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December 26, 2010

Dog alerts homeowner to early a.m. fire By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

WILLIAMSTON — A city man escaped from his buning home by climbing onto the roof and jumping to the ground with his dog in tow. The homeowner, Richard Henderson, said the dog may have saved his life by waking him up after the fire started around 2:30 a.m. Dec. 20, fire and police officials said. The blaze at 206 E. Riverside Drive began in the baement and caused an estimated $70,000 in damages, fire officials said. Henderson said he was sleeping in his upstairs bedroom when the dog awakened him, authorities said. He grabbed his dog and climbed through a window and onto a porch roof, then jumped to the ground, A city police officer was the first on the scene and found both man and dog uninjured. The cause of the fire had not been determined,, fire Chief Bill Siegel said. Several area fire departments responded to the blaze. Firefighters were at the scene for about four hours.

Assault arrest

A 43-year-old city resident was arrested on a domestic assault charge after smashing his wife’s cell phone with a hammer during an altercation on Dec. 19. The dispute began during the morning at a residence on Cedar Run Court, police reports said. The alleged victim, 42, said her husband had recently discovered she was seeing someone else. He grabbed her arm and put his forearm across her throat while taking her cell phone, she claimed. He then smashed the phone with a hammer on the kitchen table, she said. Two officers noticed scratch marks on the woman’s wrist and redness on her throat, although she refused medical attention, the reports said. The man was lodged in the Ingham County Jail.

Burglary reported

Police were investigating a Dec. 19 breakin at the RiverHouse Inn on West Grand River Ave. Michael Keith Thieves broke into the business during the early morning hours and escaped with a box containing an undisclosed amount of Firefighters from Williamston and several other area departments battle an early morning blaze on Dec. 20. cash, police said.

Alumni mingle with current science students By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

WILLIAMSTON — You could forgive Austin Donohoe if he told you that high school is, like, so yesterday. After all, Donohoe graduated from Williamston High School (WHS) in 2009 and studies mechanical engineering at EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Yet, there he was, strolling past a huge spread of food at WHS on Dec. 17. “It’s fun to come back and give some of the teachers a hard time for old times sake,” said Donohoe, 20, one of nearly

three dozen alumni who attended the annual Science Turkey Feast at WHS. Now in its 10th year, the pre-Christmas lunch is a chance for alumni who took upper-level science courses to mingle with current science students. As hosts, the current students bring food for their alumni guests who are home from college during the holiday break. The college students share their experiences and answer questions so that current students know what to expect after they graduate. “Everybody is doing some learning,” said Bill Struck, a chemistry teacher who said he borrowed the idea from an Okemos teacher a decade ago.

“Our students, as well as our teachers, learn from what our graduates have experienced.” The event helps build a sense of community among past and present students, Struck said. And knowing what to expect gives current high school students a better chance for success when they head off to college themselves, he said. The alumni spend the whole day at school, speaking to students in various science classes. “We’re encouraged to answer questions about our college experiences honestly,” Donohoe said. Other guests at this year’s lunch were

2010 graduates Leanne Sellinger and Chad Rhiness, and 2008 grad Bryan Kendall. The holiday lunch is a chance to catch up with friends and former teachers, they said. “Only now, I don’t know anyone,” said Kendall, a computer science major at the University of Michigan. College is a very different experience than the structured world of high school, they said, and time management is key. “It’s very hard to learn how to study in college,” Sellinger said. “You have so much free time. You’re only in class for four hours a day, and you have all this time on your hands.”

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News in brief by Dec. 1, 2010, has space available. Must be a resident of the Williamston or Okemos school district. The program meets Monday through Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Full tuition assistance may be available through grant funding, this program can also be fee based. The program is located in the northwest corner of Explorer Elementary School, 420 Highland St., Williamston. Contact Lila at (517) 655-4637 or andrewl@gowcs.net for more information.

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Join Junior Achievement of Mid Michigan at ProBowl of Lansing on Jan. 22 for the annual Rock N Bowl fundraiser. Proceeds provide JA K12 curriculum to children in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. Each player on a five-person team bowls two games. The first is traditional, the second is “Rock N Bowl.” Call your local Junior Achievement office at (517) 371-5437 for more details on how to sign up.

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A holiday visit

Looking for a family activity for New Year’s Eve? Join your Williamston Santa knows that these people had been extremely nice this friends for an evening of high-energy year. Posing at the recent tree lighting in front of Williamston soccer fun from 4-7 p.m. Dec. 31 at City Hall are, from left: Pastor Mike Black of West Locke the Soccer Zone in Lansing. Wesleyan Church, Sandy Bowden-Whelton, Mayor Michelle The cost is $5 per person, $20 Hyne Van Wert, Mrs. Claus, Santa Claus and Chamber per family. Bring a non-alcoholic beverage and munchie to share. President Patrick Donnelly of Estate Planning & Preservation. Walk-ins are welcome, but pre-registration is encouraged. E-mail w i l l i a m s t o n _ s o c c e r _ c l u b @ of up to 750 words describing their fa- Christmas cookie yahoo.com. Contact Chris with ques- vorite book or the book that has had exhibit at museum the largest impact on their lives. tions at (517) 655-1254. Entries may be submitted through The Val Berryman Exhibit: “Christthe student’s high school counseling mas Cookies - Tasty Treats in Pretty IB to collect donations office, or sent directly to Byrum’s of- Packages,” will be shown at the for ‘Operation Popcorn’ fice. Essays must be received by 5 Williamston Depot Museum, 369 W. Independent Bank offices across p.m. on March 25. Grand River, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday the state will be collecting donations The winners will be chosen by a through Friday through the end of for Boy Scouts of America to support panel of three. the year, 2-4 p.m., or by appointment. “Operation Popcorn,” a program that Each winner will receive the schol- For more information, contact (517) raises money for the Boy Scouts and arship check at an event with Byrum. 6 5 5 - 1 0 3 0 , sends popcorn to troops overseas for More information may be ob- www.williamstonmuseum.com. the holidays. tained from school guidance counDonations can be made at any selors or by contacting Byrum at Little Hornets has Independent Bank office during the (517) 373-0587 or via e-mail at space available month of December. barbbyrum@house.mi.gov. The donations will be given to the Little Hornets Preschool is a liBoy Scouts of America, who will send Eagles to host New censed, educational program for chilthe popcorn to the troops overseas. dren who will be 3 or 4 years of age Year’s Eve party by Dec. 1, 2010. Morning or afternoon The Williamston Eagles are having classes are available. Byrum offers two a New Year’s Eve party Dec. 31 feaClasses meet through May in the scholarships to students turing music by the Basement Dawgs northwest corner of Explorer EleState Rep. Barb Byrum (D-Onon- band. mentary School, 420 Highland St., daga) is inviting local high school sePrime rib sandwiches on the menu, Williamston. Contact Lila at (517) niors to apply for a scholarship she is champagne toast at midnight. Open 655-4637, or andrewl@gowcs.net for offering. to the public. No charge. more information. Byrum will award two $500 scholVolunteers available to chauffer arships to local high school students anyone who needs a ride home (lo- Great Start has who plan to pursue a college degree cally). or training in a trade. The Eagles are located at 835 High space available All high school seniors who live in St., Williamston, www.foe4091.com. Great Start Preschool, a licensed, House District 67 are eligible to apply Call the club for more information, kindergarten readiness program for and can do so by submitting an essay (517) 655-6510. children that will be 4 years of age

