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Vol. 145 - No. 17

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January 23, 2011

Elections now ‘even’

By CHRISTIE BLECK cbleck@lsj.com

MASON — Mason Public Schools has made the switch from holding its regular November school board elections to even years. According to Superintendent Mark Dillingham, as of last December, the Michigan Election Law, as signed by former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, allows school districts that hold their regular elections in odd years only to change to even-year elections. Dillingham said it’s cheaper to hold elections that coincide with a general election. “If we didn’t make the switch,, it would have cost us approximately $19,000 to conduct a stand-alone election in 2011,” he said. Two of the four open seats for the Mason Board of Education in the November 2012 election, Dillingham pointed out, will carry a four-year term. One seat will carry a six-year term and one will carry a fouryear term until the November 2016 election, when it becomes a six-year term. Two of the three open board seats in the November 2014 election will carry a four-year term and one will carry a six-year term. The terms are staggeredso that no more than three seats would be up in any one year, Dillingham said. The exception is 2012 because of the change in the law allowing the district to switch to even-year elections. Leslie Public Schools holds annual elections.

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The Leslie Recycling Center is now closed.

Center now closed

Leslie recycling facility closes By CHRISTIE BLECK cbleck@lsj.com

LESLIE — The Leslie Recycling Center is no more. Earlier this month the City Council voted 7-0 to close the center, located downtown on Commercial/Carney Drive, next to the police station. The center had been in operation since 2005. City Manager Brian Reed said the center had become an eyesore and that the large amount of materials at the site had become a burden for the downtown.

The problems included iIllegal dumping of trash and dumping of materials that were not recyclable, Reed said. But the main problem was too many materials left on the ground — a source of many complaints over the past year or two, he said. “The bins filled up so quickly that nearly every day there were materials on the ground,” Reed said. “It had become an eyesore for our downtown, and we have trash and materials that had blown throughout the downtown, into residents’ yards and behind the center in the woods and into Huntoon Creek,” Reed said. Reed pointed out that the center still had many positives. “It was used profusely by residents of Leslie and many surrounding cities and townships,” he said. “It was very popuSee Recycle/page 2

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A fireplace is one attraction in a newly renovated apartment in downtown Leslie.

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Four apartments unveiled Jan. 18 By CHRISTIE BLECK cbleck@lsj.com

LESLIE — The smell of fresh paint greets visitors walking up the stairs above 106 S. Main St. That’s because four new apartments have been completed under a grant from the

Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). A Jan. 18 open house was the second event showcasing renovated downtown living spaces available through MSHDA grants. There now are five renovated apartments in town. Building owner Bob Howe undertook the latest See

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Between Jan. 11 and Jan. 17, Mason police investigated 38 reported incidents involving a variety of activities, both criminal and noncriminal. These are some of those incidents worth noting and intended to keep citizens informed of department activities.

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Jan. 11: An officer was dispatched to a Mason home on a suspicious person call. The complainant reported her teenage son had come home from a walk and told her that a woman driving a vehicle had stopped at the intersection of Maple and Rogers and yelled from her car, “Hey, are you a virgin?” The car then drove off heading north on Rogers. The complainant stated her son described the car as a gray Pontiac G6 occupied by two black females. The suspect driver was described as in her 40s, with her hair up in a bun. No description of the passenger was given. Jan. 12: An officer was dispatched to Kerns Road to check the welfare of a woman who had been dropped off in front of a residential facility, thinking it was a homeless shelter. The woman reported needing a place to stay because she was homeless, her foot hurt and she wanted medical attention. Medical help was summoned, and the woman was taken to an area medical facility for treatment. Jan. 12: An officer received a late larceny complaint that had occurred on West Columbia Street. The victim reported ordering a package that she later learned was delivered and left for her on her porch, but she never found it. She suspected an estranged boyfriend may have taken it, but had no evidence of such. The suspected theft occurred in November, and there are no leads. Jan. 12: An officer stopped a car with an expired registration. When the driver was contacted, he was talking on the phone with his girlfriend and kept waving off the officer as the officer tried to ask questions. Finally, the driver

handed the phone to the officer, asking him to speak to his girlfriend, but the officer gave it back to him and proceeded with the investigation. It turned out the driver spoke poor English, had no valid driver’s license, was driving with an expired registration plate and had no insurance on the car. As the officer was concluding the investigation, the driver’s girlfriend showed up and assisted in translating for the officer. The driver was released with citations for driving without an operator’s license, expired registration plates and driving without insurance. The car was impounded and towed from the scene.

Cashing out

Jan. 14: A Mason business owner called to report embezzlement by a former employee who no longer worked for the company. The victim stated he earns points from his charge card that are applied as cash credit to his account. After auditing the account he had discovered the cash rebates had been spent by the employee by using the card for her own use. This is the second embezzlement complaint by the victim evolving the same suspect, and the investigation continues. Jan. 15: An officer was crossing town on U.S. Highway 127, traveling behind a pickup truck, when the truck made an abrupt exit at Kipp Road. The officer followed, soon noticing the condition of the rear plate, which was subsequently found to be improper and not belonging on the vehicle to which it was attached. Contact with the driver — who stated he was coming from Kalamazoo and going to Grand Rapids — found he was wanted on felony drug charges out of Grand Rapids. Additional investigation found evidence of drugs in the car, and during booking at the Ingham County Jail, the suspect removed a wad of bundled cash from its place of concealment inside the crotch of his underwear and turned it over to officers. A subsequent K-9 check for drugs on the cash was positive, and the cash was seized under the drug forfeiture statute. The

suspect was lodged awaiting transport back to Grand Rapids, and the car was impounded, but not seized for forfeiture. Jan. 15: Officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle complaint at a local restaurant because a vehicle with two unknown occupants was parked outside after closing. Officers found the car and discovered the pair were availing themselves of the free Wi-Fi service provided by the business. Jan. 15: An officer responded to a multi-unit lodging facility for a resident creating a disturbance and bothering other residents. The officer found the suspect and soon determined he was intoxicated. The man was cooperative and agreed to quiet down. His companion, however, was discovered to be wanted by Maso police for an outstanding drunk driving warrant, was arrested, taken to the Ingham County Jail and lodged.

