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Thursday, May 26
Bishop Takes To House Floor In Effort To Reverse Meningitis Ruling

Bishop Takes To House Floor In Effort To Reverse Meningitis Ruling

Bishop says that as victims continue to suffer, they are also being financially ruined. Read Full Article
 
State Board Of Canvassers Rules On Petitions In Local Races

State Board Of Canvassers Rules On Petitions In Local Races

The election season is getting more interesting following rulings from a state board that will impact two local races. Read Full Article
 
Mason Road Bridge Reopens, Road Commission Says Repairs Are Temporary

Mason Road Bridge Reopens, Road Commission Says Repairs Are Temporary

The Livingston County Road Commission says the completed repairs to a local bridge are just a “Band-Aid” approach until it can be replaced. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Super Says Contract Talks Underway For 2016-17

Brighton Super Says Contract Talks Underway For 2016-17

The first closed session between the board and Superintendent Greg Gray was held on Monday, after the regular school board meeting. Read Full Article
 
Vietnam-Era Veterans Receive Anniversary Pins At South Lyon Ceremony

Vietnam-Era Veterans Receive Anniversary Pins At South Lyon Ceremony

The event was organized by White Lake Republican State Senator Mike Kowall. Read Full Article
 
Red Cross Offers Incentive For Blood Donors Over Memorial Holiday

Red Cross Offers Incentive For Blood Donors Over Memorial Holiday

Blood donations are being sought at nearby locations, with extra incentive for those who give over the Memorial Day weekend. Read Full Article
 
Bathroom Policies Questioned By Angry Howell Public Schools Parent

Bathroom Policies Questioned By Angry Howell Public Schools Parent

An angry Howell parent is sounding off on issues related to bathroom use and changes he feels are impacting students. Read Full Article
 
Oldest Documented Blanding's Turtle Recaptured At Livingston County Reserve

Oldest Documented Blanding's Turtle Recaptured At Livingston County Reserve

The female was first captured and marked in 1954 as part of a long-running turtle study. Read Full Article
 
Local Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Bound Over For Trial

Local Woman Charged In Fatal Crash Bound Over For Trial

A Howell woman facing charges related to a fatal motorcycle crash on D-19 in Marion Township is headed to trial. Read Full Article
 
AAA Michigan Projects Highest Traveler Volume In Nine Years For Holiday Weekend

AAA Michigan Projects Highest Traveler Volume In Nine Years For Holiday Weekend

AAA Michigan expects the roads will be busy this weekend for those traveling to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Students Win United Way Video Competition

Fowlerville Students Win United Way Video Competition

"Grab a Brush" was selected as the winning entry out of forty-seven received. Read Full Article
 
Howell City Council Considering New Design Options For Parking Lot Project

Howell City Council Considering New Design Options For Parking Lot Project

Alternative design plans are being considered for a parking lot identified for repairs in downtown Howell.

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Wednesday, May 25
Angry Parent Questions School Policy Following Alleged Bathroom Incident

Angry Parent Questions School Policy Following Alleged Bathroom Incident

A local parent is taking issue with an area school district regarding their policy on bathroom use by students as it relates to gender. Read Full Article
 
Doubts Mount As To Validity Of Gilbert's Rationale For Dropping Out

Doubts Mount As To Validity Of Gilbert's Rationale For Dropping Out

Should Melissa Gilbert be allowed to withdraw her name from the ballot after citing health reasons? Read Full Article
 
Down Power Line Shuts Down US-23, Sparks Grass Fire

Down Power Line Shuts Down US-23, Sparks Grass Fire

A downed power line shut down US-23 and caused delays in Green Oak Township this afternoon. Read Full Article
 
Prevent Animal Bites And Rabies This Spring

Prevent Animal Bites And Rabies This Spring

The Livingston County Department of Public Health advises to "love your own animal, but leave others alone." Read Full Article
 
Gregory Man Admits To Beating And Strangling Pregnant Girlfriend

Gregory Man Admits To Beating And Strangling Pregnant Girlfriend

A local man who police say beat and strangled his pregnant girlfriend has entered a plea. Read Full Article
 
LACASA Participating In Online Charity Challenge

LACASA Participating In Online Charity Challenge

The child advocacy organization could win additional funding of up to $100,000 following the five week competition. Read Full Article
 
Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy Wins 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Grant

Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy Wins 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Grant

CSPA was one of just eight schools nationwide to win the Grammy Signature School Enterprise Award and $5,5000 grant. Read Full Article
 
Jury Convicts Man On All Counts For Violent Home Invasion

Jury Convicts Man On All Counts For Violent Home Invasion

A local man described as the mastermind behind a violent Genoa Township home invasion has been convicted by jury.
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Pinckney Teen Serving Time For Rape Wants Early Release From Jail

Pinckney Teen Serving Time For Rape Wants Early Release From Jail

A Pinckney High School student who pleaded guilty to charges in a rape case is seeking an early release from jail.
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Local Dems "Tremendously Disappointed" At Gilbert's Withdrawal

Local Dems "Tremendously Disappointed" At Gilbert's Withdrawal

Gilbert cited head and neck injuries from two accidents in 2012 as her reason for dropping out. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, May 24
Actress Melissa Gilbert Officially Drops Congressional Bid

Actress Melissa Gilbert Officially Drops Congressional Bid

Actress Melissa Gilbert has dropped out of the race for U.S. Congress in Michigan's 8th congressional district, citing health problems.

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Melissa Gilbert Reportedly Drops Out Of 8th District Congressional Race

Melissa Gilbert Reportedly Drops Out Of 8th District Congressional Race

Actress Melissa Gilbert has reportedly abandoned her bid for the 8th Congressional District citing health problems.
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Battle Between Two Sitting Judges Likely To Proceed After Petition Challenge

Battle Between Two Sitting Judges Likely To Proceed After Petition Challenge

Two sitting 53rd District Court judges seeking election to the same seat will likely face off. Read Full Article
 
Mason Road Bridge Closed For Emergency Repairs

Mason Road Bridge Closed For Emergency Repairs

A local bridge will be closed for the next couple of weeks beginning today for emergency repairs. Read Full Article
 
Trial Date Set For Suspects In Linden School Shooting Plot

Trial Date Set For Suspects In Linden School Shooting Plot

The suspects in the plot police say targeted Linden High School have been scheduled for trial later this summer. Read Full Article
 
Howell School Board Sets Budget Hearing

Howell School Board Sets Budget Hearing

The Howell Public Schools Board of Education agreed to set a budget hearing for next month despite not knowing how much the state will chip in for the foundation allowance. Read Full Article
 
Former Dexter School Official Sentenced For Thefts

Former Dexter School Official Sentenced For Thefts

Brian Tungl pleaded no contest last month to embezzling equipment that officials say was worth more than $300,000. Read Full Article
 
Cold Case Team Still Investigating Renkoski Disappearance 26 Years Later

Cold Case Team Still Investigating Renkoski Disappearance 26 Years Later

The case of an Okemos woman last seen in the Fowlerville area turns 26 years old today and authorities still believe there are people out there who know what happened.
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Democrats Urge Absentee Voting During Upcoming Elections

Democrats Urge Absentee Voting During Upcoming Elections

Local Democrats are urging clerks to promote absentee voting during the 2016 elections to help avoid the pressure of long lines at polling locations.

