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January 9, 2011

Juvenile Court administrator to retire after 41-year career By SUE LOUNDS slounds@lsj.com

ST. JOHNS — “There’s something special about this community, and it’s the people,” said Fred Gibbs. Many of the people of St. Johns and Clinton County feel Gibbs is something special too. Gibbs retired Dec. 31, 2010, wrapping up a career in juvenile justice that spans more than 41 years - 35 of them in Clinton County. Gibbs started working in juvenile justice in the Ingham County youth home in 1969. “I could work there while going to college,” he said. He attended Michigan State University, studying criminal Photo by Sue Lounds justice. He came to St. Johns in August 1974; his first job was as probation officer and court referee. Fred Gibbs served as Clinton County Juvenile / As a court referee, he had to make the decision whether Family Court administrator for more than 35 years. to send first-offender cases to the judge or to handle them He retired Dec. 31. informally so the minor would not have a court record.

In July 1975, Gibbs became the first official Juvenile Court administrator. Over his 35 years in Clinton County, Gibbs worked with three different judges. Judge Tim Green hired him. He worked for Green for about four years. Then Marvin Robertson replaced Green, and Gibbs worked for him for 25 years. Six years ago, Lisa Sullivan replaced Robertson, and Gibbs worked for her for the past six years. “My role was to be there to serve the judge,” he said. As court administrator, Gibbs hired and supervised staff. He put together the budget for family/juvenile court, and he supervised the county’s youth home (Greenhaven) and its staff. “We’re very fortunate to have the youth home,” he said. “We’re probably the only county of our size that has one.” Gibbs said he approached Judge Robertson many years ago and suggested the former orphanage be converted to a youth detention home. Prior to making Greenhaven the See

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Food coalition to hold public hearings this month By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

BATH TWP. — They began with the idea of starting a kitchen incubator as a way to create new business opportunities. But the small group of planners decided to expand their scope and start at the beginning: What would it take to create a food systems work group in southern Clinton County? “We realized quickly that a licensed kitchen available to entrepreneurs is best thought of as part of a system, not something that stands in isolation,” township Treasurer Jeff Garrity said. “So we’re taking a system-wide approach, which should have a much broader impact once we’ve developed and implemented a plan.” To that end, the Southern Clinton County Farm and Food Coalition will hold public

meetings on Jan. 13 and 20 at the Bath Community Center to discuss how food gets from the farm to the table. Growers, restaurateurs and other involved in food production are specifically invited, the group said, but everyone is welcome to attend. Those meetings will yield topics for a series of four focus groups. A $5,000 grant obtained through the MidMichigan District Health Department will help fund the focus groups. “We want to know more about what the community wants and needs,’ said Diane Golzynski, Michigan Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Coordinator with the state Department of Community Health and a member of the coalition. “We can’t hold focus groups until we know what they should be focusing on.” Some local food councils are operating in the state, but the movement is still in

its infancy, and it’s not clear what needs to be done to make it work, said Golzynski, whose job is to improve access to fruits and vegetables for state residents. The coalition will work with DeWitt and Watertown Township on the effort. Bath, DeWitt and Watertown are participating in the Creating Entrepreneurial Communities program through MSU’s Land Policy Institute. And the food systems initiative fits the thrust of that program, Garrity and Golzynski said. “In my mind, it’s really a development issue,” Garrity said. “We’ve got people who are losing their jobs or are underemployed. We’d like to set up a system that people can fit into.” It’s also a type of development that fits with the rural atmosphere of northern half of the township, he said,

The farm and food coalition includes seven people, including Dru Montri, director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association and chair of the Bath Farmers Market. Kim Scott, health promotion and chronic disease supervisor for the Mid-Michigan District Health Department, said the $5,000 grant is part of a “package grant” the department obtained through the state’s Building Healthy Communities initiative. A similar effort is underway in Ingham County, where a food systems conference is scheduled for Feb. 17, Scott said. “We’re doing it on a smaller scale,” said Scott, who attended some of the coalition’s meetings. The two public meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. at the community center, 5959 Park Lake Road, with a social time starting at 7 p.m. To RSVP, a form is available on the township’s Web site.

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A mandatory meeting for boys and girls ninth through 12th grade teams will be held Wednesday, The American Red Cross has scheduled blood Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Junior High cafeteria. drives for the following dates and times: Both parents and players should attend. For more • Saturday, Jan. 15, at St. Gerard Church, information and registration forms, please visit 4437 Willow Hwy., Delta Twp., from 8 a.m. to 1:45 the club’s website: www.dewittlacrosse.org. p.m. • Friday, Jan. 21, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, American Legion accepting 3833 Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing., from scholarship applications 12:30 to 6:15 p.m. The Sons of the American Legion are acceptBlood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good gen- ing applications for their annual scholarship. The eral health. For information on a blood drive scholarship is presented to a Bath High School in any of the 65 counties served by the Great senior who has a living or deceased family memLakes Region, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE or visit ber that was a veteran or is currently serving in the armed forces. www.redcrossmichigan.org. For a complete list of requirements and to apBath Days committee to meet Jan. 11 ply please visit the Bath High School office or Bath Days Festival committee meets on Jan. contact Larry King (Senior Vice Commander) at 11, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Bath Middle School (517) 749-5155 with questions. The deadline for conference room. Anyone with interest in help- application is March 1. ing with the 2011 festival is encouraged to attend. The public is welcome to attend. For DHS baseball to host benefit more information, contact Jennifer Wilson at spaghetti dinner on Jan. 21 (517)712-8942. The DeWitt High School baseball team holds a spaghetti dinner on Friday, Jan. 21, from 5 to Laingsburg Community Singers 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt High School Commons. welcome new members The menu includes all-you-can-eat Olive GarThe Laingsburg Community Singers invite denspaghetti, salad, breadsticks, beverage and area singers to join the group for this spring. Au- dessert. The cost is $8 for adults; $5 for children ages 5 through 12; and free admission for childitions are not required. The group is not a church choir. The group dren under age 5. Tickets are now available from performs jazz, pop, classical, spiritual, folk, and any DeWitt High School baseball player or at the door. Take out will also be available. many other types of musical arrangements. Rehearsals for the spring concert (to be held April 9 and 10) begin on Jan. 11 and are held on Bath Band Boosters holding sub sale The Bath Band Boosters are accepting orders Tuesdays, from 7 to 9:30 p.m., St. Isidore Catholic Church, 310 N. Crum St., Laingsburg under for their 2011 Super Bowl submarine sale. Submarines will be on sale until Jan. 21. Orthe direction of Steven Easterling. If you have any questions, please contact Ste- der forms will be sent home with each band stuven Easterling at (810) 624-5385 or Janice Hurst dent and are available on-line @ bath.k12.mi.us (click on “Band Boosters”). Subs are available in at (517) 651-5937. 6-inch and 12-inch sizes in the following varietLacrosse Club to hold player ies: turkey and American cheese, ham and Swiss cheese, and a meat and cheese combo (salami, meetings, registration on Jan. 19 bologna, ham, American cheese, Swiss cheese.) The DeWitt Lacrosse Club will hold its annual 6-inch subs cost $3.50 each and 12-inch subs registration meeting Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 cost $7 each. Proceeds go to assist the Bath band p.m. at the DeWitt Junior High cafeteria for Boys program. 5th/6th and 7th/8th Grade teams and Girls 7th/ 8th Grade team. Both parents and players are Masonic Lodge encouraged to attend. For more information and registration forms, please visit the club’s web- hosts fish dinner Jan. 14 site: www.dewittlacrosse.org. Wacousta-DeWitt Masonic Lodge 359 hosts

their monthly fundraiser fish fry on the second Friday of each month. Serving time is from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the corner of Wacousta Road and Herbison Road. This is an all-you-can-eat dinner served family style. Take-outs are available. The lodge holds fish fries every second Friday from October to May.

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Bath Township’s MiCAFE program, which provides services to folks over 60, will be held the second Thursday of the month from 9 a.m. to noon. and the fourth Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Bath Senior Center Building. More information and appointments can be scheduled by calling 1-877-664-2233 or e-mail pclark@bathtownship.us or tfeltman@bathtownship.us.

