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01/29/2015 - 2:55pm

In a unanimous vote Monday, the Tecumseh School Board made its first revision to the 2014-2015 general fund budget for Tecumseh Public Schools (TPS).

Both revenue and expenditures increased with revenue now projected to be $25,190,686 for the 2014-2015 budget. Expenditures also increased to $25,302,752 — $112,066 more than revenue. Previously, revenue and expenditures were $23,786,368 and $24,164,881, respectively.

Four sources contributed to the increase in revenue.

The original budget was based on a reduction of 30 students, but enrollment has not decreased. The...

12/31/2014 - 9:33am

The leading stories for 2014 in the Tecumseh area involved weather, roads and the government of Raisin Charter Township. All three either broke records or broke hope that conditions would get better in a reasonable period of time.

The Weather

Record snowfall and sub-zero temperatures will be remembered for the winter of...

12/29/2014 - 1:16pm

The Tecumseh Area Historical Society (TAHS) closed its museum doors for a winter break on Saturday, Dec. 20. Until the spring opening on April 4, volunteers will be working hard to change displays and renovate any trouble spots inside and outside the building. During the winter months the museum is open only by appointment.


12/29/2014 - 1:13pm

Gary Fox, elected to Tecumseh City Council in November, had always had an interest in politics, but it wasn’t until meeting former Tecumseh Mayor Aden Mead that an interest in local government began.

Now holding his first office, Fox has a long history in Tecumseh, moving to the community in 1978 from Fairfield Township.

12/24/2014 - 10:01am

The Lenawee Community Foundation (LCF) has a new home thanks to a donation from Old National Bank — formerly United Bank & Trust.

Since 2004, the LCF has been operating out of office space loaned from the bank.
“We’re blessed the bank has given us this space,” said Sue Hammersmith, President and CEO of the LCF.

12/24/2014 - 9:59am

The Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) and the City of Tecumseh Downtown Development Authority (DDA) each received grant awards on Friday, Dec. 19, from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA).

The TCA was awarded two grants valuing $26,575 and $21,000, while the DDA received one grant for $7,500.


12/22/2014 - 11:36am

Although the Second Annual TCA Cabin Fever Film Fest is still two months away, the Tecumseh Center for the Arts (TCA) wants people to have time to create a great film. Last year’s film festival was a great success and fun for everyone involved, according to Shelley Lim, Director of Cultural and Leisure Services for the City of...

12/22/2014 - 11:33am

LANSING — Lenawee County’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent in October. This is a decrease from 6.3 percent in September and below the statewide 6.4 percent unemployment rate.

“Although the October unemployment rate declines were fairly typical, over-the-year rate drops throughout the state were significant,” said Jason...

12/18/2014 - 3:04pm

According to Patrick Hoffman, Realtor at Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the former Tecumseh Products property is back on the market after a prospective buyer and signed purchase agreement fell through.

Hoffman said that after some inspections had taken place, the prospective buyer felt the cost to repair some damages and...

12/18/2014 - 3:01pm

Tecumseh City Council moved forward Monday with the first reading of Ordinance No. 1-15 Amendment to Section 10-1 Prohibited Animals, with six-of-seven council members voting in the affirmative. Council member Ron Wimple was the sole dissenting vote.

The resolution to approve the first reading of the ordinance garnered no...

12/15/2014 - 12:41pm

Paul Pfeifer entered Hidden Lake Gardens as managing director in September. The transition was a good one for Pfeifer and the staff at Hidden Lake Gardens and was celebrated on Monday, Dec. 8, at a special reception.

“It’s been great,” he said. “Everybody’s been so welcoming and hospitable.”

Pfeifer came north from Kent...

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