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April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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K of C continues fish fries DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Knights of Columbus will continue its fish fries Fridays during Lent, through Good Friday April 18. Hours are 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Menus include fried or baked shrimp, or fish tacos. More...

Business

Register now for Color Me Davison 5k Fun Run

DAVISON — Run, walk or stroll on the beautiful trails of Davison Regional Park for the Color Me Davison 5k Fun Run taking place June 19 at 6 p.m. Early registration is now available online at www.active.com. More...

In brief

Meijer changes Simply Give GRAND RAPIDS — In an effort to increase donations to its food pantry partners, Meijer has announced it has rebranded its signature hunger relief program, Simply Give, with the color orange to align more closely to th More...

Healthier U campaign aims to educate

FLINT —HealthPlus recently announced one of its most ambitious projects to date: a campaign designed to get all of its members age 18 and older, some 140,000 of them, to complete an individual wellness assessment and engage in a tailored health More...

Living

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature the Texas Hippie Coalition, April 10, with special guests Anti- Mortem and Tensionhead. Tickets are $12 in advance. More...

The Whiting presents THE GIVER

FLINT — The Whiting is proud to present The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life ® Presentation of THE GIVER as part of the Health Plus Education Series, on April 22 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Davison native Thompson quickly heads to pros

OTTAWA — Just over a week ago, Davison native Garrett Thompson was playing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s hockey championship tournament. The turn of events since then has been quite staggering. More...

Davison third, fourth at Kearsley

FLINT — At the Kearsley Relays on March 28 the girls were fourth with a score of 93 and the boys were third with 109 points in the large school divisions. More...

Spring Sports Preview

BASEBALL Graduation rarely changes the face of a roster in dramatic fashion, but for the Davison baseball team, a class that graduated 13 seniors a year ago left the Cardinals with many questions for the upcoming year. More...

Comedy show at the Davison Eagles

RICHFIELD TWP. -- There will be a comedy show April 12 at 9 p.m. at the Davison Eagles Aerie 3589, 3270 N. State Rd. You don't have to be a member of the Eagles to attend. Tickets are $10. You can bring your own finger-food if you'd like. More...

Twp. awaiting word on host agreement with Richfield Landfill

RICHFIELD TWP. – As the township awaits the final draft of a new host agreement for the Richfield Landfill, opposition to plans for the reopening of the site continues to grow. More...

M-15 Heritage Route garage sale is May 3

DAVISON — Spring is a time for cleaning closets, garages and the big annual M-15 Heritage Route Garage Sale. Vendors will line M-15 along the 90-mile stretch from Clarkston to Bay City that day with garage sales. More...

Sports Update

Davison baseball routs Flint Southwestern

   Wednesday, April 2, 2014,  7:45 p.m. -FLINT -- The Davison baseball team defeated Flint Southwestern, 20-1 and 14-3 on Tuesday at Southwestern in Davison's first game of the already three-week old season. Full Story


News

Relay for Life meeting April 14

DAVISON — If you had the ability to create a world with more birthdays, would you do it? This year Davison will be holding its annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life on May 31-June 1 to support the fight for a cancer-free world. More...

Moving day

Some students at Central Elementary School in Davison recently moved into new classrooms that are part of the addition to the south end of the building. Left, Melissa More...

Police warn Davison residents about possible spring scams

DAVISON AREA — Spring is here and apparently so are scams designed to bilk innocent people out of their hardearned money. More...

Viewpoint

Not making enough pay in Congress, find another job

I had a good laugh last week. I read in the Washington Post where Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) said in an interview members of Congress are “underpaid” and can’t afford to live “decently” in Washington. More...

City details water and sewer bill changes

On December 23, 2013, the Davison City Council unanimously approved an increase to the Water and Sewer rates that will be effective as of January 1, 2014. The first bill with these new rates will be due on May 5, 2014. More...

West Side Story at the Whiting

FLINT — West Side Story is coming to The Whiting April 18-19, and there are still a few tickets left for the public to witness the stage production of what is praised as one of the premier love stories of all time. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT CLAYTON MINTO, 86, of

Davison, passed away Thursday, April 3, 2014 at his residence. Bob was born in Davison on February 10, 1928, son of the late Thomas and Clara (Bethke) Minto. He married June Wigard on September 9, 1950. Bob proudly served his country in the U.S. More...

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