‘Fill Your Mind and Shelf With Knowledge’

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Township Public Library will be hosting a new program for the residents of Sashabaw Meadows and Clarkston Lakes thanks to a grant received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. “Our desired outcome is that the books and classes will promote Lifelong Learning and love for literature,” […]

Red Bull 400: Mountain race

By David Fleet Editor Hunter Bradley legs and lungs were on fire. “You just don’t want to fall back,” said Hunter, 17, a Brandon High School junior. “Stay low and just keep your momentum going forward.” On May 12, Bradley joined a few hundred men and women in the world’s steepest race, 400 meter race […]

School’s out:Salmon released from class

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Last month a fish tale ended for a school. On May 2, Peggy Miller-Zelinko performed her annual project with her 5th grade class to raise salmon. “I started this program five years ago with the students of Brandon Academy,” said Miller-Zelinko. “This year I am teaching at Harvey Swanson and […]

‘Triple B’compete at Bridge Design Nationals

By David Fleet Editor On May 20-22, BHS freshman Emma Martin, Ella Miller, and Christa Spencer participated in the National Transportation and Civil Engineering Bridge competition. The event is coordinated by American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials (AASHTO). The bridge building team of “Triple B” traveled to Franklin, Tenn., to compete against five […]

Public Notice: Brandon School District

BRANDON SCHOOLS SCHOOL DISTRICT NOTICE  OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED 2018-2019 BUDGET PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on June 18, 2018, at 5:30 o’clock p.m., at the Brandon School District, I-TEC Center, 609 Ortonville Rd., Ortonville, Michigan, the Board of Education of Brandon School District will hold a public hearing to consider the District’s proposed […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

Charter Township of Brandon NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing June 27, 2018 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #18-0003 Zoned RE Property ID #03-17-401-016 Name:  Josh & […]

Village Kids Breakfast Club

The Ortonville United Methodist Church will be hosting their annual Village Kids Breakfast Club, along with Seymour Lake United Methodist Church. “We’re trying to fill the gap and make sure our kids have food to eat during the summer,” said Lisa Merglewski, Lai Leader at OUMC. “Believe it or not, some of them only eat […]

Letters to the editor June 9

Thank you Brandon families Dear Brandon Families, On behalf of the Brandon Transportation Department, we would like to thank our parents and students for all your love and support for the last five months. Although we did not prevail in our struggle to stay Brandon School bus drivers, our transportation team will leave knowing they […]

Deal near on sale of closed village skate park

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The board of trustees voted 6-0 to approve the sale of the Ortonville Skate Park equipment for $5,000. Trustee Kris Kordella was absent with notice. “The last department head meeting, we were told by the village manager that we [the village of Ortonville] can disassemble it and give […]

Eats in the Streets

From 4-8 p.m., June 21, the Ortonville Downtown Development Authority will be hosting Eats in the Streets in collaboration with the Ortonville Lions Club’s Culpepper and Merriweather circus. “We have created this event to support our local businesses and to encourage or community to shop small, shop local and shop Ortonville,” said DDA member and […]