Vandals target windows in late night rampage

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville- A shattered front passenger door window may be a clue in a distructive spree that left locals irate and deputies seeking answers. A motorist told deputies that early Monday morning a blue 1990 Ford F-150 pickup passed him on Ortonville Road and shot out his window with a Wrist Rocket […]

Local veteran snags diploma after 62 years

Brandon Twp.- Its been more than 60 years since township resident Al Lozano walked out of Western High School of Detroit and into World War II. In June 1944, Lozano then 18, was drafted just prior to his senior year and was unable to graduate high school. With the encouragement of family members and thanks […]

Touch of Class Dry Cleaners

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville- From tuxedos for proms, wedding, or special occasion to dry cleaning services, a Touch of Class Dry Cleaners, offers a variety of services right next door. New owner Micki Bushey says the local cleaners will strive to be your home town cleaners. ‘We know you’re busy so we’ll offer the […]

E-coli levels high in creek

Ortonville- Elevated e-coli levels in the Kearsley Creek has local officials concerned for the safety of residents. According to a report issued by the Oakland County Drain Office the water in Kearsley Creek was tested on May 26 and again on June 7 from the Ball Street storm sewer outlet, Mill Street bridge and the […]

‘The right to decide when you ride?

Groveland Twp.- Both Gary DeNise and Kaye Johnson are lifelong motorcyclist and like many riders hold to the creed, ‘if you ride you should decide,? regarding Michigan’s helmet law. But that’s where the similarity end. ‘My head is worth more than a few bucks,? said DeNise, 68, a close friend of Johnson.. ‘But that’s just […]

Property owners balk at township plan to ban sanitary landfills

Groveland Twp.-At least two key property owners are balking at a joint proposal by township officials for a long-term ban on sanitary landfills. In April a proposal to restrict and prevent the development of a solid waste landfill for at least the next 15 years was offered by both Groveland and Holly townships to five […]

Community remembers local actor, leader

Ortonville- An entertainer, designer, and family man’attributes of long-time resident Norman Kapson whose life encompassed a host of both enterprising and colorful activities. Kapson died June 3. He was 75. A Detroit native, born in 1930 Kapson attended Cass Technical High School and graduated in 1948. He served in the Michigan National Guard from 1948 […]

Local bank report counterfeit $10

Ortonville- Oxford Bank reported last week that a counterfeit $10 note was recovered by a teller at the local branch. Cynthia Edgett, Oxford Bank assistant vice president says counterfeit money is not too common in the area. ‘We receive about two to three notes each year,? said Edgett. ‘Many times the teller can identify the […]

Local bank report counterfeit $10

Ortonville- Oxford Bank reported last week that a counterfeit $10 note was recovered by a teller at the local branch. Cynthia Edgett, Oxford Bank assistant vice president says counterfeit money is not too common in the area. ‘We receive about two to three notes each year,? said Edgett. ‘Many times the teller can identify the […]

Local bank report counterfeit $10

Ortonville- Oxford Bank reported last week that a counterfeit $10 note was recovered by a teller at the local branch. Cynthia Edgett, Oxford Bank assistant vice president says counterfeit money is not too common in the area. ‘We receive about two to three notes each year,? said Edgett. ‘Many times the teller can identify the […]