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Kids, costumes and candy … for a cause



GRAND BLANC — About 150 costumed youngsters and their families strolled through Physicians Park in Grand Blanc on Saturday for the “Not-So-Spooky” trick-or-treat event to raise money for a local woman who is battling cancer. Alexis LaDuke organized the event that raised $500 for the Kelley Brewer Cancer Fund. Participants were asked to donate $3 at the gate. “It was […]

Todd Wenzel GMC Buick named dealership of the year

DAVISON — Todd Wenzel Buick GMC of Davison has been awarded the designation of 2019 GMC Dealer of the Year by General Motors. The Dealer of the Year Award is based on superior performance in sales and service, and dedication to customer satisfaction. “On behalf of everyone at GMC, I am honored to present Dealer of the Year, our most […]

Davison brothers skating together with Metro Jets

FRASER — In recent years, it has been common to have brothers skating together – or in different years – with the Metro Jets. Andrew Sawyer (2014-15) and Griffin Sawyer (2016-18). Cory Schwartz (2018-19), Jeremy Schwartz (2017-19), and Cam Schwartz (2015-17). Jason Recchia (2015-17) and Anthony Recchia (2017-19). Jason Newel (2014-17) and Evan Newel (2016-17). Jacob Gleason (2014-17) and David […]

Griggs remembered as proud veteran, cancer survivor and big brother

Community says farewell to founder of Eagle Rider Prostate Cancer Run


DAVISON — Danny “Gripper” Griggs will be remembered by those who knew him as a man proud of his service to his country, his dedication to the causes he served for his love of his family. Griggs, 73, died Oct. 12, at McLaren- Flint. A private family funeral service was held Oct. 22, with burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery […]

Everyone loves a parade!

FLUSHING — Residents at the Heartland-Fostrian Court in Flushing received a drive-by tribute from family members and friends as part of a special car parade organized by the facility. About 35 to 40 vehicles, including several classic cars and a Flushing Fire Department fire truck, circled the nursing home on 540 Sunnyside Drive last Tuesday. Fostrian Court staff brought residents […]

FHS theatre to present Shuddersome: Tales of Poe



FLUSHING — The Flushing High School theatre program is unveiling a delightfully frightful version of Edgar Allan Poe’s horror classics during Halloween weekend. “Shuddersome: The Tales of Poe,” a theatrical adaption of Poe’s works by Lindsay Price, will be performed at the Flushing High School auditorium on Oct. 30 at 7 p.m., Oct. 31 (Halloween Day matinee) at 2:30 p.m. […]

Flushing voters to choose trustee, school board candidates on Nov. 3

FLUSHING TWP. — Flushing area voters will be tasked with selecting candidates for the Flushing Township Board of Trustees and the Flushing Board of Education at the Nov. 3 general election. In the Flushing Township Trustee race, five candidates will be contending for four positions on the township board. Incumbent Flushing Township trustees Jenifer Almassy (D), William Westenbarger (R), Sharilynn […]

Rotary Club of Flushing organizes new book distribution center



FLUSHING — The Rotary Club of Flushing recently collaborated with the Flushing High School Interact Club to set up a new book distribution center for the Rotary Area 7 Literacy Project. Interact Club students under the direction of Rotary Club of Flushing President Marty Barta sorted through pallets of books at Future Engineering Inc. in Flushing, which is owned by […]

Judge rules evidence sufficient for Latunski to stand trial or enter plea



CORUNNA — The case against Mark D. Latunski, the man charged in the grisly Christmas Eve slaying of Kevin Bacon of Swartz Creek, has been bound over to Circuit Court in Shiawassee County. On Friday, Oct. 23, prosecutors presented their evidence during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Ward L. Clarkson who then ruled that the evidence is sufficient to […]

Motorcyclist killed in collision near I-75 interchange in Flint Twp.

FLINT TWP. — A motorcyclist has been killed and another person injured following a two-vehicle collision on Miller Road near the I-75 interchange in Flint Township. The crash, which was reported at around 5:50 p.m. last Wednesday evening, took place at the intersection of Miller Road and Claude Avenue just west of I-75. According to police, a 26-year-old Flint man […]


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