Public Notice: Ortonville

VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE 2019 PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULE The Village of Ortonville Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meetings on the following dates. Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. and are held at the Village Offices located at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan. January 8, 2019 February 5, 2019 March 5, 2019 April 2, 2019 […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE 2019 VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE Unless otherwise announced in accordance of state law, the Village of Ortonville will hold its regular meeting on the following dates at 7:00 p.m. at the Brandon Township Offices located at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan. January 28, 2019 February 25, 2019 March 25, 2019 April 22, […]

Letters to the editor Dec. 8

A cut above Dear Editor, Wow, is all I can say!! Once again I am so proud to live in this small, caring community. As a first grade teacher, I have a unique opportunity to be involved with families during successes and struggles. I currently have a student who struggles to communicate his needs and […]

What I want for Christmas

What I want for Christmas

Dilya Laga contemplates Christmas present suggestions with Santa during Christmas in the Village on Dec. 1 in Ortonville. Photo by Patrick McAbee

Board OKs new police contract

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Monday night, the township board approved the three year police contract 7-0. “We’re going from one patrol investigator to two patrol investigators, and then our detective sergeant is being omitted and we’re adding a patrol sergeant,” said supervisor Kathy Thurman. “That’s what they’re looking for.” The contract mostly […]

It’s not Christmas without Santa Dogs

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Santa Dogs are coming to Bueche’s. For the 36th year, Carl Liepmann has organized the Santa Dogs fundraiser at Bueche’s Food Worlds at both the Flushing and Ortonville locations. The fundraiser is for the Humane Society of Genesee County, and not only raises money but also gets food donated for […]

Challenge Day: An exercise in healthy emotions

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-On Wednesday Brandon High School students along with volunteers were asked to cross a line. The prerequisite for that step— if they had one of many challenges in their lives, ranging from loss of loved ones to bullying and oppression. All of the more than 78 participants responded. The telling […]

Township narrowly OKs weed sales ban

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Monday night, the township board approved the first reading of an ordinance regarding the sale of marijuana with a 4-3 vote. Trustees Dana DePalma, Jayson Rumball and Kris Kordella voted against the ordinance. Supervisor Kathy Thurman, Clerk Candee Allen, Treasurer Terri Darnall and Trustee Robert Marshall OK’d […]

Shirley Wise

WISE, SHIRLEY LOU of Ortonville.  Died Tuesday, December 4, 2018.   She was 66.   Born May 5, 1952 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Arlyn and Lucille (nee: Wirgau) Wise.  She is survived by one sister, Susan Bailey; three brothers, Gerald (Deborah) Wise, Larry (Angella) Wise and Ron Wise; sister-in-law Debbie (Rich Walker) Wise; eight nieces and […]

Clean sweep

Clean sweep

David Kengerski, sweeps snow off Goodrich Lion’s Club Christmas trees that went on sale last week at 9196 M-15 Goodrich. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

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