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Black Hawk Helicopter To Appear At Fowlerville Memorial Day Parade

Black Hawk Helicopter To Appear At Fowlerville Memorial Day Parade

The helicopter will be at Fowlerville Community Park from 12pm until 2pm on Monday, May 30th. Read Full Article
 
Salvation Army Seeks Sponsors For Summer Lunch Program

Salvation Army Seeks Sponsors For Summer Lunch Program

A summer program that provides meals for local families in need is seeking sponsors to support their efforts. Read Full Article
 
No Intervention For Rare Albino Skunks Found Under Local Porch

No Intervention For Rare Albino Skunks Found Under Local Porch

Two rare albino skunks making themselves at home underneath someone’s back porch apparently have a slim chance of survival. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 23
Hundreds Pay Tribute To Howell Choir Director

Hundreds Pay Tribute To Howell Choir Director

Current students and alumni from the Howell High School Choir performed a special concert Sunday to honor their director. Read Full Article
 
Dirt Bike Crash Sends Men To Hospital Saturday; One Airlifted

Dirt Bike Crash Sends Men To Hospital Saturday; One Airlifted

Two men were hospitalized after a weekend dirt bike accident in Unadilla Township. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Teacher Immerses Students In Motown Culminating In Public Concert

Hartland Teacher Immerses Students In Motown Culminating In Public Concert

A group of local 6th-graders got a chance to record at a legendary Detroit studio that some say was where Motown really started. Read Full Article
 
Overnight Ramp Closures Scheduled Tuesday At I-96 & US-23

Overnight Ramp Closures Scheduled Tuesday At I-96 & US-23

Ramp closures have been scheduled overnight Tuesday at I-96 and US-23 in Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Board Unanimously Selects New Superintendent

Fenton Board Unanimously Selects New Superintendent

Adam Hartley will replace Interim Superintendent Doug Busch on July 1st. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Township Approves Contract For Kensington Road Improvement Project

Brighton Township Approves Contract For Kensington Road Improvement Project

Pavement improvement to a stretch of Kensington Road in Brighton Township will be a part of a regional program. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Board Of Education Begins Union Negotiations

Pinckney Board Of Education Begins Union Negotiations

One area school district began preliminary negotiations of its bargaining unit contracts last night in lieu of a State Foundation Allowance. Read Full Article
 
Precinct Switch Planned For South Lyon Voters In August

Precinct Switch Planned For South Lyon Voters In August

It’s a temporary switch that is due to construction taking place at the school over the summer to install new lighting and air conditioning. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 22
Brighton to Convert More Streetlights to LED

Brighton to Convert More Streetlights to LED

More streetlights in the city of Brighton will be converted from the old sodium vapor variety to more efficient and brighter LED lights. Read Full Article
 
Fourth Suspect Bound Over For Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Fourth Suspect Bound Over For Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Another suspect charged in connection with a local store theft and police chase has been bound over for trial. Read Full Article
 
West Grand River In Brighton Set For Facelift Next Year

West Grand River In Brighton Set For Facelift Next Year

The federal government will pay $800,000 of the $1.1 million price tag, with the city contributing the $300,000 local match. Read Full Article
 
Tuition Auction Will Benefit LACASA Child Abuse Prevention Programs

Tuition Auction Will Benefit LACASA Child Abuse Prevention Programs

An online auction is now open for a year of a local preschool’s tuition which will in turn benefit the LACASA Center. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 21
Construction Continues On East Wall Of Howell City Hall

Construction Continues On East Wall Of Howell City Hall

Repairs are continuing on the east wall of Howell City Hall.

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Whitmore Lake Man Sentenced For Road Rage Incident

Whitmore Lake Man Sentenced For Road Rage Incident

A Whitmore Lake man who police say fired a handgun during an alleged road rage incident has been sentenced.
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St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center To Celebrate Ten Year Anniversary

St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center To Celebrate Ten Year Anniversary

The celebration event takes place on National Cancer Survivors Day on June 5th. Read Full Article
 
New Overtime Regulations Focus Of Upcoming Brighton Chamber Luncheon

New Overtime Regulations Focus Of Upcoming Brighton Chamber Luncheon

Overtime regulations, labor and employment issues will be the focus of a luncheon event being put on by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. Read Full Article
 
Graves Says Legislation Will Help Improve Unemployment Agency Response

Graves Says Legislation Will Help Improve Unemployment Agency Response

State Representative Joe Graves chairs the House Oversight and Ethics Subcommittee on Unemployment Reform. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 20
Local Authorities Collaborate To Perfect Disaster Response And Reunification Plans

Local Authorities Collaborate To Perfect Disaster Response And Reunification Plans

Disaster-readiness and family reunification was the subject of a table top exercise for multi-jurisdictional authorities Friday morning. Read Full Article
 
Work To Commence On U of M Brighton Health Center South

Work To Commence On U of M Brighton Health Center South

The $175 million facility will be on 32 acres owned by the University of Michigan Health System at Challis Road and Karl Greimel Drive. Read Full Article
 
Speakers Encourage Passion And Hard Work At Cleary University Fundraiser

Speakers Encourage Passion And Hard Work At Cleary University Fundraiser

Commencement weekend for Cleary University kicked off with some big names and a fundraising event in Howell Thursday night.
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Public Invited to Celebrate Courthouse Plaza Renovations

Public Invited to Celebrate Courthouse Plaza Renovations

The public is invited to help celebrate the renovation of a local historic space in the next few weeks. Read Full Article
 
Man Gets 15-30 Years In Prison For Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

