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Friday, October 19, 2018

Donations Sought For Fowlerville K-9 Program

After K-9 Niko retired in June, Fowlerville Community School District officials saw the importance of using the K-9 Program to keep drugs out of schools, and donated $4,500 toward the purchase and training of a new dog, Hank, about a third of the $14,000 cost.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Bishop Earns Detroit Chamber Endorsement

Brad Williams, vice president of Government Relations for the Detroit Regional Chamber, said Bishop’s, “service in Congress has been exemplary" and they encouraged voters to return him to Washington.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Fowlerville Man Charged In MSU Sex Assaults

32-year-old Michael Phinn of Fowlerville, who worked as a medical resident in the MSU Neurology Clinic, faces charges including first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct, assault and aggravated indecent exposure.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

New Charges Sought Against Brennan

In a filing on Monday, the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission amended their ongoing complaint against Brennan to include allegations of persistent failure to treat persons fairly or courteously, conduct clearly prejudicial to the administration of justice and making false statements.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Michigan Attorney General's Office Now Part Of Investigation Into Misappropriated Donation

With word that the Michigan Attorney General's Office has joined State Police in investigating a misappropriated donation, documents appear to confirm that the chair of the Livingston County Veterans Services Committee improperly, and potentially illegally, cashed a donor's check followed by an effort to conceal it, which may have been the motivation to fire the department's director.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Nassar Survivor Among Speakers At Habitat Luncheon

The luncheon will feature three area women and highlight their accomplishments, including Olivia Venuto, a Michigan State University Larry Nassar survivor who will share her experience and how she overcame tremendous obstacles.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Candidate Forum Set Next Week In Hartland

It is being sponsored in part by Voter’s Voice, the League of Women Voters Brighton/Howell area unit and the Howell, Brighton and Hartland chambers of commerce along with The Livingston Post and WHMI.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Group Of Area Veterans Endorse Slotkin

A group of 25 veterans from Livingston, Ingham, and North Oakland counties are endorsing Elissa Slotkin. Among them is Matt McKenna, a Brighton-area Army veteran who served as an Infantry Army Captain in Iraq.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

State House Candidate Hosting Immigration Forum

Colleen Turk, the Democratic candidate for Michigan’s 47th State House seat, says the forum will give attendees a chance to learn how immigration works by hearing directly from people who work in immigration and from people whose families recently immigrated to the U.S.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Candidates Talk Issues At Hamburg Township Forum

The event was moderated by Chamber President Rick Beaudin, who made a point to note the chamber was proud to have invited candidates from all parties for contested races at the local, state and federal level.

Judge Brennan Begins Her Defense

53rd District Court Judge Theresa Brennan took the stand and presented her defense during day six of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission’s court hearing.

Lost Donkey Reunited With Owner

The donkey, which was named Eeyore by Argentine Township police, was found wandering down Rolston Road near McCaslin Lake Road Monday.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Statue Unveiling & Party Set For Zemp's Birthday

The statue will be unveiled on Sunday, November 4th at 1pm on the lawn of the Howell Carnegie District Library. Following the statue unveiling there will be a gathering at the Howell Opera House to celebrate Duane Zemper’s 99th Birthday.

Bishop & Slotkin Slug It Out Over Health Care In First Debate

Appearing Sunday on WDIV-TV’s “Flashpoint,” Bishop declared he wasn’t “going to be chased out of this district by Nancy Pelosi" to which Slotkin responded by saying Pelosi didn’t recruit her for the race, but instead, “Mike Bishop recruited me into this race the minute he voted to completely obliterate protections for people with pre-existing conditions."

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Crowd Seeks Answers At Packed PFAS Milford Meeting

The meeting was led by the Huron River Watershed Council, along with Milford, Milford Township and Wixom officials, and representatives from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

Geddis Complaint Results In No Charges

At issue was a complaint that wording Geddis used on campaign signs and materials used the term "judge,” implying she was an incumbent for the circuit court.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Film Will Challenge Meaning Of Intelligence

Narrated and executive produced by Academy Award-winning actor Chris Cooper, it is described as pointing “to a future in which people of all abilities can fully participate in higher education, meaningful employment and intimate relationships.”

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Public Meeting To Address Huron River Contamination From Wixom Plant

The MDEQ confirmed that a single industrial wastewater customer in Wixom, identified as Tribar Manufacturing, is the only identified “enforceable” source of the contamination. The company, which is based in Howell, now has until October 19th to inform the City of Wixom how the contamination occurred and a detailed work plan on how it will be prevented.

Brennan Hearing Begins Today

The hearing, which is being held in front of a retired judge serving as a Special Master in the case, will start this morning at 9:30 in 16th District Court in Livonia.