Morton Buildings now 75th largest employee owned firm in U.S.

BROWN CITY — As of May 9, every person having any dealings with any personnel at Morton Buildings, Inc. will have the satisfaction of dealing with one of the owners. That’s because the employees just bought the company for an undisclosed amount. “I guess you could say the process started in 1992 when then president Henry A. Getz began offering […]

Students learn perils of drug abuse

BROWN CITY — About 60 sixthgrade students at the elementary school participated in a one-hour class each week for 10 weeks in order to better understand the dangers of substance abuse. The program is called Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. Its goal is to prevent drug problems before they begin. In order to graduate from the program, every student […]

Kohler scholarships presented

Kasey Trudeau presents Brown City High School seniors Madison Woodall, Megan Woods and Kaylee Kalbfleisch with the Kohler Oil & Propane Scholarship. Madison is the daughter of Bill and Rachel Woodall and will attend St. Clair County Community College. Megan is the daughter of Kreg Woods and Tonya Woods and will attend the University of Michigan-Flint. Kaylee is the daughter […]

Brown City seniors awarded Janet Stimson Memorial Scholarship

Brown City High School seniors Caleb Muxlow and Jasmin Bender were presented with the Janet Stimson Memorial Scholarship. Presenting the scholarship was Roger Stimson. Caleb is the son of Doug and Shari Muxlow and will attend Concordia University. Jasmin is the daughter of Nicole Fiorello and William Bender and will attend Grand Valley State University.


Ongoing Alcoholics Anonymous support group meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Church Parish Hall, 6785 W. Marlette St. in Marlette. Contact Rita at 989-635-7581 for more information. Marlette Masonic Breakfast/ Brunch every second Sunday of each month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. located across from McDonald’s restaurant on M-53 just south of downtown. Cost for adults […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. May 21• Ben Boven• Irene Kreiner• Anita Hill• Verbelle Potter• Jean Blatt• Judy O’Malley• Fancheon Muir• Marcia Dickinson• Lisa McNary• Andrew Schriber• Ron Shadley — in memory• Jill Cornell — in memoryMay 22• Scott Martus• Marleen Whitcome• Paul Bechtel• Barbara DavisMay 23• Anna […]

High school band to be featured on Memorial Day

BROWN CITY — High school band director Liz Rayba has announced that her entire band will provide the music at a Memorial Day ceremony, Monday, May 29, 10 a.m., at the Veterans’ Memorial downtown. “We will march from the school at 9:40 a.m.,” said Rayba. “We will be playing the song for each of the four branches of service. That […]

School finds fun way to promote health and fitness

BROWN CITY — Hundreds of students from the elementary school took part in what has been billed as the “World’s Largest Exercise Class.” The event is called All Children Exercise Simultaneously or ACES Day, during which students from over 50 countries gather together for group exercise at roughly the same time. It was the brain child of a physical education […]

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