Man Gets 15-30 Years In Prison For Fatal Crash That Killed Police Sergeant

An Oceola Township man will serve a lengthy prison sentence following a crash that killed a police sergeant from Hamburg Township. Read Full Article
 
Fire Cadets Undergo Live Burn Training Exercise

Fire Cadets Undergo Live Burn Training Exercise

Cadets completed several exercises including pulling hoses into the building and performing search and rescue operations in a smoke filled room. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Postpones Filling Vacancy

Brighton Council Postpones Filling Vacancy

Since two of the four applicants for a Brighton City Council vacancy were not present for interviews Thursday, the interviews have been rescheduled for the June 2 meeting. Read Full Article
 
Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Hosts "Ride To Remember" Saturday

Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Hosts "Ride To Remember" Saturday

Rolling Thunder’s 15th annual “Ride to Remember” in Livingston County is set this weekend.
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Pinckney Elementary Buyer Asks for Extension

Pinckney Elementary Buyer Asks for Extension

Pinckney Elementary and Hamburg Elementary both have purchase agreements, but neither has a closing date yet. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 19
Retiring Choir Teacher Looks Forward To One Last Hurrah With Reunion Concert

Retiring Choir Teacher Looks Forward To One Last Hurrah With Reunion Concert

Rod Bushey says he can't put into words what 44 years has meant to him. Read Full Article
 
Vacant School Could Become Apartment Complex In Hamburg

Vacant School Could Become Apartment Complex In Hamburg

Hamburg Elementary School was closed by the Pinckney Community School district in 2008 due to declining enrollment. Read Full Article
 
New Park & Cemetery Planned In Green Oak Township

New Park & Cemetery Planned In Green Oak Township

Supervisor Mark St. Charles said that the 31 acres of land the township recently purchased was one of the most beautiful sites he’s seen. Read Full Article
 
Warrant Issued For Suspect In Retail Fraud & Police Chase

Warrant Issued For Suspect In Retail Fraud & Police Chase

A warrant has been issued for 26-year-old Keshawn Jones after he failed to appear for arraignment earlier this month. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Leads Bipartisan Group Seeking Reversal Of Meningitis Decision

Bishop Leads Bipartisan Group Seeking Reversal Of Meningitis Decision

A total of 15 people who received tainted steroid injections in Livingston County died as a result of the infection Read Full Article
 
LACASA's 35th Anniversary Celebrates A Story Of Transformation And Growth

LACASA's 35th Anniversary Celebrates A Story Of Transformation And Growth

An open house party on Wednesday celebrated the LACASA Center’s 35th anniversary. Read Full Article
 
May Is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

May Is Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month

One local dermatologist says that as warmer weather approaches, it’s vital to protect the skin you’re in.

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Wednesday, May 18
Plans To Form Joint Police Authority In Pinckney Area Off The Table

Plans To Form Joint Police Authority In Pinckney Area Off The Table

The idea of forming a new police authority to cover three local communities is done for now.
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Hartland Township To See Road And Drain Improvements Soon

Hartland Township To See Road And Drain Improvements Soon

Hacker Road between M-59 and Grand River, and Clyde Road between Hartland Road and Cullen Road will begin being paved in the coming weeks. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Seniors Finalize Path With Letters Of Intent At College Decision Day

Hartland Seniors Finalize Path With Letters Of Intent At College Decision Day

After almost an entire school year of working towards choosing a path for post-secondary education, a local high school celebrated its senior class’s future plans.
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Brighton Senior Survivors Continue Fundraising Efforts

Brighton Senior Survivors Continue Fundraising Efforts

The cause they have decided to support this year is the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation. Read Full Article
 
Brighton DDA Sells Old Mexican Jones Liquor License

Brighton DDA Sells Old Mexican Jones Liquor License

The DDA bought the liquor license several years ago, considering it an investment, and held the license until it could find a viable party to sell it to. Read Full Article
 
Motorists Ticketed For Sneaking Through Closure At Chilson & Coon Lake Roads

Motorists Ticketed For Sneaking Through Closure At Chilson & Coon Lake Roads

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department is cracking down on motorists attempting to sneak through a closed intersection in an active construction zone.
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Jury Convicts Woman In Shooting Death Of Fenton Man

Jury Convicts Woman In Shooting Death Of Fenton Man

This was the third trial for Mary Lou Bigford, with two mistrials declared in previous attempts. Read Full Article
 
Brighton PC OKs New Holiday Inn Near Planned U of M Medical Facility

Brighton PC OKs New Holiday Inn Near Planned U of M Medical Facility

Brighton City Planning Commission has conditionally approved plans for new Holiday Inn Express, off Challis Road. Read Full Article
 
Delays Anticpated As Resurfacing Project Starts In Chelsea

Delays Anticpated As Resurfacing Project Starts In Chelsea

Work gets underway today on a resurfacing project in the City of Chelsea.

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Tuesday, May 17
Hamburg Twp. Girl's Custody Status Unclear As Police Finish Up Investigation

Hamburg Twp. Girl's Custody Status Unclear As Police Finish Up Investigation

Police continue to investigate the matter of Amanda Hayward and her daughter Sapphire, which began when they were reported missing under unusual circumstances. Read Full Article
 
Canal Under McGregor Road Bridge Closed For 24 Hours

Canal Under McGregor Road Bridge Closed For 24 Hours

The canal under the McGregor Road Bridge, near the DNR boat launch, will be closed for approximately 24 hours starting today - Tuesday, May 17th.
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Brighton Twp. Moves Forward With Proposed Sewer Policy Over Resident Objections

Brighton Twp. Moves Forward With Proposed Sewer Policy Over Resident Objections

Elected officials in Brighton Township will bring a drafted change in sewer policies before their residents. Read Full Article
 
UM Regents Expected To Approve Starting Construction On New Brighton Facility

UM Regents Expected To Approve Starting Construction On New Brighton Facility

The Board of Regents will consider the design for the Brighton Health Center South project at their meeting Thursday. Read Full Article
 
Lansing Man Admits To Meth Lab Charges

Lansing Man Admits To Meth Lab Charges

A Lansing man charged in Livingston County for allegedly operating a meth lab has entered a plea.
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Fowlerville Adopts Non-Discrimination Plan

Fowlerville Adopts Non-Discrimination Plan

Fowlerville took preliminary steps toward applying for road grants Monday. Read Full Article
 
Former Humane Society Shelter Administrator Responds To Criticism

Former Humane Society Shelter Administrator Responds To Criticism

The Humane Society of Livingston County’s former shelter administrator is speaking out following recent changes in staffing.
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State Sets Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shops Over License Dispute

State Sets Meetings With Local Auto Repair Shops Over License Dispute

The state says meetings are scheduled with two local auto repair shops next week served with cease and desist orders.

