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April 21, 2012 • Vol. 133 No. 16 514 S. Kalamazoo Ave. in Marshall, MI • Phone 269-781-5444 and FAX 269-781-7766 • www.advisor-chronicle.com

In The News:

Small portion of Kalamazoo River in Marshall now open for public use Approximately 100 people turned out at Marshall High School April 17 to hear an EPA update on the oil recovery efforts along the Kalamazoo River and the status of the river itself. During the presentation, Calhoun County Public Health Department Health Officer Jim Rutherford announced that a three-mile segment of the river from Perrin Dam to Saylor’s Landing in Marshall would be re-opened as of April 18. See story on page 27

RoMa’s Café goes up in flames Thursday As a crowd started to gather outside of RoMa’s Café, 228 W. Michigan, after 10 p.m. on April 12, owner Ronda Masters stood in front of the restaurant in horror as she watched her business go up in flames. “When I saw the fire, my first emotion was panic, of course, and then I can’t even describe how I felt,” she said. “I was just devastated. Once they put holes in the walls and the roof and started breaking windows, all I could think was there goes all our blood, sweat and tears.” See story on page 33

Marshall Alternative High School student shares story of turnaround A year ago, 16-year-old Robert Johnson had had it with school after two unremarkable years at Battle Creek Central High School where he did just enough to pass. “I was at the point where I was thinking, ‘I ain’t going to get it, so just forget school’,” says Robert. A year later, what a turnaround. Today, as a 17 year old, Robert is thriving beyond his wildest dreams as a junior at the Marshall Alternative High School and Opportunity School near Albion, earning high marks and taking college classes through Kellogg Community College. See story on page 38

City Council looks to increase water rates and move timeline for increase At Monday’s work session, the Marshall City Council discussed increasing and moving up a water utility charge by six months. “When Campbell’s left it significantly reduced the water consumption, which means you have less revenue coming in the system,” said John Kaczor of Municipal Analytics. If these changes are approved at the May budget hearing, residents could see an increase of a few dollars on their monthly utility bill. See story on page 10

Awards presented by SAS at annual awareness month event Among recipients are Marshall’s Claire Loughrige and Cecilia McCaleb Each year, Sexual Assault Services of Calhoun County (Bronson Battle Creek) observes Sexual Assault Awareness Month with workshops, presentations and awards and on Wednesday, April 18, a number of awards were presented at the Annual Volunteer and Community Recognition Dinner. “The community support we have is incredibly vital to the work we do,” SAS Program Manager Joyce Siegel said. See story on page 40

Basketball coach Dan Coddens announces retirement after 16 seasons Marshall High School boys varsity basketball coach Dan Coddens announced his retirement April 18 after 16 seasons. “I just feel like it is time,” said Coddens. “It’s been a great 16 years.” See story in sports section

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arshall Middle School students Keegan Elliott (Peter) and Alix Curnow (Anne) are both in the upcoming Marshall Civic Players’ production of The Diary of Anne Frank. Reminding them that the staged version had its roots in a book is Albion’s Sue Kernish (Petronella van Daan). Prior to the show’s May 11 opening at Marshall’s Franke Center, the trio will be joined by other cast members next Monday, April 23, when Albion celebrates World Book Night, U.S. See story on page 34


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What’s your reaction about the opening of the river? Editor’s Corner

At Tuesday’s EPA meeting, it was announced that a small portion of the Kalamazoo River, from Perrin Dam to Saylor’s Landing, would re-open on Wednesday, April 18. Now that access has been granted, what are your thoughts?

