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Grant helps buy life-saving equipment for fire department FLINT TWP. — A $3000 grant to the fire department from The Hundred Club of Genesee, Shiawassee and Lapeer Counties will pay for replacement of all three department defibrillators, a lifesaving piece of equipment. said Fire Chief Tom Stadler in an announcement to the township board. The 100 Club is an organization […]

Summer fishing heats up along with the weather

GENESEE COUNTY — You can tell summer is almost here as fishing activity is heating up and most fish are following suite. Inland lakes are hot spots for panfish and bass right now while most rivers are offering walleye, northern pike and bass opportunities. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULA Lake Erie: Many limits of walleye were caught, and those not catching their […]

Al Serra Chevrolet garners prestigious Deal of the Year award for 17th straight year

GRAND BLANC — The streak continues! Al Serra Chevrolet is one of only a handful of dealerships nationwide earning Chevrolet Dealer of the Year Award honors every year since its inception in 2000. And now, after receiving the award for a 17th straight time, the celebration of this amazing achievement is short lived. “Of course, we are happy!” smiles Matt […]

New Valley League football divisions logical

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With new schools entering the Saginaw Valley League within the last couple of years, the league once again elected to realign its football divisions. The SVL has changed up its football divisions a few times since more area teams began joining the league but this new alignment seems to make the most sense geographically – except for one school. The […]

HAP donates bike helmets to support annual bike giveaway, promote fitness

FLINT — More Flint students will get to bike safely this summer thanks to bike helmets donated by HAP as part of Krystal Jo’s Diner 4th Annual Bike Giveaway. HAP donated bike helmets to supplement the 1,000 bikes collected by Tony Tucker, Krystal Jo’s owner. On June 9, from 12-4 p.m., students who pre-registered online picked up their bikes and […]


Jeep and Ram Truck brand vehicles cleaned up at the 24th annual “Mudfest” competition hosted by the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA). Jeep and Ram won three of the six vehicle categories with the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler taking home top honors, being voted “Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year” by automotive journalist members of NWAPA. “Jeep has taken […]