Locals brace for COVID battle

Locals brace for COVID battle

An empty dinning room at Cranberries Cafe, 10250 Hegel Road Goodrich The popular eatery is just one of many that closed on Tuesday due to the COVID-19 disease. The restaurant is still open for drive-up. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Local organizations help those in need due to COVID-19

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer -Brandon schools is offering individually packed meals to take home and can be picked up curbside at the Sashabaw Meadows Club House, 4359 Dogwood Blvd., Clarkston, or at Harvey Swanson Elementary School, 209 Varsity Drive, Ortonville. The meals include breakfast and lunch, and can be picked up 10 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday, […]

Coronavirus—a report for Brandon Township

By Kathy Thurman, Brandon Township Supervisor Brandon Township has been closely monitoring the current coronavirus situation and keeping aware of local and statewide developments as they occur. At this time the Brandon Township Offices are currently CLOSED to the public. Our offices are staffed and we are trying to handle public business remotely by phone […]

As COVID spreads schools, churches, governments cope

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Goodrich High School Principal Michael Baszler characterized the current COVID-19 pandemic as an ‘uncommon time.’ “When the students left on Friday (March 13), there was no excitement, no fear, just a level of uncertainty,” said Baszler. “I feel for our seniors, they have lost a part of their journey which […]

Letters to the Editor March 21, 2020

Ortonville stands strong! Dear Editor, In the midst of yet another adversity, Ortonville stands strong. With the unprecedented ever changing COVID-19 outbreak, our community shines with grace, compassion, support and unity. Discussions overheard from community members checking on neighbors who self quarantine for safety, sharing groceries or toiletries with each other, social media posts offering […]

Public Notice: Ortonville

PUBLIC NOTICE Village of Ortonville NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL – ORDINANCE #66 NOTICE is hereby given that, in accordance with the Village of Ortonville Code of Ordinances, §90.01-§90.99 all noxious weeds and/or grass that is a height of eight inches or more growing upon any property in the Village shall be cut down, destroyed, or removed […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

Synopsis Groveland Twp. Board 3-9-2020 Call to Order & Roll Call Approved Agenda Approved: Consent Agenda Budget Amendment Accts Payable Financial Reports Investment Reports Board Minutes Twp. /Fire/ 2/10/2020 Budget Workshop Minutes 2/12/2020 NEW BUSINESS Approved Road Chloride Discussed Road Gravel Approved Funding for Bald Eagle Lake Drain Approved 2020 TIA Membership Discussed West Niles […]

Tyler ‘Ty’ Teague

Teague, Tyler Neil “Ty” of Goodrich passed away on March 14, 2020. He was 28. Loving son of Jim and Courtney Teague. Beloved grandson to Patricia Zimmerman, Peggy Bell and Larry and Sharon Littleson. Cherished nephew of Jubal (Devin) Teague, Kris Littleson, Marc (Michelle) Littleson and Valerie Buckley. Also survived by many other aunts, uncles, […]

Corwin ‘Cory’ Reins

Corwin “Cory” Thomas Reins; 83; went to be with the LORD on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. He passed away peacefully at home with family at his side. Cory entered this life on October 31, 1936. He is survived by his daughters and grandchildren, Vickie (Jim) Gentry, Terrie (Jim) Sutton, Kim (Jeff) Langelier, Jami Howitt, Heather […]

Sweet idea

Sweet idea

Front from left, Darby Thomason, Zoey Hall, Emma Brough and Emily Linson. Back from left Cassidy Sparks, Melissa Aalbertsberg and Jessica Albertsberg. Goodrich Girl Scout Troop 31 during their annual cookie sale. Photo by Patrick McAbee.