The VIEW from here

What did the Occupy movement really accomplish?

A year ago a movement was born in this country called Occupy Wall Street. It started as a group of people — many of them young men — determined to seeks changes in government. They wanted to give a voice back to the ‘little people’ through a campaign of civil disobedience in which the organization’s members would stage longterm protests […]

Michigan hunters have lots of opportunities

LAPEER COUNTY — September kicks off the small game and waterfowl hunting seasons, and hunters will have an abundance of game to chase, regardless of what they seek. Below are the specific seasons, bag limits and hunters’ prospects. Canada Geese: The early season is Sept 1- 15 except in the Upper Peninsula and Saginaw, Huron and Tuscola counties, where the […]

A helping hand

Secretary of State branch offices collect nonperishable food for Harvest Gathering

LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has announced residents can donate nonperishable food items at local Secretary of State branch offices, continuing a longstanding tradition of giving to families in need. Speaking on behalf of Secretary Johnson, Department of State chief of staff Mike Senyko helped kick off the 22nd annual Michigan Harvest Gathering campaign at the state Capitol […]


CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers finished last with 158 points at the Chesaning Invite last Thursday. Flushing won with 40 points followed by Ann Arbor Huron with 53, Clarskton had 89, Owosso had 97, Brandon had 101 and Kearsley finished with 126. James Johnson was the top Carman- Ainsworth finisher in 11th place in 17:49. Owosso’s Eli Jenkinson won the race […]