Have an upcoming activity or event planned? Drop us a line at: The Banner, 4241 Main St. P. O. Box 250, Brown City MI 48416 or call 810-346-2753 or e-mail Upcoming event A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is planned for Tammy Bower on Oct. 17 at Brown City Fire Hall. Donations are needed. Call Karen McPhail at 810-346- 3190 for […]

BC homecoming royalty to be crowned Oct. 8

The 2010 Brown City High School Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Oct. 8 during an afternoon assembly at the school. A parade will follow through downtown Brown City. The senior court includes (left to right): Casey Martus, Jordon Foster, Cole Hughes, Cody Anderson, Trenton Wood. Back: Kari Burton, Kelsey Miller, Amber Alcorn, Jennifer McClelland and Emily Pytleski.

Church auction to support mission, building fund

BROWN CITY — Two good causes will benefit from the Brown City United Methodist Church’s 3rd Annual Silent/Live Auction on Saturday, Oct. 9. The auction will be held from 4:30-8 p.m. in the church basement, 7043 Lincoln St. Coordinator Myrt Kohn said proceeds from the auction will go toward supporting a Guatemala mission team and the church’s building fund. “We […]

City officials seek input on name, identity of festival

BROWN CITY — Input from the public is being sought about whether it may be a good idea to rename and recreate the town’s traditional summer festival. Brown City Manager Clint Holmes said the idea was brought forth after the Brown City Festival Commission met on Sept. 21. He said commission members gathered to begin planning for next year’s festivities […]

Brown City grad earns Navy culinary award

BROWN CITY — Not everyone is cut out to serve chow to hundreds of hungry naval men at sea, but one Brown City High School graduate is a cut above the rest. CSSA Richard Talbot of the U.S. Navy was honored with the Culinary Specialist of the Quarter Award on board the USS Vella Gulf in August. Talbot, 22, a […]

Brown City Students of the Week

The Brown City Lower Elementary Student of the Week is first grader Trevor Emerick. He is the son of Melvin and Christina Emerick. Teacher, Sarah McPhail chose him because, “he is a great student and classmate. Trevor always works very hard and is willing to stop and help a friend. Trevor’s positive attitude and great work ethic make him a […]


We are updating our Birthdays List. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. Oct. 4 • Bonnie Bader • Sharon Marion • Bonnie Bonesteele Oct. 5 • Dylan Boven • Jason Kalbfleisch • Edward Kalbfleisch • Barbara K Smith • Tami Geister • Matt Miholek • Kristen McIntee Oct. 6 • Ruth Hayward • Wilma Jane […]

Farm Bureau honors county member for service, dedication

SANDUSKY — For her active involvement in a variety of Farm Bureau programs, both locally and at the state level, Sandusky-area farmer Cathy Knoerr has been recognized as Michigan Farm Bureau’s Volunteer of the Month for September 2010. Knoerr and her husband John have two grown children and farm more than 1,000 acres of soybeans, corn and sugar beets near […]

Peck chooses superintendent

PECK — Peck Community Schools has a new superintendent — Ryle Kiser, most recently principal of Reese High School. Officials were scheduled last week to meet with Kiser and negotiate a contract. “I am very excited to come to Peck. It is a nice school district with a great reputation. I am looking forward to working with the staff,” stated […]

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