Jr. Generals fall short in NA3HL Championship Game

GENEVA, Ill. — The Flint Jr. Generals had an absolutely stellar season, winning their division in record time by 26 points and cementing themselves as one of the top teams in the North American Tier III Hockey League. That run, however, came to a conclusion in Sunday’s Silver Cup Championship Game with a 3-0 loss to the North Iowa Bulls […]

State 0-2 in Sweet 16

Fat Guy Corner

The Final Four is set and no team from the great state of Michigan is in it. Michigan lost to Kentucky 75-72 in an awesome basketball game. The Michigan State Spartans lost to the U-Conn Huskies 60-54. The Final Four had the chance to feature three teams from the Big Ten Conference. However, the only team to advance from the […]

Fish kills may be common following this winter’s extreme conditions

LAPEER — The Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone that after the heavy ice and snow cover melts on Michigan’s lakes in early spring, it may be common to discover dead fish or other aquatic creatures. This year’s severe winter, with heavy snow and ice cover, will create conditions that cause fish and other creatures such as turtles, frogs, toads […]

Outdoor Calander

April 5 Bowling Pin Shoot, Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Pins at 50 ft. shotguns allowed, birdshot only. April 5 Cowboy Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club. Long range noon-4 p.m., sign up at 9 a.m. April 5 Wild Turkey hunting workshop at Williams Gunsight and Outfitters. Hosted by the Flint Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Rail car shortage creates inventory storage problems for Flint Assembly

FLINT — It almost looks like General Motors has moved back to its old stomping ground, judging by the number of new trucks parked in the back lot of the Great Lakes Tech Center on South Saginaw Street at Atherton. The former GM Great Lakes Tech Center and home of GM’s defunct Fisher Body plant, sits on a 40-acre site […]


As one of the most talked-about debuts of the North American International Auto Show in January, Chrysler’s upcoming June showroom introduction of the 2015 Chrysler 200 is drawing the anticipation of midsize car buyers. The 2015 Chrysler 200 is the industry’s first midsize sedan with a standard nine-speed automatic transmission, which enables expected highway fuel economy ratings of 35 miles […]

Volunteers sought for summerlong clean-up projects

FLINT TWP. — Volunteers and donations are being sought for the Flint Township Gateway Corridor Beautification Project that will kick-off May 3 with a freeway clean-up. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is planning a project in cooperation with the Genesee County Road Commission to take down dead trees and plant new trees, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. In cooperation […]

Persons of interest sought in homeowner shooting

FLINT TWP. — Police investigators are seeking two persons of interest in connection to a shooting last Wednesday at a home on Torrey Road. At 10:22 a.m.. on March 26, police were called to the 3400 block of Torrey Road for a 62-year-old township man who was confronted outside his home by two armed males, according to a police press […]

C-A robotics team placed 3rd in District Competition

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth FIRST® Robotics Team 314 Megatron Oracles (Big Mo) competed last weekend at the Livonia FRC District Competition to earn points toward qualifying for a spot at the Michigan FRC State Championship. In their second competition this year, vying against 39 other teams from around the state, Big Mo finished with a third place overall ranking […]

C-A Middle School student performing in FYT’s ‘Jackie & Me’

FLINT TWP. — Isaiah Hill, a seventh grade student at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, is performing in the production of “Jackie & Me” at the Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St. at the Flint Institute of Music in the College & Cultural Center. Isaiah has roles as opposing players and students in a classroom. The setting is 1947, the year […]