ROCKFORD - About 40 community members and teachers attended the Parkway school board meeting Tuesday night, where the contract for a district principal was under consideration.
Board members held a two-hour executive session at the beginning of the meeting called to discuss personnel issues and the dismissal of an employee. After the session, board members approved a one-year contract for elementary Principal Mark Esselstein. [More]
Two resident pairs of bald eagles have begun incubating an unknown number of eggs in separate nests on Grand Lake, said Sean Finke, coordinator of the Mercer Wildlife Area.
The pair with a nest along the lake's southwest side in the state-protected Mercer Waterfowl Area began incubating Feb. 22 and the pair with a nest behind Aquaview housing subdivision on the lake's south side began incubating Sunday, he said. [More]