2013-03-07

Some last minute snow fun as winter winds down



Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Soulfly with special guests Incite, Lody Kong and Affiance, March 7. Tickets are $18 in advance. Frequency Fifty-Four, with special guests Citizen Zero and Last Born Legend, will perform March 8. This is a low dough concert. Framing Hanley with special […]

Township mourns long-time firefighter




FLINT TWP. — Randy Rice, a longtime on-call firefighter, was honored by a moment of silence in his memory at the township board meeting Monday night. Rice, 72, died Feb. 27 and his funeral service was attended on Monday by many township employees. Rice served the fire department for 42 years, said Fire Chief John Ringwelski, in his comments before […]

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.

Boy Scouts recognized at township board meeting




FLINT TWP. — Boy Scouts Troop 316 received special recognition at the Flint Township Board meeting Monday night, after the Color Guard presented the flag colors and led the Pledge of Allegiance. The group received a Certificate of Appreciation for clean-up work done at the Flint Township Park as part of a 2013 scouting National Day of Service, said Township […]

Crosswords



Mayday: Fire training helps firefighters improve each other’s safety



FLINT TWP. — A Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) Class presented by the Oakland Fire Training Institute was hosted last weekend by the Flint Township Fire Department and will conclude this Saturday in Burton with realistic practice exercises. The intense three- day course provides firefighters with a skill-set required to work as a member of a Rapid Intervention Team on the […]

Solutions



New county clerk wants to modernize office




GENESEE COUNTY — John Gleason officially took over as Genesee County Clerk on Jan. 1. He said his new office is a place everybody is required to use at least twice in their life. “Everybody has to use it at least twice: birth and death,” Gleason said. “In between the two bookends of life, we let you get married.” Gleason […]

Cavaliers looking for district title




LAPEER — The Carman-Ainsworth boys’ basketball team received a first-round bye in the Class A district opener at Lapeer West and watched to see who would move on. Swartz Creek defeated Davison, 70-57, in the district opener on Monday to face off against the Cavs yesterday after deadline. “(Swartz Creek) will be tough,” Carman-Ainsworth coach Bob Root said last week. […]


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