Disturbance, the Sequel

Jan. 16: Officers were called back to the multi-unit residential lodging business for the same person who was once again intoxicated and causing problems. This time the proprietor ordered him out, and the matter was closed, until later in the morning when officers were called back two more times. The first time, the suspect couldn’t be found, but the second time, he was — and he was arrested for trespassing on the property and then lodged in the Ingham County Jail. Jan. 17: Officers responded to a Mason residence where the residents — the victim and suspect — explained they had an argument over the victim’s family member, who resides with them and will not find a job. The couple reported the argument became violent when the suspect threw the television remote at the victim, then slapped her face with an open hand. The suspect was arrested for domestic assault and lodged in the Ingham County Jail. — From Chief John Stressman

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lar and obviously contributed to many people recycling, which is good for our environment.” Reed said the city has received several calls from disappointed residents, but the vast majority understand the reasoning and had witnessed the rampant misuse of the center. Ingham County Commis-

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sioner Don Vickers (District 16) said he used the recycling center. “I hated to see it close,” Vickers said. However, Vickers acknowledged that on weekends when containers were overflowing, trash had been left on the ground, creating problems for city employees. Vickers, who expresed concern that people might

stop saving items to be recycled, said he and a few other citizens are discussing possible solutions. Reed also said the city will continue to analyze alternatives in the future.

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Transfer Station, 106 Highway, Pleasant Lake; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 2 plastics only, no colored glass. Free. (517) 596-3387. • Emmons, 913 Water St., Jackson; 24-hour dropoff, 1-7 plastics accepted, all glass bottles and containers (no pane glass). Free. (517) 787-8710. • Granger, 16936 Wood Road, Lansing; 24-hour dropoff, 1 and 2 plastics only,

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clear and brown glass. Free. (517) 372-2800. • Northwest Refuse, 2600 Lansing Ave., Jackson; 24-hour drop-off, 1-7 plastics, all glass bottles and containers (no pane glass). Free. (517) 787-3699. • Michigan State University Public Recycling Drop-Off Green Way, on campus north of the Surplus Store and Recycling Center; 24-hour drop-off. Free.

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project, in which the entire second story was gutted to construct four apartments above JPRC Physical Therapy.

Program funded through MSHDA

The city received $256,000 from MSHDA in 2009 to build affordable downtown housing. The program’s focus is to renovate upper-level apartments in currently unused space. MSHDA will grant up to $35,000 per unit, with the owner contributing 25 percent in matching funds and covering anything above and beyond that amount. “For businesses, we have more people living downtown, and that will generate more activity,” City Manag-

er Brian Reed said in a prepared statement. Reed also said the program generates tax revenue for the city and rent revenue for the building owner. Another plus, Reed said, is that the program takes unused space and turns it into affordable housing. Howe said that until several years ago a Masonic lodge occupied the space where the new apartments are located. He, too, is a program supporter. “It wouldn’t be possible without the MSHDA grant,” Howe said. “It’s not economically feasible for somebody to put this kind of money in this and make it work.” Howe said the one-bedroom apartments will rent for $610 per month, which includes heat, electricity and garbage pick-up.

Bruce Johnston, executive director of the Ingham County Housing Commission (ICHC), noted the amenities in the new downtown apartments, including the wood floors. “Everyone loves the hardwood look,” Johnston said, “and carpet is very expensive to replace as a landlord.” Each apartment comes with a washer and dryer, as well as a no-tank water heater. Johnston said. The “on-demand hot-water system,” saves energy, he said. Two apartments have balconies, Johnson said, while one has a fireplace. For rental information, contact Howe (517) 927-5028 or the ICHC at (517) 244-7170.

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home repairs as I can without resorting to asking the neighbor across the street (who happens to be an airplane mechanic, so you know he’s good at this kind of stuff) or leaving an item unfixed. Often it’s the latter. My garbage disposal hasn’t been working for months, so carrot scrapings and the like have been going directly into the trash (which, I’m proud to say, I take out on a regular basis with help from no one).

with an indentation that’s a monument to my inability to fix it properly. However, a very nice significant other of mine who has the proper carpentry tools has offered to repair it. It really bothers me to be the “girlfriend” in this situation, but if I have a smooth table again, I’ll play the (hopefully temporary) part and consider making an investment in C-clamps.

Tool time

Speaking of tools, I do have a few on hand. I have several hammers, one of which is a — get ready for a sugar buzz — hammer with a pink flowered pattern. This effeminate tool

probably works as well as a similar hammer without the foo-foo design. In fact, I have a hammer almost like it that’s primarily a genderneutral silver in color. Both do the trick, but I’d prefer to be seen in public working with the metallic hammer than the one that looks like it was made for a giant Barbie doll. More pink: Several years ago at a Ducks Unlimited fundraising banquet I won a set of “girl tools.” These came enclosed is a pink case. Despite the color, they’ve come in handy on several occasions. A part of me wishes they were camo, though. I’m much better at gardening for some reason.

Were I living in Mason, I’d feel more comfortable with my expertise at the Victory Garden by the Ingham County Fairgrounds and the new Community Garden off Jefferson Street. I’m more adept at using a trowel and spade than a drill bit and Phillips screwdriver, so-called “man tools.” I’m proud of the northwest corner of my garage that holds my rake, snow shovel and spade. Again, a very gender-neutral scene. I wonder if I can chalk up this discrepancy in skills to sociological conditioning from the get-go. When I was a wee one, I loved going to hardware stores. I still do, but my trips are

My big bad

Recently I had the misfortune of standing on a side table I shouldn’t have stood on to hang up some artwork. Unbenownst to me, the top wasn’t a solid piece of wood; it was made of slats that the best I can figure were evenly glued side by side. Not anymore. ‘Helpless’ not in my I tried to reglue the broken slat back into place. I vocabulary — yet had the right idea but no In my continuing battle C-clamps, as I was told latagainst sissiness, I’ve been er, to hold the heavy slat in trying to handle as many place. The top is fixed but FREE ESTIMATES! We Work All Winter!

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Sometimes I really hate being a “girl.” By that I mean fitting the stereotype of being a nail polish-wearing, gossip-magazine-reading and spider-spottingand-screaming female. I really fight against this. For one thing, I don’t wear nail polish because it’s one more beauty-maintenance item I’ll have to deal with, and sometimes simply combing my hair takes a lot out of me. Besides, as a youngster I had a hard time coloring inside the lines, and keeping polish within similar dimensions has to be nearly as difficult. Magazines? I try to limit my periodical perusings to Audubon, National Wildlife and Humpty Dumpty. Arachnids? I let spiders take up residence in my shower stall unless they’re too large and hairy, and then they get the boot to my rock garden, weather permitting, where they can live until they find their way back to my shower stall. It’s kind of like spider recycling.

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Chimney fire contained Delhi Township firefighters work the scene of a chimney fire that broke out at about 11 p.m. Jan. 16 at 617 N. Cedar St. in Alaiedon Township. Fire Chief Richard Royston said the chimney overheated and dried out, igniting the structural lumber. The fire was quickly contained, and damage was estimated at $5,000. Assisting was the Mason Fire Department.

News in brief Craft lessons offered at Maple Street Mall

Free beginner craft lessons are offered at 108 Maple St. by Crafty Threads’ Elaine Ferris. Last Thursday in January is Crochet granny square, first Thursday in February is scarf knitting and second Thursday is “milea-minute” tatting. Class is at 6:30 p.m. downstairs by the Kiwanis bookstore. Bring materials and a notebook.

