Letters to the editor Dec. 29

Luminaries Dear Editor, Christmas Eve luminaries in Ortonville is a tradition shared with multiple generations, out of town family and friends, social media photos opportunities, and new and seasoned visitors alike. Thank you for the gifts of time and labor from many generous volunteers who stepped away from the holiday bustle of shopping, decorating, cooking, […]

Letters to the editor Dec. 22

Thank you Ortonville Dear Editor, On behalf of our whole team, The Ortonville Sewing Club: Arlene, Lisa, Jull, Lin, Deb, Helen, Sharon, Kathy, Chris, Priscilla, Elaine, Janet and I, THANK YOU ORTONVILLE!!!!! We have been so blessed by this wonderful community with support for our mission. We had several fundraisers to raise money to buy […]

Letters to the Editor Dec. 15

Crown Jewel (In response to, “In our town,” a letter by Sue Howard, The Citizen newspaper, Dec. 1, page 6.) Thank you Sue Howard Dear Editor, Mrs. Howard, in response to your request for some thoughts from your “In Our Town” letter a few weeks back… Miss Fran certainly is a “Jewel in Our Crown”. […]

Letters to the editor Dec. 8

A cut above Dear Editor, Wow, is all I can say!! Once again I am so proud to live in this small, caring community. As a first grade teacher, I have a unique opportunity to be involved with families during successes and struggles. I currently have a student who struggles to communicate his needs and […]

Letters to the Editor Nov. 17

Thank you Dear Editor, Thank you to all of the people who helped fill the truck on Nov. 10 for the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund! After three hours at Bueches, the truck went from empty to full with all the generous donations of the shoppers. We also collected $400 in Bueches gift cards and $187 […]

Letters to the editor Nov. 10

Axel speaks Dear Editor, I wanted to tell everyone “thank you, thank you” from the bottom of my doggie bowl for such a great time at the Pet Contest/Parade sponsored by Brandon/Ortonville CERT Team on Oct. 27 at Crossman Park. My mom made me dress-up and I really didn’t want to, but I am sooo […]

Letters to the editor Nov. 3

O.A.T.S. Haunted Barn Dear Editor, On Saturday evening Brandon Middle School students, parents and teachers turned the O.A.T.S. barn into a Halloween wonderland. Each classroom adopted a stall and decorated it for our 2nd Annual Haunted Barn. Children from around the area enjoyed trick or treating, arts and crafts, and interacting with our horses, pig, […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 27

Witches Night Out Dear Editor, I would like to thank all the amazing sponsors that came through for us this year. We couldn’t have done it without you. Also Thanks to our generous prize donors. A very special thanks to Lauren Brothers, Courtney McClerren, DDA, Friends of Amos, DPW, Kris Harris, Bob McArthur & Mason […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 20

Vote Allen Dear Editor, I wanted to write and show my support for Sarah Allen, who is running for the Brandon School Board. I met Sarah years ago while volunteering with the Oakwood Elementary PTA. She is a dedicated employee, volunteer, Brandon School District mother, and friend. Sarah, while working as a Brandon substitute teacher, […]

Letters to the editor Oct. 13

(In response to “Homeless,” a police report, The Citizen, Sept. 29, page 9) We can help Dear Editor, So an individual receives a citation he probably cannot afford to pay for loitering in a park. The police are doing their job, no criticism there. The individual stated he had nowhere else to go. When I […]