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Construction Of Grand Oaks Drive To Start Soon In Genoa Township

Construction Of Grand Oaks Drive To Start Soon In Genoa Township

Another road construction project has been given the green light in Genoa Township. Read Full Article
 
Arborist Will Determine Fate Of Fowlerville Trees

Arborist Will Determine Fate Of Fowlerville Trees

Requests by two local residents may prompt an ordinance change in one nearby village. Read Full Article
 
Therapeutic Riding Program Celebrating 40th Anniversary

Therapeutic Riding Program Celebrating 40th Anniversary

The 4H Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding Program connects disabled children with horses, using various riding exercises to bring the kids out of their shell. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 16
Man Killed In Brighton Township House Fire

Man Killed In Brighton Township House Fire

A friend of the home's owner, who was staying in an RV in the driveway, called in the fire at 2:36am. Read Full Article
 
Fenton Man Improving After Crash On US-23; Police Believe Racing Involved

Fenton Man Improving After Crash On US-23; Police Believe Racing Involved

The condition of a Fenton man is improving following a weekend crash on US-23 that police believe was the result of racing. Read Full Article
 
Howell Man Loses Bond After Authorities Say He Plotted To Escape

Howell Man Loses Bond After Authorities Say He Plotted To Escape

A pipe bomb and a frightened friend have resulted in loss of bond for a local man charged with possession of child pornography. Read Full Article
 
Howell Senior Gets Surprise Graduation party

Howell Senior Gets Surprise Graduation party

Shelby Douglas has worked with Danielle Schmidt’s class all year as part of Howell High School’s Early Childhood Education program. Read Full Article
 
New Windows Installed At Fowlerville Senior Center

New Windows Installed At Fowlerville Senior Center

A project that began last year to improve a local senior center is near its completion. Read Full Article
 
LACASA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Community Open House

LACASA Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Community Open House

A local nonprofit organization dedicated to helping victims and survivors of abuse is celebrating its 35th anniversary.
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Family Of Young Fowlerville Girl Hopes For Community Support At Annual Walk

Family Of Young Fowlerville Girl Hopes For Community Support At Annual Walk

Avery Faron has Angelman Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that affects only one in every 15,000 children. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School Seniors Start "Survivor" Challenge

Brighton High School Seniors Start "Survivor" Challenge

This year’s Brighton Senior Survivor Week starts today and will benefit the Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation. Read Full Article
 
Secretary of State to Offer Mobile Office This Week

Secretary of State to Offer Mobile Office This Week

The Secretary of State is going on the road this week to provide services in a local community. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 15
Brighton Area Schools to Have Unlimited Schools of Choice Program

Brighton Area Schools to Have Unlimited Schools of Choice Program

At its meeting last week, the Brighton Board of Education approved an unlimited Schools of Choice program for the 2016-17 fall term. Read Full Article
 
Putnam Planning Commission Discusses Accessory Structure Rules

Putnam Planning Commission Discusses Accessory Structure Rules

A public hearing will be set soon to hear opinion on the proposed changes. Read Full Article
 
Realtors Help Clean Up Howell Nature Center

Realtors Help Clean Up Howell Nature Center

A group of Realtors from Brighton and Fowlerville are giving some time to help clean up the local nature center. Read Full Article
 
Livingston County Animal Shelter Looking To Save More Than Nine Lives

Livingston County Animal Shelter Looking To Save More Than Nine Lives

The Livingston County Animal Shelter is contributing to a five-year initiative across the country to save one million cats from euthanasia. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 14
Court Battle To Begin For Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Court Battle To Begin For Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Court orders are at play in the case of a missing Hamburg Township woman and her daughter later found safe in Florida. Read Full Article
 
Gilbert Primary Challenger Awaiting Petition Signature Decision

Gilbert Primary Challenger Awaiting Petition Signature Decision

Actress Melissa Gilbert is being challenged for the 8th District Democratic nomination by Linda Keefe, despite alleged discrepancies with Keefe's nominating petitions. Read Full Article
 
Follow-Up Bond Projects Planned This Spring At BHS

Follow-Up Bond Projects Planned This Spring At BHS

Most facility improvements to district schools, technology upgrades and construction of a new $10.5 million swimming pool complex have already been completed. Read Full Article
 
Glow 5k Draws Runners In Support Of Torch 180

Glow 5k Draws Runners In Support Of Torch 180

A local organization trying to help the disabled find meaningful employment benefited from an event Friday night at Howell High School. Read Full Article
 
Local Residents To Participate In Anti-Addiction Rally At State Capitol

Local Residents To Participate In Anti-Addiction Rally At State Capitol

Two local men will participate in a rally on the capitol steps in Lansing next month. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 13
State Maintains Two Local Auto Shops Operating Illegally; Owners Say Otherwise

State Maintains Two Local Auto Shops Operating Illegally; Owners Say Otherwise

There’s a dispute between two Livingston County car care facilities and the State of Michigan as to whether they are operating illegally. Read Full Article
 
Fowlerville Man Who Allegedly Asked Young Girl To Undress At Wal-Mart Arraigned

Fowlerville Man Who Allegedly Asked Young Girl To Undress At Wal-Mart Arraigned

Arraignment has been held for a local man who allegedly asked a young girl to undress at the Fowlerville Wal-Mart. Read Full Article
 
Charge Filed Against Lincoln Park Man In Fowlerville Wal-Mart Incident

Charge Filed Against Lincoln Park Man In Fowlerville Wal-Mart Incident

A charge of Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes has been filed against the suspect, who is expected to be arraigned later today. Read Full Article
 
Amateur Radio Operators To Hold Field Day In June

Amateur Radio Operators To Hold Field Day In June

An annual event held during Balloonfest this year will help local amateur radio operators sharpen their skills to be ready in case of emergencies. Read Full Article
 
Kid's Fair Returns With Art In The Park Next Month

Kid's Fair Returns With Art In The Park Next Month

An annual event in Pinckney next month will be both fun and informational for local families. Read Full Article
 
Local Man Facing Drug Charges Following Woman's Overdose Headed To Trial

Local Man Facing Drug Charges Following Woman's Overdose Headed To Trial

A Putnam Township man has been bound over on felony drug-related charges that stemmed from an investigation into a woman’s near overdose death. Read Full Article
 
