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Sparrow Carson Hospital opens new wound care clinic for community

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Sparrow Carson Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of Sparrow Wound Care Services Carson, responding to a rapidly growing healthcare need.

Sparrow Wound Care Services Carson is an outpatient service offering a comprehensive approach for patients with non-healing wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, compromised tissue flaps/grafts and bony or soft tissue wounds resulting from radiation treatment. The clinic is located at Sparrow Carson Hospital, 406 E. Elm St., Carson City.

Sattler receives good marks from CC-C school board

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After a brief organizational meeting where new officers were elected, the Carson City-Crystal Area Schools Board of Education conducted a mid-year evaluation of the superintendent on Monday evening.

Mark Jensen was re-elected president, Holly Keiffer vice president, Neil Kapustka treasurer and Stacey Springsteen secretary.

Carson City family receives new wheelchair-accessible van in time for Christmas

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The Burns family of Carson City is having one of the best holidays of their lives this year after the Lori’s Voice non-profit gave them the Christmas present of a brand new wheelchair-accessible van for use by their son, Mason Burns.

The Burns family was selected from more than 300 applicants, and the van was presented to them at Clock Mobility, 6700 Clay Ave. SW, Grand Rapids on Thursday afternoon.

New mayor takes over in Carson City

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Except for a few years when he was serving in the United States Navy, Carson City’s new mayor Neil Kapustka was born, raised and has worked in town his entire life.

Kapustka has been on the City Council for 12 years. He ran unopposed for the position after the previous mayor, Tom McCrackin, decided he was finished and wanted to spend more time in Florida.

Carson City Council sets future water and sewer rates

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The Carson City Council had its latest regular meeting of 2022 on Tuesday.

The meeting lasted just under 20 minutes and was attended by seven local residents.

Carson City Christmas Parade

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Carson City Christmas Parade

A marathon stitching session

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Local quilters aim to create 300 book pillows for March is Reading Month

Just like a runner has to take one step at a time to get to the end of a race, those who sew take one stitch at a time to complete their goal.

The Schoolhouse Quilt Guild of Carson City is a 40-member group of quilters who set a goal of making 300 book pillows by March 1, 2023, in time for March is Reading Month. The book pillows will be distributed among young readers at Carson City-Crystal Area Schools.

Kids craft kits available at Carson City and Crystal libraries

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Take and make crafts for kids are back at Carson City Public and Crystal Community libraries.

Library lovers ages 3 to 10 (and their adults) are invited to stop by either library for a kids craft kit to go. Each week beginning Nov. 21 through January, we will feature a different craft kit. Supplies will be limited.

Carson City Council approves renegotiated waste hauling contract

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The City Council of Carson City approved a new trash hauling contract with Granger during Tuesday’s meeting.

Scott Truman, director of sales for Granger Waste Services, first introduced the request at the council’s meeting in September, and returned on Tuesday to find out if the agreement would be approved.

Carson City Council talks butterflies and garbage

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The Carson City Council discussed trash collection and butterfly habitats during Tuesday’s meeting.

Scott Truman, director of sales for Granger Waste Services, made a pitch to the council to retain his company’s trash collecting services, but with a renegotiated contract.