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A Valentine’s Day event with Matt King as Elvis and Danny D. as Rod Stewart will be held Feb. 12 at the Leslie Event Center, 169 S. Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for kids. Reservations: (517) 676-1721.

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Fair Board officers elected board treasurer. Scott has been on the Fair Board for two years and works for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Lopez said, “Last year’s fair was a great. The board received a lot of positive feedback. The board and staff are working to make the Ingham County Fair a great event for all the residents in mid-Michigan. I am honored that the board members have elected me to serve as president for another year.”

The Fair Board is also seeking nominations for this year’s “Friend of the Fair.” Annually, the Fair Board honors a community member who has worked support the fair staff, board and youth participants to make the fair a success and serve as a true friend of the Ingham County Fair. Nomination forms can be found on the fair’s Website at Inghamfair.org.

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• Movers & Readers (6 months-2 years), Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Stories, music, and creative movement. • Feb. 8: Forgotten Ingham County (adults), 2 p.m. Capital Area District Library (CADL) history librarian David Votta presents “Forgotten Ingham County,” local stories that have fallen by the wayside. • Feb. 9: Reading to Dogs (children), 4 p.m. Practice your skills by reading to a therapy dog. • Feb. 10: Family Game Night, 6-7:30 p.m. Drop in to the Aurelius Township Hall to play board games or Wii. Bring your own favorite games. • Feb. 15: Adult Book Discussion, 3 p.m. “The Leisure Seeker” by Michael Zadoorian. • Feb. 21: Pizza & Pages (grades 4-12), 5-6 p.m. Bring a favorite book that you have read and discuss it with other readers. Pizza and other snacks will be provided.

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• Movers & Readers Storytime (ages 1-3), Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. An hour of stories, songs and crafts. • Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. An hour of stories, songs and crafts.

• Feb. 5: Family Storytime, 10:30 a.m. Stories, singing, dancing and crafts with a new theme each month. This month: Counting fun. • Feb. 7: Pizza & Pages Book Discussion Group (ages 8-13), 6 p.m. • Feb. 12: Valentine Make & Take Crafts (all ages), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Come in and make a Valentine to take home. • Feb. 21: Game Night (teens and tweens), 3 p.m. Enjoy playing Wii and board games.

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• Preschool Storytime, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts. • Hugs for Hospice, Mondays, 6-8 p.m. Drop in to knit, sew, or crochet projects for the Heartland/Hospice Group. • Feb. 8, 9: Make & Take Valentine Crafts (ages 5 and up), 3-5:30 p.m. • Feb. 9: PJ Storytime (ages 3 and up), 7 p.m. Wear your PJs and bring your favorite stuffed animal to share special stories. • Feb. 10, 17: Learn to Crochet or Knit (ages 12 and up), 6-7:45 p.m. Learn basic stitches as you finish a selected project. Basic materials provided. Registration required; call (517) 589-9400. • Feb. 15: Paper Bead Necklaces (ages 12 and up), 6:15 p.m. Create new jewelry from old magazines.

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Each year the Mason Lions Club distributes food gift certificates to needy families identified by Capital Area Community Services. Shown here are members who delivered the Christmas certificates along with homemade cookies. Standing from left are President Karen Routson, Lynne Mark, Dave Scutt and Secretary Jenni Jordan. Seated are Cyndi Mark, left, and helper Becki Jordan.

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DANSVILLE — Jay Witchell had a teamhigh 19 points while Daniel Moon had 14 assists in the win for Dansville (4-4 overall, 3-3 CMAC) on Jan. 14. Shane Wheeler had 17 points and collected seven rebounds for Dansville. Kevin Koenigsknecht had 14 and Alex George had 12 points for Fowler.

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LESLIE — Megan Martin led Leslie (5-3, 2-2) to a Southern Michigan Activities Association win over Stockbridge (2-8, 1-3) on Jan. 14 with 13 points and five assists. Katie Crockett had 13 points for Stockbridge.

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Mason’s Chris Gardner (4) guards Charlotte’s Jake Barnett (3), as teammate Jordan Bywater (right) looks on during the Orioles’ 63-60 win over the Bulldogs on Jan. 18. Previously, Mason fell to another old Capital Circuit foe, Okemos, 78-49, on Jan. 14. The two losses dropped Mason’s record to 4-5. Mason will face Jackson Northwest at home on Tuesday, Jan. 25 and travel to Jackson Lumen Christi on Friday, Jan. 28.

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MASON — Mason gutted out their third girls basketball win of the season, and their second against once-andfuture league opponent Charlotte, in a 32-29 slugfest on Jan. 18. Kali Barry scored eight of her gamehigh 13 points in the second half to lead the Bulldogs to a record of 3-6, and what Mason head coach Scott Shattuck said was a huge victory for his program. “It was an important win for us,” Shattuck said. “We need to understand that we can compete, and getting this win is important for that.” The Orioles jumped out to a 10-1 lead in the first quarter, but the Bulldogs fought back from there, going on a 13-4 run beginning with the team’s first field goal of the game, a drive to the basket by Angie Cena with just 7 seconds left in the first quarter. The run continued in the second, with Mason finally tying the game 14-14 on a free throw by Elizabeth Staltzer with no time on the clock in the first half. Charlotte opened up a five-point lead halfway through the third quarter, but again the Bulldogs reeled them back in, scoring the last three field goals of the quarter, the last two putbacks by Barry, to take a 22-21 lead into the fourth. In contrast to the difficulty that both teams had scoring in the first three quarters, there was a relative flurry of four lead changes in the first 1:25 of the fourth, before Mason sophomore Gabby Trudell started a 6-0 run with a banked-in 12-footer and a tough bucket in the post. One of the assistant coaches on Charlotte’s bench was then penalized for allowing his frustration to get too vocal, giving the Bulldogs the ball back. Although Mason missed both free throws, Kaleigh Lound made some room down low for a layup that gave her team a

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Mason’s Brooke Dippel (20) gets off a shot with a hand in her face in the Bulldogs’ 32-29 win over Charlotte on Jan. 18. 30-25 lead with 4:13 left in the game. Mason defense clamped down from there, allowing just one Charlotte field goal in the final seven minutes of play. Charlotte squandered their chances to come back by missing the front end of all three 1-and-1 opportunities in the final 1:30. Not that Mason was lighting the place up from the free-throw line themselves. After Dani McNeilly converted both ends of the Bulldogs’ first 1-and-1, they missed the last two in the final 27.3 seconds, but the damage was done, and the game ended 32-29. Raychel Wolever led the Orioles with 12 points. Shattuck said that, despite their de-

fensive victory, his team knows that it’s going to have to score more than 32 points to win most games. “I think our team understands the nature of competition,” he said. “We just have to finish a shot. In order to win the game and keep ourselves in the flow and the rhythm of the contest, we have to score points on a consistent basis. The girls are positive and coachable and they work hard in practice, so we’re optimistic that we can keep moving forward.” Mason will make two trips down Highway U.S. 127 for CAAC Red contests this week, to face Jackson Northwest on Tuesday, Jan. 25 and Jackson Lumen Christi on Friday, Jan. 28.

