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December, 2010


1943 Soldier Gifts

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Packages from home are greatly welcomed by our men and women in the armed services around the globe. Suggestions as to what to send them have not changed that much since this notice was printed in the December 9, 1943 issue of the Grass Lake News.

Christmas Gifts for Service Men Needed

It is hoped that all can pack a Christmas box for a soldier or sailor. Suggested items: Regulation army or navy sox, hankies, ties, pens, pencils, candy, Read More

Grass Lake Hunter, 11, bags 8 point

Jacob Rapp (above with shotgun) shot an impressive 8 point buck on December 4, 2010 while hunting with his dad on family property in Ohio.
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Jacob Rapp (above with shotgun) shot an impressive 8 point buck on December 4, 2010 while hunting with his dad on family property in Ohio.

It was Jacob’s second successful year hunting the property for whitetails. Jacob is 11 years old and a sixth grader at Grass Lake Middle School. Dan and Jennifer Rapp of Grass Lake are his proud parents.

Column Triggers Follow-up

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Grass Lake – Marilyn O’Leary, local historian, sent a note to this paper citing additional information about a news item featured in our popular column, “Remember When.”

In her research, she often comes across Grass Lake news items that have a connection to a column and graciously offered to send them along to us. Here is her latest- Read More

Prommenade Aid

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Brooklyn – Dreaming of Dresses is  dedicated to enabling the dream of young women who wish to attend their Prom by providing gently used gowns and accessories to junior and senior high school girls, who cannot afford to purchase them.

The next Annual Dress Drive is January 29, 2011. Read More

Inaugural Festival Gets High Marks

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Grass Lake families and friends filled downtown Grass Lake during the first Festival of Lights on December 4, 2010. Fund raisers during the event contributed over $430 to help with the $850 cost of 8,400 lights.

Sharon Coppernoll presented a check to the Grass Lake Regional Chamber of Commerce recently. Read More

Warriors Ground Flying Dutchmen 71-66

KJ Neibaur up for a pair. He had 13 points and 19 rebounds in the 71-66 battle.
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Grass Lake Warrior Jorda Pritz brings the ball up the court against Manchester

The contest against the Flying Dutchmen of Manchester on Thursday, December 16, 2010 was the opening play of the Cascades Conference and went down to the last few seconds when Manchester missed a three-pointer as time ran out. (more photos by Dana Adams)  Read More

Girl Hoopsters Win

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In a game with 70 free throws, the lady warriors came out on top against East Jackson, 47-34. At the half, the Grass Lake ladies were up by 10, 22-12.

At the charity stripe, Grass Lake managed only 14 of 41 attempts. The team racked up 26 fouls to East Jackson’s 28. Read More