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August 20, 2014

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Goodrich,Brandon set for 'Battle of M-15'

Blackhawks-Martians kick-off new era of old rivalry

Six miles. About a 15-minute bus ride via M-15. That's what separates Goodrich and Brandon high schools; however, on Aug. 28 the neighboring districts may not be too neighborly when a football rivalry will be renewed after more than 20 years as the Martians host the Blackhawks at 7 p....more >>
August 20, 2014

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Rover pipeline project surveys shift north, route questioned

By Susan Bromley Staff Writer Atlas Twp.- Jim Lusty was taken aback when a representative of ET Rover showed up on his Vantine Road property near Irish Road Saturday afternoon. "It actually gave me heartburn," said Lusty....more >>
August 20, 2014

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Small increases in millage rate, wages for BFD

Ortonville- During a joint meeting on Aug. 18 of the Brandon Township Board and Ortonville Village Council, both government entities unanimously accepted recommendations by the Fire Authority for the 2015 fire budget....more >>
August 20, 2014

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Duplex fire displaces family; shed blaze deemed arson

Brandon Twp.- Township firefighters battled two blazes last weekend, one of which displaced a family, and the other which was deemed arson. Fire Chief David Kwapis said township firefighters were called to an early Sunday morning duplex fire in the 400 block of Cedar Lake Lane in the Village of Ortonville....more >>
August 20, 2014

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Township fund balance at $1.6 million

Atlas Twp.- Mark Perry, a CPA for Yeo & Yeo, presented the annual financial statements and auditor's report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 at Monday's township meeting. Since 2004, the township has doubled its general fund balance, swelling from $1....more >>
August 20, 2014

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Study sought input on direction for Brandon

Brandon Twp.- More than 300 families responded to a survey about the school district, giving insight about what they like and don't like and providing valuable information as new Superintendent Matt Outlaw seeks to lead the district in a positive direction....more >>
August 20, 2014

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KITT, Smokey alive and driving with local car club

Most people will never remember the movie plot of "Smokey and Bandit"—legendary truck driver Bo "Bandit" (dare devil Burt Reynolds) is offered $80,000 to haul 400 cases of Coors beer from Texas to Georgia....more >>
August 13, 2014

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'Kids that are successful, have parents involved in their education'

Teachers share tips on helping your child achieve

Brandon Twp.- The first lesson of the 2014-2015 school year is here and it's not for those who will be sitting in classrooms come Sept. 2. District teachers Chris Welling and Kim Coffey shared tips this week on how parents can help their students succeed all year long....more >>
August 13, 2014

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It's time for 'Good Times in Goodrich' again

On Aug. 23-24, Good Times in Goodrich arrives for another annual weekend of fun for the whole family. Hundreds are expected to gather downtown on Saturday and Sunday to watch the parade which kicks off the festivities, jam to a band or two and visit with some of the townsfolk during the late summer event which also features all-day craft show, marketplace vendors and a walking tour of the cemetery....more >>
August 13, 2014

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Scoreboard ready for season

Goodrich-When football season kicks off Aug. 28, fans will know the score thanks to a recent contribution of a local auto dealership. Earlier this month, a new scoreboard was installed at the Roy U....more >>
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