Donavan P. Riley

Mason Age 70, passed away January 17, at Sparrow Hospital, following a sudden illness. Born August 27, 1940, in Morgantown, West Virginia to Donovan and Dorothy Jane (Rogers) Riley, Don graduated from Washington Lee High School in Arlington, VA. Following his graduation in 1958, he joined the United States Army. During his time in the Army and the Army Reserves, he earned, among other accolades, the 1961 Individual Rifle Championship Award. Don then worked for the Federal Government and later as a Computer Programmer in what was then a fledgling industry. He proceeded to earn degrees from Miami Dade Community College and Florida International University, allowing him to begin his long career as an educator. After teaching in FL for three years, he moved to MI in l978. Don is fondly remembered for his 22 years teaching Earth Science in the Mason Middle School. During this time, he also earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Central Michigan University in 1985. His dedication to education allowed him to touch the lives of thousands of students over the years. "Mr. Riley" loved teaching, and brought enthusiasm and dedication into his classroom every day for more than two decades. After his retirement in 2000, he dedicated his time to many causes, foremost of which was the DALMAC Bicycle event. Over the course of 15 years Don went from riding in the event to being one of the organizers of the yearly crossstate ride. His tireless efforts in support of this event and the Tri-County Bicycle Association will be missed by all of those fortunate enough to have served with him. He is survived by Suzanne (Mills) Riley. They married in 1978 and have remained devoted to one another ever since. Other survivors include his two sisters Rebecca (Elmer) Purcell and Allene (Fritz) Kussin, both currently residing in Concord, MA. His nephews are Joshua and John Froehlich of New York City, and Dr. Charles Norman II, his wife Crescent, and their children Jacqueline and Charles III, of Owosso, MI. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donovan Riley and Jane Corkery, and his nephew Peter Froehlich. In addition, he is preceded by Richard and Clarice Mills, (his inlaws and dear friends), and their daughter Keitha (Mills) Norman. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 24, 2011 at First Presbyterian Church of Mason, 131 E. Maple Street, Mason, MI 48854 with the Rev. Bill Pinches and the Rev. Charlie Herrick officiating. Interment immediately following in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge, MI. The family will receive friends at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, MI from 6-8 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday. Those desiring may make contributions to the Richard Mills Scholarship Fund, c/o First Presbyterian Church of Mason, 131 E. Maple Street, Mason, MI 48854 or, the TriCounty Bicycle Association, PO Box 22146, Lansing, MI 48909. On-line condolences may be made at www.gorslineruncimanmason.com


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GOLDENDOODLES & LABRADOODLES $400 top quality, shots, guarantee. 517-202-4163

ST. JOHNS- HEATED G A RAGE SALE 2729 Avery Rd. Jan. 28-29, 9am-5pm. Boys clothing 8-18, household BEAGLE PUPPIES TRI color, HOLLAND LOP RABBIT Grey 8 weeks, parents on site, items, some furniture, & White spots. Litter shots, wormed, $100. Nascar, linens, toys, Hull trained INDOOR 3 yr. old (517)899-8342 (517)899Brownware. nutered male, w/nice 8777 cage. Needs to be only rabbit. $50.517-694-6338 BEAGLE PUPS AKC field champion bloodlines, born 8/5. 1st & 2nd shots, JACK RUSSELL PUPS UKC can be AKC. 7 wks., padewormed, 2 males, 1 ferents on site. Shots & male. $150. Beagle pups wormed. 269-998-0925. born on 8/10, $75. 6 yr. old running female $100. Call 517-391-8288 KITS/CATS, RESCUED, all ages; many declawed; SEE SOURCEADS.COM www.trinityacresrescue. BICHON PUPPIES 7 wks OR CALL LCN TOLL FREE petfinder.com; includes old, 1st shots & wormed, neuter, basic medical $45beautiful. $300. $135. (517)410-0074 989-427-3205.

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PRECOR EXERCISE BIKE 846i Upright version, mint condition, low mileage, no electricity needed for electronic display. Call: 517VYPYR SERIES PIGS 2 sows, 1 boar, over 482-7675. Buyer must ar- PEAVEY 30W modeling guitar am400lbs. Call 517-896-2032 range for pick up. plifier BRAND NEW!! four $700/best offer. channels, 11 stompbox effects, true analog distortion and more! This amp is great for any guitarist beginner or professional! Includes DVD owners manual and extra cord. A AMISH LOG HEADBOARD $95.(517)655-9474 AND Queen Pillow Top HeavYMetaL347@aol.com Mattress Set. Brand new(517)899-9638 never used, sell all for $275. 989-923-1278. FEEDER PIGS

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

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

MALE COCKER SPANIEL PUPPIES 1 rare color, $100. No Sunday calls. 989-584GRASS ALFALFA 6192. Square bales, $3.00. 517-625-3230. MALTI-POO Female, shots, wormed, health guarantee, $400. 517-627-6418. MINIATURE DAUSCHUND PUPPIES CKC, rare colors, 1st shots & worming, $500. Call 517-896-0302. MIN-PIN PUPPIES 1 blk male, 2 blk females, blue female, DOB 11/16/10, shots, wormed, $250/obo. 517-296-4305, 517-398-0352 PEEK-A-POO PUPPIES Fuzzy little teddy bears. $300-$350. 517-726-0368 or 517-231-2400

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100% SEASONED HARDWOOD 4’x8’x16’’ $65 face cord. Free delivery. 4 face cord $225; 10 face cord $500. 517-663-1006 100% SEASONED HARDWOOD $65 face. Ash, Cherry & Oak - cut, split & delivered. 517-490-0955

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TEMPERPADIC/ STYLE MEMORY FOAM MATTRESS SET Queen, newnever used, as seen on TV, with warranty. Cost $1,800, Sell $695. Can Deliver 989-832-2401. MM

Hobbies-Toys HO TRAINS 3 Diesels; 3 steam + Walther’s Empire Builder w/F7, A & B & 10 coaches. Also other misc. items. 517-337-0949

