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					                                                                            LEGAL DEPARTMENT
                                                        General Offices:    Tel: (517) 788-0550
  A CMS Energy Company                                  One Energy Plaza    Fax: (517) 768-3644 or (517) 788-1682
                                                        Jackson, MI 49201   Direct Dial Number: (517) 788-0036
                                                                            E-mail Address: mkpolack@cmsenergy.com




June 13, 2011




By Electronic Filing




           The following affidavits of publication or electronic tear sheets
                         affirm publication of the attached
                       Notice of Hearing in Case No. U-16303
                                  By May 31, 2011.




                                   www.consumersenergy.com
                              GAS AND ELECTRIC COMBINATION CASE HEARINGS
                                                         Electronic l& Paperless]

                                                                                                     MPSC Case No. U-16303
                                                                                 Date Notice Was Published: May 31, 2011
                                                                                           Pre-Hearing Date: June 14, 2011
                                                                                                            Ad No. 5303-C
                                                                                Affidavits Due to MKPo1ack: June 10, 2011
                                                                                            Interventions Due: June 7, 2011
                                                                                              Notice Mailed: May 31, 2011
                                                                                     Court Reporter: Metro Court Reporters
                                                                                                 Judge: Sharon L. Feldman
                                                                                                   Attorney: Eric V Luoma


                                                         AFFIDAVIT                                                      AFFIDAVIT
                NEWSPAPER                                RECEIVED                   NEWSPAPER                           RECEIVED

CENTRAL REGION                                                        NORTHWESTERN REGION

                                                                      Sentinel-Standard- Ionia ...................        6-8-11
                                                           eTear
The Bay City Times ...............................                    Cadillac Evening News ......................       5-31-11
                                                          5-29-11
                                                           eTear
The Flint Journal ....................................                Cheboygan Daily Tribune ..................          6-6-11
                                                          5-27-11
Huron Daily Tribune-Bad Axe ...............                6-6-11     Ludington Daily News .......................       5-31-11

Midland Daily News ..............................          6-6-11     Manistee News-Advocate ...................          6-6-11

Morning Sun-Mt. Pleasant .....................             6-6-11     Petoskey News-Review ......................        6-10-11
                                                           eTear
The Saginaw News .................................                    The Big Rapids Pioneer ......................       6-6-11
                                                          5-29-11
                                                                      Traverse City Record-Eagle ...............         5-31-11

SOUTHERN REGION                                                       The Grand Haven Tribune ..................         5-31-11

Herald Palladium-St. Joseph ..................             6-6-11     The Holland Sentinel... .......................     6-6-11

Adrian Daily Telegram ...........................         5-25-11     The Muskegon Chronicle ...................          6-2-11

Hillsdale Daily News ..............................       5-31-11     The Daily News-Greenville ................         5-26-11
                                                           eTear
Jackson Citizen Patriot ...........................                   The Grand Rapids Press .....................        6-2-11
                                                          5-31-11
Monroe Evening News ...........................           5-31-11

Kalamazoo Gazette .................................        6-2-11     METRO REGION
                                                                     Detroit Free Press                                   eTear
Battle Creek Enquirer .............................       6-10-11
                                                                      (Western Zone Only) .......................        5-26-11
The Argus Press-Owosso .......................             6-6-11
                                                           eTear
The State Journal-Lansing ......................
                                                          5-27-11



affidavit log form - combined.docx
             NOTICE OF HEARING
     FOR THE ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS
               CUSTOMERS OF
       CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY
              CASE NO. U-16303
         Consumers Energy Company requests Michigan Public Service Commission
         approval to reconcile its Energy Optimization costs and revenues for 2010
         associated with its Energy Optimization Plan approved in cases Numbers U-15805
         and U-15889.

         The information below describes how a person may participate in this case.

         You may call or write Consumers Energy Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson,
         Michigan 49201, (800) 477-5050 for a free copy of its application. Any person may
         review the documents at the offices of Consumers Energy Company.

         A public hearing will be held:

         DATE/TIME:         June 14,2011, at 10:00 a.m.
                            This hearing will be a prehearing conference to set future
                            hearing dates and decide other procedural matters.

         BEFORE:            Administrative law Judge Sharon l. Feldman

         LOCATION:          Michigan Public Service Commission
                            6545 Mercantile Way, Suite 7
                            lansing, Michigan

         PARTICIPATION: Any interested person may attend and participate. The hearing
                        site is accessible, Including handicapped parking. Persons
                        needing any accommodation to participate should contact
                        the Commission's Executive Secretary at (517) 241-6160 in
                        advance to request mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance.

        The Michigan Public Service Commission (Commission) will hold a public hearing
to consider Consumers Energy Company's (Consumers Energy) April 29, 2011 application
requesting approval to reconcile its Energy Optimization (EO) surcharge revenues and
costs for both electric and gas plans for 2010. Consumers Energy is also requesting
the Commission to review its EO plan and compliance with the energy savings targets
imposed by 2008 PA 295 and to approve the collection of an incentive payment for both
the gas and electric EO plans.
        All documents filed in this case shall be submitted electronically through the
Commission's E-Dockets website at: mlchigan.gov/mpscedockets. Requirements
and instructions for filing can be found in the User Manual on the E-Dockets help page.
Documents may also be submitted, in Word or PDF format, as an attachment to an email
sent to: mpscedockets@michigan.gov. If you require assistance prior to e-filing, contact
Commission staff at (517) 241-6180 or by e-mail at: mpscedockets@michigan.gov.
        Any person wishing to intervene and become a party to the case shall electronically
file a petition to intervene with this Commission by June 7, 2011. Onterested persons may
elect to file using the traditional paper format) The proof of service shall indicate service
upon Consumers Energy's Legal Department- Regulatory Group, One Energy Plaza,
Jackson, Michigan 49201.
        Any person wishing to make a statement of position without becoming a party to
the case may participate by filing an appearance. To file an appearance, the individual
must attend the hearing and advise the presiding administrative law judge Of his/her
wish to make a statement of position. All information submitted to the Commission in
this matter will become public information: available on the Michigan Public Service
Commission's website, and subject to disclosure.
        Requests for adjournment m·ust be made pursuant to the CommiSsion's Rules of
Practice and Procedure R 460.17315 and R 460.17335. Requests for further information
on adjournment should be directed to (517) 241-6060.
        A copy of Consumers Energy's application may be reviewed on the Commission's
website at: michigan.gov/mpscedockets, and at the office of Consumers Energy
Company, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI. For more information on how to participate in
a case. you may contact the Commission at the above address or by telephone at (517)
241-6180.
        Jurisdiction is pursuant to 1909 PA 106, as amended, MCL 460.551 et seq.; 1919
PA 419, as amended, MCL 460.54 et seq.; 1939 PA 3, as amended, MCL 460.1 et seq.;
1982 PA 304, as amended, MCL 460.6h et seq.; 1969 PA 306, as amended, MCL 24.201
et seq.; 1909 PA 300, as amended, MCL 462.2 et seq.; 2008 PA 295, MCL 460.1001
et seq., and the Commission's Rules of Praclice and Procedure, as amended, 1999 AC,
R 460.17101 et seq.



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                                                                     Academic All-Stars
  Here are the Top 10
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  graduating seniors at Bay                                       ...., •                    .         ~ ~ Dufresne
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  Tammy Kerr of Bay City                                    'J;   Mcfarland and Marie                             Rank: 9
  Future plans: Attend                                            Mcfarland, both of Bay                          Parenb: Patrick
  University of Michigan,                               .         City                                            Hogan and Christine                                         NOTICE OF HEARING
  studying biology or        .                          "         Fulllre plaas: Attend                           Reinhardt, both of Bay                              FOR THE ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS
  chemistry                                             ,         Grand Valley State                              City
                                                                  University, studying                            Fublre plans: Attend                                          CUSTOMERS OF
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these things in high school            bit heavier
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   •J'm always smiling, and            taught Van'M>rmer in her         mother's strifl!l put life into                        through high school," she          COinpant,OIItEnefvr~ ....... Ml.Forlllllni ........ OII-ID~~
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Michigan in the fall, study·           of her senior essays to me       out about good things. I had                           accomplishment."




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Activist 'was always going 90 mph'
             Fonner Rowe executive served on school boards, taught at Michigan Tech - and perfonned magic tricks
KAREN CONFER                                                 Mark, 62, died       taking it easy, the Army veteran                For seven years on the Flushing                        thought he could make a differ-
tconii!IOII!n~joumiolroml81!1-766--6244                   Monday of a             decided to pursue a new challenge.           board, Mark served as treasurer,                          ence."
                                                    stroke.                         He took a teaching job at his              and his expertise about business                             Mark is survived by his wife,
   Robert Mark rarely took a night                     "He was the                alma mater, Michigan Techno-                 and finance was invaluable, Goe-                          Nancy; daughter, Jacqualine Mark
off.                                                kind of guy that              logical University, and moved to             bel said.                                                 of Flushing; son PhiUip and wife
   In addition to holding a job as                  was never home                Houghton, where he restored a                   ~He reaDy understood the                               Elizabeth Mark of Stratford, Va.;
chief financial officer at a Flint                  one night a week,•            century-old house.                           finances, so he was very support-                         and son, Lany and wife Alison
consulting business, Rowe Profes·                   said BiD Winiarski,             Mark's drive to help the com-              ive when I wanted to be sure we                           Mark of Jacksonville, Fla.
sional Services Co., Mark spent                     former CEO of                 munity and get involved were evi-            had a good fund balance for when                            Vasitation wUI be from 1 to
a dozen years on the Flushing                       Rowe Professional             dent in his work on the Flushing             we had a bad day," she said.                              4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday,
Board of Education and served           Robert      Services. "He                 school board, said Barb Goebel,                 At Michigan Tech, Mark contin-                         as weU as from II a.m. to 3 p.m.
two years on the Genesee Inter-          Mark       always had some               who retired as the Flushing super-           ued to throw himself into volun-                          and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Rossell
mediate School District Board of                    committee, some               intendent in 2010 and now lives in           teer work, Winiarski said.                                Funeral Home, 307 E. Main St. in
Education.                          meeting.... He was always going               Petoskey.                                       ~He loved Tech, and he loved                           Flushing.
   In between, the self-taught      90mph."                                         "I can't imagine anyone who                the idea of helping bright young                            A funeral Mass is scheduled
magician volunteered to perform        As far back as 2005, when his              wouldn't like Bob Mark when they             students," Winiarski said. "Bob                           at II a.m. Thesday at St. Robert
tricks at various evening functions friends and doctors told him he               met him," Goebel said. "He was               took a huge pay cut and accepted                          Catholic Church, 301 N. Cherry
and events.                         should think about retiring and               just so giving of his time."                 great risk to move on to where he                         St. in Flushing.




                                                                                                                                                            Officer injured in crash
                                                                                                                                                             during 'Click It' stop
                                                                                                                                                           ntf.RJITJOI.JRNAI.