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Kids’ Corner, a licensed, before and after school program located in the northwest corner of Explorer Elementary School has space is available for children entering DK through fifth grade. School of choice students are welcome to attend. Kids’ Corner offers flexible scheduling with drop in care available. For more information, call Lila or Kathy at (517) 655-4637, e-mail andrewl@gowcs.net or rayk@gowcs.net.

Relay for Life cookbooks for sale

Williamston/Webberville Relay for Life cookbooks are for sale, with 350 recipes for $10 each. All proceeds benefit the Relay for Life, which is scheduled for June 4-5, 2011. If you would also like to be a part of the planning committee, need more information on forming a team or to want to buy a cookbook, call Janeen Tkaczyk at (517) 694-6479.

Soccer Club rounding up soccer equipment

The Williamston Soccer Club is gathering soccer team equipment to redistribute to youth teams. The following items are being collected: corner flags, cones, goalie gloves, goalie jerseys, scrimmage vests, small goals, soccer balls (only if excellent condition), equipment bags, etc. Drop off at the Cedar Creek Veterinary Clinic, 2295 Williamston Road from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays. Refer questions to williamston_soccer_club @yahoo.com, or (517) 490-8108.

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Business briefs The Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce announces its 2011 officers and directors: • President: Brooke Locke of The Men’s Attic • Vice-President: Kendra Line of PartyLite, Pampered Chef, Herbalife distributor • Treasurer: Howard Dahlstrom of the Williamston Area Beautification Fund • Secretary of Record: Lori Fordham of Citizens Bank of Williamston Directors recently elected to the board of directors include: Derek Drushel of Joey’s Pet Outfitters, Lori Fordham of Citizens Bank of Williamston and Ryan Lowe of Simplified Tax & Accounting. Other directors include: Patrick Donnelly of Estate Planning & Preservation, Benjamin Eichler of Edward Jones Investments, Wendy Shaft of Limner Press, Cindy Smith of Nu U Nutrition, Don Warren of Six String Place and Teresa Wood of Wood & Sons Corn Bin. Executive director is Barbara J. Burke. For details, contact the chamber office at (517) 6 5 5 - 1 5 4 9 , info@williamston.org.

DDA doing survey

The Williamston Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is conducting a survey from the local merchants to discover customers’ originas. Forms have been delivered to most merchants. If merchants can ask each cus-

tomer for his or her zip code, it will help the DDA with marketing. Zip code surveys will be performed ntil Jan. 2. The results from the survey will be revealed at a party sponsored by the DDA. Future surveys will be performed in the spring, summer and fall as the DDA

wants to complete a full comprehensive study. The DDA is also putting together a mentoring program and a program that can help merchants with subsidies to operate their businesses. To help with the survey, call City Hall at (517) 655-2774.

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Opinions mixed on school bus cameras

Cameras put on four buses By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

WILLIAMSTON — Just days after installing security cameras on four of its buses, the school district used them to resolve a theft case. After a student removed something from another student’s backpack, officials checked the recorded images and saw the incident happen, Superintendent Narda Murphy said. “We did a review, and sure enough, there it was,”

Murphy said. The camera systems were bought used from the Okemos school district. And for Murphy and other school officials, it was a long time coming. “A lot of research shows that when they are present, fewer incidents occur,” Murphy said. “If something happens on a bus, we don’t have to rely on one student’s word over another student’s word.” But at least one parent said he isn’t so sure that cameras on buses is such a good thing. “It’s kind of creepy to know that there are cameras trained on our kids on the buses, and that people can

look through (the images) at any given time,” said Chad Munce, who has two children in the school system. “It just reminds me of the book, ‘1984,’ Now, there’s going to be a Big Brother watching on our kids’ buses. It doesn’t seem justifiable.” Parents were notified of the change in a short announcement about three weeks ago. Only the transportation department and district administrators would view the recordings, the announcement said. Murphy said she understands Munce’s concerns. But the images will be viewed only when the bus

driver suspects something happened, she said. “It really is just about following up on an incident,” she said. “(The recordings) are saved for a short period of time, then discarded.” Michigan school districts have been using cameras on school buses for years, although state education officials said they don’t track that information. Okemos recently bought four new school buses and sold some of its used cameras to Williamston at “a very good price,” Murphy said.. New school buses come equipped with cameras, she said. The district, which regu-

larly operates 16 buses, randomly decided to put the cameras on the four lowestnumbered buses, she said. The district will try to add more cameras over time as its budget allows, she said. Transportation Supervisor Pam VanSickler said each of the four buses has three cameras. One points toward the back of the bus, another shoots forward from the rear of the bus, while a third captures a full view of the door and the driver, she said. Munce said he doesn’t see a need for the cameras and believes they arose form the district’s decision to combine students from all grade levels on each route.