Missing Mom And Daughter Found Safe, Mom Says Amber Alert Unnecessary

Missing Mom And Daughter Found Safe, Mom Says Amber Alert Unnecessary

Amanda Hayward says she and her daughter are "more than okay." Read Full Article
 
Charges Possible Against Man For Incident At Fowlerville Wal-Mart

Charges Possible Against Man For Incident At Fowlerville Wal-Mart

Police say the incident happened at the Fowlerville Wal-Mart Tuesday afternoon. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Area Schools Gets Exemplary Athletic Program Award

Brighton Area Schools Gets Exemplary Athletic Program Award

The district received the Exemplary Athletic Program award for the 2015-16 year from the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Read Full Article
 
ET Rover Comment Period Coming To A Close

ET Rover Comment Period Coming To A Close

Local residents who wish can still voice their opinion on a controversial pipeline scheduled to pass through the area. Read Full Article
 
Site Plan Approved For Waldenwoods Resort Improvement Projects

Site Plan Approved For Waldenwoods Resort Improvement Projects

A site plan for the resort was approved on Thursday by the Hartland Township Planning Commission that includes some improvements to various aspects of the center. Read Full Article
 
Driver Of Stolen Vehicle In I-96 Police Chase Bound Over For Trial

Driver Of Stolen Vehicle In I-96 Police Chase Bound Over For Trial

One of the suspects involved in a stolen vehicle incident and police chase on I-96 has been bound over to Circuit Court. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 12
Amber Alert Canceled; Mother & Daughter Found Safe In Florida

Amber Alert Canceled; Mother & Daughter Found Safe In Florida

A missing Hamburg Township mother and her young daughter have been found safe in Florida. Read Full Article
 
Police Say Hamburg Mother & Daughter Now With Convicted Sex Offender; Amber Alert Issued

Police Say Hamburg Mother & Daughter Now With Convicted Sex Offender; Amber Alert Issued

64-year-old Douglas Stanko is a registered sex offender with two convictions for 2nd degree criminal sexual conduct out of Lenawee County. Read Full Article
 
Lane, Ramp Closures Planned On I-96, Old US-23, I-275

Lane, Ramp Closures Planned On I-96, Old US-23, I-275

Weekend lane and ramp closures are planned on I-96 in the Webberville area and to the east near I-275.
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LESA Board Of Education Hires Hubert As Next Superintendent

LESA Board Of Education Hires Hubert As Next Superintendent

An internal candidate has been named the next Livingston Educational Service Agency superintendent.
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Chickenpox Cases Up, Officials Recommend Vaccinations

Chickenpox Cases Up, Officials Recommend Vaccinations

The vaccine is 89%-98% effective at preventing mild and moderate cases, and 100% effective against severe chickenpox. Read Full Article
 
Pinckney Students Take First, Second, And Third At Robotics Competition

Pinckney Students Take First, Second, And Third At Robotics Competition

Students swept the Robotics and Automation Contest, and took third in Mechatronics. Read Full Article
 
Police Release New Details In Search For Missing Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Police Release New Details In Search For Missing Hamburg Mother & Daughter

Police now believe 30-year-old Amanda Hayward and her 7-year old daughter Sapphire are traveling in a red 2001 Ford Escape with a Michigan License Plate “2HVA18” Read Full Article
 
Missing Hamburg Mother's Car Found, Search Continues For Her & Daughter

Missing Hamburg Mother's Car Found, Search Continues For Her & Daughter

30-year old Amanda Elizabeth Hayward was last seen leaving her residence around 3am Tuesday with her 7-year old daughter, Sapphire Elizabeth Palmer. Read Full Article
 
Portion Of Hughes Road Getting Paved In Genoa Township

Portion Of Hughes Road Getting Paved In Genoa Township

The work will take place this construction season, on a stretch of Hughes Road from Grand River to Forest Ponds. Read Full Article
 
Lansing Man Charged With Robbing Local Bank Bound Over For Trial

Lansing Man Charged With Robbing Local Bank Bound Over For Trial

33-year-old Brian Dewayne Ali Jr. is charged with five counts of armed robbery and four counts of bank robbery. Read Full Article
 
Department Of Public Health's Five Year Plan Approved By County Officials

Department Of Public Health's Five Year Plan Approved By County Officials

The Livingston County Department of Public Health has cleared one hurdle in the process towards becoming nationally accredited. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, May 11
Hamburg Township Woman & 7-Year-Old Daughter Reported Missing

Hamburg Township Woman & 7-Year-Old Daughter Reported Missing

Hamburg Township Police are working to locate a mother and daughter missing since Tuesday. Read Full Article
 
Bishop Lobbies For Reversal Of OMB Decision On Meningitis Victim Compensation

Bishop Lobbies For Reversal Of OMB Decision On Meningitis Victim Compensation

A proposal to award victims of the outbreak up to $25,000 each from a crime victims fund is being blocked by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Read Full Article
 
Former Hartland School Board Member Passes Away

Former Hartland School Board Member Passes Away

A memorial fund has been set up for a Hartland woman who impacted many lives through her work in education and the community.

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Longtime Humane Society Shelter Administrator Among Those Ousted In Shakeup

Longtime Humane Society Shelter Administrator Among Those Ousted In Shakeup

Longtime staff and volunteers claim they were forced out and say recent changes do not promote the safety, health or welfare of animals.

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New Restaraunt Announced For Current Diamonds Location In Downtown Howell

New Restaraunt Announced For Current Diamonds Location In Downtown Howell

The transformation of Downtown Howell’s restaurant scene continues with the announcement of a new eatery. Read Full Article
 
Debt-Ridden Farmland Awarded To Only Bidder For Rent

Debt-Ridden Farmland Awarded To Only Bidder For Rent

40-acres of land holding $3.8 million dollars of debt to be farmed for only $20 per acre this year. Read Full Article
 
Comedy Fundraiser To Benefit Veterans-In-Need

Comedy Fundraiser To Benefit Veterans-In-Need

Mark Eddie is bring his show, "Comedy that Rocks!" in support of Stiggy's Dogs. Read Full Article
 
Health Department Investigating Possible Norovirus Outbreak

Health Department Investigating Possible Norovirus Outbreak

The Livingston County Department of Public Health is looking into reports of people being sickened after visiting Buffalo Wild Wings in the Brighton area. Read Full Article
 
