Byron senior Josh Green announced recently he has committed to play football at Saginaw Valley State University. In a statement, the Green family said he will begin with a staff position on the team this fall and transition to an automatic spot on the team in the winter. Green was a first-te…
Recently, the Zonta Club of Owosso delivered meals to frontline health care workers at Memorial Healthcare in recognition for all they do to keep the community safe. Club member Nancy Balko and her granddaughter Ashlee delivered the food, and Applebee’s prepared it. Funds for the project we’…
Corunna school staff served 2,558 meals in a single day this week. Staff celebrated “School Lunch Hero Day” with superhero shirts and face masks. Corunna Public Schools’ Food Service Staff food distribution is every Wednesday for anyone 18 years and younger.
Supporters of Karl Manke opening his barbershop back up gather in front of his shop in this Thursday photo. Manke has been open for several days in violation of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “stay home, stay safe” order that prohibits non-essential businesses from operating. Manke was given two ci…
Corunna Time for Flowers shop owner Theresa Pickler dressed as the Easter Bunny Saturday and stood along Shiawassee Street waving at passing vehicles in support of first-responders and other front-line health workers.
On March 10, 51 eighth-grade students became Shiawassee Scholars during an event at D’Mar Conference and Banquet Center in Owosso. The program is a partnership between the Cook Family Foundation and the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District. Scholars are identified in eighth grade b…
The 2020 Durand Railroad Days royalty includes, from left, Princess Peyton Allred, Queen Hannah Johnson, Attendant Riley Vandendries and Prince Branson Baize. Royalty members were crowned Friday inside Durand Union Station, and will represent the 44th annual Durand Railroad Days festival May 14-18.
Durand firefighters were called Wednesday to 709 Olivet St. at approximately 10 a.m. after a woman who lives at the home apparently placed too much paper into her fireplace and the fire “smoked the house out.” Firefighters said she was the only person home, but didn’t sustain any injuries. T…
The Shiawassee County Health Department reported no new cases of COVID-19 Sunday and Monday.
OWOSSO — Oak Hill cemetery has been the site of Memorial Day ceremonies for decades and Monday was no exception, despite the coronavirus outbreak.
LAINGSBURG — In the fall of 2017, the Laingsburg Community Schools Board of Education conducted a retreat for strategic planning, and it was during that session that board members discussed adding a new performing arts center and an auxiliary gym to the high school campus.
CORUNNA — Shiawassee County recorded its 22nd death Wednesday linked to COVID-19 — a man in his 80s.
CORUNNA — A St. Johns man who is already serving a prison sentence for drug possession pleaded guilty Wednesday via video in 35th Circuit Court to an additional felony charge of bringing a controlled substance into the jail.
OWOSSO — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteers Wednesday fanned out and placed U.S. flags near headstones of military veterans at Hillcrest and Oak Hill cemeteries.
SHIAWASSEE AREA — This Memorial Day weekend will look different than in years past, but area veterans groups and civic organizations still plan to honor those who gave their lives in service to the country.
CORUNNA — Shiawassee County officials Wednesday reported the largest one-day increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases since April.
OWOSSO — City officials Wednesday afternoon said sanitary sewers in the city had quit overflowing into the Shiawassee River.
NEW LOTHROP — Twin Township Ambulance is seeking candidates to fill four open positions on its board of directors.