Hill-McCloy High School graduates the Class of 2012

Jennings Memorial Library welcomes author Rebecka Vigus June 14

MONTROSE – Michigan author Rebecka Vigus will be visiting Montrose Jennings Memorial Library on June 14, 5-7 p.m. to promote and sign copies of her new book “Cold Case: Sleeping Dogs Lie”. This is the first book in the new Macy McVannel series, about a woman detective and her partner Tom Maxell. In the story Cold Case: Sleeping Dogs Lie […]

Packing day holds promise at Montrose Schools

MONTROSE – Superintendent Mark Kleinhans joked, “It’s like every bulldozer in Genesee County is here! It’s exciting!” he told a lunchroom full of teachers, bus drivers, lunch ladies and administrators on Wednesday, June 6. All morning school staff had worked on packing up to prepare for the massive renovation. Some people had started packing weeks before, getting ready for that […]

STC School community anticipates two-year reduction mode

ST. CHARLES – “From the board’s perspective,” St. Charles School Board President John Germain said to a group of parents and staff at Wednesday’s community forum, “It’s not [the superintendent], it’s not the board, it’s us as a community making the cuts.” The school board invited parents, staff and other community members to Wednesday’s presentation at the cafetorium to receive […]

NEWS Briefs

SANTA’S VILLAGE SEEKS CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS – Santa’s Village at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds in Chesaning needs unwanted, gently used Christmas decorations. To donate, call Sandy Sloan at (989) 277-7698, or the fairgrounds at (989) 845-2143 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. POND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP OFFERED – The Saginaw Conservation District will offer a workshop on recreational pond […]

New Lothrop Odyssey of the Mind competes at the World Finals

AMES, IOWA – Two teams from New Lothrop Area Public Schools competed in the Odyssey of the Mind 2012 World Finals at Iowa State University on May 26. The high school team placed 20th out of 44 teams and the elementary school team placed 40th out of 56 teams. The New Lothrop Elementary School team competed in the “You Make […]


Letters to the editor

Wrestling Club appreciates outing support Dear Editor, Montrose Wrestling Club would like to thank everyone who came out and supported our wrestling club at our Golf Outing Fundraiser. We would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their monetary and gift donations: Riverside Market, Riverside Animal Hospital, F.O.E. Blueberry Aerie 4090, Powell and Son’s Tree Service, Fabiano Brothers, […]

Chalk Talk

It is hard to believe that another school year has ended so quickly! As students leave the buildings and summer projects get underway, many teachers at Chesaning Union Schools are eager to work with their colleagues on curriculum that they have been implementing or will implement in the near future. During the week of June 11th teachers from Big Rock […]

Mausoleum will inherit door from old cemetery garage

CHESANING – The Chesaning Township Board has decided to demolish the old garage at Wildwood Cemetery instead of repairing the roof. During the June 7 meeting of the Chesaning Township Board, Supervisor Bob Corrin informed council members that it would cost them approximately $4,500 to repair the very steep roof on the old garage. Board members discussed whether the garage […]