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October 10, 2010

DeWitt Twp. debates adding assessment fee By KEN PALMER

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Stopping the run Bath sophomore linebacker Mike Flegal chases down Fowler running back Devon Feldpausch in the Bees’ 42-0 loss to the Eagles Oct. 2. The loss gives Bath a 3-3 season record.

DeWITT TWP. — For awhile now, the township has been the only municipality in the Greater Lansing area that doesn’t charge residents a 1-percent fee for collecting taxes. But township officials say they might not be able to avoid it any longer. The Township Board will discuss adding the fee to tax bills during a public hearing on the budget on Oct. 14. Officials say adding the fee is the best way to ease a budget crunch fueled by declining property values and vanishing state revenue. “I’ve been on the board for 21 years, and the tax administrative fee has been discussed every year,,” Township Clerk Diane Mosier said. “We’re the only ones in the greater Lansing area that hasn’t done it. We’ve delayed it as long as we possible can.” The fee would be assessed on residents’ total tax bills and would generate about $170,000 a year in revenue for the township. The fee would cost the owner of a home with a taxable value of $100,000 about $30 a year, officials estimate. For years, the township has been trying to cope with falling revenue by budgeting conservatively, reorganizing departments, changing employees benefit levels and, applying for more grants, officials said. But if nothing changes, the township will soon reach a point where essential services such as police and fire protection are affected, they said.

Township leaders held an informational meeting in April to share financial information and poll residents about budget and funding issues, township Manager Rod Taylor said. Residents were asked about various options, including special millages for things like parks and roads, and reducing non-statutory services such as parks and police and fire protection, he said “They said we need to continue to cut costs and assess the administrative fee,” he said. Because of declining property values, most residents would still see a decrease in their tax bills if the administrative fee were added, Taylor said. Slightly more than a third would see a slight increase, he said. But, assessing fee wouldn’t solve all of the township’s budget problems, he said “We believe that with the administrative fee added, we’re still going to have to cut $350,000 (from the 2012 budget),” Taylor said. “Without the TAF, it would be $700,000.” The proposed 2011 budget of nearly $5.6 million is higher than last year because the township is buying two new fire trucks, officials said. The cost will partially offset by A $261,000 grant The township can no longer delay that expense, Taylor said. Local governments are allowed to assess a 1-percent administrative fee to cover the cost of assessing property, sending out bills and collecting tax money. The township spends about $331,000 a year on those tasks but receives only about 10 percent of the total, Taylor said.


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in area this month The American Red Cross has scheduled blood drives for the following dates and times: • Monday, Oct. 11, at Redeemer United Methodist Church, 13980 Schavey Road, DeWitt, from noon to 5:45 p.m. • Friday, Oct. 15, at Eastwood Towne Centre, 2713 Preyde Blvd., Lansing, from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. • Friday, Oct. 29, at DeWitt High School, 3100 W. Clark Road, DeWitt, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health. For information on a blood drive in any of the 65 counties served by the Great Lakes Region, call 1-800-GIVE LIFE or visit

Bath Band Boosters to meet on Oct. 12 The Bath Band Boosters hold monthly meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 the Bath Middle School band room. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 12. Meetings typically last one hour. Anyone interested in the Bath Schools band program is welcome to attend.

DTBA to hold parent meeting on Oct. 12 The DeWitt Travel Basketball Association will hold an informational meeting for parents of fourth through eighth grade students who reside in the DeWitt School District and are interested in participating in the 2010-2011 travel basketball season. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Herbison Woods Middle School Media Center.

DTBA seeks coaches for 2010-2011 season The DeWitt Travel Basketball Association (DTBA) is accepting coaching applications for the fourth through eighth grade girls and the fourth through sixth grade boys for the 2010-2011 travel basketball season. Applications are available at

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Honoring the champs The DeWitt City Council honored the 2010 state champion DeWitt boys golf team during the council’s Sept. 21 meeting. On hand for the ceremony were (left to right) Ryan Carey, Mitchell Overway, Alex Jones, Tyler Polulak, Chris Hardy, Brendon Ward and Coach Dave Koenigsknecht. Making the presentation is Mayor Jim Rundborg. Com- Cheer Boosters accepting pleted applications and signed coach’s code of conduct must be returned Market Day orders to DTBA, P.O. Box 194, DeWitt, The DeWitt Cheer Boosters group MI 48820 or e-mailed to is once again taking Market Day food by Friday, orders. Market Day supplies competiOct. 15. tively priced, restaurant quality food which the Boosters earn profits from Bath UMC to host euchre each purchase to help support the DeWitt High School competitive cheer tournament Oct. 23 The Bath United Methodist squads. This month’s special is “DesChurch holds a euchre tournament sert Bonus Days.” The more desserts on Saturday, Oct. 23, starting at 6:30 that are purchased, the more the p.m. The cost is $5 to cover snacks Boosters earn The deadline for orders is and prizes. Proceeds benefit the Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 11 p.m. with Bath/Gunnisonville mission trip. The church is located at 13777 pick up scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. Main Street in Bath with parking off 26, between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Orof Webster Road across from the el- ders may be placed online at Market Day ementary school. For more i nformation, call Sue accepts EBT, credit card, check or cash. Boyer at (517) 641-4152. For more information, please call Bath Renaissance program Heather Zuke at (517) 668-8918.

meets on Oct. 26 The Bath High School Renaissance program meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. in the Bath High School office conference room. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 26. Meetings typically last one hour. Everyone is welcome to attend.

DHS Library to hold book sale Oct. 11-15

The DeWitt High School library’s fall book fair will be held Oct. 11-15. It will be open during school hours and during parent/teacher conferences the evening of Oct. 13. The library will also be running its Bestow-a-Book donation program, with books that are available through the book fair being high-

lighted as recommended purchases for books to donate to the library’s collection. National Honor Society students can earn volunteer hours for helping to cover book fair times. Parent volunteers are also welcome. Contact school librarian Sue Hornbach at (517) 668-3206 for information.

Bath bands begin apple pie fundraiser The Bath Band Boosters and Bath band students are holding their apple pie sale through Oct. 22. Proceeds will go toward various band activities including the instrument fund, music camp scholarships, and the band trips. Pies are available for a donation of $7.50 each. They are a double crust pie, individually bagged and boxed and can be baked that day or frozen for future use (instructions included). Orders, with payment, are due Friday, Oct. 22. Turn in orders to any band student, Bath Band Boosters officer, band director Mr. Vetter, or the high school and middle school offices. (Make checks payable to Bath Band Boosters.) Pies will be available for pick-up on Nov. 6 between 10:30 a.m. and noon at the middle school cafeteria.

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Letters to the editor Bob Showers is running for re-election for 5th District County Commissioner in November. A dedicated and active member of our community, he is accessible, attentive and responsive when residents bring concerns to his attention. Bob has followed through on promises made to maintain essential public services without going over budget. He values and promotes both green initiatives and business-friendly policies that will bring good, sustainable jobs to the area. Bob Showers understands the needs and priorities of the people of Clinton County. He has served with distinction as 5th District County Commissioner, and has earned my support this Nov. 2. Maria Ostrander DeWitt

example, Ingham County is projecting a deficit of somewhere between $5 million and $8 million. Despite decreasing revenue, Clinton County has, yet again, balanced the budget for 2011. While, no doubt, equal credit should be given to all of the commissioners, Commissioner Adam Stacey has played an integral role in improving the county during his tenure. First, during Commissioner Stacey’s tenure, the county has taken great strides to enhance its financial status. Specifically, the county has improved its bond rating; this improved rating gives the county access to better financial opportunities, which will help the county remain fiscally secure for years to come. Second, Commissioner Stacey has also supported a number of projects that add to the quality of life for Clinton County’s citizenry. For example, Commissioner Stacey voted to

triple the county’s park land, preserving this park area for future generations. Also, during his tenure, the county constructed its first park – Motz County Park. This was done with substantial state and private grant dollars, which drastically reduced the costs per taxpayer, while providing a tremendous benefit to the entire county. The costs to build this park? A one-time expense of $6 per person. Simply put, Commissioner Adam Stacey is the ideal choice for a commissioner – he strives to increase the quality of life for county residents while maintaining the fiscal security of the county. What more could you ask for? So voters in the 7th District take note - vote to retain Commissioner Stacey on Nov. 2. Chris Trudeau DeWitt Township

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Family thankful for generosity of area The family of Mindy Hurt Osenga would like to recognize the following businesses and individuals for helping make the golf outing a huge success: Thank you to Ledge Meadows Golf Course for hosting this outing, they did a great job. Thanks to First Place Sports, Sophia’s, Sundance Chevrolet, Grand Ledge Ford, Fed Ex, Cugino’s, Cutting Edge Lawn Service, Swedes Restaurant, Smokey Johns Discount Tobacco, Lansing Mall Goodrich Theatre, R-Club, Sara Blasius, Doug Brown Packaging Co., Fast Eddies, Coffee Jam, Gym Bumz Fitness, Kara Bond, Brittany Cooney, Applebees, CCI Inc., Anchor Inn on the Bay, Los Tres Amigo’s Mr. and Mrs. Willy, and Finley’s. And thank you to those who did not play but made a donation, your generosity is appreciated. Dave Hurt Lansing

Retain Stacey for County Commissioner As residents of Clinton County, we are some of the lucky ones. Budget deficits abound in many Michigan counties. For

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Partisanship crippling state’s budget process Things legislative have not improved since the English Lord Protector told the “Rump Parliament” to get out of town in 1653. Three hundred and fifty-seven years later, the Michigan legislature had the audacity to congratulate itself on completing the fiscal 2011 budget a mere day ahead of the Oct. 1st legal deadline. Actually, since the Higher Education appropriation bill had not yet been signed by midnight, the government didn’t even accomplish that, making this the third time in the last four years they’ve blown it. They had all year to get the job done, and they made a mess of it. Once again, “kick the can down the road” was the favorite game in Lansing. Apart from reforming the public school employee retirement system, lawmakers made virtually no structural changes in the organization, workings or cost of government at all levels.

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That’s something that has to happen if we are ever going to start to overcome our chronically and structurally unbalanced budget. Responsible citizens would have been happy if our lawmakers had actually done something useful, rather than -- once again -- taking a pass and leaving a mess to the next crop of Michigan leaders, who also legally have to come up with a balanced budget. Doing that by the Sept. 30 deadline next year will be tough. Best estimate is the budget will be at least $1.6 billion in the red, and that doesn’t count problems that so far have escaped notice. For starters, here’s a check list of things done and left un-

done: • Higher education, by all accounts our crown jewel and the core of any hope to improve our economy, took a 2.8 percent cut. Michigan, which desperately needs a better educated workforce, has been instead leading the nation in cutting support for public colleges and universities; we continue to spend more money warehousing felons in state prisons than on educating our young people. • The widely acclaimed “Pure Michigan” TV advertising campaign was cut to $4.5 million, far below what is needed for an effective buy. Leaders in the state’s tourist industry say business was up this year because of the campaign. Economists calculate the program brings three dollars into the state for every one spent. Nevertheless, a shortsighted legislature cut their funding. • Michigan’s unionized state employees got a 3 per-

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Those facts alone scream out for a coherent, focused competitive strategy to put Michigan on the right track and get our financial house in order. But you saw none of that from Lansing. Come to think of it, what the legislature did runs exactly counter to any rational competitive strategy might suggest. Want evidence? The first two examples I mentioned tell the story: 1.) Once again, everyone knows that the skill and talent of our young people is our greatest asset. The collapse of the brawn-based auto economy means we desperately need a better educated work force. And yet the legislature this year chose yet again to cut appropriations for public colleges and universities. What were they thinking? 2.) Our unrivaled natural resources and environment bring tourists here from all around the world, yet our law-

makers couldn’t find a few bucks to continue “Pure Michigan,“ the most successful advertising program in state history. Why? In large part, because Republicans refused to vote for what they consider a Democratic program. This year’s budget shows yet again that our politics are paralyzed by excessive partisanship, lack of political will and failure of leadership. For our state’s future, one can only hope the election, now only weeks away, will produce a better crop of leaders than those we’ve had to endure in recent years. *** Editor’s Note: Former newspaper publisher and University of Michigan Regent Phil Power is the founder and president of The Center for Michigan. The opinions expressed here are Power’s own and do not represent the official views of The Center. He welcomes your comments at

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Letters to the editor Vote for Drake for 85th House Over the past eight years one of the major stumbling blocks in getting anything done in the Michigan legislature is the partisan politics played by legislators who have their post-legislative careers more in mind than the interests of the people they represent. Game playing and controversy has become a way of life. We need legislators who can put aside the disagreements and can build collaborations and consensus. We need legislators who are willing to work with each other Democrats and Republicans. We need legislators who understand issues and are willing to work extremely hard to do their jobs. In meeting and talking with Pamela Drake, who is running for the 85th District House of Representatives seat, we have seen Pamela’s commitment to the principles of hard work and collaboration to get things done. She has experience working in legislative offices and knows the importance of understanding the details of each bill and how they will impact people’s lives. We have heard her talk passionately about working with other legislators, not against them, to find solutions to our state’s economic problems. Pamela Drake will bring a fresh and refreshing attitude of collaboration with her fellow legislators and will do everything she can to represent the best interests of her constituents. If you want to know more about Pamela Drake, go to her website, Marion and Ralph Gorton Perry

mented numerous middle class tax cuts, and saved Michigan’s automotive industry and thousands of jobs. Don’t be mislead by Republican generalized mischaracterizations of who Democrats are, rather, in each instance, check the facts of what Democrats have accomplished. Democrats are making our townships, counties, and country a better place for all of us, not just a privileged few. So vote for Democrats at all levels of government. Robert M. Hurand East Lansing

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After reading Sheri Willis’ letter in last week’s DeWitt-Bath Review, it seemed obvious that she is completely unaware about what is happening in Bath Township. Her allegations are patently untrue. Every regular Bath Township board meeting is opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. The Bath Township website posts its board minutes after every meeting. If she checked it she would see the many positive things this board is doing in our community. Smearing Marie Howe, a strong and viable candidate for the Clinton County Commission, and maligning the Bath Township Board of Trustees, detracts from this campaign. Her opponent Mr. Stacey should be embarrassed to have someone with such views on his side. Mrs. Willis’ message lacks substance and is a disingenuous act to discredit Marie Howe who would be an excellent county commissioner. She has approached this race with intelligent analysis of the issues, honesty and integrity. My choice is to vote for MaDemocrats have improved Bath rie Howe, Clinton County Commissioner. While driving on Webster Road in Bath Vic Weipert the other day, I saw a young woman pushBath ing a baby stroller. She was walking with a number of school age kids not in the street, Keep trash collection as it is as was necessary in the past, but safely, on In response to my new neighbor from a newly installed sidewalk; a sidewalk au- Saginaw who would like to see our local thorized and built through the efforts of the government take over trash collection, I community committed Democrats on the would like to point out that one of the reaBath Township Board. Previous Republican sons we moved here 25 years ago was to dominated boards failed, over many years get away from higher taxes and big governof control, to rectify this dangerous situa- ment. I like the idea of being able to choose tion. my own trash service and benefit from the Democrats on the Bath Board have also competition that occurs when more than implemented a new bidding policy for oth- one company can serve me. er capital improvements, created a Senior If we have the township take over this Center Advisory Board which has resulted activity and seek out bids, it is true that in attendance at the Senior Center to grow there will be competition to get the bid, but from six to 30 seniors a day, adopted meet- we will also get an added layer of bureauing rules of order required by the State but cracy and quite likely poorer service. Right ignored by the previous Republican con- now if I have a little extra trash, my compatrolled Boards, implemented a new quar- ny picks it up with no problem. I doubt that terly news letter, are now electronically would be true if they had a term contract. recording Board meetings to make them Comparing costs with Saginaw is just more transparent to the public, revamped not a good idea, as we are a rural communithe Township’s web site, established a farm- ty, unlike Saginaw. I am willing to bet that if ers market, developed a fishing dock on the township took over trash service, costs Park Lake, and more. would go up and service would go down. And don’t forget that at the national lev- Lets have less government not more. el, Democrats have ended the fighting war Tom and Sue DelGiorno in Iraq, passed National Health Care legBath islation, passed credit card reform, imple-

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Letters to the editor Pledge still recited in Bath Twp. Once again, Bath residents were subjected to the worn out and dishonest rhetoric stating in essence that the Bath Township Board eliminated the Pledge of Allegiance. This falsehood was printed yet again in last weeks DeWitt-Bath Review in a letter to the editor written by Sheri Willis. I am not aware of which meetings Sheri Willis attends, but the Pledge has not been eliminated at Bath. I know this first hand – I attend every meeting. The timing of these falsehoods regarding the Bath Township Board seemed a bit suspect until I got to the part where Ms. Willis also included Marie Howe, candidate for Clinton County Commissioner, in the erroneous mix. The Willis’ are working against Marie Howe in a hotly contested Clinton County Commissioner campaign. As a public official, and an Election Committee member, I applaud the efforts of anyone willing to spend their valuable time working for the candidate of their choice. That’s part of what our great democracy is all about. However, to clear up confusion created by Ms. Willis’ letter; for the record, Marie Howe lives in Bath Township, she holds no position on any township boards or

committees, and is not an employee of Bath Township. I can also attest that when Ms. Howe attends our board meetings she joins us in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. What I don’t understand is how Ms. Willis got this so wrong. Her husband, Steve Willis, often attends Bath board meetings, and he also recites the Pledge of Allegiance along side the rest of us. Rick Curtis Bath Township Trustee

Change has been good in Bath Twp. In last week’s DeWitt-Bath Review Sheri Willis wrote that the Bath Township Board eliminated the Pledge, raised taxes, and has eroded our rights. My oh my, how busy these people must have been. I wonder when they found the time to do such damage while giving us a new farmer’s market, a new fish-

ing dock at Park Lake, and a new pavilion at Wiswasser Park in addition to all their regular duties. Maybe they raised our taxes in between one of the five recall attempts. Nope – didn’t happen. Bath has not raised our taxes – period. Maybe they eroded our rights shortly after they turned our senior center into a success, and just before they got the kids out of traffic by putting a sidewalk on Webster Road. Funny thing, I can’t think of one of my rights being “eroded.” The truth is, at Bath Township the Pledge of Allegiance is given at every board meeting. I’m glad I no longer have to rely on “Hope” because the “Change” is good. Don Parkey Bath Township


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Purse snatcher caught A man who stole a purse from a business on Sept. 29 led police to the evidence after they tracked him down at his home. The suspect, 19, of Lansing, walked into a business on Schavey Road about 1 p.m. and grabbed a purse from beneath a desk, town-

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BATH TWP. — A township man was arrested after his live-in girlfriend accused him of assaulting her in a dispute over missing money. Township police were called to the Hawk’s Ridge apartments in the early morning hours of Oct. 4 to take the complaint. The victim, 57, said the suspect, 51, yelled at her and accused her of stealing $400 when she walked in the door that morning. She said he pushed her twice and struck her in the face and shoulder with his fist. The suspect, who denied assaulting the woman, was taken to the Clinton County Jail. Man eludes police A driver bailed out of a car and ran as a township officer stopped him for

speeding on Sept. 28. The incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. on Park Lake Road, south of State Road, police reports said. As the officer tried to stop him, the driver of the black Jaguar pulled into a driveway and ran east through residential yards. Officers from DeWitt and Meridian townships and a canine team from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department helped search for the suspect but were unable to find him. A passenger in the car, who could identify the driver only by his first name, said the man told him he didn’t have a driver’s license. The car’s owner of car contacted police and said she had loaned the car to her cousin from Toledo. Charges pending in break-in Police are seeking charges against several suspects in an Aug. 17 home

burglary on Watson Road. In mid-September, Lansing police recovered a computer stolen in the break-in and contacted township police and the victim, township police said. A warrant request for home invasion was forwarded to the Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office, they said. Failure to report A 22-year-old man was expected to face charges after he was involved in an accident and failed to report it. On Oct. 3, the man was eastbound on Coleman Road at Peacock Road when he lost control on a curve and hit a tree, township police said. The driver did not immediately report he accident, but his father called police at a later time. The driver is being charged with failing to report an accident and leaving the scene of an accident, police said.

