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Culver Military product Suter to enter Hockey Hall of Fame

August 3, 2011

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Gary Suter, a 1982 graduate of Culver Military Academy, will be enshrined as a member of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2011.
He will be joined by Chicago Blackhawks teammate Chris Chelios, Mike Emrick, Ed Snider, and Keith Tkachuk, it was announced Monday by USA Hockey. The five-member class will be formally installed into the Hall in Chicago this fall, with a date to be announced in the near future.

44th annual Culver tennis tournament this weekend

August 2, 2011

The 44th annual Culver Invitational Tennis Tournament will take place this Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7, at the Culver Academies tennis facilities off State Road 10. Cost is $20 per player, payable at the courts; ages 15 and up.

Culver Dairy Queen closes doors Sunday

July 30, 2011

After 28 years, Culver's Dairy Queen restaurant, on State Road 10, sees its last day of business July 31. A sign posted on the facility's doors said owner Barbara Justice is choosing to focus her energy on her remaining stores in LaPorte following the unexpected death of her husband, Douglas, last year.

The sign also noted Justice "did not resign the lease on the building as it would require too many upgrades to maintain the DQ image."

Library board continues digitization discussion, plans for masonry repairs

July 30, 2011

A sub-committee of the Culver-Union Township Public Library board will move ahead in examining a proposal by the Antiquarian and Historical Society of Culver to digitize into a computer-based, searchable format copies of vintage editions of the Culver Citizen owned by the library, though a representative of the AHS said the organization likely won't need the majority of the library's papers.

Bauer on the way to Holy Cross

July 30, 2011

Earlier this month, recently-graduated Culver Community High School student Zoe Bauer, one of the top ten in his class, signed a letter of intent to play baseball for Holy Cross College in Notre Dame, Indiana. Bauer, son of Toni Manikowski and Tim Bauer, enjoyed a notable athletic career at CCHS, distinguishing himself in baseball among other sports. Pictured, from left: Culver coach Mike Elliott, Bauer, and Holy Cross baseball head coach Dr. Tom Sutula.

A Culver teacher comes home

July 29, 2011

LOWRY FILLS MENTOR'S SHOES AT CCHS

For Shane Lowry, Culver born and bred, leaving a job of 16 years at Bremen Middle School is bittersweet. But taking over the post held for more than three decades by one of his mentors at Culver Community High and Middle Schools is the “sweet” to offset the “bitter.”
“It wasn’t an easy decision,” says Lowry of leaving his position as an art teacher at Bremen. “I’ve made lifelong friendships at Bremen.”

Zimmerman marks 6 decades delighting Council Fire audiences

July 29, 2011

EDITOR'S NOTE: This Saturday night, July 30, will mark the last Council Fire performance of this summer. It begins at 9 p.m. in Culver Academies' Bird Sanctuary near the intersection of State Roads 117 and 10.

Dick Zimmerman's Culver career could almost be fodder
for those ancient-sounding recordings which underscore
Council Fire programs at Culver's Woodcraft Camp
each summer Saturday night.
"60 summers ago," the nostalgia-inducing voice might intone, "as the sun rose high in the Maxinkuckee sky, Chief Zimmerman made his first foray into Culver."

Sidewalk Days bargains among Culver's weekend offerings

July 28, 2011

Sidewalk days this wkd
Culver’s annual sidewalk days will take place Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30, in downtown Culver. As in years past, South Main Street between Jefferson and Madison Streets will be shut down and participating busi­nesses will offer sale and special items for browsing shop­pers during regular business hours.

Friends booksale Fri, Sat

Academies name Thompson new AD

July 28, 2011

CULVER — Matt Thompson has joined Culver Academies as the new Director of Athletics. Thompson comes to Culver from Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, where he spent four years as the associate athletic director, physical education teacher and coach.
Prior to his time at BCDS, he served as the athletic director, Spanish teacher, and coach at the Knox School in St. James, New York. Over the course of his career, Thompson spent time as an athletic administrator and women’s soccer coach at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Centenary College in New Jersey.

BZA debates private wind turbine , other matters

July 28, 2011

The Culver Board of Zoning Appeals had a full agenda with two continuances and five new petitions for variance of ordinance standards. The continuance for Dave Pitera, 522 S. Plymouth St. was quickly handled and his petition of a north side yard setback to allow a garage addition was approved.

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PLYMOUTH — Nothing has come easy for Plymouth’s Pilgrims so far in the new baseball season, and the...
PLYMOUTH — It was entirely too much Eric Knepper for Plymouth’s Pilgrims as the Bremen senior...
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