March 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commerce Township’s Benstein Grille expected to open next month

After months of renovations Commerce Township’s newest eatery, Benstein Grille, is expected to open sometime next month. More...

 

 

Lakefront Magazine & Special Sections

One Minute Interview

One minute with Jennifer Hollenbeck, Metroparks Manager

Maple syrup – you see it on your favorite grocery store shelf, restaurant and hopefully in your pantry or fridge at home. More...

Education

Highland Elementary students raise money for worthy cause

The Ronald McDonald House is synonymous with assisting families with ill children, but when young students get involved in learning and giving to an organization, the importance of what they are doing takes on a personal meaning. More...

Community Calendar - Post your event

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Please forward Community Events to insidesales@scnmail.com. Find more Community Calendar online at www.spinalcolumnonline.com Pancake Breakfast every Saturday and Sunday through March More...

Lakeland High School

Lakeland student athletes ink college commitments

Five Lakeland student athletes declared their college commitments during an informal ceremony at the school on Wednesday, February 25. Joshua Bailey has committed to playing football at Mount St. More...

Lakeland Snow Board Cross JV team named state champs

Boardercross, a snowboard competition in which four to six snowboarders race down a course, held their state championship last month and the Lakeland Snow Board Cross JV team are state champions! More...

Special Features

All around your house: mudroom organization

It has happened to all of us, we leave the house in a rush to get to work, church, the kid’s soccer game thinking we have all the bases covered just to discover that half way there we forgot something. More...

Mortgage rates do the limbo

How low can they go?

We have heard for months “mortgage rates are at an all time low,” and “now is the best time to refinance.” True, rates have been on the decline, and are at their lowest point since July 2013, but the difference is that we are More...

Five easy kitchen, bath upgrades that take only hours to complete

Do your kitchen and bathrooms look a bit drab? If you don’t have the time or budget for a full remodel, there are still many simple updates you can do to refresh these spaces and invigorate each with impressive style. More...

Community roundtable seeks more input from public

Highland Township’s community roundtable was developed as a direct result of the township committing to a strategic plan. More...

Former U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio files for bankruptcy

Former U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio filed for bankruptcy protection last week listing nearly $300,000 in debts and unpaid bills. More...

Highland man’s car to be featured at Detroit Autorama

Highland resident and local business owner Dennis Hatmaker will be showcasing his 1972 Cutlass Pro Street “Highway to Heaven” car at this year’s Autorama at the Cobo Center in Detroit. More...

 

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News

Walmart manager honored for community service

White Lake Walmart store manager Lee Crawford was honored for his commitment and dedication to the community last week … and for months it was the best kept secret. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Send your letters to letters@scnmail.com Have a strong feeling about something? More...

Clarification

An anonymous letter to the editor which appeared in the February 25, 2015 edition of Spinal Column Newsweekly has prompted several complaints and led to our apology to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Snyder, Capt. More...

Huron Valley School District

Great Lakes Trade Show awards Huron Valley Students

Congratulations to the Virtual Enterprises International (VEI) programs from Huron Valley Schools. Twenty-three representatives from both Lakeland and Milford high schools attended the 2015 Great Lakes Trade Show in Chicago, Illinois on February 20. More...

Sports

March Madness begins this week for girls basketball

March Madness begins for the ladies this week as the second season kicked off on Monday with fÐirst round district games throughout the state. More...

Walled Lake Western

Western wins KLAA Lakes Conference Championship

The Walled Lake Western Warriors had a great week as they clinched the KLAA Lakes Conference Championship after victories over Lakeland, 52-39, and longtime rival Walled Lake Central, 73-66. More...

2015 KLAA Gymnastics Conference recap

Walled Lake Central High School was the host for the 2015 KLAA Gymnastics Conference Saturday, February 21. More...