Bath senior report Following is the current schedule lunch - Come view the tractors after at the Bath Township Senior Center. lunch approx. 12:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. • Friday, Oct. 15: Bingo at 1 p.m. 25 cents per card with cash prizes. Events • Friday, Oct. 15: Casino trip. Leave • Monday, Oct. 11: Chair exercises senior center at 9:30 a.m. and return at 10:30 a.m. This is a free class. Wii at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $25 and includes Bowling at 1 p.m. $20 in casino play and $5 food vouch• Tuesday, Oct. 12: Line dancing er. Call (517) 641-6728, ext. 125 to regclass from 1 to 3 p.m. Cost is $5 per ister. class. Everyone is welcome to attend. Nutritional menu • Wednesday, Oct. 13: County Line $3 per meal (Menu subject to Antique Tractor Club joining us for change)

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“It’s better if they are all here on Count Day,” Huffman said. “We definitely encourage families to do the best they can to make sure their children are all here. “We had pretty good fortune this year. I had all but four kids show up at the middle school.”

Band will cap the day with an exhibition performance of this season’s show: The Four Freedoms. This piece is a musical interpretation of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union Address to the United States Congress. In the “Four Freedoms” address, FDR made the case for American assistance in World War II by enumerating the four universal freedoms worth fighting for: freedom of speech, freedom from want, freedom of worship, and freedom from fear. The DeWitt Marching Band is proud to perform this patriotic show, an original composition by Frank Sullivan and Keith Ford. The 135 DeWitt Band members dedicate this performance to all the men and women that have sacrificed to the ideals that make our nation the place where freedom will never be trampled or forsaken.

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Various awards will be presented to the participating bands at the conclusion of the competition, including best marching, best music, best drum line, best color guard, and best field command. An overall grand champion will also be recognized. Six judges, well respected in the field of high school marching band competition, will adjudicate the meet. Admission to this event is $5 per adult, $3 for senior citizens and children ages 5-12, children under 5 are free. The proceeds from the admission fees, concessions, and other charges will be used to cover the costs of holding this event. Any remaining receipts will be used to further the mission of the DeWitt Bands. For more information, visit — From the DeWitt band program

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BATH TWP. — A surge in enrolment this fall will mean a better bottom line for the Bath Community Schools. The district’s preliminary fall student count of about 985 is 30 more than officials had budgeted for, Superintendent Jake Huffman said. In raw numbers, that would mean an extra $220,000 for the district from the state’s per-pupil funding allowance. “It looks like we’ll end up at 985 or 986,” Huffman said. “We had a few more families move into the district and a few more Schools of Choice students. One of the biggest boosts came from families moving into the Hawk’s Ridge complex.” The district picked up 18 students from the new apartment complex south of I-69, he said. Student Count Day on Sept. 29 was a big day for local school districts because it largely determines how much funding they’ll receive from the state. In the DeWitt Public Schools, enrollment came very close to what leaders anticipated at budget time, The district’s enrollment of 3,028 students was just two shy of the projected 3,030, interim Superintendent Tom Davis said. “Whoever guesstimated that number came pretty close,’ Davis said. Student Count Day numbers can change slightly because students who are absent from school that day can still be counted. But that process can be tedious, school officials said.

DeWITT — The DeWitt Marching Band will host its seventh annual high school marching band invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. at DeWitt Memorial Stadium. With an assortment of marching bands from various areas of Michigan, the competition is expected to produce a variety of music, show themes, marching routines, and excitement. With an emphasis on drumcorps marching style, the invitational competition will demonstrate many of the marching principles advocated by the Michigan Scholastic Band Association. Marching bands scheduled to appear include: Alma, Davison, Fulton, Grand Haven, Ithaca, Muskegon, Petoskey, Pewamo-Westphalia, Roseville, Saginaw-Heritage, Springport, and Sturgis. The DeWitt Panther Marching

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The story “Russian Winter” by first time novelist Daphne Kalotay is told in a series of flashbacks. Nina “The Butterfly” Revskaya is a 79 year old Russian ballerina who is about to sell her jewelry collection for the benefit of the Boston Ballet. Two people are obsessed with the sale. One is Drew Brooks who works for the auction house handling the sale. The other is the Russian professor Grigori Solodin. Once progress is made on the sale catalog, an anonymous donation is made to the sale. Nina had an antique set of earrings and a bracelet which were set with amber. The items had a unique Russian setting and the mark of a Moscow

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ents were taken away in the night. Vera then had to go live with an aunt and grandmother in Leningrad. This was a time of political turmoil when someone could be imprisoned simply for listening to the wrong music if someone informed on them. Nina realized that her mother was sending Vera messages disguised as telegrams from her parents so Vera would not feel so deserted. The planned sale of her jewelry is an attempt by Nina to bring her artistic life to an end. She is now crippled by pain and spends her time in a wheelchair. Instead of closing off her past, Nina reminisces about her early career. With natural talent and hard work, she became a premier

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Fall fun, Andy T’s Farm Market, 3131 S. US Highway 27, St. Johns, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily in October. Pumpkins, you-pick or already gathered, gourds, Indian corn, apples, wagon rides, petting farm, six-acre corn maze, and more. Info: (989) 224-7674, Fall fun at the cider mill, Uncle John’s Cider Mill, 8614 N. U.S. Highway 127, St. Johns, open every day. Inflatables, corn maze, fruit fling, kids corral, gem stone mining, nature trail, pumpkin patch, straw bale maze, train and wagon rides, cider and doughnuts, concessions, gift shop, bakery, winery and more. Info: 989-224-3686, Fall fun on the farm, Peacock Road Tree Farm, 11854 Peacock Road, Laingsburg, 10 a.m. until dark weekends through October. Wagon rides, pig racing, hay stacks, cowboy games and more. Picnic areas and concessions available. Call or see web site for more details. Info: 651-9193, Terror on 27, Terror on 27, Intersection of US 127 and M-57, Ashley, from dark until 11 p.m. Oct. 1-2, from dark to midnight Friday and Saturday nights and from dark until 10 p.m. Sunday nights Oct. 8-31. From dark until 11 p.m. Oct. 1-2, from dark to midnight Friday and Saturday nights and from dark until 10 p.m. Sunday nights Oct. 8-Oct. 31. Two on-site attractions including the new “Kill Zone Paintball Shoot”. Call or see web site for more details. Info: (989) 875-3271, Cost: $6 per attraction, $10 for both. U-Pick pumpkins and apples, Clearview Orchards, 1051 Barry Road, Haslett, 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. U-pick apples, pumpkins, as well as prepicked apples, peaches and squash. Weekend wagon rides available. Info: 655-1454.


Knit-Wits, DeWitt District Library, 13101 Schavey Road, DeWitt , 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Knitters of all ages and skill levels are invited to join this afternoon knitting group. Signup is not required. Info: 669-3156, " Teen Gaming, DeWitt District Library, 13101 Schavey Road, DeWitt , 4-6 p.m. Oct. 11. Wii games, board games, snacks, and a quarterly drawing. Info: 669-3156, "


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Bingo, Bath Senior Center, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, 1 p.m. Fridays. Cash prizes. Info: 641-6728 ext. 126. Cost: 25 cents a card. Casino Trip, Bath Senior Center, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Oct. 15 . Call to register. Info: 641-6728, ext. 125. Cost: $25 ($20 in play and $5 food voucher) . Chair Exercises, Bath Senior Citizens Center, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11. Info: 641-6619.

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Irish Dance Classes, Stoneking Irish Step-Dancing, Holt, MI, 2573 Winterberry Road, Holt, classes start Aug. 4, run through ANIMALS December. The class is offered to Animal Healing Course, children ages 5-13 and does not Self Realization Meditation Healing require any prior experience. This Centre, 7187 Drumheller Road, is an informal dance group that Bath, Oct. 30-31. Learn how to performs in parades and festivals. develop your love of animals into All proceeds benefit Capital Area healing for them. All animals, Big Brothers Big Sisters. The domestic, farm and wild, will be classes are fun, laid-back and a helped with this safe and enjoyable way for kids of all backgrounds practice. Lodging and other meals to learn about the Irish heritage. available. Call or visit the website Students can join at anytime. There to register or for more information. is room for six more dancers. Call Info: 641-6201, 488-9915 or e-mail for Cost: $225 includes vegetarian information. Info: 488-9915. Cost: lunches. $10 per class, $5 for Big Brothers Big Sisters members. CALL FOR Jazzercise, DeWitt Memorial DeWitt Community Building, 206 W. Washington St., Concert Band Looking DeWitt, 6-7 p.m. Mondays, for Members, DeWitt Junior Wednesdays. Join anytime. Info: High School, 2957 W. Herbison 256-8791, Road, DeWitt, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 8-May 29. The Transformation Hatha Dewitt Community Concert band is Yoga Classes for Every starting its 2010-2011 season and Body, Self Realization Meditation is looking for additional members. Healing Centre, 7187 Drumheller No auditions or tuition fee, just pick Road, Bath, 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, up your instrument and join us in Sept. 14-Oct. 19. Beginning level making music. Info: 485-1093. yoga class for adults. Stretch, relax, strengthen - for all abilities. CLASSES Please call 641-6201 to register. “Parenting with Love and Info: 641-6201, Logic”, Mint City First Free Methodist Church, 409 S. Cost: $60 for six weeks, if you Whittemore St., St. Johns, 6-8 p.m. cannot afford the full fees, please Tuesdays, Oct. 12-Nov. 16. Six-week ask about a bursary. class is free and child care is provided. Call for more information Zumba and Yoga Sculpt, Most Holy Trinity Activity Center, and to register for child care. Info: 11159 Kent St., Fowler, meets (989) 224-5305. " 6:15-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays and EPO Childbirth Class, Thursdays. A fun-filled hour of Greater Lansing Area, ongoing. happy exercising. Everyone Expectant Parents Organization: welcome. Yoga/sculpt at 6 p.m. Labor & Delivery and Newborn and after Zumba, bring exercise Care and Feeding Combo Series mat. Info: (989) 593-3245, for first-time parents are held Cost: $3 walk-in. in several Lansing/East Lansing Zumba Gold and Toning, locations. Other classes available Ladies Fitness For Every Woman, include eLearning, Breastfeeding 13060 S US Highway 27 # B2, class, Parents Expecting Multiples, Dewitt, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays Refresher Series, Teen Series and and Wednesdays. Info: 669-9200. Sibling class. Classes are held Cost: $36 for six sessions (one weekday evenings and Saturdays. night a week) or $67 for two nights Call or go online to register. Info: a week. 337-7365, Cost: Call for more information. CLUBS AND Friday Night MEETINGS Scrapbooking, Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Clinton County Democratic Party, Bath Road, Bath, 6 p.m.-midnight the Senior Center, 14480 Webster third Friday of every month Road, Bath, 6:30 p.m. second (excluding December). Class meets

Thursday of the month. Coffee and conversation at 6:30 p.m. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Info: 641-6728 ext. 126.

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Deputies respond to 532 calls for assistance By SUE LOUNDS

ST. JOHNS — During the week from Monday, Sept. 27 through Sunday, Oct. 3 Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies answered 532 calls for service. Four calls involved assault and battery or family disputes. Three calls were for civil neighbor disputes. Deputies followed up on 29 investigations. There was one medical examiner investigation and one breaking and entering during the week. Deputies responded to two calls involving fraud. They were called for seven larcenies and three cases of malicious destruction of property. There were four instances of DNR or hunting complaints. Deputies handled seven traffic crashes and 25 car/deer crashes. Three drivers were cited for driving while license suspended. There were four arrests for operating while intoxicated and one for violation of the controlled substance act. In all, deputies initiated 258 traffic contacts. Following are a few highlights of deputy activities during the week: Monday, Sept. 27 Deputies assisted the Looking Glass Fire Dept with a residential fire on West Herbison Road in Eagle Township. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on BR-127 in Olive Township for a speeding violation. The 23-year-old driver from St. Johns was issued an appearance citation for a license violation. Deputies investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash on M-21 in Bingham Township. Deputies conducted a traffic stop US-127 in Bingham Township for careless driving and arrested the 22-year-old driver from Midland for operating while impaired and violation of the controlled substance act. Deputies assisted Clinton Area Ambulance on an unknown problem/ medical on West Townsend Road in Bingham Township. Deputies responded to west Main Street in Westphalia to a report of a farm tractor that ran over on an individual. A Westphalia area man was transported to Sparrow Hospital and later died from his injuries. Tuesday, Sept. 28 Deputies assisted Bath Township Police Department on Park Lake Road with K-9 tracking of a subject who fled from a stop. Deputies assisted DeWitt Township Police Department with a car versus gas tanker semi injury crash on BR-127. Deputies responded to a hit-and run crash on North Hubbardston Road in Lebanon Township. Wednesday, Sept. 29 Deputies responded to a late breaking and entering complaint

on South Lowell Road in Watertown Township. Suspects broke into a vacant house for sale and removed copper piping from the basement. Deputies investigated a possible suicide on East Jason Road east of Shepardsville Road in Victor Township. From a note found on the scene, it appeared that the 54-year-old male subject had financial problems. There was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Thursday, Sept. 30 Deputies responded to a one-vehicle personal injury crash on Round Lake Road east of Krepps Road in Olive Township. A 27-year-old female from St Johns was westbound on Round Lake Road and lost control on wet pavement, sending her into on-coming traffic and into the south ditch in which the vehicle rolled and she sustained numerous injuries. She was transported to Sparrow Hospital. Deputies investigated a larceny of a catalytic converter from a vehicle at the M-21 Park and Ride. Deputies met with the St. Louis Police Department for a warrant arrest. The male subject had a bench warrant for failing to pay fines and costs. Friday, Oct. 1 At about 10:35 a.m., the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a plane crash in Greenbush Township in northern Clinton County. The plane, a twin-engine Cessna, was attempting to land at a private airstrip on Chandler Road after a flight from the Kalamazoo area. The 37-year-old pilot from Bannister, advises that he was experiencing engine trouble and loss of power while was attempting to land when his right engine failed which sent the plane veering to the right and then crashed into the cornfield to the right of the runway. The pilot and a 39-year-old passenger from Battle Creek sustained minor injuries and were treated and released at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and the FAA. Deputies conducted a traffic stop on BR-127 and Clark Road in DeWitt Township for a seat belt violation. The driver, a 24-year -old from St. Johns was subsequently cited for driving while license suspended. Deputy arrested a male subject for disorderly person after intoxicated male was wondering in traffic on South BR-127 in DeWitt Township. Deputies were dispatched to West Jason Road Westphalia Township for a one-vehicle crash. A male was arrested for operating while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license among other charges. Saturday, Oct. 2 Deputies investigated a possible breaking and entering in progress to a business on West Grand River Highway in Eagle Township. The Grand Ledge Police Department assisted Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies investigated a one-vehicle traffic crash on I-96 in the construction area in Watertown Township.

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Deputies responded to a be on the lookout for a vehicle traveling on westbound on I-69 at which time it was reported the driver was throwing kittens out of the vehicle. Complaint was investigated and determined to be unfounded. Deputies investigated a trash dumping complaint along the Looking Glass River in Victor Township. Deputies responded to an unwanted subject call at Ackley Park in the Village of Ovid. Deputies were dispatched to North Lowell Road in Bengal Township for a check vehicle complaint. A male was arrested for operating while intoxicated. A man was eventually arrested for assaulting a deputy who was assisting St Johns City Police Department on Morton Street. Deputies were dispatched to North Wright Road in Lebanon Township for a two-vehicle injury crash. A male was arrested for operating while intoxicated. Sunday, Oct. 3 Deputies investigated a one-vehicle traffic crash at the Eagle Post Office. Deputies investigated a malicious destruction of property complaint at the Riverside Cemetery in Duplain Township. Deputies responded to the report of a domestic situation on High Street in the Village of Ovid. Deputy made traffic stop on I-96 in Eagle Township. A male was arrested for driving while license suspended. Deputies responded to an overdose call on West Jason Road in Riley Township. A female was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

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Circuit Court sentences Kevin John Clark, 25, of 208 North Oakland Street, St. Johns, Michigan, was sentenced to 3 months in jail and 24 months probation, $104 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, $50 special cost, $2,000 court costs, on two charges of controlled substance - obtaining by fraud (attempt), sentences to be served concurrently. Brendon Nicholas AlviarCarr, 18, of 4354 Dell Road, Apt. C, Lansing, Michigan, was sentenced to 9 months in jail, 36 months probation, $673.00 special costs, $1,200

court costs, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on a charge of home invasion - 2nd degree. Annias King, 19, of 1014 Farrand Street, Lansing, Michigan, was sentenced to 158 days in jail, probation extended one year, on a probation violation. Remaining outstanding fines and costs can be worked off at minimum wage with community service. Substance abuse testing as required by probation. Dusten Ray Cruz, 23, of 9517 Looking Glass Brook Drive, Grand Ledge, Michigan,

Be watchful for home heating system scams chanical contractors if a furnace repair or replacement is recommended. If you subsequently sign a contract for work, make sure it stipulates that final payment is not due until the mandatory inspection by the mechanical code enforcing agency is approved. • Do ask to see the Michigan mechanical contractor’s license and write down the contractor and license number listed on it. • Do verify that the license is valid and issued for the proper classifications for the type of work being performed. You can check this information by visiting the Bureau’s website at bcclicense or by calling the Bureau’s Mechanical Division at (517) 241-9325. • Don’t fall for telephone solicitations that offer “low-cost” or “free” furnace cleaning. Once in the dwelling, the worker may tell the homeowners their heating system has serious problems that require immediate attention. Get a written description of the suggested work and seek a second opinion. • Don’t sign a contract just because the worker says you face possible illness or death if the furnace isn’t replaced immediately. If told your furnace threatens your health, ask for a written copy of the technician’s test results and call your local utility company. • Don’t hire someone who comes to your door with a Shop-Vac vacuum offering to clean your heating ducts. It will not do the job. A proper cleaning requires a high volume vacuum system and maybe even a steam process. For more information about DELEG, please visit — From the Michigan DELEG

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victim fee, on a charge of sex offender - failure to register. Santos Jesus Hernandez, 33, of 8201 N. Croswell Road, St. Louis, Michigan, was sentenced to 15 months to 60 months in prison, $68 state minimum costs, and $60 crime victim fee on a charge of bringing contraband into prisons. To be served consecutively to current term. Rogelio Ruiz, 40, of 1212 Vermont, Lansing, was sentenced to 365 days in jail, six months to be served immediately on weekends; remainder of jail time subject to waiver, and two years of probation, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on the charge of weapons - carrying concealed. Michael Antonio Harper, 39, of St. Louis Correctional Facility, St. Louis, Michigan, was sentenced to 48 months to 15 years in prison, to be served consecutively to current term, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on the charge of assault of prison employee, habitual criminal fourth offense. Sanford Leonard Claiborne, 28, of St. Louis Correctional Facility, St. Louis, Michigan, was sentenced to 1 year 6

months to 5 years in prison, to be served consecutively to his current term, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on a charge of prisoner possessing weapons, to be served consecutively to his current term. Richard Kevin Austin, 47, of 502 N. River, Apt. 15, Alma, Michigan, was sentenced to 78 months to 15 years in prison on three counts of criminal sexual conduct - second degree, person under thirteen, sentences to be served concurrent to each other, $204 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee. Jeff Kevin Morgan, II, 23, of 315 Linwood, Lot 16, Alma, Michigan, was sentenced to 330 days in jail, $2,050 court costs, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on charges of breaking and entering a building with intent. Chad Curtis White, 42, of Saint Louis Correctional Facility, Saint Louis, Michigan, was sentenced to 1 year 6 months to 5 years in prison, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on the charge of prisons - prisoner possessing a weapon. Sentence to be served consecutively to current term.

