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Grand Ledge teacher Jeffrey Belding arrested for domestic violence  WILX-TV

GRAND LEDGE, MI (WILX) - Grand Ledge High School teacher Jeffrey Belding was arrested for domestic violence and home invasion on June 9, according to ...

Incident report sheds light on Grand Ledge teacher's arrest  WILX-TV

New information has been released following the arrest of Grand Ledge High School teacher Jeffrey Belding.

Top of the Town 2019 Winners  City Pulse

And we're back. This year's Top of the Town contest pulled in 143912 votes for the top three, ranking some of the most popular, innovative businesses and ...

Top of the Town 2019 Testimonials  City Pulse

Domestic Divas, “Best Cleaning *Service*”. These women are reclaiming domesticity as a superpower. “Domestic Divas has empowered me to provide for my ...

Former Grand Ledge band student speaks out about former teacher's felony charge  WILX-TV

'I still can't even believe something like this is happening,' said Tyler Lorencen, former Grand Ledge High School band student. An update on the former Grand ...

Former Grand Ledge band director arrested for child pornography in Florida  Lansing State Journal

A former Grand Ledge High School band director was arrested in Florida on child pornography charges.

Hayes Middle School prepares students for high school, lifelong success  WILX-TV

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WILX) - In this edition of Schools Rule WILX News 10 is highlighting a school that's making sure their students are set up for success in ...

Grand Ledge makes it look easy in Diamond Classic Championship Game  WILX-TV

For Grand Ledge, this is their twenty-eighth Diamond Classic title.

MSP inquiring about former Grand Ledge teacher charged with sex crime in Florida  Lansing State Journal

Michigan State Police plan to contact Florida police about a former Grand Ledge band teacher charged with child pornography, a sex crime.

Journey comes full circle for Joe Brya, who is tabbed new Grand Ledge football coach  Lansing State Journal

Joe Brya grew up as a football player in Grand Ledge. He also got his first taste of being a football coach as an assistant with the Comets. And now he's returning ...

Voters to decide two Grand Ledge schools tax proposals Nov. 6  Lansing State Journal

The proposals - one for $118.6M and another for $29.4M - would fund a restructuring of grade levels and building and grounds improvements.

AVI training at local high school on Tuesday  WILX-TV

Residents near Grand Ledge High School should be aware of a training that takes place Tuesday night.

Students raise money for local homeless  WILX-TV

Local students are turning their long time rivalry into some friendly competition to help raise money for the Mid-Michigan homeless population.

2018 LSJ Great Grads: Grand Ledge High School  Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal proudly presents the 2018 Great Grads from across the region. This special feature recognizes the top high school students from 45 ...

Newcomer KJ Rai has memorable finish to varsity debut for Okemos boys basketball  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - KJ Rai didn't know where he would end up when he went through tryouts in the Okemos boys basketball program in November. He also didn't ...

Grand Ledge reacts to high school bomb threats  Spartan Newsroom

A bomb threat at Grand Ledge High School, coupled with similar threats made against surrounding area schools, resulted in multiple active Shelter-in-Place and ...

MSU alum gives back on the mat  WILX-TV

GRAND LEDGE, MI (WILX) - A Michigan State University alum is using his fighting talent to help give back to the community. Gray Maynard is a three-time ...

Students at Grand Ledge High School hold walkout in support of 2nd amendment  WILX-TV

Students at Grand Ledge High School exercised their first amendment rights to show their support for the second amendment.

Insight School of Michigan Celebrates Graduates with In-Person Commencement Ceremony  Business Wire

Insight School of Michigan (ISMI), an online public-school serving K-12 students throughout the state, will celebrate the Class of 2019 at an in-perso.

Putnam: Grand Ledge classmates work to bring murder victim home for funeral  Lansing State Journal

LANSING – A tight-knit group of friends from Eric Nelson's school days in Grand Ledge is working to bring his body back home after the 28-year-old was shot to ...

Matt Bird Leaves His Position As Grand Ledge Football Coach

Veteran Grand Ledge High School head football coach Matt Bird has left his position to take another unnamed job. This according to the school district's ...

Putnam: Big tipper puts Grand Ledge waitress on path to college  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE – Customers have given waitress Jesika Price good tips for *service* in the past, but nothing compares to a recent check from a patron. Price, 19 ...

Students at Grand Ledge High School join nationwide walkouts  Spartan Newsroom

On March 14, 2018, roughly 200 Grand Ledge High School students participated in the national school walkout against gun violence. Around 200 students in ...

Official: Misunderstanding led to Grand Ledge lockdown  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - A brief lockdown at three Grand Ledge Schools Wednesday stemmed from a misunderstood conversation about plans to play paintball, ...

