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03/20/2018

News Alert: Okemos High School is under lockdown due to a received threat. First responders are on the scene, all security measures appear to be pre-cautionary at this time.

03/19/2018

We at The Lansing Herald are setting our spring "Game of the Week" schedule across our 16 communities. What is the one Chieftains matchup we shouldn't miss?

03/14/2018

This just in:East Lansing beats Okemos 50-42 in Battle Creek Class A Regional Final

03/13/2018

This just in: Okemos Wins Again!

Okemos men’s varsity basketball beat Coldwater 67-46. Jordan Henry led all scorers with 30 points and next up for the Chieftains is rival East Lansing who beat Kalamazoo Central earlier tonight 70-37.

The game is Wednesday 3/14 @ 6:00pm at Battle Creek Lakeview.

If you are struggling with matters around aging, for yourself or a loved one, please know free help is available. Learn ...
03/06/2018
A Weekly Look at "All the Things We Care About"

If you are struggling with matters around aging, for yourself or a loved one, please know free help is available. Learn about the Tri County Office on Aging and its public programs.

https://lansingherald.com/news-%26-local

“Occasionally I've seen children become heavy-handed and insensitive when dealing with their aging parents, and it only caused resentment and hard feelings.” – Rev. Billy Graham

02/24/2018

One of our purposes is to "Know Your Ballot". If you are running for local office and want to be introduced, or have a local millage/ballot proposal position and want that message heard please let us know.

02/22/2018

ICYMI: Bored with your regular books & authors? Check out our local writers and their independent works : https://lansingherald.com/lit

02/06/2018

Self published author? We'd love to see your book! We are looking for books from local writers to feature on the main site. Let us know so we can waste away the winter days in lands of lore and fancy!

https://lansingherald.com/lit

02/03/2018

She said to me, "It's not fair, and it hurts people who can't pay"
We agreed. We now have an obituaries & memorials page in The Lansing Herald. It is, and will always remain, free for everyone.

https://lansingherald.com/obituaries

02/02/2018

New Direction. New Voices. Same Commitment to Okemos.

CADL welcomes new board member
09/21/2016
CADL welcomes new board member

CADL welcomes new board member

Capital Area District Libraries is proud to announce an exciting addition to its Board of Trustees. DeYeya E. Jones has been named to the board as a general member.

Football team falls to favored Grand Ledge
09/18/2016
Football team falls to favored Grand Ledge

Football team falls to favored Grand Ledge

By Dave Ferguson | Contributor | In Okemos football on Friday night, the Chief’s fell to the visiting and heavily favored Grand Ledge Comets 28-21.

Play with Purpose coming to Haslett branch
09/09/2016
Play with Purpose coming to Haslett branch

Play with Purpose coming to Haslett branch

By Library Assistant Sheryl May | CADL Haslett Play is a child’s work! Through play, children learn to make sense of their world, problem-solve, develop motor skills, communicate with each other, compromise, and express their thoughts and feelings.

Meridian Township Police announce citizens’ academy
09/04/2016
Meridian Township Police announce citizens’ academy

Meridian Township Police announce citizens’ academy

The Meridian Township Police Department has scheduled the 18th Annual Citizens’ Academy for residents, community members, and business people of Meridian and Williamstown Townships. Participants will meet every Thursday evening from Sept. 8 through Nov.

Okemos football falls to Mason in football opener
08/27/2016
Okemos football falls to Mason in football opener

Okemos football falls to Mason in football opener

By Dave Ferguson | Contributor Mason hosted Okemos in opening the 2016 varsity football season with an 8 p.m. start Thursday in front of an enthusiastic crowd from both schools. Mason’s marching band produced a quality performance both before the game and at halftime.

Library serves as community center for all
08/22/2016
Library serves as community center for all

Library serves as community center for all

By Head Librarian Betsy Hull | CADL Okemos It’s a library. No, it’s a community center. But wait, still a library. Recently, a patron said to me that the CADL's Okemos branch had become more of a daycare center than a library. He was right at that moment.

Laurel Salon celebrates grand opening in Okemos
08/20/2016
Laurel Salon celebrates grand opening in Okemos

Laurel Salon celebrates grand opening in Okemos

OKEMOS –Laurel Salon celebrated their new location at 2395 Jolly Road in Okemos, new team members and services with a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Thursday, Aug. 11.

