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Congratulations to the Graduates

New Lothrop High School 2023 seniors celebrate commencement

Members of the New Lothrop High School Class of 2023 toss their caps in the air at the conclusion of graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 21. See more photos from the graduation ceremony on page 7, and watch for photos from the Chesaning and St. Charles graduation ceremonies in the June 4 issue.

Emmendorfer retires, crediting teamwork and staff for advancements made

MONTROSE TWP. – Montrose Township Supervisor Mark Emmendorfer retires on Wednesday, May 31, after serving as township supervisor for 26 years. After graduating from Montrose High School, Emmendorfer worked for the Montrose City Department of Public Works. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Upon returning home, he joined the Michigan State Police, working at 9-1-1 Central Dispatch, a […]

Bond renewal considered for Montrose school improvements

MONTROSE – During its Monday, May 22 meeting, the Montrose Community Schools Board of Education approved the initial scope of the next round of school improvement projects to pre-qualify for the U.S. Department of Treasury’s bond application. Superintendent Linden Moore said the preliminary cost estimate for the proposed auditorium and technology improvements with updated classroom furniture is $4.4 million. This […]

Mock Disaster gives sobering view

On Friday, May 12, New Lothrop High School was the scene of a Mock Drunk Driving incident to raise awareness of the dangers and consequences of drunk driving. Actors portrayed a drunk driver, passenger, injured victims, a frantic parent and a deceased victim, while local police, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, medical examiner and mortician demonstrated what they do at the […]

Village considers consumption lounge

VILLAGE OF CHESANING – During the Tuesday, May 16 meeting of the Chesaning Village Council, Chriss Aiello of The River Provisioning Center, 101 N. Front St., addressed the council about the possibility of allowing him to open a consumption lounge within his building. Aiello explained that he worked with several real estate agents over the past three years, attempting to […]

New chief in town

The Village of St. Charles recently hired Jason T. Oliver to serve as its new police chief. Chief Oliver has served as chief of police for the Village of Millington since 2016. Before then, he spent three years on road patrol with the Tuscola County Sheriff’s Department. He has experience working directly with schools and is community service oriented. During […]

St. Charles Twp. board discusses election concerns

ST. CHARLES TWP. – During the Tuesday, May 9 meeting of the St. Charles Township Board meeting, former supervisor Tommy Sargent asked about the impact of Proposal 2 of 2022 on future elections. Township Clerk Regina Smith said, “We had a clerks meeting. Nothing has been decided. This is a complete disaster.” Sargent said, “I think it’s asinine to have […]

Comm. Harris reports on status of county projects

OAKLEY – Saginaw County District 6 Commissioner Dennis Harris reported on the status of major county projects during his visit to the Tuesday, May 9 meeting of the Oakley Village Council. Harris informed the council that the grand opening of the Saginaw County Animal Care and Control Center has been delayed because the airconditioning units are on backorder. He said, […]

Replacing the fence

On Friday, May 5, Gary Gewirtz, of Spartan Fence, works with a team of contractors to build a sturdy eight-foot-tall fence to hide the remnants of the collapsed building at 108 E. Broad St., at the corner of Broad street (M-57) and Front street. The village is unable to do anything else with the property until the legal action against […]

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