Blackhawks top Lake Fenton

By David Fleet Editor It’s a stat line for the ages. That’s how sixth year Blackhawk Head Coach Brad Zube described the play of Blackhawk Senior Dylan Dickens who rushed for 351 yards rushing, threw for 47 yards and caught a 23 pass for 427 yards total offense and 4 touchdowns. “He also punted and […]

Porter’s Orchard:A century of growth

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-Ray Porter never met his grandfather, but the legacy he left him is still growing strong today. On Oct. 1, Porter’s Orchard and Farm Market, 12060 Hegel Road, Goodrich will celebrate 100 years of providing the community with apples and a host of products from award winning cider to doughnuts […]

20 years later,community remembers 9-11

20 years later,community remembers 9-11

By David Fleet Editor David Castle recalls the faces of family members. “They were lined up along the streets holding pictures of loved ones,” recalls Castle. “They really had no other way to find someone that was in those towers. It was their look of desperation that’s still etched on my mind. I just can’t […]

Local businesses still seeking workers

By David Fleet Editor Mike Clancy needed employees. Clancy, owner of AC Tire North, 595 N. Ortonville Road received very few, if any, applications over the past months— a deadly pandemic with covid-19 now back at a high point, day care difficult to find and for some vaccination issues linger. “We were looking to hire […]

Board expected to list MSP/Fire Station 1

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- On Monday night the township board of trustees is expected to approve the future sale of current Michigan State Police Post/Fire Station 1. The asking price on the property and building located on just over two and one half acres of township owned property at 14645 Dixie Highway and […]

Township inks three-year ambulance deal with MedStar

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.-On Sept. 1, the township board of trustees voted 4-0 in a special meeting to approve a three-year agreement for preferred ambulance service for 911 calls. Trustee Patrick Major was absent with notice. The township joins Richfield and Davison townships along with the City of Davison with similar agreements from […]

America ends its longest war

By David Fleet Editor On Aug. 30 for the first time in nearly 20 years, American forces were no longer a fixture in Afghanistan. According to news sources, soon after the U.S. departure drawing the end to America’s longest war, Taliban fighters took control of Hamid Karzai International Airport. The last flight out meeting President […]

New Reid Elementary Principal

By David Fleet Editor Kate Jordan is home. The Goodrich resident for the past 37 years and 1998 Goodrich High School alumna was recently named Reid Elementary School Principal following the retirement of Beth Millerschin earlier this year. “Being the Reid Principal is a dream come true,” said Jordan. “It feels great to be ‘home.’” […]

AG says, former Goodrich AD will not be charged

By David Fleet Editor Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced on Aug. 27 the department will not file criminal charges against former Goodrich Athletic Director and Assistant Principal David Davis related to inappropriate behavior with former students. Davis’ actions led to an internal investigation conducted by the district, Davis’ subsequent resignation, and a special request […]

Locals evacuated near Washington bomb threat

By David Fleet Editor A Brandon Township man and his family are safe following a bomb threat in Washington DC. Heath and Peggy Zietz along with their two children were visiting the Library of Congress about  9:15 a.m., Aug.19, when according to news reports a man who claimed to have a bomb in his pickup […]

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