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January 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Opinion

Gov. Snyder right to veto e-cigarette bill

Gov. Rick Snyder was right when he recently vetoed three bills relating to electronic cigarettes, saying the measures do not go far enough to regulate the devices, which pose significant health risks. More...

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Muxlow, remember your political roots

Now that Rep. Paul Muxlow has taken office again as our state representative for his third and final term, I want him to know that I do not support the governor’s proposed sales tax increase to pay for road repairs. More...

Peck Press

Peck school board donates meeting stipend back to district

PECK — Board of education members for Peck Community Schools have decided to donate back the stipends they receive for attending meetings again this year. More...

Proud to be a Pirate

Peck Elementary School K-3 Student of the Week, Jacob McLarty, has been nominated by Jill Prouse. She commented, “Jacob always brings a smile to my face when he walks through the door. More...

Peck Area Birthdays

We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810- 346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. January 26Carl KrosnickiMatthew Sheridan January 27Sherry BischerJulio CienzerJeremy Woodruff More...

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BRIGHT LIGHTS SHINE ON DETROIT AS AUTO SHOW TAKES THE WORLD STAGE

DETROIT, PRNEWSWIRE – The numbers are in. And, as expected, global automakers brought their A-game to the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). More...

News

Marlette school board officials take seats during annual organization meeting

MARLETTE — Marlette Community Schools Board of Education members were put in their place during the board’s organizational session at its Jan. 12 meeting. More...

Candlelight cross-country ski night offers cold-weather fun at Metamora-Hadley Rec. Area

HADLEY -- Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area will hold a candlelight cross-country ski event Saturday, Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m., weather permitting. The candlelit trail will begin at the Red Activity Barn. More...

Brown City teacher receives grant

Each year Meemic Insurance Company offers opportunities for educators to write a grant for either content area books or classroom novels. This year Ambor Keesler was fortunate enough be selected by a MEEMIC committee to receive the grant money. More...

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Sports

Green Devils miss upset of Pirates by two points

HARBOR BEACH — The Brown City Green Devils made a furious bid to knock off the Harbor Beach Pirates last Wednesday night. However, they fell a point short, falling 61-60 in a key Greater Thumb Conference-East boys’ hoops contest. More...

Falcons, Swartz Creek-Clio tie

LAPEER – Penalties, three disqualified players for fighting and a short bench all played part in a 4-4 tie when the Alliance faced Swartz Creek-Clio Wednesday at the Polar Palace. More...

Broncos drop pair of matches

CARO — North Branch dropped a pair of matches to Garber and Caro Wednesday, losing to Essexville Garber 45-27 and to the Tigers 56-21. More...

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