JANUARY 7-9 Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi. Details: 248-662-0012.

Polar Palace men’s league part of the Big Chill

ANN ARBOR — A local flavor was part of the record-setting Big Chill hockey game featuring U-M vs MSU on Saturday, Dec. 11. The record crowd of 113,411 included the men’s hockey league JF Photograhy team from the Polar Palace of Lapeer and their friends and family. “Who would’ve thought 10 years ago, when I called the Polar Palace to […]


MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’ s Presbyterian Church on Davison Road. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-653-0723 or Neicy Kowalczyk‚ (810) 877- 8474. Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines chorus is looking for female singers for membership openings. Rehearsals are at Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison, from 7-10 p.m. Details: 810-742-0977 or […]


WRESTLING Genesee County Tournament 12-18-10 1. Davison 235, 2. Lake Fenton 224.5, 3. Birch Run 211.5, 4. Goodrich 145, 5. Lapeer West 131, 6. Durand 116.5, 7. Carman-Ainsworth 99.5, 8. Montrose 92.5, 9. Linden 85, 10. Clio 83 135 Jacob Weissend 2nd place, def. by Zach Corcoran 9-3 285 Mark Byrd 3rd place, def. Calib Downer 119 Aaron DuPree 7th […]


Holy Grail of hockey

Fat Guy’s Corner

Jeff Day — Sports Columnist I must start out this article with last Friday night’s arrival of the Stanley Cup to the Polar Palace. I had the great fortune of getting my picture taken with the “Holy Grail”. It is one impressive piece of hardware. When you actually get to see all the names engraved on it and all the […]

Township approves 2011 departmental budget

FLINT TWP. — After a town hall meeting and several meetings on the topic, the Township Board of Trustees passed its 2011 departmental budget 4-2, with Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert dissenting, at its Dec. 20 meeting. Treasurer Sandra Wright was not at the meeting. The budget calls for the township’s general fund to have $10,912,096 in revenues and […]

Loggers roll like a ‘rock star’


LAPEER — When all the pomp and circumstance of royalty meets the eclectic-yet-electric wave of anticipation that follows international superstars like the Beatles to New York City, what you’ve got is the glitz and glamour of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup. “We did a quick sponsor thing then came here (to the Polar Palace). We’ve been at the rink […]

Sports Creek Raceway drives into 25th year of racing

SWARTZ CREEK — For more than two decades, Sports Creek Raceway has provided race lovers of all ages with the thrill and entertainment of horse racing. Now in its 25th year of racing, Sports Creek Raceway is still going strong. Run by General Manager Chris Locking, Sports Creek Raceway, located at 4290 Morrish Rd., is open year-round and truly offers […]

Township approves new fee schedule for 2011

FLINT TWP. — A new codification fee schedule for the township was approved 4- 2, with Trustees Belenda Parker and Barb Vert dissenting, at its Dec. 20 meeting. The new schedule goes into effect Jan. 1, 2011. The new codification fee schedule was presented by Economic Enhancement Director Tracey Tucker, who said that in order to change fees in the […]