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    Hometown Happenings

    Check out what’s happening in your neighborhood. Arts in the Park The next Arts in the Park will host Act III Friday, July 21 at...

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    Weatherwax Family Pharmacy of Brooklyn – It’s a family affair

    By Bill Lauterbach Contrary to popular belief, the area Weatherwax drug store chain did not start with a single Weatherwax owner. In fact, at one...

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    ‘I love helping people’ Village, township honors long-time volunteer

      By Matt Schepeler For much of the past 47 years, Bill Walker has given up his free time and volunteered as a reserve officer...

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    Brooklyn Living Center expansion underway

       By Valerie Herr An expansion at the Brooklyn Living Center not only means additional rooms available, but also means more jobs. Paul Buchholz, president...

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    Hometown Happenings

    The next Arts in the Park will host a gospel music night Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at Swains Memorial Park in the Village...

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    Throwback Thursday

     Do you have a story to tell? Does someone you know have a treasure-trove of living history that needs to be shared? We are looking...

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    It’s paddle time!

       Story and photos by John Hummer Exponent staff writer You’ve been pondering buying your own kayak for quite some time. It’s a quick and...

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    Show us your . . . Art!

     This painting by Roger Messimer won a blue ribbon for “Most Creative” at the Tallahassee Senior Art Show in Florida. It is a throwback to...

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    New business will fill a need in the area

      Sharon Condra of Brooklyn is healthy, has a beautiful home in Brooklyn, and, by the way, is 82-years-old. Like most people her age, she...

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    So, you think you’ve got it bad?

    By Matt Schepeler Over time, most people learn that the cure for self-pity is to take an honest assessment of their problems, then they realize...

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    Clark Lake park compared to Detroit

      By Matt Schepeler When a government agency makes a beautiful park, they hope as many people use it as possible. However, in the case...

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    Ask an electrician

        People often have questions about electrical issues. We sent our Bill Lauterbach to A+ Electric to get some answers By Bill Lauterbach When...

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    Fourth of July celebrations

    Fourth of July celebrations  Brooklyn will host its Fourth of July parade Tuesday, July 4, with line up at 9:30 a.m. on Monroe Street between...

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    Throwback Thursday

            Do you have a story to tell? Does someone you know have a treasure-trove of living history that needs to be...

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    Fourth of July celebrations

      Brooklyn will host its Fourth of July parade Tuesday, July 4, with line up at 9:30 a.m. on Monroe Street between Weatherwax Park and...

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    Looking for Lily

      By Matt Schepeler It is a husband’s – and a dog lover’s – worst nightmare. Randy Beck and his wife, Lori, came to the...

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    Local man hopes service Dog will provide a new lease on life

      Story and photos by Jen Baird Nine years ago, life was pretty normal for Randy Riddle, who grew up in Vandercook Lake. He had...

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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...

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    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...