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County Economic Alliance to hold annual meeting on Jan. 25

Clinton County Economic Alliance, in sponsorship with The Christman Company and Consumers Energy extends an invitation to everyone for the annual meeting Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Mint Restaurant, 200 N. Clinton Ave. in downtown St. Johns. Breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. with the annual meeting from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Tim Skubick, journalist, author, columnist and long-time anchor and producer of the weekly public television series “Off the Record,” will be the guest speaker. If planning to attend, RSVP at (517) 669-1345 or coughlinb@cceami.org

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youth detention center, Clinton County sent its juvenile offenders to detention centers around the state. “This county has saved millions of dollars over the years, thanks to Greenhaven,” he said. People were the best part of Gibbs’ job. “Working with my coworkers was the very best part of my job,” said Gibbs. That is something he says he will miss. Gibbs said he convinced the county commission years ago to raise the salary for juvenile court staff so he could hire good, qualified people. “Most of the staff has been together for nearly 30 years,” he said. “We worked well together. We were a likeminded staff. The staff made everybody feel good - kids, interns, part timers. It’s a network of people really helping other people, and it extends into the community in a big way.” He said his work at the Ingham County youth detention center was a real training ground. “Somewhere, we learned that we could do prevention and early intervention rather than punishment and detention with most of the kids,” he said.

He also learned that what all of the juvenile offenders have in common is their need for a sense of belonging. “You can’t punish a kid into a sense of belonging,” he said. The staff he put together began to create the prevention and intervention programs that have become a hallmark of Clinton County’s juvenile program. “You don’t have to take the kid deeper into the system than they have to go,” said Gibbs. Along the way, Gibbs earned a master’s degree in

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DeWitt council selects administrator finalists By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

DeWITT — Two government officials from the east side of the state and a former Meridian Township planning official are finalists for the city’s top administrative job. Michael Burns, the assistant city manager in Fenton, is scheduled to be interviewed by the City Council at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10. Daniel Coss, assistant city manager and community development director in Marysville, and Troy Langer, an attorney with D. Hayward & Associates in Lansing, are scheduled to be interviewed the following night. The Council also might interview a fourth candidate this week, although that candidate’s name was being with-

held. Working with a hiring consultant, the City Council agreed on the finalists in its meeting last week. The city is looking to replace former City Administrator Chris Olson, who left his post in September.to help with his father’s dental practice in northwest Michigan. Burns, a former Macomb County Sheriff’s deputy, has been an assistant city manager in Fenton, located in Genesee County since 2009. Coss has been with the city of Marysville, north of Port Huron, for about 11 years, the last seven as assistant city manager and community development director. Langer, who lives in DeWitt, spent 14 years with Meridian Township before signing on with the Hayward law firm in 2009. He was senior land-use planner for Meridian

All three finalists have master’s degrees in administration and ample government work experience, said Sandra Rich, of Hiring Solutions, an Okemos company hired to lead the search for DeWitt. Rich described the field of applicants as “pretty stellar for a city administrator’s job.” “It’s a pretty competitive environment out there right now,” she said. In all, 105 people applied for the DeWitt position, Rich said. The candidates have been screened through extensive questionnaires, telephone interviews and on-site visits, she said. Working with the Council, Rich reduced the field to 12 and then to six or seven before settling on the finalists last week.

problems. We have some tools, but not enough.” Enforcement would continue to be complaint-driven, with the goal being to resolve the problem - not to generate revenue for the township, Taylor said. “The Board wants to be responsive to people who have problems, and they want to balance that with individual property owners’ rights,” he said. The International Property Maintenance code is a set of commonly used standards that are updated every three years. Local communities are able to tailor it to their specific needs. The city of East Lansing and Meridian, Delhi and Delta townships are among the area communities that have adopted the IPMC. In DeWitt Township, a seven-member committee comprising board members, township staff and community members was formed last fall to study the issue and make recommendations.. Taylor said he knows that some people will view the IPMC as a negative. “That’s why we set up a committee - to make sure this is right for our community,” he said. Richard Trent, the township’s community development director, said adopting the IPMC and

establishing a violations bureau would add teeth to the enforcement process and allow the township to address complaints more quickly. Under the current system, when a complaint is received, the township tries to contact the property owner and might have to send a series of letters requesting a response, Trent said. If they don’t respond, the township’s only recourse is circuit court, he said. The court process can be slow, and the township could end up spending thousands of dollars trying to resolve the matter, he said. Under the IMPC, the township would have the option of issuing a ticket if someone refuses to work with staff to correct a problem; The fine would be $75 for a first offense and $250 for a second offense within a six-month period. Anyone who fails to comply with a violation would be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500 and possibe jail time. The Township Board will hear the committee’s final recommendations on Monday night. The measures could be introduced for a first reading on Jan. 24, with final adoption in February, township officials said.

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DeWITT TWP. — After more than a year of discussion, the Township Board is expected to take up new measures designed to reduce blight and resolve code violations more quickly. On Monday (Jan. 10), a committee formed to study the issue will make its final recommendations about adopting the International Property Maintenance Code and creating a Violations Bureau. Under that system, property owners could be ticketed if they don’t correct a violation, with stiffer fines for repeat violations. The measures would streamline an often-lengthy and expensive enforcement process and make it easier for the township to correct code violations ranging from neighborhood eyesores and serious safety issues, township officials said. The township now lacks leverage to force compliance when it receives complaints about junk, overgrown yards or other violations that can impact property values or even endanger people, officials said. “We get calls from residents asking us to address problems that affect their quality of life,” township Manager Rod Taylor said. “We need to have the ability to address these FREE ESTIMATES! We Work All Winter!

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Bath resident victim of break-in By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

BATH TWP. — An elderly township woman came home from church on Jan. 2 to find that someone had broken into her home. The woman, 80, saw that her back door had been smashed open and her television was gone, police reports said. She left the house, returned to her car and called 911. A 12-gauge shotgun also was taken in the break-in. The case remained under investigation.

Sexual assault reported

Township police were investigating an alleged sexual assault at the Club apartments on the morning of Jan. 1. A 20-year-old woman said she was leaving a party in one of the buildings around 1 a.m. when a man

approached her in the parking lot, told her he was a rapper and asked her if she wanted to be in a movie, police reports said. At some point, he grabbed her by the arm and pulled her into a stairway, where he pushed her down and tried to force himself on her, the woman said. The woman said she pushed the man away from her. He ran off when a security guard approached the area. Police had no suspects and were waiting to receive a formal statement from the victim.

Police investigate fight

Prosecutors were reviewing the facts in a Jan. 1 altercation between two women at the American Legion hall on Clark Road. A 21-year-old East Lansing woman called 911 to report that a 25-year-old

woman had grabbed her sweatshirt, hurting her neck, police reports said. The victim claimed the suspect accused her of reporting her for welfare fraud. The suspect said she grabbed the victim’s sweatshirt while trying to push her away. A witness stepped in to break up the fight, which occurred about 11:30 p.m. No arrests were made at the scene.

Trespasser arrested

An Okemos man was arrested for trespassing at the Speedway gas station on Marsh Road on Jan. 1 after he had been warned several times to stay off the property. The suspect, 51, had been warned to stay off the premises on Dec. 30 and 31, police reports said. While en route to the Clinton County Jail, the victim complained of chest pains and was taken to an

emergency room for treatment. He was jailed after being released by medical staff.

Man arrested after crash

An Arizona man was jailed for drunken driving after running off the road, hitting several objects and getting stuck in a ditch about 2 a.m. Dec. 31. A homeowner on Angle Drive called police after hearing a loud “bang” in front of his house, police reports said. The van ran over a trash cart, damaged a fence and struck a pine tree before becoming stuck, the reports said. Besides body damage, the van had a broken windshield and two flat tires, The suspect, 51, told an officer that he didn’t realize he had been in an accident. He was taken to the Clinton County Jail.

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Collecting Christmas magic The weekend of Dec. 3 was a busy one for “Elf” Jim Kraft and other members of the DeWitt Lions Club as they collected donations for the DeWitt Community Christmas Basket program. Members of the club braved the cold at Flap Jack, Speedway, LAFCU, Fifth Third Bank, the Post Office, and out in the street at the four corners. These donations aided 17 families and 15 seniors, who received the baskets on Dec. 18. A family in DeWitt Township was also assisted with these donations.