by John Hendler There was a lot of talk in the media the last couple of weeks about Ann Romney, a mother of five, who was a stay-at-home mom, having “never worked a day in her life” after those words were made by Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen. To his credit, President Obama rebuked Rosen by stating, “There is no tougher job than being a mom.” Or dad, I say. As the controversy played out on all the news networks and on talk radio, I thought back on my experience as a stay-at-home dad for my two children. Following the birth of my son in 1995, and having a wife that was full-time Navy, I left my broadcasting job in Chicago to stay home with my newborn son. Hopefully, he won’t read the following, but I was completely clueless on what to do, and he, thankfully, was clueless to the fact that he was my first guinea pig. There was lots of trial and error, but within a couple of months, I was getting the hang of this daddy thing and could change a diaper faster than pit crews could change four tires at Daytona. (I won’t bore you with my other superlatives.) When my daughter arrived less than two years later, I was no longer an apprentice, but a full-fledged Mr. Mom. I stayed home with my kids for eight years and during that time, I slept little, relaxed even less and had virtually no time to myself. There were those frustrating days (and nights) that I thought would never end. Sometimes, it felt as if the children would perpetually stay babies, like comic strip characters. I admit, there were some days that I wished they would just grow up already and be able to go to school so I could go back to work. But then there were days I wish I could have back: the first steps, the first words, the first day of school. I was privileged to be there for all of those milestones. I was privileged to be there for every day. What a lucky guy I was. Looking back, I wouldn’t change a thing, not even for a million dollars. Well, maybe for $2 million. Just kidding. Staying home with my kids was the hardest job I ever had, but it was also the most rewarding job I ever had. Until next week, may the good news be yours.

Clarification: Incorrect information was provided to ad-visor&chronicle for an article in the April 7 issue regarding a Mom to Mom sale held at Walters School. The PCO does not give free t-shirts or pay for registration for the Oaklawn Hospitality Classic. T-shirts are provided by Oaklawn. The PCO will be soon be holding a walk-athon, where students are able to use the laps they walk for the walk-a-thon towards laps needed for the 100 Lap Club which is sponsored by Oaklawn.

Della Wells, Homer

George DePew, Tekonsha

Jim Rzepka, Marshall

“I think it’s great. I’m glad they’ve have made the progress that they have. I’m looking forward to them opening more of the river. I know people who canoe and I know they’ll be excited.”

“I don’t use it, but I know a lot of people who do. My concern with all of this is what in the world has taken them so long? It should have been cleaned up in a year.”

“I don’t use it for recreational purposes, but I’m glad it’s re-opening. It’s a sign that they are moving in the right direction.”

Jerry Sweet, Marshall

Doug Diamond, Union City

Stan Januszka, Coldwater

“We use the St. Joe River quite a lot, instead of the Kalamazoo River, but it’s good it’s re-opening, and hopefully everything will be back to its natural state.”

“I’m glad to see it open again, and I’m glad to see they took their time cleaning it up properly.”

“How come they opened the stretch not affected by the oil? I’m glad they started the process, but I wish they would open more. We’re anxious to get back on the river.”

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Before November, review the facts and vote accordingly To the Editor: Within the last few days, I have received two mailings from Representative Jase Bolger informing me of his legislative achievements. What I find interesting is how much of this was misinformation. He and Gov. Snyder

claim credit for Michigan’s 2011 turnaround. The legislation from Gov. Snyder took effect on Jan. 1, 2012. The gains in 2011 are attributable to Gov. Granholm and President Obama who helped out the industry, saving a million jobs which helped Michigan tremen-

dously, an action that most Republicans criticized. The very next day, he informed me that he “stands up for seniors.” This is from a politician who raised taxes on the retirees and increased individual taxes on all Michigan citizens; a personal tax increase which

was one of the highest in the history of Michigan. When we go to the polls in November, review the facts of Mr. Bolger’s policies and vote accordingly. Harry Marshall, Marshall

Commissioners - take time to decide Ott Preserve’s fate To the Editor: There are reasons why the non-profit Michigan trails and Greenways chose degraded places like “abandoned rail, utility corridors and road rights of way” for their state-wide connective bike trails. These spaces are already cleared, they aren’t in anyone’s back yard, and they aren’t “environmentally sensitive.” The landscape in those places is degraded so much already that laying down a bike highway won’t change much. But this is Ott Biological Preserve that the Trailway Alliance wants to run a road through, not a utility corridor. That’s why the decision our county commissioners made one year ago was a good decision, in directing the Trailway Alliance to run their trail down the west edge of Ott Preserve, along the Consumer’s Energy Powerline R.O.W.