“It’s not like we have metal detectors at the entrances to the schools,” he said. “It just seems like kind of a drastic step to me.” The district combined grade levels on its buses about three years ago, primarily to save money, Murphy said. “It’s working incredibly well, and I think that’s a testament to our bus drivers,” she said. As for the cameras, she noted that the district installed cameras at the entrances to its buildings as part of the last bond issue. “The high school has them throughout the building,” she said. “It’s just not unusual at all.”

non-emergency calls beyond the 80-hour mark for $45 per hour. Officials from both townships seemed pleased with their new partnership. “The process went rather quickly and very smoothly,” Williamstown Supervisor Mickey Martin said. “We started talking to them about this a year ago, and they had been kind of gearing up for it mentally.” Williamstown Township and a dozen other rural townships are affected by Ingham County Sheriff’s Office cutbacks that take effect Jan. 1. The cutbacks will leave the sheriff with minimal staff to cover the county. Township officials solicited bids for police service after voters passed an assessment proposal on Nov. 2. A committee reviewed five bids and concluded that Meridian’s best fit the township’s needs.

The Williamstown Township board approved the contract in a special meeting Dec. 21. The Meridian board had approved it the week before. For now, at least, homeowners will pay a flat fee of $150 and business owners $250 for police service. The assessment is expected to generate about $300,000 a year. The township got a boost on Dec. 14, when the Ingham County Board of Commissioners earmarked $122,000 to help Williamstown pay for police services. The offer requires that Meridian give precedence to qualified, laid-off Ingham County deputies when it hires officers to fulfill the Williamstown contract. Meridian agreed to that contingency as part of its contract with Williamstown, officials said. Meridian plans to hire one officer as a result

of the contract, they said. The county money will allow Williamstown to buy more patrol time. But township officials say they plan to keep money in reserve to cover unexpected expenses. “This is our first year at it, and we’re going to need to have a reserve,” Martin said. The contract caps the amount Williamstown pays for service beyond the basic 80 hours at $22,500 per quarter, Martin said. “I don’t anticipate us needing to go over that amount,” she said. Township officials have met with Meridian police to discuss the lay of the land and point out the intersections with higher accident rates, Martin said. To minimize any confusion, officials also plan to add signs informing drivers of the arrangement, she said. The signs would say some-

thing like, “Police protection provided jointly by Williamstown Township and Meridian Township.” Martin said. In its Dec. 14 vote, the county board also earmarked $97,000 for Alaiedon Township if it completes a deal with the county for police protection. The board had previously offered to

help any of the 13 rural township that chose to contract with the county for police protection. Of the 13 rural townships, only Williamstown passed a ballot proposal to pay for police services in the November general election. Alaiedon voters narrowly defeated the ballot question.

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Williamstown, Meridian finalize police contract

Contract to be for two years By KEN PALMER kpalmer@lsj.com

December 26, 2010

WILLIAMSTOWN TWP. — It used to be the county sheriff. But come Jan. 1, you’ll be much more likely to see a Meridian Township Police Department vehicle on township roads. That’s because the neighboring townships have finalized a two-year contract for Meridian to provide police coverage in Williamstown Township. Meridian will provide 80 hours of patrols for a base fee of $171,700 per year, with an automatic renewal option. The department also will respond to emergency and

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high school seniors, regardless of whether they have identified their college of choice. Local workshops will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at Webberville High School and at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at Dansville

High School. Representatives from Baker College of Owosso will conduct the workshops, and offer students and parents tips on how to apply for federal and state financial aid. Information about grants, scholarships and oth-

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WILLIAMSTON — The show is titled “Minimal” — and the participating Second Monday Artists carry that philosophy forward in their work. The public is invited to meet artists at a reception from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8 at Gracie’s Place, 151 S. Putnam St. The exhibit is open for viewing during business hours from Jan. 5-26. While the artistry, impact and technique in their paintings, photography and sculpture is impressive, Ron Cook, Lee J. and Nancy Kronenberg, Gail Noren and Melinda Pope have the ability to show the underlying structures, the “bones” of the subject, with minimal embellishment. Cook’s large canvasses demand attention with bold shapes and colors. “I enjoy being outdoors at any time of year,” said Cook, “and am drawn to subjects in the environment that exhibit strong abstract patterns. “I am especially drawn to the underlying structure of manmade as well as natural objects and enjoy the random patterns that occur spontaneously when materials are subjected to the wind and weather.” Award-winning artists and husband-and-wife team Lee and Nancy Kronenberg were recently honored by having their art selected for display at the Michigan Governor’s residence through fall 2011. At Gracie’s Place, their work will feature strong textures in Nancy’s paintings and pleasing and unusual forms in Lee’s metal sculpture. Said Nancy, “Finding the images and then developing the art takes me on a journey where there is no time or space — only the art.” Lee said that “the most exciting experience occurs when I dream about a sculpture and then begin to build on that dream.” Noren’s paintings resonate with the joy and energy that is part of Noren’s ebullient personality. Pope uses light and shadow in her photography to offer unexpected visions of the ordinary.

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500 N. Howard • 521-4700 www.webbervillechurch.org Sunday School: 9:45 am Sunday Worship:11:00 am CrossFire Youth Ministries: Sundays, 6:00 pm LIFE Together Family Night: Wednesday, 6:30 pm Sr. Pastor: Scott Gardziella Bringing Faith to Life!

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Get holiday break ideas at library Need a new book to curl up with during the holiday break? The Capital Area District Library (CADL) has some great suggestions for you! Whether you’re into romances, fantasy and science fiction, suspenseful thrillers or entertaining picture books to share with your little ones, we have you covered. You can request our free e-mail newsletters and get recommendations delivered right to your inbox. To sign up, visit cadl.org and click on “Email Newsletters” on the left side of the page. This month, the CADL staff took a look back at 2010 and compiled a fantastic list of our favorite books, movies and music. Some even have reviews. If you click on the “Books, Movies + Music” link at cadl.org and follow it to “2010 CADL Staff Picks,” you will find a listing of our favorite releases of the past year, plus links to some of the notable “Best” lists. Some clear-cut book favorites include Holly Black’s “White Cat,” “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson, “Faithful Place“ by Tana French (the most mentioned mystery among

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staff), and “The Passage” by Justin Cronin. Be sure to check the staff picks for best movies and music, too. My personal favorite? Hands-down, it is Natalie Merchant’s doublealbum “Leave Your Sleep.” After waiting seven years since her last release, I can’t stop listening to this remarkable recording in which Merchant, the former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs, set other people’s poetry to music: poems from Victorian England and Jazz Age America, from e. e. cummings and Mother Goose. It may sound strange, but it totally works. For this monster work, Merchant called on specialists like the Klezmatics, the Irish band Lunasa, Wynton Marsalis, the Fairfield Four gospel singers, the jazz-funk jam band Medeski, Martin & Wood and members of the New York Philharmonic, eventually involving more than 100 musicians.