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RAVE volunteers needed ST. JOHNS — Relief After Violent Encounter, Inc. (RAVE) is in need of dedicated volunteers to enhance services. RAVE is currently looking for office support volunteers in the St. Johns office to answer phones, greet clients, set up appointments, receive and sort donations and perform general office duties. Prior to placement, volunteers are trained on domestic, sexual and dating violence, shelter living and children’s issues. The next volunteer training dates will be held from noon to 2 p.m. in the RAVE’s St. Johns office at 109 N. Spring St. The training schedule will be as follows: • Session 1 - Jan. 26, Overview of RAVE, services provided, etc. • Session 2 - Feb. 2, Overview of domes-

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BATH TWP. — A longawaited retail project is expected to get off the ground this year at East Saginaw Highway and Marsh Road. Meijer, which first sought permission to build a new store on the 26-acre site more than four years ago, plans to begin construction there in late spring or early summer, township officials said. The project could jumpstart development along that corridor, they said. “People have been waiting for Meijer to come in there,” township planner Jim Foulds said. “We’ve had a lot of calls from property owners in close proximity to that site (wanting to know what’s happening with Meijer).” A Meijer spokesman said the Bath Township location

is an active site but declined to elaborate. But the giant retailer previously proposed a 152,000-square-foot store and a gas station on the north side of East Saginaw, just west of Marsh Road near the I-69 interchange. Township Superintendent Troy Feltman said the new store may be slightly smaller than what Meijer previously proposed. The Meijer site includes two out lots that would be available for other developments, he said. The privately-held Meijer chain is based in Grand Rapids and operates nearly 200 stores in five states. The company applied for a special-use permit in 2006 and gradually finished acquiring the 11 parcels that make up the Bath site. The company filed a final site plan in 2008 and made another filing with the town-

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ship in 2009, officials said. Meijer will need to submit building plans before permits can be issued. Some road improvements have already been made as a result of the project, but some additional improvements will be necessary, they said. The Meijer store would be the township’s largest single retail development, but its impact isn’t likely to end there. Local officials expect it will be a catalyst for other development in the area. “We think this is what we need to get that corridor moving,” Feltman said. MSU Federal Credit Union won approval to build on a parcel along Marsh, just south of the McDonald’s. but put their plans on hold pending the Meijer decision, township officials said. Local officials expect that project will now move forward.

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assistance. Requests for transport must be made by 2 p.m. the day before an event. The distribution serves as many as 150 families each month, so financial contributions to benefit the project are welcome. For more information about sponsorship, donations and volunteer opportunities or future distribution dates, call the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation at (989) 227-3333. – From Sparrow Clinton Hospital

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Post-holiday exercise is great for pets, people The holidays have passed with many of our pets and their people having some lingering effects. How so? Succinctly put, they’ve gained weight What must both man and beast do to remedy this situation? It’s really very simple. Weight loss occurs (for those of us over the age of 30) by doing two things: consuming fewer calories and, just as importantly, expending more energy via exercise. What is one of the most cost effective ways to do the latter? Start a regular regimen of walking. It is estimated we burn 100 calories for each mile traveled. It is the distance Pet traveled, rather than the rate that determines the number health of calories burned i.e. a faster pace simply means more Dr. Stephen calories are used in an hour. R. Thimmig So let’s not be in too big of a hurry. A slow, steady pace is less likely to cause an injury, making it more likely for both of you to walk again the next day. Doing the exercise thing, with your best friend, fourlegged or otherwise, makes working out more enjoyable. Bear in mind, for pets who spend most of their time in-

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doors, harsh winter conditions may be a bit much. When the wind chill dips below zero, unless your canine companion has been acclimated to the conditions, putting off walking, until it warms up a little, may be best for the both of you. Walking with your dog and watching them check out where others have “gone” before is often quite comical. Many want to lay claim to the same site. They do this by “marking” the area - either cocking their leg or squatting over the exact locale. As this is to be expected, dog walkers should be considerate of their neighbor’s property and avoid having their pet “mark” areas of the yard, walkway, or objects that will be handled by humans. Keeping your pet’s immunizations up to date will help them stay healthy. Cold winter temperatures have very little effect on the survivability of many of the viruses that infect our pets. For example, it is not uncommon for parvovirus (a disease causing severe bloody diarrhea, vomiting and death) to remain in the environment for a year or longer! Not to worry, adult pets, vaccinated annually, are protected. Cold temperatures cause parasite eggs to fail to embrinate, i.e. transform into an infective state. This makes it less likely for pets to become infected with intestinal para-

sites during the winter. However, this does not negate the value of having your pet’s stool examined to ensure they were not previously infected and harboring worms that will rob them of nutrients and promote diarrhea. If you will be traversing neighborhoods in evening’s darkness, might I suggest your pet wear a “Safe-T-Tag” flashing strobe? This brightly flashing device hangs from their collar making them visible for as much as a mile! The blinking strobe a pet wears may make it safer for the people they have in tow. Don’t let winter’s cold stop you. It is not necessary for you and your pet to go five miles your first time out. Start with a jaunt around a block or two and go up from there. When you return, be certain to offer your furry buddy some fresh warm water. Being well hydrated helps their circulation keeping them warm. Contrary to popular belief, unless you and your pet are traveling MANY miles, having your dog consume extra calories is not warranted. For more information about this and other pet health concerns contact an expert - your veterinarian. Dr. Stephen R. Thimmig leads an awesome Health Care Team at the Zeeb Pet Health Center and Three Shears for Pets. Visit them on the web at www.pethealth.net.

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Novel compares different worlds “The Anarchist” by John Smolens tells the fictional story of the assassination of President William McKinley. The tenderness between President McKinley and his wife is a sharp contrast to the gritty world occupied by his assassin and the characters that are guarding against his action. In September of 1901, McKinley, his wife, and his entourage came to Buffalo, New York for the Pan-American Exposition. Before television, it was important for public figures to be visible to the public. This was also a time of social unrest. Emma Goldman was a public figure of a different type. She was at the center of the anarchist movement. The anarchists were essentially the forerunners

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of labor unions, in that they tried to call attention to unfair labor practices. This was a time when employees had no rights and were expected to work long hours under miserable and dangerous conditions. The anarchists did not have a constructive social plan, but were prepared to violently attack society. One of their heroes was a man who had recently assassinated the King of Italy. Leon Czolgosz carefully studied his actions. Czolgosz was a drifter with radical attitudes who even had a Michigan connection.

He was born in Detroit, shortly after his family emigrated from Poland. His father found transient work in lumber camps in Alpena, Rogers City, and Posen. Work was scarce, so the family eventually moved to Pennsylvania in Czolgosz’s teen-age years. He always had a difficult life, working for only short periods. Although he stayed with family, there were conflicts. This novel portrays him as an individual seeking an accomplishment. He also had an obsession with Emma Goldman who often called for dramatic acts of violence. Leon wanted to become one of her heroes. He began stalking McKinley. This was an era before the development of the Secret Service. National security was provided by Pinkerton

men. The Pinkerton detective Jake Norris was working advanced security at Buffalo in preparation for the President’s visit. The novel opens with the death of a prostitute in one Buffalo’s canals, and Norris realizes that he needs a new spy so he can infiltrate the anarchist groups in Buffalo. The grim working class atmosphere of Buffalo has several people who are willing to inform for a small bribe. The novel starkly portrays the helplessness of poverty and the brutality that establishment figures often used against the poor during this time. Both McKinley and Czolgosz were doomed men.

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Following is the current schedule at the Bath Township Nutritional menu Senior Center. The public is welcome to attend. $3 per meal (Menu subject to change) Events • Monday, Jan. 10: Liver and onions, baked potato, peas, • Monday, Jan. 10: Free chair exercises at 10:30 a.m. Wii pineapple. Bowling at 1 p.m. • Wednesday, Jan. 12: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, • Thursday, Jan. 13: MICafe from 9 a.m. to noon. Help carrots, banana bread. for seniors ages 60+ to receive services for food, housing, • Friday, Jan. 14: Baked chicken, stuffing cauliflower, etc. Call 1-877-664-2233 for an appointment. cookies. • Friday, Jan. 14: Bingo at 1 p.m. Cost is 25 cents per *** card with cash prizes. Join us every Friday. For more information, contact Susan Aleo at (517) 641-6728, ext. 126.

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ST. JOHNS — Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies answered 516 calls for service during the week from Monday, Dec. 27 to Sunday, Jan. 2. Traffic contacts topped the list of deputy activities during the week with a total of 287 contacts made. There were 12 traffic crashes during the week plus 12 car-deer crashes. Deputies made nine arrests for driving while license suspended and two arrests for operating while intoxicated. There were two additional arrests for violations of the controlled substance act. Deputies followed up on 15 on-going investigations. There were three assault and battery / family disputes that required deputy response. Deputies investigated one larceny and on instance of malicious destruction of property. Deputies also investigated to on DNR / hunting complaint. Following are some examples of deputy activity during the week: Monday, Dec. 27

Deputies received a be on the lookout call for a vehicle weaving all over the road. Upon locating the vehicle, it was found to be driving erratically and a traffic stop was initiated. Through investigation it was found that the driver was not intoxicated but was in violation of a court order. The Eaton County man was arrested on the court order violation. Deputies assisted the Bath Township Police Department with a traffic stop that produced a marijuana arrest and a minor in possession of alcohol arrest. All subjects were taken into custody without incident. Bath Twp. Police handled the case. Deputies assisted Looking Glass Fire Department in Watertown Township with a house fire. The occupants of the house were able to get out without any injuries and no medical treatment was needed. The fire was put out and no fire fighters were injured during the incident. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Wednesday, Dec. 29 A deputy made a traffic stop on M-21 in Dallas Township. A male was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Deputies were called to a domestic dispute on west Grand River in Watertown Township. A female in the incident was arrested on an outstanding warrant Thursday, Dec. 30

Deputies were given information on a vehicle where a male was wanted on outstanding warrants and was currently being followed by bail bondsmen. A traffic stop was conducted in Eagle Township and a male was arrested. A male driver was arrested, following a traffic stop in Watertown Township, for driving without a license. A deputy made traffic stop in Bath Twp. A male was arrested for operating while intoxicated. Friday, Dec. 31 Deputies initiated a traffic stop on vehicle in DeWitt Township for erratic driving. Through investigation, it was found that the driver was intoxicated and in possession of cocaine. The Chicago man was arrested and lodged in the Clinton County Jail. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on vehicle in St .Johns for an equipment violation. The DeWitt man was found to have a suspended drivers license. The subject was arrested. Sunday, Jan. 2 Deputies were dispatch to a vehicle in the ditch in Greenbush Township. The driver of the vehicle was an elderly man out of Arizona that was found to be a missing person out of Kent County. The Arizona man was turned over to his family in Kent County.

