Baker College: Problem solvers wanted in engineering, business



FLINT – Two vocations that often rely on one another tend to attract people with a similar desire: To solve problems benefiting their communities. The vocations are business and engineering. Business turns to engineers to conceptualize and develop solutions to societal needs. Engineers depend on business leaders to overcome problems encountered in bringing these products to market. That’s a key […]

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Neighbors to nominate community causes for a chance to win big GENESEE COUNTY – Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. This philanthropic program awards 40 causes a $25,000 grant. Anyone in the United States can submit a cause at www.neighborhoodassist.com from Sept. 1-15. […]

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition at Sloan Museum in January



FLINT — Today, Sept. 1, tickets to Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will go on sale. This exhibition will be at Sloan Museum Jan. 21 through May 21, 2017. Tickets to this exhibition are timed. Advance purchase is recommended. Ticket prices to see Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition as well as Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery are $14 adults, $12 seniors (60+), […]

Financial Plus earns high marks



FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union, one of the largest credit unions in Genesee County, has announced another five-star rating from BauerFinancial, Inc., the nation’s premier credit union rating firm. Earning this rating is one of the highest honors a credit union can receive, and this marks the 104th consecutive quarter that Financial Plus Credit Union has earned it. Financial […]

5 reasons YOU should attend View Brew Fest




LAPEER – View Brew Fest takes over Lapeer County for its fourth year from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Beer enthusiasts near and far won’t want to miss the fun inside and out at Louie’s Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd., Lapeer. With over 100 craft beers samples from around the U.S., guests are bound to find (at least) […]

Food Bank’s BackPack Program vital source of nutrition to some area children




Editor’s Note: View Newspaper Group and Genisys Credit Union are proud to partner with the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in their HUNGER ACTION MONTH fundraising drive by placing donation envelopes in our papers Sept. 8. The following is the second of three articles that will provide information about the Food Bank and how even small donations can make a […]

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Library Friends need books GOODRICH — The Goodrich Friends of the Library will hold their Annual Fall Book and Bake Sale, next month and are looking for book donations to be dropped off at the Goodrich Library, 10237 Hegel Rd. Gently used children’s books only will be accepted through approximately Sept. 3 during regular library hours Monday-Wednesday — noon – […]

Cavaliers fall to Grand Blanc in season opener




GRAND BLANC–Carman- Ainsworth’s varsity football team lost a shootout at Grand Blanc last Friday night, as the Cavaliers had trouble stopping a balanced Bobcat offense in a 49-25 non-league loss. The two schools typically face each other in the season opener. The Cavaliers held the lead twice in the first half and trailed just 21-19 at intermission before Grand Blanc […]

Holmes enters junior campaign at MSU



EAST LANSING – Gerald Holmes (No. 24) has established himself as one of Michigan State’s top running backs. Now a junior, the 6-foot Holmes ranked second on the team in rushing yards last season with 540 picking up 41.5 yards per game with an average of 4.9. He scored eight touchdowns, including a critical one against Ohio State. He also […]

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CHEVROLET COLORADO RESETS THE BAR FOR MIDSIZE SEGMENT

For 2017, the Chevrolet Colorado offers an all-new V-6 engine and class-exclusive eightspeed automatic. It is the latest major update for Colorado, which entered the market for model year 2015. Chevrolet is on track to sell more than 160,000 Colorados in the first 24 months on the market, reigniting the midsize segment. “Customers made the Colorado an overnight success and […]