                                                                                                                                                              MT. MORRIS 1WP. - A Burton pollee offi-
                                                                                                                                                           cer was taken to Hurley Medical Center with
                                                                                                                                                           minor injuries after his patrol car was struck
                                                                                                                                                           from behind during a "Click It or Ticket" traf-
                                                                                                                                                           fic stop Thursday morning.
                                                                                                                                                              Burton police U. Tom Osterholzer said
                                                                                                                                                           the officer, whose name was not released,
                                                                                                                                                           stopped a pickup around 10:20 a.m. on Pier-
                                                                                                                                                           son Road, east of Jennings Road, In Mt. Mor-
                                                                                                                                                           ris Township.
                                                                                                                                                              The officer was sitting inside his patrol car
                                                                                                                                                           when a Chevrolet Silverado struck it from
                                                                                                                                                           behind, sending the police car Into the back
                                                                                                                                                           of the pickup.
                                                                                                                                                              Osterholzer said the officer was "banged up
                                                                                                                                                           and bruised" during the crash but did not have
                                                                                                                                                           any serious injuries.
                                                                                                                                                              The 67-year-old Mt. Morris man driving the
                                                                                                                                                           pickup declined medical treatment and was
                                                                                                                                                           not given a ticket for the seat belt violation.
                                                                                                                                                              The crash remains under Investigation.
                                                                                                                                                           Police said the Mt. Morris Township man
                                                                                                                                                           driving the Silverado was wearing a seat
                                                                                                                                                           belt.
                                                                                                                                                              The injured Burton officer was one of sev-
                                                                                                                                                           eral law enforcement officials from multiple
                                                                                                               MoAn OiltON I THE fliNT IOUftNAl            jurisdictions conducting a seat belt enforce·
High school st\ldents wait before the annual Salute to Black Scholars cHtlnony. hosted by the Urban League of Flint. Wednesday's event.                    ment zone at the time.
at New JtruSalem full Gospel Baptist Church in FrH1t. honoted more than 120 st\ldents who maintained 1.0 ot higher GPAs.



Event salutes county's black scholars
KAllEN CONFER                                 well as to motivate younger students             Janice Harden, Salute to Black
                                                                                                                                                               NOTICE OF HEARING
                                                                                                                                                       FOR THE ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS
                                              to succeed, said Lorna Latham, presi-         Scholars chairwoman, thanked the                                     CUSTOMERS OF
                                              dent and CEO of the Urban League of           students for their positive representa-
   FUNT- They went to different               Flint.                                        tion of the Flint area.                                      CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY
schools, wore different-color gradu-             "The idea was to publicly recog-              "No matter what they say about
ation gowns and hope to pursue                nize black scholars - to recognize            Flint, this is proof," she said. "This is                           CASE NO. U-16303
different careers, but the more than          their achievements,'" Latham said.            proof we are a great city."
                                                                                                                                                         r.c...n..Ene~vr~~Micl9n                              PublieSenkeCOIIIInlssior1
120 students sitting in the church            "We hope that young students will                The event's guest speaker, Mark                           lpPRMIItt-m•EnqJ~codl--lor2010
pews Wednesday night had one                  see themselves in these students and          Rice, president of flint-based Loving                        ~llllhlll&w,~PJ.!app!1WIIIIInC'.-Numbtrs\J-1SI05
thing in common: They are all black           aspire to do the same."                       Hands Adult & Senior Care Services                           ..:111-1511!1.
scholars.                                        The event also honored numerous            Inc., urged students to believe in their
   The Urban League of Flint honored          recipients of scholarships from profes-       abilities.
black students from across Genesee            sional and community organizations.              "If you never truly believe you're                        'tbu""'e-lorWI!Cieon-EIIftVVComPIIIY,OntEiwf9rl'llza,Jacbon.
County who are graduating this                   Many people have a misconception           capable of succeeding, well, you never                       Midllpl49201,11001477·5050fllrahecaprGIIIIappllealloa.MyJ181'011may
spring with 3.0 or higher GPAs at its         that Flint-area students aren't suc-          will succeed, .. he said.                                    mlew1hlldocuiMnllllllllofllr:8IGI~en.t'!WCompeny
29th annual Salute to Black Scholars          cessful, and it's important to show              His message struck home with
tribute, held at New Jerusalem Full           that is untrue, said Iiesha Jones, who        black scholar Tatyana fYkes, who is
Gospel Baptist Church in Flint. More          is graduating from Beecher High               graduating from Carman-Ainsworth                             ~                    .lllllt4,2011,1t10:00am.
than 3,000 students have been hon-            School.                                       High School.                                                                      lNIM~nnQwllbla~oont..ncelu.tluUe
ored since 1982.                                 "It is an honor to be a black schol-          "All of us are different, but we're                                            1118rtng .... llld~--~llllttn.
   The tribute aims to recognize grad-        ar," she said. "We have so many peo-          going to come out good in the end,"
uating seniors for their hard work, as        ple in the area that do a good job."          she said.                                                    IEFOIII:             Mmililb'III•IAw.blpSIIMinLFa~

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superintendent list to two                                                          fanners market plans                                                 TheMir:hlganPublk:Ser*tColmlllllun~wll,....apulllc,_q
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ICAYlA HABERMEHL                 ler when it comes to the bud-                      p~La.n)l10.7~16l                                              IIIICo"'"*"""luiMwbEOpllrln~IIIIIIV.-. ....... . . _
                                 get" and would work with staff                                                                                   lmpoMdby2008M29S_tt.,.,_1hllddond•~,.,...... .. bolll
                                 and the community to improve                         DAVISON- The Davison Downtown                               hgunlellclricEOpiM&.
                                 the district.                                     Development Authority is firming up plans                         AlcJocument:ltladini*-CBMftllMI.........,~ ........
   SWARTZ CREEK - The
                                                                                                                                                  Corrmlrllboi1E-Dol:kd....,.ll:~..._.....
search for- the next Swartz         •I believe we can take an                      for the annual farmers market, eyeing a new                    ..cl~far-c:anllll.._.tt1hllllllr...,_.~a . . E~IIIIppillll.
Creek schools superintendent already great school district
is down to two finalists.
   John Strycker, superinten-
                                 and make it better," he said
                                 during the interview.
                                                                                   location to be coordinated by a summer col-
                                                                                   lege intern.
                                                                                      The popular attraction will run for 10 suc-
                                                                                                                                                  ..Ill:
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                                                                                                                                                  Commlsslollsllfl'.t1(511)241-81Miorbr&-fiiiiK                  ladct!ll ....
dent of New Lothrop schools,        Board members plan to visit                    cessive Fridays beginning July 8. The DDA is                         krypnan'IIOiltllrltiDinlllwrlllnllllcar'neapil'trli . . CMIIIIII~
                                                                                                                                                  .. apellllonla..,_'IICIIIIICGmnllllblbr ..... 7,2011.~p....n.,.
and Jeff Hall, director of       the districts of both candi-                      ironing out details to move the market from                    llldlalil..a.g . . Yadllnf....,.~Thl-tri..W.nllnllc-...W:.
administrative services for      dates, most likely before the                     Shopper's Alley, a block east of Main Street,                  141011a-.-Energr'll.lgii~-_...,.Giollp.O..fnqrl'lu:a,
Midland schools, fielded ques- June 9 board meeting.
tions Wednesday from the            *This is going to be tougher
                                                                                   to Main Street itself, closing off Second
                                                                                   Street from Main to Shopper's Alley.
                                                                                                                                                  --..--49201.
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Swartz Creek school board        than I'd hoped for," said board                      DDA member Jan Teed said the move                           .. _..,l*llellllllll¥llillllllllfllplllnaTo . . . l!lppitlrlnOI.Ihei!MNUI
                                                                                                                                                  li!Uil . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ID1w
on issues, including their       President John Knickerbocker.                     should help steer farmers market visitors to                   wlilhla.,... . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,. ............ ~ . . . Cornmbllonln
thoughts on state budget cuts       Board member Dallas Gatlin                     Main Street businesses.                                        INimdlrwl--.pulllclnflnll6lq:_..... .... Michlpll'llbllc:s.nbl
and working with district staff. said he thought the candidates                       The DDA has hired Samantha Bruyere,                         ~'1----•utec:t•~
   Each candidate was taken      put the district in a good situ-                  2009 Davison High School graduate, to coor-                           ~b~IIUtllelllldi.,_... . . . CIImmillion's!Waof
on a tour of the district and    ation.                                            dJnate the market. She will be paid $1,500 for                 PrK*e1rld Procein R 4&0.17315 _,R4&0.17335. Rllquata lurbu. ............
                                    "The good news is I don't                                                                                     .. . . . . _ . ..... Didndlldla(517)241-60110.
had a meal with the board                                                          the summer.
                                                                                                                                                         AQ~PJdr.-EilllrVJ's~IIIIWbl,....._.anbCGINriiAion'l
before the interviews.
   Hall, who graduated from
                                 think we can go wrong," said
                                 Gatlin.
                                                                                      Bruyere, 20, of Davison Township will be a
                                                                                   junior lhis fall at Grand Valley State Univer-
                                                                                                                                                  ...,..t ........ aw                         ls:.1rldllllhecftl::e!11COMUmiii'IEftelvJ
                                                                                                                                                  Cllmplnr.O..EnllgrPiua...llcb:lri,III.For_.lnfomllllananMw!IJ~in
Carman-Ainsworth schools,           Knickerbocker said the                         sity, where she is majoring in hospitality and                 .-,,...,.,canlld ... r.-....lla. . .          ._«br!illepllonl=ai(S17)
said Swartz Creek would be       board hopes to have a can-                        tourism management.                                            241-8110.
a good fit for him and that he didate chosen by July 1 to                             Vendor fees are increasing, with a one-time                        Mldtlonls:.,.._,.m 1DPA 106,a.-llled,Ma.460.551 etseq~ 1919
                                                                                                                                                  M419.•-*d. MCI.460.541111111~ 1939PA3,asam...,M0.460,1 Blseq.;
would work toward long-te:rm succeed Superintendent Jeff                           fee set at $25, up from $20, and a seasonal                    1912PAl04,aslllllllldlld,MCL480.811slteq.:I969PA306.asametlded.MCl24.201
financial planning in lhe dis-   Pratt.                                            fee at $100, an increase from $85.                             et~~~q.: 1109PA300.a-*d,Ma..4452.211seq.; 2008 PA295.MCl4&0.1001
trict.                              Pratt told the district in                        Bruyere said she has sent letters to previ-                 II:IIQ.,1rld . . Commbllon'111UaofPrxbPII'roolclln,uamendad, 1999N:..
   "This is a dream job for me," April that he is retiring this                    ous vendors informing them of this year's                      R4&0.1710111Mq
he told board members during summer. He has said he plans                          plans, which include a strawbeny shortcake
the interview.                   to leave June 30 but would be                     contest, enlertainment and other festivities to
   Strycker said he is a "stick- willing to stay until July 31.                    add to opening-day excitement.
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State: Saginaw spending blight-fight funds efficiently
                                           Baumgart said.                                                                                  you see how much blight                       (renovated) houses will
     City is No.2                                                                  Hopefully, these (renovated) houses will be