Former Dexter Community School IT Director Facing Sentencing

Former Dexter Community School IT Director Facing Sentencing

Brian Tungl pleaded no contest to embezzling more than $50,000 of equipment and faces sentencing on May 23rd. Read Full Article
 
Two BHS Choirs To Perform At State Arts Festival

Two BHS Choirs To Perform At State Arts Festival

Armonia and Bel Canto have both been named Michigan Youth Arts Distinguished Ensembles and will participate in the 54th annual Michigan Youth Arts Festival. Read Full Article
 
Tuesday, May 10
Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend On Campus Pleads Guilty

Howell Student Who Assaulted Girlfriend On Campus Pleads Guilty

A Howell High School student has entered a plea on charges connected to a domestic dispute on the school’s campus. Read Full Article
 
Search For Fenton Superintendent Begins With Round One Of Interviews Tonight

Search For Fenton Superintendent Begins With Round One Of Interviews Tonight

The search for a new superintendent for Fenton Area Public Schools kicks off tonight. Read Full Article
 
County Discusses Conversion Of LETS To Transportation Authority

County Discusses Conversion Of LETS To Transportation Authority

The idea of creating a transportation authority for the area is getting the attention of the Livingston County Board of Commissioners.
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County Set To Hold First Hazardous Waste Collection Event For 2016

County Set To Hold First Hazardous Waste Collection Event For 2016

The collection will take place Saturday, May 21st at the Livingston County West Complex at 418 South Highlander Way in Howell. Read Full Article
 
Rezoning Of Vacant School On Hold

Rezoning Of Vacant School On Hold

The new owners have yet to contact the Village Council or Zoning Administration about plans for the site. Read Full Article
 
Congressional Campaigns Accuse Each Other Of Ignoring Constituents

Congressional Campaigns Accuse Each Other Of Ignoring Constituents

The campaigns of Republican Congressman Mike Bishop and his Democratic challenger, Melissa Gilbert, are trading jabs about ignoring invitations to local events. Read Full Article
 
Start Of Boating Season Brings Complaints On Thompson Lake

Start Of Boating Season Brings Complaints On Thompson Lake

The boating season is just getting started but complaints are already beginning to surface on Thompson Lake in Howell. Read Full Article
 
Brighton School Board Head Will Not Run for Another Term

Brighton School Board Head Will Not Run for Another Term

Jay Krause says he will step down at the expiration of his term on Dec. 31st. Read Full Article
 
Ribbon Cutting Set Wednesday For Livingston County Abolitionist Project

Ribbon Cutting Set Wednesday For Livingston County Abolitionist Project

A new non-profit committed to ending human trafficking will be welcomed into the community during an event Wednesday. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 9
Third Trial Underway For Woman Charged In Murder Of Fenton Man

Third Trial Underway For Woman Charged In Murder Of Fenton Man

Mary Lou Bigford is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 39-year-old Lawrence Howard Jr. in April of 2015. Read Full Article
 
Genoa Township Looking To Purchase Gravesites At Nearby Church Cemetery

Genoa Township Looking To Purchase Gravesites At Nearby Church Cemetery

Genoa Township officials have been in talks with St. George Lutheran Church about purchasing cemetery sites as an alternative to building a new cemetery.


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Genoa Intersection Closure Starts Today

Genoa Intersection Closure Starts Today

Starting today, the intersection of Chilson and Coon Lake Roads will be closed to traffic for 45 days. Read Full Article
 
Tyrone Township Declines Membership Invitation From SEMCOG

Tyrone Township Declines Membership Invitation From SEMCOG

Tyrone Township is saying “no thanks” to a membership invite from a regional planning group for local governments.
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Lyon Township Hall Will Temporarily Close For Building Expansion

Lyon Township Hall Will Temporarily Close For Building Expansion

Expansions to Lyon Township’s municipal center will temporarily shut the building down later this week. Read Full Article
 
Deerfield Township Man Enters Plea In Molestation Case

Deerfield Township Man Enters Plea In Molestation Case

A Livingston County man facing charges for allegedly filming himself molesting children has pleaded guilty. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Fire Authority To Hold First Ever Kid's Summer Camp

Brighton Fire Authority To Hold First Ever Kid's Summer Camp

Registration is now open to students interested in a firefighter camp that will be held in Brighton this summer. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 8
Lane Closures Start Monday On I-275 & 10 Mile Road Bridge

Lane Closures Start Monday On I-275 & 10 Mile Road Bridge

Local motorists and commuters can expect two weeks of lane closures and likely delays around the I-275 construction area. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Historical Group Cleans Up Old Village Cemetery

Brighton Historical Group Cleans Up Old Village Cemetery

The Brighton Area Historical Society held its annual Old Village Cemetery cleanup day in downtown Brighton over the weekend. Read Full Article
 
Gleaners' Fill the Gazebo Event Surpasses Goal

Gleaners' Fill the Gazebo Event Surpasses Goal

The annual Gleaners Community Food Bank's Fill the Gazebo event topped its goal, with donations of food items and cash continuing to come in. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Rotary Gives Scholarship Award To 7th Grader

Brighton Rotary Gives Scholarship Award To 7th Grader

The Academic Enrichment Scholarship helps to fund attendance at an approved academic enrichment program of the student’s choice. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, May 7
Howell Man Gets 30 Year Prison Sentence In Federal Child Porn Case

Howell Man Gets 30 Year Prison Sentence In Federal Child Porn Case

Sentencing has been handed down for a Livingston County man who entered a plea to federal child pornography charges. Read Full Article
 
Center for Michigan Hosts Local Public Conversation

Center for Michigan Hosts Local Public Conversation

A nonprofit group asked local residents for input on a number of state issues at a public meeting Thursday night. Read Full Article
 
Three Hartland Students Win Honors At State History Competition

Three Hartland Students Win Honors At State History Competition

They were among 153 students who received top honors at the State Finals competition of Michigan History Day last weekend in Bay City. Read Full Article
 
Rock The Block To Return To Downtown Howell This Summer

Rock The Block To Return To Downtown Howell This Summer

Downtown Howell will welcome back a summer event to celebrate music and local food with the community. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council OKs Small Hike in City Millage Rate

Brighton Council OKs Small Hike in City Millage Rate

The Brighton City Council approved the 2016-17 city millage rate and increases of about 3% in the city's water and sewer rates. Read Full Article
 
Friday, May 6
Howell Nature Center To Hold Grand Opening Of New Tree House Attraction

Howell Nature Center To Hold Grand Opening Of New Tree House Attraction

The tree house is in the Alexandria's Nature Scape playscape area of the nature center in Marion Township. Read Full Article
 
