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Archive for March, 2012

Friend Report: Making the most of one extra day

March 5, 2012

03/06/12  2012 is a leap year, and I have always had some questions about its origin.  Why does February have one more day every four years?  Couldn’t the calendar makers get it right many years ago?  The truth seems to be that a year is really 365.25 days.  It takes that long for our...
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Plymouth Gymnastics with 3rd place finish takes them to Regionals

March 4, 2012
Plymouth Gymnastics with 3rd place finish takes them to Regionals

   Plymouth posted a third-place finish with 100.40 points as a team at the Wawasee Sectional to earn a berth in Friday’s Valparaiso Regional. Cassandra Quissell posted top-six finishes in the vault (third place), balance beam (fourth), and all-around competition (fifth). Teammate Nicole Davis posted a sixth-place finish in the floor exercise.
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Mary Roelke – 95 – from Donaldson

March 4, 2012
Mary Roelke – 95 – from Donaldson

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Lady Chargers Volleyball Signs Mieka Wagner

March 4, 2012
Lady Chargers Volleyball Signs Mieka Wagner

  NEWBURGH, INDIANA –The Ancilla College volleyball team has improved their upcoming recruiting class with the addition of Mieka Wagner from Castle High School.  This dynamic volleyball player will join the Chargers as a defensive specialist and an outside hitter starting in the 2012-13 season.   “Coach Pickerell and I noticed Mieka within minutes...
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Ancilla Men Close Regular Season with a Loss

March 4, 2012
Ancilla Men Close Regular Season with a Loss

  CENTREVILLE, MICHIGAN –A three-point shot for the lead at the half-time buzzer by Glen Oaks Community College’s Karvel Anderson gave the host Vikings momentum as they held off the Ancilla College Chargers in Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Western Conference play Wednesday evening. The Chargers lost their final game of the regular...
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Lady Chargers Keep It Close Against Glen Oaks

March 4, 2012
Lady Chargers Keep It Close Against Glen Oaks

CENTREVILLE, MICHIGAN –The Ancilla College Lady Chargers battled hard in their game against the Glen Oaks Lady Vikings in Michigan Community College Athletic Association (MCCAA) Western Conference play, but turnovers proved to be costly. The Lady Chargers lost their final game of the season 55-50.   The Lady Chargers (2-23, 2-14 MCCAA West) had...
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Park Board Meeting Monday Evening

March 4, 2012
Park Board Meeting Monday Evening

   03/05/12 A request to create a committee to look into the possibilities of building an all-inclusive playground in Plymouth was heard at the February Park Board meeting.  Tony Gamble again told Plymouth Park Board members of his vision for the city to have a playground where everyone can play, those who maneuver with...
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Commissioners to Meet Monday in County Building

March 4, 2012
Commissioners to Meet Monday in County Building

  03/05/12 The Marshall County Commissioner will meet Monday morning beginning at 8:30.  Their agenda includes the monthly report of Emergency Management Director Clyde Avery and the request of Dean Byers, Executive Director of the Marshall County Housing Authority for office space in the Courthouse. Other agenda items include Mike Miley from Gibson Insurance...
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City Council Considers ADA Transition Plan, Public Comment Sought

March 4, 2012
City Council Considers ADA Transition Plan, Public Comment Sought

   03/05/12 Members of the Plymouth Common Council heard a presentation of the City’s  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan during their meeting last week. The purpose of the plan is to ensure that the City creates reasonable, accessible paths of travel in the public right-of-way for everyone, including people with disabilities.  The...
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Community Foundation and United Way Solicit Nominations for Leadership Marshall County’s Leader of the Year Award

March 4, 2012
Community Foundation and United Way Solicit Nominations for Leadership Marshall County’s Leader of the Year Award

03/05/12 Leadership Marshall County (LMC), a program of the Marshall County Community Foundation and the United Way of Marshall County, requests nominations for the Leader of the Year Award which recognizes an individual who exemplifies outstanding leadership in Marshall County.  The award recipient will receive an engraved plaque and an award check in the...
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