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Michigan's real talent shortage: college grads  Crain's Detroit Business

The biggest talent shortage Michigan faces is in college graduates. While we certainly do need more skilled trades workers, recent analysis by Gov. Gretchen ...



TENNIS  Browncitybanner

9-5-19. Flushing High School 8, Goodrich High School 0. Singles. No. 1 – Matt Birchmeier, Flushing High School Def. Will Nicklas, Goodrich High School, 6-4, ...



ROUNDUP  Grandblancview

GOLF. GRAND BLANC: The Bobcats took first place at the Flint Powers Charger Invitational with a 334 on Monday. Kate Brody led the way with a 73 and was ...



Prom complaints lead student to create own event  Argus Press

OWOSSO — An Owosso High School senior says school officials have changed prom in ways that make it difficult for students to enjoy and he's planning his ...



Owosso High School Student Key Club raise donations for tornado victims  WILX-TV

Owosso High School Key Club members raise donations for families impacted by March tornados.



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.



Owosso students confront bullying, name-calling with student chalkboard project  ABC 12 News

Owosso High School students are showing words matter through a student-led project, which highlights words in a very personal way.



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 ...



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.



Surprise performance | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — It was business as usual for Owosso Middle School Band Director Michael Tolrud.



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!



Summer gospel music series guests announced | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Since 1998, the Don and Metta Michell Amphitheater has become the Sunday evening destination for gospel music lovers during July and August ...



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 ...



Shiawassee Home Garden Business EXPO, March 9th & 10th  WSYM-TV

The 2019 Shiawassee Home Garden Business EXPO is scheduled for March 9 and 10, 2019 at Owosso High School.



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 ...



Curwood queen, princess candidates announced | Entertainment  Argus Press

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



Ready to sound off  Argus Press

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



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 ...



Mother who lost her son to drugs urges parents to 'fight the fight'  abc12.com

Parents got an earful about substance abuse in Shiawassee County on Tuesday night from a panel including a circuit court judge, a prosecutor, and members ...



Matthew (Matt) Hoddy | Obituaries  Argus Press

Matthew (Matt) Hoddy was born Feb. 3, 1949, in Mt. Clemens Michigan. He passed away in his Arizona home in the company of family on the morning of June ...



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.



MONDAY SPOTLIGHT: Loaded with experience | Corunna  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Taylor Walter, 26, began her new position as a corrections deputy for the Shiawassee County Sheriff's Office April 1 with some special experience ...



'Opportunity for growth'  Greenville Daily News

GREENVILLE — When the head coach position opened up for Greenville's varsity football program, Nick Davis didn't immediately jump on the opportunity.



Owosso teen ninth in nation  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 students compete in robotics event | Education  Argus Press

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



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

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 ...



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 ...



Downtown Owosso cafe to close doors | Local Business  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Shiawassee County has seen a lot of restaurants close recently, and yet another eatery is shutting its doors.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Greenville High School announces new varsity football coach  MLive.com

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



Capitol Bowl manager offered plea in CSC case  Argus Press

CORUNNA — Thomas Trecha, longtime manager of Capitol Bowl, has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors in which a felony fourth-degree criminal ...



FOOTBALL: Owosso's Blaha brothers to play key roles on both sides of ball  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso fans will likely hear the name “Blaha” announced a lot over the public address system this fall at Willman Field.



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.



OHS students celebrate homecoming week | Local News  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.



Shiawassee Community Foundation announces scholarship winners | Education  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Community Foundation awarded more than $187000 in scholarships to 108 students at its scholarship awards night April 18.



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 ...



A fresh face for history | Local News  Argus Press

CALEDONIA TWP. — For his Eagle Scout project, a local Boy Scout is replacing the broken-down fence along the front of one of Shiawassee County's least ...



GRADUATE: Ferris State University | Neighbors  Argus Press

BIG RAPIDS — Matthew Moffit, of Owosso, received his bachelors degree in criminal justice from Ferris State University May 11.



