2021-04-08

Voters to decide on new treasurer in the 2022 general election

Buterakos expected to return as interim treasurer after April 12 meeting


RICHFIELD TWP. — Former Treasurer Debbie Buterakos is expected to be appointed to serve as acting treasurer at the April 12 meeting of the Board of Trustees. Supervisor Joe Madore said the appointment of Buterakos comes after the unexpected resignation of Treasurer Matt Morris, who was just elected to the office in November. “Because this vacancy occurs more than 182 […]

Davison varsity wrestling captures state title

Five Cards clinch individual titles


DAVISON — Davison varsity wrestling is once again king of the mat in Michigan after posting a perfect season and taking home the Division 1 state crown. Entering the MHSAA Division 1 team wrestling finals as the top seed, Davison advanced to the state final and edged out perennial rival Detroit Catholic Central, 29-24, to claim the school’s first state […]

In brief

Rep. Martin to host local coffee hours April 19 in Montrose DAVISON — State Rep. David Martin has invited people in the community to participate in his upcoming local office hours. Martin will be available from 10-11:30 a.m. on April 19 at the Montrose Township Office located at 11444 Seymour Rd. in Montrose. “Connecting with people helps me make sure […]

Moms join forces to give DHS seniors a prom



DAVISON — When it became clear Davison High School would be unable to hold a prom for the Class of 2021, mom Jennifer Allen rallied the community to offer a private prom. Allen and a group of other moms of Davison High School seniors are putting together “An Evening Under the Stars,” an outdoor prom to be held May 21 […]

YMCA Operation 600 brings community to camp

FENTON — YMCA Camp Copneconic is looking for volunteers to help clean-up camp and ready the grounds for the summer season. Every year, more than 4,000 youth will attend a day or overnight camp at the 700 acre camp in Fenton. This year’s volunteer day is especially important as the camp was not open for the 2020 season due to […]

Eggscellent Fun!

After a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Flushing Firefighters Association’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt returned this year to Riverview Park in Flushing on April 3. Area kids raced to collect colorful eggs filled with tasty treats and hunt for eggs with special stickers that they could turn in for a stuffed animal prize at the end. There were […]

Former city manager sues Flushing, alleges wrongful termination



FLUSHING — Former Flushing City Manager Brad Barrett has sued the City of Flushing, alleging that he was wrongfully removed from office by the Flushing City Council last year. Barrett, who was fired in April 2020 and replaced with current City Manager Clarence Goodlein, has filed suit in Genesee County Circuit Court and is seeking more than $100,000 in damages […]

Police Blotter

The Flushing City Police Blotter is a compilation of reports from the Flushing City Police Department: Police respond to shooting near gas station MT. MORRIS TWP. — On March 17, Flushing police responded to the scene of a shooting that happened at the intersection of E. Pierson and Elms roads near the Speedway gas station. Officers arrived and found a […]

Liquor licenses approved for NCG Cinemas, proposed mixology business



BURTON — Alcohol might soon be served while watching a movie at NCG Cinema-Courtland Center, 4190 East Court St., if a liquor license approved by the city council Monday is also approved by the state. The council also approved a liquor license for a proposed mixology business called Drinks of Essence, G-4549 S. Saginaw St. The only catch to the […]

Mid-Michigan students honored for top academic achievement

LANSING — Local community college students from Mid-Michigan College and Mott Community College today were recognized for their impressive academic achievements and named to the state’s Academic Team within Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), a national honor society for high-achieving college students. “Michigan’s community colleges are proud to have 75 outstanding students joining the Phi Theta Kappa All-Michigan Academic Team this […]