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Local teen holds alternative "prom" for classmates  WILX-TV

A local high schooler holds an alternative prom after students were unhappy about the school's prom rules.

Ready to sound off | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Thursday nights in Owosso are about to rock once again.

Owosso schools seeks alumni aid to update directory  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso Public Schools has partnered with Publishing Concepts to collect data and information from alumni for the third edition of the Owosso High ...

2018 LSJ Great Grads: Owosso High School  Lansing State Journal

The Lansing State Journal proudly presents the 2018 Great Grads from across the region. This special feature recognizes the top high school students from 45 ...

ABC12's School Spirit Finale Celebration 2018: Owosso High School wins!  ABC 12 News

Congratulations to Owosso High School, winners ABC12's School Spirit Challenge for the 2018-2019 season!

Owosso coach, bowling alley manager faces CSC charge  Argus Press

CORUNNA — The longtime manager of Capitol Bowl in Owosso has been charged with criminal sexual conduct by Shiawassee County prosecutors.

Owosso High School announces Trojan Day  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School will host Trojan Days from 8 to 11 a.m., noon to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 15.

Owosso homecoming events slated  Argus Press

Members of the 2018 Owosso High School Homecoming Court include, front, from left, Megan Vondrasek, Isabelle Newbury, Emily Rau, Jamie Cline, Lauren ...

Cook Foundation donates $1.1M to Owosso schools for auditorium  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Cook Family Foundation has donated $1.1 million to Owosso Public Schools to construct a dedicated auditorium at the new Owosso High ...

Ready to begin | Education  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso school officials are moving ahead with plans to construct a new middle school wing at the high school campus by officially seeking bids for ...

OHS Reunion  Argus Press

Courtesy Photo. OHS REUNION. Owosso High School Class of 1973 had its 45th class reunion the weekend of Aug. 3-4. Many traveled from out of state and in ...

Curwood queen, princess candidates announced | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO —The Curwood Festival this week announced candidates for the 2019 Curwood Festival Pageant.

Owosso students compete in robotics event  Argus Press

Three Owosso High School robotics teams competed in their first VEX Robotics competition of the year recently.

GRIDIRON GUIDE 2018: Owosso works to get back into win column  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso coach Devin Pringle and his team are ready to end the frustration of three consecutive winless seasons and an overall skid of 35 straight ...

Commissioner candidates  Argus Press

DISTRICT 1. Nathan Yerian, Republican. Residence: Owosso Township; lifelong resident Shiawassee County. Experience: Past precinct delegate; current ...

Owosso High School Students of the Month September  Argus Press

Owosso High School students of the month for September include, from left, Kylie Lewis, Christian Page, Jessa Baumdraher, Madeline Nidefski, Mackenzie Hoy, ...

Annual home-garden-business EXPO coming up | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 2019 Shiawassee Home Garden Business EXPO is scheduled for March 9 and 10 at Owosso High School, organizers said this week.

New Emerson Elementary principal excited for school year  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Longtime Owosso resident Jessi Anderson recently was announced as the new principal at Emerson Elementary School.

BOWLING: Owosso's Trecha, Gokee hoping for big things  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Tom Trecha, asked if his son Thomas is a junior — as in Thomas Jr. — says, no, he's a senior.

Downtown Owosso events slated this weekend | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso Main Street is inviting the public downtown Friday through Sunday for Christmas-themed activities. Santa Claus will be downtown at 7:30 ...

Owosso High School readies for homecoming festivities | Arts & Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School students are taking this year's homecoming “Back to the Future,” which is the theme.

Bowling alley manager waives exam in CSC case  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Thomas Trecha, 56, of Owosso, waived a preliminary exam in 66th District Court March 5 on a CSC charge and was bound over for further ...

Clifford Floyd Porter | Obituaries  Argus Press

Passed away Oct. 2, 2018, at his home in Lake Wales, Florida.

OHS Drama Club advances to state competition | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Owosso High School Drama Club performed its competition play, “Peter/Wendy,” by playwright Jeremy Bloom Feb. 3 at Holland High School ...

22 years prison for drunken driver who caused death  Argus Press

BIG RAPIDS — Andrew Genovese visits his brother Joey's gravesite at St. Paul Cemetery in Owosso once a week and remembers the good times they shared ...

