July 23, 2014 RSS feed / News

Drayton Riverfest

Stormy Larocque Manley, left, played the part of an expectant mother in the Drayton Ambulance float. Ironically she delivered her daughter Sunday afternoon, a day after the parade. More...

No charges in burglary, accidental shooting

Victim recovering from wounds

No suspect has yet to be arrested in the apparent burglary attempt last Tuesday at 441 Western Avenue in Grafton. More...

City Court Report

JUNE 2014 DISPOSITIONS  More...

Around the County

Dates to Remember  July 23 – Project Safe Send, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 519 South Street, Michigan. Get rid of unusable pesticides safely.  July 24 – Project Safe Send, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 333 Commerce Street, Grafton. More...

Conway Columnist

Homeland committee looking at drone business  “We need a new town law,” Chief Warning Officer Garvey Erfald announced as the other 13 electors jockeyed for the best folding chairs in the community hall for the semi-annual policy summ More...

Spraying for mosquitoes moved up a day

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Grafton will be held one day early to accommodate the Movie in the Park event scheduled for Thursday at Leistikow Park.  Grafton City Administrator Nick Ziegelmann said spraying will be conducted today (Wednesda More...

Grafton-area lawmaker and candidates tour lignite energy facilities near Underwood

District 19 Representative Gary Paur (R-Gilby) along with candidates Carol Gierszewski (D-Grafton), and Robert “Tork” Kilichowski (D-Minto) got a firsthand look at the lignite industry during the Lignite Energy Council’s biennial Le More...

City wide garage sales

Customers peruse through the merchandise at the Mark Burns residence on McHugh Avenue in Grafton. More...

Sunny thoughts from Sunset

June – the month of SummerFest and weddings – and we had fun with both!  More...

Health notes

Do you need a life jacket?  Summer water fun activities are upon us. Life jackets are essential. More...

Extension Exchange

Grill master  Picnics, get- togethers and tailgating are a great time to hang out, enjoy the weather and grill some delicious food. When done right, grilling can be one of the more healthful ways to prepare food. More...

Social Security Q&A

Q: I have been widowed twice, never working outside the home. I started Social Security widows benefits at age 60 after my first husband died. Eventually I remarried, continuing my widows benefits, until now at age 65 was widowed for a second time. More...

Rummage sale refreshment

From left, Greta Schuster, Jersey Schuster and Claire Suda have a great time selling lemonade during last Thursday’s citywide garage sale event in Grafton. More...

Hoople's 125th CELEBRATION

Jenna Bunker tries her hand at the toilet paper toss, one of the creative games available during the kids’ carnival Friday afternoon. More...