CROSS COUNTRY James Johnson finished fifth in 18:54 to lead the Cavaliers to a third-place finish in their annual invitational, the Cavalier Classic, on Aug. 31. Carman totaled 77 points to finish behind champion Swartz Creek, with 20, and runner-up Flint Kearsley, with 47. The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ team finished sixth with 190 points. White Lake Lakeland won the girls’ title […]

Public input sought on new mentored youth hunting law

LAPEER COUNTY — Concerns about safety for youth now able to hunt under the state’s new Mentored Youth Hunting Program has pushed the Dept. of Natural Resources to open up public input until Sept. 15 to further gauge what other aspects of the program need to be addressed. In July 2011, Gov. Rick Snyder signed Public Acts 109 and 120 […]

CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22-SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunnday. Tickets are $10. Details: 810-237-6520. SATURDAY, OCT. 22 Brad Garrett, known for his role as Robert in CBS’s series “Everybody Loves Raymond,” performs stand-up comedy […]