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LANSING — This is the time of year to get your furnace cleaned and ready for winter. Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth (DELEG) Acting Director Andrew S. Levin offers some sensible tips to avoid getting burned by furnace fixing “scam artists.” “Most mechanical contractors are honest and reputable. However, there are heating and cooling ‘scam artists’ that become more active this time of year and may try to frighten you into repairing or replacing your home heating system, even when it’s functioning properly,” Levin said. “Unfortunately, unsuspecting homeowners, many of them being senior citizens, become victims of fraudulent and unscrupulous activities. We are alerting consumers so they have the information to stop the scam artists in their tracks.” In the past, the DELEG Bureau of Construction Codes has been involved in cases where elderly residents have been scammed out of thousands of dollars in needless heating and cooling repairs and equipment. These situations can be avoided by knowing how to recognize questionable and potentially fraudulent contractors. Levin said the Bureau of Construction Codes offers some important tips: • Do maintain your furnace by cleaning air returns with a household vacuum cleaner. Check the filter once a month and replace if necessary. This will maintain efficiency and prolong the life of the furnace. • Do get your heating system thoroughly cleaned by a reputable, licensed, local mechanical contractor a minimum of every two years. • Do get at least three independent written estimates from Michigan licensed me-

was sentenced to 6 months in jail, 24 months probation, $50 special cost, $2,000 court costs, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee, on the charge of police officer - assault/resist/obstruct. Substance abuse assessment and treatment and testing as directed within 60 days of release from jail. Restitution to be determined within 60 days. Shoni Ann Fulmerhouser, 39, 224 W. Barnes, Lansing, Michigan, was sentenced to 9 months jail, on a probation violation. Probation to be continued, and to enter center for treatment upon release from jail. Balance of fines and costs preserved. Johnnie Conner, 40, of 2332 Wemple Street, Apt. 3, Holt, Michigan, was sentenced on a probation violation to have all future payments applied to restitution, and community service may be performed to work off court costs at minimum wage. Substance abuse treatment as directed by probation. Robert Brenton Iiams, 32, of 15080 Chetwyn Drive, DeWitt, Michigan, was sentenced to 1 year, 6 months to four years in prison, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime

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Judge Michelle M. Rick of the Twenty-Ninth Judicial Circuit Court handed down the following sentences for September 2010. Joshua James Lyon, 30, of 4952 W. Walker Road, St. Johns, Michigan, was sentenced to 1 year, 11 months to 4 years in prison, $68 state minimum costs, $60 crime victim fee on a charge of possession of child sexually abusive material. Sex offender registration required; sentenced to be served concurrently to prior MDOC sentence.

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Bath Twp. offering youth basketball program BATH TWP. — The following programs are being offered by the Bath Township Parks and Recreation Department. For more information contact the department at (517) 641-6728. Youth basketball Registration for youth recreational basketball (grades one through four) will be held from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30 at the Bath Township Hall. Please watch the website for updated information on the program. Adult volleyball Bath Township Parks and Recreation is offering free adult recreational volleyball from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Bath Middle School on Thursday evenings through Oct. 14. All skill levels are welcome. This program is open to any Bath Twp. resident who is at least 21 years old. Anyone living outside Bath Twp. must be at least 21 years old and accompanied by a Bath Twp. resident. Participants will be asked to sign in at the event. Additional dates and times will be added soon. Watch our website ( for more information. Music Jam Open to everyone, a free Music Jam is held on the third Wednesday of the month at the Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Road. Please join the Music Jam on the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Bring an instrument to partake in the entertainment or simply sit back, relax and listen.

Rag rug crochet Join us for this four-night class and learn how to crochet a rag rug using sheets or old clothing. The instructor Trudy Cox will walk you through the best types of material to use, how to cut your sheets, and the many different ways to join your strips of fabric. Trudy has many years of experience crocheting rugs and welcomes the opportunity to teach her trade to those who enjoy the art of crocheting. This class will meet on Thursdays (Oct. 7, 14, 21 & 28.) The cost is participate is $10. You may purchase a kit for an additional $15. Pre-registration at the Bath Township Hall is recommended. Scrapbooking It’s a night of relaxation and a time to share ideas in the company of others who share a common interest, scrapbooking. This program is offered the third Friday of every month (excluding July and December). Now in its seventh year, Beth Botke, program coordinator, holds the event from 6 p.m. to midnight at the Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Road, Bath. Pre-registration is recommended, however you may register at the event. Come and enjoy this friendly social setting; everyone is welcome. Truck or Treat Accompany your trick or treater for a night of fun! Area businesses have been invited to participate by handing out candy to local children in costume from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at

the Bath Corners (corner of Webster and Clark roads) on Monday, Oct. 25. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held at the Bath Middle School (13675 Webster Road.) This is a free event. Hunter safety Open to everyone, the hunter safety class is designed to produce responsible, knowledgeable and involved hunters. Hunter safety will be held on Oct. 30- 31. The cost to participate is $7. This will include over 12 hours of instruction and testing at the BCC Building and a four-hour shooting experience at the Rose Lake Rifle Range. Students will meet from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. To register, visit the Bath Twp. Hall, Monday thru Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or place your payment and registration form in the after hours drop box, or you may elect to mail your payment and registration form to Bath Twp., 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808. Class size is limited to the first 35 students who register. *** 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 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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LESLIE — Susan Friend, a former principal in the Grand Ledge and Waverly school districts, is the new interim superintendent at Leslie Public Schools. Friend succeeds Corey Netzley, who accepted a superintendent position with Hemlock Public Schools. Friend came on board with the district on Oct. 4. “I’m very excited,” she said. “I’m thrilled the (school) board gave me this opportunity.” “Susan brings a wealth of experience

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DARA offering Basketball University program a third/fourth grade division and fifth/sixth grade division. Late registrations will be accepted until program is full with a $10 late fee after Oct. 15. The cost is $33 for City of DeWitt and DeWitt Township residents or $38 for all others. Practices begin Nov. 3 and are one time per week throughout the season. Games begin on Tuesday, Nov. 9 and run for six weeks. All participants receive a team shirt and a participation medal. Drop your kids off Drop your kids off at the DeWitt Township Community Center on Friday, Oct. 22, from 6-11 p.m. while you go out for a night on the town. Kids ages 4-12 will participate in gym games, arts and crafts, movie time and enjoy pizza and pop for dinner. Registration is open until Oct. 15. The cost is $15 for one child and $10 for each additional child. Participants will be supervised at all times. Fit for Fall Become part of DARA’s newest program, Fit for Fall. This fitness class will focus on toning and strengthening the whole body. We will be doing plyometric training, circuit training, toning, and strengthening to get you in shape for the holiday season. The class will run Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 19 through Nov. 18 at the DeWitt Township Community Center. Cost is $100 for 10 sessions Open gym volleyball For more information about sponsorship, donations Join your friends and neighbors in this DARA classic. Each and volunteer opportunities or future distribution dates, Wednesday and Sunday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. anyone 18 call the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation at (989) years of age and older is invited to rekindle that old competi227-3333. tive flame. Just pay the $2 fee at the door and you’ll be ready — From Sparrow Clinton Hospital to bump, set and spike. — From DARA

grade can sign up for the camp which meets for four consecutive Thursday evening sessions beginning Oct. 21. The camp will take place at the DeWitt Township Community Center and the cost is $35 per participant. Space is limited so please register by Oct. 15. Session times are: • First and second grade – 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. • Third and fourth grade – 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. • Fifth through seventh grade – 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. Preschool sports starterNow’s the time to get your little one moving. Register your 3 to 5 year old through Oct. 1. The cost is $33 for City of DeWitt and DeWitt Township residents or $38 for all non-residents. Program dates are Saturday Oct. 24, Oct. 31, Nov. 7, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Dec. 5. Participants will learn the basic skills of basketball, floor hockey, and soccer. All participants receive a team shirt and a participation medal. Registration is limited so register early. Youth volleyball leagues Bump, set, and spike your way to fun in DARA’s youth volleyball leagues. Registration runs until Oct. 15. There will be

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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 or call DARA at (517) 482-5117 for more information. Flashlight pumpkin hunt Check the batteries in your flashlight and get ready for DARA’s flashlight pumpkin hunt. This event will give you the chance to play some great Halloween games, chow down on some food, and hunt for pumpkins under the moon. The event will take place on Monday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Valley Farms Park Pavilion #1 and is open to all children ages 3 through 10 years old. Registration is limited to the first 30 participants to register per age group (3 to 6 and 7 to10 year olds). The cost is $3 per participant for DeWitt City or Township residents and $5 per participant for all others. Basketball University DARA is offering another session of the very popular Basketball University and is now registering boys and girls for skill development training. Children from first to seventh


Food distribution event on Oct. 14 ST. JOHNS — The Clinton County Open Food Distribution Project distributes food Clinton County families in need on the second Thursday of each month at the Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Road in Bath. The next distribution date is Thursday, Oct. 14. Registration for distribution takes place from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the site. Distribution begins around 10 a.m. and continues for approximately one hour. Participants are asked to bring their own boxes, bags, containers, wheeled carts or wagons. Call Clinton Transit at (989) 224-8127 or 800-800-5938 for transportation assistance. Requests for transport must be made by 2 p.m. the day before an event.

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October designated as Bullying Awareness Month ST. JOHNS — October is Bullying Awareness Month. Nationally this marks the fifth anniversary of Bullying Awareness Month. Clinton County Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council is supporting Bullying Awareness Month efforts and are asking for the support of residents as well. If anyone is interested in participating or helping with these efforts they should call (989) 224-8845. Throughout the month of October efforts to raise the awareness of community members related to bullying and prevention of bullying will be occurring. According to Clinton County Michigan Profile for Healthy Youth Survey results, 74.9 percent of high school students who responded in Clinton County have seen students get pushed, hit, or punched one or more times during the past 12 months at school. 66.2 percent of high school students in Clinton County who responded reported they have heard students threaten to hurt other students one or more times during

the past 12 months. Now is the time to address bullying and make sure that individuals know bullying will not be tolerated, let individuals know how to respond to situations they see and how to report these situations. Bystanders of bullying situations can have a huge impact by stepping in and letting the bully know that the behavior is not tolerated. The situation needs to be reported so that the situation can be handled and appropriate measures taken to stop any further situations from occurring. Please report any situation of bullying to a higher authority. If it is in school, let an administrator know. If it is at work, let a boss know. Anyone in the community can report bullying situations anonymously to the local police department. In October the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council is raising the community’s awareness level related

to bullying and prevention. Oct. 20 marks a designated day called D-Day. D-Day is recognized as a day to wear pink shirts to support efforts against bullying. Residents are asked to join the staff on D-Day and wear a pink shirt to let those around them know that bullying is not an acceptable behavior. — From the Clinton County Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Council

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LANSING — October and November are the two most dangerous months in Michigan for deer/vehicle crashes. Vehicle/ deer crashes can cause more than just damage to the outside of the vehicle. The 61,486 crashes in 2009 resulted in 1,571 injuries and 10 deaths. In 2009, all 10 deer crash fatalities involved motorcyclists. That is why the Michigan Deer Crash Coalition (MDCC) has developed new safety tips for motorcyclists. “Motorcyclists are vulnerable to deer

crashes as they travel Michigan’s roadways,” said Coalition Chair Lori Conarton of the Insurance Institute of Michigan. “Reducing the number of injuries and fatalities from these types of crashes is a priority for the coalition.” Motorcyclists should: • Be alert for deer whenever they ride. Deer-vehicle crashes happen in urban, suburban and rural areas. • Slow down. Decreasing speed gives a motorcyclist more time to spot an animal and react.

Clinton County Arts Council offering youth art classes ST. JOHNS — There’s more to fall than football and even if you’re a fan of the game, the schedule of activities at Clinton County Arts Council offers an exciting change. Especially for youngsters and those into creating their own jewelry. Leading the agenda is a schedule of two jewelry classes – Oct. 21 and 28 – under the guidance of Debra Laverty along with a two-hour children’s art class Saturday, Oct. 23, conducted by Barb Darling. The two beading class sessions offered by Ms. Laverty will be held at the Council’s Gallery, 215 N. Clinton Ave. in St. Johns. Students will create a personalized bracelet and another individual charm. Registration for either class date is $30. Meanwhile, the children’s art class will be held at the Depot location and regis-

tration for that session is $10 per student. Students participating in the class will complete two projects, a seasonal themed painting involving trees in autumn and a wax resist with leaves. In the midst of this active schedule, local artist Tom Tomasek will be conducting a special pastel painting demonstration at the Gallery, Thursday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. The demonstration is designed to assist students in better understanding of the process of pastel painting in preparation for his pastel painting class. This event is scheduled to last no more than two hours. Persons interested in any of the scheduled events may seek details by visiting or calling the Arts Council Gallery at (989) 224-2429. — From the Clinton County Arts Council

• Cover the brakes to reduce reaction time. • Use high beam headlights and additional driving light when possible. • If riding in a group, spread out riders in a staggered formation. If one rider hits a deer, this will lessen the chance that other riders will be involved. • Wear protective gear at all times. In 2009, Michigan experienced an increase the number of total vehicle/deer crashes. According to the Michigan State Police Criminal Justice Information Center, there were 61,486 deer/vehicle crashes in 2009, up from the 61,010 crashes reported in 2008. However, officials note that many crashes also go unreported, so actual crash numbers are much higher. In 2009, Kent County once again topped the state’s counties in the number of cardeer crashes with 2,164 crashes. The remaining top 10 were Oakland (1,947), Jackson (1,877), Calhoun (1,659), Montcalm (1,641), Lapeer (1,455), Clinton (1,428), Genesee (1,420), Eaton (1,384) and Ottawa (1,300). All motorists should ‘think deer’ whenever they are behind the wheel, and drive

defensively, as if a deer can appear at any moment, because they can! And all motorists should remember to always fasten their safety belts. Safety belts often make the difference in surviving a serious crash. The MDCC says motorists can help avoid dangerous encounters with deer by heeding the following tips: • Watch for deer especially at dawn and dusk. • If you see one deer, approach cautiously, as there may be more out of sight. • Deer often travel single file, so if you see one cross a road, chances are more are nearby waiting to cross, too. When startled by an approaching vehicle, they can panic and dart out from any direction without warning. • Be alert all year long, especially on two-lane roads. Watch for deer warning signs. They are placed at known deercrossing areas and serve as a first alert that deer may be near. Slow down when traveling through deer-population areas. — From the Michigan Deer Crash Coalition

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Hunters reminded of Maple River changes LANSING — As duck season approaches in southern Michigan, the Department of Natural Resources and Environment reminds waterfowl hunters of several changes at the Maple River State Game Area north of Lansing. The DNRE’s Wildlife Division has begun a long-term rehabilitation project on the wetland management units of Maple River State Game Area with a goal of providing more and better waterfowl habitat and hunting opportunity. The management plan also calls for improving upland habitat to provide better nesting conditions for waterfowl and pheasants. Over the next two to three years, waterfowl hunting opportunities will be limited as the plan is implemented. Work began this summer in Unit A (west of US-127) with a drawdown that will take one to two years while major dike repairs take place. As a result, the water level is extremely low with some areas reduced to mud flats or even dry ground. Waterfowl use can be expected to be minimal

in Unit A this fall unless there is enough rain to flood some of the annual weeds now growing there. However, these wetlands will be revitalized and will be more productive once repairs are completed. Units C and D, east of US-127 and toward the eastern edge of the area, are now designated as waterfowl refuge and are off-limits to hunters and others from Sept. 1 through Dec. 1. The refuge will offer an undisturbed area for migrating waterfowl and is expected to keep more birds in the area during the waterfowl hunting season. The boat access ramps in Unit A and B have been upgraded and plans also call for upgrading the wetland hunting/photography blind in Unit B. Upland grassland management has already begun. Wildlife Division staffers mowed multiple fields in February and March to set back encroaching shrubs and improve nesting cover. Wildlife Division personnel are evaluating opportunities to create better drainage and improve the ag-

riculture program as well. “We realize there will be some short-term sacrifice by waterfowl hunters at Maple River,” said Barbara Avers, the DNRE Waterfowl and Wetlands specialist. “But in the long run, we expect Maple River State Game Area will hold more waterfowl for longer periods of time and will provide more and better waterfowl hunting opportunities.” For more information on the wetland management at Maple River State Game Area, visit the DNRE Wildlife Division’s website “Working for Wildlife” at workingforwildlife. — From the Michigan DNRE

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Seminar on practices for business is Nov. 3 ST. JOHNS — Clinton County Economic Allicance, in partnership with St. Johns Downtown Management Board and DeWitt Downtown Development Authority, will a seminar on “People Practices for Small Businesses” Nov. 3 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The seminar will be held at Clinton County RESA in St. Johns. Businesses must be very aware of their employee practices during two important junctures - when an employee joins an organization and when an employee leaves an organization. Dynamic speaker and presenter, Julie Mann, will discuss both junctures of an organization’s business and people practices. Joining the organization Who handles the hiring for your organization? Are there laws that affect the hiring processes? Is there a proper way to interview? Are offer letters and job descriptions really that important? During this session, you

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Governor sets statewide Fire Prevention Week LANSING — Governor Jennifer M. Granholm proclaimed the week of Oct. 3-9 as Fire Prevention Week in Michigan to encourage homeowners to focus on having several functioning smoke alarms to provide the critical early warning needed to escape a home fire. “Many homes may still have only one smoke alarm and that’s simply not enough,” said Michigan State Fire Marshal Ronald R. Farr. “Make sure you have working smoke alarms on every level of the home, including the basement, and in every bedroom – not just near them, to ensure that everyone is alerted in time to escape fire safely.” The Michigan Bureau of Fire Services joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and other state and national organizations in recognizing Fire Prevention Week. This year’s campaign “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With” is working to motivate consumers to actively determine whether they have proper smoke alarm protection throughout their homes.

“I encourage everyone to explore newer, more comprehensive options for smoke alarms,” said Farr. “For larger, multi-level homes especially, the interconnected smoke alarms offer the best protection because when one sounds, they all do. Also, consider installing a 10-year lithium battery-powered smoke alarm, which is sealed so it cannot be tampered with or opened.”

Smoke alarm tips Farr suggests the following tips for making sure smoke alarms are maintained and working properly: • Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the test button, and make sure everyone in your home knows their sound. • Change smoke alarm batteries every year. • If an alarm “chirps,” warning the battery is low, replace the battery immediately. • Replace all smoke alarms including

alarms that use 10-year batteries and hard wired alarms when they’re 10 years old (or sooner) if they do not respond properly when tested. • Never remove or disable a smoke alarm. “Take time to develop and review your family’s home escape plan, and then practice it to make sure everyone knows what to do in an emergency,” said Farr. “In less than three minutes, your home could be totally engulfed in flames. Every second counts and members of your family should know how to react quickly and calmly. This only happens when everyone knows what to do if a fire does occur and practices their plan routinely.” Consider these statistics: • According to the latest NFPA research, 3,000 people each year nationally, including more than 120 people in Michi-

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Panthers move to 6-0, clinch spot in playoffs with victory By BILL McLEOD

Thursday, Oct. 14 Girls Volleyball DeWitt vs Charlotte 5 p.m. Bath vs Potterville 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 15 Football Bath @ PewamoWestphalia 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 16 Girls Volleyball Bath @ Dansville 8 a.m. Cross Country Bath @ Greater Lansing at Grand Ledge 10 a.m.

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DeWitt’s Ryan Wieber picks off a Fowlerville pass in the Panthers’ 47-0 win over the Gladiators. cepted a pass, giving the Panthers the ball near midfield. A 23-yard pass to Jacob Higbie and a 20-yard pass to Jordan Johnson set up a threeyard touchdown pass to Johnson with time running out in the first quarter. The Gladiators drove to the DeWitt 23-yard line before the drive stalled and the Panthers took over on downs. On the Panthers’ first play, Caleb Higbie faked a handoff to the right side and broke left, picking up 33 yards. Caleb Higbie next passed to Potrykus for a 41-yard gain, setting up a three-yard touchdown run by Nathaniel

Deak. Fowlerville threatened on its next possession, driving down to the DeWitt 10-yard line. A Tim Wedesky pass was picked off in the end zone by Jacob Higbie to stop the Gladiator threat. DeWitt mounted an 18-drive play that was capped off with a 13-yard touchdown pass to Potrykus to put the Panthers up 27-0 with 24 seconds left in the first half. The second half was much the same, with DeWitt’s offense controlling the ball and the defense stopping the Gladiators. DeWitt went up 34-0 on a 10-yard pass from Caleb Higbie to Jacob Hig-

bie. On the Panthers’ next possession, the same Higbie to Higbie connection worked for an 11-yard scoring pass. Wieber showed his speed on DeWitt’s final possession, rushing for a 25-yard gain then Wieber followed with a 32-yard scoring run. Johnson caught eight passes for 127 yards. Jacob Higbie had five catches for 67 yards. Potrykus caught two passes for 55 yards. Ethan Rennaker led the Panther defense with eight solo tackles. Collin Rennaker had six tackles. Alex Harless, Dylan Keener, Jacob Higbie Deak each had five tackles.

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Girls Swimming DeWitt vs Eaton Rapids 6 p.m. Girls Swimming DeWitt vs Charlotte 6 p.m. Girls Volleyball Bath @ PewamoWestphalia 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 22 Football Bath vs Fulton 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 23 Girls Volleyball Bath @ Hanover Horton 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 26 Girls Volleyball DeWitt vs Eaton Rapids 6:30 p.m.

