Foreign exchange students honored

Brown City High School foreign exchange students were recently honored for their participation in the local school district, for a free “exchange” of customs and experiences between the students and their respective home countries. Pictured (from left to right) are Saara Maenapaa from Finland and from Brazil, Sebastian Yanez. Saara and Sebastian are being hosted by Betty Keeley. From Japan, […]

BC up, Peck down on student enrollment

BROWN CITY — Area school districts experienced both additions and subtractions during this year’s fall student count on Oct. 1. Student enrollment at Brown City Community Schools was up during the unofficial tally, while Peck Community Schools had a 25-student drop. Brown City Superintendent Doug Muxlow said the school district added five kids from last fall to reach a total […]

Robert J. Sharp Jr.

Robert J. Sharp Jr., 78, of Detroit, Mich., died Oct. 1, 2014. He was born in Rockhold, Ky., on June 11, 1936. Robert was welder at Levy Co. in Wyandotte for many years and a member of the Latter Day Saints Church. He is survived by: two daughters Charlotte Sharp and June Perry of Kentucky; a nephew Allen Janes; Uncle […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make changes. OCTOBER 13Jon BowskyRobert BossardSally RobinetAshley GouldTroy HayesCindy Root OCTOBER 14Jodi LintsSteffanie Childers OCTOBER 15Jami DavisAlvin TurnerDouglas YoungDeanna ScottRichard BrooksBrian Tresnak Ed TobyCody NasonMike Hill OCTOBER 16Jennifer KalbfleischBill HaynesDon Bau manRon BaumanBecky ParkerErica FishellSharon DennisJohn TaylorHarley Cook — inmemory OCTOBER 17Carl WrightDuane Kennedy Alicia McClellandNorma […]


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 “FREE” Group Parenting Counseling Class is being offered through Phoenix/ Advantage Counseling (ACES). This will be a 10-week session starting on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 9 a.m. […]

Getting ready for corn harvest

Frank Harrington, 59, of Goodland Township, took up much of the road last year when he drove a combine along Brown City Road near Norman Road.

Land transfers

SANDUSKY — The Sanilac County Register of Deeds Office has compiled the following land transfers. Week of Sept. 8: Sanilac County Treasurer to Raymond Carman and wife; Maple Valley Twp., Sec. 31. Sanilac County Treasurer to Glen Phillips; Marlette Twp., Sec. 15. Sanilac County Treasurer to Jack Oliver and wife et al; lot in J.M. Brown’s Addition to Brown City. […]

Students of the Week

The Brown City Lower Elementary Student of the Week is first grader Gavin Lewis. He is the son of Christina Gisel and Christopher Laws. Teacher Brenda Banks chose him because, “Gavin is such a hard worker and always does his best. He is helpful and kind to others and uses his manners in the classroom, cafeteria and playground. Great job, […]

Juvenile justice system ready for reform

Michigan is one of four states competitively selected by the National Governors Association to examine ways to improve the juvenile justice system — creating better outcomes for youth and safer communities for everyone. Over the next several months, teams from the four states will explore recommendations on improving outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system. Teams will focus on […]

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