Grand Ledge man pleads guilty to producing child pornography  WLNS

An Eaton County man who used several aliases online to get sexually explicit photos from minors, pleaded guilty in federal court last week.

Coach: Michigan State student killed in campus crash 'had a beautiful life ahead of her'  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - Tiana Seville was a determined and talented athlete who led by example. But those who knew her are more likely to remember her radiant ...

Michigan State staffer charged in MSU student's death in January crash involving moped  Lansing State Journal

Michigan State University facilities staffer charged with causing MSU student's death in fatal moped crash in East Lansing MI.

"Brought light everywhere she went," friend speaks out about MSU student  WILX-TV

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Updates with funeral information. News 10 learned new information on the student who was killed after the moped she was ...

Your team-by-team guide to high school boys basketball in the Lansing area  Lansing State Journal

Here is an overview of the boys high school basketball teams in the Lansing area. This listing reflects information submitted by area coaches.

These are the Lansing area high school boys basketball players to watch this winter  Lansing State Journal

Central Michigan-bound Caleb Hodgson and GVSU signee Sean Cobb are among some of the top returning players in region.

Grand Ledge community concerned about modified calendar proposal  Spartan Newsroom

The first Grand Ledge School Board meeting of the month attracted about 100 community members, as many were concerned with the proposal to switch from a ...

Grief counseling at Grand Ledge High School today after death of student  WILX-TV

Grief counselors will be at Grand Ledge High School this morning beginning at 10 a.m. to help students cope with the loss of a classmate. Everson Guild died ...

Students graduate from virtual school  WILX-TV

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (WILX) - Friday120 students receive their high school diplomas, saying good-bye to high school but saying hello to some of their ...

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

UPDATE: New date set in case of man charged in MSU moped death  WILX-TV

A new date was set in the hearing for the man charged in the MSU moped death.

Big tipper puts Michigan waitress on path to college

GRAND LEDGE, Mich. – Customers have given waitress Jesika Price good tips for *service* in the past, but nothing compares to a recent check from a patron.

Grand Ledge High School seniors launch clothing company  Spartan Newsroom

For most people, high school is a far ways away from establishing yourself as a bonafide, contributing member to society. For others, like Grand Ledge High ...

Muskegon Mona Shores overcomes fumbles, runs over Midland High for semifinal win

Muskegon Mona Shores advances to face Warren DeLaSalle in a Division 2 state final at 1 p.m. Friday at Ford Field.

East Lansing High School assistant baseball coach dies after throwing batting practice  Lansing State Journal

Ed Outslay was a veteran, unpaid assistant coach who was dedicated to young people and avoided the spotlight, Trojans head coach Mark Pendred said.

Former Grand Ledge coach Arv Pettit remembered as 'passionate' and 'loyal'  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - During the more than two decades he coached freshmen football at Grand Ledge High School, Arv Pettit tried to impart a few life lessons.

Autopsy shows Grand Ledge teen died of natural causes  Lansing State Journal

Everson Guild died July 24 during a workout at Grand Ledge High School. An investigation concluded he died of "undetermined" natural causes.

Schools Rule: Grand Ledge High School  WILX-TV

News 10 kicked off Schools Rule right at Grand Ledge High School. The Comets are full of school pride, and talked about what sets their community apart.

This woman needed a handicap van, so Grand Ledge stepped up to help.  Lansing State Journal

Grand Ledge's Beth Koenigsknecht needs a handicap-accessible van. So the community has raised thousands to help her family buy one.

Grand Ledge High School prom: See more than 100 photos from Comets' big dance (with video)

We took a lot of photos, Comets. Do you see yourselves in here? Let us know!

Grand Ledge teen accused of sex with girl, 12, released on bond  Detroit Free Press

A Grand Ledge teenager charged with sexual misconduct in connection with an incident involving a 12-year-old girl can be released from custody while he ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

See how Lansing-area high schools rank on state's new public school rating system  Lansing State Journal

A new rating system for public schools in Michigan debuted last week with Williamston High School at the top among local high schools.

UPDATE: Hearing to be rescheduled for man charged in MSU moped death  WILX-TV

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- A court hearing scheduled Wednesday morning for the Michigan State University staffer charged in the death of a MSU student ...

8 West Michigan football teams vying for a trip to Ford Field

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A year of hard work and dedication to getting better is about to come to a head for some of our West Michigan football teams.

Group wants artificial turf in Grand Ledge stadium  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - A group of parents, teachers and community members have initiated a campaign to raise $750,000 in the next seven months to pay for an ...

UPDATE: Snow plow driver in fatal accident charged with misdemeanor  WILX-TV

LANSING (WILX) -- Adam Young, of Laingsburg, was arraigned Tuesday for a moving violation causing death. The Ingham County Prosecutor's Office says that ...

