The kids train was a big hit

MMCC celebrates 50th anniversary at annual BBQ

Mid Michigan Community College’s 23rd Annual BBQ and Fall Festival is set for Sept. 20 with a full program of family fun and a special 50th anniversary give-away. The event, sponsored by Family Fare Supermarkets, is a fundraiser that directly supports scholarships for MMCC students. The festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. […]

heron book

Children’s book featuring MMCC’s mascot now available

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 widely shared with local school children. […]


MMCC honors graduates during commencement

Mid Michigan Community College held its commencement ceremony on May 9 to honor this year’s graduates. More than 450 students were eligible to receive degrees, and roughly 215 graduates attended the ceremony at Clare Public Schools. State Representative Kevin Cotter gave the commencement address, drawing, in part, from his own experiences as an MMCC student. Cotter spent […]


A Northern Tradition 2015 draws a crowd — and raises $100,000

CLARE — Students were the winners Sunday, April 19,  when hundreds of supporters gathered at Jay’s Sporting Goods for the 14th annual A Northern Tradition fundraiser. More than 800 people attended the event, allowing the MMCC Foundation to raise almost $100,000 for student and community advancement. More than $1.3 million has been raised by this event […]


MMCC marks 50 years with community celebration

MMCC marks 50 years with community celebration

Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC) is hosting a community celebration on Tuesday,  Aug. 25, aimed to provide fun for all ages.   The college has a lot to celebrate. This year marks 50 years that it has served the mid-Michigan region, and it is the one-year anniversary of its comprehensive and unified Mt. Pleasant campus. […]

Paws to Love

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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