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

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



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.



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 ...



Three Mid-Michigan school districts rejoice after bond proposals pass, one narrowly fails  abc12.com

MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) (11/08/2017) - Three school districts in Mid-Michigan are celebrating Wednesday after voters passed the largest bond proposals on the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Keith D. Huska | Obituaries  Argus Press

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



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.



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, ...



Walmart double homicide is a rarity for Owosso, Shiawassee County  MLive.com

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 ...



Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...



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.



Celebrating Curwood | Entertainment  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Curwood Festival will celebrate its 41st year starting Thursday, when ceremonies opening this year's festivities take place.



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 dangerous? New report says yes | Local News  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.



FOOTBALL: Owosso lets football coach Bryan Carpenter go after second consecutive winless season  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso has decided “to go a different direction” with its football program, Owosso athletic director Dallas Lintner confirmed Wednesday night.



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.



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 ...



Historical Society archives open  Argus Press

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



Investigation underway after deadly fire in Buena Vista Township  ABC 12 News

Fire investigators from the Michigan State Police and the ATF are assisting Buena Vista Township with an investigation into a deadly house fire.



O-Town Cafe opens in downtown Owosso  abc12.com

Downtown Owosso is home to a new restaurant, aiming to change the way we eat.



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 ...



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 ...



Cops and Doughnuts celebrates 10 years of sweet success  ABC 12 News

Ten years ago nine police officers decided to save their hometown bakery, and today they're celebrating their sweet success.



Road crews, drivers deal with strong winds Tuesday ABC12 - Video  ABC 12 News

Mother Nature is making up for lost time with this week's forecast. First she dumped lots of snow on mid-Michigan, now we're up against strong winds and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Poke Bowl restaurant coming to Flint  ABC 12 News

Young entrepreneurs win seed money for new eatery, join Habitat for Humanity's new project in the University Avenue Corridor in Flint.



Stronghold to perform Sunday  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 ...



Wedding: Ian Ross and Rachel Phillips | Weddings  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, ...



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 ...



TRACK AND FIELD: Thrown-together relay team clinches win for Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Needing a first-place finish in the 1600-meter relay to defeat Ortonville Brandon, the Owosso boys track team turned to four sophomores.



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  Argus Press

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



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 ...



SAC announces 46th annual scholarship awards  Argus Press

OWOSSO — The Shiawassee Arts Council, celebrating its 46th anniversary in 2018, awarded $2000 in scholarships to 28 students from nine area high schools ...



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.



Calling a new Culligan man | Local News  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.



Curran Jacobs wins catch wrestling world title | Local Sports  Argus Press

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



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.



Top high school quarterbacks in Michigan this season  MLive.com

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



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.



TRACK AND FIELD PREVIEW: Owosso track attempts to recover from loss of Harkema  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Owosso's boys track team is aiming for its third consecutive championship in the Capital Area Activities Conference Red Division, but this season ...



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

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



Curwood Festival queen, princess pageant slated  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, ...



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.



BWW Feature: LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE is Brewing as the First Professional Production at Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater March 1-3  Broadway World

One of the many perks of opening the new Brighton Coffeehouse and Theater (BCAT) is having the variety, versatility and creativity to showcase local talent, ...



Owosso era comes to end | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — It's seen five decades of use, three generations of patrons and thousands of hot summer hours, but Holman Pool has entertained its last child.



Student loan debt up 52% in Michigan, new study shows  ABC 12 News

SAGINAW COUNTY (WJRT)- (05/14/190- From tuition, housing, text books and other needs-- it costs a lot to go to college. And for some, student loans is only ...



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 ...



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.



Fitzgerald-Keeter | Engagements  Argus Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



2014 FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Harkema still on Owosso's mind | Owosso  Argus Press

OWOSSO — Gone, but not forgotten. Tom Harkema, who coached Owosso football for 15 years and became the heart and soul of Trojan football, died of lung ...



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