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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.

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 ...

Parents support Grand Ledge School District bonuses  WILX-TV

A Mid-Michigan school district is getting support from the community after the board approved a performance bonus for teachers and district employees.

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.

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 ...

Grand Ledge man pleads guilty to producing child pornography  WLNS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (WLNS) - An Eaton County man who used several aliases online to get sexually explicit photos from minors, pleaded guilty in federal court ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

UPDATE - Police determine no threat to Grand Ledge Public Schools  WILX-TV

UPDATE 2:05 PM. The Grand Ledge Police Department issued a statement regarding a suspicious situation in Grand Ledge on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Grand Ledge student dies after incident in weight room  WILX-TV

A student who was an incoming freshman at Grand Ledge lost consciousness and later passed away after an incident while working out in the weight room at ...

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.

Boil Water Advisory Issued for a Part of Grand Ledge  WKAR

The city of Grand Ledge has issued a Boil Water Advisory for people who live along Brookside Drive, Gretchen Lane as well as Beagle Elementary School,

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in December 2018.

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.

As long-time coach faces challenges, Grand Ledge responds  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE — Arv Pettit worked at General Motors for 30 years. He was 19 when he started and, by the time he retired, he'd been at three different Lansing ...

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.

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!

Michigan high school basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 13  Detroit Free Press

High school basketball sores from around the state of Michigan.

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

"When she sees the job we're doing and is overwhelmed by it, that's a pretty powerful and cool thing." -- Sam Konen, Jackson Habitat for Humanity volunteer.

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.

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.

'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.

Four Muskegon County teams still chasing football titles

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. - Ten years ago in November, four high school football teams from Muskegon County won state titles at Ford Field. The possibility ...


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Grand Ledge teen charged with CSC released again on bond  Lansing State Journal

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Student on Grand Ledge High School teacher charged with sex crimes: 'It was the only time I felt loved, in a sense, by anybody'

Jason Algra, 32, was bound over toward trial on sex crime charges stemming from his alleged abuse of a 15-year-old and 17-year-old male Grand Ledge High ...

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 ...

Ten unsung heroes to watch in Jackson area football in 2018

Here we acknowledge those who might not put up eye-popping numbers, but are still some of the best players in the area.

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.

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.

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.

Waverly school board race intensifies  Spartan Newsroom

The Waverly school board race that once did not have enough candidates to fill the ballot for four open seats now has seven candidates. Four people met the ...

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.

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 ...

Which Michigan high school athletic program had the best year

Rockford players celebrate their 2018 Division 1 girls lacrosse state championship win over Brighton on Saturday, June 9 at Grand Ledge High School. Patrick ...

Lake Fenton/Goodrich girls lacrosse season ends in regional semis  Fenton Tri County Times

Grand Ledge — A little over three years ago Megan Lynch had never played lacrosse before. On Wednesday, she was in tears as the senior saw her high ...

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 ...

Grand Ledge holds off DeWitt in much-hyped showdown  USA TODAY High School Sports

GRAND LEDGE – Antonio Rush and the Grand Ledge football team were on a mission to start building some positive momentum after a season-opening loss.

Grand Ledge volleyball tops Waverly in Class A district tourney  USA TODAY High School Sports

DEWITT - As the second coach in as many seasons for Grand Ledge volleyball, Danielle Borgman feels the pressure.

Romeo, weather too much for Grand Ledge in semis  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Grand Ledge Comets lost their first game of the season, 48-21, to Romeo in the Division 1 state semifinals.

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Battle-tested Grand Haven grapplers prepare for final bouts  Grand Haven Tribune

"As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another." The Bible verse from Proverbs 27:17 often serves as a mantra in team sports for how one person can ...

Funeral to be held today for 18-year-old killed in crash  WILX-TV

The Grand Ledge High School student killed in a car crash on U.S. 127 will be laid to rest Sunday.

Former all-state runner looks to end 15-year battle with anorexia  Lansing State Journal

GRAND LEDGE - Allison Rademacher would have loved a normal life.

Details to be Announced Today in Shooting Death of Mulliken Teen  WILX-TV

The Eaton County Prosecutor has called a press conference this morning with plans to announce details about the fatal shooting of 17-year old Grand Ledge ...

