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MMCC selects Hammond as 6th president

After a national search and an intensive interview process, Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) has named Christine M. Hammond its sixth president. Hammond is currently the Chief Academic Officer at North Central Michigan College, a community college in Petoskey, where she provides leadership in academic programming, faculty relations, corporate and community education, and library and […]

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Will and Eli’s excellent pizza adventure

By WILL KRISS and ELI BECHT Staff Writers When you think of pizza, what are some of the first places that come to mind? If you are from Mt. Pleasant, Papa John’s, Domino’s, and Jet’s are probably the first. But not all of the best pizza is found in chains. Some of the best pizza […]

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MMCC PTK students bring home state awards

Mid Michigan Community College students and their advisor from MMCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Alpha Omicron Omicron, attended the Michigan Regional Convention hosted by Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City May 16-18. MMCC returned with a variety of awards, including a “5-Star Chapter Development Award.” In addition, MMCC student Gavin Chupp was […]

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The West Michigan Coastal Kayaking Association: A great resource for paddlers

By KAILYN RAPHAEL Staff Writer In the summer of 1987 a small group of kayakers traveled to the Frankfort area for a weekend of paddling. It came to be known as the “Twinkle Conflagration” and was the first West Michigan Coastal Kayaking Association (WMCKA) event. It was later joined by another event called “Breezes of […]

Suicide Commando

Concert Review: Suicide Commando Plays First-Ever Midwest Date

By WILL KRISS Staff Writer I’ve been a fan of Suicide Commando for years, but never thought I would have the chance to see them unless I happened to be in Belgium or Germany. The group is a Belgian electro-industrial music project founded by Johan Van Roy in 1986. Van Roy began experimenting with electronic […]


Mitsubishi Solutions trailer visits Beaverton

Mitsubishi Solutions trailer visits Beaverton

Dozens of area manufacturers, educators and students took advantage of a rare opportunity to experience the Shaltz Automation and Mitsubishi Solutions mobile labs, which stopped in Beaverton recently. The mobile labs were brought to the area as a result of a partnership between Mid Michigan Community College and local manufacturers. Funding for the visit was […]

Paws to Love

November: Paws to Love

November: Paws to Love

(Paws to Love is a regular monthly feature of The Laker Current and is compiled by staff writers. It is designed to spotlight pets that are available at the local shelters. If you are looking for a pet to love and care for, we encourage you to visit your local shelter.) Clare County Animal Shelter […]


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