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DeWITT TWP. — Township police were investigating the theft of a flat-bed trailer from a site on MakTech Drive, off Business U.S. 127 on the township’s south side. Employees discovered the trailer missing when they went to use it on Dec. 31, police reports said. The trailer had last been seen more than a week before.

cember, said the copper had A man was arrested for been taken over past few driving under the influence weeks. of intoxicants after being stopped by the Clinton Police find crack County Sheriff’s Department shortly before 3 a.m. Jan. 1. cocaine

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Digital camera classes to begin this week DeWITT — The DeWitt District Library plans to offer a series of digital camera classes lead by local instructor Bob Grzesiak of dci3, Digital Consulting for Imaging, Information & Instruction. Each class requires registration and a $25 instructor fee, of which $5 will be donated to the library. The following is a listing of the dates and descriptions of the classes offered. All classes begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10 – Basic Tools & Techniques for all new Digital Photographers Discover the basic techniques to properly use and enjoy your new digital camera, from point and shoot to DSLR’s. The session covers camera set up and controls to assist you in understanding camera’s features. Bring your new digital camera and your questions. Monday, Jan. 24 – Advanced Techniques for all Digital Cameras Expand your knowledge of photography to discover creative settings for your camera to control the way you capture images from action control and shutter speeds to focus control with aperture settings. (Participation in the Basic Digital Camera Techniques is highly recommended)

Monday, Jan. 31 – Single Lens Reflex Cameras: Basic Techniques Discover the features and benefits that make your digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera more versatile. This session discusses tools and techniques needed to get the most out of DSLR camera take photography with your changeable lens, digital camera to the next level. (Participation in the Basic and Advanced Digital Camera Techniques is highly recommended) Monday, Feb. 7 – Single Lens Reflex Cameras: Advanced Techniques Dig deeper into the digital single lens reflex to take your changeable lens digital camera to the next level. Learn about RAW shooting, custom white balance and other advanced controls to make the best of your photos. (Participation in the Basic and Advanced Digital Camera Techniques and DSLR Camera is highly recommended) Monday, Feb. 14 – Digital Photography and Your Computer It’s time to take your photos from the camera to the computer. Learn how to transfer, store and organize your digital images on your computer and keep your photos safe for years to come.

Monday, Feb. 21 – Advanced Photo & Computer Techniques Improve the color, composition and exposure of your digital photos with the computer. In this live, working session, you’ll discover the tools and techniques to “rescue” important photos that didn’t meet your expectations and add creative enhancement to your favorite images. Monday, Feb. 28 – Photographic Composition Basics Learn the basics of composition to improve your photographs, concentrating on subject placement and focus techniques to bring new creativity to your photos. Monday, March 7 – Advanced Photographic Composition Improve your photography with advanced composition techniques, including background selection and depth of field control and exposure compensation to develop your own photographic vision. Please contact the library at (517) 669-3156 to register for classes. Additional information on programs and services offered through the DeWitt District Library can be found at www.dewittlibrary.org. — From the DeWitt District Library

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County mentoring open house on Jan. 11 ST. JOHNS – Did you realize that January is Michigan and National Mentoring Month? The 2011 theme is “Pass It On.” During January 2011, the everyday, ordinary people who are making a difference for kids in Clinton County will be celebrated. Mentors don’t need special skills - all they need to do is care about kids and be willing to volunteer about an hour a week. What better time than right now to find out about how you can get involved to be a mentor for a local youth and help change their lives while changing yours at the same time. Clinton County MSU Extension and Clinton County Juvenile Court are working to find adult and teen mentors for a variety of different mentoring opportunities. There are opportunities where the mentor and mentee get to pick when and where they meet and other opportunities where matches meet at the same place and time each week. Take some time to learn about what Clinton County Youth Mentoring has to offer and consider how you can get involved. They are looking for people who can commit one to two hours once a week. Mentor opportunities

are at different sites around the county. First, Key Mentoring After-school matches third to sixth grade students in the Clinton County area with an adult or teen mentor. It is a fun and educational program that focuses on life skill and academic development, recreation, and community service projects. By providing youth with a mentor, they will be given the opportunity to expand these skills through having a positive role model and someone to support their development. As a result, they will become equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to make positive life choices and become a successful adult. Another site-based option is the Key Mentoring Lunch Buddies which matches middle school students during their lunch hour with an adult mentor. Adults would be committed to spending a lunch hour once a week with a middle school student for the entire school year. During this time, mentors will form a relationship with their mentee to help them gain the knowledge and skills to make positive life choices and become a successful adult. Finally, there is one more site-based option through the PASS Mentoring program. In this option, teen mentors under adult supervision will be matched with a sixth through eighth grade student and will meet on Sun-

day evenings. If meeting the same time every week or one of the times doesn’t work for you there are two more options where mentors and mentees pick their meeting places and times in our community based programs. First, Creating Connections Mentoring provides youth who are involved in foster care or adopted out of foster care with an adult who will spend time with them in a one-on-one mentoring relationship. Second, PASS community-based Mentoring provides court-involved youth with an adult who spends quality one-on-one time with them. As Helen Keller once said “The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” Take this opportunity to find out how you can give just a couple hours of your life to bring cheer to lives of others. For information on how you can be involved, contact Clinton County MSU Extension office at (989)-224-5240 or attend the Clinton County Youth Mentoring Open House on Jan. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Clinton County Courthouse. – From Clinton County MSU Extension

Health department announces January schedule ST. JOHNS – Mid-Michigan District Health Department (MMDHD) announces it schedule of services for January 2011. Services are provided at the MMDHD at 1307 E. Townsend Road in St. Johns unless otherwise indicated. Breast & cervical cancer control program The Clinton County Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program clinic will take place on Jan. 26 at the Mid-Michigan District Health Department in St. Johns. Women between the ages of 50 and 64 may be eligible for free mammograms, pelvic exams and Pap tests. Family planning clinic schedule MMDHD’s Family planning clinics provide

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DARA accepting registrations for youth programs DEWITT — The DeWitt Area Recreation Authority (DARA) has announced upcoming programs that the organization is offering for area residents. Anyone wishing to participate may register online at www.dewittrecreation.org or call DARA at (517) 482-5117 for more information. Youth floor hockey Sign up now for DARA’s most fast paced and exciting league. The league is open to children in kindergarten through fifth grade.Saturday games begin Feb. 19 at the DeWitt Township Community Center. The cost is $33 for DeWitt City and Township residents and $48 for all others. There will be a $10 late fee for all participants registering after Jan. 28. Registration includes a team T-shirt, a participation medal and equipment. Eye protection is required and is to be provided by each player. Preschool sports starter Now’s the time to get your little one moving. Register your 3 to 5 year old beginning Jan. 7 throughJan. 28 . The cost is $33 for City of DeWitt and DeWitt Township residents or $48 for all non-residents. Program dates are Tuesdays from Feb. 15 through March 22. Participants will learn the basic skills of flag football, baseball and other sports. All participants receive a team shirt and a participation medal. Registration is limited so register early. Fitness Interested persons have their choice of two sessions below: • Resolution Workouts. Start the New Year off right with a workout program from the beginning. Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist Specialist Dominique Hopf will put you through a series of a two to three cir-

cuit workout lasting an hour long. This class will run Tuesdays and Thursdays Jan. 11 to Feb. 10 at the DeWitt Township Community Center. The cost is $100 for 10 sessions • Winter Blues Workout Challenge. Get your heart rate going with plyometrics and strength training to release some endorphins while the winter drags on. This class will run Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb.15 through March 17 at the DeWitt Township Community Center. The cost is $100 for 10 sessions Super Bowl party shootout Make your free throws and win big prizes. Teams consisting of one adult (18+) and one child (6-8, 9-11, 12-15) will compete to see which team can make the most out of 10 free throws each. First place teams will win a Super Bowl party feast (deli meat, chips and dips, etc.). The free event will be held at the DeWitt Township Community Center on Saturday, Feb. 5, and begin at 2 p.m. Registration runs from Jan. 7 through Feb. 4. If you register at the event, please register by 1:45 p.m. DARA will be accepting canned foods to be donated to the St. Jude food pantry. Drop Your Kids Off Get some last minute shopping in and drop your kids

