Genesee District Library celebrates area writers

FLINT – To celebrate National Library Week the Genesee District Library (GDL) will hold a Local Authors’ Showcase at the Grand Blanc-McFarlen Library on April 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. More than 20 local authors will be on hand to mingle with guests and showcase their work. Books will be available for sale and signing. “Our community is rich […]

In brief

Hats, handbags, and Herstory! FLINT — Wear your best hat and join Genesee Community Health Center for our premier Women’s Enrichment and Engagement Series, Hat’s Handbags and HerStory–The Perception of Beauty. Held April 6, at the Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw St. at 11 a.m. This fun-filled afternoon features: a Fashion Show presented by Macy’s and the Pink Poodle Dress […]

Firebirds hold No. 2 pick in Saturday’s OHL Draft

FLINT – The Flint Firebirds will enter Saturday’s Ontario Hockey League Draft with the No. 2 overall pick. The past 14 years have seen the No. 2 overall pick in the OHL Draft eventually go on to have a career in the National Hockey League. You can follow live selections at ontariohockeyleague.com to make it convenient for teams, fans and […]

Soccer team wins season opener over Owosso

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team opened the season on a high note with a 2-1 triumph over Owosso on home turf Tuesday. Destinee Lester was responsible for netting both goals, while Angel Eubanks corralled eight saves in net. “It was a fantastic first showing from this year’s group for a first game,” said Carman-Ainsworth coach Jessyca Mathews. “I […]

Need firewood? Fuelwood permits available starting April 1

LAPEER COUNTY — Michigan residents who heat their homes with wood can obtain fuelwood permits to cut dead and downed trees on designated state forest lands beginning April 1. “This program allows people to cut up to five standard cords of firewood for personal use,” said Donovan Asselin, timber sales specialist for the DNR. The DNR manages 4 million acres […]


BASEBALL After a tough season last year, Carman-Ainsworth baseball can only go up from here, as it embarks on its 2019 campaign. Jeff Haring, who is in his ninth year coaching, stated that the team will rely on its depth and pitching core for this year’s success. Carman-Ainsworth graduated just three key players last year, which included Chase Matusik, CJ […]

Anglers are reminded that a 2019 Michigan fishing license is required by April 1

LAPEER COUNTY – While the calendar says spring is here, the weather is taking its time with the transition. Ice fishing continues to the north, but caution needs to be used. Openwater fishing can be found to the south. SOUTHEAST LOWER PENINSULA Lake Erie: Boats out trolling for walleye caught some nice fish with crank baits off Stony Point. The […]

Large trout stocked in southeast Clinton and Huron rivers

SOUTHEAST Mich. — Approximately 4,500 adult trout were stocked this week by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in the Clinton River (Auburn Hills), the Huron River (Proud Lake Recreation Area) and Spring Mill Pond (Island Lake Recreation Area) in southeast Michigan. These fish are retired brood stock (mature fish used for breeding) from Michigan’s state fish hatcheries. The Clinton […]