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Culver school board updated on iPads, budget

September 27, 2011

Members of Culver Community Schools’ board of trustees received an update on the iPad program for Middle and High School students at their Monday night meeting. In May, the trustees approved a contract with Apple for $150,000 to supply each student grades 7 through 12 with an iPad for use as a supplemental teaching tool. Albert Hanselman, administrator, introduced Cameron Turney to give the board members her unbiased opinion of the iPad.

Triplet saw nearly 5 decades of change in Culver's pharmacies

September 26, 2011

Culver resident Jean Triplet may represent the last local link to the bygone days of small-town pharmacies, so well remembered by many here. After 49 years in the business, Triplet has retired from CVS Pharmacy in Culver, though her earliest years behind the drug-store counter were at beloved local pharmacy Mr. T's.

Falcons soar past CMA

September 24, 2011

WALKERTON — Josh Anderson was once again the main attraction Friday night.
The senior running back accumulated 234 yards and five touchdowns on 18 attempts, helping John Glenn roll to a 48-21 victory over Culver Military Academy in high school football action at Falcon Field.
Anderson found the end zone on runs of 9, 20, 8, 3, and 46 yards as the Falcons (5-1) scored 20 points in the opening period on their way to a 35-0 halftime cushion.

Council won’t weigh in on wind farm controversy

September 23, 2011

Culver's town council has dropped any plans to hear from the Florida-based energy company propsing a wind farm in the Fulton and Marshall County area, after members cited too many differences of opinion to hope to reach a resolution on the matter.
Discussing a suggestion made by some audience members the council's previous meeting, that the council should take a position on the controversial project, council member Ed Pinder said members discussed the matter.

A very busy kickoff to autumn in Culver

September 22, 2011

Wind turbine mtg Saturday

Potawatomi chief, descendants honored in Culver

September 21, 2011

Descendants and organizers gathered last Friday to dedicate an historical marker to Chief Nas-wau-kee, a Potawatomi chief who lived on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee until 1837. On hand was the chief’s great, great, great grand-niece Michale Edwards, who traveled from Oklahoma for the event and who discussed with the audience her discovery of her relation to the chief, who she described as “gentle, mild-mannered, and trusting.”

Winners of fully-furnished 'home' at CUTPL...

September 18, 2011

The Friends of the Culver-Union Township Public Library held the long-awaited drawing for the handmade, fully-furnished dollhouse (valued at over $500) they built and raffled off over the summer, at the library Labor Day weekend. The winning ticket belonged to Cindy Clousing of Wheaton, Ill., and Culver. The very excited family picked up the dollhouse and "are anxious to set up housekeeping in its new surroundings in Culver," according to Ginger Budzius of the Friends.

Lions spoil Culver homecoming, 20-13

September 17, 2011

For all the impressive numbers Bremen’s offense has generated this season, it was the Lions’ defense that made the difference Friday.
The Bremen defensive unit held on two key goal line stands in the first and second quarters, and a scoreless first half came back to haunt the Cavaliers as Lions quarterback Nate Leeper connected with receiver Ben Hueni for a 37-yard go-ahead touchdown strike with just over a minute on the game clock to give the Green Machine a 20-13 homecoming spoiler on the road at Culver.

Michael Jackson impersonator kicks off concert series

September 17, 2011

The 2011-2012 Huffington Concert Series at Culver Academies kicks off Thursday, September 29 with Michael Jackson impersonator Joby Rogers' "The Ultimate Michael Experience," a journey through the music and dancing of "the king of pop" as impersonated by Rogers, who was chosen by Jackson himself as the top finalist in a contest against 116 other impersonators.

Homecoming, other events this weekend and coming days...

September 16, 2011

Upcoming this weekend and coming days in Culver...

Homecoming game, parade Friday
Culver Community High School’s annual homecoming parade will start at 6 p.m. at the high school and march through town. The game (against Bremen) will begin at 7 p.m., and will include the traditional crowning of the homecoming king and queen.

Maxinkuckee Indian chief monument will be dedicated Friday
The public is invited this Friday, Sept. 16 at 5 p.m. to the town park for the dedication of a historical marker for Chief Nas-wau-kee of Lake Maxinkuckee's east shore.

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