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ALL SEASONED HARD WOOD Split & delivered. $65 per face cord. POLE BARNS MICHIGAN’S POM A POO - TEDDY BEAR 517-623-0416. Largest Pole Barn CompaPUPPIES Shots & wormed. ny (Best Built Barns) Best Non shedding. Adorable. Quality, Best Service, Best C H E R R Y , MAPLE & O A K $250. 989-427-3205. Price. This Week’s Specials Seasoned firewood. DelivErected 24’x24’x8’-$5495.00 ered & STACKED. 4’x8’x16" 24’x40’x10’-$7995.00 POMERANIAN PUPPIES $65. 517-651-5214 30’x40’x10’-$8995.00 for sale, $175. Only to good 30’x48’x12’-$10,995.00 caring home. Call 882-1794 FIREWOOD Well seasoned Licensed/Insured. 1-877or 980-8495 hardwood, mainly oak, 802-9591 MM split & delivered, $60 face PUGGLE PUPPIES cord, 4’x8’x16’’. Call Don ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE 7 wks old, 1st shots & 517-339-8274. from Home. *Medical, wormed, $250. 989-427*Business, *Paralegal, 3205. *Accounting, *Criminal NEW-YEAR SPECIAL SEASJustice. Job placement asONED hardwood FIREsistance. Computer availaREG. GERMAN "WOLF WOOD. $60 face cord; 2 or ble. Financial Aid if qualiPUPS" 2 mos old, parents more, $55 per face cord. fied. Call 877-895-1828 on site. Males & females Free delivery. Call Jeff 517www.CenturaOnline.com $1000-$700. 517-575-2421. 719-1281; Carol 517-507MM 7093. chantlandscape@gmail.com. 20th year selling firewood! ROTTWEILER AKC PUPS WANTED: UNWANTED Champion bloodlines. $550 appliances, air conditionSEASONED FIREWOOD and up. Call 989-798-0205. ers, cars, trucks, vans, HARD OAK & Cherry. Split farm machinery, lawn $50 face cord or $55 delivmowers, campers, hot SHELTIE PUPPIES AKC, ered. 517-647-6860 water tanks, aluminum or $350-$450. 989-681-2054 steel boats, aluminum winwww.pets4you.com/pages/baker dows or doors, aluminum SEASONED HARDWOOD- 2 toppers, any types of aluyr, dry, split, tarped, $50 SHE-POO PUPPIES Too cute minum or steel siding, F/C. Delivery available. for words. 4 males. 1st 4 wheelers, go carts, trail517-663-3954, 517-488-9251 shots & wormed. $350. ers, batteries. 616-902-0859. All picked up for Free. SEASONED WHITE OAK Call 517-628-2818 $60 per facecord. 517-881YORKIE-MINI SCHNAUZER 9206 or 517-230-9932 puppies, "Schnorkies’’, adorable little bundles of energy! Black & tan, shots, WOOD PELLETS FOR pellet wormed, tails & dew claws stove. $170/ton (+ tax). done. Will be toy size 4-8#. 40lb bags available. Stored $275. 517-321-7098 inside. Cash. 517-623-6622 YAMAHA STUDIO UPRIGHT Piano. 1 owner. Exc.Cond. Mahogany. Purc new Email the Lansing Community Email the Lansing Community $5,300. Asking $1,700 Newspapers 24/7 at: Newspapers 24/7 at: (517)719-7971. lcnclassifieds@gannett.com lcnclassifieds@gannett.com countrylizlynch@gmail.com

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Sporting Goods 25TH MICHIGAN DEER & TURKEY Spectacular, Feb. 18-20. Lansing Center. Bargains. 200-plus deer. Seminars. Tech Info Center. Details and $2-off ticket coupon at www.deerinfo.com MM

GunsAccessories 1983 REMINGTON 30/06 Model 700, bolt action, shot only 2 times, exc. cond. $550. 989-224-4947. ITHACA MAG 10 DELUXE, used, like new. Remington Turkey shotguns avail. Info call 517-694-7021. RUGER MINI M14 SS, 223 cal. with 3x9x40 scope & 3 clips, $700/obo. 989-3090220 after 3 p.m.

Wanted to Buy A AARDVARK ANTIQUER paying cash for guns, jewlery, furniture, art & unusual & bizarre items. 517-819-8700 ALWAYS BUYING jewelry. All types & ages, costume & fine. Linda 517-331-1181 CASH BUYER FOR antiques, rugs, artwork, furniture, clocks, jewelry. Call John: 517-886-9795. CASH FOR GUNS , Art, Antiques, Jewelry, musical instruments, Valuables. Call 517-204-2004/517-663-3931 CASH PAID D iabet ic test strips. Area’s original, oldest buyer. Friendly & fair. 517-505-2726, 888-639-6179 CASH PAID for diabetic test strips. Up to $15 per 100 strips. Ph. 517-292-0991 EXTRA DIABETIC TEST STRIPS? Earn $ & help others. Local pick up. $5$16/box. (517) 256-7221. I WANT TO BUY 2 Cemetery Plots in the Grand Ledge Oakwood Cemetery. Call 517-627-7714.

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

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10768 Petrieville. 1428 sq. ft., 3 bdrm., 1 bath, home. 1.5 car detached garage. $700+. 517-622-6059 or www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

MASON 600 E. Columbia. 2 bdrm., 1.5 bath, deck, garage. $700+ util. Call 719-5600 OKEMOS: WALK TO Bennett Woods & Okemos High. 4 bdrm., 2 bath, granite counter tops, vaulted ceilings, Fireplace. $1600. 517-694-1825.

Mobile Homes For Rent MOBILE HOME FOR rent Deposit required, no pets. Sec. 8 welcome. 517-482-4322

CampersTravel Trailers CAMPING MEMBERSHIP LIFETIME. Camp Coast to Coast USA/Canada $10/night (full hook-up). (Paid $1,595) Must Sell $595, 1-800-236-0327.

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4823 SOUTH PENNSYLVA NIA NEAR JOLLY, s p a cious 2 bdrm. $525 + dep. includes heat & water. References. 517-3395330/517-420-1514 BEECHFIELD Efficiency thru 2 bedroom, $325-$540. Utilities included. Taylor Realty 517-272-1512.

CARY APTS. S. LANSING. 1 & 2 bdrms., $470-$570 mo., heat, water, sewer & trash included. 517-202-3964. COLONIAL VILLAGE AREA: 1 bedroom Quiet Area. No Smoking, No Pets. Call 517-485-4300

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

BLUE WATER VILLAGE Dimondale, near GM Delta plant. New 2 & 3 bdrms, 2 baths, starting at $700 & trash incl. all appliances, bsmt., pets welcome. Call 517-749-1714 or 517-372-6250

Duplexes For Rent

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

5849 O R C H A R D CT. Co m pletely remodeled 2 bdrm, 1 bath, full basement with washer/dryer. New carpet, paint, appliances. Fenced backyard, private deck. $650 + utils. 517-332-9255.

