Education Blackboard — December 23, 2009

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Students see government at work Mrs. Grifhorst’s class from Crestwood Elementary School poses for a group picture on the steps of the Michigan Supreme Court building in Lansing. Over 90 fourth-grade students, teachers and parents from Crestwood Elementary School were able to see our government at work first hand as they traveled to Lansing for their annual government [...]

Classifieds — December 23, 2009

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HELP WANTED Help wanted—part-time, oil change person needed. 6071 Belding Rd., (616) 874-8160.      b52 ______________________ Sales Opening—Looking for extra income and a new career? Local newspaper in Cedar Springs is looking for you. Join our media team as a sales representative. Meet new people. Build friendships. Make money. Commission based. Build your own [...]

Rockford man’s animatronic creations may make second career

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Cory Ackerman thought life as he knew it was over when he was diagnosed with a debilitating brain tumor. He found a new way to apply his old skills when he volunteered to create animatronic props for an American Legion fundraiser. Cory Ackerman used to work on robotics for a factory in Boston and traveled the United States as part of his job. A brain tumor ended that [...]

Waltzing worries away popular at ambulance station

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  Guy Fransisco is a former professional dancer trained by Patrick Swayze’s mother, Patricia. Here he helps one of the dancers perfect a move. Thirteen-year-old Tessa Paul-Cox didn’t really want to go to the free dance classes her mother Sandra has been enjoying so much, but once she arrived, she saw many others were having a great time. Sandra and Tessa were two of [...]

Sippel graduates from basic training

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Air Force Airman Garrett W. Sippel recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four [...]
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