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Mendon’s football season over

A too-strong opponent put an end to Mendon High School’s football season over the weekend. Muskegon Catholic Central rolled to a 48-7 victory over the visiting Hornets, who finish their season 10-2. Saturday’s win marks Catholic Central’s third consecutive post-season victory over Mendon. It also gives them four wins over the Hornets in six attempts over the past eight post-season ... Read More »

High salaries for engineering grads

Students graduating with degrees in engineering can expect the highest starting salaries. That’s according to the latest Recruiting Trends study from Michigan State University’s College Employment Research Institute. The study found engineering majors graduating with associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees led all majors with starting salaries ranging from $48,558 for an engineering associate’s degree to $69,284 for a master’s in engineering. Overall, graduates ... Read More »

Mendon continues in football playoffs

History repeated itself for the fourth consecutive year in Mendon Saturday, as the Hornets topped Climax-Scotts in Division 8 football District action. Mendon topped Climax-Scotts, 35-8. The 10-and-1 Hornets will try to snap a two-game losing streak to perennial power Muskegon Catholic Central Saturday in Muskegon. The 11-and-0 Crusaders are coming off a 42-0 thrashing of Fowler this past weekend ... Read More »

Mendon Kiwanis Showboat set to entertain

The 58th Mendon Kiwanis Showboat begins its three-day run tonight. The theme this year is “School Daze,” which will lead to plenty of skits and jokes following a school theme, event organizers said. The Showboat is a musical and comedy presentation made up of a cast of about 50 local residents. Pat Tompkins, who is heading this week’s production, said ... Read More »

School board election results

Incumbents on area school boards fared well in Tuesday’s general election. In Three Rivers, Pete Bennett was re-elected to a four-year term. In addition, leading vote-getter Diana DeGraff and Scott Karle  were victorious in the four-person race. They, too, will serve four-year terms. In White Pigeon, top vote-getter Dan Cropsey and fellow incumbent Joe Taylor won in their bid for ... Read More »