Owosso senior volleyball player Kendall Ihm, center front, signed her national letter of intent to attend Saginaw Valley State University as a member of the Cardinals volleyball squad Tuesday afternoon at Owosso High School. Ihm, a six-foot rightside hitter/setter for the Trojans, will play …
Perry High School seniors Rease Teel, left, and Anna Nixon, right, both signed their national letters of intent Friday to attend Davenport University on track and field scholarships. Teel, a multi-sport athlete at Perry has competed in football and track. He was named All-GLAC, All-Region an…
Elementary schoolers in Ovid and Elsie welcomed military veterans Friday to a special program at E.E. Knight Elementary. More than 50 veterans were in attendance, including members of the American Legion posts in Ovid and Elsie.
Temperatures in the mid-80s Thursday afternoon meant a steady stream of customers to interact with at Prescott’s Cone Zone for members of the Owosso Department of Public Safety. During the “Cones with Cops and Firefighters”
The VFW Auxiliary 9455 donated school supplies to select teachers from Central, Bryant and Emerson elementary schools in order to help with the new school year. “Our youth chairman Linda Tew has been instrumental in promoting this program annually and the Auxiliary continues to strive to hel…
A train derailed off May Street Wednesday in Owosso. A representative from Great Lakes Railroad declined to comment this morning. A message to the company’s general manager was not returned by press time. Owosso Public Safety Director Kevin Lenkart said the department did not respond to the scene.
Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations entertained the public to a free concert Thursday night at the Owosso Amphitheater. Davis, left, and her four-piece band performed a variety of Motown hits along with a few standards and top 40 hits. The concert was highlighted by a tribute to the m…
The fitness loop at Perry’s Jubilee Park was renamed the George Dunn Fitness Loop at the June 16 city council meeting. In a press release, the city said Mayor Sue Hammond read a formal proclamation highlighting the “many ways Mr. Dunn has contributed to the community.” Dunn, pictured holding…
CORUNNA — Shiawassee County is accepting applications for the position of sheriff, which will become vacant following State Rep.-Elect Brian BeGole taking his post in the state legislature.
OWOSSO — There’s a lot going on in December at the Shiawassee Arts Center.
CORUNNA — A Bancroft woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for two felony counts of third degree torturing/killing of animals in 35th Circuit Court on Friday.
OWOSSO — Thirty-fifth Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart said he adjudicates about 500 felonies a year, with over 90% of them having a common denominator: they’re either directly or indirectly related to drug use.
CORUNNA — The jury trial for a Morrice man accused of trying to meet a teenage girl for sex ended in a surprise mistrial Wednesday, and prosecutors could potentially try him again on the same charges.
SHIAWASSEE AREA — Created in 2012, Giving Tuesday serves as a corrective, some might say, to the conspicuous consumption of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is an effort which links individuals worldwide with causes to strengthen communities and encourage charitable giving.
CORUNNA — Local education leaders say career technical education students across Shiawassee County will benefit from the re-use of a soon-to-be shuttered Corunna elementary building.
OWOSSO — Owosso baker Jill Davis has enjoyed a tremendous surge in name-recognition since appearing as a contestant (eventually a finalist) on the eighth season of the Food Network’s “Halloween Baking Championship.”
LAINGSBURG — At some trendy salons, booking a haircut appointment could mean scheduling three months down the road — but not at DG Hair Design, a hair salon in Laingsburg which accepts walk-ins only.