Lawrence Lang

LANG, LAWRENCE W. of Ortonville, Michigan; died on October 20, 2019.  He was 82. Born on August 26, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Wallace and Josephine (nee: Gottlieb) Lang.  He married the former Trina Madsen on August 20, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan.  He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Trina […]

Adam Heinemann

HEINEMANN, Adam Charles age 41, of Ortonville, MI, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 15, 2019; Beloved Husband of Roxanne; devoted Father to his black lab “Bear”; loving Son of Carol (the late David) Heinemann and Son-in-law of Cherry (the late Greg) Nystrom; Brother of David (Theresa) Heinemann and Megan (Ryan) Haverland; Brother-in-law of Charity […]

Leaves of change

Leaves of change

A maple tree now in full color in southeastern Michigan. With sun and temperatures in the 50s forecasted for the weekend color tours are a good idea before the first snow. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Area Crop Walk raises $3,000

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Oct. 6, 48 people participated in the annual Ortonville CROP Walk. “The CROP Walk saw an increase of walkers this year, 48,” said Sue Sirgany, a member of the committee for the walk. “We had 38 last year.” The annual walk, raised over $3,000, but counting is not done. […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Public notice Charter Township of Brandon COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS 2020 Program Year NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Charter Township of Brandon will hold a public hearing on the use of Community Development Block Grant Funds. The Hearing will be held on Monday, November 4th at 7:00 p.m.at the Brandon Township Offices, 395 […]

‘The Life and Times of Laura Ingalls Wilder’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer For generations, the Little House on the Prairie book series, written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, has captivated children and adults alike with autobiographical stories of the American frontier and pioneer life. The nine book series was published during the 30s and 40s, and later adapted into a television series. One […]

safeTALK looks for signs

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer With 15 attempted suicides in Brandon Township alone so far this year—a local group is seeking some prevention. On Tuesday night, community members attended safeTALK at Old Town Hall in Ortonville to learn about suicide alertness and become safeTALK certified. “These are very simple steps that we can use to […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 19, 2019

Car Show thank you Dear Editor I wanted to thank everyone who helped make the first annual “Dixie By Way” car show a success on October 5th. Almost 200 cars, bikes, and ORVs attended. Special thanks to the Holly Chamber of Commerce and Holly supervisor George Kullis, who did the brunt of the work. I […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

PUBLIC HEARING CHARTER TOWNSHIP OF BRANDON Brandon Township will hold a PUBLIC HEARING at its Regular Meeting on November 4, 2019 at 7:00 pm at 395 Mill St., Ortonville, MI 48462 to receive public comments on the proposed 2020 budget. A copy of the budget will be available for public inspection at the Clerk’s office […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 10-15-2019 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment Accts Payable Financial Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire/ 09/09/2019 Special Minutes 10/02/2019 NEW BUSINESS Welcomed and Sworn New Board Member Gina Muzzarelli Approved Jim Christopher Appointment to Planning Commission Approved Gina Muzzarelli Appointment to BZA Approved Master […]

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