See what happens when people get involved

See what happens when people get involved

I don’t like some surprises (like, when I open a bill and it is double what I expected.). I like some surprises (like when I check my lottery numbers and see that I’ve won BIG money — actually I am still waiting for this to happen). That said, I was oh so pleasantly surprised one […]

Township Tripp Road project costs estimated

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On June 11 the township board of trustees voted 5-0 to OK funding for rebuilding Tripp Road between Grange Hall Road and Dixie Highway. The estimated cost to the township will be about $245,885 of an estimated $3 million project. Bob DePalma, township supervisor said $189,228 will come out […]

Okay, Don thinks it’s time to debate ‘real’ issues

Okay,  Don thinks it’s time to debate ‘real’ issues

Fake news! Canadians burning down the White House! Guns cause kids to kill! 45,000 suicides yearly in the US! He’s an idiot! She’s a racist! I don’t know about you folks, but my over-worked brains needs a break. I need time to ponder the issues that really matter to everyday Americans. Addams Family or The […]

Yuck!

Yuck!

Noah Sheldon, 6, plays with a gooey creation at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics or STEAM at the Brandon Township Library.  The class includes experiments and projects that encourage creative and critical thinking. Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

‘Mental health issues are real for young people’

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich- On Feb. 21 Dave Opalewski, president of Saginaw-based Grief Recovery Inc. a certified death, dying and suicide prevention instructor for Central Michigan University, provided sessions of awareness for middle and high school students, school staff and parents. Opalewski is also a certified support group facilitator and child trauma specialist who […]

Spring Showers?

Spring Showers?

On Wednesday morning sections Oakwood Road in Brandon flooded following more than two inches of rain overnight. While spring is still about a month away the rain replaced about foot of snow soaking the area. As a result local agencies are enacting spring weight restrictions, an annual move to protect roads.  Photo by Patrick McAbee. 

OCEF food collection ramps up for Easter

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Ortonvile Community Emergency Fund will be accepting donations for their annual Easter food distribution. The OCEF food pantry, through St. Anne’s church at 825 S. Ortonville Road, Ortonville, will be helping 185 families put food on the table for the upcoming holiday. The items that OCEF is looking for […]

Thoughts on a cold Sunday night

Thoughts on a cold Sunday night

Like over 100 million other Americans, this past Sunday I hunkered down to watch the 52nd playing of National Football League’s Super Bowl. And, like many I have thoughts (unlike you, I can publish mine in print — yup, it’s great to be me). * * * This was the first big game in years […]

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