‘Knot Right Bridges’ two-time national champs

By David Fleet Editor The Brandon High School Senior STEM Pathways team Knot Right Bridges consisting of Maddie Misenar, Rylee Sobecki, and Paige Thwing once again qualified to participate at both the State of Michigan Department of Transportation- Transportation and Civil Engineering (MDOT- TRAC) and the National American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials-Transportation […]

Township trails growing

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- A 2022 Atlas Township Recreational Path survey is now available. Paulette Johnson, co-chair of the Walk, Bike, Run Atlas Township group said the survey is needed to plan the next sections of trails in the township. The first survey regarding township trials was completed in 2014 and since that […]

Township fire station/MSP post sold

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.- A conceptual agreement for Fire Station One/Michigan State Post has been agreed upon. Details of the deal were not released as of press time. “We had only one offer,” said Bob DePalma, township supervisor. “The property was on the market for about two months, nine individuals looked at the […]

Township to consider two marijuana ordinances

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp- On May 9, township board of trustees is expected to consider two ordinances regarding marijuana growing in the community. The first reading and public hearing will be held at township board of trustees meeting. An ordinance will address the non-retail aspects of commercial marijuana growth in the township—the large […]

St. Anne youth:The Timothy Awards

By David Fleet Editor St. Anne Church recently honored seven outstanding youth for their community service and leadership roles. The Timothy Awards were named after St. Timothy who was a personal representative for Apostle Paul, in spite of his timid personality and youth. The award reflects the words of St. Paul, “Let no one look […]

The Neighborhood Sandwich Shack

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-The Neighborhood Sandwich Shack, 8341 S. State Road, (located inside, Cottage Used Books) opened last December. Gregg MulBy David Fleet Editor Goodrich-The Neighborhood Sandwich Shack, 8341 S. State Road, (located inside, Cottage Used Books) opened last December. Behind the counter is Gregg Mulholland, a sandwich architect who has developed a few […]

House OKs funding for secondary road patrol

By David Fleet Editor A series of House Bills that would stabilize funding by dedicating $15 million of the liquor excise taxes collected by the state each year to the police protection to rural Michigan communities was approved last week by the Michigan House. Rep. Mike Mueller (51st R-Linden), a retired sheriff’s deputy who represents […]

Medstar preferred provider

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night, the village council voted 5-0 designating Medstar as the preferred ambulance/emergency medical provider. The Genesee County 9-1-1 Consortium is now directed by the village to dispatch Medstar to all requests for ambulance or emergency services within its boundaries. “This resolution does not mean the Medstar will be the […]

2021 Matianaire among ‘Best of the Best’

By David Fleet Editor While the 2021 Martianaire was challenging to publish due to the pandemic, it may also be the most rewarding for GHS Yearbook Advisor Cheryl Jerisk. Despite the obstacles, the Martianaire is now among the top nationwide. The 2021 Goodrich High School yearbook was featured in the Jostens annual “Best of the […]

Mobile food truck ordinance to be reconsidered

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-On Monday night the village council voted 5-0 to table a decision on a permit form and to set fees for food trucks. Councilmember Melissa Schluentz, who made the motion, said that she will speak to others and possibly adjust the permit to what would be more acceptable. In addition, the […]