It’s an outstanding record that I can’t recommend highly enough. Upcoming events include the Stitchin’ Time Knitting Group at 6 p.m. Jan. 4 at 6 p.m., and our Drop-in Lego Club on Thursday, Jan. 6 after school until 4 p.m. Note that all CADL locations will be closed for the holidays on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

The Webberville Library, a Capital Area District Library, is located at 115 S. Main St. For more information about our hours, programs or services, call (517) 521-3643 or visit cadl.org. Find a complete list of library events at cadl.org/events. Julie Chrisinske is the head librarian at the Webberville Library.

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PORTLAND — The Lady Hornets were unable to overcome a 31-point attack by Portland’s Taylor Roe and Sarah Trierweller in a CAAC White contest, losing to the Raiders 38-28 on Dec. 17. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets. Williamston fell behind 7-2 in the first quarter. Jordan Waters scored the only first-quarter basket for the Hornets. Williamston cut

the Portland lead to four points early in the second quarter when Lauren Epple hit a three-pointer. But Portland put together an 11-0 run to go up 21-5. Emily Nemeth hit a three-pointer late in the second quarter. Portland held a 21-8 halftime lead. Williamston pulled to within eight points of the Raiders late in the third quarter on a basket by Ashley Villarreal and a three-point shot by Kortney Smith, but that was as close

as the Hornets would get. Late in the fourth quarter, Epple hit her second three pointer and Nemeth stole a Portland pass and drove the court, making a basket, drawing a foul and making the free throw. Epple scored six points. Villarreal had five points. Kassie Kimichik, Smith and Waters each scored three points. The loss gave Williamston a 5-1 record. The Hornets are 1-1 in the CAAC White.

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Webberville Library

• Jan. 4, 18: Stitchin’ Time Drop-in Needle Arts Group (adults), 6 p.m. Beginners and experts alike are welcomed to join this local knitting circle. Share ideas and conversation while working on your projects in good company. • Jan. 6, 20: Lego Club (ages 5-10), 3-4 p.m. Drop by the library to build and create for fun with your friends. • Jan. 12, 26: Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m. Children will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and a craft. • Jan. 12, 26: After School Teen Time (grades 6-12), 3 p.m. The library has different things going on throughout the fall, from Wii game play, movies, crafts and other activities. Snacks provided. • Jan. 15: Reading to Dogs (children), 11 a.m. Young readers are invited to visit the library to read to specially-trained therapy dogs. • Jan. 25: Adult Book Discussion, 7 p.m. Titles TBA.

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• Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5), Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Engaging stories, music and crafts. Meets every Wednesday through Feb. 23. • Jan. 13: Internet Basics (adults), 9:30 a.m. Learn the basic components of the Internet and how to perform a simple search. Experience with a mouse and Windows required. Registration required; call (517) 655-1191. • Jan. 13: Digital Downloads/Downloading eMedia (adults), 6:30 p.m. Learn how to download the Capital Area District Library’s free eBooks and eAudiobooks to your PC, laptop, smartphone or mobile device. Find out if your device works with our collection by checking the list at cadl.org/ download. Registration required; call (517) 655-1191. • Jan. 18: Book Discussion Group (adults), 1 p.m.

“The Wives of Henry Oades” by Johanna Moran. na paste and a variety of designs, presented by Anshu Var• Jan. 29: Henna Tattoo Workshop (ages 12-16), 1 p.m. ma. Learn the traditional art of meh’ndi using natural hen— From the Capital Area District Library

Jerry Ray Wagner

Williamston Jerry Wagner, age 72, died peacefully at home with his wife at his side on December 20, 2010 of complications from Parkinson’s. He was born in Fowlerville, MI, February 27, 1938 to Floyd and Dorris (Hill) Wagner. Jerry attended Dillingham School, a one-room neighborhood school, and graduated from Fowlerville High School in 1956 where he was active in the Future Farmers of America (F.F.A.), serving as vice president in his senior year, and the Jr. Dairy Herders Improvement Association (D.H.I.A.). He was a member of the Locke Township Planning Commission for 30 years. On August 25, 1973, Jerry married Joyce Fredrick in Owosso. He was a life-long farmer in Bell Oak and at one time his grandfather, father, and Jerry farmed together. He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts, uncles, two cousins, and a great-nephew. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; sister, Anna (Pat) Delaney of Portland, MI; sisters-inlaw, Betty (Jack deceased) Groce of Santa Rosa, CA, JoAnn (Dan) Messmer of Owosso, Gloria (Mick) Danek of Laingsburg, Diane Reed of Owosso; many cousins, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; and very special friend, Mike Meagher of Bell Oak. A tribute to Jerry’s life will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2010, at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Middle Street, Williamston, MI 48895 with Mr. Bill Wheeler officiating. The family will receive friends Monday at the funeral home from 2-8 p.m. Interment will take place 11a.m. Wednesday, January 5, 2011 in Alchin Farms Cemetery, Webberville. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Michigan Parkinson Foundation, 30400 Telegraph Road, Suite 150, Bingham Farms, MI 48025. On-line condolences may be made at www.gorslineruncimanwilliamston.com