                                                                            "
                                             Last year, officials here                                                                     we have in thl!l city, but                    be contagious, and other
                                          devoted most of their                    contagious and other people will want to fix            encouraging when you                          people will want to fix their
  in both spending                        efforts to identifying and
                                          buying foreclosed homes                 their houses up."
                                                                                                                                           see what we've done (with
                                                                                                                                           the stimulus) so tar," said
                                                                                                                                                                                         houses up."
                                                                                                                                                                                            Hare, a lifelong Saginaw
   and production                         while demolishing other
                                          houses beyond redemption.
                                                                                                                        Marvin D. Hare     Marvin D. Hare, Saginaw
                                                                                                                                           County treasurer and the
                                                                                                                                                                                         resident, said he's felt cyni-
                                                                                                                                                                                         cal about the city's housing
                                          Crews tore down a record                                                                         Land Bank chairman. "We                       market in the past.
JUSnNENGEI.                               538 structures in 2010,                                                                          want to get these houses                         "Now, I see a light at the
jengeiOthesaginawncws.comj919-112-1,.96   eclipsing 2009's record of                                                                       back on the tax rolls and                     end of the tunnel," he said.
                                          265 knock-downs.               homes for owners before         Stemple said.                     improve these neighbor-                       "Hopefully, this will be the
    SAGINAW- State offi-                     Demolition work will        renovations are complete,         "It's discouraging when         hoods. Hopefully, these                       stimulus we need."
 cials rank Saginaw second                continue this year, but the
 among 12 Michigan com-                   exact number of properties
 munities for efficiency in               hasn't been determined.
spending federal stimulus                 It's likely to be less than in                                                                                 NOTICE Of HEARING
 funds to fight blight.                   2010 and more focused.
   Only Lansing outranks                     Meanwhile, Saginaw                                                                                  FOR THE ELECTRIC AND NATURAL GAS
 Saginaw both in spending                 officials say the costli-
 and production.                          est element of the blight                                                                                        CUSTOMERS OF
   "Saginaw is performing                 fight effort - stripping
very well," said Martha                   down nearly uninhabitable                                                                                CONSUMERS ENERGY COMPANY
Baumgart, a Michigan                      homes, renovating them to                                                                                       CASE NO. U-16303
State Housing Develop-                    federally mandated high
ment Authority planner.                   standards and selling them                                                                               c::c-.-&qJ Cnplnr,.... Midli(llll Nlit SerYa Commiaion
"What speaks so strongly                  - ramps up in this second                                                                                . . . . . . r...:tlb&.grOpllmlzdanallll--ilorZ010
about them is the partner-                year of the three-year ini-                                                                              -=iltlllllllllb&lelvr~PIIInapplowedtnc-NIIInblnlu-t5105

ship between Saginaw and
the (Saginaw County Land
                                          tiative.
                                             Last year, the city read-      Starting Tuesday May 31st                                              llldU.1581S.

                                                                                                                                                   n.-......biiDwdlll:tllltl.NM•pnonmayl*lldPittlnlhisCMe.
Bank Authority). They're                  ied five homes and sold               select from our large assortment of Perennials,
working very well togeth-                 them for between $34,000                                                                                 lbun.,QIIIorwriiiConurln&lt9JComplrlr,OrtaEnergy~~.
er."                                      and $50,000 apiece.             Grass Plants ond Ground Covers thru S<!turddy, June 11th                 .....,.4120,,{11t.q4n-sosouan.capyolillappllcslion..Pifrpersonmq
                                             But that is just the begin-                                                                           ,.,.., . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ~CclnunnEnarvrCornpMJ.
   Saginaw City Hall and
the county's land bank                    ning. Planners expect to                                        All Daylilies, Hostd, Daisies,           Apulllc . . . . wlbthllt
in January 2010 received                  remodel 60 to 80 houses by
$17.4 million in U.S.                     2013.                                                              Cordi Belles, Dianthus,                                 Jl.nB14.2011,.t10:00atll.
Department of Housing and                    Crews currently are                                           Sedum, Ground Covers                                      TNalleaMgwlllbt•~conleftnceiDutt.dunl
Urban Development funds                   renovating 10 homes and                                                                                                    hnringdllelanddlddllollerPf1l(:e(knlmattcn.
to demolish abandoned                     stripping down another 15                   -.!ludnvn;,_~ and More 150fo off                             IB'OM:            ~UWJudcii~Lfcfmlln
homes and rehabilitate                    houses to do the same, said
some residences, largely in               John Stemple, the city's                                                                                                   Mlchlglltl'llblk:s.MceComrnluiOII
the East Side's Cathedral                 chief inspector.                                                                                                           &545MIIt:alltiiiW.,..~7

District and West Side's                     "I was worried we would                                                                                                 lnlng,Midllgln
Covenant HealthCare                       have these houses sitting                                                                                ~Pirtfntlrlllldi*3Dftmay8tttnllllldparllclpate.Tbllllwlrlg



                                                                                OIDJOwN
region.                                   there with no buyers,"                                                                                                     slleiiiCCitllllll,ildbdi!glllnclir:lciPed,.nung.l'enofts
   A third district, the                  Stemple said. "That hasn't                                                                                                 llttdlngqiCCOIIWIIOIIIIIID~Ihoddallllad
northeast Saginaw neigh-                  been the case."                                                                                                            . . ~'l&tculws.cr.t.y.tj517)241-6t601n
borhood, left largely vacant                 Baumgart said she                                                                                                       attfJnr:•to~lllOblllly,.,...,/larkloorolhlr--..:a.

since the demise of nearby                expects all 12 communi-
General Motors plant jobs,                ties will spent their allotted    (BRISTIAN O'TRE \CH UNTER                                              ThtMidli(IIIIPublicSeR>k:a~~wllllloldallldtllnmg
                                                                                                                                             IDCOII$IdtrCol\lurnlnfnww~~~Aprllzt,2011~
is targeted by the stimulus               amounts but acknowledged                                                                           ~appr!MIIIoniCIIIII:ilt .. EnllgrOptimiDIIan(EOiuclwlt-IJid
to become a scenic "green                 it's possible officials could       Come Hear the Truth, the Whole Truth                           costsforllolll~ll'ldgllllpiiMfor2010.r--.Erler9fil                .... ,......
zone" run of plants and                   reallocate funds if some                                                                           hcommlalonlo~!IIEOpllndi;:OIIIplln:elllllltlfll-vriiiVillglllwglll
                                                                                                                                             lnlpoMcl17t2008PA295111diDaw-U.oollldlonvtlllianlw..,._,lotWI
trees.                                    municipalities fall short of               and Nothing hut the Truth!                              U.gulndelecl11eEOpllns.
   Other Michigan commu-                  spending their respective                                                                               AlldocumtnllllldlnllileaMihllbtiUblllllledtllchfiiCIIIJfnugllh
nities benefiting from the
HUD funds include Flint,
                                          share.
                                             "We plan to pull out all
                                                                            WE'RE ADDING A 4TH                                               Commlsslon'JE~li!IWIIat:~.~
                                                                                                                                             llldlnslructlollslorMlgc;.,btbntln"'U.MinullonU.E-I:IocNIIhllpPIIJI
Detroit, Grand Rapids,
Battle Creek, Benton Har-
                                          the stops so we can make
                                          sure we don't get in that
                                                                            SUNDAY SERVICE!                                                  Oocumenblflll)' .... boiSIIINrllll8d,ln'Minlori'Of ....... BIWI~ID111tnlll
                                                                                                                                             santto:mp•u•~dlltl...,. .... p.lf,..,....~priarto•lllini.CIIIIIIId
                                                                                                                                             Cornmlsslollstatlat(S17)l41-6180or!lrHIIIIat: ;                  t•llkl~.....,..
bor, Hamtramck, Highland                  situation," she said. "HUD                                                                               /wfpll!lltiii"""""'IDiniiMntandiiKalllapMyiDhe~~~~tlllltlldrunic::alr
Park, Kalamazoo, Pontiac                  can't take the money back
                                          until after the program is
                                                                          Beginning]zme 5,                                                   lkapatltlonlui~Dr-..WIIIIN:sColmlnil:llonllr.U.7.       20t1 .   ....._....,._Mif
and Wyandotte.                                                                                                                               flltdtolielliing ......... paperb'mll)Thlpmofol ......... illlll:m ......
   Flint, which received                  done so, should that hap-       Sunday worship times:                                              upon~&llrw'JI.tgii~-Aitui*Y&nluD,Or-.~f'IRI,
                                                                                                                                             Jlcklon.Midlilllll49201.
$26.4 million, ranks third                pen, (redistribution) would
in performance, Baumgart                  have to be a HUD deci-          Sa.m. • 9:30 a.m.                                                        M'/P111011wthlngiDmaba_.....,llfPJIIIOII.._..._.....partyiD
                                                                                                                                             awcaemar.,....tebJ-.g•~TCifkiii.....-,U.IndlwloMI
said. She did not want to                 sion."                          11:15a.m. •1 p.m.                                                  mult.aandflll~llllll-- ... pi"'lllddlg ......... IIW . . . vt,.,._
disclose the rest of the                     Stemple expects Saginaw                                                                         wilhlo....Ua---..:OIIpDSIIOII..Minfwmdun.-.....rktlheCarmllslionln
rankings for fear of "pitting             will spend every nickel of                                                                         . . llllllrwilbKGIMpabll::~ ........ ~~~~tkfjp1PIIbli:!llrlic»
communities against each                  its stimulus based partly on                                                                       ~--- . .-d..tljedlll ........
                                                                                                                                                   --lotadjlulnelltiiiUSibiiUdt ....... IDIIIIComllii:Aan'Bflulllllf
other."                                   the renovation program's                                                                           ~andPnlcedlnR4i0.17315niR460.17335.RiquelbfllrJ\Iflhel'lniDnllllllclll
   Because federal officials              quick success with would-                                                                          on.,_,..sti:JIIIdiMdiKIIIIIIDI517)241-6010.
stipulate each community                  be homeowners.                                                                                           Acoproleor-...&IIIJ(llapp~ta~on_,.btiWIIieWectona.COrnnllaiDn'J
must spend its respective                    The first five remodeled                                                                        WIIIIIIDat:..........                   dllllleolficlolca.-.rsfnelvv
stimulus by February                      homes sold before this                                                                             comp..r.OMEMfvyftllo.Jadlsaii..._Far_.llllormiii:JnaniiMIDI*IIdPI"'In
                                                                                                                                             a-.,au_,.canllcl:llt~.tU.DMflddln.orl7t~lti$11)
2013, state housing agents                year's construction season                                                                         2..1-6180.
- charged with overseeing                 began. Of the 25 homes                                                                                   ~.,.._.,..190tl'1!.106,•-med.Mil.46DS51e(Aq.;1919
the federal program - are                 undergoing renovations, 14                                                                         PJI.419,•---Ya.o110.51M~eq.;1939PJI.3,iiii~UCL4&0.1111:seq;
keeping a close eye on                    are in the early stages of                                                                         1912MJIM,II .......... MCl4&CI.&IIIII:weq~ 1!1&9M306,BII:IIIellded,MCL24.201
each municipality's blight                sale, he said.                                                                                     • • : 1909PJI.300.•--.s.MC1462.2.tlllq.;20011 PJI.29S,MCl460.1001
bank account.                                In some cases, the city                                                                         . . . . . . . . ~'JIIulesolf'ncllceandl"rucMQe,ll-.ded, 19991\C,
                                                                                                                                             Rtl0.17101111:-.q.
   As of May, Saginaw had                 could sell houses early
spent about $3.5 million,                 enough so that crews can           '! f t -~           See what s gomq on
or 20 percent of its total,               customize elements of the            ' , EverythmgG:eallakesBay com




