Don Twiss returns as varsity girls’ track coach

BROWN CITY — There’s a saying around this town: “Sooner or later they all come home.” The adage has been proven true once again; this time in the case of Don Twiss. And Green Devil athletics is the better for it. That according to Superintendent of Schools Doug Muxlow, who tells how Twiss’s homecoming came to pass after more than […]

Brown City festival to have zombie invasion

BROWN CITY — Halloween will be bringing some spook-tacular fun, but if you see a zombie in town, run, run, run! The Brown City Days Festival Commission will be hosting the Brown City Days First Annual 5K Zombie Walk/Run and Halloween Fest Fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 29. With support from local organizations, churches and businesses, the fundraiser will begin at […]


Ongoing Tot Time is a free program for infant to pre-k children and their parent or caregiver offered every Wednesday from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Brown City United Methodist Church church basement. Play time, activities, stories and music. Come and join the fun. Alcoholics Anonymous support group meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Church Parish Hall, 6785 […]

Eleanor M. Glaza

Eleanor M. Glaza, age 85, of Peck died peacefully September 1, 2016. She was born January 2, 1931 in Gagetown, to Frank and Josephine Schwartz. Eleanor graduated Valedictorian of her class from Gagetown High School. She married Roman Glaza on June 30, 1951. Eleanor was a farmer’s wife, a mother, grandmother and school teacher. She helped her husband farm for […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. September 12Aldred VandewarkerDonald MumaDennis WebbJamie CampbellRuss FletcherEric BucklewLeah McCumonsSeptember 13Tyler FosterJenny DavisMike HughesBeverly MillerRobert MeeksSeptember 14Heidi SmithBrandon CummingsAmy DavisJoyce DavisBecky WilcoxSandy AndrewsKen NelsonSeptember 15Lynn SurprenantAmber TrowbridgeMike MuxlowJackie KennedyDawn SmithRodney Vislosky IISeptember 16Helen SimpsonDon MannsDonna Keesler Diana BaierWayne BurgessSeptember 17Cari NorrisGrace ChildersDonald DavisBob O’MalleyDawn […]

Brown City business owner to relocate restaurant in Lapeer

LAPEER — Pueblo Viejo Mexican restaurant in downtown Lapeer has been in business for six years — and has done so well they have a problem. They need more room. So they’re moving, to the former Empire Wok building on East Genesee (just west of Milnes Ford dealership). General manager Vincente Sanson said the 10,000-square-foot building was recently purchased and […]

Marlette seek public’s help to nab thieves who stole from vehicles

MARLETTE — The Marlette Police Dept. is seeking the public’s help in finding the suspects who recently stole items from several unlocked vehicles. Marlette Police Dept. reported it received complaints from residents regarding over a dozen unsecured vehicles on Morris Street that had been entered. On Aug. 30, a resident reported seeing two male subjects about 12 years of age […]

Labor Day memories

Selling commemorative T-shirts at the 7th Annual Mighty Mac in Marathon Labor Day Walk on the Southern Links Trailway in Lapeer County were Debbie Ford of Brown City (left) and Sandi Glesenkamp, treasurer of Marathon Township. The Labor Day walk that concluded in Otter Lake began at a trailhead in Columbiaville.

Yale Police warn of phone scam involving DTE Energy

YALE — The Yale Police Dept. wants to make area residents and businesses aware of scams that circulating in the area. Police Chief Mike Redman said residents should be aware of a phone scam involving DTE Energy. He said the bogus calls are threatening action against the homeowner, including shutting off electricity service if payments are not made promptly. “This […]

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