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FOWLERVILLE — Senior quarterback Caleb Higbie passed for 249 yards and four touchdowns to lead DeWitt to a 47-0 drubbing of Fowlerville in a CAAC Golf contest. Higbie also ran for 140 yards, including breaking loose for an 80-yard touchdown run for the first DeWitt score. The Panthers have a 6-0 season record and are guaranteed a playoff berth. DeWitt has made the playoffs all but once since 2000. Coming into the game, DeWitt and Fowlerville each had 3-0 league records. The win gave the Panthers at least a share of the league title. DeWitt played Ionia Oct. 8 in the last league game of the season. A win over the Bulldogs (2-4) will give DeWitt sole possession of the CAAC Gold title. DeWitt’s offense was explosive against the Gladiators, rolling up 521 total yards, averaging more than 10 yards per play. It was also a night for the Panther defense to exert itself, holding the Gladiators to 186 yards with 60 yards coming on Fowlerville’s last drive of the game. “I was happy with our defensive effort,” DeWitt coach Rob Zimmerman said. “They responded to a little bit of criticism last week about not playing up to their capabilities. To shut Fowlerville out is a pretty good accomplishment because Fowlerville is a very good football team.” Fowlerville (4-2, 3-1)

managed only three drives deep into DeWitt territory, and each time the Panther defense was up to the challenge. The first drive was early in the second quarter, but the Panther defense forced the Gladiators turned the ball over on downs. The second drive ended with DeWitt’s Jacob Higbie intercepting a pass in the end zone. The third drive was late in the game and time ran out with the ball inside the Panther 10-yard line. Senior linebacker Dylan Keener said the defensive unit was ready to step up. “The whole team was looking forward to this game all week. I was just focused and in the right mindset the whole day,” Keener said. “We really came together tonight…We worked our tails off and I think we did really well.” Keener had five solo tackles, two assists and a bone-jarring sack on Gladiator quarterback Tim Wedesky for an 18-yard loss. “It felt good, I was looking for the opportunity to make that hit,” Keener said. “It was a big one.” DeWitt’s first score came with about three minutes left in the first quarter when Caleb Higbie broke around left end and sprinted 80 yards for the touchdown. As Higbie was breaking for the end zone, DeWitt receiver Ryan Potrykus threw an open field block that took out two would-be Fowlerville tacklers. On Fowlerville’s next drive, DeWitt defensive back Ryan Wieber inter-

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26 Girls golf CAAC GOLD FINAL JAMBOREE (at Centennial Acres) Team scores–DeWitt 346, Haslett 369, Charlotte 417, Eaton Rapids 439, Ionia 464. DeWitt–1. Dena Droste 76, 3. Anna Barrett 87, 5. Megan Koenigsknecht 91, T-6. Leah Shooltz 92, *8.Alyssa Duguay 94, *10. Kayla Fournier 101. Haslett–2. Erin Lawrence 82, 4. Chelsea Root 89, 9. Paige Grettenberger 96, Daisy Yonkus 102. Charlotte–T-6. Abby Paul 92, Dorothy Shewchuck 104, Elizabeth Florian 105, Mackenzie Stults 116. Eaton Rapids–Tabitha Levering 104, Megin McCormick 111,Alexis Babbitt 111, Roxanne Ford 112. Ionia–Erika Ketchum 113, Ellen Cook 115, Chelsea Reynolds 118, Lauren Fuller 118. Final standings–1. DeWitt, 2. Haslett, 3. Charlotte, 4. Eaton Rapids, 5. Ionia. *Did not count toward team score but finished among individual top 10.

Boys soccer DEWITT 10, IONIA 0 Goals–Sherman 4, Ruffell 3, McNalley, Le, Park. Assists– Sherman 3, Ruffell 2, Mahoney 2, Schimizzi, Butcher, McNalley. In Goal– Iacobellis (D) 1 save, Soyka (I) 6 saves. Records– Dewitt 12-0-1 (5-0-0), Ionia 1-12-0 (1-4-0) DEWITT 7, EAST LANSING 0 Goals–Russell 3, Sherman 2,Waterson, Lang. Assists–Sherman 3, Russell, McNalley, Schimizzi, Le. In goal–Iacobellis (D) 4 saves, Jennings (E) 4 saves Petrowitz (E) 6 saves. Records–DeWitt 13-0-1, 5-0-0. East Lansing 7-5-4, 3-2-1. STATE RANKINGS DIVISION 1–1. East Kentwood, 2. Troy, 3. Rockford, 4. Okemos, 5. Detroit U of D Jesuit, 6. Walled Lake Northern, 7. Novi, 8. Holt, 9. Canton, 10. Brighton, honoarble mention: Dearborn, Ann Arbor Huron, Grand Blanc DIVISION 2–1. Hudsonville Unity Christian. 2. Grand Rapids Northview, 3. Plainwell, 4. Mason, 5. DeWitt, 6. St. Clair Shores Lakeshore, 7. Birmingham Lahser, 8. Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood, 9. Detroit Country Day, 10. Holland, honorable mention: Bloomfield Hills Andover,Auburn Hills Avondale,Ada Forest Hills Eastern

Girls swimming DEWITT 170, ALMA 142 200 medley relay–Alma (Wentworth, Duffy, Kovac, Bush) 2:03.68 200 freestyle–Wheeler (A) 2:04.15 200 ind. medley–Vandemark (A) 2:25.96 50 freestyle–Wentworth (A) 26.47 Diving–Riel (D) 163.70 100 butterfly–Wheeler (A) 1:03.10 100 freestyle–Vandemark (A) 58.18 500 freestyle–Bush (A) 5:36.04 200 freestyle relay–DeWitt (Whiteman,Travis, Yockey, Schroeder) 1:47.98 100 backstroke–Lowe (A) 1:10.08 100 breastroke–Wentworth (A) 1:16.76 400 freestyle relay–DeWitt (Whiteman, Yockey, Kimble, Bridgford) 4:03.23

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Boys tennis CAAC GOLD FINAL JAMBOREE Team scores–DeWitt 41, Haslett 39, Ionia 36, Eaton Rapids 24, Fowlerville 16, Charlotte 12. Singles–1. Bob Miller (I) d. Andrew Rolls (D) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4. 2. Steve Manciu (I) d. Brad Parsons (D) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. 3. Jeremy Marsh (I) d. Jim Kolberg (D) 5-7, 6-0, 6-1. 4. Jared Helmic (D) d. Mitchell Stewart (H) 6-2, 5-7, 7-5. Doubles–1. Matt Pokryfki-Mike Pokryfki (H) d. Jacob Treadway-Connor Treadway (D) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(5). 2. Luke Braun-C.J. Maynard (I) d. Zach Bepler-Kyle McCrae (H) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4. 3. Eric McCoy-Sam Schuster (D) d. Nick HillJames Baran (H) 6-1, 6-4. 4. Nick McCoyWyatt Treadway (D) d. Wes Holton-Kevin Dulic

(H) 6-2, 6-1. League Standings: 1.)DeWitt 2.)Ionia 4.)Haslett 5.)Eaton Rapids 6.)Fowlerville 7.)Charlotte

Volleyball BATH D. LAINGSBURG (25-20, 25-23, 25-11) Aces–Garrity (B) 3. Assists–Micheaux (B) 17, Hurst (L) 18. Kills–Garrity (B) 11, Hurst (L) 5. Blocks–Wahrer (B) 3, Schauer (L) 7. Digs–Micheaux (B) 13, Spohn (L) 11. Records–Bath 18-6-1;5-0. HARPER CREEK TOURNAMENT DeWitt d. Maple Valley 35-18, 35-17 Maple Valley d. Marshall 26-24, 25-19 Maple Valley split with Battle Creek Pennfield 14-25, 27-26 Delton Kellogg d. Maple Valley 25-10, 25-22 Record–Maple Valley 17-11-4 BATTLE CREEK HARPER CREEK INVITATIONAL DeWitt d. Maple Valley 35-18, 35-17 Maple Valley d. Marshall 26-24, 25-19 Maple Valley split with Battle Creek Pennfield 14-25, 27-26 Delton Kellogg d. Maple Valley 25-10, 25-22 Aces–Allwardt 10. Assists–Mater 50. Kills– Ancincova 22. Digs–Allwardt 29. Blocks– Ancincova 3. Record–Maple Valley 17-11-4 STATE RANKINGS CLASS A–1. Bloomfield Hills Marian, 2. Rockford, 3. Adrian, 4. Portage Central, 5. Farmington Hills Mercy, 6. Clarkston, 7. Holland West Ottawa, 8. Grand Haven, 9. Novi CLASS B–1. North Branch, 2. Tecumseh, 3. Fruitport, 4. Morley-Stanwood, 5. Cadillac, 6. Livonia Ladywood, 7. Grand Rapids Christian, 8. Lake Odessa Lakewood, 9. East Grand Rapids, 10. Coldwater CLASS C–1. Allen Park Cabrini, 2. Reese, 3. Cass City, 4. Mendon, 5. Adrian Madison, 6. Bronson, 7. Bad Axe, 8. Niles Brandywine, 9. Monroe St. Mary Catholic, 10. Saginaw Valley Lutheran CLASS D–1. Battle Creek St. Philip Catholic, 2. Adrian Lenawee Christian, 3. Wyoming Triunity Christian, 4. Pellston, 5. Central Lake, 6. Pentwater, 7. Beal City, 8. Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart, 9. McBain Northern Michigan Christian, 10. Hillsdale Academy

Boys cross country CARSON CITY CRYSTAL BAESE INVITATIONAL White Division team scores–Ionia 74, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 94, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 124, Saginaw Heritage 134, Grand Rapids Christian 148, Caledonia 159, Shepherd 200, Ada Forest Hills Eastern 238, Grandville 250, Cedar Springs 271, Charlotte 281, East Kentwood 291, Hudsonville 301, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 308, Grand Ledge 361, St. Johns 407, Traverse City West 428, DeWitt 533, Holland 585, Greenville 607, Lowell DNF Ionia–5. Don Blight 16:14, 9. Connor Montgomery 16:25, 10. Nick Wharry 16:29, 24. Brandon Winter 16:57, 16. Tyler Ellis 16:59 Charlotte–17. Logan Lindsay 16:47, 48. Matt Garn 17:21, 61. James Brinker 17:42, 65. Ryan Saloma 17:47, 92. Cameron Hoffman 18:29 Grand Ledge–21. Chase Skinner 16:52, 51. Josh Vaillancourt 17:29, 85. Dylan Wedley 18:12, 89. Austin Rios 18:22 St. Johns–36. Drew Hyatt 17:07, 60. Spencer Shellberg 17:40, 102. Kyler VanWormer 18:46, 103. Pierce O’Connell 18:51, 106. David Pastula 18:55 DeWitt–53.Josh D’Haene 17:31,113.Phillip McCauley 19:08, 120. Patrick Donovan 19:20, 123. Joe Wojciechowski 19:30, 132. Kegan McKinnon 20:06 Gold Division team scores–Grandville Calvin Christian 38, Lansing Catholic 62, Clare 117, Ithaca 140, Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic 146, Charlevoix 169, Hanover-Horton 172, Kent City 184, Leslie 219, St. Louis 244, Carson City-Crystal 324, Wyoming Lee 328, Maple Valley 349, Elk Rapids 419,Wyoming Kelloggsville 442, Morley-Stanwood 448, Fennville DNF Lansing Catholic–5. Jimmy Hicks 16:39, 6. Zach Zingsheim 16:45, 12.Austin Winter 17:15, 13. Joe Marrah 17:15, 26. Nate Warriner 17:52 Leslie–7. Tyler Harrison 16:46, 40. Matt Subject 18:25, 48. Chase Tropf 18:49, 63. Justin Gibbs 19:25, 66. Josh Steckelberg 19:29

Maple Valley–47. Joe Benedict 18:44, 68. Kyle Brumm 19:32, 83. Sam Benedict 20:11, 85. Tyler Brumm 20:14, 86. Micah Bromley 20:17 CAAC GOLD JAMBOREE (at Fowlerville) Team scores–Ionia 22, Haslett 51, Charlotte 94, Eaton Rapids 100, DeWitt 126, Fowlerville 154 Ionia–1. Wharry 16:51, 3. Montgomery 16:54, 4. Blight 17:04,6. Ellis 17:11, 8. Winter 17:22 Haslett–5. VanCamp 17:09, 7. Stirewalt 17:17, 11. Taylor 17:40, 13. Beyea 17:55, 15. McCabe 17:59 Charlotte–9. Lindsay 17:23, 18. Saloma 18:09, 19. Garn 18:13, 20. Brinker 18:23, 31. Hoffman 18:57 Eaton Rapids–2. Wherry 16:52, 25. Mackenzie 18:48, 27. Benkovsky 18:52, 28. St. Aubin 18:53, 29. Ferris 18:54 DeWitt–12. D’Haene 17:44, 14. Kimble 17:56, 38.Wojciechowski 19:16, 43. McCauley 19:30, 46. Donovan 19:46

Girls cross country CARSON CITY CRYSTAL BAESE INVITATIONAL White Division team scores–Grand Rapids Christian 70, Ada Forest Hills Eastern 77, Ionia 138, DeWitt 146, Caledonia 165, Grand Rapids Foprest Hills Northern 169, East Kentwood 171, Cedar Springs 189, St. Johns 202, Lowell 249, Saginaw Heritage 269, Greenville 297, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 311, Charlotte 337, Holland 391 Ionia–17. Morgan Miller 19:55, 21. Julia Kessler 20:10, 29. Brianna Wiles 20:27, 31. Jenna Koelsch 20:29, 40. Emily Morlock 20:54 DeWitt–9. Emily Mourdoch 19:40, 15. Kayla Hanses 19:52, 20. Jessica D’Haene 20:03, 38. Lauren Rademacher 20:45, 64. Kaila Black 21:46 St. Johns–18. Rebecca Peacock 19:58, 35. Kayla Kraft 20:35, 42. Kimberly Catlin 20:59, 47. Libby Salemi 21:13, 60. Nichole Leasher 21:43 Charlotte–43. Hannah Garn 21:00, 61. Andrea Garza 21:43, 73. Kaitlin Stults 22:14, 76. Lucy Sare 22:20, 84. Alana Retzer 22:51 Gold Division team scores–Hanover-Horton 55, Kent City 91, Leslie 119, Grandville Calvin Christian 126, St. Louis 145, Charlevoix 170, Ithaca 200, Clare 213, Shepherd 235, Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic 303, Carson City-Crystal 341, Maple Valley 341, Morley-Stanwood 390, Fennville 435, Wyoming Kelloggsville DNF, Wyoming Lee DNF, Elk Rapids DNF CAAC GOLD JAMBOREE Team scores–Ionia 28, DeWitt, 38, Eaton Rapids 79, Haslett 88, Charlotte 147, Fowlerville 167 Ionia–3. Morlock 20:30, 4. Kessler 20:31, 6. Wiles 20:41, 7. Miller 20:53, 8. Koelsch 21:02 DeWitt–1. Hanses 19:56, 2. Murdoch 20:09, 9. D’Haene 21:06, 11. Rademacher 21:10, 15. Black 21:56 Eaton Rapids–5. Laverty 20:39, 10. Truman 21:08, 14. Dassance 21:54, 24. Mason 22:18, 27. St. Aubin 22:25 Haslett– 12. Beebe 21:34, 16. Strickler 22:04, 17. Szedlak 22:05, 21. Robinson 22:12, 22. Mahon 22:16 Charlotte–18. Garn 22:06, 31. Stults 22:32, 32. Miller 22.34, 34. Sare 22:51, 41. Hansen 23:10 CAAC WHITE JAMBOREE (At Perry) Team scores–1. Williamston 53, 2. Lansing Catholic 54, 3. Perry 74, Corunna 79, 5. Portland 83, 6. Lakewood 164 Williamston–2. Hannah Grischke 19:05, 5. Erica Halm 19:38, 11. Katie Bollman 20:27, 16. Andrea Krantz 20:39, 19. Elizabeth Erickson 21:14, 21. Angela Maurer 21:36 Lansing Catholic–1. Megan Heeder 18:23, 3. Emma Frost 19:34, 8. Catherine Swiderski 20:14, 20. Adrienne Powell 21:16, 22. Hunter Puma 21:43 Portland–4.Victoria Sochor 19:36, 14. Sarah White 20:38, 15. Ellee Eldridge 20:39, 18. Ariel Davids 21:14, 32. Erika Davids 23:01

Football standings As of October 3, 2010 Conference All Games CAAC GOLD DeWitt Fowlerville Haslett Charlotte Ionia Eaton Rapids CMAC Fowler Saranac Pewamo-Westphalia Bath Fulton Laingsburg Carson City-Crystal Dansville Potterville Portland St. Patrick

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D - C. Higbie 80 run (J. Higbie kick) D - J. Johnson 3 pass from C. Higbie (kick failed)

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Third quarter D - J. Higbie 11 pass from C. Higbie (J. Higbie kick) D - J. Higbie 15 pass from C. Higbie (kick failed)

Fourth quarter D - R. Wieber 31 run (kick failed)

Fow First downs 12 Total Net Yards 190 Rushes-yards 35-125 Passing 65 Comp-Att-Int 8-16-2 Fumbles-Lost 0-0 Penalties-Yards 5-40

DeW 21 513 28-267 246 15-22-0 0-0 7-75

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing - DeWitt, Nathaniel Deak 10-27, Caleb Higbie 8-141, Jacob Higbie 4-25, Jordan Johnson 2-19, Ryan Wieber 3-57. Fowlerville, Jordan Jabara 9-35, Josh Sefton 13-52, Chad Soja 1-4, Jacob Wietecha 2-2, Nate Wilkinson 10-39. Passing - DeWitt, Caleb Higbie 15-22-0-246. Fowlerville, Tim Wedesky 8-16-0-65. Receiving - DeWitt, Nathaniel Deak 8-123, Jacob Higbie 5-73, Ryan Potrykus 2-50. Fowlerville, Travis Richards 1-11, Josh Sefton 1-19, Chad Soja 3-30, Jacob Wietecha 1-4, Nate Wilkinson 1-1.

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F - T. Koenigsknecht 52 run (B. Snyder Kick) F - T. Koenigsknecht 31 run (Run Failed) F - D. Feldpausch 5 run (D. Wirth Run)

Second quarter F - D. Wirth 14 run (B. Snyder Kick) F - M. Thelen 71 run (B. Snyder Kick) F - D. Feldpausch 4 run (B. Snyder Kick)

Fowler First downs 10 Total Net Yards 319 Rushes-yards 39-318 Passing 1 Comp-Att-Int 1-15-0 Fumbles-Lost 4-2 Penalties-Yards 5-37

Bath 10 135 38-126 9 1-7-2 1-1 6-52

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS Rushing: Bath, Brian Bell 5-11, Tyler Garfield 8-32, Justin Gurk 16-83, Brodie Megill 9-2. Fowler, Keegan Bengel 4-11, Devon Feldpausch 7-24, Tyler Koenigsknecht 5-94, Cody Schafer 6-37, Josh Schmitt 5-11, Mitch Thelen 9-125, Dustin Wirth 3-26. Passing: Bath, Brodie Megill 1-7-0-9. Fowler, Dustin Wirth 1-1-0-15. Receiving: Bath, Brandon Wahrer 1-9. Fowler Ben Halfman 1-15.

