2022-08-28 E-Edition

48th annual Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Show delights visitors

The Mid-Michigan Old Gas Tractor Association’s 48th Annual Gas Tractor Show ran Aug. 19 through 21. There were about 1,500 tractors registered for this year’s event. Pictured here, a tractor rolls past a caramel apple vendor on its way to join Saturday morning’s tractor parade. See more photos of the event on page 24.

Blueberry pie-eating contest a messy, fun time

Don’t laugh, he won first place. On Friday, Aug. 19, the Montrose Blueberry Festival Pie Eating Contest drew a big crowd for free pie. Contestants were divided by age groups and prizes were awarded for first, second and third place to those who finished their pie first, without using their hands. Pictured here is 12-year-old Tollin Ledford of Montrose who […]

Officer Ott introduced as STC school resource officer

ST. CHARLES – During the Wednesday, Aug. 24 meeting of the St. Charles Community Schools Board of Education, St. Charles Village Police Chief Julie Church introduced Officer Allison Ott as the new school resource officer (SRO). Chief Church explained that Officer Ott doesn’t come to the school because there are problems; she comes to establish relationships. Officer Ott has a […]


MONTROSE TWP. SEEKS PLANNING, ZBA MEMBERS – Montrose Township is seeking residents who might be interested in serving on the Planning Commission or the Zoning Board of Appeals as openings become available. Anyone interested should contact Township Supervisor Mark A. Emmendorfer. The township is also looking for election workers. Workers don’t have to be a township resident, but they must […]

St. Charles hires new finance director and principals

ST. CHARLES – During the Wednesday, Aug. 24 meeting of the St. Charles Community Schools Board of Education, Superintendent Mark Benson talked about new administrative staff. He announced that the school district won’t have to rely on the Saginaw Intermediate School District for financial services; a new financial director has been hired in St. Charles. Justin LeFrance will be starting […]


ANNOUNCE YOUR EVENTS Do you have something to announce? If your club, church or other organization is planning a meeting, fundraiser, festival or other special event, let your neighbors know. Send information to the Tri-County Citizen, P.O. Box 158, Chesaning, MI 48616 or via email to tccnews@mihomepaper.com. Information must be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday to be published in the […]


Dear Editor, The Montrose Telephone Museum wishes to thank Toni Atwell for arranging the Montrose’sLady Ram volleyball players for their help setting up our Blueberry sale. A great group of young ladies. Joe Follett

Bowling team raises funds through can drive

MONTROSE – During the Monday, Aug. 22, meeting of the Montrose Community Schools Board of Education, school bus driver/bowling coach Randy Miller shared news of community support. Miller explained that he drives a school bus for the community. Over the month of July, he organized a can drive fundraiser for the Montrose Hill-McCloy School bowling team and raised $831.20. One […]


River Rapids District Library 227 E. Broad St., Chesaning (989) 845-3211 www.riverrapidslibrary.org Our Summer Hours are: Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are closed Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. After Labor Day, we will be open Saturday instead of Friday. September Events include: […]