Rezoned Parcels Along Old US-23 Could Attract Developers

Rezoned Parcels Along Old US-23 Could Attract Developers

A large chunk of parcels along the Old US-23 corridor have been rezoned to open up development opportunities. Read Full Article
 
Governor Visits Construction Career Days Event In Livingston County

Governor Visits Construction Career Days Event In Livingston County

Snyder toured the 9th annual event Thursday at the Michigan Operating Engineers facility in Howell. Read Full Article
 
Local Humane Society Offerring Free Cats & Dogs Saturday

Local Humane Society Offerring Free Cats & Dogs Saturday

A grant is helping the local shelter offer free dogs and cats this Saturday. Read Full Article
 
Road Work Scheduled In Northfield Township Next Week

Road Work Scheduled In Northfield Township Next Week

The Northfield Township community is being advised of road work scheduled next week.
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Livingston County Clerk May Begin Taking Credit Cards

Livingston County Clerk May Begin Taking Credit Cards

One Livingston County office may soon begin accepting credit and debit cards for payment. Read Full Article
 
Howell Elementary Announces Spelling Bee Winner

Howell Elementary Announces Spelling Bee Winner

Local fifth graders competed recently to see who would be the Howell area’s top speller. Read Full Article
 
After Years Of Borrowing, County's Delinquent Tax Fund Will Be Self-Sustaining

After Years Of Borrowing, County's Delinquent Tax Fund Will Be Self-Sustaining

County Treasurer Jennifer Nash says tax delinquencies have dropped from nearly 10% in 2008 down to about 3.5% in 2015. Read Full Article
 
Brighton Council Adopts City Budget For 2016-17 Year

Brighton Council Adopts City Budget For 2016-17 Year

The budget for the coming fiscal year is slightly lower than the budget for the current year that ends June 30. Read Full Article
 
Red Wings GM Among Keynote Speakers At Cleary University Fundraiser

Red Wings GM Among Keynote Speakers At Cleary University Fundraiser

The keynote speakers at a fundraiser in Howell later this month have a passion for innovation, as well as their respective industries. Read Full Article
 
Open House Will Celebrate New Location For Equine Guided Learning Group

Open House Will Celebrate New Location For Equine Guided Learning Group

A local nonprofit organization is inviting the community to their open house event in Howell to celebrate the group’s mission and new partnership. Read Full Article
 
Eaton Rapids Man Sentenced To Prison for Brighton Break-In

Eaton Rapids Man Sentenced To Prison for Brighton Break-In

Sentencing has been handed down to an Eaton Rapids man charged with breaking into a local business. Read Full Article
 
Thursday, May 5
Felony Lane Gang Operating In Livingston County

Felony Lane Gang Operating In Livingston County

Police say recent thefts and other crimes reported in Livingston County are the result of organized gang activity.

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Turnin 2 Sports Complex Project Scrapped In Hartland

Turnin 2 Sports Complex Project Scrapped In Hartland

The Turnin 2 Sports Training Complex project in Hartland Township is no longer feasible. Read Full Article
 
Firearms Dealer Proposes Major Gun Facility In Milford Township

Firearms Dealer Proposes Major Gun Facility In Milford Township

The $5.4 million dollar project would build a 37,500-square-foot facility on 7.7 acres of land on Milford Road, just north of Pontiac Trail. Read Full Article
 
Donations At Kickoff Event Surpasses Fundraising Goal For Gleaners

Donations At Kickoff Event Surpasses Fundraising Goal For Gleaners

Generosity was flowing at the kickoff event for an annual food drive to benefit Gleaners Community Food Bank. Read Full Article
 
Two Suspects Bound Over For Trial In Green Oak Theft & Police Chase

Two Suspects Bound Over For Trial In Green Oak Theft & Police Chase

In all, five are charged in a retail fraud incident that occurred April 19th at the Kohl’s store in Green Oak Township. Read Full Article
 
Closures On US-23 At 8 Mile Road Bridge, I-96 Start Friday

Closures On US-23 At 8 Mile Road Bridge, I-96 Start Friday

More lane and ramp closures are scheduled to start Friday on US-23 in the Whitmore Lake and Brighton areas. Read Full Article
 
Wyman-Gordon Gets Extension To File Abatement Statements

Wyman-Gordon Gets Extension To File Abatement Statements

The aerospace supplier has until May 31st to file their personal property statements from 2015. Read Full Article
 
Michigan Supreme Court Declines Lansing Man's Appeal

Michigan Supreme Court Declines Lansing Man's Appeal

Ryan Tyus pleaded guilty to a single count of delivery of a controlled substance causing death in connection with the July 2013 death of Dorothy Brock in Howell. Read Full Article
 
College Recruiting Expert Is Holding Event For High School Athletes

College Recruiting Expert Is Holding Event For High School Athletes

Jack Renkens has spoke at 4,000 schools over 15 years and is bringing his message to Brighton. Read Full Article
 
Nominations Sought For Hartland's Volunteer Of The Year Award

Nominations Sought For Hartland's Volunteer Of The Year Award

Nomination forms are available online and are due June 15th. Read Full Article
 
Wednesday, May 4
Theis Supports FOIA Expansion As Long As Privacy Concerns Are Addressed

Theis Supports FOIA Expansion As Long As Privacy Concerns Are Addressed

Currently the legislature and governor's office are exempt from Freedom of Information laws. Read Full Article
 
Lyon Township Planners Deny Kroger Request To Add Gas Station

Lyon Township Planners Deny Kroger Request To Add Gas Station

Opposition from Lyon Township officials and residents has resulted in the denial of a proposed fuel center in a planned development. Read Full Article
 
Two Howell Technology Students Take First Place At Competition

Two Howell Technology Students Take First Place At Competition

Logan Huff and Austin Rhodes won their categories at regionals and have advanced to state competition next week. Read Full Article
 
Fill the Gazebo Food Drive Saturday, Cash Matching Offer Ends Today

Fill the Gazebo Food Drive Saturday, Cash Matching Offer Ends Today

The 14th Annual Livingston County Fill the Gazebo Food Drive is set for this weekend. Read Full Article
 
Hartland Water System Under Budget

Hartland Water System Under Budget

Six months in to taking over water operations in-house, the township is 21% under budget. Read Full Article
 
Washtenaw Passes Special Education Millage

Washtenaw Passes Special Education Millage

It will cover the non-reimbursed costs of providing special education services in Washtenaw County, including the Chelsea, Dexter and Whitmore Lake school districts. Read Full Article
 
New Foam Trailer To Help Fight Large Flammable & Combustible Liquid Fires

New Foam Trailer To Help Fight Large Flammable & Combustible Liquid Fires

Local firefighters now have access to new specialized equipment that will help battle different types of blazes.
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Argentine Police Chief Running For Genesee County Sheriff Spot

Argentine Police Chief Running For Genesee County Sheriff Spot

An area police chief is launching a campaign for Genesee County Sheriff.


