Scouts honored at Recognition Mass

Nathan Christensen of Belmont receives the Bishop Baraga medallion at the Scout Recognition Mass on February 28.

Boy Scout Troop 283’s Nathan Christensen of Belmont proudly displayed the Bishop Baraga medallion as the Grand Rapids Catholic Committee on Scouting hosted the annual Scout Recognition Mass at the Basilica of St. Adalbert in Grand Rapids on Sunday, Feb. 28. Christensen was the first Boy Scout to earn the Bishop Baraga award, commemorating the […]

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Michigan author visits Meadow Ridge Elementary

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Jeffrey Schatzer started off March is Reading Month by presenting writing strategies and samples of his books to the kids at Meadow Ridge Elementary School. The students were entertained by Schatzer on March 3, when he presented at two assemblies, one for upper elementary and one for the early elementary. Schatzer is a Michigan author […]

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Rockford Public Schools exemplary, getting better

by DR. RYAN KELLEY Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Rockford Public Schools A quality education is what every parent expects for their children. According to parent survey results in Rockford, our parents believe that their children are receiving a quality education. When asked, “What letter grade would you assign to the education that is provided by […]

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Gremel earns prestigious Morehead-Cain scholarship

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Rockford High School senior Ashley Gremel has been awarded the prestigious Morehead-Cain Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This full four-year scholarship is based on merit, moral force of character, commitment to lifelong learning, dedication to fitness and physical activity, and leadership. Of the 1700-plus applicants from throughout the world, less […]

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Cannon Township awarded $74,464 Recovery and Reinvestment grant

On January 25, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm announced that the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (DELEG) had awarded $17.4 million in grants to 125 cities, villages, townships and counties throughout Michigan to support local energy efficiency projects. The state Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants (EECBG) are funded through the American Recovery […]

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