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Lake Road). Join one of two sessions (Session 1 - Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7 or Session 2 - Feb. 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28.) Shooting at a distance of 30 feet, participants will learn proper techniques for target shooting. This class will be taught by our certified instructor, Mike Goodwin. Interested participants can register at the Bath Township Hall,14480 Webster Road, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Class space is limited to the first 10 registrants. The fee to participate is $35 and all equipment is provided. Ice fishing derby On Saturday, Feb.12, (DNR free fishing weekend) join local fisherpersons for a day of ice fishing on picturesque Park Lake from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded to the longest fish in the categories of pan fish, pike (legal) and bullhead/catfish. Prior to entering the ice, check in at the Bath Community Center (8-9 a.m.) for registration. Lunch will be offered for an additional $5 at the event. This year’s event is sponsored by Spagnuolo’s Party Store & Deli along with Mack’s Party Store. Each business has donated an ice shanty to be given away in a reverse drawing of all registrants present. The cost to participate is $10 per person. You may register at the event. Anyone who registers at the Bath Twp. Hall before Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. will be entered in an Early Bird

drawing for a special prize to be given away following the derby. Quilting in February Join instructor Pat Phillips as she walks you thru the steps to make a raggedy quilt from flannel on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You will have the option to make a lap or baby quilt. Participants are being asked to bring their own sewing machine and scissors if you have them. Kits will be available for purchase which will include the material and thread to make your quilt or you may chose to bring your own. The fee to register for the class is $10. If you plan to purchase a kit at an additional cost, you must register by Feb. 1. The registration deadline is Feb. 11. *** If you would be interested in volunteering through Bath Twp. Parks & Recreation, please contact Director Becky Goodwin at (517) 641-6728 ext. 131. To register for a class please visit the Bath Twp. offices, Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or for more information call Becky Goodwin (517) 641-6728 ext. 131. Registration information is also available online at www.bathtownship.us. Completed forms and payment must be made by the deadlines. A drop box outside the township hall is also available. — From Bath Twp. Parks & Recreation

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BOXER PUPS FEMALES. 1 fawn, 2 reverse brindle. Beautiful babies raised in my home w/ children. Vet ckd,shots,tails,etc. Ready Jan 11th. $350 (517)2318787 or (517)663-0082

LABRADOODLES & GOLDENDOODLES Top quality, wellness guarantee, shots, wormed, $400. 517-202-4119.

SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPPIES 5 white & tan $300 each. Call 517-243-0524.

BUYING GARDEN TRAC TORS We buy garden tractors in need of repair or in running condition. Prefer Allis Chalmers, Ariens, Bolens, CASE/Ingersoll, Cub Cadet, John Deere, FORD, Gravely, Sears, Simplicity, Wheel Horse, and similar models. We pick up. (989)635-3648

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Oliver has been missing since 12/21. Large, short haired, black and white tabby cat. Distinct white patch on his back. If you have seen him please call 517-290-2871

Dogs-Cats-Pets

CHIHUAHUA/POM PUPS, 9 wks. Shots, wormed, Short hair, $150; Long hair, $200. 517-490-6260 CHIHUAHUA PUPS ALL white, shots. Have papers. $325-$350. 517-819-9261. CHINESE SHAR-PEI AKC Pups 3 males. $400. (517)527-5059

LABS AKC, Extra-stocky, Black & chocolate. English OFA. Gorgeous! Health guaranteed. $800. 517-545-1649. kokomolabradors.com

COCKER SPANIEL PUPS , $250-$300. All colors. Awesome puppies! 517-7262 LOVING CATS 2 & 4 yrs, 0368 or 517-231-2400 declawed, spayed, good MALE COCKER SPANIEL w/kids & pets, must go toPUPPIES 1 rare color, $100. gether. $25. 517-449-3918 No Sunday calls. 989-584COCKER SPANIEL PUPS 6192. wormed, shot, dews, variety of colors $250-300. 3 AKC ADULT Brittanies, (517)745-5689 $100 each; brittany pups MALTESE PUPPIES CKC $200; beagle pups $150 ea. Males. Shots, wormed. 989-763-1084 $300-$400. 517-507-8628 DACHSHUND A dorable hoosierja@aol.com prespoiled babies, dews, 4 BOSTON TERRIERS Vet UTD, $300-$400 cash All males. $200 each. Call 517-543-7024, 541-6004. MINI SCHNAUZER PUP AKC. 388-3835 Black & silver, 10 wk. old DOXIE POO PUPPIES male. 1st shots, wormed. 3.5 months old, 1 black $400/best. 517-575-1565 male, 1 male & 1 female buff, current shots & PUPPIES 1 blk health certificate, $200 MIN-PIN male, 2 blk females, blue each. 1-989-539-7658 female, DOB 11/16/10, shots, wormed, $250/obo. ENGLISH BULLDOGS AKC, 517-296-4305, 517-398-0352 females, 2 mos., $1800. 6 mos. $1500. 3 yrs $550. 12 517-569-3744, 517-879-6773 PAPILLON-CHIHUAHUA ADORABLE POMAPOO WEEKS, 1st. shots, vet PUPS! Brn, White, fluffy, 7 checked, wormed, $150.00. wks., Great pets, little (517)676-5593 sweethearts! 8-10 lbs max GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS AKC, shots, wormed, fami$350.00. (517)282-8285. ly socialized, parents on PEEK-A-POO PUPPIES site, $350. 269-945-2659. Fuzzy little teddy bears. ADORABLE TOY BREED $300-$350. 517-726-0368 or PUPS; Teddy-Bears, PeekGOLDEN DOODLE PUPPIES 517-231-2400 A-Poos, Shinese & more! 8 wks., vet checked, shots, $300-$600 wormed. $500-$550. www.puppy-parlor.com POM-A-POO/YORKIE MIX 989-763-7202 517-404-3045/517-861-7086 Male. Vet checked, shots & wormed. Both parents on AKC BRITISH LAB Puppies. GOLDENDOODLE PUPS site. $350. 517-482-5652 Yellow or Black. Excellent vet checked, shots & hunting or family dogs. wormed, $200. $500 each. For info visit POMERANIAN PUPPIES 517-223-9239 britishlabpuppies.blogspot.com or AKC 9 wks old. $250 call Leo (231) 578-3884. each. Call 989-862-4035. GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPReady now! PIES full blooded, ready Jan. 16, taking dep. Males POMERANIAN PUPS 2 feAKC GOLDEN RETRIEVER males, 1 male, 7 wks. 1st & females. 517-894-3828. PUPS! Pics at: shots. Parents on site. www.euchreclub.com/pups.html $250-$300 (517)930-3493 989-315-1055. HAVANESE - 3 yr. old gray & white, in tact, male. $150. PUGGLE PUPPIES 517-543-5291/517-588-1689. AKITA PUPS AKC, 1 male & 7 wks old, 1st shots & 1 female. Shots, wormed. wormed, small & loveable. Only serious, loving fami- KITS/CATS, RESCUED, all $150-250. 989-427-3205. lies call, 517-281-1391 ages; many declawed; www.trinityacresrescue. GERMAN "WOLF petfinder.com; includes REG. BEAGLE TRI-COLOR, 7 PUPS" 2 mos old, parents neuter, basic medical $45Weeks, parents on site, on site. Males & females $135. (517)410-0074 shots, vet checked, $1000-$700. 517-575-2421. wormed,$100.517-899-8342 $200 REWARD BEAGLE, female, black tan & white, LAB PUPPIES Purebred yellost in Pennfield near Bellows, 8 wks. vet checked, ROTTWEILER AKC PUPS BOXER PUPPIES levue. Call anytime 269Champion bloodlines. $550 shots, wormed. $250. 989CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! 965-8492. and up. Call 517-552-1912 763-7202 AKC reg. Shots, etc. $450. or 517-202-1128. Call 517-565-3630.

Animals Lost

LOST YOUNG MALE CREAM COLOR KITTEN, gray paws, gray tail, tiger face, Midwood-Pleasant Grove area. 517-580-4598.