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                                     JUN 0 6 2011
                                   CECOLegai

AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

               STATE OF MICHIGAN

              COUNTY OF BERRIEN} SS

              Andrea Smith, being duly sworn and says that

              she is Inside Sales Supervisor of The Herald-Palladium,

              a newspaper published, printed and circulated in the

              County of Berrien, State of Michigan: That the

             annexed printed notice has been printed and published

             in said newspaper ____,!~- times. Same being on the

             following days, to wit:

                  !flag 3~ dOll

            i£.d!
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                                 fL~~·    (Signature)
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                         and sworn to me this          hJ:ir...Day of
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            Karin V. r wford
        1   NOTARY PUBLIC, Berrien Coun

       :My commission expires                fJ2d-/f

       lad, P. 0. Box 128, St Joseph Michigan 49085 (269) 429-2400
                                                                                                            RECEIVED
AFFIDAVITS OF PUBLICATION                                                                                   MAY 2 5 2011
                            STATE OF MICHIGAN
                            County of Lenawee                                                            CECOLegal
                            City of Adrian


                            ..;C;.;.h;;.ri;.;;s.;;.tin;;.e;;...;:;S..;;c;.;.hl;;.;ie;.;g!.::e;;.r_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ being first duly sworn, says that she
                            is the                PRINCIPAL CLERK                                                          of The Daily Telegram
                            a newspaper published in the English language for the dis-
                            semination of local or transmitted news and intelligence of a
                            general character, which is a duly qualified newspaper, and
                            that annexed here to is a copy of a certain order taken from
                            said newspaper, in which the order was published on the




                                                   Ma 24,2011




                            Paid                                                                                           Amount Due _ _..:::$=2.:.:.0=-0---1




                            Subscribed and sworn to before me this
                            day of                               May 24,




                                                                                              Not
                                                                                              My Commission Expires: September 12, 2014
                                                                                              Acting in County of Lenawee
Affidavit of Publication        Consumers Energy




                            STATE OF MICHIGAN                            )
                                                                          ) ss
                            COUNTY OF HILLSDALE                          )

                            Jenifer Adams, being first duly sworn, says that she
                            is the Classified Account Manager of the Hillsdale
                            Daily News, a newspaper published in the English language
                            for the dissemination of local or transmitted news and
                            intelligence of a general character and legal news,
                            which is a duly qualified newspaper, and that
                            annexed hereto is a copy of a certain order taken
                            from said newspaper, in which the order was pub-
                            lished on the following dates, to wit:


                                                                        RECEIVED

                           May 26, 2011
                                                                        MAY 3 1 2011
                                                                      CECOLegal




                           Subscribed and sworn to before me this            :;2 {_y           day of


                           ___,!.m__;__.l-=.a-=-lVJ=~----. 201 ,



                           My commission expires           I 1-q ·.dC)/ I
                                                                      ••

                                                                   MARILYNN BAKER
                                                          Notary Public, Sta1e of Michlg"n
                                                                county of Hillsdale        ,
                                                         My Commission Expires 1 dJ9·20 1 '
                                                          Acting In the county ofJ:j ~le.
A4      TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2011                                                                                                LOCAL                                                                               JACKSON CITIZEN PATRIOT


POLITICAL NOTEBOOK
                                                                                                                                                                           Laugh A Little
Budget shock could come at tax time                                                                                                                                        Every Day PATiu:~l
  There was shock in                                                                  the legislature and Snyda                   Clergy c:all
Lansing last week when the                                                            for passing the budget so
~~rd=~~~~
                                                                                      quickly.                                       The Rev. Cynthia Lan-
                                                                                        "Jt was bold leadership                   drum, minister of Universal-
::r~~t=·:n~n                                                                          on the part of the governor
                                                                                      and the legislature to make
                                                                                                                                  ist Unitarian Church of fast
                                                                                                                                  Liberty, attended the Clergy
years.                                                                                the hard decisions to pass a                CaJI foe Justice and Equity m
   But the real shock might                                                           balanced budget weD ahead                   Washington, D.C., last week.
come later when residents                                                             of schedule," party Chainnan                  The event is organized             CaU 01' e-mail Kristy Krueger to schedule your
file their taxes and notice all            =-----"''-----"'"                          Hank Choate said in a                       by the Hwnan Rights                   community tour & complimentary luncheon
their deductions are missing.                                                         statement                                   Campaign. Religious leaders
   Much has been written            Chris Gautz                                         The statement went on                     head to the nation's capital            2251 Springport Road • Jackson, Ml49202
about the elimination of                                                              to commend all four of                      to push for e~ality for                     IS 171 787-0222 • 18001 889-8499
the Michigan Business lax.
                                                                                      ~~n~~:u~~l:Uke ~~==;:.t and                                                                    kkruegerOvgvilla.com
                                    Oponiotlcolumniol
the tax on pensions and
                                                                                                                                                                                           -.vrstagr.on~illaeotn
the shrinking the Earned            deduction, the refundable                         Nofs, and state Reps. Earl                    While lobbying on Capitol
Income Tax Credit, but              credit for families who                           Poleski and Mike Shirkey                    Hill, Landrum met with
there are other pieces of           had a stillbom child and a                        -saying they were key to                    representatives ofSens. Carl
that legislation that will hit
                                                                                      ~~~~;;s~                                    ~-~Re~~=;v
                                    refundable tax credit for
residents' pocketbooks in           parents who adopt a child.
                                                                                      ~:~u~~&fo'ught to                           an~=d!ti:~
real ways.                            • Credits also are
   • Middle-income                  ellminated for people who
homeowners will be affected         donate to public universities,                    ~et changes         made to the             would specifically lay out
because the tax code now            libraries, museums.
restricts the homestead             broadcasting stations,                            ~~~~i~£:!Yb=!                               c=~~~~
tax credit to those makins          homeless shelters, food                           on seniors and other groups. students.
less than $50,000. Some             banks, food kitchens and                          be wasn't as crucial as the    '"Regardless of what you
homeowners who received             community foundations.                            others in getting the budget think about lesbian and p.y




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the maximum credit of                                                                 passed                       issues, these are children vve
$1,l00 this year could now          Applause from GOP                                   Nofs was among a handful are talking about," she said.
ge~~~i~ also eliminates The Jackson County                                            of GOP senators who joined "Some are just perceived to                            St.phanle BOAMC

the $6oo-per-child tax Republican Party applauded
                                                                                      every Democrat in opposing be gay and they get picked
                                                                                      both budget bills Thursday.  on."
                                                                                                                                                                         ... ...
                                                                                                                                                                       Good Earth Real Estate

                                                                                                                                                                           (517)812·3113
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                                                                                                                                                                       Deborah Crownov.r                    REAL ESTATE BROKER
Council divided on changes for two streets                                                                                                                             ReiMax Mid-Michigan
                                                                                                                                                                       2300 W. Michigan Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                          (517)789-8290
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ERA AMidon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  910N.W. . Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (517} 782-2998
                                                                                                                                                                      www.de~.com
Continued from A3                   day is today, proposed the avoid Michigan Avenue and on W. Franklin Street, said                                                                                         www.8131'Ufdornahy.com
                                    change after becoming city help retain the area's resideo- she likes her street as it is and                                         Kirsten Knueppel                        EldtRMilyt.c
~~=t~~d~~ ~r                                 the first time in ti~~ct~ashington and                                               ~Ws =~Jd~i~::ffi-                     Re/MaxMid-Michlgan
                                                                                                                                                                       2300 W. Michigan Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                1407Cinb'!Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (517)796-9300
ing Wednesday but resched-            Renando said making the Franklin dead end at Brown                                           "It does not seem like a              (517)812-1905                         www.uiljaclcson.com
~~i~::~uJy 6    so Gaiser ~~~~e~hi'affi~~~:: ~::~: ~~~ '!SC:;::k.~ :!!re~Ft:bf!its~~
                                                                                                                                                                       www.kirstenksetts.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Re•l Living Sprc.t Flulty
                                                                                                                                                                          Shwon Norton                          163 S. Main. luh
 Outgoing City Manager age motorists from taking Renando said.                   must be a lot more important                                                           Rel?.taxMid-MichiQ!In                      (5t7}589-91J77
Warren Renando, whose last Washington and Franklin to Stephanie finch. who lives things to da"                                                                         2300 W. Michigan Ave.                  www.l'l!lalivingsproat.com
                                                                                                                                                                          (517) 789-9945
                                                                                                                                                                                                               AII/Mulol~lpn
                                                                                                                                                                       www.soldinjackson..com
                                                                                                                                                                                                               2300W Michigan Ave.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (517) 788-2633

Veterans, military honored on Memorial Day                                                                                                                                 JoOnRockey
                                                                                                                                                                           ExlriRealrytst
                                                                                                                                                                           1407Cinlon Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                           (517) 796-9300
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              1931 Horton Rd., SUie11
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interviewed
                                              'IIUrA111eallli'""*~(~,C6mN'If,{t.W(IIti'IV'Piua.
Continued from A3                              Jld'-Mt,Mio:i!op! -"201, 1800) .tn•W..OI«I~HCIIIlfolll.l
                                               ~l)t 4'tw ~-M•I'IIlYI....,.,.Iroti!IQwlll-'llial :0. g!'fi(. . ~
Chairman Steve ShotweU said                   ~ll'l'~(fii:'IVJI'".AIJIPII'r
he did not expect a flood of
                                              A~n~wilblr,_..
hopefuls for the job. leaders
had specific requirements for                                          Mtl-',2!:i11,:.111030ii·""
applicants that limited the                                            "-llietlw'l••te~~           .. "'l--1:)""
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ingness to be involved in the
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conununity.                                                            !>545Ntlt::n-II"''·SIA!I1
  The county created a five-                                           liiii!IO'IIl~
year budget outlook that is
tied to its strategic plan in or-
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der to prioritize spending. It                                         DkcFftclli!WdlgrJDGIIIn'lkliiQrl
plans to reduce its budget by                                          ,_~,.....COIW:floe~·..

almost Sl million by lOIS-                                             &!rwMS.!~           a:(SI1)   2;-41-f~t!O ll'l&to~~A:I!D
                                                                                                                                                                              All SALT PRODUCTS DISCOUNTED I
  Landrum said that is part of                                         rectuelll'meQIII'I-VIUIIII.IItMlMat'IW...-u
what made the job in Jackson
County attractive.
  "The county has some
                                              1'-Michlglnf'lllf-.cs.na~t~WIIIhtl!IIIM!Ic
                                       """""'-r..:M~Cmu!lon£11fl110'~l~f-mkft
                                       19,1011;a~rk;ll'tll!qleSitlg~lrl~•fs.ow()pllrwr-*<l
                                                                                                                                                                         50lb.                                  50tb.
foresight and strategic plan-          lftlta.RIOOirw.:IUfta'lllcadl:bt10111eclntarllpfWI;fCf2011l                                                                       Pro Soft                          Pro Soft Solar Salt
ning." said Landrum, 42. who           Cans.-.rn.;,a.rm~lflr~tn-·~sm....,lftl
                                                                                                                                                                       Solar Salt Cube                        w/Rustbuster

