Public Notice: Brandon Township

Brandon Township Notice of Registration For the General Primary Election To be held on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020 To the Qualified Electors of Brandon Township, County of Oakland: Notice is hereby given that any qualified elector of Brandon Township who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the Brandon Township […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP HELP WANTED Applications are being accepted for the fill-in position of the Brandon Township Edna Burton Senior Center Coordinator. Applicant should be experienced in, food service, customer service, telephone and computer skills. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Please submit cover letter and resume no […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

BRANDON TOWNSHIP HELP WANTED Applications are being accepted for the Brandon Township Edna Burton Senior Center fill-in Transportation Driver. Applicant should have 2-years driving experience in 11 to 14 passenger bus/van. This position may lead to a full-time position in the future for a qualified applicant. Please submit cover letter and resume no later than […]

Sherry Lotan

Sherry Lynn Lotan, 72, of Ortonville MI, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020 at home surrounded by family. Sherry was born April 12, 1948 in Pontiac, Michigan to Melba (Burling) and the late Jesse Sparkman. She graduated from Ketterington High School in 1966. Sherry married Albert Larry Lotan on October 1, 1966. Sherry loved her […]

Orlan Haskill

HASKILL, ORLAN WENDEL of Metamora, Michigan.  Died June 21, 2020. He was 81. Orlan was born in Libby, Montana on July 2, 1938 to the late Clayton and Violet (nee: Cline) Haskill. Orlan married the former Billie Dean Lovitt on December 30, 1960 in Garden City, Michigan.  He is survived by his wife of 59 years, […]

Summer arrives

Summer arrives

Makenzie and McKenna Froats in their pool. At 5:44 p.m. today summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere marking the longest day and shortest night of the year. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Blackhawk icers team up with Notre Dame Prep

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon Board of Education approved a cooperative agreement with Notre Dame Preparatory School for a hockey team with a 7-0 vote. “We’ve actually had a cooperative agreement for many years with Kersely, Lake Fenton and Holly, unfortunately, the last two seasons, between the four schools we have just not […]

Elementary,middle school summer virtual learning

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Schools are looking forward to their summer programs once again this year, but the big change for summer of 2020 is that the classes and camps are all virtual. “Our cornerstone this summer is our virtual learning program,” said Janice Meek, Brandon Executive Director of Business Services. “It’s hybrid, […]

Brandon High School may host drive up graduation

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Brandon School District has unveiled their graduation plans for July 26. “The date of July 26 was chosen as part of the senior survey that went out to all senior families,” said Dan Stevens, BHS principal . “I want to thank you again for your patience as we have […]

COVID fizzels fireworks

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Ortonville-The Friends of AMOS annual July 4 fireworks have been canceled. “With disappointment, the Friends of AMOS board of directors has made the difficult but necessary decision to cancel the annual fireworks display scheduled for July 3, 2020,” the organization said in a statement. “This decision comes only after careful […]