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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 […]

Nine candidates seek four seats on Swartz Creek school board

SWARTZ CREEK — Four seats on the Swartz Creek Community Schools Board of Education are available this year, and the November general election has drawn a long list of hopefuls. Nine candidates, including three of the incumbents, are vying for a seat on the board. Board member Tony Paul is not seeking re-election. Here’s what the candidates had to say: […]


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