                                      -
also worked for Montgomery             '~or¥Ch:r._.,..,.f!fiUI'llr~~t11'2GOIIM2ZPIIIo
                                       ~INI~el~-...e........,.f121..-wp..-:t•ler.liiC£0

~~un~i~~h~cli:~~
by that."
   Benda, 56, of Midland said
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                                       t~lltlppdlt.tl61:1...-N¥.111MII!III~MI-.:tt:1lf>U'~
he was also impressed with                                                                                                                                        ,     GET ONE : : AU Chemicals,
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the county's financial man-            ~~oriGft:JI-...._UIIIa:;ICllom--*'=-a~tsiT>2<'1·tlao                                                                       1                          1r   Accessories, and
agement and believed his
years of county government
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                                              an,'*•IINt*lg•lll.-..eMI...-,.11J1111'1Iohcaw..-                                                                    r       FREE!              rr       Fdters.      r
experience made him a good
fit for the job.
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   "They're doing great things        !diWtb ... hlcaatf'.biPDI'C-.shi'IJtl~~­
there, and rd like to be a part
ofit; he said.
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portunity for growth. If cho-
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                                                                                                                                    3522 Scheele Dr., Jackson
sen. he said continuing to             IA....... I'\MII;SinQ(O!MII"ftlollt...,._., .... ~ .. ~                                           (off Airport Rd. near Meijer)
                                              Raaalllr . . .,..,.!IMIII!i..,_......-sto ... ~-.
look for ways to collaborate           ftf.ftsofi"JitbtniiProcawlwfiR.:-.Cit731S..:ll\«<t11~.flr~l:Jr
within and with other gov-
ernments would be crucial
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                                                                                                                                        (517) 787-0660
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reached for comment                   of c---J &.I;YCI!IIpq. O.Enettr"PliA - - - - · '" ......
                                                                                                                                        c"'"""'""'t Loccdion
  The individual selected for
the job will replace former
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ty's deputy administrator, is
serving as interim adminis-
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AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION                           U-16303

STATE OF MICHIGAN
 COUNTY OF MONROE
                                 55
                           Jay S. Hollon being first duly sworn, says that he is the Treasurer of
                           The Monroe Evening News, a newspaper published in the English
                           language for the dissemination of local or transmitted news and in-
                           telligence of a general character and legal news and which is a duly
                           qualified newspaper, printed, published and circulated in the County
       RECEIVED            of Monroe. The annexed notice is a printed copy taken from said
                           newspaper, and has been duly published in saki newspaper for one
       MAY 3 1 2011        insertions, and that the first publication thereof was on the 27th day
                           of May                   A.D. 2011 and the last publication thereof was
      CECOLega.l           on the 27th      day of       May                A.D.   2011




                           Sworn to and subscribed b ore                   27thday of _M_a_y_ __
                           A.D.~.                            ~f of~
                                                          1JANETLATO~·                Monroe County, Mich.

                           My commission expires      Notary Public, Monroe Camty, Micb
                                                     My Commission Expires Jan. 25, 20t3
                         Kalamazoo Gazette
              4.01 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
                  AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

State of Michigan,) ss
County of Kalamazoo)
Kimberly Brown being duly sworn, deposes and says that he/she is
principal clerk of the Kalamazoo Gazette; that said Kalamazoo Gazette is
a newspaper published and circulated in the County of Kalamazoo, and
the attached notice has been duly published in said newspaper on the
following dates:
                                                                                               RECEIVED
                   May 31, 2011
                                                                                               JUN 0 2 2011
   Customer Name:                                                                              CECOLegal
      CONSUMERS ENERGY CO. RTL




                                                1st day of June A.D. 2011


                                                                                               _ _ _Folios    1   Times$   446.16

                                                                                                             Affidavit$      0.00
My Commission Expires: August 13, 2014                                                         _ _ _Words/Lines
                                                                                                                       $   446.16




           SHERYL L. DeVRIENDT
        Notary Public, State of Michigan
                County of Kent
      My Commission Expires: 08/13/2014
          Acting in the County of Kent




                                             AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION
                                                    KALAMAZOO GAZETTE
                                                   KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN


                                                      IN THE MATTER OF

                                                 CONSUMERS ENERGY CO. RTL
                                                 1 ENERGY PLAZA
                                                 RM EPll-238
                                                 ATTEN MARY POLACK
                                                 JACKSON MI 49201

                                           Received and filed this 1st day of June A.D. 2011


5303-c//u-16303                                                                                                      0004108169
STATE OF MICHIGAN                  )
COUNTY OF CALHOUN                  ) ss

       Brandie Sours of the City of Battle Creek, in said County being duly sworn deposes and
says, ad# 5303C for Case# U-16303 for Consumer's Energy was printed in the Battle Creek
Enquirer on May 29, 2011. The total charge for this publication was $903.63.



                                                            Color charge _ __
              RECEIVED                                      Total charges $903.63

               JUN 1 0 201\
             CECOLegal
                                            And that she is an account relationship specialist
                                            of said newspaper
                                               d knows well th acts stated herein.




Subscribed and sworn to before me, this     (_k...
                                          --~----
                                                               J v 1.\.L--
                                                     day of - - - - - - - - 20 \\



                                                                 RANDALL D. SQUIRES
                                                               NOTARY PUBLIC, STATE OF Ml
                                                                  COUNTY OF CALHOUN
                                                        !;~'MY COMMISSION EXPIRES Jun 9, 2012
                                                        ACTING IN COUNTY OF (t;\\~"''-'1
p;.:.~~~us-Jrrss Q!nmpaW!EIVED
Owosso, Michigan 48867                                                                 Richard E. Campbell, Chairman
Phone (989) 725-5136 • Fax (989) 725-6376                JUN 0 6 2011       Thomas E. Campbell, President & Publisher

                                                        CECOLegal

                       AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

                            In the matter of the Notice of Hearing for the Electric
                       Customers of Consumers Energy Company- Case No. U-16303Ad
                       number 5303-C

                       STATE OF MICHIGAN )
                                            ) ss Thomas E. Campbell
                       County of Shiawassee )


                              Being first duly sworn, says that he is the Publisher of THE
                       ARGUS-PRESS, a newspaper published in the English language for
                       the dissemination of local or transmitted news and intelligence of a
                       general character and legal news, which is a duly qualified newspaper
                       and that annexed hereto is a copy of a certain advertisement taken from
                       said newspaper, in which the advertisement was published once, and
                       that the only insertion of said Advertisement was on the 31st day of
                       May, A.D., 2011.


                                                              SIGNED:




                                                              Subscribed and sworn to before me
                                                              this 31st day of May, A.D., 2011

                                                               d1·~-~ Y11 ~a~
                                                              Anita M. Pasik, Notary Public
                                                              Shiawassee County, Michigan
                                                              My Commission expires: December 1, 2012
V. · Friday, May 27, 2011 • lansing State Journal                                                                                                                                                      www.lsj.com

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Rescue
Com:lrlued From lA
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                                          scene.
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                                mation Oftlc:er Steve Mazu-
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the sky lit up for a split sec- was cn.u:i.l to l.lvintlives.                Snyder told rqJOrters. "It's
ond," said 40-yea.r-old Rob-       "Theamountofmanpow-                       not somethinc to be IJlldelt.
ert Bauahman, wbo at the er-hadonthesc:ene,"be
timewasweatoltbehouse, said, "enabled us to mab
                                                                             estimatedorekJasedovw.
                                                                             But it does set a foundation
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on Hickory Street.              some rescues in a aituation                  rortbefuture."
   AspokesmanforCmsum- that potentially could have
ers Enerv said JU crews been very bad."
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rounding area 'llritb thick,. boarded up.                                    start July taomecertain·




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black smoke.                       The entire lara&:• en-                    ty about state auistanc:e
   Bruce LozeU. 63, who tnnte wu covered by a                                as they set tbeir own bud-
lives a few bouaes away sinlle, )Jqe board. The                              cell- even thou&h many
on Pennsylvania Avenue. blackenedremaiosoltbeac-                             school and loc:al ortlcials                                                                                                                 C)
Aid hil son rao toward tual door Jay iD some crass                           don't like what's in tbe
the home to see what was near the small driveway.                            plan.                                                                                                                                      N
happening, but the smoke
overwhelmed him and "he Mid-Mic:hi&:an chapter said
muldn'tbreathe."
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                                the woman and two boya an
                                                                                 Italsoavoidsthedeadtine
                                                                             drama that enculfed. recent
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   FOW" l.usint fire engines stayinc:withrelatives.                          eJed to put a buclcet in     huce tax break at the ex- HOW THEY VOTED
and two ladder trucks re-               Sr.flwrit«AIIJII•G,_                 place before Oct.l.ln 2007,  pense or education.              The Repubi~Qn.~f:d Mkhig.n Legi$1fture passed two rnai11                     N
sponded to the blaze. A total          COII!rilwr.d!rorhilr~                 tile state endured a fOIII'-    The Senate approved tbe budget bills for the nut fllcal yur 1llunday.. No Democnts
                                                                             bour, partial pernment
                                                                             shutdown after the GOP·
                                                                             controUed Senate and Dem·
                                                                                                          linaltwo-billpac:bpTburs- voted In ,._ of eltMr bill.
                                                                                                          day by votes of 21-17 and        ..__ liii4S.HCOII't!l'ing 5t~~pasad tht
                                                                                                          23--ts. TbeHOtiH!approved. Sen.te by a 23-15 voti'Mid 1M House by a 62-47 vote.
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                                                                                                          the measures earlier in the RepubHans voting •no• In tfM Sen             lruc. Caswell of
                                                                                                          aftmlooo on vote1 of 62-47 Hillsdale, Mllr:e Noh of B.nle Creek afld Tory Rooxa ot5ter1i~~g

CorttlnuedFrom1A                          answered tonight.                  """"""""
                                                                                More than 1,000 people       ...... ..................
                                                                                                          and 59-.50. Both chambers tfelghts.. Republican llKirnB Hooker oflJyton Center vated

