2021-02-14 E-Edition

Sledding at Barber Memorial Park

Gracelynn (top) and Tommy (bottom) McIntosh join their younger cousin, Addilynn Klopf (not pictured), visiting from Florida, in sledding at Barber Memorial Park when Montrose temperatures dipped below 20 degrees. See more photos on Page 8.

Chesaning schools expands computer access for students



CHESANING – During the Monday, Feb. 8, meeting of the Chesaning Union Schools Board of Education, technology director Brett Russell announced that 375 of the Chromebooks ordered last year had just arrived that day. The Chromebook computer devices will be used by students in the seventh, eighth and ninth grades. Russell hopes to be rolling out the new Chromebooks to […]

Village of St. Charles hires firm to re-write ordinance with more teeth



VILLAGE OF ST. CHARLES – During its Wednesday, Feb. 10 meeting, the St. Charles Village Council approved a new contract with the Rowe Professional Services engineering firm to update the village zoning ordinance. Village Manager Hartmann Aue said, “The village planning commission spent five months discussing it. They wanted a larger scale re-write of the ordinance, something with more teeth.” […]

STC village council discusses unpaid water bills

VILLAGE OF ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Village Council discussed the issue of unpaid water bills during its Wednesday, Feb. 10 meeting. In advance of the Feb. 24 budget workshop, Village Manager Hartmann Aue informed council members that the water rates are increasing. He said, “We aren’t bringing in the money we normally do.” He explained that the village […]

CARES Act and other grants keep school district from going into the red for 2020-2021



CHESANING – Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act grants have rescued many local school districts from significant financial deficits during the 2020-2021 school year. During the Monday, Feb. 8 meeting of the Chesaning Union Schools Board of Education, Finance Director Paula Peterson talked about the impact of the grants on the budget and budget revisions that were necessary […]

NEWS BRIEFS

CORRECTION – In the Sunday, Feb. 7 issue of the Tri-County Citizen, in the article about stop signs on Front Street, one comment that was attributed to Tim Schultz, was actually said by councilwoman Danielle Chludil. Chludil said she has a video of a county truck driving 40 mph past the new stop sign on Front Street, in front of […]

Village council looks over list of proposed projects for 2021-2022



VILLAGE OF CHESANING – The Chesaning Village Council is expected to review the proposed 2021-2022 budget during its Feb. 16 meeting. Village Administrator Troy Feltman provided council members with a preview of some of the projects being planned for the next fiscal budget. These include: a storm sewer extension for South Front Street; a riverbank restoration project at Showboat Park; […]

LIBRARY LINES

River Rapids District Library227 E. Broad St., Chesaning(989) 845-3211www.riverrapidslibrary.org Our Winter Hours are: Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. We are closed Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday. Please call us for an appointment or curbside service. The Library Board will be meeting via […]

Chesaning area churches join for 40 days of prayer during Lent

CHESANING – The congregations of Trinity United Methodist Church, Racy Free Methodist Church, New Wine Full Gospel Church and Oakley Community Church are uniting for 40 days of prayer, from Ash Wednesday until Palm Sunday. They will be using the booklet Seek God for the City 2021 as a common resource for uniting their prayers. In II Chronicles 7:14, God […]