Rep. Muxlow explains poor voting record

How well do your state legislators represent you? What are their voting records? Sanilac County is represented in Lansing by Republicans Phil Pavlov in the Senate and Paul Muxlow in the House of Representatives. To obtain information on their voting records ranging from agriculture and abortion to pensions and water, go to, a public service by the Mackinac Center […]

Scouts go boating?

Boy Scout Pack 327 from Brown City recently built small sailboats that they raced in a swimming pool. The Scouts blew air through drink straws to move them along. Pictured at right is Wyatt Smith; above is Justin Klinesmith and Seth Hiles.

Brown City ends fiscal year in black

BROWN CITY — The audit of Brown City Schools for the 2014- 15 fiscal year showed a balance of $111,348, with total revenues of $8,107,200 and total expenditures of $7,995,852. “This was only the second time in five years we have not had to dip into fund equity (to balance the budget at the end of the fiscal year),” said […]


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 Vendor tables are available for the Brown City Sacred Heart 4th Annual Cookie Walk/Craft Show on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sacred […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make changes. November 9Liz LinckDan Shadley November 10Dave NewlinBrian VerhelleEvan GolsworthyRaymond McCumonsScott MarionMike Schueneman November 11Dale BrownKirt PerreaultIla StricklerRichard PayneChad McCumonsDarwin McClellandStephen WelchMorey ShadleyPaul Burgess Sr. November 12Eve WoodallEdith HillDick Root Larry StephensTim VillegasKatie ZuhlkeHelen Vinande — in memory November 13Carli Mae FoxBarbara ToschJoyce WitmerChris Mirasolo […]

Babysitters, kids escape fire

FLYNN TWP. — Five occupants of a burning house on Marlette Road just west of Juhl Road got out safety Monday morning. Babysitters Kathrine Wright, 20, of Marlette, and Amber Bugaiski, 35, also of Marlette were babysitting a 3-year-old child at the residence, along with Bugaiski’s 3-year-old son. They were in the living room when Bugaiski’s son pointed and shouted, […]

New police vehicle nearly ready to roll

BROWN CITY — The police department’s new vehicle should be ready for duty within the next couple of weeks. City manager Clint Holmes told the Brown City Council at its Oct. 26 meeting that the new police vehicle, a 2016 Ford Explorer interceptor, was picked up at Tubb’s Brothers in Sandusky. He said it has been delivered to the contractor […]

Students of the Week

The Brown City Lower Elementary Student of the Week is second grader Katelynn Smith. She is the daughter of Alicia Smith and Shawn McClelland. Teacher Daniel Loutzenhiser chose her because, “Every day, Katelynn comes into class and gets right to work whether it is participating in class discussion or working on her daily work. She has a great work ethic […]

Schools have 871 students this year

BROWN CITY — The Brown City Board of Education heard plenty of good news during the last school board meeting on Oct. 26. Among the board business: • The school district had 871 students as of Oct. 26. • The accounting firm of Anderson, Tuckey, Bernhardt and Doran presented the 2014-15 school district audit which reported General Fund Revenues and […]

House road plan offers glimmer of hope

Gov. Rick Snyder has said he intends to sign the new $1.2 billion road funding package put forth by the Legislature last week. While the plan isn’t perfect it offers Brown City-area residents more clarity than the failed Proposal 1 transportation package shot down by voters in May. “We want what everyone wants,” said state Rep. Paul Muxlow, R-Brown City. […]