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Tips to protect your pets this winter

StatePoint — The cold weather can be just as hard on pets as it is on people. This winter, consider these tips to keep your four-legged family members safe and warm. Warm up on walks If you decide to brave the cold for daily walks, there are a few risks to keep in mind. Wind […]

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Open auditions for MMCC’s winter comedy

Mid Michigan Community College will be holding open auditions for its upcoming Winter Semester comedy, “Escanaba in da Moonlight,” by Jeff Daniels. When the Soady clan reunites for the opening day of deer season at the family’s Upper Peninsula camp, 35-year-old Reuben Soady brings with him the infamous reputation of being the oldest Soady in […]

Food is always a draw at the annual fall festival

MMCC’s annual fall festival draws a crowd

Over 2,200 people attended Mid Michigan Community College’s Annual Barbeque and Fall Festival on Sept. 30. The event was successful again this year in raising scholarship money for MMCC students. In its 23 years, the event has raised more than $500,000 to assist students. “Each dollar raised directly supports students through these scholarships,” said MMCC Event Chair Carol […]


Harry the Heron children’s book an inspirational tale

  Laker Current Staff Report   MMCC’s mascot, Harry the Heron, has made it big. He’s the main character in an original children’s book that tells the story of Harry’s struggles to appreciate his differences and realize his potential. Written, illustrated, and published by Mid employees, “Harry the Heron Spreads His Wings” already has been […]


Mid students’ artwork featured at Art Reach

Mid students’ artwork featured at Art Reach

Dillon and Payton Pringle, brothers from Mt. Pleasant and MMCC students, will have their original artwork featured at Art Reach in Mt. Pleasant from Feb. 10-March 5. Both brothers already have had a number of successes with their art. During the Annual Great Lakes Regional Community College Art Exhibition, hosted by the James Pearson Duffy […]

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May is National Pet Month: Tips to save on pet care

May is National Pet Month: Tips to save on pet care

STATEPOINT — While pets deserve your love every month of the year, National Pet Month, celebrated in May, is a great time to go the extra mile. Spoiling your furry friends doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny. The discount experts at Dollar General are offering pet care tips for those on a budget. DIY grooming […]


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