2017 Ortonville CROP Walk set for Oct. 1

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The 37th annual Ortonville area CROP Walk will be Oct. 1 starting at the Ortonville United Methodist Church at 93 Church St. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and following that will be warm-up exercises. The walk begins at 2 p.m. The three mile trek will help battle world hunger by […]

Miracle Boxes deliver, a hit for Michigan sailor on duty

Shelby Stewart Staff Writer It was just one of about 140 Miracle boxes constructed on July 22, 2017 during a Hometown Hero Packing Party at the Old Town Hall in downtown Ortonville. About 50 individuals had gathered that day for a packing party coordinated by the Friends of AMOS in partnership with Desert Angel, Inc. […]

Michigan Task Force 1 returns early from mission

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- There are many overpasses that span U.S. 23 between Fenton and the Ohio boarder en route to Florida. Steve McGee will likely never forget them. “Fire trucks, police cars and just people were on the bridges as we drove under,” he said. “It was just unreal, how they knew […]

Schulte appointed to school board

By David Fleet Editor On Monday night, by a 4- 2 vote Kurt Schulte was appointed to the school board replacing Dan Keller who stepped down effective Sept. 5. Candidates had until Sept. 15 to apply for the opening. Schulte was one of seven candidates which also included, Keenan Delaney, Melissa Garrard, Heidi Husted, Karen […]

Trails end: Ribbon cutting for Gale Road pathway Oct. 1

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-At 4 p.m., Oct. 1, a ribbon cutting for the Gale Road walking trail will be at the township hall 7386 S. Gale Road. The public is invited. “It’s been a long process,” said Paulette Johnson, Walk, Bike, Run Atlas Township co-chair. “Many people worked very hard to make this […]



Brandon Senior Ross Coyne header deflected by Goodrich Goalie Nolan Robb. Brandon won the County Line Cup over Goodrich 1-0. Photo by Mo Voyer.

Day one

Day one

Isaac, 7, and Gavin Valley, 10, pose for mom Marnee before their fist day at Oaktree Elementary. Below, Amanda Scott, discusses first day jitters with son Dylan   Reid Elementary School. Photos by David Fleet

School board seeks new trustee

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- School Board President Dan Keller announced earlier this week that effective Sept. 5, 2017 he will be stepping down. Keller, 43, was selected to fill a board seat vacated by Trustee Jeff Gardner in July 2014 and elected to a six-year term in November that same year. He was appointed […]

Blackhawk kickers fall to St. Mary

Blackhawk kickers fall to St. Mary

Brandon Senior Javier Lozano and Orchard Lake St Mary Junior Alec Perelli fight for the ball. The Brandon Boys Varsity Soccer team took at 1-0 lead in the 2nd half on a goal by Senior Miguel Lozano but lost 2-1 to Orchard Lake St. Mary at Brandon on Aug. 31. Photo by Mo Voyer

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