Brown City students provide Christmas gifts, joy for 100 area children as result of competition

BROWN CITY — The Christmas spirit of giving was in the air from Dec. 1-8 as the Brown City Junior- Senior High School worked together to bring Christmas cheer to 100 Brown City children. This is 30 more children than ever before. Since the need was so great this year, the school extended a friendly competition through Dec. 8 between […]

Ray Tosch

Ray Harry Tosch, 85, of Capac, passed away Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, at his home with family by his side. He was born in Capac on Feb. 18, 1929, the son of the late Harry and Julia (Mapes) Tosch. His marriage to Barbara Swayze was March 25, 1949, at the United Methodist Church, Brown City. Ray was a lifetime Capac […]

Arthur Kinney

Arthur R. Kinney, 83, of Brown City and formerly of Oxford, died Dec. 12, 2014. He was born Aug. 14, 1931 in Thornville, Mich. to Jacob and Mildred Kinney. He married Nancy Zacharias on June 14, 1954. Arthur was a dairy farmer for more than 55 years. Farming was his work and his hobby. He is survived by three children […]

Nathan Wheeler, Jr.

Nathan John Wheeler Jr., 70, of Melvin, died Dec. 12, 2014 in Sebring, Fla. He was born June 17, 1944 in Waterford to Nathan and Velma Wheeler. Nathan worked for Ford Motor Company and retired after 28 years with many years at the Romeo plant. He was a member of the Eagles and Moose Lodge in Florida. He is survived […]


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 December 22 Brown City City Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 4205 Main St. The public […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make changes. December 22Evelyn StimsonVicki JacobsonDecember 23Brandi ChildersMaggie KochanMarilyn CampbellPamela ChildersDorothy ChildersSteve HilgendorfEvelyn GrimesDawn ReedJesse WebbDawn WoodruffKyle KalbfleischWilliam DashluckDecember 24Tonya YoungeJacob MauricoHarold RobsonMartin Geister Geraldine MurrayCathy WilcoxJim GottschalkLewis Hughes Jr.Teresa CooperDecember25Gage RobertsDanny SmithHerbert WareMerry ProctorEvie ProctorDecember 26Elizabeth PettyDale BaumanTricia HughesJamie CummingsKelly MasonMonica McQuarrieBrady LawsonDecember 27Justin Adkins […]

Sheriff warns of solicitors

MELVIN — The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Dept. has issued a warning about fraudulent door-to-door solicitors last seen in the Melvin area. The sheriff’s department has received numerous complaints from people in reference to a company called JUST ENERGY going door to door soliciting to lower their SEMCO gas bill. Once the homeowner gives the representatives their account number, they switch […]

Green Devil Pride

Winner Charles Hughes (pictured left), a freshman, and Devin Williamson, a seventh grader at Brown City High School were the recent recipients of the Green Devil Pride Award. Charles is the son of Dean and Lisa Hughes and Devin is the son of Eric and Angie Williamson. They are pictured with high school principal Barry Markwart. Green Devil Pride Award […]

Holiday post office hours set

BROWN CITY — The Brown City Post Office will be open until noon on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31 and will be closed on Christmas Day, Dec. 25 and New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Revised hours will be posted at the Brown City Post Office. Blue collection boxes with final collection times of noon will […]

Students of the Week

The Brown City Lower Elementary Student of the Week is second grader Hunter Anderson. He is the son of Jason and Linda Anderson. Teacher Sarah Gordon chose him because, “Hunter has been doing exceptional work so far in second grade. He is on top of everything we are working on in class. He eagerly participates in every task and is […]