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2008-09-25 17:46:48

HILLSDALE, Mich., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hillsdale College announced the final schedule for Hillsdale College Free Market Forum being held in Dearborn, Michigan from September 25-27, 2008. The topic of the Forum is "The Role of Markets and Governments in Pursuing the Common Good" and will be held at The Dearborn Inn located at 20301 Oakwood Boulevard in Dearborn, MI. The complete schedule for the Forum is below. Note: The following events will be held at The Dearborn...

2008-09-14 21:00:16

By BONNIE TAYLOR By BONNIE TAYLOR Record Correspondent HILLSDALE DISTRICT -- The Hillsdale school board approved annual appropriations of nearly $12.7 million for the fiscal year from July 1 to June 30, 2009, up from $12.1 million a year ago. General fund appropriations were about $9.7 million compared to slightly more than $9.2 million last year. The permanent improvement fund was appropriated at $176,700 up nearly $4,000. The board also passed a resolution of acceptance into the...

2008-06-27 21:02:27

By BONNIE TAYLOR By BONNIE TAYLOR Record Correspondent HILLSDALE DISTRICT -- Residents can prepare for a property tax hike if the board decides to pursue a 28-year bond issue to build a K-12 school under a Ohio School Facilities Commission plan. The most likely scenario would be to ask for an 8.35-mill increase, which is about $253 annually on a $100,000 home. Superintendent Joel Roscoe said new operating money to run the school would be needed. The life expectancy of the building...

2005-11-11 13:17:12

DETROIT (Reuters) - The teen who grabbed the national spotlight this week by becoming mayor-elect of Hillsdale, Michigan, after a write-in campaign didn't win by much. Michael Sessions, an 18-year-old student at Hillsdale High School, won by a mere two votes over 51-year-old incumbent Douglas Ingles, instead of the 64-vote victory initially reported. Hillsdale County officials declared the final tally of 670 to 668 on Thursday. Sessions waged a write-in campaign for election because...

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