Marilyn Bidinger

Marilyn Clarice Bidinger, age 82, August 20, 2023. Marilyn held careers as an elementary school teacher (and chef). Mother of Tandy Gayle Bidinger of Haslett, MI. Grandmother of Kyle Nelson Pentecost, Taryn Mariah Reilly, Breanna Claire Reilly, and Destiny Rose Bidinger. Great-grandmother of Ronan Shane Reilly. Sister of Victor (the late Sue) Koponen. Former spouse […]

Scott Stuedle

STEUDLE, SCOTT WILLIAM of Ortonville, Michigan, died on August 21, 2023. He was 60. Scott was born June 20, 1963 in Highland Park, Michigan to Peggy Ann (nee: Shepperd) and the late Martin G. Steudle, Sr. He married the former Nadine I. Stoll on September 8, 1984 in Warren, Michigan. He is survived by his […]

Public Notice: Groveland Township

GROVELAND TOWNSHIP NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Groveland Township Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a Public Hearing, on September 12, 2023 at 7:00pm, at the Groveland Township offices, located at 4695 Grange Hall Road in Holly. The Purpose of this public hearing is as follows:  PH23-0008: Beau Cook, Owner of 955 Hollyview Ln., […]

Delores Ulshafer

ULSHAFER, Delores Marie (Holtzmann) – of Davison, MI, age 93, passed away Friday, August 18, 2023. A Funeral Service will be held 11 AM Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 South State Road, Goodrich, MI 48438; Rev. Dr. Steven J. Buck officiating. Cremation will take place following the service. The family […]

William Reinhart

REINHART, WILLIAM PAUL, “BILL” of Grand Blanc, Michigan, formerly of Ortonville; died on August 16, 2023. He was 69. William was born August 27, 1953 in Flint, Michigan to the late John William and Pauline (nee: Weisenberger) Reinhart. He married the former, Sharon Gasser on May 5, 1973 in New Lothrup, Michigan. He is survived […]

James Webb

WEBB, JAMES AUSTIN of Ortonville, Michigan, died on August 10, 2023. He was 86. James was born January 30, 1937 in Pontiac, Michigan to the late Austin Parker and Mildred (nee: Vance) Webb. He married Marilyn Plenar on June 18, 1983 in Lake Orion, Michigan. He is survived by his loving wife, Marilyn; three children, […]

Peter Kier

Kier Peter Martin, 71, passed away on August 9, 2023, surrounded by family.  Peter was born to the late Martina (Conway) and Glenn Kier in Flint, Michigan on October 17, 1951.  He was a 1969 graduate of Brandon High School.  He worked for many years at Goodrich Manufacturing and Metamora Products.  For more than a decade he […]

Play it by ear

Play it by ear

From left, Reghan Bechtel, Myah Rainwater and Kylie Rainwater bag ears of corn at Weil Dairy Farm, 9197 Gale Road, Atlas Township. Photo: Patrick McAbee.

Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame nominations needed

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon — The Brandon School District is accepting nominations for the Ed and Diane Donaldson Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame. “The school district is very excited to continue with our Distinguished Alumni tradition in which we are able to honor some truly remarkable Blackhawk alumni,” said district superintendent Carly Stone. […]

OCSO:Multiple larcenies, break ins reported around Brandon Township

By Shelby Stewart-Soldan Staff Writer Brandon Twp. — A string of larcenies and attempted larcenies in the surrounding areas has prompted a warning to residents to make sure their car doors and houses are locked. “Don’t leave anything of value in your vehicle, lock your car doors, lock your homes,” said Oakland County Sheriff’s Office […]