                                                                            were ordered to leave state lines.tritbmostRepublic:anl:
                                                                                                                                        "riO" In the ttou..
                                                                                                                                           ..._UI.Q25~ng edUCAtion Nncllng passed the
    "'ur basic       c:oncem~
&till the same," said Kim
Stnub, wbo lives near the
1ite. "TTtey're the aame as
wbetber itl 126,000 or
                                    are   rmstill
                                          concerned~ and
                                          rm still going to
                                          monitor how this
                                                                            becan to shut down, malt·
                                                                            ing Michigan a "lallfb-          oaob-
                                                                            c:ampgrounda u services votinc in favor and aD Dem- s.natebyal1-17voteandthe Houseby•59-SO¥Ote.
                                                                                                                                       Republbnl ~ •no•Jn h SenMe-. caswell, Goeff
                                                                                                             Tbe plan cuta the state's HMHn of Hart, Ride laflei of Grand 1Adg, Nofs ~Rocca.
                                                                            ingstoc:k" at the time, minimum per-pupil toun· Republkanl voting •no• In ttw!HouM we-e Kurt Helse of
                                                                            current House Appropn· dation allowance for public Plymouth. Holy Hughes of MontagYe. Paul Mullow of Brown
462,000 (&allons)."                       all progresses.,.                 ations Chairman Chuck sc:bools to $6,846, a drop or City and Pat Sometvflle of N- Bonon.
    They have immediate                                                     Moas said Thursday.           roughly 6 percent. That cut      Democratk Rep. Hwold Hwgh of RoH\111141 did not vote
c:oneerna: Is the w.ter; air, JOHN KOVAL                                                                  includes. $300-peMtudent onth•bllls..
soil and plant life that SW'- rftident                                      •A historic moment" reduction. There's also a
roundl their homes and                                                          "This is a historic: mo- $170-per-student reduction
f,anpssafe?                                                                 ment ..• sort of one for that's already on tbe books           Thesocialsafetynetalso his budcet and his sweep-
                              swen to those questions,                      the record books," the BU.. but•asnotfelttbilscbool takes a bit Most abJe.bod- Inc tax reforms aafely
No probl.ms surface and officials say they're                               mill(ham Republican laid year because the drop in iedwellarerecipientsfac:e throu1h the Le1islature,
    So far, tests are showinc still monitorine the is5ue                    u1IJOI"kontbe2011-12bud- state tundine was HUed a stricter four-year lifetime Snyder praised tbe GOP
no sicns of contamination and cettinc a erasp on its                        ldwrappeclup.                 with extn federal funds.     limitton:c:el.vebeneftts.The majorities in the House
to local wells or to aoil maenitude.                                            Democ:rati.c lawmaken        Some distticts could state's clothing allowance and Senate for cettine the
outaide the immediate area                                                  said the budget bills will shrink the fundinedec:rase procram tor children on job done by his May 31
of the plume. Air monitor- MoN monitoring                                   force students and the poor by $100 per studeot if they •eltare hu been reduced. deadline.
ill( is oncoinc and haa not       As for maklne aure an·                    to shoulder tbe bnmt of tbe tono.. so-calJed "'best fl. Stato-reimbursed indicent             "They      have     really
shown any problems, offl· other leak won't occur and                        b\ldcetcuts.                  nancial pnctices," such as hurialsarenowrestric:tedto stepped up and over-
cialssaid.                    eo uMotic:ed aeain, Roy                           Tbe measures "force coosolidatinc serviees or c:aseswberetbedec:eased'l achieved," he 1aid as tbe
    And there are more lona· said Marathon is caine to                      school:a to inc:rea&e class havin& school employees body is not claimed. The House speaker handed
tennilll.lel.                 remove undercround tanks                      si:zes, cut band and arts pay at least 10 percent of state'sdisabilityusistanc:e back a c.ountdown clock
    Howwillthespilli.mpact and expose them above                            programs, sports and after- tbeirbealtbcarepremium5. monthly payment will be showinc flvedaya,one bota
their property values? How eround and install more                          school clubs and eliminate Anocber $100 per student. cut to $200 for new appli- and 5S minutea left before
will Marathon, and Wolver- advanced           monitorinc                    ad.anced piKem.ent clasa- on average, will co to all cants, down from $269.               1\lesday'l deadline.. ~But
ine, for that matter, ensure devicea.                                       es," aaid. state Sen. Steve di5tri.cts to partially offset                                more important than speed
notbinc like thia will ever       Wolverine's Jerry John-                   Bieda, D-Wam:n. "1'hi& is rising retirement costs, al- Business tax cut                   is quality. And this isa hicb-
bappen again, and how wtll son said hia: company ia                         not a statement that •e tbouchtbeamountwillvary                Snyder on Wednesday qualitybudcet."
offlc::ials make certain the takinc;its tanks out of com-                   lbould be makinc. Cuttinc byschooldi5tri.ct.               signed sepante budcet·re-          Even as he celebrated,
leak won't manifest ya~n mission this summer and                            scboola llrill make our state    Stateaidtounivenities lated bills that cut business not all voters are buying
downtberoacl?                 implementine new monitor-                     leu attractive to busineas will drop 15 percent across taxesandraiseinc:ometax- bis svreepingtax and bud-
    "I really worry about inc procedures.                                   and investment."              the board, Univenities es on some Mic:bi.gan resi- let chan1es. Sixty percent
fiveyearsfromnow,"bome-           "We did cet some ques·                        Tbe Michipn Education would lose more state aid if dents. Some ot tbe c:hani:es gave Snyder a negative job
owner Carol Stevenson said. tions answered tonicht."                        Association. tbe Nee's Iare- tbey don't limit tuition in· are phased in, but by 2013., ratill( in a recent EPIC·
"What's cmnc to happen resident John Koval laid.                            estteachers'wtion,launc:hed. creases to roughly 7 per- businesseswill&eea$1.7bil- MRA poll, and an even
with my water and my "l'mstillconcerned,andl'm                              televisionadsacc:usin(law- cent this faU. State aid lirmtaxcut:whileindi.viduals tarcer percenta1e of vat-
house?"                       still &oinc to monitor how                    maken who voted for rhe to community colleges will willpay$1.4billionmol1e.               era said they opposed cul-
    Tbere weren't c:lear an· thisallprogresaes."                            bills of civini businenel a drop by about 4 percent.           On Thursday, witb both till(educ:ation.



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                      RECEIVED
                                        Affidavit of Publication
                      JUN 0 8 2011
                    CECOLegal
State of Michigan }
County of Ionia }


Marion Lich; being duly sworn, says: I am
the Representative of Sentinel-Standard,
a newspaper printed and circulated in said
county. The annexed is printed copy of a
notice, which was published, in said paper
on the following dates:




_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _A.D. 20_ _
          ..
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ A.D. 20


_ _ _ _ _ __;___A.D. 20




Subscribed and ~efore me this
Gf}d;ttday of     '{.)   2011




Michigan, County of Ionia, Acting in
Ionia County



 My commission expires: April18,2017
                                                      RECEIVED
                                                      MAY 3 1 2011
                                                     CECOLegal




PROOF of PUBLICATION
STATE OF MICHIGAN            }
County of Wexford            } SS.

                     Sandra Smith
------------------------------------- of                                        Cadillac          News,          a       paper

published in the County of Wexford and circulated in the Counties of Wexford,                                  Missaukee,

Osceola,     and     Lake;    being     duly         sworn,     deposed    and       says         she     is         a

   Business Leader              of           said          newspaper      and        that          the           annexed

   notice           has         been                duly          published            in          said          paper

once and     that     publication     thereof was          on   the                        26th                 day         of

            May              A.D.    2011.




Sandra Smith


Subscribed    and   sworn to        before      me     this                     26th                            day         of

   May        A.D. 2011.




Brenda Vanderhoef, Notary Public, State       an
County of Osceola, Acting in County of W for
My commission expires:      December 16, 2011
                                         RECEIVED
                                         JUN 0 6 2011
                                       CECOLegal
County of Cheboygan, ss
State of Michigan

                              Hl!.-<'j (,Qha il":J, being duly sworn, s:ys: I
                           am an employee of THE CHEBOYGAN DAILY

                           TRIBUNE, a newspaper printed and circulated in

                           in said county. The annexed is a printed copy of

                          a notice which was published in said paper on

                          the following dates to wit:

                           _·_:__l1.:__%---+-·~Q6--=-··_·_ _ "A.D. 20_(I_
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                                    ed                     . -:/

                          day o f_      i A~   =q-_ _ A. D.
                                     __,_1'-'~l~=,                    1·1
                                                              20___._!c.._:____




                          My Commission expire
RECEIVED
MAY 3 1 2011
CECOLegal             Affidavit of Publication




                     STATE OF MICHIGAN

                                           §§
                        County of Mason

          Lora J. Grabowski, being first duly sworn,
          says that she is the business manager of
          the Ludington Daily News, a daily
          newspaper printed and circulated in said
          county of Mason, and that annexed hereto
          is a copy of a certain order taken from said
          newspaper, in which the order was
          published on the following dates, to wit:




                          May 24, 2011



               (Lora J. Grab   sk1, Bus1ness Manager)




          Michelle J. Piotrowski
          Print name

          Notary Public for Mason County, acting in
          Mason County

          Commission Expires: 12-18-2012
                                                      RECEIVED
                                                      JUN 0 6 2011
                                                     CECOLegal




               AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

State of Michigan
                   )SS
County of     Manistee



  Marilyn J. Barker , being duly sworn, deposes and says
that he/she is one of the editors, publishers of the Manistee
  News Advocate ,a newspaper printed, published and
circulated in said County of Manistee , and that the
annexed notice of
         CONSUMERS ENERGY/5303-C/U-16303
                                                   was duly
printed and published in said newspaper
once each week for                  ONE (1)      weeks in
succession commencing on the 31ST day of
             MAY              A.D. 2011 and ending on the 31ST day
of_---'-!..M!!....!A.__,_Y_ A.D. 2011




Subscribed and sworn to before me, this _ _ _ _ __

             MAY
day of - - = - - - - - - , A.D. 2011
   r



             lie Jeanine M. Barber, Manistee County
                             Acting Manistee County
            ission Expires March 10, 2012
                      Proof of Publication




                 STATE OF MICHIGAN)
                  COUNTY OF EMMET)



Hilary August
BEING DULY SWORN, DEPOSES AND
SAYS THAT she is the Principal clerk of
the    Petoskey  News     Review,      a
newspaper printed and published in the
County of Emmet, in said state; that the
annexed printed notice was published
in said newspaper on:

May 31 2011


signed~ v-£f
               ~ugu~
Subscribed and sworn to before me this
8th day of June, 2011.


signed:~                ~
              Cind~     errels

Notary Public in Charlevoix County,
Michigan, acting in Emmet County,
Michigan

My commission expires May 14, 2015.


                                 RECEIVED
                                 JUN 1 0 2011
                             CECOLegal
                      AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

                                                     RECEIVED
                                                    JUN 0 6 2011
STATE OF MICHIGAN                                  CECOLegal
County of Mecosta

John Norton, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is one of the editors,
publishers of Pioneer, a newspaper printed, and circulated in said County of Mecosta,
and that the annexed notice of NOTICE OF HEARING: Consumers "Energy Company
Case NO. U-16303 was duly printed and published in said newspaper one (1) time on
May 31, A.D., 2011.




Subscribed and sworn to before me, this 31st day of May A.D., 2011.