Four Panther swimmers qualify for state meet By BILL McLEOD

DEWITT — DeWitt’s 170-142 defeat of Alma was a big win for the Lady Panther swimming and diving team. Not only did DeWitt improve its record to 3-0, four Panther swimmers turned in state qualifying times in two events at the Oct. 5 meet. Panther freshman Rosalie Yockey qualified for state’s in the 200 freestyle with a time of 2:04.83, more than a full second below the state-qualifying time. The Panthers 200 freestyle relay team of Anna Whiteman, Kayla Travis, Yockey and Hannah Schroeder qualified for state’s with a 1:47.98. DeWitt swept the top four spots in diving and had seven first-place finishes. Placements for the Panthers were: 200 medley relay - Jessica Reid, Schroeder, Travis and Laura Bridgford, second (2:05.26); Emily Gustafson, Clara Brennan, Gabrielle Roy and Hannah Poulson, third (2:13.99). Exhibition: Kelly Rose French, Ryann Gustafson, Jamie Kracko and Kaitlyn Millen-Giles ( 2:31.09); Alexis Ruble, Holly Elliott, Delaney Toms and Mallory Armbrustmacher (5:38.47). 200 freestyle - Yockey, second (2:04.83); Poulson, third (2:17.36); Megan Schobert, fourth (2:22.98); Allison Fedewa, seventh (2:42.75). 200 individual medley - Whiteman, third (2:33.55); Bridgford, fifth (2:40.87); Katie Riel, sixth (2:43.59); R. Gustafson, seventh (2:48.14). 50 freestyle - Travis, third (27.41); Audra Kimble, fourth (28.44); Jacqueline Seguin, sixth (29.56); Rachel Reid, eighth (30.37). Diving - Riel, first (163.70); Megan DeChatelets, second (135.70); Roy, third (133.70); Toms, fourth (109.85). Exhibition: Becca Plantz (97.15); E. Gustafson (80.35). 100 butterfly - Whiteman, second (1:09.00); Marissa Hoffman, fourth (1:23.29); Brennan, fifth (1:27.75); Sarah Rick, seventh (1:37.26). 100 freestyle - Yockey, second (58.44); Travis, third (59.97); Schroeder, fourth (1:02.72); Schobert, sixth (1:06.66). 500 freestyle - Kimble,third (6:00.29); Poulson, fourth (6:15.19); Bridgford, fifth (6:18.16); Jessica Reid, seventh (6:28.84). 200 freestyle relay - Whitman, Travis, Yockey and Schroeder, first (1:47.98); Seguin, Roy, R. Reid and Poulson, third (1:56.67). Exhibition: DeChatelets, Morgan Larson, Plantz and Toms (2:15.21); Danielle Stieve, Heidi Miller, Kily Buta and Armbrustmacher (5:48.83). 100 backstroke - J. Reid, second (1:11.23); Hoffman, third (1:12.74); E. Gustafson, fourth (1:16.98); Stieve, sixth (1:20.40). 100 breaststroke - Schroeder, second (1:16.79); Roy, third (1:19.38); Toms, sixth (1:25.02). 400 freestyle relay - Whiteman, Yockey, Kimble and Bridgford, first (4:03.23); J. Reid, Riel, Seguin and Rose French, fourth (4:22.42). Exhibition: Kracko, Millen-Giles, Holly Elliott and Fedewa (5:01.15); Rick, Alexis Ruble, Heidi Miller and Buta (5:52.67).

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DeWitt tennis won the CAAC Gold title at the league championship meet Sept. 30 Team members include (front, from left) Josh McCarthy, Alex Smith, Sam Schuster, Jared Helmic, Eric McCoy, Wyatt Treadway, Brad Parsons; (back row) Coach Ryan Marquardt, Jim Kolberg, Nick McCoy, Andrew Rolls, Jacob Treadway, Connor Zamiara, and assistant coach Sue Bailey.

DEWITT — DeWitt tennis took top honors in the CAAC Gold, defeating second-place Haslett 41-39 at the league meet Sept. 30. Ionia was third (36); Eaton Rapids, fourth (24); Fowlerville, fifth (16); Charlotte, sixth (12). Ionia won league championships in the first three singles flights. In the championship round, Andrew Rolls, playing first singles for DeWitt, lost to Ionia’s Bob Miller 5-7, 6-3, 6-4. Brad Parsons lost at second singles to Ionia’s Steve Manciu 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. In third singles, DeWitt’s James Kolberg lost to Jeremy Marsh

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5-7, 6-0, 6-1. Jared Helmic won fourth singles over Haslett’s Mitchell Stewart 6-2, 5-7, 7-5 for the league crown. In first doubles, Jacob Treadway and Connor Zamiara defeated Haslett’s Mike and Matt Potryfki 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(2) for the league championship. The Panthers’ second doubles team of Alex Smith and Josh McCarthy finished third. DeWitt’s Eric McCoy and Sam Schuster won the league title by defeating Haslett’s Nick Hill and James Baran 6-1, 6-4 at third doubles. The Panthers’ fourth doubles team of team Nick McCoy and Wyatt Treadway were league champs with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Haslett’s Wes Holton and Kevin Dulic.

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DeWitt golfers win league crown SUNFIELD — Led by Dena Droste, the DeWitt golf team wrapped up the league title, winning the CAAC Gold final jamboree Sept. 30 at the Centennial Acres Golf Course. DeWitt finished with a 346, well ahead of secondplace Haslett with 369. Charlotte was third (417); Eaton

Rapids, fourth (339); Ionia, fifth (464). The Panthers have a 5-0 record in the league. Droste was the medalist, shooting a 76. Anna Barrett shot 87. Megan Koenigsknecht shot 91 and Leah Shooltz shot 92. Alyssa Duguay shot 94 and Kayla Fournier shot 101.

Right: Members of the DeWitt golf team include (front, from left) Taylor Yost, Cassidy Splawn, Kaleigh McCrackin, Maleri Christofferson, Maddy Nagel, (second row) Morgan Heethuis, Anna Barrett, Hannah McManus, Kristina Smith, Meridith Davison, Megan Hanna, (third row) Megan Koenigsknecht, Kayla Lewis, Dena Droste, Alyssa Duguay, Kayla Fornier, Leah Shooltz and Coach Steve Crowley.

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POTTERVILLE — The Lady Bee cross country team, with a second straight league jamboree win, appears to be well on its way to taking first place in the CMAC. Bath, with five runners in the top 13, bested secondplace Fowler 46-58 Oct. 6 at Potterville. The Bath boys team finished fourth. Potterville was third in the girls competition with 76 points. Saranac was fourth (98); Carson City-Crystal, fifth (106); Pewamo-Westphalia, sixth (151); Laingsburg, seventh (185). Fulton and Dansville had fewer than the

five required runners to earn a placement. Fowler’s Brianne Feldpausch was the fastest female runner with a time of 19:27. Kwyn Trevino led the Lady Bees, finishing fifth with a time of 20:51. Gabi Labioda was 10th (21:52); Anna Kessler, 11th (22:03); Maggie Hammond, 12th (22:08); Tonisty Duban, 13th (22:11); Jackie Micheaux, 15th (22:38); Tayler Brown, 16th (22:46); Marissa Hilts, 20th (23:15); Pearl Sattler, 25th (23:22); Alyssa Abendorth, 39th (25:20). Potterville won the boys competition with 29 points. Pewamo-Westphalia was second (63); Saranac, third (72); Bath, fourth (81); Carson City-Crystal, fifth (132);

Engine troubles plague Finley By BILL McLEOD

KANSAS CITY, Kansas — Engine problems continue to plague DeWitt’s Chad Finley on the ARCA circuit. Finley, an 18-year-old DeWitt resident, was stopped short in his last two races, both times with smoke bellowing out from the hood as he was moving up through the pack. In his most recent race, Sept. 30 at the Kansas Lottery 150, Finley qualified 12th and had moved into fourth place before his engine blew up on the 23rd lap. Finley was fourth fastest during time trials on the 1.5-mile tri-oval track. Two weeks before, Finley’s engine let go at the Chicagoland Speedway as he was making his run at the leaders. He finished 23rd at Chicago. “I’m at a loss for words on this one,”

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Sports briefs Bath volleyball downs Wolfpack BATH — Bath volleyball remains undefeated in the CMAC, beating Laingsburg 25-20, 25-18, 25-9 Sept. 30. Kate Garrity had three aces and 11 kills. Marie Micheaux had 17 assists and 13 digs. Nicole Wahrer had three blocks. The Bees have a 5-0 league record and are 18-6-1 overall.

DeWitt spikers beat Greyhounds EATON RAPIDS — DeWitt volleyball kept its undefeated record in the CAAC Gold going, beating Eaton Rapids 25-21,




25-20, 25-9 Sept. 30. Allison Griffiths had 13 kills. Lauren Harris had four blocks. Kait VanderMaas had 29 assists. Kaitlyn Wegenke had 10 digs. DeWitt picked up two wins at the Harper Creek Invitational Oct. 2. The Panthers beat Maple Valley 25-17, 25-18. They lost to Battle Creek Pennfield 25-15, 25-13. DeWitt defeated Marshall 25-14, 25-9 in the final round of pool play. The Panthers lost to Coldwater 25-9, 25-13 in the first round of bracket play. Wegenke had 22 digs. VanderMaas had 47 assists. Cassie Bell had three aces. Harris had 24 kills.


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DEWITT — DeWitt’s Tyler Sherman and Esteban Russell each booted in six goals in the last two games, leading the Panthers to a 10-0 win over Ionia Sept. 30 and a 7-0 win over nonleague East Lansing Oct. 4. Sherman scored four goals against Ionia and two against East Lansing. Russell had hat tricks in both games. Against Ionia, Tyler McNalley, Nick Le

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born Sept. 21 at Ingham Regional Medical Center and Corey and Lisa Garfield weighed 9 pounds 14 ouncThe DeWitt-Bath Review welcomes of DeWitt announce the es. all engagement, wedding, birth, and birth of their son Zain Howanniversary announcements. ard. He was born Sept 14 Sanders Here are some tips to follow when at Ingham Regional MediTimothy and Jean Sand- you send us an announcement or want cal Center and weighed 6 ers of DeWitt announce the information about advertising. When pounds 1 ounce. Grandpar- birth of their son Nikolas submitting information, type or print ents are Mark and Dawn Fred. He was born Oct. 3 clearly so we can have the correct spellGarfield, and Tom and Cin- at Ingham Regional Medi- ing of all names and addresses. Please dy Smigelski. cal Center and weighed 6 include a phone number where somepounds 11 ounces. Grand- one can be reached during the day. Woodbury Engagements parents are Fred and Mike and Danielle Monica Sanders, Russell Include the engaged couples’ Woodbury of DeWitt an- Densmore and Toni Ben- names, parents’ names, and where nounce the birth of their nett. they live. You may specify which high son Neil Jasper. He was school and college the couple attended, job, and proposed wedding date.


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reception, attendants, destination of wedding trip, and where the couple will reside. Forms are available from our office. You can also include a photograph. The cost for publishing the announcement is $20 or $25 if the announcement includes a photo. Anniversaries Give the name of the couple, where they live, date of anniversary, children’s and grandchildren’s names, how many years and type of celebration to be held. You can also include a photograph. Forms are available from our office. The cost for publishing the announcement is $20 or $25 if the announcement includes a photo.

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Sunday Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Sunday School 9:00 a.m. Wednesday 10:30 a.m. Old Time Gospel Hour

Bible-based, inspirational preaching & teaching with Holy Communion every Sunday!

13777 Main St., Bath Reverend Mark Johnson Sunday School during worship

Christ the King Anglican Church The Rev. Canon Dr. Jack Lumanog, Pastor 1161 East Clark Road, Suite 230 in DeWitt (in the Clark Corners Shopping Center: Clark Rd. & Old US-27)


CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH Senior Pastor: Dr. Don Gommesen Associate Pastor: Josh Presley


SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:30 a.m.; 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 9:15 a.m. Awana Wed. @ 6:45 p.m. Youth Group @ 6:45 p.m.

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Weekend Mass Schedule Saturday 5:00 p.m. Sunday, 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m. Religious Education Office 669-8341

1180 West Herbison Rd., DeWitt

[Children’s Sunday School for ages 3-Grade 6] Nursery Provided

(517) 669-3930

Wednesdays - 7:00 P.M.

Pastor Anthony Sikora

DEWITT 115 N. Bridge, DeWitt

Downtown DeWitt

669-2194 Contemporary Worship Sunday Services at 10:30 am

DeWitt Christian Church

Sundays Blended Worship 11:00 A.M.


Sundays @ 9:30 a.m.

16871 S US 27, Lansing Full Gospel ~ Non-Denominational

“A Welcoming Community of Catholic Christians”

Leading people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ G.A.R.B. Church

2931 Herbison Road

Worship 10:17 a.m. Phone 669-5000 Mark St. Louis, Minister

The Underground (First Baptist’s Student Ministry)

11068 S. DeWitt Rd. Corner of Cutler & DeWitt Rds. One mile north of downtown DeWitt

Dr. Dan Wilkinson, Senior Pastor 669-3851


13527 Webster Rd., Bath (1 mile North of I-69) Worship Service 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday School 10:00 a.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.


Sermon Series: “Power of Expectation Becoming One With Him”

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Rev. Dave Leisman, Pastor

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Sunday Worship 10:00 am

Youth and Young Adult Classes

Nursery Provided Gib Hale, Pastor Ph. 641-6695

UNIVERSITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (ELCA) A residential and campus ministry

1020 South Harrison Road, E. L. (Between Breslin Center and Trowbridge Rd.)

Worship with Holy Communion: Sunday Worship 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Education Hour for all ages 9:40-10:30 a.m. Wednesday Evening Worship 7:00 p.m.

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Lansing area arts and cultural calendar • Sept. 23-Oct. 17: “Blue Door” by Tanya Barfield, directed by Suzi Regan. A tenured professor of mathematics is jolted from the rut of his life when is wife accuses him of denying his heritage. While experiencing a disorienting insomnia he inadvertently conjures his ancestors. Three generations of men, from slavery through Black Power, challenge him to embark upon a journey combining past and present. Infused with abundant humor and woven through with original songs, Blue Door is a vivid, exuberantly theatrical play about the African-American male experience. Williamston Theatre, 122 South Putnam, Williamston. Visit • Oct. 10: Lansing Symphony Big Band. The Lansing Symphony Big Band celebrates the music of America’s Greatest Generation with swing hits from the 30s, 40s and on. Enjoy an afternoon with all your favorite standards from Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Count Basie, Glen Miller and more. John Dale Smith, director. 3-5:30 p.m. Dart Auditorium, Lansing Community College, 500 North Capitol Ave., Lansing. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 students. Call (517) 487-5001 or visit • Oct. 15: John Latini, Paul Miles - Lansing Area Folksong Society. John Latini and Paul Miles are respected bluesmen from Detroit. Latini is an award-winning singer/songwriter, performer and entertainer. Miles is a blues performer whose influences span from James Brown to Mississippi John Hurt. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 for the public, $10 for Fiddle performers, $5 for students, and are available online or at the door. Creole Gallery, 1218 Turner St., Lansing. E-mail or visit • Oct. 15: Lansing Symphony Orchestra - Cirque de la Symphonie. The magic of cirque combines with the power of the Lansing Symphony. This program of brilliant music and spectacular performance features Cirque de la Symphonie performers on and above stage, presenting a feast for your eyes and ears. Don’t miss amazing acrobatic feats and thrilling aerial tricks accompanied by greatest hits of the orchestral repertoire. John P. Varineau, Guest Conductor. 8 p.m. Wharton Center for the Performing Arts, MSU Campus, East Lansing. Tickets: $40-$12, based on seating. Student prices available. Call (517) 487-5001 or visit • Oct. 15-17 and Oct. 20-24: Evil Dead: The Musical - Book and Lyrics by George Reinblatt. A side-splitting musical spoof based on the popular cult horror films by former MSU student Sam Raimi. Five college students spend spring break in an abandoned cabin in the woods where they unleash an ancient evil all the while singing hilarious musical numbers. Blood, guts, gore...and dancing! Director pre-Show discussion. Sunday, Oct. 17 at 1:15 p.m. Director post-show discussion. Thursday, Oct. 21 following the performance. Pasant Theatre - Wharton

Center for the Performing Arts, MSU Campus, East Lansing. Price: General Admission, $20; Seniors and faculty, $18; Students, $15. Visit Productions/Shows/Fl2010-EvilDead/. • Oct. 29: Wishing Chair - Lansing Area Folksong Sosciety. Miriam Davidson and Kiya Heartwood are a South Carolina duo who regularly turn out inspiring performances and award-winning songs. The Wishing Chair concert experience is a passionate mix of intelligent lyrics, spell-binding storytelling, and beautiful harmonies over a full folk and roll sound. 8 p.m. Tickets: $12 for the public, $10 for Fiddle members, $5 for students, and available online or at the door. Unitarian Universalist Church, 855 Grove St., East Lansing. E-mail or visit

Exhibitions • Oct. 14: Wheel-thrown Pottery Demonstration by Jon Whitney. Whitney’s artfully hand crafted ceramic ware is both decorative and functional. His style of pottery reflects the natural components of clay, as he draws his inspiration from nature itself. 12-2 p.m. Lansing Art Gallery, 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. Visit

Classes/Workshops • Oct. 11: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Presentation. “How Things Work at the Post Office: Postal Worker Fiction and Poetry.” Kevin Breen and Patrick Cook. 12:15-1:30 p.m. Museum Auditorium, MSU campus, East Lansing. Visit • Oct. 22: Our Daily Work/Our Daily Lives Brown Bag Presentation. “The Enraged People Are Many: Race, Immigrant, Newspapers, and the Creation of WorkingClass Whiteness”- Rober Zecker, History Department, Saint Francis Xavier University. 12:15-1:30 p.m. MSU Museum Auditorium, MSU campus, East Lansing. Visit — From the Arts Council of Greater Lansing

Festivals and Events • Oct. 8-10: Color Cruise and Island Festival. Music, blacksmithing, weaving, spinning, wood carving demonstrations; fur trader encampment; covered wagon and boat rides and more. Grand Ledge. Visit • Oct. 20-28: East Lansing Film Festival (ELFF). The 13th Annual ELFF has moved from March to October with its great independent features, documentaries and short films from around the world that affect, enlighten, amuse and educate through the medium of film. For more information, contact Susan W. Woods, ELFF director, at (517) 980-5802. • Oct. 23: East Lansing Dulcimer Festival - Lansing Area Folksong Society. The First East Lansing Dulcimer Festival will feature Florida’s Maddie MacNeil, and Michigan-based musicians Wanda Degen, and Doug Berch. These three will present nine afternoon workshops including beginning, intermediate and advanced levels on both hammered and lap dulcimer. Afterwards, both a slow and a fast jam will precede a 7:30 p.m. concert which features a set by each of these three headliners. A $20 wristband, purchased at the door, covers any and all workshops. 12-10:30 p.m. 855 Grove St., East Lansing. Concert tickets: $15 for the public and $12 for Fiddle members. E-mail or visit • Oct. 28-31: Haunted Aud. Anyone who has walked the darkened hallways of the Auditorium knows that the building is haunted. Following last year’s horrify-

GOP holds ‘Meet the Candidates’ event E. Walker in downtown St. Johns. Confirmed candidates for the event include: Brian Calley, Lt. Governor candidate; Judy Emmons, State Senate candidate; and Paul Opsommer, State Representative candidate. “The CCRP is committed to providing the voters of Clinton County the opportunity to meet and talk with Republican candidates,” said Tom Leonard, chairman of the CCRP. “I believe

that the candidates we have this year are a great group of people who the voters will be very impressed with,” said Leonard. The event is casual and all are welcome. Questions should be directed to Vern Klassen at — From the Clinton County Republican Party

Willard "Bill" J. R eed D eWitt S urrounded by his lov ing f amily , Bill Reed went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2010, at age 81. Bill was born A ugust 8, 1929 to parents Harry and Mary (Sch afer ) Reed, who preceded him in death . Bill was al so preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. He is survived by his lov ing wife of 61 years, Joyce (Thomps on) Reed; 3 daught ers, A nna (Robert) Neher of D eWitt, Colleen (Gary) S trickla nd, of Mason, Carol (Bill) Bensinger, of Bath ; 5 sons, James (Lynn) Reed of Webberville, Dav id (Linda) Reed of A l aska, Edwin (Caroly n) Reed, of D eWitt, Thoma s (D iane) Reed of Kimball, Joseph Reed, FSC of New York; 28 grandchildr en; and 21 great-grandchildr en. Bill owned and operated Reed Insurance A gency in D eWitt for 30 years. He was a ch arter member of D eWitt Breakfa st Lions Cl ub, Msgr. S totenbur Council #7237, S t. Francis 4th D egree A ssembl y #2982, and Catholic Community of S t. Jude. He was al so active on the D eWitt School Board for 12 years and worked part time for G orsline Runciman Funeral Homes. Bill affec tionately referred to Joyce as "my bride" in the many stories he told, and al ways enjoyed h aving a good time with his f amily and f riends. The Funeral Mass will be celeb rated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2010, at Catholic Community of S t. Jude, 801 N. Bridge S treet, D eWitt with Rev. Fr. D wight Ezop, Catholic Community of S t. Jude, Rev. Fr. Larry D ela ney, S t. Francis Retreat Center, Rev. Fr. Eugene Beiter, S t. Francis Retreat Center, and D econ Ted Heutsche, Catho lic Community of S t. Jude as celeb rants. Rite of committal will folow in D eWitt Cemetery. Visitation will be at the ch urch on Monday, f rom 5-8 p.m., and Tuesday, f rom 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. A t the ch urch on Tuesday, a Scr ipture S ervice will be prayed at 7:00 p.m., with a Knights of Colu mbus Ch alic e S ervice folow ing. In lieu of flow ers, contributions may be made to Catholic Community of S t. Jude, Building Fund, 409 Wils on S treet, D eWitt, MI 48820 or D eWitt, MI Boy Sco ut Troop 77, c/o Bob Wegener, Sco utmaster, 14140 Trumpeter Lane, Lansing, MI 48906, in memory of Bill. Online condolenc es may be made at: www.gorslinerun

