New flag football game this fall at Brandon Recreation

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp.-A new version of flag football will kick off this fall. Each fall about 60 youth participate in football where a flag is pulled from a belt system to stop the player’s progress. This year a tackle bar system will be implemented where players make contact pull a bar off […]

Renovations to township hall moves forward

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- On Monday night the township board of trustees voted 5-0 OK’d $8,557 for a security system as part of ongoing renovations to the township hall. Davison based Pal Alarm was accepted as the winning bid over Mayville based Teck4UFast with a bid of $13,500. There were four companies solicited […]

1980s comes to Good Times

By David Fleet Editor The video arcade game “Pac-Man” is released, Ronald Regan is elected President of the United States and the cable network MTV (Music Television) is launched. At 8:30 p.m., Aug. 3 the 1980s return to Good Times in Goodrich when the Square Pegz brings back the music etched in every cassette and […]

A Ford in the family

By David Fleet Editor Hadley-It’s been 102 years since the 1917 Ford Model T truck rolled off the assembly line in Detroit. The historic vehicle, one of just a few drivable today, has been a fixture in the Hartwig family and a regular on Hadley Road for the Fourth of July parade. This year local […]

Apollo 11:‘One small step’ remembered after half century

By David Fleet Editor According to news reports, at 9:32 a.m., July 16, 1969 Apollo 11 took off from Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins aboard. After traveling 240,000 miles in 76 hours, Apollo 11 entered into a lunar orbit on July 19. On July 20, the Eagle […]

MMR no longer based in village

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-After locating an ambulance in Goodrich on Feb. 1, 2016 officials at Mobile Medical Response or MMR report that due a low volume of calls a unit will no longer be stationed in the village for area calls. However, they will continue to respond to local calls via mobile units. Mobile […]

Riddle ready for 2019-20 NAHL season

By David Fleet Editor Carson Riddle described his first year in the North American Hockey League as fast, physical and tough. “You get the hang of it after a few games,” said Riddle, 18. “The speed is amazing and you just have to keep on training even after the season ends.” Riddle of Ortonville and […]

Community set to honor Laone Trese

By David Fleet Editor Laone Trese’s life was full. A family of 17 children, a loving wife for 50 years topped off with a laundry list of visible roles in the community. At 4 p.m., July 27, a plaque honoring Laone who passed away March 28, 2002 will be dedicated at Crossman Park-Kindness Rock Garden […]

Groveland audit:Fund balances, road spending up

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.– On Monday night the township board of trustees approved an audit presented by Ken Palka, from the accounting firm of Pfeffer, Hanniford and Palka. Palka reported on the township finances following the completion of the yearly audit ending March 31, 2019. The township ended the year with $192,308 of […]

Michigan Vietnam Traveling Memorial comes to Goodrich

David Fleet Editor A total of 2,654 names. That’s the number of Michigan men and women who were killed in action during the years of the Vietnam War 1955 to 1975. The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 set up the Michigan Vietnam Traveling Memorial, a tribute to soldiers from Michigan. The traveling memorial are […]

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