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January, 2011


Grass Lake Spring Expo March 19-20

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Temperatures over the weekend may have dipped below zero, but with the announcement of the Spring Expo dates, can Spring be that far away? Read More

FREE Fishing Day February 19 on Grass Lake

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The Grass Lake Sportsman’s Club (GLSC) is hosting their annual Bruce Bell Memorial Take a Kid Ice Fishing Day on Saturday, February 19 at the Grass Lake County Park.

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon for kids up to 16 years old. Read More

Four Earn Scholarships

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The Bill and Vi Sigmund Foundation announces that it has selected eighty-one area students to receive scholarships for the 2010-2011 school year. The $5,000 scholarships are available to Jackson and Lenawee graduating high school seniors, students already enrolled in college or residents interested in furthering their education.

Grass Lake area winners are: Rachel M. Abel, JCC, Jocelyn R. Button, JCC, Noah A. Sisson, Sag. Valley and Erin H. Whalin, MSU.

Discovery Center Winter Programs

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Winter Bonfire
Saturday, January 29, 2011
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Venture outdoors for a walk or cross country skiing and then warm up around a bonfire Read More

From the 1910 Grass Lake News

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Some time Monday sneak thieves entered the home of John Schroeder and succeeded in getting away with a gold watch and a pocket book containing $91 in money. The robbery occurred sometime before Read More

Four Cheers for Governor Snyder

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By Michael D. LaFaive
Mackinac Center for Public Policy

The first three weeks of Gov. Snyder’s administration has provided plenty to cheer, especially on fiscal policy issues.

Cheer No. 1: Candidate Snyder said more than once that the extraordinary cost of providing expensive and generous benefits to public employees would need to be reduced. He then Read More

Letters to the Editor: About That Dog

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The recent article titled Queenie, Dog of Legend prompted a number of responses. The following is excerpted from a letter from Waterloo township subscriber John E. Parks about another great dog. Read More