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ST. JOHNS — The Clinton County Republican Party (CCRP) is holding an event to allow voters of Clinton County to meet with Republican candidates for state and local office. The event will also serve as a fundraiser to help fund the candidates. The “Harvest the Votes” fall fundraiser is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Mint Banquet Center located at 121

ingly successful fundraiser, the entire maze-like building promises even more screaming, bloodsucking, and flesheating. Not for the faint of heart. All proceeds will assist student organizations and initiatives. Tickets: $10 at the door (cash only). Auditorium Building on MSU Campus, East Lansing. Enter through the Auditorium side of the building facing Farm Lane. Visit

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Garage Sales Lansing BLOOMQUIST ESTATE SERVICES S ALE . 435 SHE PARD, LANSING. Fri. 9 to 2 & Sat . 9 to 1. Oct. 15 & 16. Nice sale w/ Penn. House cherry long side d ropleaf table, 6 braceback chairs & bubble glass china cab., nice Broyhill & Thomasville side tables, Flexsteel sof as, wingback, 20s one door curio cab., 2 open f ront oak corner shelves, queen oak bed f rame, fine oak long d resser w/ triple mirror, 20s maple d resser w/ mirror, single bed, wicker cab., lamps inc. old gwtw, small antique items, rugs, wall art, lots of kitchen, micro, sm. appl., butcher block top cart, glass, china, Roseville vase, Haviland & Block china sets, dolls , lots of linens, mink & lamb coats, many cookbooks, record s, Pioneer tuner, speakers, cd player, tv, great vintage Hammond BCV organ w/ model 31H ‘Tallboy’ Leslie speaker, j ust tuned by Marshall’s, Pentax camera, sewing mach., painted d ropfr ont des k, clothes racks, garage w/ nice oak corner des k, chairs, cabinet, snowblower, mower, ladder , f reezers, f rig. & more. Numbers at 8 Fri. Garage at 8:30. Home opens at 9. Please note: garage will not be open all d ay. Multiple sales the next two weeks. MORE sale det ails & pictures at :

ANTIQ U E -C O LLE C TIB LE S HOW at the Jackson C o. Fairgrounds , 200 W. Ganson, Jackson, MI on October 29 & 30 (10am–5pm). Free Parking *Unique Antiques to Flea Market Finds *Food C oncession on S ite. Adm: $3 GARAGE (valid both d ays). Call 517- 71ST COMMUNITY SALE/ FLEA MARKET AT 784-775 0. THE MEGA MALL, SUNDAY MM OCTOBER 17TH 10-3. MUSI,C FOOD, AND TONS OF 43RD ANNUAL GEM JEW GREAT DEALS. NO ADMIS ELRY MINERAL SHOWSION CHARGE. VENDOR S ALE Oct. 16-17 10am-5pm P S AC E AVAILABLE, ANYCarte r Middle School, BODY CAN BE A VENDOR. Vienna Rd., C lio. Displays 15487 OLD 27, NORTH MOVING SALE C olonial & Demonstrations of the LANSING 517-487 -3275 Village, 2931 Boston Blvd., Lapida ry Arts, C hildr en’s WWW.THEMEGAMALL. NET Lansing. Fri.-Sat . Oct. 15A c t i v i t i e s . 16, 9am-5pm. Furniture, www.flintro ckandgem.or g misc. household items, PLYMOUTH CONGREGA tools, clothing. MARIJUANA FOR MEDI TIONAL CHURCH CAL USE! Michigan law al2001 E . Grand River Ave. lows people with certain (1 mile west of Frandor ) condit ions to qualify . We Lansing, MI. 517/484-9495. help Michigan residents, Housewares, f urniture, Live in Michigan? We can sporting goods , childr en’s help, clothing, toys, cribs, www.TheMed icalMarij uan books, DVDs, CDs & more! 330 BRONCO WAY Lansing. aClinic .com 517-78 7-1206, Lunch/Bake Sale Oct. 14, 15, 16, 9-4. Nic 616-947-1206, 734-667-5960 Frida y, Oct 15, 9 am-6 pm nacs, household, craf ts & MM Sat ., Oct 16, 9 am - noon supplies, some possible antique glassware, & misc. E verything 25¢ to $5.

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LOST/ REWARD OFFERED Bowcase & Bow f rom back of truck. Lost Sat . Oct. 2, 8 PM on Dell or Pine Tree Road in Holt. Very sentimental. Please call. (517)230-3215

IT’S YOUR MONEY! Lump sums paid for structured settlement or fix ed annuity payments. Rapid, high payouts. Call J.G. Wentworth. 1-866- 2948 772. A+ Better Business Bureau rating MC

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3760 BASELINE RD. in LE S LIE . Thurs.-Sat . Oct. 1416, 9-5. Metal des k, baby stroller, d raf ting table, lots of childr ens clothing, weed wackers, hunting coat, computer des ks. $1 a bag everyd ay.

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DELTA TWP. 1506 S . CANAL Field E ATE ST SALE 4415 S tillwell AKC REG. BEAGLES RD. Oct. 14-15, 8 a.m.-6p.m. champion bloodlines , 2 feFri. Oct. 8 & 15, 9-5; Sat . Lots of craf ty material, males, 2 males, 1st shots, Oct. 9 & 16, 9-3. C hurchill picture f rames, lots of born 8 /5. $200. Beagles Downs subd. near Waingood stuff. C leaning born 8 /10, 1st shots, $125. wright E lementary. C ouchhouse, getting rid of a lot 6 yr old running fema le, es, d ressers, chairs, stove, of nice stuff. $200. 517-391-82 8. dinette set, TVs, much more! E verything must go! DEWITT- 216 BROOKSTONE AKC YORKIE TERRIER PU PC R . S pringbrook Lakes PIES some small, shots, S ub. E lementary teaching worming & nails clipped. supplies-all subjec ts, trade Call 517-726-0451. books Levels 2-8t h grade, containers, all clothing 50¢ AKITA-4 YR OLD spayed feto $5, shoes, misc. Oct. 13male with a sweet 14, 1:30 pm-6 p.m. tempermant, needs a patient, sensitive home. Call 517-669-6452. DEWITT Sat . Oct. 16, 9-4. 3403 S ilver S pring Dr., EMANUEL FIRST EVANGELI S pringbrook Hills S ubd., SHEPHERD CAL Lutheran C hurch, 1001 AUSTRAILIAN Howe & Sch avey Rd. S evPUPPIES Reg. Parents on N. Capit ol Ave., Thurs., eral comforte rs, housesite, $400 & up. 616-891Oct. 14 9am-6pm & Fri., hold items, beautifu l sol1058. October 15 9am-Noon. $1 id oak computer des k, a bag Frida y ONLY. flor al wreaths, clothes, AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERDS bike rack & a lot more. BLUE merle, red merle, black and red tri, born 9/2/2010 Beautif u l coat GARAGE SALE Fri. Oct. 15 & and markings, E xperiSat . Oct. 16, 9-4. Womens enced breeder , Good with & young womens clothes, childr en, Health guaranf urniture, household items, teed, parents on site, pure books, & puzzles. If our bred, shots, vet checked, signs are up, we are open. wormed, Very Well S ocial7710 BE LL HW Y ., E ATON ized , Raised in our home RAPIDS 482 8 7. A MUST SE! Price depends on color $650+. GARAGE SALE Oct. 15, 9-5; GOLDEN RETREIVER (517)626-0123 Oct. 16, 9-3. Fishing equipFE M ALE 1-5 yrs., spayed . ment, tools, toys, girls & For loving home. BAST ES HOUND - Male, 14 boys clothing, Little Tikes Call: 517-622-0635 wks, AKC, S hots UTD, $300. 8 &1 adjustable playPH (989)6 40-3671 or 224ground, & much more. 7299 13602 S . Grange Rd., Eagle.

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GRAND LEDGE - 128 20 Iroquois Dr., Wed. & Thurs., OCTOBER 13 & 14, 8-5p.m. LARGE BREED Dog lost in Linens, collectibles, arMulliken area. Female, 9 moire, Pepsi vending mayears old. Tan with purple chine, collectible toys and collar. Family dog missing more!! since 9/24. Please phone with any infor mation HUGE POLEBARN SALE Oct. (517)242-9812 14, 15 & 16. Mans sale, tools, tools, tools! Household goods , antiques. 9am5pm. a C s h only 322 W. S t. Joe Hwy., Grand Ledge.


LESLIE GARAGE SALE 2431 AKC BRITTANYS 12 weeks, champion bloodline, $500. W. Olds Rd. Oct. 15-16, 9-5. www.putnisf C lothing, Halloween cos3 remaining. 989-83 9-5744 tumes, C hristmas dec or, toys, household items, PartyLite. AKC ENGLISH BULLDOGS White / Fawn, $1200. MASON PRESBYTERIAN ( 5 1 7 ) 8 9 6 - 0 4 0 3 CHURCH ANNUAL SALE ronbrayj 131 E . Maple S t., Oct. 14, 95p.m. & Oct. 15, 9-1p.m. A AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD little bit of everything! puppies, 3 fema les, 1 $1/bag sale on Frida y. black, 2 sables, 7 wks, shots & wormed, parents MOM TO MOM SALE Sat . on site. $450 limited. 989Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Liber855-3662 ty C hurch, 12734 Georgia Ave., Grand Ledge. $1 adm. AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD Bounce House for kids & PUPS born 9/3/10, Vet concessions. Prize d rawchkd., parents on site, ings. C ontact info. 517-974$450. 517-908-0 171. 6249.

BARN SALE at Rooster Hill 2937 Kemler Rd Eat on Rapids Off M-50 west of Eat on Rapids toward C harlotte. YARD/GARAGE SALE Oct. AKC GERMAN SHEPHERD Follow sign at Kemler Rd. 14, 15 & 16, 9-7pm. C lothes, PU PS Hip, health guar. Antiques, primitives, counf urniture, electronics, air C hampion show lines. try craf ts,furniture, dis hes, condit ioner, much misc. $600. 989-205-9204. vintage linens and early Parrot breeder cages, nest period vintage clothing. boxes, bowls & more. 2678 AKC GOLDEN RETRIEVERS S o many wonder f ul and N. Gunnell Rd., Eat on RapS hots, wormed, vet f un items. We also have ids . checked, parents on site. great MI made candles $500. Call 989-236-513 5 and seasonal items. This is the first of many S easonal It’s not too late to find a Sales to come. Thurs Oct buyer for your camping gear. AKC MALAMUTES BLACK 14, Fri Oct 15 9:00- 5:30, or Red, 8 weeks, males, See Sat Oct 16 9:00-1:00. Hope $550-750, limited registrato see you rain or shine – or Call LCN Toll Free 877.475.SELL tion. (269)275-8766 The Putnam’s.



GERMAN SHEPHERD PUP BOUVIER 8 WEEK,S AKC PIES AKC reg., all shots. Registered, Dew claws, For more info. 517-575shots, $1000. (989)917 -0580 2032. BOXER PUPPIES AKC, born 9/7. Read y 10/23. 5 fe- GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS males, 4 males, f awn & 2males, 1 fema le. 7wks brindle, $500, now taking old. $200 (517)652-4455 depos its. or GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS 517-623-6859. some imported, $650+. www.blackf BOXER PUP,S AKC C hamCall 810 -631-6185 pion lines. Vet, checked, tails, dews. Read y to go. GERMAN SHORT HAIR $500. 517-812 -2392 POINTE R Liver and white, 7 months old, AKC Registered, C hampion lines, paBOXERS AKC REGISTERED rents on site. Great huntpuppies, 6 fema les. $400. ing line, very calm puppy Call 517-702-9573. $300. (517)202-138 7 BRITTANY SPANIEL LIVER & white, AKC, 7 mos., PUPPIES 7 male, Field Line, all shots GOLDENDOODLE wks. old, 3 males, 2 fecurrent, $200. 989-224-7 921 males, shots & wormed, $400. Call 517-857 -2187 . CHIHUAHUA PUPS 8 blue & tri colored. Read y to go to GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUP there new homes wormed PIES, $250. Read y to go. can be CK.C Call sarah Male & fema le. Also, $350-400 (517)455-6852 C hihuahuas. 989-235-6 566. CHIHUAHUA PUP-S VET RETRIEVER PUP checked, 1st shots, GOLDEN PIES Light to d ark, 6 wormed. Purebred, 8 wks. weeks +, Good with chil$300. 989-3 8 7-2211 d ren, loveable, parents on site, pure bred, shots, CHINESE CRESTED POWwormed, 5 males and 3 feD E R puff, fema le. POMmales. $300. (517)468-3 425 ERANIAN male. S hots & candb miller@td wormed.$300/e ach. 989-620-4278. GREAT DANE BRINDLE, 8 weeks, AKC Registered, COCKAPOO PUPPIES Good with childr en, $800. Read y now. S hots & (517)505-2455 (517)541BEAGLE PUPS 4 litters, 4 wormed. $275-$325 cash. 3454 wks. old & up. 1st shots & 989-3 8 6-6927. wormed. Great hunters/ KITS/ CATS; NICE RE;SCUE pets. $1250-$200 Call 989- COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES! www.trinityacresrescue.p 560-6143. Good colors. 989-426- 38 66 etfinder .com; many deor 989-2 46-0658 Karen. clawed; incl.neuter/med. BEAGLE PUPS - 5 wks. Great $45- $135. (517)410-0074 hunters. $75. 517-518-1201, COCKER SPANIEL PUPS Fowlerville area. males, wormed, shots, (5) 12 wks old. parnets on site $200-250. KITTENS S ome calico & other col(517)745-5689 BEAGLE PUP-S 8 weeks oldors. $10/each. Call 517good hunting line. West349-3136. phalia $100 ea. (989)6 40- DAC HS HU ND C ute Girl Puppy $300. Ad ult $250. Cas h 4436 - Litter trained, 10 only. Call 517-543-7024 or KITTENS wks, black & white, 6 517-541-6004. BICHON FRISE PUPPIES! males & 1 fema le, $10. Perfec t f amily pet! 517-626-6071. DACHSHUND MALE $300. No shedding or odor . Pomeranian males $250, CKC, Health guaranteed. fema les $350. Maltese fe517-663-2256 male $800. All AKC puppies. 231-924-5090. BICHON- POM PUPS , 1 male, 1 fema le. White. Read y to DAUSCHUND PUPPIES go! Pure Pom, male, $300 S hort haired. 1st shots/ to $450. 269-763-2102 wormed. $300 each. 989584-6 192 no S un. calls BICHON PUPS AKC Hypoallergenic, nonshedding. DOBERMAN PUPPIES 3 red C ottonballs. S hots/wormfema les $350; 2 red males ed. Vet chkd. 989-463-46 8 6. $300. Read y for good home 616-225-2241. BORDER COLLIE PUPS Reg., LASHA- SHI- TZU POOS 7 wks old, black & white, MULTI browns, 15 weeks, ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS $200. 517-852 -2030. loveable, parents on site, AKC, 3 fema les, 1 male, 3 shots, vet checked, mos. S hots. $1,500/obo. wormed, 2 males also have 517-569-3744/517-87 9-6773. BOSTON TERRIER PUP AKC 2 Lasha/Maltipoo males beautifu l social girl, Vet $200.00. (517)223-9370 PURE BRED S hihchkd., health guar., extra FEMALE tzu Brown & White, 7 nice. $350. 517-676-4091. Weeks Old, Parents on MAINE COON kittens, purebred, pedigr eed, vet site, $300. (956)648-52 11 checked, lg. parents. Call BOSTON TERRIER PUPS 269-28 2-1091 FRENCH BULLDOG PUG MIX EXCELLENT Q ualit y , $100 & F rench Bulldog S hots, wormed. $300. CKC - S hots, Boston mix, $500. Call 517- M A L T E S E 517-580 -9420 wormed, vet checked. 588-93 97. $300-$450. Call 517-5078 628 or 517-267-9665. BOSTON TERRIER PUPSFRENCH BULLDOG PUPPIES purebred. (2) beautifu l 6 UKC reg., 1 yr health conwk. old fema les. S hots, tract, 1 white male, 1 brin- MALTESE PUPS AKC Tiny, wormed. Very social. dle fema le, $1000 ea. $400. 517-487 -8704 517-974-0431 852 -9979.




AKC ADORABLE! MINIATURE PINSCHER 1 f e- YORKIE shots, vet checked, male left , black & rust, wormed, litter trained wormed-s hots, $250/obo $500. (517)256-5208 989-584-6192 no S un. calls.

SEASONED SPLIT MIXED HARDWOOD - Maple, Oak , Apple. $45/f ace cord + delivery. 517-819-8987.

MINIATURE PINSCHER PUPS Differ ent ages. $100$250. 517-857-3036. Cas h only.

SPECIAL DEAL on seasoned hard wood if r ewood $65 f a c e cord. Guarantee price all winter! Offer ends Oct. 31. Jeff 517-7191281; Car ol 517-507-7093. chantlands 20th year selling fir ewood!

YORKIE POO PUPPIES 7 wks., 1st shots, wormed. Little dolls ! $400. 989-427-3205

MINIATURE SCHNAUZER PUP AKC, 18 wks., black, fema le, $550. 231-856-4511.

WOOD PELLETS FOR pellet PAPILLON PUPPIES BLACK stove. $189/ton (+ tax). tri, born 8/31/2010, AKC 40lb bags available. S tored Registered, Beautifu l coat inside. Cas h. 517-623-6622 and markings, Good with PUPS $400 childr en, Health guaran- YORKIE YORKI-Poos & Malte-Poos teed, parents on site, pure $300 & U p NonS hed bred, shots, wormed, ToyS ize S hots 989.225.1367 Beautifu l "butterfly" puppies! Very well socialized. Raised in our home. Price YORKIE PUPS AKC & UKC STAINLES depends on sex and markMales & e f ma les, $350- WHIRLPOOL STEL refr igerator, 3 years ings $700+. (517)626-0123 $600. Also, Teri-Poos, old , excellent condit ion. males & fema les, $250$400. 517-930-4594 $300. Call 231-825-2733. PAPILLONS tri’s 1 fema le 2yrs old spayed & 1 male 1yr old neutered. $400 ea. YORKIES TINY, SWET, vet or both for $700. (517)490checked. $500-$700. 5176981 (517)490-6980 404-1028, 517-404-3045. MOM 2 MOM SALE at Scr ibPEMBROKE WELSH CORGI bles & Giggles 609 N. PUPPIES, AKC Reg. 8 wks. YORKSHIRE TERRIER PU PS Verlinden Ave Oct. 16th, old, UTD on shots & wormAKC some tiny, shots, 9-12. 50+ tables. ing. Call 517-507-2094. worming & nails clipped. Call 517-726-0451. (517)482-1551 POMERANIAN PUPPIES Ador able! Vet checked. 517-861-7086


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POMERANIAN PUPPIES FOR SALE, Lease. TWO white male,first HORSES CHINA A C BINET, pine. Training, boarding & les- 66" shots,wormed,w ill be Beautifu l condit ion, glass sons also available. 517about 6 or 7 lbs grown. doors on top. $450. 989507-2094. $400.00 (517)887-0517 292-4036 POMERANIAN PUPPIES Will be small, asking $250-$350. Call 517-230-7894.

POMERANIAN PUPS AKC, 1 blue merle male, $400; 1 black w/white markings, fema le, $300. Cas h only please. 989-248-4124.