'I was not done being a mother': Grand Ledge mom with group fighting opioids  Lansing State Journal

In Eaton County, new group takes aim at 'widespread' opioid addiction.

Grand Ledge High School's performance of Peter Pan opens Thursday night  Spartan Newsroom

With more than 100 students involved, the show promises to be great, director Tracy Clark said. “Those kids are super talented and the community provides ...

Grand Ledge school district bond proposal fails by just 83 votes

With all districts reporting in Eaton, Clinton, and Ionia Counties, the proposal fell by a margin of just 83 votes – 1.3 percent of the total votes – with 3149 no votes ...

Jury deliberating in Grand Ledge High School teacher's sexual abuse case

GRAND LEDGE, MI -- A jury is discussing the fate of a Grand Ledge High School teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two underage students.

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Katherine (Kathy) Lee | Obituaries  Cadillac News

MCBAIN — Katherine (Kathy) Lee, 63, of McBain, Michigan, formerly of Grand Ledge, Michigan, born October 20, 1955, went to be with her heavenly father on ...

Insight School of Michigan to Hold Commencement Ceremony  Business Wire

Insight School of Michigan (ISMI) will celebrate the Class of 2018 at an in-person commencement ceremony on Friday, June 1 at the Grand Ledge High Sch.

Community events for Livingston area | April 2019  Livingston Daily

Hartland Audubon Nature Club 7:15 p.m., Hartland Senior Center, 9525 E. Highland Rd., Howell Speaker David Dister shows Grand Tetons and Yellowstone ...

Student describes sexual, dating relationship with Grand Ledge High School teacher

CHARLOTTE, MI -- Jason Algra's alleged sexual encounters with one of two Grand Ledge High School students began on Facebook. The elder student was the ...

Students paint MSU rock and hold vigil in honor of Tiana Seville  WILX-TV

Students gathered at the rock on MSU's campus Monday night to honor and remember a student gone too soon.

Longtime Michigan HS baseball volunteer coach dies after throwing batting practice  USA TODAY High School Sports

Ed Outslay, an unpaid assistant coach at East Lansing High School (Mich.) for 23 years, collapsed and died after batting practice Monday.

Lockdown lifted at Holt High School after 'Jesus' bomb threat message  Lansing State Journal

School was put on lockdown for a few hours before police cleared area about noon.

Lansing area high school boys soccer overview  Lansing State Journal

Here is an overview of the high school boys soccer teams in the Lansing area. This reflects info submitted by area coaches. CAAC BLUE. Coaches' predictions: ...

Michigan Center woman gets new wood floor thanks to students, Jackson nonprofits

MICHIGAN CENTER, MI - Debra Duvall's kitchen floor was cracking and the Leoni Township resident had no way to replace it. Then two Jackson nonprofit ...

Grand Ledge students march in support of teachers  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - Students carrying signs in support of Grand Ledge teachers walked from the high school to Sawdon School this afon.

Portland Teen to Swim for US in Pacific Championship | Portland | Michigan

They say that in Michigan you are never more than seven miles away from some body of water. That may be an exaggeration, but it is no surprise then to le.

Things to do around Greater Lansing | December 2018  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in December 2018.


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Couch: Where Al Horford ranks all-time among Lansing area basketball players and athletes  Lansing State Journal

In the hierarchy of basketball players from Greater Lansing, Al Horford stands alone at No. 2. All-time, it's Magic. Then Al. It's been this way for a while. This year's ...

Grand Ledge High School science teacher, swim coach charged with 8 sex crimes with 2 students

CHARLOTTE, MI -- A Grand Ledge High School science teacher and swim team coach has been charged with eight counts of criminal sexual conduct involving ...

Grand Ledge, Spartan Marching Bands Prep for Expo  WILX-TV

Twenty-one high school bands and the Michigan State University Marching Band are converging on Grand Ledge High School Wednesday.

Pat O'Keefe still going strong for Grand Ledge baseball  Lansing State Journal

Pat O'Keefe has spent nearly a half-century in the dugout. And the 71-year-old is still going strong as the leader of the Grand Ledge baseball program. O'Keefe ...

Band, take the field! Grand Ledge hosts exhibition  Lansing State Journal

That's a lot of brass: Grand Ledge exhibition features high school and MSU bands.

Mayor’s update: Grand Ledge area has new fire department chief  Lansing State Journal

Acting fire chief becomes chief. The City of Grand Ledge and Oneida Township have a new fire chief. On Monday, Jan. 16, the Grand Ledge Area Emergency ...

Linden Masons announce scholarship winners  Fenton Tri County Times

Linden Masonic Lodge honored its 2018 scholarship recipients recently at the annual Mason of the Year/Awards Night ceremonies at Linden Lodge. (From left) ...

