Editor’s note:Earlier this month, The Citizen e-mailed questions to candidates in Atlas, Brandon and Groveland townships. Candidates were limited to 30 word responses.Key: Incumbent (I), Republican (R), Democrat (D), No party affiliation (NPA) Goodrich School Board vote for two Name, age: Justin Gailitis, 37 Number of years in the district and school board meetings attended […]
By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.-Leanna Roman overcame stage fright to perform “American Pie” at Septemberfest 2015. Exactly a year later, as Septemberfest 2016 was taking place here, Roman was being honored at the University of Iowa Belkin-Blank Center’s Recognition Ceremony for a memoir she wrote about the experience, with the Brandon Middle School […]
Front from left, Chelsea Cooks, Courtney Rose, Nikki Seelbinder, Sarah Buda, and Riley Riddle. Back from left, Waleed El Chaer, Hunter Schulze, Nolan Tews and Dusty Dickens. Not pictured: Kevin Bickett. The Brandon Senior Homecoming Court was selected on Sept. 30. The King and Queen will be crowned on Oct. 14 at halftime of the […]
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The Goodrich Senior Homecoming Court was named on Sept. 15. The crowning of the King and Queen will be on Sept. 23 at the football game starting at 7 p.m. Photo by Patrick McAbee.
Front from left, Katie Lawrence, Hope McCallum, Sophia Clothier, Grace Gutherie and Brook Bloome. Back row from left, Keegan Blaha, Adam Green, Jarrod Simmonds, Hunter Gutherie and Justin Lawrence. The Goodrich Senior Homecoming Court was named on Sept. 15. The crowning of the King and Queen will be on Sept. 23 at halftime. Photos by […]
By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- Mission accomplished. The students and staff of the Brandon School District, as well as the community at large, came together this summer to accept the One Million Pages Summer Reading Challenge and not only was the goal reached, it was exceeded by more than 200,000 pages. “We finished […]
Brandon Senior Kevin Bickett (#1) speeds through the Dexter defense on the way to a Blackhawk win on Thursday night at Blackhawk stadium. Photo by Mo Voyer.
The Brandon Blackhawks with the Milk Can Cup after their 35-14 win over the Martians on Thursday night. Photo by Mo Voyer. By David Fleet Editor The Milk Cup will stay in Brandon. Kevin Bickett raced for four touchdowns as the Blackhawks topped the Martians 35-14 in the Battle of M-15 on Thursday night at a […]
New coach. New season. “It’s a whole new look,” said Brad Zube, who stepped in as Blackhawks head football coach in January. “On both sides of the ball, defense and offense, football is a physical game. We have the right kids to plug into our system.” Zube, a 1996 Romeo High School graduate, was an […]