2017 Football preview: Owosso Trojans  Lansing State Journal

LAST YEAR 0-9, 0-5 CAAC Red (6th). SCHEDULE Aug. 25 – Corunna (L 47-6) Aug. 31 – at Holly Sept. 8 – Fenton Sept. 15 – Swartz Creek Sept. 22 – at ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

SOFTBALL: Owosso dominates Corunna in doubleheader sweep  Argus Press

OWOSSO — For the Owosso softball team, Friday's doubleheader against rival Corunna was the end of a busy week.

Owosso High School coach, teacher dies within an hour of his brother  Mlive- flint

Tom Harkema, Owosso High School educator and athletics coach, died Monday night, about an hour after the death of his brother.

OHS students celebrate homecoming week  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Homecoming Spirit Week at Owosso High School kicked off Monday with a snake dance in Fayette Square and powderpuff game at Willman Field.

Greenville High School announces new varsity football coach

Nick Davis has served as an assistant coach at Greenville the past three seasons.

OHS senior finds herself leaning toward medicine | Education  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School senior Abigail Christian hasn't quite decided where she's going to college yet, but with her 4.34 cumulative GPA, she likely ...

Keith D. Huska | Obituaries  Argus Press

Aged 56 of Owosso passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit MI.

WRESTLING: Owosso's Blaha benefits from trip to AAU Disney National Duals  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Head coach Ryan Clevenger thinks his junior-to-be on the Owosso High School wrestling team, Colton Blaha, learned a lot during last month's ...

Owosso teen ninth in nation | Entertainment  Argus Press

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Owosso High School junior Rachael Dahl, who won the state VFW Voice of Democracy writing competition, finished ninth in the nation ...

Owosso High School students recognized | Education  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Thirty-one current students and recent graduates of Owosso High School have earned 2016 AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional ...

Hahn's Sunoco to close | Local Business  Argus Press

OWOSSO — It was one of James “Jimmy” Hahn's greatest wishes that the family *service* station he ran for 65 years, along with nearby property, would one day ...

Hidden life revealed | Owosso  Argus Press

Retired Owosso teacher comes out as transgender woman.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Anti-abortion activist shot in front of Owosso High School  The Saginaw News -

OWOSSO, Michigan -- State police at the Corunna post have confirmed a well-known anti-abortion activist was shot multiple times and killed this morning in front ...

Saluting Curwood | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 41st Curwood Festival officially kicked off Thursday evening with an opening ceremony in front of the castle where the event's namesake, ...

ABC12 School Spirit champion crowned for 2017-2018 school year  ABC 12 News

The Trojans of Owosso High School were crowned the champions in ABC12's School Spirit Challenge for the 2017-2018 school year.

VOLLEYBALL: Ovid-Elsie downs Owosso in five sets  Argus Press

OWOSSO — There wasn't a whole lot of getting-to-know-you when the Owosso and Ovid-Elsie volleyball teams met at Owosso High School on Wednesday ...

Owosso man was looking to settle scores with killings, say authorities

OWOSSO, Michigan -- Authorities say Harlan J. Drake set out Friday morning looking to settle scores, starting with a local anti-abortion activist who paraded ...

A fantastic accomplishment | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The assistant band director at Owosso High School has created the first-ever concert band arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach's “Fantasia in ...

Shiawassee County Fair Queen candidates announced | Entertainment  Argus Press

SHIAWASSEE TWP. — The Shiawassee County Fair queen pageant is set for 2 p.m. April 21 in the community room at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Klapko lives up to family name in baseball  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Jordan Klapko is following in his brother's footsteps as a hard-hitting catcher for the Owosso Trojans.

Owosso teachers compete in 'Amazing Race' | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — In a scene reminiscent of the CBS reality TV show “The Amazing Race,” about 60 Owosso High School staff members raced throughout town ...

Stronghold to perform Sunday | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Stronghold Quartet will wrap up the 2018 SUMMERPraise! season Sunday when they take the stage at 7:30 p.m. at the Don and Metta Mitchel ...

Walmart double homicide is a rarity for Owosso, Shiawassee County

In a county where homicides are a rarity -- occurring, on average, fewer than once per year over the past two decades -- state police are investigating a double ...

Owosso dangerous? New report says yes  Argus Press

OWOSSO — No surprise that Flint tops a new list of “the most dangerous places in Michigan.” But some say they're stunned to see Owosso in position No.

LAFCU awards $5000 in scholarships to Mason, Owosso High School seniors

LANSING, MI (June 13, 2016) — LAFCU has awarded the 2016 “Write to Educate” $2,500 college scholarships to two high school seniors bound for Lansing ...

