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    The Sweet Life

    By Steve Linenfelser • Outdoors writer I stopped by to visit my friends Bob and Debbie Wilson the other day to see what was new. Bob told me just...

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    What’s on Tap

    American 1 Kids’ Fest American 1 Credit Union is sponsoring its annual Kids’ Fest at the Jackson County Fairgrounds Friday, June 16, from noon to...

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    Throw Back Thursday – Before and after

      Tony Nichols shared the above photos as well as an eight-page speech given to the Lenawee County Historical Society by Emma Sihler on April...

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    Work on M-50 to continue through September

    Story and photos by John Hummer Exponent staff writer Tempers may flare and blood pressures may rise a bit, especially if you’re in a hurry,...

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    Nite Lites coming to Michigan International Speedway

    Three-mile display will light up the infield for guests            beginning in November   By Matt Schepeler The popular Nite Lites Christmas display will light up...

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    Mr. Choate goes to Washington

    By William Lauterbach Reader’s Digest has a regular column entitled “My Most Unforgettable Character.” After meeting Hank Choate, manypeople walk away with that same feeling:...

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    CHS Paws in the Park

    The Cascades Humane Society is hosting its largest fundraiser Paws in the Park Saturday, June 3. Activities will include the Detroit Circus performing their aerial...

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    Onsted Scoreboard

    Baseball May 16 Onsted 10         Hudson 6 Winning pitcher was Brady Metzger with three innings pitched, 2 Runs, 4 strike outs in relief. Travis Hill...

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    Napoleon Scoreboard

    Baseball Napoleon 17     Addison 4 Tony Silvestri, John Kortz, Lyle Blando, Aaron Trudeau, Hunter Vincent, Jon Conaway and Kayden Heckaman each collected 2 hits apiece....

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    Columbia Scoreboard

    Baseball May 17 Dundee 4          Columbia 1 The Vikings used timely hitting to win game 1.   Dundee 17                    Columbia 2 It was no contest...

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    Addison Scoreboard

    Softball May 15 Napoleon 18     Addison 0 Addison varsity softball lost both games to Napoleon. Katherine Chinavare pitched the first game giving up 18 runs...

  • Crime

    How low can you go? Plant stolen from graveside

    Ron German often visits his parent’s grave for quiet reflection. “Unlike a lot of people, he goes quite regularly to spruce it up,” said his...

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    Onsted Sports

    ONSTED Baseball Onsted 6           Leslie 1 Winning pitcher was Quinn Foster with four innings pitched giving up 4 hits, and struck out 3. Garrett Hunt...

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    Napoleon Sports

    NAPOLEON Softball May 7 Napoleon 11     Lakeland 10 Paige Kortz had 3 hits; Dylan Wiley 2 hits; Rachel Griffin 2 hits, 1 RBI; and Kallie...

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    Columbia Sports

    COLUMBIA Softball May 9 Vandercook Lake 8       Columbia 2 The Lady Golden Eagles and the Vandercook Lake Jayhawks split a softball doubleheader. In the opener,...

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    Addison Sports

    ADDISON Boys Track  May 9 Finishes in 1st place The Addison Panther boys track team defeated Grass Lake 106-29 and Manchester 99-37. Event winners were:...

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    Driver hurt in crash

    Columbia police and fire/rescue personnel responded to a single vehicle accident that occurred around noon on Tuesday,  May 16 in Brooklyn. The driver of the automobile was hurt when their Mazda crashed...

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    Throwback Thursday

    By Matt Schepeler You can learn a thing or two from a death certificate… It is a small world. Tony Nichols, a friend I have...

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    Dead man’s curve

    By Matt Schepeler   Don’t go fast around dead man’s curve. That was the consensus from people standing around watching workers clean up a mess...

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    Protecting the best MNA: acquires, cares for, nature’s best

    By John Hummer Exponent staff writer Maybe you live near or pass by the Cement City area and are vaguely familiar with the Goose Creek...

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    Rychener honored as everyday hero

    Family Counseling & Children’s Services held its second annual Everday Heroes award ceremony at Adrian College March 21. Among those honored were Brock Rychener (posthumously)....

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    Couple hits the road – and the Pacific

    By Matt Schepeler Life is an adventure, and Nicholas and Grace Taylor of Brooklyn are squeezing the most out of it while they are young...

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    Knights helps those who serve mentally impaired

    By John Hummer Exponent staff writer It was a beautiful weekend. People’s spirits seemed to be high from the combination of warm weather and sunshine....

  • Events

    Tis the season for fish fries: American Legion dinners help veterans, students

    By John Hummer Exponent staff writer Brooklyn American Legion Post #315 has been recognizing the season of Lent by holding fish fry dinners just about...

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    Village Sells Main Street Building

    By Matt Schepeler If the final details can be ironed out and closing goes smoothly, Steve and Annie Hoover will soon own another building in...

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    Cluck, cluck, cluck – it’s chick time! Get your ‘pick ‘o’ the chicks’ at Napoleon Feed Mill

    By John Hummer Exponent staff writer Dreaming of raising your own chickens? It’s not too late to get your “pick ‘o’ the chicks” at Napoleon...

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    ‘In wine there is truth’

    Review by Ann Holt Opening Night of “Vino Veritas” also celebrated the 100th play presented by the Purple Rose Theatre Company, 137 Park Street, Chelsea,...

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    Kitty Condos

    Cats like Milo, a stray that is at the Jackson County Animal Shelter, will soon have friendlier confines while they wait for adoption thanks to...

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    Do you know any of these members of the class of 1947?

    A reader shared a folder of class photos from Onsted High School. Do you know any of these members of the class of 1947?

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    Two injured in early morning crash

    Two local men were injured – one seriously, when the vehicle they were in left Riverside Road and struck two trees in the early morning...