Notary Public Kelly Last
State of Michigan - Mecosta County
My Commission Expires July 12. 2014
                                                   RECEIVED
                                                   MAY 3 1" 2011
\\\5~                                           CECOLegaJ
~~-~
AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION
        ~   STATE OF MICHIGAN

        ~   County of Grand Traverse



            Tom Rochford being duly sworn deposes and says
            the annexed printed copy of notice was taken from
            the Traverse City RECORD EAGLE,
            a newspaper printed and circulated in said State
            and County, and that said notice was published in
            said newspaper on the following dates:

            05/24/2011




            that he or she is the agent of the printers of said
            "?~acts stated herein


            Subscribed and sworn to before
            this 24th of May, 2011 .

            ~~~s~
            Dennis Thayer
            Notary Public, State of Ml
            County of Grand Traverse
            My Commission Expires October 8, 2016
            Acting in County of Grand Traverse
                                                                                                                                 GRAto«> HAVEN TRIBUNE Tuesday, May 31, 2011                                                11



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 $2,:l67,2.'S.'i for the victory                                                                      As for Wheldon, he         San Antonio Spurs. The                           Mavericks in a series that                     ~
 while Hildebrand earned                                                                          entered the season with-       ~teries drew the worst TV                        starts tonight in Miami.
 $1,064,895 for his sec-                                               AP photo/Darron Cummings   out a ride or a team, and
 ond-place finish. The total       IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon douses himself with milk            the Indy 500 was his first
 purse was $13,509,485.            after winning the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis         race of the season.
    Hildebrand's            loss   Motor Speedway In Indtanapolis on Sunday.                         "This is t"t!rtainly more
 remained as much the                                                                             than I made in the unem-
 story as Wheldon's win            corners perfectly to put        plimented Hildebrand's         ployment line," he joked.
 when the checks were              yourself in that position,"'    grace in defeat.               "I think I'll be the man
 handed out Monday                 Hinchcliffe said. "I know            "You're not going to      when I go back there
 night at the Indianapolis         that didn't end the way         be defined by the result.      tomorrow."
 500 Victory Celebration.          you wanted, but that was        you're going to be defined        Wheldon, who started
 James Hinchcliffe, who            a. tremendous effOrt. That      by the way you handled         sixth, became just the
 finished 29th, perhaps            was the rookie drive of         it."                           18th driver to win the race
 had the best perspective          the decade right there."             Hildebrand said he        at least twice. He also tri-
 for his fellow rookie.                Even Bryan Ilerta,          learned a hard lesson          umphed in 2005 on his
    "JR. never fOrget man,         the owner of the team           about the track, one that      way to a series champion-
 you've got to do 799              Wheldon drove tOr, com-         Al Unser, Jr., mentioned       ship.


 Harvick wins Coca-Cola 600 when Earnhardt runs out of gas
       JENNAFRYER           which makes sponsorship                finish.                        with my feet?"' Earnhardt
     AP Auto Racing Writer   of auto racing its top mar-              Earnhardt ran out on        said.
                            keting tool                            the back straightaway and         Harvick had a similar
   CONCORD, N.C                 Earnhardt settled for              coasted through the final      reaction.
 Dale Earnhardt Jr. was seventh.                                   turn until Harvick passed         "The spotter was going
 out front on the final lap     Harvick          passed            him.                           nuts, "The 88's out of gas!
for the first time in 105 Earnhardt for the lead                      "The spotter was like,      Keep going!'" Harvick
races, and the only thing in the dosing laps at                    'Man, they're coming!          said. "I'm like Wen, I'm
standing in the way of a Martinsville, and has                     They're coming!' I was         not going to let off'!' What
victory was the gas, or taken no joy in beating                    like, 'I'm cruising. What      do you want me to do?
lack of it, in his tank.    him either time.                       am I supposed to do, get       I'm going as hard as I can
   The crowd roared as          "I think everybody sit-            out and pedal this thing       go."
he took the white flag, ting up here would say we
the fans stomping in the w.mt the 88 to win and
stands in near hysteria they'Te so close to winning
over the almost certain and both times they had a
ending of Earnhardt's chance to win," Harvick
nearly three-year losing said. "We lll'e going to do
streak.                     what we have to do to win
   In a blink of an eye, it the races, and today it aD
was over.                   just worked out strategy
   The gas tank in his wise that we won the race.
Chevrolet ran dry along the But I feel so stinking bad
backstretch at Charlotte for him, and I know how
Motor Speedway, and as bad he wants it. It'll hap-
F.amhardt tried to coast pen."
his way through the final       F.arnhardt was com-
turn, Kevin Harvick fortably out front in the
zipped past him to steal closing laps of NASCAR's
the Coca.-t.:ola 600.       longest race of the year.
   It was a heartbreaking Earnhardt knew stretch-
end for the victory-starved ing his gas to the finish
JR Nation, and somewhat was going to be tough, but                                                                                                     NOT1CE OF HEARING
mimicked the final lap of crew chief Steve Letarte
the Indianapolis 500.       ordered him to go for                                                                                  FOR T1IE El£CTIIIC Are NATURAL GAS
   Earlier Sunday, rookie broke.
JR Hildebrand crashed          It capped a frantic few                                                                                                      CUSTOMERS OF
comingoutofthefinaltum minutes of strategy as
to lose the Indianapolis nearly five hours of racing
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                                                                                          AREA NEWS                                                          Thursday, May 26, 2011 • DAn.Y NEWS                                               JA




                        Fromstaffillldwirereports
                       Ched:out-.lhedalynrws.ct
                                                        United Solar opens new Ontario plant
                         foriiiORMidtigirlnews                BvTHI!O..ILYNIIWI          miumrates.                      ment is moving Ontario           interim president of United                      That market was the core
                                                                                           The new plant will have       forward as a clean energy        Solar's parent company,                        of United Solar's business
                      Man gets 3·15 years                 LASAUE. Ontario -              an initial capacity of pro-
                                                                                                                         ~e:~~~::i~~ are::t:1min~0~       Energy Convenion Devices                       lor years and provided
                      in killing over vodka             Amid job cuts at its existing    ducing 15 megawatts of                                           Inc. (ECD), said the com-                      some of the most lucrative
                                                        plants, United Solar Ovonic      solar panels annually, about    renewable energy projects        panies ~re excited about the                   incentives.
                        MOUNT QEMENS -A                 celebrated the grand open-       a quarter of the capacity       and manufacturing," said         expansion.                                       The drop is sales was
                      Warren man who killed his ex·     ing of a new manufacturing       for each of the two             Brad Duguid, Ontario's              "We believe in the
                      brotl'ler-irHaw with a wood                                                                                                                                                        accompanied       by    an
                                                        facility in Ontario.
                                                                                                                         ~r:~~~~        ~~is a:enh~¥:
                                                                                         Grunville plants. The plant                                      potential for solar energy                     announcement last week
                      ~= ;:;:r~ ~~h!;s                    The $12 million plant is
                                                                                         ~~n =~:!:~t~~(~~~~u~~
                                                                                                                                    like                  in Ontario and look for-                       that United Solar and ECD
                      to1Syearsinprison.                expected to supply solar                                         ing Ontario replace dirty,       ward to many years of suc-                     planned to cut 300 jobs,
                         James J~ pleaded guilty        panels for projects in           tion annually if higher         smog-producing coal, cre-        cess in this market," Knoll                    representing about 20 per-
                                                        Ontario. The Canadian
                      ~a~~~aT::~n~the                                                                                                                                                                    f~~~e~f~~~r ~~~at 1 ;~r~f
                                                                                         market demand is estab-         ate thousands of jobs and        said.
                     Macomb County Clrc11t Court.       fa~:i~~~ r~~!:sc: :i~h~          lished.
                                                                                            About 80 new jobs are
                                                                                                                         leave a healthier future for
                                                                                                                         our children and grand-
                                                                                                                                                             However, the opening
                                                                                                                                                          comes at a turbulent time                     those job cuts are expected
                     The46-year-oldwassentenc:ed        its boundaries to take part      planned for the plant.          children."                       for United Solar and ECD.                     to come from the Greenville
                     Wednesday.                         in its feed-in tariff pro-          Ontario officials greeted       The new plant is located      The companies reported a                      plants.
                       PoliceSifYJayneskilled           gram, which allows elec-
                      52-year-oldJamesHIIIaduring                                        the plant with open arms        a short distance across the      70 percent drop in sales in                      United Solar spokes-
                      aJuneSaltercationoutside          tricity generated by solar       during a grand opening          Detroit River from United        the third quarter, partially                  woman Wendy Ventura
                      HiHa'sapartmentinWarren.          panels to be sold to the         ceremony on Tuesday.            Solar's headquarters in          due to reductions in feed-                    said the job cuts began last
                                                        national power grid at pre-         "United Solar's invest-
                      !!:;~f:t:t:: ~C:Ie
                                                                                                                         Auburn Hills. Jay Knoll,         in tariffs in Europe.                         week.

                      passed a~3 ~f;~:t=·
                                                                                                                                                          Budget votes near
                     =Swit~he misses HrHa and

                     spleen.
                                       5
                             !:!"3i~ o'fr~~':l
                     bleeding from a lacerated                                                                                                            for state lawmakers
                        The Macomb Daily reports                                                                                                                 Brl'HBAUOCII!riiDPili!SS               next Thesday as an infonna1
                     Switalski's decision was within                                                                                                                                                    and flexible deadline to com-
                     sentencing guidelines even                                                                                                              LANSING -         Michigan                 plete wtes for the budget year
                     though~hassilCpriorfel·
                     orry and 12 mrsdemE>anor ~
                                                                                                                                                          lawmakers       are about
                                                                                                                                                                                ready to
                                                                                                                                                          finish work on the state's next
                                                                                                                                                                                                        that begins Oct. I.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           The basics ol the budget
                     """""'                                                                                                                               govmment spending plan.
                                                                                                                                                             The final budget votes
                                                                                                                                                          could be tahn as early as
                                                                                                                                                                                                        deal ha~ been known since
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gov. Rick Snyder and
                     Court says joyrider                                                                                                                                                                Republican legislative leaders
                     has insurance                                                                                                                        today in the Rqrublican-led                   reached tentative agreement
                                                                                                                                                          Legislature, aJthough that                    last week.
                        CiMND HAVEN -A West                                                                                                               depends on how quickly the                       Public schools would be cut
                     ~=~~m:.                                                                                                                              final versions of biDs can be
                                                                                                                                                          drawn up and votes can be
                                                                                                                                                                                                        by an additional $300 per stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                        dent, although some of the
                     ~o'::,~i~~lne                                                                                                                        tal=.                                         ttduction could be offset with
                     ofcourtdecisionsthatc~                                                                                                                 Lawmakrrs have targeted                     one-time ~istance.
                     joyriclels from the same t.mi~

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                     rumedarulingfroman
                                                                                                                                                          POLICE REPORTS
                     =~~~said
                     can be reimbursed for the care
                                                                                                                                                             GREENVILLE
                                                                                                                                                          respondedtothesec~laints
                                                                                                                                                                                    -        Police
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ~~-~~0~
                                                                                                                                                          Wednesday. Incidents induded:                 Sherifrs Office Thtnd~ morning.
                     of Ryan DeYoung.



