March 4 2010

History comes to life at Valley View museum

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Valley View Elementary was home to approximately 100 “Famous Americans” recently as they held their very first Wax Museum. Amelia Earhart, Albert Einstein, and even Walt Disney were in attendence. All Valley View’s “famous Americans” enjoyed a day of living history. fifth grade students were required to become their character, complete with costume, make-up, [...]

Michigan state parks, recreation areas, harbors fill up quickly

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Make summer camping reservations now The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds users of Michigan state parks, recreation areas and harbors that reservations are now being accepted for the 2010 summer camping and boating season. Reservations for harbor slips, campsites, cabins, teepees, and yurts are now available online or through the central reservation system [...]

Crestwood Elementary’s Amanda Eslinger: an Example in Excellence

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Known for her sunny smile and willingness to give Amanda Eslinger, 10, is the daughter of Paul and Robin Eslinger and sister to Brianna. Amanda is known as a responsible person who sets high standards for herself. Teachers at Crestwood Elementary School say that Amanda regularly goes out of her way to make a difference in the lives of other students. She is quick to lend [...]

Classifieds — March 4, 2010

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HELP WANTED Looking for a new direction? Earn money when you sell with this commission-based job. No weekends or evenings. All materials supplied. No start up fees! Make 20¢ on every dollar sold! Plus, you get your own desk! Must be over 18 years, have valid driver’s license and dependable transportation. Full or part-time available for Kent County area. For more [...]

Who is teaching whom? part III

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by SAM HYER Once you have mastered the “heel” with your best fur friend, next is “heel, sit.” This is another command your dog needs to learn, and it is best taught at the same time as the “heel.” Sam Hyer Your pup needs to learn that every time you stop, she is to immediately sit down by your side, and remain sitting until you release the command. This looks [...]
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