Intro to Watercolor coming January 22

Learn more about watercolor with Susan Mahoney on Sunday, January 22 from 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

This beginner’s class at the Art & Soul Gallery is suitable for anyone who wants to give watercolor a try with no strings attached. You will learn about basic supplies, paint on dry and wet paper, mix colors, and learn how to develop a good composition.

In this class, you will learn basic techniques while crafting jolly paintings. This 2 1/2 hour class costs $35. All supplies will be provided.

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Attention all singers and music lovers

Mint City Singers would love to have you join them to sing in the choral group for the Winter/Spring 2023 semester. No audition is required. Just bring your voice and your passion for singing.

Rehearsals are every Thursday evening beginning January 12, 2023. Rehearsals are at the St. Johns Lutheran Church, 511 E. Sturgis Street, St. Johns, MI from 7-9 PM.

Please contact Steven Easterling, Director, at 810-624-5385, Deb Macarty at 989-292-1727, or Dan LeVeque at 989-640-1535 for more information.

Solid Waste Planning Committee to hold public meeting February 23

The Solid Waste Planning Committee will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Clinton County Courthouse Board of Commissioners Room to begin reviewing and discussing two requests to amend the Clinton County Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP). The requests include 1) one additional county to the SWMP for waste import and export and 2) amend the total area sited for use at the Grand River Avenue landfill located at 8550 West Grand River Highway, Grand Ledge, Michigan. 

Draft amendments will be reviewed at the February 23rd meeting and then made available for public comment once the committee agrees on a draft. Copies of the proposed draft amendments will be made available to all municipal offices, on the Clinton County website and through email or regular mail by request. 

For additional information, please contact the Clinton County Department of Waste Management by emailing or calling the office (989) 224-5186.

Tri-County Office on Aging offering online workshop in January

Diabetes PATH is a 6-week interactive workshop designed for individuals with diabetes and pre-diabetes. You will learn how meal plan, decrease stress, get physically active, balance blood sugar, make goals, improve energy, and more!

Where: Online via Zoom
When: Mondays, January 23 – February 27, 2023, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Free of change but donations accepted

To register: Call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465 or e-mail Christine at

Area student named to Marquette University’s Fall Dean’s List

Elizabeth Remer of Bath, MI has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Remer is pursuing a Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies.

To make the Dean’s List students must have earned at least 12 credits for the fall 2022 semester and have no disqualifying grades. The GPA threshold varies by college – for the College of Education and the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, undergraduate students must have at least a 3.7 to be named to the Dean’s List.

The undergraduate GPA requirement is 3.5 for the following colleges: the Diederich College of Communication, the College of Business Administration, the College of Health Sciences, the Opus College of Engineering and the College of Nursing. All other programs have a 3.75 GPA minimum.

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university that draws over 7,500 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate and professional students from nearly all states and more than 60 countries. In addition to its nationally recognized academic programs, Marquette is known for its service learning programs and internships as students are challenged to use what they learn to make a difference in the world. Find out more about Marquette at

Second Cup Cafe open Monday through Friday

The Second Cup Cafe located in the Clinton County RESA Bldg., 1013 Old US-27 in St. Johns is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Cafe supports young adults in the Transitions Classroom.

They are selling at $1.50 each Big cookies: NoBakes, Monster, Chocolate Scotcharoos, Molasses, Oatmeal-Raisin, Brownies, Soft Pretzels and cheese dipping sauce, Bagels, Coffee and Tea. They also have lots of assorted decorations. Come and support these hard working students.