New Okemos pub to offer craft beer, great eats
08/09/2016
New Okemos pub to offer craft beer, great eats

New Okemos pub to offer craft beer, great eats

By J Case Lamphere | A new opportunity for food and fun is coming soon to Okemos. Pub Meridian, located at 4926 Marsh Road in the Okemos business district, is set to be a 1,300-square-foot establishment with 24 beers on tap.

Voters to decide on new animal shelter
07/29/2016
Voters to decide on new animal shelter

Voters to decide on new animal shelter

By Glen Dudasik In the today’s world of instant click cat videos and viral puppy play there is a place where the animals long to be not part of the spotlight, but rather just be part of a family. A place to curl up, have a rope to tug on, and a friend to spend their days with.

Boomer Lit an Emerging Genre
07/27/2016
Boomer Lit an Emerging Genre

Boomer Lit an Emerging Genre

By Head Librarian Ann Chapman | CADL Haslett Lots of books and movies I’ve enjoyed lately are about getting old—but in a good way. This phenomenon is an emerging genre called Boomer Lit. The 77.5 million baby boomers in the U.S.

Circus Amongus a Model for Cooperative Learning
07/26/2016
Circus Amongus a Model for Cooperative Learning

Circus Amongus a Model for Cooperative Learning

By Head Librarian Betsy Hull | CADL Okemos | There’s a family story that an uncle of mine named Ben ran away when he was a teenager to join the circus.

Chippewa Middle School Receives Meemic Foundation Grant
07/08/2016
Chippewa Middle School Receives Meemic Foundation Grant

Chippewa Middle School Receives Meemic Foundation Grant

Press Release The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by Meemic Insurance Company, announced that Karen Sanders received a grant to Chippewa Middle School.

July 4th Fireworks Celebration Postponed and Use of Consumer Fireworks Banned
07/01/2016
July 4th Fireworks Celebration Postponed and Use of Consumer Fireworks Banned

July 4th Fireworks Celebration Postponed and Use of Consumer Fireworks Banned

As of July 1st, Alaiedon Township, Delhi Township, Delta Township, Grand Ledge and Meridian Township have expanded the existing open burning ban to include the use of consumer fireworks. Meridian Township’s July 4th Fireworks Celebration will also be

Meridian Township’s Kick-Off to Summer June 10 & 11
06/08/2016
Meridian Township’s Kick-Off to Summer June 10 & 11

Meridian Township’s Kick-Off to Summer June 10 & 11

The Meridian Downtown Development Authority is proud to announce its 8th annual “Celebrate Meridian” event, June 10th & 11th. “Celebrate Downtown Okemos has been such a huge success that we are expanding the event to include other locations across the Township and renaming it ‘Ce...

Okemos Area Garage Sale Guide May 27th – May 30th 2016
05/27/2016
Okemos Area Garage Sale Guide May 27th – May 30th 2016

Okemos Area Garage Sale Guide May 27th – May 30th 2016

Okemos
Friday – May 27, 2016

GARAGE SALE – OKEMOS! (part of subdivision sale) (3656 Stagecoach Drive, Okemos)

PONDEROSA ESTATES SUBDIVISION SALE! (Okemos)

Moving Sale (Okemos)

Okemos Teacher Receives VFW’s National Citizenship Education Award
05/17/2016
Okemos Teacher Receives VFW’s National Citizenship Education Award

Okemos Teacher Receives VFW’s National Citizenship Education Award

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is pleased to announce Donna Kregelka, an eighth-grade social studies teacher at Chippewa Middle School in Okemos, Mich., is one of the three recipients of this year’s Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award. Mrs.

Inspiration for spring found at CADL Haslett
04/19/2016
Inspiration for spring found at CADL Haslett

Inspiration for spring found at CADL Haslett

By: Library Assistant Ingrid DeWald, CADL Haslett | Not unlike a new calendar year, the spring season brings with it dreams of better things--including beds filled with gorgeous blossoms, ornamental grasses, flowering shrubs and trees, and a…

Spring Clean and Go Green!
04/08/2016
Spring Clean and Go Green!

Spring Clean and Go Green!

On Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Chippewa Middle School (4000 Okemos Road, Okemos) parking lot will be filled with volunteers accepting items to be recycled.

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