James 'Jim' P. Capitan | Obituaries  Argus Press

Age 93, of Owosso, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at the Hospice House of Shiawassee County.

Owosso native helped wipe out mob crime in America  Fenton Tri County Times

There's something special at Hadley House Museum that visitors may wish to take a look at this summer. The museum at 306 S. Saginaw in Holly and will ...

Gus H. Kihlstrand | Obituaries  Cadillac News

CADILLAC — Gus H. Kihlstrand of Cadillac passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City. He was 71.

Fundraisers and benefits | Local News  Argus Press

Each week, The Argus-Press publishes a list of luncheons, dinners and other events to be conducted as fundraisers.

BOWLING: Trecha leads the way for Trojans | Local Sports  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Thomas Trecha, a junior bowler at Owosso High School, will be a name to watch in area bowling this winter.

Crest announces plan to sell to MasterCraft | Local Business  Argus Press

OWOSSO TWP. — Local pontoon-maker Crest Marine has entered into an agreement to sell itself to MasterCraft Boat Company for $80 million, the companies ...

Historical Society archives open | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO TWP. — The Shiawassee County Historical Society invites those who are interested in researching their family history to visit the archives.

Knocking down every challenge | Local News  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Taekwondo champion, actress, model, small business owner — all titles Owosso native Kimberly Fritzsche lays claim to.

OHS students Recognized | Kids Korner  Argus Press

OHS students RecognizedThe Owosso High School April students of the month include, from left, Karson Holcomb, Luke Kowalsky, Annie Sayers, Ashley Flatter, ...

Time for a change | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Customers are losing the award-winning Smith & Voss hair salon, but they aren't losing stylists Jamie Smith and Casey Voss, who are setting up ...

Fighting for the defenseless | Owosso  Argus Press

LANSING — Owosso native Shannon Thielen, a detective with the Lansing Police Department, recently was honored with seven awards for her work with the ...

Man injured in 2015 fire dies | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso High School graduate Cody Greger, 21, died Monday from injuries sustained in a 2015 house fire, according to Owosso Police.

MONDAY SPOTLIGHT: Going above and beyond for kids  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Emerson Elementary School teacher Scott McCuaig isn't one who aims for the spotlight. But colleagues say he goes above and beyond for his ...

Curran Jacobs wins catch wrestling world title  Argus Press

To Curran Jacobs, acting and wrestling are more alike than you'd think.

Lahmann to be inducted to coaches hall of fame  Argus Press

NEW LOTHROP — During a coaching career spanning six decades in seven sports, Owosso native Jim Lahmann taught hundreds of athletes how to play their ...

Couple start taxi service for Shiawassee area | Local News  Argus Press

M&J Taxi ServiceWhat: New taxi company covering Shiawassee County, surrounding counties and area airportsDetails: Call (989) 472-6038 or find on ...

Police: Parents need to be aware human trafficking exists locally  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The main point Michigan State Police Trooper Amy Belanger said she wanted to drive home to parents during an informational meeting at Owosso ...

Mother of NFL star Tim Tebow, pro-life activist Pam Tebow, speaks in Owosso  The Flint Journal -

Pam Tebow spoke Monday at Owosso High School about the outspoken religious expression and pro-life activism of her son, star NFL quarterback Tim Tebow.

BOYS SWIMMING: Divers help Trojans down Marauders, 101-82  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Brendan Gute, Daniel Hood and Garrett Hoag propelled Owosso to a 101-82 victory over Ovid-Elsie Tuesday.

Bridge Magazine's 2017 Academic State Champs  Bridge Michigan

Bridge Magazine is proud to name 54 high schools as 2017 Academic State Champs. The schools listed below are best preparing students for success after ...

GVSU commit Cal Endicott loses Homecoming King, remains undisputed gridiron star

Endicott led the Raiders to their fifth consecutive victory against Owosso.

Ready to step in | Local News  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Nathan Henne loves dogs, the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and his fiancee Carrie Barretta — definitely not in that order.

STUDENTS OF MONTH AT OHS | Kids Korner  Argus Press

Seen here, are the Owosso High School students of the month. From left are Cassandra Russell, Patience Norder, Nicole Hill, Mariyah Langlois, Brooke ...

A boost for Brad's scholarship | Owosso  Argus Press

BENNINGTON TWP. — Brad Van Pelt played professional football in the glamour of New York City, but he couldn't wait to back home to Owosso when he wasn't ...

