2019-06-03 E-Edition

Tri-County Bank’s new headquarters open for business

Workers put the final touches on landscaping and parking lot at the new Tri-County Bank headquarters in downtown Brown City on Friday afternoon. The new 12,000-square-foot facility will consolidate customer services and bank operations of the former headquarters and operations buildings and drive-thru branch in Brown City. The new HQ, opening today, features enhanced meeting spaces, a customer lounge and […]

Brown City Days festival this weekend

BROWN CITY — Brown City Days are fast approaching as the town gears up for another festival this Friday, June 7 through Sunday, June 9. FRIDAY events The carnival will be in town starting Thursday, June 6 through Sunday. Presale carnival tickets are available at Little Texas Party Store or Game Age. Citywide garage sales will be held throughout the […]

Two public hearings slated in Brown City on June 6

Clean-up Day set for June 17

BROWN CITY — The Brown City Planning Commission will hold two public hearings during its meeting on Thursday, June 6. The Brown City Council was reminded of the two public hearings during Monday’s Memorial Day meeting on May 27. The first hearing at 7:05 p.m. concerns a variance request for a reduced set back distance at 6974 James Street. The […]


Geraldine Murray, 87, of Brown City, died May 23, 2019. She was born in Detroit, to George and Edna Ficht. Geraldine graduated from Brown City High School Class of 1949. She was united in marriage to Robert Murray on June 17, 1950. Geraldine had worked at Burger Grocery Store and the Brown City Pharmacy. Geraldine was an amazing wife, mother, […]


We are updating our Birthdays list. Call 810-346-2753 to add a name or to make any changes. June 3• John Berry• Eric Brooks• Elaine Grimes• Shelly Cummings• Lynne London• Curt Bryce June 4• Ed DeSmet• Jamie Strong• Lois Lancaster• Clarence Mills• Pamela Roberts• Carrie Gubanche• Ron Scott• Harold Kunze• Jason Rattew• Bill Cooper• Clayton Stimson• Crystal CummingsJune 5• Annette Dombrowski• […]

Mayor issues proclamations to honor scholars, athletes

BROWN CITY — It was all smiles at the Brown City Council meeting on Memorial Day Monday when the city’s mayor recognized both scholars and athletic students from Brown City High School. Mayor Julie Miller opened the council meeting with a series of proclamations to many of the young people in attendance. Courtney Wheeler and Faith Gleasure were both presented […]

Students of the Week

Fund roads, not film festivals

Editor’s note: The following guest opinion was written by Michael LaFaive, senior director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, where he has worked since 1995. A s Michigan debates funding for road repairs, policymakers should examine every corner of the state budget for savings and use them on higher priorities. One spending area […]

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