CAVALIER KING CHARLES Small male, $350. www.puppy-place.net 517-404-1028

LAB PUPS AKC black male, chocolate female, 8 wks SHIH-TZU PUPS Imperials, old, $300-$400. Chocolate multi-color, CKC, shots female 5 mos old $350. UTD, wormed, $300 cash. 989-277-6494. 989-236-5580/989-289-1902

SILKY TERRIER - 3 yr. old black & tan in tact male. $150. 517-543-5291 or 517-588-1689.

TEDDY BEAR & SHI-POO pups, 10 wks., shots & NON-RUNNING wormed. Adorable. $300. BUYINGJ O H N Deere lawn & gar989-427-3205 den tractors & accessories. Cash. 517-886TOY POODLE/SHIH-TZU 7443/517-402-2504. CROSS Pups. Black/white & Brown/white. Ready 12/29. Hypo-allergenic & no n- sh e d d in g. 61 6 -3 74 3286. williamkoetje@gmail.com

Firewood

YORKIE-MINI SCHNAUZER puppies, "Schnorkies’’, adorable little bundles of energy! Black & tan, shots, wormed, tails & dew claws done. Will be toy size 4-8#. $350-$400. 517-321-7098 YORKIE PUPS 6 mo. & 1.5 yrs, both males. 517-589-5844 weaverspets.com

100% SEASONED HARDWOOD 4’x8’x16’’ $65 face cord. Free delivery. 4 face cord $225; 10 face cord $500. 517-663-1006 ALL SEASONED HARD WOOD Split & delivered. $65 per face cord. 517-623-0416.

C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K YORKIES AKC Seasoned firewood. Delivteacup females, shots & ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" wormed MUST SEE. $500$65. 517-651-5214 750. www.puppy-place.net FIREWOOD Well seasoned 517-404-1028 hardwood, mainly oak, split & delivered, $60 face YORKIE- YORKIE POO cord, 4’x8’x16’’. Call Don Puppies 9 wks., 1st shots, 517-339-8274. wormed. Little dolls! $350 $500. 989-427-3205 NEW-YEAR SPECIAL SEASONED hardwood FIREWOOD. $60 face cord; 2 or more, $55 per face cord. Free delivery. Call Jeff 517719-1281; Carol 517-5077093. chantlandscape@gmail.com. 20th year selling firewood!

Farm Equipment -Supplies ROUND BALE MOVER, 3pt, like new. $175. ALSO 1 for a front loader, $75. 517651-5390

Hay-Grain-Seed ALFALFA GRASSEXCELLENT Hay $3.50 & up. Can deliver. 517-641-6034

SEASONED HARDWOOD 20 mi. radius of Eagle. $60/face cord. Call 517-647-6654

Furniture A AMISH LOG HEADBOARD AND Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set. Brand newnever used, sell all for $275. 989-923-1278.

A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP mattress set, new in plastic, $195. Call 517-410-4921. ALFALFA HAYLAGE, CORN Can deliver. SILAGE; ALFALFA HAY large square bales 2nd & 3rd cut. June clover seed, barley, oats, certified soy- A TEMPERPADIC/ STYLE MEMORY FOAM MATbeans. Will deliver. 989TRESS SET Queen, new723-1886. MC never used, as seen on TV, with warranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can DeHAY 1st & 2nd cutting, sq. or liver 989-832-2401. MM round. Also wheat or oat straw, sq. or round. Eagle area. 517-202-2371

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Machinery and Tools

WOODWORKING TOOLS Excellent cond. Table saw, vertical band saw & others. 517-694-7694


DEPENDS BELTED SHIELDS 30 ct. Packages $10.00 ea. cwright2682@sbcglobal.ne t (517)482-4841

Schools and Training

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AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance.. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877) 891-2281. MC

A AARDVARK ANTIQUER paying cash for guns, jewlery, furniture, art & unusual & bizarre items. 517-819-8700

POLE BARNS MICHIGAN’S Largest Pole Barn CompaCASH BUYER FOR antiny (Best Built Barns) Best ques, rugs, artwork, furniQuality, Best Service, Best ture, clocks, jewelry. Call Price. This Week’s Specials John: 517-886-9795. Erected 24’x24’x8’-$5495.00 24’x40’x10’-$7995.00 3 0 ’ x 4 0 ’ x 1 0 ’ - $ 8 9 9 5 . 0 0 CASH FOR GUNS , Art, Anti30’x48’x12’-$10,995.00 ques, Jewelry, musical inLicensed/Insured. 1-877struments, Valuables. Call 802-9591 MM 517-204-2004/517-663-3931 FOAM SHEETS: Pole Barn Insulation, Dow Styrofoam, CASH PAID D iabet ic test R-Tech, long lengths, Unstrips. Area’s original, oldderground foam, foam for est buyer. Friendly & fair. undersiding in stock or 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 special cuts. No seconds, delivery, silver sheeting. CASH PAID www.williamsinsulationinc for diabetic test strips. .com 800-262-5774 Up to $15 per 100 strips. MM Ph. 517-292-0991 ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical, *Business, *Paralegal, *Accounting, *Criminal Justice. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if quali- HAND HEWED BROAD Axe fied. Call 877-895-1828 made, 100-150 yr. old barn www.CenturaOnline.com beams. Reasonable. Call: 989-224-7374 no Sun. calls.

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Miscellaneous

DO YOU EARN $800.00 IN A DAY? Your own local candy route 25 machines and candy all for $9995.00. All major credit cards accepted 877-915-8222 Vend 3.MC DO YOU EARN $800 IN A DAY? Your Own Local Candy Route. 25 Machines And Candy All For $9995. All Major Credit Cards Accepted 877-915-8222 MM

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DRIVER-HOME WEEKLY! NO touch freight! No forced NE/NYC! 6 months experience. No felony/DUI last 5yrs. Solos & teams wanted. New pay package! 877-740-6262. www.ptl-inc.com. MC

Building Materials -Supplies

Musical Instruments

GunsAccessories NEW in the box Gamo recon air rifle. 4x20 scope break barrel, thumb hole stock, $70; also new Ruger Airhawk air rifle, 4x32 scope, fiberoptic sight, $85. 517-526-2857 ROCK RIVER ARMS AR15, A4, mid length, 2 30-round magazines, is new, $1200. 517-646-6623

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2011 is the year to invest in your future . Become one of the 57% of newly Microsoft Certified individuals who expect a p a y raise in 2011. Call today to find out about our new professional certification programs from New Horizons. 1-888-413-7876 Tuition Options are available AIRLINES ARE HIRING— Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified—Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-891-2281. MM

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Computer Sales -Service COMPUTER REVIVER: Upgrades, internet repair, virus, spyware removal, data rec. 30 day wrnty. Erik 517-484-6364. Housecalls.

Drywall Gary’s Drywall Finishing "Hang, Finish and Repair" 517-927-3853 garysdrywallfinishing.com

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Hauling-Trucking 517.322.4131 Trash removal Appliances, brush, carpet, wood, etc. Senior disc. Eavestrough Cleaning. TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664

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PAINTING Interior/Exterior, Top Quality Work, Fair Rates, Free Estimates, References. Call Mike Warren at 627-7732 or 256-2600

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ASSEMBLE MAGNETS & CRAFTS from Home! YearRound Work! Excellent Pay! No Experience! Top US Company! Glue Gun, Painting, Jewelry, More! Toll Free 1-866-844-5091 MM

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MASONRY RESTORATION Res/comm., historic. Repair brick, block & stone. Fndn/chimney repair/new. Lic. & Ins. 517-647-5380

Snow Removal SEASONAL RESIDENTIAL Snow Removal -Dewitt area onlyFree estimate taken now 517-668-3717

Stump Removel BENJAMIN STUMP REMOVAL (Formerly Bill’s Stump Removal). Prompt service, free estimates. Insured. 517 285-7831, 517 625-5652

Tree Service

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BATH CHARTER TOWNSHIP SYNOPSIS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING OF JANUARY 3, 2011 Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Supervisor Schneider. Members present were Supervisor Schneider, Clerk McQueen, Treasurer Garrity, Trustees Clark, Curtis, Pett and Puttler. Also present were Superintendent Feltman, Police Chief Rose, Fire Chief Hosford, several committee appointees and several residents. ACTION: 1. Approved the agenda with the addition of MSU Master Students conducting a Community Needs Survey update and Food Policy Initiative to New Business/Items for Introduction and Police Officer Labor Council Letter of Understanding to New Business/Items for Action. 2. Approved the consent agenda to receive and file the Parks & Recreation Committee minutes of August 9, 2010 and Clinton County Board of Commissioners November 30, 2010 meeting minutes excerpt. Approved the payment of the General Fund vouchers #38655-#38696, in the amount of $69,370.30, Sewer Fund vouchers #2740-#2744 in the amount of $7,855.38 and Payroll vouchers #20266-#20305, Direct Deposits #788-#806 in the amount of $55,408.33. 3. Approved the regular Board meeting minutes of December 20, 2010 with the correction of a typographical error. 4. Approved the Board and Commission appointments. 5. Approved the Rescue Vehicle Purchase Agreement with the funds coming out of the fund balance. 6. Approved the Professional Services Agreement with Consultants on Call. 7. Approved the Police Officer Labor Council Letter of Understanding extending the existing contract through 2011. County Commissioner Report - None. Superintendent’s Report - Verbal report given. Meeting adjourned at 8:17 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Kathleen B. McQueen, Clerk

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NEW & USED windows & doors. Also Metal Chimmneys for fireplaces or woodburners. Make ofWE BUY GUITARS, BANJOS, fer, low prices. mandolins, ukuleles & ac517-204-4949. cordions! Any condition! Fair, honest, reliable. Locally owned. Call Vintage City Guitars Now! 517-6180120. MM

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Auto Less than $2,000 PONTIAC BONNEVILLE 1999 Great mileage. Green. Excellent cond.

