VFW post sets table for recognition day

FLINT TWP. — POW/MIAs – the nation’s Prisoners of War and other military Missing in Action – will be remembered Sept. 21 in a special ceremony at the VFW Post, 4138 Corunna Rd. The public ceremony beginning at 8 p.m. is being held as part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, said Pat Akers, Americanism chairperson for the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, […]

September demo days for mentored youth hunters

AREAWIDE — Does your young hunter have the right sized firearm? Mentored youth hunting regulations, new for 2012, require that mentors ensure the hunting device is properly fitted and appropriately suited to the youth hunter. To that end, three of Michigan’s shooting ranges will offer a free demo day in September to help fit youngsters to their firearms. At each […]

Local artist to display watercolors

SWARTZ CREEK — Swartz Creek resident Alicia Marsland will be exhibiting her watercolor paintings at the Swartz Creek Art Gallery, Sept. 22-29. Further, a reception will be held on Sept. 23 from 12-4 p.m. where people can meet and talk with Marsland as well as enjoy some snacks, punch and coffee. At the art exhibit, over 30 original paintings will […]


SEPT. 1-15Early Canada Goose hunting season South Zone, Middle Zone. SEPT. 15Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 1213North Lake George Rd. Shooting starts at 9:15 a.m. last sign in at2:30 p.m. $5 members, $10 non-members. SEPT. 15-16MidThumb Bowmen Shoot, Archery Triathlon, 2080 Stimson Rd,Brown City. Registration 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Hunter and Open Classes,20 3D targets, 15 field […]

In brief

Kidney cancer support group is back FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will be Sept. 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-Between I-475 & Dort Hwy.) Featured Speaker: Shahin Ip, program manager of Gilda’s club of Metro Detroit. Topic: “Services Available at Gilda’s […]


GM Up 10% Over Year Ago Passenger cars and a small SUV together boosted GM’s August new car sales report. GM reported August sales of 240,520 vehicles in the U.S., up 10 percent com- pared with a year ago. GM increased its sales to retail customers by 11 percent, making August its best retail month of the year. Sales to […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Uncle Kracker tonight (Sept. 13). Tickets are $25 in advance. hed P.E. and Soil will perform Sept. 14, with special guests Nothing, Sick Frown and Mic Lordz & Sauce Funky. Tickets are $18 in advance. Indi-Grace will present Parabelle, featuring Kevin […]

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Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3×3 box contains the digits 1 through 9. You can’t change the digits already provided in the grid. Every puzzle has just one correct solution.