Now the Trailway Alliance says it didn’t work. Well, that’s because they didn’t embrace the commissioners’ instructions. They didn’t keep to under the powerlines. They were hoping to get private property easements to make the project cheaper and shorten the water crossing. The commissioners should consider sending to the Trailway Alliance right back to the powerline R.O.W. on the west edge, this time to do it right and stay under the powerline all the way south to E. Michigan Ave. This is just part of the vetting process. To make this work they need to place a bridge, 100foot span of the tributary, possibly using one of their seven bridges from storage. Alliance engineers have balked that this could cost $1 million, but they have the money. They need to place a boardwalk across the 300 feet of pond just north of the

road at a possible cost of $100,000, which they have. Once at E. Michigan Ave., they can route their bicyclers 200 feet east up the road behind a protective guardrail and into Lakeside Apartments, who are apparently gung-ho for the project to cross their property. Problem solved. Meanwhile, the Trailway Alliance is trying to ramrod the latest bad plan through the County Commission, claiming on their website that “it is critical that a route for the trail be approved” at “this” meeting, or they might “lose” their $500,000 MDNR grant and their million dollar DOT grant. Well, not exactly. I encourage commissioners to call the MDNR and MDOT grant coordinators for this project, as I have. They will find that the MDNR coordinator has “no mechanism” to retract the funds, and that in fact only

they can turn down the grant money. They will find that MDOT will work to apply their grant funding to any trail, even excluding the preserve, and even the one described above with the guardrail. Commissioners will find that they can file for a time extension on this project for the MDOT funds, before the end of MDOT’s fiscal year in September. MDOT will explain that multiple extensions for grant funded projects are not uncommon. I encourage the commissioners to take their time in deciding this. We stand to lose a very unique wilderness. We can have it both ways, a pristine preserve, and a bike trail outside its borders. Michael Blair, Battle Creek


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Marshall, Lakeview go distance and then some; tie 1-1 Teams play 2 OT after Layla Harkey’s tying goal in regulation By JOHN HENDLER News Editor It was just your typical Marshall-Lakeview girls soccer game. Reminiscent of the district tournament game three years ago that went to two overtimes three years ago, the Redhawks and Spartans took part in another classic battle April 18 in Marshall. Unlike three years ago when Marshall lost, the teams played 100 minutes, including two 10-minute overtime periods to stay tied 1-1. After a scoreless first half, Lakeview struck first when Lindsay Johnson scored on a penalty kick following a Marshall handball with 27:52 remaining in the second half. Seven minutes later,

Marshall freshman Layla Harkey scored an unassisted goal to tie the game, 1-1. “This was a very good game for us,” said Marshall coach Adrian Harkey. “I thought we played very well for the entire game and we played very smart. We never overcommitted offensively, so we always had our defenders in good positions to stop any Lakeview attacks. “ Harkey said his defense of Katie Slaght, Katie Holland, Lauren Feasel , Brittany Knight, and Kelsie Hicks played well and also recognized Tierra Orban’s play at midfield. “We maintained our composure when things didn't necessarily go our way and we fought back to even the game on a fantastic goal by Layla,” said

Harkey. Marshall goalkeeper Kelsey Postema had two saves on the night. The tie left Marshall’s regular season record at 20-2, but factoring the win over Western, 1-0 and loss to Dexter, 2-0 at the Marshall Sports Festival (30 minutes halves), the team’s record stands at 3-1-2. This week, Marshall plays at Gull Lake on April 23; at home versus Battle Creek Central on April 25; and at Vicksburg on Friday, April 27. The Marshall junior varsity team improved to 3-0 on the season after defeating Lakeview 5-2. photo by John Hendler

Layla Harkey, seen here versus Dexter April 14 in the Marshall Sports Festival, scored the tying goal April 18 versus Lakeview with 20 minutes to play in regulation. Harkey also scored Marshall’s lone goal in 1-0 win over Parma Western at the sports festival.

photo by John Hendler

Marshall’s 2011 district championship banner was unveiled prior to the final of the Marshall Sports Festival on April 14.

photo by John Hendler

Marshall’s Carmen O’Dell heads the ball downfield during the first half versus Lakeview on April 18.

