Stacey Wester

WESTER (THOMAS), Stacey Lou; of Waterford formerly of Lake Orion; passed away Nov. 21, 2018 after a short battle with pancreatic cancer; age 54; mother of Ashley & Austin (Brittney); Mimi of William Cole & Willow; daughter of Bruce (Gayle) Thomas & John Bertholdy; fiancé of Mark Chevalier; sister of Victoria (Roger) Evans & Heather […]

Brigitte Wiese

WIESE, BRIGITTE HELGA of Hadley Township.  Died Wednesday, November 21, 2018.   She was 79.   Born July 7, 1939 in Heydekrug, Germany to the late Fritz and Meta (nee: Srugies) Hoffmann.  She married Adolf Wiese on September 19, 1959 in Detroit, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband, Adolf Wiese; two daughters, Renee (Tom) Tucker and […]

Talking turkey

Talking turkey

From left, Sandie Shedlowsky helps a customer select a turkey at Bueche’s Food World on Nov. 19 while Melissa Donaldson restocks a few of the Thanksgiving dinner guests. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

Board gives high marks for Brandon superintendent

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- On Monday night, the school board voted 6-0 to accept the evaluation of district superintendent Dr. Matt Outlaw, where they rated him highly effective. Board member Bob Eisiminger was absent with notice. “We continue to be very impressed with Dr. Outlaw’s work in the district,” said board member […]

True Crime Thursdays: ‘Blood on the Mitten’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-Today the quiet northern Michigan town of Kalkaska is known for the trout festival and great snowmobiling in the winter. But a former resident cared more about murder then outdoor activities. Between 1887 and 1903, serial killer Kalakaska native Mary McKnight, murdered between 12 and 18 people including her own […]

Willy Wonka, Jr.‘You’ve got a golden ticket’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer At 7 p.m., Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, Brandon Middle School is putting on their musical, Willy Wonka Jr., at the BHS performing arts center. “It follows Willy Wonka, he’s trying to find an heir and our protagonist is little Charlie Bucket,” said co-director Kristen Kelsey. “It’s fun and holiday […]

Christmas in the village

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-Christmas comes to town. From noon-5 p.m., Dec. 1 the annual Christmas in the Village celebration with more than 20 different activities to kick off the holiday season. Celebrate a little early by checking out downtown and voting on the best window decor by donating inside the businesses. All money […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

Attention Atlas Township Residents: At the November 19, 2018 meeting of the Atlas Township Board, the Board did adopt the Atlas Township Zoning Ordinance Amendments regarding Solar Farm Regulations to regulate solar energy systems. Copies of the entire ordinance may be viewed at the Township of Atlas Hall, 7386 S. Gale Road, Goodrich, Michigan, during […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

TOWNSHIP OF ATLAS COUNTY OF GENESEE, STATE OF MICHIGAN ORDINANCE NO. 18-19 PROHIBITION OF MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO PROHIBIT MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF ATLAS TOWNSHIP PURSUANT TO INITIATED LAW 1 OF 2018, MCL ________ ET SEQ., AS MAY BE AMENDED; TO PROVIDE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THIS ORDINANCE; TO PROVIDE FOR […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

Proposed Revision to Atlas Township Roads Ordinance; Part 237 PC Regular Meeting September 19,2018 Current text; 237.007 – Variances Sec.7. The Township Board of the Township of Atlas is hereby empowered to grant variances to this Ordinance wherein, in its discretion, a literal enforcement of this Ordinance will work an unreasonable hardship on persons, firms, […]