Wedding: Ian Ross and Rachel Phillips  Argus Press

Rachel JoAnn Phillips and Ian Rowe Ross, both of San Francisco, were married July 22, 2017, by the bride's grandfather, former probate judge Clark Shanahan, ...

A decade of giving back | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Out of the $100 fourth-grader Levi Archer received for his birthday, he gave $80 to the annual Owosso Cares Food Drive.

FOOTBALL: Pudge Hahn, voice of Owosso football, dies  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Robert “Pudge” Hahn, who served for 40 years as Owosso High School's public address announcer for football games, died Thursday at the age of ...

Owosso man receives prison time for demanding revealing photos from underage girls  Argus Press

CORUNNA — A 20-year-old Owosso man will serve at least four years in prison for extorting sexually abusive photos from a minor girl.

Owosso School Board chooses Tuttle as leader | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso Public School's Board of Education unanimously chose Central Elementary Principal Dr. Andrea Tuttle as the district's new superintendent ...

Tuning in Owosso | Owosso  Argus Press

Owner of new shop hopes to thrive in area with love for art.

Calling a new Culligan man  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Van D. Waugh is retiring from Waugh's Culligan after 43 years, but the water treatment systems company will continue in the same place, 805 W.

Linden's Buchanan wins first Metro League boys race; Bronchos take second  Fenton Tri County Times

Mt. Morris — Tyler Buchanan is the defending Metro League boys cross country champion, but going into this season he knew he was going to be challenged.

Curwood Festival queen, princess pageant slated | Local News  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The 38th annual Miss Curwood Festival Queen and Princess pageant will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday at D'Mar Banquet and Conference Center, ...

World-class athlete: Teresa (Vondrasek) Graham made mark in judo, basketball  Argus Press

Editor's Note: This is the fifth in a 10-part series on the greatest sports stars to emerge from the Shiawassee County area. The top five greatest male and female ...

New Owosso yarn shop has larger mission than simple crafts  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Laurie Cook has spun a true tale of success — first with her yarn wholesale company Mango Moon, and now with her yarn retail shop, Heart of the.

Shiawassee County's lone circuit court judge to step down after 30 years  The Flint Journal

Shiawassee Circuit Judge Gerald Lostracco has been his jurisdiction's sole circuit court judge for nearly 30 years but his tenure will come to an end after he ...

Top high school quarterbacks in Michigan this season

Dual threats and pocket passers, here is the A-Z guide on the top high school quarterbacks in the state right now.

Fitzgerald-Keeter  Argus Press

Judge E. Thomas and Kathy Fitzgerald announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Kate Fitzgerald to Adam Keeter, both of Chicago, Illinois.

Family of former Flint student killed in Lansing say punishment of Saline teens won't fill void of loss  The Ann Arbor News

FLINT, MI -- The mother and stepmother of a teen who was robbed, beaten and left for dead on the side of I-69 say no punishment for the three who have ...

Bob and Julie Moak: Priorities deeply ingrained  Port Huron Times Herald

Bob and Julie Moak have their priorities straight: Family, friends and community. The Moaks, both 77, of Fort Gratiot say community involvement is important to ...

Chesaning hires Sager as new athletic director  Argus Press

CHESANING — Robert Sager, a 1990 graduate of Chesaning Union High School, has been approved as the new K-12 athletic director at Chesaning.


The Owosso High School students of the month are shown recently. In front, from left, are Samantha Rivers, Ashley Knickerbocker-Bautell, Cloe Kregger, Alexis ...

County veterans affairs office features new leadership | Shiawassee Area  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Three new faces at the Shiawassee County Veterans Affairs Department have a message for veterans and their families: We're here to serve you.

Is Greg Gray the answer to prayers for Portage Public Schools?  Mlive Kalamazoo

There is widespread consensus in Portage that the school district needs a strong, stable leader. Does Brighton Superintendent Greg Gray fill the bill?

Jeri Lee Spindler | Obituaries  Argus Press

Age 56, of Warren, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. A memorial *service* will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016, at First Congregational Church with ...

YOUTH SPORTS: Endless Summer Slam drawing crowds | Local Sports  Argus Press

OWOSSO — For the second straight year, a three-day youth baseball and softball tournament in Owosso is drawing hundreds of players and spectators.

Dancers take performance to the Knick  The Anchor

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Harlan Drake says he deserved to go to jail 'forever' before sentencing in murder trial  The Flint Journal -

CORUNNA, Michigan. —. Harlan Drake. told a court that he deserved to go to jail “forever” for killing two men but took offense when the judge called him a ...

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