$1800 517-391-2043

2005 MALIBU MAXX $6995 Loaded, black, sharp, clean. 77K mi. Mint City Auto, St Johns 989-640-1899

Buick BUICK 2001 PARK AVENUE ULTRA $4,500 You must see it, we must sell it. 154K mi. otherwise like new 517-272-4395 for appt. RAINIER SUV AWD, 2004 $11,900 80K+ mi., CXL, NAV, moon, leather. $45K new. Excellent condition 517-204-4343

Cadillac CADILLAC DEVILLE 1995 $2500 Leather, loaded, great mileage. Red. Excellent cond. 517-391-2043

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CADILLAC DEVILLE 2003 $7800 Leather, loaded, sunroof, 116,000 mi. Tan. Excellent cond. 517-391-2043 DTS, 2003 $5,900 150K+ hwy. mi., Diamond white, moon, well maint. Excellent condition 517-204-4343

Chrysler-Plymouth TOWN & COUNTRY LXI, 2001 $4800 130+K hwy. mi., Immpecably maintained, spotless Excellent condition. 517-525-4444

Dodge DODGE COLT 1993 2 dr., auto., 98K, 40 mpg Excellent cond.

E250 PANEL VAN, 1998 $5500 51,400 mi. Handicap lift, all power, air. Good condition. 517-339-7274 WINDSTAR, 1995 160K mi. 1 owner, 8 passenger. Excellent condition

$2200 517-505-0045

F-150, 1996 $3500 181K mi. Short box, 6 cyl., auto. Loaded. Excellent condition. 517-402-1620

Honda ACCORD EX, 2001 $5950 140K mi. V6, auto. All power, sunroof. 6 CD changer Excellent condition. 517-349-6097

SOLD. January 09, 2011

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Ford

Chevrolet ’02 MALIBU LS $3995 w/warranty. Loaded, leather, sunroof, clean, 92K. Mint City Auto 989-640-1899

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Kia

Automobiles Wanted

KIA AMANTI 2005 $9995/OBO Must sell. 4 dr. Luxury Sedan, loaded, new brakes & battery, nonsmoker. Dave 517-285-6626

VEHICLES WANTED DEAD/ALIVE Top $$ paid, Free towing. Same day pickup. 7 Days. 517-487-8704

KIA SPECTRA 2002 $4500 80K+ mi., 35 mpg., 2 yr. warr. Clean carfax. Excellent cond. 517-525-4444

CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay you Cash Today & tow away free! Call 517-505-2098

Lexus LS 430, 2005 $24,800 Ultra nav sat chrome. 85K. White/white. Keyless Excellent condition 517-349-2440

Mini Vans DODGE GRAND CARAVAN SPORT 2001 $4,500 Gr8 Van, 6 cyl, 3rd Row Seats, 120000mi., Gold 517-749-6501 HONDA ODYSSEY TOURING 2006 $17,500 Lthr, DVD, Sunroof, XM, Very Good, 107000mi. 517-410-7517

Sport Utility Vehicles

Junk Cars Wanted CARS & TRUCKS WANTED Paying cash. 7 days a week.

269-838-5895

WE PAY TOP DOLLAR for used cars, trucks & vans. Will beat any offer. Free towing. 517-482-2260 CAR DON’T WORK Or is crashed! Tired of spending money? Will pay you cash Today & tow away free! Call 517-505-2098 BENJAMIN & SON A1 TOWING WANTED Junk cars, vans & trucks. Top $ paid . 517-372-9737

MAZDA TRIBUTE S 2005 $7,100 V6, Dual Air Bag, Sunroof, Multi CD, 64000mi, Silver 517-648-7226

Volvo V40, 2002 $3975 130K mi. Auto, leather. Safe, reliable, must sell. Good condition. 517-627-6377

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ST.JOHNS-INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOMES. Beautiful Park setting. Close to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 Sunview Dr. 989-224-8919 EHO

GRAND LEDGE 2 bdrm. fireplace, garage, central air, washer & dryer, $750-$775. 517-2829669 or 517-349-8000

1210 CLIMAX Lansing. 2 bdrm., hardwood floors, stove, fridge, washer/ dryer hookups, Near Sparrow & MSU/Cooley/LCC. Yard, garage. $625+ dep & util. 517-290-1403/517-285-4457

WAVERLY/WILLOW Large 2 bdrm, air, appliances, carpeting. Heat pd. $560 mo. Call 517-3519321 or 517-694-8988.

HASLETT & OKEMOS $0 deposit Large 2 bdrms. from $495. Ph. 337-1133 phgrentals.com

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Homes For Rent

LANSI NG - 2, 4 & 5 bdrm houses and 2 bdrm apts. & duplexes. $575-$800. Local owner cell 989-550-1181.

4229 CHICKORY Lansing LANSING - 2 BDRM ., 1 bath SE. Newer 3 bdrm. ranch, home. Completely remodfull basement, new carpet eled. Convenient to bus, & vinyl, very nice. MSU & Sparrow hospital. $800/mo. Basement, fenced yard, Call Ron 323-4106. $800+ utilities. 903-240-4810 5933 POTTER ST, Haslett. 3 bdrm. house, $650/mo +

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OKEMOS: WALK TO Ben- CANADIAN FISHING CAB- DOWNTOWN 408 W. Ionia, INS for RENT. Walleyes, nett Woods & Okemos furnished, close to LCC jumbo perch, big High. 4 bdrm., 2 bath, and Cooley. $335 per northerns. Call Hugh or granite counter tops, month utilities incl. Doris toll free 800-426-2550 vaulted ceilings, Fireplace. 517-749-3890 for free brochure. Or look $1600. 517-694-1825. at our website www.bestfishing.com CAMPING MEMBERSHIP MM LIFETIME. Camp Coast to Coast USA/Canada ST JOHNS $10/night (full hook-up). 3 bdrm./bath. 1792 sq.ft. (Paid $1,595) Must Sell Rent to own!! Only $369 $595, 1-800-236-0327. per mo. Brand new carpet & appliances. Contact The LEASE TO OWN O f f i c e Meadows of St. Johns, /Warehouse. 5000 sf total. (989) 224-7707. 2000 sf office. All heated & air conditioned. Located in Rensen Center. JollyMOBILE HOME FOR rent Pennsylvania area. Rate as Deposit required, no pets. Email the Lansing Community low as $1250/mo. 331-1734 Sec. 8 welcome. (2)ARTIC CATS - (1) 700 @ Newspapers 24/7 at: M-F 8-5 for more details. 517-482-4322 $1,200 & (1) 900 @ $1,600 lcnclassifieds@gannett.com or best offer! 517-204-4949

CampersTravel Trailers

Mobile Homes For Rent

Office Space For Rent

Apartments dep. Call 517-339-8426 MASON LARGE 1 BDRM APT. in 600 E. Columbia. 2 bdrm., ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| Grand Ledge, overlooking MSU-LCC-Cooley 1.5 bath, deck, garage. the park & river, includes APT 1-3 BED NEWLY REMODELED 50 FEET FROM LCC from $535 517-204-5550 DOWNTOWN 408 W. Ionia, 1 bdrm., garage, basement. Close to LCC and Cooley. $575 per month utilities included. 517-749-3890

AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bdrms, Section 8 OK. Pets OK. Move in special! Flexible terms available. $395-$1095. 517-651-1374

heat & water, $530 mo. + dep. No pets, no smoking. Call 517-242-4867.

MASON 2 & 3 bdrm. fireplace, central air, washer/ dryer. From $750. 517-282-9669 517-349-8000

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LUXURY HOME 201 S. Pennsylvania, 4 bdrm., 3 bath, hrd. wood flrs., 1 car garage, 1 blk. from Sparrow, $900/mo.; 923 EDISON ST., Lansing, 3 bdrm., 1 bath, 1½ car garage. $650/mo. 517-331-1182.

