Tag Archive | 2013

Churchill announces retirement

Churchill announces retirement

Laker Current staff report Mid Michigan Community College president Carol Churchill has announced that she will retire from the college effective June 30. In a Nov. 27 letter to faculty and staff, Churchill cited family as the reason for her decision. The letter coincided with her announcement, which was made during Professional Development Day.  “Recently, […]

Concert Review: Blue Felix at The Machine Shop

Concert Review: Blue Felix at The Machine Shop

By WILL KRISS Staff  Writer Blue Felix is an underground metal band with origins in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and a sound and style reminiscent of old school Slipknot and Mudvayne. In November, Blue Felix returned to The Machine Shop in Flint, which is one of my all-time favorite venues in Michigan. The band has been hard […]

Letters from Gjoy: Holiday Edition

Letters from Gjoy: Holiday Edition

By ELIZABETH SCHAFER, Editor Another year gone, which means ‘tis the season that I get my Christmas letter from Gjoy.   As of late, I have grown to highly dislike Christmas.  Yes, all the festivities are great fun, and yes, I am a mother of two boys that highly enjoy the Christmas season.  However, I […]

Quilt Blocks Going Up!

Quilt Blocks Going Up!

Do you know where these quilt blocks will go?  Join the fun Wednesday, December 18th and watch history being made in Clare County.  The Quilt Block Trail sponsored by the Clare County Arts Council is about to begin.  The first quilt block will go up at 9:00 a.m. in Farwell at the Farwell Museum.  Vicky, […]

On the Big Screen: About Time

On the Big Screen: About Time

MOVIE: About Time RATING: R GENRE: Comedy / Drama / Sci-Fi DIRECTOR: Richard Curtis WRITERS: Richard Curtis WHO’S IN IT: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy THE STORY: After another disastrous New Year’s Eve party, Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) learns a family secret from his father (Bill Nighy). The men in their family can travel back […]

Mid Michigan Eats

Mid Michigan Eats

Name: Olive Garden Address: 4070 E. Bluegrass Road, Mt. Pleasant (Indian Hills Plaza) Phone: (989) 772-0007 Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun-Thurs; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri and Sat Signature Dishes: It’s hard to say what classifies as “signature” since so many of their offerings are unique. All dishes are clearly Italian, ranging from the standard Lasagna […]

MMCC breaks ground for new tech center

MMCC breaks ground for new tech center

MT. PLEASANT — Mid Michigan Community College recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new Morey Technical Education Center on the college’s Mt. Pleasant Campus. The Morey Technical Center, so named because of generous funding from The Morey Foundation, will complete the development of a comprehensive and unified campus in Mt. Pleasant that mirrors the […]