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.

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, ...

Top 10 Jackson area quarterbacks to watch in 2018

The Jackson area has had its share of dominant quarterbacks in recent years -- so who should we watch this year?

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.

East Lansing coach Steve Finamore suspended for CAAC Blue title game against Okemos  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING - The Class A No. 8-ranked East Lansing boys basketball team will play for its third straight CAAC Blue championship without its coach.

Hall of Fame teacher says classrooms of the future should not include whiteboards and markers  Michigan Radio

The long-held image of a teacher standing in front of a classroom holding a piece of chalk or a dry-erase marker has to die, so says teacher Matinga Ragatz.

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 ...

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.

St. Paul's Lange shared patience, kindness and music  Lansing State Journal

Organist and choirmaster. Minister of music. Dr. Stephen Lange. The titles are formal, descriptive, accurate and yet so short of illustrating what makes the man.

Hungry? BBQ joint offers insane, gut-busting challenge  Lansing State Journal

How ferocious is your appetite? Crossroads Barbecue in downtown Grand Ledge wants to know. Accomplish its "Chopping Block" feat and you'll make ...

Jackson-area high school football roundup Week 7

Lumen Christi's Sebastian Toland (3) runs the ball against Western during a high school football game at Lumen Christi High School on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.

Couch: Xavier Tillman giving us a glimpse of Michigan State's future at center  Lansing State Journal

EAST LANSING – All you need to know about Cassius Winston's faith in Xavier Tillman is that he threw the pass. One of those long, look-ahead passes on a fast ...

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?

Putnam: Old Lansing train tower gets new life  Lansing State Journal

LANSING - Tuesday was a pivotal moment in Lansing railroad history.

2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center  Broadway World

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster ...

Putnam: 'Deven's Voice' float denied spot in holiday parade  Lansing State Journal

His life and his death is being swept under the rug because of the controversy around it. "

Doctors recommend cardiac screening for student athletes | News  WNEM Saginaw

Student athletes across Mid-Michigan are gearing up for competitive seasons, but before they are scrutinized by their coaches they must be scrutinized by a ...

Back to the Garage  City Pulse

The Ones The rival to the Plagues was another local band of teens, the Ones. After founding members/brothers Kevin Nicholoff (bass) and Kerry Nicholoff ...

Meet Lansing's next generation of black leaders  Lansing State Journal

Those ages 19 to 84, including a local Black Lives Matter organizer, share thoughts on what future holds.

Delta Twp. teen beats odds to make Eagle Scout  Lansing State Journal

DELTA TWP. — Alex Totte waited for the question. It wasn't the first time he'd been asked it, and he's had an answer ready since fifth grade. But last month ...

'Miracle' Michigan mom gives birth to 'miracle' baby  Detroit Free Press

Kay Clark was 25 weeks pregnant when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The prognosis for mom and baby was grim.

That Book's Got a Lot of Bad, Bad Words In It  Bookslut

The work of Chris Crutcher has had a rough go with it so far this year. In February, Patricia Bouwhuis, a middle school teacher in Grand Rapids, MI, was ...

Family of Deven Guilford Files Lawsuit Against Eaton Co & Deputy  WILX-TV

The family of Deven Guilford, the teen shot and killed by Eaton County Sheriff Deputy Jonathan Frost has filed a lawsuit against Frost and the County.

Michigan State men's and women's club soccer teams win national championships (photos)

The Michigan State men's and women's club soccer teams claimed the NIRSA NCCS national championships this past month with the men winning in a ...

FOOTBALL: Corunna hires Kyle Robinson as head coach  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Corunna has hired former offensive assistant Kyle Robinson as its next head football coach.

Welcome our newest Eclectablogger, journalist and communications specialist Jen Eyer!  Eclectablog

I am thrilled to announce today that we have added a new writer to Team Eclectablog. Jen Eyer has written a couple of dynamite guest posts (HERE and HERE) ...

WKAR Repeats as Station of the Year, Earns Multiple Awards  WKAR

For the fifth consecutive year, the Michigan Association of Broadcasters has named WKAR as Public TV Station of the Year. Across WKAR-TV and WKAR-FM ...

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