Trump signs spending bill to keep government open until December 11

first_img President Donald Trump early Thursday morning signed a spending bill to keep the government open until December 11, according to a tweet from White House spokesman Judd Deere. The President signed the bill upon returning to the White House from campaign stops in Minnesota. Trump did not sign the bill before the midnight deadline to keep the government open, but no federal operations were expected to be affected by the shutdown that lasted less than an hour.The bill breezed through the Senate on Wednesday after having been approved by the House last week and had been sent for Trump’s signature just after 6 p.m. The President had left the White House for campaign stops about three-and-a-half hours before that vote. continue reading » The White House ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Bacolod’s No. 7 most wanted person nabbed

first_imgThe 39-year-old Jimboy Malan was caught on the strength of an arrest warrant at his residence in Barangay Banago on May 29, a police report showed.Police officers served the warrant in relation to illegal drug charges Malan faces. The suspect was detained in the custodial facility of the police station. The court recommended no bail bond for his temporary liberty./PNcenter_img BACOLOD City – He was listed as the No. 7 most wanted person in Police Station 3 in this city.last_img

Lady Bulldogs Netters Victorious Over Lady Golden Bears

first_imgThe Batesville Girls Varsity Tennis team defeated Shelbyville 3-2 on Monday. Alana Pinckley and Rachael Rose won at #2 and #3 singles while Audrey Weigel and Anna Kick won at #2 doubles.In JV, Batesville swept Shelbyville 6-0. Mary Elkins, Jenna Harmeyer, and Grace Heppner were winners in singles. In doubles, Baylee Rohlfing and Corinne Stone won two matches while Maggie Schwettman and Sophie Brown also won.Both teams are 6-0 and will play at Lawrenceburg on Thursday.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Mike McKinney.last_img read more

Four teams punch their ticket to state in Region 2 Science Olympiad

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena, Mich. — Some of the brightest young minds on the sunrise side put their skills to the test this afternoon at the Region 2 Science Olympiad.Junior High (Division B) and High School (Division C) students competed in all different types of science challenges to try and punch a ticket to state. Whether it was water quality, meteorology, or circuit lab, the goal was to end up with the least amount of points possible.Region 2 Director Deb Hautau knows that the competition is fun, but it’s the experience and challenges that inspire students to further their knowledge.“The kids get skills here that are going to carry them through college,” said Hautau. “I have, running events for me, kids who had gone through the Science Olympiad program several years ago, which now they are coming back, and they are saying “this helped me so much,” with the careers they are choosing.”With a full day of competition in the books, the future scientists had some fun before the final results were tallied. In Division B St. Ignatius in Rogers City and C.O.A.C. Homeschoolers advanced. In Division C, Mackinaw City and Alpena High School earned a ticket to state. 10 schools competed in today’s regional.Competing Schools (in no particular order)Division B: C.O.A.C. Homeschoolers, Hillman Community Jr. High, St. Ignatius Catholic School, Tawas Area Jr. High, Thunder Bay Jr. HighDivision C: Alpena High School, Hillman Community Sr. High, Mackinaw City High, Oscoda High, Tawas HighAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: alpena, C.O.A.C Homeschoolers, Knowledge, Learning, Mackinaw City High School, Region 2, Science, Science Olympiad, St. Ignatius Catholic School, Sunrise SideContinue ReadingPrevious Annual pączki sale sells out in record timeNext Photo of the Day for Saturday, March 2last_img read more