2021-04-01

Back to the Bricks returns with May event

GENESEE COUNTY — Car enthusiasts, rejoice. The 2021 Back to the Bricks annual automotive extravaganza is gearing up to return to Genesee County with one of the most exciting summer event lineups in their decades-long history. This year’s schedule will kick off with an all-new event – the Dust ‘Em Off Car Show, sponsored by General Motors and Dort Financial […]

James S. Griener

JAMES S. GREINER, of Davison, age 88, passed away on March 28, 2021 at his residence. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated, followed by Military Honors, 12 noon Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 N. Dayton St., Davison; Rev. Fr. Andrew Czajkowski celebrant. Cremation will follow the Mass. Visitation will be at church on […]

Nicole ‘Nicky’ Lee Palmer

NICOLE “NICKY” LEE PALMER, of Davison, MI, age 50, passed away Monday, March 22, 2021. A Private Funeral Liturgy will be held at Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Road, Davison, MI 48423; Rev. Fr. Andrew A. Czajkowski officiating. Interment in St. John Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, […]

Kevin Edwards

KEVIN EDWARDS, 35, of Flint, died Thursday, March 18, 2021, at home. A Celebration of Life service took place at 11:00 am on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at Martin Funeral, Cremation & Tribute Services in Grand Blanc with burial that followed at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Kevin’s family was present to receive friends from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm on […]

Anita Louise Brousseau

ANITA LOUISE BROUSSEAU, 73, of Burton. Anita went to be with her Heavenly Father on 12/22/2020. Born Anita Lade, in Polson Montanna in 1948, she joined the Navy and became a stateside nurse during the Vietnam War. During her service, she met and fell in love with a fellow serviceman. They relocated to Genesee county to marry and raise a […]

Crystal cheeseball predicts Final Four wins

Fat Guy Corner

The Final Four is set and ready for Saturday action and a Monday night championship game. The Houston Cougars punched the first ticket on Monday night with a victory over Oregon State 67-61. The 12-seeded Beavers made a tremendous run to the Elite Eight and nobody expected it either. However, in the end Houston was just more talented and too […]

Returning to a normal life one step at a time

The VIEW from here

After spending a year living and working from home, returning to even semi-normalcy is going to be a major adjustment. Not that we’re out of the woods yet, but as more people get the COVID-19 vaccine and life begins to return to what we once considered normal, I know I for one am going to find that return challenging. Since […]

Keep daylights savings time as it is

Paul Hammond’s letter bemoaning daylight savings time and crying out to have it changed is definitely a dark point of view! Personally, I love, love, love it! So sick of night beginning at 5 p.m.! Mr. Hammond might find Alaska to be more of his cup of tea! Put the issue on the ballot…which side (time) would win? To me […]

Ascension Genesys announces updated visitor guidelines

GRAND BLANC — In an effort to protect patients, physicians, staff and the community as COVID-19 continues to spread within our communities, Ascension Genesys instituted a tiered visitation policy in February based upon evidence-based practices and taking into consideration our local community’s COVID-19 prevalence, using Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Ascension data. Ascension Genesys has primarily been […]

Remember When …



I n Genesee County we started out as pioneering farmers. We love to grow our own food like farm to table restaurants and the farmers markets today. The last thing Jesus did by himself, was to pray in the garden of Gethsemane for us. This one of the most celebrated week in the world; the week leading up to Easter […]