Marshall Jr. Football golf outing is May 20 The Marshall Junior Football Program will hold it's 2nd Annual Marshall Junior Football Golf Outing on Sunday, May 20 with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at The Medalist Golf Club, located at 15701 N Drive N, Marshall. MJF is a non-profit organization within the community that coaches 180-plus young athletes of the surrounding areas on the fundamentals of football. All proceeds will benefit the MJF Program's safety equipment and uniforms. MJF welcomes single hole sponsors for $100 (includes advertisement banner at sponsored hole), and single golfers at $80 each or

foursomes at $320. All registered golfer fees include lunch/after dinner and give-a-way prizes. Other event activities include 50/50 raffles, "closest to the pin", 1st Place Winner and much more. Spots are filling up quick. Those interested in sponsorship or playing golf call Kristen Greenwood at 269484-4766 or by email at marshalljrathletics@gmail.c om.

Marshall’s Kelsie Hicks during the first half versus Dexter on April 14.

photo by John Hendler

Albion College athletic Cascarelli's Spaghetti Dinto support Albion Coldepartment garage sale ner lege soccer is April 24 Cascarelli's of Albion teams up with Albion College's The Albion College athletic department is selling used equipment during a garage sale on April 24 from 11 a.m-4 p.m. inside the Bernard T. Lomas Fieldhouse of the Dow Recreation and Wellness Center (415 S. Hannah St.). Proceeds will benefit Albion College athletics and activities of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. Cash, check, and credit card (Discover, MasterCard, and Visa) will be accepted for payment.

women's soccer for a benefit dinner Tuesday, April 24, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. A spaghetti dinner, including dessert and beverage will be served. Proceeds from the dinner will help send the team to Hackettstown, N.J. this fall for the Cyclone Kickoff Classic Soccer Tournament. Tickets are $8 and advance purchase is encouraged. To reserve tickets or for more information, contact coach Tammy Jolly at tjolly@albion.edu or 517-629-0592.


Marshall girls track and field win again The Marshall High School girls track and field, minus top sprinter Sharissa Meeks, posted an 85-77 win at Coldwater April 17. Meeks, a senior, suffered a broken leg in a relay. “Sharissa has been a great sprinter for us for three years, but unfortunately she is out for the season,” said coach Steve Wissink. “We had to really move our lineup around, but people stepped up and did a great job. I'm really proud of these girls.” Among the Marshall highlights: Shot Put - 2nd Hope Earl, 4th Alyssa Shumaker

Discus - 3rd Gabby Graves Long Jump - 2nd Kilee Debrabander High Jump - 1st Kelsey Darling, 2nd Tevy Wheatley, 3rd(tie) - Sarah Huffman Danae Dow Pole Vault - 3rd Maddie Rayner 3200 Relay - 1st Maya Williams, Emma Bisgaard, Eva Thompson, Debrabander 100 Hurdles - 3rd Kelsey Darling, 4th Dow 100 - 2nd Paige McMillon, 3rd Aundrea Meeks 800 Relay - 1st Huffman, McMillon, Darling, Cassandra Barlow 1600 - 2nd Tevy Wheatley, 4th Corrin Russell

400 Relay - 1st Meeks, Ashley Durham, Selena Espinoza, Brogan Williams 400 - 1st Cassandra Barlow, 2nd - Huffman 300 Hurdles - 1st Dow, 4th McMillon 800 - 1st Wheatley, 3rd Russell, M Williams 200 - 1st Barlow, 3rd Darling 3200 - 3rd Debrabander, 4th Breanna Morgan 1600 Relay - 1st Dow, Wheatley, Barlow, Huffman “It was another really good win for the team,” said Wissink. “Cassandra Barlow, just a freshman, won two events and also ran on two winning relays.