Glenn James Dosenberry

Williamston Glenn James Dosenberry, age 65, died Saturday, December 18, 2010. Glenn was born April 15, 1945 in Big Rapids, MI, son of Harry and Alma Noreen (Rosser) Dosenberry. Glenn was raised on the family dairy farm in Isabella County and was a graduate of Barryton High School. He went on to receive his Associates Degree at Ferris State University. Soon after, he served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1966 to 1968. Glenn was awarded the Bronze Star and other citations for his honorable and courageous service. Before entering the service in 1966 he married Carol May Lindell. Upon his return from service he began working for Capital Consultants, Inc., Engineers in Lansing, where he was Chief of Surveys. Glenn retired in 2005. Surviving are his loving wife, Carol; two sons, Ryan Dosenberry and Alan Dosenberry; three brothers, Clyde (Pam) Dosenberry, Paul Dosenberry, and Keith Dosenberry; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, East Lansing Chapel, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, on Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 1 p.m. The family will receive visitors from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, 310 N. Main St., STE 100, Chelsea, MI 48818. www.gorslineruncimaneastlansing.com

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BURTON — Webberville wrestlers defeated Genesee Area Conference Blue division rival Burton Bendle 38-30 on Dec. 15. Austin Walker picked up six points for the Spartans by picking up a void at 103 pounds. The Spartans voided to Bendle at 112 pounds. Webberville’s Kyle Reed lost at 119 pounds. Jacob Aubuchan lost to Bendle at 125 pounds. The Spartans Drew Richards won with a technical fall at 130 pounds. Nate Gardziella won by void at 135 pounds to cut the Burton lead to 18-17. Webberville’s Briar Stutz won with a void at 140 pounds to give the Spartans a 23-18 lead. Webberville’s Caleb Sylvester won by void at 145. Jon Nelson earned six points for Webberville with a pin at 152 pounds. Both teams voided at 160 pounds. Webberville senior Vern Hodge won a 10-6 decision at 171 pounds. Webberville voided at 189 and 215 pounds. Both teams voided at 285 pounds.

Perez scores 19 in win over Morrice

pulled away in the second quarter, outscor- points. Ryan Adair tossed in five points. ing the Cardinals 28-12 to take a 38-22 half- Austin Ogden scored four points. Jon Antime lead. Sergio Rubio scored seven points ton had three points. The Spartans hit six of WEBBERVILLE — Spartan senior Sam for the Spartans. Ron Pieadmore had six 23 from the free-throw line. Perez scored 19 points to lead Webberville girls to a 48-40 win over GAC Blue Division Hours: M, W & Th: 9-12 & 3-6 Tuesday: Closed Friday: 9-12 & 3-5 rival Morrice on Dec. 21. The Lady Spartans took a 25-20 halftime lead and outscored the Orioles 23-20 in the second half. Afton EberPalmer Graduate 655-8818 ly scored eight points for the Spartans. ShonBC/BS Provider Family Practice 1/2 Mile E. of Main Light in Town • South side of Grand River da Hart and Kelsei Hull each scored seven River Ave. Williamston Massage Therapy Available 832 E. Grand points. Hart had eight rebounds and Hull www.pushieschiropractic.com LJ-0100055513 Dr. Ann Marie Pushies pulled down 11 boards. The win gives the Spartans a 2-4 season record.

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DRYDEN — Webberville boys hoops came up short against CAC Blue Division rival Dryden, losing 62-48 on Dec. 17. Esteban Rubio tossed in 12 points to lead the Spartans and teammate Chris Loveall scored 11.Webberville battled the Cardinals to a 10-10 first-quarter tie. Dryden

Hornets make comeback By BILL McLEOD bmcleod@lsj.com

“We’re going to get there. It’s a process and this is a step in the right direction.” – Williamston coach Rod Palmer that was grabbed by Westphal, who flipped it back to Schultz for an easy layup. After baskets by each team, VanRiper scored with an assist from Adam Goodman to give the Raiders a 30-29 lead going into the fourth quarter. Midway through that quarter, Tyler Watters hit a pair of free throws to put the Hornets up 35-34. A Monette three-point shot gave Williamston a four-point lead. Connor Roe’s long two-pointer cut the Williamston lead to 40-39 with less than two minutes left. Williamston scored six unanswered points, capped off with a long inbound pass from Justin Cane to Schultz for an uncontested layup. “We battled, we stuck to our game plan and the kids played hard, but we had a few key turnovers down the stretch,” Portland coach Dave Pettit said. “Against a team like Williamston you have to take care of the ball on every possession because their game plan is to get it and go. Give them easy baskets and you’re in trouble.” Monette scored 10 points. Cain and Schultz scored eight points apiece. Watters had six points and Nik Jump scored five points. VanRiper had 10 rebounds to go with his eight points. Krausz led Portland with 13 points. Zach Goodman scored 10 points.

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PORTLAND -— The Williamston boys basketball squad overcame an eight-point second-quarter deficit to beat CAAC Gold Division rival Portland 48-40 on Dec. 17. “I was really impressed with Portland. They are well coached, they played hard, they are really gritty,” Williamston coach Rod Palmer said. “But give a lot of credit to our kids. They battled back. They just gritted it out.” Several of the top players for Williamston were on the football team that made it to the state final, minimizing the amount of time they had to practice before the hoops season. “I don’t think people understand what it takes out of the guys when they finished the kind of run they just did,” Palmer said. “We are struggling offensively; we really haven’t worked on it a lot. We’re going to get there. It’s a process and this is a step in the right direction” After battling to a 10-10 tie in the first quarter, Portland pulled out to a 21-13 lead at halftime. Dylan Monette scored Williamston’s only basket in the second quarter, hitting a three-pointer. Jared Krausz scored five points in the Portland run. Hunter VanRiper scored six points for Portland in the second quarter. The Hornets started to comeback early in the third quarter. Monette cut the Portland lead to five points when he deflected a Raider pass. Ethan Wirth grabbed the loose ball and flipped it to Monette for an uncontested layup. John Westphal cut the Raider lead to one point when he hit a jumper from the top of the key. Westphal made the next basket with a drive to the hoop with an assist from Monette. Dylan Schultz gave the Hornets a 27-26 lead when he tipped a Raider pass

