Giving thanks where thanks is due

Every Thanksgiving I try to put into words, some of the things I’m thankful for, using this space. Sometimes with life’s ups and downs it’s hard to always see the big picture — but I find if you think about it hard enough there is plenty to be thankful for. It doesn’t seem right we only take one day a […]

All-Saginaw Valley League-South Volleyball

FIRST TEAMHannah Wagner, Lapeer, 12Morgan Woycik, Lapeer, 11Jessica Smith, Carman-Ainsworth, 12Kristina Button, Davison, 12Shelby Woycik, Lapeer, 11Kennedy Speer, Flint Powers, 11Deja Lester, Carman-Ainsworth, 12Sadie Staudacher, Flint Powers, 12Alexandria Gill, Davison, 12Molly Preisel, Davison, 11 SECOND TEAMAnnika Grupp, Lapeer, 12Elisabeth Parker, Lapeer, 12Madison Ramoie, Davison, 11Samantha Maizland, Flint Powers, 12Sarah Thurston, Carman-Ainsworth, 11Sydney VanWormer, Davison, 11Peyton Andrysiak, Flint Powers, 11 Erika […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to feature Kalamazoo artist

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery will present an exhibition of work by Kalamazoo area artist Nichole Maury titled Mixed Media Installation. Her work will be in the gallery from Nov. 24-Dec. 9. In addition Maury will give a Public Presentation about her work on Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. in the Visual Arts and Design […]

Sports Shorts

Fundraiser for Bella FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint men’s Hockey team is teaming up with the University of Michigan-Flint women’s hockey team to put together a benefit fundraiser; “Believing In Bella,” sponsored by General Motors Flint Operations at Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena. Proceeds will go to 3-year-old Isabella Ward who has Retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eye. Her […]

Yeo & Yeo expands Ann Arbor footprint with new, larger office

ANN ARBOR — Yeo & Yeo has expanded and relocated its Ann Arbor office to accommodate the firm’s growth. The company also has offices in Flint Township. The new office is located at 1450 Eisenhower Place, one mile from the former office. In addition, the majority of employees in the firm’s Southgate office also have relocated to the new Ann […]

All-Saginaw Valley League-South Boys’ Soccer

FIRST TEAMSean Bopra, MF, Lapeer, 12Sage Payne, GK, Lapeer, 12Eric McGeary, MF, Lapeer, 11Jacob Schram, MF, Lapeer, 10Jacob Dennis, F, Lapeer, 11Will Haran, F, Flint Powers, 11Reed Macksood, MF, Flint Powers, 11Jacob Neville, CD, Flint Powers, 12Alex Clark, CD, Flint Powers, 12Wolfgang Ruth, F, Flint Powers, 11Tyler Springer, GK, Carman-Ainsworth, 12Leon Bell, F, Carman-Ainsworth, 12Ahmad Alzahabi, MF, Carman-Ainsworth, 12Caleb Mulholland, […]

On-ground, online courses offer flexible scheduling

FLINT — Baker College of Flint is now enrolling students for the 2015 winter quarter, with classes beginning Monday, Jan. 12. Students have the flexibility to take classes three ways: on ground at the Flint campus, a mix of campus and online courses or 100 percent online. Baker College Online offers two sessions beginning Jan. 8 and Feb. 19. “Baker […]

Outdoor Calendar

Sept. 15 – Mar. 31Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare:Nov. 15-30Regular firearm deer hunting season.Nov. 29Handgun Steel Fun Shoot at Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club.Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015Pheasant hunting season (male only), Zone 3 (partial)Dec. 1-Jan. 1, 2015Second segment archer deer hunting season.Dec. 5-14Muzzleloading deer hunting season, Zones 1 and 2Dec. 5-21Muzzleloading deer hunting season, Zone 3Dec. 14Cowboy shoot at Lapeer County […]

Show some love for small businesses

FLINT TWP. — Black Friday and Cyber Monday have headlined Thanksgiving weekend shopping news for years. But since 2010, Small Business Saturday has been grabbing a share of the limelight. Founded by American Express five years ago, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is singled out to encourage people to shop at small businesses. “The single day (November 29 this year) has […]

Make the most of Black Friday shopping

Black Friday is one the biggest shopping days of the year, and is often the perfect time to begin holiday shopping and save money on incredible deals. Thousands of eager shoppers will leave their homes in the early morning hours and wait in lines at stores in order to grab the best prices of the season, while retailers will be […]