Five candidates seek three seats on the Kearsley Board of Education

GENESEE TWP. — Two incumbents and three challengers are seeking three seats on the Kearsley Board of Education in the Nov. 3 general election. Incumbents DesRae Joubran and Chad Boggs will face challengers Kelly Fenner, Robert Ploof, Jr. and Lanny Valentine for three, six-year terms on the board of education. Here is what the candidates had to say: DesRae Croteau […]

Five seeking four trustee seats in Mundy Township

MUNDY TWP. — One incumbent and four challengers will compete for four seats on the Mundy Township Board of Trustees in the Nov. 3 general election. Trustee Mark Gorton will face off with challengers Greg Dietrich, Kimberly Jimenez, Debra Ridley and Kyle Ward for four, four-year seats on the board. Here is what the candidates had to say: Mark T. […]

Five running for four seats on Clayton Township board, Nov. 3

CLAYTON TWP. — Incumbent trustees Greg Childers, Mike Crockett, Tamara Kapraun and Shelley Thompson are seeking re-election to the Clayton Township Board of Trustees, but they will face opposition from resident Brad Anthony in the Nov. 3 election. Childers, Crockett and Kapraun are running as Democrats, while Thompson and Anthony are Republicans. Here is what the candidates had to say: […]

Four seeking two seats on the Gaines Township Board of Trustees, Nov. 3

GAINES TWP. — Four residents are seeking two open, four-year seats on the Gaines Township Board of Trustees in Nov. 3 general election. Residents Michael VanDusen, Jill Rohner, Rodney Fowler and Leslie Casto will vie for two seats. Here is what the candidates had to say to our questionnaire: Michael VanDusen, Age: 59 Education: Graduate of Flint Northern H.S. Class […]

Five candidates will compete for four seats on Flint Township Board of Trustees

FLINT TWP. — Three incumbents and two newcomers will face-off Nov. 3 in the general election for four, four-year terms on the Flint Township Board of Trustees. Incumbents Carol Pfaff- Dahl, Barbara Vert and Tom Klee will face challengers Debbe Campbell and David Huffman for four seats on the board. Here is what the candidates Carol Pfaff Dahl, Age: 64 […]

Gov. Whitmer appoints Horton to state board

SWARTZ CREEK — Michael D. Horton of Swartz Creek has been appointed to the Board of Boiler Rules. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment Friday. Horton is a system engineer for General Motors, a locomotive engineer and fireman for the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission, and owner and operator of steam tractor engines. He holds a master of science […]

Flint Township turns down grant to purchase Pirate’s Park



FLINT TWP. — The future of Pirate’s Park remains uncertain after Flint Township officials decided not to pursue a revitalization plan for the once popular entertainment venue. Following recommendations from the Downtown Development Authority (DDA), the Flint Township Board of Trustees turned down a $1.5 million state grant to purchase Pirate’s Park on 4175 Miller Road. The township had applied […]

Flint Township man shot at Home Depot, suspect faces charges



FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township man is facing attempted murder charges for shooting another township resident at Home Depot. Chancy Sherrod McGowan, 25, has been charged with one count of assault with intent to murder in the shooting of a 20-year-old Flint Township man in the parking lot of the Home Depot store on 4380 Corunna Road. He is […]

Burton’s Project Heats-On returns for 12th year

BURTON — Goyette Mechanical trucks and volunteers gathered at 7 a.m. Saturday morning at Courtland Center in Burton for Project Heat’s On. This is 12th year for Project Heats On that is orchestrated by Goyette Mechanical and the City of Burton providing Burton residents with much needed furnace cleaning, repair and even replacement free of charge for families in need. […]

Hodgins named FEA Teacher of the Month

FLUSHING — The Flushing Education Association (FEA) has named Gina Hodgins as its Teacher of the Month for October. Hodgins, an English instructor at Flushing High School, is also the head mentor of the Flushing Raider Robotics team and a member of the school improvement team. Hodgins was nominated by her colleagues for her special education work and her dedication […]