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                        DeYoung in 2008 took his
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                     wife'sBravadawithoutpermis-                                                                                         Courtesy photo      •Vehideflre,N.HiloestandW.
                     sion and was in a aash while
                     intoxicated. He was sp«ific.alty                                                                                                     """-                                          ~".:..,.,;"'..;.-""'
                     exduded from her insurance.                                                                                                             : ~~a'!d?w.·earson Crty.
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                                                                                                                                                             • Damage to property. 5.                       •\lehideire.N.HIIaestandS.




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                     at the MidWgan Supreme                                                                                                                  •Uquorviolation,N.lafayene.
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                     ~~~ ra:~                                                                                                                               BELDING- Police responded                   10:20 a.m., Hornt Towmllip fiT!!
                                                                                                                                                          to 11 complaints Wednesday.
                     ~~~~!:n~;ie~':~                                                                                                                      Incidents included:
                                                                                                                                                             • Public peace, N. State, 137
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                                                                                                                                                                                                        p.m., Laboview Dislrict Fire
                     itrn.Jstfollowtegalprecedent.
                                                                                                                                                          a.m.
                                                                                                                                                             •Barkingdog,Kenwood,4a.m.                      •Struchft~S.Staines,6:27
                     Miller asks CDC to                                                                                                                   ~4~~e~i~.&ea.:.cident,                        ~tonCoovnunityFire

                     probe cancer cases                                                                                                                                                                                 r......
                        MARINE CITY -A
                     Midligancongresswomanis
                                                        Woman walks into emergency                                                                          • Property damage accident.
                                                                                                                                                          PearlandMain.1:1Sp.m.
                                                                                                                                                            • Property damage ac:ddent. E.
                                                                                                                                                          Washington, 9:07p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • C;nbon monoxide alarm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Spring Grove, 12:46 a.m .. Stanton
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Community Fire Department
                     askingtheCentersforDisease
                     ContrOitolookintoanumber
                     ofrarecana!rcasescropping
                                                        room, claims to have amnesia
                     up in St. Clair and Macomb                                            Greenville Public Safety      woman's identity.                            NOTICE OF IIEARING
                     coontfes.
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                                                        Officials from the Greenville
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                     Unitf!dStates.lt'sbMnfound         ~n1~~:':k~j~cJrri7~              identity. He spent much of
                                                                                         the day working on the case
                                                                                                                         Valentine said on Tuesday.
                                                                                                                            Valentine could not be
                     insixorsevenchldreninSt.
                     OairCountyandanotherin
                                                        Hospital spent much of           and ran a number of license     reached for further com-               CONSUMERS ENER6Y COMPANY
                                                        Thesday unraveling a mys-
                     Maoomb since 2007, The
                     majorityofthosecaseshave           tery: Who is one of the
                                                                                         plate numbers from cars in
                                                                                         the parking lot through state
                                                                                                                         ment Tuesday and Sgt.
                                                                                                                         Randy Elzinga did not
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                     St.dairCountyPublicHealth          department in the mid-              With help from Montcalm         Hospital spokeswoman
                     Depnnent has been colect-          morning claiming to have
                     ingdatasirnlateAflrilinthl!
                                                                                         County Central Dispatch,        Jennifer DenOuden could
                                                        amnesia, not knowing her         Valentine came up with the      only confirm the woman
                     ~~~~:                              name, age or hometown. She
                                                        also didn't appear to be car-
                                                                                         name of Sara Degen and a
                                                                                         description of the woman by     b~ ~o'4!!t~r:a~'::o:t::
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                     Grand Rapids Press
        155 Michigan St. NW., Grand Rapids, MI 49503
             AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION

State of Michigan,) ss
County of Kent)
Sheryl L DeVriendt being duly sworn, deposes and says that he/she is
principal clerk of the Grand Rapids Press; that said Grand Rapids Press is
a newspaper published and circulated in the County of Kent, and the
attached notice has been duly published in said newspaper on the                            RECEIVED
following dates:
                 May 31,2011                                                                JUN 0 2 2011
                                                                                          CECOLegal
   Customer Name:
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Subscribed and sworn to before me this 31st day of May A.D. 2011



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                                               AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION
                                                     GRAND RAPIDS PRESS
                                                   GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN


                                                       IN THE MATTER OF

                                                  CONSUMERS ENERGY CO. RTL
                                                  1 ENERGY PLAZA
                                                  RM EPll-238
                                                  ATTEN MARY POLACK
                                                  JACKSON MI 49201

                                            Received and filed this 31st day of May A.D. 2011


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                                                                                                                           Grow vegetables and
                                                                                                                           flowers in minimal space
                                                                                                                           By MAtrY IEI'H   BRECK£NRIOGE'                                  color, Morrison said. Juat make sure the
                                                                                                                           NUtONBFJCON.IOUFfiM.                                            plants' needs for nubients, water, sunlight and
                                                                                                                              You don't need a lot of land to have a gar-                  space are compatible.
                                                                                                                           den. You just need to make the most of what                        Tbe classic combination is a climbing rose
                                                                                                                           you have. In fact, maximizing your garden                       and clematis, which uses the rose's eanes for
                                                                                                                           space makes sense even if you have plenty of                    support.
                                                                                                                           land to play with. You can save water, soil addi·                  In the kitchen garden, you em plant certain
                                                                                                                           tives and even your own energy by keeping                       flowers or herbs with food erops to discourage
                                                                                                                           your garden compact, whether you grow                           pests or attract pollinators. Or take a tip from
                                                                                                                           plants for food or just for beauty. Here are                    American Indians and plant what they ealled
                                                                                                                           some strategies.                                                the Three Sisters: squash. com and climbing
                                                                                                                                                                                           beans. The cornstalks provide support for the
                                                                                                                           Go vertical                                                     beans, the beans add nitrogen to the son, and
                                                                                                                               Your yard may have places for plants                        the squash spreads over the ground to deter
                                                                                                                           you've never considered. Fences, walls, even                    weeds and keep moisture in the soil.
                                                                                                                           weJI-attached downspouts can provide a sup-                        A couple or good lists of companion plants
                                                                                                                           port for plants to climb.                                       can be found at Golden Harvest Organics
                                                                                                                               Some food plants are easy to grow vertical-                 (www.ghorpnia.com; click on Companion
                                                                                                                           ly, such as tomatoes, squash, pole beans, peas                  plant) and Seeds of Change (www.seedaof
                                                                                                                           and cucumben. Use stakes, trellises or other                    clumge.com/ellewsletter/isme_55
                                                                                                                           supports, or use a chain-link fence and let your                /compaaion_plantinl.aspx).
                                                                                                                           plants do double duty by disguising it.
                                                                                                                               Training plants to grow up means you do                     Coolail yourself
                                                                                                                           less bending and squatting to care for them. It                     Even it you have only a patio or a balcony,
                                                                                                                           keeps the fruits off the ground. where they're                  you can garden in pots.
                                                                                                                           more wlnerable to marauding pests and dis-                          In fact, you don't even need to have any out-
                                                                                                                           eases. It also frees apace at the plants' feet for              door area at all, said Amy Pennington, a food
                                                                                                                           other crops.                                                    writer and urban gardener who wrote the
                                                                                                                               Vertical gardening also makes an ornamen-                   book "Apartment Gardening" (Sasquatch
                                                                                                                           tal garden more visually interesting, said gar-                 Books, $18.96). Sprouts and microgreens can
                                                                                                                           den designer Susan Morrison, who wrote the                      be grown indoors in very little space and with-
                                                                                                                           book •Garden Up!" (Cool Springs Press,                          out much sun, she said.
                                                                                                                           $19.95) with fellow designer Rebecca Sweet.                        Sprouts are grown by soaking legumes or
                                                                                                                                                                                           seeds overnight and then repeatedly rinsing
                                                                                                                           Gel-                                                            and draining them until they sprout. Micro-
                                                                                                                              Vertical surfaces can be more than just sup-                 greens are just the tiny leaves of plants sueh as
                                                                                                                           ports for climbing plants. They're also a good                  cabbage, radishes, beets or mustard, harvest-
                                                                                                                           place to attach pots and garden accents, Mor-                   ed when they're about an inch tall.
                                                                                                                           rison noted                                                         If you have some sun, your options are
                                                                                                                               Fences and walls don't need to be limited to                greater, Pennington noted. Lettuce is a good
                                                                                                                           the perimeter of a garden, either. They're a                    starter plant for container gardening, because
                                                                                                                           great way to interrupt a large space and break                  it grows quickly and needa only six hours of
                                                                                                                           it into more intimate garden rooms, Morrison                    sunlight a day, she said. Shelling peas, snap
                                                                                                                           said. Consider painting the fence or wall a bold                peas, herbs, cucumbers and other members of
                                                                                                                           color to make it part of the design rather than                 the squash family are eaay to grow, too.
                                                                                                                           just a backdrop, she suggested.                                    The key to growing food in containers is to
                                                                                                                                                                                           use pots or hanging baskets that are big
                                                                                                                           Double up                                                       enough to accommodate the roots. . That'a
                                                                                                                              Planting two complementary plants togeth-                    why regular tomatoes aren't good candidates
                                                                                                                           er not only saves space, it can also make a                     for containers. Very large pots are needed to
                                                                                                                           showier statement in an ornamental garden or                    produce full-size fruits.
                                                                                                                           provide mutual benefits in a food garden.                          Cherry tomatoes do better in pots than
                                                                                                                              For flowering plants, you can choose variet-                 their larger cousins., but she considen them a
                                                                                                                           ies that bloom at the same time and look well                   poor choice for a food crop. In her opinion, the
                                                                                                                           together, or you can choose plants that bloom                   four pints or so of tomatoes that one plant



       BUTTERFLIES
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                                          100 square feet in sandy soil, or
                                          10 pounds in a clay-based soil.
                                                                                     Keep in mind that their rich
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   Pentas also go by the name             This is recommended because             derful in any traditional gar-           SHARE STORIES.
of Egyptian star clusters and             pentas prefer a soil pH of 7.           den placed where evergreen
are generally classified as a                 Many gardenen annually              shrubs like hollies,ligustrums,          SWAP ADVICE.
subahrub in their native re-              apply lime to grass or vegeta-          wax myrtles or junipers can
gions. Porthoaeofus in Michi-             ble gardens, and in this case, a        serve as a backdrop. Taller se·          MEET FRIENDS.
gan, they are rock-solid, tough-          little will help the pentas have        lections are also great as cut           Created for moms
as-nails annuals reaching 18 to           flowers all summer. By the              flowers and used in the vase.            by moms.                                                         ~14.2011,1tlfl00UL
36 inches in height, depending            way, they're great in the vase             Your garden Ci!nter more                                                                               ThiiiiiRIQwllllei~CUI!IflnCOIIDSIIlluU't
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with a frenzy.                            still seems to be a little bit of       cent years, the Butterfly and
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best flower production. Pre-              and there is really no reason. A        two of my favorites. Look also                                                                            t545~W.,.s..tlo7
pare tbe ~ by incorporating               simple way is to pick out your          for Starla, Monarch and Bis-                                                                              I.MIItng,MicNpn
3 to 4 inches of organic matter           very favorite summer flower             marckpentas.                                                                            PAIITlCW.liiM:    MtlnCIIIMaclpnon .. .,IIW!dandplllldpaa ThiMnlg
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