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Deadline for school board elections is July 24




Those interested in running for school board seats in this year’s November election have until July 24 at 4 p.m. to file for the election. To be eligible for election, candidates must be American citizens; they must also be qualified and registered voters living within the school district in which they are running. The Michigan Secretary of State elections webpage […]

Chesaning Car Show rolls into town July 14




CHESANING – Muscle cars and classic cars will line the streets of downtown Chesaning during the ninth annual Chesaning Car Show on Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Spectators stroll along the boulevard, enjoying the relaxed atmosphere, listening to music played by Young’s Entertainment. More than 230 cars participated in last year’s car show; where hundreds of […]

Chesaning welcomes Freedom Fly July 14 and Dawn Patrol Breakfast July 15




CHESANING – The Chesaning Sport Plane and Michigan Ultralight associations will host the annual Fly-in Weekend at Howard Nixon Memorial Airport, 204 S. 4th St., on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15. Each day offers different exhibitors and unique experiences. It’s an opportunity to see a wide variety of small aircraft up close, visit with the pilots and watch […]

STC farmers market starts July 10, hires new coordinator




ST. CHARLES – Area residents looking for fresh and local produce, sauces, salsas, soaps and more can find it this summer in St. Charles during its annual farmers marketplace. Big plans are in the works for the weekly market, with special events scheduled monthly, a variety of vendors on the agenda and a new market coordinator on board. The 2018 […]

Chesaning Twp. Board discusses Wildwood Cemetery, patriotism




CHESANING TOWNSHIP – During the July 5 meeting, the Chesaning Township Board focused on Wildwood Cemetery and talked about the absence of patriotism in the schools and the community at large. COLUMBARIUM Plans for installing a columbarium for ashes at Wildwood Cemetery are moving forward. Township Clerk Fran Kukulis said the cemetery committee had two meetings with the contractors who […]

Misteguay Creek Inter-county Drain Board meets July 10

Settlement agreement to be considered


The Misteguay Creek Inter-County Drain Board will hold a meeting at the Genesee County Drain Office at 9 a.m., on Tuesday, July 10. The meeting is open to the public. During the meeting, Saginaw County Public Works Commissioner Brian Wendling will present a proposed settlement agreement concerning the Albee Township vs. Misteguay lawsuit. The drain board is expected to vote […]

STC voters face renewal millage Aug. 7



ST. CHARLES – On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the voters of St. Charles Community Schools will be asked to consider the renewal of the operating millage for St. Charles Community Schools. This consideration is for the 18-mill levy on non-homestead property. This request was approved by voters in May, 2009. The operating millage renewal proposal reads as follows: “Shall the currently […]

STC middle school takes part in national program



ST. CHARLES – Staff at Thurston Middle School in St. Charles were honored recently for the school’s participation in a grant-funded study that included sixth and seventh grade classrooms across the country. School principal Shawna Groulx along with teachers Trina Gross and Kristen Skiles traveled to Washington DC earlier this month in order to receive an award for taking part […]

Montrose resident honored for weight loss efforts



A Montrose resident has been named a state division winner for her weight loss efforts. Carol McKay has belonged to TOPS Chapter 1313 in New Lothrop since 2009. Recently during the organization’s’ State Recognition Day in Dearborn, she earned second place in the state for losing 38 and one-half pounds in one year. She said she had earned division titles […]