Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association annual show delights



Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association annual show delights



Montrose shuffles staff to save money



MONTROSE – During the Aug. 9 meeting of the Montrose Community Schools finance meeting, Mark Richard asked about the administration shift that had recently been reported. He wanted to know who was filling those positions. Superintendent Mark Kleinhans responded to the question. The newly created position of curriculum director has been filled by Cassandra Jackson, who had been teaching fifth […]

NEWS Briefs



EMT CLASS OFFERED – Twin Township Ambulance will host an Emergency Medical Technician class starting Thursday, Sept. 8. Classes will be held in New Lothrop on Monday and Thursday evenings starting at 6 p.m. The cost of the class is $500. Applications are available at the bases at 7900 Saginaw St., New Lothrop, or 288 State Street, Montrose. For more […]

Montrose School budget contingent on keeping students



MONTROSE – The Montrose Community Schools Finance Committee met Aug. 9 to review the budget for the 2011-2012 school year. Superintendent Mark Kleinhans wanted to keep the committee as informed as possible, as they will likely be confronted with many questions. Kleinhans explained that the money saved by the shuffle in administrative staff has already been incorporated into the budget, […]

NL schools look at next steps for ag barn



NEW LOTHROP – During the Aug. 15 meeting, the New Lothrop Area Public Schools Board of Education reviewed the plans for a FFA/Agriculture Barn. The barn currently has about $38,750 in available funding, with the majority coming from the FFA Alumni group and some from the school’s bond project. The lowest bid on the original plans for the structure came […]

Money stolen from vegetable stand



Dear Editor, This letter is addressed to the two young fellows on the red and white motor scooters who helped themselves to our money jar on the vegetable stand, on the corner of Frandshe & Peet Roads, on Wednesday August 17 about 11:00 AM. I hope, as you grow a little older you will realize that in life we must […]

UFCU raises money for the Food Bank



Dear Editor, Thank you to our generous members and staff, United Financial raised over $493 for the 2nd Annual Food Bank of Eastern Michigan during the Caring Communities Credit Union Fundraiser. The amount raised will provide 2,958 meals for the hungry. The campaign was initiated to raise funds to provide food for those in need during the summer months, because […]

Saginaw fair board thanks Mark Agnew



Dear Editor, Thank you Mark Agnew! As you know, any major event staffed by volunteers relies on many dedicated people to make it a success. One of the many such people that have helped make the Saginaw County Fair continue to thrive and grow is Mark Agnew of Agnew Graphics Signs and Promotions of Owosso. His willingness to “make it […]

Excited about Main Street Program



Dear Editor: This is being written to inform you, John Q., about the excitement we have regarding the Michigan Main Street Program. The Village of Chesaning along with the Chesaning Downtown Development Authority and the Chamber of Commerce are working together to utilize the services that the Main Street Program offer. This effort, if accepted, would enable MMSP to assist […]