Homes For Sale

CAPITOL VIEW- 420 W. Ottawa. Large, clean, safe 1 bdrm. Laundry room available. 1 year lease. Heat & water paid. Immediate occupancy. $565 & up. 517-896-2455/517-322-2456

CARY APTS. S. LANSING. 1 & 2 bdrms., $470-$570 mo., FREE FORECLOSURE LIST heat, water, sewer & trash INGS Over 400,000 properincluded. 517-202-3964. ties nationwide. Low down payment. Call now. 800880-2517 MM COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: 1 bedroom Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

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DEWITT TWP. - Nice family 2 story home on deadend st. 4 bdrm., 2 bath. Central air, attached breezway & 2 car garage. Clean, dry unfinished bsmnt. Safe neighborhood. $875 + dep. & util. 517-339-1962.

$100 moves you in! "0" application fee & "0" sec. deposit 1 or 2 bdrms Apts.

PORTLAND- 1990 SCHULTZ. DOWNTOWN LOFT 14’x72’ 3 bdrm., 2 bath, in 1 bdrm. loft, 1000 sq.ft., small secluded park near wood floors, stainless apschool & close to downpliances, laundry, secured town. Central air. Newer garage parking. $950/mo. steel skirting, roof, 517-482-8771 or 517-719- GRAND LEDGE: Updated lg. 1200 sf., 2 BR., + bsmnt., evestroughs & decks. 5600. www.wencoproperties.com laundry hookup. 1.5 bath, 2 $16K. 517-647-2464 story w/garage, lg. kitchen & bdrms,. w/balcony. DOWNTOWN Fresh paint, newer carpet. remodeled 2 bdrm., lamiNo big dogs. Includes nate wood floors, large trash, lawn & snow. $730 + kitchen, available midutil. 517-853-6307 January. $550+ heat & water. 517-719-5600 HOUSING DISCRIMINATION? Call The Fair Housing Center at: 1-877-979-FAIR. S. SIDE very nice, clean, quiet 2 bdrm., $475, washer/dryer hookup. ACCORD PROPERTIES MASON TOWNHOUSE 517-388-0584. Studios, 1 & 2 Bdrms. MOVE IN SPECIAL Newly Lansing /E. Lansing Area. renovated 2 bdrm., 1 bath, 517-337-7900 with laundry & lockable private storage, lg fenced P WESTFIELD CLUB P backyard. $675. 517-202AIRPORT NEAR 2 bdrm, 1781 or 517-230-3885. clean, $525. heat & water ** FREE RENT ** incl. $300 sec. dep. 517323-4164 or 517- 482-6079.

Duplexes Townhomes

Apartments For Rent

COOLEY/LCC NEAR: 1 bdrm apt. Secure building, $510/mo. + $250 security deposit. 517-347-0314.

FRANDOR/CHESTER RD., MSU FREE HEAT-WATER! Spacious 2 bdrm. Quiet, clean, lg. closets, laundry, carport. New kitchen & bath. Desirable neighborhood on bus route. From $650. 517-641-7645 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

517-886-4100

Apartments Suburbs 1st Month Rent FREE when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett * Immediate Occupancy * Cozy 1 bdrm apts $560 * PET WELCOME * Single level bldg w/ private entries * Washer/Dryer hook ups in utility room * Vaulted ceiling in living room * Storage access * Lovely wooded setting * Close to everything Expires January 15, 2011 Call today for info and tour! 517-349-2250 Conditions apply.

Duplexes For Rent

5849 O R C H A R D CT. Co m pletely remodeled 2 bdrm, 1 bath, full basement with washer/dryer. New carpet, paint, appliances. Fenced backyard, private deck. $650 + utils. 517-332-9255. GRAND LEDGE - 4/plex. EXCELLENT NEIGHBORHOOD, walk to downtown shops & parks. Lg. fenced yard, no pets. 2 bdrm. $700 Incl. all util. Dennis: 517-348-6124 HOLT Large 2 bdrm. duplex. Nice yard. W/D hookup. $650 water & sewer included. No pets. 517-694-1899.   WEBBERVILLE- 2 bdrm.  duplex, 2 car garage,  $725/mo. 517-521-3242  or 810-923-0910.  

PROJECT:

DEWITT PUBLIC SCHOOLS BID PACKAGE 04 ADDITIONS/RENOVATIONS

OWNER:

DEWITT PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2957 HERBISON ROAD DEWITT, MICHIGAN 48820

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER:

GRANGER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 6267 Aurelius Road/P.O. Box 22187 Lansing, Michigan 48909 (517) 393-1670 Phone (517) 393-1382 Fax

ARCHITECT:

KINGSCOTT ASSOCIATES, INC 229 EAST MICHIGAN AVENUE SUITE 335 KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN 49007 (269) 381-4880

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3603 Gale Rd., 2 bdrm., 2 full bath, 1130 sq. ft. ranch style home. Slab bsmnt., no garage. $650+ deposit. 517-622-6059 www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

LANSING- 231 S. Francis, 3 bedroom, dishwasher, washer/dryer. $650.00 + deposit. Call 517-204-4451

When you need repairs around the home - and you need them fast- check the service directory in the Source SEE SOURCEADS.COM OR CALL LCN TOLL FREE

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INVITATION IS HEREBY MADE TO HAVE QUALIFIED BIDDERS SUBMIT BID PROPOSALS FOR THE FOLLOWING WORK CATEGORIES: CATEGORY DESCRIPTION 04-03-01 Concrete Building Fdns, SOG, & Concrete Paving

CATEGORY 04-04-01

DESCRIPTION Masonry

04-05-01 Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metals 04-07-01 Roofing & Sheet Metal

04-06-01 04-08-01

04-09-01 Metal Stud Partitions & Acoustical Ceilings 04-09-03 Painting 04-22-01 Mechanical, Plumbing & HVAC

04-09-02 04-12-01 04-26-01

04-28-01 Building Access Control System 04-32-01 Asphalt Paving

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General Trades Aluminum Store front, Doors, Windows, & Glazing Carpet, & Resilient Flooring Institutional Casework Building Electrical & Fire Alarm Earthwork, Site Utilities Landscaping

BID PROPOSALS ARE REQUESTED AND WILL BE RECEIVED AS A "SINGLE LUMP SUM PROPOSAL" PRIOR TO 2:00 PM, LOCAL TIME, ON JANUARY 18, 2011 A PRE-BID MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 4, 2011 AT 3:45 PM IN THE DAVID SCOTT ELEMENTARY CAFETERIA, 804 WILSON STREET, DEWITT, MI 48820. (OPTIONAL) SEPARATE SEALED BID PROPOSALS FOR THE ABOVE WORK CATEGORIES MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE THE BID OPENING DATE AND TIME. BIDS ARE TO BE SUBMITTED TO: DEWITT PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2957 W. HERBISON RD. DEWITT, MI 48820 BID SECURITY IN THE FORM OF BONDS ARE REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED WITH ALL PROPOSALS. BID SECURITY IN THE FORM OF A CERTIFIED CHECK IS ACCEPTABLE BID SECURITY ONLY FOR PROPOSAL LESS THAN $50,000. ALL BIDS MUST CONTAIN A SWORN AND NOTARIZED STATEMENT DISCLOSING ANY FAMILIAL RELATIONSHIP EXISTING BETWEEN THE BIDDER OR ANY EMPLOYEE OF THE BIDDER AND ANY MEMBER OF THE BELLEVUE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. DBR-891020

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ALISON HOUSE-SECTION 8 Subsidized barrier free apartments for persons w/ physical disabilities. Property built 2006, Free Heat & water. Large 1 & 2 Bdrms, Delta Township, Michigan, Call 517-323-4222 for an appointment. Equal Housing Opportunity.

1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartment homes. Call for details.

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DIMONDALE/EATON RAPIDS country living on 22 acres w/pond, 3 bdrm., 2 bath, 2 car garage, washer dryer, walkout bsmt. $850. 517-202-3555

Call us today! 517-694-8975 conditions apply

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OKEMOS, 2056 HAMILTON Near Meridian Mall behind Meijers, near bus. $300+ util., 1 mo. sec. dep. includes trash. No pets. 517- BATH 6067 Park Lake Rd. 209½ E. MT. Hope - 1 bdrm., 410-7257 close to highways. Unique outside terrace, newer ap3 bdrm. w/lakefront lot, pliances & drywall. Clean firepit, dock, home has & well maintained. Can stove, refrig., WD hookup, text pictures. $490+ deair cond., deck & shed. Old Orchard Apts. posit, includes util. Can be Must see to appreciate. furnished. 517-285-4489. $850. 517-243-0554.

$700+ util. Call 719-5600

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