‘I got this’

‘I got this’

GHS Powerlifter Roxanne Vickory lifts while spotter Robie Millar Jr. looks on during a meet at Goodrich High School on Saturday. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Burr

Burr

Mya Smith, a student at Oakwood Elementary School, bundles up during some cold midwinter conditions. Temperatures are expected to dip into the single digits the first part of next week. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Interim superintendent sets plan for district

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On Jan. 27, Brandon School District will welcome the new interim superintendent Dr. Gary Richards. “I am honored to be your interim superintendent, and looking forward to working with you to provide your children and our students with a caring climate, positive experience, and exemplary education,” said Richards in a […]

Home prices at historic highs, inventory still a concern for 2022

By David Fleet Editor Higher mortgage rates, rising home prices and housing inventory issues will continue to be the trend for much of the country including Southeastern Michigan for 2022. While the pandemic has sent shockwaves through schools, workplaces and the lives of millions—the fallout in the real estate market was not spared. From inventory […]

School board appointment

By David Fleet Editor On Wednesday night the Goodrich School Board appointed Matthew Bohlen as the new school board member. Bohlen replaces trustee David Cramer who recently stepped down after more than 10 years of service. Bohlen was selected from four candidates who had applied for the seat that will expire in December 2022. “I […]

View from above

View from above

From left, Vinny Polerecky, Wesley Ragland and Blair Bezemek along with other classmates from Oakwood Elementary School take advantage of some milder winter weather on Wednesday afternoon during recess. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

Winter views

Winter views

Chase Zoltuk, a Goodrich High School junior cleans off his windshield on Wednesday. High winds and snow arrived for the first day of classes in 2022. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

‘Voters not legislators’

By David Fleet Editor The new lines have been drawn. For now. On Dec. 28, a 13 person Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission, comprised of four Democrats, four Republicans and five independent affiliation completed months of mapping out political lines, seeking input statewide after enduring criticism for their interpretations of state and federal requirements, as […]

New library director named

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Brandon Twp.- The public library has a new director, and she’s looking forward to connecting with the community. Laura Fromwiller grew up in Holly, and aspired to be a library director from a young age. “The director at the Holly Library when I was growing up was one of my […]

Covid-19 at home tests, PCR

By David Fleet Editor Ortonville- Area pharmacists and medical professions say at times the demand for COVID tests has been off the charts. And for good reason. The past holiday travel along with the rapid spread of the new omicron coronavirus variant has pushed the demand for testing up prompting a challenge for many that […]

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