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POTTERVILLE AREA $50 Shots No Shed, Toy Size removed, $275, parents on Call 517-887-2994. 313-550-4429 per facecord. 989.225.1367 site. 517-887-6205. 517-930-2153. PUGGLE PUPPIES CORGI PUPS, JUST in time LAB PUPPIES Pure b re d, 7 wks old, 1st shots & YORKIE PUPS 6 mo. & 1.5 for Christmas. For more inchocolate & black, vet wormed, small & loveable. yrs, both males. formation call: checked, shots & wormed. $150-250. 989-427-3205. 517-589-5844 989-763-2241 $250. 989-388-6150 weaverspets.com BIEWERS - YORKIES MALTESE Show-Pet pups & DACHSHUND MINI MALERAGDOLL KITTENS BLUE adults, raised TLC, Vet rePointe mitted & Bi-color. YORKIE XMAS PUPPIES 8 ** FIREWOOD*** SPECIAL Black/tan, 14 wks. 1 yr. LAB PUPS Ready for Christmas. AKC, Chocolate & ferral $495 up 269-671-5390 CALL FOR OUR SPECIAL $175. 989-615-4686 health guar. $275. (H)517wks Ready now,Dew Black. Beautiful. $400. TakPRICING ON MIXED HARD784-5225/(C)517-392-0608 claws,parents on site, ing dep. 989-277-6494. WOOD FIREWOOD BY THE shots+wormed, CKC Reg. BLUE PIT BULL pups. 2 mos. ROTTWEILER AKC PUPS PULPCORD. (8FT Male $500 Female $600 old. Great Christmas pres- ENGLISH BULLDOG PUPS Champion bloodlines. $550 LENGTHS). CAN BE PUR( 5 1 7 ) 5 8 9 - 8 4 9 1 ent. $150-$250. Parents on AKC, ready for Christmas. LABRADOODLES & and up. Call 517-552-1912 CHASED BY THE 1/2 SEMI ang_17733@yahoo.com site. 517-484-4031 Health guaranteed. $1600. GOLDENDOODLES Top or 517-202-1128. OR FULL SEMI TRUCK989-252-6970. quality, wellness guaranLOAD. CALL FOR PRICING tee, shots, wormed, $400. BOSTON TERRIER BRINDLE, SAVE THIS AD CHRISTMAS IN YOUR AREA 8 MONTHS, Beautiful coat ENGLISH BULLDOGS AKC, 517-202-4119. PUPPIES HAVE COME TO (989)848-2100 females, 2 mos., $1800. 6 and markings, Good with TOWN. AKC Labrador mos. $1500. 3 yrs $550. children, house broken, pups, will be 8 wks old RUBY’S FIREWOOD 4X8X16, 517-569-3744, 517-879-6773 neutered, pure bred, shots, during holidays, perfect $65 face cord, hardwood. vet checked, male, playful, age for gift. Mother hip & Call 517-391-0914 or 517friendly to other animals. ENGLISH SPRINGER SPANelbow O.F.A. Pups - Vet 505-1983. $550. (517)256-4013 chkd., dewclaws removed, IEL Liver and White, born (517)285-1374 1st shots & wormed. $475. 11/24/2010, AKC RegisSEASONED HARDWOOD Call now to pick & reserve tered, Champion lines, $45/FACE cord. U-pick up. 989-593-2308 or cell 989BOXER PUPPIES AKC 2 fe$200.00. (616)761-3403 3 mi. NW of Charlotte. De640-2812. males, 1 male. Shots, ( 6 1 6 ) 9 0 2 - 3 9 6 4 1ST & 2ND 4x5 round bales, livery avail. 517-543-5749 wormed, dews, tails. 269heppefarms@yahoo.com stored inside & out, $30 & 967-4885 or 269-274-6155. SHIH TZU PUPPIES Ready up. Delivery avail. 517-726- WOOD PELLETS FOR pellet for Christmas. Males. 1135, 517-930-8255 GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPstove. $180/ton (+ tax). 517-589-8332. BOXER PUPPIES AKC 3 LABS AKC, Extra-stocky, PIES AKC, both parents on 40lb bags available. Stored weaverspets.com fawn females, $350. Black & chocolate. English site, $600. Big & beautiful. inside. Cash. 517-623-6622 ALFALFA GRASSCall 517-647-7747 or OFA. Gorgeous! Health Call 810-516-8792. EXCELLENT Hay $4 & up. 517-526-3875. guaranteed. $800. SHIH-TZU PUPS Imperials, Can deliver. 517-641-6034 517-545-1649. multi-color, CKC, shots GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS, kokomolabradors.com UTD, wormed, $350 cash. BOXER PUPPIES 1st shots, wormed. 8 989-236-5580/989-289-1902 FIRST CUTTING Hay. No CHRISTMAS SPECIAL! weeks. $275 each. rain. 50-60# sq. bales. MALAMUTES AKC 4 months AKC reg. Shots, etc. $450. 989-291-5028. $2.50 bale. Fowlerville BLACK FRIGIDAIRE MUST old, males, black and SIAMESE BLUE POINT kitCall 517-565-3630. area 517-223-8473. sell, purchased in 2007. white or red and white, GERMAN SHORTHAIR PUPtens. 8 wks. old, 3 males. $300/b.o. (517)977-5479 $300 limited registration. PIES A K C , 9 wks., 2 fe$100/each. 517-699-4125. BOXER PUPS AKC Flashy blakiezee@yahoo.com (269)275-8766 HAY 1st & 2nd cutting, sq. or males, UTD shots. $300. fawns & brindles. Parents round. Also wheat or oat 517-230-2306. on site. $300-$400. REFRIGERATOR, MALTESE PUPPIES 12 wks SIBERIAN HUSKY PUPPIES straw, sq. or round. Eagle MAYTAG 517-612-0338 WHITE, $200; Elec. stove, $350. Call 517-243-0524. old, 1st shots & wormed, area. 517-202-2371 GOLDEN DOODLE PUP CKC $100; Maytag Gas Dryer, little puff balls, $250. $850. Standard Poodle BOXER PUPS AKC- Ready $175; Kenmore 80 series 989-427-3205. Pup, AKC/CKC $250. Both 12/21. Vet checked, shots, TEDDY BEAR PUPPIES 2 washer, $150; GE dishblack males. Shots, dews, tails. Champion adorable black males, vet washer, $100; GE wormed. 517-996-2114 MINIATURE PINSCHER lines.$600. 517-902-7994 checked, shots & wormed, Spacemaker Microwave, PUPS 10 wks., black & tan. fivedognight@gmail.com $275. 989-763-7202 $75. All in excellent condi1st shots, vet chkd. $300. GOLDEN DOODLE PUPPIES tion. Moving, must sell989BUYING GARDEN TRAC 517-803-9437/517-204-9217 vet checked, shots & 224-2615 or 517-204-0888. CAVALON PUPPIES 10 wks, TEDDY BEAR & SHI-POO TORS We buy garden tracwormed. Litter of 9. $475shots, Beautiful King pups, 8 wks., shots & tors in need of repair or in 525. 989-763-7202 MINIATURE PINSCHER Charles Cavalier/Papillon wormed. Adorable. $350. running condition. Prefer PUPS different ages & colpups. Ready for Christmas 989-427-3205 Allis Chalmers, Ariens, ors, $100-$250. Adults GOLDENDOODLE PUPS $500.00. (517)862-6196 Bolens, CASE/Ingersoll, small placement fee to vet checked, shots & Cub Cadet, John Deere, TERRIER/BEAGLE MIX pups right home. 517-857-3036 wormed, $300. FORD, Gravely, Sears, Sim- A AMISH LOG HEADBOARD CHIHUAHUA/POM PUPS, Ready for Christmas! 4 fe517-223-9239 plicity, Wheel Horse, and 6 wks. Shots, wormed, males, 1 male. $50/each. AND Queen Pillow Top MINI DACHSHUND 5 similar models. We pick small, adorable. $200. 269-749-9920 Mattress Set. Brand newMONTHS , AKC Registered, GOLDEN RETRIEVER PUPup. (989)635-3648 517-490-6260 never used, sell all for parents on site, records, PIES AKC - OFA, call 989$275. 989-923-1278. shots, vet checked, TOY POODLE/SHIH-TZU 743-5145. wormed, ONE ALL BLACK, CHIHUAHUA PUP - Born CROSS Pups. Black/white JOHN DEERE LAWN TRACONE BLACK AND TAN DAPTOR, #325 series, V-twin A BED QUEEN PILLOWTOP Nov. 5th. Just in time for & Brown/white. Ready PLE. BOTH SMOOTH COAT Hydraulic lift, 54" cut. mattress set, new in plasChristmas! $250 or trade KITTENS - MANY ages, 8 12/29. Hypo-allergenic & MALES. $350.00. (989)661Snow plow, chains. Exc. tic, $195. Call 517-410-4921. for winter beater. no n- sh e d d in g. 61 6 -3 74 wks. & up. Litter trained 7943 RCFARM@4CLD.NET cond. $2,500. 517-285-5757. Can deliver. 517-699-7783 3286. williamkoetje@gmail.com $10. 517-819-5287.