HOLT: 1 BEDROOM , $470 + deposit. Air. Free heat, water, trash pickup. Coin laundry. New carpet. 1960 Aurelius Road. Applications, up front. ** 586-292-3681 **

GRAND LEDGE - 4/plex. EXCELLENT NEIGHBORHOOD, walk to downtown shops & parks. Lg. fenced yard, no pets. 2 bdrm. $700 Incl. all util. Dennis: 517-348-6124

LARGE 1 BDRM APT. in Grand Ledge, overlooking DOWNTOWN LOFT the park & river, includes 1 bdrm. loft, 1000 sq.ft., heat & water, $530 mo. + wood floors, stainless apdep. No pets, no smoking. pliances, laundry, secured Call 517-242-4867. garage parking. $900/mo. 517-482-8771 or 517-7195600. www.wencoproperties.com MASON FREE HEAT & W A T E R . 2 & 3 bdrm. fireplace, Edgemont Waverly. Quiet central air, washer/ desirable neighborhood. dryer. From $750. Lg. clean 1 & 2 bdrm. No 517-282-9669 pets. From $525. 712-4915, 517-349-8000 202-3234, 323-1153

WILLIAMSTON LARGE 2 bdrm., 1 bath, with laundry, all appliances included, plenty of parking, quiet new construction with easy walk to downtown, heat & AC is included with rent, $850mo. 517-202-6886

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

Drywall Gary’s Drywall Finishing "Hang, Finish and Repair" 517-927-3853 garysdrywallfinishing.com Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

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LANSI NG - 2, 3 & 5 bdrm houses and 2 bdrm apts. & duplexes. $600-$800. Local owner cell 989-550-1181.

LANSING - 2 BDRM ., 1 bath home. Completely remodeled. Convenient to bus, MSU & Sparrow hospital. Basement, fenced yard, $800+ utilities. 903-240-4810

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

TRASH, BRUSH, APPL. hauled Yard & build. clean up, trees & bushes trimmed. Low Prices! Mike 393-4664

ST JOHNS 3 bdrm./bath. 1792 sq.ft. Rent to own!! Only $369 per mo. Brand new carpet & appliances. Contact The Meadows of St. Johns, (989) 224-7707.

WILLIAMSTON - 5 bdrm., 3 bath, split level country home on 5 acres. 2 car garage. Gorgeous deck, pet okay. Horse run-in - horse okay. 20 minutes from MSU. $1,400/mo. 231-258-3413 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

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ATTENTION POTENTIAL PURCHASERS AT FORECLOSURE SALE: In the case of resolution prior to or simultaneously with the aforementioned foreclosure sale, Green Tree Servicing LLC (f/k/a Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation) may rescind this sale at any time prior to the end of the redemption period. In that event, your damages, if any,

and Cooley. $335 per month utilities incl. 517-749-3890

Office Space For Rent LEASE TO OWN O f f i c e /Warehouse. 5000 sf total. 2000 sf office. All heated & air conditioned. Located in Rensen Center. JollyPennsylvania area. Rate as low as $1250/mo. 331-1734 M-F 8-5 for more details.

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INGHAM COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION MASON, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2011 and 2012 PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION

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Pursuant to Public Act 150 of the Public Acts of 1976, the Board of Ingham County Road Commissioners is hereby giving notice that on Monday, February 28, 2011, a public hearing will be held for construction projects proposed by the Board to be accomplished in 2011 and 2012. The hearing will commence at 6:30 P.M. in the Board Room of the Ingham County Road Commission’s Austin E. Cavanaugh Administration Building located at 301 Bush Street, Mason, Michigan. The following is a list of the proposed projects, including the location and type of construction: 2011 Construction: 1. Okemos Road Enhancement – Jolly Road to Clinton Street Street lighting, decorative sidewalk, plantings and furniture Meridian Charter Township. Federal Enhancement Grant and Meridian Township funding. Estimated Cost: $472,000. 2. Waverly Road – Moores River Drive to Lansing Road. Drainage improvements and concrete pavement repair. Lansing Charter Township. Federal Urban STP funding. Estimated Cost: $490,000. The project was started in 2010 and is to be completed early in 2011. 3. Willoughby Road Bridge – Over Sycamore Creek. Bridge replacement. Alaiedon Township. Federal and State Local Bridge Program funding. Estimated Cost: $900,000. 4. Waverly Road – Bridge deck over I-96 to Jolly Road. Road widening and resurfacing. Delhi Charter Township. Federal Urban STP funding. Estimated cost: $1,000,000. 5. Zimmer Road at Grand River Avenue Intersection – Intersection approach widening and resurfacing. Williamstown Township. Federal STP Safety funding. Estimated Cost: $200,000. 6. Park Lake Road at Burcham Drive Intersection – Installation of a modern roundabout. Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funding. Estimated cost: $600,000. 2012 Construction: 1. Cedar Street – Dallas Avenue to Aurelius Road. Road resurfacing. Delhi Charter Township. Federal Urban STP funding. Estimated cost: $650,000 2.Washington Road – Holt Road to Willoughby Road. Road resurfacing. Delhi Charter Township. Federal Urban STP funding. Estimated cost: $550,000. 3. Willoughby Road – Washington Road to Beryl Street. Road resurfacing. Delhi Charter Township. Federal Urban STP funding. Estimated cost: $750,000. 4. Waverly Road at Willow Street Intersection – Signal modernization. Lansing Charter Township. Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funding. Estimated cost: $100,000. 5. Waverly Road at Michigan Avenue Intersection – Signal modernization. Lansing Charter Township. Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) funding. Estimated cost: $100,000. The proposed construction is scheduled to be accomplished during the 2011 & 2012 construction seasons. Acquisition of right of way, if required, will be completed

before construction of the projects, provided the Board of Ingham County Road Commissioners approves the project. Further information on the proposed projects will be available before the scheduled hearing date at the Ingham County Road Commission office at the above address or by telephoning 517-676-9722 or 1-800-968-9733. Any person wishing to present comments on the proposed improvement is invited to be present; however, if a person wishing to present a written statement or an exhibit at the hearing cannot be present, he/she may convey that statement or exhibit to the Board of Ingham County Road Commissioners by addressing those comments to the Secretary to the Board and mailing it to 301 Bush street, P.O. Box 38, Mason, Michigan 48854. Communications via e-mail will be accepted and can be sent to roads@inghamcrc.org. The Ingham County Road Commission will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as interpreters for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting for the visually impaired, for individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon five (5) working days notice to the Ingham County Road Commission. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Ingham County Road Commission in writing or by calling Brenda Moyer, Deputy Secretary to the Board, at the above address or telephone number. Ingham County Road Commission TDD 517-676-7798. BOARD OF INGHAM COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONERS William M. Conklin, P.E., Managing Director

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G.L. in town, ground floor, 2 bdrm., heat & water incld. $435. 517-627-6751.

