A backhoe digs through the rubble of the former Jumbo’s Burger Bar in downtown Owosso Wednesday morning. Jumbo’s burned recently; the building was knocked down within days.
Arthur Andres, of New Lothrop, has had a leucistic robin visiting him for the past few weeks. Leucism is a condition that causes partial loss of pigmentation in a animal, which causes patchy coloration on skin, hair feathers or scales.
Alexis Stone, of Owosso, was the 2021 Bunny With the Money winner. The annual promotion, from March 5 to 28, included 24 different local businesses. Stone registered at Hometown Markets' Westown location at Chipman Street and M-21. She won $100.
Destroyed by a fire Thursday night, the vacant building that formerly housed Jumbo's Burger Bar, 200 S. Washington St. in downtown Owosso, is shown still smoldering while it is demolished Friday afternoon by crews led by city of Owosso Public Safety Director Kevin Lenkart. Parts of streets i…
Owosso Middle School Builders Club, a Kiwanis-sponsored leadership organization, recently completed a two-week long International Women’s Day service-learning experience. Club members encouraged Owosso staff and students to wear purple or “Empower” shirts, provided everyone with purple Women…
Tye and Anthony Karhoff, owners of Karhoff Farms outside Bancroft recently welcomed a new litter of piglets from a special pig. In 2020, when the Shiawassee County Fair was canceled, the Karhoffs helped 4-H and FFA members by purchasing a pen of guilts raised by the Hendzel Family of Perry. …
State Rep. Graham Filler, R-DeWitt, right, a member of the Michigan House Agriculture Committee, last week listened to testimony from 4-H participants and community fair organizers about the impact COVID-19 restrictions could have on young people if fairs and 4-H programs are not allowed to …
Joey McKinnis was named Corunna Public Schools’ February Employee of the Month. He was honored during the Feb. 16 Board of Education meeting conducted virtually. McKinnis was hired in September 2011 as a sub bus driver. McKinnis and his wife, Pat, have one son, Josiah.
NEW LOTHROP — New Lothrop Area Public Schools Tuesday announced several upcoming events have been postponed or canceled because of COVID-19.
DURAND — Railroad Days officials this week announced a variety of planned activities for the upcoming festival, slated for May 14-16.
CORUNNA — For the third straight week Shiawassee County has recorded more than 300 new cases of COVID-19 and deaths reached the highest one-week total since February.
CALEDONIA TWP. — The only hospice in Shiawassee County that doesn’t charge for services is in danger of closing.
CHESANING — Village President Matt Hoover is asking residents for patience as officials work to update existing marijuana-related ordinances and address marijuana odor issues.
CALEDONIA TWP. — Details are few, but this much is sure: Starbucks is coming to the area.
LANSING — Construction barrels are already lining up along I-69 between Perry and Laingsburg in preparation for upcoming work.
SAGINAW — Prosecutor John McColgan this week announced he has no grounds for charges against Michigan State Police troopers who shot and killed a Chesaning man in January while serving a search warrant.
OWOSSO — A plan to enhance the beauty and walkability of the downtown area soon will launch with flower bed repairs and replacements along Exchange Street.
CORUNNA — A Flint man who apparently suffers from mental illness was sentenced to prison Tuesday morning in 35th Circuit Court by Judge Matthew Stewart for breaking into a Shiawassee County barn in August 2020 to steal money and a truck.