Marshall boys track and field beat Coldwater

Kelsey Darling, Tevy Wheatley, Danae Dow and Sarah Huffman all placed in four events and are having great seasons. Tevy ran a 5:36 mile which is really good, and Kelsey jumped 5'2". They both have high aspirations for the state meet.” Marshall hosts its first meet of the season on Tuesday, April 24 versus Battle Creek Central and Loy Norrix

photo by John Hendler

Tevy Wheatley, seen here at practice April 18, had a first place finish in the 800 meters at Coldwater April 17 and was part of the winning 1600-meter relay team.

Marshall girls tennis sweeps Battle Creek Central MARSHALL vs BATTLE CREEK CENTRAL April 18 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Singles Amanda Genise def. V. Word 6-3, 5-0 (ret) Anna Seifert def. L. Gildea 6-1, 6-0 Lauren Varvatos def. M. Robinson 6-0, 6-3 Ashley Earl def. B. Sidnam 6-0, 6-0 Doubles Maddie Samra& Kayla Tobias def. M. Cotton & M. Stagner 6-0,6-2 Kate Samra & Jamie Dimoff def. K. Smith & S. Prescott 6-3, 6-0 Olivia Olmstead & Chandler Veich def. E. Crumpled & M. Burns 6-0, 6-0 Megan McCoy & Brooklyn Tobias won by forfeit

MARSHALL vs GULL LAKE April 16 Singles V. Lancaster (GL) def. Amanda Genise 7-6(1), 6-3 J. Burkhardt (GL) def. Anna Seifert 6-3, 6-0 L. Pausch (GL) def. Lauren Varvatos 6-2, 7-6 (4) J. Riegle (GL) def. Ashley Earl 6-0, 6-0 Doubles 1. Maddie Samra & Kayla Tobias def. K. Desness & E. Mitrzyk 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-0 2. Kate Samra & Jamie Dimof def. R. Chang & C. Freeland 6-2, 6-4 3. E. Arnold & M. Riegle (GL) def. Olivia Olmstead & Brooklyn Tobias 6-7 (5), 6-2, 6-4 4. T. Goes & A. Henniges (GL) def. Megan McCoy & J. Puckett 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 1. 2. 3. 4.

photo by John Hendler

The Marshall High School boys track and field teamposted a 104-58 win over Coldwater on April 17. Colin Thompson, above right at practice Wednesday, won the 3200-meter run, while teammate Kurt Swaton, left, was second and Weston Herman, center, fourth. Isaiah Fountaine was the winner of the long jump and the 300meter hurdles. Lucas Blanchard won both the 100 and 200-meter dashes. Jesse Bouwens won the 400-meters and the high jump. Jaquil Short won the 110-meter hurdles. Parker Cruz was the winner of the 800 meters. John Belanger was the winner in the pole vault. Marshall won all four relays on the day. Marshall hosts its first track meet on Tuesday, April 24 versus Battle Creek Central and Loy Norrix.

Marshall Lanes 700 Tournament winners By SUE HUTCHINGS Marshall Lanes Doug Pahl of Lansing won the Marshall Lanes 700 Tournament on Wednesday, April 11. He defeated PBA Regional Player and local standout, Bill Plane in the final match. It was Pahl's second 700 Tournament title, his first was in 2007. Pahl led qualifying with games of 219, 250, 256,256 and 298 for a 1,344 total pinfall. “It has been a while since I bowled really well,” said Pahl, “I was pretty happy about the way I bowled.” The top five after quali-

fying also included Scott Rodgers, John Stout and Bob Hutchings. In match play: Plane defeated Hutchings 236-217. Plane then beat John Stout, the 2009 and 2010 champion 222-198. Plane found himself in a tough match with Scott Rodgers. The pair tied at 209 after ten frames and went two ninth and 10th frame roll offs before Plane was determined the winner. It was a one pin difference (202201) that separated Plane from Pahl with the match going down to the last shot. In the handicap prize division, Brian Woodman had the high game out of the money with a 277.

