Maintenance plans in place for summer

FLINT TWP. — Alas, the season of sunshine and good times is also the season of dust and weeds, requiring methods to keep things under control. The township board takes proactive steps with its annual dust control program and noxious weed policy. The noxious weed policy is a public reminder to land owners to maintain lawns. The public notice warns […]

Wings make playoffs with a little help from their friends

Fat Guy Corner

The Detroit Red Wings extend their NHL Playoff streak to 25 in a row. I predicted last week that they would not make the playoffs. My prediction would have been right except I didn’t factor in a Boston Bruins collapse at home on the last day of the season. The Ottawa Senators laid down a 6-1 beating to the Bruins. […]

Cause of fatal still unknown

FLINT TWP. — Someone has tied a bright bouquet of flowers to a stop sign at Court Street and Dye Road where 15-year-old Taylor Kerckaert of Durand, died Friday, April 1 as a result of a car accident. The crash involved four vehicles; a pickup truck, a minivan, and two sedans. Taylor was a passenger in the minivan being driven […]

Tee Time

Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: dnilsen@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

In brief

Flint Township board candidates at WFBA FLINT TWP. — A Flint Township Candidate Forum will be hosted by the West Flint Business Association, at its monthly meeting, noon to 1:15 p.m., April 21 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Rd. Candidates for supervisor, clerk, treasurer and trustee are expected to attend the meeting and briefly comment on why they […]

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe and Convertible Unveiled

The 2017 Camaro ZL1 is poised to challenge the most advanced sports coupes in the world in any measure – with unprecedented levels of technology, refinement, track capability and straight-line acceleration. “The Camaro ZL1 is designed to excel at everything,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president of Global Product Development. “It’s a 2+2 coupe offering incredible performance – acceleration, handling […]

Police Blotter

Twp. police report a homicide FLINT TWP. — Two people were shot, one fatally, in an incident early last Friday morning outside a rental hall at 3432 Flushing Road in the Diplomat Plaza. On April 9 at approximately 12:50 a.m., Flint Township Police officers responded to the Sunoco gas station located in the 3000 block of Flushing Road for a […]

2016-04-14 E-Edition

CAMS student does well at Math Competition

FLINT TWP. — Kala has 5 classical CDs, 4 jazz CDs, and 11 rock CDs. If she randomly selects one CD from her collection to play, what is the probability that it is a classical CD? a. 0.25b. 0.20c. 4d. 0.80e. none of these Congratulations if you have the math smarts to answer questions like this sample one posed to […]

Searching for my namesakes

I was in fourth grade when a fad blossomed for girls to wear personalized name tags similar to those now found in abundance at souvenir and gift shops. My best friend Karen had one. So did Doris, Donna, Linda and even Miriam. But Rhonda was nowhere to be found and believe me I searched hard. To this day, finding anything […]

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