2018 in review pt. 2

July ‘Vive la France! Goodrich teachers join World Cup bash’ It seemed like a good idea at the time. Last March three Goodrich teachers realized they would all be in Paris at the same time—so hanging out for a day in the French city was just the right thing to do. “My wife purchased a […]

Public Notice: Genesee County

Notice of Small Urban Program Public Meeting for the Residents of the Goodrich-Ortonville Area The Genesee-Lapeer-Shiawassee Region V Planning and Development Commission (GLS Region V) will be holding a Small Urban Program meeting. You are invited to participate in this meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Old […]

Public Notice: Brandon Township

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Regular Meeting The Charter Township of Brandon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Public Hearing January 23, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at Brandon Township Offices, 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 to hear the following appeals: Appeal #18-0019 Zoned RE Property ID # 03-27-426-016, 03-27-426-017, 03-27-426-019 Name: Brad Rice Regina […]

Public Notice: Goodrich

PUBLIC NOTICE VILLAGE OF GOODRICH PARKING The Village of Goodrich would like to remind residents that parking on or along any public street, road or highway within the Village of Goodrich limits shall be prohibited by Ordinance, between the hours of 2:00 AM and 7:00 AM DAILY, and during the effective period of a SNOW […]

Public Notice: Legal Notice

state of michigan case NO: judicial district 18-24010-ch 47th judicial circuit county probate order for service by publication/posting and notice of action Court Address: 310 Ludington St., Escanaba, MI 49829 Court Phone Number: 906-789-5100 Caleb W. Hayes and Stephanie L. Hayes, individually and as Trustees of the Caleb W. Hayes and Stephanie L. Hayes Revocable […]

Farmer’s Market 2019: Fresh produce in Village

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer The Ortonville Downtown Development Authority is planning to launch a Farmer’s Market in 2019. “The goal is making fresh produce available to residents because there are limited options in the area,” said DDA director Matt Jenkins. “The farmer’s market will give residents additional reasons to come downtown on a regular […]

100 years ago: Cork guns, slippers top Santa letter

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer In 1913, bread cost 5 cents per pound, World War I hadn’t started yet and women couldn’t vote. That same year Thomas Dadson asked Santa for two cork guns, one for him and one for his brother. “I found the letter when I was looking through old pictures,” said Gael […]

Shari Westphal

WESTPHAL, SHARI of Ortonville. Died December 31, 2018.  She was 70 years old.  Born August 26, 1948 in Warren, Michigan to the late Edmund George and Shirley Margaret (nee: Schuld) Noack.  She married Larry Westphal on September 28, 1980 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She is survived by her loving husband of 38 years, Larry Westphal; […]

Timothy Wilson

WILSON, TIMOTHY A. of Waterford; December 22, 2018; age 73; Mr. Wilson was retired from the Chrysler Corporation. He was a member of the North Oaks Corvette Club, the Shifters Auto Club and Bethany of North Oakland. A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Noon at the Lions Den Restaurant, […]

Ruth Ancell

Ancell, Ruth C.; age 66 of Ortonville.  December 22, 2018.  Beloved husband of Charles; loving mother of Charles Duane (Tonya) Ancell and Terry Ray (Stacy) Ancell; devoted grandmother of Timmy, Devon, Danni, Ben, Brook and Dylan; great-grandmother of Avery; sister of Verna Fairchild and the late Susanna Marshall and the late Carl Sutherland.   Funeral service […]