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Brown City Banner
Police to benefit from Blue Line Softball Tourney | August 21, 2017BROWN CITY — Softball enthusiasts from around the area will gather at 8 a.m. at
Brown City Banner / Posted 2 days ago
BROWN CITY — Softball enthusiasts from around the area will gather at 8 a.m. at the city park Aug. 26 for the Blue Line Tournament. “The tournament is designed to raise money for good causes,” said tournament organizer and community activist Frank... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Coon Rapids’ economic climate continues to improveand that looks likely to continue, judging by the large projects currently in t
ABC Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
and that looks likely to continue, judging by the large projects currently in the pipeline. That’s the assessment of Matt Brown, city economic development coordinator, reviewing the 2016 economic development annual report and the 2017 second... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Pirates will rely on experience and numbersSeason ReviewBad Axe 64-44 W Beaverton 22-39 L Reese 30-62 L Marlette 34-32*
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Season ReviewBad Axe 64-44 W Beaverton 22-39 L Reese 30-62 L Marlette 34-32* W Sandusky 34-30* W Memphis 61-0* W Brown City 16-24* L Ubly 12-54* L USA 28-52 L Points Against: 337 (37.4) *League Game 2017 ScheduleAug. 25 at Bad... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Local cities get more state revenue | August 7, 2017BROWN CITY — Sanilac County’s three cities will get a boost in state revenue sh
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
BROWN CITY — Sanilac County’s three cities will get a boost in state revenue sharing. City Manager Clint Holmes informed the Brown City Council on July 24 that the State of Michigan would be increasing its revenue sharing payment to the city by... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Gleaming hallway awaits students | August 7, 2017Freshly painted lockers and gleaming floors await Brown City Junior/Senior High
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
Freshly painted lockers and gleaming floors await Brown City Junior/Senior High School students when they return to class Sept. 5 from summer break. Superintendent Neil Kohler said it was just part of the program to keep school facilities looking top... Read more
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Brown City Banner
An inventive mind | August 7, 2017Nine-year-old entrepreneur Oobeot “Robert” Nieman of Brown City shows and then
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
Nine-year-old entrepreneur Oobeot “Robert” Nieman of Brown City shows and then demonstrates what he calls his ‘Anywhere Stool’ (soon to be available in a padded version). His goal is to start his own company to manufacture the versatile product which... Read more
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Brown City Banner
The Changing of the Guard | August 7, 2017After 25 years of serving the Brown City area, the Great Reflections auto body
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
After 25 years of serving the Brown City area, the Great Reflections auto body shop has changed hands. Owner/founder Rick Swoish (left) has sold the business to his second-cousin Mitch Swoish (Center) of North Branch. Rick’s employee of 24 years,... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Great Reflections auto body shop sold | August 7, 2017BROWN CITY — “It was hard to decide to step away and still is,” said longtime b
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
BROWN CITY — “It was hard to decide to step away and still is,” said longtime businessman Rick Swoish. Swoish was reflecting on the July 21 sale of the auto body repair shop, Great Reflections, that he and his brother-in-law, Terry Bissett,... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Brown bear, two crocs recaptured | August 7, 2017Sanctuary owners suspect foul play BROWN CITY — Did someone intentionally set
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
Sanctuary owners suspect foul play BROWN CITY — Did someone intentionally set free a trio of exotic animals at Summer Wind Farms Sanctuary? That’s the question facing investigators looking into how a one-year-old Syrian Brown Bear and two crocodiles... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Ice cold lemonade for sale | August 7, 2017you can afford ‘er.’” That catchy slogan combined with the heat of an August af
Brown City Banner / Posted 16 days ago
you can afford ‘er.’” That catchy slogan combined with the heat of an August afternoon drew customer Brad Kilbourn of Brown City to this lemonade stand at the corner of Main and McMoran streets. Behind the table (from left to right) are Brown... Read more
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MLive.com
Loose horse causes head-on collision; 3 injuredman to lose control of the vehicle and go into oncoming traffic. In the oncomi
MLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
man to lose control of the vehicle and go into oncoming traffic. In the oncoming lane, Alex Randall, an 18-year-old from Brown City, had brought his 2003 Dodge Ram to a halt, having seen the horses before the collision, Roff said. Kreiner's... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown Italian fest opens with pasta, puddlesFestival kicked off Friday with an abundance of pasta and puddles in downtown’s
