Thursday, June 30, 2022

Career center’s new model aims at improving literacy and behavior

Career center’s new model aims at improving literacy and behavior

SIDNEY — In the five years he has been a para-professional at the Montcalm Area Career Center, Randy Scheese has noticed something alarming — several 11th and 12th grade students in the classrooms were struggling to read. The MACC is a learning center through the Montcalm Area Intermediate School District (MAISD) for high school juniors and seniors that offers as […]

CHIP’S CLIPS: The best and worst of Super Bowl 50

So the old man goes out on top. Super Bowl 50 will likely go down as Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning’s swan song, and he will be going out a winner — even if brother Eli wasn’t all that thrilled about big brother getting his second title. It will also go down as a defensive clinic by the Broncos, showing […]

Michigan Court of Appeals reverses portion of dismissal of Carson City hospital lawsuit

CARSON CITY — The Michigan Court of Appeals has reversed a portion of a Montcalm County court’s dismissal of a nurse’s lawsuit against Carson City Hospital alleging defamation and liability. Marcia Duma, a registered nurse, was fired from Carson City Hospital — now known as Sparrow Carson Health — based on allegations that she violated various hospital procedures in order to […]

ED GILBERT: Scout turkeys in the winter

ED GILBERT: Scout turkeys in the winter

Many avid turkey hunters never scout for the big birds in the winter. That’s likely because they’re already aware of where the turkeys are hanging out. And that’s OK for them, but for newer hunters or those not having a flock or two on or near their property, winter scouting can be a plus. The birds are easy to see […]

Greenville, CC-Crystal win wrestling titles

The Greenville Yellow Jackets went into the O-K Bronze postseason tournament in second place. After Friday’s individual tournament, the Yellow Jackets earned the outright O-K Bronze championship for the fourth consecutive season at Northview. Greenville (4-1) was a match behind Cedar Springs (5-0) after the regular season was completed on Wednesday.  Greenville needed at least a first place to tie […]

CC-Crystal shuts down Grant in 2nd half

CC-Crystal shuts down Grant in 2nd half

CARSON CITY — Carson City-Crystal’s basketball team hadn’t practiced at all between Friday’s game against Coleman and Monday night. That concerned coach Cory Schneider. But the Eagles won 64-49 over the Grant Tigers Monday night, putting Schneider’s concerns to rest. “I liked the energy we came out with,” Schneider said. “I wasn’t sure because we didn’t have any practices before […]

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