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Apartments Lansing

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Pontiac SOLSTICE 2006 GXP $12,400/OBO SpEd, fact 18"wheels/bra, 5sp, m/see! 59228mi 810-874-6273

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q., ary 24, 2011 at 10:00 a.m., at the Veteran’s Memorial Courthouse located at 313 W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, that being the place for holding the Circuit Court and/or for conducting such foreclosure sales for the County of Ingham, there will be offered at public sale, the premises, or some part thereof, described in said Mortgage as follows, to wit: LAND SITUATED IN THE TOWNSHIP OF BUNKERHILL, COUNTY OF INGHAM, STATE OF MICHIGAN, IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THAT PART OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWN 1 NORTH, RANGE 1 EAST, BEGINNING AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTER OF DEXTER TRAIL, WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION; THENCE SOUTH ALONG THE SECTION LINE 780 FEET TO THE EAST AND WEST 1/4 LINE; THENCE WEST ALONG THE 1/4 LINE 365 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY 490 FEET ALONG

A LINE IF CONTINUED WOULD INTERSECTION THE CENTERLINE OF DEXTER TRAIL AT A POINT 255 FEET MEASURED ALONG DEXTER TRAIL NORTHWESTERLY FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE EAST ALONG A LINE PARALLEL WITH THE EAST AND WEST 1/4 LINE TO A POINT 20 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION; THENCE NORTH ALONG A LINE PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION TO THE CENTER OF DEXTER TRAIL; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PARCEL HAVING RIGHTS OF INGRESS AND EGRESS ACROSS ADJACENT PROPERTY BY MEANS OF A 20 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT THE BOUNDARY OF WHICH IS DESCRIBED AS: COMMENCING AT THE EAST 1/4 CORNER OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 21’ 22" WEST ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 1 A DISTANCE OF 886.86 FEET TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF DEXTER

TRAIL; THENCE NORTH 54 DEGREES 13’ 20" WEST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 24.77 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 21’ 22" EAST PARALLEL WITH SAID EAST LINE 424.06 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 05’ 28" WEST PARALLEL WITH THE EAST WEST 1/4 LINE OF SAID SECTION 20.07 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 21’22" WEST PARALLEL WITH SAID EAST LINE 440.26 FEET TO A POINT ON SAID CENTERLINE OF DEXTER TRAIL; THENCE SOUTH 54 DEGREES 13’ 20" EAST ALONG SAID CENTERLINE 24.77 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, BUNKERHILL TOWNSHIP, INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN. which also includes any interest Green Tree may have in the 1997 Dutch Mobile Home, Serial Number 13535F. The redemption period shall be one (1) year from the date of sale unless the property is established to be abandoned pursuant to MCL 600.3241a, in which case the redemption period shall be the later of thirty (30) days from the date of sale or fifteen (15) days from the date the notice required by MCL 600.3241a(b) was posted and mailed.

Legals NOTICE TO CREDITORS Decedents Estate

Legals y BITTINGER Dob 5/18/98, Children A hearing regarding Permanent Wardship Petition (#10-1715/1716-NA) will be conducted by the court on TUESDAY, February 15, 2011, and WED, February 16, 2011 at 10:00 am in Courtroom #2, Veterans Memorial Courthouse, 313 W Kalamazoo Street, 2nd Floor, Lansing, MI 48933 before JUDGE R GEORGE ECONOMY IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Andrew Bittinger personally appear before the court at the time and place stated above. This hearing may result in the termination of your parental rights

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Estate/Trust of Dorothy J Trudgeon, Deceased Date of birth: May 3, 1918 NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Dorothy J Trudgeon, who lived at 2204 Sunnyside Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48910 died December 6, 2010. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate/trust will be forever barred unless presented to the Trustees of the Dorothy J Trudgeon Trust dated July 7, 1999 at 13950 Tallman Road, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

Estate/Trust of James Frank Carr, Deceased Date of birth: December 9, 1922 NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, James Frank Carr, who lived at 1979 Searl Lane, East Lansing, Michigan 48823 died November 16, 2010. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate/trust will be forever barred unless presented to the Trustees of the James F Carr Trust Agreement dated December 20, 1990 as amended and restated at 915 Nicole Circle, Okemos, MI 48864 within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

Estate/Trust of Virginia L. Diamond, Deceased Date of birth: August 19, 1940 NOTICE TO CREDITORS: The decedent, Virginia L Diamond, who lived at 520 Allen Street, Lansing, Michigan 48912 died December 22, 2010. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the estate/trust will be forever barred unless presented to the Trustees of the Virginia L Diamond Trust dated March 12, 2009 at 48235 Greenwich Lane, Canton, MI 48188, within 4 months after the date of publication of this notice.

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TOWNSHIP OF AURELIUS NOTICE TO BIDDERS The Township of Aurelius, 1939 S Aurelius Road, Mason, MI 48854 will be accepting sealed bids for mowing and trimming of various Township properties until February 25, 2011 at 3 p.m. Please mark envelopes "MOWING BIDS". Aurelius Township Lawn Mowing Proposal Requirements and map are available by contacting the township offices at 517 628-2093. The Township of Aurelius reserves the right to reject any or all bids and also the right to waive any formal defects in bids when deemed in the best interest of the Township. Further, the Township reserves the right to accept a bid higher than the lowest bid, if the Township’s interest will be better served. Shelly Heaviland Aurelius Township Clerk ERCN/ICCN-894124

Dated: January 14, 2011 Green Tree Servicing LLC (f/k/a Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation) By: DONALD A. BRANDT(P30183) BRANDT, FISHER, ALWARD & ROY, P.C. Attorneys for Green Tree 1241 E. Eighth Street, P.O. Box 5817 Traverse City, Michigan 49696-5817 (231) 941-9660 File No.: 6120.1483 ICCN-893083 1/23, 30/11-2/6, 13/11

ONONDAGA TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLICATION BY POSTING

1/23/11

Vevay Township Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing

A RESOLUTION TO IMPOSE A TEMPORARY MORATO RIUM UPON THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS, LICENSES AND APPROVALS FOR THE PRODUCTION FOR COM PENSATION, SALE OR DISPENSATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA Please take notice that the reading and adoption of A Resolution to Impose a Temporary Moratorium Upon the Issuance of Permits, Licenses and Approvals for the Production for Compensation, Sale or Dispensation of Medical Marijuana was made at the regular meeting of the Onondaga Township Board of Trustees on January 13, 2011 at the Onondaga Township Hall located at 4756 Baldwin Street, Onondaga, MI 49264. The resolution imposes a moratorium upon the issuance of any and all permits, licenses and approvals issued by the Township for the production for compensation, sale or dispensation of medical marijuana as provided for in the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act, PA 2008, Initiated Law, MCL 333.26421 e. seq Publication of the Resolution was made by posting in the Office of the Clerk, 4756 Baldwin Street, Onondaga, MI 49264, and published in a newspaper of general circulation in the township. Diane Johnson, Clerk Onondaga Township 4756 Baldwin Street Onondaga, MI 49264 517-628-2654

