Norton, Lisiewski crowned king, queen

Reigning over the 2014 Brown City High School homecoming festivities Friday were queen Shaylee Lisiewski and king Tyler Norton. She is the daughter of Karen Lisiewski and Mike Lisiewski. He is the son of Mary Kay Norton and Thomas Norton. They were crowned Friday afternoon, and were presented during half-time at the football game. Lisiewski and Norton were among a […]

Food pantry relocates

BROWN CITY — A new location for the Brown City Community Food Pantry should make food distribution a piece of cake. Treasurer Sara Dombroske said the pantry will hold its Oct. 23 distribution at a large cement building owned by Kohler Oil & Propane located just west of town behind Brown City Mini Storage, 8744 Burnside Road. Dombroske said the […]

Katherine Baldwin

Katherine R. Baldwin, 96, of Marlette, passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at Marlette Extended Care Facility in Marlette, Mich. Mrs. Baldwin has lived in Marlette since 1956 and was previously from the Detroit area. She was born Oct. 4, 1917 in Kalkaska, Mich., daughter to the late George and Claire McCall. She married Emerson Baldwin March 26, 1949 […]


Have an upcoming activity or event planned? Drop us a line at: The Brown City Banner, 4241 Main St. P.O. Box 250, Brown City MI 48416 or call 810-346-2753 or e-mail Upcoming event Great Starts of Sanilac County invites everyone to a free family event of fall fun on Oct. 13 at 5:30 p.m at the Brown City Fire […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make changes. October 6Ruth HaywardWilma Jane BaerJoan MillsDouglas StrongJacob MittlestatNick Proctor October 7Cyndy RossmanRobert NewkirkJennifer Hughes October 8Callie Morse Betty MarcottHollis StrongCarla CampbellChad Jackson October 9Ron Boven Jr.Carol OsierVicki HimmelLuke ProwseRon LintnerRyan CummingsGordon CadyBrandon Proctor October 10Tiffany WoudstraOna Himmel October 11Betty McCumonsBrookie L ChildersStephanie RamseyBrad StanbridgeLynette […]

Seaman-Dowling to wed

Michele and the late David Seaman of Sandusky announce the engagement of their daughter, Lucy Samantha Seaman, to Justin Payne Dowling, son of Dan and Veronica Dowling of Peck. Lucy is a student at Saginaw Valley State University and is employed by Woodland Hills Golf Club. Justin is employed by Champion Screw Machine Engineering, Inc. The wedding will be held […]

New water main to be installed in Marlette

MARLETTE — The Marlette Police Dept. is warning motorists about the upcoming West Marlette Street water main construction project. Construction of a new 8-inch water main is expected to begin today (Monday, Oct. 6) and will last for at least four weeks. The project will run from Main Street (M-53) west to approximately 500 feet west of Lorraine Street as […]

Marlette’s royal couple

Marlette High School crowned the 2014 Homecoming King and Queen the evening of Sept. 26 at the varsity football game. King Sam Sartin is the son of Amanda and Samuel Sartin. Queen Charis Blatt is the daughter of Carmen and Jerry Blatt.

Students of the Week

The Brown City Lower Elementary Student of the Week is kindergartener Lacie Brusie. She is the daughter of David and Jennifer Brusie. Teacher Ambor Keesler chose her because, “Lacie does a wonderful job following rules at school. She sets a great example for others to follow. Lacie also goes out of her way to help others and play with them […]

Who is more savage?

The guillotine was used as the preferred method of execution during the French Revolution, as it was thought to be a more humane and quick way to put someone to death. The recent beheadings of two American journalists and a French tourist by the Islamic State, aka ISIS, or ISIS-affiliated groups have evoked horror in the eyes of the civilized […]