Meet the high school boys basketball Dream Team and all-area selections  Lansing State Journal

Here is a look at the Lansing State Journal boys basketball Dream Team and all-area selections. Members of the Dream Team will be recognized at the LSJ ...

Grand Ledge teacher-coach gets 5 years in prison in sex case  Sentinel-Standard

A mid-Michigan man who was a teacher and swim coach has been sentenced to at least five years in prison for having sex with a teenager in 2011.

Grand Ledge remembers 18-year-old killed in car accident  WILX-TV

It's a somber night in the Grand Ledge community. People are trying to cope with the sudden death of a beloved high school student. 18-year-old Jonathan ...

High school girls lacrosse Dream Team, all-area  Lansing State Journal

See the standouts in the Lansing area from the 2018 season.

Four players selected as finalists for the 2018 Miss Basketball award  Detroit Free Press

Camree Clegg, Kaela Webb, Jaida Hampton and Lasha Petree are the four finalists selected for the 2018 Miss Basketball award.

Jason's army: Grand Ledge rallies around one of its own  Lansing State Journal

30-year community volunteer Jason Dart isn't fighting ALS alone.

Eaton County deputy after killing teen, 17: 'I'm bleeding'  Detroit Free Press

ROXAND TWP. – About three minutes before an Eaton County sheriff's sergeant shot and killed a 17-year-old high school student during an apparent struggle, ...

Claire Moore  Spartan Newsroom

Claire Moore is a reporter for the Spartan Newsroom of the School of Journalism and is a sophomore studying journalism and film. She works as a features ...

Grand Ledge's Ba Blamo finds violent peace in football  Lansing State Journal

Junior running back who escaped war-torn Liberia has found hope in Grand Ledge.

Lakewood Public Schools announces changes in leadership  Sentinel-Standard

Lakewood Public Schools has named Keith Carpenter as the principal at Lakewood Elementary School.

McPherson to head 2019 Lugnuts staff  WILX-TV

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) -- Former Major Leaguer Dallas McPherson will become the 15th manager in Lansing Lugnuts franchise history, the Lugnuts announced ...

Michigan's 60 largest high schools in 2016-17 and their demographics

Below is a list of Michigan's 60 largest high schools, based on fall 2016 student counts recently posted on the state website,

Couple restoring Grand Ledge's largest home  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - It's loomed above West Jefferson Street from its spot atop a hill for 143 years. Paint on the huge home's vast, two-story white-column front ...

LFLF gymnasts headed to state meet | Sports coverage for Fenton, Linden, Holly and Lake Fenton Schools  Fenton Tri County Times

The LFLF co-op gymnastics team is headed to the state meet once again this season. The squad involving athletes from Linden, Fenton and Lake Fenton ...

Shining Stars: LCC baseball, softball are champions with different histories  Lansing State Journal

The baseball team made program history, while the softball team won its first state title since 2009.

Is Greg Gray the answer to prayers for Portage Public Schools?  Mlive Kalamazoo

There is widespread consensus in Portage that the school district needs a strong, stable leader. Does Brighton Superintendent Greg Gray fill the bill?

Grand Ledge's O'Keefe part of inaugural hall class  Lansing State Journal

Veteran Comet baseball coach one of 10 entering Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame Thursday.

City of Midland rallies around football team ahead of semi-finals game  WNEM Saginaw

The city of Midland is getting fired up because Midland High's football team will head to the state semi-finals this weekend.

Lansing native runs 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents  Michigan Radio

If someone told you that a man completed seven marathons in seven days, you would probably be impressed. Likely amazed. If somehow that wasn't enough to.

Self-taught aficionado opens BBQ joint in Grand Ledge  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE — At 6 foot 4 and over 350 pounds, Lee Burmeister knows how to take command of a grill. On any given day you'll find him in the back parking ...

2018 Michigan Mr. Basketball finalists: All 5 off to Big Ten schools  Detroit Free Press

All five finalists for the Hal Schram Mr. Basketball award have signed with Big Ten schools with Michigan State and Michigan each nabbing two.

UPDATE: Police identify second teen killed in accident  WILX-TV

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office has identified the second teen killed in Tuesday's accident near St. Johns as 15-year-old Anthony Cordell Carter of Lansing.

Back-to-School Special! Five Astonishing Student Performances of West Side Story, Les Miz & More

School is back in session, and you know what that means—it's time to start practicing your audition songs for the school musical! But before you break out your ...

Judy Putnam: New search for lost art  Lansing State Journal

The art work holds special memories for Lansing's Jean Elton. It is a portrait of her daughter, Lu Sann Sedelmaier as a child, created by Elton's ex-husband, ...

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