Chris Issak to perform at The Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting is excited to present for the first time ever, legendary guitarist and songwriter, Chris Issak, as a part of our 2011-12 season on Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. Multi-platinum recording artist and twotime Grammy Award-nominee, Chris Isaak is a crooner-to-retro-cool-rocker who has artfully explored the good, the bad, and the ugly side of love. Noted as […]

C-A/Flushing hockey looking to make noise

FLUSHING— The Flushing/Carman- Ainsworth co-op hockey team is reloaded and getting ready for the upcoming season. Although they skate as the Flushing Raiders, there is some strong Cavalier influence on the roster. Regardless, the two schools combine to make a competitive program. The Raiders lost their top player from last season, team MVP Mathew Leland, to graduation. However, there will […]


The agony of it all

As the behind-the-scenes tales continue to filter down to the sports desk from the state cross country meet on Oct. 29 at MIS in Brooklyn, it sounded more like an Ironman competition than a simple cross country race. Not because of the distance, obviously, but because of the medical attention needed on the course, and at the end of the […]

Sports Shorts

Wild game dinner DAVISON — The Davison Knights of Columbus 4090 will hold a wild game charity dinner on Feb. 4. The dinner will be catered by “Dixie” Dave Minar to benefit the American Wheelchair Mission and Camp Quality of Michigan. The KOC is seeking sponsors and donations of products and services for auction and raffle to raise funds for […]

Fat Guy’s Corner

Over before it started

The Detroit Lions layed a clunker on the football field last Sunday afternoon against the Chicago Bears. The Bears have been playing really good football since Detroit defeated them on Monday Night Football. The 37-13 declawing of the Lions could have been much worse on Sunday actually. The Lions never competed in this football game. The Bears jumped out to […]

Deer check stations open for hunters

LAPEER COUNTY — The Dept. of Natural Resources wildlife officials remind hunters that the DNR would like to check as many deer as possible during all the deer seasons to continue gathering critical data of Michigan’s deer herd. The data is important for monitoring the herd’s health and determining population size. During all deer seasons, deer can be checked at […]


NOW-JAN. 1, 2012 Baiting for deer hunting allowed statewide, no more than two gallons per location spread in a 10-foot x 10-foot area. NOW-NOV. 30 Duck hunting seasons. NOV. 26 Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club. Shooting starts at 9:30 a.m., signup ends at 2:30 p.m. DEC. 11 Winter cowboy shoot at Lapeer County Sportsman’s Club, 9:30 […]

Congratulations Team

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to or visit the website, to submit events through the online form.

ART/THEATRE FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. Thirteen Mile, Beverly Hills. Cost is $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $16 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095. […]

State police name bomb threat suspect

32-year-old Burton man also charged with bank robbery

GENESEE COUNTY — Today the Michigan State Police announced a 32-year old Burton man is being held in custody in connection with the Nov. 4 bomb threat against Genesee County schools. Adam White could face up to 20 years in jail on a one count felony for making a terrorist threat. The Michigan State Police claim White made two bomb […]