72"X36" DESK, $250 w/f ree matching wall unit. 517321-6556

Farm Produce

A AMISH LOG HEAD BOARD AND Q ueen Pillow Top Mattress S et. Brand new-never used, sell all for $275. 989-923-1278. MM


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Schools and Training

ARE HIRING PIONEER POLE BUILD - A C SH PAID FOR d iabetic AIRLINES Train o f r high paying AviaINGS Free E stimates. Litest strips. Most types up tion Car eer. FAA approved censed and Insured. 2x6 to $15 per box. Call 517program. Financial aid if Trusses. 45 Year Warrant505-2726 or 888-639-6179. qualified - Job placement ed Galvalume S teel. 19 colassistance.. Call Aviation ors. S ince 1976 #1 in MichInstitute of Maintenance igan. Call Toda y 1-800-292(877) 891-2281. MC 0679 MM ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE f rom Home. *Medical, ERECTED POLE BUILDING DIABETIC TEST STRIPS *Business, *Paralegal, S tanda le Lumber WANTED Most Brands $5*Accounting, *Cr iminal 24’x32’x8’-$5999.00 15 per box (517)712-6357 Justice. Job placement as30’x40’x10’-$8999.00 S teel sistance. C omputer availaroof, doors included, 50 gsl WANTED TO BUY ble. Financial Aid if qualiother sizes available C omE states, antiques, books, fied. Call 877-895-1828 plete material packages epheria, toys, and more. www.C a v a i l a b l e 517-623-0416. MC www.stand Call S tanda le Post Frame TO OPERATE Buildings Toll Free 1-800- WANTED TO BUY older mo- LEARN C ranes-Dozers-Load ers968-8201 torcycles & snowmobiles, National C ertificat ion- TuiMM running & non-running tion Assistance, Approved condit ion. 810-394-2577. for VA E d ucational BenePOLE BARNS Michigan’s fits. Red Rock C ollege, 280 Largest Pole Barn C ompa- YAMAHA SAXOPHONE INQ uandrum, OKC, ny (Best Built Barns) Best TERMEDIATE or professio 1-888Q uality, Best S ervice, Best nal mod e l, great shape, 798-0693 MC Price. This Week’s S pecials mellow tone, 517-646-0477. E rected 24’x24’x8’-$5495.00 BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL 24’x40’x10’-$7995.00 AND C ollege? Over 18? 30’x40’x10’-$8995.00 Drop that entry level posi30’x48’x12’-$10,995.00 tion. Ear n what you’re Licensed/ Insured 1-877worth!!! Travel 802-9591 w/S uccessf ul young busiMM PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS ness Group. Paid Training. Free E stimates-Licensed Transportation, Lodging STEL BUILDINGS: 5 Only and Insured-2 x 6 Trussesprovided. 1-877-646-5050 16x20, 25x28, 30x36, 45x74, 45 Year Warranted MC 50x120. Must Move Now! Galvalume S teel-19 C olorsS elling for Balance Owed! S ince 1976#1 in S till C rated/ Free Delivery! Michigan- a C ll Toda y 11-800-211-9593 x105 800-292-0679. MM MC ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE HUSKY METAL ROOFS, f rom Home. *Medical, MILE!S NO S tanding S eam, Metal DRIVER- GREAT *Business, *Paralegal, TOUCH FREIGHT! No shingles/Tile, 18 colors, *Accounting, *Cr iminal for ced NE/ NYC! 6 months C ompany installers, MichiJustice. Job placement asOTR experience. No gan made. All energy star sistance. C omputer availafelony/DUI last 5yrs. S olos approved, f ree estimates. ble. Financial Aid if qualiwanted. New team pay S ince 1975. 800-380fied. Call 877-895-1828 packages! 877-740-6262. 2379MC www.C MC MM

Building Materials -Supplies

Musical Instruments

Concert-Sports Tickets 4 MSU FOOTBALL tickets and parking pass. Illinois Oct. 16th; Minnesota, Nov. 6th; Purd ue, Nov.20th. $250 per game or best offer . E xcellent seats & parking pass. 517-202-2453.


Day-E ve-wkend C lasses Job Placement Assistance C lass B Training Train in Lansing (517) 887-1600 Train Local Sav e Hassle

RAT TERRIER PUPPIES 9 wks old, 1st shots & wormed. $150. Call 989584-6344.

ALFALFA GRAS-S E CELLENT X Hay $4 & up. Can deliv er. 517-641-6034


LE ATHE R/S E C TIONAL S LE E PE R/RE C LINE R/C AS H $795 (517)541-8271

Above Market Average Pay


FULL TIME LIVE IN CARE GIVER For elder ly fema le with dement ia. C harlotte area. Free rent, Weekly wages will be compensated. Call 517-983-8149 af ter 4 p.m.

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M1 GARAND Winchester action re barreled to 308 win. $800/best. AR15 Rifle H BAR match competition, 2 stage trigger, $850/best. 94 Winchester 30-30, made around 1956, $375/best. Ruger #1 in 30-06 w/Leupold 2-7 power, $700/best. Winchester model 70 fea therweight 270 Winchester cal. w/2-7 Leupold scope, $650/best. 517-648-6020

MOVING SALE 2 twin beds ACKERSON FIREWOOD $40, d resser $40, hideabed S easoned hard wood, $60 $40, sound system $40, 13 RUGER M77 MARK II S tainper f ace cord, deliv ered. cf f reezer $95, coffee table less, 308, w/scope, Leo517-281-9383. $45, 3 des ks $80. Total pold Varix II 3x9x40, $380. Please no Saturd ays. $750/obo. Remington 870 CHERRY, MAPLE, OAK 517-323-9707. E xpress Magnum w/deer SEASONED FIREWOOD $70 & bird barrel, 12 ga., f ace cord, split, deliv ered SHELTIE PUPPIES AKC, SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL WOOD $350/obo. JC Higgins Mod& stacked. 517-651-5214. $350-$450. 989-681-2054 ARD iron & glass dining el 60 12 ga auto., $250. set w/6 padded chairs. 202-1157. FIREWOOD 20 FACE CORDS $400. 517-332-3161. SHIH TZU PUPPY One male Take all at: $30/per cord. WANTED: Gun reloading born 8/12/10, tri-color, 517-526-0724 equipment, old guns, bulfirst shots, mother on site. lets, gun parts, more. $400.00 Call 517-819-7479. FIREWOOD! CUT, UNSPLIT, Call 517-623-0416 Delivered, $60-80, 3-4 f ace S H I - W E E N I E S cord. 517-930-1102 leave BACKYARD STORAGE RE D/BLAC K&WHITE message. S HE DS Q uality material & MARKINGS, 8 weeks, workmanship 989-834-2028 loveable, parents on site, F I R E W O O D shots, wormed, less DE LIVE RE D/PIC KU Psheding hypo-allegenic FOR SALE 2 Lansing & surrounding CERAMICS then normal A AARDVARK ANTIQUER kilns, approx. 3000 molds , areas. $70/$60 (517)627d achshunds ,cute look like paying cash for guns, glassware. $2,000 or best 4256 tedy d bears. $350.00. jew lery, f urniture, art & offer . Call 989-640-5141. ( 5 1 7 ) 3 7 5 - 2 4 0 5 unusual & bizarre items. FIREWOOD SEASONED 517-819-8700 BLACK H A R D W O O D - Read y to LARGE HEAVYDUTY ROPER GAS DRYER, queen burn in the C harlotte area. STANDARD POODLE PUPS size sof a bed , walnut 2 $55/f ace cord, 4’x8’x16". ANTIQUE BUYER paying AKC, CK,C shots, Vet d rawer chest w/storage. You pick up. PLEASE, cash cash for vintage artwork, chkd., all papers. $425. $99 ea./obo. 517-886-1357 only. 517-930-2153. f urniture, lamps, clocks, 231-859-4154, 517-996-2114 or 517-410-4020. sterling silver items, musical instruments, pottery, TEDDY BEARS & MaltiPoo RUBY’ S FIREWOOD 4X8X16, WANTED: UNWANTED vintage radio & stereo $65 f ace cord, hard wood. pups. Ador able, vet appliances, air cond i t ionequipment. Call John 517Call 517-391-0914. checked. $500. 517-404ers, cars, trucks, vans, 886-9795. 3045 f arm machinery, lawn A ES O S NED HARDWOOD mowers, campers, hot CASH PAID DAILY $65 per f ace cord. WESTHIGHLAND TERRIERS water tanks, aluminum or for diabe tic test strips. 16"X4’X8’. Free Delivery. 3 males, $500, mother & steel boats, aluminum win$15 per 100 strips. Volume i d s counts. f ather on site. 1st shot & dows or doors, aluminum Ph. 517-292-0991 517-663-1006 dew ormed, f amily raised. toppers, any types of aluRead y Oct 15. 989-224-8138 minum or steel siding, 4 wheelers, go carts, trailSEASONED HARDWOODS CASH PAID DAILY ers, batteries. 4X8X16, $65 f ace cord. for diabe tic test strips. YORKIE MALE AKC 12 wks. All picked up for Free. C hunks & logs. Call 517$15 per 100 strips. S hih Tzu Pups. Taking deCall 517-628-2818 505-1983. Ph. 517-292-0991 posits. 517-589-8025.

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Schools and Training AIRLINES ARE HIRING— Train for high paying Aviation Maintenance Car eer. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified—H ousing available. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-891-2281. MM



Q ualified candia d tes will have a Bachelor’s degr ee in Mechanical E ngineering and 2 to 5 years of experience in mechanical des ign. E xperience working with 2D and 3D modeling using UG, Pro/E or CATIA Prior program management experience is required. Must have strong analytical abilities, oral and written communication skills along with experience working with APQP. E xperience with automotive engines flu id systems is preferred. Melling offers its employees competitive wages and excellent benefits, including a 401-k, profit sharing plan, medical /dent al, life insurance, plus many others. Q ualified candia d tes please submit resume along with cover letter and salary history to: Melling Tool C ompany 2620 Sar ad an Drive P.O. Box 1188 Jackson, MI 49204 Attn: HR/ENG E mail : Fax:(517)787-5304

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PUGGLE PUPPIES LOWREY WALNUT CON 7 wks old, 1st shots & ED S WHEAT 85 bushels, A BED QUEN PILLOWTOP SOLE Piano, & bench, 1965. wormed, small & loveable. year f rom certified. Hopemattress set, new in plasRecently tuned. E xcellent $250. 989-427-3205. well. E levator cleaned. $9 tic, $200. a C ll 517-410-4921. cond. $425. 517-627-7554. bushel. 269-967-6967. Can deliv er. PUG PUP AKC reg., quality girl,Vet @ , f awn. Loves SEYBOLD UPRIGHT GRAND WYRIC K ’ S ORC H ARD A TEMPERPADIC/ STYLE people, sweet, health guar. PIANO 1917. $150 or best Open Mon. - Sat . 10 to 6 & MEMORY FOAM MAT$300. 517-676-4091. of e f r . a C ll 517-676-7107. S un. noon to 6. Located at TRES SET Q ueen, new5600 E . Parks Rd. S t Johns. never used, as seen on TV, PUG PUPPIES A K C , 1st We now have E mpires, Red with warranty. C ost shots, wormed. 18 wks. & Golden Delicious & $1,800, S ell $695. Can De$250. Call 517-740-6725. pumpkins. liver 989-832-2401. MM

PUG PUP-S SMALL $300. PUGGLE PUPS FAWN$250. 517-719-1199



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SENIOR BUYER/ PURCHASING Melling Tool C ompany Melling Tool C ompany, a div ersified automotive OE and af ter-market manuf acturer is seeking a d ynamic, motivated indiv idu al to join our Purchasing Department. Minimum Requirements: µBachelor’s degr ee preferred & minimum 5 yrs. experience in component purchasing µE xperience with ERP S ystem, JDE preferred. µE xperience with MS Offic e Applications (E xcel, Word, etc) µS hop floor schedu ling experience µS upplier schedu ling experience, including expedit ing , order placement, dev elopment. µE xperience implementing and maintaining Kanban system µS trong analytical / problem solving skills µE xceptional communication skills, verball and written µMust be a self starter and f unction in a team oriented environment µDemonstrated cost savings as well as supplier strategy and management experience Position Responsibilities: µPreparing/entering work orders based on manuf acturing schedu les µOrder ing materials to support manuf acturing schedu les µTracking orders to ensure on time deliv ery µE xpedit ing orders when necessary to meet manuf acturing schedu le µPerfor ming cycle counts Melling offers its employees competitive wages and excellent benefits, including a 401-k, profit sharing plan, medical /dent al, life insurance, plus many others. Q ualified candida tes please submit resume along with cover letter and salary history to: Melling Tool C ompany 2620 Sar ad an Drive P.O. Box 1188 Jackson, MI 49204 Attn: HR/SB E mail: Fax:(517)787-5304

East Lansing

Investment Property

Manufactured Homes

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RELOCATE YOUR HOME AND SAVE! U p to $8,500 in relocation E xpenses, PLUS Discounted S ite Rent. $199*/mo. o f r 3 yrs. Amenities Include: µ C lubhouse µ Play Area µ Well MaintainedGrounds µ C onvenient Location µ E xcellent School S ystem µ On-S ite Management Call TODAY! S un Homes at Kensington Meadows (888)-605-2237 *Annual market

ST. JOHNSM obile Home Park, exc. cond. 2 bd., d bl. wide liv. rm. Newly-built wrap-around porch, great to sit outdoors! Fenced area for pet. Lg. 12’x20’ wood shed w/shelving, cheery kitchen, new plumbing. A real gem for $6,995! 989-224-8564

increases apply. S ite rent returns to f ull market rate in 4th year. Home must satis f y community move-in requirements. E xpires

Cemetery LotsMonuments LOT FOR sale at Deepda le Memorial Gardens . $500. Call 517-694-2049

Business Property Furnished Offic e S pace in DeWitt available for lease. Terms negotiable based on needs . C ontact Loretta S pinrad, C oldw ell Banker Hubbell Briarwood, 517-6683635 or 517-331-1201

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CORNELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL subdiv ision. 2300 sq. f t., 4 bd rm., 2.5 bath. 2001 construction; upda ted in 2010. Priced for imSELL MANUFAC media te sale at: $189K. Re- MUST BLE WIDE MOBILE TURED HOME 3 bedr ooms, DOU altors welcome. For appt. HOME in Bradent on, FL. 2 f ull baths, all appliances, call: 517-202-6886, Heated pool, all mainteoutside shed included. Will nance included. $12,500. hold Land C ontract. Call 517-641-6317 for more Email the Lansing Community $18,000 cash, $25,000 Land infor mation. Newspapers 24/7 at: C ontract. 517-468-1664.

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ACCORD PROPERTIES S tudios , 1 & 2 Bd rms. Lansing /E . Lansing Area. 517-337-7900

Old Orchard Apts. Holts Best Value $100 moves you in! "0" application fee & "0" sec. depos it Call us toda y! 517-694-8975 condit ions apply

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ST. JOHNS- INCOME BASED 2 BDRM. TOWNHOME.S Beautifu l Park setting. C lose to schools & shopping. Laundry hookup. SUNTREE APARTMENTS 1100 S unview Dr. 989-224-8919 EHO

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Concrete Work CONCRET:E Only if you really want it done right. Ask your f riends and neighbors. 30+ yrs. experience. Call Don c S h roeder , 517-676-6809 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

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AUTO OWNERS/ WAVERLY Lg. clean quiet deluxe 1&2 bd rms, f rom $525, no pets. Free heat. 517-7124915, 202-3234, 323-1153 BEECHFIELD E f f iciency thru 2 bedr oom, $325-$540. U tilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512. COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: 1 bedr oom Q uiet Area. No S moking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

DOWNTOWN 2 bd rm., 1100 sf, hard wood floors, laundry. $600+ util. 482-8771.

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Apartments Suburbs 1st Month Rent FREE when you sign a 12 mo. lease! Forest View Apts, Haslett * Immedia te Occupancy * C ozy 1 bd rm apts $560 * PET WELCOME * S ingle level bldg w/ private entries * Washer/Dryer hook ups in utility room * Vaulted ceiling in living room * S torage access * Lovely wooded setting * C lose to everything Call toda y for info and tour! 517-349-2250 C ondit ions apply.



Q uiet community with spectacular lake views. Move in specials. Located btwn E . Lansing & Jackson. Off US127 in Mason!

517-676-8877 DEER CREK MANOR IN WILLIAMSTON S tudio starting at $405 1 bd rm starting at $520 2 bd rm S tanda rd starting at $620 2 bd rm Deluxe starting at $720 2 bd rm Luxury starting at $790 Hurry, they are going f ast! Call C yndi 517-285-8343 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

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HASLETT- A EN R LAKE 2 bd rm., $510. "0" Deposit! 517-337-1133

HASLETT SCHOOL District S mall, 3 bd rm, no pets or smoking. Q uiet area. No WD hookup. $575. 517-339-8674 HOLT: 1 BE DROOM , $450 + depos it. Air. Free heat, water, trash pickup. C oin laundry. 1960 Aurelius Road. Busline. Applications, up f ront. ** 586-292-3681 **

KIWANIS VILLAGE A senior community 62 years of age or dis abled of any age. Located in Mason, MI is currently accepting application for 1 bedr oom apartments. U nits of barrier f ree des ign may also be available. For affor able housing starting at $417 Call 517676-6290 TDD # (800) 6493777

MASON 2 & 3 bd rm. fir eplace, central air, washer/ d ryer. $750-$900. 517-282-9669 517-349-8000 MASO-N -FREE HEAT! 1 & 2 bd rms, $99 S ecurity e d posit, Vouchers accepted, S pacious 1,000 sq. f t. Water/S ewer/Trash incl. Pet-fr iendly . 517-244-0672 MASON LARGE 3 bd rm., o d w nstairs apt. Fireplace, dec k, basement. $800 + utilities. 694-1755 d ays, 676-9178 wkends . C ell 5055875 wkends & nights.

OKEMOS- CUT,E VERY PRIVATE, 1 bd rm., enclosed garage & dec k. U pgraded kitchen, bath & new wood flrs are brightened by skylight & open flr plan. Fireplace & automatic garage door opener a plus. Incl. lower level storage and WD hookup. Lg. wooded lot. $785. 517-899-0417. Apply toda y... Move Tomorrow! Fast Approval! a C ll 517-647-4910 for a tour of your new home. Located j ust minutes west of Lansing.

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HASLETT - 5705 Potter, near lake. Large 2 bd rm. 1.5 bath, fir eplace, central air. U tility room with washer/d ryer hookup. No pets, $595/mo. incl. water. Call 517-372-8000 or 517349-8345





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$99 DEPOSIT S outh Lansing. Very clean 2 bedr ooms, new upgrades , $550/$580. 517-393-9307.

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RESTORATION 517.322.4131 Trash removal MASONRY Res/comm., historic. ReAppliances, brush, carpet, pair brick, block & stone. wood, etc. S enior dis c. Fndn/ chimney repair/new. Eav estrough C leaning. Lic. & Ins. 517-647-5380 TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664


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IVAN WOODS 1 bd rm., FREE HEAT Active living for 55+. S tarting at $499 per mo. 517-323-2800


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BARN ROOF We put steel roofs on high barns. Ask for John 616-527-3635.


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FOR SALE BY OWNER $199,900.00 3 BR/3 bath house, 14’x 22’ screened back porch, finished basement w/laundry area, open design floor plan, double-sided gas log fireplace, loft space for office. 1 acre partially wooded lot, 24’ x 32’ 2-story storage barn w/9’ door. Electricity. Fenced backyard. Lawn irrigation system. St. Gerard/Waverly School District. Ph. 517-321-2670 for showing appt. LJ-0000867106-01

WILLIAMSTON 2 BDRM., 1 bath, recently remod eled, 1 car garage, $675 mo. + utils. Call 517-2850575.