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Animals Lost LARGE MALE BLONDE/YELLOW Tabby cat lost near Harper & Onondaga Rds. in Holt. $200, REWARD upon return, 517-202-7202

MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USE! Michigan law allows people with certain condi- LOST Very small adult gray tions to qualify. We help cat, Fireside Dr., near Michigan residents, Live in Forest-Aurelius-Collins Rd. Michigan? Lansing. 517-242-4001. www.TheMedicalMarijuan aClinic.com 517-787-1206, 616-947-1206, 734-667-5960 MALE CAT BLACK, neutered and front declawed lost MM near Potter and Lake Drive in Haslett. If you have seen HEALTH CAREERS TRAIN him please call: ING. Start at the Blue Her517-339-0831/517-980-4923 on Academy—Medical judy_wall@comcast.net Massage, Medical Assisting, Phlebotomy, Personal Training 888-285-9989 blueheronacademy.com MM

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

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DONE RIGHT FENCE & SKID LOADER SERVICE Fence for all occasions, light excavating, holes augered, bucket & pallet fork work. We clean up scrap metal for free.

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

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HASLETT Lakefront on Lake Lansing w/dock, gazebo, beautiful view. patio. Luxury 2 bdrm w/ office, condo/ apt. New maple kitchen, black/ stainless appliances, carpet, central air, granite. W/D. No big dogs, incl lawn, trash, snow. $930. 517-853-6307.

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209½ E. MT. Hope - 1 bdrm., outside terrace, newer appliances & drywall. Clean & well maintained. Can text pictures. $490+ deposit, includes util. Can be furnished. 517-285-4489.

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The Lansing State Journal is now accepting applications for an established Motor Route in the Dewitt/ Bath area. Delivery times are approximately 2 to 3 hours per morning between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. seven days a week. This is an excellent opportunity for a supplementary income. If you are interested, please contact Dustin Spenski by phone at 517377-1033 or by e-mail at dspenski@lsj.com

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3 Bed/2 Bath Homes, Payments starting as low as $599 mo! 3 Bed/ 2 Bath, All Appliances, W/D, Central Air, Holt Schools, Pet Friendly No Application fees ! All Credit Considered! New and Pre-owned Homes Available Call Sun Homes at Kensington Meadows TODAY! 1-888-259-3891 * Must close by 12-27-10*

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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

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4285 Matthews Rd. 3 bdrm., 2 bath, 1300+ sq. ft. ranch home. Full bsmnt., 2 car garage. 517-622-6059 or www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

Homes For Rent LANSING 230 Francis, Small 1 bedroom, 1 bath home. Storage shed. 517-622-6059 or www.sundancefamilyhome center.com

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WILLIAMSTOWN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TUSTEES MEETING December 21, 2010 - Synopsis

WEST LANSING NASCAR SPEED WEEK Waverly schools. 2 bdrm. 2 bdrm. condo for rent, ranch 1 full ba., 1 car February 12-19, 2011, gar., fenced backyard, at Daytona Beach, on the shed, Sec. 8/MSHDA ok, beach. $1500. nice quiet subd., busline, Please call 517-676-4453 pets ok. $500 mo. + utils. . if interested. Call 517-410-7257.

