Donna Brothers

BROTHERS, DONNA MARIE of Goodrich, Michigan; died on January 25, 2022. She was 70. Donna was born August 23, 1951 in St. Charles, Michigan to the late Joseph and Josephine (nee: Guida) Pasionek. She married William Brothers on August 3, 1973, in St. Charles, Michigan.  She is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, […]

‘I got this’

‘I got this’

GHS Powerlifter Roxanne Vickory lifts while spotter Robie Millar Jr. looks on during a meet at Goodrich High School on Saturday. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Village OKs Crossman Park drain project

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- During the regular Monday night meeting, the village council voted 5-0 to move forward with the Crossman Park drain project with Diamond Excavating. The project was approved for up to $325,000, which includes contingency funds. “Crossman Park is a low point, it collects a lot of water,” said village […]

Village voters to decide on marijuana shops

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville- In August, voters in the village will be able to decide if marijuana establishments will be allowed in the village limits. The council voted 4-1 to a resolution to submit an ordinance change for the August election. The move comes after a lawsuit from Ortonville Residents for Action received […]

EBSC to provide adopt-a-senior program

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Edna Burton Senior Center is starting an adopt-a-senior program. The purpose of the program is to pair up area seniors in need of assistance with volunteers who are willing to lend a helping hand. “Someone had actually put the suggestion out on Facebook, someone had asked if there was […]

Letters to the Editor Jan. 29, 2022

A thankful citizen Dear Editor, I feel compelled to tell this story in hopes that it will lift your spirit during this time of so much turmoil and confustion. Last year I was standing in line at Bueche’s and the gentleman who was in front of me left the line to look for a shorter […]

Public Notice: Atlas Township

SYNOPSIS ATLAS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2022 at 5:30pm 7386 S. GALE, GRAND BLANC, MI 48439 (810) 636-2548 Members Present: K. Vick, P. Major, B. June, A. Moore Members Absent: None Members Excused: S.K.-Jones Staff Present: L. Christner, D. Lattie, S. Bullen, S.K.-Jones The Board took the following actions: 1.) […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

VILLAGE OF ORTONVILLE JANUARY 24, 2022 REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER at 7:02 p.m. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ROLL CALL: Brice, Hayden, George, Nivelt, Randazzo. Absent: Dylus, Green. 1) Approved the Agenda. 2) Approved the Minutes of the December 20, 2021 Regular Meeting. 3) Approved Disbursements for $25,506.00 4) Approved the Consent Agenda. 5) Approved quote […]

Janice Leece

LEECE, JANICE ANNALEE of Union Lake, Michigan; died on January 20, 2022. She was 89. Janice was born March 10, 1932 in Gilbert, South Carolina to the late George “Gipp” and Virtie (nee: Davis) Newsome.  She married Marvin H. Leece on June 15, 1968 in Highland, Michigan.  He preceded her in death on November 22, […]



Mya Smith, a student at Oakwood Elementary School, bundles up during some cold midwinter conditions. Temperatures are expected to dip into the single digits the first part of next week. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

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