Condominiums For Rent HASLT E T Lakefr ont on Lake Lansing w/doc k, gazebo, beautifu l view. patio or dec k. Luxury 2 bd rm w/ offic e, condo/ apt. New maple kitchen, black/ stainless appliances, carpet, air. W/D. some fir eplace & granite, No big dogs , incl lawn, trash,snow $895 to $975. 517-853-6307 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at:

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LARGE upda ted 2 HOLT- 2 LG bd rms, 1 bath, S .E . LANSINGLansing, MI HASLETT walk to Meridia n MASON 3 bd rm., 1.5 733 N . JENISO,N AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 bd rm., 2 story + bsmnt. 48915: Beautifu l 2 bd rm., Mall. Remodeled 2 bd rm. 1 bath, kitchen appliances, 2 story, large kitchen, cenbd rms, S ection 8 OK. laundry hookup, carport, 1 bath. Hard wood lf rs. Incl. bath, walk-in closet in central air, garage, if nis htral air, washer/d ryer, exPets OK. Move in spefir eplace. Patio w/ courtf ridge & oven. Well insulatmaster, ground level. C oved bsmnt., storage room, tra clean, f ull bsmt, gas cial! Flexible terms yard. Newer carpet, applied w/new windows. C lose ered parking, pool. $595 lg. laundry room w/WD heat, small pets ok. available. $395-$1095. ances, laminante & paint. to S t. Lawrence & near incl. heat, elect., water & hookup. $850+ utilities. No 517-468-3963 517-651-1374 Trash, lawn, major snow L C C / C o o l e y . sewer. No pets/smoking. pets. 517-394-6774 incl. No big dogs . Nice $15/application fee. 517-420-7049. area. $715 +. $600/mo. 517-331-1182. HOLT- 4473 O N RWOOD, WEBBERVILLE2 bd rm. 517-853-6307. 3 bd rm., f ull bsmnt., BE A HOME OWNER Rent to d uplex, 2 car garage, 919 S . HOLMES ST. 2 bd rm., washer/d ryer hookup. own. Owner will fina nce. $725/mo. 517-521-3242 or $550 per mo. + utils. 1059 Nice, shaded yard. Land C ontract available. 810-923-0910. N. LARCH ST. 2 BR, $550 SOUTHEAST LANSING 3 $750+ utilities. Call 517-202-3121. mo. + utils. Near busline. 2 bd rm., 2 baths, loft , air, 517-882-0219 BR apt., $550 mo., all utils bsmt., dec k, great neighBLUE WATER VILLAGE WILLIAMSTON2 BDRM, incld. Rooms w/private borhood. No pets. $755 + Dimonda le, near GM Delta NEW APPLIANCES & carbath, $350 all utils. incld. depos it. 517-393-8970. plant. New 2 & 3 bd rms, 2 HOLT CLEA!N 3BR, 1.5BA, CHARLOTTE peting. kitchen, i d ning Call 484-5619. baths, starting at $700 W/D hookup, Dishwasher, 4968 Wheaton Rd., room, liv. room & dec k. & trash incl. all applianAir, Private Drive, Yard, 4 bd rm., 1.5 bath 2 story C lose to dow ntown & ces, bsmt., pets welcome. S hed. No smoking or pets. 2000+ sq. f t. f armhouse. schools. $550/mo. 517AFFORDABLE HOMES 1-4 Call 517-749-1714 or $750/mth includes water & Full bsmnt., f uel oil heat. 655-1743 bd rms, S ection 8 OK. 517-372-6250 sewer. 517-507-3887 517-622-6059 Pets OK. Move in speor cial! Flexible terms www.sunda ncefa milyhomecenter. COLEMAN AVE. 1 BE DHOLT available. $395-$1095. com ROOM DUPLEX NEAR GRAND LEDGE LG 2 Large 2 bd rm. d uplex. 517-651-1374 INGHAM MEDICAL HOSPI bd rm Townhouse, 1.5 Nice yard. W/D hookup. TAL $400 PER MONTH bath, f ull bsmt, garage, $650 water & sewer incluPLUS UTILITIES AND DE$695+ utilities. Newly ded. No pets. 517-694-1899. GRAND LEDGE 2124 PLEASANT VIEW POSIT, LOTS OF CLOSET DEWITT 3 BDRM, 1 car remodeled. 714 E . Maple. 3 bd rm., 1.5 2 bd rm., f ull bsmt., SPAC,E DECK. NO PET.S garage, No basement. 517-339-2486 bath, 2 car garage, lg. garage, fenc ed yard, LANSING - 112 W. Thomas, (517)281-1236 48910 $800/mo + util & dep. yard. $975+ util. 482-8771 $750+ util. (517) 482-8771 comletely remodeled, 2 NO PET!S 517-669-9798 bd rm., 1 bath, central air, GRAND LEDGE: U pda ted lg. GREAT WD hookup. Fenced in LOCATION IN 1200 sq. f t., 2 bd rm., + yard. Near school & park. Groesbeck. 4 bd rm., 2 bsmnt., laundry. 1.5 bath, 2 $595 + util. & dep. bath. Open flr . plan, bonus story. Garage, lg. kitchen 517-627-3552 f amily room, hard wood & bd rms,. w/balcony. lf rs., id s hwasher, washer/ Fresh paint, newer carpet. d ryer, fenc ed yd. Pets MASON Okemos Schools . No big dogs . $750 + util. okay. $1,100/mo. 1685 S tillman. 2 bd rm., 1.5 517-853-6307 517-420-7554 bath, completely remod eled, on 2 acres. Att’d 1 car garage. $800+ utilities. No Please take notice that a Public Hearing has been schedu led MASON: MOVE IN pets/ smoking. For more HOLT for Monda y, October 18, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. at 14480 Webster S P E C I A L . 2 BR, 1 bath info., 517-930-1575 2 bd rm. d uplexes. shared bsmt. with locked Nice yard. $650 & $560 Road, Bath, Michigan 48808, to hear comments relative to the storage/laundry, air, fenEmail the Lansing Community water & sewer included. ced backyard. $610 mo. Newspapers 24/7 at: 517-694-1899. Bath C harter Township 2011 Budget . C opies of the budget 517-230-3885,517-202-1781

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Meeting called to order at 7:00 p.m. by S upervisor Schneider . Members present were S upervisor Schneider , C lerk McQu een, Trustees C lark, C urtis, Pett and Puttler. Member absent was Treasurer Garrity-excused. Also present were S uperintendent Feltman, C ounty C ommissioner Heidema n and several township residents. ACTION: 1. Approved the agenda as printed with the addit ion of Workers C ompensation dis cussion to Items for Introdu ction. 2. Approved the consent agenda to receive and file the Farmers Market Board minutes of August 23, 2010 and the S enior S ervices Ad visory C ommittee minutes of August 18, 2010. Approved the payment of the General Fund vouchers #38322-#38377 in the amount of $35,868.00, Payroll vouchers #19944-#19984 and Direct Deposits #669-#698 in the amount of $77,454.80, S ewer Fund vouchers #2708 in the amount of $804.58 and ACH/ MERS payment in the amount of $17,252.79. 3. Approved the regular Board meeting minutes of S eptember 20, 2010. 4. Approved the Outdoor Assembly for Hillel and S igma Nu Fund Raiser to be held north of 16800 C handler Road on October 15th with the township to be named an addit ional insured. 5. Approved bringing the road s in The Landings S ubdi vision into the public street inventory when they meet county specificat ions. 6. Appointed Fran Thurlby to the S enior S ervices Ad visory C ommittee to fill the vacancy created with the resignation of Dana C onley. 7. S et the 2011 Budget Public Hearing for October 18, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. 8. Adopt ed the Fund Balance Policy. C ounty C ommissioner Report given. S uperintendent’s Report - Verbal report given. Meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

are available at the township ofif c es for review. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subjec t of this hearing. Bath C harter Township will provide to indiv idu als with dis abilities, reasonable auxiliary aids and services that are need ed to f ully participate in any Township meeting providing a 72 hour notice is received by phone or in writing. C ontact the C lerk’s Offic e at the number listed below to request the necessary assistance. Kathleen B. McQu een, C lerk Bath C harter Township (517)-641-6728 DBR/TC-867062





Please take notice that a Public Hearing has been schedu led for Thursd ay, October 14th, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. at 1401 W. Herbison Road, DeWitt, MI 48820, to hear comments relative to the DeWitt C harter Township 2011 Proposed Budget .

The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subjec t of this hearing. The 2011 Pro-

posed Budget reflec ts the same millage levy as levied by the Township in 2010. The implementation of a 1% tax adminis tration fee will also be dis cussed at this Public Hearing. C opies of the DeWitt C harter Township 2011 Proposed Budg et are available in the C lerk’s Offic e at the above addr ess. DeWitt C harter Township will provide to indiv idu als with dis abilities, reasonable auxiliary aids and services which are needed to f ully participate in any Township meeting provid ing a 72 hour notice is received by phone or in writing. C ontact the C lerk’s Offic e at the number listed below to request the necessary assistance. Diane K. Mosier, C lerk DeWitt C harter Township (517) 668-0270

Respectf ully submitted, Kathleen B. McQu een, C lerk DBR/TC-867275

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Antique-Classic Cars MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE 1968 $8000 Auto., ps, very nice car, priced well below book value 517-393-7784

Buick BUIK C ’94 $1050 5.1 Wagonmaster E state. Travel Trailer sleeps 6 $900 Good cond. C ell 517-256-6830 517-669-9680 BUICK LUCERNE CXL 2009 $26,900 Total vehicle price $35,670. White. 13,000 mi. Warnty Mint cond. 810-841-1396 RIVIERA, 1998 $4,800/OBO 146K mi. Tan, leather int. S upercharged motor. E xcellent condit ion. 517-669-1397

RANGER, 2001 Low miles, loaded, Good condit ion.

BOX VAN, 1990 $1500/BEST High mi., many new parts, new tires. Fair condit ion. 517-331-0542 EQUINOX LTZ, 2010 $26,000 16K mi. 6 cyl., 19" wheels, leather. Tow pkg E xcellent condit ion. 517-420-7707

2006 MAGNUM R S T8 (HEMI) $20,000. Red, 55K, 1 owner, all record s, loaded. E xcellent C ondit ion 517-647-6211


2000 E -150 VAN $12,000 Wheelchair acc. w/side lift . Black, grey int., 72K mi. 269-968-4423 F-350 DRW, 2000 $22,000 50K mi. C rew cab, 7.3L id es el. Loade.d Banks brake. E xcellent condit ion. 517-420-4959

Honda IC VIC X E 2004 $6200/OBO 128K mi., recent maintenance, new tires E xcellent cond. Tim 517-290-6798

Jeep-Eagle ’97 GRAND CHEROKEE LAREDO $3000 new Michelins, air, all power, 4WD, 210K mi. Good condit ion 517-381-8803


2009 TOWNCAR SIGNATURE LIMITED $26,800 17K, cream white w/beige lthr heated seats. Perfec t. E xcellent condit ion 517-238-5001


D E GE L ES 2007 $20,000 6 cyl, CD changer, Lthr, 9200mi., Off White 517-323-2920

Chevrolet CAMARO 2000 $10,500 White C onvt, stored winters, 44,048mi, ex. interior 517-651-2727

$8995/BEST cab. 517-230-7117

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TAURUS SE 1999 6 cyl, 67,900 mi., Red

Mercedes Benz E -430 4-MATIC, 2001 $6,000/BEST 152K highway mi., Black on black, sharp. E xcellent condit ion. 517-803-9169

LINCOLN TOWN A C R 2004 $10,500 S ignature, 4 d r., C hampagne, S imulated conv. top, tan lthr, keyless, 69K mi. 517-505-5998

FORD F250 PICKUP 1976 1ST $2000 GETS IT ALL! 70000 miles, many extra parts. 517-882-3621

Vans HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & f ull size 5751 S . C eda r - Call Dale 517-882-7299

Mini Vans CHRYSLER 2008 $17,995 Town & C ountry Touring, 6 cyl, Lthr, d ual DVD, 35100mi., Black 517-569-3492 HANDICAP VANS USED, BOUGHT & SOLD Mini & f ull size 5751 S . C eda r - Call Dale 517-882-7299

Oldsmobile ACHIEVA, 1997 $3500 60K mi. E xtra clean, non-smoker, everything works E xcellent condit ion. 517-323-1642 TORONADO FE3 1989 C old air, everything works N ice car





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Automobiles Wanted VEHICLSE WANTED Cas h money, Free towing. Call Anytime.

DEAD/ ALIVE 517-487-8704

Junk Cars Wanted BENJAMIN & SON A1 TOWING WANTED Junk cars, vans & trucks. Top $ paid . 517-372-9737 BUYING JUNK A C RS & TRUCKS. Also misc. metal. $200-$800. 7 d ays a week.

Running or not. 269-788-2034


Toyota TOYOTA IS N E NA 2000 126,000 mi., Very good cond.

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Payments starting as low as $599/mo. 3 Bed/2 Bath, All Appliances, W/D, CA, Holt Schools , Pet Friendly . N o Application fees ! REDUCED S ecurity Deposits. Call S un Homes at Kensington Meadows Toda y! 1-888-258-2412 www.kensingtonmeadows. com E xp. 10-30-10 EHO

PETS WELCOME! 103 Car low S t., Eat on Rapids Very clean 1860 sqf t ranch built in 2000. 3 bedr oom, 3 bath. Master bedr oom has walkin closet and master bath with j acuzzi tub. Ca thedr al ceilings, gas fir eplace, floors are hard wood, carpet, ceramic tile. large fenc ed yard for pets. Partially finis hed basement. Main floor laundry. within walking dista nce to ER schools and Cat holic C hurch. N ice f amily neighborhood. House is idea l ~LANSING~ for a f amily or for seniors. 1-4 BDRMS Appliances included. You Available! S ection 8 OK. pay utilities. $1250/mo $450-$850. Call Mark at plus one month security 517-482-6600 depos it. Occupancy N ov.1. Rent to own option available. For pictures or more LANSING 1803 DONORA, infor mation please call or lease to own, 2 bd rm/ 1 email. (517)712-2679 bath, hard wood lf oors, pliances included. WD 48827 hookup 2 car det atched garage, $650/mo + $650 ST JOHNS 211 Wight S t. 3 dep. N o pets/d rugs. 517bd rm. home. N o smoking 749-2482. or pets. $750 mo + dep. & util. 989-224-7851 LANSING2 BDRM/1 ST JOHNS – BATH Home for Only $340/Mo! Lease to $18,900. Payments as Own! Your Own Home! low as $120/mo. Call Over 1,500 sq.ft . N ew Car N ow 800-240-0578 pet & Paint ~ Many more to choose f rom!! THE MEADOWS (989) 224-7707 LAN S IN G - 2 bd rm houses & 2 bd rm d uplexes and - 5 bd rm., 3 apts. $600-$675. Local WILLIAMSTON bath, split level country owner cell 989-550-1181. home on 5 acres. 2 car garage. Gorgeous dec k, pet okay. Horse run-in - horse okay. 20 minutes f rom LANSING MS.U $1,500/mo. 231-258HOME 3413 2 story 3 bd rm., o f r mal dining ,new kitchen, Call 517-641-7271 or 517214-7648.

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LANSING HOME For rent. N eat & clean, 3 bd rm., 1st fl. laundry. Call 517-641-7271 or 517-214-7648.

ENGLEWOOD, FL. condo in 55+ comm. 5 min. f rom gulf. 2 BR-2BA. Fully f urn., newly remodeled w/new appliances. One car gar. 3, 6, 9, or 12 month terms. N o smoking-N o pets. $1,600 LANSING SOUTHSIDE mo. w/util. incl. Pictures 3 bd rm., w/ garage, large avail. 517-623-6190. backyard. S ection 8 welcome. C lose to schools. $650+ depos it. LC avail. 517-393-5188, 616-527-2008

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3 BDRM. house in quiet neighorhood on corner ’8 7 FORD MOTOR home 27’, 28K miles. N ice condi lot. N ear busline, parks & tion. 517-393-6802 schools. Hard wood lf oors, many upda tes, newer appliances. N o pets. $750 ’91 MOTOR HOME 28’, /mo. + 1st mo dep. Ref. Gulfstre am, 65,000 mi. Ask517-204-2334 ing $5,500, excellent condi tion. Call: 517-626-6989. OKEMOS SCHOOLSKEY S T O N E S ub. N . of Grand TRAVEL TRAILER sleeps 6, Rive on Okemos Rd. 4 self cond., air, f urn. $900. bd rm., 3.5 bath in nice, Buick estate wagon, 350, quite neighborhood. Loft , $1050. Both good cond. kitchen, dec k, f ully fin. S ell sep. or together. 517basement. $1,500/mo. + 256-6830 or 517-669-9680 util. 517-402-3368


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Bath C harter Township Housing C ommission/C ountryside Manor will hold a 45 d ay comment period to review and inspect capital improvement for 2011-2015 Agency Plan beginning S ept 30th. A Public Hearing will be held N ovember 17th at 7:30 p.m. held at C ountryside Manor, 14379 Webster Rd., Bath, MI 48808 in the C ommunity Room. Prior viewing of the plan d uring offic e hours Tuesd ay through Frida y 9:00 to 3:00 p.m. For f urther infor mation contact Ann Schoa ls, E xecutive Director at 517-641-6244.

EATON RAPIDS 11727 Bunker Hwy, 2 bd rm., 1 bath, 1408 sq. f t., 2 story f armhouse. Full michigan bsmnt. $650/mo. +. Avail. 9/1 517-622-6059 or www.sunda ncefa milyhome

MASON 600 E C olumbia. 2 bd rm., 1.5 baths, lg. yard, $750+ util. a C ll 517-482-8771.



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TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the provisions of Act 188, Public Acts of Michigan, 1954, as amended, the Township Board has tentatively dec lared its intention to proceed with the fol lowing public improvements: MAINTENANCE OF FIRE HYDRANTS TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board has de clared its intention to proceed with the public improvements and tentatively des ignated the above des cribed property as a special assessment distri ct against which at least a part of the cost of the public improvements is to be assessed. TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Township Board has caused to be prepared plans showing the public improvements, the location thereof and an estimate of the cost thereof which have been filed for public examination with the Township C lerk, C harter Township of Watertown, 12803 S . Wacousta Road, Grand Ledge, MI 48837. If periodic redet erminations of the estimate of cost become necessary without a change in the special assessment distri ct, such redet erminations may be made without f urther notice if the cost increase does not exceed the estimate of cost by 10% or more. PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township Board will meet on October 18, 2010 at 7 o’clock p.m., prevailing Easte rn Time, at the Township Hall, located at 12803 S . Wacousta Road, Grand Ledge, MI to hear objec tions to the public improvements, and to the special assessment distri ct therefor e. Act 188, Public Acts of Michigan, 1954, as amended, provides that if the record owners of land constituting more than twenty percent (20%) of the total land area in the special assessment distri ct file their written objec tions thereto with the Township Board at or befor e the public hearing on October 18, 2010, at 7:00p.m., the public improvements shall not be made without petition of the record owners of land constituting more than fitf y percent (50%) of the total land area in the special assessment distri ct. Melissa Freeman, C lerk Watertown C harter Township

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of August 9, 2010

Called to Order at 7:00 p.m. Members Present: E rickson, Hunsaker, Knick, Lancaster, S toker, S trouse and Mayor Rundb org Members E xcused: N one ACTION: 1. Approved agenda as presented 2. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to accept the resignation of the C ity Administra tor, C hris Olson, efe f c tive S eptember 3, 2010 3. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote of the C ouncil to enter in closed session for the purpose of consider ing the purchase of real property prior to obtaining an option to purchase. 4. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to return to the S pecial C ouncil Meeting at 7:49p.m. 5. Motion carried by roll call vote of the C ouncil to authorize the evaluations for the property at 240 S outh Bridge S treet. 6. Motion carried by unanimous vote that this meeting be adjourned at 8:12pm. IC TY OF DEWITT Y S O N PSIS OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING M EC T E R E Y RULSE of August 17, 2010 Called to Order at 7:00 p.m. Members Present: E rickson, Hunsaker, Lancaster, S toker, S trouse, and Mayor Rundb org Members E xcused: Ray Knick ACTION: 1. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to close the public hearing at 7:07pm. a C lled to Order Regular C ity C ouncil meeting at 7:07p.m. 1. Motion carried by unanimous vote to approve the agenda with the addition of NB# 6 to schedu le a S pecial C ity C ouncil Meeting on August 31, 2010 and NB# 7 enter into closed session. 2. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to approve the bid f rom Michigan Paving to perfor m work to improve pavements, curbs and catch basins for Rivergate, C himney Hill, Windyrush S pring Meadows, Locust and C ity Hall parking lot. 3. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to authorize the purchase of a Tarco leaf box. 4. Motion carried by unanimous vote of the C ouncil to adopt the resolutions to amend Capit al Benefit C harges for the various water distri cts that have been established in the C ity over the years. 5. Motion carried by unanimous vote to schedu le a S pecial C ity C ouncil Meeting for August 31, 2010. 6. Motion carried by roll call vote to enter into closed session under the Open Meeting Act to consider a written opinion by the C ity Attorney. 7. Motion carried by roll call vote of the C ouncil to have the C ity attorney d raf t an ordina nce instituting a moratorium for medical marihuana. 8. Motion carried by unanimous vote to adjourn this meeting at 9:24p.m. CITY OF DEWITT S NOPSIS Y OF SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING of August 31, 2010 Called to Order at 7:00 p.m. Members Present: Hunsaker, Knick, Lancaster, S toker, S trouse and Mayor Rundb org Members E xcused: S ue E rickson ACTION: 1. Approved agenda as presented 2. Discussion 3. Motion carried by unanimous vote that this meeting be adjourned at 8:36p.m. Offic ial minutes of the C ouncil Meetings are available for public inspection at C ity Hall (414 East Main S treet, DeWitt, MI) d uring regular business hours. DBR-867741


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