The Williamstown Township Board of Trustees held a special meeting December 21, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. with Supervisor Martin, Clerk Gaffner and Trustees Wilbrink, Hayes, Williams and WILLIAMSTON 3 BDRM., Room For Rent GRAND LEDGE LG. NewWright present. Treasurer Eyster was absent. Board action 1 bath, home on the river. ly remodeled, 2 bdrm 2 & 3 bdrm., newly 2 car garage, $750 mo. + Townhouse, 1.5 bath, included discussion and approval of the negotiated contract rennovated homes. New utils. Call 517-881-8776. DOWNTOWN 408 W. Ionia, full bsmt, garage, DAKIN, 1022 3 bdrm., new LANSING231 S. carpet, newer appliances. furnished, close to LCC between Meridian Township and Williamstown Township for $695+ util. No dogs vinyl windows, oak floor in Francis, 3 bedroom, No pets. Section 8 weland Cooley. $335 per please. 517-339-2486 living/dining rm., kitch. dishwasher, come. Available immedimonth utilities incl. appl., full bsmt. w/WD police services to be provided by Meridian Township, effecwasher/dryer. $650.00 ately! $625-$775 + deposit 517-749-3890 hookup, enclosed front Flats + deposit. & utilities. 517-819-3082. tive 1/01/2011. porch, garage, fenced Call 517-204-4451 GRAND LEDGE: Updated lg. yard. $700 + util. Also, 2706 1200 sf., ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz~!@#$%^&*()_+`1234567890-=,./?;’:”[]\{}| 2 BR., + bsmnt., 2 BDRM., 2200 1/2 N. East Ernie Gaffner, Williamstown Township Clerk W. Jolly. 4 BR. 517-372-4504 1027 HICKORY ST., Lansing Office Space

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St., Lansing. $525 mo., laundry hookup. 1.5 bath, 2 $525 deposit. Heat & water story w/garage, lg. kitchen incld. References. Call 517& bdrms,. w/balcony. 290-2425. Fresh paint, newer carpet. No big dogs. Includes trash, lawn & snow. $730 + 2 BDRM. FILLEY ST. Enutil. 517-853-6307 closed front porch. Very nice. $395 plus utilities. Call 517-203-0873. HOUSING DISCRIMINATION? 4229 CHICKORY Lansing Call The Fair Housing SE. Newer 3 bdrm. ranch, Center at: 1-877-979-FAIR. full basement, new carpet & vinyl, very nice. $800/mo. Call Ron 323-4106.

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

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

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

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

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6288 Nye Hwy., 3 bdrm., 1.5 bath, 1531 sq. ft. ranch style home. Propane heat. 517-622-6059 www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

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7143 E. Saginaw Hwy., 3 bdrm., 1 bath, 1668 sq. ft. ranch style home. Full bsmnt., attached garage. $800+ deposit. 517-622-6059 www.sundancefamilyhomecenter. com

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

LANSING HOME 2 to 3 bdrm., neat & clean, fresh paint. Just remodeled. Call Terry 517-641-7271 or Tom 517-214-7648.

MASON 600 E. Columbia. 2 bdrm., 1.5 bath, deck, garage. $700+ util. Call 719-5600 OKEMOS B eautiful ope n foyer & floor plan, 5 BRs + den, 4 full baths, 2 whirlpools, 3 car garage, 3 season room, deck, fin. bsmt., lg yard & woods. No pets. $2495 mo. + utils., dep. & ref. 517-337-1007.

SOUTH LANSING Very clean 3 bdrm., HOLT CLEAN! 3BR,1.5BA, BATH 6067 Park Lake Rd. 1 bath home in nice Air, Dishwasher, W/D neighborhood. $725+ close to highways. Unique hookup, Private Drive, deposit & utilities 3 bdrm. w/lakefront lot, Yard & Shed. No smoking (517)694-4730 firepit, dock, home has or pets. $750/mth incl. wastove, refrig., WD hookup, ter & sewer. (517) 507-3887 air cond., deck & shed. HASLETT- (2) HOMES. 2 Must see to appreciate. bdrm. w/pond/wildlife & 3 ST JOHNS $850. 517-243-0554. bdrm. Both incl. applian3 bdrm./bath. 1792 sq.ft. HOLT ces, washer/dryer. Both Rent to own!! Only $369 Large 2 bdrm. duplex. close to schools, many exper mo. Brand new carpet BE A HOME OWNER Rent to Nice yard. W/D hookup. tras. Immediate occupan& appliances. Contact The own. Owner will finance. $650 water & sewer includcy. $800-$900. Meadows of St. Johns, Land Contract available. ed. No pets. 517-694-1899. 517-339-3038. (989) 224-7707. Call 517-202-3121.

4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 1 car garage, Basement. Lg. fenced yard. $800. Pets welcome for small fee. 810-577-1102 jeff@myhealthway.com 810-397-3026

CottagesResorts For Rent CANADIAN FISHING CABINS for RENT. Walleyes, jumbo perch, big northerns. Call Hugh or Doris toll free 800-426-2550 for free brochure. Or look at our website www.bestfishing.com MM

Mobile Homes For Rent GRAND LEDGE: 1, 2 & 3 bdrm., $420 to $535 + sec. dep. No pets. Call 517-627-2391, or 517-896-3285. MOBILE HOME FOR rent Deposit required, no pets. Sec. 8 welcome. 517-482-4322

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUESTED VARIANCE FROM THE ZONING ORDINANCE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Williamston Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a Public Hearing at 7:05 p.m. on Monday, January 11 at the City of Williamston Council Chambers, 161 E. Grand River Avenue, Williamston, MI 48895. Application has been made by Mr. David C. Smeak for a variance to permit development of garage. The site is located in an R-1C zoning district. The applicant is requesting a 2-foot height variance to allow for the construction of a garage with a height of 16 feet. Section 74-5.303 of the Zoning Ordinance permits a maximum 14 foot height for garages in the R-1C district. Notice is hereby given as required by the City of Williamston’s Zoning Ordinance and the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, Public Act 110 of 2006, as amended. All related documentation may be reviewed and written comments will be accepted at the City of Williamston City Hall, 161 E. Grand River Avenue, Williamston, MI 48895, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during all scheduled days of operation. Individuals with disabilities needing special accommodations to fully participate in the meeting may contact the City Clerk to request the necessary assistance. This request must be made at least two business days prior to the meeting.

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