Cynthia Louise Mallory

Cynthia Louise Mallory of Clarkston; died September 18, 2017. She was 69. Born August 22, 1948 in Oil City, Pennsylvania to the late Maximillan and Josephine (nee: Bruno) Kulinski. She married W. Howard Mallory on April 22, 1972 in Pennsylvania. She is survived by her loving husband, Howard; three children, Scott D. (Pauline) Mallory, Kimberly […]

Walton Jeffery Minkler

Walton Jeffery Minkler of Goodrich, died peacefully on September 16, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was 60. Born March 12, 1957, in Flint, MI, he was the son of the late Walton John Minkler and Sarah “Sally” Diehl. Jeff was raised on a farm in Goodrich where he spent most of his life. He […]

Brandon Homecoming

Dear Ortonville-Brandon Community, On Oct.10, 1903, the very first homecoming celebration in America took place at Northern Illinois University. In 1911, the University of Missouri’s athletic director, Chester Brewer, shouted from the hilltop for all Missouri Alumni to “come home” and help to cheer for the team in their annual football game against the Kansas […]

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Brandon Senior Ross Coyne header deflected by Goodrich Goalie Nolan Robb. Brandon won the County Line Cup over Goodrich 1-0. Photo by Mo Voyer.

Goodrich grads return home safe after Irma

David Fleet Editor Boca Raton, Fla.-RJ Pratt and his girlfriend Jamie Harris are safe. The 2011 Goodrich High School graduates are residents of Boca Raton, Fla. and live in an apartment about five miles inland from the Atlantic Ocean. Pratt is a graduate assistant at Florida Atlantic University where he is working on a masters […]

Michigan Task Force 1 heads to Florida

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.-A team of 45 from the Michigan Task Force 1 packed up Sunday afternoon from the new mobilization center and headed south on an 11 day mission. The MTF1 was heading south to assit with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma which made landfall Sept. 10 over Cudjoe Key in the […]

Citizens of the Year Don & Margaret Kengerski

By David Fleet Editor After more than 40 years of serving the community The Citizen newspaper is proud to honor long-time Brandon Township residents Don and Margaret Kengerski as the 2017 Citizens of the Year. “We’re proud to be members of this community and just love the people here,” said Don Kengerski, 86. “Margaret and […]

Letters to the Editor, Sept. 14

Country living Dear Editor, Although the ViewPoints offers a variety of free speech – when a post starts off asking readers to “grow up” since their viewpoint does not agree with his – it’s hard to take them seriously. I dislike everything about the Iron Bell Trail. As a woman of science I’d love to […]

Chickens now foul in village

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville-By a 4-3 on Aug. 28 the village council voted to direct the village manager to enforce the current animal ordinance that makes owning a chickens along with cows, horses, pigs, goats, pigeons, geese, ducks or any other animal, fowl or insect except birds, dogs, cats or other harmless and domesticated […]

Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.- A World War II hero and local enterprising business owners are the 2017 inductees for the Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame honoring former Brandon High School and Ortonville High School graduates. Pvt. Leo Flood along with Clark and Lori Cook will be formally inducted into the Ed and Diane […]