Karen A. Wallace

WALLACE, Karen A. – of Goodrich, age 58, passed away June 16, 2017 at her residence. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Community, 7296 Gale Rd., Grand Blanc; Rev. Robert C. Bacik celebrant. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

synopsis groveland twp. board 6-12-2017 Call To Order Approved: Agenda Budget Amendment, Accts Payable Board Minutes Twp. Fire 5/8/17 & Special 5/9/17 OLD BUSINESS Approved Bill Board Contract NEW BUSINESS Approved MTA Principles of Government Policy Approved Payment of MTA Yearly Dues Approved Mazich/Back to Attend Clerks MTA Summer Conference Approved DePalma/Cason to attend Heritage […]

Letters to the editor

It’s their world, too (In response to: ‘Aggressive, plentiful fowl draw ire of lakeshore residents,’ The Citizen, June 10, 2017, page 1) Dear Editor, After reading the article on waterfowl on Bald Eagle Lake, I feel a need to respond to this “problem” of aggressive and filthy birds on the premises of people living next […]

Atlas Township fire

Atlas Township fire

Firefighters responded to a house fire on the shores of  Lake Shinanguag late Monday night. Photo by Patrick McAbee.  By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-Firefighters responded to a house fire on the shores of Lake Shinanguag late Monday night. About 10:30 p.m., June 12, fire departments from Atlas, Brandon, Davison, Grand Blanc and Groveland townships battled […]

New in town: Kastler Financial Planning

By David Fleet Editor Earlier this month Kastler Financial Planning opened at 875 S. Ortonville Road, Ortonville, providing a no-product-sales and no-commission financial planning service. The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting from 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m., June 21. Owner Mike Kastler says his company offers an affordable alternative for middle-incomers looking for a secure future. […]

120 years: Daughters of the American Revolution

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- On June 3, 1897, 11 descendants of Revolutionary War soldiers gathered at Harriet Thompson’s Kearsley Street home in Flint—the first meeting for the Genesee Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The sixth DAR chapter in the state was established due to many pioneers from the Genesee County […]

School board OKs new GHS principal

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, during a special meeting, the school board of trustees voted 7-0 to extend a contract for Michael J. Baszler as high school principal. Baszler, 40, an Atlas Township resident, has been principal at Birch Run High School, Progressive High School and Birch Run Early College Program since 2007. […]


Karin Dremann, of North Port, Florida, died on Wednesday, May 24, 2017  81 (just 2-days short of her 82nd Birthday). She was 81.  Karin was born on May 26th, 1935 in the Baltic seaport city of Danzig, Germany (now Gdanisk, Poland), and she was the daughter of the late Fredy and Gertrude Kloevekorn. She is […]

Rosella Wilson

Rosella Wilson of Clarkston, age 86, died June 12, 2017. She was 86. She was born January 4, 1931 to the late Wed H. and Katie Morgan. She leaves behind a much loved son Paul Wilson and equally loved daughter in law Julie Wilson and loved grandchildren Kristin Marie Wilson and Matthew Lee Wilson. She […]

Blackhawks soar

Blackhawks soar

From left, Ethan Hunt, Kevin Bickett, Josh Buda, Michael Allen, Nolan Tews, Jack Olson, Brendan O’Shea, Issac De Jose, Brennan Swix and James Gonzale. Brandon seniors jump during the Clap Out Walk Out on June 7.  Photo by Patrick McAbee.