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Tuesday, May 3
Foundation Purchases Red Cross Building In Howell, Announces "Rebirth" Of Chapter

Foundation Purchases Red Cross Building In Howell, Announces "Rebirth" Of Chapter

The Livingston County Red Cross building will remain in the community thanks to a local foundation. Read Full Article
 
LESA Holds Round One Of Interviews For Superintendent Position

LESA Holds Round One Of Interviews For Superintendent Position

Monday kicked off the first set of interviews to fill the soon-to-be vacant superintendent position for the Livingston Educational Service Agency. Read Full Article
 
Byron Man Charged In Chase Bank Robbery

Byron Man Charged In Chase Bank Robbery

A man authorities say robbed a bank in downtown Byron and then escaped on a bicycle has been charged in the incident. Read Full Article
 
Department of Public Health Looks Toward Accreditation

Department of Public Health Looks Toward Accreditation

The Livingston County General Government and Health & Human Services Committee agreed to one county department’s strategic plan. Read Full Article
 
Event Asks About Restoring Trust In State Government

Event Asks About Restoring Trust In State Government

The public meeting will be facilitated by the Center for Michigan, an Ann Arbor-based nonprofit and nonpartisan group that seeks public input to help guide lawmakers. Read Full Article
 
Parking Lot Brawl At Genoa Restaurant Still Under Investigation

Parking Lot Brawl At Genoa Restaurant Still Under Investigation

The investigation into a baseball bat attack in the parking lot of Bubba Changs continues. Read Full Article
 
Bank, Medical Center Highlight Development Coming To Genoa Township

Bank, Medical Center Highlight Development Coming To Genoa Township

The Genoa Township Board has approved a new medical center and bank branch.
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Two From Livingston County Attend Security Conference

Two From Livingston County Attend Security Conference

Two Livingston County officials attended a two week training to learn how to protect sensitive information. Read Full Article
 
Monday, May 2
Howell Woman Charged In Fatal Motorcycle Crash To Appear In Court

Howell Woman Charged In Fatal Motorcycle Crash To Appear In Court

A Howell woman charged in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist on D-19 near Keddle Road last summer is scheduled to appear in court. Read Full Article
 
Linden Man Looking To Make Strides Against Pancreatic Cancer

Linden Man Looking To Make Strides Against Pancreatic Cancer

The former WHMI Sports Director ia hoping to fund hope for himself and the more than 50,000 other Americans who will receive the diagnosis each year. Read Full Article
 
Duck Again Uses Local School Courtyard To Lay & Hatch Eggs

Duck Again Uses Local School Courtyard To Lay & Hatch Eggs

The duck named Vanessa has appeared at Village Elementary School in Hartland for the past 13 years. Read Full Article
 
Panel Of Legislators Will Share Insight At Political Power Lunch

Panel Of Legislators Will Share Insight At Political Power Lunch

A Q & A session with local legislators will be the main event at a community luncheon in Brighton next month. Read Full Article
 
Howell DDA Discusses Parking Lots And Main Street Awards

Howell DDA Discusses Parking Lots And Main Street Awards

Parking Lots #2 and #4 set for renovation later this summer. Read Full Article
 
Southbound I-275 Closed; Lengthy Detours Start Today

Southbound I-275 Closed; Lengthy Detours Start Today

The total closure of southbound I-275 at a busy intersection with other freeways went into effect overnight and local commuters will be dealing with long detours.
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Bowling Benefit Will Assist Boys Who Lost Their Young Father To Stroke

Bowling Benefit Will Assist Boys Who Lost Their Young Father To Stroke

Jayson Leisentritt was just 27 years old when he suffered a stroke and died in 2014. Read Full Article
 
Milford Woman Charged In Fatal Attack Bound Over For Trial

Milford Woman Charged In Fatal Attack Bound Over For Trial

Yvonne Cortis was charged with open murder in December following the death of 68-year-old Greg Cortis. Read Full Article
 
Highland Fire Chief Application Deadline Approaching

Highland Fire Chief Application Deadline Approaching

The department is currently being led by Interim Chief Richard Cole, who took after Chief Jim Crunk retired last August. Read Full Article
 
Sunday, May 1
Senior Survivor Nets Record Funds For Veterans Charity

Senior Survivor Nets Record Funds For Veterans Charity

Local high school seniors broke a record in raising funds for a non-profit organization that helps veterans. Read Full Article
 
LESA Superintendent Interviews Start Monday

LESA Superintendent Interviews Start Monday

Two well-known community educators and administrators will interview for the Livingston Educational Service Agency superintendent position. Read Full Article
 
Vaupel Bill Would Require More Police Medical Training

Vaupel Bill Would Require More Police Medical Training

A state lawmaker from Livingston County wants to address what he says is a lack of sufficient medical training for police officers. Read Full Article
 
Brighton High School Ranked Among Top Schools in State & Country

Brighton High School Ranked Among Top Schools in State & Country

U.S. News ranks Brighton High School among the top 3% in the US. Read Full Article
 
Saturday, April 30
Howell Woman Who Tried To Run Boyfriend Over With Truck Sentenced

Howell Woman Who Tried To Run Boyfriend Over With Truck Sentenced

Sentencing has been handed down to a local woman who tried to run her ex-boyfriend over with his truck and led police on two separate chases.
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Legislation Regarding Solicitation Of Public Documents Signed Into Law

Legislation Regarding Solicitation Of Public Documents Signed Into Law

A new law aims to crack down on companies that solicit fees for providing public records, such as property deeds. Read Full Article
 
Body Of Missing Milford Man Found In Livonia

Body Of Missing Milford Man Found In Livonia

The body of a Milford man who had been reported missing has been found in a car parked in a Livonia subdivision. Read Full Article
 
Spring Nature Outings Planned At Local Recreation Areas

Spring Nature Outings Planned At Local Recreation Areas

Two spring outings are being organized by The Crossroads Group of the Sierra Club.
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