Pahl earned top prize with a 1,344, Rodgers took second with 1,237, Matt Thrun earned third place prize money with 1,191, Jason Selvidge placed fourth with 1,176 and Plane garnered the fifth spot. This year's event featured 29 bowlers. The top five included, from left, Bob Hutchings, Scott Rodgers, John Stout, Bill Plane and Doug Pahl.

photos by John Hendler

The Marshall doubles team of Olivia Olmsead, left and Chandler Veich didn’t surrender a single game against their Battle Creek Central opponents on April 18, winning 6-0, 6-0.


Dan Coddens retires after 16 seasons as varsity basketball coach By JOHN HENDLER News Editor Having just completed his 16th season as Marshall High School boys varsity basketball coach, Dan Coddens announced his retirement from coaching on April 18 after informing Athletic Director Tom Duffey. Coddens also talked about his decision with his varsity players that would be on next season’s roster. Coddens, a social studies teacher, said he has no plans to leave the classroom. “I just feel like it was time,” said Coddens on April 19. “It’s been a great 16 years. I have some other career goals in mind-nothing that’s going to change or happen immediately.” Coddens said he’s looking forward to spending more time with his family. “Being a head coach of varsity basketball is pretty time demanding; a major commitment,” said Coddens. Duffey called Coddens a “tremendous coach.” “I want to thank Dan for his dedicated service the past 16 years,” said Duffey. “He was an asset to our program and will be sorely

missed.” Coddens said his decision to retire is still hard for him to “grasp.” “I know I’m making the right decision,” he said. “I think it’s time for someone else to give it a shot.” Coddens said he expects that a formal process to find a successor will begin in the near future. Coddens said that he first considered leaving coaching when he applied, along with Duffey, for the AD position which opened up following the retirement of Rich Hulkow in 2010. “When I interviewed two years ago for the AD position, I knew that if I got that position, I accepted the fact that I might be done (coaching) then,” said Coddens. “If Tom were to ever leave that position, that is certainly something that I’d still be interested in.” For now, Coddens says he looks forward to spending more time with his family, but still plans to come out to support the basketball program next season. “I Love Marshall and my support for Marshall athletics has been 100 percent since 1996 and I don’t see that changing anytime soon,” he said.

Dan Coddens raised the district championship trophy for the fourth time in five years following Marshall’s win over Olivet in the district tournament final last month. On April 18, Coddens announced his retirement as Marshall boys varsity basketball coach after 16 seasons.

Marshall baseball wins Sports Festival

MHS softball swept in doubleheaders

photos by John Hendler

The Marshall High School varsity baseball team claimed the Marshall Sports Festival championship April 14 following wins over Mendon and Olivet. Today, Saturday, April 21, the team plays at the Onsted Invitational and plays at home on Tuesday, April 24 versus Battle Creek Central and on April 26 versus Hillsdale. Top photo: Chase Bennett rounds third on his way to score in the game versus Mendon. Bottom photo: Spencer Iobe at the plate versus Lakeview on April 12.

photos by John Hendler

The Marshall High School varsity softball team dropped doubleheaders last week at Parma Western and Gull Lake to see its record drop to 3-7. On April 12, Marshall spilt a pair of games versus Lakeview. Top photo: Paige VanArman decides to pass on this pitch April 12 versus Lakeview. Bottom photo: Lauren Long makes the play at shortstop versus Lakeview.


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333 Bemer St., Albion 517-629-2151 • 1-800-372-4644

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HERITAGE

350 W. Dickman Road

(269) 964-9431

CHEVROLET See our Entire inventory on line at www.heritagechevy.com * ‘12M.S.R.P. EQUINOX 0% X 72 MONTHS AVAILABLE 24,340 *$

$

ON ALL SILVERADOS!

