rivalry, one of the best in the state.
The first week of high school football is today with all of the local teams playing their first games. Montabella will be heading to Saugatuck for the first game of the season. This is coming after the Mustangs won their first playoff game last season and finished 9-2.