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10/05/2015 - 2:19pm

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Tecumseh City Council met during a special meeting study session with Joyce Parker, Michigan Municipal League (MML) consultant, to narrow down the applicants for the city manager position.

Originally, Parker was set to meet with council prior to the regular meeting on October 5, but had scheduling conflicts.

Twenty-five applications were received for the position with Parker using the criteria set forth by council to whittle down the applicants to nine, which she presented to council.

Acting City Manager Joe Tuckey said Parker provided council...

10/05/2015 - 2:18pm

Ray Hamblin met Bertha in 1983 and it was love at first sight. The two ran away together on a cold night in January from Rapid City, South Dakota, leaving behind a heartbroken Bill Magnusson. On Thursday, Oct. 1, Hamblin sent Bertha back to Bill to fulfill a promise he made more than 32 years ago.

Bertha is a seafoam green 1950...

10/05/2015 - 2:15pm

Three years ago Ed and Cheri Hull used the upper level of their business, Carpet on Wheels, as a storage area. In the 23 years the couple has owned the building, they never thought of transforming the second floor into a living space.

“I was actually afraid to go up there,” said Cheri.

“It was pretty much in disarray,”...

10/01/2015 - 2:57pm

Last Friday’s Tecumseh High School home football game against the Chelsea Bulldogs resulted in a scary situation for both players and fans. Mitch Meger, a senior and tailback for the Indians, became seriously injured after an offensive play resulted in a painful neck injury. After running the ball to the 10-yard line, Meger was...

10/01/2015 - 2:53pm

After informing the board he was looking into body-worn video cameras for his officers back in June, Raisin Township Police Chief Kevin Grayer has received approval for a body-worn camera program.

At the Monday meeting, the Raisin Township Board approved the program, its funding and police policies governing the program, which...

10/01/2015 - 2:34pm

As construction continues by Consumers Energy in order to replace gas mains in Tecumseh, the safety of Appleumpkin Festival goers has come into question. With large portions of sidewalks and parts of the road blocked off in order to continue construction, the festival may face significant foot and vehicle traffic challenges this year...

09/28/2015 - 12:41pm

Seven new buses have joined Tecumseh Public Schools’ busing garage operated by First Student Inc. Two more will be certified next week, bringing the total number of buses to nine.

The boxy design often associated with older buses is gone as the windows on the new buses are all-around larger, increasing visibility, with the...

09/28/2015 - 12:39pm

TECUMSEH — Tecumseh Public Schools (TPS) is hosting two community forums about facility utilization in the district as some buildings were under utilized while others were filled to capacity.

The forums are Wednesdays, Sept. 30 and Oct. 7. Both will be at the board office, 212 N. Ottawa Street, in the board meeting room. Start...

09/28/2015 - 12:38pm

As part of her work with Hospice of Lenawee, Lee Straub, community liaison, wanted to help students dealing with grief and loss. After researching how best to work with young people, Straub created Kaleidoscope, a school-based grief and loss program. Funding for the materials she designed came from an Adrian Kiwanis grant.


09/24/2015 - 1:46pm

The abundant amount of rain during June caused apple orchards throughout Michigan to thrive, yielding larger-than-average crops of apples that are not only numerous, but large. Kapnick’s Orchards, located on 4245 Rogers Hwy. in Britton, was no exception, reporting an excessive crop of apples for 2015.

Scott Robertello, co-owner...

09/24/2015 - 1:43pm

Acting City Manager Joe Tuckey reported during Tecumseh’s city council meeting Monday that 24 applications have been received for the city manager’s position. A few more resumes could be expected depending on the postmark date. Joyce Parker from the Michigan Municipal League requested two weeks to conduct interviews and complete a...

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