VEVAY TOWNSHIP JoAnne Kean, Clerk ICCN-894006

1/23/11

ICCN-894212

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Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Charles A Janssen P30453 313 S Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933 517-371-8262 Kay L Millbrook Trustee 13950 Tallman Road Grand Ledge, MI 48837 517-627-6448 ICCN-893682 1/23/11 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

Dated: January 13, 2011 Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Erica E.L. Huddas P73410 313 S Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933 517-371-8138 James F Carr Jr., Trustee 916 Nicole Circle Okemos, MI 48864 517-347-4676 ICCN-893659 1/23/11 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

Dated: January 13, 2011 Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC Charles A Janssen P30453 313 S Washington Square Lansing, MI 48933 517-371-8262 David M Diamond Trustee 48235 Greenwich Lane Canton, MI 48188 734-340-1105 ICCN-893657 1/23/11 Email the Lansing Community Newspapers 24/7 at: lcnclassifieds@gannett.com

VEVAY TOWNSHIP INGHAM COUNTY, MICHIGAN PROPOSED ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENT PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Vevay Township Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, beginning at 7:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Vevay Township Hall, 780 S. Eden Road, Mason, MI 48854, (517) 676-9523 on the following proposed Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE VEVAY TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE AND SPECIFICALLY CHAPTER 3, SECTION 3.02 THEREOF TO PROHIBIT ANY LAND USE, ENTERPRISE OR ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE VIOLATIVE OF FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LAWS OR ORDINANCES; AND TO ESTABLISH AN EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF. The Township of Vevay, Ingham County, Michigan, hereby ordains: SECTION I. AMENDMENT OF CHAPTER 3, SECTION 3.02. Chapter 3, Section 3.02, of the Vevay Township Zoning Ordinance, which to date has been designated as "Reserved" shall be and is hereby amended to read as follows: 3.02 USES NOT PERMITTED IN ANY ZONING DISTRICT. In addition to the prohibitions set forth in Section 19.8A of this Ordinance, any enterprise, land use or activity that is violative of federal, state or local law or ordinance shall be and is prohibited. SECTION II. SEVERABILITY. The various sections and provisions of this Ordinance shall be deemed to be severable and, should any section or provisions of this Ordinance be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole or any section or provisions of this Ordinance, other than the section or provision so declared to be unconstitutional or invalid. SECTION III. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its adoption and publication as required by law. VEVAY TOWNSHIP JoAnne Kean, Clerk ICCN-893700

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The Vevay Township Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, beginning at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Vevay Township Hall, 780 S. Eden Road, Mason, MI 48854. The subject of the public hearing will be the consideration of an application for a Special Land Use Permit by Aggregate Industries, Barnes Road, for sand and gravel mining as provided for under Section 5.02 of the zoning ordinance, on property further described as: PART OF W1/2 OF NE1/4 OF SEC 36 T2NR1W DESC AS ; BEG ON N SEC LN AT PT S89D43’04" E 495 FT FROM THE N1/4 COR OF SEC 36 -S89D43’04" E 828.5 FT ALNG SAID N LN -S0D04’05" W 2646.54 FT ALNG E LN OF SD W1/2 NE1/4 -N89D37’33" W 1322.4 FT ALNG EW1/4 LN TO CTR OF SEC -N0D02’39" E 2094.42 FT ALNG NS 1/4 LN -S89D43’04" E 492.71 FT N0D16’56" E 550 FT TO POB SEC 36 52NR1W 74.11 AC +/A copy of the proposed Special Use Application is available for public inspection at the Township Office during regular office hours, which are Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Written comments will be considered and may be forwarded to the Vevay Township Office until 4 p.m. the day of the hearing. Please call (517) 676-9523 for further information.

ONONDAGA TOWNSHIP

Dated: January 17, 2011

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TO ALL CREDITORS: The Settlor, Celia Evans Date of Birth: 9/20/1918 who lived at 2700 Burcham Drive, East Lansing, MI 48823 Died 1/11/2011. There is no personal representative of the settlors estate to whom letters of Authority have been issued. Creditors of the decedent are notified that all claims against the Celia Evans Trust, dated November 6, 1985, as amended, will be forever barred unless presented to the named successor trustee, James E Schuon, c/o Jerry G Sutton, within four months after the HCN/ICCN-893532 date of publication of this 1/23/11 notice. Notice is further given that STATE OF MICHIGAN the Trust will thereafter be JUDICIAL CIRCUIT assigned and distributed to FAMILY DIVISION the persons entitled to it. INGHAM COUNTY Jerry G Sutton P26155 PUBLICATION OF HEARING 2201 E Grand River Lansing, MI 48912 CASE NO 517-487-5555 70807-2-NA PETITION NO James E Schuon 10-2040-NA c/o Jerry G Sutton 2201 E Grand River TO: Nicholas Jones Lansing, MI 48912 IN THE MATTER OF: AMIA 517-487-5555 JONES, Minor Children A hearing regarding Petition ICCN-894181 #10-2040-NA will be con1/23/11 ducted by the court on Monday, February 7, 2011, and Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at STATE OF MICHIGAN 8:30 am in Courtroom #2, JUDICIAL CIRCUIT Veterans Memorial CourtFAMILY DIVISION house, 313 W Kalamazoo INGHAM COUNTY Street, 2nd Floor, Lansing, MI 48933 before JUDGE RIPUBLICATION OF HEARING CHARD J GARCIA IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED CASE NO that Nicholas Jones person70691-1/2-NA ally appear before the court PETITION NO #10-1715/1716-NA-PW Pa - at the time and place stated above. rents This hearing may result in TO: ANDREW BITTINGER, Fa- the termination of your parental rights ther of said Children IN THE MATTER OF: Tiffany DOB 12-28-96 & Jeremy HCN/ICCN-893529 1/23/11

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January 23, 2011

Legals ,y ge , y, shall be limited to the return of your bid amount tendered at the sale, plus interest. Default having occurred in the conditions of a Mortgage made by John T. Tyksinski, a single man, ("Debtors") to Green Tree Servicing LLC (f/k/a Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation) ("Green Tree"), dated September 29, 1998, and recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for the County of Ingham in the State of Michigan on January 22, 1999, in Liber 2713, Page(s) 383, et. seq., on which Mortgage there is claimed to be due as of the date of this Notice the sum of $84,031.37, which amount may or may not be the entire indebtedness owed by Debtors to Green Tree together with interest at 8.75 percent per annum. NOW THEREFORE, Notice is hereby given that the power of sale contained in said Mortgage has become operative and that pursuant to that power of sale and MCL 600.3201 et. seq., on Febru-


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