NLHS says goodbye to Class of 2013

Hats off to the Montrose Class of 2013

In the photo above, classmates laugh while reliving moments from school retold by Kayla Pyrc and Ashley Payne (on stage). Pictured are from left to right: Amber Chambers, Jessica Burton, Tasha Bost, Cora Blanton and Taylor Ackerman. At right, the Montrose cClass of 2013 meets at the big rock after commencement to celebrate. Co- Valedictorian Sarah Neeley stands on top […]

Public safety concerns prompts council to move forward with tax increase for streets

CHESANING – On Tuesday, June 4, the Chesaning Village Council took steps necessary to amend the tax rate for 2013 to the maximum amount the council could authorize without going to the voters. During their previous meeting on May 21, village residents demanded that something be done about the poor condition of the municipality’s streets. Council members voted to increase […]


Chesaning Union Schools and others with Native American mascots can rest easier

The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed the Michigan Department of Civil Rights complaint against schools using American Indian images and mascots at public schools. On June 4, Michigan House Republicans released a statement from Rep. Dan Lauwers commending the U.S. Department of Education for dismissing the complaint. Lauwers introduced legislation, House Bills 4734-35, co-sponsored by Rep. Ben Glardon, that […]

Young Entrepreneurs conduct mission at St. Charles High School

ST. CHARLES – Students at St. Charles High School are mixing business with pleasure all while serving a good cause. The Entrepreneurship class at St. Charles high school conducted a “social entrepreneurship” mission recently in which they learned the in’s and out’s of business and being an entrepreneur, all while helping children with life-threatening illnesses. Proceeds from the mission will […]

Chalk Talk

As the 2012-2013 school year comes to a close, the members of the Chesaning Union School’s Educational Staff and Board of Education are eagerly getting ready for the 2013-2014 school year. Our superintendent, Mike McGough, asked if I would help out with the “Chalk Talk” by discussing some exciting new programs that will be offered at Big Rock Elementary this […]

Letters to the editor

CACC says thanks for golf outing support Dear Editor, We would like to thank everyone who participated in our first annual golf outing. Thank you to Joe Stopjik and Jim Mowl and their crew for getting the outing organized. Thank you to Mike and Amy Meder and their helpers for donating and roasting the pig. Thank you to Joe LaClair […]


River Rapids District Library 227 E. Broad Street Chesaning (989) 845-3211 It’s Here! Summer reading begins Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m. Sign up for the children and teen summer reading programs. Also this week, our first meeting of the Kids’ Garden Club will be on Thursday, June 13 at 10:30 a.m. The Library Board will be meeting on […]

MI free pass to a healthier mind, body and spirit

Big Green Gym offers free park passess

For those wanting to get fit this summer, but find their budget is the leanest part of their lifestyle, a quick trip to the St. Charles District Library for a free pass into MI Big Green Gym is the first step to getting started. MI Big Green Gym is a partnership with Michigan Recreation and Park Association, the Department of […]