Luke Mink sets up for a swing during T-Ball in the Village of Ortonville on Tuesday night. Photo by Patrick McAbee.

OCEF: It’s time for back to school supplies

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer It may only be July, but the Ortonville Community Emergency Fund is preparing for back to school time. “Currently we will be helping over 200 children with supplies,” said Karyn Milligan, St. Anne’s Christian Service Coordinator. “This is always such a stressful time of year for the parents to prepare […]

Renovations to township hall moves forward

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- On Monday night the township board of trustees voted 5-0 OK’d $8,557 for a security system as part of ongoing renovations to the township hall. Davison based Pal Alarm was accepted as the winning bid over Mayville based Teck4UFast with a bid of $13,500. There were four companies solicited […]

MMR no longer based in village

By David Fleet Editor Goodrich-After locating an ambulance in Goodrich on Feb. 1, 2016 officials at Mobile Medical Response or MMR report that due a low volume of calls a unit will no longer be stationed in the village for area calls. However, they will continue to respond to local calls via mobile units. Mobile […]



Jaycee Hartman looks skyward on July 3 in Brandon Township during the Fourth of July Fireworks. Photo by Patrick McAbee 

Tips to prevent broken hips

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer On July 16 the Brandon Township Public Library is once again hosting Ina Golden. She will be giving her presentation Tips to Prevent Broken Hips. The presentation focuses on how to prevent falls and strengthen the body to react better to falls. “It impacts their quality of life and can […]

Local road work will dominate summer

By Shelby Stewart Staff Writer Keep an eye on the road for the rest of the summer, because Road Commission for Oakland County projects will be starting soon. The first project will close McGinnis Road to through traffic on July 13 between Grange Hall and Wildwood road in Groveland Township. The project will be a […]

Groveland audit:Fund balances, road spending up

By David Fleet Editor Groveland Twp.– On Monday night the township board of trustees approved an audit presented by Ken Palka, from the accounting firm of Pfeffer, Hanniford and Palka. Palka reported on the township finances following the completion of the yearly audit ending March 31, 2019. The township ended the year with $192,308 of […]

Michigan Vietnam Traveling Memorial comes to Goodrich

David Fleet Editor A total of 2,654 names. That’s the number of Michigan men and women who were killed in action during the years of the Vietnam War 1955 to 1975. The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 set up the Michigan Vietnam Traveling Memorial, a tribute to soldiers from Michigan. The traveling memorial are […]

Speed factor in M-15 car, tree crash

By David Fleet Editor Atlas Twp.- According to the Genesee County Sheriff Department, a 36-year old male traveling at a high rate of speed in a 2002 Lincoln southbound on M-15 near Hills Lane reportedly tried to avoid a deer in the roadway, overcompensated and lost control in the early morning hours of July 9. […]

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