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OWOSSO — A staged extrication took place in the parking lot of Baker College of Owosso as a part of a training exercise that included the Owosso Fire Department and students from the Shiawassee RESD’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Countywide Health Science Academy II program.

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PHOENIX, Arizona — Kirstin Pellizzaro, 31, daughter of Patrick and Catherine Pellizzaro of Owosso, has graduated with a doctorate in philosophy from Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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EAST LANSING — Kyle E. Forbush, of Corunna, graduated May 5 from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in biosystems engineering, with honor.

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SHIAWASSEE TWP. — Area children were in the driver’s seat Friday night, stepping behind the wheel of fire trucks, police cruisers — even a cement mixer — as part of the annual Touch-A-Truck event at the county fairgrounds.

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OWOSSO — Students in the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District’s Health Science Academy II program recently completed the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.

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The Corunna Public Schools Education Foundation recently awarded Corunna graduating seniors with 56 scholarships totaling $77,550 at the group’s annual Senior Honors Night. Here, William Strauch, left, receives a scholarship from members of the Foundation Board of Trustees, Sally Labadie and…

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PERRY TWP. — The township board approved an ordinance June 5 to “prohibit the establishment of marihuana facilities establishments within the boundaries of Perry Township,” but that may not be the final word on the topic.

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas — U.S. Air Force Airman Noah T. Clayton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.

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LAINGSBURG — Grace Buchholz and Caleb Fisher of Laingsburg are the 2019 recipients of the John Philip Sousa Award, according to LHS Director of Bands Thomas Cousineau.

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LANSING — LAFCU has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to two college-bound high school seniors through the credit union’s 2019 Write to Educate Essay Contest.

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OLIVET — Eighty-eight of Olivet College’s highest achieving students have been named to the 2019 spring president’s list.

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William Wilkinson, a 1977 Owosso High School alumnus recently graduated from the University of Arizona with a master’s degree in History.

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OWOSSO — Pathways Adult Education announced this week that six students completed their general equivalency diploma in May.

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OLIVET — Olivet College recognized a total of 201 graduates during commencement May 18 at the Cutler Event Center.

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Drew Hutzler Barnes received his medical degree May 10, 2019, from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

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ST. JOHNS — Clinton County students pursuing health care careers recently received $2,000 each in scholarship assistance from the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation.

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BOURBONNAIS, Illinois — To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

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CORUNNA — Fourth-grade students from Corunna schools traveled the Shiawassee River like the French voyageurs of old, and made candles to light up the night Wednesday during the district’s annual “encampment” in McCurdy Park.

LAINGSBURG — Grace Buchholz and Caleb Fisher of Laingsburg are the 2019 recipients of the John Philip Sousa Award, according to LHS Director of Bands Thomas Cousineau.

LANSING — LAFCU has awarded $5,000 in scholarships to two college-bound high school seniors through the credit union’s 2019 Write to Educate Essay Contest.

OLIVET — Eighty-eight of Olivet College’s highest achieving students have been named to the 2019 spring president’s list.

OLIVET — A total of 277 students have been named to the Olivet College 2019 spring semester dean’s list.

William Wilkinson, a 1977 Owosso High School alumnus recently graduated from the University of Arizona with a master’s degree in History.

OWOSSO — Pathways Adult Education announced this week that six students completed their general equivalency diploma in May.

As part of March is Reading Month, students at St. Paul Catholic School in Owosso were given reading goals to work toward. The school’s principal, Laura Heatwole, challenged the students to meet their goals. Heatwole offered to let the students who met their goal try to dunk her in a dunk ta…

OLIVET — Olivet College recognized a total of 201 graduates during commencement May 18 at the Cutler Event Center.

CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Jessica Westenberg, a social work major from Laingsburg, was named to the dean’s list at Cedarville University.

Drew Hutzler Barnes received his medical degree May 10, 2019, from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

ST. JOHNS — Clinton County students pursuing health care careers recently received $2,000 each in scholarship assistance from the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation.

BOURBONNAIS, Illinois — To qualify for inclusion on the dean’s list, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

CORUNNA — Fourth-grade students from Corunna schools traveled the Shiawassee River like the French voyageurs of old, and made candles to light up the night Wednesday during the district’s annual “encampment” in McCurdy Park.

Students enrolled in the Shiawassee RESD/Baker College CTE Countywide Information Technology Program took a field trip to Corunna to look at the city’s pump station, which communicates using radio waves and network technologies. The students saw a residential water meter and the handheld dev…

Students at Corunna Middle School are enjoying the new gaga pit purchased by the CMS PTO. This has become a popular activity during recess.

MIDDLEBURY TWP. — An Ovid-Elsie Area Schools bus blew a turbocharger this morning, which created a large cloud of black smoke and led a passerby calling 911 to report a bus on fire.

ALMA — Alma College has released the dean’s list for students who achieved outstanding academic performance during the 2019 winter term.

Amy Schu, left, has been named May Employee of the Month for Corunna Public Schools. She was honored during the May 20 Board of Education meeting at Corunna High School. She is a first-grade teacher at Elsa Meyer Elementary. Schu was hired in August 2002. She has two children, Mason and Bell…

BEVERLY, Mass. — Endicott College, the first college in the U.S. to require internships of its students, conducted its 79th annual commencement exercises May 23 ceremony for Endicott’s Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies at Hempstead Stadium on the Endicott campus

OWOSSO — It was business as usual for Owosso Middle School Band Director Michael Tolrud.

OWOSSO — The Durand Memorial and Owosso branches of the Shiawassee District Library will be closed Saturday through Monday for Memorial Day.

OWOSSO — Teachers at two Owosso schools received a portion of more than $10,000 in statewide donations to upgrade their classrooms during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 6-10) as part of a effort by a state school retiree group.

Matt Gewirtz with the 4North Project recently gave a presentation to fifth-grade students at Corunna Middle School about the boxes 4 bracelets program. Donating cereal boxes creates many jobs in underdeveloped countries, he said, and most importantly sends kids to school. Corunna students re…

Rescue Me Pure Honey of Bancroft owner Anthony Karhoff, center, who also serves as captain of Vernon Township Fire Department, is working with Busy Little Bee Helpers 2019 at Karhoff Farms, Ava, 9, and Landon Podsiadlik, 8, and their mother Elisha Sturgeon of Vernon this summer. Ava and Land…

The Ovid Lions Club and the Elsie Lions Club made a donation to the fifth-grade students at E.E. Knight Elementary involved in the TEAM program through the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office. From left are Ovid Lion Mike O’Bryant, Deputy Tracy Barber and Elsie Lion Robert Wooley. The combined d…

LAINGSBURG — Laingsburg High School’s Red Thunder Robotics competitive team hosted its annual awards night recently to celebrate its recent accomplishments and recognize several outstanding team members.

GREENVILLE, South Carolina — The following students are among more than 800 Bob Jones University students named to the dean’s list for the Spring 2019 semester.

LANSING — Perry native Chelsea Bouchard recently was named to the dean’s list at Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School.

OWOSSO — The Pathways Adult Education Program at Baker College of Owosso announced this week that Jacquelin Coe, Joseph Cook, Drew Hine, Joseph Ketchum, Robert Kronemeyer, Tiffanie Lash, Kelsey Lott, Aldon Martin, Mathew McNamara, Brian Munoz, Leonard Moffit, Kendra Presley and Kaylee Shiple…