SALE

2,000 TRADE ASSISTANCE

WHEN TRADING A 1999 OR NEWER!

‘12 M.S.R.P. TRAVERSE 30,775 $

SALE

14,499

SALE

‘12 SILVERADO

18,382

163

MO.

US BANK LEASE FOR

#9184

$

18,999

$

ALLY LEASE FOR

169

SALE MO.

+ TAX. 24 MO/12K W/$1499 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

MO.

‘12 SILVERADO EXT CAB 4X4 - M.S.R.P. 34,170

$

#3173

187

$

+ TAX. 39 MO/12K W/$1710 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

‘12M.S.R.P. MALIBU 22,870 $

20,494

SALE

+ TAX. 24 MO/12K W/$1700 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

SALE

MO.

REGULAR CAB - M.S.R.P. $23,190 $

$

ALLY LEASE FOR

#3076. Deal #57287

288

$

+ TAX. 24 MO/12K W/$1550 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

$

$

27,21261

$

ALLY LEASE FOR

#9157

‘12 CRUZE M.S.R.P. 18,740 SALE

MO.

+ TAX. 24 MO/12K W/$1670 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

$

#3146

227

$

ALLY LEASE FOR

#9173

‘12 SONIC M.S.R.P. 14,845 $

23,582

$

29,990

$

US BANK LEASE FOR

#9165

273

$

MO.

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+ TAX. 39 MO/12K W/$1710 DOWN PLUS START UP FEES

* All prices are plus taxes and fees. Lease payments w/800 credit score or better. See sales associate for details.

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IT’S SPRING! WE DELIVER TO BATTLE CREEK DAILY ‘12 BUICK REGAL CXL TURBO

‘12 SIERRA 1500 4WD EXT CAB SL

Stk. #T2159. Auto., V-8, trailer tow.

M.S.R.P. $33,219 CONSUMER CASH . . . . . . .- $2,000 COMPETITIVE LEASE . . . .- $2,000 GM TRADE ALLOWANCE . .-$2,000

27,219

$

* OR 0% 6 YEARS

26,467

$

Stk. #C1172. 2.0L DOHC 4 cyl., 6 speed auto., P/sunroof.

Stk. #T2127. P/locks w/remote, keyless entry, 4.3L v-6, auto.

17,956

$

*

OR

0%

6 YEARS

$

Stk. #C2017. 3.6L V-6, 6 speed auto., 19: chrome clad alum. wheels

**

ROYAL MO.

0%

OR

5 YEARS

‘12 LACROSSE

SALE $32,296 CONSUMER CASH . . . . . . .- $1,000

23,273*

326

$

6 YEARS

38,704*

$

31,296

$

OR LEASE FOR 24 MONTHS Stk. #C2092. 2.4L DOHC 4 cyl., 6 speed auto.

0%

OR

SALE $40,204 CONSUMER CASH . . . . . . .- $1,500

‘12 VERANO FWD 1SD

SALE

*

‘12 ENCLAVE FWD

‘12 SIERRA 1500 2WD REG. CAB W/T M.S.R.P. $23,956 CONSUMER CASH . . . . . . .- $2,000 COMPETITIVE LEASE . . . .- $2,000 GM TRADE ALLOWANCE . .-$2,000

SALE $29,967 CONSUMER CASH . . . . . . .- $3,000 BUICK BONUS . . . . . . . . . . .-$500

Stk. #C2017. 3.6L V-6, 6 speed auto., 19: chrome clad alum. wheels

OR

1.9%

5 YEARS OR 24 MO. LEASE.

$

*

371**

MO.

637 E. Chicago Rd., Coldwater, MI

517-279-8061 • 1-888-590-2349

www.royalchevy.net

*Plus tax, title & fees. **24 month lease, 10,000 miles per year. VERANO: Buick Experience Lease, $285 to start. LACROSSE: $5,000 due to start. WAC. See dealer for details

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