2013-02-07

Flood watch



Sudoku



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.

Township board says yes to Renaissance Zone




FLINT TWP. — By unanimous vote, the township board has approved a resolution for a proposed Renaissance Zone designation for about 63 acres of land near Bishop Airport. It is one of six sites in Genesee County being considered by the I-69 Trade Corridor Next Michigan Development Corporation (NMDC), a four-county economic development partnership formed last year to attract businesses […]

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Township contracts out IT support work in budget-cutting




FLINT TWP. — Citing the need to cut costs, the township board voted to eliminate its in-house Information Technology Support staffperson and to contract with an outside company. But it was a close call. In the first of two actions, the board voted 4-3 in favor of eliminating the I.T. position that according to Trustee Frank Kasle has been filled […]

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Board spars over appointments




FLINT TWP. — Appointments to the township’s planning commission and zoning board of appeals brought out some sharp differences at the township board meeting Monday night. Only three of four names recommended by Supervisor Karyn Miller won approval. At the outset, Trustee Frank Kasle asked each candidates be voted on individually. John Gazall was unanimously reappointed without kerfuffle to a […]

Cavaliers hoping for long tournament run




DAVISON — After seeing the host Cardinals during every regular season for quite some time now, former Big Nine members Carman-Ainsworth and Flushing must have some reservations about facing the second-ranked varsity wrestling team in Div. 1 according to michigangrappler.com yet again. Add to this the challenges presented by the rest of the field, which includes Alpena, Bay City-Central, Grand […]

In brief



Absentee ballots are ready FLINT TWP. — Clerk Kim Courts has announced that absentee ballots are now available for the March 12 special primary election. Ballot applications are available on the township website or can be picked up at the township hall during normal business hours. The election is being held to fill the Michigan State Senate 27th District seat […]

Raiders fall in OT thriller to Lapeer




LAPEER — The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth co-op hockey squad played a hard-fought game at the Polar Palace on Wednesday, pushing the game all the way to overtime. The extra period wouldn’t be enough for the Raiders to pull out the win, however, falling to Lapeer co-op, 5-4. Flushing led, 2-1, following the opening period, and held a 4-3 advantage after two periods. […]