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
Festival kicked off Friday with an abundance of pasta and puddles in downtown’s Central Square. The celebration of the city’s Italian cultural heritage includes food vendors, a variety of musical acts, raffles, auctions, a pageant and a Morra... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Bear, alligators captured after being set loose at sanctuaryBROWN CITY, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a bear and two alligators that got loo
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
BROWN CITY, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a bear and two alligators that got loose after locks were cut at a Michigan animal sanctuary were soon captured. The owner of Summer Wind Farms Sanctuary near Brown City discovered that the animals were out... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Bear, alligators captured after being set loose at sanctuaryBROWN CITY, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a bear and two alligators that got loo
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 19 days ago
BROWN CITY, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a bear and two alligators that got loose after locks were cut at a Michigan animal sanctuary were soon captured. The owner of Summer Wind Farms Sanctuary near Brown City discovered that the animals were out... Read more
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MLive.com
Alligators, bear let loose on animal sanctuary by activists, owner sayssaid his office is investigating the break-in as a criminal matter. The sanctu
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
said his office is investigating the break-in as a criminal matter. The sanctuary, located about five miles east of Brown City at 6490 Mowerson Road, houses black bears and grizzly bears, tigers, cougars, monkeys, foxes, coyotes and... Read more
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Lapeer Area View
JAMES ALLEN "SQUEEK" WARD, SR. | August 3, 2017wife, Violet; children, James (Holly) Ward Jr. of Imlay City, Gregg Ward of Bat
Lapeer Area View / Posted 20 days ago
wife, Violet; children, James (Holly) Ward Jr. of Imlay City, Gregg Ward of Battle Creek and Stacey (Robert) Sanday of Brown City; five grandchildren, Ryan and Jamie of Imlay City, Kyle, Kelsey and Emily of Brown City; two great-grandchildren,... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Traffic studies reveal disturbing trends | July 31, 2017Police Criminal Justice Information Center. For perspective, the number of fata
Brown City Banner / Posted 23 days ago
Police Criminal Justice Information Center. For perspective, the number of fatalities in 2016 was more than the entire population of Brown City. Not an online subscriber yet? Sign Up HereNote: You must have cookies enabled to use subscription serv... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Car show, cruise night underway in Brown City | July 31, 2017Above left, Brown City Councilman Gerald Kosal (front left) and wife Ginger (ri
Brown City Banner / Posted 23 days ago
Above left, Brown City Councilman Gerald Kosal (front left) and wife Ginger (right), owners of Ginger’s Café on Main Street, display their 1976 Corvette at the weekly Brown City Car Show & Cruise Night. The couple is conversing with the unidentified... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Tax increment financing approved for apartment projecttax increment financing district for the first-phase Riverdale Station apartmen
ABC Newspapers / Posted 24 days ago
tax increment financing district for the first-phase Riverdale Station apartment project was established by the Coon Rapids City Council and the Coon Rapids Economic Development Authority in separate actions July 18. The council also approved the... Read more
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Brown City Banner
MARRIAGES | July 24, 2017to Skye C. Hall of Croswell • Darrell F. Boyne of Marlette to Jennifer E. (Carl
Brown City Banner / Posted 30 days ago
to Skye C. Hall of Croswell • Darrell F. Boyne of Marlette to Jennifer E. (Carlson) Begley of Marlette • Matthew W. Doan of Brown City to Shayna M. Bannister of Brown City • Jeffrey A. Gray of Saginaw to Linda L. (Tanton) Williams of Sandusky Not... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Scammers pose as DTE Energy in an effort to get utility payments | July 24, 2017BROWN CITY — The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Dept. and local police departments ar
Brown City Banner / Posted 30 days ago
BROWN CITY — The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Dept. and local police departments are warning residents about a DTE Energy scam that is circulating the area. Not an online subscriber yet? Sign Up HereNote: You must have cookies enabled to use... Read more
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Brown City Banner
Coaching positions available at BC Schools | July 24, 2017BROWN CITY — If small-town America in general is nuts about school sports, Brow
Brown City Banner / Posted 30 days ago
BROWN CITY — If small-town America in general is nuts about school sports, Brown City is absolutely bonkers. Much of life in this town centers around the Friday night game, and other school athletic events. Green Devils sports have long enjoyed great... Read more

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