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  1. Meeting to Discuss Education FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WILX-TV Lansing

    "I know at Grand LEdge we're operating on about 6.5 million less today than we did in 2010," said Superintendent Brian Metcalf. "Part of that is decrease in per pupil funding, and part of it is an increase in MIPSERS."

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  2. Teachers, students, parents desperate for change in Grand Ledge School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Teachers, students, school officials, and even lawmakers in Grand Ledge spent more than two-hours hashing out a number of issues Thursday night. Lots of people are concerned about losing teachers, since last year, 19 teachers in the Grand Ledge schools have left the district, 12 of those teachers retired.

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  3. M-43 To Be Closed Through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The emergency culvert repair on M-43 in Eaton County is going to take longer than first expected. Both eastbound and westbound M-43, west of Oneida Road, between Grand Ledge and Sunfield, will remain closed until approximately September 30. Construction will include the replacement of two large box culverts that run under M-43.

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  4. New Push for Awareness About DystoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WILX-TV Lansing

    It took Gina Rosendall-Saucedo 18 months to get a diagnosis. And it was one the Grand Ledge mom never expected or even knew existed: Dystonia.

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  5. Mona Shores, Oakridge take over top spots in Muskegon area football rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | MLive.com

    ... players fresh for the second half as they travel to face Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central, which fell 35-20 to Grand Ledge in Week 1. 4. Whitehall (1-0): The Vikings turned in a strong all-around performance in a 41-0 win against Kelloggsville in ...

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  6. Play of weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Watch this great touchdown run from the Grand Ledge win over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central this past Thursday.

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  7. Anniversary: Dennis Schwartz & Linda SchwartzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Lansing State Journal

    Dennis and Linda Schwartz of Grand Ledge celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary on August 23rd. They were married on August 23rd, 1975 at Judson Memorial Baptist Church in Lansing.

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  8. Michigan Political Points: Road funding talks continue despite road blocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | MLive.com

    ... constituents to find that 10% that we agree on and work together." ROAD TO RECOVERY: State Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, spent part of his week in the hospital recovering from surgery for a pinched sciatic nerve. Jones shared regular status ...

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  9. Jones calls for Eaton RESA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Lansing State Journal

    Jones calls for Eaton RESA investigation State Sen. Rick Jones called for a Michigan State Police investigation of the school district's finances Check out this story on lansingstatejournal.com: http://on.lsj.com/1EpopXj From left, Eaton Regional Education Service Agency board President Deb Disbro, state Sen. Rick Jones, R-Grand Ledge, and Eaton RESA interim Superintendent Don Sovey leave a downtown Lansing press conference about the district's finances Friday. Flanked by leaders of the Eaton Regional Education Service Agency, state Sen. Rick Jones called for a Michigan State Police investigation of the school district's beleaguered finances "to assure the taxpayers that everything has been on the up and up."

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  10. No criminal charges in death of Lansing police inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WJRT

    No criminal charges will be filed in the death of a 39-year-old Grand Ledge man who was found unresponsive while in custody at a Lansing police lockup. Police said in a news release Thursday that Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings won't file criminal charges in the April 27 death of Christopher Phillips.

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  11. No Charges for Inmate DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WILX-TV Lansing

    The Ingham County Prosecutor won't be issuing criminal charges in connection to the death of an inmate at the Lansing Police Department lock-up. 39-year-old Christopher Phillips of Grand Ledge was found not breathing in a general population cell during a standard cell check on April 27th.

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  12. Grand Ledge: M-43 closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Emergency repair to a damaged culvert will keep M-43 closed to through traffic west of Grand Ledge in Eaton County for an undetermined period. MDOT on Wednesday found a big crack in the concrete tube that carries a small drainage creek under M-43 just west of Oneida Rd. Digging has already started to replace the culvert.

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  13. MDOT Closing Road Near Grand Ledge For Emergency RepairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WILX-TV Lansing

    A stretch of M-43 outside of Grand Ledge will be closed for the next 10 days or so due to emergency road repair. MDOT says a large culvert on M-43 , just west of Oneida Road, under the road has cracked and needs to be replaced.

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  14. Jackson Lumen Christi football faces two-time defending state...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... identified a No. 1 running back. Lumen Christi got a chance to test its new personnel in a scrimmage against Grand Ledge, Portland and St. Johns and Brogan wasn't thrilled with the performance. "We did not have a very successful scrimmage, so we ...

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  15. Anniversary: Claude Norton & Shirley NortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Lansing State Journal

    Claude & Shirley Norton of Grand Ledge, MI. will celebrate 70 years of marriage on Aug. 25, 2015.

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  16. Columbia Township Named One of Michigan's Safest CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | WILX-TV Lansing

    Despite a recent rash of crime in Columbia Township, it was recently named one of the "Top 10" safest cities in Michigan. Other Mid-Michigan cities on the list include: #9 Spring Arbor Township, #12 Napoleon Township, #38 Bath Township, #40 Grand Ledge, #49 St. Johns.

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  17. Michigan schools borrowing money to survive summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | District Administration

    Districts are collectively borrowing more than $32 million this summer to bridge the gap between the July 1 start of the school fiscal year and the arrival of the first state aid installment on Oct. 20. School officials cite a variety of reasons for having to borrow money, including a difference between the fiscal years for public schools and the state, which start three months apart, as well as increasing expenses and declining enrollment. "That money could have been spent on putting another teacher in the classroom instead of sending it to a bank," said Brian Metcalf, superintendent of the Grand Ledge School District.

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  18. 9th Harrison Street Fair this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Clare County Review

    ... will be by Steven D & The Keys wandering through the car show on Friday; John Gross from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday; the Grand Ledge Bums from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday; Gabe Couch on Saturday from 11 to 2 p.m.; the Sunshine String Band from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday; ...

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  19. Confederate Flag FlapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pridesource.com

    ... confederates, something done in large part to protect and preserve the institution of slavery. Wendy Sellers of Grand Ledge, and Bill Knapp of Williamston, said they were offended by Zemer's flag. Both said the shootings in South Carolina made them ...

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  20. Michigan Senate committee moves protections for innocent property owners a step closer to passageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    ... make sure that it's used against the criminal, not some innocent person," said Committee Chairman Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge), a 33-year veteran of law enforcement, after the hearing. "That's what we're seeking to do with this package.'' The bills ...

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