After more than 60 years village sauerkraut continues

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich— It’s just the right mix of a Scandinavian-Danish father and a German mother that produced a sauerkraut recipe that still today infuses the early autumn air with fermenting cabbage in the village. Dale Springsteen, now 88 years old and a Hadley Township resident said his father Frank Springsteen taught Goodrich […]

Audit: Groveland Township fund balance still growing

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp. — On Monday night the township board of trustees approved an audit ending March 31, 2023. The yearly audit was presented by Ken Palka, from the accounting firm of Pfeffer, Hanniford and Palka. “The township is in excellent financial condition,” said Palka. The township ended the year with $250,339 of additional fund […]

Lady Martians dominate Flint Metro League Cross Country Jamboree

By David Fleet Editor Lake Fenton — The Goodrich Martians girls cross country team dominated the Flint Metro League Jamboree by placing eight of the top 20 finishers at Lake Fenton High School on Sept. 6. The Goodrich girls earned first place with just 22 points, Owosso was second (71), while Linden was third (80), […]

Corunna Cavaliers ground Brandon Blackhawks 44-7 in league game

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — On Sept. 8, the Corunna Cavaliers Varsity Football team defeated the Brandon Blackhawks 44-7 in a Flint Metro League match up. BHS Junior #9 Lance Briolat completed 11 of 19 attempts in the air for 169 yards and one touchdown. BHS Senior #20 Drew Hickmott had three completions […]

Goodrich 34-Lake Fenton 15

By David Fleet Editor Lake Fenton — On Sept. 8, the Goodrich Martian Varsity Football (3-0) team defeated the Lake Fenton Blue Devils (2-1) 34-15 in a Flint Metro League battle. The Martians raced out to a 20-2 halftime lead and tacked on two touchdowns in the second quarter. “We controlled the line of scrimmage,” […]

WOTA to now provide services locally

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.— On Sept. 5, Western Oakland Transportation Authority will now provide services for the Village of Holly along with Holly, Rose and Groveland townships The expansion is a result of the 2022 Oakland County Transit Millage which enables Oakland County residents to experience more access to transit services in areas […]

New Ortonville pastor shares mission to Russia

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville — An historical local church has a new name and pastor. On Aug. 1, Sean Barton was appointed pastor of the renamed Ortonville Village Church formally the Ortonville United Methodist Church. Change is nothing new to Pastor Barton. Barton, a Denville, NJ, native and a 1987 graduate of Huntington Station […]

PTSD help at the Library

By David Fleet Editor Brandon Twp. — The stories vary greatly, the results are all too similar. Army Veteran Dennis Hoffman has been a member of the Ortonville VFW since 1985 and is the current commander. Over those years the needs of veterans have changed, but one remains constant. “The need for assistance due to […]

Progress on high-speed, reliable internet for township

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.— Earlier this year Atlas Township formed the Citizens Advisory Committee for High Speed Access. The scope of the committee is to take a grass-roots approach to not only bring internet access to all areas of the township and Village of Goodrich but make it reliable and strong. Since forming the committee, chaired by […]

Goodrich 45-Linden 28

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich— The Goodrich Martians Varsity Football team defeated the Linden Eagles 45-28, in a Flint Metro League on Aug. 31 at Goodrich. The Martians rolled up 378 yards of offense with 304 yards on the ground and 74 yards in the air. The Martian defense held the Eagles to 342 total […]